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(4.15) Government. The student understands important ideas in historical documents of Texas and the United States.
The student is expected to:Related Handbook of Texas Online articles:
A: identify the purposes and explain the importance of the Texas Declaration of Independence, the Texas Constitution, and other documents such as the Meusebach-Comanche Treaty;
B: identify and explain the basic functions of the three branches of government according to the Texas Constitution; and
C: identify the intent, meaning, and importance of the Declaration of Independence, the U.S. Constitution, and the Bill of Rights (Celebrate Freedom Week).  

Created by Marsha Crow, Great Oaks Elementary School, Round Rock ISD, July 2001, modified June 2011.

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