"Govern wisely, and as little as possible." - Sam Houston

"Govern wisely, and as little as possible." - Sam Houston

Sam Houston, first grade, historical figures

Sam Houston, first grade, historical figures

Sam Houston 1793-1863, first President of the Republic of Texas after defeating Mexico at San Jacinto.

Sam Houston 1793-1863, first President of the Republic of Texas after defeating Mexico at San Jacinto.

Sam Houston, Texas

Sam Houston, Texas

Students will have fun learning about Sam Houston by creating this engaging flip…

Sam Houston

Students will have fun learning about Sam Houston by creating this engaging flip…

Do right and risk the consequences ~ Sam Houston

Do right and risk the consequences ~ Sam Houston

Sam Houston, 1848  One of the most colorful and controversial figures in Texas history, Sam Houston was born in Virginia on March 2, 1793. He spent much of his youth, however, in the mountains of Tennessee. There, young Houston became acquainted with the Cherokee Indians, and he spent much time with them, an activity which he much preferred over studies or working on the farm.

Sam Houston, 1848 One of the most colorful and controversial figures in Texas history, Sam Houston was born in Virginia on March 2, 1793. He spent much of his youth, however, in the mountains of Tennessee. There, young Houston became acquainted with the Cherokee Indians, and he spent much time with them, an activity which he much preferred over studies or working on the farm.

Sam Houston Slept Here Too

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Sam Houston Slept Here Too

Sam Houston (1793-1863) by Matthew Brady. Houston was a remarkable man for his time and place. He refused to swear allegiance to The Confederate States of America. He lived with the Cherokees for many years. He voted against the expansion of slavery into new states. He was the first President of Texas and a vehement opponent of Secession. These all make him practically a pinko Commie radical for that time.

Sam Houston Soldier Texas Governor 1861 11 x 14

Sam Houston (1793-1863) by Matthew Brady. Houston was a remarkable man for his time and place. He refused to swear allegiance to The Confederate States of America. He lived with the Cherokees for many years. He voted against the expansion of slavery into new states. He was the first President of Texas and a vehement opponent of Secession. These all make him practically a pinko Commie radical for that time.

Sam Houston state university SHSU Bearkats by TheCrazyPolkaDot, $27.00

Sam Houston state university SHSU Bearkats by TheCrazyPolkaDot, $27.00

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