Texas announces secession (23 words)

Historical Context Note

  • Lucas Paul Richert (University of Saskatchewan)


On 2 November, Texas proclaimed that it had the right to secede from Mexico. Sam Houston was placed in command of the Texas army.

Richert, Lucas Paul. "Texas announces secession". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 February 2009
[http://www.litencyc.com/php/stopics.php?rec=true&UID=5955, accessed 23 October 2016.]