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Name: Midterm Examination Instructions: Answer each question to the best of your ability. Be sure to complete this midterm by the Due Date. Timed Assessment: This Test has a 2 hour timer.The elapsed time appears at the bottom of the window. A 1 minute warning will be displayed. Multiple Attempts: Not allowed. This Test can only be taken once. Force Completion: This Test must be completed now.
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Question 1 4 points Save Programs that aim to reverse patterns of past discrimination by setting goals and timetables through practices such as preferential hiring/admissions and quotas are called: a. equal protecti on b. bills of attaind er c. affirma tive action d. ex post facto laws Question 2 4 points Save
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In 1798, Congress passed the Alien and Sedition Act which many believed violated which individual right? Freedo m to assemb le Freedo m of speech Freedo m of religion Freedo m to own private propert y Question 3 4 points Save Political power involves
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one person taking control causing others to modify their behavi or Control over electio ns Abuse Question 4 4 points Save In general, more people vote in presidential elections than in mid-term congressional elections and/or state special elections.
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True False Question 5 4 points Save In the late 1800's, the Supreme Court justified "separate but equal" segregation in the case
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a. Brown v. Board of Educati on b. Plessy v. Fergus on c. Marbur y v. Madiso n d. Roe v. Wade Question 6 4 points Save Which of the following is TRUE about liberalism?
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govern ment should be proacti ve in bringin g about greater social equalit y opposit ion to govern ment interve ntion in the econo my opposit ion to and increas e in govern ment regulati on of the environ ment favor
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Question 7 4 points Save PACs may NOT legally
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a. directly influen ce candida tes b. donate unlimit ed amount s to each congres sional candida te c. donate money to politica l parties d. buy adverti sing
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Question 8 4 points Save Which of the following is NOT a reason for the continued existence of a two-party system in the United States? a. winner- take-all electio ns b. the elector al college c. proport ional voting Question 9 4 points Save In what amendment can one find the clauses equal protection and due process which protect individuals from states making unfair laws?
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b. 5th c. 8th d. 14th Question 10 4 points Save The "Social Contract" theorists argued that government
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