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    Cost Of Living In Houston

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    an ever increasing number of people relocate to the greater Houston area. For one, more jobs are created in the area than anywhere in the country, with Houston adding two jobs for everyone lost during the last recession. It is also home to 26 Fortune 500 countries. Houston is known for having a medical center larger than downtown Dallas. The city is known for its thriving cultural and restaurant scene, and is home to six major professional sports teams, including the Astros in major league baseball, the Texans of the NFL, and the Rockets of the NFL. If you have children, you should also know that the area is great for families, for financial and educational reasons, and because there is so much to do. Here are five reasons Houston is great for families. The Cost of Living is Less in Houston If you have a big family, you know your budget can get pretty tight. In Houston, however, you…

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    Traffic In Houston Essay

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    As a group, we will be presenting on traffic as an ongoing problem within the city of Houston. Illustrated through our speech will be a comparison of Houston’s traffic to other cities in the United States. We will also discuss current plans to alleviate the issue and how it is working out for us as a city, future plans to help with our cities traffic congestion, as well as other possible outcomes that we as Houstonians have yet to look into. We will go into detail with each section to explain…

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    “Uncle, why are there so many Chinese and Vietnamese in Houston? Aren’t we in the United States?” I remember asking that question to my uncle when I first came to Houston. Houston is a city bustling with various cultures and ethnics not to mention it is the fourth largest cities in the United States. I was born in Malaysia but Houston is like a second home to me. The main reason is that I have family members residing here. My uncle moved to Houston about 15 years ago after completing his degree…

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    With the coldness filling the air as I was born into the world on December 9th, 1998, in the city of Houston in Texas. Known for being the Bayou city, Houston is where I have spent the entirety of my life. As large as this town is I was raised and have only seen only one side of Houston, and although my vision of it was only limited I learned many things with the limited resources I had in my disposal. It was a little apartment almost barely any room for my family, it was small and I was only…

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    In Sam Houston and the American Southwest, Randolph B. Campbell argues that Sam Houston was a great leader but with a subpar personal life for most of it. The four major moments one should pay attention to when discussing Houston’s time of leadership, are his time governing Tennessee, leading an army during the war for Texas independence, his time running Texas and lastly, his time as a member of the Senate for the state of Texas. Houston made decisions based on what he feels is the best for…

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    Whitney Elizabeth Houston was born on August 9, 1963, in Newark, New Jersey. She was an award-winning singer. She was also the youngest child and had two brothers. She began to show signs of her talent at a very young age. It was like the talent of singing ran in her blood because her mother, cousin, aunt, and godmother were all amazing singers. She started her singing career at a church singing side by side with her mother. She was signed to a record label at the age of nineteen and…

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    Whitney Elizabeth Houston was born August 9th, 1963, in Newark, New Jersey. She was the youngest of 3. Her parents are John Houston and Emily "Cissy" Houston. Her mom was a Grammy-award-winning gospel singer and her godmother was Aretha Franklin and her cousins Dionne and Dee Dee Warwick were also singers, as well as her other godmother, Darlene Love so she knew singing and was born for it . At age 11 she started performing in her church’s gospel choir as a soloist and learned to play the piano.…

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    our nation was born on March 2, 1793. Samuel (Sam) Houston was born to Samuel Sr. and Elizabeth Houston in Rockbridge County, Virginia. At the age of 14, after his father’s death in 1807, Sam moved to Blount County, Tennessee with his family. As a rebellious youngster, he left home when his older brother tried to make him work at the family store as a shop keeper when he was 16 years old. During this time, Sam lived with the Cherokees who he started to recognize as his family. The Indians gave…

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    In Sam Houston and the American Southwest, the author, Randolph B. Campbell, argues that many of the political decisions that Sam Houston made throughout his life had been influenced by Houston’s practical approach to problems and issues and his level-headed nature. Houston developed this mindset through the years that he had lived with the Cherokee nation, and he exercised these ideas in such a way to further himself as a leader in the political world and to gain respect among his peers. At the…

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    While Sam Houston is one of the most widely known individuals throughout history, many do not know his bitter rivalries in the creation of the Republic of Texas. Houston was born on March 2nd, 1863 in Rockbridge County Virginia. As a product of his era, Houston embraced Westward expansion and moved to Tennessee. While the true intentions for Houston’s arrival in Texas are unknown, it is evident he quickly rose within the hierarchy of Texas politics as he was elected to President at two separate…

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