A representative democracy is a democracy in which citizens __________ representatives to represent them in executive, legislative, and judicial capacities. A.elect B.direct C.control D.remove

QUESTION POSTED AT 03/12/2019 - 10:29 AM

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A representative democracy is a democracy in which citizens A. elect representatives to represent them in executive, legislative, and judicial capacities. By virtue of being representative, the electors will cast their votes to place someone in office. From there, the voters have little control over what they do apart from using the following election to either re-elect them or kick them out.
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Which of the following is NOT a formal qualification for the presidency? a. must be at least 35 years old b. must be a "natural born Citizen" of the United States c. must have extensive prior political experience d. must have lived in the United States for at least 14 years

The correct answer is: c. must have extensive prior political experience

All the other options are formal requirements. For example the "natural born Citizen" requirement states that a person must either be born on the territory of US or be born to an American parent abroad.

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The House of Representatives is sometimes called the ________ because the representatives are elected from much smaller districts than Senators.

It's sometimes called the 'people's house'.

They are chosen from smaller districts because there are way more representatives than senate members, so all chosen representatives are supposed to represent smaller groups of people and stand up for them. That's why they are called the people's house.

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Thomas Hobbes believed that citizens must "give up some of their liberties" in exchange for order, since this was a "social contract"--and during the Restoration, Parliament retained power over "Taxation," since the king had abused his powers in this regard. 

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Which Amendment states that the rights in the U.S. Constitution are not the only rights that citizens possess? A. the Second Amendment B. the Fourth Amendment C. the Seventh Amendment D. the Ninth Amendment

It would be the "Ninth Amendment" that states that the rights in the U.S. Constitution are not the only rights that citizens possess, since the Founders wanted many rights to be reserved for the people and the states. 

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Which of the following is not a major reason for voter registration? a. prevent people using false names from voting c. prevent immoral people from voting b. prevent non-citizens from voting d. prevent those with criminal records from voting

Voter registration is required by democracies. It was designed to allow citizens and residents to vote in elections. To prevent immoral people from voting is not a major reason for voter registration.
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ANSWERED AT 14/12/2019 - 04:41 PM


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Representatives from what estates comprised the estates-general? Daimyo Clergy Nobility Samurai

The states comprised in the French Estates-General were:

  • Clergy
  • Nobility

The Estates-General were an assembly where only two of the three States of Realm had representation (clergy and nobility) while the Third State could not participate. It was summoned by King Louis XIV.

The Third State sought for representation and created the National Assembly, inviting the other two states to participate as well. The king rejected this idea. This was the origin of the French Revolution from 1789.  

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In the late 1800s, the first state government reform legislation regarding railroad practices addressed A. rebates given to small companies. B. rates for passenger travel. C. rates for shipping and storing grain

In the late 1800s, the first state government reform legislation regarding railroad practices addressed "C. rates for shipping and storing grain", since this was the "Interstate Commerce Act," which sought to fight the railroad monopolies. 

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Which term describes a President’s need to keep information private? A. executive privilege B. civil rights C. presidential view D. oath of office

It would be "A. executive privilege" that is the term that describes a President’s need to keep information private, since sometimes information is so sensitive and secret that it must be protected. 

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The process that allows citizens to approve or reject a law passed by a state legislature is called a(n) initiative, recall, or referendum .

The precess is called a referendum.

The referendum is a democratic instrument provided for in the Constitution that acts as a form of popular consultation on a subject of great relevance, in which the people manifest themselves on a law after it is constituted. In this way, the citizen only ratifies or rejects what is submitted to him.

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A 1913 California law forced Japanese Americans to A. learn English. B. sell their land. C. sign unfair labor contracts. D. become United States citizens.

A 1913 California law forced Japanese Americans to "sell their land" due mostly to the fact that during this time in the US there was a highly racist element that made whites feel superior to Japanese and other non-whites. 

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According to the lesson, what did the American Industrial Revolution give rise to as far as its citizens were concerned? the upper class the working class classless society the middle class

As with any industrial revolution, it was no different in the United States of America, a nation that was flourishing at the  times and strongly developing, that there would be a new class of workers who had to do the menial tasks noone else wanted to do but were required to be done if they wanted to have a successful industrializaiton of their country. 

For that reason the answer is the working class. 

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QUESTION POSTED AT 14/12/2019 - 04:16 PM

This is required for a legislative body to take official action. a. a censure c. a quorum b. a calendar d. a caucus

The answer is c.quorum

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Which of the following is an example of a geographic way to classify governments? A. confederate B. dictatorship C. presidential D. democracy

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Confederate is a geographic way to classify governments.

Explanation.

In confederation is where a group of people come together with common goals and form an alliance. In governance it where many states with political powers comes together and creates a central authority which guides them.And they becomes a permanent union of sovereign states for certain common purposes.

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The head of the state executive branch is the a. governor. c. lieutenant governor. b. secretary of state. d. attorney general. Who was the driving country behind the ICC? a. Germany c. Mexico b. The US d. Britian

The head of the state executive branch is the "a. governor" and the driving country behind the ICC is "d. Britain," since in fact it was Britain that started the organization in the first place. 

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Who is the individual responsible for all incident activities, including the development of strategies and tactics and the ordering and release of resources? a. Operations Section Chief b. Emergency Operations Center Manager c. Incident Commander d. Agency Executive or Senior Official 17. The credentialing process involves

Generally speaking, it would be the "b. Emergency Operations Center Manager," who is responsible for all incident activities, including the development of strategies and tactics and the ordering and release of
resources, since this person often oversees the coordination of many different relief agencies at once. 

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In ICS, the members of the Command Staff assume the title of: A. Leader. B. Officer. C. Director. D. Executive.

In ICS, the members of the Command Staff assume the title of "Officer," since this is a title that can be applied to a variety of people with the same job in different organizations. 

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Wiil fa and mdal What motives often seemed to overshadow the United States' emphasis on democracy? A. social B. economic C. militaristic D. communist

The best answer from the list would be that "D. communist" motives seemed to overshadow the United States' emphasis on democracy, since communist countries such as the USSR were essentially dictatorships. 

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Presidents often make ___________________ with leaders of other nations because doing so does not require the approval of the Senate. A. informal treaties B. presidential deals C. recognition accords D. executive agreements

In the western world, presidents often make "informal treaties" with leaders of other nations because doing so does not require the approval of the Senate, although these are often more difficult to enforce. 

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In the executive branch, the title of department is reserved for a. agencies of Cabinet rank. b. independent agencies. c. agencies of the judicial branch. d. agencies of congressional rank.

In the executive branch of the United States, the title of department is reserved for "b. independent agencies," since these agencies often act with a great deal of independence from the President and his staff. 

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Which of the following describes a direct democracy? A. All of the people make the laws rather than elected representatives. B. A small percentage of the people make the decision as to who will rule them. C. Some of the people get to speak their mind directly to a legislative body. D. Most of the people get to speak their mind directly to their ruler.

It would be when "A. All of the people make the laws rather than elected representatives," that best describes a direct democracy, since the people are "directly" influencing the trajectory of the state in this case. 

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The North believed the Federal government needed to provide less control over its citizens. a. True b. False

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The best option in terms of what rights the Declaration of Independence expresses would be "A. Human rights of citizens, including life and liberty," since the colonists felt these rights were being taken away by the British, and to "become a citizen of the United States, you must "A. have lived in the United States for at least six months". 

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QUESTION POSTED AT 14/12/2019 - 03:42 PM

Which of the following is not a major reason for voter registration? a. prevent people using false names from voting c. prevent immoral people from voting b. prevent non-citizens from voting d. prevent those with criminal records from voting

It would be primarily "c. prevent immoral people from voting" that is not a major reason for voter registration, since morality is not a restriction when it comes to a person's right to vote. 

ANSWERED AT 14/12/2019 - 03:40 PM


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How is the principle of "rule of law" evident in the Constitution? a. It lists the laws of the country and gives states the power to enforce them. b. It creates a government that can make, enforce, and review its own laws. c. It grants the executive branch the power to make and execute the laws. d. It provides a method for making laws that the court system carries out.

One of the main ways in which the principle of "rule of law" is evident in the Constitution is that "b. It creates a government that can make, enforce, and review its own laws," since this effects the population as a whole. 

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Which one of these terms is most closely related to an oligarchy? A. Constitutional monarchy B. Democracy C. Junta D. Roi Soleil

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As a welfare state, Great Britain a. controlled private industry. b. had a free market economy. c. provided social welfare for its citizens. d. offered refuge for communist refugees.

It could be argued that as a welfare state, Great Britain "c. provided social welfare for its citizens," since this is what welfare programs do in the modern world, although not all citizens were affected. 

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A main goal of the monarchs of Europe during the Age of Absolutism was to A) establish legislative bodies B) centralize political power C) improve the quality of life for the peasant class D) expand the role of the Catholic Church

A main goal of the monarchs of Europe during the Age of Absolutism was to "B) centralize political power," since they were "absolute" in their rule--meaning that they did not want any interruption of their power. 

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