Y’all asked a lot of great questions this evening! If you were unable to join us for our chat on Why Texans Fought in the Civil War you can visit our main page to read the archived conversation. Thank you for your participation!
We are excited about our next book, The Pecan: A History of America’s Native Nut by Dr. James McWilliams. Join us to chat about food and history on May 7th!
Join us tomorrow Monday 24th at 7:30 p.m. for our chat with Dr. Charles David Grear of Prairie View A&M University on his book Why Texans Fought in the Civil War.
Dr. Grear is excited to answer your questions, so let’s have some ready!
‘See’ you tomorrow!
Don’t forget to join us on Monday, March 24 at 7:30 to discuss Why Texans Fought in the Civil War with author Dr. Charles Grear!
You can set up an email reminder for the chat by visiting our Book Club homepage.
Get your questions ready! We look forward to an exciting discussion of Texans motivations to fight in the Civil War!
Our chat with Dr. Grear, author of Why Texans Fought in the Civil War, will take place on Monday, March 24 at 7:30 p.m.
Click here to see an interactive map by Texas Slavery Project showing the change in both the slave and slaveholding population of Texas between 1837 and 1845.
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We hope that y’all are excited for our discussion of America’s War this Wednesday evening!
For our March book chat we will be reading Why Texans Fought in the Civil War by Dr. Charles Grear of Prairie View A&M University. This selection will build on our discussion of America’s War by exploring why Texans decided to fight for the Confederacy.
Civil War Book Review had the following to say about Why Texans Fought in the Civil War:
“. . . first-rate work on the motivations of Texans to fight in the Civil War. . . a well-written and exhaustively researched book. . . will appeal to both scholars and general readers. . . “
Texas A&M Press has provided us with five free copies Why Texans Fought in the Civil War! To receive one of the free books, comment below, “I would like a free copy,” and be sure to email your name and mailing address to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Our chat with Dr. Grear will take place on Monday, March 24, so order your copy soon!
Check out this video clip of The Civil War: 150 Years Hence. What do you think about the issues Professor Grogan talks about?
Here’s a link to see a piece about the rich cultural heritage of African Americans in San Marcos, Texas. What are your thoughts after watching this piece?
What do you think about America’s War?