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Political Science 200, Section 2 Exam 3 (Final): Our System Name (Please print legibly. Any tests without names will not get any applicable curve. If I cannot figure out whom it belongs to, it may not be graded at all.): Multiple Choice Answer all of the following. (1.5 points each, 30 points total): Please make sure to read each question and all possible answers carefully before answering. Some may have more than one technically “correct” answer, but the answer that I want is the best fit. Fill in the corresponding circle on the scantron form for each question. 1. To be a US Secretary of State, you must be: a. 25 years old, a citizen of the United States for 7 years and be a resident of the state from which you are elected. b. 30 years old, a citizen of the United States for 9 years, and be a resident of the state from which you are elected. c. 35 years old, and a natural-born citizen of the United States. d. A man with at least $100,000 in the bank. e. None of the above. 2. The separate but equal doctrine was upheld by ___, but the Court later overturned it in ___. a. Plessey v. Ferguson; Gibbons v. Ogden b. Roe v. Wade; Brown v. Board of Education c. Lemon v. Kurtzman; Plessey v. Ferguson d. Plessey v. Ferguson; Brown v. Board of Education e. Texas v. Johnson; Lemon v. Kurtzman 3. Directly from where did the United States get the Common Law tradition? a. Great Britain b. France c. Normandy d. Anglo-Saxon tribal law e. Trick question; it is a US invention 4. Parties that try to cover a wide-range of political views are called: a. Ideological parties b. General Parties c. The Democratic Party d. Umbrella parties e. Irrelevant 5. Originally the Bill of Rights was interpreted to apply only to the federal government. What practice has the Supreme Court engaged in to hold the states over the last century to more and more of that set of regulations? a. Incorporation b. Nullification c. Exercise d. Application e. Certiorari
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6. Of the following, which is considered protected speech? a. The right of reply in the media b. Fighting words c. Heckler’s veto d. That which poses a clear and present danger e. Symbolic speech 7. The idea that the US would stay out of European affairs so long as the European powers stayed out of the Western Hemisphere has come to be known as: a. The Truman doctrine b. The Domino theory c. The Separate but Equal accommodation d. The Monroe doctrine e. The Doctrine of Non-Violence 8. Congress can override a presidential veto by: a. 2/3’s vote in the House b. Majority vote in both chambers c. 2/3’s vote in both chambers d. 3/5’s vote in the Senate e. Petition of 16 Senators 9. Which of the following was a contributing factor to the continuing inability of black men (and women
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