TEXAS By Claudia <3 1 State Facts • Texas’s motto is “Friendship” • The state nickname is “Lone Star State” • Texas was admitted to the union on December 29, 1845 Texas Facts • The state abbreviation is T.X. • Bluebonnet is the state flower, Mockingbird is the state bird, and Pecan is the state tree of Texas. • The capital is Austin Economy • Agriculture: cattle, cotton, dairy products, nursery stock, poultry, sorghum, corn, and wheat. • Industry: chemical products, petroleum, and natural gas, food processing, electric equipment, machinery, mining, and tourism. Places toVisit • The highest point is Guadalupe Peak, The lowest point is the Gulf Coast. • The biggest cities are Houston, Dallas, and San Antonio. Wacky Laws • It is illegal to sell someone’s eye. • It is illegal to not have windshield wipes on your car. • It is illegal to take more than 3 sips of beer at a time while standing.