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    present-day Austin was inhabited by a mixture of Tonkawa, Comanche, and Lipan Apache Indians, who fished and hunted along the creeks, including present-day Barton Springs. The first documented permanent settlement of current day Austin occurred in 1835. Anglo American settlers began arriving in the area, when Texas was still part of Mexico. They founded the village of Waterloo in 1837, along the banks of the Colorado River. According to local folk tales, Stephen F. Austin, the "father of Texas", negotiated

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    The University of Texas at Austin (UT Austin) is a state research university situated in the heart of Austin. Established in 1883, it’s one of the best universities in the state of Texas. The mascots for the University of Texas at Austin are Bevo & Hook ’em. The colors used by the University of Texas at Austin are burnt orange and white. According to UT Austin, the colors are often worn to shape determination among the professors and students, and as a manifestation of school spirit. New York University

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    1. When did Austin become the capital of Texas? Why do you think it was chosen as the capital over more thriving cities? In the 1830s, the pioneers started to stay in the central Austin territory, near The Colorado River. Later Mirabeau B. Lamar, the Vice President of the Republic of Texas, stayed around the central Austin area during a buffalo hunting excursion, he suggested that the republic’s capital could be shifted there at the central Austin then called Waterloo in 1839. This site was on the

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    Texas and Mexico Skirmish against Freedom

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    invades and took back Texas.1 When Judge Webb failed to open negotiations with Mexico, a “wild scheme” for invading Mexico was discussed in certain circles of the political parties and residence in Texas.2 The relationship between Texas and Mexico was a constant battle to release Texas out of the Mexican hands. The constant battle of armyies and contracts have been bouncing back and fourth to try to reach a solution or a compromise to end the skirmish of between two territory’s. Texas wanted to separate

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    Mexicans and Americans While Texas leader Stephen Austin initially had no contempt toward Mexicans, the Anglo-American citizens in the area did. The American Texans of the 1800’s defined Mexicans as “a race alien to everything that Americans held dear” (De Leon 4). This sentiment would serve as the primary catalyst to the Texas secession from Mexico. When Austin began colonizing the area, he envisioned a place in which Anglo-Americans and Tejanos, Mexicans living in Texas, could live together. Eventually

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    LGBTQA+ Visibility in The University of Texas at Austin vs. North Lake College Transferring from a community college has opened many doors throughout my academic career. North Lake College is part of the Dallas County Community College District, located in Irving, Texas; a more conservative environment compared to Austin. After living such a drastic change in such little time I’ve been able to identify differences that are prominent in both The University of Texas at Austin (UT) and my previous school

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    The city of Austin became the capital of Texas in 1838 when two of Sam Houston’s protégés James Collingsworth and Peter Grayson ran against his nemesis Mirabeau B. Lamar. (Lomax paragraph 3, 2013) It didn’t become official till 1846 when it officially became a capitol. I think Austin was chosen as the capital over more thriving cities because of how the story of Stephen F. Austin actions against the Mexican government. He represented a huge part of the Texas Anglo population at the time as well

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    Affirmative Action is Necessary

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    simply, affirmative action affects everyone's lives. This has become particularly evident during this past year in the state of Texas, and more specifically in the city of Austin, due to the recent ruling in an affirmative action lawsuit. The ramifications of the decision of this case have effectively destroyed all affirmative action plans created by universities in Texas, Louisiana, and Mississippi. Thus these states are on the brink of re-creating a segregated society, in which minorities are forced

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    The Unknown Gunman

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    existed. His brain had been altered, not by drugs or any other means that he could control. Charles Whitman had a brain tumor. The person that was Charles Whitman struggled and lost a battle that he had no chance of winning. After being killed by Austin Police Forces, Whitman’s autopsy revealed that he had a small tumor the about the size of a small marble “In the middle part of the brain…in the white matter below the gray center thalamus” (McCoy 2). This tumor was not only affecting the thalamus

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    skills, plus other important aspects such as working conditions, salary and future of the job; however just as important is to carefully seek out the institution of higher learning that will best prepare one for this profession such as The University of Texas in Austin. Tasks and responsibilities of a physical therapist is to help injured or ill people improve their movement

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