There have been no serious attempts in recent years

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16.There have been no serious attempts in recent years to change the Texas Constitution.
17.The current Texas Constitution has been amended more than 400 times.
18.There are rights guaranteed to Texans in Article 1 of the Texas Constitution that go far beyond those ofthe U.S. Constitution.
19.The Texas Constitution created a unicameral legislature.
20.The Texas Constitution became a place where special interests could seek to promote and protect their own agendas.
21.The Texas Constitution makes no requirements for the establishment and upkeep of a public school system.
22.The drive to rewrite the Texas Constitution grew out of a major stock fraud that broke in the early 1970s involving the Sharpstown State Bankers Life Insurance Corporation.
ESSAY1.What are some of the key similarities and differences between the Texas Constitution and the U.S. Constitution?
2.Describe the particular historical condition under which the Constitution of 1876 was drafted. What were some of the main principles behind the Constitution of 1876? What are some of the most important aspects of the constitution that reflect the political philosophy of its framers?ANS:

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