El Dieciseis de Septiembre
Today marks the 200th anniversary of Mexico’s independence from Spain.
What does that have to do with Texas history? A lot, since at the time Texas was part of the Mexican state of Coahuila y Tejas! Many colonial Texians, both Hispanic and Anglo, looked forward to a Mexican democracy.
You’ll have to read Volume IV–Texas As A Nation to find out how that worked out…