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Texas and the Mexican War by Charles M. Robinson III 0

Texas and the Mexican War by Charles M. Robinson III

In between the Texas Revolution (1835-36)and the U.S. Civil War (1861-65),there was the war between the United States and Mexico (1846-1847). The United States fought a war with Mexico for several reasons: annexation of...

A History of the French Legation in Texas by Kenneth Hafertepe 0

A History of the French Legation in Texas by Kenneth Hafertepe

Driving south on I-35 through Austin, Texas, I often wonder two things: why didn’t I take the tollway so I wouldn’t be stuck in traffic? what is The French Legation, pointed towards by sign...

The Battle of San Jacinto by James W. Pohl 0

The Battle of San Jacinto by James W. Pohl

Every kid who has gone through elementary school in or around Houston has been to the San Jacinto Monument on a field trip (and skinned a knee going down the stairs of the Battleship...

The Battle of the Alamo by Ben H. Proctor 0

The Battle of the Alamo by Ben H. Proctor

This 2nd book in TSHA’s (Texas State Historical Association) Fred Rider Cotten Popular History Series (list of the series here) starts on December 4, 1835, with Ben Milam challenging the Texas rag tag army...

Texas Popular History Series 0

Texas Popular History Series

We’ve been working with the good folks at the Texas State Historical Association (TSHA), publishers of the Texas Almanac, to convert an excellent series of 19 popular history books. This series, the Fred Rider...

Texas Almanac 2010-2011 0

Texas Almanac 2010-2011

When I was a kid, every Christmas my mother would wrap an Almanac under the tree. This was back in the day before the Internet (yes, kids, there was such a time), so these...

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