UT Arlington POLS 2312 - Constitutions (3 pages)

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Lecture number:
8
Pages:
3
Type:
Lecture Note
School:
University of Texas at Arlington
Course:
Pols 2312 - State and Local Government
Edition:
3

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POLS 2312 1st Edition Lecture 8 Outline of Last Lecture I Dallas County DA II Federalism A Comity Clause B Article 1 Section 10 C Dual Federalism D Grants in Aid Outline of Current Lecture I Constitutions A Supremacy Clause B Necessary and Proper Clause C Constitution of Coahuila y Tejas 1827 D Unicameral E Constitution of Republic of Texas 1836 II Regulated Federalism III Preemption IV Nixon Reagan Clinton V Constitutional Changes Current Lecture l A constitution is a legal structure of government which establishes its power and authority as well as limits on that power A The supremacy clause is in Article Vl of the U S Constitution which states that the Constitution and laws passed by the national government and all treaties are supreme law of the land and superior to all laws adopted by any state or any subdivision B Article 1 Section 8 of the U S Constitution provides Congress with the authority to make all laws necessary and proper to carry out its powers C Though Texas revolted against New Spain many times we did not gain independence until the Mexican War of Independence On August 24 1821 Mexico gained independence from Spain and because we were still under the Mexican rule we had to These notes represent a detailed interpretation of the professor s lecture GradeBuddy is best used as a supplement to your own notes not as a substitute operate under the Mexican Constitution Catholicism was established as the state religion and was supported financially by the state D Unicameral is comprised of one body or house as in a one house legislature E The Constitution of the Republic of Texas 1836 drew heavily on the ideas of John Locke and Thomas Jefferson and catalogued a list of grievances against the Mexican government ll Regulated federalism with increased funding the federal government demanded higher standards and stricter uses for funds lll Preemption is the principle that allows the federal government to override state local actions in certain policy areas This



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