Why is Texas nicknamed the lone star republic?
For a brief period in history Texas was an independent nation, a "lone star" on their flag
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Texas is nicknamed "The Lone Star State".
Texas adopted the nickname of lone star republic
Texas is known as the Lone Star State.
The Lone Star Republic
The Lone Star Republic
It was known as the Republic of Texas. Its nickname was "The Lone Star Republic", and it is still known as "The Lone Star State."
Texas was nicknamed the "Lone Star State" after having defined its state flag as having a single star in it. The flag was known as the "Lone Star Flag", which gave rise to the state's nickname.
Perhaps you mean a "Lone star" rather than a "long star." The Lone Star State is another name for Texas. Texas adopted the term "the Lone Star State" in the mid 1830s, after breaking away from Mexico. And for the period between her separation from Mexico and its becoming a state it was named the lone star republic.
the Lone Star Republic
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The Lone Star Republic
When Texas was part of Mexico it was part of the state Coahuila y Tejas. The flag of this state had two stars on it, so when Texas gained it's independence in 1836 they retained the same flag design, minus one star. This represents Texas' split from Mexico and it also gave Texas the nickname "The Lone Star State." Texas got his nickname in April 21, 1836 the last battle. Texas state was the lone… Read More
The Republic of Texas; The Lone Star State is the official state nickname.
as soon as they got there independence from Mexico
When Texas was part of Mexico it was part of the state Coahuila y Tejas. The flag of this state had two stars on it, so when Texas gained it's independence in 1836 they retained the same flag design, minus one star. This represents Texas' split from Mexico and it also gave Texas the nickname "The Lone Star State." Texas got his nickname on April 21, 1836 the last battle. Texas state was the lone… Read More
The Lone Star Was its nickname. Its real name was the republic of Texas
The Lone Star State is the nickname of the state of Texas. One reason for this nickname is because at one time Texas was an independent republic.
Texas was actually its own republic (Lone Star Republic) for nine years until its annexation in 1845.
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Lone star republic.
The Lone Star Republic, Texas, faced issues of possible invasion by Mexico and a distinct lack of resources to maintain a large army. Texas at the time simply did not have enough of a population to do so but being annexed by the US gave them an army.
The republic of Texas declared its independence from Mexico in 1836 and existed as a republic for 9 years there are 2 correct answers to this puzzling question 1845 and 1846 Texas became a state December 29th, 1845 but the transfer of power in Austin Texas occured February 19th,1846 when Anson Jones took down the Texas republic flag and replaced it with the United States Flag they never took down the Texas republic flag because… Read More
The Lone Star state because it was once a former independent republic.
There were many Texas symbols. For instance, The lone Star Flags, Texas Blubonet, seal of the republic of Texas, State seal of Texas, and more.
the lone star republic when Texas had won its Independence from Mexico and later joined the US almost ten years after
Texas is called the Lone Star State because the first flag of the Republic of Texas adopted by the Congress in 1836 was blue with a golden star on it. This flag was known as the Burnet flag. The later Republic flag, now the state flag, has one lone white star in the blue field next to white and red stripes. (The white stripe is above the red.) ============================================== "Lone Star" state is Texas's nickname… Read More
Sam Houston was the president that agreed to annex the state of Texas. he was actually the President of the Lone Star Republic.
Sam Houston became the first president of the lone star republic.
From colonial times, settlers in Texas used the lone star as a symbol of the area. Only ten days after Texas declared itself a republic, the Texas Provisional Government declared the single star to be the "particular emblem" of the Republic. Some sources state that the simple design and single star represented the united will of the citizens of the new Republic of Texas to throw off their former Mexican governors.
From 1836 when Texas gained independence from Mexico, until years later when it was admitted into the United States, Texas was an independent republic whose flag bore a single star.
From 1836 to 1845 (nine years), Texas was an independent, sovereign Republic. "The Lone Star State" nickname currently appears on Texas' passenger vehicle license plates. The nickname was made official in 2015 by the Texas State Legislature, despite it's unclear origins.
The "Lone Star State" is Texas.
The Lone Star State, originates from the lone star on the 1836 Texas State Flag
Lone star state! or...Don't Mess with Texas....but more likely Lone Star State
Texas remained indepenedent as the Lone Star Republic for about ten years. The U.S. did not want to bring in Texas and cause more problems with Mexico.
No, Texas is known as the Lone Star State.
Texans gave themselves the nickname of the Lone Star Republic when they declared themselves an independent state. Sam Houston was the president of the Texas Republic.
"Lone Star" state is Texas's nickname. Prior to the Mexican-American war, Texas gained independance from Mexico. Since Mexico had a large expanse of un-inhabited land, they allowed American settlers to live in the area. Stephen Austin (son of Moses Austin) urged the province to gain freedom. It's been called the Lone-Star Republic since.
Austin is the capital of Texas, "The Lone Star State"
During the Texas Revolution, Texan land and Naval forces flew a flag that was the United States Flag with a lone star in the canton. The flag became well known as the symbol of Texas. The current Texas state flag also has a lone star.
Texas is called the Lone Star State because the state flag has one star on it.
The nickname The Lone Star State originates from the star on the 1836 flag of the Republic of Texas. The world-famous "Lone Star" is also found on the Texas state flag, the great seal, the state quarter, and is recognized as the official state gemstone cut of Texas. (State Symbols USA) For the source and more detailed information concerning your request, click on the related links section (Answers.com) indicated directly below this answer section.
Texas was originally a territory of Mexico. Texas won independence from Mexico in 1836, and was self-governed as the "Lone Star Republic" until it was annexed by the United States in 1845.
The nickname for Texas is, the "Lone Star State"
the lone star state
There is a single star on the front of the seal to show that Texas was an independent country. ("The Lone Star State") The six flags on the back represent the six countries Texas served under during its history: Spain, France, Mexico, the Republic of Texas, the Confederacy and the United States.
Texas is known as "The Lone Star State", so the flag features a single star.
Some information that I have found has lead me to believe there are a few ones that are nicknamed the Lone Stars, one would be: Liberia national football team. Another possible one would be the Dallas football team because they are from the Lone Star state.
The Lone Star State.