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AP US Gov: Interest Groups
Campaign finance reform
Electioneering
Fairness doctrine
Grassroots Lobbying
Started in the 1970s due to skyrocketing costs of campaigning…
Direct group involvement in the electoral process (i.e by hel…
A former rule of the FCC that required broadcasters to give t…
An approach that separates itself from direct lobbying throug…
Campaign finance reform
Started in the 1970s due to skyrocketing costs of campaigning…
Electioneering
Direct group involvement in the electoral process (i.e by hel…
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AP US gov interest groups
Beltway Bandits
Client politics
direct mail
dirty dozen
large nonprofit firms with trade representatives or lobbyists…
A policy in which one small group benefits and almost everyon…
A high-tech method of raising money for a political cause or…
A list, compiled by an environmental interest group, of those…
Beltway Bandits
large nonprofit firms with trade representatives or lobbyists…
Client politics
A policy in which one small group benefits and almost everyon…
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AP US Government: Interest Groups
interest groups
membership interests
"beltway bandits"
solidary incentives
Any group that seeks to influence public... policy
Interest groups made up of those who join... voluntarily
Large not-for-profit firms with trade... representatives or lobb…
The sense of pleasure, status, or... companionship arising from…
interest groups
Any group that seeks to influence public... policy
membership interests
Interest groups made up of those who join... voluntarily
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Interest Groups AP US Government
Single-Issue Politics
Interest Group
Institutional Interest Group
Membership Interest
the situation in which separate groups are organized around n…
also called a faction, pressure group, special interest, or o…
Individuals or groups representing other organizations... Ex: U.…
interest groups made up of those who join voluntarily... Ex: U.S…
Single-Issue Politics
the situation in which separate groups are organized around n…
Interest Group
also called a faction, pressure group, special interest, or o…
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AP US Gov Chapter 11: Interest Groups
527s
amicus curiae
Class action lawsuits
Electioneering
political organizations formed primarily to influence electio…
A Latin term meaning "friend of the court." Refers to interes…
lawsuits permitting a small number of people to sue on behalf…
Activity that seeks to influence the outcome of an election.…
527s
political organizations formed primarily to influence electio…
amicus curiae
A Latin term meaning "friend of the court." Refers to interes…
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AP US Gov Ch. 10 Interest Groups
Interest group
Pluralist theory
Elite theory
Hyperpluralist theory
a group of individuals with common goals who attempt to influ…
interest groups compete and counterbalance one another in the…
the power of the few is fortified by an extensive system of i…
the idea that there are so many competing interests that poli…
Interest group
a group of individuals with common goals who attempt to influ…
Pluralist theory
interest groups compete and counterbalance one another in the…
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AP US Government Chapter X: Interest Groups
Interest groups
Iron triangle
Potential group
Actual group
an organization of people with shared policy goals entering t…
composed of interest group leaders interested in a particular…
all the people who might be interest group members because th…
people in the potential group that actually join
Interest groups
an organization of people with shared policy goals entering t…
Iron triangle
composed of interest group leaders interested in a particular…
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AP US Gov. Chapter 11: Interest Groups
Interest group
Pluralist Theory
Elite Theory
Hyperpluralist Theory
An organization of people with shared policy goals entering t…
A theory of government and politics emphasizing that politics…
A theory of government and politics contending that societies…
A theory of government and politics contending that groups ar…
Interest group
An organization of people with shared policy goals entering t…
Pluralist Theory
A theory of government and politics emphasizing that politics…
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AP Government: Interest Groups
K Street
Lobbyist
Interest Group
Solidary Incentives
A shorthand term for Washington lobbyists, derived from the n…
someone who tries to persuade legislators to vote for bills t…
an organization of people sharing a common interest or goal t…
the social rewards (sense of pleasure, status, or companionsh…
K Street
A shorthand term for Washington lobbyists, derived from the n…
Lobbyist
someone who tries to persuade legislators to vote for bills t…
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AP US GOV- Interest Groups Vocab
Faction
Pluralism
Interest group
Movement
A term the founders used to refer to political parties and sp…
A theory of government that holds that open, multiple, and co…
A collection of people who share a common interest or attitud…
A large body of people interested in a common issue, idea, or…
Faction
A term the founders used to refer to political parties and sp…
Pluralism
A theory of government that holds that open, multiple, and co…
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AP US Government chapter 6 Interest Groups
Faction
Pluralism
Interest group
Movement
A term the founders used to refer to political parties and sp…
A theory of government that holds that open, multiple, and co…
A collection of people who share a common interest or attitud…
A large body of people interested in a common issue, idea, or…
Faction
A term the founders used to refer to political parties and sp…
Pluralism
A theory of government that holds that open, multiple, and co…
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AP US Gov Ch. 10 Interest Groups
Interest group
Pluralist theory
Elite theory
Hyperpluralist theory
a group of individuals with common goals who attempt to influ…
interest groups compete and counterbalance one another in the…
the power of the few is fortified by an extensive system of i…
the idea that there are so many competing interests that poli…
Interest group
a group of individuals with common goals who attempt to influ…
Pluralist theory
interest groups compete and counterbalance one another in the…
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Chapter 10 (Interest Groups) AP US Gov
Interest Groups
Pluralism
Elitism
Hyper Pluralism
A collection of people who share a common interest or attitud…
A theory of government and polities contending that groups ar…
A theory of government and politics contending that societies…
Hyerpluralism is an extreme, exaggerated, or perverted form o…
Interest Groups
A collection of people who share a common interest or attitud…
Pluralism
A theory of government and polities contending that groups ar…
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AP US Government Interest Groups/Congress
social capital
civic virtue
interest groups
pluralist theory (5 key points)
cooperative relationships to solve collective problems
creation of small-scale organizations for the public goods
organized people/organizations to influence public policy
theory stating that power is distributed among diverse people…
social capital
cooperative relationships to solve collective problems
civic virtue
creation of small-scale organizations for the public goods
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AP US GOVERNMENT- Interest Groups and the Mass Media
Interest groups
Economic interest groups
Public interest groups
Political action committees (PACs)
concerned with influencing the policies of government, usuall…
most interest groups are formed on the basis of economic inte…
concerned with issues such as the environment, consumer prote…
contribute money to parties and candidates; regulated by fede…
Interest groups
concerned with influencing the policies of government, usuall…
Economic interest groups
most interest groups are formed on the basis of economic inte…
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AP US Gov. Ch.16 Interest Groups
How are interest groups different from…
Political scientist David Truman's the…
Most common and most effective types o…
The U.S. Constitution's right to assem…
They do not nominate candidates for public office
Disturbance theory
Big business, and to a lesser extent, labor.
Freely allowing persons to join interest groups
How are interest groups different from…
They do not nominate candidates for public office
Political scientist David Truman's the…
Disturbance theory
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AP US Gov Interest Groups Ch.10
interest group
pluralism
elitism
hyperpluralism
an organization of people with similar policy goals who enter…
a theory of government and politics emphasizing that many gro…
a theory of govt and politics contending that an upper-class…
a theory of government and politics contending that groups ar…
interest group
an organization of people with similar policy goals who enter…
pluralism
a theory of government and politics emphasizing that many gro…
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AP US Gov Ch. 9 -- Interest Groups
Reason why there are so many interest…
factor in emergence of large massive m…
___ brought about the launching of the…
3 factors that can explain the rise of…
divergent interests, relative weakness of political parties,…
broad economic changes
governmental policy
1. leadership available to such groups 2. policies of the gov…
Reason why there are so many interest…
divergent interests, relative weakness of political parties,…
factor in emergence of large massive m…
broad economic changes
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AP US Government: Chapter 16 - Interest Groups
civic virtue
collective good
disturbance theory
earmark
- Citizens are obligated to be active, loyal, supportive memb…
something of value (money, a tax write-off, prestige, clean a…
An idea that interest groups form in part to counteract the e…
Funds that an appropriations bill designates for a particular…
civic virtue
- Citizens are obligated to be active, loyal, supportive memb…
collective good
something of value (money, a tax write-off, prestige, clean a…
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Chapter 10 Interest Groups AP US Government
Linkage Institutions
The four Linkage Institutions
Interest Groups
Factions
Anything that links the government to the people.
Media, voting/elections, interest groups, and political parti…
A group of like minded people who try to influence government…
Groups acting in pursuit of an interest that often precedes f…
Linkage Institutions
Anything that links the government to the people.
The four Linkage Institutions
Media, voting/elections, interest groups, and political parti…
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AP US Government-Interest Groups, Campaigns, and Media
501c(4) organization
527 organization
AARP
ACLU
tax-exempt groups that can participate in political campaigns…
An independent organization set up to influence the outcome o…
American Association of Retired Persons; Nationwide organizat…
The American Civil Liberties Union is a nonpartisan, non-prof…
501c(4) organization
tax-exempt groups that can participate in political campaigns…
527 organization
An independent organization set up to influence the outcome o…
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AP US Government Chpt. 11-Interest Groups
Client Politics
Cue (Political)
Direct Mail
"Dirty Dozen"
The situation that arises when a government agency services a…
A signal to a member of Congress that identifies which values…
The solicitation of funding through letter campaigns
A list, compiled by an environmental interest group, of those…
Client Politics
The situation that arises when a government agency services a…
Cue (Political)
A signal to a member of Congress that identifies which values…
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AP US Government -- Elections, Interest Groups, Media
coattails
political action committee (PAC)
malapportionment
gerrymandering
the alleged tendency of candidates to win more votes in an el…
a committee set up by a corporation, labor union, or interest…
drawing the boundaries of legislative districts so that they…
drawing the boundaries of legislative districts in bizarre or…
coattails
the alleged tendency of candidates to win more votes in an el…
political action committee (PAC)
a committee set up by a corporation, labor union, or interest…
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AP US Government: Media & Interest Groups Test
How is American media different from o…
What stories get the most attention? W…
How do individual stations "frame" the…
Press Event
The American media is different from other nations in that it…
A natural disaster, a scandal with a politician, any high pro…
Before a debate, individual stations will show how the debate…
Example: Visits cancer ward for sick children; works at soup…
How is American media different from o…
The American media is different from other nations in that it…
What stories get the most attention? W…
A natural disaster, a scandal with a politician, any high pro…
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HCHS AP US Government- Unit 2 (Foundations of US Gov't)
From where do governments derive their…
Against whom was the U.S. declaring in…
According to the Declaration, what is…
When does the Declaration say it's OK…
the consent of the governed, or the people who live under tha…
England/Great Britain
to secure these rights (life, liberty, and the pursuit of hap…
When government no longer protects life, liberty, and the pur…
From where do governments derive their…
the consent of the governed, or the people who live under tha…
Against whom was the U.S. declaring in…
England/Great Britain
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AP Gov Interest Groups
Interest groups
Pluralist theory
Elite theory
Purposive incentives
organization that seeks to achieve goals by influencing gover…
theory that holds that policy making is a competition among d…
theory that holds that a group of wealthy, educated individua…
motivation to join an interest group based on the belief in t…
Interest groups
organization that seeks to achieve goals by influencing gover…
Pluralist theory
theory that holds that policy making is a competition among d…
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Interest Groups. AP Gov Kadish
Solidary Incentives
Material Incentives(Selective Benefits)
Purpose Incentives
Potential Group
The benefit of associating with members of the IG who share s…
The benefit of joining the IG by gaining specific economic be…
The benefit of joining an IG based upon agreement with the go…
all the people who might be interest group members because th…
Solidary Incentives
The benefit of associating with members of the IG who share s…
Material Incentives(Selective Benefits)
The benefit of joining the IG by gaining specific economic be…
US Government: Interest Groups
Why has there been an explosive growth…
What does federalism mean in reference…
What do weak political parties do to i…
What do recent reforms and supreme cou…
Tocqueville noted that America is a nation of joiners, econom…
there are many levels of government for people to argue their…
pull them into the power vacuum
a form of political speech
Why has there been an explosive growth…
Tocqueville noted that America is a nation of joiners, econom…
What does federalism mean in reference…
there are many levels of government for people to argue their…
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AP Government Unit 1 - Intro to US Gov't (Kushida)
Politics
Collective Goods
Maintain a national defense
Provide public goods and services
- The process by which we select our governmental leaders and…
- Goods provided by the government, such as clean air and cle…
- One of the five main functions of government. ... - The govern…
- One of the five main functions of government. ... - Government…
Politics
- The process by which we select our governmental leaders and…
Collective Goods
- Goods provided by the government, such as clean air and cle…
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Ap gov interest groups
Horse race journalism
Mass media
News media
Faction
A close contest; by extension, any contest in which the focus…
Means of communication that are reaching the public, includin…
Media that emphasize the news.
A term the founders used to refer to political parties and sp…
Horse race journalism
A close contest; by extension, any contest in which the focus…
Mass media
Means of communication that are reaching the public, includin…
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AP Gov Ch 7 Interest Groups
access
amicus curiae
Citizens United v. FEC (2010)
501 (C)(4)
a means to obtain entry or a means of approach to government…
"friend of the court" brief filed in cases in which lawyers h…
provision to BCRA prohibiting unions/corporations/non-profit…
Social welfare organizations, as long as the purpose is for s…
access
a means to obtain entry or a means of approach to government…
amicus curiae
"friend of the court" brief filed in cases in which lawyers h…
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AP Gov Interest Groups
access
amicus curiae
Citizens United v. FEC (2010)
501 (C)(4)
a means to obtain entry or a means of approach to government…
"friend of the court" brief filed in cases in which lawyers h…
provision to BCRA prohibiting unions/corporations/non-profit…
Social welfare organizations, as long as the purpose is for s…
access
a means to obtain entry or a means of approach to government…
amicus curiae
"friend of the court" brief filed in cases in which lawyers h…
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AP US Gov Unite 3 Federalism, Special Interest Groups, Media
Public Interest Groups
Single Issue IG
Professional Interest Groups
• Difference between political parties…
Promote general welfare, want to create more informed voters
Promot the issues of one cause... -Gun rights, environment, Fami…
o Promote high standards within a profession... o AMA (promotes…
o Interest group NOT party bc don't field canidates. ... o Polit…
Public Interest Groups
Promote general welfare, want to create more informed voters
Single Issue IG
Promot the issues of one cause... -Gun rights, environment, Fami…
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AP Government: Interest Groups
Interest group
Pluralist theory
Elite theory
Hyperpluralist theory
An organization of people with shared policy goals entering t…
A theory of government and politics emphasizing that many gro…
A theory of government and politics contending that an upper-…
A theory of government and politics contending that groups ar…
Interest group
An organization of people with shared policy goals entering t…
Pluralist theory
A theory of government and politics emphasizing that many gro…
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AP US Gov Interest Groups, Political Parties, and the Media
Faction
Pluralism
Interest group
Movement
A term the founders used to refer to political parties and sp…
A theory of government that holds that open, multiple, and co…
A collection of people who share a common interest or attitud…
A large body of people interested in a common issue, idea, or…
Faction
A term the founders used to refer to political parties and sp…
Pluralism
A theory of government that holds that open, multiple, and co…
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AP US Gov: Political Parties, Interest Groups, PACs, and 527 Groups
Primary elections
Splinter or bolter parties
Doctrinal parties
Single-issue parties
Forms of election held by the majority of the states, during…
Political parties which unite around a feeling that the major…
Political parties which form to represent an ideology conside…
Parties which are formed to promote one principal: the Americ…
Primary elections
Forms of election held by the majority of the states, during…
Splinter or bolter parties
Political parties which unite around a feeling that the major…
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AP Gov Ch 7 Interest Groups
access
amicus curiae
Citizens United v. FEC (2010)
501 (C)(4)
a means to obtain entry or a means of approach to government…
"friend of the court" brief filed in cases in which lawyers h…
provision to BCRA prohibiting unions/corporations/non-profit…
Social welfare organizations, as long as the purpose is for s…
access
a means to obtain entry or a means of approach to government…
amicus curiae
"friend of the court" brief filed in cases in which lawyers h…
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AP Gov Introduction to Nature of US Government
Marxist view who governs
Power elitist view of who governs
Bureaucratic view of who governs
pluralist view of who governs
those who own the means of production, controlling the econom…
A few top leaders, drawn from the major sectors of the United…
appointed civil servants will control the government, without…
competition among affected interests shapes public policy dec…
Marxist view who governs
those who own the means of production, controlling the econom…
Power elitist view of who governs
A few top leaders, drawn from the major sectors of the United…
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AP US Gov't Interest Groups (Chapter 9)
What is another term associated with i…
What are three reasons why interest gr…
How could the British parliamentary sy…
Compare the relationship between inter…
lobbies
a) The more cleavages in society, the greater the variety of…
Since the parties pick the candidates, interest groups have l…
There is a much weaker link between interest groups and polit…
What is another term associated with i…
lobbies
What are three reasons why interest gr…
a) The more cleavages in society, the greater the variety of…
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AP Government Interest Groups
AARP
Council on Foreign Relations
ABA
ACLU
Advocates for people over 50.
Independent think tank promoting understanding of world issues
Association representing professional interests of lawyers
Focuses on protecting civil liberties, mostly through litigat…
AARP
Advocates for people over 50.
Council on Foreign Relations
Independent think tank promoting understanding of world issues
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AP Gov: Interest Groups
527's
Amicus Curiae
Bipartisan Campaign Reform Act
Bundling
Organizations that, under section 527 of the Internal Revenue…
A brief submitted by a "friend of the court.", an adviser to…
A law passed in 2002 that banned soft money, put limits on is…
A tactic in which PACs collect contributions from like-minded…
527's
Organizations that, under section 527 of the Internal Revenue…
Amicus Curiae
A brief submitted by a "friend of the court.", an adviser to…
31 terms
AP Government: Interest Groups
K Street
Lobbyist
Interest Group
Solidary Incentives
A shorthand term for Washington lobbyists, derived from the n…
someone who tries to persuade legislators to vote for bills t…
an organization of people sharing a common interest or goal t…
the social rewards (sense of pleasure, status, or companionsh…
K Street
A shorthand term for Washington lobbyists, derived from the n…
Lobbyist
someone who tries to persuade legislators to vote for bills t…
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AP Gov: Constitutional Underpinnings of US Government
Antifederalists
Articles of Confederation
Bill of Rights
Checks and balances
Opponents of the American Constitution at the time when the s…
First constitution in US, established a national legislature,…
The first 10 amendments to the US Constitution, drafted in re…
Features of the Constituion that limit government's power by…
Antifederalists
Opponents of the American Constitution at the time when the s…
Articles of Confederation
First constitution in US, established a national legislature,…
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AP US Gov 3 Branches of Government
judicial
Supreme Court; judicial
9 justices and federal judges
9 justices and federal judges; judicial
Supreme Court and federal courts
9 justices
Appointed by the president and approved by the senate in judi…
Serve for life
judicial
Supreme Court and federal courts
Supreme Court; judicial
9 justices
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AP US Gov. Ch. 10 Study Guide (Interest Groups)
interest group
pluralism
elitism
hyperpluralism
An organization of people with shared policy goals entering t…
A theory of government and politics emphasizing that many gro…
A theory of government and politics contending that an upper-…
A theory of government and politics contending that groups ar…
interest group
An organization of people with shared policy goals entering t…
pluralism
A theory of government and politics emphasizing that many gro…
AP Gov Unit 1 - Introduction to US Government
Articles of Confederation
Weakness of the Articles of the Confed…
Shay's Rebellion
John Locke
state power emphasized; loose association of the 13 states; a…
no strong central government; no levy taxes (voluntary); no a…
people used it to scare and motivate others to make constitut…
consent of the governed; natural rights (born with rights)
Articles of Confederation
state power emphasized; loose association of the 13 states; a…
Weakness of the Articles of the Confed…
no strong central government; no levy taxes (voluntary); no a…
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AP Gov Interest Groups
interest group
pluralism
elitism
hyperpluralism
An organization of people with shared policy goals entering t…
A theory of government and politics emphasizing that many gro…
A theory of government and politics contending that an upper-…
A theory of government and politics contending that groups ar…
interest group
An organization of people with shared policy goals entering t…
pluralism
A theory of government and politics emphasizing that many gro…
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AP Gov- Interest Groups
Faction
Interest Groups
Free Rider Problem
Nongovernmental Organization (NGO)
A Term used by Madison to denote what we now call interest gr…
An organized group that tries to influence public policy.
The problem faced by interest groups when citizens can reap t…
A nonprofit association or group operating outside of governm…
Faction
A Term used by Madison to denote what we now call interest gr…
Interest Groups
An organized group that tries to influence public policy.
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Interest Groups - AP Gov
James Madison
Federalist 10
Economic divisions of interest groups
Information on labor groups
Factions of people with the same interest in mind... Can't get r…
Crossing each other out, no dominant interest so tyranny will…
Corporations -> Access gov't to influence gov't... Small busine…
Only 13% workers in union... Public school teachers, constructio…
James Madison
Factions of people with the same interest in mind... Can't get r…
Federalist 10
Crossing each other out, no dominant interest so tyranny will…
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AP US Gov- Ch.1 Government
Government
Monarchy
Aristocracy
Polity
The system for implementing decisions made through the politi…
Form of government that is ruled by 1 person.
Form of government that is ruled by few.
Form of government that is ruled by many. (General population)
Government
The system for implementing decisions made through the politi…
Monarchy
Form of government that is ruled by 1 person.
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