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Chat or rant, adult content, spam, insulting other members, show more. Harm to minors, violence or threats, harassment or privacy invasion, impersonation or misrepresentation, fraud or phishing, show more. What was the significance of Texas v. Please notice the date. This has to do with the legality of secession.

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Can texas secede yahoo dating That's what I was looking for. Are you sure you want to delete this answer? The date was Feb. By all historical accounts, Texas officially joined the Union on Dec. It has been a state for more than years. But now, a beleaguered group calling itself the Republic of Texas is capturing headlines with its claim that Texas annexation violated the United States Constitution.

Despite more than years of calling itself a state, the group argues, Texas remains a sovereign, independent nation.

The self-styled Republic of Texas has taken its argument to the Supreme Court of Texas, which dismissed the case for lack of jurisdiction. The group also has petitioned the International Court of Justice at The Hague; the court refused to hear its application.

The date was Feb. 19,...

Nor would the U. State Department listen to its contention. So the time has come to take a serious look at the group's claim that Texas' annexation was illegal. The group argues that since Texas was an independent nation inand nations make agreements by treaty, the United States could annex Texas only by treaty. Can texas secede yahoo dating Congress has the power to admit new states, so a treaty would have relegated Texas to territorial status.

Senate was in no mood to ratify an annexation treaty in It had rejected just such a treaty in Thus was born the idea of annexing Texas -- as a state -- by joint resolution of Congress.

A joint resolution required only a majority vote in each house, and Congress could admit new states.

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