6 Written Questions
5 Multiple Choice Questions
- Since the mid-1960s, there has been a fairly sharp drop in one of the two senses of political efficacy. Which one is it?
- A belief that personal freedom and solving social problems are more important than religion.
- The willingness of the state to respond to the citizenry.
- Because of this, many of the colonists believed that nobody could be trusted with power.
- What has happened to American political tolerance over the course of the 20th century?
5 True/False Questions
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.
Civic Duty → A belief that one has an obligation to participate in civic and political affairs.
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?
Defend standards → Recently, have Americans believed that it is more important to defend traditional standards of right and wrong, or to protect the rights of individuals?
Civic Duty and Civic Competence → A belief that one can affect government policies.