REPORT: Confederate plaque rejecting slavery as cause of Civil War removed from state Capitol

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AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — A lawmaker says a Confederate plaque in the Texas Capitol that rejects slavery as the underlying cause of the Civil War has been removed.

State Rep. Eric Johnson on Sunday tweeted a photo of the blank wall where the plaque was once displayed.

The article goes on to state the following:

Johnson, a Dallas Democrat, has long pushed the state to remove the plaque, which was made by the Children of the Confederacy and was first hung in the Capitol in 1959.

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