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CCP Midterm Review Game

Quiz by Robin Hager

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  • Q1
    The institution through which a society makes and enforces its public policies/laws
    Government
    30s
  • Q2
    theory that elected officials will serve the interests of the privileged in society
    Elite Theory of Democracy
    30s
  • Q3
    Various groups vie for government favor and political power, but none enjoys long term dominance
    Pluralism Theory
    30s
  • Q4
    Direct democracy is when decisions are made directly from the people, but in representative democracy, decisions are made by leaders elected by the people
    Direct Democracy vs. Representative Democracy (Republic)
    30s
  • Q5
    A King or Queen is the official head of state but power is limited by a constitution.
    Constitutional Monarchy
    30s
  • Q6
    Ruler with complete power over the government and the people
    Absolute Monarchy (Absolutism)
    30s
  • Q7
    A political system in which one person or party exercises absolute political control over the population.
    Totalitarianism (dictatorship)
    30s
  • Q8
    A government ruled by a few powerful people
    Oligarchy
    30s
  • Q9
    the document by the second Continental Congress (4 July 1776) asserting the independence of the colonies from Great Britain; written by Thomas Jefferson, in which he used Locke's theory on the Social Contract and Natural Rights.
    Declaration of Independence
    30s
  • Q10
    English philosopher who advocated the idea of a "social contract" in which government powers are derived from the consent of the governed and in which the government serves the people; also said people have natural rights to life, liberty and property.
    John Locke
    30s
  • Q11
    1st to theorize about nature of govt: believed that people are born selfish and need a strong central authority; advocated a social contract and absolute monarchy
    Thomas Hobbes
    30s
  • Q12
    British oppression (violations of liberty), unfair taxation, and the desire for self government
    Causes of the American Revolution
    30s
  • Q13
    British taxed colonies heavily for revenue to pay for the French and Indian War
    Causes of the American Revolution
    30s
  • Q14

    A Cause of the American Revolution

    "No taxation without representation"-colonists resented being taxed without having a representative in Parliament
    30s
  • Q15

    A Cause of the American Revolution

    Tax Acts including: Stamp Act, Sugar Act, and Tea Act angered colonists
    30s

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