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1336 Unit 4 REVIEW SHEET OF TERMS
Professor Sutter—UPDATED
EJ Davis supported 13th, 14th, 15th Amendments. 13th abolished slavery 14th amendment due process, equal protection, defines citizenship 15th amendment gave black men the right to vote
Governor’s powers are weak, splintered because of anger over powerful Reconstruction governor EJDavis. http://governor.state.tx.us/about/duties/
Lt. Governor David Dewhurst http://www.ltgov.state.tx.us/duties.php
Attorney General Greg Abbott thttps://www.oag.state.tx.us/agency/agency.shtml
Comptroller of Public Accounts Susan Combs http://www.window.state.tx.us/about/
General Land Office/Land Commissioner Jerry Patterson http://www.glo.texas.gov/what-we-do/index.html Agricultural Commission Todd Staples http://www.texasagriculture.gov/Home/AgencyInformation.aspx
Railroad Commission http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Railroad_Commission_of_Texas
Who regulates railroad crossings and state rail safety in Texas? Texas Department of Transportation—Highway Department http://www.txdot.state.tx.us/about_us/administration/divisions/rail.htm
Dillon’s Rule—http://definitions.uslegal.com/d/dillons-rule/ municipality— charter—http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Charter_city general rule city—http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Government_of_Texas home rule city—http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Government_of_Texas four types of local governments—http://www.tml.org/pdftexts/HRHChapter1.pdf counties—http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Government_of_Texas - County_government special district—http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Government_of_Texas - School_and_special_districts mayor— city council—http://www.houstontx.gov/council/index.html
(city) manager—http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/City_manager mayor-council—http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mayor%E2%80%9A%C3%84%C3%ACcouncil_government council-manager—http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Council%E2%80%9A%C3%84%C3%ACmanager_government
commission—http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/City_commission_government

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