2 points question 20 1 the national origins quota

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2 points QUESTION 20 1. The National Origins quota system a . outlawed all immigration from European countries. b . allowed only a small quota of new immigrants from northern European countries but a large quota of immigrants from eastern and southern European countries. c . allowed a large quota of new immigrants from northern European
countries but only a small quota of new immigrants from eastern and southern European countries. d . allowed the same quota of new immigrants from every country around the world. e . abolished the quota system for immigrants from certain countries. 2 points QUESTION 21 1. ________ once said 'Give me liberty or give me death' in a speech that has resonated with Americans throughout the nation"s history. a . George Washington b . Benjamin Franklin c . George Mason d . Thomas Jefferson e . Patrick Henry 2 points QUESTION 22 1. Direct democracy is best defined as a . the competition between interest groups for governmental power. b . the system of government run by one person. c . a state of continual revolution. d . a system that allows citizens to vote directly for laws and policies. e . a system that allows citizens to elect representatives who play a significant role in governmental decision making. 2 points QUESTION 23 1. According to the authors of the text, democracy functions best when ________. a . all candidates for office are wealthy b . all candidates for office are highly educated c . all citizens are members of a political party d . citizens are informed
e . less than a majority of citizens vote in every election 2 points QUESTION 24 1. The essential documents of the American founding are the ________ and the ________. a . Mayflower Compact; Magna Carta b . Declaration of Independence; Magna Carta c . Constitution; Magna Carta d . Declaration of Independence; Constitution e . Constitution; Mayflower Compact 2 points QUESTION 25 1. In American political culture, economic freedom means ________. a . job security b . capitalism c . a government-controlled stock market d . low inflation e . the absence of income taxes 2 points QUESTION 26 1. The stock market crashed in __________, which plunged the United States into the Great Depression. a . 191 2 b . 192 9 c . 192 1 d . 193 3 e . 194 1 2 points
QUESTION 27 1. Which of the following statements best describes how Americans currently feel about laissez-faire capitalism? a . Americans strongly support capitalism and economic liberty and reject all restrictions on economic freedom. b . Americans strongly oppose capitalism and economic liberty and endorse policies that are designed to guarantee economic equality among all citizens. c . Americans strongly oppose capitalism and economic liberty and endorse some restrictions on economic freedoms to protect the public. d . Americans strongly support capitalism and economic liberty but also endorse some restrictions on economic freedoms to protect the public.

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