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Tx history-ch-15.2
Tx history-ch-15.2
Tx history-ch-15.2
Tx history-ch-15.2
Tx history-ch-15.2
Tx history-ch-15.2
Tx history-ch-15.2
Tx history-ch-15.2
Tx history-ch-15.2
Tx history-ch-15.2
Tx history-ch-15.2
Tx history-ch-15.2
Tx history-ch-15.2
Tx history-ch-15.2
Tx history-ch-15.2
Tx history-ch-15.2
Tx history-ch-15.2
Tx history-ch-15.2
Tx history-ch-15.2
Tx history-ch-15.2
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  • 1. Chapter 15: Texas Joins the Union Section 2: Forming a Government
  • 2. Bellwork
    • Imagine you are forming a new club…what are some actions you would take?
  • 3. The Convention of 1845
    • Anson Jones: “The Republic of Texas is no more.”
  • 4. The Convention of 1845
    • James Pinckney Henderson —first governor of the state of Texas
    James Pinckney Henderson
  • 5. The Convention of 1845
    • State constitution written at Convention of 1845
    • Thomas J. Rusk —president of Convention of 1845
    Thomas J. Rusk
  • 6. The Convention of 1845
    • Jos é Antonio Navarro —only native Texan in the Convention of 1824
    José Antonio Navarro
  • 7. The Convention of 1845
    • Modeled after:
      • U.S. Constitution
      • Republic of Texas Constitution
      • Louisiana Constitution
    • Approved by a wide margin
  • 8.  
  • 9. The Constitution of 1845
    • Executive Branch
      • Led by governor
      • 2 year term
    Texas Governor’s Mansion
  • 10. The Constitution of 1845
    • Legislative Branch
      • House—2 years
      • Senate—4 years
    Texas Senate Chamber
  • 11. The Constitution of 1845
    • Legislature meets biennially
    • Biennial —every two years
    Texas House Chamber
  • 12. The Constitution of 1845
    • Judicial Branch
      • Judges appointed by governor until 1850
      • Judges elected after 1850
    Old Supreme Court Chamber
  • 13. The Constitution of 1845
    • “ Imperfections”:
      • Only white men over 21 could vote or hold office
      • Protected slavery
  • 14. The Constitution of 1845
    • Protections:
      • Homesteads up to 200 acres
      • Certain business practices
  • 15. The Constitution of 1845
    • Prohibited the creation of banks
    • Corporations could only operate with permission from the legislature
  • 16. The Constitution of 1845
    • Protections:
      • Women’s property rights
        • Husband could not sell homestead without permission of wife
        • Married women could own property separate from husband
        • Stemmed from Spanish laws
  • 17. The Constitution of 1845
    • Prohibited those who took part in a duel from holding any state office
  • 18. The First State Election
    • Dec. 1845: Held elections
    • James Pinckney Henderson elected governor
    • Feb. 19, 1846: Government operations transferred from the Republic to the state
  • 19. The First State Election Texas’ First U.S. Senators Sam Houston Thomas J. Rusk
  • 20. TEXAS CONSTITUTION OF 1845 Branches of Government Economy Voting & Holding Office Protections

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