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Government Chapter 20
The Constitution of ________ abolished slavery in the state.
______________ was elected to serve as governor of the state of Texas under the Constitution of 1869.
A significant number of the delegates attending the Constitutional Convention of 1875 were affiliated with the __________
The Constitution of 1876 created a __________ state government.
In the November 2007 constitutional amendment elections, voters were asked to consider _______ proposed amendments.
The Texas Bill of Rights prohibits the denial or abridgment of free and equal rights on the basis of _____________
The Texas Constitution provides for a state legislature with _____ members in the Senate and ____ members in the House.
Article IV of the Texas Constitution provides for a(n) ________ executive.
Judges in the state of Texas are ___________
elected by the voters
Constitutional amendments in Texas are proposed by the legislature and approved by the ____________
voters of the state
Which of the following is not a function of a state constitution?
Concentrate political power in the hands of a small group of leaders
It is the job of the _____________ to make recommendations for salary increases for members of the Texas Legislature.
Texas Ethics Commission
Texas has had ___________ constitutions in 200 years.
The first constitution that Texas operated under was actually the _____________
In 1827, _______________ was established as the state religion and was supported by the state.
The Constitution of 1836 was written in response to the ______________
Texas Declaration of Independence.
The Constitution of 1836 differed from the first constitution in that it included constitutional protection for ______________
By 1860, there were over approximately ______________ slaves in Texas, accounting for over 30 percent of the state's population.
Texas adopted its third constitution in 1845 in response to _______________
The Constitution of _________ was drafted following Texas' secession from the union.