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  1. government

    Which of the following rights is NOT included in the Fifth Amendment? A. privacy B. double jeopardy C. trial by jury D. due process apologies for the repost, but I asked this a while ago and did some thinking. the fifth amendment discusses

    asked on April 18, 2019
  2. English

    Read these lines from Siegfried Sassoon's "Dreamers." "And mocked by hopeless longing to regain/Bank holidays, and picture shows, and spats,/And going to the office in the train." Which of these can be found in this excerpt? A. parallelism B. repetition C.

    asked on June 2, 2019
  3. government

    Which of the following BEST explains why African American voter turnout is traditionally lower than white American voter turnout? A. African American voters do not favor either political party. B. African Americans faced decades of structural barriers to

    asked on June 5, 2019
  4. government

    Which specific part of the Fourth Amendment did NSA surveillance arguably violate? A. “supported by Oath or affirmation” B. “unreasonable searches and seizures” C. “to be secure in their persons, houses, papers, and effects” D. “no Warrants

    asked on April 23, 2019
  5. English

    Which sentence is punctuated incorrectly? A. He explained the principle of internal-combustion (although not very well.)*** B. John Lennon (1940-1980) was a founding member of The Beatles. C. The Latin expression "per se" ("in itself") has found wide use

    asked on June 2, 2019
  6. government

    In which direction has the geographic distribution of the American population shifted in the last 50 years? A. northeast B. southeast C. north D. southwest I'm thinking between A or B (perhaps B since I could have sworn I saw something about it in one of

    asked on June 4, 2019
  7. government

    How did the decision in Citizens United v. FEC change campaign finance law? A. It finally put clear and enforceable limits on soft money. B. It removed any dollar restrictions on independent expenditures.***? C. It forced candidates for federal office to

    asked on June 5, 2019
  8. government

    The ban on quartering soldiers in civilian homes without consent is an illustration of the fact that A. the Bill of Rights required Congress to elaborate. B. the Bill of Rights depended heavily on the compliance of states. C. the Bill of Rights was written

    asked on May 3, 2019
  9. government

    Which part of the Fifth Amendment has not been part of selective incorporation? A. indictment by grand jury B. self-incrimination C. double jeopardy D. the right to bear arms (Not sure) Is it A?

    asked on April 25, 2019
  10. government

    How has the Supreme Court ruled on affirmative action in university admissions? A. Race can only be a factor in medical school admissions. B. It is up to the states to decide whether they will allow race as a factor in admissions. C. Only when no other

    asked on April 24, 2019
  11. government

    Which of the following describes a difference between the women’s and the civil rights movements of the 1950-1960s? A. The women’s movement was tied to the antiwar and student protests of the 1960s; the civil rights movement was not. B. The civil

    asked on April 24, 2019
  12. government

    There is a direct correlation between restrictions on voting and A. voter turnout.***? B. candidate opinions. C. political messaging. D. campaign contributions.

    asked on June 5, 2019
  13. government

    Excerpt from the Brown v. Board of Education decision "Segregation of white and Negro children in the public schools of a State solely on the basis of race, pursuant to state laws permitting or requiring such segregation, denies to Negro children the equal

    asked on April 25, 2019
  14. government

    What does the free exercise clause guarantee about religious freedom? A. the right to refuse service to those holding different religious beliefs B. the right to conduct any religious practice in the United States C. the right to hold any religious belief

    asked on April 23, 2019
  15. government

    What role have election laws played in the evolution of voting? A. Over time more groups received the right to vote.***? B. There is a historic low of voter participation. C. Voting habits have hardly changed over the last several centuries. D. Voters do

    asked on June 5, 2019
  16. government

    How did Brown v. Board of Education overturn Plessy v. Ferguson? A. The Court ruled that the Plessy ruling applied only to private schools. B. The Court ruled that separate white and black school systems were inherently unequal. C. The Court ruled that

    asked on April 19, 2019
  17. government

    2. A whistleblower makes allegations against the vice president. Which of the following actions is Congress NOT empowered to take? a)impeaching the vice president b)investigating the allegations made against the vice president c)holding committee hearings

    asked on April 17, 2019
  18. government

    Which of the following states is a disadvantage for representation in the winner-take-all system? A. A small state that is evenly split between the two major parties. B. A small state that tends to vote heavily for third-party candidates.***? C. A large

    asked on June 5, 2019
  19. government

    Why do Keynesian economists believe that government has to intervene on the side of demand in a recession? A. It is congruent with Marxist economic theory. B. Any resulting deficits can be balanced with trade surpluses.***? C. Because in recessions, even

    asked on June 4, 2019
  20. government

    Which of the following separates the American political party system from that of western European nations? A. American political parties have national reach. B. Most European nations only have one political party. C. Most European political parties have

    asked on June 4, 2019
  21. government

    The ban on quartering soldiers in civilian homes without consent is an illustration of the fact that A. the Bill of Rights required Congress to elaborate. B. the Bill of Rights depended heavily on the compliance of states. C. the Bill of Rights was written

    asked on May 3, 2019
  22. English

    Which of the following suffixes is mostly found in adjectives? -ant -ence -ance I honestly do not know which one it could be. I'm tossing between b and c. What am I missing? Thanks in advance

    asked on May 18, 2019
  23. government

    Which democratic ideal did the fight for civil rights hope to achieve? A. equality B. individual liberties C. majority rule D. open university education I believe its A (if not B)

    asked on April 24, 2019
  24. government

    Which of the following BEST describes a public opinion? A. A public opinion is an idea stated publicly. B. A public opinion is the official opinion of the president. C. A public opinion includes all opinions that exist in a population. D. A public opinion

    asked on June 4, 2019
  25. government

    Which of the following has been a major demographic shift strengthening political support for Medicare? A. the rising immigrant population B. the aging of the American population*** C. the declining percentage of male college graduates D. the

    asked on June 3, 2019
  26. government

    Members of the Democratic Party tend to embrace the concept of limited government in which of the following issues? A. unemployment and poverty B. racial inequality in the workplace*** C. women’s right to choose an abortion D. industrial pollution of the

    asked on June 3, 2019
  27. Science

    Which of the following is typically NOT a method scientists use to determine astronomic distances? a. brightness as compared to other objects b. color of the object c. radio wave signature d. the size an object in space appears I think it's c but I could

    asked on May 20, 2019
  28. government

    The Department of Veterans Affairs creates a grant program for returning members of the service without prior authorization from the executive, legislative, or judicial branches of government. Is this legal? Why or why not? A. Yes, because the department

    asked on April 17, 2019
  29. government

    What might one conclude about politics prior to the Federal Election Campaign Act of 1974? A. Political machines had reached the height of their power. B. Loose campaign financing regulations were producing corruption.***? C. Patronage positions were

    asked on June 4, 2019
  30. government

    Concerns over inequality in American political culture gave rise to which of the following core values in American society? A. individualism*** B. populism C. socialism*** D. elitism

    asked on June 3, 2019
  31. government

    How does affirmative action build upon the social movements that came before it? A. It advocates for a separate but equal university system. B. It extends the fight for minority equality into the realm of concrete results. C. It adopts the Seneca Falls

    asked on April 24, 2019
  32. government

    Which of the following has been a criticism of the role of polling in American politics? A. Important milestones in U.S. history would never have happened if politicians had relied on poll data.***? B. Polling is a very expensive process that requires tax

    asked on June 4, 2019
  33. English

    Find the antecedent of the relative pronoun (who, which, or that) in each sentence. Choose the verb that agrees with the subject of the sentence. 1. Arizona is one cotton-producing region that ___ not lose crops to the boll weevil. A. does B. do*** (Not

    asked on April 30, 2019
  34. government

    Which of the following rights is NOT included in the Fifth Amendment? A. privacy B. double jeopardy C. trial by jury D. due process If I had to pick one, I say C

    asked on April 17, 2019
  35. English

    Read this sentence from Virginia Woolf's A Room of One's Own. "They had no money evidently; according to Professor Trevelyan they were married whether they liked it or not before they were out of the nurssery, at fifteen or sixteen very likely." Her

    asked on June 2, 2019
  36. government

    Which of the purposes of government listed in the Preamble of the United States Constitution were also the declared purpose of the Articles of Confederation? A. national welfare B. national defense C. national currency D. equal individual rights for all I

    asked on May 3, 2019
  37. Science

    Which of the following would be an appropriate use for a probe? (Choose two of the following) A. a study of the planet Saturn, it's rings, on to Jupiter and some of its moons B. military surveillance of enemy troops C. telecommunications D. a mission to

    asked on May 20, 2019
  38. government

    How does due process limit the power of states? A. Due process sets term limits for state judges and other court officials. B. Due process ensures that every defendant will have access to a lawyer. C. Due process guarantees the right to vote in any state

    asked on April 20, 2019
  39. government

    How did Brown v. Board of Education overturn Plessy v. Ferguson? A. The Court ruled that the Plessy ruling applied only to private schools. B. The Court ruled that separate white and black school systems were inherently unequal. C. The Court ruled that

    asked on April 19, 2019
  40. government

    Which of the following terms identifies one of the dimensions of a political party in American political culture? A. the electorate*** B. judicial C. the executive D. adversarial If I have understood the question correctly, I think that's the answer

    asked on June 4, 2019
  41. government

    What contradiction exists in American public opinion about Ronald Reagan’s claim that government is not the solution but the problem? A. Americans want regulation and public services but not tax cuts. B. Americans want government in their private lives

    asked on June 3, 2019
  42. government

    Why did the first opinion poll on a presidential election—in Literary Digest in 1936—fail to predict the outcome? A. The sample was too small. B. The sample was not random.*** C. The sampling relied on landlines. D. The sampling was too early in the

    asked on June 4, 2019
  43. government

    Which of the following party identifications has been growing the MOST in the past 16 years? A. no party affiliation B. the Socialist Party C. the Democratic Party D. the Republican Party I'm sorry, I really don't know about this one either

    asked on June 4, 2019
  44. government

    The American core political value of individualism has its historical roots in which of the following? A. Native American forms of government B. opposition to Trans-Atlantic slavery C. the Magna Carta D. attitudes toward old European governments***

    asked on June 3, 2019
  45. government

    Which language of the Fifth Amendment was addressed in the Miranda case? A. “nor shall private property be taken for public use” B. “except in cases arising in the land or naval forces” C. “unless on a presentment or indictment of a Grand Jury”

    asked on April 23, 2019
  46. government

    Congress passes a controversial bill with a Senate vote of 60–40, which the president then vetoes. Ten senators state that they will not seek to override this veto. What recourse does Congress have to check the president's power? a)using public opinion

    asked on April 17, 2019
  47. government

    Why are third-party candidates often less successful than candidates from the two primary parties? A. Third parties have too many members. B. Voter turnout is too low for any major movement to win a majority.***? C. Americans are generally happy with both

    asked on June 6, 2019
  48. government

    Access to education sustains which of the following core beliefs in American political culture? A. limited government B. equality of opportunity C. free enterprise D. individualism I don't know whether to pick B or D :/

    asked on June 4, 2019
  49. government

    How did Brown v. Board of Education overturn Plessy v. Ferguson? A. The Court ruled that the Plessy ruling applied only to private schools. B. The Court ruled that separate white and black school systems were inherently unequal. C. The Court ruled that

    asked on April 20, 2019
  50. government

    What does the establishment clause guarantee about religious freedom? A. The U.S. president cannot say prayers or perform public religious practices. B. U.S. politicians cannot hold religious beliefs that impact their duties. C. U.S. citizens can perform

    asked on April 19, 2019
  51. government

    1. Which of the following is an accurate statement about voter turnout? A. There is usually no difference in participation rates between presidential and midterm elections. B. Presidential election years usually have significantly higher turnout than in

    asked on June 6, 2019
  52. government

    What was the original aim of affirmative action? A. equal opportunity for minority groups B. equal results for minority groups C. to meet quotas for school admissions D. to rewrite and expand the Fourteenth Amendment Even though the goal of the affirmation

    asked on April 24, 2019
  53. government

    A whistleblower makes allegations against the vice president. Which of the following actions is Congress NOT empowered to take? A. impeaching the vice president B. investigating the allegations made against the vice president C. holding committee hearings

    asked on April 11, 2019
  54. government

    A judge appointed to the court of appeals is accused of misconduct, and the legislative branch wishes to investigate. What immediate recourse does Congress have? A. committee hearings B. removal of the justice C. ability to appoint a new justice D.

    asked on April 11, 2019
  55. Science

    1. Rockets have been used in which of the following areas (choose three of the following) a. warfare b. submarine propulsion c. fireworks d. jet engines e. space exploration I can only pick three... I don't know which ones to pick since I thought all of

    asked on May 20, 2019
  56. government

    Which powers did Congress use to justify the Civil Rights Act of 1965? A. equal protection clause B. establishment clause C. due process clause D. Tenth Amendment is it A?

    asked on April 20, 2019
  57. government

    Which of the following is one of the ways in which supply-side economists try to improve economic growth? A. by supporting unionization efforts B. by cutting environmental regulations*** C. by cancelling international trade treaties D. by subsidizing

    asked on June 4, 2019
  58. Science

    The archaeologists' "first in, last out" rule corresponds to what geologic principle? a. uniformitarianism b. Law of Faunal Success** c. Principle of Original Horizontality d. Law of Superposition The archaeologists' "terminus post quem" or "terminus ante

    asked on May 2, 2019
  59. government

    Which part of the Eighth Amendment was incorporated at the state level using the Fourteenth Amendment? A. due process B. equal protection C. rights of national citizenship D. protection from cruel and unusual punishment I posted this earlier this morning

    asked on April 26, 2019
  60. government

    How can pollsters purposefully skew their results in favor of a specific political opinion? A. by asking leading questions B. by using too small of a sample C. by taking too long with the opinion poll D. by failing to pay the responders I don't think it's

    asked on June 4, 2019
  61. government

    What did the Voting Rights Act not address? A. the inadequacy of the Fifteenth Amendment in securing voting rights B. the use of preventative measures like literacy tests and polling taxes C. the right to vote absentee for any election in one’s home

    asked on April 19, 2019
  62. government

    1. Which of the following BEST describes the action of a single-issue group? A. a home owners' association staging a protest against new power line construction***? B. Major League Baseball lobbying Congress for changes to cable TV laws C. the Democratic

    asked on June 6, 2019
  63. government

    For the preservation of American individualism, conservative members of the Republican Party tend to advocate for which of the following? A. an active and protective government B. less government in the marketplace*** C. gun controls D. fewer resources for

    asked on June 3, 2019
  64. government

    Which issue did the Nineteenth Amendment address? A. coverture B. segregation C. citizenship D. sexual harassment Would it be B?

    asked on April 28, 2019
  65. government

    Why do supply-side economists believe that tax cuts can fix the federal deficit? A. Lower taxes force less government spending. B. Lower taxes improve the nation’s credit rating. C. Lower taxes lead to economic growth and more revenue.***? D. Lower taxes

    asked on June 4, 2019
  66. government

    Which of the following constitutes an entitlement program supported by both main political ideologies? A. Medicaid B. Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) C. food stamps D. Medicare***

    asked on June 4, 2019
  67. government

    Why do liberals support the payment of Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) benefits to undocumented immigrants? A. Liberals argue that it increases the likelihood of their repatriation. B. Liberals believe that these payments benefit the

    asked on June 4, 2019
  68. government

    Which states would have given the strongest approval of Article I, Section 2 of the United States Constitution? A. states with large populations, slave or free B. new states added to the United States later on C. states with small populations but large

    asked on May 3, 2019
  69. government

    Which part of the Eighth Amendment was incorporated at the state level using the Fourteenth Amendment? A. due process B. equal protection C. rights of national citizenship D. protection from cruel and unusual punishment I asked this a while ago and someone

    asked on April 30, 2019
  70. government

    How has the equal protection clause been used to give women employment access? A. The Equal Rights Amendment was passed in 1982. B. Congress has passed legislation to give women equal pay for equal work. C. Congress has made it law that women must have

    asked on April 24, 2019
  71. government

    1. When a candidate wins large states by huge margins and loses small states by small margins it is likely to result in A. a candidate losing both the popular vote and the Electoral College. B. a candidate winning the popular vote but losing the Electoral

    asked on June 6, 2019
  72. government

    1. How did the Watergate scandal affect policies surrounding campaign finance? A. The federal government instituted closer controls on campaign donations.***? B. There were no major changes to federal policy. C. Congress allowed for greater campaign

    asked on June 6, 2019
  73. government

    What advantage did broadcasting give presidents in contrast to print media? A. Presidents now could deliver far more detail. B. Presidents could bypass reporters and address Americans directly.*** C. Presidents could now speak to their base alone rather

    asked on June 4, 2019
  74. government

    1. Which answer BEST describes the role of a linkage institution? A. to discourage average voters from voting B. to improve the influence corporations have on policy C. to inform constituents of the policymaking work of the government D. to insulate the

    asked on June 6, 2019
  75. government

    The idea that a media outlet has to be willing to sell an equal amount of airtime to both political sides is known as which of the following? A. the equal time rule*** B. the equal protection clause C. the principle of equity D. the equal rights amendment

    asked on June 4, 2019
  76. government

    Which amendment from the Bill of Rights has been fully incorporated by Supreme Court decisions? A. First Amendment B. Third Amendment C. Seventh Amendment D. Eighth Amendment I really don't know about this one

    asked on April 28, 2019
  77. English

    Which sentence is punctuated correctly? Some bright objects in the night sky are far-away suns, others are local planets. Some bright objects in the night sky are far-away suns; others are local planets.***? Some bright objects in the night sky are

    asked on June 10, 2019
  78. government

    1. When campaigns are longer, which of the following is the effect? A. Voters are more likely to be more involved.***? B. Campaigns often become more expensive. C. Campaigns tend to hire fewer staff. D. Candidates are more likely to focus on issues. 2.

    asked on June 6, 2019
  79. government

    How do Keynesian economists address economic recessions? A. with interest rate hikes B. with federal bond purchases C. with countercyclical spending*** D. with tax increases for the wealthy

    asked on June 4, 2019
  80. government

    How was the Fourteenth Amendment used to end the doctrine of “separate but equal”? A. The Court declared that an equal number of black and white schools had to be created. B. The Court extended “the equal protection of the laws” to the use of

    asked on April 30, 2019
  81. government

    Which part of the Eighth Amendment was incorporated at the state level using the Fourteenth Amendment? A. due process B. equal protection C. rights of national citizenship D. protection from cruel and unusual punishment I think its C

    asked on April 26, 2019
  82. government

    The Department of Veterans Affairs creates a grant program for returning members of the service without prior authorization from the executive, legislative, or judicial branches of government. Is this legal? Why or why not? A. Yes, because the department

    asked on April 11, 2019
  83. government

    Which of the following polling methods relies on representative respondents? A. quota method*** B. random selection C. voluntary method D. robo-call sampling

    asked on June 3, 2019
  84. government

    Which of the following is an example of symbolic speech? A. gun ownership B. running for office C. distributing pamphlets D. flag burning I'm picking D since distributing pamphlets doesn't seem "symbolic"

    asked on April 28, 2019
  85. government

    How was the Fourteenth Amendment used to end the doctrine of “separate but equal”? A. The Court declared that an equal number of black and white schools had to be created. B. The Court extended “the equal protection of the laws” to the use of

    asked on April 26, 2019
  86. government

    Why are bureaucracies impersonal by design? A. Impersonal bureaucracies are cost efficient. B. Impersonal bureaucracies assure equal treatment of all. C. Impersonal bureaucracies assure the success of the merit system. D. Personal bureaucracies were not

    asked on May 3, 2019
  87. English

    Which excerpt from George Orwell’s Shooting an Elephant best exemplifies a reflective essay? A.“The young Buddhist priests were the worst of all.” B.“As for the job I was doing, I hated it more bitterly than I can perhaps make clear.”

    asked on June 10, 2019
  88. government

    What part of the Constitution did both the civil rights and women’s movements use in their fights for expanded rights? A. due process clause of the Fifth Amendment B. establishment clause of the First Amendment C. equal protection clause of the

    asked on April 24, 2019
  89. government

    How did Roe v. Wade define the right to privacy? A. A doctor has the right to privacy in performing an abortion. B. Every trial concerning abortion must be done anonymously. C. A woman’s right to privacy extends to having an abortion in any state. D.

    asked on April 19, 2019
  90. government

    1. What BEST describes the role of the McCain-Feingold Act? A. The act attempted to restrict the use of soft money.***? B. The act allowed Individuals to donate unlimited funds to political parties. C. The act forced many candidates to stop accepting

    asked on June 6, 2019
  91. English

    Which of these is a singular contraction? A. Don't B, Hasn't C. Haven't D. Weren't Is it hasn't?

    asked on June 10, 2019
  92. government

    Which of the following statements is proof that presidents can exercise only limited public leadership even with the best communication technology? A. Presidents tend to be less popular in Congress. B. Americans tend to vote in congressional but not in

    asked on May 3, 2019
  93. government

    Which right has become important to prevent government infringement on other rights although it is not explicitly included in the Bill of Rights? A. the freedom of religion B. the right to counsel C. the right to privacy D. the freedom from unreasonable

    asked on April 28, 2019
  94. Science

    People who live in some areas of the earth experience much more seismic activity than others. Which of the following areas tends to have the largest amounts of seismic activity? a. in the center of a plate b. Florida c. the Ring of Fire d. the southern

    asked on May 2, 2019
  95. English

    Which of these is a singular noun? events news sciences figures I think it's news

    asked on June 10, 2019
  1. government

    These were all right except for 3., it was C

    posted on June 6, 2019
  2. government

    Nevertheless I greatly appreciate all the help you've given me :)

    posted on June 6, 2019
  3. government

    Ok, so the answer turned out to be C, I don't know why

    posted on June 6, 2019
  4. government

    OK so I think the first one is B

    posted on June 6, 2019
  5. government

    Ok I definitely read B wrong, I believe it should be D

    posted on June 6, 2019