The Texas Declaration of Independence was signed by delegates at Washington-on-the-Brazos on March 2, 1836.
During the Texas Revolution, many Texans lost their lives. General Sam Houston’s Texan men were inspired by the bravery and sacrifice of the Alamo and Presidio La Bahia’s defenders.
To secure independence for the new Republic of Texas, Houston mustered an army and ultimately defeated Santa Anna at the Battle of San Jacinto on April 21, 1836.
Abbott said in the proclamation, “The vision of freedom set down by our founders in the Texas Declaration of Independence lives on in the indomitable Texas spirit today.”
It is imperative that, as Texans move forward into the 21st century, we never forget the role that previous generations played in securing our state’s future.
When Texans Fought for the Independence
The Mexican government’s suppression of individual liberties and equal treatment prompted the Texian people to take up pen and sword and declare independence.
While delegates signed the Texas Declaration of Independence on March 2, 1836, at Washington-on-the-Brazos.
Courageous defenders continued fighting, with many paying the ultimate price at the Battle of San Jacinto.
As those delegates proclaimed 184 years ago, when a government refuses to safeguard the lives, liberty, and property of the people from whom its power is derived.
That government becomes an instrument of oppression and must be dissolved. Strong people rose up in defiance of Mexico and established an independent republic.
Gonzales saw Texans of all stripes unite in the fall of 1835 to defend their freedom. Many brave Texans died during the revolution, most notably at the Alamo and Presidio La Bahia in Goliad.
However, their deaths were not in vain, as their stories served as inspiration for the Texian forces led by General Sam Houston.
On Monday night, Republican Texas Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick said that he and other grandparents.
Would be willing to sacrifice their health and even their lives so that the United States might “go back to work” in the midst of the coronavirus pandemic.
Those of us in our seventies and up will see to our own needs. Patrick urged on “Tucker Carlson Tonight” not to put the country at risk.