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Read and study Chapter 16, Politics and Public Policymaking. Review Chapters 6 to 14. APRIL — — — — Take Practice Exam 1 in the first week of April. Evaluate your strengths and weaknesses. Study appropriate chapters to correct your weaknesses. Review Chapters 6 to 16. ) — DECEMBER — — — Read and study Chapter 12, The Legislative Branch. Read and study Chapter 13, Executive Branch and the Bureaucracy. Read and study Chapter 14, The National Judiciary. Review Chapters 6 to 11. — — — Review the Introduction and Chapters 1 to 16—all the material.

Determine Your Test Readiness 30. Which of the following is a true statement about political parties in the United States? (A) Political parties are addressed in the constitution. (B) Membership is voluntary and represents a good cross section of the country’s population. (C) Membership is voluntary, but only a small portion of the voting public belongs. (D) Party membership is strengthening. (E) Political parties are becoming less diverse in their membership. 31. An incumbent is a (A) first-time office holder (B) candidate running for office (C) current office holder (D) most recently defeated candidate (E) candidate with the most votes 32.

House only III. Senate and House IV. Senate and House with the Supreme Court presiding (A) (B) (C) (D) (E) IV I I and II II III 4. S. S. S. S. government 5. Primary elections are held to (A) narrow down the field of candidates within a political party (B) expand the field of candidates within a political party (C) give the voters more choice in the general election (D) allow state legislatures the opportunity to determine political districts (E) increase participation of third-party candidates 6.

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