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American History Political Parties and Elections
political party
public policy
political platform
interest group
organized group that promotes candidates for public office
principles that for basis of law
formal declaration of principles and policies
organized to assert collective strength in their political pr…
political party
organized group that promotes candidates for public office
public policy
principles that for basis of law
21 terms
American Political Parties throughout history
Federalists (1792)
Anti Federalists
Democratic Republican Party (1792)
Democratic Party (1828)
Wanted constitution, & strong central government... key leaders:…
Wanted state governments to be more powerful than federal gov…
Thomas Jefferson was leader, advocated for more rights for th…
Andrew Jackson was leader, advocated more rights for the midd…
Federalists (1792)
Wanted constitution, & strong central government... key leaders:…
Anti Federalists
Wanted state governments to be more powerful than federal gov…
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American History - Presidents (Political Parties)
George Washington was a
John Adams was a
Thomas Jefferson was a
James Madison was a
None
Federalist
Democratic - Republican
Democratic - Republican
George Washington was a
None
John Adams was a
Federalist
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Modern American History Political Parties
Liberal
Socialism
Democrat
Coattail politics
One who is open minded or not strict in the observance of tra…
Economic and political system based on 1 party government and…
Party with the goal that government provides all citizens wit…
People elected based on the current president
Liberal
One who is open minded or not strict in the observance of tra…
Socialism
Economic and political system based on 1 party government and…
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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
25 terms
American Political Parties
Political Party
Major Parties
Partisanship
Party in Power
a group of o seek to persons who seek to control government t…
2 parties, democratic and republicans.
the strong support of their party and its policy stands
the party that controls the executive branch of government.
Political Party
a group of o seek to persons who seek to control government t…
Major Parties
2 parties, democratic and republicans.
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American Politics: Political Parties
Australian ballot
caucuses
national party conventions
New Deal coalition
a ballot prepared and distributed by government officials tha…
a closed meeting of a political or legislative group to choos…
a gathering of delegates to select a party's presidential and…
an electoral alliance that was the basis of Democratic domina…
Australian ballot
a ballot prepared and distributed by government officials tha…
caucuses
a closed meeting of a political or legislative group to choos…
unit 3 political parties election american history
how do the founding fathers feel about…
#1 function of a pp
what are the 3 functions of pp
patronage
againist them they want to unite the us not divide them and t…
getting candiates elected
educating the public-bringing importat issues to the publics…
political favors given to reward hard work loyalty or support
how do the founding fathers feel about…
againist them they want to unite the us not divide them and t…
#1 function of a pp
getting candiates elected
American History Vocab: Political Parties, Elections, and Media
Political Party
2- party system
Third party
Platform
an association of voters with broad common interests who want…
a system of gov't in which two parties compete for power.
a party that challenges the two major parties.
a series of statements expressing the party's principles, bel…
Political Party
an association of voters with broad common interests who want…
2- party system
a system of gov't in which two parties compete for power.
6.2 Brief History of American Political Parties
Federalists
Alexander Hamilton
George Washington
Democratic-Republicans
Part of first American party system; supported national power
Leader of Federalists; supported centralism and loose constru…
First president of the US; did not associate with any party;…
Part of first American party system; supported state power
Federalists
Part of first American party system; supported national power
Alexander Hamilton
Leader of Federalists; supported centralism and loose constru…
American Political Parties
Linkage Institutions
American Political System
Political Party Makeup
What is a Political Party
-connect, or link, people to their government... -political par…
Democrats-symbol: the donkey; color: blue; liberal ideology... R…
2011-... 32.4%-Independents... 33.7%-Democrats... 33.9%-Republicans... 2…
-a group of people who share a similar set of political belie…
Linkage Institutions
-connect, or link, people to their government... -political par…
American Political System
Democrats-symbol: the donkey; color: blue; liberal ideology... R…
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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…
American Politics: Political Parties
The founders reacted negatively to the…
Before the constitution, the major par…
The Federalists (led by Alexander Hami…
Opponents of the Federalists called th…
they thought the power struggles that would occur would event…
anti-federalists and federalists
a strong central government that would encourage the developm…
Republicans also known as Anti-Federalists, who are known tod…
The founders reacted negatively to the…
they thought the power struggles that would occur would event…
Before the constitution, the major par…
anti-federalists and federalists
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Early American Political Parties
Republican Party
Federalist
Jeffersonian Republicans
Whigs
Antislavery political party that formed in the 1850's. Notabl…
Political Party that was pro-British; supported by the wealth…
led by Thomas Jefferson, believed that the federal government…
Anti-Jackson political party that generally stood for nationa…
Republican Party
Antislavery political party that formed in the 1850's. Notabl…
Federalist
Political Party that was pro-British; supported by the wealth…
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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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American Political Parties
Political Party
Two-party sytem
Alexander Hamilton
Thomas Jefferson
Group of people with broad, shared interests in government po…
American system of government in which usually only Democrats…
Leader of the Federalist Party in the early history of the U.S.
Leader of the Democratic-republican Party in the early histor…
Political Party
Group of people with broad, shared interests in government po…
Two-party sytem
American system of government in which usually only Democrats…
US history political parties
pro-manufacturing
pro-british
pro-french
favored a loose interpretation of the…
Federalists
Federalists
Democratic-Republicans
Federalists
pro-manufacturing
Federalists
pro-british
Federalists
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development of american political parties
The ____ believed in a loose construct…
a group that may not be in agreement w…
gave the President power to deport any…
limit the Federal government strictly…
Federalists
faction
Alien and Sedition Act
strict construction
The ____ believed in a loose construct…
Federalists
a group that may not be in agreement w…
faction
American Political Parties
What are Parties Anyway?
Why Form Parties in the First Place?
Party Function
Party Behavior in Govt
- Group of candidates, elected officials, volunteers, and vot…
-Build stable legislative and electoral alliances... -Mobilize v…
-Party in Govt... - Party in organization ... - Party in electorate…
-What does "party" mean for govt officials?... -Does "party" exe…
What are Parties Anyway?
- Group of candidates, elected officials, volunteers, and vot…
Why Form Parties in the First Place?
-Build stable legislative and electoral alliances... -Mobilize v…
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American Political Parties - APUSH
american independent party
american party
anti-masonic party
constituational union party
headed by George Wallace who entered the 1968 election and ca…
Political organization that was created after the election of…
a 19th century minor political party in the United States. It…
a former political party in the United States; formed in 1859…
american independent party
headed by George Wallace who entered the 1968 election and ca…
american party
Political organization that was created after the election of…
16 terms
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…
American History Unit 4 Political Parties during the 1850s
Democratic Party (1800-present)
Whig Party (1834-1852)
Know-Nothings or the American Party (1…
Free-Soil Party (1847-1854)
Opposed strong central government, divided over slavery issue…
Favored national economic development, opposed Andrew Jackson…
opposed to immigration, joined by antislavery whigs, took a p…
Worked to prevent slavery in the western territories, formed…
Democratic Party (1800-present)
Opposed strong central government, divided over slavery issue…
Whig Party (1834-1852)
Favored national economic development, opposed Andrew Jackson…
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Functions of the american political parties
1.
2.
3.
4.
Bring people together with similar ideas to control the gover…
To Select a candidate
Designing a platform
Conduct the campaign
1.
Bring people together with similar ideas to control the gover…
2.
To Select a candidate
American political parties
Political party definition
Parties are present in 3 arenas
How does federalism decentralize power?
How are all politics local
Group that seeks to elect candidstes to public office by supp…
Label... Organization (recruit campaign)... Leadership/control of g…
National parties used to be a coalition of local parties ... Now…
You need to win an election one locality at a time by discuss…
Political party definition
Group that seeks to elect candidstes to public office by supp…
Parties are present in 3 arenas
Label... Organization (recruit campaign)... Leadership/control of g…
American Politics Chapter 12 Political Parties
Australian ballot
Caucuses
national party conventions
New Deal coalition
A ballot prepared and distributed by government officials tha…
A closed meeting of a political or legislative group to choos…
A gathering of delegates to select a party's presidential and…
An electoral alliance that was the basis of Democratic domina…
Australian ballot
A ballot prepared and distributed by government officials tha…
Caucuses
A closed meeting of a political or legislative group to choos…
American History I - The First Political Parties in the United States of America
Amendment
Balanced Budgets
Bicameral Legislature
Bills of Rights
A formal change to the US Constitution. As of 2008, there are…
A philosophy with the objective of not spending more money th…
Refers to a two-house legislature.
The first 10 amendments to the Constitution that were adopted…
Amendment
A formal change to the US Constitution. As of 2008, there are…
Balanced Budgets
A philosophy with the objective of not spending more money th…
American Govt. Political Parties
What functions do parties serve?
Different kinds of primaries
Why does America have a two-party syst…
Patronage & civil service reforms.
Parties help make democracy work,Parties encourage,they provide
Open primaries, where anyone of any political party affiliati…
, two political parties usually dominate plurality electoral…
...
What functions do parties serve?
Parties help make democracy work,Parties encourage,they provide
Different kinds of primaries
Open primaries, where anyone of any political party affiliati…
American Political Parties
Democratic Republicans
Federalists
Democrats
Whigs
Antifederalists/Jeffersonians: Late 1700's... *Pro-French... *Gover…
Hamiltonians: Late 1700's... *Pro-British due to trade ties... *Gov…
Evolution from Democratic Republicans... *Came to power under An…
founded by Henry Clay in 1830's... *Reaction to "King Andrew" (J…
Democratic Republicans
Antifederalists/Jeffersonians: Late 1700's... *Pro-French... *Gover…
Federalists
Hamiltonians: Late 1700's... *Pro-British due to trade ties... *Gov…
American Political Parties
Majority
Plurality
Alien and sedition act
1796
More than half
More than anybody else
Crime to criticize the government
First 2 party election; John Adams won with Thomas Jefferson…
Majority
More than half
Plurality
More than anybody else
26 terms
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…
American Political Parties
political parties
Two party system
Party system
First party system
organized groups that attempt to influence the government by…
a political system in which only two parties have a realistic…
the competition between parties as well as their organization…
federalists and anti-federalists
political parties
organized groups that attempt to influence the government by…
Two party system
a political system in which only two parties have a realistic…
American Political Parties - APUSH
american independent party
american party
anti-masonic party
constituational union party
headed by George Wallace who entered the 1968 election and ca…
Political organization that was created after the election of…
a 19th century minor political party in the United States. It…
a former political party in the United States; formed in 1859…
american independent party
headed by George Wallace who entered the 1968 election and ca…
american party
Political organization that was created after the election of…
18 terms
American Political Parties - APUSH
american independent party
american party
anti-masonic party
constituational union party
headed by George Wallace who entered the 1968 election and ca…
Political organization that was created after the election of…
a 19th century minor political party in the United States. It…
a former political party in the United States; formed in 1859…
american independent party
headed by George Wallace who entered the 1968 election and ca…
american party
Political organization that was created after the election of…
45 terms
american govt. political parties
political parties
power brokers
partisanship
nominating function
groups of people who seek to control govt. through winning of…
political parties are also known as these
strong support of their party and its policy stands
major function is to recruit candidates for public office... pro…
political parties
groups of people who seek to control govt. through winning of…
power brokers
political parties are also known as these
American government: political parties
electioneering
a party's reason for existence
an interest group's main goal
the "dislocative power"
when political parties seek to control the government by elec…
to get candidates into office... (electioneering)
to have access to policymakers... (lobbying)
classic democratic theory suggests that political power flows…
electioneering
when political parties seek to control the government by elec…
a party's reason for existence
to get candidates into office... (electioneering)
50 terms
American Political Parties Terms
Partisanship
Ideology Primer
Party ID
Realignment Theory
Standard definition: psychological attachment to a party
self placement on a liberal - conservative continuum; liberal…
psychological attachment to a party
Political stress/tension that builds up over time and eventua…
Partisanship
Standard definition: psychological attachment to a party
Ideology Primer
self placement on a liberal - conservative continuum; liberal…
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American Political Parties
Federalist 10
Comparative Agendas Project
KEY
SCHATTSCHNEIDER
James Madison on factions... He examines removing cause of facti…
vast resource of poli sci data, topics group projects
1964 - Parties as umbrella organizations. "It consists rather…
1942 - The Party Government. Parties as "Responsible" Coaliti…
Federalist 10
James Madison on factions... He examines removing cause of facti…
Comparative Agendas Project
vast resource of poli sci data, topics group projects
52 terms
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 Politics 2 (Political Parties)
Strong Political Parties
Party as an Organization
Party in the Electorate
Party in the Government
Parties are strong when they are prevalent and cohesive. This…
The formal machinery of the party. For example, the state and…
The citizen's attachment to the party. For example, the parti…
The party's elected officials. This can be measured to determ…
Strong Political Parties
Parties are strong when they are prevalent and cohesive. This…
Party as an Organization
The formal machinery of the party. For example, the state and…
32 terms
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.
Five American Political Parties
Federalists (1788-1824)
Democratic-Republicans (1788-1844)
National Republicans/Whigs (1824-1860)
Democrats (1824-1860)
Merchants, upper class... Northern and eastern states... John Adams
Farmers, middle and working classes... Southern and western stat…
Commercial interests, northeastern states, favor internal imp…
farmers, agrarian interests, southern and western states, opp…
Federalists (1788-1824)
Merchants, upper class... Northern and eastern states... John Adams
Democratic-Republicans (1788-1844)
Farmers, middle and working classes... Southern and western stat…
9 terms
American Political Parties
Federalists
Republicans (1836-1850)
Democrats
Whigs (1836-1850)
Favored strong central government.... "Loose" interpretation of…
Emphasized states' rights.... "Strict" interpretation of the Con…
The party of tradition.... Looked backward to the past.... Spoke to…
The party of modernization.... Looked forward to the future.... Spo…
Federalists
Favored strong central government.... "Loose" interpretation of…
Republicans (1836-1850)
Emphasized states' rights.... "Strict" interpretation of the Con…
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American Political Parties
What is a party system?
Political Party (definition)
Central Strategy of Political Party
Ideology
Patterned relationship among elements of a larger whole (P.O.…
Burke - "A body of men united, for promoting by their joint e…
Get members elected
Putting forward over time a fairly consistent way of viewing…
What is a party system?
Patterned relationship among elements of a larger whole (P.O.…
Political Party (definition)
Burke - "A body of men united, for promoting by their joint e…
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.
24 terms
American Political Parties
Election and Campaign Reform: Republic…
Election and Campaign Reform: Democrat…
Education Reform: Republicans
Education Reform:Democrats
Support voter identification (photo) to cast a ballot in orde…
Seek to remove barriers to voting for disadvantaged groups- o…
Local entities= larger role... flexible education options (gende…
Recruit and qualify school staff, fixing troubled schools... str…
Election and Campaign Reform: Republic…
Support voter identification (photo) to cast a ballot in orde…
Election and Campaign Reform: Democrat…
Seek to remove barriers to voting for disadvantaged groups- o…
16 terms
American Political Parties
what is a political party
first party System
Second Party System
Third party system
A group of people who share similar goals that elect candidat…
Federalist Vs. democratic-republicans. 1796-1824
Whigs vs. democrats 1828-1856/ usually known as the jacksonia…
Democrats vs. Republicans
what is a political party
A group of people who share similar goals that elect candidat…
first party System
Federalist Vs. democratic-republicans. 1796-1824
16 terms
American Political Parties
Political Party
Most democracies around the world have…
In the United States, we only have two…
Advantages of the two party system
A group of people who join together to win election.
...
Today these two parties are Democrats and Republicans.
-In order to get things done, compromise need only to be made…
Political Party
A group of people who join together to win election.
Most democracies around the world have…
...
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 Political Party
Thomas Jefferson
George Washington
Alexander Hamilton
Andrew Jackson
- anti federalist ... - wanted to preserve the states powers
- First president ... - Opposed political parties, but sided wit…
- leading federalist
- Formed democratic party which stressed working for the "com…
Thomas Jefferson
- anti federalist ... - wanted to preserve the states powers
George Washington
- First president ... - Opposed political parties, but sided wit…
16 terms
American Political Parties
party sorting (fiorina and levinksy)
party polarization
Presidential elections (Sides and Vavr…
chance
the process by which a tighter fit is brought about between p…
political opinions and attitudes of the public--in the aggreg…
chance and choice
"By choice, we mean the choices that media make in terms of w…
party sorting (fiorina and levinksy)
the process by which a tighter fit is brought about between p…
party polarization
political opinions and attitudes of the public--in the aggreg…
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