This Day in Texas History: Texas Votes to Secede

This Day in Texas History: (from the¬†Texas State Historical Association¬†archives) Texas Votes to Secede January 29, 1861 On this day in 1861, the Secession Convention of the state of Texas voted overwhelmingly to secede from the United States. South Carolina had seceded in December 1860. The election of Republican Abraham Lincoln precipitated the fall of…
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