PLSC 210firstmidmultiple

PLSC 210firstmidmultiple - 1 PLSC 210 American Politics...

Info icon This preview shows pages 1–3. Sign up to view the full content.

1 PLSC 210: American Politics. Dr. Johannes A. Masare. First midterm exam. The multiple choices questions. You need Scantron Form No.882-E and a pencil. Student’s name: ______________________________________________________________. 1. Which of the following best describes the United States government under the Articles of Confederation? a. It was weak and ineffective. b. It was frequently involved in foreign affairs. c. It was very large and bureaucratic. d. It was dictatorial. e. It was a puppet for George Washington. 2. A major purpose of the economic provisions in the Constitution was to a. promote a more equal distribution of wealth in the country. b. guarantee the states a significant economic role. c. preserve and strengthen the farm economy to the disadvantage of manufacturing. d. establish a comprehensive set of social welfare programs to assist people in times of need. e. create a strong national government so as to bring stability out of economic chaos. 3. Which of the following statements represents John Locke’s understanding of the relationship between natural rights and human law? 4. According to James Madison, the “most common and durable source of factions” was
Image of page 1

Info icon This preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

2 5. The Connecticut Compromise at the Constitutional Convention a. resolved the impasse between those who favored the New Jersey Plan and those who preferred the Virginia Plan. b. added the Bill of Rights to the Constitution in order to lessen concerns about too much power for the new government. c. settled the dispute about whether slavery should be permitted in the final Constitution. d. threw out the idea of having a monarch in the United States, opting instead for an indirectly elected president. e. involved all of these elements. 6. Two key elements of the Madisonian model were to a. keep most of the government beyond the control of a popular majority and separate the powers of different institutions. b. promote state power while separating the powers of different national institutions. c. keep as much of the government as possible beyond the control of a popular majority and extend the right to vote to everyone. d. combine the powers of different institutions and create a powerful presidency. e. require a system of checks and balances and extend democracy.
Image of page 2
Image of page 3
This is the end of the preview. Sign up to access the rest of the document.

{[ snackBarMessage ]}

What students are saying

  • Left Quote Icon

    As a current student on this bumpy collegiate pathway, I stumbled upon Course Hero, where I can find study resources for nearly all my courses, get online help from tutors 24/7, and even share my old projects, papers, and lecture notes with other students.

    Student Picture

    Kiran Temple University Fox School of Business ‘17, Course Hero Intern

  • Left Quote Icon

    I cannot even describe how much Course Hero helped me this summer. It’s truly become something I can always rely on and help me. In the end, I was not only able to survive summer classes, but I was able to thrive thanks to Course Hero.

    Student Picture

    Dana University of Pennsylvania ‘17, Course Hero Intern

  • Left Quote Icon

    The ability to access any university’s resources through Course Hero proved invaluable in my case. I was behind on Tulane coursework and actually used UCLA’s materials to help me move forward and get everything together on time.

    Student Picture

    Jill Tulane University ‘16, Course Hero Intern