New Geography

As much as it might hurt to admit it, Texas isn’t perfect.
Take its map, for instance.
While using the Rio Grande along with the Red and Sabine rivers as borders — along with invisible lines defined by a surveyor’s transom — left the Lone Star state with an iconic silhouette, some of the interior geography could use a make-over.
The Texas pledge speaks of this state as being “one and indivisible,” but the act of Congress that allowed the Republic of Texas to join the Union in 1845 stipulates that Texas could be divided into as many as five separate states.
In light of that, over the years various individuals and groups have advocated either

 

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