History of USA CSS Paper 2015

FEDERAL PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION COMPETITIVE EXAMINATION -2015 FOR RECRUITMENT TO POSTS IN BS-17 UNDER THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT
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) All the parts (if any) of each Question must be attempted at one place instead of at different places.
(iv) Candidate must write Q. No. in the Answer Book in accordance with Q. No. in the Q.Paper.
(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. No. 2. Since the Declaration of Independence, the Westward expansion was a story of annexations, concession and purchases. Discuss. (20)
Q. No. 3. Discuss the trends and causes leading to the expansion of federal government’s power in the U.S. (20)
Q. No. 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? (20)
Q. No. 5. Compare the Lockean philosophy with the American Political thought. (20)
Q. No. 6. Evaluate the U.S. invasion of Iraq in 2003. How far the American policymakers remained successful in achieving their goals? (20)
Q. No. 7. In what respect did the philosophy and rationale of Jacksonian democracy differ from those of Jeffersonian? (20)
Q. No. 8. Write short notes on any TWO of the following: (10 each)
(a) Federal Securities (b) Natural Aristocracy of Thomas Jefferson (c) Monroe Doctrine


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