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Chapter 13, Lesson 2 California Government (pp. 296-300)

I. How State Government Works

II. State Concerns for Groundwater

    A. In the 1980s there were many groundwater problems throughout the state.

    B. People wanted state government to take action.

    C. In 1992 the state of California passed the Groundwater Management Act to manage water resources.

III. You and State Government

    A. State government actions affect your schools, roads, and parks.

    B. Citizens have a responsibility to vote for local, state, and national leaders who will protect constitutional rights.

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