GOVT 2306 Chapter Notes - Chapter 1: Joe Straus, Texas Instruments, North American Free Trade Agreement
George w. bush, rick perry, david dewhurst, joe straus. Democratic party no longer controls key political offices. Previously: (party vp) john nance garner, (speaker of house) sam. Economic growth reshaped because of production of agricultural products like cotton and cattle on newly built railroads. Production of oil and industries made possible by oil dominated the economy. Era of high tech has transformed the state by diversifying economy and tying to international economies. Demographic changes accompany economic changes in that it caused mixing of cultures and races, diversifying of people. Moralistic political cultures, the belief that the government should promote the public good and citizens participate in politics to ensure that good, started in new england where the puritans and other created the. Individualistic political cultures, government should limit its role, so citizens can pursue personal interests in economy, is from the middle states. They sought for material wealth and personal freedom. Low value on participation in politics, only for professionals.