Why Did Texas Promote Slavery?

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Since the Texans did not like the way Mexico treated them, why would they want to promote slavery? No matter what year the constitutions were written in there is were no justification for slavery. It is ashame that individuals, local or higher government could lead Texans to believe that slavery was constitutional. On the other side, how could those Texans not realize that slavery was wrong? Not all of Texas used slavers, the majority of slave owners were from the coastal and southern region where cotton farms were (Ginsbert et al., 2013). The slave population was lower in the northern part of the state where ranches and cattle was the way of life (Ginsbert et al., 2013). What a gamble Texas took by joining the confederacy, surely,
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