Journal #4

Read Texas’s Ordinance of Secession, then answer the questions that follow; your response must be at least 300 words.

  • Texas lists several reasons for seceding from the United States; select one and describe it briefly.
  • The words “confederate” and “confederacy” are used multiple times in this document, but they do not refer to the Confederate States of America.
    • What do these words mean in this context?
  • How does this document support the “compact” theory of government?