Government 2306 Texas political culture
Government 2306 Texas political culture GOVT 2306
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Government 2306 1/22/16 Texas Political Culture Political Culture: shared values, beliefs, attitudes on gov’t and society functionality Shaped by origins and experiences Defined by orientation: o Marketplace, role of gov’t, participate in gov’t and politics Types of Political Culture Moralistic o Puritanism, common good, promote public goods o Ex. CA, WA, VT Individualistic o Commercial Success o Gov’t provide order and protection of property o Bureau seen to interfere and not concerned for mass participation o Ex. NY, PA, OH, IL Traditionalistic o Social hierarchy, Tradition, politics ran by wealthy families o Ex. AL, FL, MS Texas Political Culture Traditionalistic-moralistic Low taxes, Business interests Diverse background: cities, people, business One Party State Democrat control o Held all offices, 100% state legislature o Now only supported in large cities GOP takes control o Started in 1994 o Took full control in 2002 Business and Government Business dominate with absence of unions No environmental concerns and low social services and ed. Texas Politics shaped by geography o Size, locations, gulf coast fertile and deserts, plains and mountains, natural resources Second largest with largest borders to other countries Under control of six different flags o Spain: 1519-1685 and 1690-1821 o France: 1685-1690 o Mexico: 1821-1836 o Republic of Texas: 1836-1845 o Confederacy: 1861-1865 o United States: 1845-1861 and 1865-now Economic Evolution Cotton and Cattle o Cotton 1820’s, largest in 1880’s Labor intensive, stuck in rural areas Crop-lien puts people in debt Support for Grange and Populist movement o Cattle Dominated industry for over century 2% population now on farms Oil o 1930’s replaces agriculture o Coal to oil as primary o Industrialism along coast and boomtowns Technology, Medicine, Energy, and Banking Texas Railroad Commission Regulates oil and gas Stability of markets i.e. pipeline carriers sell to diff. companies, and smooth pricing NAFTA North American Free Trade Agreement (1992) o Mexico, United States, and Canada Texas increased trade by $10 billion 1992-1997, double digit gains
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