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AP American Studies Terms
Simple sentence
Compound sentence
Complex sentence
Compound-complex sentence
contains one subject and one verb... Ex: The dog barked at the s…
contains 2 independent clauses joined by a coordinate conjunc…
contains and independent clause and one or more subordinate c…
contains two or more principal clauses and one or more subord…
Simple sentence
contains one subject and one verb... Ex: The dog barked at the s…
Compound sentence
contains 2 independent clauses joined by a coordinate conjunc…
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Vocab for Ap American Studies
tangible
laceration
castigate
sordid
that can be touched or felt
a tearing or wound
to punish severely, with public criticism
dirty, filthy, marked by grossness
tangible
that can be touched or felt
laceration
a tearing or wound
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Ap American Studies: Chapter 9
D-anglicize
Civic Virtue
Republican Motherhood
Massachusetts Constitution
De-anglicize is the removal of English influence, customs, la…
Civic virtue is the notion that democracy depends on the unse…
Republican motherhood advanced women's roles to special keepe…
Massachusetts drafted a constitution and then sent it directl…
D-anglicize
De-anglicize is the removal of English influence, customs, la…
Civic Virtue
Civic virtue is the notion that democracy depends on the unse…
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AP American Studies: Chapter 3
Martin Luther
John Calvin
Puritans
Mayflower Compact
German friar who declared the Bible was the source of God's w…
religious figure who elaborated on Luther's ideas and started…
Puritans were unhappy with the Church of England and decided…
Compact that the Pilgrims created that permitted them to crea…
Martin Luther
German friar who declared the Bible was the source of God's w…
John Calvin
religious figure who elaborated on Luther's ideas and started…
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AP American Studies: Chapter 1
When and how North America was shaped
When and why did people populate the A…
Incans, Mayans, Aztecs
Importance of corn
Through the theory of Pangea (225 mill. yrs ago), the shiftin…
People populated the Americas about 35,000 yrs ago on a land…
Incans: Peru... Mayans: Central America ... Aztecs: Mexico
Corn or maize was important because it ended the era of nomad…
When and how North America was shaped
Through the theory of Pangea (225 mill. yrs ago), the shiftin…
When and why did people populate the A…
People populated the Americas about 35,000 yrs ago on a land…
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Ap American Studies: Chapter 8
Marquise De Lafayette
Second Continental Congress
George Washington
Olive Branch Petition
Lafayette was a french noblemen who was made a major general…
The second continental congress was held on May 10, 1755 in o…
Washington was a member of the congress who was elected to be…
In July 1775, the continental congress met again to create th…
Marquise De Lafayette
Lafayette was a french noblemen who was made a major general…
Second Continental Congress
The second continental congress was held on May 10, 1755 in o…
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Ap American Studies: Chapter 7
Mercantilism
Navigation Laws
Royal Veto
George Grenville
mercantilism is a theory stating that wealth is power and a c…
Nav. laws was a way to regulate the mercantilist system and p…
A royal veto was the right of the British crown to nullify/ r…
George Grenville was a prime minister who administered the su…
Mercantilism
mercantilism is a theory stating that wealth is power and a c…
Navigation Laws
Nav. laws was a way to regulate the mercantilist system and p…
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Ap American Studies: Chapter 10
Demographics of the US in 1790
George Washington
Washington's cabinet
Bill of rights
The official census of 1790 recorded a total of 4 million peo…
Although not wanting the job, Washington was nominated to be…
Washington's cabinet with composed of: ... Thomas Jefferson Secr…
The Bill of Rights were the first 10 amendments to the US Con…
Demographics of the US in 1790
The official census of 1790 recorded a total of 4 million peo…
George Washington
Although not wanting the job, Washington was nominated to be…
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AP American Studies: Chapter 5
Pennsylvania Dutch
Scots-Irish
Jayle Birds
Triangular Trade
Pennsylvania Dutch fled to the Americas to escape religious p…
A non-english group that amounted for 7% of population. They…
Convicts who were involuntarily shipped to America. 50,000 we…
The triangular trade connected trade from Africa, to England,…
Pennsylvania Dutch
Pennsylvania Dutch fled to the Americas to escape religious p…
Scots-Irish
A non-english group that amounted for 7% of population. They…
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AP American Studies: Chapter 6
Seven Year's War
Edict of Nantes
Samuel de Champlain
New France
The war that was fought between essentially the whole world f…
Edict of Nantes was granted to France by the crown, giving li…
Was a soldier and known as the father of new france, he befri…
New france was the era after the Edict of Nantes. It had an a…
Seven Year's War
The war that was fought between essentially the whole world f…
Edict of Nantes
Edict of Nantes was granted to France by the crown, giving li…
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AP American Studies: Chapter 2
Queen Elizabeth
Francis Drake
Rout of the Spanish Armada
England in the second half of the 1500's
once Queen Elizabeth ascended to English throne in 1558, Prot…
Drake made his way around the planet and returned to England…
Spain sent a fleet of ships to attack England, however Englis…
After the victory over the Spanish Armada, England had a boom…
Queen Elizabeth
once Queen Elizabeth ascended to English throne in 1558, Prot…
Francis Drake
Drake made his way around the planet and returned to England…
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AP American Studies: Chapter 4
Indentured Servants
Freedom Dues
Head Right System
Bacon's Rebellion
Indentured servants were farmers desperate for work. They wou…
Freedom dues were what the indentures servants would receive…
Fifty acres of land was granted to the person who paid for th…
A rebellion led by Nathaniel Bacon, angry indentured servants…
Indentured Servants
Indentured servants were farmers desperate for work. They wou…
Freedom Dues
Freedom dues were what the indentures servants would receive…
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AP American Studies Midterm
When, where and how did Native America…
European and Indian contact
Jamestown/Tobacco
Mayflower Compact
•35,000- 25,000 years ago nomadic Asian hunters ancestors to…
•Christopher Columbus in 1492 attempting to find a new route…
•John Wolfe, husband of Pocahontas, king of the tobacco indus…
• Often cited as the first example of self-government in Amer…
When, where and how did Native America…
•35,000- 25,000 years ago nomadic Asian hunters ancestors to…
European and Indian contact
•Christopher Columbus in 1492 attempting to find a new route…
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AP American Studies Lit and Comp
Simple Sentence
Compound Sentence
Complex Sentence
Compound-Complex Sentence
Contains one subject and one verb ... ex. Derrick Rose plays bas…
Contains two independent clauses joined by a coordinate conju…
Contains an independent clause and one or more dependent clau…
Contains two or more independent clauses and one or more depe…
Simple Sentence
Contains one subject and one verb ... ex. Derrick Rose plays bas…
Compound Sentence
Contains two independent clauses joined by a coordinate conju…
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Ap American Studies: Literary Devices
Allegory
Allusion
Antagonist
Protagonist
A generalization about life or human nature
Reference in a work of literature to another work of literature
The bad guy
Good guy
Allegory
A generalization about life or human nature
Allusion
Reference in a work of literature to another work of literature
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AP American Studies Literary Terms
Active Voice
Ad Hominem
Alliteration
Allusion
Opposite of passive voice, any sentence with an adverb... Ex: Jo…
Attack on the person rather than the issues at hand- a common…
Repetition of a phonetic sound at the beginning of several wo…
A reference that recalls another work, another time in histor…
Active Voice
Opposite of passive voice, any sentence with an adverb... Ex: Jo…
Ad Hominem
Attack on the person rather than the issues at hand- a common…
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AP American Studies Period 2
What colonies were in New England?
What colonies were in the middle?
What colonies were in the south?
What was the first English colony?
Massachusetts Bay, Rhode Island, Connecticut, and New Hampshi…
Delaware, New Jersey, New York, and Pennsylvania.
Maryland, Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina, and Georg…
Jamestown
What colonies were in New England?
Massachusetts Bay, Rhode Island, Connecticut, and New Hampshi…
What colonies were in the middle?
Delaware, New Jersey, New York, and Pennsylvania.
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American Studies AP: Chapter 1
Balboa arrives at Pacific Ocean
Treaty of Tordesillas divides the New…
Portuguese explorer Vasco de Gama reac…
John Cabot claims Newfoundland for Eng…
1513
1494
1498
1497
Balboa arrives at Pacific Ocean
1513
Treaty of Tordesillas divides the New…
1494
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Chapter 8 AP American Studies
Agrarian Republic
Tariff
Midnight Judges
Marbury VS Madison (1803)
Jefferson's idea of having the country be based off of agricu…
A tax on imported goods
The 16 judges that were added by the Judiciary Act of 1801 th…
Case in which the supreme court first asserted th power of Ju…
Agrarian Republic
Jefferson's idea of having the country be based off of agricu…
Tariff
A tax on imported goods
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chapter 4 AP american studies
John Peter Zenger
Zenger Trial
The Boston News-Letter
The New England Courant
Was hired to start the New York Weekly Journal
Was a trial when John Peter Zenger Printed stories about gove…
Was a news paper that began being published in 1704 but subsi…
Began being published in 1722 it was an independent news pape…
John Peter Zenger
Was hired to start the New York Weekly Journal
Zenger Trial
Was a trial when John Peter Zenger Printed stories about gove…
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AP American Studies Unit 1
Battle of Saratoga... September 19, 1777…
Treaty of Paris (1783)
French and Indian war (7 years war)... 17…
Sons of Liberty
The battle took place when the British General John Burgoyne…
This ended the American revolution. The British recognized th…
There are a couple causes that helps create the war. First in…
A secret organization in the colonies. Two main members are S…
Battle of Saratoga... September 19, 1777…
The battle took place when the British General John Burgoyne…
Treaty of Paris (1783)
This ended the American revolution. The British recognized th…
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AP American Studies Chapter 6
Democracy
The Newburgh Conspiracy
Shay's Rebellion
Land Ordinance of (1785)
A form of government in which power is vested in the people a…
The armies (Colonists) and Horatio Gates (their leader) plann…
Named for the leader Daniel Shay's, An armed movement of debt…
Settlers could purchase farmland in the undeveloped west.
Democracy
A form of government in which power is vested in the people a…
The Newburgh Conspiracy
The armies (Colonists) and Horatio Gates (their leader) plann…
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AP American Studies MidTerm
Columbian Exchange
Characteritics of French Colonies
Characteristics of Spanish Colonies
Characteristics of English Colonies
-refers to a time period of biological and cultural exhanges…
-wasn't until the 17th century that settlements were created…
-became a huge empire stretching from modern American southwe…
-exploration of East Coast... -wanted to colonize and expand emp…
Columbian Exchange
-refers to a time period of biological and cultural exhanges…
Characteritics of French Colonies
-wasn't until the 17th century that settlements were created…
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AP American Studies Literary Review
Col.... Debate on Spanish Colonization o…
Col.... "Of Plymouth Plantation"... William…
Col.... "A Model of Christian Charity"... J…
Col.... "The Freakes"... Unknown Artist
1550s... Slavery or Liberty for people of the New World
1620s... First English Narrative in America... Mayflower Compact... H…
1630... "City on a hill"
1671... Upper class Puritans showing off wealth and status
Col.... Debate on Spanish Colonization o…
1550s... Slavery or Liberty for people of the New World
Col.... "Of Plymouth Plantation"... William…
1620s... First English Narrative in America... Mayflower Compact... H…
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AP American Studies Literary Terms
Active Voice
Ad Hominem
Alliteration
Allusion
Opposite of passive voice, any sentence with an adverb... Ex: Jo…
Attack on the person rather than the issues at hand- a common…
Repetition of a phonetic sound at the beginning of several wo…
A reference that recalls another work, another time in histor…
Active Voice
Opposite of passive voice, any sentence with an adverb... Ex: Jo…
Ad Hominem
Attack on the person rather than the issues at hand- a common…
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American Studies AP: Chapter 3
Wloiam Penn receives royal charter for…
Establishment of Carolina
King Philips's War
English conquest of New Netherland; es…
1681
1663
1675-76
1664
Wloiam Penn receives royal charter for…
1681
Establishment of Carolina
1663
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American Studies AP: Chapter 2
Roger Wiliams banished from Massachuse…
Virginia "charter of grants and libert…
Indian attack, led by Opechancanough,…
Founding of Plymouth Colony by Pilgrim…
1636
1618
1622
1620
Roger Wiliams banished from Massachuse…
1636
Virginia "charter of grants and libert…
1618
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AP American Gov. Study Guide
Articles of Confederation
Shay's Rebellion
Anti-Fedralists
Bill of Rights
The first Constitution of the U.S. in which there was a weak…
A series of protest that took place between 1786 and 1787 by…
Disagreed with the idea of the remake of the Constitution. Th…
The first ten amendments that lists the rights and liberties…
Articles of Confederation
The first Constitution of the U.S. in which there was a weak…
Shay's Rebellion
A series of protest that took place between 1786 and 1787 by…
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AP American Studies - English Vocab Set 1
Diligence
Fastidious
Foresight
Judicious
Constant and earnest effort to accomplish a task; careful att…
Difficult to satisfy or please; exacting.
The ability to see what is likely to happen and to prepare fo…
Having or exhibiting sound judgement; sensible; wise.
Diligence
Constant and earnest effort to accomplish a task; careful att…
Fastidious
Difficult to satisfy or please; exacting.
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Ap American Studies: SAT Vocab #6
Abound
Amplitude
Augment
Brevity
to be in great number or amount
greatness of size, magnitude
to make greater as in size, quantity, or extent
briefness of duration; concise
Abound
to be in great number or amount
Amplitude
greatness of size, magnitude
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Extra Credit AP American Studies
Introspection
Idiosyncracy
Empirical
Pecuniary
A method of self-observation in which participants report the…
Unusual or unique characteristic peculiar to an individual or…
based on observation or experiment
consisting of or relating to money
Introspection
A method of self-observation in which participants report the…
Idiosyncracy
Unusual or unique characteristic peculiar to an individual or…
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American Studies AP Unit 1&2 Vocab
maize cultivation
Great Plains
hunter-gatherer economy
agricultural economy
(Also called) Indian corn. a a tall annual grass, Zea mays, c…
(where we live)Grassland prairie region of North America, ext…
(nomadic) (old life style) human living in a society in which…
(new life style) (stationary) grows their own food
maize cultivation
(Also called) Indian corn. a a tall annual grass, Zea mays, c…
Great Plains
(where we live)Grassland prairie region of North America, ext…
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Ap American Studies: SAT Vocab #5
Beseech
Blandishment
Cajole
Elicit
address an earnest or urgent request; implore
coaxing by flattery
coax gently and persistently
bring out; evoke
Beseech
address an earnest or urgent request; implore
Blandishment
coaxing by flattery
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Ap American Studies: SAT Vocab #1
Acronym
Affix
Coinage
Colloquial
a word formed from the initial letters of a name or by combin…
a word element, such as a prefix or suffix, that is attached…
the invention of new words
used in or suitable to spoken language or to writing that imi…
Acronym
a word formed from the initial letters of a name or by combin…
Affix
a word element, such as a prefix or suffix, that is attached…
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Ap American Studies: SAT Vocab #4
Acreddit
Credence
Credential
Credibility
To recognize as having met official standards
Acceptance as true or valid; belief
Something that entitles a person to confidence, credit or aut…
The quality of deserving confidence; plausibility; reliabilit…
Acreddit
To recognize as having met official standards
Credence
Acceptance as true or valid; belief
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Ap American Studies: SAT Vocab #3
Aspersion
Deprecate
Deride
execrable
damaging or false statement; slandering
express disapproval of; belittle
laugh at in scorn; mock
extremely inferior; bad
Aspersion
damaging or false statement; slandering
Deprecate
express disapproval of; belittle
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AP Gov Chapter 1- The Study of American Government
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
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Ap American Studies: SAT Vocab #2
Beguile
Civility
Decorum
Demeanor
to deceive; trick
politeness; courtesy
appropriateness of behavior or conduct
way in which one behaves or conducts oneself
Beguile
to deceive; trick
Civility
politeness; courtesy
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AP American History Study Guide
Columbus
Treaty of Tordesillas
Colombian Exchange
Spanish Goal
Find trade route to India
Pope drew a line through the map. Everything to the East was…
2 cultures interact and it makes a big impact. Settlers and N…
Convert people and make money
Columbus
Find trade route to India
Treaty of Tordesillas
Pope drew a line through the map. Everything to the East was…
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AP American Studies Chapter 13 Review Terms
Wilmot Proviso
Compromise of 1850
Fugitive Slave Act
Millard Fillmore
The amendment offered by a Pennsylvanian Democrat, David Wilm…
Clay's proposal of a solution to the problem of slave states…
Law contained in the Compromise of 1850 where slaveholders co…
President 1800-1803
Wilmot Proviso
The amendment offered by a Pennsylvanian Democrat, David Wilm…
Compromise of 1850
Clay's proposal of a solution to the problem of slave states…
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AP American Studies Chapter 9 1815-1828
King Cotton
Flying Shuttle
Spinning Jenny
Water Frame
Industry that came to dominate US economy. Led to migration a…
Made weaving cloth much faster as allowed a single weaver to…
Ran multiples spindles, each spinning cotton into tread. Inve…
Invented by Richard Arkwright. Used waterpower to drive the s…
King Cotton
Industry that came to dominate US economy. Led to migration a…
Flying Shuttle
Made weaving cloth much faster as allowed a single weaver to…
18 terms
AP American Studies 1783 -1809
What was the structure of the Articles…
How many votes was required for a mino…
How many votes was required for a majo…
How many votes required for a tax plan…
*No executive (Wanted to avoide a king)... *2-7 members/state
7/13
9/13
13/13
What was the structure of the Articles…
*No executive (Wanted to avoide a king)... *2-7 members/state
How many votes was required for a mino…
7/13
18 terms
AP Chapter 1: Study of American Government
Power
Authority
Legitimacy
Democracy
the ability of a person to get another person to act in accor…
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 a person to get another person to act in accor…
Authority
the right to use power
AP American Government Study Guide
Exclusionary Rule
Federalism
10th Amendment
Block Grants vs. Categorical Grants
4th/5th amendment, protect your person, belongings, property…
A system in which power is divided between the national and s…
Asserts that powers not delegated to the national government…
Block: These are broad state grants to states for prescribed…
Exclusionary Rule
4th/5th amendment, protect your person, belongings, property…
Federalism
A system in which power is divided between the national and s…
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AP AMERICAN STUDIES CHAPTER 10 1800-1848
Election of 1824
The corrupt bargain
John Quincy Adams
Peggy Eaton Affair
Adams won this election but through the Corrupt Bargain.
Corrupt event that took place at the time of the Election of…
Served President of the United States for one term. He won th…
Social Dispute between Jackson and Calhoun over disrespect of…
Election of 1824
Adams won this election but through the Corrupt Bargain.
The corrupt bargain
Corrupt event that took place at the time of the Election of…
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AP American Studies Chapter 11 1800-1853
Manifest Destiny
John O'Suillivan
Californio
Tejanos
Ideology that America was destined to move from coast to coas…
Editor who urged annexation of Texas. Coined term Manifest De…
Person of Spanish descent and a Mexican citizen who lived in…
Person of Spanish/Mexican descent who inhabited in Texas
Manifest Destiny
Ideology that America was destined to move from coast to coas…
John O'Suillivan
Editor who urged annexation of Texas. Coined term Manifest De…
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AP American Studies Chapter 12 1831-1854
Great Famine of 1845-1850
Nativism
Nativist
Know Nothing Party of 1854
A great potato crop failure that lead Ireland into a state of…
Policy favoring natives instead of immigrants
A person who supports the idea of favoring natives instead of…
Anti-Immigration party formed from the wreckage of the Whig P…
Great Famine of 1845-1850
A great potato crop failure that lead Ireland into a state of…
Nativism
Policy favoring natives instead of immigrants
29 terms
AP Gov Chapter 1- The Study of American Government
power
authority
legitimacy
democracy
the ability of one person to get another person to act in acc…
right to exercise political power
political authority conferred by law or by a state or nationa…
a term used to describe three different political systems in…
power
the ability of one person to get another person to act in acc…
authority
right to exercise political power
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AP Gov: The Study of the American Government
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 many.
Power
the ability of one person to get another person to act in acc…
Authority
the right to use power
33 terms
AP Gov - The Study of American Government
What are the five steps in the governm…
Define politics
What are Robert Dahl's 5 criteria a de…
What is Karl Marx's theory of democrac…
1. Identify problem... 2. Formulate policy... 3. Adopt policy... 4. Im…
the pursuit of political power (person A getting person B to…
1. Citizens must have adequate and equal opportunities to for…
class/Marxist- government is a reflection of underlying econo…
What are the five steps in the governm…
1. Identify problem... 2. Formulate policy... 3. Adopt policy... 4. Im…
Define politics
the pursuit of political power (person A getting person B to…
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