How many years was Texas an independent state?

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Answer: A Little Less Than 10 Years

On March 2, 1836, the Texas Declaration of Independence is signed by 58 delegates at an assembly at Washington-on-the-Brazos and the Republic of Texas is declared.

On December 29, 1845, Six months after the congress of the Republic of Texas accepts U.S. annexation of the territory, Texas is admitted into the United States as the 28th state.


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