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Constitutions of Texas 1824-1876

Constitution of the State of Coahuila and Texas (1827)

The Federal Constitution of the United Mexican States (1824) required each state to draft its own constitution. The state of Coahuila and the former Spanish province of Texas were combined as the state of Coahuila and Texas and the state’s constitution was promulgated in 1827.