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Unit Four - 4.7 | Ideologies of Political Parties

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  • Q1
    A candidate running for office is economically conservative, but socially liberal. The candidate is most associated with which political ideology below?
    Conservative Republican
    Social Democrat
    Liberal Democrat
  • Q2
    You favor capitalism, new legislation on gun control, Medicare for All, and world-wide action to stop climate change. You are most likely a..
  • Q3
    ”In this present crisis, government is not the solution to our problem; government is the problem. From time to time we've been tempted to believe that society has become too complex to be managed by self-rule, that government by an elite group is superior to government for, by, and of the people...Our government has no power except that granted it by the people. It is time to check and reverse the growth of government, which shows signs of having grown beyond the consent of the governed.. It is my intention to curb the size and influence of the Federal establishment and to demand recognition of the distinction between the powers granted to the Federal Government and those reserved to the States or to the people. All of us need to be reminded that the Federal Government did not create the States; the States created the Federal Government.. It is no coincidence that our present troubles parallel and are proportionate to the intervention and intrusion in our lives that result from unnecessary and excessive growth of government. ..So, with all the creative energy at our command, let us begin an era of national renewal.” Ronald Reagan’s First Inaugural Address January 20, 1981 Which of the following governmental policies would Reagan have most likely supported?
    Amending the Constitution to repeal the 10th Amendment.
    When government no longer represents the consent of the governed the people have a right to rebel.
    Reducing government regulations that stymie economic growth.
    Allowing states to nullify a federal law if they felt the federal government was abusing its power.
  • Q4
    Which of the following historical political quotes would someone with a liberal ideology most likely favor?
    “Remember that a government big enough to give you everything you want is also big enough to take away everything you have.”
    “It should be easier to bargain collectively. That’s not only fair, it makes workers more productive, it strengthens our economy.”
    “[W]e don’t want to turn the safety net into a hammock that lulls able-bodied people to lives of dependency and complacency.”
    “[W]e [don’t have] this trillion-dollar debt because government failed to tax enough. We have a trillion-dollar debt because government spent too much.”
  • Q5
    A member of Congress introduces legislation that would facilitate lawsuits against businesses that discriminate in employment against women. Interest groups with which of the following ideologies would be most likely to advocate for passage of this legislation?
    Laissez faire.
  • Q6
    Different interpretations of core values, including individualism, equality of opportunity, free enterprise, rule of law, and limited government, affect the relationship between citizens and the federal government and the relationships citizens have with one another. Which of the following core values would conservatives, libertarians, and liberals most likely all agree with?
    A limited government that protects property and peace is vital for America.
    Healthcare is a right, not a privilege.
    Free enterprise should not be limited by government regulations.
    America is a land of equal opportunity for all.

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