FEBRUARY 1, 1861
- OCTOBER 22, 1836. Stone, Ron // Book of Texas Days;1984, p179
This article recalls the decision of the Congress of the Republic of Texas on October 22, 1836 that first elected president should be administered the oath of office at four o'clock that afternoon. Sam Houston was in Columbia, waiting. He was escorted to a barnlike building, and stood in front...
- SAM HOUSTON. Gariepy, Carole J. // Quilt of America;2002, p120
This article focuses on a Dear Bart quilt block representing Sam Houston, a great Texan hero. Leadership experiences which Houston had before moving to Texas prepared him well for the tasks he faced there. His brave participation in the War of 1812 earned him the rank of 1st Lieutenant and his...
- Chapter 32: A MAN WITH A CONSCIENCE. // Texas Sampler: Historical Recollections;1998, p139
Chapter 32 of the book "A Texas Sampler: Historical Recollections" is presented. It recalls and accounts how Texas President Sam Houston fought for his country and how he fought for his countrymen. As the author recalls, President Houston told the public leaders that he was opposed to secession,...
- CORRECTION. // National Right to Life News;Apr/May2011, Vol. 38 Issue 4/5, p7
A correction to the article on the two roll call votes in the U.S. House of Representatives that was published in the February 2011 issue is presented.
- Senate race. // New Orleans CityBusiness (1994 to 2008);10/25/2004, Vol. 25 Issue 17, p14
Presents the stand of Louisiana Senate candidates to various issues affecting the state and its residents. Richard Fontanesi; R.A. Galan; Chris John; John Kennedy; Sam Houston Melton Jr.; Arthur Morrell; David Vitter; Campaign platforms; Job issues; Iraq war; Interstate 49 project; Coastal...
- Editor's note. // Cobblestone;Sep94, Vol. 15 Issue 7, p2
Offers brief information about the action-packed life of Sam Houston. His work as one of the founders of Texas; His friendship with the Cherokee Indians.
- The raven and the Cherokees. Roberts, Madge Thornall // Cobblestone;Sep94, Vol. 15 Issue 7, p4
Gives information on the life of Sam Houston, who was born in Virginia. Why he ran off to live with Cherokee Indians; Chief John Jolly (or Oolooteka) who became Sam's surrogate father; Sam's second wife, Tiana Rogers Gentry, Chief John Jolly's niece.
- Keeping track of Sam Houston. // Cobblestone;Sep94, Vol. 15 Issue 7, p7
Presents highlights from the life of Samuel Houston from his birth in 1793 to his death in 1863. His life with the Cherokees; His election as governor of Tennessee; His capture of Santa Anna after the Battle of San Jacinto; His deposition as governor of Texas.
- A satisfied teacher. De Neve Slavcheff, Mary Ann; Slavcheff, Peter // Cobblestone;Sep94, Vol. 15 Issue 7, p11
Focuses on the academy opened by Sam Houston in 1812 to pay off some debts, where he taught Greek literature and American Indian legends. Why classes ran from May to November; Success of the school; Houston's satisfaction in teaching.