Stars J.D. Cannon. The Texas governor sacrifices his political career for the sake of his belief in the Union. Houston defies public sentiment by refusing to take an oath supporting the Confederate government, stating “the Vox Populi is not always the voice of God.” Issues: violence as a solution to disagreements, popular sovereignty, mob psychology, and the sanctity of a contract.
This title is part of the series: PROFILES IN COURAGE
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