Texas Govt ch. 1

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Governor turned President George W. Bush

All of the above are true
(reinforced Texan's conservatism, made Texas a truly "red state.", & realigned political support for the Republican Party)

2

Which characteristics define Texas's frontier justice mentality?

All of these are true
(The strong belief in self-reliance, Texan support for the death penalty, & The strong opposition to gun control)

3

Which is not an example of life in South Texas for Mexican-Americans after World War II?

The start of public school integration

(these are examples: Farm laborers enduring inhuman living conditions, Deplorable medical conditions in slums, & Disabled veterans starving)

4

In Texas, acquiring __________ indicates a path to political, social, and economic power?

land

5

Which city advertises itself as the "Sheep and Wool Capital of the World"?

San Angelo

6

Which court case argued that Latinos, although white were "a class apart" and suffered discrimination on the basis of their "class"?

Hernandez v. State of Texas

7

Which frontier experience had a strong impact on the individualist culture in Texas?

All of the above are true

(General Pershing sending the U.S. Army into Mexico as a response to Pancho Villa's raids on the border communities of Texas, The Native American "threat" in Texas that did not end until the last band of Comanches were defeated and transferred to a reservation, & The Spanish establishing the first permanent settlement in Texas in the first two decades of the eighteenth century)

8

Which is a true statement about political participation due to Texas's political subculture?

Participation in politics is not as highly regarded as in those states with a moralistic culture

9

Which U.S. Senator was instrumental in arranging for Private Felix Longoria's burial at Arlington National Cemetery?

Lyndon B. Johnson

10

Today, inequality among ethnic groups is no longer reflected by overt official legal discrimination as by

All of the above are true

(unequal wealth, limited access to health care, & low income)

11

Which is not a correct statement about Texas, according to D.W. Meinig?

There is such a thing as a "typical" Texan

12

Which individual was not one of the "Big Four" African Americans who shaped the civil rights struggle in the1950s and 1960s?

Wiley Bishop

('Big Four'= Martin Luther King, Jr., Whitney Young, Roy Wilkins, & James Farmer)

13

What best describes Texas's philosophy today?

"The best government is the government that governs least."

14

According to Daniel Elazar which of the following distinct political subcultures does not exist in Texas?

Modernistic

(Include: Traditionalistic, Individualistic, & Moralistic)

15

Which Act granted married women equal rights in insurance, banking, real estate, contracts, divorce, child custody, and property rights?

Martial Property Act

16

Which cases tested the practice of forcing vagrants or debtors to repay farmers by requiring them to work off debts and fines as labor on private farms?

Raymondville Peonage cases

17

The first Texas sit-in to protest segregation was organized by which civil rights organization?

CORE

18

Fifty-three percent of Texans believe we spend too little on which specific public policy?

Elementary and secondary education