Chapter 3 Federalism
Terms in this set (47)
study of the most enduring, large, democratic republic established in modern times.
age, ethnic, eye color, height, education level, polling
direct efforts by representatives of groups to influence public officials to act as the group wishes
the cultivation of mass public opinion throughout public relations operation that spend millions of dollars to create favorable climates of opinion for the groups political objectives
the process of conducting a lawsuit
picketing, mass marching, chanting slogans, heckling opponents, blocking roads, and occupying buildings
collective work stoppages by industrial workers for economic goals or political purpose
a concerted refusal by a group to deal another group or public agency in order to achieve an economic or political goal.
the use of physical force to eliminate or terrorize political opposition.
the group we are most aware of family provides us with our values, opinion, behavior, patterns, and perception of reality
weaker influence than family, yet is among the strongest influence among minorities that feel threatened by larger groups.
the process whereby citizens develop values, attitudes, beliefs, and opinions that enable them to support the political systems.
refers to a group of friends, people of similar age or characteristics
newspapers, television, radio, magazines, internet
persuades people to support a political process; teaches a basic belief in founding principles and institution of government including the role of the individual in the political process.
good citizens are defined by laws, morals, and values of a society
how individuals participate in the political process
most often used- voting
giving time/money to campaigns or belonging to interest groups
full time career I'm politics
legal yet considered inappropriate by a majority of citizens
braking laws that are deemed unjust and accepting punishment in order to stir the nation conscience
using violence or threats of violence to demoralize, intimidate and subjugate opponents
attempting to undermine a government, often with outside assistance
inciting rebellious, anti-governmental.
a set of beliefs, doctrines or ideas
beliefs rooted in a philosophical tradition
the set of beliefs, doctrines, or ideas that an individuals has about the role of government and its purpose, scope and power
favors greater federal power to remedy social inequalities
tend to support freedoms of personal choice and behavior
modern american political liberalism
supports affirmative action programs, abortion rights, social programs, regulations of business, pro-union/workers, regulations of environment
are generally considered to trend liberal
mainstream conservatives have two important aspects
support free-market economic principles and low taxes, tend to distrust federal as opposed to state/local governmental power
tend to stand for traditional values (church, family, morality, and restriction, on personal, behaviors that do not uphold values.
are mostly closely associated with the conservatives
emphasizes limited government more than conservatives
belief in a monarchy and the consolidation of power into an individual by hereditary rule
belief that government should not be involved in the economic that the system works better w/o government interference and that society should be as free as possible from government interference
basically blends classic liberalism and classic conservatism adding a special emphasis on religion
exaggerated belief in the greatness and unity of one's country often born out of occupation and repression by foreigners
empadizes the superiority of one race of people and an unqualified obedience to authority
much like modern conservatism but came from disillusioned liberals and leftists
embraces collective ends through democratic means
saw that a totally free market lead to companies stifling competition developing monopolies and the creation of a large underclass of terribly poor who pass poverty an to their children.
belief that women should have equality with men and the difference between women and men
favor government and economic policies that protect the environment