Understanding the Texas Constitution
The Texas Constitution is one of the longest and most complex state constitutions in the United States, and this book gives readers a clear and thorough path to understanding its most important points. The history of this document, as well as its similarities to the U.S. Constitution, are explored in detail. From checks and balances to the rights of individuals, the text outlines important principles of how constitutions function in both Texas and the United States as a whole. Graphic organizers, informative sidebars, relevant images, and a glossary assist readers in their understanding of the text.