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an actual enumeration of the population, with the constitution requires that the government conduct every ten years
a term often used to characterize the united states, with its history of immigration and mixing of cultures, ideas, and peoples.
the situation, likely beginning in the mid-twenty-century,in which the non-hispanic whites will represent a minority of the us popluation and minority groups together will represent the majority
the process of reallocating seats in the house of represenitives every ten years on the basis of thr results of the census
the process through which individuals in a society acquire political attitudes, views, and knowledge, based upon inputs from family, schools, the media,and others
a relatively small proportion of the people who are chosen in a survey so as to be representative of the whole
the key technique employed by survey researchers, which operates ontbe principle that everyone should have an equal probability of being selected for the sample
random digit dialing
a technique used by pollsters to place telephone calls randomly to both listed and unlisted numbers
a coherent set of beliefs about politics, public policy, abd public purpose, which helps give meaning to political events
the regular pattern in which women are more limelyto support Democratic canidates, in part because thet tend to be less conservative than men and more likely to support spending on social services and oppose higher levels of military spending
a form of political participation designed to achieve plicy change through dramatic and unconventional tactics
a form of political participation based on a conscious decision to break the law believed to be unjust and to suffer the consequences
all the activities used by citizens to influence the selections of political leaders or the politics they persue
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