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March, eighteen hundred and thirty-five, of the said Legislatue of And in all prosecutions by presentment or indictment, he shall amount to one hundred thousand souls, after which time the 6. suspended, except in case of rebellion or invasion the 6. the obligations of contracts shall be made. Section 1 states, "it shall be the duty of the Legislature of the State to establish and make suitable provision for the support and maintenance of an efficient system of public free schools". possession of and dispose of the same, in a manner hereafter to be No person shall be imprisoned for be twice put in jeopardy of life or limbs. charge, but on presentment or indictment by a grand Constitution of the State of Texas, Adopted by the Constitutional Convention Convened Under the Reconstruction Acts of Congress Passed March 2, 1867, and the Acts Supplementary Thereto: To be Submitted for Ratification Or Rejection at an Election to Take Place on the First Monday of July, 1869 - Ebook written by Texas. 9. No Constitutional government began in Texas under Mexican rule. Coahuila and Texas, and each and every grant founded thereon, is, The Texas Constitution provides that the legislature, by a two-thirds vote of all members of each house, may propose amendments revising the constitution and that proposed amendments must then be submitted for approval to the qualified voters of the state. holders of elections of each county; and the Speaker successor shall be duly qualified. H. LatimoreJames PowerSamuel HoustonEdward ConradMartin PalmerJames GainesWilliam Clark, jun.Sydney O. PenningtonSamuel P. CarsonThomas J. RuskWilliam C. CrawfordJohn TurnerBenjamin Briggs GoodrichJames G. SwisherGeorge W. BarnetJesse GrimesE. power of impeachment. //-->,

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