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  1. Political Ideology
  2. 1856 Dem. v Rep.
  3. critical election
  4. 1st threat to reason
  5. open primaries
  1. a - slavery shakes up the party system
    -creates republicans
  2. 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
  3. c A coherent set of beliefs about politics, public policy, and public purpose. It helps give meaning to political events, personalities, and policies.
  4. d there are those who seldom reason at all, but think like others (parents, preachers etc.)
  5. 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

  1. 17th&18th century political thinkers (closer to conservative liberalism
  2. (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
  3. Roots with Edmond Burke (British member of parliament), we have a variant of Burkean conservatism
    is also close to the classic lockean liberalism
  4. 1820's
  5. marxism, facism, communism, socialism

5 True/False Questions

  1. proportional representationthe 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


  2. caucusesmeetings where registered voters go to a place and discuss and debate. then they vote, sometimes they move apart to vote sometimes they dont.


  3. campaign resources-money
    -name recognition


  4. party dealignmentThe gradual disengagement of people and politicians from the parties, as seen in part by shrinking party identification.


  5. Interest groupsfocus on narrow amount of issues, groups interests into a coalition


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