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Government Review 9

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The American Medical Association and the American Bar Association are example of
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professional groups
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common cause and the League of women voter are example of
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public-interest groups
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Trade associations usually represent
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the business community
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The term grass roots refers to
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average voters
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Most interest groups are formed on the basis of
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economic interest
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Other than giving money directly to candidates, what other legal avenues do PACs have to influence election
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political party
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Propaganda techniques aim to be
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persuasive
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Interest group also called pressure groups because
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they seek to put pressure on government to affect policies
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Which is Not legal under the current federal presidential campaign laws?
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A person or group can contribute unlimited funds to political campaign
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The Federal Election Commission law in each of the following EXCEPT
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Setting the maximum amount a candidate may contribute to his or her own campaign
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Lobbying is the process by which group pressure are applied to
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all aspects of the public policy-making process
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Organized interest groups apply pressure to government through EXCEPT
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forming minor political parties
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Interest groups know that public opinion is important because
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no policy will stay in place very long without public support
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Propaganda is a technique
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used to influence people to adopt a particular belief
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Money is an indispensable campaign resource because
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it allows candidate to make themselves known to the public
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All of the following statements are criticisms of interest group EXCEPT
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They keep a close watch on public officals
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A labor union is an organization of worker who
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work in the same job or industry
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Campaign contributions to a presidential candidate can
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be made by any American
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which about PACs is FALSE
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They can raise funds only for presidential and congressional campaigns
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One way interest groups become involved in the election process is by
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providing campaign funds
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Unlike the major political parties, interest groups
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do not nominate candidates for office
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A public-interest group is different from any other interest group because it
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works to benefit many of all people, regardless of their affiliations
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All of the following statements are propaganda techniques EXCEPT
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supporting a government policy change
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The biggest drawback of the need for large amounts of money to campaign is that
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people who can not raise the money are denied a chance to be elected
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All of the following statements are goals of interest groups EXCEPT
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being chiefly interested in winning elections and controlling government
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PACs that concentrate their efforts on one particular issue are also called
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single-interest groups
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A positive aspect of interested groups in that they
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help stimulate interest in public affairs
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Interest groups are Most interested in
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influcing specific public policies
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Lobbyists today are people who generally
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work within the governmental process to affect policies
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public affairs are those events and issues
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that concern all or most people
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Which of the about FEC is FALSE
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It regulates the use of money in state and local elections only
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Political parties try not to alienate large numbers of voter. Interest groups try not to alienate
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Those who make public policy
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Interest group are accountable to
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their member
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Although interest group do not try to attract large numbers of voters, they DO try to attract
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favorable attention from lawmakers
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While the media try to influence___________, interest groups try to influence ______________
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what people think about/what people think
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Laws governing campaign finance have become gradually
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more specific and enforced
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It is reasonable to assume that, as the cost of campaigning for public office has raisen
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so too has the influence of interest groups on elected officials
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Which of would address one of the criticisms of interest groups
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A law requiring them to obtain the signatures of their member before a policy decision is made
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while the number of farmers in the country has declined sharply, the influence of farmers on the government’s agricultural policies has
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remained significant
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Which of the following BEST describes a major motivation of contributors to political campaigns
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Money=influence