Discuss the political culture of Texas. If you had to explain it to someone who knew nothing about government, how would you describe it? Do you accept what Professor Elazar has identified as the dominant political culture in Texas? Then, apply TXs political culture to the issues of race relations and government regulation of the economy, what will likely happen to these issues?
Provide an understanding of the relationship between the national and state governments. Explain which powers are held by the national government, which powers are reserved to the states, and those powers shared by both the national and state governments. Be sure to include an understanding of the national supremacy clause contained in Article VI of the U.S. Constitution.
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