The Texas rebellion didn’t come to a head until March-April 1836, but six years earlier (April 6, 1830) Mexico passed a law banning further immigration from the United States for all the reasons we discussed here.
The Civil War did not begin until 1861, but the issues of slavery and states’ rights had been debated for years.
The seeds of conflict take root long before controversy bears fruit.
Wherever there are human beings, there will be differences of opinion. But how boring would the world be if everyone thought and acted just the same? It would be like trying to paint with just one color.
Many colors, interwoven, create a tapestry.
Field Trip Idea: The Institute of Texan Cultures in San Antonio tells the story of all the people groups who immigrated to Texas–a tapestry of cultures.