Civics and Participation: Political Perspectives Flashcards


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1

The US Democratic Party mostly includes members who are

moderate, conservative, or liberal.

moderate, conservative, or Libertarian.

moderate, progressive, or liberal.

moderate, progressive, or Libertarian.

moderate, progressive, or liberal.

2

Conservatism could best be described as a political ideology that

assumes government exists in order to improve society.

seeks out new and better ways of managing government.

stresses traditional approaches to issues in government.

encourages greater government regulation.

stresses traditional approaches to issues in government.

3

The US Republican Party mostly includes members who are

moderate, conservative, or liberal.

moderate, conservative, or Libertarian.

moderate, progressive, or liberal.

moderate, progressive, or Libertarian.

moderate, conservative, or Libertarian.

4

What do most progressives tend to believe?

American embassies and military bases in foreign countries should be closed.

Many government functions would be performed better by private businesses.

Economic and political rights should be expanded for all American citizens.

Most taxes paid by American citizens should be reduced drastically.

Economic and political rights should be expanded for all American citizens.

5

Intersectionality is best described as

the way personal and social identities combine to influence how a person experiences the world.

the impact that third-party candidates have on the outcome of an election.

the moral principles and ideas that are important to someone and may guide their actions.

the dominant views of the surrounding community and region that influence an individual’s values.

the way personal and social identities combine to influence how a person experiences the world.

6

The chart compares how men and women voted in presidential elections from 1972 to 2012.

This chart demonstrates that

men and women are more likely to support Democratic candidates going forward.

women and men were equal in their support of Democratic candidates.

men were more likely to support Democratic candidates than women.

women were more likely to support Democratic candidates than men.

women were more likely to support Democratic candidates than men.

7

Because of the dominance of the two-party system, ______________ candidates often struggle to raise both funds and the visibility of their campaigns.

electoral

Republican

Democratic

third-party

third-party

8

One factor that can influence one’s political ideology is a person’s

preferred candidate.

ethnic heritage.

voting record.

political party.

ethnic heritage.

9

In general, what beliefs are held by most right-wing voters? Select three correct options.

Federal regulation can protect the environment and citizens from corporate greed.

The government needs to have a broad role within society.

The nation requires a powerful military to provide a strong defense.

The government should be limited in its activities.

Unemployment benefits, Social Security, and food benefits have helped improve society.

Voters are conservative-minded in tradition and values.

The nation requires a powerful military to provide a strong defense.

The government should be limited in its activities.

Voters are conservative-minded in tradition and values.

10

What kind of person is most likely to hold a left-wing political ideology?

a conservative

a liberal

a Libertarian

a moderate

a liberal