AP GOVERNMENT FINAL EXAM REVIEW True or False, Part 6

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The public supported the Equal Rights Amendment, but it was not ratified.

T

The Framers of the Constitution did not try to create a government that would do from
day to day "what the people want."

T

Studies of public opinion in the 1940s found most citizens had high levels of
knowledge about government and policy.

F

Since 1952, the major polls have a modest record with respect to predicting the winner
in presidential elections.

F

The majority of young people identify with their parents' political party.

F

The proportion of citizens who consider themselves Democrats or Republicans has
steadily increased since the 1950s.

T

Younger voters have a weaker sense of partisanship than older ones.

T

"Red-diaper babies" are the sons and daughters of 1950s conservatives.

F

Studies suggest religious influences on public opinion are most pronounced with
respect to economic issues.

F

The gender gap is a recent phenomenon in American politics.

F

The gender gap is not evident in midterm elections.

F

Women are much more likely than men to think that all handguns should be banned.

T

Today, there is evidence to suggest that college students are more conservative than
they were twenty years ago.

T

Today's college students are much more likely to read newspapers and magazines.

F

Most blue-collar workers in Great Britain think of themselves as "middle class."

F

In the United States, public opinion is less divided by class than it is in Europe.

T

Class voting has declined in France, Great Britain and Germany since the 1940s.

T

African Americans are overwhelmingly Democrats.

T

Asian Americans tend to identify with the Republican Party.

T

Korean Americans appear to be more liberal than Japanese Americans.

T

Latinos from Mexico are more likely to be Democratic than those from Cuba.

T

The South has, on the whole, been less accommodating to business enterprises than
other regions.

F

Ronald Reagan was the first presidential candidate to declare himself a "conservative."

F

Clinton won the presidency in 1992 and 1996 without carrying the South.

T

The better informed people are about politics and the more interest they take in it, the
less likely they are to have consistently liberal or conservative views.

F

Delegates to presidential nominating conventions tend to be more ideological than the
average voter.

T

According to the text, elites do not define economic problems.

T

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