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American Gov Test 1 ch 5
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the term PUBLIC OPINION is used to describe
the beliefs and attitudes people have about issues
variables such as income, education, race, gender, and ethnicity
help explain differences of political opinion in america
today, the term _______ refers to an ideology that supports social and political reform, greater economic equality, and expansion of government social services
the process by which americans learn political benefits and values is called
which of the following is not an agent of socialization?
when men and women respond differently to issues of public policy, this difference is an example of
the gender gap
the fact that the public is inattentice to politics and must frequently rely on informational shortcuts has which of the following effects on american democracy?
weakens it by making it easier for various institutions and political actors to manipulate the political process
which of the following are the most important external influences on how political opinions are formed in the marketplace of ideas?
the government, private groups, and the news media
which of the following is the term used in public-opinion polling to denote the small group representing the opinions of the whole population?
a push poll is
the questions are designed to shape the respondents opinion rather than measure the respondents opinion
a familiar polling problem is the bandwagon effect which occurs when
polling results influence ppl to support the candidate marked as the probable victor in a campaign
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