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POLS 1301 Study Guide for Exams 1 Professor Martin S. Edwards Department of Political Science Texas Tech University Crain and Perkins Outline: Chapter One: What is political culture and why does it matter? How has the state's population changed over time? How has the state's economy changed over time? What are the key issues regarding education in the state? Chapter Two: Recall the contrast between concurrent powers and powers reserved to the states. Understand (briefly) the key features of the constitutions that preceded the present one. Understand the origins and the key features of the 1876 Constitution, especially Checks and Balances Understand how the state constitution is amended, and what the effects of this system are on the constitution itself Why has overhauling the constitution failed? Chapter Three: Know how changes in the federal constitution have affected political participation in TX Know (briefly) distinctions in types of ballots Know the alternative explanations for low voter turnout in TX
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