Texas Independence Day

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Texas Independence Day
Texas Declaration of Independence.jpg
The Texas Declaration of Independence
Observed byTexas
DateMarch 2
Next time2 March 2014 (2014-03-02)
Frequencyannual
 
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Texas Independence Day
Texas Declaration of Independence.jpg
The Texas Declaration of Independence
Observed byTexas
DateMarch 2
Next time2 March 2014 (2014-03-02)
Frequencyannual

Texas Independence Day is the celebration of the adoption of the Texas Declaration of Independence on March 2, 1836. 59 persons signed this declaration.

With this document, settlers in Mexican Texas officially broke from Mexico, creating the Republic of Texas.[1] Texas Independence Day is an official holiday in the state of Texas.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "TEXAS DECLARATION OF INDEPENDENCE". Handbook of Texas Online. Texas State Historical Association. Retrieved 2011-03-02. 
  2. ^ "Texas State Holidays". Texas Government Code Title 6, Subtitle B, Chapter 662, Subchapter A, Section 662.003(b)(2). Retrieved 2011-03-02. 

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