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Our content is organized by Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills (TEKS) curriculum standards. Choose an expectation below to view our TSHA resources for each category of TEKS Texas History standards:

  • 7.13 (Statement)

    The student understands the basic principles reflected in the Texas Constitution.

    • 7.13A (Expectation)

      Identify how the Texas Constitution reflects the principles of limited government, republicanism, checks and balances, federalism, separation of powers, popular sovereignty, and individual rights.

    • 7.13B (Expectation)

      Compare the principles and concepts of the Texas Constitution to the U.S. Constitution, including the Texas and U.S. Bill of Rights.

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  • 7.14 (Statement)

    The student understands the structure and functions of government created by the Texas Constitution.

    • 7.14A (Expectation)

      Describe the structure and functions of government at municipal, county, and state levels.

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    • 7.14B (Expectation)

      Identify major sources of revenue for state and local governments such as property taxes, sales taxes, bonds, and fees.

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