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Question by  Catmandu (23)

Why is Texas called the Lone Star State?


Answer by  luvmystery (141)

Texas got its nickname from the period of time that Texas declared its independence from Mexico and was known as the Republic of Texas and the first flag for the Republic Of Texas had a lone star on it that was simply labeled as Texas which was approved as the flag in 1836.


Answer by  Mable (3008)

A single star appears on the flag and the seal of the State of Texas. It became popular as Texas tried to establish itself as an independent republic from Mexico.


Answer by  johnresa (2455)

Texas was part of a state in Mexico called Coahuila y Texas. When Texas gained independence from Mexico they kept the same flag but removed one of the two stars.


Answer by  Brian94588 (304)

The name comes from the flag of the Republic of Texas, which was adopted in 1839 and which features a single star on the left side. This became the Texas state flag in 1933.


Answer by  AnnWalkerKennedy (175)

Texas got its nickname because its flag has a single star on it, signifying that Texas likes its independence and Texans do not like the federal government's oversight.


Answer by  eilrol (1431)

The Lone star stands for the only star on the state of Texas' flag. It is a flag similar to the Chilean flag. Hence, the name "Lone Star".


Answer by  tamarawilhite (17883)

The Texas state flag has only one star on its background, leading it to be called the Lone Star State.


Answer by  keke (335)

Texas earnt it name lone star state back in the day for many reason but it had something to do with all the migration etc thats why it is call that.

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