The essay MUST be a minimum of 4 pages, not including the Works Cited page. Please cite a minimum of 4 reputable sources and include in text citations throughout the essay.  (with an MLA style Works Cited Page at the end).

1.African Americans in Texas today have full voting rights. Explain the political and legal steps taken by African Americans to achieve this right.

2.Identify the three branches of Texas government and describe their functions. In your essay, please specify the current leaders of each branch of Texas government. Identify ways in which each branch of Texas government can exercise a check on each of the other branches.

3.Identify and describe the importance of the functions of political parties in Texas. Describe the differences between liberals and conservatives. Describe the progression that has led to the dominance of the Republican Party in Texas. In your essay explain the different political philosophies of the different factions within the Republican Party in Texas