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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There’s no single personality that dominates Texas history like Sam Houston. His contributions cannot be underestimated. Powerful and popular figures gain enemies, and Houston had many. We’re taking a look at just a few of the men that stood in opposition to the George Washington of Texas.
Before we begin… What’s your favorite Texas radio ‘phrase that pays’?
The Sons of DeWitt Colony site has an article about David G. Burnet, the first President of the Repiblic of Texas.
They also have a story about Sidney Sherman’s flag that he and his volunteers brought from Kentucky. It is the one most commonly associated with the Battle of San Jacinto. That same page lists all the other flags of the Texas Revolution.
The speech attributed to Mosley Baker, wherein he reportedly first raised the battle cry of “Remember the Alamo, Remember Goliad!”
A brief description of Sindney Sherman’s role at the Battle of San Jacinto.
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