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(7.17) Citizenship. The student understands the importance of the expression of different points of view in a democratic society.
The student is expected to: Related Handbook of Texas Online articles:
A: identify different points of view of political parties and interest groups on important Texas issues, past and present;
B: describe the importance of free speech and press in a democratic society; and
C: express and defend a point of view on an issue of historical or contemporary interest in Texas. interest in Texas.

Created by Michel Hinton, Hogg Middle School, Houston ISD, April 2002; modified June 2011.

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