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Alamo flag.  The 1824 refers to the date of the Mexican constitution which the Texians were calling the Mexican government to follow in honoring their rights as Mexican citizens.  Santa Anna was there to put down an uprising of his own people.

Alamo flag. The 1824 refers to the date of the Mexican constitution which the Texians were calling the Mexican government to follow in honoring their rights as Mexican citizens. Santa Anna was there to put down an uprising of his own people.

March 2, 1863 the Texas Declaration of Independence was signed.  It was quickly drafted by George C. Childress, Edward Conrad, James Gaines, Bailey Hardeman, and Collin McKinney.  The battle at the Alamo was already taking place during this time.  Fifty-nine delegates signed this document to separate from Mexico and become the Republic of Texas.

March 2, 1863 the Texas Declaration of Independence was signed. It was quickly drafted by George C. Childress, Edward Conrad, James Gaines, Bailey Hardeman, and Collin McKinney. The battle at the Alamo was already taking place during this time. Fifty-nine delegates signed this document to separate from Mexico and become the Republic of Texas.

The Chisholm Trail in Texas:Today, some historians consider the Chisholm Trail to have started at Donna, Texas or at San Antonio, Texas. From 1867 to 1871, the trail ended in Abilene, Kansas. Later, Newton, Kansas, and Wichita, Kansas, each served as the end of the trail. From 1883 to 1887, the end of the trail was Caldwell, Kansas. Ellsworth, Kansas, is also considered a major influence of the trail.

The Chisholm Trail in Texas:Today, some historians consider the Chisholm Trail to have started at Donna, Texas or at San Antonio, Texas. From 1867 to 1871, the trail ended in Abilene, Kansas. Later, Newton, Kansas, and Wichita, Kansas, each served as the end of the trail. From 1883 to 1887, the end of the trail was Caldwell, Kansas. Ellsworth, Kansas, is also considered a major influence of the trail.

Mary Ann Adams Maverick,  watercolor, ca. 1838  Earliest known post-battle view of the Alamo ruins.

Mary Ann Adams Maverick, watercolor, ca. 1838 Earliest known post-battle view of the Alamo ruins.

"As long as Texas exists the Alamo will be sacred." Zane Grey's novel: West of the Pecos (1931).

"As long as Texas exists the Alamo will be sacred." Zane Grey's novel: West of the Pecos (1931).

pictures of the mexican flag | Texas Politics - The Six National Flags of Texas

pictures of the mexican flag | Texas Politics - The Six National Flags of Texas

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