Ashford POL 201 POL/201 POL201 WEEK 1 QUIZ Solutions (Updated 2017)


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  1. The Bill of Rights protects all of these rights except
  2. The plan introduced at the Constitutional Convention that provided for a strong central government was known as the
  3. What effect did the Articles of Confederation have on the newly created states?
  4. Harold Lasswell’s statement of “who gets what, when, and how” is one definition of
  5. English philosophers Thomas Hobbes and John Locke shared the view that all government arrangements should be based on what principle?
  6. This document was primarily written by Thomas Jefferson and signed on July 4, 1776.
  7. Of the 13 states in existence at the time, how many states needed to ratify the Constitution for it to take effect?
  8. What mechanism does the Constitution include for removing an executive from office?
  9. This approach was implemented to separate the government into three distinct branches in order to prevent any one branch from holding too much power.
  10. Members of this ideological group typically do not support the Affordable Care Act and argue that the government should not have control over the health care industry, as this is seen as an infringement on individual liberties.