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All __________ can be defined as groups of persons who join together because they want to gain control of the government through wnning elections.
Allegiance to a polotical party is called _________.
The party that controls the executive branch is known as the ____________.
Party in Power
The first two parties were the _________ who were I favor of the constitution and the ___________ who were opposed to the constitution.
_____________ are designed to favor two major parties.
Single member districts
In multiparty systems, parties are forced to form ___________ which is a temporary alliance of polotical parties.
The ___________ party dominated time period following the Civil War.
The ____________ party dominated the time following the beginning of the Great Depression.
Today we live in an era of _________ where the White House and Congress are often controlled by members of opposing parties.
Minor parties can play the role of __________ when they take votes away from one of the major parties especially when the minor party candidate is from a splinter party.
The party out of power operates at a disadvantage because it has no leader comparable to the ____________.
____________ is when an individual votes for candidates of different parties for different offices in the same election.
Split ticket voting
___________ is the right to vote.
The _____ Amendment was intended to give former slaves the right to vote.
The _____ Amendment game women's the right to vote.
The _____ Amendment lowered the voting age to 18.
Every stare but North Dakota requires its citizens to ____________ to vote.
The Civil Rights Act of 1964 relied on judges' use of ___________, or a court order to do something.
The biggest reason people choose not to bite is ____________.
The greatest predictor of how a person would vote is affiliated to ____________.
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