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Texas in the Confederacy: An Experiment in Nation Building

Texas in the Confederacy: An Experiment in Nation Building

by Clayton E. Jewett


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ISBN-13: 9780826213907
Publisher: University of Missouri Press
Publication date: 08/05/2002
Series: Shades of Blue and Gray
Edition description: 1
Pages: 320
Product dimensions: 6.40(w) x 9.50(h) x 1.10(d)
Age Range: 18 Years

About the Author

Clayton E. Jewett is Adjunct Professor of History at Austin Community College in Texas.

Table of Contents

Part I.Defining a Separate Identity
Chapter 1."The Cold Sweat of Death": Texas Prosecession and Antisecession Politics11
Chapter 2.In Defense of Liberty and Property: The Secession Movement43
Part II.Establishing a Separate Identity
Chapter 3.The Bleeding Frontier: Indian Conflict, 1861-186279
Chapter 4.Defending the State: Texas Military Enlistment113
Part III.Securing a Separate Identity
Chapter 5.The Production and Supply of Necessary Material: Texas Institutions, Cloth, Salt, and Iron143
Chapter 6."In Disregard and Defiance": The Cotton-Trade Controversy173
Part IV.Implementing a Separate Identity
Chapter 7."Her Present and Proud Condition": Railroads, Education, Mutual-Aid Societies, and Asylums209
Appendix 1.Regression Analysis: Support for Secession243
Appendix 2.Regression Analysis: Military Enlistment246
Appendix 3.County Military Enlistment267
Appendix 4.Regression Analysis: Ninth Legislature271
Appendix 5.Regression Analysis: Tenth Legislature279
Appendix 6.Legislative Participation and Support286
Note on Sources287

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