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Subject Index - Texas Constitutions 1824-1876

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Saltillo, territorial boundaries
1827 - Preliminary Provisions, Article 7
schedule for constitutional implementation
1833 - Schedule, Articles 96-106
1836 - Schedule, sections 1-8
1845 - Article XIII
1861 - Article XIII
1868 - Article XIII
school districts. See public schools
seal of state
1833 - Executive, Article 70; Executive, Article 73; Executive, Article 76
1836 - General Provisions, section 4
1845 - Article V, sections 14-15
1861 - Article V, sections 14-15
1866 - Article V, sections 14-15
1869 - Article IV, section XVIII-XIX
1876 - Article IV, section 19-20
seal of the Republic
1836 - Article VI, sections 8-9
search and seizure, protection from unreasonable
1824 - Title V, Section 7, Article 152
1827 - Title III, Article 191
1833 - General Provisions, Article 5
1836 - Declaration of Rights
1845 - Article I, section 7
1861 - Article I, section 7
1866 - Article I, section 7
1868 - Article I, section 7
1869 - Article I, section VII
1876 - Article I, section 9
seat of government
1836 - General Provisions, section 3
1845 - Article III, section 33; Article III, section 35
1861 - Article III, section 32; Article III, section 35
1866 - Article III, section 33
1868 - Article III, section 29; Article III, section 31
1869 - Article III, section XXXVII
1876 - Article III, section 58; Article XVI, section 57
secession, consequences of
1869 - Article XII, sections XXXIII-XXXIV
secret legislative sessions
1827 - Title I, Section III, Article 86
1833 - Legislature, Article 52
1836 - Article I, section 17
1868 - Article III, section 17
1876 - Article III, section 16
secretaries of Congress of Coahuila and Texas
1827 - Title I, Section III, Article 82
secretaries of state
1824 - Title IV, Section 4, Article 110; Title IV, Section 6, Articles 117-122
1827 - Title II, Section I, Article 113; Title II, Section V, Articles 139-144
1833 - Executive, Article 70
1836 - Article VI, section 10
1845 - Article V, section 16; Article XIII, section 11
1861 - Article V, section 16
1866 - Article V, section 13; Article V, section 16
1868 - Article V, section 16
1869 - Article IV, section XVII
1876 - Article IV, sections 1-3; Article IV, section 19; Article IV, section 21
secretary of council
1827 - Title II, Section III, Article 126
segregation of schools
1876 - Article VII, section 7; Article VII, section 14
self-government, right to
1827 - Preliminary Provisions, Article 3
1833 - General Provisions, Articles 1-2; Schedule, Article 106
1836 - Declaration of Rights
1845 - Article I, section 1
1861 - Article I, section 1
1866 - Article I, section 1
1868 - Article I, section 1
1876 - Article I, sections 1-2
self-incrimination, protection from
1824 - Title V, Section 7, Article 153
1827 - Title III, Article 185
1833 - General Provisions, Article 7
1836 - Declaration of Rights
1845 - Article I, section 8
1861 - Article I, section 8
1866 - Article I, section 8
1869 - Article I, section VIII
1876 - Article I, section 10
seminaries of higher learning
1827 - Title VI, Article 216
Senate
district apportionment
1833 - Schedule, Article 104
1861 - Article III, section 31
1869 - Article III, sections XXXIX-XLI
1876 - Article III, section 25; Article III, section 28
and executive
1833 - Executive, Article 70
1836 - Article VI, section 6; Article VI, section 10
1845 - Article V, section 16; Article V, section 19
1861 - Article V, section 19
1866 - Article V, section 13
1868 - Article III, section 17
1869 - Article IV, section VII
1876 - Article IV, section 12; Article IV, section 21
impeachment powers
1833 - Judiciary, Article 89
1845 - Article IX, sections 2-3
1861 - Article IX, sections 2-3
1866 - Article IX, sections 2-3
1868 - Article XI, sections 2-3
1869 - Article VIII, sections II-III
1876 - Article XV, sections 2-3
and judiciary
1845 - Article IV, section 5; Article IV, section 12
1869 - Article IV, section XXIII; Article V, section II
1876 - Article IV, section 11
organization of
1824 - Title III, Section 3, Articles 25-33
1833 - Legislature, Article 42
1836 - Article I, sections 7-11
1845 - Article III, sections 8-12; Article III, sections 31-32
1861 - Article III, sections 8-12
1866 - Article III, section 3; Article III, sections 7-10; Article III, section 30
1868 - Article III, sections 7-10; Article III, sections 11-19; Article III, section 28
1869 - Article III, section III; Article III, sections VIII-XIII; Article III, sections XV-XXVI
1876 - Article III, sections 2-3; Article III, section 9
See also legislature; President of the Senate
sentences, criminal, executive powers
1827 - Title II, Section I, Article 113
1836 - Article VI, section 4
1845 - Article IV, section 10; 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
separation of powers
1824 - Title II, Article 6; Title VI, Section 1, Article 157
1827 - Preliminary Provisions, Article 29
1836 - Article I, section 1
1845 - Article II
1861 - Article II
1866 - Article II
1868 - Article II
1869 - Article II
1876 - Article II
servitude, involuntary
prohibition on
1868 - Article I, section 22
1869 - Article I, section XXII
restrictions on
1866 - Article VIII, section 1
See also slavery
sheriffs
1833 - Executive, Article 74
1836 - Article IV, section 12
1845 - Article IV, section 13
1861 - Article IV, section 13
1866 - Article IV, section 19
1868 - Article IV, sections 14-15; Article IV, section 21
1869 - Article V, section XVIII; Article V, sections XXII-XXIII; Article XII, section XXVIII
1876 - Article V, section 23; Article VIII, section 16
sindicos and local government
1827 - Title II, Section VII, Article 159; Title II, Section VII, Article 162
sinking fund
1868 - Article VII, section 28
1876 - Article III, section 48; Article XI, section 6
size of legislature
1824 - Title III, Section 2, Article 11
1827 - Title I, Section I, Article 34
1833 - Legislature, Article 36
1836 - Article I, section 5; Article I, section 7
1845 - Article III, section 31
1861 - Article III, section 31
1866 - Article III, section 30
1868 - Article III, section 26; Article III, section 28; Article III, sections 7-8
1869 - Article III, section VII; Article III, sections VIII-X
1876 - Article III, section 2
slavery
1827 - Preliminary Provisions, Article 13
1833 - General Provisions, Article 23
1836 - General Provisions, section 6; General Provisions, section 9
1845 - Article VIII
1861 - Article VIII
1866 - Article VIII
1868 - Article I, section 22
1869 - Article I, section XXII
Sons of the South, disqualification from voting
1868 - Article VIII, section 1
sovereignty of Coahuila and Texas
1827 - Preliminary Provisions, Articles 1-5
Spanish and Mexican land titles
1836 - General Provisions, section 10
1876 - Article XIII; Article XIV, section 8
Spanish domain and eligibility for office
1827 - Title I, Section I, Article 38
Speaker of the House
1833 - Legislature, Article 42
1836 - Article I, section 6; Article III, section 3
1845 - Article III, section 12; Article V, section 3
1861 - Article III, section 12; Article V, section 3
1866 - Article V, section 3
1868 - Article III, section 11; Article V, section 3; Article V, section 21
1869 - Article III, section XV; Article IV, section III
1876 - Article III, section 9; Article IV, section 3
special (extra) sessions
1824 - Title IV, Section 4, Article 110; Title IV, Section 5, Article 116
1827 - Title I, Section III, Articles 89-93; Title I, Section IV, Article 98; Title II, Section I, Article 113; Title II, Section III, Article 127
1876 - Article III, section 40; Article IV, section 8
special tribunals
1827 - Title III, Articles 198-199
speech, freedom of
1827 - Preliminary Provisions, Article 12
1833 - General Provisions, Article 16; Legislature, Article 57
1836 - Declaration of Rights
1845 - Article I, sections 5-6
1861 - Article I, section 5
1866 - Article I, sections 5
1868 - Article I, section 5
1869 - Article I, section V
1876 - Article I, section 8
speedy trial clause. See fair trial, right to
states rights and responsibilities in Mexican Confederacy (1824)
and judiciary
Title V, Section 2, Articles 127-128; Title V, Section 7, Article 145
and legislature
Title III, Section 5, Article 49; Title III, Section 6, Article 52
obligations to constitution
Title VI, Sections 1-3, Articles 157-162; Title VII, Article 166
presidential elections
Title IV, Section 1, Articles 79-80
street railroads, local government control
1876 - Article X, section 7
substitute deputies
1824 - Title III, Section 2, Article 13
1827 - Title I, Section IV, Article 98
succession, laws of
1824 - Title IV, Section 2, Articles 96-99
1827 - Title II, Section II, Articles 117-119
1833 - Executive, Article 69
1836 - Article VI, section 15
1845 - Article V, sections 12-13; Article XIII, section 11
1861 - Article V, section 12
1866 - Article V, sections 12-13
1868 - Article V, section 21
1869 - Article IV, sections XV-XVI
1876 - Article III, section 56; Article IV, sections 17-18
suffrage
absentee voters
1845 - Article VII, section 11
1861 - Article VII, section 11
1866 - Article VII, section 11
1869 - Article XII, section VII
1876 - Article XVI, section 9
criteria for
1827 - Preliminary Provisions, Article 24
1833 - General Provisions, Article 22; Legislature, Articles 40-41
1836 - Article VI, section 11
1845 - Article III, sections 1-3
1861 - Article III, section 2
1866 - Article III, section 1
1868 - Article III, section 1
1869 - Article III, section I; Article VI
1876 - Article VI, section 2
disqualification for
1833 - General Provisions, Article 29
1845 - Article VII, section 4
1861 - Article VII, section 4
1869 - Article XII, section II
1876 - Article VI, section 1; Article XVI, section 2
superintendent of immigration
1868 - Article X, section 1
1869 - Article XI, section I
superintendent of public instruction
1866 - Article X, section 10
1868 - Article XII, sections 2-4
1869 - Article IX, sections II-III
superior tribunals
1827 - Title III, Articles 193-202
Supreme Court
attorney general's role
1876 - Article IV, section 22
organization and responsibilities of
1824 - Title V, Section 3, Articles 137-138; Title V, Section 4, Article 139
1833 - Judiciary, Article 77; Judiciary, Article 79; Judiciary, Article 81; Judiciary, Article 85; Judiciary, Article 94
1836 - Article IV, section 1; Article IV, sections 7-9
1845 - Article IV, sections 2-5; Article IX, section 3
1861 - Article IV, sections 2-5
1866 - Article IX, section 3
1868 - Article IV, sections 2-5; Article IV, section 7
1869 - Article V, sections II-VII; Article VIII, section III
1876 - Article V, sections 2-4; Article V, section 25
removal of judges
1824 - Title III, Section 4, Article 38
1845 - Article IV, sections 7-8; Article IV, section 14
1861 - Article IV, section 14
1866 - Article IV, sections 2-4; Article IV, sections 10-12
1868 - Article IV, section 17
1869 - Article V, section XI
1876 - Article V, section 11; Article XV, sections 6; Article XV, sections 8
surveyor, county, election of
1876 - Article XVI, section 44
suspension of laws, authority for
1845 - Article I, section 20
1861 - Article I, section 20
1866 - Article I, section 20
1868 - Article I, section 20
1869 - Article I, section XX