5 Written Questions
5 Matching Questions
- Political Ideology
- 1856 Dem. v Rep.
- critical election
- 1st threat to reason
- open primaries
- a - slavery shakes up the party system
- b elections to select party nominees in which voters can decide on election day whether they want to participate in the democratic or republican contests
- c A coherent set of beliefs about politics, public policy, and public purpose. It helps give meaning to political events, personalities, and policies.
- d there are those who seldom reason at all, but think like others (parents, preachers etc.)
- e 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.
5 Multiple Choice Questions
- 17th&18th century political thinkers (closer to conservative liberalism
- (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
- Roots with Edmond Burke (British member of parliament), we have a variant of Burkean conservatism
is also close to the classic lockean liberalism
- marxism, facism, communism, socialism
5 True/False Questions
proportional representation → the process through which a young person acquires political orientations as the grow up, based on inputs from parents, teachers, the media, and friends, lasts from cradle to the grave
caucuses → meetings where registered voters go to a place and discuss and debate. then they vote, sometimes they move apart to vote sometimes they dont.
campaign resources → -money
party dealignment → The gradual disengagement of people and politicians from the parties, as seen in part by shrinking party identification.
Interest groups → focus on narrow amount of issues, groups interests into a coalition