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Texas Government- Govt 2306
Economic Diversification
Political Environment
Regressive Tax System
Political Myths
A theme central to the benefit of Texas' prospective economy.…
Includes a nation's governmental system, level of political s…
A tax system in which low income low income citizens pay a hi…
Ill defined views of a government- political history, contemp…
Economic Diversification
A theme central to the benefit of Texas' prospective economy.…
Political Environment
Includes a nation's governmental system, level of political s…
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Govt 2306 - Texas State and Local Government - Chapter 1, 2, 3
political culture
maquiladora
federalism/federal grants-in-aid
constitutional revision
Attitudes, habits, and general behavior patterns that develop…
"Partner plant" on the Mexican side of the border that uses c…
Money appropriated by the U.S. Congress to help states and lo…
Extensive or complete rewriting of a constitution.
political culture
Attitudes, habits, and general behavior patterns that develop…
maquiladora
"Partner plant" on the Mexican side of the border that uses c…
23 terms
GOVT 2306 - Texas Government
What are the articles of the Texas Con…
How many times has the Constitution of…
What is federalism?
What is the order of power in the fede…
Bill of rights... separation of power... state legislature ... plural…
467
a system of government in which power is divided between a ce…
the division of power and functions of government between a c…
What are the articles of the Texas Con…
Bill of rights... separation of power... state legislature ... plural…
How many times has the Constitution of…
467
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CTC GOVT 2306 - Texas Government
Which of the following was NOT a part…
Constitutions serve to
The most numerous type of government i…
In which kind of Daniel Elazar's polit…
It guaranteed the right to vote to African Americans.
all of the above.
special districts.
Traditionalistic
Which of the following was NOT a part…
It guaranteed the right to vote to African Americans.
Constitutions serve to
all of the above.
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GOVT 2306: Texas Government (Exam 3)
Texas State Legislature
Bicameral Legislature
Biennial legislative sessions
TX State Senator - 4 year term
-84th Texas State legislature (2015-2016)... -New legislature ev…
-Senate (31 state senators)... -House of Representatives (150 st…
-Once every two years (odd # years)... -140 days
Qualifications:... -US citizen... -Registered voter... -26 years of ag…
Texas State Legislature
-84th Texas State legislature (2015-2016)... -New legislature ev…
Bicameral Legislature
-Senate (31 state senators)... -House of Representatives (150 st…
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Texas state and local government 2306
Classical Liberalism
Social Conservatism
Populism
Pragmatic center of Texas
-values political arrangements the allow exercises of individ…
-Is opposed to social change. Supports gov. involvement in re…
-emphasizes well being of ordinary people and the popular wil…
-more conservative (with social policies).... -few state funded…
Classical Liberalism
-values political arrangements the allow exercises of individ…
Social Conservatism
-Is opposed to social change. Supports gov. involvement in re…
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GOVT 2306: Texas Government (Exam 1)
Political Culture
American Political Culture (Cherished…
Which American value is cherished the…
When will a country have the potential…
A patterned set of ideas, values, and ways of thinking about…
Liberty (Freedom) - they mean the same thing... Equality (minimu…
Freedom
When the political subculture is stronger than the culture of…
Political Culture
A patterned set of ideas, values, and ways of thinking about…
American Political Culture (Cherished…
Liberty (Freedom) - they mean the same thing... Equality (minimu…
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GOVT 2306 Ch. 13: Local Government in Texas
County Commissioners Court
County Judge
County Commissioner
Constable
The main governing body of each county; has the authority to…
Presides over the commissioners court... Elected countywide, ser…
4 in each county, help the county judge run the county gov't.…
Precinct-level county official involved with serving legal pa…
County Commissioners Court
The main governing body of each county; has the authority to…
County Judge
Presides over the commissioners court... Elected countywide, ser…
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GOVT 2306: Chapter 10- Local Government in Texas
A __________ is chartered for localiti…
A board of regents is designed to govern
A council of governments is intended t…
A home-rule charter allows for _______…
general-law city
community colleges.
local governments.
some degree of self-rule
A __________ is chartered for localiti…
general-law city
A board of regents is designed to govern
community colleges.
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Govt 2306 - Texas State and Local Government - Chapter 4, 5, 6, & 7
political party
stratarchy
temporary party organization
platform
An organization influenced by political ideology whose primar…
A political system in which power is diffused among and withi…
Primaries and conventions that function briefly to nominate c…
A document that sets forth a political party's position on is…
political party
An organization influenced by political ideology whose primar…
stratarchy
A political system in which power is diffused among and withi…
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GOVT 2306: Texas Government (Exam 2)
Voting
Expansion of Suffrage
15th Amendment
19th Amendment
-Suffrage or Enfranchisement (means voting)... -Voting is a form…
Originally: White males with taxpaying and property-holding r…
Forbids states from denying the right to vote because of "rac…
Guarantees women's right to vote
Voting
-Suffrage or Enfranchisement (means voting)... -Voting is a form…
Expansion of Suffrage
Originally: White males with taxpaying and property-holding r…
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GOVT 2306: Texas Government (Exam 4)
Arrest
Booking
After Arrest and Booking
Bail
-Warrant (not always) ... -Announce authority
-Fingerprinting ... -Mug shot... -Search
Taken before a Magistrate (judge) "Without Unnecessary Delay"
Security ($) or property posted to guarantee return for trial
Arrest
-Warrant (not always) ... -Announce authority
Booking
-Fingerprinting ... -Mug shot... -Search
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Exam 2 GOVT 2306 - Texas Government
suffrage
Suffrage 1790
15th Amendment in 1870
19th Amendment in 1920
men of color - 15th amendment... women - 19th amendment... the poor…
5% of all Americans could vote: adult white male, owned prope…
gave men of color right to vote
gave women the right to vote (AA and minorities are still eff…
suffrage
men of color - 15th amendment... women - 19th amendment... the poor…
Suffrage 1790
5% of all Americans could vote: adult white male, owned prope…
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Exam 1 GOVT 2306 - Texas Government
Voting Patterns: West/ Panhandle/ Cent…
Voting Patterns: South/ Border/ East T…
VP: Republican
VP: Democrat
Republican
Democrat
high income, white, suburbs
low income, minorities, cities
Voting Patterns: West/ Panhandle/ Cent…
Republican
Voting Patterns: South/ Border/ East T…
Democrat
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Exam 3 GOVT 2306 - Texas Government
bureaucracy
public policy
state administrative agencies
five types of top policy makers in sta…
a type of organization that is characterized by hierarchy, sp…
- carried out or implemented by public administrators... - legis…
three characteristics in Texas:... 1) no single uniform organiza…
- elected executives... - appointed executives... - elected commiss…
bureaucracy
a type of organization that is characterized by hierarchy, sp…
public policy
- carried out or implemented by public administrators... - legis…
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Exam 4 GOVT 2306 - Texas Government
county government
how many counties are in Texas?
commissioners court
County Judge
the base unit of government in Texas
254
governs the county - executive and legislative body for the c…
elected at large (county wide) in partisan elections
county government
the base unit of government in Texas
how many counties are in Texas?
254
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GOVT-2306 - Texas Government Quiz 2 (Ch 6)
How many members on the Texas Senate?
How many members on the House of Repre…
Who has more prestige? the Senate or t…
How often are the regular sessions
The Texas Constitution fixes the number of state senators at 31
the maximum number of representatives at 150.
Senate has more prestige and is considered the upper house.
biennial
How many members on the Texas Senate?
The Texas Constitution fixes the number of state senators at 31
How many members on the House of Repre…
the maximum number of representatives at 150.
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GOVT 2306 test 4 (ch. 10- local government in texas)
form of public administration which in…
what things does local government prov…
what is considered the lowest tier in…
how many local governments does texas…
local government
1. water ... 2. electricity... 3. sewer services... 4. police... 5. publi…
local government
over 4835
form of public administration which in…
local government
what things does local government prov…
1. water ... 2. electricity... 3. sewer services... 4. police... 5. publi…
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GOVT-2306 - Texas Government Quiz 3 (Ch 7 and 8)
What is the constitutional limit of te…
What is the process to remove a govern…
If a governor is removed from office b…
Is it true that all Texas governors ha…
No constitutional provision limits the number of terms a gove…
a governor may be removed from office only through an impeach…
the constitution provides that the lieutenant governor shall…
True.
What is the constitutional limit of te…
No constitutional provision limits the number of terms a gove…
What is the process to remove a govern…
a governor may be removed from office only through an impeach…
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GOVT-2306 - Texas Government Quiz 4 (Ch 9 and 10)
Who represents state agencies when the…
What kind of cases are handled in the…
How do we get Municipal Court judges?
How all other judges selected?
Attorney General
deal mainly with violations of traffic laws.
Selected by the City Consul appointed by the governing body
chosen in nonpartisan elections.
Who represents state agencies when the…
Attorney General
What kind of cases are handled in the…
deal mainly with violations of traffic laws.
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GOVT-2306 - Texas Government Quiz 4 (Ch 3, 4, 5)
How you define a Special Interest Group?
In Texas oil advance industry has clos…
Political Action Committee
Interest groups enhance democratic gov…
those that try to influence politicians to make public policy…
Yes
is a committee formed by an organization, industry, or indivi…
supplying information to citizens, contributing to debates ab…
How you define a Special Interest Group?
those that try to influence politicians to make public policy…
In Texas oil advance industry has clos…
Yes
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texas govt 2306
What is the purpose of a state constit…
What areas did the Mexican Constitutio…
What was the structure of the governme…
Where was the importation of slaves to…
legitimate state political,delegate power,prevent concentrati…
It was the Constitution of Coahuila y Texas State. ... • Slavery…
12 member governing board with 2 year term
the US
What is the purpose of a state constit…
legitimate state political,delegate power,prevent concentrati…
What areas did the Mexican Constitutio…
It was the Constitution of Coahuila y Texas State. ... • Slavery…
30 terms
Texas Govt 2306 Final
Regressive Tax
Enterprise Fund
Sales Tax
State Income Tax
Poor taxed at higher rate than wealthy-- Sales and use taxes…
Rick Perry 2003- fund of money that we use to close business…
6.25% for state and 2% for municipalities (home rule cities)-…
no income tax because of constitution- unconstitutional
Regressive Tax
Poor taxed at higher rate than wealthy-- Sales and use taxes…
Enterprise Fund
Rick Perry 2003- fund of money that we use to close business…
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Texas Government 2306 FINAL
Texas counties have their origins:
In the case <i>Avery v. Midland County…
The most important social service prov…
Dallas operates under which style of c…
in municipalities.
the principle of "one person, one vote" applied to county com…
the provision of emergency welfare assistance.
council-manager.
Texas counties have their origins:
in municipalities.
In the case <i>Avery v. Midland County…
the principle of "one person, one vote" applied to county com…
26 terms
Texas History Govt. 2306
1519
1685
1690
1718
Spanish arrive in Texas. Their settlements are mostly militar…
French arrive in Texas. Robert La Salle lies to the world and…
Spanish send troops to recapture land from French.
First Civilian settlement in Texas: San Antonio
1519
Spanish arrive in Texas. Their settlements are mostly militar…
1685
French arrive in Texas. Robert La Salle lies to the world and…
Texas Govt 2306
What best describes Texas philosophy t…
The view that inequity is inevitable a…
Those who view social inequality as th…
Fifty - three percent of Texans believ…
The best government is the ... government that governs least.
Texas ... conservatism.
Attempts to balance power in society and support the disadvan…
elementary and ... secondary education.
What best describes Texas philosophy t…
The best government is the ... government that governs least.
The view that inequity is inevitable a…
Texas ... conservatism.
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Texas Govt 2306 MIDTERM
powers include:... - presiding over the s…
Which court presides over death penalt…
How many district Courts are there?
What is Dual Federalism?
What are the powers of the Leiutenant Governor?
Criminal Appeals Court
456
Federalism which has strictly separated State and Federal Gov…
powers include:... - presiding over the s…
What are the powers of the Leiutenant Governor?
Which court presides over death penalt…
Criminal Appeals Court
Texas Govt 2306
the League of United Latin American Ci…
are concerned with public policy
Texas Medical Association
efforts to influence policymakers face…
In 1929, _______, the oldest of the Hispanic organizations in…
Interest groups and political parties are similar in that the…
This group's success in passing 90 percent of the legislative…
Lobbying is an activity that refers to
the League of United Latin American Ci…
In 1929, _______, the oldest of the Hispanic organizations in…
are concerned with public policy
Interest groups and political parties are similar in that the…
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GOVT-2306 - Courts of Texas
Public Law (Constitutional Law)
Criminal Law
Beyond A Reasonable Doubt Standard
Civil Law
The branch of law that deals with purported violations of ind…
The branch of law that regulates the conduct of individuals,…
The legal standard in criminal cases, which requires the pros…
The branch of law that addresses disputes (or suits) between…
Public Law (Constitutional Law)
The branch of law that deals with purported violations of ind…
Criminal Law
The branch of law that regulates the conduct of individuals,…
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Texas Govt 2306 Final
Regressive Tax
Enterprise Fund
Sales Tax
State Income Tax
Poor taxed at higher rate than wealthy-- Sales and use taxes…
Rick Perry 2003- fund of money that we use to close business…
6.25% for state and up to 2% for municipalities (home rule ci…
no income tax because of constitution- unconstitutional
Regressive Tax
Poor taxed at higher rate than wealthy-- Sales and use taxes…
Enterprise Fund
Rick Perry 2003- fund of money that we use to close business…
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Texas GOVT 2306 finial
Sovereignty
subunits
Responsibilities of the E.P.A ... ( ENVIR…
Voting habits of men and women
the authority of a state to exercise legitimate powers with i…
local government within a state ,counties, cities and so on t…
federal government agency is a watch dog enforcing national l…
men look more into who there voting for then women
Sovereignty
the authority of a state to exercise legitimate powers with i…
subunits
local government within a state ,counties, cities and so on t…
64 terms
Texas Govt 2306-105
Adelsverein Society
Land-based economy
Scalawags
Carpetbaggers
an organization that promoted German immigration to Texas in…
an economic system in which most wealth is derived from the u…
A derisive descriptor of Southerners who supported Reconstruc…
A pejorative term used to describe republicans who moved to t…
Adelsverein Society
an organization that promoted German immigration to Texas in…
Land-based economy
an economic system in which most wealth is derived from the u…
44 terms
texas govt 2306
What is the purpose of a state constit…
What areas did the Mexican Constitutio…
What was the structure of the governme…
Where was the importation of slaves to…
legitimate state political,delegate power,prevent concentrati…
It was the Constitution of Coahuila y Texas State. ... • Slavery…
12 member governing board with 2 year term
the US
What is the purpose of a state constit…
legitimate state political,delegate power,prevent concentrati…
What areas did the Mexican Constitutio…
It was the Constitution of Coahuila y Texas State. ... • Slavery…
10 terms
TEXAS GOVT 2306
Politics
Government
Public Policies
Political Culture
Conflict over resources, beliefs, and goals for society. Thes…
Public institution with authority to allocate values through…
Government action designed to meet a public need or goals as…
Shared set of values and beliefs about how society and govern…
Politics
Conflict over resources, beliefs, and goals for society. Thes…
Government
Public institution with authority to allocate values through…
56 terms
Texas Government 2306
Which of the following best characteri…
Why was there an effort to strip Hispa…
In addition to determining a person's…
After the disasters of the 1980s, whic…
Many are suspicious of government.
It was an attempt to further weaken the power of Hispanics in…
politics.
high-tech industries.
Which of the following best characteri…
Many are suspicious of government.
Why was there an effort to strip Hispa…
It was an attempt to further weaken the power of Hispanics in…
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Texas GOVT 2306 Chapter Five
Most court cases in Texas deal with
Why does the U.S. have a dual court sy…
What is the most important difference…
JP courts in Texas can perform all of…
controversies between individuals.
the federal system of government
deciding points of fact versus points of law
hear traffic ticket appeals.
Most court cases in Texas deal with
controversies between individuals.
Why does the U.S. have a dual court sy…
the federal system of government
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Texas GOVT 2306 Chapter Six
________ is the political principle th…
Bexar County, Texas, is an example of…
For incorporation to proceed in Texas,…
San Antonio wants to expand and add ne…
Federalism
limited-purpose
201
annexing it
________ is the political principle th…
Federalism
Bexar County, Texas, is an example of…
limited-purpose
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Texas Government 2306-Final
Providing a label to identify politica…
What is not supposed to be a function…
The movement toward the fringe areas o…
The democratic party generally gains a…
political parties
nominate and elect their memebers for Local elections
partisan polarization
young 18-35, minorities, women
Providing a label to identify politica…
political parties
What is not supposed to be a function…
nominate and elect their memebers for Local elections
25 terms
Texas GOVT 2306 Chapter Two
The notion that all individuals posses…
The theory of popular sovereignty hold…
Which of the following is NOT among th…
Article 6 of the U.S. Constitution con…
social contract theory.
rests with the people.
the requirement that citizens approve any changes
supremacy
The notion that all individuals posses…
social contract theory.
The theory of popular sovereignty hold…
rests with the people.
24 terms
Texas GOVT 2306 Chapter Nine
In Texas the Democratic state executiv…
________ is the basic belief system th…
During the time of the Republic of Tex…
When was the first period of one-party…
62
Party ideology
Sam Houston
Reconstruction
In Texas the Democratic state executiv…
62
________ is the basic belief system th…
Party ideology
25 terms
Texas GOVT 2306 Chapter Eight
The style of ballot form in which cand…
The style of ballot form in which cand…
Ballot eligibility requirements are se…
In Texas, to run as an independent, a…
party column format.
office block format.
the states.
1
The style of ballot form in which cand…
party column format.
The style of ballot form in which cand…
office block format.
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TEXAS GOVT 2306 CHAPTER 7
During _____, the state legislatures a…
If a bill fails to pass the Texas Hous…
If the governor does not like specific…
In committee, the vast majority of bills
redistricting
is sent to a conference committee
use the line-item veto to remove those portions from the rest…
die
During _____, the state legislatures a…
redistricting
If a bill fails to pass the Texas Hous…
is sent to a conference committee
100 terms
Texas Government 2306 Exams
"Every person shall be at liberty to s…
Which of the following steps is NOT pa…
A cause group is an organization whose…
Which of the following amendments guar…
The U.S. Bill of Rights, because the U.S. Bill of Rights deal…
The governor signs the proposed amendment.
Texas Association of Business (TAB)
Nineteenth Amendment
"Every person shall be at liberty to s…
The U.S. Bill of Rights, because the U.S. Bill of Rights deal…
Which of the following steps is NOT pa…
The governor signs the proposed amendment.
55 terms
Texas Govt 2306 Mid Term
Federalism
Necessary and proper clause
interstate commerce clause
Political culture
a system of government in which power is divided, by a consti…
Article I, Section 8, of the U.S. Constitution; it provides C…
Article 1, Section 8, Clause 3 of the U.S. Constitution, whic…
broadly shared values, beliefs, and attitudes about how the g…
Federalism
a system of government in which power is divided, by a consti…
Necessary and proper clause
Article I, Section 8, of the U.S. Constitution; it provides C…
24 terms
Texas GOVT 2306 Chapter Seven
A recent survey indicated that the lea…
An individual who is an active voter b…
John is upset that the power company i…
What is the voter participation measur…
attending an organized protest.
communalist
parochial participant
percentage of voting-age population
A recent survey indicated that the lea…
attending an organized protest.
An individual who is an active voter b…
communalist
46 terms
CTC GOVT 2306 Texas Politics
Six flags of Texas
Sam Houston
Texas economy in 20th century
White Primary and Jim Crow era
...
...
...
...
Six flags of Texas
...
Sam Houston
...
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Texas Govt. 2306 Chapter 2 terms, Texas goverment Vocabulary chapter 1, TEXAS GOVT 2306 CHAPTER 3 09-16-2016, Texas Government Chapters 1-4 9-17-2016
Federal System
Confederal System
Expressed/enumerated powers
Implied powers
A system of govt. in which governmental power is divided and…
A system of government in which member state or regional govt…
delegated powers that are explicitly listed in the U.S. Const…
delegated powers that are assumed to exist so that the govt.…
Federal System
A system of govt. in which governmental power is divided and…
Confederal System
A system of government in which member state or regional govt…
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Texas Government midterm 2306
The process of mission secularization…
The ethnic group that made up the top…
Where was the first capital of Texas l…
Where was the first municipal governme…
Create colonies moving from missions two towns
Penisuarles/ esponaires
Los Ades in the East Texas
San Antonio
The process of mission secularization…
Create colonies moving from missions two towns
The ethnic group that made up the top…
Penisuarles/ esponaires
20 terms
TEXAS GOVT 2306 CHAPTER 4
A system of proportional representation:
As a result of partisan polarization,
Despite the apparent dominance of ____…
In the 1950s, most Texans identified t…
encourages people to vote for a third party
compromise between politicians becomes more difficult.
the Democratic Party
Democrats.
A system of proportional representation:
encourages people to vote for a third party
As a result of partisan polarization,
compromise between politicians becomes more difficult.
255 terms
Texas Government vocabulary 2306
annual registration
Consent of the People
democracy
governance
A system that requires citizens to reregister to vote every y…
The idea that governments and laws derive their legitimacy fr…
A system of government in which political authority is vested…
The way that a city, company, etc., is controlled by the peop…
annual registration
A system that requires citizens to reregister to vote every y…
Consent of the People
The idea that governments and laws derive their legitimacy fr…
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