The Texas Revolution (1836) was generally not felt in the region, as the American population was small; not being more than 10% of the population.However, the region was claimed by Texas as part of the treaty signed with Mexico and numerous attempts were made by Texas to bolster these claims.Unless, of course, you are a pair of pigs in the South Texas town of Kingsville, looking to make a little whoopee before you make for a romantic getaway.
The two cities, along with Las Cruces in the neighboring U. state of New Mexico, form a combined international metropolitan area sometimes referred to as the Paso del Norte or El Paso–Juárez–Las Cruces.
El Paso stands on the Rio Grande river across the Mexico–United States border from Ciudad Juárez, the most populous city in the Mexican state of Chihuahua.
So, save the reading of the will until after the burial.
I’m not sure how your horse is going to feel about this one.
So, if you are a true do-gooder, the big question is do you just take the whole thing down in two mighty Texas gulps, or do you go sip-sip-sit, sip-sip-sit? If you follow San Antonio’s dating law, it gets a heck-of-a-lot worse.
In the Alamo City, it’s illegal to flirt using your eyes or hands. In most Texas towns, cleaning up the streets is encouraged.
True Texans strive to be respectful, law-abiding citizens, but it’s hard not to laugh at some of the laws that make it into the books. We’ve all heard how calcium is good for the bones, but in Texas you better bring your own dadgum livestock.
It’s illegal to milk another man’s cow in the Lone Star State.
In 1680, the small village of El Paso became the temporary base for Spanish governance of the territory of New Mexico as a result of the Pueblo Revolt, until 1692 when Santa Fe was reconquered and once again became the capital.