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Ch 45: Texas & the Civil War

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Texas & the Civil War - Chapter Summary

This chapter makes it easy to understand the history of Texas and its relationship with the Civil War. Study the basics of Texas independence, the impact of Reconstruction on Texas, early Texas statehood and much more with help from top instructors. By reviewing our engaging lessons, you will be able to do the following in no time:

  • Provide an overview the Republic of Texas
  • Detail the history and timeline of the Texas independence
  • List significant individuals, events and issues linked to the Texas Revolution
  • Share the battles and soldiers associated with Texas in the Civil War
  • Explain how Reconstruction impacted Texas
  • Describe causes, conflicts and effects of the settlement expansion of the Texas frontier

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6 Lessons in Chapter 45: Texas & the Civil War
Republic of Texas: History & Overview

1. Republic of Texas: History & Overview

In this lesson we explore the short-lived Republic of Texas. After declaring independence from Mexico in 1836, Texas remained an independent country before becoming a state of the U.S.A. in 1845.

Texas Independence: History, Timeline & Summary

2. Texas Independence: History, Timeline & Summary

Texas Independence occurred in 1836 when Texan forces defeated Mexican General Antonio Lopez de Santa Anna. The conflict between Texas and Mexico lasted from late 1835 to May 1836.

Texas Revolution: Significant Individuals, Events & Issues

3. Texas Revolution: Significant Individuals, Events & Issues

Texas is an American state today, but before that it was actually its own country. In this lesson, we'll talk about the Texas Revolution and see how the Republic of Texas came to be.

Texas in the Civil War: Battles & Soldiers

4. Texas in the Civil War: Battles & Soldiers

Texas was one of the states to secede from the Union during the Civil War, but its experiences were unique amongst the Southern States. In this lesson, we'll talk about Texas' role in this war and explore some major battles.

Major Effects of Reconstruction on Texas

5. Major Effects of Reconstruction on Texas

The period of Reconstruction in Texas was similar to and different from other areas of the defeated Confederacy. In this lesson you will learn about how Texas dealt with the end of the Civil War, and what the changes meant for Texans of all races.

Settlement Expansion of the Texas Frontier: Causes, Effects & Conflicts

6. Settlement Expansion of the Texas Frontier: Causes, Effects & Conflicts

Texas in the nineteenth century was defined by settlement conflicts. This lesson explores the conflicts surrounding Texas' expansion and the eventual closing of the Texan frontier.

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