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Ch-8 Political Parties

question 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 […]

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Politics Salve

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

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political science test 3

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

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Four Major Eras of American Political Parties

question Era of the Democrats 1800-1860 answer Federalist disappeared by 1816 – the whig party was somewhat success during this era question Era of the Republicans 1860-1932 answer Lincoln helped the Republicans jump from 3rd party to major party question Return of the Democrats 1932-1968 answer Great depression reached the Republicans Party question The Start […]

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Politics final chapter 11

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

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Texas Politics Exam 1

question \”A public institution with authority to formulate, adopt, implement, and enforce public policies for a society\” defines answer Government question 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 […]

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Unit 10 Political Parties and Elections

question linkage institution answer an institution (i.e. political parties, interest groups, news media, etc.) that connects citizens with their government question political party answer a formal coalition of interests joined together to get their candidates for public office elected under a common label and agenda question party-centered campaigns answer election campaigns and other political processes […]

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chapter 5 political parties

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

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Chapter 9. Political United States: democratic and republican party

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

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Political Purposes of Art

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

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Political Party

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

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Texas Politics Chapter 4 Quiz

question 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? answer Liberal question Which term would best describe a politician that is generally opposed to government-managed or government-subsidized programs? answer Conservative question The history of the Texas political party […]

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Chapter 7 Test Political Parties, Participation, and Elections

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

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CH 1 Questions

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

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Intro to American Politics Rhoomberg Ch 18

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

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Political Science Chapter 3

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

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Int. Political Cartoons Mistress Columbia

question Intro: Mistress. Columbia, Who Has Been Taking a Nap, Suddenly Wakes Up, and Calls her Noisy Scholars to Order answer 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 […]

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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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