Kaill McNeil: ALTER-NARRATIVES 9/12/2021
By Kaill McNeil
If you want to know what someone is going to do tomorrow, look at what they did yesterday. Same with corporations, which are really just collections of people. Don’t stop there; the same goes for nations. Although the term nation no longer applies, the state of Texas thinks it is a nation independent of the federal government.
Once a Nation
Texas was for a time an independent republic after it gained independence from Mexico in 1839. Immediately Texas began clamoring to join the United States. On 12/29/1845 Texas gave up its independent republic status and became the 28th state of the United States of America. Sadly, on 03/02/1861 Texas after 15 years in the union decided it would join in armed rebellion against the United States of America. As part of the Confederacy, Texas attempted to secede from the union for the purpose of perpetuating slavery within its borders.