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overthrow capitalism and to take back "occupied Mexican land." One makes note of this by wondering what would have happened if this had been a Tea Party ...
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take back "occupied Mexican land."

The present day USA Southwest never was Mexican land, or Spanish. It was native American land and I do'lt ever recall the natives ceding their lands over to the Spanish. The Spanish never even walked over 95% of our Southwest, land they claimed was "theirs". They didn't even fight for the land, they just one day declared it theirs. Our present day Southwest was dying out under Mexican rule, not growing.
http://www.lsjunction.com/facts/missions.htm
Four of the missions (San Jose, San Juan, Concepcion, and Espada) were originally founded in East Texas. As the East Texas missions succumbed to drought, malaria, and French incursions, however, they were relocated to San Antonio.
The missions flourished during the middle of the 18th century, but later declined due to inadequate military support, disease, and increased hostilities with Apaches and Comanches.
from the book "Spanish Texas", by Gerald Ashford, copyright 1971. page 89
Under the circumstances, however, it was necessary to consider the abandonment of the missions. A junta general on August 31, 1693, ordered the withdrawal on the ground that there was no longer any danger from the French, and that exploration of the country had proved beyond questions its unsuitability for settlement.

page 113
So in 1719, with war on the horizon, the entire guard of Texas, a country larger than Spain itself, consisted of about 25 soldiers at San Antonio and the same number on the eastern frontier.

page 171
To return the Marques de Rubi, the most important recommendation in his long and carefully drawn report was that the outer defense line, stretching from the Gulf of California to the Gulf of Mexico, be shortened by reducing the number of presidios from 24 to 15. In Texas, ths meant the abandonment of the presidio of Los Adaes. The more recently established presidio of Orcoquisac, on the lower Trinity, was also to be given up. Both of these forts, the Marquis correctly pointed out, lay far beyond the really effective limits of the king's domain. Los Adaes was practically, but not completely, evacuated on February, 1770, and Orcoquisac was abandoned the same month.
Since the missions and civilain settlers in East Texas were to be left unprotected with the removal of the presidios, the order provided that the 4 missions in that region should be suppressed and the civil inhabitants, though many of them had spent their entire lives on the eastern frontier, should be moved to the vicinity of San Antonio.

page 189
Fear of French invasion was, as we have seen, the ruling motive of Spanish colonial policy in Texas from the first rumors of La Salle's expedition in 1684 until Louisiana was ceded to Spain in 1762. Thereupon ensued a period of stagantion and retrenchment, when there appeared to be no urgent reason for developing the resouces of this remote province.
page 229In 1820, as the Spanish regime in the Western Hemisphere drew towards its close, the Province of Texas was in a melancholy state. In the whole Province, larger than Spain itself, there were only 2 settlements - San Antonio and La Bahia - and their combined population was only 2,516 persons. Nacogdoches, recently a flourishing town of nearly 1,000 souls, had been wholly abandoned as a result of the civil wars and the depredations of bandits who flourished in the restless state of the country.

Isolated families were scattered on ranches along the Sabine and Red Rivers, and few of the Spaniards from San Antonio who had established themsleves as cattle-raisers between San Antonio and La Bahia may have remained in possession. The missions of San Antonio were almost in ruins, while the 2 missions at La Bahia, though still kept up physically, had little influence with the Indians. The garrisons at these 2 places, unable to obtain supplies, lived by thieving from the citizens.

Smuggling went on unchecked.
Associated Content - overthrow capitalism and to take back "occupied Mexican land." One makes note of this by wondering what would have happened if this had been a Tea Party ... http://www.associatedcontent.com/article/2982688/la teacher calls for...

They could rise up and attempt a takeover of the southwest tomorrow, and Washington would do nothing. The politicians would continue kissing Hispanic ass in the what was left of the US, just trying to get votes.
Associated Content - overthrow capitalism and to take back "occupied Mexican land." One makes note of this by wondering what would have happened if this had been a Tea Party ...

that's the same point i make repeatedly. The media is easy on mexicans who tout destroying america but Tea-partiers who want to legally change things are labeled anarchist.!!!
Associated Content - overthrow capitalism and to take back "occupied Mexican land." One makes note of this by wondering what would have happened if this had been a Tea Party ...

that's the same point i make repeatedly. The media is easy on mexicans who tout destroying america but Tea-partiers who want to legally change things are labeled anarchist.!!!
Associated Content - overthrow capitalism and to take back "occupied Mexican land." One makes note of this by wondering what would have happened if this had been a Tea Party ...

that's the same point i make repeatedly. The media is easy on mexicans who tout destroying america but Tea-partiers who want to legally change things are labeled anarchist.!!!
Associated Content - overthrow capitalism and to take back "occupied Mexican land." One makes note of this by wondering what would have happened if this had been a Tea Party ...

that's the same point i make repeatedly. The media is easy on mexicans who tout destroying america but Tea-partiers who want to legally change things are labeled anarchist.!!!
Associated Content - overthrow capitalism and to take back "occupied Mexican land." One makes note of this by wondering what would have happened if this had been a Tea Party ...

that's the same point i make repeatedly. The media is easy on mexicans who tout destroying america but Tea-partiers who want to legally change things are labeled anarchist.!!!
Associated Content - overthrow capitalism and to take back "occupied Mexican land." One makes note of this by wondering what would have happened if this had been a Tea Party ...

that's the same point i make repeatedly. The media is easy on mexicans who tout destroying america but Tea-partiers who want to legally change things are labeled anarchist.!!!
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