Political Distrust In Texas Research Paper

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Kari Davisson
GOVT 2306-86021
Professor Summerlin
21 Sept. 2015
Texans’ Circle of Political Distrust Political and economic corruption in E.J. Davis’ Texas government before the Constitutional Convention of 1875 caused distrust of government by Texans. Texans especially do not trust government officials with their tax dollars, which has resulted in low taxes, low spending, and high federal aid. Without money to spend directly, Texas government officials have created numerous unfunded mandates, which still result in poor social programs and services. The extremely poor education system in Texas has resulted in the lowest number citizens with high school diplomas and, therefore, an extremely low voter turnout. E.J. Davis led the most corrupt

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