calbert: [farm9.staticflickr.com image 640x350]/obscure?
hasty ambush: TheBigLie: They may have had a very valid point, but still. They were rebelling against the government of the country they voluntarily moved to.They were rebelling against a dictator who took over the government of the country they moved to. Santa Anna disolved congress and established a dictatorship. American immigrant Texans were not the ony ones who rebelled. Mamy Mexicans in Texas , as well as several other Mexican states also rebelled, among them: Coahuila y Tejas, San Luis Potosí, Querétaro, Durango, Guanajuato, Michoacán, Yucatán, Jalisco, Nuevo León, Tamaulipas, and Zacatecas. Texas was the only one that succeeded. Had they failed the people of the US Southwest would now be enjoying the same high standard of living now enjoyed by the people of Mexico.The rebellion started out as an effort to restore the Constitution of 1824 not gain independence./The more you know.
Zarquon's Flat Tire: In a locked filing cabinet in a disused lavatory with a sign on the door saying Beware of Leopard?
Avenger: Any 26 year old soldier in 2013 would be ridiculed and tossed aside based solely on age, much less lead an army or small force. It's hard for me to understand why we venerate young people in the past and constantly defecate on them in the present.
TheBigLie: It seems typical of American rhetoric that "Liberty or Death" is their battle cry when one of their grievances was the fact they couldn't keep slaves. Did no one back then even notice this? It's almost like the First Amendment should have been the right to cognitive dissonance.
aerojockey: Dow Jones and the Temple of Doom: calbert: /obscure?Are you retarded?How does the hook in your mouth feel?
Dow Jones and the Temple of Doom: calbert: /obscure?Are you retarded?
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