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AP Government and Politics Interest Groups
What are the three theories?
Pluralism Theory
Where was Pluralism first mentioned an…
Elite Theory
- pluralism... - elite theory... - hyper-pluralism
the theory that all interest are and should be free to compet…
- Federalist #10 by James Madison
the theory that societies are divided along class lines -- up…
What are the three theories?
- pluralism... - elite theory... - hyper-pluralism
Pluralism Theory
the theory that all interest are and should be free to compet…
22 terms
AP Government and Politics Interest Groups
Amicus Curiae Briefs
Class Action Lawsuits
Electioneering
Elite Theory
legal briefs submitted by a "friend of the court" for the pur…
lawsuits permitting a small number of people to sue on behalf…
direct group involvement in the electoral process; groups can…
real power is held by relatively few people, key groups and i…
Amicus Curiae Briefs
legal briefs submitted by a "friend of the court" for the pur…
Class Action Lawsuits
lawsuits permitting a small number of people to sue on behalf…
17 terms
AP Government and Politics: Chapter 11 - Interest Groups
interest group
pluralism
elitism
hyperpluralism
an organization of people with shared policy goals entering t…
theory of government and politics emphasizing that many group…
theory of government and politics holding that an upper-class…
theory of government and politics holding that groups are so…
interest group
an organization of people with shared policy goals entering t…
pluralism
theory of government and politics emphasizing that many group…
73 terms
AP Government and Politics: Chapter 11 - Interest Groups
INTEREST GROUPS
VOCABULARY: Interest Groups
- How many organizations hold offices…
EXPLAINING THE PROLIFERATION OF INTERE…
...
an organization of people that share a common interest/ goal…
7,000 organizations... - 50% cooperations... - 33% professional tra…
...
INTEREST GROUPS
...
VOCABULARY: Interest Groups
an organization of people that share a common interest/ goal…
17 terms
Ap Government and Politics: Chapter 11 - Interest Group
K Street
Interest group
Institutional interests
Membership interests
location of the offices of nearly seven thousand organization…
An organization of people sharing a common interest or goal t…
individuals or organizations representing other organizations.
organizations supported by by the activities and contribution…
K Street
location of the offices of nearly seven thousand organization…
Interest group
An organization of people sharing a common interest or goal t…
18 terms
Interest Groups Ch. 16 AP Government & Politics
social capital
civic virtue
interest group
pluralist theory
Cooperative relationships that facilitate the resolution of c…
The tendency to form small-scale associations for the public…
A collection of people or organizations that tries to influen…
The theory that political power is distributed among a wide a…
social capital
Cooperative relationships that facilitate the resolution of c…
civic virtue
The tendency to form small-scale associations for the public…
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
18 terms
AP Government and Politics: Chapter 7- Interest Groups
collective goods
political action committee (PAC)
lobby
elite theory
outcomes shared by the general public; also called public goods
entity whose specific goal is to raise and spend money to inf…
to communicate directly with policy makers on an interest gro…
a theory that holds that a group of wealthy, educated individ…
collective goods
outcomes shared by the general public; also called public goods
political action committee (PAC)
entity whose specific goal is to raise and spend money to inf…
26 terms
AP Government- political parties/interest groups/media
Amicus curiae brief
Dealignment argument
Divided government
Elite theory
"friend of the court" brief filed by an interest group to inf…
contention that parties are less meaningful to voters, who ha…
government in which one party controls the presidency while a…
theory that upper class elites exercise great influence over…
Amicus curiae brief
"friend of the court" brief filed by an interest group to inf…
Dealignment argument
contention that parties are less meaningful to voters, who ha…
25 terms
INTEREST GROUPS / POLITICAL PARTIES: AP GOVERNMENT
amicus curiae brief
dealignment argument
divided government
elite theory
"friend of the court" brief filed by an interest group to inf…
contention that parties are less meaningful to voters, who ha…
government in which one party controls the presidency while a…
theory that upper class elites exercise great influence over…
amicus curiae brief
"friend of the court" brief filed by an interest group to inf…
dealignment argument
contention that parties are less meaningful to voters, who ha…
24 terms
AP Comparative Government and Politics Interest Groups
Trade Union Congress
Confederation of British Industries
British Broadcasting Company
Educational Workers Union
a national trade union center, a federation of trade unions i…
a business organization whose mission is to promote the condi…
UK based publication service broadcasting, an example of a qu…
Latin America's largest trade union, power to negotiate salar…
Trade Union Congress
a national trade union center, a federation of trade unions i…
Confederation of British Industries
a business organization whose mission is to promote the condi…
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…
23 terms
Parties & Interest Groups - Chapter 8 || AP Government and Politics
linkage institutions
conservative v. liberal ideology
libertarian
rise of independents
The channels or access points through which issues and people…
A political ideology whose advocates believe in personal resp…
Those who seek to maximize autonomy and freedom of choice, em…
The increasing number of independent voters, which cause tick…
linkage institutions
The channels or access points through which issues and people…
conservative v. liberal ideology
A political ideology whose advocates believe in personal resp…
100 terms
AP Government and Politics- Political Parties and Interest Groups Exam Review
Party formerly known as the Antifedera…
Party that was a dominant force in the…
Party that won its first presidential…
Party that won a majority of the presi…
Democratic Party
Democratic Party
Republican Party
Republican Party
Party formerly known as the Antifedera…
Democratic Party
Party that was a dominant force in the…
Democratic Party
38 terms
AP Government Political Parties and Interest Groups Terms
Linkage Institution
Conservative
Liberal
Libertarian
Institutions that connect citizens to government. The mass me…
A person who believes in less government, lower taxes, a stro…
Believe in government action to achieve equal opportunity and…
View that each person has the right to live his life in any w…
Linkage Institution
Institutions that connect citizens to government. The mass me…
Conservative
A person who believes in less government, lower taxes, a stro…
38 terms
AP Government Political Parties and Interest Groups Terms
Linkage Institution
Conservative
Liberal
Libertarian
Institutions that connect citizens to government. The mass me…
A person who believes in less government, lower taxes, a stro…
Believe in government action to achieve equal opportunity and…
View that each person has the right to live his life in any w…
Linkage Institution
Institutions that connect citizens to government. The mass me…
Conservative
A person who believes in less government, lower taxes, a stro…
33 terms
AP Government: Interest Groups and Political Parties
Interest Group
Lobby
Lobbyist
Agenda Building
An organized group of individuals that seeks to influence pub…
Same thing as an interest group
A representative of an interest group
Process by which new issues are brought into the political li…
Interest Group
An organized group of individuals that seeks to influence pub…
Lobby
Same thing as an interest group
AP Government and Politics- Political Parties and Interest Groups Exam Review
Party formerly known as the Antifedera…
Party once referred to as the Democrat…
What parties were established by the c…
Main difference between political part…
Democratic Party
Democratic Party
None. There were no political parties established in the cons…
Political parties nominate candidates while interest groups d…
Party formerly known as the Antifedera…
Democratic Party
Party once referred to as the Democrat…
Democratic Party
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…
45 terms
AP Government and Politics Vocabulary
Government (chapter 1)
Public Goods (chapter 1)
Democracy (chapter 1)
Political Culture (chapter 1)
The institutions throughout which public policies are made fo…
Goods such as clean, air, clean water; that everyone must share
A system of selecting policymakers and of organizing governme…
An overall set of values widely shared within a society
Government (chapter 1)
The institutions throughout which public policies are made fo…
Public Goods (chapter 1)
Goods such as clean, air, clean water; that everyone must share
25 terms
INTEREST GROUPS / POLITICAL PARTIES: AP GOVERNMENT
amicus curiae brief
dealignment argument
divided government
elite theory
"friend of the court" brief filed by an interest group to inf…
contention that parties are less meaningful to voters, who ha…
government in which one party controls the presidency while a…
theory that upper class elites exercise great influence over…
amicus curiae brief
"friend of the court" brief filed by an interest group to inf…
dealignment argument
contention that parties are less meaningful to voters, who ha…
48 terms
Political Parties/Interest Groups Vocabulary (AP Government)
527 Organization
Amicus curiae
Blanket primaries
Closed primaries
U.S. tax-exempt organization under Section 527 of the U.S. IR…
A person who volunteers to offer information to assist a cour…
A primary in which voters can vote for the Democratic candida…
A primary election in which voters must be a registered membe…
527 Organization
U.S. tax-exempt organization under Section 527 of the U.S. IR…
Amicus curiae
A person who volunteers to offer information to assist a cour…
22 terms
AP government Interest Groups and Political Parties
Political parties and interest groups…
Historically, political parties
The responsible party model was develo…
The best predictor of whether one beco…
interest groups have narrower issue concerns than do parties
excluded various groups from participating
E.E. Schnatschneider
income and education
Political parties and interest groups…
interest groups have narrower issue concerns than do parties
Historically, political parties
excluded various groups from participating
130 terms
AP Government and Politics
AP US GOVERNMENT AND POLITICS GLOSSARY
Term
•affirmative action.
•amendment (constitutional).
...
Definition
Policy or program designed to redress historic injustices com…
Changes in, or additions to, a constitution. Proposed by a tw…
AP US GOVERNMENT AND POLITICS GLOSSARY
...
Term
Definition
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AP Government and Politics Unit 4: Media & Interest Groups
High-tech politics
Mass media
Media events
Press conferences
A politics in which the behavior of citizens and policymakers…
Television, radio, newspapers, magazines, the Internet, and o…
Events that are purposely staged for the media and that are s…
Meetings of public officials with reporters
High-tech politics
A politics in which the behavior of citizens and policymakers…
Mass media
Television, radio, newspapers, magazines, the Internet, and o…
AP Government - Unit 2 | Political Parties and Interest Groups
Political Party
Democratic Republicans (1790s - 1820s)
Federalists (1790s - 1820s)
Jacksonian Democrats (1828-1856)
A group that seeks to elect candidates to public office. A gr…
First organized party in American history, made up of Jeffers…
Followers of Hamilton and supporters of the new Constitution.…
Supported voting rights for all white males, opposed the nati…
Political Party
A group that seeks to elect candidates to public office. A gr…
Democratic Republicans (1790s - 1820s)
First organized party in American history, made up of Jeffers…
20 terms
AP government interest group and political parties
Purpose of PAC's
Political efficacy
Open primaries
Closed primaries
Raise money to distribute to favored political candidates
Belief that one's political participation and voter participa…
On election day, no matter what party you are with, you may v…
Pre-registration for party association is required, independe…
Purpose of PAC's
Raise money to distribute to favored political candidates
Political efficacy
Belief that one's political participation and voter participa…
25 terms
AP Government and Politics Key Terms: Political Parties/Interest Groups/Media
amicus curiae brief
dealignment argument
divided government
elite theory
"friend of the court" brief filed by an interest group to inf…
contention that parties are less meaningful to voters, who ha…
government in which one party controls the presidency while a…
theory that upper class elites exercise great influence over…
amicus curiae brief
"friend of the court" brief filed by an interest group to inf…
dealignment argument
contention that parties are less meaningful to voters, who ha…
226 terms
AP government and politics Presidency and Bureaucracy
independent Regulatory Agencies
Federal Communications Commissions
Central Intelligence Agency
thickening
agencies that are quasi-legislative and quasi-judicial in nat…
1. Regulates airways.... 2. Regulates interstate and internation…
an independent agency of the United States government respons…
becoming more intricate or complex
independent Regulatory Agencies
agencies that are quasi-legislative and quasi-judicial in nat…
Federal Communications Commissions
1. Regulates airways.... 2. Regulates interstate and internation…
396 terms
AP US Government and Politics
activation
Adarand Constructors v. Peña
Affirmative Action
Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990
One of three key consequences of electoral campaigns for vote…
1995 SuCo decision: Federal programs that classify based on r…
A policy designed to give special compensation to a previousl…
Requires employers to make reasonable accommodations for the…
activation
One of three key consequences of electoral campaigns for vote…
Adarand Constructors v. Peña
1995 SuCo decision: Federal programs that classify based on r…
1,321 terms
AP Government and Politics Review
Bureaucracy
Patronage
Pendleton Civil Service Act
Civil service
According to Max Weber, a hierarchical authority structure th…
One of the key inducements used by political machines. A patr…
Passed in 1883, an Act that created a federal civil service s…
A system of hiring and promotion based on the merit principle…
Bureaucracy
According to Max Weber, a hierarchical authority structure th…
Patronage
One of the key inducements used by political machines. A patr…
17 terms
AP U.S. Government & Politics Chapter 11: Interest Groups VOCABULARY
Interest Group
Pluralism
Elitisim
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…
23 terms
AP US Government and Politics Ch 11 Vocab (Interest Groups)
Client Politics
Political Cue
Direct Mail
Dirty Dozen
The situation that arises when a government agency services a…
A signal telling a member of Congress what values are at stak…
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…
Political Cue
A signal telling a member of Congress what values are at stak…
16 terms
AP Government Key Terms: Political parties, interest groups, and mass media
political party
plurality election
single-member district
party era
a group of citizens who organize to win elections, hold publi…
the winning candidate is the person who receives more votes t…
an electoral district form which one person is chosen by vote…
an historical period dominated by one political party
political party
a group of citizens who organize to win elections, hold publi…
plurality election
the winning candidate is the person who receives more votes t…
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…
26 terms
AP Government & Political Science
Theories of government (Political Theo…
Initiative and referendum (Constitutio…
Declaration of Independence (1776)
Articles of Confederation (1781-1789)
Elitist theory-a small segment of the society dominated by th…
Initiatives and referendums are key components of direct demo…
Ideas taken from Locke, Rousseau, and Montesquieu... Locke's pri…
State governments stronger than central government... No chief…
Theories of government (Political Theo…
Elitist theory-a small segment of the society dominated by th…
Initiative and referendum (Constitutio…
Initiatives and referendums are key components of direct demo…
31 terms
AP Government and Politics - S
symbolic speech
supply-side theory
superdelegates
straight ticket
An act that conveys a political message
The belief that lower taxes and fewer regulations will stimul…
Party leaders and elected officials who become delegates to t…
Voting for candidates of the same party.
symbolic speech
An act that conveys a political message
supply-side theory
The belief that lower taxes and fewer regulations will stimul…
39 terms
AP Government and Politics - C
critical elections
courts of appeals
cost overruns
cost
A period when a major lasting shift occurs in the popular coa…
Federal courts that listen to cases brought to them from dist…
When the money actually paid to military suppliers exceeds th…
A burden that people believe they must bear if a policy is en…
critical elections
A period when a major lasting shift occurs in the popular coa…
courts of appeals
Federal courts that listen to cases brought to them from dist…
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…
73 terms
AP government Unit 2 Political Parties, Interest Groups and Mass Media
Activist
Ballot initiative
Caucus (local party)
Campaign finance reform
Someone who takes direct action to achieve a political goal
The process by which citizens can propose a state or local la…
A closed meeting of a group of persons belonging to the same…
Legislation aimed at placing limits on political candidates a…
Activist
Someone who takes direct action to achieve a political goal
Ballot initiative
The process by which citizens can propose a state or local la…
25 terms
AP Government Unit 3 Vocab: Political Parties/Interest Groups/Media
Amicus curiae brief
Dealignment argument
Divided government
Elite theory
"Friend of the court" brief files by an interest group to inf…
contention that parties are less meaningful to voters, who ha…
government in which one party controls the presidency while a…
theory that upper class elites exercise great influence over…
Amicus curiae brief
"Friend of the court" brief files by an interest group to inf…
Dealignment argument
contention that parties are less meaningful to voters, who ha…
23 terms
AP U.S. Government & Politics - Chapter 11 - Interest Groups
interest group
ideological interest group
public policy
lobbyists
An organization of people sharing a common interest or goal t…
Political organization that attracts members by appealing to…
The course of action the government takes in response to an i…
People who try to influence legislation on behalf of an inter…
interest group
An organization of people sharing a common interest or goal t…
ideological interest group
Political organization that attracts members by appealing to…
AP Government and Politics- Chapter 11 Interest Groups Vocabulary
interest group
political action committee (PAC)
lobbyist
incentive
an organization of people sharing a common interest or goal t…
a committee set up by a corporation, labor union, or interest…
a person who tries to influence legislation on behalf of an i…
something of value one cannot get without joining an organiza…
interest group
an organization of people sharing a common interest or goal t…
political action committee (PAC)
a committee set up by a corporation, labor union, or interest…
22 terms
AP US Government and Politics Ch 11 Vocab (Interest Groups)
Client Politics
Political Cue
Direct Mail
Dirty Dozen
The situation that arises when a government agency services a…
A signal telling a member of Congress what values are at stak…
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…
Political Cue
A signal telling a member of Congress what values are at stak…
20 terms
AP Government and Politics Exam
Standing Committee
Judicial Restraint
Judicial Activism
Plurality Elections
the permanent congressional committees that handle legislation
philosophy that courts should defer to elected lawmakers in s…
philosophy that courts should have an active role in solving…
like congress elections are won by the person with the most v…
Standing Committee
the permanent congressional committees that handle legislation
Judicial Restraint
philosophy that courts should defer to elected lawmakers in s…
266 terms
AP Government and Politics
Second Continental Congress (May 1775)
natural rights
social contract
Pennsylvania Plan
• created a postal system... • established a Continental Army... •…
life, liberty, and pursuit of happiness
people create governments to protect their rights; when gov't…
• unicameral legislature whose members served limited terms... •…
Second Continental Congress (May 1775)
• created a postal system... • established a Continental Army... •…
natural rights
life, liberty, and pursuit of happiness
57 terms
AP Government Key Terms: Interest Groups, Political Parties and the Media
Interest Group
Categories of Interest Groups
Issue Advocacy
Amicus Curie Briefs
A collection of people who share a common interest or attitud…
Economic Interest groups, Ideological or Single-Issue Interes…
Promoting a particular position or an issue paid for by inter…
Literally, a "friend of the court" brief, filed by an individ…
Interest Group
A collection of people who share a common interest or attitud…
Categories of Interest Groups
Economic Interest groups, Ideological or Single-Issue Interes…
57 terms
AP Government Key Terms: Interest Groups, Political Parties and the Media
Interest Group
Categories of Interest Groups
Issue Advocacy
Amicus Curie Briefs
A collection of people who share a common interest or attitud…
Economic Interest groups, Ideological or Single-Issue Interes…
Promoting a particular position or an issue paid for by inter…
Literally, a "friend of the court" brief, filed by an individ…
Interest Group
A collection of people who share a common interest or attitud…
Categories of Interest Groups
Economic Interest groups, Ideological or Single-Issue Interes…
61 terms
AP Government Key Terms: Interest Groups, Political Parties and the Media
Interest Group
Categories of Interest Groups
Issue Advocacy
Amicus Curie Briefs
A collection of people who share a common interest or attitud…
Economic Interest groups, Ideological or Single-Issue Interes…
Promoting a particular position or an issue paid for by inter…
Literally, a "friend of the court" brief, filed by an individ…
Interest Group
A collection of people who share a common interest or attitud…
Categories of Interest Groups
Economic Interest groups, Ideological or Single-Issue Interes…
37 terms
THE POLITICAL PLAYBOOK - AP Government and Politics
Speaker of the House
House Majority Leader
House Majority Whip
House Minority Leader
Rep. John Boehner (R-OH)
Rep. Kevin McCarthy (R-CA)
Rep. Steve Scalise (R-LA)
Rep. Nancy Pelosi (D-CA)
Speaker of the House
Rep. John Boehner (R-OH)
House Majority Leader
Rep. Kevin McCarthy (R-CA)
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