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FINAL EXAM STUDY GUIDE POLS 301: Introduction to U.S. Government Prof. Paul Frank 1. List five examples of the cornerstones of a democracy ?
2. Which characteristic reflect the concepts of “modern liberalism” and “modern conservatism” ?
3. Which economic ideology best describes the United States as discussed in class?
4. Name the four sources of legitimate power as discussed in class.
5. What started Shays’ Rebellion ?
6. At the Constitutional Convention , what were the main differences between the Virginia Plan and the New Jersey Plan?
7. In order to reach a compromise on whether slaves would be counted for purposes of representation in Congress, the delegates at the Constitutional Convention decided to count slaves as _______ three fifth ________________________. 8. What do we call a political candidate’s press adviser who tries to convince reporters to give a story or event concerning the candidate a particular interpretation/slant ?
9. According to the video , the software that uses algorithms to enable campaigns to customize and target the type of political information they send to voters is called 10. The powers granted to the national government under Article 1, section 8, paragraph 18 (also known as the “necessary and proper clause” ) of the U.S. Constitution are called ______________________________________________________. 11. Article 4, Section 2 of the U.S. Constitution outlines the concept of extradition (returning fugitives to the state where the crime occurred). This concept is also known as ___________________________________________________. 12. What are some tips when writing a letter to a legislator 13. The House of Representatives is smaller and uses less formal rules than the Senate ? .
14. A member of the Senate can kill a bill by talking it to death in a procedure known
as a ________________________________________________________ ____.

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