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1

When individuals do not consider how people from other backgrounds may see things differently but rely on their own selective perception

ethnocentrism

2

The religion with the highest reported rate of voter turnout

Jewish

3

The group least likely to vote

Hispanics

4

The most votes

Plurality

5

The golden number of electoral votes

270

6

Why would small states object to a direct election of the president?

Over representation

7

Why would the two major parties object to a direct election of the president?

The electoral college makes it very difficult for minor parties to win, making their only viable competition one another

8

What amendment granted women the right to vote?

19th

9

Stresses importance of the individual, and of freedom, equality, private property, limited government, and popular consent

Classical liberalism

10

Clinton's major preoccupation after winning the 1992 election was

health reform

11

FDR's second bill of rights was committed to

economic security and independence

12

The first televised presidential debates were between

Kennedy and Nixon

13

Who redraws congressional district boundaries?

state legislatures

14

How often are congressional districts redrawn?

Every 10 years