Dbq The Secession Of Texas

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The Secession of Texas from the Union
Once the smoke clears the battlefield is dyed red with the blood of soldiers. This was the face of civil war. When the South seceded from the Union all hell broke loose. Brother against brother, Father against son, Uncle against nephew. Why did the South leave you may ask? The South seceded because of slavery, political power, the differences in their way of life.
Slavery was a major issue here in America. The South wanted slavery and the North didn’t. “Government cannot endure half slave, half free” (Doc 5). The threat of slavery being abolished was so horrifying that they were ready to leave. They were also prepared for war
Political power has always drew the worst out of people. This same political power
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