Exam 1 Study Guide Government 2306.003 Professor Brian Bearry
Exam 1 Study Guide Government 2306.003 Professor Brian Bearry GOVT 2306.003
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GOVT 2306 Study Guide All topics are in my notes from Weeks 1 – 4 and also in Textbook Chapters 1 – 3 Chapter 1 1. Texas Political Culture a. Definition of Political Culture b. Moralistic Political Culture c. Individualistic Political Culture d. Traditionalistic Political Culture e. What factor determine the Texas Political Culture 2. The Land of Texas a. The 5 regions 3. The Economy of Texas a. Cotton b. Cattle c. Oil d. High-Tech Industries e. NAFTA f. Effects of the “Great Recession” on Texas 4. The Population of Texas a. Populations based on race; White, Latino, African American, Asian b. Age of the Texas population c. Wealth of the Texas population 5. Urbanization a. Houston b. Dallas-Fort Worth Chapter 2 1. The Role of a State Constitution a. Constitution b. Separation of Powers c. Checks and Balances d. Tyranny e. Federalism f. Supremacy Clause g. Necessary and Proper Clause 2. The Many Constitutions of Texas a. The Founding of Texas b. Unicameral c. Bicameral d. General timeline of the constitutions e. Constitution of 1827 – As a state of Mexico f. Constitution of 1836 – as an independent country g. Constitution of 1845 – Joining the union h. Constitution of 1861 – Leaving the union i. Constitution of 1866 – Rejoining the union j. Constitution of 1869 – Reconstruction k. Constitution of 1876 – Current Constitution i. Grange and its contribution to the current constitution of Texas 3. Constitution of Texas a. Limited government b. Republican Government c. Article 1 – Bill of rights d. Article 2 – Powers of government e. Article 3 – Legislative Department f. Article 4 – Executive Department i. Plural executive g. Article 5 - Judicial Department h. Article 6 - Suffrage i. Article 7 - Education j. Article 8 – Taxation and Revenue k. Article 9 & 11 – Local Government l. Article 10, 12, 13, & 14 – Catch all for other issues m. Article 15 – Impeachment n. Article 16 – General Provisions o. Article 17 – Amending the Constitution 4. Attempts to Rewrite the Texas Constitution a. Sharpstown and the failed attempt of 1974 b. Ratliff Junell Proposal of 1999 c. Generally large amount of amendments passed 2 Chapter 3 1. Federalism a. Sovereign b. McCulloch v. Maryland c. Gibbons v. Ogden d. Reconstruction e. Dual Federalism i. Layer-cake federalism f. Cooperative Federalism i. Marble-cake federalism ii. Categorical grants g. New Deal Federalism h. New Federalism (Nixon) i. Block Grants j. Coercive Federalism k. Unfunded mandates l. Preemption m. Constitution and its restrictions on the United States i. Incorporation of the Bill of Rights to the states n. Sanford Dictum o. Selective incorporation i. Equal protection clause 1. Separate but equal ii. Strict Scrutiny iii. Rational basis test iv. Intermediate standard of review p. State Regulation of voting i. Voting rights act ii. Shelby County Ala v. Holder q. Independent State grounds Directly from lecture that don’t overlap with the textbook 1. Civil asset forfeiture example 2. Education and its role and determining the government 3. Basic forms of government a. Rule of the one 3 b. Rule of the few c. Rule of the many 4. Spain and France and their roles in the founding of Texas a. Clash of cultures 5. Federalist #10 6. Federalist #51 7. Federalist #46 8. US Constitution a. Article 1 Section 8 b. Article 1 Section 10 c. Article 2 d. Article 4 Section 1 e. Article 4 Section 2 f. Article 5 g. Article 6 Section 2 9. Structure of the Current Texas constitution 10. Positives and Negatives of Federalism 11. Sources of Rights/Types of Rights 12. US Bill of Rights a. Amendment 1 b. Amendment 2 c. Amendment 4 d. Amendment 5 e. Amendment 6 f. Amendment 7 g. Amendment 8 h. Amendment 9 i. Amendment 10 13. Texas Bill of Rights a. Sections 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 23, 24, 27, 28, 32 4
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