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Reading Quiz 1 The book indicates that Americans are ignorant when it comes to government or politics W False Political Thinking means everyone should end up with the same opimon F 394 Widely shared and deepseated beliefs of people about politics a government c liberty d democracy e party Which of the following is not a core value of th UniterStates 7 I r a 339 berm 13 e qual iw C SEWgovt 39 e indwnduallsm quotWho gets what when and hoW is a definition of a government amialitiosi c7l iiherty d democracy e power The term quotdemocracyquot comes from words a Latin b American ire l Spanish e Slavic 7 The term quotParty is used to describe today s political parties a cooperation to destruction c mix ridep ola ii ii e ti on e none 8E The United States economy is mostly a system at f reeerna rket be oligarchy c autocratic d idealistic e greedy Power exercised by wellpositioned and highly influential individuals is a definition of a corporate power Bedliti39s i c individualism d authority e none 10 What is the 1sl step in the public policy process a porif rmulation b evaluation 2 review r at e 9039le implementation l I l NAME Reading Quiz Chapter 2 l The amers desired b39 r 0th 11m1ted government and self 39 39 7 r u n20V can be seen as con icting interests g eme t Wthh ill rne39 False 2 7 believed that people have inalienable rights 9 including those of life liberty and property 77 and can rebel against a ruler who tramples on these nghts HINT l Iis theories greatly in uenced founders a Rousseau b Jackson c Washington 3 The Great Compromise provided a Judicial review b an executive thi icanfteral congress art 4 The NorthSouth Compromise was based on ateeeonomie s b food e land d history e services 5 The ideas of using power to offset power and separation of powers are con icting and do not fit go together True lEatlse 6 The ideas of separate institutions sharing power and checks and balances help define the United States government False 7 Marbury v Madison 1803 became the foundation for ral congress d equality b election rules 0 bicame made to give exec amp leg re have been efforts to elections itution was written the 8 Since the Const 7 fically 1n regards more power to the people speei False 9 The framers believed that a republic government was superior to a democratic one mime False ll recognized that the president was the only of cial who could legitimately claim to represent the people as a whole HINT Democracy Linking the People and the Presidency a Washington Wyacl39e oh c Jefferson 1 Adams e Locke r NM Reading Quiz Chapter 3 1 Federalism is th 39 quot 39 remwmmohmme 39 and a foreign gove em lgtmy bemeen a national government if rue False 2 The most telling ar 7 39 a r a A t gument in l787 for a federal s stem th 39 overcome the de ciencies of the Articles of Crzlnfedlel39rationllms at It WOUId False 3 Article I of the Constitution grants to Congress enumerated expressed powers a 5 h 9 real d 21 4 Federalism was created in 1787 in the United States iFrue False 5 Federalism is viewed and discussed in the book as having progressed through five historical eras True False cy post office foreign affairs are examples of c state powers 6 National defense curren b concurrent powers irrational powers istration and voting are examples C safety reg w state powers 7 Local government publi b concurrent powers a national powers are examples of 8 Taxation law enforcement banks transportation a national powers ieoneurrwent powers c state powers 9 Separate but equal was established in what case a McCulloch v Maryland 13 Gibbons v Ogden eaglessyar Ferguson d Brown v Board of Education e Schenck V United States NAME 10 if is the idea that American federalism can be strengthened by shifting some powers ew the federal government to the state and local governments a confederacy e sovereignty d scal federalism NAME Reading Quiz Chapter 4 l Civil liberties are found in what document a Dec of Independence Ilia B ill c Constitution d social contract 2 The establishment clause deals with a speech b press gE EGliiTgi m d due process e cops 3 The case of District of Columbia v Heller looked at the 9 Amendment a 1S1t listde c 439 d 6th 6 8m 4 In 1965 the Supreme Court added to the list of individual rights declaring that Americans have a right of privacy Esme False 5 In 1970 the Supreme Court struck down the sodomy laws of thirteen states that still had them True lFa39l39se 6 Which amendment deals with searches and seizures 4 1 5th 0 6amp1 d 3 e 1mh 7 Which amendment deals with cruel and unusual punishment a 4 l b 5th c 6th 48 11 e 1tthl in 1961 was a case dealing with which amendment 8 Mapp v 0h c 6th d 8th e 10th b 5th 9 In regards to the War on Terrorism by de ning the detainees as enemy combatants rather than prisoners of war President Bush claimed that they did not have the legal protections provided by US law or by the Geneva Conventions False 10 Which Amendment provides protection of individual rights against actions of state and local governments a 13 h W411 can 15quot d 17 e 22nd NAIVIE 77 Reading Quiz Chapter 5 egal equallty for all Americans has not resulted in de facto equality False 2 Brown v Board of Education of Topeka was decided in what year a 1924 be 1934 954 d 1974 e 2002 3 The 19 h amendment in gave women the right to vote a 1820 b 1915 ii1920 d 1940 e 1955 4 Native Americans were not of cial citizens of the United States until the passage of an act of Congress in a 1804 1924 c 1984 d 2004 e 2010 5 The fastest growing minority in the United States are Americans a Native b Asian 0 African e disabled 6 Other groups discussed did NOT include Americans e blind a older b disabled 117111111eg d gaylesbian 7 The 14th Amendment deals with the equalprotection clause Emma False en hold a disproportionate number of d issues worn d a top level management 8 Regarding job relate the lower wage jobs and are less likely to hol position False 9 The Voting Rights Act was passed 7 d 1980 e 1985 b 1970 c 1975 10 The terms de facto discrimination de jure discrimination mean the same and are interchangeable True NAME Reading Quiz Chapter 6 a The DTO CE S S by which individu 39 i 39 alsacrquot a political socialization qmre thelr pelmcal Opinion 13 Called False 2 Public opinion has an important in uence on government and will always deterrnine exactly what of cials will do True a False 3 In public opinion polls a is used to estimate the opinions of a whole population a bunch lib sample c guess d calculation 4 Political socialization is cumulative nTrue False political socialization 5 Which of the following are agents of d church go all of the above a families b schools c media 6 The South shifted to the Republican Party after the Democratic Party took the lead on civil rights in the 19603 oTrue False 7 An is a consistent pattern of political attitudes that stems from a core belief r r 39 a idea b opinion F c ideology 1 Estimate 0 help lesswell off are d do more t d soc1al conserv 8 Those who think government shoul c social liberal IIgagicon liberal b econ conserv 9 Those who think govermnent should do more to promote cultural traditions are called 39 r a econ liberal b econ conserv c social liberal ld eSOCial 39conserv Win the everyday world ofpolitics no source of opinions more clearly quot 39 7 a a i rm 39 diVldes cans than that 0 en 639 idealogy a race area s 39V c religion d class NAME Reading Quiz Chapter 7 quot 1 a cratic 1 Voter turnout the US is much higher than most other demo nations True 2 Most Americans make a sharp distinction between their personal lives and public life True IE F se 3 Suf ragez a suffering in the right to party 39 I f ftt iiteerote d apathy a 4 What factor 15 Identi ed as nnpactmg voter turnout r 77 i r a registration h frequency of elections c date of election 469311 abone 5 Why do some Americans vote and others do not vote 7 w a civic attitudes in age c education d income lee all share 6 The belief held by some Americans that they are obliged to participate in public affairs 7 a class Jar civic duty c alienation d apathy e partisan 7 Collegeeducated and higherincome Americans have belowsaverage voting rates True quotFalse Social movementspolitical movements are a way for citizens dissatis ed th Gov t policy to express their concern and work toward change 7 False 8 wi 9 Voter ttunout is approximately 0 a 10095 7 p 397 o in Presidential elections b 8575 m d 35 45 e 20 30 ll tudies show representatives are more responsive to the participants than to lh demands of use of nonparticipants False I NAME l Reading Quiz Chapter 8 1 ongoing coalition of interests joined together in an effort to get its candidates for public office elected under a common label a nominatlon b packaging ipolitical party d party competition 2 To win an electoral majority candidates of the two major parties must appeal to a diverse set of interests at e False 3 The ability of America s party organizations to control nominations and election to of ce is weak which in turn enhances the candidates role ultras False 4 America s early leaders had utmost trust in political parties True False 5 How many parties are there in the United States The US is a party system a 1 c 3 214 e 5 6 How the United States Compares shows that most democracies in the world are two party systems True False 7 Allows for seats in the legislature to be allocated according to a party s share of the popular vote J 7 a single member districts b party coalitions proportional representation 8 The role and influence of party organizations has increased over time True IquotFquotTalse 9 US political parties are organized largely from the bottom up False 10 Campaign contributions given to parties rather th candidates Banned in 2002 r i 39 any cpo 39 snare an directly to d split ticket litical parties
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