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Americans generally have the lowest levels of confidence in which of the following institutions?


Which is not a core element of the American Dream?

High income

William Penn’s colony’s long-term survival has been attributed to its:

Ethnic and religious diversity

Indirect democracy uses which of the following?


What are republics?

representative democracies

What percentage of American are immigrants?


What was the most common initial reason for settlement in North America by the first colonists?


In a direct democracy, decisions are made collectively by citizens using __________.

Majority rule

Americans’ confidence in government institutions in the United States has __________.


The Framers agreed that the new nation had to be founded on notions of which of the following?

Religious freedom

Which of the following was expected of the federal government 200 years ago?

providing national defense

Based on the average age of the state’s population, which issue would you expect to be least important to voters in Florida, which has the oldest state population in the U.S.?

public education

In general, which of the following is true about the U.S. population?

getting older

Roger Williams settled which colony as part of his effort to separate from the Church of England?

providence, ri

Which function of government stated in the Preamble is consistent with the notion of having government-provided police protection?

ensuring domestic tranquility

Which accurately compares Southerners to Northerners?

southerns are more likely to favor downsizing that federal gov’t

Which country is not listed as free according to the Freedom in the World 2016 rankings?


How does the Preamble to the Constitution begin?

"We the People"

The first permanent English settlement was established where?


Approximately what percentage of children live in a household with both parents?


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