U.S. GOVERNMENT CHAPTER 16 STUDY GUIDE

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U.S. GOVERNMENT CHAPTER 16 STUDY GUIDE Multiple Choice Identify the choice that best completes the statement or answers the question. 1. A multiparty system often represents different beliefs or a. ideologies. b. voting privileges.

c. d.

theocracies. precincts.

2. The Liberty Party and the Free Soil Party are examples of a. a two-party government. b. single-issue parties.

c. d.

a coalition government. ideological parties.

3. Voting districts are called a. wards. b. caucuses.

c. d.

precincts. proportional districts.

4. Adjoining precincts form a. proportional districts. b. caucuses.

c. d.

voting districts. wards.

5. These powerful political leaders chose delegates and controlled conventions. a. ward captains c. bosses b. precinct captains d. patrons 6. This is a second primary election between the two candidates with the most votes. a. closed primary c. plurality election b. open primary d. runoff 7. Candidates for president and vice president are called the party's a. ticket. b. plank.

c. d.

platform. patrons.

8. Although he lost the election, his revolt against "King Caucus" led to the adoption of the nominating convention. a. Robert Kennedy c. John Adams b. Andrew Jackson d. Richard Nixon 9. Under this system a state's delegates represent the candidates according to the popular vote in the primary. a. open primary c. proportional representation b. closed primary d. district voting 10. At each party's national convention, candidates attempt to win the support of these people. a. patrons c. precinct captains b. ward captains d. uncommitted delegates 11. Authoritarian governments and theocracies are examples of a a. multiparty system. b. two-party system.

c. d.

one-party system. third-party system.

12. Third parties are also called a. minor parties. b. theocratic parties.

c. d.

anti-Republicans. authoritarian parties.

13. When multiple parties combine, they form this. a. a theocratic government b. a coalition government

c. d.

a two-party government an authoritarian government

14. In the United States, nearly all elected officials are selected by a. caucuses. b. political bosses.

c. d.

precinct captains. single-member districts.

15. Early in our nation's history, these private meetings of party leaders chose candidates. a. caucuses c. nominating committees b. candidate conventions d. nominating conventions 16. The powerful influence of these people led to the primary elections as the method of selection at the state and local levels. a. national committee chairperson c. bosses b. ward captains d. precinct captains

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17. In this type of election, only members of a political party can vote. a. open primary b. nominating convention

c. d.

closed primary petition

18. This group governs the way a convention is run. a. party bosses b. rules committee

c. d.

precinct captains delegates

19. This national convention committee must approve the delegations from each state. a. platform committee c. committee on permanent organization b. rules committee d. credentials committee 20. This takes place at a national convention right before the adjournment. a. acceptance speeches c. b. keynote speech d.

vice president nomination delegation party

Matching Match each item with the correct statement below. a. coalition government b. conventions c. single-member districts d. petition e. third party

f. g. h. i. j.

platform one-party system patronage plurality precinct captain

f. g. h. i. j.

nominating convention to select a ticket single-issue party planks voting districts

21. theocracy or authoritarian 22. several parties combined 23. neither Democratic nor Republican 24. select most elected officials 25. organizes local party workers 26. political party rewards 27. replaced caucuses 28. needed to win a primary 29. the party's statement 30. voters sign it for a potential candidate Match each item with the correct statement below. a. runoff b. Republicans c. independents d. party out of power e. ideological party 31. majority party after the Civil War 32. focus on overall change in society 33. focus on one issue 34. precincts 35. voters not supporting any party 36. watchdogs 37. second primary election 38. official public meeting to select candidates 39. purpose of a national convention 40. individual parts of the platform

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