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Texas: The Corrupt Government Of Mexico

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On March 2, 1836. Texas declared their independence from the corrupt government of Mexico. The declaration for the separation presented the fact that the government of Mexico of ceased to protect the lives, liberty, and property of the people. When the people of Texas took measures against the misdeeds of the Mexican government the only outcome they were giving were their agents thrown into dungeons and armies were sent to enforce the decrees of the new government. Not only that but, the government had failed to establish a system of public education, trial by jury, freedom of religion, and other necessities that a good government would provide; "The contemptible sport and victim of successive military revolutions and hath continually exhibited every characteristic of a weak, corrupt, and tyrannical government." When Texas declared its independence in 1836, it established the Republic…show more content…
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