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Chapter 25 American Government Providing Important Services Section 3.

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1 Chapter 25 American Government Providing Important Services Section 3

2 Examples of State Supported Services EDUCATION Higher Education - Establish and run universities - Establish and run universities Primary and Secondary education - fund schools - fund schools - set quality guidelines - set quality guidelines - establish curricula - establish curricula - screen quality of materials - screen quality of materials - establish minimum length of school year - establish minimum length of school year

3 Public Welfare Health - Operate hospitals - Operate hospitals - Fund health programs - Fund health programs - immunize children - immunize children - work with Federal Government administering programs - work with Federal Government administering programsWelfare - Provide aid to families for dependent children - Provide aid to families for dependent children

4 Public Welfare cont. Public Safety - provide State police protection - provide State police protection - operate centralized offices as well as jails and prisons - operate centralized offices as well as jails and prisonsHighways - build and maintain roads - build and maintain roads - ensure driver and pedestrian safety - ensure driver and pedestrian safety - license drivers - license drivers Other Services - set aside public land for recreation and conservation - set aside public land for recreation and conservation - regulate businesses - regulate businesses - protect consumers - protect consumers

5 Terms Entitlement - anyone meeting eligibility requirements can receive benefits from state and county governments - anyone meeting eligibility requirements can receive benefits from state and county governmentsWelfare - cash assistance for the poor - cash assistance for the poorMedicaid - medical insurance for low income families - medical insurance for low income familiesUrbanization - the growth of cities and their suburbs - the growth of cities and their suburbs

6 Chapter 25 American Government Financing State and Local Government Section 4

7 State and Local Revenue Sources 1. sales tax – A tax on commodities i.e. gas, cigarettes 2. individual income tax – progressive tax 3. corporate income tax – progressive tax 4. property tax 5. inheritance tax – death taxes 6. estate tax – death taxes 7. severance tax 8. licenses 9. payroll tax 10. tolls 11. business enterprises 12. borrowing

8 Progressive tax – The more you make the more you pay. Regressive tax – everyone pays the same


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