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This Day In History October 23, 1832 – The People Of Texas Mean To Govern Themselves

  This Day In U.S. History October 23, 1832 – Life, Liberty and the Pursuit of Happiness – Texian political delegates convened at San Felipe de Austin to petition for changes in the governance of Mexican Texas.   Mexican Texas is the name given by Texas history scholars to Texas during the period between 1821 …

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This Day In History July 2, 1776 – American Revolution: Congress votes for independence

  Believe me, dear Sir: there is not in the British empire a man who more cordially loves a union with Great Britain than I do. But, by the God that made me, I will cease to exist before I yield to a connection on such terms as the British Parliament propose; and in this, …

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