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American Government: Political Culture
Which of the following statements abou…
Alexis de Tocqueville published Democr…
Which of the following is NOT among th…
Compared with people in other democrac…
It has been tried without great success by many other countri…
1835
Equality of Condition
The assertion of rights.
Which of the following statements abou…
It has been tried without great success by many other countri…
Alexis de Tocqueville published Democr…
1835
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Government ~ American Political Culture Terms
political culture
political sovereignty
political efficacy
limited government
broadly sharing values, beliefs, and attitudes about how the…
a principle of democracy in which political authority rests u…
the ability to influence government and politics
a principle of constitutional govt; a govt. whose powers are…
political culture
broadly sharing values, beliefs, and attitudes about how the…
political sovereignty
a principle of democracy in which political authority rests u…
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AP Government and Politics: American Political Culture
Political Culture
Political Subculture
Political Ideology
Civic Duty
A coherent way of thinking about how politics and government…
Political Systems/Economic Systems
A coherent and consistent set of beliefs about who ought to r…
A belief that one has an obligation to participate in civic a…
Political Culture
A coherent way of thinking about how politics and government…
Political Subculture
Political Systems/Economic Systems
12 terms
AP Government and Politics: American Political Culture
political culture
political efficacy
liberty
equality
Commonly shared attitudes, beliefs, and core values about how…
The belief that a persons political participation really matt…
Americans are preoccupied with their rights. They believe the…
Americans believe everybody should have an equal vote and an…
political culture
Commonly shared attitudes, beliefs, and core values about how…
political efficacy
The belief that a persons political participation really matt…
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Government ~ American Political Culture Questions
What is the promise of democracy?
What are 4 rights the citizens have to…
What are the 3 values of American Poli…
What is liberty?
popular sovereignty
*right to vote... *publicly disagree with govt decisions ... *engag…
*liberty... *equality... *democracy
personal freedom and govt whose power is limited by law
What is the promise of democracy?
popular sovereignty
What are 4 rights the citizens have to…
*right to vote... *publicly disagree with govt decisions ... *engag…
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American Government - Political Culture and Ideology
3
Criminal profiling
Forensic profiling
Racial, Gender, Sexual profiling
How many main types of profiling are there?
Profiling where offenders are looked at from various categori…
Profiling where you narrow down certain things like signature…
Profiling where you the main issue is stereotyping. This is w…
3
How many main types of profiling are there?
Criminal profiling
Profiling where offenders are looked at from various categori…
21 terms
Government - 1 - American Political Culture
Importance of Trust in Government
Contradictions in What Americans Want…
Political Efficacy
Political Knowledge
People who do not trust the government are unlikely to be inf…
Keep us safe yet protect individual liberty and privacy... Suppo…
Perception that one has the ability to influence the government
Americans not knowledge about gov... People will not believe in…
Importance of Trust in Government
People who do not trust the government are unlikely to be inf…
Contradictions in What Americans Want…
Keep us safe yet protect individual liberty and privacy... Suppo…
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AP government American Political Culture
Interest group
Pluralist theory
Elite theory
Hyper-pluralist theory
An organization of people with shared policy goals entering t…
Politics is mainly a competition among groups, each one press…
Societies are divided along class lines and an upper-class el…
Groups are so strong that government is weakened. Extreme plu…
Interest group
An organization of people with shared policy goals entering t…
Pluralist theory
Politics is mainly a competition among groups, each one press…
22 terms
American Government Ch. 1: American Political Culture
Government
Politics
Political Efficacy
Citizenship
institutions and procedures in which a territory & its people…
Conflict over the leadership, structure & policies of governm…
The ability to influence government politics
Informed & active membership in a political community
Government
institutions and procedures in which a territory & its people…
Politics
Conflict over the leadership, structure & policies of governm…
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The Study of American Government & American Political Culture
power
authority
legitimacy
democracy
the ability of one person to get another person to act in acc…
the right to use power
political authority conferred by law or by a state or nationa…
the rule of the many
power
the ability of one person to get another person to act in acc…
authority
the right to use power
Government Chapter 1 American Political Culture
Government
Politics
Political Efficacy
Citizenship
Institutions and procedures through which a territory and its…
Conflict over the leadership, structure, and policies of gove…
The ability to influence government and politics.
Informed and active membership in a political community.
Government
Institutions and procedures through which a territory and its…
Politics
Conflict over the leadership, structure, and policies of gove…
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American Government Chapter 1 American political culture
Political culture
Liberty
Equality
Self-government
The characteristic and deep-seated beliefs of a particular pe…
The principle that individuals should be free to act and thin…
The notion that all individuals are equal in their moral wort…
The principle that the people are the ultimate source and pro…
Political culture
The characteristic and deep-seated beliefs of a particular pe…
Liberty
The principle that individuals should be free to act and thin…
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American Government: Chapter 2 Political Culture
Political Culture
Values
Beliefs
Subcultures
widely shared views about who should govern, for what ends, a…
shared ideas about what is good and desirable
shared ideas about what is true
variations on the prevailing values and beliefs in a society
Political Culture
widely shared views about who should govern, for what ends, a…
Values
shared ideas about what is good and desirable
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American Government (10e) Chapter 4, American Political Culture Vocabulary
political culture
civic duty
civic competence
class consciousness
A coherent way of thinking about how politics and government…
A belief that one has an obligation to participate in civic a…
A belief that one can affect government policies.
A belief that you are a member of an economic group whose int…
political culture
A coherent way of thinking about how politics and government…
civic duty
A belief that one has an obligation to participate in civic a…
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AP Government Chapter 4: American Political Culture
Americanism
Civic Competence
Civic Duty
Class Consciousness
A persistent word in our vocabulary that indicates Americans…
The belief that one can affect government policies
The feeling that one ought to do one's share in community aff…
The awareness of belonging to a particular socioeconomic grou…
Americanism
A persistent word in our vocabulary that indicates Americans…
Civic Competence
The belief that one can affect government policies
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AP Government Chapter 4: American Political Culture
Almond and Verba
Americanism
Civic Competence
Civic Duty
Conducted a famous cross-national study of political particip…
A persistent word in our vocabulary that indicates Americans…
The belief that one can affect government policies
The feeling that one ought to do one's share in community aff…
Almond and Verba
Conducted a famous cross-national study of political particip…
Americanism
A persistent word in our vocabulary that indicates Americans…
22 terms
AP Government Chapter 4: American Political Culture
Almond and Verba
Americanism
Civic Competence
Civic Duty
Conducted a famous cross-national study of political particip…
A persistent word in our vocabulary that indicates Americans…
The belief that one can affect government policies
The feeling that one ought to do one's share in community aff…
Almond and Verba
Conducted a famous cross-national study of political particip…
Americanism
A persistent word in our vocabulary that indicates Americans…
25 terms
AP Government Chapter 4: American Political Culture
Almond and Verba
Americanism
Civic Competence
Civic Duty
Conducted a famous cross-national study of political particip…
A persistent word in our vocabulary that indicates Americans…
The belief that one can affect government policies
The feeling that one ought to do one's share in community aff…
Almond and Verba
Conducted a famous cross-national study of political particip…
Americanism
A persistent word in our vocabulary that indicates Americans…
10 terms
AP Government Chapter 4: American Political Culture
conflictual political culture
consenual political culture
core american values
alexis de tocqueville
different groups clash with opposing beliefs and values
citizens agree on appropriate means of making political decis…
Liberty, equality, individualism, democracy, rule of law, civ…
French political writer noted for his analysis of American po…
conflictual political culture
different groups clash with opposing beliefs and values
consenual political culture
citizens agree on appropriate means of making political decis…
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AP Government Wilson Chapter 4 American Political Culture
Americanism
civic competence
civic duty
class consciousness
A belief that Americans consider themselves bound by common v…
A belief that one can affect government policies.
The belief that citizens have an obligation to participate in…
The tendency to think of oneself as a member of a particular…
Americanism
A belief that Americans consider themselves bound by common v…
civic competence
A belief that one can affect government policies.
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(Chapter 4) AP Government American Political Culture
Alex de Tocqueville
Common Principles
Three Major Differences Among Countries
United Kingdom
- wrote Democracy in America ... - Democracy: geography, laws, c…
- liberty and equality of opportunity
- constitutional ... - demographical ... - cultural
- parliamentary system: legislative appoints prime minister
Alex de Tocqueville
- wrote Democracy in America ... - Democracy: geography, laws, c…
Common Principles
- liberty and equality of opportunity
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AP Government and Politics: Chapter 4 - American Political Culture
Political Culture
Political Subculture
Political Ideology
Civic Duty
A coherent way of thinking about how politics and government…
Political Systems/Economic Systems
A coherent and consistent set of beliefs about who ought to r…
A belief that one has an obligation to participate in civic a…
Political Culture
A coherent way of thinking about how politics and government…
Political Subculture
Political Systems/Economic Systems
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Ap Government American Political Culture, Chapter 4
Name 3 nations that copied the America…
List & explain 3 major reasons why a d…
Identify Alexis de Tocqueville. What w…
Define the term political culture. Wha…
Argentina, Brazil, and Mexico
America offered more abundant land and greater opportunities…
Alexis de Tocqueville was a young French aristocrat who came…
Political culture is a patterned and sustained way of thinkin…
Name 3 nations that copied the America…
Argentina, Brazil, and Mexico
List & explain 3 major reasons why a d…
America offered more abundant land and greater opportunities…
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AP Government: American Political Culture Quiz
What is political culture?
______ rules with _____ rights
What are the five major elements?
What is the definition of "liberty"?
A distinctive and patterned way of thinking about how politic…
majority, minority
Liberty, Equality, Democracy, Civic Duty, and Individual Resp…
The right to do what you want as long as you are not hurting…
What is political culture?
A distinctive and patterned way of thinking about how politic…
______ rules with _____ rights
majority, minority
15 terms
AP Government Wilson Chapter 4 American Political Culture
Americanism
civic competence
civic duty
class consciousness
A belief that Americans consider themselves bound by common v…
A belief that one can affect government policies.
The belief that citizens have an obligation to participate in…
The tendency to think of oneself as a member of a particular…
Americanism
A belief that Americans consider themselves bound by common v…
civic competence
A belief that one can affect government policies.
15 terms
AP Government Wilson Chapter 4 American Political Culture
Americanism
civic competence
civic duty
class consciousness
A belief that Americans consider themselves bound by common v…
A belief that one can affect government policies.
The belief that citizens have an obligation to participate in…
The tendency to think of oneself as a member of a particular…
Americanism
A belief that Americans consider themselves bound by common v…
civic competence
A belief that one can affect government policies.
33 terms
Intro to Government, the Constitution, Federalism, and American Political Culture
class view
power elite view (elitism)
bureaucratic view
pluralist view (pluralism)
the government is dominated by capitalists
the government is dominated by a few top leaders, most of who…
the government is dominated by appointed officials
competition among all affected interests shapes public policy
class view
the government is dominated by capitalists
power elite view (elitism)
the government is dominated by a few top leaders, most of who…
15 terms
AP Government American Political Culture Review Sheet
What is the difference between politic…
Are Americans generally ideological? W…
What influences the political culture…
What differences exist between conserv…
Political culture is a broader and more basic thing that poli…
...
...
...
What is the difference between politic…
Political culture is a broader and more basic thing that poli…
Are Americans generally ideological? W…
...
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American Government Test 1 Political Culture
Describe Political Culture
another word for Ethnocentrism
What did Frederick Jackson Turner do?
Frederick Jackson Turner's Ideas.
The fundamental, widely supported values that hold American s…
hubris/hybris
The Frontier Thesis (Safety valve for political discontent. S…
The west was a place to go for people who didn't belong in th…
Describe Political Culture
The fundamental, widely supported values that hold American s…
another word for Ethnocentrism
hubris/hybris
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Chapter 1: American Political Culture
Government
Politics
Political Efficacy
Citizenship
Institutions and procedures through which a territory and its…
Conflict over the leadership, structure, and policies of gove…
The ability to influence government and politics.
Informed and active membership in a political community.
Government
Institutions and procedures through which a territory and its…
Politics
Conflict over the leadership, structure, and policies of gove…
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Government, Chapter 2: American Citizens and Political Culture
immigrants
naturalization
asylum
refugees
citizens or subjects of one country who move to another count…
the legal process of acquiring citizenship for someone who ha…
protection or sanctuary, especially from political persuasion
individuals who flee an area or country because of persecutio…
immigrants
citizens or subjects of one country who move to another count…
naturalization
the legal process of acquiring citizenship for someone who ha…
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AP US Government and Politics Ch 4 Vocab (American Political Culture)
Almond and Verba
Americanism
Civic Competence
Civic Duty
Conducted a famous cross-national study of political particip…
A persistent word in our vocabulary that indicates Americans…
A belief that one can affect government policies.
The feeling that one ought to do one's share in community aff…
Almond and Verba
Conducted a famous cross-national study of political particip…
Americanism
A persistent word in our vocabulary that indicates Americans…
10 terms
American Government.Political Parties
Political Party
Two-Party System
Republican Party
Democratic Party
A group of persons who seek to control government through the…
A political system dominated by two major parties
major political party in the U.S.A. with a conservative ideol…
major political party in the U.S.A with a liberal ideology
Political Party
A group of persons who seek to control government through the…
Two-Party System
A political system dominated by two major parties
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Government Study Guide: American Ideas and Political Culture
Why, according to American Exceptional…
What are the two components of liberty?
What are the main ideological philosop…
What is classical liberalism?
America has a special and unique set of ideas, such as limite…
Negative Liberty: The ability to have freedom from constraint…
Modern Liberalism and Modern Conservatism
A political philosophy emphasizing economic and civil liberti…
Why, according to American Exceptional…
America has a special and unique set of ideas, such as limite…
What are the two components of liberty?
Negative Liberty: The ability to have freedom from constraint…
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AP Government and Politics: Chapter 4 - American Political Culture
Political Culture
Political Subculture
Political Ideology
Civic Duty
A coherent way of thinking about how politics and government…
Political Systems/Economic Systems
A coherent and consistent set of beliefs about who ought to r…
A belief that one has an obligation to participate in civic a…
Political Culture
A coherent way of thinking about how politics and government…
Political Subculture
Political Systems/Economic Systems
40 terms
AP Government and Politics: Chapter 4 - American Political Culture
Political Culture
Political Subculture
Political Ideology
Civic Duty
A coherent way of thinking about how politics and government…
Political Systems/Economic Systems
A coherent and consistent set of beliefs about who ought to r…
A belief that one has an obligation to participate in civic a…
Political Culture
A coherent way of thinking about how politics and government…
Political Subculture
Political Systems/Economic Systems
48 terms
AP Government and Politics: Chapter 4 - American Political Culture
INTRO
Essential Questions
Compare and Contrast: (Then / Now)... Wh…
Answer ... given by ....
...
- Who Governs?... - Do Americans trust their government?... - Why…
- countries with: an elected president, separated elected con…
Alexis de Tocqueville - perceptive French observer
INTRO
...
Essential Questions
- Who Governs?... - Do Americans trust their government?... - Why…
22 terms
AP US Government and Politics Ch 4 Vocab (American Political Culture)
Almond and Verba
Americanism
Civic Competence
Civic Duty
Conducted a famous cross-national study of political particip…
A persistent word in our vocabulary that indicates Americans…
A belief that one can affect government policies.
The feeling that one ought to do one's share in community aff…
Almond and Verba
Conducted a famous cross-national study of political particip…
Americanism
A persistent word in our vocabulary that indicates Americans…
13 terms
AP Government and Politics: Chapter 4 - American Political Culture
Political Culture
Political Subculture
Political Ideology
Civic Duty
A coherent way of thinking about how politics and government…
Political Systems/Economic Systems
A coherent and consistent set of beliefs about who ought to r…
A belief that one has an obligation to participate in civic a…
Political Culture
A coherent way of thinking about how politics and government…
Political Subculture
Political Systems/Economic Systems
24 terms
AP Government and Politics Chapter 4: American Political Culture
political culture
liberty
civic competence
individualism
a distinctive and patterned way of thinking about how politic…
the condition of being relatively free of governmental restra…
a belief that one can affect government policies
the inclination to believe that one's efforts and rewards in…
political culture
a distinctive and patterned way of thinking about how politic…
liberty
the condition of being relatively free of governmental restra…
15 terms
AP Government Wilson Chapter 4 American Political Culture
Americanism
civic competence
civic duty
class consciousness
A belief that Americans consider themselves bound by common v…
A belief that one can affect government policies.
The belief that citizens have an obligation to participate in…
The tendency to think of oneself as a member of a particular…
Americanism
A belief that Americans consider themselves bound by common v…
civic competence
A belief that one can affect government policies.
15 terms
AP Government Wilson Chapter 4 American Political Culture
Americanism
civic competence
civic duty
class consciousness
A belief that Americans consider themselves bound by common v…
A belief that one can affect government policies.
The belief that citizens have an obligation to participate in…
The tendency to think of oneself as a member of a particular…
Americanism
A belief that Americans consider themselves bound by common v…
civic competence
A belief that one can affect government policies.
10 terms
AP U.S. Government & Politics - Chapter 4 - American Political Culture
political culture
political efficacy
political subculture
internal efficacy
A patterned and sustained way of thinking about how political…
A belief that you can take part in politics (internal) or tha…
Fundamental assumptions about how the political process shoul…
Confidence in a citizen's own abilities to understand and tak…
political culture
A patterned and sustained way of thinking about how political…
political efficacy
A belief that you can take part in politics (internal) or tha…
22 terms
AP US Government and Politics Ch 4 Vocab (American Political Culture)
Almond and Verba
Americanism
Civic Competence
Civic Duty
Conducted a famous cross-national study of political particip…
A persistent word in our vocabulary that indicates Americans…
A belief that one can affect government policies.
The feeling that one ought to do one's share in community aff…
Almond and Verba
Conducted a famous cross-national study of political particip…
Americanism
A persistent word in our vocabulary that indicates Americans…
48 terms
AP Government and Politics: Chapter 4 - American Political Culture
INTRO
Essential Questions
Compare and Contrast: (Then / Now)... Wh…
Answer ... given by ....
...
- Who Governs?... - Do Americans trust their government?... - Why…
- countries with: an elected president, separated elected con…
Alexis de Tocqueville - perceptive French observer
INTRO
...
Essential Questions
- Who Governs?... - Do Americans trust their government?... - Why…
15 terms
AP Government Wilson Chapter 4 American Political Culture
Americanism
civic competence
civic duty
class consciousness
A belief that Americans consider themselves bound by common v…
A belief that one can affect government policies.
The belief that citizens have an obligation to participate in…
The tendency to think of oneself as a member of a particular…
Americanism
A belief that Americans consider themselves bound by common v…
civic competence
A belief that one can affect government policies.
34 terms
AMERICAN GOVERNMENT EXAM 2: Federalism, Political Culture, and Congress
Unitary System
Confederal System
State Sovereignty
McCulloch v. Maryland
One extreme of the continuum. A Unitary system means that the…
The other extreme of the continuum. A Confederal system means…
The constitution delegated few and numerated powers to the st…
1819. This begins the evolution of federalism. First time Nec…
Unitary System
One extreme of the continuum. A Unitary system means that the…
Confederal System
The other extreme of the continuum. A Confederal system means…
17 terms
American Government - Political Participation
Political Parties
Third Parties
Splinter Party
Ideological Party
help to nominate candidates AND observe the party in power
promote ideas that were unpopular or heavily debated
a party that splits away from major parties because of disagr…
a third party that focuses on an overall change in society, n…
Political Parties
help to nominate candidates AND observe the party in power
Third Parties
promote ideas that were unpopular or heavily debated
15 terms
AP Government Wilson Chapter 4 American Political Culture
Americanism
civic competence
civic duty
class consciousness
A belief that Americans consider themselves bound by common v…
A belief that one can affect government policies.
The belief that citizens have an obligation to participate in…
The tendency to think of oneself as a member of a particular…
Americanism
A belief that Americans consider themselves bound by common v…
civic competence
A belief that one can affect government policies.
11 terms
4: American Political Culture
Political Culture
American Political System
American Economic System
Civic Duty
A patterned and sustained way of thinking about how political…
-Liberty: Americans believe that their rights should be prote…
-Liberty in the economy; free-enterprise economic system... -Som…
Belief that a person has an obligation to participate in civi…
Political Culture
A patterned and sustained way of thinking about how political…
American Political System
-Liberty: Americans believe that their rights should be prote…
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