7.16 Citizenship. The student understands the importance of the expression of different points of view in a democratic society. The student is expected to:

7.16(A) identify different points of view of political parties and interest groups on important Texas issues, past and present; and

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7.16(B) describe the importance of free speech and press in a democratic society.

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