What is an Initiative in Government? - Definition & Examples


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Who are initiatives meant to benefit?

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1. Initiatives allow citizens to bypass which branch of the government?

2. In the USA, initiatives are mostly applied at what level?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

What is an initiative in government? You can find out what you know about these initiatives and their purpose by using the quiz/worksheet combo.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

You'll be assessed on the following topics:

  • Branch of government that initiatives allow citizens to bypass
  • Who initiatives benefit
  • Requirements of getting an initiative
  • Level at which most initiatives in the U.S. are applied

Skills Practiced

  • Information recall - access the knowledge you have gained about who benefits from initiatives
  • Distinguishing differences - compare and contrast main topics, such as direct and indirect initiative
  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the lesson on initiatives in government

Additional Learning

Gain more knowledge by using the lesson called What is an Initiative in Government? - Definition & Examples. Other topics you can explore include:

  • The definition of an initiative
  • Types of initiatives
  • An example of a government initiative