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Cards (52)

Section 1

(50 cards)

High technology industries

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Pay higher average wages than do such industries as construction and food service

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Which nation never exercised sovereignty over Texas?

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Great Britain

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Anglos population of Texas?

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Commenced migrating to Texas insignificant number after 1821

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The Hispanic population of Texas?

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Constitutes a majority of the population in counties of south and south-west Texas

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Population groups which together comprise 97% of the Texas population area?

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Anglos, Hispanics, African Americans

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What does most of the work of the Congress of the United States take place?

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Committees and Sub-committees

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Education in Texas

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has been criticized by research groups as being ((bismal))

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"A public constitution that is authorized to allocate values in a society" defines?

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Government

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((Dummy)) the 1990's?

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Migration into the state (Texas) exceeded migration from it

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Cotton was first produced in large quantities for sale abroad?

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Utilizing slave labor in East Texas

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Immigration into Texas from Mexico is facilitated due to?

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Under employment and low wages that are characteristic of the north Mexican economy

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The collapse of Enron occurred because of?

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improper accounting and business practices which consented the time fiscal condition of the company

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Which ethnic group accounts for most of the births in Texas?

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Hispanic

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The African American population of Texas?

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Resides mainly in urban counties of north central and south-east Texas

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What is State division?

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Maybe ((pre-miscible)) and the joint resolution on annexation of 1845

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The major course of atmospheric pollution in Texas is probably?

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Emissions from machines which burn fossil fuel

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The approximate area of Texas in square miles?

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267,000

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Maquiladoras

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are manufacturing operations where supply and distribution are on the Texas side and assembly are on the Mexican side of the international boundary

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Vincente Fox

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showed that political change in Mexico can occur by peaceful means

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What is the number of Amendment added to the Constitution since 1787?

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27 Amendments

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"A community's habits, attitudes and patterns of behavior regarding government" is defined as?

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Political Culture

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Asian American population of Texas?

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Primarily immigrant, having come from Southeast Asia

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Water in Texas 2002

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says that conservation an ultimate water management strategies will be necessary to make up for the short fall

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What was the first Constitutional President of the United States?

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George Washington

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During the 1990's, the highest rate of population growth in Texas occurred in?

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Suburban Counties

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The decline in Fish Catch from the Gulf of Mexico

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is likely due to population from industries, agriculture and some home owners

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Define Democracy?

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It is the government of the people, by the people and for the people

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The land provided the bases for growth of three economic undertaking, which were central in Texas economic development and these were?

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Cotton, Cattle and Oil

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What is public policy?

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Often involve interaction between Government and Non-government groups

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According to 2010 Federal Census, which is the following metropolitan areas is not included within the list of 10 fastest growing in the U.S.?

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Bryan College Station

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Define the Constitution of the United States?

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It is the legal structure of a political system, established government bodies, granting their power and prescribing rules by which they make their decision.

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The 19th century Texas cattle industry?

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First prosperous as millions of longhorns were driven over land on railway to Kansas

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The term "Texas Triangle" refers to?

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A densely populated area bounded by segments of Interstate Highway 45, 35 and 10

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Immigration of undocumented aliens into Texas

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condone because of the continuing failure of the Mexican economy to produce enough jobs

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A core city surrounded by smaller cities and towns is called?

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Metropolitan area

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According to Professor Daniel Elezar, the Political Culture of Texas is?

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Individualistic and Traditionalistic

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The number of states out of 13 required to notify the Constitution?

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9

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The number of delegates out of 55 that signed the Constitution?

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39

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Which international agreement has most direct impact on Texas?

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NAFTA (North American Free Trade Agreement)

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Most of the Texas Indian population in 2000?

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Lived in cities as opposed to reservations

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The international boundary which separates Texas from Mexico is?

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Rio Grande

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The number of delegates at 1787 Constitution convent?

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55

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Which one of the following products would be classified as high "technology"?

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Portable Disc Player

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Houston is situated in the?

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Gulf Coastal Plains

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What is the historical force that principally affects the Texas Constitution of 1828?

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Membership in the Mexican Federal Union.

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Name 6 different "hats"? What does the President of the United States wear?

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-Commander in Chief - Chief of State - Chief of the Economy - Chief Diplomat - Chief Legislator - Parties Leader (the President wearing)

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According to Joe Howly, the largest Hispanic city in Texas is

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Houston

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Agriculture in Texas

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It produces commodities which are largely processed outside the state

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According to 2000 Federal Census, the approximate population of Texas is?

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31.2 million

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The population projections by Doctor Steven Maduk for the year 2030 suggest that?

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Under about any scenario, the Texas population would continue to grow

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Section 2

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Which county has the largest percentage population grouts in Texas between 1990 and 2000?

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Collin County

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The Hispanic population growth between 1990 and 2000 is due as much to

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natural increase as to immigration

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