Texas was once an independent nation. After the United States initially rejected our generous offer of admission into the union, we considered remaining independent permanently. Many of us considered expanding westward, all the way into what would become California. What would a Greater Texas have looked like then?
Probably not quite as big as this map created by redditor Armeleon. At its greatest width, Texas is 791 miles across. So Armeleon created this map of all land within 791 miles of the borders of Texas.
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