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5 Matching questions

  1. Abe Linclon
  2. 3rd theory of interest group politics
  3. 2nd threat to reason
  4. critical election
  5. Elements of conservatism
  1. a first republican president in 1860
  2. b 1970's by Lowi. Hyper pluralist theory
    -there are to many interest groups (many groups being formed in '70s
    -iron triangle
  3. c -beliefs and values of the past needs to be conserved and passed on to next generation
    -central government is unique, no one else can hold that power
    -enormous power=corruption
    -suspicious of central govt., like state and local power
    -economy can fix itself
    -more inclined to emphasize liberty
  4. d an electoral earthquake whereby new issues emerge new coalitions replace old ones and the majority party is often displaced by the minority party. critical election periods are sometimes marked by a national crisis and may recquire more than one election to bring about a new party era.
  5. e those who put passion before reason, and does not listen to other's reason

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. -elected by electoral college
    -less ideology, more moderate
  2. A coherent set of beliefs about politics, public policy, and public purpose. It helps give meaning to political events, personalities, and policies.
  3. has a strong bias against minor parties, prefers 2 parties
  4. religious tolerance, thoughts on education, the conduct of understanding, the liberal citizen must have a knowledge of threats to his rational indep. thought
    -called 'conduct'
    -after child has grown up he/she is responsible for beliefs
    -the liberal citizen must examine oneself
    -views need to be largely independent and self formed
  5. with in each district only 1 will get elected, the way elections are won is based on this

5 True/False questions

  1. affective component of political socializationthe facts that affect our emotions


  2. closed primarieselections to select party nominees in which voters can decide on election day whether they want to participate in the democratic or republican contests


  3. Rufus kinglast federalist to run for office in 1816


  4. factors before declaring nomination for pres.The gradual disengagement of people and politicians from the parties, as seen in part by shrinking party identification.


  5. Group Associationthink of politics mainly in terms of the groups they liked or disliked, ex "Republicans support small business owners like me" (largest group)