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Government Unit 5 Vocab
Terms in this set (62)
Involved and striving to reach a goal..
Hidden from detection; secretive and without be recognized.
Giving the impression that everyone is involved, so the listener should join the group.
Stereotyped against; prejudiced.
A servant under complete submission to his master.
Youth organization designed to encourage young men to learn about government.
Person appointed to head an executive department of the United States Government.
Deficit incurred due to the expenses of a political effort.
The candidate recalls good things he has done, omitting facts that would justify his defeat.
The act of removing what may be considered objectionable to people.
Rights and privileges owed to a citizen, including the freedom of speech and of worship.
The act of coming to an agreement by means of mutual concession.
Following one's principles.
Majority agreement in matters of opinions
Freedoms and opportunities granted and given to the citizens of the United States.
Of the present time; recent
Group that competes with others in study the value of communication
To be unfair in judgment; to be prejudiced. show partiality.
Opinion section a newspaper; many times also known as "Letters to the Editor."
Opinion page of the newspaper, where readers and writers express their views.
" Slaves within any state...shall be then, thenceforward, and forever free."
Supplied with; given as a help.
Every political party receives the same radio/TV broadcast length and time of day
A group of people that share a distinctive race, culture, heritage, or nationality.
Without any danger of error; basing actions on the truth.
Federal Communication Commission (FCC)
Oversees the communications industry in America, and enforces broadcast laws.
States Congress shall not make a law to establish a religion, or prohibit free worship.
Using wide-spread universal terms that do not deal with the specific issues at hand.
Being affiliated with a particular race, association, or people.
Those eligible for an inheritance
The power to produce a desired result
Confined to a smaller region; "closer to home."
Having diverse human thinking, beliefs, and backgrounds within a society.
Using broad accusations and negative attacks to hurt the reputation of an opponent.
Belonging to a nation by virtue of birth or naturalization.
Belonging to neither side; uninvolved.
Reversed; changing the outcome.
Not participating; inactive.
Using nationalistic terms to give the impression of being zealous for the country's welfare.
Projecting an image of being one of the common people.
Plan; course of action.
The study of the principles of government and the electoral process.
The science and activity or governing and social leadership.
Biases; stereotypical attitudes.
A group that tries to influence or sway public policy.
Material distributed by the proponents of a cause to support their viewpoint.
To inform and make known the opinion and feelings of oneself.
The collective feeling of the population of an area; it may or may not have factual basis.
To thoroughly clean out; to purify.
A person to obtain money illegally, sometimes by threat of physical violence.
Identification to a church or belief; adherence to a certain faith.
The estimation of a person; the public perception of a person.
Changed; headed in the opposite drection.
A decision headed down from the court.
An issue that is a public shame, performed by an official in an illegal or unethical manner.
A level of society.
Benefits that citizens in our society can enjoy. Awards based on achievement.
A short clip of TV footage which may cut a speaker's word into just a few seconds of time.
Acting in a biased manner, using prejudicial thinking.
Using well-known personalities in the hopes of identifying with some of their glamour.
Where the funds are received, kept, and disbursed.