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A Constitution is the fundamental law by which a state or nation is organized and governed

First Texas Constitution

Adopted in 1845 when Texas joined the Union

Patterned after the US Constitution

Created 3 branches

Jacksonian Democracy

Philosophy that right to vote should be given to all adult male citizens and all government offices should be filled by election

Radical Republicans

Wanted sweeping social change in the South after the Civil War

Requirements for states to re enter the Union

1. Grant African American males the right to vote

2. Ratify the 13th and 14th Amendments to US Constitution

3. Draft state constitutions acceptable to US Congress

The Grange

Largest group of delegates at the Constitutional Convention of 1875

Organization of farmers