Features: 8 b&w illus. Map. Notes. Bib. Index.
Does Texas’s experience as a republic make it unique among the other
states? In many ways, Texas was an “accidental republic” for nearly ten
years, until Texans voted overwhelmingly in favor of annexation to the
United States after winning independence from Mexico. more... about Single Star of the West: The Republic of Texas, 1836-1845
2017 Book of the Year, Alamo Society