Texas joins the United States–Episode 7

170 years ago today, December 29, the United States admitted Texas as the 28th State. Learn about what Texas President Anson Jones called the “great drama” in this episode of Wise About Texas!

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Anson Jones, the last President of the Republic of Texas
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U.S. President James Polk
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Site of the Texas legation in London
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Another shot of the location of the Texas Embassy in London
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