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Unformatted text preview: o Religion was second only to their families as a source of strength o Slaves used music as a way of adjusting to servitude o Rebellious slaves Broke equipment, mistreated livestock, misbehaved, ran away, some even went as far as to killing their masters Most slaves, however, were not loyal servants nor rebels of any sort Compromise of 1850 o Offered a solution to the disputed boundary with New Mexico o Fixed northern and western boundary of Texas o In return for accepting the limit to its western claims, TX received $10 million in U.S. bonds to pay public debt left from the Republic era o Pro-southern extremists didnt like the bill, calling it Infamous Texas Bribery Bill...
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- Spring '08