Ch. 1,6 Assignment
Why do young people pay little attention to public affairs?
a. Young adults have grown up in an environment in which news about political
events has been increasingly more avoidable than in the past. They have also
Ch. 3 Section Review
Section 1 Review pg. 55
1. Identify and Explain
a. Demand - the amount of a good or service that a consumer is willing and able to
buy at various possible prices during a given time period.
b. Quantity Demanded - slightly different co
Chapter 10 Reading Questions
Define vocabulary terms on pg. 179
a. Labor force - the portion of the population that has paid work or is seeking work.
Active members of the military are not considered part of the labor force.
Ch. 4 Section Review
Section 1 Review Pg. 78
1. Identify and Explain:
a. Supply - the quantity of goods and services that producers are willing and able to
offer at various possible prices during a given time period.
b. Quantity Supplied - the amount of a
Ch. 2 Questions
1. How did the ideas of John Locke contribute to the Declaration of Independence?
a. John Locke believed in natural rights and the right to life, liberty and property. He
argued that the government should be built on the con
Ch. 7 Reading Questions
1. Define Vocabulary Terms
a. Market Structure - the organization of a market, based mainly on the degree
of competition among producers.
b. Perfect competition - A large number of firms produce essentially the same
product. Sold a
Ch. 8 Reading Questions
Define vocabulary terms on pg.135.
a. Bank - A business whose main purpose is to receive deposits and make loans.
b. Assets - Anything owned to which a market value can be assigned.
c. Credit card - A card auth
Ch. 2 Section Review
Section 1 Review pg. 28
1. Identify and Explain:
Traditional Economy - based on societys values - its customs and traditions
Command Economy - an economy in which a central government authority
makes all basic economic decisions and c
Ch. 1 Section Reviews
Section 1 Review (Pg. 7)
1. Economics - the study of the choices that people make to satisfy their needs and wants
Economist - a person who studies these economics choices
Microeconomics - the study of the choices made by economic ac
Ch. 5 Section Review
Section 1 Review Pg. 102
1. Identify and Define:
a. Market Failure : a flaw in a price system that occurs when some costs have not
been accounted for and therefore are not properly distributed.
b. Externality : an effect that an econo
Ch. 9 Reading Questions
1. Define Vocabulary Terms
a. Sole Proprietorship - A business owned and managed by one person
b. Liability - the legal responsibility to repay debts and to pay for damages resulting
from a lawsuit
c. Partnership - A business owned
Ch. 13 Reading Questions
1. Define Vocabulary
a. Inflation - an increase in the overall price level of goods and services produced in
b. Economic indicators - Statistics that help economists judge the health of an
c. Gross Domestic Pro
Chapter 1 Assignment
1. Young people pay little attention to public affairs possibly because they either think they
cant make a difference, the political system is corrupt, or they just dont care. Public
affair news are also not as readily as visible as t
Chapter 2 Assignment
1. John Locke contributed to the Declaration of Independence the ideas of natural rights, rights
that are inherent in human beings and not dependent on governments. For instance, Thomas
Jefferson borrowed from Lockes ideas in the para
Chapter 3 Assignment
1. A federal form of government is a system of shared powers between two or more units of
government. These levels have formal authority over the same land and people. In a unitary
government on the other hand, all the power resides i
Chapter 8 Assignment
1. The primary function of a political party is to win elections. Anthony Downs defined a
political party as a team of men and women seeking to control the governing apparatus by
gaining office in a duly constituted election.
2. The 3
Chapter 4 Assignment
1. In Gitlow v. New York, the Supreme Court declared that the freedoms of speech and press
were fundamentalrightsprotected by the due process clause of the 14th Amendment from
impairment by States. This began the development of the in
Chapter 5 Assignment
1. Equal protection of the law is part of the 14th amendment that emphasizes that the laws must
provide equivalent protection to all people. In other words, it means equal protection of life,
liberty, and property for all. A state can
Chapter 12 Assignment
1. Congressional incumbents usually win elections because members of Congress are able to
engage in three primary activities that increase the probability of winning: advertising, credit
claiming, and position taking. Advertisings go
Chapter 10 Assignment
1. Electoral legitimacy is important because this means that in the eyes of the American people,
elections are almost universally accepted as a fair and free method of selecting political leaders
so when legitimacy is high, leaders c
Chapter 11 Assignment
1. An interest group is an organization of people with shared policy goals entering the policy
process at several points to try to achieve those goals. Interest groups pursue their goals in many
2. I feel that the most accura
Freedom of the Press
1. Freedom of the press means that the press has the right to print what
they want in all forms of media.
2. The Constitution states in the 1st Amendment that Congress shall make
no lawabridging the freedomof the press.
3. Relevant Co
John Fitzgerald Kennedy (35th President)
Ask not what your country can do for you; ask what you can do for your country.
Served as president from 1961-1963
From the Democratic party
Youngest man ever elected to the presidency, known for his