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American Government.Political Parties
Political Party
Two-Party System
Republican Party
Democratic Party
A group of persons who seek to control government through the…
A political system dominated by two major parties
major political party in the U.S.A. with a conservative ideol…
major political party in the U.S.A with a liberal ideology
Political Party
A group of persons who seek to control government through the…
Two-Party System
A political system dominated by two major parties
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American Government & Citizenship Chapter 9, Political Parties
Political Party
Two party system
Third party
Platform
A group of individuals with broad common interests who organi…
An electoral system with two dominant parties that compete in…
A party that challenges the two major parties.
A series of statements expressing the party's principles, bel…
Political Party
A group of individuals with broad common interests who organi…
Two party system
An electoral system with two dominant parties that compete in…
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AMERICAN GOVERNMENT (POLITICAL PARTIES)
POLITICAL PARTY
NATIONAL PARTY CONVENTION
PARTY PLATFORM
CRITICAL ELECTION
An organization that seeks to win elections for the purpose o…
A large meeting that draws together party delegates from acro…
A document outlining the party's (candidate) position on impo…
An election that produces sharp changes in patterns of party…
POLITICAL PARTY
An organization that seeks to win elections for the purpose o…
NATIONAL PARTY CONVENTION
A large meeting that draws together party delegates from acro…
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American Government - political parties
The name of America's two political pa…
In the US voting, the districts are __…
In the US elections are known as ____-…
In a multi-party system (like Europe)…
Democrats and Republicans
single
winner-take-all
proportional
The name of America's two political pa…
Democrats and Republicans
In the US voting, the districts are __…
single
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Government: American Parties
who did not like the idea of political…
what were the political parties in the…
how was the democratic party formed? w…
how was the republican party formed?
george washington
democratic-republicans and federalists
the democratic republican party split, Andrew Jackson
the whigs opposed slavery
who did not like the idea of political…
george washington
what were the political parties in the…
democratic-republicans and federalists
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American Government - Political Parties
Splinter
The Vietnam War in the 1960s
Libertarian
Mandate
________ parties, such as the Ross Perot's Reform Party, are…
The Democrats dominated U.S. politics from 1933 when Presiden…
The ___________ Party, a doctrinal third party that is curren…
When an elected official is voted into office by a large marg…
Splinter
________ parties, such as the Ross Perot's Reform Party, are…
The Vietnam War in the 1960s
The Democrats dominated U.S. politics from 1933 when Presiden…
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American Government-Political Parties
Conservative
Liberalism
Pluralism
Constructionism
The best way to describe the Conservative viewpoint is that t…
Social liberalism is the school of thought most opposite to t…
Pluralism is the philosophy that is open to many viewpoints.…
Constructionism, or strict constructionism, is the idea that…
Conservative
The best way to describe the Conservative viewpoint is that t…
Liberalism
Social liberalism is the school of thought most opposite to t…
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American Government: Political Parties
Liberal
Liberal
Liberal
Liberal
Location of government: national
Role of Government: Help and solve problems
Size of Government: Big (costs $$)
Budget: Size of budget is secondary to what it does; raise ta…
Liberal
Location of government: national
Liberal
Role of Government: Help and solve problems
American Government Political parties
Interest groups
advocate
Public Policy
Public Opinion
gather people and resources to support public policies that h…
promote the needs and wants of the group.
the stand the government takes about a problem or an idea for…
the collection of opinions or attitudes of a population
Interest groups
gather people and resources to support public policies that h…
advocate
promote the needs and wants of the group.
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American Government Parties
Political Parties in Three Dimensions
Realignment
History of the American Parties ... 1792
Jeffersonian Republican Rule 1801-26... 1…
Party in the Electorate... Ie. Partisanship of the people... Party…
a change in political party system... a birth of new party, demi…
The Federalist party was formed by Alexander Hamilton... Pro-ind…
Jefferson defeats Adams in the p. election... The DR party becom…
Political Parties in Three Dimensions
Party in the Electorate... Ie. Partisanship of the people... Party…
Realignment
a change in political party system... a birth of new party, demi…
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American Government Political Parties
Political Party
Term for Democratic and Republican Par…
Partisanship
Party in Power
a group of people who seek to control government through winn…
Major Parties
Strong support of party
Party that controls White House
Political Party
a group of people who seek to control government through winn…
Term for Democratic and Republican Par…
Major Parties
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American Government (Parties)
Giving public offices to political sup…
All the people elegible to vote
Bull Moose part is and example of what…
currently holding office.
spoil system
electorate
splinter party
Incumbent
Giving public offices to political sup…
spoil system
All the people elegible to vote
electorate
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American Government - Political Parties
What is a political party?
What are the functions of political pa…
What are the structure of political pa…
Why are minor or third parties not suc…
An organized group with shared goals and ideals that joins to…
To bring people together to achieve control of the government…
The parties are organized at the local (usually county), stat…
The core problem is that third-party candidates can't break t…
What is a political party?
An organized group with shared goals and ideals that joins to…
What are the functions of political pa…
To bring people together to achieve control of the government…
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American Government Chapter Five: Political Parties
political party
major parties
partisanship
party in power
a group of persons who seek to control government through the…
in American politics, the Republican and the Democratic parties
government action based on firm allegiance to a political party
in American politics, the party in power is the party that co…
political party
a group of persons who seek to control government through the…
major parties
in American politics, the Republican and the Democratic parties
36 terms
American Government Chapter 5 - Political Parties
political party
political spectrum
partisanship
single-member district
a group of people who seek control government through the win…
range of political views
the strong support of their party and its poicy stands
electoral district from which one person is chosen by the vot…
political party
a group of people who seek control government through the win…
political spectrum
range of political views
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Political Parties American Government AP
Political Party
Linkage Institution
Nomination
Rational-choice theory
A group of individuals with broad common interests who organi…
the means by which individuals can express preferences regard…
the official endorsement of a candidate for office by a polit…
A popular theory in political science to explain the actions…
Political Party
A group of individuals with broad common interests who organi…
Linkage Institution
the means by which individuals can express preferences regard…
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American Government Political Parties Lecture
Political Party
Interest Group
Interest Groups
Party Organization; Office Holders; Ci…
A group of political activists who organize to win elections,…
A group who seek the control of the government by seeing thei…
A group who wants influence over office holders
What are the 3 parts of a political party??
Political Party
A group of political activists who organize to win elections,…
Interest Group
A group who seek the control of the government by seeing thei…
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American Government (Con,Pres,Parties)
Representation
National Lawmaking
Partisanship
Polarization
efforts of elected officials to look out for the interests of…
creation of policy to address the problems and needs of the e…
loyalty to a political cause or party
greater ideological differences between parties and increased…
Representation
efforts of elected officials to look out for the interests of…
National Lawmaking
creation of policy to address the problems and needs of the e…
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American Government CLEP - Political Parties
Conservative
Liberalism
Pluralism
Constructionism
the 'tried and true' method is the best method. __________ ar…
This is the school of thought most opposite to that of Conser…
the philosophy that is open to many viewpoints. They believe…
the idea that laws and governing documents should be read as…
Conservative
the 'tried and true' method is the best method. __________ ar…
Liberalism
This is the school of thought most opposite to that of Conser…
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American Federal Government: Political Parties
Political Party
Interest Group
Two Party System
Internal Mobilization
an organized group of people with at least roughly similar po…
individuals who organize to influence the government's progra…
a political system in which only two parties have a realistic…
conflicts within the government create divided factions that…
Political Party
an organized group of people with at least roughly similar po…
Interest Group
individuals who organize to influence the government's progra…
38 terms
American Government Parties/Voting/Elections
Political Party
What type of system does the United St…
Third Party
Primary function of Political Parties
A group of persons who seek to control government by winning…
A two-party system (Republicans & Democrats)
A party the represents a minority option that challenge the R…
Nominate candidates
Political Party
A group of persons who seek to control government by winning…
What type of system does the United St…
A two-party system (Republicans & Democrats)
26 terms
American Government: Parties/Voting/Elections
What is a political Party?
What type of party system does the U.S…
What is the primary function of a poli…
What 3 levels doe political organizati…
Group of persons who seek to control government by winning el…
2 party system
Nominate candidates
Local, State, and Federal
What is a political Party?
Group of persons who seek to control government by winning el…
What type of party system does the U.S…
2 party system
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American Government: Chapter 7 Political Parties
Political Organizations
Political Parties
Party Identification
Realignment
Parties and interest groups that function as intermediaries b…
Organizations that seek to achieve power by winning public of…
A citizen's personal affinity for a political party, usually…
A shift of voting patterns to form new coaltions of party sup…
Political Organizations
Parties and interest groups that function as intermediaries b…
Political Parties
Organizations that seek to achieve power by winning public of…
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American Government Political Parties Review
An alliance of like-minded people who…
Political parties
To have different views of things
Recruit candidates, organize elections…
What are political parties?
Alliances of like minded people who work together to win elec…
Why do we have political parties?
What are the functions of political parties?
An alliance of like-minded people who…
What are political parties?
Political parties
Alliances of like minded people who work together to win elec…
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American government political parties review
Political Party
Two Party
Get their candidates elected
Political party organization occurs at…
A group of people who seek to control government by winning e…
The united States has this system with Republicans and Democr…
The primary major function of political parties
local, state, and national
Political Party
A group of people who seek to control government by winning e…
Two Party
The united States has this system with Republicans and Democr…
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Political Parties and Elections (American Government and Political Science)
Political Party
Political Ideology
One-Party System
Two-Party System
A group of candidates, officer-holders and citizens with simi…
A set of beliefs about the role of government.
Typical in countries with authoritarian governments; Politica…
Political system with two dominant political parties; Indepen…
Political Party
A group of candidates, officer-holders and citizens with simi…
Political Ideology
A set of beliefs about the role of government.
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Chapter 7 (Part 2): American Government and Politics Today - Political Parties
dealignment
Democratic Party
divided government
electoral college
A decline in party loyalties that reduces long-term party com…
One of the two major American political parties evolving out…
A situation in which one major political party controls the p…
A group of persons, called electors, who are selected by the…
dealignment
A decline in party loyalties that reduces long-term party com…
Democratic Party
One of the two major American political parties evolving out…
40 terms
American Government- Parties/Voting/ Elections
Political Party
The United States has a _______ system…
What is the primary major function of…
What are Third Parties?
is a group of people who come together to contest elections a…
two party .
to get their candidate elected.
Any parties that arent republican or democrat.
Political Party
is a group of people who come together to contest elections a…
The United States has a _______ system…
two party .
33 terms
American Government: Parties/Voting/Elections
Political Party
Two-party system
Democrat
Republican
a group of persons who seek to control government by winning…
United States (Democrats and Republicans)
Blue Collar... Favor labor unions and worker's rights... Liberal Ca…
Against giving equal gay rights in the eyes of the law... Oppose…
Political Party
a group of persons who seek to control government by winning…
Two-party system
United States (Democrats and Republicans)
American Government Chapter 9 - Political Parties
What are political parties?
Political Party Definition
Historic Origin of Democratic and Repu…
Andrew Jackson (Democratic Party)
They are organizations that seek influence over the government.
Organized groups that attempt to influence the gov't by elect…
The first party system emerged in the 1790s and pitted the Fe…
Jackson became president in 1828 & 1832. He was supported in…
What are political parties?
They are organizations that seek influence over the government.
Political Party Definition
Organized groups that attempt to influence the gov't by elect…
25 terms
American Government (Parties/Elections/Voting)
Political Party
The U.S has a ________ system with rep…
What is the primary major function of…
What levels do political party organiz…
Group of people who seek to control government by winning ele…
Two-party
Getting their candidates elected
local, state, and national level
Political Party
Group of people who seek to control government by winning ele…
The U.S has a ________ system with rep…
Two-party
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American Government Political Parties Quiz
Political Party
Platform
Multiparty System
One Party System
Group that wants to control gov. by winning elections
Candidates beliefs
Parties more focused on particular issues... Represents wider ra…
One party = no party... State is essentially the party, not much…
Political Party
Group that wants to control gov. by winning elections
Platform
Candidates beliefs
23 terms
American Government: Political Parties and Elections
Political Party
Nomination
Candidate
Incumbent
An orgnized group of people with at least roughly similar pol…
The action of nominating or state of being nominating or stat…
A person who applies for a job or is nominated
Necessary for someone as a duty or responsibility
Political Party
An orgnized group of people with at least roughly similar pol…
Nomination
The action of nominating or state of being nominating or stat…
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American Government and Geography Politic Parties
Political Party
Single-party system
Public policy
minority party
An organized group of people who share similar political view…
political system with one political party
The stand the government takes about how issues should be han…
Political party that doesn't have a majority of the elected m…
Political Party
An organized group of people who share similar political view…
Single-party system
political system with one political party
23 terms
American Government Parties/ Voting/ Elections
Political Party
Major party functions
What are 3rd Parties
Identify 4 kinds of 3rd Parties
A group of persons who seek to control government by winning…
Democrats and Republics
Minority opinions that challenge the Democrats and Republicans
Ideological, Single-Issue, Economic Protest, Splinter
Political Party
A group of persons who seek to control government by winning…
Major party functions
Democrats and Republics
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Ch 7 American Government & Politics: Political Parties
Independent
Political Party
Faction
Functions of Political Parties
a voter or candidate who does not identify with a political p…
a group of political activists who organize to win elections,…
a group or bloc in a legislature or political party acting in…
1. recruiting candidates for public office 2. organizing and…
Independent
a voter or candidate who does not identify with a political p…
Political Party
a group of political activists who organize to win elections,…
25 terms
American Government- Parties/Voting/Elections
Political Party
United States has how many party's?
Primary function of political parties?
What levels do political party organiz…
A group of persons who seek to control government by winning…
Two-Democrat/Republic
Get their candidates elected
local, state, and national
Political Party
A group of persons who seek to control government by winning…
United States has how many party's?
Two-Democrat/Republic
19 terms
American Government Chapter 5 - Political Parties
political party
political spectrum
partisanship
single-member district
a group of people who seek control government through the win…
range of political views
the strong support of their party and its poicy stands
electoral district from which one person is chosen by the vot…
political party
a group of people who seek control government through the win…
political spectrum
range of political views
27 terms
American government Final/ American Political and parties
Describe our current president accordi…
Name two benefits and one problem with…
Name two stereotypes for Democrats
Name two stereotypes for Republicans
Obama is a Democratic Liberal who sits on the right
1) benefit- it gives the voters a much meaningful choice. 2)…
1. Black- 13... 2. Younger
1. Older... 2. Smalls business owners
Describe our current president accordi…
Obama is a Democratic Liberal who sits on the right
Name two benefits and one problem with…
1) benefit- it gives the voters a much meaningful choice. 2)…
Political Party Quiz, American Government
How do you become part of a political…
Political party
Major parties
Plurality
you choose
a group of people who seek to control government through the…
Republican and the Democratic parties
in election, the number of votes that the leading candidate o…
How do you become part of a political…
you choose
Political party
a group of people who seek to control government through the…
58 terms
American Government, Chapter 5- Political Parties
political party
political spectrum
partisanship
single-member district
a group of persons who seek to control government through the…
the range of political views
the strong support of one's party and its policy stands
contests in which only one candidate is elected to each offic…
political party
a group of persons who seek to control government through the…
political spectrum
the range of political views
59 terms
American Government Chapter 5- Political Parties
Political Party
Republicans and Democrats
Nominating Candidates
Political Spectrum
a group of persons who seek to control government through the…
the two dominant political parties in America.
the major function of political parties.
the range of political views.
Political Party
a group of persons who seek to control government through the…
Republicans and Democrats
the two dominant political parties in America.
22 terms
American Government Chapter 11: Political Parties (updated)
political party
political machine
candidate-centered politics
party realignment
an organized group with shared goals and ideals that joins to…
a party organization that recruits voter loyalty with tangibl…
politics that focus on the candidates, their particular issue…
dramatic shifts in partisan preferences that drastically alte…
political party
an organized group with shared goals and ideals that joins to…
political machine
a party organization that recruits voter loyalty with tangibl…
18 terms
American Government Nominations/Political Parties/Federalism
Primary Election
Electoral College
Majority V Plurality
Caucus
a preliminary election to appoint delegates to a party confer…
The founding fathers established it in the Constitution as a…
a majority happens when more than half of the electorate vote…
a meeting of the members of a legislative body who are member…
Primary Election
a preliminary election to appoint delegates to a party confer…
Electoral College
The founding fathers established it in the Constitution as a…
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Magruder's American Government Chapter 5 - Political Parties
political party
political spectrum
partisanship
single-member district
a group of people who seek control government through the win…
range of political views
the strong support of their party and its poicy stands
electoral district from which one person is chosen by the vot…
political party
a group of people who seek control government through the win…
political spectrum
range of political views
17 terms
American Government Ch. 8: Political Parties
Political Parties
What They Do
National Parties
State Parties
1. RUN candidates under their own label or affiliation ... 2. se…
1.ENGAGEMENT- encourage civic engagement and citizen particip…
political party activists meet at a national convention to de…
act as intermediaries between the national committees and cou…
Political Parties
1. RUN candidates under their own label or affiliation ... 2. se…
What They Do
1.ENGAGEMENT- encourage civic engagement and citizen particip…
27 terms
American government; Test 03; Political parties
Define political parties.
What did the federalists/Hamiltonians…
What did the antifederalists/Jefferson…
What is similar between today's republ…
Citizens with similar ideologies joining together to take pol…
Strong, centralized government - security from Great Britain…
Weak central government, Western expansion.
They're both part of the liberal tradition.
Define political parties.
Citizens with similar ideologies joining together to take pol…
What did the federalists/Hamiltonians…
Strong, centralized government - security from Great Britain…
15 terms
American Government Chapter 11: Political Parties
political party
political machine
candidate-centered politics
party realignment
an organized group with shared goals and ideals that joins to…
a party organization that recruits voter loyalty with tangibl…
politics that focus on the candidates, their particular issue…
dramatic shifts in partisan preferences that drastically alte…
political party
an organized group with shared goals and ideals that joins to…
political machine
a party organization that recruits voter loyalty with tangibl…
26 terms
American Government Chap. 16 The party system
political parties
major parties
minor parties or third parties
nominate
are organized to gain power by winning elections, especially…
have been the dominant political competitors for almost two c…
smaller and are usually organized around a particular issue
name candidates for public office
political parties
are organized to gain power by winning elections, especially…
major parties
have been the dominant political competitors for almost two c…
31 terms
American Government and Politics Today Chapter 8 - Political Parties
dealignment
Democratic Party
divided government
electoral college
A decline in party loyalties that reduces long-term party com…
One of the two major American political parties evolving out…
A situation in which one major political party controls the p…
A group of persons, called electors, who are selected by the…
dealignment
A decline in party loyalties that reduces long-term party com…
Democratic Party
One of the two major American political parties evolving out…
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