1 Review Guide for Test #1 (I)

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Review Guide for Test #1 This study guide is not exhaustive; however, it should be a very good beginning point for you in studying for the exam. Also, this study guide does not cover questions that may come from the reading material. -Be able to identify the principles of democracy that we discussed in class. Know what each principle means. For instance, popular sovereignty means the right of the majority to govern itself. -What does ideology mean? -What does it mean to be a liberal? Conservative? -What is the difference between a direct democracy and a republic? -What are each of the explanations for voter apathy and low voter turnout? Which is the most optimistic explanation? -What are the demographics related to voting? Which variable is the best indicator? Which are not effective indicators? -What is the difference between a federal, confederal, and unitary government? -How was government under the Articles of Confederation structured? -How was the vote in the legislature apportioned under the Articles of Confederation? -How many votes did it take to get legislation passed under the Articles? -What was the amendment process for the Articles? -What was Shay’s Rebellion? -What were the principle weaknesses under the Articles of Confederation? -Why were yeoman farmers mad during the time of Shay’s Rebellion? -What was the role of the Confederation Congress in handling Shay’s Rebellion?
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