← Gov sec. 2 Test
5 Written Questions
5 Matching Questions
- Ideology examples
- linkage institutions
- party dealignment
- John Locke's 2nd treatise
- a marxism, facism, communism, socialism
- b The gradual disengagement of people and politicians from the parties, as seen in part by shrinking party identification.
- c the channels through which people's concerns become political issues on the governments policy agenda. in the united states linkage institutions include elections, political parties, interest groups, and the media.
- d religious tolerance, thoughts on education, the conduct of understanding, the liberal citizen must have a knowledge of threats to his rational indep. thought
-after child has grown up he/she is responsible for beliefs
-the liberal citizen must examine oneself
-views need to be largely independent and self formed
- e first elected in 1830, lasted in office for 20 more years, mainly military figures.
5 Multiple Choice Questions
- The displacement of the majority party by the minority party. usually during a critical election period.
- dem and rep gets government money upfront, any others actually have to wait till the end of the election and must get 5% of the popular vote to get compensation.
- (1950's) positive assessment. pluralist theory.
-out of interest group activity democracy is best served
-truman, easton, dahl, all scientist who created this theory
-interest group competition serves government
-free market competition forces greater innovation and improvement in companies
-out of competition more agreeable theories produced.
-there is no clear overdog in the competition
- elections to select party nominees in which voters are presented with a list of candidates from all the parties. voters can then select some democrats and some republicans if they like.
- govt. agency, interest groups, and congressional committees. who all end up working in self interest. most people want interest groups to be happy to get bigger budgets
5 True/False Questions
when fed. elect. laws govern campaign finance → -in wake of scandal
Major Influences on public opinion → family, peer group, schools, media
political parties → A coherent set of beliefs about politics, public policy, and public purpose. It helps give meaning to political events, personalities, and policies.
cognitive component of political socialization → acquisition of factual info and the reasoning from those factual elements
2nd threat to reason → sincerely follow reason, but are short sighted, particular veiws. do not have complete valid knowledge.