1. In republicanism, the state is viewed as a (Points : 1)
source of virtue.
key to liberty.
necessity for markets.
A constitution had been adopted for the commonwealth ... Viewed in the light of 18th-century knowledge ... [ Americans reasoned that liberty and republicanism required a ... www.answers.com/topic/thomas-jefferson
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2. Samuel P. Huntington defined “creedal passion periods” as periods when Americans (Points : 1)
seek to find new values.
return to first principles.
demand smaller government.
As I quote from this blog [http://marieljohn.blogspot.com/2010/02/american-politics-promise-of-disharmony.html
"The general premise of ?American Politics: The Promise of Disharmony? by Samuel P. [ Huntington, is that some eras in American politics can only be explained by the existence of ?creedal passion periods? in which the American people become aware of a gap between American ideals (the American creed) and American institutions. Americans then depart from politics as usual to try to make their institutions more reflective of values of liberalism, democracy, and equality."
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3. American politics are rooted in (Points : 1)
the practice of negative liberty.
redistributing wealth from the rich to the poor.
competing interpretations of core American values.
a need to avoid all conflict.
The answer is: competing interpretations of core American values.Auto answered|Score 1|alfred123|Points 506|User:
4. According to the Declaration of Independence our rights to “life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness” are (Points : 1)
unalienable rights that we are born with in nature.
a gift from the sovereign.
derived from our ability to overthrow the monarch.
positive rights defined by government.
a) unalienable rights that we are born with in nature. Auto answered|Score .6|nothinganon|Points 754|User:
5. The idea of American exceptionalism is characterized by (Points : 1)
America as a land rich in resources.
America as better than other countries.
America as a free land.
America as a land of opportunity.
American exceptionalism refers to the theory that the United States is qualitatively different from other countries. [ [ In this view, America's exceptionalism stems from its emergence from a revolution, becoming "the first new nation," and developing a uniquely American ideology, based on liberty, egalitarianism, individualism, populism and laissez-faire. This observation can be traced to Alexis de Tocqueville, the first writer to describe the United States as "exceptional" in 1831 and 1840. Historian Gordon Wood has argued, "Our beliefs in liberty, equality, constitutionalism, and the well-being of ordinary people came out of the Revolutionary era. So too did our idea that we Americans are a special people with a special destiny to lead the world toward liberty and democracy." ] ] Auto answered|Score .9383|divergerjulz|Points 65|
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