Chapter 1 - Chapter 1 In American political culture...

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Chapter 1 In American political culture, economic freedom means Student Response Correct Answer 1. laissez-faire capitalism. 2. job security. 3. low inflation. 4. low taxes. Score: 10/10 The right of each citizen to vote is an example of Student Response Correct Answer 1. equality of opportunity. 2. equality of result. 3. political equality. 4. educational opportunity. Score: 10/10 Low voter turnout and political apathy endanger Student Response Correct Answer 1. constitutionalism. 2. equality. 3. democracy. 4. economic liberty. Score: 0/10
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Which of the following is not a reason given to explain American citizens’ increased political apathy? Student Response Correct Answer 1. an increase in the knowledge of how government operates 2. the perception that government is out of touch with public opinion 3. the increasing belief that people cannot make a difference in politics 4. citizens’ lack of understanding of politics Score: 10/10 In __________ women were granted the constitutional right to vote. Student Response Correct Answer 1. 1863 2. 1870 3. 1900 4. 1920 Score: 10/10 Which of the following is not a common explanation for why the United States should pursue a policy of democratization? Student Response Correct Answer 1. Democratization helps promote world peace. 2. Democratization is less expensive than diplomacy.
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Student Response Correct Answer 3. There are important humanitarian aims to democratization. 4. Democratization leads to political stability. Score: 10/10 The struggle of competing interest groups for governmental influence is called Student Response Correct Answer 1. direct democracy. 2. oligarchy.
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This note was uploaded on 05/11/2010 for the course GOVERNMENT POS-2041-3 taught by Professor Labedz during the Spring '08 term at Valencia.

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Chapter 1 - Chapter 1 In American political culture...

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