UH POLS 1337 - TX Constitution (3 pages)

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Lecture discusses the differences between TX State constitution and US Constitution and Political Culture of Texas


Lecture number:
4
Pages:
3
Type:
Lecture Note
School:
University of Houston
Course:
Pols 1337 - US Govt: Congress,Pres & Crts

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POLS 1337 LECTURE 4 Texas Constitution Previous lecture Federalism state vs national government marijuana legalization Why Study State and local Politics Political Science classes often ignore state local politics All Politics is local Tip O Neill Former Speaker of the House D MA Political Culture I Political Culture Collection of beliefs and values about government Political Culture is how Elected officials interact with public Action of Government is approved Rights responsibilities and duties are given through citizenship Government power is limited Elazar 1984 Pol Scientist describes 3 subculture of political cultures in the U S today 1 Moralistic A political Subculture that expects the government to act as a positive force to achieve a common good for all citizens 2 Individualistic A political subculture that expects government to handle functions demanded of it by the people and to intervene in individual lives little as necessary 3 Traditional A political subculture that expects government to handle functions demanded of it by the people and to intervene in individuals lives as little as necessary II Political Cultures and Voter Registration Reforms Election Day Registration EDR 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 Elimination of the closing date register at your polling place Same Day Registration SDR Registering and voting before the election not on election day III Comparing and Contrasting Politcal Culture Moralistic Who Governs Why People running on the issues Attitudes toward Gov t Positive force of good no tolerance of corruption Role of Gov t Promote common good Expected Participants Everyone Individualistic Who Governs Why Career politicians Attitudes toward Gov t Necessary evil corruption tolerated Role of Gov t Marketplace operates effectively Expected Participants No one encouraged Traditional Who Governs Why The Elite Attitudes



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