6 Written questions
5 Multiple choice questions
- The willingness of the state to respond to the citizenry.
- A coherent way of thinking about how politics and government ought to be carried out.
- Recently, have Americans believed that it is more important to defend traditional standards of right and wrong, or to protect the rights of individuals?
- What has happened to American political tolerance over the course of the 20th century?
- Since the mid-1960s, there has been a fairly sharp drop in one of the two senses of political efficacy. Which one is it?
5 True/False questions
Progressive → A belief that personal freedom and solving social problems are more important than religion.
Class Consciousness → A belief that you are a member of an economic group whose interests are opposed to people in other such groups.
Original Sin → Because of this, many of the colonists believed that nobody could be trusted with power.
Too tolerant → Since the mid-1960s, there has been a fairly sharp drop in one of the two senses of political efficacy. Which one is it?
Political Efficacy → A belief that you can take part in politics (internal _____) or that the government will respond to the citizenry (external _______). Somewhat disturbingly, this has recently declined in American political culture.