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10 terms
AP Government: Interest Groups and PACS
Fairness Doctrine
Hard Money
Interest Group
Lobbying
Federal Communications Commission policy that required holder…
Political contributions given directly to the candidate by in…
An organization of people sharing a common interest or goal t…
Interest group actions designed to directly influence the dec…
Fairness Doctrine
Federal Communications Commission policy that required holder…
Hard Money
Political contributions given directly to the candidate by in…
33 terms
AP Government - Political Parties, Interest Groups, PACs, and 527 Groups
Political Party
Interest Group
Political Action Committees (PACs)
Super PAC
Group of people with common political goals which hopes to in…
Political group organized around a particular political goal…
The fundraising apparatus of interest groups. Donations to an…
A type of political action committee that does not have donat…
Political Party
Group of people with common political goals which hopes to in…
Interest Group
Political group organized around a particular political goal…
9 terms
AP Government- Special Interest Groups (Lobbyists & PAC)
Campaign finance reform
Elite and class theory
Faction
Freedom of Information Act
Legislation aimed at placing limits on political candidates a…
A theory of government and politics contending that societies…
A group or clique within a larger group, party, or government
Act allowing citizens to inspect all government records with…
Campaign finance reform
Legislation aimed at placing limits on political candidates a…
Elite and class theory
A theory of government and politics contending that societies…
15 terms
AP Government: Chapter Five: Interest Groups, Lobbying and PACs
interest groups
social movement
economic interest group examples
major professional/ideological interes…
collection of people who share the same interests or attitude…
take action to seek an end to the common issue; seek to chang…
business, trade, labor, professional associations
Right to Life (abortion), National Rifle Association (NRA), A…
interest groups
collection of people who share the same interests or attitude…
social movement
take action to seek an end to the common issue; seek to chang…
37 terms
AP Government and Politics (Political Parties, Interest Groups, PACs, and 527 Groups)
What are Political Parties?
What kind of political system does the…
What are some characteristics of Polit…
What is a "Splinter Party"?
A means of uniting those who shared political ideals, enablin…
A Bipartisan system
1. Serve as intermediaries between the people and the governm…
Third parties that have formed to represent constituencies th…
What are Political Parties?
A means of uniting those who shared political ideals, enablin…
What kind of political system does the…
A Bipartisan system
33 terms
ap government: Interest groups, political parties, pacs, 527 groups
grassroots lobbying
advantages of interest groups
national convention
national committee
citizens directly share views with representatives by writing…
testify, assist in writing laws, provide expertise, campaign…
meet every four years
composed of delegates from states and manages the convention
grassroots lobbying
citizens directly share views with representatives by writing…
advantages of interest groups
testify, assist in writing laws, provide expertise, campaign…
13 terms
AP Gov - Interest Groups & PACs
interest group
lobbyist
PAC
Super PAC
organized group of individuals or organizations that makes po…
person who works on the behalf of an interest group
political committee organized for the purpose of raising and…
a PAC to which corporations, unions, and other organizations…
interest group
organized group of individuals or organizations that makes po…
lobbyist
person who works on the behalf of an interest group
AP Government Chpt. 6 - Political Parties, Interest Groups, PACs, and 527 groups
political party
party characteristics
splinter/bolter parties
doctrinal parties
Group of people with common political goals which hope to inf…
Parties serve as intermediaries between the people and the go…
Third parties that usually unite around a feeling that the ma…
Third parties that reject the prevailing attitudes and polici…
political party
Group of people with common political goals which hope to inf…
party characteristics
Parties serve as intermediaries between the people and the go…
18 terms
AP US Government and Politics Exam: Political Parties, Interest Groups, PACs, and 527 Groups
two-party/bipartisan system
primary elections
third parties
Independent candidates
-US election rules make it difficult for all but the two majo…
-state-run elections where parties select nominees for politi…
-"splinter" or "bolter" parties form because they feel that m…
-no party affiliation
two-party/bipartisan system
-US election rules make it difficult for all but the two majo…
primary elections
-state-run elections where parties select nominees for politi…
38 terms
AP Government: Chapter 6 (Political Parties, Interest Groups, PACs, and 527 Groups)
Political Parties
Two-Party (Bipartisan System)
Political Partiy
Primary Elections
Not mentioned in the Constitution, political parties became a…
Reinforced by the nation's electoral system. U.S. election ru…
- Serve as intermediaries between people and the government.…
- Reduced power of political parties. ... - Candidates raise own…
Political Parties
Not mentioned in the Constitution, political parties became a…
Two-Party (Bipartisan System)
Reinforced by the nation's electoral system. U.S. election ru…
28 terms
AP Gov - Interest Groups, PACs, and 527 Groups
political parties
interest groups
political action committees (PACs)
527 Groups
group of people with common political goals which hopes to in…
organizations dedicated to a particular political goal or to…
the fundraising apparatus of interest groups. donations to an…
a tax exempt organization that promotes a political agenda, n…
political parties
group of people with common political goals which hopes to in…
interest groups
organizations dedicated to a particular political goal or 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…
25 terms
Campaigns/ Intrest Groups/ PACs -Ap Gov Final
Invisible Campaign
Caucus
Primary campaign
Superdelegates
When candidates attempt to solicit media coverage and funding…
A meeting of local party members to choose party officials or…
run against people from own party to see who will be the pres…
National party leaders who automatically get a delegate slot…
Invisible Campaign
When candidates attempt to solicit media coverage and funding…
Caucus
A meeting of local party members to choose party officials or…
15 terms
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…
24 terms
Political Parties, Interest Groups, PACs, and 527 Groups AP Gov
Gridlock
Soft money
Bipartisan Campaign Reform Act
Influence peddling
When opposing parties and interests often block each others p…
Money distributed from a national political party organizatio…
Regulated campaign finance and PAC donations
The practice of using personal friendships and inside informa…
Gridlock
When opposing parties and interests often block each others p…
Soft money
Money distributed from a national political party organizatio…
62 terms
AP Gov: Political Parties, Interest Groups, PACs, 527 groups
political parties
primary elections
parties are made up of...
major purpose of political parties
organizations that try to influence the outcomes of elections…
voters choose the party's candidates who will run in the late…
...grassroots members, activist members, and leadership
-recruit candidates... -nominate and support candidates for offi…
political parties
organizations that try to influence the outcomes of elections…
primary elections
voters choose the party's candidates who will run in the late…
34 terms
AP Gov - Political Parties, Interest Groups, PACs, and 527 Groups
party characteristics
main purpose of political parties
in primary elections, what is the rule…
splinter or bolter parties
-parties serve as intermediaries b/t the people and the gover…
get candidates elected to office
must raise their own money for primaries, campaigning for the…
usually unite around a feeling that the major parties are not…
party characteristics
-parties serve as intermediaries b/t the people and the gover…
main purpose of political parties
get candidates elected to office
8 terms
Campaigns/ Intrest Groups/ PACs -Ap Gov Final
Caucus
Primary campaign
National convention
Campaign finance
A meeting of local party members to choose party officials or…
run against people from own party to see who will be the pres…
A national meeting of delegates elected in primaries, caucuse…
Legislation aimed at placing limits on political candidates a…
Caucus
A meeting of local party members to choose party officials or…
Primary campaign
run against people from own party to see who will be the pres…
25 terms
Campaigns/ Intrest Groups/ PACs -Ap Gov Final
Invisible Campaign
Caucus
Primary campaign
Superdelegates
When candidates attempt to solicit media coverage and funding…
A meeting of local party members to choose party officials or…
run against people from own party to see who will be the pres…
National party leaders who automatically get a delegate slot…
Invisible Campaign
When candidates attempt to solicit media coverage and funding…
Caucus
A meeting of local party members to choose party officials or…
AP Gov- Political Parties, Interest Groups, PACs, and 527 Groups
What is a group of like-minded individ…
What party system is reinforced by the…
Political parties are the intermediate…
What type of parties unite because maj…
political party
bipartisan (two-party)
state-run primary
splinter or bolster
What is a group of like-minded individ…
political party
What party system is reinforced by the…
bipartisan (two-party)
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American Government PACs And Interest Groups and thingss
Conventional political participation
unconventional political participation
Retrospective judgement
prospective judgement
Influence political process through accepted forms of persuas…
Influences political process through extreme or unusual metho…
voters evaluation of a candidate based in past performance on…
voters evaluation of a candidate based on what he or she pled…
Conventional political participation
Influence political process through accepted forms of persuas…
unconventional political participation
Influences political process through extreme or unusual metho…
21 terms
AP Gov, Unit 14: Interest Groups, Lobbying, PACs
Pluralism
Interest group
Direct Lobbying
Grassroots mobilization
the theory that all interests are and should be free to compe…
individuals who organize to influence the government's progra…
paid professional representatives of the interest group meet…
campaign in which a group get its membership to contact gover…
Pluralism
the theory that all interests are and should be free to compe…
Interest group
individuals who organize to influence the government's progra…
21 terms
AP Gov, Unit 14: Interest Groups, Lobbying, PACs
Pluralism
Interest group
Direct Lobbying
Grassroots mobilization
the theory that all interests are and should be free to compe…
individuals who organize to influence the government's progra…
paid professional representatives of the interest group meet…
campaign in which a group get its membership to contact gover…
Pluralism
the theory that all interests are and should be free to compe…
Interest group
individuals who organize to influence the government's progra…
32 terms
Political Parties, Interest Groups, PACs, and 527 Groups -- AP Gov
Name the characteristics of political…
What are the three types of third part…
Splinter/Bolter Parties
Doctrinal Parties
-serve as intermediaries between the people and the governmen…
Splinter/Bolter Parties... Doctrinal Parties... Single-Issue Parties
A type of third party that usually unites around a feeling th…
A type of third party that forms to represent an ideology con…
Name the characteristics of political…
-serve as intermediaries between the people and the governmen…
What are the three types of third part…
Splinter/Bolter Parties... Doctrinal Parties... Single-Issue Parties
35 terms
AP Gov - Political Parties, Interest Groups, PACs, and 527 Groups
Four types of political groups:
Parties to the founders...
Political parties
Two major political parties:
1) Political parties... 2) Interest groups... 3) Political action c…
Framers disliked political parties and hoped to prevent them
Not mentioned in Constitution... Means of uniting those who shar…
1) Democrats... 2) Republicans
Four types of political groups:
1) Political parties... 2) Interest groups... 3) Political action c…
Parties to the founders...
Framers disliked political parties and hoped to prevent them
8 terms
AP Gov: Ch. 14 Special Interest Groups- Lobbyists and PACs
campaign finance reform
elite and class theory
faction
hard money
legislation aimed at placing limits on political candidates a…
a group theory that revolves around an economic stratum of so…
term used by Madison in the Federalist #10to describe groups…
federally regulated campaign contributions made to political…
campaign finance reform
legislation aimed at placing limits on political candidates a…
elite and class theory
a group theory that revolves around an economic stratum of so…
19 terms
AP Gov Exam: Political Parties, Interest Groups, PACs, 527 groups
Political Parties
Splinter or Bolter Parties
Doctrinal Parties
Single-issue parties
Serve as intermediaries between people and the government... Ma…
Third parties that are formed to represent constituencies tha…
Third Parties that are formed to represent an ideology consid…
Formed to promote on principle
Political Parties
Serve as intermediaries between people and the government... Ma…
Splinter or Bolter Parties
Third parties that are formed to represent constituencies tha…
15 terms
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…
20 terms
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…
24 terms
AP NSL Flashcards: Political Parties, Interest Groups, PACs, and 528 Groups
Political parties
Interest groups
Political action committees
Super PACs
Groups of people with common political goals which hope to in…
Political group organized around a particular political goal…
Also known as PACs; the fundraising apparatus of interest gro…
A type of PAC that doesn't have donation limits, but can't do…
Political parties
Groups of people with common political goals which hope to in…
Interest groups
Political group organized around a particular political goal…
23 terms
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
13 terms
AP Gov. Political Intrest Groups and PAC's
What coalitions make up the republican…
What coalitions make up the democratic…
Why do third parties so often fail in…
What effect has dealignment had on pol…
• disaffected conservative Democrats... • veterans' groups... • rel…
• disaffected moderate Republicans... • pro-choicers... • African A…
1. The two main parties appeal to such a broad range of voter…
An increase in split-ticket voting (voting for different part…
What coalitions make up the republican…
• disaffected conservative Democrats... • veterans' groups... • rel…
What coalitions make up the democratic…
• disaffected moderate Republicans... • pro-choicers... • African A…
21 terms
AP Gov, Unit 14: Interest Groups, Lobbying, PACs
Pluralism
Interest group
Direct Lobbying
Grassroots mobilization
the theory that all interests are and should be free to compe…
individuals who organize to influence the government's progra…
paid professional representatives of the interest group meet…
campaign in which a group get its membership to contact gover…
Pluralism
the theory that all interests are and should be free to compe…
Interest group
individuals who organize to influence the government's progra…
21 terms
AP Gov, Unit 14: Interest Groups, Lobbying, PACs
Pluralism
Interest group
Direct Lobbying
Grassroots mobilization
the theory that all interests are and should be free to compe…
individuals who organize to influence the government's progra…
paid professional representatives of the interest group meet…
campaign in which a group get its membership to contact gover…
Pluralism
the theory that all interests are and should be free to compe…
Interest group
individuals who organize to influence the government's progra…
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…
21 terms
AP Gov, Unit 14: Interest Groups, Lobbying, PACs
Pluralism
Interest group
Direct Lobbying
Grassroots mobilization
the theory that all interests are and should be free to compe…
individuals who organize to influence the government's progra…
paid professional representatives of the interest group meet…
campaign in which a group get its membership to contact gover…
Pluralism
the theory that all interests are and should be free to compe…
Interest group
individuals who organize to influence the government's progra…
21 terms
AP Gov, Unit 14: Interest Groups, Lobbying, PACs
Pluralism
Interest group
Direct Lobbying
Grassroots mobilization
the theory that all interests are and should be free to compe…
individuals who organize to influence the government's progra…
paid professional representatives of the interest group meet…
campaign in which a group get its membership to contact gover…
Pluralism
the theory that all interests are and should be free to compe…
Interest group
individuals who organize to influence the government's progra…
21 terms
AP Gov. Ch 11: Interest Groups, Lobbying, PACs
Pluralism
Interest group
Direct Lobbying
Grassroots mobilization
the theory that all interests are and should be free to compe…
individuals who organize to influence the government's progra…
paid professional representatives of the interest group meet…
campaign in which a group get its membership to contact gover…
Pluralism
the theory that all interests are and should be free to compe…
Interest group
individuals who organize to influence the government's progra…
18 terms
AP Review - Chapter 6 Political Parties, Interest Groups, PACs, 527 groups
Political Party
Linkage Institutions
Ticket-Splitting
Closed Primaries
According to Anthony Downs, a "team of men [and women] seekin…
The channels or access points through which issues and people…
Voting with one party for one office and with another party f…
Elections to select party nominees in which only people who h…
Political Party
According to Anthony Downs, a "team of men [and women] seekin…
Linkage Institutions
The channels or access points through which issues and people…
27 terms
AP gov exam political parties, interest groups, pacs
political party
bipartisan system
splinter or bolter parties
doctrinal parties
group of people who try to influence the outcome of elections
two political parties dominate at voting in all levels of gpv…
organize around a certain idea
reject attitudes and policies of political system
political party
group of people who try to influence the outcome of elections
bipartisan system
two political parties dominate at voting in all levels of gpv…
52 terms
Ap Gov Interest groups, Media, Pacs, political parties
Disturbance Theory
NAACP
Sierra Club
AARP
groups form to counteract the actions of an opposing government
National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, f…
Established in the late 19th century, this conservationist gr…
American Association of Retired Persons; Nationwide organizat…
Disturbance Theory
groups form to counteract the actions of an opposing government
NAACP
National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, f…
63 terms
AP GOV: P.O,Elections, 527, PACs and Interest Groups
3 characteristics of public opinion
Saliency
Intensity
Stability
Saliency, intensity, and stability
the degree to which an issue is important to a particular ind…
How strongly people feel about a particular issue
How long a certain public opinion lasts (support for democrac…
3 characteristics of public opinion
Saliency, intensity, and stability
Saliency
the degree to which an issue is important to a particular ind…
43 terms
Forms of Government, Voting, Political Parties, Interest groups and PAC s
15th Amendment
19th Amendment
26th Amendment
Vietnam War
Gave black males the right to vote
Gave women the right to vote in 1920
Lowered the voting age to 18
Lead to the passage of the 26th Amendment
15th Amendment
Gave black males the right to vote
19th Amendment
Gave women the right to vote in 1920
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…
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…
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…
38 terms
AP Government: Interest Groups
Linkage Institution
Conservatives
Liberals
Libertarians
The channels or access points through which issues and people…
Those who advocate conservatism, a political ideology that su…
Those who advocate liberalism, a political ideology that supp…
A minor party that believes in extremely limited government w…
Linkage Institution
The channels or access points through which issues and people…
Conservatives
Those who advocate conservatism, a political ideology that su…
18 terms
AP Government: Interest Groups
Party Era
Party Realignment
Critical Elections
Closed Primaries
Historical periods in which a majority of voters cling to the…
The displacement of the majority party by the minority party,…
An electoral "earthquake" whereby new issues emerge, new coal…
Elections to select party nominees in which only people who h…
Party Era
Historical periods in which a majority of voters cling to the…
Party Realignment
The displacement of the majority party by the minority party,…
24 terms
AP Government: Interest Groups
Interest Group (Lobby)
Lobbyist
Political Action Committee
Interest group vs. PAC
An organized group of individuals or organizations that makes…
People who work on behalf of interest groups
A popular term for a political committee organized for the pu…
Interest group... •influences elected officials ... •policies of go…
Interest Group (Lobby)
An organized group of individuals or organizations that makes…
Lobbyist
People who work on behalf of interest groups
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