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How Greg Abbott Became the Most Powerful Governor in Texas History

Summarize and evaluate the conclusion. Is it logically consistent or inconsistent with the evidence provided in the article? Is it consistent with what you learned in the textbook?

 

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How Greg Abbott Became the Most Powerful Governor in Texas History

Read the article linked below (by R.G. Ratcliffe as published in the Texas Monthly) and address all of the prompts below (at a minimum) in your primary post:

Ratcliffe 2021 How Greg Abbott Became the Most Powerful Governor in Texas History.docx

Summarize the article. Identify the central argument(s) and the evidence used to support it/them.

Identify how this issue relates to what you have learned from the course textbook. Be specific citing a relevant passage from Unit 3 (ch. 7-10) and page from the book using MLA in-text citation format.

What have other scholars said about the issue? How are their findings consistent/inconsistent with those in the article?

Summarize and evaluate the conclusion. Is it logically consistent or inconsistent with the evidence provided in the article? Is it consistent with what you learned in the textbook?

What are your thoughts about the central argument evidence and conclusion presented and why?