Leaders, Laws, and Legends Vocabulary
A change or added statement to a document.
To add to one's own territory to form a larger country.
To name someone officially to an office.
1st African American woman elected to the Texas Senate.
Consisting of two houses; the Senate and House of Representatives.
A proposed law that is presented to Senators & Representatives to vote on.
The building in which Senators and Representatives work and meet in.
Issues relating to a citizen, a city, or a citizenship.
Laws of nation or state that establish the powers of the government and guarantee certain rights to the people.
A congressman from Tennessee, he fought at the Alamo and had a nickname for his gun.
To discuss back and forth opposing arguments on a proposed law.
A form of government in which the supreme power is given to the people.
Differing from one another.
The process of voting to choose a person for office.
The statue that sits atop the dome of the Texas Capitol.
This person is the head of the state of Texas - Chief Executive.
A body of 150 members in the Texas legislature.
This branch of government has the power to interpret laws and consists of the courts.
A rule of procedure that is enforced by a specific authority.
The act of directing others.
This branch of government has the power to make laws.
1st woman elected to the office of Governor.
A promise or agreement that must be kept.
A round building or room, covered by a dome.
The first President of the Republic of Texas.
A person who is elected to a body of 31 members in the Texas legislature.
The type of material that the Texas Capitol's exterior walls are made of.
The length of time a person may serve in office once elected.
A formal expression of one's opinion; you do this when you elect someone to office.