March 24: Today in Texas History #txhx

The Mexican legislature, meeting in Saltillo, passed the State Colonization Law of March 24, 1825. The legislation was designed to increase the populations of Coahuila and Texas.

“A born Texan has instilled in his system a mind-set of no retreat or no surrender. I wish everyone the world over had the dominating spirit that motivates Texans.” ~ Former Texas Speaker of the House Billy Clayton

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