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    • Storm Over Texas

    • The Annexation Controversy and the Road to Civil War
    • By: Joel H. Silbey
    • Narrated by: John H. Mayer
    • Length: 8 hrs and 29 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 25
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      4 out of 5 stars 18
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 18

    In the spring of 1844, a fiery political conflict erupted over the admission of Texas into the Union. This hard-fought and bitter controversy profoundly changed the course of American history. Indeed, as Joel Silbey argues in Storm Over Texas, it marked the crucial moment when partisan differences were transformed into a North-vs-South antagonism, and the momentum towards Civil War leaped into high gear.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
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    • By Steve on 03-15-11

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