By Joseph Milton Nance
The degree used to be set for clash: the 1st Congress of the Republic of Texas had arbitrarily targeted the Rio Grande because the boundary of the hot state. but the ancient barriers of Texas, less than Spain and Mexico, had by no means prolonged past the Nueces River. Mexico, unwilling to recognize Texas independence, was once much more unwilling to permit this additional encroachment upon her territory.
But neither state was once in a powerful place to confirm claims; so the clash built as a battle of futile threats, border raids, and counterraids. however, males died—often heroically—and this is often the 1st complete tale in their sour fight. according to unique resources, it truly is an impartial account of Texas-Mexican family members in a very important period.
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After San Jacinto: The Texas-Mexican Frontier, 1836-1841 by Joseph Milton Nance