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Unit Test 5
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A citizen's most important duty is to obey the ________.
Citizens are willing to contribute time, money, and _____________ to contribute to the common good and improve their communities.
If you vote for candidates from both parties, you are voting a __________ ticket.
Which of the following is not an example of government charities?
Each party chooses its national convention delegates through a combination of primary elections and meetings known as _________.
Which of the following is not one of the roles of political parties?
When no candidate gains a required majority, the party holds a __________ primary between the top two vote-getters.
What is the practice of offering time and services to others without payment?
Who said "Ask not what your country can do for you, ask what you can do for your country"?
John F. Kennedy
Representatives from every state make up a political party's __________ committee.
______ parties rarely win major elections, and have never won a presidential election.
Without ________, the government could not pay its employees or maintain an army.
In order to enjoy your rights, you need to ________.
Respect other rights
Since the Constitution guarantees trial by jury, citizens need to be prepared to ____________.
Serve in court
In _______ primaries, voters need not declare their party preference to vote for the party's nominees.
The communist party in China, is an example of what type of political system?
How do Americans give their consent to the government?
_________ -- health, prosperity, and happiness of the people.
What is the term for an individual part of a party's platform?
_________ -- an election in which only the declared members of a party are allowed to vote for that party's nominees.
A _______ is a voting district.
Which of the following is not an example of how someone can be informed?
What do we call a group of people who share the same interests and concerns?
Respecting others beliefs, practices, or differences even if you disagree is called _________.
In order to vote in closed primary elections, you must ___________.
register as a Democrat or Republican
A process by which political parties select and offer candidates for public office is called ________________.
What is the term for a complex system with many departments and rules?
The United States is said to have a ______ system.
A _______ party is an association of voters with broad common interests who want to elect candidates that share those interests.
__________ are things we are required to do as citizens.
Which of the following is a criteria for qualifying to vote?
Must be 18 years old, must not have been conflicted of a crime serious crime, and must be registered to vote
_______ are things people should do; they are obligations that should be fulfilled voluntarily.
Independent candidates can get on most state' ballots by ___________.
If you vote for all the candidates in one political party, you are voting a _________ ticket.
Which of the following is a service paid by taxes?
Police, fireman, and national defense
What teaches us to think through problems, form opinions, and express ourselves clearly?
A ________ is a series of statements expressing a party's principles, beliefs, and positions on election issues.
_________ -- an election in which voters choose candidates to represent each party in a general election.
________ -- the most votes among all those running.
All voters in a _______ cast their ballots at the same voting place.
________ represents their state at their party's national convention.
Everyday government leaders make decisions that affect your life. What should you do in order to be able to voice your opinions clearly that you feel strong about?
What is the main goal of political parties?
To attract members who agree on the issue
Since the end of the Vietnam War, there has been no ___________.
Most states award the party's nomination tot he candidate who receives the most votes, which is known as a _____________.
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