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Crisis in the Southwest: The United States, Mexico, and the Struggle over Texasby Winders, Richard Bruce
Publisher: Scholarly Resources
Retail Price: $60.00 hardcover
Issue: Summer 2002
Stretching from 1819-1861, historian and Alamo curator Richard Bruce Winders strives to present the conflicts leading up to the Mexican War as primary currents that fed the growing tensions of the American Civil War as well. Key tensions include the power of central government in comparison to state and individual rights, as well as the matter of secession. This is the sixth book in the American Crisis series.