Politics Grab Bag
This is the 4 th
Characteristic of a state, after population, territory, and government
What is sovereignty?
John Locke said that governments were created to protect these
What are life, liberty, and property?
This theory of the origins of government says that free men created governments to protect themselves
What is the social contract?
In this form of government, the executive is also a member of the legislative branch
What is a parliamentary government?
In this form of government, all key powers are given to the central national government
What is a unitary government?
These were a series of essays written in support of the
What are the
This agreement created a bicameral Congress with one house based on population and another based on equality of states
What is the
Connecticut or “Great
The primary Anti-
Federalist complaint about the
Constitution was that it lacked this
What is a Bill of
George Washington advised against the development of these because they promote self-interest
What are political parties?
Many of the Puritan roots of our nation’s laws can be traced back to this document
What is the
The 2 nd
Amendment entitles citizens to this
What is the right to bear arms, or keep a militia?
Declaring war, coining money, and regulating interstate commerce are examples of powers delegated to this
What is the national government (or
The 4 th
Amendment protects citizens from these
What are unreasonable searches and seizures?
This Amendment states that powers that are not delegated to the national government are reserved for the states
What is the 10 th
Article I, section 9 denies the national government the power to tax these, the only thing it is expressly forbidden from taxing
What are exports?
A 25 year-old
Catholic social worker would most likely fall into this ideology
What is liberal?
This is a statement of a party’s stand on the issues
What is a platform?
This is an election designed to narrow the number of candidates down to one from each party
What is a primary election?
Delegates to the national convention are chosen by these
What are primaries and caucuses?
This is an organization designed to collect money and provide financial support for political candidates
What is a Political
This company prides itself on being considered
“America’s favorite donuts”
What is Krispy
“I’m just a singer of simple songs, I’m not a real political man, I watch CNN but I’m not sure I can tell you the difference between” this
What is “Iraq and
This actress has appeared in “Crash,” and “The Blind Side” and was married to a tattooed motorcycle cad…
Who is Sandra
“Oh beautiful for spacious skies, o’er” this
What are “amber waves of grain?”
This was the last point guard before Steve Nash to win back-to-back MVP awards
Who is Magic Johnson?