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Subject Index - Texas Constitutions 1824-1876

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racial issues
in census count
1866 - Article III, section 28
and equal rights
1868 - Article I, section 21
public school segregation
1876 - Article VII, section 7
university establishment
1876 - Article VII, section 14
and voting right
1869 - Article VI
See also American Indians; blacks
railroads
legislative powers and responsibilities
1866 - Article VII, section 36
1876 - Article III, section 56; Article X
public lands for
1869 - Article X, section V; Article X, section VII
1876 - Article XIV, section 3; Article XIV, section 5
and public school funding
1876 - Article VII, section 2; Article VII, section 11
taxation of
1876 - Article VIII, section 5; Article VIII, section 8
regidores and local government
1827 - Title II, Section VII, Article 159; Title II, Section VII, Article 162
registered voters. See electors (qualified voters)
registration of births, deaths and marriages
1868 - Article VII, section 38
1869 - Article XII, section XXIX
religion
freedom of
1836 - Declaration of Rights
1845 - Article I, sections 3-4
1861 - Article I, sections 3-4
1866 - Article I, sections 3-4
1868 - Article I, sections 3-4
1869 - Article I, sections III-IV
1876 - Article I, sections 4-7
in public schools
1827 - Title VI, Article 215
Roman Catholicism as state
1824 - Title I, Article 3; Title III, Section 5, Article 50; Title IV, Section 4, Article 110; Title V, Section 3, Article 137
1827 - Preliminary Provisions, Articles 9-10; Title I, Section II, Article 71
tax exemptions for churches
1876 - Article VIII, section 2
See also ministers/priests, religious
remission of fines and forfeitures
1836 - Article VI, section 4
1845 - Article V, section 11
1861 - Article V, section 11
1866 - Article V, section 11
1868 - Article V, section 11
1869 - Article IV, section XI
1876 - Article IV, section 11
rents to state, governor's control of
1827 - Title II, Section I, Article 113
reprieves of punishment, executive power to grant
1836 - Article VI, section 4
1845 - Article V, section 11
1861 - Article V, section 11
1866 - Article V, section 11
1868 - Article V, section 11
1869 - Article IV, section XI
1876 - Article IV, section 11
Republic of Texas
bill of rights
1836 - Declaration of Rights
compensation for veterans of war with Mexico
1876 - Article XVI, section 55
continuity from
1861 - Article XIII, sections 1-2; Article XIII, section 4; Article XIII, section 9
1866 - Article VII, sections 20-21
general provisions
1836 - General Provisions
independence from Mexico
1836 - Provisional Government
judiciary
1836 - Article IV, sections 1-13
provisional government outline
1836 - Provisional Government
and public school lands
1861 - Article X, section 4
1866 - Article X, section 11
transition to state of Texas
1845 - Article XIII
See also Congress of the Republic of Texas; President of the Republic of Texas
residency requirements
district electors
1827 - Title I, Section II, Article 53
voters
1833 - Legislature, Article 41
1836 - Article VI, section 11
1845 - Article III, sections 1-2
1868 - Article III, section 1
1869 - Article III, section I; Article VI?
1876 - Article VI, section 2
See also eligibility for civil office
revenue
bill procedures
1845 - Article III, section 21
1861 - Article III, section 21
1866 - Article III, section 20
1876 - Article III, section 33
coastal city and town needs
1876 - Article XI, sections 7-8
executive role
1824 - Title IV, Section 4, Article 110
1827 - Title IV, Article 205
and immigration
1868 - Article X, section 2
legislative role
1824 - Title III, Section 5, Article 50
management rules
1824 - Title VI, Section 2, Article 161
1827 - Title IV, Articles 207-210
1876 - Article III, section 33; Article VIII, sections 6-7
See also public funds; taxation
rewards and honors, legislative power over
1824 - Title III, Section 5, Article 50
1827 - Title I, Section IV, Article 97
rights, basic citizen's
1827 - Preliminary Provisions, Articles 11-12
See also bill of rights
road construction and upkeep
1824 - Title III, Section 5, Article 50
1836 - Article II, section 3
1869 - Article XII, section XLVI
1876 - Article III, section 56; Article XVI, section 24
Roman Catholicism as state religion
1824 - Title I, Article 3; Title III, Section 5, Article 50; Title IV, Section 4, Article 110; Title V, Section 3, Article 137
1827 - Preliminary Provisions, Articles 9-10