A very important battle between Mexico and Texas ''Remember the Alamo'' Feb 23-March 6 , 1836
In December of 1845, Texas became the 28th state of the United States of America
Most of Texans didn'twant the U.S government to be nosy and tell them if they could keep having slaves
1861 Abraham Lincoln becomes president
First shots of the Civil War were fired in Fort Sumter
Texas joined the Confederate Armytimes became hard women had to work on fields and several lost their husbands.
Civil War ended in April9th 1865, Texan's lifewas not easy afterthey had to abolishslavery and declare that secession from the union was illegal. Life was stillhard for AfricanAmericans even after they become free.