Why Did Texas Fight In The Civil War Dbq

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Have you ever wondered why Texans fought in the Civil War? The Civil War was fought when the Texans seceded from the U.S and joined the Confederate states. So the real question is, why did the Texans fight in the Civil War? They fought in the war to protect/preserve slavery, the love for Texas, and to protect states rights. First, they wanted to protect and preserve slavery. For example, they said “the African race is inferior and dependent”, (Doc B).And in another document, they said that they have to send the slaves to the mountains so the attackers won’t take them (Doc D). They wanted to do this because slaves were important to them and were needed to build and produce things. Second, is there love for Texas., A soldier named John Wesley
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