Govt Test 1

Govt Test 1 - Study Sheet for Test#1 State Government...

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Study Sheet for Test #1 State Government Denman 1. Two concepts present in the Constitution of 1836, that the Texans kept when writing the rest of the constitutions that were not ideas found in the United States at the time were Protection of homesteads from foreclosure, and women can inherit property. 2. At the 1875 constitutional convention, the most influential delegates were the Grangers 3. The current Texas Constitution has been amended over 400 times. 4. The first president to have been born, raised and buried in Texas was Lyndon B. Johnson. 5. On April 21, 1836, General Sam Houston's forces captured General Santa Anna. 6. The battle that secured independence for Texas was fought at San Jacinto. 7. Colonias, the poorest of living conditions in a town, are of particular concern in which region of Texas? South Texas. 8. The provisions of the Treaty of Velasco include the withdrawal of armed Mexican forces from Texas, recognition of Texas as independent from Mexico, and vast territorial claims made by Texas. 9 Suppose that you were one of the first American settlers in Texas. In which region of the state did you most likely settle? East Texas. 10. Which of the following political cultures emerged from the plantation economy of the Old South? Traditionalistic. 11. In which political culture can individuals advance themselves in business or politics through alliances based on personal loyalty and believe that government should organize and protect and leave everything else to business? Individualistic. 12. The constitution of the Republic of Texas was written at which of the following locations? Washington on the Brazos. 13. The document that describes the structure of government in a state is what? A state constitution. 14. Texas state governmental power is divided between the executive, legislate and judicial branches of government. Using only this information, we know that Texas has which of the following? Separation of Powers.
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