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  • Texas Declaration of Independence

    Texas Declaration of Independence
    The Texas Declaration of Independence was signed by members of the Convention of 1836
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    Texas History!

  • The Battle of the Alamo

    The Battle of the Alamo
    The Battle of the Alamo began
  • The Goliad Massacre

    The Goliad Massacre
    James Fannin and almost 400 Texans were killed by the Mexicans at the Goliad Massacre, told by Santa Anna
  • Our Lone Star State Flag

    Our Lone Star State Flag
    On January 25, 1839, the Third Congress of the Republic accepted a flag designed by Dr. Charles Stewart.The Lone Star flag of the Republic still waves today over the Lone Star State.
  • First Congress Meet

    First Congress Meet
    The Texas Congress first met in Austin, the frontier site selected for the capital of the Republic.
  • Black Bean Episode

    Black Bean Episode
    Seventeen Texans were killed executed in what became known as the Black Bean Episode
  • Texas, the 28th State

    Texas, the 28th State
    U. S. President James Polk followed through on a campaign platform promising to annex Texas, and signed legislation making Texas the 28th state of the United States.
  • Compromise of 1850

    Compromise of 1850
    In a plan to settle boundary disputes and pay public debt, Texas gave upabout one-third of Texas's territory in the Compromise of 1850, in exchange for $10,000,000 from the United States.
  • Texas's first State Fair

    Texas's first State Fair
    The first Lone Star State Fair was in Corpus Christi.
  • First Railroad in Texas

    First Railroad in Texas
    The first railroad to actually begin operation in Texas is chartered by the state government.
  • Slavey

    In 1860 almost 25% of all white families in Texas owned at least one slave
  • Texas's Secession

    Texas's Secession
    Texas seceded from the Federal Union following a 171 to 6 vote by the Secession Convention.
  • Sam Houston Dies

    Sam Houston Dies
    In mid-July, Houston was struck with a severe chill, which developed into pneumonia.Houston died in Steamboat House with his wife Margaret by his side. His last words were, "Texas! Texas! Margaret...".
  • Slavey increasing in Texas

    Slavey increasing in Texas
    By 1865 there were 250,000 slaves in Texas
  • Texas is back in the Union

    Texas is back in the Union
    The United States Congress readmitted Texas into the Union.
  • First native-born Governer of Texas

    First native-born Governer of Texas
    James Hogg took office as the first native-born governor of Texas.
  • State Flower

    State Flower
    The bluebonnet became Texeas's state flower