By Joseph Milton Nance
The level used to be set for clash: the 1st Congress of the Republic of Texas had arbitrarily detailed the Rio Grande because the boundary of the hot kingdom. but the ancient barriers of Texas, less than Spain and Mexico, had by no means prolonged past the Nueces River. Mexico, unwilling to recognize Texas independence, was once much more unwilling to permit this additional encroachment upon her territory.
But neither nation used to be in a robust place to verify claims; so the clash constructed as a struggle of futile threats, border raids, and counterraids. however, males died—often heroically—and this is often the 1st complete tale in their sour fight. in accordance with unique assets, it really is an impartial account of Texas-Mexican relatives in an important period.
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After San Jacinto: The Texas-Mexican Frontier, 1836-1841 by Joseph Milton Nance