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5 Matching questions

  1. Elements of conservatism
  2. 2nd theory of interest group politics
  3. caucuses
  4. political parties
  5. Interest groups
  1. a focus on narrow amount of issues, groups interests into a coalition
  2. b (1960's) negative assessment. elite theory.
    -developed by mcConnell, Lindblom
    -excessive responsiveness to a dominant interest
    -pac-political action committees
    -money speaks, contributes more money to campaigns
    -gov must be sensitive to the business views bc they control jobs
  3. c meetings where registered voters go to a place and discuss and debate. then they vote, sometimes they move apart to vote sometimes they dont.
  4. d more inclined to have an ideology, campaigns for cities, recruits candidates
  5. e -beliefs and values of the past needs to be conserved and passed on to next generation
    -central government is unique, no one else can hold that power
    -enormous power=corruption
    -suspicious of central govt., like state and local power
    -economy can fix itself
    -more inclined to emphasize liberty

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. 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.
  2. first republican candidate, 1856, lost to james Buchanan
  3. 1820's
  4. -precursor to gen. elect. campaign
    -to get party endorsement for nomination
    -more ideological campaign
    -different issues raised than in gen. elect. campaign
  5. 17th&18th century political thinkers (closer to conservative liberalism

5 True/False questions

  1. Group Associationthe distribution of the population's beliefs about politics and policy issues


  2. District plantaken up by 2 states, maine and nebraska,
    each state the congressional districts vote and the overall winner gains 2 votes automatically. then each candidate receives votes by district.


  3. alien and sedition act of 1798-Family and friends were mostly rep.
    -they would debate, listened to their arguments for years
    -his new deal liberalism was impeded by parents and other things
    -finally identified with rep. in name only
    -brothers left dem as well
    -Remember rep family and friends were always spirited and animated in debates
    -Reagean was civil during debate


  4. open primarieselections to set party nominees in which only people who have registered in advance with the party can vote for that parties candidates thus encouraging greater party loyalty.


  5. whigsfirst elected in 1830, lasted in office for 20 more years, mainly military figures.


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