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Chapter Exam

This activity contains 25 questions.

Question 1.
Politics is sometimes defined as

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Question 2.
The Framers enumerated several key functions that a government should be able to perform. These include all of the following EXCEPT:

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Question 3.
According to Aristotle, democracy can be viewed as

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Question 4.

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Question 5.
Who argued that government's role should be to control citizens' bestial tendencies?

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Question 6.
The title page of Leviathan depicts

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Question 7.
The ________ expanded Americans' conceptions of liberty to include some forms of freedom from discrimination.

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Question 8.
The principle implied by "one person, one vote" is consistent with

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Question 9.
The idea of popular sovereignty can be found in the

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Question 10.
Which of the following is not considered one of the four key components of ideology?

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Question 11.
The coherent set of values and beliefs about the purpose and scope of government is called

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Question 12.
Social conservatives are most concerned about

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Question 13.
A member of the House of Representatives may represent as many as ________ citizens.

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Question 14.
Of the groups listed below, recent immigrants to the United States are most likely to be

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Question 15.
The Know Nothing Party was mainly opposed to which group of immigrants?

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Question 16.
Government is sometimes defined as "who gets what, when, and how."

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Question 17.
Promoting the general welfare is a function of the national government.

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Question 18.
According to John Locke, people create governments to ensure social justice, human rights, and economic equality.

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Question 19.
Thomas Jefferson based some ideas found in the Declaration of Independence on John Locke's beliefs about government.

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Question 20.
Popular sovereignty has its basis in natural law.

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Question 21.
The belief that society should be governed by a set of ethical principles that are part of nature and can be understood by reason is known as civil society.

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Question 22.
According to historian and philosopher Isaiah Berlin, science and technology contributed significantly to the political environment of the twentieth century.

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Question 23.
Social conservatives favor increased government regulation of sexual behavior.

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Question 24.
Whites are a majority of the population in the United States.

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Question 25.
In the 2008 election, Americans were more likely to get political information from cable channels than from the traditional network stations.

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