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Old 10-29-2010, 10:11 AM  
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I hear this quite a bit from Texans. My question, weren't all states considered independent before becomming a state?
No, many where colonies of whatever imperial nation was colonizing them. The others where territories, Texas, was a republic, with it's own constitution and laws, not dependent on any foreign influence or economy.

So where the states independent? Some, but only Texas, in my learning, was it's own nation.


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