This Day in Texas History: Mexico Frees Slaves

This Day in Texas History: Mexico Frees Slaves September 15, 1829 On this day in 1829, the Guerrero Decree, which abolished slavery throughout the Republic

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This day in Texas History: Richard Henry Boyd Born into Slavery

This day in Texas History: Richard Henry Boyd Born into Slavery March 05, 1843 On this day in 1843, Richard Henry Boyd began his remarkable

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This Day in Texas History: Texas Germans Declare Slavery to be Evil

This Day in Texas History: Texas Germans Declare Slavery to be Evil May 14, 1854 On this day in 1854, Texas Germans gathered to discuss

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This Day in Texas History: Texas Congress is History; Texas Legislature In Place

This Day in Texas History: (from the Texas State Historical Association archives) Texas Congress is History; Texas Legislature In Place February 19, 1846 On this day in

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This Day in Texas History: Secessionist Fire-Eater Dies

This Day in Texas History: (from the Texas State Historical Association archives) Secessionist Fire-Eater Dies February18,1874 On this day in 1874, secessionist leader Louis T. Wigfall died

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This Day in Texas History: Republic of Texas Passes Legislation Regarding Free Blacks

This Day in Texas History: (from the Texas State Historical Association archives) Republic of Texas Passes Legislation Regarding Free Blacks February 05, 1840 On this day in

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This Day in Texas History: Texas Votes to Secede

This Day in Texas History: (from the Texas State Historical Association archives) Texas Votes to Secede January 29, 1861 On this day in 1861, the Secession Convention

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This day in Texas History: “Know-Nothings” Abandon Secrecy, Meet in Austin

This day in Texas History: (from the Texas State Historical Association archives) “Know-Nothings” Abandon Secrecy, Meet in Austin January 21, 1856 On this day in 1856, the American or

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