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Texas History Minute

The twentieth century opened up a new frontier for innovation and adventure: the skies. With the first successful airplane flight of Orville and Wilbur Wright in 1903, airplanes began making rapid advances that would change transportation forever. Aviation had come to stay, and Texas would play an important early role. Two pilots in particular, Louis Paulhan of France and American army pilot Ben Foulois, would make Texas an important center in aviation as they completed the first airplane flights in the state.

Congressman votes to protect American election integrity

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Nathaniel Moran (R-TX01) spoke on the House floor to applaud passage of legislation that he cosponsored to protect the integrity of American federal elections. H.R. 8281, the Safeguard American Voter Eligibility (SAVE) Act, introduced by Congressman Chip Roy (R-TX-21), passed the U.S. House of Representatives on Wednesday by a vote of 221 to 198.

Texas History Minute

Texas has been a land under control of many different flags in its long history. From the early Native American tribes to the European colonial powers to the United States, each era has left an impact on the state. One of those figures to claim Texas was Louis XIV, king of France. He was the first French king to claim Texas, an important moment in Texas History, and would greatly influence all of Europe.


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