Building a new nation.
As of March 2, 1836, Texas had a new task: to form itself as a sovereign nation. With independence came the responsibilities of a new nation: creating a government, establishing trade, regulating immigration, and determining its identity as a country. Building this new nation was a huge task led by now-legendary Texians including Sam Houston, Juan Seguín, Mirabeau B. Lamar, José Antonio Navarro, and Anson Jones.
In these virtual field trips, discover the challenges of being the new Republic of Texas.
Begin your field trip here.
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