Writing Assignment 1
Students will write an essay, 500-750 words in length, on a topic. Include a works cited page. Please use MLA format.
In Chapter 2, “The Constitution Setting”, the authors describe the various state constitution of Texas, with particular attention to the current state constitution. Complete the following:
Describe the features of the current Texas Constitution.
Explain the influences that were critical in the structure and powers of the government created in the final document.
Identify similarities and differences between the Texas constitution and the U.S. Constitution.
Illustrate your points with specific examples from each of the legislative, executive, and judicial articles.