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By Richard H. Kraemer

Necessities OF TEXAS POLITICS lives as much as its identify as a textual content that really the covers the essentials-the key concepts-that you want to comprehend in an effort to reach the Texas Politics path. This concise but finished evaluate compares the truth of Texas to the democratic excellent via a thought-provoking reform orientation. ESSENTIALSOF TEXAS POLITICS will have interaction you to contemplate debatable concerns that would inspire you to take part at school debate.

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For example, citizens cannot legally drive down a city street at 60 miles per hour, but police officers may do so when pursuing wrongdoers. On the other hand, citizens also expect governments not to act arbitrarily; the concept of legitimacy is closely associated with lawful limits on governmental behavior. If a police officer sped down a city street at 90 miles per hour just for the thrill of doing so, this behavior would fall outside the bounds of legitimacy. What citizens are willing to accept is conditioned by their history and political tradition and by their civic culture.

S PURPOSES OF CONSTITUTIONS he first purpose served by a constitution is to give legitimacy to the government. A government has legitimacy when the governed accept its acts as moral, fair, and just and thus believe that they should obey its laws. This acceptance cuts two ways, however. On the one hand, citizens will allow government to act in certain ways that are not permitted to private individuals. For example, citizens cannot legally drive down a city street at 60 miles per hour, but police officers may do so when pursuing wrongdoers.

Hovey and Harold A. Hovey, CQ’s State Fact Finder 2005: Rankings Across America (Washington, DC: Congressional Quarterly, 2005), 307, 318. 4. Steve Brown, “Texas No. 2 on List of Best Business Sites,” Dallas Morning News, October 2, 1996, D1. 5. Hovey and Hovey, op. , 71. 6. org. 7. S. Census figures, and Mark Babineck,“Hispanic Majority Seen in Texas by 2030s,” Austin American-Statesman, January 12, 2002, B6; Chris Kelley, “Minorities on Pace to Be Texas Majority by 2005,” Dallas Morning News, January 27, 2001, A1.

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