Sketch of the history of Spanish America to the revolution. History and present state of Mexico. History of the revolution in Mexico. Geographical and historical view of Texas; with a detailed account of the Texan revolution and war

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H. Huntington, jun., 1837

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Página 320 - That all power is inherent in the people, and all free governments are founded on their authority, and instituted for their peace, safety and happiness.
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Página 319 - Any amendment or amendments to this constitution may be proposed in the senate and assembly ; and if the same shall be agreed to by a majority of the members elected to each of the two houses, such proposed amendment or amendments shall be entered on their journals with the yeas and nays taken thereon, and referred to the legislature...
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Página 313 - The President shall have power to fill all vacancies that may happen during the recess of the Senate, by granting commissions which shall expire at the end of their next session; but no person rejected by the Senate shall be reappointed to the same office during their ensuing recess.

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