02 October 2015

Texas Revolution Began October 2, 1835

The first shots for the Texas Revolution were fired on October 2, 1835. 

English: Texas Flag - Come and Take It. This f...
English: Texas Flag - Come and Take It. This flag was raised by Texas settlers at the Battle of Gonzales in October 1835 after Mexico attempted to retrieve a cannon which had been granted to the town of Gonzales for protection against raids by native tribes. Category:SVG flags Category:Historical flags EspaƱol: La bandera "Come and Take It" - El texto dice "Come and Take It!" ("Venga y tome!") (Photo credit: Wikipedia)
Anglo-American immigrants, who had been invited to come and settle down in Texas, which had been a part of the Spanish empire, decided they wanted to break free from Mexican rulers and become their own country. 

It was not pretty. But they did it!

Read more.

Texas Revolution – TSHA






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