Texas is a very special state. It’s larger than most, and has a bond like no other. Some of that cameraderie developed because of historical events that occurred in San Antonio that would forever shape the future of this would-be state.
In the relatively short period of 329 years, from 1519 to 1848, Texas had been part of 5 different nations. That surprises most people. The fact that Mexico had claimed it is not a surprise to most, though.
Beyond Mexico, Spain, France, the Confederate States of America, and the Republic of Texas all had claimed it at one time or another.
The road to statehood saw Texas have the distinction of belonging to many different nations...Read More >