UT Arlington POLS 2312 - Constitutions and Articles (3 pages)

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Talks about the different constitutions and articles 1-6.


Lecture number:
9
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 9 Outline of Last 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 Outline of Current Lecture I Definition of Bicameral II Influences in Texas A Sam Rayburn B LBJ C Tea Party in Texas III U S Constitution IV Current Texas Constitution Constitution of 1876 A Limited Government B Republican Government C The Grange V Constitution of 1869 A Radical Republicans B Definition of Confederacy VI Articles Current Lecture l Bicameral having a legislative assembly composed of two chambers or houses ll 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 A Sam Rayburn was the Speaker of the House of Representatives and had the longest tenure in American history 17 years B LBJ was the Senate Majority Leader and served in all four national offices the House the Senate VP and President This was around the time there was a clear national shift Conservatives left the Democratic Party and are now Republicans C The Tea Party movement emerged out of the Republican Party in 2010 They have a strong preference for less smaller government particularly in a federal role The GOP incorporates and courts Tea Party workers lll Constitutions establish major governing institutions limit powers and promote legitimacy The U S Constitution is delegated with reserved and concurrent powers The have expressed or enumerated powers and they have a supremacy clause lV The current Texas Constitution is the 2nd largest after Alabama and has 456 amendments and is the 4th most frequently amended It stripped most of the powers from the governor established biennial legislative sessions and strengthened the local government A Limited government is the principle of constitutional



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