Historical Roots of the Mexican Invasion

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On April 21, 1836, the expansive Mexican Department of Coahuila y Tejas took a substantial haircut on its northern border. How substantial was the subject of continuing dispute.

Neither side came away from the Battle of San Jacinto with much respect for the other. On the rebel side, that would be because about 900 Texas militiaman (“volunteers”) had beaten 1,200 Mexican regulars.