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We've Been Telling the Alamo Story Wrong for Nearly 200 Years. Now It's Time to Correct the Record


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On 6/10/2021 at 6:31 PM, drvoke said:

 

We've Been Telling the Alamo Story Wrong for Nearly 200 Years. Now It's Time  to Correct the Record

 

 

Texas was stolen. Time to give it back.

 

 

We've Been Telling the Alamo Story Wrong for Nearly 200 Years. Now It's Time to Correct the Record (msn.com)

(Full article at above link)

 

 

Imagine if the U.S. were to open interior Alaska for colonization and, for whatever reason, thousands of Canadian settlers poured in, establishing their own towns, hockey rinks and Tim Hortons stores. When the U.S. insists they follow American laws and pay American taxes, they refuse. When the government tries to collect taxes, they shoot and kill American soldiers. When law enforcement goes after the killers, the colonists, backed by Canadian financing and mercenaries, take up arms in open revolt.

As an American, how would you feel? Now you can imagine how Mexican President Jose Lopez de Santa Anna would have felt in 1835, because that’s pretty much the story of the revolution that paved the way for Texas to become its own nation and then an American state.

If that’s not the version of history you’re familiar with, you’re not alone. The version most Americans know, the “Heroic Anglo Narrative” that has held sway for nearly 200 years, holds that American colonists revolted against Mexico because they were “oppressed” and fought for their “freedom,” a narrative that has been soundly rebutted by 30-plus years of academic scholarship.

 

 

We've Been Telling the Alamo Story Wrong for Nearly 200 Years. Now It's Time  to Correct the Record

 

Texas was conquered, dude. 

 

Why do you think countries bother to have militaries? 

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Anglos defeated the primitive, low-IQ, lazy mestizos.   Mestizos are inferior to Anglos.   Case closed.

Texas was stolen. Time to give it back.     We've Been Telling the Alamo Story Wrong for Nearly 200 Years. Now It's Time to Correct the Record (msn.com) (Full article at above link

The deal that American settlers agreed to for free land in  Texas was that (1) Texans would not have slaves, and (2) Texans would become devout Roman Catholics. The Mexican Constitution of 1824 banned

16 hours ago, drvoke said:

 

Well, if you want to be that way about it...  Should we pack?

 

Native Americans are the only ones who will ever deserve reparations in this country ...

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