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AP GOV CH 1-2 QUIZ QUESTIONS
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Second Treatise of Civil Government
written by John Locke, it contains the blueprint principles found in the Declaration of Independence.
Locke believed that government must be built on?
consent of the governed
What was the significance of the Annapolis meeting?
It issued the first call for the Constitutional Convention, which would form in Philadelphia in 1787.
Which of the following characteristics do NOT apply to the 55 delegates who convened the Constitutional Convention
Most were residents of the western frontiers.
Which of the following comprised the core of agreement among the delegates to the constitutional convention?
All of the above are true
A major purpose of the economic provisions in the Constitution was to
create a strong national government so as to bring stability out of economic chaos.
Which of the following was NOT one of the features of the Madisonian system that sought to limit majority tyranny?
Bill of Rights
Which of the following was favored by the Anti-Federalists
Stronger state governments
An amendment to the constitution may be proposed by
a two-thirds vote in each house of Congress.
B. a national convention
called by Congress at the request of two- thirds of the state legislatures.
C. the request of the
president of the United States.
The case in which Chief Justice John Marshall first asserted the right of the Supreme Court to determine the meaning of the U.S. Constitution was
Marbury v. Madison
Which of the following statements regarding the constitution is FALSE?
The original Constitution offers numerous guidelines on voter eligibility
Which of the following statements about youth participation in the U.S. is true?
a. More than one-half of Americans under the age of 30 say that they rarely follow politics.
According to Michael Delli Carpini and Scott Keeter, all of the following are strong reasons for staying informed about political affairs EXCEPT
easing the burden placed on journalists and media organizations charged with educating the public.
Linkage institutions are
the political channels through which people's concerns become political issues on the policy agenda
A law passed by Congress and an agency adoption of a regulation are both examples of
The theory that argues that group competition results in a rough approximation of the public interest in public policy is
The political philosophy supporting the rights of average citizens in their struggle against privileged elites is known as
Which of the following is NOT one of the ways that America may experiencing a culture war, as understood by Wayne Baker?
The growth of more centrist positions Among the american population
Which of the following is true of the United States?
a. Social Security consumes a greater share of the national budget than does defense spending.
Who claimed that there has never been, nor ever will be, a people who are politically ignorant and free?
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