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CH 7 (Part 1) American Government and Politics Today - Interest Groups
Interest Groups
Lobbyist
Social Movement
Social movements are often the first e…
An organized group of individuals sharing common objectives w…
An organization or individual who attempts to influence legis…
A movement that represents the demands of a large segment of…
Latent discontent with a current system
Interest Groups
An organized group of individuals sharing common objectives w…
Lobbyist
An organization or individual who attempts to influence legis…
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…
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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…
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Special Interests - AP Government and Politics
"inside the beltway"
K Street
"revolving door"
amicus curiae
the area inside the Capital Beltway that encircles Washington…
the location of the offices of nearly seven thousand organiza…
an employment cycle in which individuals who work for governm…
a Latin term meaning "friend of the court"; refers to interes…
"inside the beltway"
the area inside the Capital Beltway that encircles Washington…
K Street
the location of the offices of nearly seven thousand organiza…
20 terms
Special Interests - AP Government and Politics
"inside the beltway"
K Street
"revolving door"
amicus curiae
the area inside the Capital Beltway that encircles Washington…
the location of the offices of nearly seven thousand organiza…
an employment cycle in which individuals who work for governm…
a Latin term meaning "friend of the court"; refers to interes…
"inside the beltway"
the area inside the Capital Beltway that encircles Washington…
K Street
the location of the offices of nearly seven thousand organiza…
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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…
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American Government and Politics Today Chapter 7 - Interest Groups
boycott
climate control
direct technique
free rider problem
A form of pressure or protest - an organized refusal to purch…
The use of public relations techniques to create favorable pu…
An interest group activity that involves interaction with gov…
The difficulty interest groups face in recruiting members whe…
boycott
A form of pressure or protest - an organized refusal to purch…
climate control
The use of public relations techniques to create favorable pu…
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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…
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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…
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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…
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Government & Politics- Chapter 7: Interest Groups
Interest Group
Political Party
Lobbyist
Social Movement
An organized group of individuals sharing common objectives w…
A group of political activists who organize to win elections,…
an organization or individual who attempts to influence the p…
represents the demands of a large segment of the public for p…
Interest Group
An organized group of individuals sharing common objectives w…
Political Party
A group of political activists who organize to win elections,…
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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…
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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…
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CH 7 American Government and Politics Today - Interest Groups
Interest Groups
The structure of American Government a…
Lobbyist
Madison supported the creation of:
An organized group of individuals sharing common objectives w…
Policy-making process
An organization or individual who attempts to influence legis…
A large republic with many states to encourage the formation…
Interest Groups
An organized group of individuals sharing common objectives w…
The structure of American Government a…
Policy-making process
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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…
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American Government and Politics Today Chapter 7 - Interest Groups
Interest Groups
The structure of American Government a…
Lobbyist
Two weeks after 9/11, President George…
An organized group of individuals sharing common objectives w…
Policy-making process
An organization or individual who attempts to influence legis…
Sending lobbyists to take their positions on the bills
Interest Groups
An organized group of individuals sharing common objectives w…
The structure of American Government a…
Policy-making process
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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…
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American Government and Politics Today Chapter 7 - Interest Groups
Interest Groups
The structure of American Government a…
Lobbyist
Two weeks after 9/11, President George…
An organized group of individuals sharing common objectives w…
Policy-making process
An organization or individual who attempts to influence legis…
Sending lobbyists to take their positions on the bills
Interest Groups
An organized group of individuals sharing common objectives w…
The structure of American Government a…
Policy-making process
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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
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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
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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…
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Government Exam Review (Political Parties/Interest Groups)
An interest group tries to persuade pe…
What is a positive aspect of interest…
How do interest groups become involved…
Why are interest groups also called pr…
Respond to the shared attitudes of its members
They help stimulate interest in public affairs
By providing campaign funds
They put pressure on the govt. to affect policies
An interest group tries to persuade pe…
Respond to the shared attitudes of its members
What is a positive aspect of interest…
They help stimulate interest in public affairs
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
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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
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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…
103 terms
American Government Interest groups and political parties
Partisanship
Special interest
Interest group
Lobbyist
Taking the side of a party, or espousing a viewpoint that ref…
A pejorative term, often used to designate an interest group…
An organization whose goals include influencing government
A person who contacts government officials on behalf of a par…
Partisanship
Taking the side of a party, or espousing a viewpoint that ref…
Special interest
A pejorative term, often used to designate an interest group…
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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…
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Government Exam Review (Political Parties/Interest Groups)
An interest group tries to persuade pe…
What is a positive aspect of interest…
How do interest groups become involved…
Why are interest groups also called pr…
Respond to the shared attitudes of its members
They help stimulate interest in public affairs
By providing campaign funds
They put pressure on the govt. to affect policies
An interest group tries to persuade pe…
Respond to the shared attitudes of its members
What is a positive aspect of interest…
They help stimulate interest in public affairs
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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…
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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…
38 terms
Government: Political Parties, Voter Behavior, Interest Groups
Political Party
What are the two major parties in the…
What do parties do?
Partisanship
a group of persons who seek to control government through the…
Democrats & Republicans
Nominate candidates, inform and activate supporters, bonding…
the strong support of their party and its policy stands
Political Party
a group of persons who seek to control government through the…
What are the two major parties in the…
Democrats & Republicans
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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
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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…
17 terms
U.S. Government-Political Parties and Special Interest Groups
Political Party
Major Political Parties
coalition
political action committee
A group of individuals with broad common interests who organi…
Democratic Party, Republican Party
a union of many persons of diverse interests who have come to…
A committee set up by a corporation or interest group to rais…
Political Party
A group of individuals with broad common interests who organi…
Major Political Parties
Democratic Party, Republican Party
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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…
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…
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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
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American Government And Politics Today - Chapter 7 - Interest Groups
Interest Group
Lobbyist
Social Movement
Latent Interest
An organized group of individuals sharing common objectives w…
An organization or individual who attempts to influence legis…
A movement that represents the demands of a large segment of…
Public-policy interests that are not recognized or addressed…
Interest Group
An organized group of individuals sharing common objectives w…
Lobbyist
An organization or individual who attempts to influence legis…
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…
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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…
37 terms
Ch 7 American Government & Politics: Parties (No Interest Groups)
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,…
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…
88 terms
HCHS AP US Government- Unit 4 (Political Parties,Interest Groups, Mass Media)
Partisanship
party base
party platform
party-centered
A supporter of a person, part, or cause;
members of a political party who consistently vote for that p…
A political party's statement of its goals and policies for t…
election campaigns and other political processes in which pol…
Partisanship
A supporter of a person, part, or cause;
party base
members of a political party who consistently vote for that p…
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…
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…
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…
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American Government Institutions & Politics Chapter 11 Interest Groups
interest group
earmark
ratings
political cue
An organization of people sharing a common interest or goal t…
A provision in a law that provides a direct benefit to a clie…
Assessments of a representative's voting record on issues imp…
A signal telling a legislator what values are at stake in a v…
interest group
An organization of people sharing a common interest or goal t…
earmark
A provision in a law that provides a direct benefit to a clie…
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…
29 terms
CH 7 (Part 1) American Government and Politics Today - Interest Groups
Interest Groups
Lobbyist
Social Movement
Social movements are often the first e…
An organized group of individuals sharing common objectives w…
An organization or individual who attempts to influence legis…
A movement that represents the demands of a large segment of…
Latent discontent with a current system
Interest Groups
An organized group of individuals sharing common objectives w…
Lobbyist
An organization or individual who attempts to influence legis…
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…
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