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Ch-8 Political Parties

A political party is A) less interested in winning elections than in particular public policy. B) a group of people who agree on everything and organize annually to win elections. C) a narrow interest group seeking advantage through elections. D) a team of men and women with similar beliefs seeking legitimate control of the government […]

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Politics Salve

Civil liberties are protections given to people, opinions, and property as mandated by the U.S. and state constitutions. Civil liberties are protections given to people, opinions, and property as mandated by? The U.S. Bill of Rights limits all three branches of government The U.S. Bill of Rights limits which branch(es) of government? George W. Bush […]

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political science test 3

internet polls are unreliable major political and social events are and important part of socialization; therefore, all of the following statement are true except: socialization does not exist since people learn politics from direct experience the accuracy of election polls are quite good americans behave as ideal citizens as ________, although as _________ they do […]

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Four Major Eras of American Political Parties

Era of the Democrats 1800-1860 Federalist disappeared by 1816 – the whig party was somewhat success during this era Era of the Republicans 1860-1932 Lincoln helped the Republicans jump from 3rd party to major party Return of the Democrats 1932-1968 Great depression reached the Republicans Party The Start of a New Era 1968-Present No party […]

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Politics final chapter 11

A plebiscite is ______. e. a popular vote on national policy issues Public opinion not only should matter but also does matter in American politics because ______. d. politicians and the media act as if it matters One advantage of direct contact between elected officials and the public versus the use of public opinion polls […]

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Texas Politics Exam 1

\”A public institution with authority to formulate, adopt, implement, and enforce public policies for a society\” defines Government The process of policymaking that involves conflict and cooperation between political parties and other groups that seek to elect government officials or to influence those officials when they make public policy, is refereed to as politics The […]

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Unit 10 Political Parties and Elections

linkage institution an institution (i.e. political parties, interest groups, news media, etc.) that connects citizens with their government political party a formal coalition of interests joined together to get their candidates for public office elected under a common label and agenda party-centered campaigns election campaigns and other political processes in which political parties, not individual […]

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chapter 5 political parties

what is the major function of political parties? They are the major mechanisms behind development of broad policy and leadership choices. What term better describes political parties in American politics: divisive or unifying? why? unifying because it gives people a place to go that shares their same values and morals. Cite 2 ways that show […]

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Chapter 9. Political United States: democratic and republican party

Which group is most likely to support the Republican Party? The Wealthy State ballot access laws, such as registration fees and petition requirements, have the effect of reducing the number of third-party and independent candidates who can run for office The average winning margin in house elections is 40 percent How many party systems has […]

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Political Purposes of Art

Political power An influence, usually political, or authority over others. The King used his political powers to rule the small but growing country. Medium Material used in a work of art. Painting was the medium used by court artists to depict rulers portraits. Motif A recurring element in a work of art. A single or […]

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Political Party

Apolitical party is an organization that tries to influence the government by getting its members elected to office ` Asafe district is a district where a majority of voters identify with their member of Congress’s party. ` Aparty’s contains its philosophy, principles, and policy positions platform ` One important cause of the United States’ two-party […]

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Texas Politics Chapter 4 Quiz

Which political label would best describe a politician that is in favor of government regulation of the economy but limited government involvement on social issues? Liberal Which term would best describe a politician that is generally opposed to government-managed or government-subsidized programs? Conservative The history of the Texas political party system has tended toward: Texas […]

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Chapter 7 Test Political Parties, Participation, and Elections

When voting __________ often provide a central cue for citizens to cast informed votes. Political Parties The Presidential Election Campaign Fund is made up of contributions from individual taxpayers An election in which voters can participate in the nomination of candidates, but only of the party in which they are enrolled, is a closed primary […]

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CH 1 Questions

How is a decline in political efficacy likely to matter for the health of the American democracy? It is likely to lead to a decline in political participation and a withdrawal from political life. In American political culture, economic freedom means ________. laissez-faire capitalism. The right of each citizen to vote is an example of […]

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Intro to American Politics Rhoomberg Ch 18

non-state actors groups other than nation-states that attempt to play a tour in the international system, Terrorist groups are one type go non-state actor. isolationism avoidance of involvement in the affairs of other nations containment a policy designed to curtail the political and military expansion of a hostile power appeasement the effort to forestall war […]

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Political Science Chapter 3

__________ describes the strategy of delegating a policy program to a lower level of government. Devolution A federal grant for states to afford increasing health care facilities would be an example of a: categorical grant A state government’s authority to regulate the safety, health, and morals of its citizens is called ___________ power. police A […]

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Int. Political Cartoons Mistress Columbia

Intro: Mistress. Columbia, Who Has Been Taking a Nap, Suddenly Wakes Up, and Calls her Noisy Scholars to Order Information: The cartoon below was drawn just before the outbreak of the Civil War. The dominant figure is Columbia, a common symbol for the United States from the colonial period until being eclipsed by Uncle Sam […]

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A2 Philosophy: Unit 3 Political Philosophy

Political ideology A consistent pattern of beliefs about political values and the role of government. The state A body of people, living in a defined territory, organized politically and with the power to make and enforce law without the consent of any higher authority. Government the institution through which the state maintains social order, provides […]

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Political Jargon Definitions

Bipartisan A cooperative effort by two political parties. Bleeding Heart An extremely soft-hearted person who feels compassion or pity towards all people; used to criticize liberals who favor government spending for social programs. Blue Dog Democrat a democrat who takes on some Republican stances on issues. (Usually Southern Democrats) Bully Pulpit Using one’s political position […]

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Intro to Political Science CH 1-3

politics Who gets what, when, and how; a process of determining how power and resources are distributed in a society without resorting to violence. power the ability to get other people to do what you want. – significant to politics because politics is centered around who gets power and how they get it. social order […]

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Politics Exam 6 MC

The emergence of hyperpartisanship has brought the American party system ______ the standards for a responsible party system. farther away from Of the following choices, party discipline applies only to the ______. party-in-government Which of the following is NOT true regarding issue positions of the major parties? Democrats are more likely than Republicans to believe […]

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