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Celebrate Texas Independence Day with this Lone Star trivia

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(Associated Press)

On March 2, 1836, a group of 59 delegates packed the tiny town of Washington, about 80 miles northwest of Houston, and declared Texas a republic and independent from Mexico.

Today, history fans can visit the Washington-on-the-Brazos State Historic Site and see where Texas was born.

Celebrate Texas Independence Day, by putting your knowledge of the Lone Star State to the test with this quiz.


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