5 Written Questions
5 Matching Questions
- Single Member plurality
- determinants of success in elect.
- party dealignment
- Elements of liberalism
- The American Voter
- a -Group Association
-Nature of the Times
-No issue content
- b The gradual disengagement of people and politicians from the parties, as seen in part by shrinking party identification.
- c -campaign resources
-prospects for winning early, caucuses and primaries
- d - suspicious of economy, don't want separations
-believes in government intervention to stabilize economy(new deal, Obama Bailouts)
-the economy cannot fix itself
-values equality over liberty
- e with in each district only 1 will get elected, the way elections are won is based on this
5 Multiple Choice Questions
- -in wake of scandal
- individuals who think in ideological terms when voting(smallest group), more activists in this group
- there are those who seldom reason at all, but think like others (parents, preachers etc.)
- think of politics mainly in terms of the groups they liked or disliked, ex "Republicans support small business owners like me" (largest group)
- -proposed as a compromise for smaller states towards the end of the convention by james wilson
-1 month after popular vote electoral college votes
-total votes number of senate and congress(270)
5 True/False Questions
Ideology examples → marxism, facism, communism, socialism
District plan → 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.
Elements of conservatism → -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
-suspicious of central govt., like state and local power
-economy can fix itself
-more inclined to emphasize liberty
blanket primaries → elections 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.
linkage institutions → 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.