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State and Local Politics

Political Science

Quiz 11 :

The Structure of Local Governments

Quiz 11 :

The Structure of Local Governments

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Currently in the United States there are roughly how many counties?
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C

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Dillon's rule means that
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D

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In the nineteenth century,some cities had "clubs" that sought to control a city by organizing supporters in enough neighborhoods so as to win elections.Today,these "clubs" are sometimes called
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C

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Under which U.S.President did the political philosophy of greater political participation by ordinary citizens spread throughout the country?
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Mayors have varying degrees of executive power.Which of the following mayors has the least leeway in firing city employees?
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Racial and ethnic minorities are more likely to win seats via
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Why were many people in Los Angeles outraged with the political institutions of their city when the Rodney King issue surfaced?
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What aspect of American society rapidly outpaced the bare minimal levels of basic public services in the nineteenth century?
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Which of the following is NOT true regarding urban party machines?
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What did Thomas Jefferson promote as a way for Congress to raise money,and as a means to institutionalize his vision of a rural America?
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All of the following describe special districts EXCEPT
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Which two states do not have counties?
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In a political machine,who provides information about the needs of residents and their voting habits to people higher up the political machine hierarchy?
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Many machine politicians in several large cities came up through the ranks of firefighters,as did one of New York's greatest political operatives,
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What institution was born out of the nineteenth century environment of industrialization,urbanization,rapid immigration,and the absence of basic public services?
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Between the 1820s and 1850s,many states
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Which group was attracted to large American cities during much of the nineteenth century?
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For urban party machines,what was one of the more lucrative perks that they could use to reward their supporters who helped the machine win elections?
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Traditionally,counties are
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Which of the following is NOT true regarding urban machines and municipal districts?
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