New User Special Price Expires in

Let's log you in.

Sign in with Facebook


Don't have a StudySoup account? Create one here!


Create a StudySoup account

Be part of our community, it's free to join!

Sign up with Facebook


Create your account
By creating an account you agree to StudySoup's terms and conditions and privacy policy

Already have a StudySoup account? Login here

Government 2306 Texas political culture

by: Benjamin Galicia

Government 2306 Texas political culture GOVT 2306

Marketplace > University of Texas at Dallas > History > GOVT 2306 > Government 2306 Texas political culture
Benjamin Galicia

Preview These Notes for FREE

Get a free preview of these Notes, just enter your email below.

Unlock Preview
Unlock Preview

Preview these materials now for free

Why put in your email? Get access to more of this material and other relevant free materials for your school

View Preview

About this Document

Lecture notes over the Texas Political Culture
State and Local Government
Iliyan Iliev
Class Notes
Government: State and Local
25 ?




Popular in State and Local Government

Popular in History

This 3 page Class Notes was uploaded by Benjamin Galicia on Monday February 1, 2016. The Class Notes belongs to GOVT 2306 at University of Texas at Dallas taught by Iliyan Iliev in Spring 2016. Since its upload, it has received 63 views. For similar materials see State and Local Government in History at University of Texas at Dallas.


Reviews for Government 2306 Texas political culture


Report this Material


What is Karma?


Karma is the currency of StudySoup.

You can buy or earn more Karma at anytime and redeem it for class notes, study guides, flashcards, and more!

Date Created: 02/01/16
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


Buy Material

Are you sure you want to buy this material for

25 Karma

Buy Material

BOOM! Enjoy Your Free Notes!

We've added these Notes to your profile, click here to view them now.


You're already Subscribed!

Looks like you've already subscribed to StudySoup, you won't need to purchase another subscription to get this material. To access this material simply click 'View Full Document'

Why people love StudySoup

Steve Martinelli UC Los Angeles

"There's no way I would have passed my Organic Chemistry class this semester without the notes and study guides I got from StudySoup."

Janice Dongeun University of Washington

"I used the money I made selling my notes & study guides to pay for spring break in Olympia, Washington...which was Sweet!"

Bentley McCaw University of Florida

"I was shooting for a perfect 4.0 GPA this semester. Having StudySoup as a study aid was critical to helping me achieve my goal...and I nailed it!"

Parker Thompson 500 Startups

"It's a great way for students to improve their educational experience and it seemed like a product that everybody wants, so all the people participating are winning."

Become an Elite Notetaker and start selling your notes online!

Refund Policy


All subscriptions to StudySoup are paid in full at the time of subscribing. To change your credit card information or to cancel your subscription, go to "Edit Settings". All credit card information will be available there. If you should decide to cancel your subscription, it will continue to be valid until the next payment period, as all payments for the current period were made in advance. For special circumstances, please email


StudySoup has more than 1 million course-specific study resources to help students study smarter. If you’re having trouble finding what you’re looking for, our customer support team can help you find what you need! Feel free to contact them here:

Recurring Subscriptions: If you have canceled your recurring subscription on the day of renewal and have not downloaded any documents, you may request a refund by submitting an email to

Satisfaction Guarantee: If you’re not satisfied with your subscription, you can contact us for further help. Contact must be made within 3 business days of your subscription purchase and your refund request will be subject for review.

Please Note: Refunds can never be provided more than 30 days after the initial purchase date regardless of your activity on the site.