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Govt 23

Govt 2306 test 1

What is community property? property owned by both husband and wife that was gained during marriage
What is homestead law? You cannot lose your main house (homestead) due to debt
The Tidelands are what? The area in the Gulf of Mexico that extends 3 leagues from the Texas shore
Stephen F Austin was? the first to successfully colonize Texas with US citizens
Sam Houston was? the first president of Texas
What were the Terms of Annexation Agreement with the United States They can keep their public lands and the ability to split into 5 states
What was Texas v. White? Republic bonds sold to private investigators by Texas govt. US refuses to approve them. Court says bonds should be paid
What is a maquiladora? It is a Mexican manufactoring operation where the raw goods get sent to Mexico and are then formed into finish products. The products get sent back to the US
What are the characteristics of the 9 political regions of Texas? East Texas: Biracial, extension of Old South Gulf Coast: Economic center South Texas: Bicultural, agriculture Southwest Texas: Bicultural, ranching
What are the characteristics of the 9 political regions of Texas? German Hill Country: Eastern and Central European immigrants West Texas: Anglo dominance, agriculture Panhandle: Midwest roots, water North Texas: Financial center Central Texas: “Silicon Valley” of Texas
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