The Purpose of this review is to gauge your understanding of the material for the Standard One Exam. We will also use this as a time to reteach a concept, if needed.
What is a reason for which we need government?
What is the institution through which a society makes and enforces laws/public policies?
What are the three powers that belong to a government?
The earliest form of government can be traced back to which of the following?
Which of the following is considered the first political scholar/thinker?
Would you rather be the President of a country for one day or be a secret agent for the government for a year?
- Be the President of a country for one day
- Be a secret agent for the government for a year
What are the four requirements for a state to exist? List all in one answer.
What type of government system is used in the United States?
What terms are used to describe the type of democracy is used in the United States?
Which theory of the origin of the government suggests that the government started with the family?
- Divine Right
- Social Contract
Which political thinker believed that the people could break the social contract with the government?
- John Locke
- Thomas Hobbes
- Jean-Jacques Rousseau
- Baron de Montesquieu
William and Mary were invited by Parliament to overthrow which English King?
Articles of Confederation
Was the confederation or "league of friendship" that was the first United States. Each of the 13 States were completely independent states. Remember a state is what we refer to as a country because it meets all four requirements for a state.
Which type of dictatorship is made up of a small group of people?
Which type of monarchy limits the power of the monarch?
- Absolute Monarchy
- Constitutional Monarchy
- Autocratic Monarchy
Which system of government divides the power of government between the national government and state or provincial governments?
Draw a picture of a dog giving a speech at the U.S. Capital.