← Chapter 9 Notes Test
5 Written Questions
5 Matching Questions
- political party
- Democratic-Republican Party, Federalist Party
- a an association of voters with broad, common interests who want to influence or control decision making in government by electing the party's candidates to public office.
- b a series of statements expressing the parties principles, beliefs, and positions on election issues.
- c The first two political parties in the United States were the______________, which was led by Thomas Jefferson and the_____________ that was led by Alexander Hamilton.
- d The party that replaced the Federalists as the main challenger to the Democratic-Republican party in 1830 were the_____.
- e a geographic area that contains a specific number of voters
5 Multiple Choice Questions
- parties that challenge the two major parties
- a process by which political parties select and offer candidates for public office.
- runs the committee; main job is to manage the office, direct the committee staff, and leads fundraising efforts.
- an election in which only declared members of a party area allowed to vote for that party's nominees.
- a representative to a meeting.
5 True/False Questions
ward → several adjoining precincts that make a larger unit.
runoff primary → second primary election between two candidates who received the most votes in the first primary election.
plank → several adjoining precincts that make a larger unit.
two-party system → a system of government in which two parties compete for power.
political machine → a strong party organization that can control political appointments and deliver votes.