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How Much Do You Know About Texas History?
by Becky Stigall

Deep in the heart of Texas are citizens whose hearts are full of the love of Texas history. Are you one of these people? Heck, even if you are not a citizen of Texas, you might think you know enough about Texas history to undertake this quiz. If you believe you've got what it takes to master this quiz, prove it.

The state of Texas has a long and storied history, from its former connection to the country of Mexico to its annexation by the United States in the mid-1800s. Texas has changed hands numerous times before becoming a state, once belonging to Spain, France, Mexico, and the Republic of Texas, settling, of course, as the 28th state of the United States of America. 

Unlike many other states, the lands of Texas were the stage of international wars and internal struggles. And still, Texas remains unique. With a population that boasts natives and immigrants, the state of Texas brings aspects of culture to the union that many other states can't match. Texans will tell you this, too.

So, if you are a Texas history buff, or you're a citizen who thinks he knows his stuff, let's find out just how much you really know.

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