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    Texas Poverty In Texas

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    Poverty in Texas Poverty rates have increased more in recent years due to the economic recession. In fact, it has been within the United States for innumerable years with Texas being among the states with the highest poverty rates in the country. But what causes poverty? What are the factors that contribute to Texas’ financial stance in comparison to other States? The main causes of poverty in Texas are unemployment, unevenly distributed poverty rates, and cuts regarding government programs. The

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    Joey DAmbrosio World Geography Mr. Paxton November 30, 2016 Texas Revolution The Texas Revolution began when colonists in the Mexican province of Texas rebelled against the Mexican government. After a while the political and cultural battle between the Mexican government. The huge population of American citizens in Texas, hostilities vented in October. Texans disagreed on whether the objective was freedom or a return to the Mexican Constitution of 1824. While representatives at the Consultation

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    Texas

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    Texas, one of the West South Central states of the United States. It borders Mexico on the southwest and the Gulf of Mexico on the southeast. To the west is New Mexico, to the north and northeast lie Oklahoma and Arkansas, and Louisiana bounds Texas on the east. Austin is the capital of Texas. Houston is the largest city. Texas is the size of Ohio, Indiana, and all the New England and Middle Atlantic states combined, and its vast area encompasses forests, mountains, deserts and dry plains, and a

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    Annexation In Texas

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    authority of Texas cities to annex, and the reasons Texas has been a liberal annexer as well as why the pace of annexation has slowed since 1970 are numerous. In retrospect, this paper will discuss and bring to the table some of the finer points of these statements. Annexation was, for a long time, a typical proceeding in Texas. Everything from anthropomorphic ideologies to governmental necessities is typically discussed amongst the municipalities and councils that govern and operate Texas cities, as

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    Texas Culture

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    Texas Culture When the three of us decided to use Texas as our micro-culture, I thought it was a great idea. I am not a Texan, since by definition to be a Texan, you must have been born in Texas, no exceptions (http://www.texas-best.com), but do consider myself an honorary Texan. My first experience with Texas was around 1983 when I visited the state. I was traveling quite extensively at that time and most of Texas was included in those travels. I had previously been in several other states in

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    Federalism In The Texas

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    individuals, and traditionalistic to describe the political culture of the state. According to Elazar, Texas can be described as traditionalistic and individuals. Historically, the Texas political parties demonstrated a strong tradition, provincialism, and business dominance. The models, however, may weaken as the Republicans increase its power in the state and urbanization continues. Texas is the second largest state in the country and there are four different geographical regions: the Gulf coastal

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    Texas Politics

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    Texas Politics Each one of us, as a citizen of Texas and of the United States of America, has certain responsibilities and tasks to accomplish. Included in such tasks are the roles we are given and those we choose: the role of a father, an aunt, a doctor, or an elected official. In the role of an elected official, one has minimum standards of conduct and performance to adhere to--they are the basis of what one is judged by when it comes down to election time. Texas State Representative One of

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    Texas Annexation

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    Narrative History of Texas Annexation, Secession, and Readmission to the Union Texans voted in favor of annexation to the United States in the first election following independence in 1836. However, throughout the Republic period (1836-1845) no treaty of annexation negotiated between the Republic and the United States was ratified by both nations. When all attempts to arrive at a formal annexation treaty failed, the United States Congress passed--after much debate and only a simple majority--a

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    A Gamble on Texas

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    Gambling Impact Study Commission Act). States that allow casino gambling benefit vastly in the form of tax revenue and tourism. Texas, while allowing horse and dog racing, lottery, and charitable bingo, does not currently prohibit casino gambling. In this essay, I will provide the different reasons Texas can benefit from legalizing casinos. By not having casinos, Texas has lost valuable tax revenue that could be awarded to state and local government funded programs for example, education, public

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    Texas Identity

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    The foundation of identity in Texas is as much rhetorical as it is reality. Texas is a vast landscape comprised of almost every topographical variation found on earth; however, it is also a set of beliefs from which Texans perceive the world around them. Texans view themselves as ‘other’, enthusiastically endorsing notions that they are descendants of mythological figures – both exotic and heroic in form and action. Indeed, the rhetoric of Texas boasts many things: rugged individualism mixed with

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