History of USA (CSS Paper 2015)

History of USA

FEDERAL PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION
COMPETITIVE EXAMINATION FOR RECRUITMENT TO POSTS
IN BS-17, UNDER THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT, 2015
(HISTORY OF USA)

TIME ALLOWED: THREE HOURS (PART-I MCQs) Maximum Marks: 20
PART –I (MCQs) Maximum 30 Minutes (PART-II) Maximum Marks: 80

Note: (i) Part-II is to be attempted on the separate Answer Book.
(ii) Attempt ONLY FOUR questions from PART-II. All questions carry EQUAL Marks.
(iii) Candidate must write Q. No. in the Answer Book in accordance with Q. No. in the Q. Paper.
(iv) All the parts (if any) of each Question must be attempted at One Place instead of at different places.
(v) No Page /Space be left blank between the answers. All the blank pages of Answer Book must be crossed.
(vi) Extra attempt of any question or any part of the attempted question will not be considered.

PART-II

Q.2. Since the Declaration of Independence, the Westward expansion was a story of annexations, concession and purchases. Discuss.
Q. 3. Discuss the trends and causes leading to the expansion of federal government’s power in the U.S.
Q.4. What are the sources of Revenues and Funds of government in the U.S.? Is it true to say that the Americans pay taxes for civic facilities?
Q. 5. Compare the Lock-can philosophy with the American Political thought.
Q. 6. Evaluate the U.S. invasion of Iraq in 2003. How far the American policymakers remained successful in achieving their goals?
Q. 7. In what respect did the philosophy and rationale of Jacksonian democracy differ from those of Jeffersonian?
Q. 8. Write short notes on any TWO of the following:
(a) Federal Securities
(b) Natural Aristocracy of Thomas Jefferson
(c) Monroe Doctrine

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