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1.    Question :    (TCO 9) What is the most common response to serious domestic unrest?

     Student Answer:          Revolution 

               Coup d’état 

                Military takeover 

               UN diplomatic action 

     Instructor Explanation:    Chapter 17, page 280

     Points Received:    3 of 3 

Question 2.    Question :    (TCO 9) Riots triggered by police beating youths, protests against globalization, and labor strikes against austerity are all examples of _____.

     Student Answer:          purely traditional violence 

                issue-oriented violence 

               violence carried out by civilian institutions of government 

     Instructor Explanation:    Chapter 17, page 283

     Points Received:    3 of 3 

Question 3.    Question :    (TCO 9) Why might a period of prosperity bring about revolution?

     Student Answer:          When people move in and out of poverty, they have no hope for the future, and so see nothing to lose in rebelling. 
               When things improve for the wealthy, they start imagining an even better future. No longer content with their already luxurious lot, they want improvement faster than even a growing economy can deliver. 
               When things improve for the poor, they realize just how bad they’ve had it and their anger is unleashed. 
                When things improve for the poor, people start imagining a better future, and no longer content with their lot, they want improvement faster than even a growing economy can deliver. 
     Instructor Explanation:    Chapter 17, page 284

     Points Received:    3 of 3 

Question 4.    Question :    (TCO 9) Some states engage in _____, despite officially denouncing terrorism.

     Student Answer:          sharing intelligence with nongovernmental militias 

                “state-sponsored terrorism” 

               targeting specific groups for violence 


     Instructor Explanation:    Chapter 17, page 287

     Points Received:    3 of 3 

Question 5.    Question :    (TCO 9) What is the crux of radical revolutionary thinking?

     Student Answer:          An economic plan to back up political ideas 

                Belief that it is possible to remake society 

               Belief that violence is the key to change 

               A purely ideological motive 

     Instructor Explanation:    Chapter 17, page 294

     Points Received:    3 of 3 

Question 6.    Question :    (TCO 8) Countries generally sign treaties over which of the following concerns?

     Student Answer:          Economic sanctions, cease-fires, and fiscal cliffs 

               Tariffs, infrastructure, and drug trafficking 

                Global warming, land mines, and germ warfare 

               Trade, energy, and education 

     Instructor Explanation:    Chapter 18, page 298

     Points Received:    3 of 3 

Question 7.    Question :    (TCO 8) The recent global contraction brought a new wave of _____, as one country after another started to worry about keeping jobs at home.

     Student Answer:          isolationism 




     Instructor Explanation:    Chapter 18, page 301

     Points Received:    3 of 3 

Question 8.    Question :    (TCO 8) A big war with a definitive outcome often brings peace because _____.

     Student Answer:           relative power is clearly seen 

               power struggles are safely obscured 

               weaker powers are rendered impotent 

                larger powers rest satisfied 

     Instructor Explanation:    Chapter 18, page 303

     Points Received:    0 of 3 

Question 9.    Question :    (TCO 8) The oldest approach to preserving peace is through _____, with envoys sent from one state to another.

     Student Answer:           diplomatic contact 

               power displays 

               cease-fire agreements 

               the balance of power 

     Instructor Explanation:    Chapter 18, page 304

     Points Received:    3 of 3 

Question 10.    Question :    (TCO 8) What precedent did the 1945–1946 Nuremburg War Crimes Trials set for international law?

     Student Answer:          The trials reinforced sovereignty as a defense for war crimes. 

                The court discounted sovereignty as a cover for mass murder. 

               Nuremburg outlined international rules of engagement. 

               The trials stated that no sovereign body could declare another world war. 
     Instructor Explanation:    Chapter 18, page 306

     Points Received:    3 of 3 

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