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Subject Index - Texas Constitutions 1824-1876

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absences of voters or civil officers
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
adjournments, legislative
1836 - Article I, section 18
1845 - Article III, section 19
1861 - Article III, section 19
1866 - Article III, section 18; Article V, section 8
1868 - Article III, section 18
1869 - Article III, section XXIII
1876 - Article III, section 17
admiralty and maritime cases, court jurisdiction in
1824 - Title V, Section 3, Article 137; Title V, Section 5, Article 142
1836 - Article IV, section 3
adoption, child
1868 - Article VII, section 39
1869 - Article XII, section XIII
1876 - Article III, section 56
African Americans. See blacks.
age of adult responsibility/rights
1876 - Article III, sections 56
age requirements
poll tax
1869 - Article IX, section VI
voters
1836 - Article VI, section 11
1845 - Article III, sections 1-2
1861 - Article III, section 2
1868 - Article III, section 1
1869 - Article VI, section 1
1876 - Article VI, sections 1-2
See also eligibility for civil office
Agricultural and Mechanical College of Texas (Texas A&M)
1876 - Article III, section 48; Article VII, section 13
agricultural operations, occupational tax exemption
1845 - Article VII, section 27
1861 - Article VII, section 27
1866 - Article VII, section 27
1868 - Article VII, section 24
1869 - Article XII, section XIX
1876 - Article VIII, section 1
alcaldes
election of
1833 - Judiciary, Article 92
local government role
1827 - Title II, Section VII, Article 159; Title II, Section VII, Article 162
state legislative election role
1827 - Title I, Section II, Article 50; Title I, Section II, Article 62
alcoholic beverages
inebriate asylum
1876 - Article XVI, section 42
restrictions on sale of
1868 - Article VII, section 44
1869 - Article XII, section XLVIII
1876 - Article XVI, section 20
aldermen, restrictions on legislative power
1876 - Article III, section 56
alienation in fee, public school lands
1845 - Article X, section 3
alteration of form of government, right to
1833 - General Provisions, Articles 1-2
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, section 2
ambassadors and court jurisdiction
1868 - Article IV, section 3
amendments
1824 - Title VII, Articles 166-171
1827 - Title VII, Articles 221-225
1833 - Schedule, Article 103
1836 - General Provisions, section 11
1845 - Article VII, section 37
1861 - Article VII, section 37
1866 - Article VII, sections 37-38; Proclamation on Amendments
1868 - Article VII, section 55
1869 - Article XII, section L
1876 - Article III, section 30; Article XVII, section 1
American Indians
disqualification from voting
1845 - Article III, section 2
1866 - Article III, section 1
exclusion from census
1845 - Article III, section 29
1861 - Article III, section 29
exclusion from citizenship
1836 - General Provisions, section 10
1861 - Article III, section 1
exclusion from district apportionment
1836 - Article I, section 7
legislative power to regulate commerce with
1824 - Title III, Section 5, Article 50
amnesties and indulgences, legislative power to grant
1824 - Title III, Section 5, Article 50
appellate cases
County Court jurisdiction
1876 - Article V, section 16
Court of Appeals jurisdiction
1876 - Article V, section 6
District Court jurisdiction
1861 - Article IV, section 15
1866 - Article IV, section 6
1868 - Article IV, section 10
1869 - Article V, section VII
1876 - Article V, section 3; Article V, section 8
restrictions on
1827 - Title III, Article 174
right of appeal
1876 - Article V, section 26
Supreme Court jurisdiction
1836 - Article IV, section 8
1845 - Article IV, section 3
1861 - Article IV, section 3
1866 - Article IV, section 3
1868 - Article IV, section 3
1869 - Article V, section III
1876 - Article V, section 3
Appellate Court
disqualification of judges
1876 - Article V, section 11; Article XV, section 8
jurisdictional issues
1876 - Article V, section 8; Article V, section 16
powers and responsibilities
1876 - Article V, sections 5-6
appointees, governmental
executive
1824 - Title IV, Section 5, Article 116
1833 - Executive, Article 75
1836 - Article VI, section 5
See also secretaries of state
governor's powers
1827 - Title II, Section I, Article 113
1833 - Executive, Article 75
1868 - Article XII, section 2
1869 - Article IV, section VII
1876 - Article IV, section 12
immigration superintendent
1869 - Article XI, section I
judicial
1824 - Title V, Section 2, Article 128; Title V, Section 2, Article 129; Title V, Section 5, Article 140; Title V, Section 6, Article 144
1833 - Judiciary, Articles 80-81; Judiciary, Article 84
1845 - Article IV, sections 4-5; Article IV, section 12
1861 - Article IV, section 5; Article IV, section 12
1868 - Article IV, section 5
1869 - Article IV, section XXIII; Article V, section II; Article V, section VI
1876 - Article V, section 2
legislative role
1824 - Title V, Section 2, Articles 129-133
1833 - Executive, Article 75; Judiciary, Articles 80-81
1861 - Article IV, section 12
See also Senate
local
1827 - Title II, Section VI, Article 147; Title II, Section VI, Article 149
1845 - Article V, section 19
1861 - Article V, section 19
1868 - Article IV, section 15
1876 - Article IV, section 26
presidential powers
1824 - Title IV, Section 4, Article 110
1836 - Article VI, section 5
superintendent of public instruction
1866 - Article X, section 10
apportionment, district. See district apportionment
apprenticeships of minors, court jurisdiction
1866 - Article IV, section 16
appropriations. See public funds
arbitration
legislative responsibility for
1845 - Article VII, section 15
1861 - Article VII, section 15
1866 - Article VII, section 15
1868 - Article VII, section 15
1869 - Article XII, section XI
1876 - Article XVI, section 13
right to
1824 - Title V, Section 7, Article 156
1827 - Title III, Article 178
arms, right to bear
1836 - Declaration of Rights
1845 - Article I, section 13
1861 - Article I, section 13
1866 - Article I, section 13
1868 - Article I, section 13
1869 - Article I, section XIII
1876 - Article I, section 23
arrest, freedom from
legislators in session
1833 - Legislature, Article 44
1836 - Article I, section 15
1845 - Article III, section 16
1861 - Article III, section 16
1866 - Article III, section 15
1868 - Article III, section 15
1869 - Article III, section XX
1876 - Article III, section 14
voters during elections
1845 - Article III, section 3
1861 - Article III, section 3
1866 - Article III, section 2
1868 - Article III, section 2
1869 - Article III, section II
1876 - Article VI, section 5
assembly, freedom of
1833 - General Provisions, Article 18
1845 - Article I, section 19
1861 - Article I, section 19
1866 - Article I, section 19
1868 - Article I, section 19
1869 - Article I, section XIX
1876 - Article I, section 27
assessment of property for taxation
1833 - General Provisions, Article 28
1845 - Article VII, section 27
1861 - Article VII, section 27
1866 - Article VII, section 27
1868 - Article VII, section 25
1869 - Article XII, section XX; Article XII, section XXVIII
1876 - Article VIII, section 18; Article VIII, sections 11-12
asylums, establishment of
1866 - Article VII, section 10; Article X, section 9
1876 - Article VII, section 9; Article XVI, section 42
attorney general
1833 - Judiciary, Article 83
1845 - Article IV, section 12
1861 - Article IV, section 12
1866 - Article IV, section 10; Article IV, section 13
1868 - Article IV, section 12; Article IV, section 23
1869 - Article IV, section XXIII
1876 - Article IV, section 1; Article IV, section 22
Austin, Texas. See seat of government
ayuntamientos
1827 - Title I, Section II, Articles 47-66; Title II, Section VII, Articles 155-167
1833 - Executive, Article 7