Test Answers on government

Government Final

1. How did the political attitudes of young people change following 9/11? Young people’s trust in and support for the government increased. Which of the following is not necessarily a function of government in a democracy? to regulate the economy 3. What type of government is a democracy? a constitutional form of government 4. The […]

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Government Final_Chapter 6 & 7

Two long term trends in the history of American voting rights include a gradual Decrease in restrictions and a gradual increase in federal power The 19th amendment prevents states from depriving any person of the right to vote on account of Gender The lack of constitutional provision about qualifications for voting suggests the Framers Purposely […]

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Ch-8 Political Parties

A political party is A) less interested in winning elections than in particular public policy. B) a group of people who agree on everything and organize annually to win elections. C) a narrow interest group seeking advantage through elections. D) a team of men and women with similar beliefs seeking legitimate control of the government […]

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Federalism

Federal System A governmental structure with two constitutionally recognized levels of government (central and regional) in which each level has sovereignty, ultimate governing authority, with no legal superior, over different policy matters and geographic area; a system of government with dual sovereignty. -Created by the constitution -people create sovereign central gov. and regional gov. – […]

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US CONSTITUTION TEST REVIEW

Constitution The Supreme Law of the Land President Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces Vice President Who is the President of the Senate? 2 years What is the term length of a member of the House? 4 years What is the term length for the President? Life or Good Behavior What is the term length of […]

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Government I

Throughout U.S. history, Americans have A) supported strong government. B) been suspicious of strong government. C) moved from suspicion of government to enthusiastic support for government. D) moved from a belief in no government to a belief in strong government. B 2. The trend line of Americans’ trust in the federal government A) has declined […]

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Presidents

George Washington Vice President: John Adams Party: None First President of the United States (1789-1797), the Commander-in-Chief of the Continental Army during the American Revolutionary War, and one of the Founding Fathers of the United States. He presided over the convention that drafted the United States Constitution, which replaced the Articles of Confederation and remains […]

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We the People – GOVT 2305 – U.S. Government – Chapter 1

A system of rule in which the government recognizes no formal limits on its power and seeks to absorb or eliminate other social institutions that might challenge it is called a. oligarchic. b. totalitarian. c. autocratic. d. authoritarian. b Beginning in the seventeenth century, some Western governments underwent two broad forms of change that would […]

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U.S. Citizenship and Government Term 2

Senators who consider issues related to farming are most likely to be members of a subcommittee of which standing committee? Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry Who decides which bills are important enough to send to the House for all members to consider? a standing committee Which committee must consider a bill before the bill can be […]

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AP Gov Chapter 8

What sort of realignment has occurred in the current party era over the past generation? a. A cultural realignment b. A rural/urban realignment c. An age-based realignment d. A southern realignment e. An entire realignment A southern realignment. Linkage institutions a. translate inputs from the public into outputs from the policymakers. b. help link the […]

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Politics Salve

Civil liberties are protections given to people, opinions, and property as mandated by the U.S. and state constitutions. Civil liberties are protections given to people, opinions, and property as mandated by? The U.S. Bill of Rights limits all three branches of government The U.S. Bill of Rights limits which branch(es) of government? George W. Bush […]

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Tx Gov. Ch. 9

The division of Texas executive power is largely based on Jacksonian democratic theory. Which group prefers a decentralized style of government a. Special-interest groups c. Legislative leadership b. Bureaucrats d. All of the above are true. Which of the following is not a cause for the Texas executive branch being decentralized The legislative leadership and […]

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Quiz #1 – Tx Constitution/Federalism

The system of distributing powers between states and central government is called: A) federalism. B) constitutionalism. C) checks and balances. D) separation of powers. Federalism What is the most important difference between the U.S. Constitution and state constitutions? A) The U.S. Constitution contains no checks and balances. B) Civil Rights are not found in state […]

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Declaration of Independance

\”When, in the course of human events, it becomes necessary for one people to dissolve the political bands which have connected them with another, and to assume among the powers of the earth, the separate and equal station to which the laws of nature and of nature’s God entitle them, a decent respect to the […]

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political science test 3

internet polls are unreliable major political and social events are and important part of socialization; therefore, all of the following statement are true except: socialization does not exist since people learn politics from direct experience the accuracy of election polls are quite good americans behave as ideal citizens as ________, although as _________ they do […]

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Ch 7 Presidency

Which one of the powers listed below is a constitutional power that the president shares with the Senate? making treaties Which institutional resource is closest to the president? White House staff In which institutional resource are leaders both appointed by the president and approved by the Senate? Cabinet Which of these became an official presidential […]

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Government Chapter 10

Legitimacy in terms of American elections means the election is nearly unanimously accepted as a fair and free method to select political leaders. Elections in the United States perform which of the following functions all of the above Which of the following functions do elections LEAST serve? making and coordinating public policy Californiaʹs famous Proposition […]

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Texas Gov. Chapter 1

A belief that gov. is designed to promote the public good describes the ___ political culture. Moralistic Traditionalistic political cultures, according to Daniel Elazar, are typically found in the ___. South Political Culture is a term used to describe ___. The broadly shared values and beliefs about government. Which of the following would best characterize […]

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Four Major Eras of American Political Parties

Era of the Democrats 1800-1860 Federalist disappeared by 1816 – the whig party was somewhat success during this era Era of the Republicans 1860-1932 Lincoln helped the Republicans jump from 3rd party to major party Return of the Democrats 1932-1968 Great depression reached the Republicans Party The Start of a New Era 1968-Present No party […]

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Politics final chapter 11

A plebiscite is ______. e. a popular vote on national policy issues Public opinion not only should matter but also does matter in American politics because ______. d. politicians and the media act as if it matters One advantage of direct contact between elected officials and the public versus the use of public opinion polls […]

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American Government Ch 8

Political parties serve to a. link the public with its elected leaders. b. enable people with different backgrounds and opinions to act together. c. offer the public a choice between policies and leaders. d. narrow voters’ electoral options. The first American political parties emerged from the conflict between small farmers and states’ rights advocates, and […]

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