Jeopardy. Government. Early Statehood. Civil War. Dates. 1 1 1 1 5 5 5 5 10 10 10 10 15 15 15 15 20 20 20 20. What principle of government allows for the President to veto a bill passed by Congress? . Checks and Balances.
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Checks and Balances
Three branches of government:
Executive, Legislative, and Judicial Branches
Article 1 Section 2 of the Texas Constitution states that “All political power is inherent in the people.” What principle of government is reflected in this statement?
Amendment 10 of the Bill of Rights discuses a system in which the federal government shares power with state governments. This is known as _________________________.
Treaty of Guadalupe-Hidalgo
They feared slavery would spread west
What was the purpose of the following quote:“Mexico has passed the boundary of the U. S., has invaded our territory and shed American blood on American soil. “President James K. Polk
Declare war on Mexico
13 – Freed all slaves
14 – Made all African American males citizens
15 – Gave all men the right to vote regardless of color
Texas achieved its independence from Mexico
Discovery of Oil at Spindletop
Annexation of Texas into the United States.
Mexico achieved its independence from Spain
Alfonso de Pineda mapped the coast of Texas