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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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Local Government - GOVT-2306
County Commissioners Court
Constable
County Attorney
District Attorney
The main governing body of each county; has the authority to…
Precinct-level county official involved with serving legal pa…
County official who prosecutes (minor) criminal cases in the…
Public official who prosecutes (major) criminal cases in the…
County Commissioners Court
The main governing body of each county; has the authority to…
Constable
Precinct-level county official involved with serving legal pa…
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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.
39 terms
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 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 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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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
The commissioner's court is the
Which of the following is a responsibi…
The process of annexation typically in…
County judges
legislative & executive body of a county in Texas
Hiring sheriff's deputies.
incorporating territory into a city
preside over the commissioner's court
The commissioner's court is the
legislative & executive body of a county in Texas
Which of the following is a responsibi…
Hiring sheriff's deputies.
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GOVT 2306
Political Culture
Moralistic
Individualistic
Traditionalistic
broadly shared values, beliefs, and attitudes about how gover…
Political culture rooted in New England (Puritanism) and the…
Political culture originating in the middle states where amer…
Political culture that developed in the south and reflected v…
Political Culture
broadly shared values, beliefs, and attitudes about how gover…
Moralistic
Political culture rooted in New England (Puritanism) and the…
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GOVT 2306
Institution
Material Incentives
Purposive Incentives
Solidarity Incentives
formal: congress... informal: marriage
money or contracts
believe in the purpose of the party
intrigued by like-minded people
Institution
formal: congress... informal: marriage
Material Incentives
money or contracts
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GOVT 2306
Bill of Rights
Legislative Branch
Executive Branch
Judicial Branch
limits the Government
makes laws
enforces and executes the law
interprets the law if law is challenged (makes a judgement)
Bill of Rights
limits the Government
Legislative Branch
makes laws
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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…
50 terms
Govt 2306
Why are Texas counties important?
Which of the following statements abou…
What is the most important expenditure…
The job of serving legal papers at the…
They provide the main form of government in rural areas.
All counties have approximately the same number of people.
roads and bridges
constable
Why are Texas counties important?
They provide the main form of government in rural areas.
Which of the following statements abou…
All counties have approximately the same number of people.
24 terms
GOVT 2306
Many members in Texas Senate
Many members in Texas House
Salary of Texas legislature
How long does Texas legislature meet
31 Members
150 Members
$600 per month, $7,200 per year, $150 every day in session
140 days under biennial system on odd-number years
Many members in Texas Senate
31 Members
Many members in Texas House
150 Members
196 terms
GOVT 2306
The african amer pop of texas...
persons who enter the US in violation…
Texas ranks ___ in the amount of CO2 a…
compare to the rest of the nation, the…
resides mainly in urban counties of north central, northeast,…
undocumented aliens
first
the highest
The african amer pop of texas...
resides mainly in urban counties of north central, northeast,…
persons who enter the US in violation…
undocumented aliens
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GOVT 2306
Adjutant General
Attorney General
Administrative Law
Attorney General's Opinion
Adjutant comes from a Latin word meaning "helper."... The princ…
The attorney general is charged by the state constitution to…
Rules and regulations written by administrators to implement…
In Texas and other states, an interpretation of the state's c…
Adjutant General
Adjutant comes from a Latin word meaning "helper."... The princ…
Attorney General
The attorney general is charged by the state constitution to…
51 terms
GOVT 2306
Ideology
Political Culture
Conservatives
Liberals
constant set of beliefs and attitudes as to the scope and pur…
reflects the political values & beliefs of people
support gov regulation of individual behavior but oppose gov…
favor gov policies to promote equality but would leave indivi…
Ideology
constant set of beliefs and attitudes as to the scope and pur…
Political Culture
reflects the political values & beliefs of people
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Govt 2306
Which is the single largest source of…
When compared to the rest of the natio…
The Economic Stabilization Fund is com…
Why must the Texas legislature maintai…
Sales Tax
Less Severe
The Rainy Day Fund
It's required by the Texas Constitution.
Which is the single largest source of…
Sales Tax
When compared to the rest of the natio…
Less Severe
64 terms
GOVT 2306
In what year was Texas' current consti…
True/ False: The state of Texas permit…
How many constitutions has the state o…
State have a tendency to like _____ gr…
1876
False
7
Block
In what year was Texas' current consti…
1876
True/ False: The state of Texas permit…
False
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GOVT2306 - Quiz 5: Local Government and Public Policy
Big cities in Texas have suffered less…
Cities that limit the sale of beer and…
In a council-manager form of governmen…
In many cities, some or all of the cit…
the state's board of annexation laws
initiative
The city manager
at-large city elections
Big cities in Texas have suffered less…
the state's board of annexation laws
Cities that limit the sale of beer and…
initiative
196 terms
GOVT 2306
The african amer pop of texas...
persons who enter the US in violation…
Texas ranks ___ in the amount of CO2 a…
compare to the rest of the nation, the…
resides mainly in urban counties of north central, northeast,…
undocumented aliens
first
the highest
The african amer pop of texas...
resides mainly in urban counties of north central, northeast,…
persons who enter the US in violation…
undocumented aliens
32 terms
govt 2306
cabinet
washingtons cabinet
obamas cabinet
brownlow committee
not mentioned in constitution, composed of leaders of exec br…
state, treasury and war departments.
15 members: 14 dept heads and 1 att general.
organized by roosevelt in 1937. it studied the exec branch to…
cabinet
not mentioned in constitution, composed of leaders of exec br…
washingtons cabinet
state, treasury and war departments.
28 terms
Govt 2306
1855
16th century
Moses Austin
1819
Texas was poor and sparsely settled and offered few ... civilize…
First European exploration. 30,000 to 40,000 Native Americans…
a native of Connecticut, abandoned his unsuccessful business…
Moses died after filing ... a formal application for settlement…
1855
Texas was poor and sparsely settled and offered few ... civilize…
16th century
First European exploration. 30,000 to 40,000 Native Americans…
346 terms
GOVT 2306
How did the 1875 Constitution change t…
What was the ultimate effect of the fr…
Article IX of the constitution allows…
Texas's relatively conservative, pro-b…
It gave the legislature lower wages and less time in session…
The current Texas Constitution is very difficult to understand
All of the answers are correct... 900 sq miles... square unless on…
a pragmatic center
How did the 1875 Constitution change t…
It gave the legislature lower wages and less time in session…
What was the ultimate effect of the fr…
The current Texas Constitution is very difficult to understand
62 terms
Govt 2306
Two sole powers of the Texas Senate.
Two sole powers of the Texas House.
Three main responsibilities shared by…
List the frequency and length of the r…
Governor´s appointments and tries the impeached
Initiate legistlation to raise taxes and impeachment
Concur before bills can pass; 2/3 vote propose constitutional…
84th Regular Session... -Every other year in odd calendar years…
Two sole powers of the Texas Senate.
Governor´s appointments and tries the impeached
Two sole powers of the Texas House.
Initiate legistlation to raise taxes and impeachment
57 terms
govt 2306
politics
government
government
ideology
Method of maintaining, managing, and gaining control of gover…
A group of people who make rules and laws, carry out rules an…
their rules are different in which they apply to everyone ... an…
A comprehensive set of beliefs about the nature of people and…
politics
Method of maintaining, managing, and gaining control of gover…
government
A group of people who make rules and laws, carry out rules an…
21 terms
Govt 2306
Sam Houston
Dwight D Eisenhower
Lyndon B Johnson
Mirabeau Lamar
Most famous Texan, born in Tennessee and was mayor there befo…
34th president born in Denison Tx
36th president born in Johnson City Tx
Wanted to exterminate Native Americans and believed Texas sho…
Sam Houston
Most famous Texan, born in Tennessee and was mayor there befo…
Dwight D Eisenhower
34th president born in Denison Tx
23 terms
GOVT 2306
Individualistic Political Culture
Traditionalistic political culture
Provincialism
political culture
The belief that govt. should limit its role to providing orde…
the belief that government should be dominated by political e…
A narrow, limited, and self- interested view of the world
broadly shared values, beliefs, and attitudes about how the g…
Individualistic Political Culture
The belief that govt. should limit its role to providing orde…
Traditionalistic political culture
the belief that government should be dominated by political e…
62 terms
Govt 2306
Two sole powers of the Texas Senate.
Two sole powers of the Texas House.
Three main responsibilities shared by…
List the frequency and length of the r…
Governor´s appointments and tries the impeached
Initiate legistlation to raise taxes and impeachment
Concur before bills can pass; 2/3 vote propose constitutional…
84th Regular Session... -Every other year in odd calendar years…
Two sole powers of the Texas Senate.
Governor´s appointments and tries the impeached
Two sole powers of the Texas House.
Initiate legistlation to raise taxes and impeachment
86 terms
GOVT 2306
Who is in charge of the bureaucracy in…
What is the plural executive?
What is the civil service?
How could we hold the bureaucracy acco…
No one person
Diffuses power among independently elected government officials
Those who work within the bureaucracy
If we elected them, we could hold the accountable. They are a…
Who is in charge of the bureaucracy in…
No one person
What is the plural executive?
Diffuses power among independently elected government officials
govt 2306
Governor
Lt Governor
Attorney General
Land Comissioner
Greg Abbot
Dan Patrick
Ken Paxton
George P Bush
Governor
Greg Abbot
Lt Governor
Dan Patrick
31 terms
Govt 2306
The Asian American population of Texas…
The origin of the name of the State of…
Texas has a climate favorable to busin…
The international boundary that separa…
primarily immigrant, having come from Southeast Asia.
the Native American Caddo word "tejas," which means friendly
there is no personal or corporate income tax.
Both a and b.
The Asian American population of Texas…
primarily immigrant, having come from Southeast Asia.
The origin of the name of the State of…
the Native American Caddo word "tejas," which means friendly
88 terms
govt 2306
A grand jury consists of how many indi…
In the past twenty years, the costs of…
Almost one-half of the attorney genera…
When the Texas governor strikes out pa…
ten to fifteen
$147 million; $3 billion
collecting child-support payments
...
A grand jury consists of how many indi…
ten to fifteen
In the past twenty years, the costs of…
$147 million; $3 billion
14 terms
Govt 2306
Duties of Texas Legislature
Main difference between Speaker and Li…
Types of Committees
Legislative Process
Adopt State Budget... Provide Constituent... Oversees State Agencie…
LG is not legislator, he cannot vote on all issues
Standing... Joint... Conference... Special... Interim
Introduced... Committee Referral & Consideration... Floor Considera…
Duties of Texas Legislature
Adopt State Budget... Provide Constituent... Oversees State Agencie…
Main difference between Speaker and Li…
LG is not legislator, he cannot vote on all issues
54 terms
govt 2306
democracy
politics
political culture
political ideology
A system of government in which power is vested in the people…
activities that relate to influencing the actions and policie…
set of attitudes, beliefs, and sentiments which give order an…
A set of beliefs and ideas that one can apply onto policies a…
democracy
A system of government in which power is vested in the people…
politics
activities that relate to influencing the actions and policie…
86 terms
GOVT 2306
Who is in charge of the bureaucracy in…
What is the plural executive?
What is the civil service?
How could we hold the bureaucracy acco…
No one person
Diffuses power among independently elected government officials
Those who work within the bureaucracy
If we elected them, we could hold the accountable. They are a…
Who is in charge of the bureaucracy in…
No one person
What is the plural executive?
Diffuses power among independently elected government officials
58 terms
Govt 2306
The legacy of the Spanish 1716-1821
The overall purpose of the Spanish mis…
Stephen F. Austin
Why did the Mexican government allow c…
1) Introduced European Crops ... 2) Spanish Missions... 3) Our Stat…
1) Incorporate them into the Spanish colonial empire... 2) To co…
Father of TX... 1820's issued land grants with complete military…
1) To settle and develop their frontier... 2) Increase economic…
The legacy of the Spanish 1716-1821
1) Introduced European Crops ... 2) Spanish Missions... 3) Our Stat…
The overall purpose of the Spanish mis…
1) Incorporate them into the Spanish colonial empire... 2) To co…
43 terms
GOVT 2306
If the sitting governor is impeached w…
Lobbyists Can't?
This court has the say say over death…
TX constitution requires what to be am…
Lieutenant Governor
Debate on the House Floor
Court of Criminal Appeals
2/3 vote on both houses and majority of voters
If the sitting governor is impeached w…
Lieutenant Governor
Lobbyists Can't?
Debate on the House Floor
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