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  1. Feb 2023
    1. Constitutional Convention was called in 1875
    2. The 1869 document contained more forceful language against secession, greater protections for freedmen, and limits on local power, as localities were believed to be the source of racial hostility.
    3. election
    4. hirteenth Amendment (the abolition of slavery), Fourteenth Amendment (the grant of citizenship and equality before the law—equal rights—to freedmen and women), and the

      13th and fourteenth amendment

    5. No major Articles were added or deleted. The individual property rights of the slave-owner was prioritized. No law could be passed about emancipation. Individuals could not free their own slaves. Immigration of slaves from other states could not be limited. Enslaved people continued to have the right to jury trials, punished as they would be against a White victim, “except in case of insurrection by such slave.”28 But to this was added: “or rape on a white female.”29 The nature of the changes make clear that the principle concern of the members of the secession Convention was to ensure the preservation of slavery.

      1861 Slavery differences added to the constitution.

    6. exican–American War (1846-1848)

      Mexican-American War

    7. Convention
    8. 836 1845 1861

      Texas Constitution articles

    9. Many of its features reappear in most, and in some cases all, of the constitutions to come. These included the due process rights common in the American states (for example, protection against unlawful search and seizure and the right to be tried by a jury of your peers), the separation of powers backed up with checks and balances, and a wide variety of elected positions with short terms and term limits.

      Texas wanted a to be like the US with seperation of powers, everything possible to limit government powers

    1. Great Depression ushered in the election of Franklin Delano Roosevelt in 1932
    2. Pure Food and Drug Act, the Federal Reserve Act, the Income Tax Amendment, and the Nineteenth Amendment, which gave women the right to vote
    3. Progressive Era
    4. Fourteenth Amendment

      clarified the relationship between individuals and the national government

    5. Martin v. Hunter’s Lessee (1816), McCulloch v. Maryland (1819), and Gibbons v. Ogden (1824).
    6. McCulloch v. Maryland (1819)
    7. In Gibbons v Ogden (1824)
    8. artin v Hunter’s Lessee (1816)
    1. state’s responsibility to protect the safety of its citizens so policing falls to the states and the federal government cannot suspend habeas corpus (protection from unlawful imprisonment)

      One of the States Power

    2. reserved powers
    3. Tenth Amendment

      Is clarity between the relationship of the Constitution and the Federal Government. That if the ("paperwork") Constitution doesn't specify it the power to be delegated by the Federal Govt, that power belongs to the state and/or the people. This comes in handy when there are concurrent powers(powers shared between the state and federal govt, the tenth amendment with come into play to divide the specifics.Limiting the powers of the Fed Govt.

    4. t that meeting—held in secret—Virginia’s Edmund Randolph began by outlining the deficiencies of the confederated form of government, and in turn what a national government should do: provide security against foreign invasion; settle quarrels between the states; promote commerce; pushback on encroachments from the state; wield power over the states.

      The secret meeting held to replace the Articles of Confederation by the US Constitution goals.