Government Homework Due Sunday 02/24/13 at 10:00 am central time

Government Homework Due Sunday 02/24/13 at 10:00 am central time

1. Utilities like CPS are classified as-goods-manufacturing-retail-services2.Among the 50 states, Texas ranks very high in-# of prisons/incarcerated-teen pregnancy-# of classroom teachers-poverty rate-all of these3. High-technology industries-were leaving TX in droves in 2003 for low-wage states like Mississippi and W. Virginia-pay higher average wages than do such industries as construction and food service-concentrate in the arid areas of West Texas, where silica is widely available-have been discouraged by the state leadership4. The land provided the basis for the growth of three economic undertakings, which were central in Texas development. These were-manufacturing, oil, and cotton-mining, cattle, and oil-cotton, cattle, and oil-cattle, oil, and real estate speculation5. Currently (as of the 2010 Census estimate) over of Texas population is non-Anglo* * White or Caucasian is an overall category that includes Hispanics, while Anglo┬Ł does not-60%-50%-45%-34%6.Unemployment rates in Texas are lower than average in the Valley region-True-False7. Colonizing central Texas is typically credited to Stephen F. Austin and other adventurers. This reflects the subculture-moralistic-traditionalistic-individualistic-pluralistic8. Texas economy ranks 2nd in the US, in annual total production-true-false9. Providing Public Education is a(n) power -delegated-reserved-implied-expressed10. Match the political subculture with the correct attribute-traditionalistic -moralistic-individualistic-moralistic-individualisticembraces high rates of participation in community and public lifemore likely in urban areas or research university communitiespolitical subculture would likely oppose immigration reformprefers informal alliances over organization and bureaucracywould likely favor incentives for venture capital and consortiums11. Employment tables, data, etc do not include Agricultural employment, due to-fluctuations in grocery prices-most Agriculture production is done with machines-agricultural employment is seasonal-none of these is true12. Texas average age increased in the past decade-true-false13. In the 1990s companies like Dell and Sematech created a advantage in the Austin area-structural-competitive-natural-comparitive14. Match the type of constitutional power with the correct descriptionreference is chapter 2-concurrent power -expressed power-reserved power-interstate commerce -police powers-intrastate commerceestablished for states by 10th Amendmentgovernments responsibility to provide public safety, education, public healthpowers specifically for the federal governmentpowers that both state and federal governments share or provide at the same timeregulating inland waterways, air and highway transportationregulating trucking industry, gas and oil production15.High-Tech clustering┬Ł is prominent in McAllen and El Paso-true-false16. According to the 2006 federal Census estimate, which one of the following metropolitan areas is not included within the list of the 10 fastest growing in the United States? -Dallas-Ft. Worth-Arlington-Bryan-College Station-McAllen-Edinburg-Mission-Austin-Round Rock17. Sovereignty is maintained by the member states under which system? -unitary-federal-confederal-College Football BCS18. Using table 1.1 in the cd text, which sector of the services experienced the highest rate (% of change from 2000-2010) of growth?If you need a reference for calculating rates of growth, click this link:http://www.ehow.com/how4532706calculate-growth-rate-percent-change.html-professional/business-retail trade-finance-mining (oil & gas)19. The least economically developed area of Texas is: -West/Southwest Texas-the inner cities of the 5 largest metro areas-the Border Region-the Panhandle20. Which employment category (Texas non-farm) has the fewest jobs, relative to its production total (GSP chart), using the June / 2011 data? Note: The Texas non-farm employment table is posted on the homepage.-finance-government-mining/oil-other services


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