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2 points QUESTION 201.The National Origins quota systema.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 211.________ once said 'Give me liberty or give me death' in a speech that has resonated with Americans throughout the nation"s history.a.George Washingtonb.Benjamin Franklinc.George Masond.Thomas Jeffersone.Patrick Henry2 points QUESTION 221.Direct democracy is best defined asa.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 231.According to the authors of the text, democracy functions best when ________.a.all candidates for office are wealthyb.all candidates for office are highly educatedc.all citizens are members of a political partyd.citizens are informed
e.less than a majority of citizens vote in every election2 points QUESTION 241.The essential documents of the American founding are the ________ andthe ________.a.Mayflower Compact; Magna Cartab.Declaration of Independence; Magna Cartac.Constitution; Magna Cartad.Declaration of Independence; Constitutione.Constitution; Mayflower Compact2 points QUESTION 251.In American political culture, economic freedom means ________.a.job securityb.capitalismc.a government-controlled stock marketd.low inflatione.the absence of income taxes2 points QUESTION 261.The stock market crashed in __________, which plunged the United States into the Great Depression.a.1912b.1929c.1921d.1933e.19412 points
QUESTION 271.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 endorsepolicies that are designed to guarantee economic equality among all citizens.c.Americans strongly oppose capitalism and economic liberty and endorsesome 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.