Which political idea would the author of this statement most
2 separation of powers 4 federalism
5 What is an example of the "unwritten constitution"
in the United States?
1 system of political parties
2 operation of checks and balances
3 guarantee of freedom of religion
4 sharing of power between state and national governments
6 Those who supported the ratification of the United States
promised to add a bill of rights in order to
1 encourage economic development
2 prevent the return of English control over the new nation
3 increase the power of the National Government over the states
4 persuade the anti-Federalists to accept the Constitution
7 What has been the most frequent criticism of the electoral
1 An excessive number of third-party
candidates have been
encouraged to run for office.
2 Electors frequently ignore the vote of the people.
3 The person who wins the popular vote has not always been
4 The electors are not chosen by political parties.
8 The main political function of lobbyists for special interest
groups is to
1 influence public officials to support
or oppose specific programs
2 provide a source of unbiased information for legislators
3 nominate candidates for elective offices
4 simplify the process of developing and passing laws