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Unformatted text preview: Political Culture- characteristics and deep seeded beliefs of a particular people about govt and culture. Examples: 2000- VT offered same sex couples civil unions. 2003- TX banned same sex marriage. States w/o income taxes: Alaska FL NV SD TX WA WY NH & TN dont have an income tax, but have interest and divided income rates. The states w/o income taxes have HIGHER taxes in other areas. IE: Property taxes, hotel taxes (FL). Six Core Ideals of Political Culture: 1. Liberty- Individual should be able to free to act and think as they choose. 2. Equality- all individuals are equal in their moral wealth and are entitled to equal treatment under the law. 3. Self Government- People are the ultimate source of governing authority and must have a voice in how they are governed. 4. Individualism- a commitment to self sufficiency, personal initiative, and material...
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This note was uploaded on 04/23/2008 for the course GOVT 320 taught by Professor Swartz during the Spring '08 term at Campbell.
- Spring '08