Practice_Questions - Practice Questions Quiz 2 1. Which of...

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Practice Questions – Quiz 2 1. Which of the following political actors is most accurately thought of as a part of government? A) The federal bureaucracy B) Political parties C) Public opinion D) Interest groups E) None of the above are part of the government 2. Article I, Section 9 of the Constitution prohibited Congress from stopping the importation of slaves from overseas until A) 1796. B) 1808. C) 1819. D) 1832. E) 1899. Page reference: 51 3. The ability of Congress to override a Presidential veto is an example of A) relative powers. B) distributional powers. C) checks and balances. D) representative republicanism. E) federalism. -Page reference: 53-54 4. The series of documents supporting ratification of the new Constitution and written under the pseudonym Publius in New York City newspapers was the A) Constitutional Council. B) Federalist Papers. C) Madisonian Papers. D) New World Gazette. E) Poor Richard’s Almanac. Page reference: 57 5. The belief that representative republics must be small and relatively homogeneous if they are to succeed was common to the A) Democrats. B) Republicans. C) Whigs. D) Federalists. E) Anti-Federalists. Page reference: 58 6. The most important contribution of the Anti-Federalists was the A) Supreme Court. B) Connecticut Compromise.
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C) Three-Fifths Compromise. D) Bill of Rights. E) end of slavery. Page reference: 59 7. Since the 1970s, how many new Supreme Court justices were appointed by Republican presidents? A) none B) 4 C) 10 D) 13 E) All of the new Supreme Court justices since the 1970s have been appointed by Republican presidents. Page reference: 92 8. Less than 30 percent of state and local government budgets come from grants-in-aid from the federal government. Page reference: 90 9. How many local governments exist in the United States? A) 51 B) 1,896 C) 21,003 D) 89,476 E) 585,089 Page reference: 91 10. George W. Bush took a constrained view of the role of the federal government in domestic policy areas. In contrast, Barack Obama has pursued an expanded role for the federal government in domestic policy areas. TRUE 11. According to Madison, the most important compromise reached at the Constitutional Convention was the A) Sectional Compromise. B) Great Compromise. C) 3/5 Compromise. D) Massachusetts Compromise. E) Bicameral Compromise. Page reference: 51
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12. Which Article of the Constitution deals with the judicial branch? A) Article I B) Article II C) Article III D) Article IV E) Article V -Page reference: 52 13. The Constitutional requirement that out-of-state citizens have the same legal rights as citizens of that state is embodied in the A) distributional powers clause. B) full faith and credit clause. C) federal supremacy clause. D) privileges and immunities clause.
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This note was uploaded on 05/31/2011 for the course POLI SCI 20113 taught by Professor Clark during the Summer '11 term at Gulf Coast Community College.

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