When Texian leaders began making plans for Texas to become a country, they gathered in a place known as Washington-on-the-Brazos. On March 2, 1836, they issued the Texas Declaration of Independence. It stated that Texas was no longer a part of Mexico. Find out more in The Texas Revolution, a title in the Building Our Nation series. Building Our Nation is a series of AV2 media enhanced books. A unique book code printed on page 2 unlocks multimedia content. These books come alive with video, audio, weblinks, slideshows, activities, hands-on experiments, and much more.