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United Kingdom

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United Kingdom

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_______ is a system based on local customs and precedent, and serves as the basis for contemporary legal systems in the United Kingdom (except Scotland).
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C

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The Magna Carta set an important precedent by establishing
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D

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The English Civil War resulted in a victory for
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C

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In which of the following ways does the Labour Party differ from the Conservative Party?
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Which branch of government instituted reforms in 1999 to reduce the number of "hereditary peers," or members of the aristocracy, from positions of power?
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Which of the following statements about British foreign relations is accurate?
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Which term best describes the United Kingdom's political regime?
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The SNP's ability to win the 2007 Scottish regional elections resulted in part from which of the following?
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The British party system is often called a "two-and-a-half party system" because the
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Which of the following descriptions of the UK prime minister is accurate?
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Which of the following descriptions of members of the UK House of Commons is accurate?
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In which of the following ways did Tony Blair's policies as prime minister differ from those of Margaret Thatcher?
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Which of the following is a characteristic of Britain's use of the single-member district (SMD) electoral system?
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Local government in the United Kingdom
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The current mayor of London, notable for being the first nonwhite and Muslim mayor of a major Western capital, is
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In 1998, violence in Northern Ireland was largely ended by
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Which of the following statements best describes the Third Way of the Labour Party today?
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Which of the following statements accurately describes results of the 2015 elections as they relate to the smaller British parties?
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The Conservative Party is also known as the
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What type of social division or identity is most salient in the United Kingdom?
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