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Unit 7-8 Texas History
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Freedom of Religion
The Texas bill of rights guarantees that citizens not be compelled to attend, erect or support any place of worship. This is called...
Citizens of the U.S. are divided on the issue of slavery
Which answer best describes Texans reasoning for their involvement in the Civil War?
What year did Texas join the Confederacy?
What Texas holiday celebrates the announcement by the U.S. army in Galveston that all slaves are free?
Southern states believed the federal government should not intervene in state decisions. This is an example of...
Increased production of corn and wheat in Texas
The need to feed solders during the civil war led to...
Texas is a free and independent state, subject only to the constitution of the United States. This is a example of...
System of shared power between national and state governments
What describes federalism?
Having a three branch government system
What describes separation of powers?
highest law in the state but must conform to the US Constitution
Purpose of a state constitution
Slow communication systems
What allowed fighting to continue in Texas after the war and delayed the emancipation of slaves?
The discovery of water resources
What allowed ranches in West Texas to flourish?
Checks and balances
The judicial branch declaring laws unconstitutional is an example of...
He was removed from the office of Governor
What was the result of Sam Houston's refusal to swear an oath of the Confederate States of America?
The range wars in late 1800's Texas were primarily caused by...
Demand for beef in the East
What caused the cattle industry to grow rapidly following the Civil War?
Lawrence Sullivan "Sul" Ross
Former Confederate general
19th governor of Texas *President of Texas A&M University
Both Texas and the United States separate their governments into...
Protects individual rights
Limiting the executive branch of government...
the purpose of the Bill of Rights
Protecting the rights and freedoms of American citizens is _________________.
In both the Texas and U.S. Constitutions
A bill of rights guarantees individual rights to citizens and can be found...
Battle of Palmito Ranch
This last battle of the Civil war was fought in Texas after the Civil war.
Cattle drives/ War with Native Americans
Whiat best describes life in Texas between 1860-1900?
Amendment was passed to guarantee African American men the right to vote
Which Amendment prohibits slavery?
Which three Amendments where designed to ensure equality for the slaves?
Amendment states that anyone born in the United States is a citizen
The Union is the......
The Confederacy is the.....
(v) to make of no value or consequence, cancel, wipe out
Laws passed in the South after the Civil War that lead to the passage of the fourteenth amendment.
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