5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- 1st theory of interest group politics
- Washington's farewell address
- factors before declaring nomination for pres.
- cognitive component of political socialization
- a individuals who think in ideological terms when voting(smallest group), more activists in this group
- b (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
- c -nature of the times
- d acquisition of factual info and the reasoning from those factual elements
- e wanted america to avoid entanglements in european powers, sectionalism with in the country, and was against political parties because the people would give priority to the parties and not the government
5 Multiple choice questions
- 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
- 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.
- -campaign resources
-prospects for winning early, caucuses and primaries
- 1970's by Lowi. Hyper pluralist theory
-there are to many interest groups (many groups being formed in '70s
5 True/False questions
federal election campaign act of 1974 → -Created Federal Election Commission (FEC)
-requires disclosure (reporting)
-limits contributions of individuals (1,000/candidate)
and PACs (5,000/candidate)
-provides federal funds to pres candidates
-limits expenditures (pres only)
-overthrown in 1976 by Buckley v. Valeo
party dealignment → The gradual disengagement of people and politicians from the parties, as seen in part by shrinking party identification.
nominating election campaign → -elected by electoral college
-less ideology, more moderate
John C. Freemont → elections to select party nominees in which voters can decide on election day whether they want to participate in the democratic or republican contests
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.