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5 Matching questions

  1. Ideologues
  2. critical election
  3. John C. Freemont
  4. Interest groups
  5. blanket primaries
  1. a an electoral earthquake whereby new issues emerge new coalitions replace old ones and the majority party is often displaced by the minority party. critical election periods are sometimes marked by a national crisis and may recquire more than one election to bring about a new party era.
  2. b individuals who think in ideological terms when voting(smallest group), more activists in this group
  3. c 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.
  4. d first republican candidate, 1856, lost to james Buchanan
  5. e focus on narrow amount of issues, groups interests into a coalition

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. taken 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.
  2. sincerely follow reason, but are short sighted, particular veiws. do not have complete valid knowledge.
  3. conservative, Lockean liberalism
  4. (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
  5. -in wake of scandal
    -campaign shenanigans

5 True/False questions

  1. Rufus kingmeetings where registered voters go to a place and discuss and debate. then they vote, sometimes they move apart to vote sometimes they dont.


  2. closed primarieselections to select party nominees in which voters can decide on election day whether they want to participate in the democratic or republican contests


  3. Abe Linclonthe distribution of the population's beliefs about politics and policy issues


  4. Goldwater 1964wins nominations though conservative, little flexibility didnt try to become moderate


  5. 2nd theory of interest group politics1970's by Lowi. Hyper pluralist theory
    -there are to many interest groups (many groups being formed in '70s
    -iron triangle


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