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February 2nd, 2012

Come And Take It!

The slogan “Come and Take It” was first used in the American Revolution but really gained popularity during the Texas Revolution in 1835. It eventually turned into an iconic flag in Texas. In the early 1990s, the flag was updated to reflect current times and is now displayed prominently around the country. Before the Texas Revolution of 1835 the Mexican Army spent a great deal of time and energy attempting to disarm the people of Texas, causing quite the stir with the local population.  In 1831 the Mexican government granted the people of San Antonio a small bronze cannon which was later moved to Gonzales Texas. The cannon was displayed prominently and was a source of pride among the people. Once the conflict between the ... Read more
Posted by Mark Juelich on February 2nd, 2012 :: Filed under: Blog,Military,Political