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This test consists of 5 multiple choice questions, 5 short answer questions, and 10 short essay questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. Who gave the definition of institutions as "stable, valued, recurring patterns of behavior"?
(a) Samuel Huntington.
(b) Ray Huang.
(c) Francis Fukuyama.
(d) Koenraad W. Swart.
2. What countries were examples of weak absolutism and failed accountability, according to Chapter 25?
(a) Germany and Italy.
(b) Britain and France.
(c) Italy and Spain.
(d) Spain and France.
3. Where was the old Teotihuacán city located?
4. How many mechanisms offset growing poverty?
5. When was Constantinople taken by the Turks?
Short Answer Questions
1. Who are not formally accountable to their people except through a parliament with very limited powers, but have been careful to attend to the demands of the various groups that make up the country?
2. When did the Moorish bastion of Grenada fell?
3. When did the major powers face growing demands for military expenditures?
4. What country has become what some political scientists label an "electoral authoritarian" regime according to Chapter 26?
5. What did Pollock and Maitland write about the king?
Short Essay Questions
1. What eventually happened to the central authority of the state in Hungary?
2. What was the second question that Fukuyama addresses?
3. What was British Common Law?
4. What tips a state towards accountability according to Chapter 28?
5. What happened in the final years of the French monarchy according to Chapter 23?
6. What does Fukuyama distinguish between when discussing the "rule of law" in Chapter 17?
7. What two countries are examples of states that failed to develop accountability in Chapter 25?
8. What did the Orthodox Christian Church not do?
9. What is the first question that Fukuyama asks about political development in Chapter 30?
10. Why is Latin America unique according to Chapter 24?
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