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16 terms

govt day 3 & 4

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liberty
personal freedom from servitude or confinement or oppression
equality
the quality of being the same in quantity or measure or value or status
democracy
a political system in which the supreme power lies in a body of citizens who can elect people to represent them
civic duty
the responsibilities of a citizen. ex: to vote
individual responsibility
fulfilling the moral and legal obligations of membership in society. ex: taking care of your child
political efficacy
The belief that one's political participation really matters - that one's vote can actually make a difference
distrust of government
government distrust is warranted because they do things against man kind and aim for war
political socialization
Complex process by which people get their sense of political identity, beliefs, and values (family, school, media, religion, national events-all help to socialize)
public opinion
helps makes legislatures and influence people in office.
race/ ethnicity
minorities:democrats: whites:republicans
*african americans are the most democratic minority group
religion
catholics are more republican than other religions
age
65 and older are more republicans and younger people are more democratic
gender
females are more democratic and male are more republican
education
more educated people are republicans: less educated people are more democratic
socio-economic status
rich ppl are republican while the poor are democrats
region
urban areas are more democratic whil rural areas are more republican