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Chapter 4 Government Vocab Test

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Political Culture
A patterned and sustained way of thinking about how political and ecnomic life ought to be carried out
Civic Duty
A belief that one has an obligation to participate in civic and political affairs
Civic Competence
A belief that one can affect government policies
Class Consciousness
A belief that you are a member of an economic group whose interests are opposed to people in other such groups
Orthodox
A belief that morality and religion ought to be of decisive importance
Progressive
A belief that personal feedom and solving social problems are more important than religion
Civil Society
Voluntary action that makes cooperation easier
Liberty
Freedom
Democracy
Political system
Individualism
Good for yourself
Equality (politically)
Everyone can vote and show support
Nationalism
Proud to be an American
Capitalism
Economic System
Rule of the Law
A trust in the judicial system
Political Efficacy
Whether we vote or note will have an effect on the government
Political Tolerance
We support peoples idea to debate with one antoher
Pragmatism
Realistic
Ideology
Integrated Set of beliefs and values that shape a person's view
Liberalism
Corporations are threat, more fed, gov should protect peoples well being. Left. Justice, equal opportunity
Neo Liberal
Government is not the whole soluton. Government has a smaller role
Conservatism
Solid South,evangelical Christians, Emphasis on privatization, tax cuts, right, competative markets, equal oportunity, if its not broken dont fix it
Neo Conservatives
Social eaders, emphasize on social/religious issues, unrestriced free market. Foreign policy, fearful of intnational bodies, more intervention
Socialism
Economic and governmental system based on public ownerage of teh means of production and exchange. Centralized Government, more tazes on wealthy, drastic cuts in defense, weak in US: seen as radical, less individualism,
Libertarianism
Individual liberty and a sharply limited government. Liberals and conservatives lack consistency toward government power, oppossed to all government programs, oppossed to all government regulation,