Texas announces secession (23 words)

Historical Context Note

  • Lucas Paul Richert (University of Saskatchewan)

Context

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

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 04 December 2016.]