NCFE Review / Week 1 / Monday, May 13
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by Tina Fox
| 10 Questions
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What is the purpose of national symbols, such as the eagle, the Nazi-German swastika, and the Italian flag?
to represent the cultural heritage and natural treasures of the nation
to highlight patriotism, unity, and loyalty among members of the nation
to increase the tourist income of the nation
to attract immigrants to the nation
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1
The main purpose of a time line is to show the
causes and effects of wars
location of important places
benefits of modern civilizations
chronological relationship between events
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“The head alone has the right to deliberate and decide, and the functions of all the other members consist only in carrying out the commands given to them…The more you grant…[to the assembled people], the more it claims…The interest of the state must come first.” – King Louis XIV, France, 1660

Which form of government does this quote describe?
monarchy
oligarchy
theocracy
democracy
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500 BCE – Democratic principles were practiced by the governments of Greece and Rome
1100s – Democracy was practiced in Italy
1500s – Democracy gained acceptance during the Protestant Reformation
1700s – England’s limited democracy spread to the American colonies
1940s - West German and Japanese governments began democratic practices
1970s – Portuguese and Spanish governments began to practice democracy.

Which statement is consistent with information in the timeline about democracy?
Democratic principles spread throughout the world.
Democratic principles began in the United States.
Democratic principles spread through North American colonies.
Democratic principles began to be seen in civilizations in the 1100s.
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Throughout history, people have lived on savannas, in deserts, in mountains, along river valleys, along coastlines, and on islands.

This statement demonstrates that people
develop a common language
adapt their surroundings
organize similar forms of government
prefer to live in isolated areas
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In this economic system, government determines what is to be produced; how much is produced; the price the product will sale for; and, in some cases, who can purchase the goods. Consumers have no role.
Traditional
Command
Market
Mixed
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In this economic system, the producer decides what, how much, and the value of goods. Consumers can influence production and price. This system encourages competition. This syetem is affected by supply and demand.
Traditional
Command
Market
Mixed
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1
In this economic system, people perform the same tasks that their families have performed for generations. This economic system is based on bartering.
Traditional
Command
Market
Mixed
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In this economic system, the government may control the production of certain goods (electricity, power) and private businesses control the production of other goods (shoes, cars).
Traditional
Command
Market
Mixed
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1
In a command economy, economic decisions are mostly influenced by
consumer demands
government policies
private investors
banking practices
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