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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.
politics, parties, elections government test
Ideology
Radical
Liberal
Moderate
Collection of beliefs or values that motivate action
Extremist
Open to change
Pragmatic (practical)
Ideology
Collection of beliefs or values that motivate action
Radical
Extremist
Elections, Political Parties, & Influencing Government
Nomination
Platform
Initiative
Referendum
to be selected to represent your specific political party in…
Platform- a series of statements expressing the party's princ…
a procedure by which citizens can propose new laws or state c…
a way for citizens to vote on state or local laws
Nomination
to be selected to represent your specific political party in…
Platform
Platform- a series of statements expressing the party's princ…
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Government elections/political parties vocab
open primary
closed primary
caucus
super tuesday
...
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open primary
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closed primary
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Government - Political Parties, Campaigns, and Elections
two-party system
internal mobilization
external mobilization
the first party system
since 1790s; refers to a political system in which only two p…
came out of a pre-formed party
comes from a group of politicians outside the government
-Federalists vs Jeffersonians... -lasted about 40 years... -the "er…
two-party system
since 1790s; refers to a political system in which only two p…
internal mobilization
came out of a pre-formed party
13 terms
GOVERNMENT: POLITICAL PARTICIPATION, POLITICAL PARTIES, CAMPAIGNS AND ELECTIONS
Amendment 1
Amendment 12
Amendment 15
Amendment 17
SPARP: Speech, Petition, Assembly, Religion
Modifies and clarifies procedures for electing a Vice Preside…
All citizens may vote regardless of race, color, or previous…
Popular voting is the process in which state senators are ele…
Amendment 1
SPARP: Speech, Petition, Assembly, Religion
Amendment 12
Modifies and clarifies procedures for electing a Vice Preside…
Ap Government: Political Parties and Elections
political parties serve which of the f…
the preamble to the US Constitution li…
political events like the Vietnam War…
according to the Federal Election Camp…
I, II, and III
democracy
generational effects
disclose who contributed to their campaigns and how the money…
political parties serve which of the f…
I, II, and III
the preamble to the US Constitution li…
democracy
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Government Political Parties/Elections Test
political party?
how are American parties different tha…
how do our political parties provide a…
what are the two major functions parti…
a group of person who seek to control govt. through the winni…
Much broader and more election oriented rather than principle…
the will of the people is made known to the govt. ... and govt.…
to nominate candidates for public office and ... get them electe…
political party?
a group of person who seek to control govt. through the winni…
how are American parties different tha…
Much broader and more election oriented rather than principle…
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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…
67 terms
AP Government Elections and Political Parties
Public opinion
Demography
Census
Minority Majority
the opinion of many members of the population
the study of demographics, which looks at the population of p…
A survey by the government to count the population every 10 y…
When the United States is no longer majority White, (<50% whi…
Public opinion
the opinion of many members of the population
Demography
the study of demographics, which looks at the population of p…
Government: Political parties/elections/media
What are the main differences between…
What is a political party?
What are third parties? Why do they ru…
What are the various kinds of 3rd part…
republican-believe in state's power, confederates, and domina…
a group of people with broad common interests who organize to…
smaller political parties, they run to show their ideas
splinter, ideological, single issue
What are the main differences between…
republican-believe in state's power, confederates, and domina…
What is a political party?
a group of people with broad common interests who organize to…
AP Government Elections and Political Parties
Public opinion
Demography
Census
Minority Majority
the opinion of many members of the population
the study of demographics, which looks at the population of p…
A survey by the government to count the population every 10 y…
When the United States is no longer majority White, (<50% whi…
Public opinion
the opinion of many members of the population
Demography
the study of demographics, which looks at the population of p…
AP Government and Politics: Political Parties and Elections/Campaigns (Unit 4)
Caucus
Congressional campaign committee
Factional parties
Ideological Parties
Meeting of party followers... Party delegates are picked
Party committee that provides funds to members and would-be m…
Parties created by split in major parties.... usually over phil…
Parties with comprehensive view of American society and diffe…
Caucus
Meeting of party followers... Party delegates are picked
Congressional campaign committee
Party committee that provides funds to members and would-be m…
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Political Parties & Elections
political party
ballot
candidate
caucus
A group of individuals with broad common interests who organi…
The list of candidates on which you cast your vote... Synonyms:…
A person running for political office... Synonyms: political run…
A meeting of local party members to choose party officials or…
political party
A group of individuals with broad common interests who organi…
ballot
The list of candidates on which you cast your vote... Synonyms:…
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Political Parties and Elections Vocabulary
bias
candidate
Communist Party
Democratic Party
a preference, opinion or attitude that favors one way of thin…
a person running for political office
a political party that believes the government should control…
a political party that believes that the federal government s…
bias
a preference, opinion or attitude that favors one way of thin…
candidate
a person running for political office
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U.S Government political parties and elections vocab
Ideology
bias
conservative
liberal
A consistent set of beliefs by groups/individuals
A particular preference or point of view that is personal, ra…
one who believes gov't should be limited, except on tradition…
one who believes gov't should be active in promoting health,…
Ideology
A consistent set of beliefs by groups/individuals
bias
A particular preference or point of view that is personal, ra…
Government Chapters 7 & 8: Political Parties & Elections
Political party
Party organization
Party in government
Party in the electorate
An organized group of people with similar political beliefs
A specific political party's leaders and workers at the natio…
The group of office holders who belong to a specific politica…
The group of citizens who identify with s specific political…
Political party
An organized group of people with similar political beliefs
Party organization
A specific political party's leaders and workers at the natio…
36 terms
Review-Elections and Political Parties
Conservatives
Liberals
Linkage institutions
Rational-choice theory
Tend to hold to traditional ideas, politically will want to l…
the progressives, who want to regulate business, raise taxes,…
bind together government and public opinion to try to create…
idea that individuals always make prudent and logical decisio…
Conservatives
Tend to hold to traditional ideas, politically will want to l…
Liberals
the progressives, who want to regulate business, raise taxes,…
17 terms
Elections & Political Parties 1
Cabinet
caucus
checks & balances
Commander-in-Chief
An advisory body to the president, consisting of the heads of…
A meeting of members of a political party that gathers to dis…
The powers conferred on each of the three branches of governm…
The role of the United States president as highest ranking of…
Cabinet
An advisory body to the president, consisting of the heads of…
caucus
A meeting of members of a political party that gathers to dis…
AP Government Political Parties / Elections Vocab
general election
recall election
congressional district
national convention
an election in which all or most members of a political body…
a specific procedure by which voters can remove a certain per…
an electoral constituency that elects a single member for Con…
an official assembly of delegates from the nationwide branche…
general election
an election in which all or most members of a political body…
recall election
a specific procedure by which voters can remove a certain per…
18 terms
Government: Political Parties & Politics
What did George Washington in his fare…
Platform
Precinct
What is the primary goal of the parties?
He believed that parties would divide the American people and…
• belief of the party... • shared beliefs and common goals... • out…
local voting district
to get their candidate elected to office
What did George Washington in his fare…
He believed that parties would divide the American people and…
Platform
• belief of the party... • shared beliefs and common goals... • out…
Government Test Review: Elections and Political Parties
electorate
minor party
plurality
political party
people entitled to vote.
a political party that plays a smaller role in political even…
the number of votes cast for a candidate who receives more th…
group of people representing certain views
electorate
people entitled to vote.
minor party
a political party that plays a smaller role in political even…
85 terms
Political Parties and Elections
Political Party
Nominate
Platform
Planks
A group of individuals with broad common interests who organi…
to name for an office
a series of statements expressing the party's principles, bel…
Position statements on each specific issue in a party's platf…
Political Party
A group of individuals with broad common interests who organi…
Nominate
to name for an office
29 terms
AP Government Political Parties / Elections Vocab
general election
recall election
congressional district
national convention
an election in which all or most members of a political body…
a specific procedure by which voters can remove a certain per…
an electoral constituency that elects a single member for Con…
an official assembly of delegates from the nationwide branche…
general election
an election in which all or most members of a political body…
recall election
a specific procedure by which voters can remove a certain per…
65 terms
Political Parties, Voting, and Elections
Define a political party.
What type of political system does the…
What is a political party that challen…
How do third parties get placed on the…
A group of people with broad, shared interests.
two-party system
a third party
through a petition process
Define a political party.
A group of people with broad, shared interests.
What type of political system does the…
two-party system
24 terms
Elections/Political Parties
Amendment 15
Amendment 19
Amendment 26
Caucus
no state can deny any citizen the right to vote on account of…
women's suffrage
Voting age lowered to 18
a private meeting of party leaders to choose candidates for o…
Amendment 15
no state can deny any citizen the right to vote on account of…
Amendment 19
women's suffrage
20 terms
Government: Political Parties & Politics
What did George Washington in his fare…
Platform
Precinct
What is the primary goal of the parties?
He believed that parties would divide the American people and…
• belief of the party... • shared beliefs and common goals... • out…
local voting district
to get their candidate elected to office
What did George Washington in his fare…
He believed that parties would divide the American people and…
Platform
• belief of the party... • shared beliefs and common goals... • out…
54 terms
AP Government: Political Parties, Campaigns, Voting, and Elections
Conservative
Divided government
Gender gap
Ideology
holding to traditional attitudes and values and cautious abou…
Term used in the USA when one political party controls the ex…
Difference in political views between men and women.
A system of ideas or ideals, especially one that forms the ba…
Conservative
holding to traditional attitudes and values and cautious abou…
Divided government
Term used in the USA when one political party controls the ex…
14 terms
Elections and Political Parties
recruit
nominate
electorate
monitor
to attempt to enroll or enlist new members into a new party
to officially put forth a candidate
the people allowed to vote in an election
role of political party to monitor the actions of the other p…
recruit
to attempt to enroll or enlist new members into a new party
nominate
to officially put forth a candidate
Government and Politics - Political parties
Compassionate Conservative
Liberal
Conservative
Partisanship
A term popularised by George W Bush during his 2000 president…
A view that seeks to change the political, economic and socia…
A view that seeks to defend the political, economic and socia…
A term used to denote a state of affairs in which members of…
Compassionate Conservative
A term popularised by George W Bush during his 2000 president…
Liberal
A view that seeks to change the political, economic and socia…
31 terms
Government Elections/Voting/Political Parties Test
What was used to stop voting fraud?
What is the magic number for the elect…
What amendment changed the voting age?
What does the State Electoral Votes eq…
Voter registration
270
26th Amendment
Number of representatives and senators from state
What was used to stop voting fraud?
Voter registration
What is the magic number for the elect…
270
54 terms
Political Parties, Voting and Elections, Public Opinion and Government
political party
precinct
political machine
Platform
Organization of people with shared beliefs that hopes to oper…
What do we call a geographic area containing a specific type…
Dominates elections
Party's expression of its beliefs/views (made up of principles)
political party
Organization of people with shared beliefs that hopes to oper…
precinct
What do we call a geographic area containing a specific type…
25 terms
Political Parties and Elections
Republican Party
Democratic Party
Green Party
Political Spectrum
Conservative political party represented by an elephant
Liberal political party represented by a donkey
Political party that emphasizes protecting the environment
The differences in political views held by the different poli…
Republican Party
Conservative political party represented by an elephant
Democratic Party
Liberal political party represented by a donkey
20 terms
Elections and Political Parties vocab
candidate
government
party platform
political party
a person running for political office
a system or organization for exercising authority over a body…
a document stating the aims and goals of a political party
an organization that seeks to gain political power by electin…
candidate
a person running for political office
government
a system or organization for exercising authority over a body…
Political parties and elections
Classical liberalism
Tory
Neoliberal
Major Factors of UK Electoral System
Classical liberalism is a political philosophy committed to l…
Conservative party (UK)
Resurgence of classical liberalism. Favoring privatization, i…
Majoritarian system (Conservative, Labour, and Lib Dems) - 2…
Classical liberalism
Classical liberalism is a political philosophy committed to l…
Tory
Conservative party (UK)
25 terms
Government Unit 1: Primaries, Elections, and Political Parties
suffrage
off-year election
Economic Protest Party
innovator
official name for the right to vote
election held in even-numbered years for candidates for the U…
type of minor political party usually most active during peri…
a function of minor political parties; the proposing of new s…
suffrage
official name for the right to vote
off-year election
election held in even-numbered years for candidates for the U…
24 terms
Government Test Review: Political Parties, Voters, and Elections!
Define "political party" :
Describe the jobs that political parti…
Describe the beliefs of political ideo…
What is a two party system? Why do we…
a group of people who seek to control the governement by winn…
~Nominate Candidates... ~Bonding Agents (make sure candidates ar…
~Liberals: Favor strong federal gov & regulated economy... ~Mode…
A political system with 2 major parties. ... One reason we have…
Define "political party" :
a group of people who seek to control the governement by winn…
Describe the jobs that political parti…
~Nominate Candidates... ~Bonding Agents (make sure candidates ar…
25 terms
Political parties & elections
Political party
Nomination
Candidate
Incumbent
People who share the same beliefs
the process by which political parties select their candidate…
A person that seeks office and represents a certain party
Running for position while holding the same position (re-elec…
Political party
People who share the same beliefs
Nomination
the process by which political parties select their candidate…
16 terms
Political Parties, Campaigns, and Elections
Political Party
Legislature
Legislator
Platform
An organised group of people with at least roughly similar po…
the legislative(Law making) body of a country or state
A person who makes laws; a member of a legislative body
the declared policy of a political party or group
Political Party
An organised group of people with at least roughly similar po…
Legislature
the legislative(Law making) body of a country or state
Government Unit 6: Political Parties, Voting & Elections
Political Party
What Parties do
Partisanship
Party in Power
group of people who seek to control the government by winning…
-Nomination... -Informing and Activating supporters... -Governing…
governing based on party support and policy
The Party that currently holds the power
Political Party
group of people who seek to control the government by winning…
What Parties do
-Nomination... -Informing and Activating supporters... -Governing…
58 terms
Political Parties and Elections
political party functions (6)
nonpartisan election
patronage
honeymoon
run candidates, formulate and promote policy, organize govern…
elections in which candidates are not identified by party lab…
granting favors or giving contracts or making appointments to…
roughly six month period at the beginning of a new president'…
political party functions (6)
run candidates, formulate and promote policy, organize govern…
nonpartisan election
elections in which candidates are not identified by party lab…
54 terms
AP Government: Political Parties, Campaigns, Voting, and Elections
Conservative
Divided government
Gender gap
Ideology
holding to traditional attitudes and values and cautious abou…
Term used in the USA when one political party controls the ex…
Difference in political views between men and women.
A system of ideas or ideals, especially one that forms the ba…
Conservative
holding to traditional attitudes and values and cautious abou…
Divided government
Term used in the USA when one political party controls the ex…
14 terms
Political Parties and Elections Vocabulary
bias
candidate
Communist Party
Democratic Party
a preference, opinion or attitude that favors one way of thin…
a person running for political office
a political party that believes the government should control…
a political party that believes that the federal government s…
bias
a preference, opinion or attitude that favors one way of thin…
candidate
a person running for political office
23 terms
Government Terms (political parties, elections, voting)
National Convention
National party platform
Party Identification
Superdelegates
Where the delicates go to vote and pick their candidate for p…
Each party has a platform. The platform is a statement that p…
the party you choose
(democratic party only) Can override votes of regular delicat…
National Convention
Where the delicates go to vote and pick their candidate for p…
National party platform
Each party has a platform. The platform is a statement that p…
71 terms
political parties, elections, campaigns
Democratic party
Divided government
Linkage institution
McGovern-Frasier Commission
A political party formed by supporters of Andrew Jackson afte…
Governance divided between the parties, as when one holds the…
The channels through which people's concerns become political…
A commission formed at the 1968 Democratic convention in resp…
Democratic party
A political party formed by supporters of Andrew Jackson afte…
Divided government
Governance divided between the parties, as when one holds the…
39 terms
Political Parties & Elections Vocab
Primary Election
Caucus
General Election
Precinct
Used to help narrow the field on candidates; part of the nomi…
Meeting of a group of people with shared concerns within a po…
Voters choose candidates for various offices
A voting district
Primary Election
Used to help narrow the field on candidates; part of the nomi…
Caucus
Meeting of a group of people with shared concerns within a po…
16 terms
Political Parties and elections
Classical Liberalism
liberal
conservative
candidate
the belief developed in by John Locke and other philosophers…
believe in government action to achieve equal opportunity and…
believe in personal responsibility, limited government, free…
a person who is running for a political office
Classical Liberalism
the belief developed in by John Locke and other philosophers…
liberal
believe in government action to achieve equal opportunity and…
15 terms
AP Government Elections and Political Party Review
Political Party
Political Machine
Candidate-Centered Politics
Party Realignment
An organized effort by office holders, candidates, activists,…
A party organization that recruits voter loyalty with tangibl…
Politics that focuses on the candidates, their particular iss…
Dramatic shifts in partisan preferences that drastically alte…
Political Party
An organized effort by office holders, candidates, activists,…
Political Machine
A party organization that recruits voter loyalty with tangibl…
39 terms
Political Parties & Elections
Absentee Voting
Ballot
Bipartisan
Caucus
plans made for those to vote if they are unable to get to the…
the thing you put your actual vote or choice on for an election
supported by two parties
a way of choosing a party nominee, where people meet to selec…
Absentee Voting
plans made for those to vote if they are unable to get to the…
Ballot
the thing you put your actual vote or choice on for an election
32 terms
Unit #4: Political Parties & Elections
absentee voting (ballot)
ballot
battleground states (swing state)
bipartisan
a ballot submitted on or before election day by a voter who c…
a process of voting, in writing and typically in secret.
a state in which no candidate has overwhelming support, meani…
made up of members from both major political parties
absentee voting (ballot)
a ballot submitted on or before election day by a voter who c…
ballot
a process of voting, in writing and typically in secret.
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