Exam 1 Review.docx - Chapter 1 1 political Culture TX political culture has strong tendency to lean toward conservative principles Basic structure of TX

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Chapter 1 1. political Culture TX political culture has strong tendency to lean toward conservative principles. Basic structure of TX govt fits traditionalistic/individualistic model (Limited govt, Power divided among elected officials, Weak executive authority, Few state laws on business, Modest regulation of enviro) Mex + anglos of E tx + African = traditional German + MW settlers = individual 2. Adelsverien Society Promoted German immigration to TX in 1840s 3. Texas oil-based economy When Spindletop oil field near Beaumont was tapped, the economy + politics to change Effects of Oil o Sparked transition from agricultural econ to industrial econ o Sped up growth of population brought in new job seeking citizens o Sped up shift from rural to urban society 4. Texas is a majority-minority Since 2004, TX has been majority-minority state All racial groups combined form majority of pop and overpower white pop Chapter 2 1.How many constitutions did Texas have?
3. Supremacy Clause article 6 of const. states that fed law is the supreme law of the land. federal laws enacted under the U.S. Constitution take precedence over state laws.

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