Texas announces secession

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  • Lucas Paul Richert (University of Saskatchewan)

Historical Context Note

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

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Citation:
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 22 December 2014.]