Come and Take It is a talk show about Texas, by Texans. Three friends born and raised in Texas share their views on the state’s history, culture, and just what it means to be Texan.
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The legal and illegal influx of people into Texas in the early 1800s brought scofflaws, land swindlers, and other assorted ne’er-do-wells into the borderlands contested by the United States and Mexico. It was inevitable that disputes over land would arise, but perhaps no one expected them to become the bloody conflict known as the Regulator-Moderator War.
Before we begin… Who’s your favorite Texas lawman?
The Heart of Texas Blog has a pretty good summary of the whole thing.
Another great summary of the Regulator Moderator War from the Star of the Republic Museum, including the quotes from Sam Houston.
Another great summary from Legends of America
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