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Liberalism assumes what view of human nature?
People are essentially good and merely need government to remove oppressive institutions.
John Winthrop uses an analogy of a woman's subjection to her husband to make the point that the proper form of liberty is...
the freedom to make good choices as one has covenanted to do.
Which of the following best illustrates the view of Human Nature found in Plato's parable of Gyges in The Republic?
Ethan cheats on a quiz to get a better score because he believes he can get away with it if nobody is watching him.
In response to increased prices of necessary goods after Hurricane Charley, Attorney General Crist was quoted showing his anger at the "greed that someone must have in their soul to be willing to take advantage of someone suffering in the wake of a hurricane." Sandel would say that Crist's stance on price gouging is an argument of...
In 2011, Egyptian citizens began protesting corrupt government acts which resulted in the removal of President Hosni Mubarak from power. According to the Human Predicament Cycle, what most likely occurred next in Egypt?
Which of the following best exemplifies John Locke's idea on where legitimized government authority comes from?
Rahm Emanuel becomes the mayor of Chicago after winning a majority of the votes.
Which of the following is MOST like the Mayflower Compact?
A group of students meet together and write an agreement for their new club.
What was the primary purpose the Pilgrims had for leaving England?
To spiritually and physically separate themselves from corrupt religion.
What happened after of the exile of Mr. Jones and his four farm hands from Manor Farm?
The animals made a point to get in the harvest more quickly than Jones and his men could have done.
In the early 19th Century, massive amounts of people moved to California in hopes of profiting from the discovery of gold in the area. The communities established by those immigrating to the western frontier would most likely resemble which of the early American colonies?
Which of the following is NOT one of the pressures that discourages political courage?
Pressure felt from the executive and judicial branches.
As a young lawyer, John Adams strongly advocated for the rule of law. This was never more on display than when he defended the British solders accused of murdering Bostonians in the Boston Massacre. Adams felt it crucial that the soldiers get a fair trial. In this action, which principle of the rule of law was he upholding?
Based on the McArdle reading, which of the following statements is true?
Politicians—both Democrats and Republicans—can be threats to the rule of law.
Which of the following happened during the Glorious Revolution?
The monarchs agreed to rule under the consent of parliament.
In the year 2020, Chieftain Chewbacca is concerned with number of Wookie citizens who do not participate in the annual celebration of their home planet Kashyyyk. As a result, a law is passed which makes missing the celebration illegal and fines citizens $8,000 for every celebration they've missed since the year 2000. Which principle of the rule of law does this violate?
Which of the following is true regarding slavery in Saint-Domingue?
Slaves were typically free to buy and sell goods in the marketplaces
The government in a society with a mercantilist economic system would...
stockpile gold to increase the monetary reserves of their government.
Which of the following is true regarding the American colonies?
there were cultural differences between the various colonial states
How do Snowball and Napoleon contrast in their views of where they should place priorities on Animal Farm?
Snowball favors organizing societal committees while Napoleon prefers educating the youth.
What was the purpose of the Navigation Acts passed by British Parliament?
to generate tax revenue from the colonists who had paid little for the defense of the empire until then
Which of the following scenarios BEST illustrates what Matthew Ridley believes drives cultural and economic evolution?
The Coca-Cola Company manufactured a 100 percent plant-based bottle with the help of Heinz's bottling production technology.
In Animal Farm, Napoleon initiates trading with the other local farms. As the policy is implemented on Animal Farm, it most resembles which of the following economic systems?
A recent article in the Los Angeles Times article explained that shops in Nevada are running out of recreational marijuana. Al Fasona, an owner of one of these shops, explains: "We didn't know the demand would be this intense. All of a sudden you have like a thousand people at the door....We have to tell people we're limited in our products." In an unregulated market system, how is this problem likely of be addressed?
The price of recreational marijuana will increase.
Which of the following is NOT a commonly accepted purpose of government in a market economy?
Providing guaranteed jobs
Which of the following is a direct implication of the law of comparative advantage?
People will eventually specialize in producing a good where they have the lowest opportunity cost.
How many votes did each state receive under the Articles of Confederation?
Which of the following illustrates the relationship between Britain and the American Colonies after the French and Indian War ended in 1763?
A parent who has been relatively uninvolved in their child's life decides to tighten the household rules.
What happens to Boxer after he is injured while working?
He is sent away to get "medical help" at a horse slaughter and glue production plant.
Which political body was given the MOST autonomy under the Articles of Confederation?
Which of the following ideas does Thomas Paine heavily criticize in Common Sense?
The ideas of monarchy and hereditary succession.
Which of the following would Madison suggest as the BEST and most practical way of controlling factions?
Ratify the constitution leading to a great, unified country
Which of the following BEST illustrates the primary subject addressed in Federalist 51?
President Trump nominated Neil Gorsuch as a Supreme Court Justice and the Senate confirmed the appointment.
Why didn't the delegates follow Benjamin Franklin's suggestion to begin each session with prayer?
The delegates feared that prayer would convince the public that the convention was going poorly.
Which of the following demonstrates the idea of federalism?
Power is divided between the federal government and state governments.
What is the most common source of factions?
Distribution of property
In Brutus V, what does Yates believe will result from the federal government having control over revenue and the authority to pass laws that are deemed necessary and proper?
power held by the states legislatures will be destroyed
In 2012, seven police officers raided the Hartes' home on suspicion of narcotics. What initially turned out to be a search for marijuana, yielded only the discovery of a hydroponic tomato garden and tea leaves. A three-judge panel later ruled against this raid stating, "The defendants [police officers] in this case caused an unjustified governmental intrusion into the Hartes' home based on nothing more than junk science, and incompetent investigation, and a publicity stunt." Which of the following amendments would support the judge's ruling against the forceful entry into the Hartes' home?
What Anti-Federalist argument did the Federalists promise would be addressed if the Constitution was ratified?
The Constitution lacked an enumerated list of the rights held by citizens.
Which of the following BEST expresses Brutus's (probably Yate's) beliefs about the proper size of a republic?
Smaller republics permit citizens to meet together and monitor their representatives in government.
In 2011, MLB pitcher Roger Clemens argued that being tried again for perjury would violate his Constitutional right of double jeopardy. Which of the following amendments is Clemens citing to back his claim?
All of the following are characteristics of Jefferson's Republican party EXCEPT...
They believed in broad interpretation of constitutional powers.
Which of the following statements is the best explanation for why the Marbury vs. Madison court case is significant?
It was the first time the Supreme Court declared a law unconstitutional.
Which of the following is the most filtered from the voice of the people?
Which of the following best illustrates the end result of the Animal Farm fable?
The pigs become strikingly similar to the human farmers.
What oath did the Third Estate make after being locked out of their assembly hall?
They would band together until a constitution was established.
As shown in his 2nd inaugural address, what were Lincoln's sentiments towards the Civil War.
Both sides wanted to win the war, but it was time to bond together and move forward with charity.
What did the 15th amendment accomplish?
voting rights for all male citizens regardless of race, color, or previous servitude
According to the textbook, what two issues were at the heart of the Civil War?
It reveals the hypocrisy of the ideals expressed in the Declaration of Independence.
According to Douglass, why is the Fourth of July significant to slaves?
It reveals the hypocrisy of the ideals expressed in the Declaration of Independence.
During the 2016 presidential election, the Tea Party for Trump group went to swing state of Ohio to knock on doors and call potential voters with hopes of encouraging them to show up on election day and vote for candidate Donald Trump. This example demonstrates which of the following features from Jacksonian politics?
According to Hayek, what solves the problem of understanding how to use the disparate knowledge that's scattered across society?
the price system
From which class did the Progressive Era surface?
Why does Leonard believe that Progressives were "illiberal"?
They favored an administrative state that would curtail freedom and oppress certain classes.
During the 1970s, many individuals purchased the Ford Pinto car without knowing it was prone to explosions resulting from rear-end collisions. Ford withholding this detail from individuals is an example of which market weakness?
In 2016, a coalition of businesses and citizens submitted a proposition to increase taxes on a pack of cigarettes from .87 cents from $2.87 in the state of California. This proposal was placed on the ballot and then approved by 64 percent of voters in the state. This example illustrates which of the following Progressive reforms?
According to Anderson and McChesney, what motivated the removal of Indian tribes from the east and the creation of reservations in the west?
the land had little value when compared to the cost of going to battle with the tribes
What is Elder Oaks opinion of the religious leaders participating in public debate on political issues?
He is not opposed to leaders participating; they should be given the same opportunities as other leaders.
According to Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., what must a citizen be willing to do after engaging in civil disobedience against immoral laws?
accept the punishment prescribed by the law
According to Carter, how is Obama similar to Bush?
They both accept few limits on their actions to win the wars they have chosen.
Which of the following BEST expresses the idea of "manifest destiny"?
America should expand its empire of liberty throughout the west.
Which of the following is the BEST description of what happened in the 2008 election?
Voters punished the party in power when recent conditions, especially in the economy, had been bad.
Which of the following is NOT one of Elder Oak's five great fundamentals of the Constitution?
rule of God and not of men
In Washington's Farewell Address he does which of the following?
warns about the dangers of political parties
What is the BEST way to end political polarization and fragmentation, as suggested in the article by Pildes?
restore effective leadership within the parties
Based on What the Framers Couldn't Know, which of the following would Robert Dahl agree with?
A constitutional amendment is passed which extend the rights of suffrage to women.
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