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Manifest Destiny and the Texas Revolution

Austin, Texas
Saturday, February 18, 2012

The Texas Revolution was an armed conflict fought from October 1835 to April 1836 between Mexico and U.S. settlers in the territory of Texas. The Save Texas History Symposium hosts historian Gene Smith talks about how Thomas Jefferson and the concept of Manifest Destiny laid the framework for the Texas Revolution by encouraging American growth.

Updated: Wednesday, February 8, 2012 at 3:20pm (ET)

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