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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.
39 terms
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
52 terms
Government elections/political parties vocab
open primary
closed primary
caucus
super tuesday
...
...
...
...
open primary
...
closed primary
...
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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…
24 terms
AP Government. Political Parties/Elections
McGovern-Fraser Commission
Party Realignment
Critical Election
Gerrymandering
Commission formed at the 1968 Democratic convention in respon…
Occurs when the minority party becomes stronger than the majo…
An electoral "earthquake" whereby new issues emerge, new coal…
The drawing of legislative district boundaries to benefit a p…
McGovern-Fraser Commission
Commission formed at the 1968 Democratic convention in respon…
Party Realignment
Occurs when the minority party becomes stronger than the majo…
26 terms
Political parties and elections government terms
Election steps
Watchdog function
Economic protest parties
Bull moose party
1. Form an exploratory committee ... 2. Join the race- announce…
Parties use their power to criticize the actions of governmen…
Focused on economic discontent ex greenback and populist part…
One of the parties that broke off of a major one lead by tedd…
Election steps
1. Form an exploratory committee ... 2. Join the race- announce…
Watchdog function
Parties use their power to criticize the actions of governmen…
104 terms
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
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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…
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…
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…
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…
19 terms
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…
30 terms
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…
10 terms
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:…
14 terms
government unit 4 political parties & elections
political party
2 major political parties
functions of political parties
reasons for only two parties
group of people who seek to control government through the wi…
republicans and democrats
nominating candidates, informing & activating, bonding agent…
difficult to change, american ideological consensus, electora…
political party
group of people who seek to control government through the wi…
2 major political parties
republicans and democrats
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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…
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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
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…
46 terms
Politics vs. policy - Political parties - Branches of Government - Parliament - Government - Elections
Politics
To talk politics
Policy
To establish/ outline/ chart/ formulat…
Politiek
Over politiek praten
Beleid
Een beleid uitstippelen
Politics
Politiek
To talk politics
Over politiek praten
31 terms
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…
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…
36 terms
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…
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…
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…
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…
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…
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…
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
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…
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…
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Government Unit 2: Political Socialization, Parties, and Elections
Exit Polls
Political Ideology
15th Amendment
23rd Amendment
a poll taken of people immediately after they exit the pollin…
How you vote according to your opinions.
right to vote for African American men.
number of electors the President and VP hold.
Exit Polls
a poll taken of people immediately after they exit the pollin…
Political Ideology
How you vote according to your opinions.
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
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
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
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…
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
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…
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
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
40 terms
Government Political Parties & Election Process Test
What is a political party?
What are the 2 main political parties?
What is the most basic goal of politic…
What are the 4 main functions of polit…
alliance of like-minded people who work together to win elect…
Democratic Party and Republican Party
getting the party's candidates elected to office by winning e…
Nominate candidates, rally their supporters, participate in g…
What is a political party?
alliance of like-minded people who work together to win elect…
What are the 2 main political parties?
Democratic Party and Republican Party
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…
19 terms
Political Parties and Elections
Political Party
Party Identification
Party Machine
Closed Primaries
An organised group of people with at least roughly similar po…
Refers to the political party with which an individual identi…
A party organization, headed by a single boss or small autocr…
A type of direct primary limited to registered party members,…
Political Party
An organised group of people with at least roughly similar po…
Party Identification
Refers to the political party with which an individual identi…
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…
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…
22 terms
American Government: political parties, participation, and election
political parties
political action committee
parties recruit candidates
parties organize nominations
organized groups that attempt to influence government by elec…
raise and distribute millions of dollars for candidates
candidates must be able to raise substantial funds on their o…
political parties select their candidates for election to pub…
political parties
organized groups that attempt to influence government by elec…
political action committee
raise and distribute millions of dollars for candidates
79 terms
Political Parties, Voting and Elections
Define a political party.
What type of political system does the…
What were the first political parties…
Describe the Federalist Party
A group of people with broad, shared interests.
two-party system
1- Federalist Party... 2- Democratic-Republicans
They favored a strong central government.
Define a political party.
A group of people with broad, shared interests.
What type of political system does the…
two-party system
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
73 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
14 terms
Political Parties,Elections, and Campaigns.
Democratic party
Republican party
National committee
Green Party
Major U.S. political party advocating liberal progressing pol…
Major U.S political party advocating conservative beliefs, al…
Representatives of the fifty states party organization who ru…
Minor U.s. political party advocating social equality and env…
Democratic party
Major U.S. political party advocating liberal progressing pol…
Republican party
Major U.S political party advocating conservative beliefs, al…
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