UT Arlington POLS 2312 - Types of governments and Amendments (2 pages)

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Lecture number:
10
Pages:
2
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 10 Outline of Last 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 Outline of Current Lecture I Article 17th Amending II Unitary Governments III Confederations IV Federal Limits on States V Amendments A 14th amendment B 19th amendment C 26th amendment Current Lecture l Article 17 must be proposed by at least 2 3 of total membership of each house which contains 21 Senators and 100 representatives It must be ratified by a simple majority of persons voting on the amendment 70 of proposed amendments have been ratified 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 Unitary governments are where most of the power rests with the central government Ex France Great Britain and Italy lll Confederations have a weak central government and all the power goes to states or members lV The Bills of Attainder says we cannot have a punishment without trial Ex post facto laws are when we can t pass retroactive criminal laws Judicial Review are when state acts are ruled unconstitutional V A The 14th amendment deals with due process and equal protection B The 19th amendment gave women the right to vote C The 26th amendment lowered the voting age to 18



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