Today in Texas History – December 29

From the Annals of Statehood –  In 1845, Texas was admitted to the United States as the 28th state after the “Joint Resolution for the Admission of the State of Texas into the Union” went into effect. The Republic of Texas had lasted nine years and goes down in history among the shorter-lived experiments in representative democracy.

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