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American Government Unit 3 Vocabulary Test

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5 Matching Questions

  1. National Committee
  2. "Balancing the Ticket"
  3. Runoff Primary
  4. Conservative
  5. Lame Duck
  1. a no one gets the majority in primary so the top 2 are selected and another primary is run
  2. b someone who's leaving office but continues to serve for a short time even though someone has been newly selected
  3. c 5 jobs to write party platform, oversee state committee, supervise selection of candidates on national level, fund raising and organize the national convention
  4. d government governs best when governs least, most regulation should be state or local level
  5. e used to select running mate of President who is strong in some area the candidate is weak in

5 Multiple Choice Questions

  1. vote for some Democrats and some Republicans
  2. each individual stance, makes up platform
  3. only in Presidential Primary, no delegates commit to anyone so an unselected official can be voted in
  4. vote for all of one party
  5. more in primaries, consider self one political party and vote full slate of candidates for the other political party

5 True/False Questions

  1. Open Primaryhave to be an official member of a party to vote

          

  2. Party Platformall the party's views on various issues

          

  3. Federal Election Commission (FEC)pol arm of an interest group set up to contribute to pol campaigns

          

  4. State Committee5 jobs to write party platform, oversee county committee, supervise selection of candidates on state level, fund raising and organize the state convention

          

  5. Committee on Credentialsvote for some Democrats and some Republicans

          

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