AP US Government : Mass Political Movements and Demonstrations

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Example Questions

Example Question #1 : Mass Political Movements And Demonstrations

An individual who is described as “reactionary” is most likely to have __________.

Possible Answers:

moderate political opinions

somewhat conservative political opinions

extremely conservative political opinions

somewhat liberal political opinions

extremely liberal political opinions

Correct answer:

extremely conservative political opinions

Explanation:

On the political spectrum liberals are on the left, moderates in the middle, and conservatives on the right. Reactionary is the term given to conservatives who are extremely far to the right. Reactionaries are generally very opposed to political or social reform and want to see the status quo maintained at all costs.

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