Texas in the Confederacy: An Experiment in Nation Building

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University of Missouri Press, 2002 - 310 sivua
"Historians examining the Confederacy have often assumed the existence of a monolithic South unified behind the politics and culture of slavery. In addition, they have argued for the emergence of a strong central state government in the Confederacy. In Texas in the Confederacy, Clayton E. Jewett challenges these assumptions by examining Texas politics with an emphasis on the virtually neglected topic of the Texas legislature. In doing so, Jewett shows that an examination of state legislative activity during this period is essential to understanding Texas's relationship with the Indian tribes, the states in Trans-Mississippi Department, and the Confederate government."--Jacket.
 

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Being a nonlinear examination of scholarly issues in Texas history during the 1860's. As such, it reads almost like a collection of contributed papers. His scholarship is probably acceptable, but the ... Lue koko arvostelu

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The Cold Sweat of Death Texas Prosecession and Aixtisecession Politics
11
In Defense of Liberty and Property The Secession Movement
43
The Bleeding Frontier Indian Conflict 18611862
79
Defending the State Texas Military Enlistment
113
The Production and Supply of Necessary Material Texas Institutions Cloth Salt and Iron
143
In Disregard and Defiance The CottonTrade Controversy
173
Her Present and Proud Condition Railroads Education MutualAid Societies and Asylums
209
Conclusion
237
Regression Analysis Military Enlistment
246
County Military Enlistment
267
Regression Analysis Ninth Legislature
271
Regression Analysis Tenth Legislature
279
Legislative Participation and Support
286
Note on Sources
287
Bibliography
289
Index
307

Regression Analysis Support for Secession
243

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Sivu 7 - HATH not the morning dawned with added light ? And shall not evening call another star Out of the infinite regions of the night, To mark this day in Heaven ? At last, we are A nation among nations...
Sivu 9 - Karl W. Deutsch, Nationalism and Social Communication: An Inquiry into the Foundations of Nationality, Cambridge, Mass., MIT Press, 1953. In the introduction to the second edition (Cambridge, Mass., MIT Press, 1966) Deutsch commented upon "Some Changes in Nationalism and Its Study, 1953-1965.

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