Test #1 Study Guide (ANSWER KEY)

Test #1 Study Guide (ANSWER KEY) - Heaton Mitchell T Heaton...

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Heaton Mitchell T. Heaton Mr. Newport American Government 5 November 2009 Test #1 Study Guide (ANSWER KEY) ____ individual income tax ________ What is the source of the largest amount of federal income? ____ graduated tax (progressive tax) _______ What is the term for the type of tax that entails the more money you have, the greater the tax? ________ April 15 _______________________________________ When are income taxes due? ____________ 2010 _________________________________ When do the Bush tax cuts expire? ____ regressive taxes _____________ What type of taxes are Social Security and Medicare taxes? T or F More people pay more of Social Security and Medicare Taxes than income tax. ___ the first $2 million _____________ In death taxes, what portion of the inheritance is exempt? ___ Custom Duties (tariff) _____________________ What is the name for taxes paid on imports? ___________ Treasury Bills (used for government borrowing money)__ ____ What are “T Bills”? T or F Purchasing a T-bill is like investing in money. __ State Department __ What department controls the formulation and conduct of foreign policy? ____ 180 embassies_ _________ How many embassies does the U.S. have in different countries? ____ Iran_ ______________________ What nation does the U.S. have no diplomatic relationship with that would prove very useful right now? ____ State Department __________________ What department is in charge of issuing passports? ____ 8 million _____________________________ How many passports are processed each year? ___ the Marines ________ What branch of the U.S. Armed Forces protects American embassies? _ 1979 _________________ _____ 155 _________ In what year did Iran storm the U.S. embassy? How many people were captured?
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Heaton _____ civilian control of the military__ ________ What is the important thing about the President being in control of the military? ______ Robert Gates_ _________________________________ Who is the Secretary of Defense? ___ Secretary of Defense _______ What position is the operating head of the defense department? ____ 5 people _____________________ How many people are a part of the Joint Chiefs of Staff? ____ National Security Council
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Test #1 Study Guide (ANSWER KEY) - Heaton Mitchell T Heaton...

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