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1.Discuss the paradoxical relationship the West has with the federal government. What underlines this relationship?
2.Why did the West and its issues grow to dominate U.S. politics? Use Patton’s article, along with other sources, in your answer.
Read "The Ascendancy of the West in National Politics," by Patton, fromThe Rise of the West in Presidential Elections (2005).