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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Texas is a big state with a rich history, so naturally it attracts some big and rich myths and legends, especially political ones. This week we look at the facts and history behind some of the myths and legends in the Lone Star State.
Before we begin… What’s your favorite Texas Air Force base, living or dead?
Here’s the unratified treaty of annexation that would have brought Texas into the Union in 1844
Here is the actual text of the Joint Resolution ordinance of annexation from 1845, which did bring Texas into the United States, as well as the corresponding ordinance approved by the Republic of Texas legislature.
Here’s the Texas Flag Code, which answers whether the Texas flag can fly at the same height as the US flag.
Here are some great articles about the Texas Legislative Library’s effort to find and validate some of the more unusual laws in the state of Texas.
In all its convoluted glory, The Constitution of the State of Texas, including all the amendments.
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