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6 Why do many citizens choose to join political parties? A.To elect a Supreme Court justice B.To exercise their right to vote in general elections C.To organize their efforts to achieve common goals D.To maintain the balance of power among the branches of government A 100

7 C. To organize their efforts to achieve common goals A 100

8 In the 100 years following the American Revolution, some American slowly gained more and more political rights. What happened during the 1820s that made it easier for white men who did not own property to influence public policy? A.They were granted the right to vote. B.They were granted the right to free speech. C.They were granted the right to publish newspapers. D.They were granted the right to attend government meetings. A 200

9 A. They were granted the right to vote. A 200

10 What did Frederick Douglass help to accomplish? A.The abolition of slavery B.The regulation of child labor C.The creation of public schools D.The unionization of railroad workers A 300

11 A. The abolition of slavery A 300

12 Which right found in the Magna Carta is also included in the United States Constitution? A.Right to vote B.Right to a trial by jury C.Freedom of the press D.Freedom of assembly A 400

13 B. Right to a trial by jury A 400

14 A 500 Jan Logan opposes a bill in her state legislature that would raise the speed limit on rural highways. She believes that a higher speed limit would lead to more auto accidents in her community. Identify one method Jan could use to keep this bill from becoming a state law in a representative democracy, and describe how the method accomplishes it goal.

15 Jan can call, write, meet with, or her state representative to inform him or her of her views about raising the speed limit and influence him or her to vote against the bill. Jan could make public speeches about the dangers of raising the speed limit in order to persuade other citizens to oppose the bill. Jan could write a letter to the editor of one or more newspapers explaining her point of view. Jan could organize a protest demonstration or rally against the bill. Jan could circulate a petition against the bill Jan could gather information to publish and distribute fliers to inform other about the dangers of the bill. A 500

16 One way United States citizens can participate in government is by voting. The right o participate in government through voting originated in which ancient civilization? A.Rome B.Egypt C.Greece D.Bablyon B 100

17 C. Greece B 100

18 How did the abolitionists work to end slavery? A.By taking military action against the national government. B.By threatening Southern slave owners with violence C.By creating newspapers and making speeches against slavery D.By holding anti-slave parades throughout the South. B 200

19 C. By creating newspapers and making speeches against slavery B 200

20 What conclusion can be drawn from the information in the chart? A.Presidential electors have always been directly elected by voters. B.The method of selecting Presidential electors has not changed. C.Voters cannot be trusted to elect Presidential electors. D.The method of selecting Presidential electors became more democratic. B 300

21 D. The method of selecting Presidential electors became more democratic. B 300

22 How do some citizens participate in the government of a traditional, absolute monarchy? A.They may serve on councils advising the ruler. B.They elect their ruler by popular vote. C.They rule on whether their leader has acted according to law. D.They join the ruler’s political party. B 400

23 A. They may serve on councils advising the ruler. B 400

24 Use the information in the excerpt below to answer the following question. This provision of the Magna Carta had a great impact on the American system of government. Which statement best summarizes this impact? A.Government officials are forbidden to impose taxes without the consent of the people. B.All laws must be passed by the people’s representatives. C.No laws may be suspended without the approval of the legislature. D.Government cannot imprison someone without first providing a jury trial. B 500 “No free man shall be taken or imprisoned or [have his property taken]…or in any way be ruined, nor will be go against him, except by the lawful judgment of his peers or by the law of the land.” - Magna Carta, 1215

25 D. Government cannot imprison someone without first providing a jury trial. B 500

26 Frederick Douglass was an abolitionist reformer. What important civic goal were abolitionists working towards? A.To keep the United States out of foreign wars. B.To block immigration to the United States. C.To end slavery in the United States. D.To get citizens to take a more active role in government. C 100

27 C. To end slavery in the United States. C 100

28 The Magna Carta established rights that were important to the formation of the American system of government. Which right did it establish? A.The people’s representatives must pass all laws. B.The federal government was superior to the states. C.Citizens should be protected against unlawful imprisonment. D.Slavery was evil and must be prohibited. C 200

29 C. Citizens should be protected against unlawful imprisonment. C 200

30 During the nineteenth century, what was the main goal of the women’s rights movement in the United States? A.Giving the right to vote to women B.Sharing housework with men C.Allowing women to run for office D.Gaining equal pay for equal work C 300

31 A. Giving the right to vote to women C 300

32 DAILY DOUBLE C 400 DAILY DOUBLE Place A Wager

33 How can the actions of President Andrew Jackson towards the American Indians best be described? A.Disregard for many American Indian rights B.Cooperation and respect for American Indians C.Tolerance and help for all American Indians D.Idealism and esteem of American Indians C 400

34 A. Disregard for many American Indian rights C 400

35 Use the information in the excerpt below to answer the question. What action did Stanton take to advance the goal stated above? A.She served as a conductor on the Underground Railroad. B.She tried to vote in New York State elections. C.She organized the Seneca Falls Convention. D.She spoke out against the evils of slavery. C 500 “It is the sacred duty of the women of this country to secure their right to the elective franchise.” -Elizabeth Cady Stanton

36 C. She organized the Seneca Falls Convention. C 500

37 Under which form of government do common citizens have the most civic participation? A.A government led by a monarch B.A representative democracy C.A government led by religious leaders D.A dictatorial form of government D 100

38 B. A representative democracy D 100

39 How did the Underground Railroad help the victims of injustice? A.By helping individuals escape from slavery. B.By opposing unjust taxes. C.By adopting American Indian Children. D.By demonstrating in favor of the vote for women. D 200

40 A. By helping individuals escape from slavery D 200

41 Frederick Douglass and Elizabeth Cady Stanton were both reformers. In what way were they similar? A.They sought to improve the social and political conditions of some groups. B.They sought better treatment for the American Indians. C.They sought to open new areas to white settlers. D.They sought to end poll taxes that made voting difficult for some groups. D 300

42 A. They sought to improve the social and political conditions of some groups D 300

43 Which statement provides the best evidence that the United States has become more democratic in the course of its history? A.America has emerged as the most powerful nation in the world. B.Americans enjoy the world’s highest standard of living. C.Poverty has almost been eliminated in the United States. D.Amendments have extended the franchise to all adults citizens. D 400

44 D. Amendments have extended the franchise to all adults citizens. D 400

45 “We hold these truths to be self-evident: that all men are created equal.” In what way ere these words of Thomas Jefferson’s from the Declaration of Independence contradicted by actions he took in his lifetime? A.He spoke out in favor of Enlightenment ideals. B.He supported the ideals of the French Revolution. C.He was an owner of slaves. D.He founded the University of Virginia. D 500

46 C. He was an owner of slaves. D 500

47 The abolitionists were a group of American dedicated to ending slavery. How did the abolitionists mainly work to achieve their goal? A.By taking military action against the federal government. B.By forming alliances with foreign governments. C.By delivering speeches and writing books against slavery. D.By offering to buy slaves from Southern slave owners. E 100

48 C. By delivering speeches and writing books against slavery. E 100

49 Examine the provisions below to answer the question. Which document included these provisions? A.Magna Carta B.Articles of Confederation C.Northwest Ordinance D.U.S. Constitution E “No aid [a form of taxes] is to be levied in our realm [kingdom] except by common consent of the realm.” 39. “No freeman shall be arrested or imprisoned our outlawed or exiled or in any other way be harmed, nor will [the king] go or send against him except by the lawful judgment of his peers or by the law of the land.”

50 A. Magna Carta E 200

51 Carefully examine the chart below in order to answer the question. What conclusion can be drawn from the chart above? A.The Bill of Rights was created to protect our individual rights. B.The United States has gradually become more democratic. C.Citizens participate in various ways under different forms of government. D.The U.S. Constitution needs to be redrafted to make it more democratic. E 300

52 B. The United States has gradually become more democratic. E 300

53 In a representative democracy, the government gets its power from? A.God B.The king C.A dictator D.The people E 400

54 D. The people E 400

55 A government in which power is passed to a ruler’s children is called a? A.Limited government B.Dictatorship C.Absolute monarchy D.Democracy E 500

56 C. Absolute monarchy E 500

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