TEKS Expectation 7.13A

7.13A Identify how the Texas Constitution reflects the principles of limited government, republicanism, checks and balances, federalism, separation of powers, popular sovereignty, and individual rights.
Belongs to Statement 7.13: The student understands the basic principles reflected in the Texas Constitution.

Teach this expectation using entries from our Handbook

Our Handbook entries are written by volunteer historians and professionals, reviewed by TSHA staff, vetted by scholars, and approved by the TSHA Chief Historian.

Teacher & Community Submitted Resources

A Booming Industry: Oil in Texas (7th grade)
A Journey to the Moon through Texas: Texas and the Apollo Program
A New Deal for Texas Parks
Aeronautics and Aerospace Industry
Aerospace Medicine, Lyndon B. Johnson Space Center
Agricultural Research
Black Gold
Civilian Conservation Corps in Texas
Curriculum Guide for Teaching Texas History
Dell Computer Corporation
Electronics Industry
Hazardous Business: Industry, Regulation, and the Texas Railroad Commission
Image Gallery for the Curriculum Guide For Teaching Texas History
Livin’ in High Cotton: Technology and Texas’s King Crop
Lyndon B Johnson Space Center
Mineral Resources and Mining
Minerals in Texas
Oil and Gas Industry
Oil Industry
Petrochemical Industry
Photograph of Brown Shipbuilding Company Shipyard, 1944
Piecing Together History: A Turn-of-the-Century African American Farmstead
Stagecoaching in Texas
Texas at War: The Home Front During WWII
Texas Instruments
Texas Originals: Billy Lee Brammer
Texas Originals: Carlos E. Castañeda
Texas Originals: Clara Driscoll
Timber! - The Texas Lumber Industry
Transportation in Texas

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