Friday, January 13, 2012

Tejano



Texans of Mexican descent is the Tejano. Juan Sequin and his militia initially ran Santa Anna's army out of Texas and when Santa Anna's army returned with Santa Anna leading the army, Juan served as a courier and soldier at the Alamo who with Sam Houston lead the charge in the defeat of Santa Anna's Mexican army at the Battle of San Jacinto. Gregorio Esparza died at the Alamo fighting against the dictator Santa Anna. Tejanos fought in WWII as members of the First Cavalry Division of Fort Hood Texas. Many oppose illegal immigration from Mexico as a threat to their family businesses in Texas, oppose centralized government and support government of the people, by the people, for the people.

Pictured above are Tejanos Eva Longoria, Selena Perez, Sophia Vergara, Robert Rodriquez, Juan Sequin.