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Chapter 21 Parties and Elections in Texas
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Parties and Elections in Texas The role of political parties in Texas Texas’s history as a one-party state Elections in Texas Participation in Texas elections • Campaigns Three pivotal elections
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The Role of Political Parties in Texas What are the important functions of political parties in Texas? How are political parties organized in Texas?
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The Role of Parties The parties provide recognizable identity for candidates for political office. The parties help raise money. Parties play a part in organizing government.
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Texas’s History as a One-Party State What is the history of the Democratic Party’s dominance in Texas? How has the Republican Party’s power and influence grown in recent decades? What are the current differences between Democrats and Republicans What is the significance of the growth of the Hispanic population?
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History of the Texas Democratic Party Reconstruction and Governor E. J. Davis Constitutional Convention of 1876 The Depression The 1950s and Allan Shivers
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