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Question

What is one way in which later Texas constitutions were modeled after the United States Constitution?

A.
The governor was given power to veto amendments.

B.
The judicial branch was given more power than other branches.

C.
A bill of rights was included.

D.
A system of public schools was established.

1 Answer

  • Answer:

    The answer is C.  A bill of rights was included.

    Explanation:

    The current constitution was adapted from February 15, 1876. Because Texas, (previously as part of Mexico and then an independent state) joined the Union in 1845, they had to take certain examples and model their constitution with that of the US constitution.

    Moreover, Texas constitution is the 2nd longest state constitution in USA and is very detailed regarding the powers, responsibilities and rights.

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