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Chapter 2 Quiz
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Texas Constitution prohibits gambling
Why have gambling proponents in Texas not been successful in expanding gambling
Most state constitutions have more amendments
In which of the following ways do most state constitutions differ from the U.S. Constitution?
separation of powers
In which of the following ways are state constitutions and the U.S. Constitution similar
separation of powers
The division of political authority among legislative, executive, and judicial branches of government" is the definition for which of the following?
Which of the following is most closely associated with the concept of Jacksonian democracy?
At the state constitutional convention of 1875, the Grange represented the interests of which of the following groups?
provided for the appointment of state judges by the governor
Which of the following actions was NOT taken by the authors of the Texas Constitution written in 1875?
prohibition of branch banking
One of the ways the authors of the Texas Constitution of 1875 sought to control big business was through
in which of the following groups or interests did the authors of the Texas Constitution have the most confidence and trust?
Texas is positive and US is negative
In which of the following ways does the Texas Bill of Rights compare with the Bill of Rights contained in the U.S. Constitution?
U.S. Bill of Rights identifies rights the national government may not infringe, the Texas Bill of Rights lists rights state government must protect
Which of the following statements accurately describes the style of the United States and Texas bills of rights?
The governor vetoes a bill passed by the legislatur
Which of the following events illustrates the constitutional principle of separation of powers with checks and balances?
authority of state officials has been strengthened, especially governor
Which of the following major changes in the nature of Texas government has/have taken place because of constitutional amendment?
The governor signs the proposed amendment
Which of the following steps is NOT part of the official process for amending the Texas Constitution?
More voters vote in candidate
Which of the following statements is true about voting on constitutional amendments?
Texas Constitution hinders the formulation and adoption of sound public policy
Which of the following is the strongest, most accurate criticism made against the Texas Constitution?
U.S. Supreme Court has interpreted the individual rights guarantees of the U.S. Constitution more restrictively
For which of the following reasons have state courts begun to play a more prominent role as defenders of individual rights
The process of drafting a new constitution" is the definition for which of the following?
"The interpretation and application of the Constitution" is the definition for which of the following
the right to vote
Which of the following is most closely associated with the concept of suffrage?
transition in public policy
Which of the following transitions did not happen in Texas during the twentieth century?
Northern agression and civil war
Which of the following foundational myths contributed to the establishment of a "simple, even simplistic, politics of praising Texas and Texans while railing against external alternatives and influences?"
Following Reconstruction and with the onset of heavy immigration to Texas in the 1870s, the Anglo elite sought to reassert its control of the state by using all of the following EXCEPT:
idealization of the individual entrepreneur
according to Champagne and Harpham as quoted by Jillson, which of the following influences was alive and well in Texas in the 1980s
None of the above
Following tremendous economic growth over the past three decades due to a more diversified economy and population growth, Texas has made significant improvements in its national ranking in which of the following areas?
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