In 1828 James, a slave, arrives in Texas, brought by his owner, Samuel Bingham. Texas is then a part of the Mexican state of Coahuila y Tejas. James comes to Texas because he has no choice. But once there, he finds a postrevolutionary country where slavery is on the way out and his freedom is a real possibility. His owner, though, is determined to take advantage of the low cost of land in Texas to build up a farm into a cotton plantation with the...
By James W. Russell
Paperback: 210 pages
Publisher: Sloan Educational Publishing; 1 edition (January 28, 2012)
Package Dimensions: 8.2 x 5.4 x 0.7 inches
Amazon Rank: 3273506
Format: PDF Text TXT book
Recently (mid-2015) The History Channel did a series called "Texas Rising." It was generally positive about the founding fathers of Texas and their cause. It did not shy away from some of the issues involving slavery, Anglo-Tejano tensions, Anglo-Nat