Utilities like CPS - Essay Prowess

Utilities like CPS

1. Utilities like CPS are classified as





2.Among the 50 states, Texas ranks very high in

-# of prisons/incarcerated

-teen pregnancy

-# of classroom teachers

-poverty rate

-all of these

3. 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 leadership

4. 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 speculation

5. 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” does not





6.Unemployment rates in Texas are lower than average in the Valley region



7. Colonizing central Texas is typically credited to Stephen F. Austin and other adventurers.  This reflects the _____ subculture





8. Texas’ economy ranks 2nd in the US, in annual total production



9. Providing Public Education is a(n) ____ power 





10. Match the political subculture with the correct attribute






____________________________________________________________________________________embraces high rates of participation in community and public life

____________more likely in urban areas or research university communities

____________political subculture would likely oppose immigration reform

____________prefers informal alliances over organization and bureaucracy

____________would likely favor incentives for venture capital and consortiums