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  1. Over time, social welfare programs have expanded from help for the destitute to providing some level of security, health, education, and employment for the
    working poor.
    FALSE
  2. Most social welfare programs in the U.S. can be traced back to the 19th Century.
    FALSE
  3. In 1996, AFDC was replaced by Temporary Aid to
    Needy Families (TANF).
    TRUE
  4. School funding comes mostly from the federal
    government.
    FALSE
  5. Charter schools are paid for by public funds but are relatively free to choose what to
    teach, what to spend money on, and whom to hire.
    TRUE
  6. Most economic regulation was undertaken by the national government during our
    Nations 1st Century.
    FALSE
  7. In 1998, there was a budget surplus.
    TRUE
  8. The reserve requirement was established by
    Congress and executed by the Federal Reserve Board.
    TRUE
  9. In the 19th Century, state
    governments were active in promoting and regulating economic activities.
    TRUE
  10. The national government is not involved in
    environmental protection and pollution control.
    FALSE
  11. Making and implementing foreign policy is a
    power clearly given to the National Government.
    TRUE
  12. The Framers agreed that the U.S. should be an active world power.
    FALSE
  13. The media play a role in shaping the foreign policy agenda.
    TRUE
  14. The Soviet Union collapsed on September 11,
    2001.
    FALSE
  15. The North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) was founded in 1950 as a regional
    defense alliance and was the first peacetime military alliance made by the U.S.
    TRUE
  16. The Texas State Budget is the third lowest in the Nation.
    FALSE
  17. Federal funding makes up over 1/3rd
    of the Texas State budget.
    TRUE
  18. Texas adopted a state income tax in 1913.
    FALSE
  19. Health and Human Services are the second largest
    expenditures in the Texas Budget
    TRUE
  20. According to the federal 5th Circuit Court of Appeals, Texas colleges and universities may use race as part of an “affirmative action” program to enhance
    student diversity.
    FALSE.

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