Texas has been a culturally conservative state in its constitutional structure, as well as its policies. But-Texas is changing. The Constitution was developed in a rural/agrarian society with a different demographic.
These three pictures of EJ Davis, the Grange and Daniel Elazar represents the history and background of the Texas Constitution.
Describe their impact on the development of the Texas Constitution and the conservative nature of Texas. Describe the evidence of conservatism and include a description of the cultural categorization created by Elazar.
Evaluate: Describe the changes impacting Texas and evaluate Elazar’s categorization of Texas. Is it accurate. Why or why not? If not, can you create a new categorization? Does the conservative nature of the 1876 Constitution work in 2021? Why or why not? You can include the criticisms in your textbook The State of Texas in your analysis.