POLI 330N Final Exam 5 – Week 8 Question and Answers


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POLI 330N Final Exam – Question and Answers

  1. (TCO 1) Which best explains the differences between historians and political scientists?
  2. (TCO 1) The notion that politicians think practically and political scientists think abstractly is indicative of which of the following?
  3. (TCO 1) When people base their views on beliefs that may not be based in reality, they are behaving _____.
  4. (TCO 1) A political leader’s ability to command respect and exercise power is known as _____.
  5. (TCO 1) Despite a disputed 2000 presidential election, once President George W. Bush took office, few people doubted his _____.
  6. (TCO 1) Relating concepts in a way that connects them in an empirical manner is the basis of _____ building.
  7. (TCO 1) A(n) _____ is an initial theory a researcher starts with to be proved with evidence.
  8. (TCO 4) Unlike natural law, positive law uses _____.
  9. (TCO 4) Under which of the following circumstances might a case be pursued as both a criminal and a civil case?
  10. (TCO 4) Describe the significance of Marbury v. Madison.
  11. (TCO 4) What legal agency in the United States generates reputation-based ratings of prospective federal judges?
  12. (TCO 4) When was judicial review granted to the Supreme Court within the United States?
  13. (TCO 4) Which of the following best articulates the stance of judicial restraint advocates?
  14. (TCO 4) The Supreme Court’s decision in _____ (1954) triggered a revolution in American race relations, an area Congress had been unwilling to touch.
  15. (TCO 5) Which systems demonstrate the clearest separation of power between the executive and legislative branches?
  16. (TCO 5) How often does the cabinet change in a parliamentary system?
  17. (TCO 5) Voters receive the most direct representation in which system?
  18. (TCO 5) The head of ministry is equivalent to the _____ in the United States.
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  1. (TCO 5) The only political system that could guarantee the cooperation between the legislative and executive branches is _____.
  2. (TCO 5) In the case of both parliamentary and presidential systems, examine the reason democracies will not vanish, even though the executive seems to be receiving more and more power.
  3. (TCO 5) Explain which type of candidate parliamentary systems seek out to become ministers.
  4. (TCO 7) Radicals use the term political economy instead of _____,”which is a hard sell these days.
  5. (TCO 7) Early 20th-century European governments subscribed to _____ doctrines, generally keeping their hands away from the economy.
  6. (TCO 7) Between 1965 and 1973, the percentage of Americans living below the poverty line _____.
  7. (TCO 7) Which of the following is an increasing financial concern of the Medicare program?
  8. (TCO 7) Why are many politicians wary about limiting Social Security and Medicare expenses?
  9. (TCO 7) How does the American welfare state compare to those of other industrialized nations?
  10. (TCO 7) Theoretically, what are the consequences if the government assumes the burden of bad loans?
  11. (TCO 9) _____ is a small or moderate change that essentially leaves the system intact.
  12. (TCO 9) Describe what can often happen in a changing society when, during times of prosperity, some people get rich faster than others.
  13. (TCO 9) What is likely to happen if the people are unhappy and there is no organization to focus their discontent?
  14. (TCO 9) What about U.S. agencies such as the Department of Homeland Security, the FBI, and the CIA make them so ill prepared to fight terrorism?
  15. (TCO 9) According to Hannah Arendt, the American struggle was indeed a revolution, perhaps history’s only complete revolution, _____.
  16. (TCO 9) Does terrorism work? 17. (TCO 9) Hannah Arendt pointed out that rage is the fuel of revolution, but what is now the greatest cause of rage?
POLI 330N Final Exam Essay Questions
  1. (TCO 2) Evaluate Aristotle’s six types of government. In doing so, please be sure to list and define the categorizations. Please then assess how these classifications can be useful today to someone analyzing current governmental structures.
  2. Explain the relationship between electoral systems and party systems. Answers should be sure to assess this question from the perspective of both proportional representation and single-member districts and provide examples to support your points.
  3. The United States has utilized multiple forms of liberalism throughout its history. Please distinguish the specific characteristics of classical and modern liberalism and outline the evolution of these forms of liberalism within the United States. Please be sure to include specific historic examples to support your points.