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State's power is used to enforce: restricting
The 3 political cultures:
Moralistic: Govt. is viewed as + force, values
Individualistic: Govt. is viewed as practical,
Traditionalistic: Govt's primary role is to
Texas is a mix of traditional and individualistic
Traditional-Individualistic Regions: Southwest,
Individualistic-Traditional Regions: Panhandle,
Texas Cultural Regions: East Texas, The Gulf
Women's Suffrage Movement:
Equal Rights Amendment(1972) & The Marital
Roe v. Wade(1973): changed the laws in Texas from
KKK was first organized in 1860's & a modified
NAACP(1909) & LULAC(1929) were organizations that
Nixon v. Herndon(1927) - Supreme Court found that
Smith v. Allwright(1944) - Supreme court that
Plessy v. Ferguson brought about legal segregation.
Latino's were considered 'legally white'
The Raymondville Peonage case(1929) known for
Herminca Hernandez et al. v. Driscoll Consolidated
Hernandez v. State of Texas (1954) - where
Fourth Amendment: guarantees equal protection of
Lawrence v. Texas - where two gay men were
added an amendment to the Texas Constitution in 2005 banning both gay and lesbian marriage and civil unions
The Texas political culture is a mix of the traditionalistic subculture from its Old South heritage, the individualistic subculture from the frontier experience, and the Midwestern and German influences.
East Texas is strongly traditionalistic and has the “ Old South” atmosphere
Individualistic culture is more dominant in the Panhandle, West Texas, and Southwest Texas.
The traditionalistic political subculture is found primarily in the South and Border States, particularly in the former Confederate states.
Texas, one of six states that have no state income tax, relies solely on regressive taxes.
individualistic subculture, is found throughout much of the United States, but particularly in the Mid- Atlantic States, the Midwest, the West, and Southwest.