One poster below pointed in the right direction ~ TEXAS, as well as every other state that'd decided to join the Confederacy found itself involved in RECONSTRUCTION which entailed "readmission" ~ and there were, of course, "conditions" ~ so whatever earlier deal they'd had with the Union, they were readmitted with a different deal.
Losing a war is always bad.
posted on 09/11/2011 7:08:24 AM PDT
Rick Perry was the first Republican Lt. Gov. to be elected since Reconstruction.
Well, I’m old—but not that old—LOL! I certainly went to school after the War Between the States—(quite a long while after!) and we were still being taught this.
posted on 09/11/2011 7:21:35 AM PDT
(It's time to rid the country of "gun free zones" aka "Killing Fields")
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