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AP American Government Chapter 7: Public Opinion
public opinion
poll
random sample
sampling error
How people think or feel about particular things.
A survey of public opinion.
Method of selecting from a population in which each person ha…
The difference between the results of random samples taken at…
public opinion
How people think or feel about particular things.
poll
A survey of public opinion.
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AP Government - Public Opinion
public opinion
poll
random sample
sampling error
How people think or feel about particular things
survey of public opinion
method of selecting from a population in which each person ha…
difference between the results of random samples taken at the…
public opinion
How people think or feel about particular things
poll
survey of public opinion
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AP Government: Public Opinion
public opinion
demography
census
melting pot
The distritbution of the population's beliefs about politics…
The science of population changes.
A valuable tool for understanding demographic changes. The Co…
The mixing of cultures, ideas, and peoples that has changed t…
public opinion
The distritbution of the population's beliefs about politics…
demography
The science of population changes.
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AP Government Public Opinion
Public Opinion
Skewed Distribution
Bimodal Distribution
Normal Distribution
The collected attitudes of citizens concerning a given issue…
An asymmetrical but generally bell-shaped distribution (of op…
A distribution (of opinions) that shows two responses being c…
A symmetrical bell-shaped distribution (of opinions) centered…
Public Opinion
The collected attitudes of citizens concerning a given issue…
Skewed Distribution
An asymmetrical but generally bell-shaped distribution (of op…
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AP Government: Public Opinion
1936 Literary Digest poll
Approval ratings
Conservative
Exit polls
The Literary Digest was an American influential general inter…
An approval rating is a percentage determined by a polling wh…
Holding to traditional attitudes and values and cautious abou…
A poll of people leaving a polling place, asking how they vot…
1936 Literary Digest poll
The Literary Digest was an American influential general inter…
Approval ratings
An approval rating is a percentage determined by a polling wh…
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AP Government Public Opinion
public opinion
values (beliefs)
attitude (opinion)
Causes of differences in opinions
used to denote the attitudes citizens have about political is…
basic principles that shape a person's opinions about politic…
specific preference on a particular issue
income, education, occupation, race, gender, ethnicity, age,…
public opinion
used to denote the attitudes citizens have about political is…
values (beliefs)
basic principles that shape a person's opinions about politic…
24 terms
AP Government: Public Opinion
Beliefs
Political Ideology
Attitude or Opinion
Political socialization
the basic principles that shape a person's opinions about pol…
A cohesive set of beliefs that form a general philosophy abou…
a specific preference on a specific issue
Induction of individuals into the political culture; the proc…
Beliefs
the basic principles that shape a person's opinions about pol…
Political Ideology
A cohesive set of beliefs that form a general philosophy abou…
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American Government (Public Opinion)
What are the 4 dimensions of public op…
What strongly affects political social…
What are cross pressures?
What are the 6 flaws in measuring publ…
Direction (which solution do you take?)... Stability (durability…
Age affects political socialization. At an early age you are…
This is when an individuals vote is influenced because he is…
Ambiguous questions... Loaded term... Multiple Stimuli... Unbalanced q…
What are the 4 dimensions of public op…
Direction (which solution do you take?)... Stability (durability…
What strongly affects political social…
Age affects political socialization. At an early age you are…
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American Government: Public Opinion
aggregate partisanship
aggregate public opinion
ambivalence
attitude
the distribution, or percentage, of the electorate that ident…
in a democracy, the sum of all individual opinions
a state of mind produced when particular issues evoke attitud…
an organized and consistent manner of thinking and feeling ab…
aggregate partisanship
the distribution, or percentage, of the electorate that ident…
aggregate public opinion
in a democracy, the sum of all individual opinions
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AP Government - Public Opinion
public opinion
poll
random sample
sampling error
How people think or feel about particular things
survey of public opinion
method of selecting from a population in which each person ha…
difference between the results of random samples taken at the…
public opinion
How people think or feel about particular things
poll
survey of public opinion
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Public Opinion- AP Government
The American Voter
Centrists
Conservatism
George Gallup
seminal study of voting behavior in the United States, that m…
a person who takes a position in the political center, suppor…
This was the political idea in which the people regarded trad…
He founded the American Institute of Public Opinion in 1935-…
The American Voter
seminal study of voting behavior in the United States, that m…
Centrists
a person who takes a position in the political center, suppor…
AP Government Public Opinion
public opinion
general public
issue public
saliency
how people think or feel about certain things
everyday, ordinary people
part of the public concerned with the government and politics
state or quality that something stands out from its neighbors
public opinion
how people think or feel about certain things
general public
everyday, ordinary people
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Public opinion American government
Medium
Peer group
Straw vote
Sample
A means of communication; something which transmits information
People with whom one regularly associates, including friends,…
polls that seek to read the public's mind simply by asking th…
A representative slice of the public
Medium
A means of communication; something which transmits information
Peer group
People with whom one regularly associates, including friends,…
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AP Government Public Opinion
Barry Goldwater
Conservative
Crosscutting Cleavages
Exit Polling
The first major U.S. politician to refer to himself as a "con…
One who favors more limited and local government, less govern…
Differences in political preferences based on more than one v…
Features interviews with voters on election day in a represen…
Barry Goldwater
The first major U.S. politician to refer to himself as a "con…
Conservative
One who favors more limited and local government, less govern…
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AP Government Public Opinion
Bandwagon Effect
Cencus
Civil Disobedience
Demography
Trend of attracting greater popularity
10 year population count
Refusal to follow certain laws as peaceful protest
The study of statistics
Bandwagon Effect
Trend of attracting greater popularity
Cencus
10 year population count
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AP-Government: Public Opinion
Conservative
Liberal
Moderate
Political Elite
A person whose pol. views favor more local, limited govt, les…
A person whose views favor more govt involvemnt in business,…
Person whose views are between conservative and liberal and m…
Persons with a disproportionate share of political power
Conservative
A person whose pol. views favor more local, limited govt, les…
Liberal
A person whose views favor more govt involvemnt in business,…
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AP Government: Public Opinion
The American Voter
Conservatism
George Gallup
Liberalism
Seminal study of voting behavior in the United States, that m…
This was the political idea in which the people regarded trad…
Founder of the American Institute of Public Opinion in 1935-…
An economic theory advocating free competition and a self-reg…
The American Voter
Seminal study of voting behavior in the United States, that m…
Conservatism
This was the political idea in which the people regarded trad…
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American Government: Public Opinion
do Americans think economic inequality…
definition of public opinion
definition of equality of opportunity
what are America's dominant political…
No, economic inequality in U.S. is highest it has been since…
attitudes citizens have about political issues, leaders, inst…
everyone is allowed to seek personal and material success
liberalism and conservatism
do Americans think economic inequality…
No, economic inequality in U.S. is highest it has been since…
definition of public opinion
attitudes citizens have about political issues, leaders, inst…
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American Government: Chapter 5 -- Public Opinion
cultural pluralism
political culture
multiculturalism
political socialization
diversity in race, religion, ethnic heritage, and a variety o…
a shared value system that influences ideas about how politic…
the fact that the various groups that constitute American soc…
the introduction of individuals into the political culture; l…
cultural pluralism
diversity in race, religion, ethnic heritage, and a variety o…
political culture
a shared value system that influences ideas about how politic…
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AP Government Public Opinion Exam
Public Opinion
Poll
Random Sample Polls
Sampling Error
how people think or feel about particular things
a survey of public opinion
a method of choosing people from a population where any given…
the difference in results between two surveys or random samples
Public Opinion
how people think or feel about particular things
Poll
a survey of public opinion
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AP Government: Public Opinion Research
Public Opinion
George Gallup
3 important factors of polls
Public Opinion Polls
What the public thinks about a particular issue or set of iss…
Iowan who is considered to be the founder of modern day polling
1. Define issues of concern to the public ... 2. Shape administr…
interviews or surveys with samples of citizens that are used…
Public Opinion
What the public thinks about a particular issue or set of iss…
George Gallup
Iowan who is considered to be the founder of modern day polling
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AP Government Polling and Public Opinion
Straw Poll
Public Opinion Polls
Daily Tracking Polls
Presidential Job Approval Ratings
An informal vote that gauges the support of a candidate. It i…
Used to measure the attitude and views of the American people…
Polls that usually question likely voter and are released dai…
Determined through public opinion polling and shows the publi…
Straw Poll
An informal vote that gauges the support of a candidate. It i…
Public Opinion Polls
Used to measure the attitude and views of the American people…
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AP Government-Chapter 7, Public Opinion
Public Opinion
poll
random sample
sampling error
How people think or feel about particular things
A survey of public opinion
method of selecting from a population in which each person ha…
the difference between the results of random samples taken at…
Public Opinion
How people think or feel about particular things
poll
A survey of public opinion
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AP Government - Public Opinion & Ideology
public opinion
stable distribution
political socialization
self interest principal
Collected attitudes of citizens concerning a given issue or q…
A distribution of opinions that shows little change over time
Process by which people acquire their political values
The implication that people choose what benefits them persona…
public opinion
Collected attitudes of citizens concerning a given issue or q…
stable distribution
A distribution of opinions that shows little change over time
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AP Government and Politics: Chapter 7 - Public Opinion
Public Opinion
Gender Gap
Poll
Random Sample
How people think or feel about particular things.
Difference in political views between men and women.
Survey of public opinion.
Method of selecting from a population in which each person ha…
Public Opinion
How people think or feel about particular things.
Gender Gap
Difference in political views between men and women.
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AP Government & Politics - Public Opinion
Public Opinion
Fairness Doctrine
Literacy Laws
Information Superhighway
The population's beliefs about politics and policy issues.
Federal Communications Commission policy that required holder…
Declared unconstitutional by the Supreme Court, they were pas…
Term given to the Internet due to the amount of information t…
Public Opinion
The population's beliefs about politics and policy issues.
Fairness Doctrine
Federal Communications Commission policy that required holder…
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AP Government - Public Opinion and the Media
Public Opinion
General Public
Issue Public
Saliency
How people feel about things
The general group of most Americans - care more about the pol…
A group of Americans - smaller than the general public - to w…
The degree to which an issue is important to a particular ind…
Public Opinion
How people feel about things
General Public
The general group of most Americans - care more about the pol…
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AP Government Public Opinion and Polls
public opinion
straw poll
sample
random sampling
what the public thinks about a particular issue or set of iss…
unscientific survey used to gauge public opinion on issues an…
a portion taken from a population, part of the whole
a method of sampling where members are chosen randomly and ev…
public opinion
what the public thinks about a particular issue or set of iss…
straw poll
unscientific survey used to gauge public opinion on issues an…
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Ch 6 American Government & Politics - Public Opinion and Political Socialization
Public Opinion
Consensus
Divisive Opinion
Nonopinion
the aggregate of individual attitudes or beliefs shared by so…
General agreement among citizens on an issue. Example: Flag b…
public opinion that is polarized between two quite different…
the lack of an opinion on an issue or policy among the majority
Public Opinion
the aggregate of individual attitudes or beliefs shared by so…
Consensus
General agreement among citizens on an issue. Example: Flag b…
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AP Government & Politics - Public Opinion
Public Opinion
Fairness Doctrine
Literacy Laws
Information Superhighway
The population's beliefs about politics and policy issues.
Federal Communications Commission policy that required holder…
Declared unconstitutional by the Supreme Court, they were pas…
Term given to the Internet due to the amount of information t…
Public Opinion
The population's beliefs about politics and policy issues.
Fairness Doctrine
Federal Communications Commission policy that required holder…
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Government AP Polls and public Opinion
The study of the characteristics of a…
What is the beliefs held by 19 century…
The highest poverty rates in the Unite…
The percentage of African-American fam…
Demography
Manifest destiny
Native Americans, Inuits, and Aluets
23%
The study of the characteristics of a…
Demography
What is the beliefs held by 19 century…
Manifest destiny
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AP Government Public Opinion Vocabulary
public opinion
demography
census
melting pot
the distribution of the population's beliefs about politics a…
the science of population changes.
an "actual enumeration" of the population, which the Constitu…
a term often used to characterize the United States, with its…
public opinion
the distribution of the population's beliefs about politics a…
demography
the science of population changes.
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AP Government Public Opinion Terms
Public Opinion
Demography
Census
Melting Pot
the distribution of people's beliefs about politics and polic…
Scientific study of human populations.
A complete enumeration of a population conducted every ten ye…
combining cultures, ideas, and peoples; the United States is…
Public Opinion
the distribution of people's beliefs about politics and polic…
Demography
Scientific study of human populations.
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American Government Public Opinion and the Media
Differences in political views between…
People who have a disproportionate amo…
Middle-income people who live in citie…
A survey technique used to ensure each…
gender gap
elites
new class
random sample
Differences in political views between…
gender gap
People who have a disproportionate amo…
elites
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AP Government Public Opinion Test
sample
random sampling
sampling error
random-digit dialing
a relatively small proportion of people who are chosen to rep…
everyone should have an equal probability of being picked for…
the level of confidence in the findings of a public opinion p…
calls are placed to phone numbers with randomly chosen exchan…
sample
a relatively small proportion of people who are chosen to rep…
random sampling
everyone should have an equal probability of being picked for…
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AP Government Public Opinion Exam
Public Opinion
Poll
Random Sample Polls
Sampling Error
how people think or feel about particular things
a survey of public opinion
a method of choosing people from a population where any given…
the difference in results between two surveys or random samples
Public Opinion
how people think or feel about particular things
Poll
a survey of public opinion
27 terms
ap government: public opinion and the media
public opinion
general public
issue public
saliency
how people feel about things
americans care more about political issues that affect their…
issue that is of enough importance to a smaller group
the degree to which it is important to a particular group
public opinion
how people feel about things
general public
americans care more about political issues that affect their…
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POS 1041 - AP Government & Politics Ch. 6 Public Opinion American Politics Today
public opinion
liberal or conservative
latent opinion
political socialization
Citizens' views on politics and government actions
A way of describing political beliefs in terms of a position…
Formed on the spot, when it is needed (as distinct from a dee…
Process by which an individual's political opinions are shape…
public opinion
Citizens' views on politics and government actions
liberal or conservative
A way of describing political beliefs in terms of a position…
18 terms
AP Government and Politics: Chapter 7 - Public Opinion
Public Opinion
Gender Gap
Poll
Random Sample
How people think or feel about particular things.
Difference in political views between men and women.
Survey of public opinion.
Method of selecting from a population in which each person ha…
Public Opinion
How people think or feel about particular things.
Gender Gap
Difference in political views between men and women.
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AP US Government - Chapter 5 - Public Opinion
John Q. Public
Middle America
Silent majority
Social status
Colloquial term for average citizens and what they want or be…
A phrase coined by Joseph Kraft in 1968 newspaper column to r…
A phrase used to describe people, whatever their economic sta…
A measure of one's social standing obtained by combining fact…
John Q. Public
Colloquial term for average citizens and what they want or be…
Middle America
A phrase coined by Joseph Kraft in 1968 newspaper column to r…
18 terms
AP U.S. Government: Public Opinion and Socialization
agenda setting
consensus
divisive opinion
gender gap
Determining which public policy questions will be debated or…
General agreement among the citizenry on an issue.
Public opinion that is polarized between two quite different…
The difference between the percentage of women who vote for a…
agenda setting
Determining which public policy questions will be debated or…
consensus
General agreement among the citizenry on an issue.
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American Government Chapter 3: Public Opinion
What did studies from the 1950s reveal…
According to the text, what is attitud…
Which of the following factors (among…
Which of the following would be consid…
Citizens possessed low levels of political knowledge
Political opinions founded on a set of principles about the f…
Timing and context of the studies
Identifying with a party
What did studies from the 1950s reveal…
Citizens possessed low levels of political knowledge
According to the text, what is attitud…
Political opinions founded on a set of principles about the f…
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AP Government Chapter 5: Public Opinion
considerations
ideological polarization
issue scale
latent opinion
the many pieces of information a person uses to form an opinion
the effect on public opinion when many citizens move away fro…
a survey response format in which respondents select their an…
an opinion formed on the spot, when it is needed
considerations
the many pieces of information a person uses to form an opinion
ideological polarization
the effect on public opinion when many citizens move away fro…
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AP Government: Chapter 5- Public Opinion
conservative
crosscutting cleavages
Evangelical Christians
gender gap
In general, a person who favors more limited and local govern…
occurs when the various factors that make up an individual's…
People who say that they have been "born again" and who see c…
Differences in the political views and voting behavior of men…
conservative
In general, a person who favors more limited and local govern…
crosscutting cleavages
occurs when the various factors that make up an individual's…
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Chapter 5 Public Opinion AP Government
Public Opinion
Skewed Distribution
Bimodal Distribution
Normal Distribution
The collected attitudes of citizens concerning a given issue…
An asymmetrical but generally bell-shaped distribution (of op…
A distribution (of opinions) that shows two responses being c…
A symmetrical bell-shaped distribution (of opinions) centered…
Public Opinion
The collected attitudes of citizens concerning a given issue…
Skewed Distribution
An asymmetrical but generally bell-shaped distribution (of op…
9 terms
Chapter 5 Public Opinion AP Government
Public Opinion
Skewed Distribution
Bimodal Distribution
Normal Distribution
The collected attitudes of citizens concerning a given issue…
An asymmetrical but generally bell-shaped distribution (of op…
A distribution (of opinions) that shows two responses being c…
A symmetrical bell-shaped distribution (of opinions) centered…
Public Opinion
The collected attitudes of citizens concerning a given issue…
Skewed Distribution
An asymmetrical but generally bell-shaped distribution (of op…
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AP government-Unit V Public Opinion
Poll
Random Sample
Sampling Error
Exit Polls
survey of public opinion
Method of selecting from a population on which each person ha…
Difference between results of random samples taken at the sam…
Polls based on interviews conducted on election day with rand…
Poll
survey of public opinion
Random Sample
Method of selecting from a population on which each person ha…
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AP Government Chapter 7: Public Opinion
elite
exit polls
gender gap
norm
persons who posses a disproportionate share of some valued re…
polls based on interviews conducted on Election Day with rand…
difference in political views between men and women
a standard of right or proper conduct
elite
persons who posses a disproportionate share of some valued re…
exit polls
polls based on interviews conducted on Election Day with rand…
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American Government and Politics Today Chapter 6 - Public Opinion and Political Socialization
public opinion
political socialization
gender gap
picked at random
the aggregate of individual beliefs shared by some portion of…
family, school, peer groups, opinion leaders, the media, and…
the tendency for women to be more likely to vote for a partic…
For a public opinion poll to be accurate those polled must be…
public opinion
the aggregate of individual beliefs shared by some portion of…
political socialization
family, school, peer groups, opinion leaders, the media, and…
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American Government (10e) Chapter 7, Public Opinion Vocabulary
Public Opinion
Poll
Random Sample
Sampling Error
how people think or feel about particular things
a survey of public opinion
method of selecting from a population in which each person ha…
the difference between the results of random samples taken at…
Public Opinion
how people think or feel about particular things
Poll
a survey of public opinion
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