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American Government & Civic Duties Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. What must all males over 18 do in the United States?

Question 2 2. Under Pennsylvania's radical new constitution, which group of people had voting rights?

Question 3 3. We can't expect everyone to vote. However, if everyone stops believing in the power of voting, the democratic process ceases. This is an example of which principle?

Question 4 4. When choosing whether or not to vote, we assume voters weigh the sacrifices against the advantages, which is known as:

Question 5 5. Which of the following best describes separation of powers?

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Question 6 6. Which of these is a responsibility of a citizen?

Question 7 7. The residency requirement for naturalization is

Question 8 8. How can a proposition to amend the Constitution legally be accomplished?

Question 9 9. U.S. Senators are up for election every

Question 10 10. Under Article III of the Constitution, which situation would the Judicial Branch be concerned with?

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Question 11 11. The suggestion that slavery should be barred from the territory gained by the war with Mexico was made by:

Question 12 12. The original advocate of organizing new territories on the basis of popular sovereignty was:

Question 13 13. Who wrote the first draft of the Declaration?

Question 14 14. Popular sovereignty was also known as:

Question 15 15. The second wave of personal liberty laws was enacted in response to what federal legislation?

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Question 16 16. When Muhammad Ali was arrested for not responding to his draft summons, he was violating a:

Question 17 17. The Pennsylvania constitution was drafted to eliminate the governor and formed a unicameral government for all of the following reasons EXCEPT?

Question 18 18. The process of becoming a citizen is known as

Question 19 19. Which of the following is an example of separation of powers found in the United States Constitution?

Question 20 20. Which of the following represents a disadvantage for smaller political parties in a plurality system?

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Question 21 21. Which of the following is an example of the legislative branch and the executive branch checking the power of the other?

Question 22 22. Which of the following is a civic duty?

Question 23 23. Article I of the Constitution establishes _____.

Question 24 24. Which is NOT a way that perpetuates the existence of a two-party system in the United States?

Question 25 25. In the race for your congressional district seat, David Jones won 300,000 votes, which was 45% of the total vote, Mark Thompson won 298,000 votes, which was 44% of the total vote, and John Ceder won 20,000 votes, which was 11% of the total vote. For the next term, David Jones will represent your district in Congress. Evidently, your district uses which of the following electoral systems?

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Question 26 26. What is the difference between a civic duty and a civic responsibility?

Question 27 27. The formal structure and organization of a political party is _____ than that of a Fortune 500 company.

Question 28 28. Which of these is not a step in the naturalization process?

Question 29 29. Why was it unusual that the first draft of the Declaration opposed slavery?

Question 30 30. What is NOT true of the Declaration?

American Government & Civic Duties Chapter Exam Instructions

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