Test Answers on government

Government Final_Chapter 6 & 7

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

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Federalism – Flashcards with Answers

question Federal System answer 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 […]

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US CONSTITUTION TEST REVIEW

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

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Government I

question 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. answer B question 2. The trend line of Americans’ trust in the federal government […]

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Presidents

question George Washington answer 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 […]

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

question 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. answer b question Beginning in the seventeenth century, some Western governments underwent two broad forms of […]

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U.S. Citizenship and Government Term 2

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

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AP Gov Chapter 8

question 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 answer A southern realignment. question Linkage institutions a. translate inputs from the public into outputs from the policymakers. b. […]

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Politics Salve

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

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Tx Gov. Ch. 9

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

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Quiz #1 – Tx Constitution/Federalism

question The system of distributing powers between states and central government is called: A) federalism. B) constitutionalism. C) checks and balances. D) separation of powers. answer Federalism question 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 […]

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political science test 3

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

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Declaration of Independance

question \”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 […]

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Government Chapter 10

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

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Texas Gov. Chapter 1

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

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Four Major Eras of American Political Parties

question Era of the Democrats 1800-1860 answer Federalist disappeared by 1816 – the whig party was somewhat success during this era question Era of the Republicans 1860-1932 answer Lincoln helped the Republicans jump from 3rd party to major party question Return of the Democrats 1932-1968 answer Great depression reached the Republicans Party question The Start […]

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Politics final chapter 11

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

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American Government Ch 8

question Political parties serve to answer 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. question The first American political parties emerged from the conflict between answer small farmers and […]

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Government Chapter 5 Assessment

question Multiparty answer A system in which three or more political parties have the capacity to gain control of government separately or in coalition. question Pluralistic Society answer a society in which two or more ethnic groups or nationalities are politically organized into one territorial state but maintain their cultural differences question Party in Power […]

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Texas Politics Exam 1

question \”A public institution with authority to formulate, adopt, implement, and enforce public policies for a society\” defines answer Government question The process of policymaking that involves conflict and cooperation between political parties and other groups that seek to elect government officials or to influence those officials when they make public policy, is refereed to […]

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Essay Summary of AP Gov chap 13

question 1) The principal reason that presidents have trouble getting things done is that A) most are weak and indecisive and do not try to do much. B) they are often upstaged or undermined by their own vice presidents. C) other policymakers with whom they deal have their own agendas, interests, and sources of power. […]

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