5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- 2nd threat to reason
- linkage institutions
- critical election
- party dealignment
- Political Socialization
- a the process through which a young person acquires political orientations as the grow up, based on inputs from parents, teachers, the media, and friends, lasts from cradle to the grave
- b the channels through which people's concerns become political issues on the governments policy agenda. in the united states linkage institutions include elections, political parties, interest groups, and the media.
- c those who put passion before reason, and does not listen to other's reason
- d The gradual disengagement of people and politicians from the parties, as seen in part by shrinking party identification.
- e 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 Multiple choice questions
- (1960's) negative assessment. elite theory.
-developed by mcConnell, Lindblom
-excessive responsiveness to a dominant interest
-pac-political action committees
-money speaks, contributes more money to campaigns
-gov must be sensitive to the business views bc they control jobs
- government at all levels can make an impact on society by improving the quality of life
- elections to select party nominees in which voters can decide on election day whether they want to participate in the democratic or republican contests
5 True/False questions
United State's Ideology → conservative, Lockean liberalism
Ideologues → individuals who think in ideological terms when voting(smallest group), more activists in this group
3rd threat to reason → those who put passion before reason, and does not listen to other's reason
Group Association → 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.
Washington's farewell address → religious tolerance, thoughts on education, the conduct of understanding, the liberal citizen must have a knowledge of threats to his rational indep. thought
-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