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The Myth and Meaning of Texas Independence

On this, the anniversary of Texas’ independance from Mexico – according to some – a fitting essaty by Dr. Stephen L. Hardin, Professor of History at The Victoria College, Victoria, Texas.  A well-researched and reasoned piece that examines the importance of the macro and microdynamics which led Texas to become the only U.S. state that was also a sovereign nation unto itself.

March 2, 1836 dawned, frigid and gray; cutting winds blew through glassless windows. Texians – as they styled themselves – huddled close, pulled blankets tight, and gave birth to a dream.

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