Manifest Destiny and the Texas Revolution
Historian Gene Smith talked about how Thomas Jefferson and the concept of Manifest Destiny laid the framework for the Texas Revolution by… read more
Historian Gene Smith talked about how Thomas Jefferson and the concept of Manifest Destiny laid the framework for the Texas Revolution by encouraging American growth.
Commissioner Patterson made welcoming remarks.
This was the opening program of the second annual Texas State General Land Office Save Texas History Symposium. The 2011 symposium, titled “The Texas Revolution at 175: 'Onward was the Cry!'” focused on the 175th anniversary of the Texas Revolution. It was held at the AT&T Executive Education and Conference Center in Austin. close
*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.
People in this video
- Kent Calder Executive Director Texas State Historical Association
- Mark Lambert Deputy Commissioner Texas General Land Office
- Jerry Patterson Commissioner Texas General Land Office
- Gene A. Smith Director Texas Christian University->Center for Texas Studies
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