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21 terms
POLITICAL PARTIES, Political Parties
caucus
primary
coalition government
multi-party system
A meeting of local party members to choose party officials or…
A ballot vote in which citizens select a party's nominee for…
A government controlled by a temporary alliance of several po…
A system in which three or more political parties have the ca…
caucus
A meeting of local party members to choose party officials or…
primary
A ballot vote in which citizens select a party's nominee for…
26 terms
POLITICAL PARTIES, Political Parties
caucus
primary
coalition government
multi-party system
A meeting of local party members to choose party officials or…
A ballot vote in which citizens select a party's nominee for…
A government controlled by a temporary alliance of several po…
A system in which three or more political parties have the ca…
caucus
A meeting of local party members to choose party officials or…
primary
A ballot vote in which citizens select a party's nominee for…
19 terms
Political Parties
political party
political spectrum
partisanship
single-member district
a group of people who seek control government through the win…
range of political views
the strong support of their party and its poicy stands
electoral district from which one person is chosen by the vot…
political party
a group of people who seek control government through the win…
political spectrum
range of political views
12 terms
Political Parties
candidate
independent
multiparty system
one-party system
a person who is running for office
a candidate who is not part of any party
one political party controls the government, and no other par…
one political party controls the government, and no other par…
candidate
a person who is running for office
independent
a candidate who is not part of any party
11 terms
Political Parties
candidate
Communist Party
Democratic Party
federal government
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…
the national level of government; the government of the Unite…
candidate
a person running for political office
Communist Party
a political party that believes the government should control…
16 terms
POLITICAL PARTIES, Political Parties
caucus
primary
multi-party system
closed primary
A meeting of local party members to choose party officials or…
A ballot vote in which citizens select a party's nominee for…
A system in which three or more political parties have the ca…
A primary in which only registered members of a particular po…
caucus
A meeting of local party members to choose party officials or…
primary
A ballot vote in which citizens select a party's nominee for…
20 terms
POLITICAL PARTIES, Political Parties
caucus
primary
coalition government
multi-party system
A meeting of local party members to choose party officials or…
A ballot vote in which citizens select a party's nominee for…
A government controlled by a temporary alliance of several po…
A system in which three or more political parties have the ca…
caucus
A meeting of local party members to choose party officials or…
primary
A ballot vote in which citizens select a party's nominee for…
33 terms
Political Parties
Democrat-Republicans
Realignments
Critical Elections
Republicans (Jeffersonians)
favored less government and stronger states' rights
changes in the underlying electoral forces due to changes in…
elections that reveal sharp, lasting changes in loyalties to…
believed they had to defend the republic created under the Co…
Democrat-Republicans
favored less government and stronger states' rights
Realignments
changes in the underlying electoral forces due to changes in…
46 terms
POLITICAL PARTIES
Precinct
ward
caucus
primary
The smallest unit of election administration; a voting district
A district into which a city or town is divided for the purpo…
A meeting of local party members to choose party officials or…
A ballot vote in which citizens select a party's nominee for…
Precinct
The smallest unit of election administration; a voting district
ward
A district into which a city or town is divided for the purpo…
10 terms
Political Parties
Political Party
Party Machine
Party Platform
Party in Government
a group of persons who seek to control government through the…
a centralized party organization that dominates local politic…
A political party's statement of its goals and policies for t…
members of the party who have been elected to serve in govern…
Political Party
a group of persons who seek to control government through the…
Party Machine
a centralized party organization that dominates local politic…
16 terms
Political Parties
candidate
independent
political party
two-party system
a person who is running for office
a candidate who is not part of any party
a group that tries to control the government by winning elect…
two major political parties try to control the government
candidate
a person who is running for office
independent
a candidate who is not part of any party
19 terms
Political Parties
Democrat (words associated with)
Republican (words associated with)
Healthcare
Gun Control
-Liberal ... -Left... -Donkey
-Conservative... -Right... -Elephant
Democrats: in favor of Universal Healthcare... Republicans: in f…
Democrats: More gun control... Republicans: Less gun control
Democrat (words associated with)
-Liberal ... -Left... -Donkey
Republican (words associated with)
-Conservative... -Right... -Elephant
27 terms
Political Parties
Electorate
Two party system
Third party
Liberal
all the people eligible to vote, or the voting population
a political system with 2 strong political parties
a party that challenges the two major parties; often revolve…
a political label that categorizes those people who believe t…
Electorate
all the people eligible to vote, or the voting population
Two party system
a political system with 2 strong political parties
17 terms
Political parties
Two party system
Interest group
Lobbyist
Political Action Committee (PAC)
recruits candidates, connects with voters, provides option on…
An organization of people sharing a common interest or goal t…
person who tries to persuade someone to support a particular…
committee formed by a special-interest group to raise money f…
Two party system
recruits candidates, connects with voters, provides option on…
Interest group
An organization of people sharing a common interest or goal t…
12 terms
Political Parties
Political Party
Two-Party System
Democratic Party
Republican Party
groups of people who share political beliefs and work to elec…
In the United States there are two major political parties th…
Political Party that believes in larger more active federal g…
Political Party that believes in a smaller less active federa…
Political Party
groups of people who share political beliefs and work to elec…
Two-Party System
In the United States there are two major political parties th…
27 terms
Political Parties
blanket primaries
coalition
coalition government
closed primaries
nomination contest where voters are presented with a list of…
a set of individuals and groups supporting a political party
governments where smaller parties combine with larger parties…
nomination contest where only people who have registered in a…
blanket primaries
nomination contest where voters are presented with a list of…
coalition
a set of individuals and groups supporting a political party
11 terms
Political Parties
Political Parties
Two-Party System
Single-members districts
New Deal Coalition
an organization of people which seeks to achieve goals common…
a system where two major political parties dominate politics…
A single-member district or single-member constituency is an…
The New Deal coalition is an American political term that ref…
Political Parties
an organization of people which seeks to achieve goals common…
Two-Party System
a system where two major political parties dominate politics…
11 terms
Political Parties
candidate
Communist Party
Democratic Party
federal government
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…
the national level of government; the government of the Unite…
candidate
a person running for political office
Communist Party
a political party that believes the government should control…
19 terms
Political Parties
political party
political spectrum
partisanship
single-member district
a group of people who seek control government through the win…
range of political views
the strong support of their party and its poicy stands
electoral district from which one person is chosen by the vot…
political party
a group of people who seek control government through the win…
political spectrum
range of political views
33 terms
POLITICAL PARTIES
political party
single-member district
plurality
consensus
Voluntary association of people who seek to control the gover…
An electoral district from which one person is chosen by the…
Candidate or party with the most votes cast in an election, n…
a general agreement among various groups
political party
Voluntary association of people who seek to control the gover…
single-member district
An electoral district from which one person is chosen by the…
12 terms
Political Parties
candidate
independent
multiparty system
one-party system
a person who is running for office
a candidate who is not part of any party
one political party controls the government, and no other par…
one political party controls the government, and no other par…
candidate
a person who is running for office
independent
a candidate who is not part of any party
12 terms
Political Parties
candidate
Liberal
Democratic Party
federal government
a person running for political office
Economic issues: government reduce economic inequality, regul…
a political party that believes that the federal government s…
the national level of government; the government of the Unite…
candidate
a person running for political office
Liberal
Economic issues: government reduce economic inequality, regul…
6 terms
Political Parties
Political Party
Third Party
Third Parties can influence elections by
Third Parties usually form by:
A group of people who share common beliefs who try to get the…
A party outside the two main parties that tries to win electi…
Bringing issues to the spotlight and taking votes from major…
Focusing on a single issue or a large political personality
Political Party
A group of people who share common beliefs who try to get the…
Third Party
A party outside the two main parties that tries to win electi…
12 terms
Political Parties
Democratic Party
Republican Party
Communist Party
Socialist Party
A major political party that favors more control for the Fede…
A major political party that believes that the federal govern…
A 3rd party that believes the government should control all p…
A 3rd party that believes the government should control large…
Democratic Party
A major political party that favors more control for the Fede…
Republican Party
A major political party that believes that the federal govern…
6 terms
Political Parties
Political Party
Democratic Party
Green Party
Libertarian Party
Political Party A group of persons who seek to control govern…
One of the two major American political parties evolving out…
A minor party dedicated to the environment, social justice, n…
A minor party that believes in extremely limited government.…
Political Party
Political Party A group of persons who seek to control govern…
Democratic Party
One of the two major American political parties evolving out…
12 terms
Political Parties
Candidate
Communist Party
Democratic Party
Federal Government
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…
The national level of government; the government of the Unite…
Candidate
A person running for political office.
Communist Party
A political party that believes the government should control…
8 terms
Political parties
Political party
Two party system
Third party
Platform
A group of individuals with broad common interests who organi…
recruits candidates, connects with voters, provides option on…
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
recruits candidates, connects with voters, provides option on…
48 terms
POLITICAL PARTIES
Precinct
Caucus
primary
ballot
The smallest unit of election administration; a voting district
A meeting of local party members to choose party officials or…
A ballot vote in which citizens select a party's nominee for…
something, such as a sheet of paper that is used to cast a se…
Precinct
The smallest unit of election administration; a voting district
Caucus
A meeting of local party members to choose party officials or…
10 terms
POLITICAL PARTIES
POLITICAL PARTIES
Edmund Burke
Stephen Leacok
Gilchrist
An organized group of people who share the same political ide…
A political party is a body of men united for promoting by th…
By a political party we mean more or less an organized group…
A Political party is an organized group of citizens who profe…
POLITICAL PARTIES
An organized group of people who share the same political ide…
Edmund Burke
A political party is a body of men united for promoting by th…
13 terms
Political Parties
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 gov't should control all…
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
19 terms
Political Parties
nominate
candidate
campaign
plank
to choose a candidate to run for political office
a person seeking an elected government office
an organized effort to gather support for a candidate
an item of a political party's platform
nominate
to choose a candidate to run for political office
candidate
a person seeking an elected government office
16 terms
Political Parties
Political Parties
Recruiting
Nominate
Candidate
Groups into which people are aligned by their views on public…
Searching for candidates to run for office, to be involved in…
Naming a person to run for office
One who hopes to be elected to office/to win an election
Political Parties
Groups into which people are aligned by their views on public…
Recruiting
Searching for candidates to run for office, to be involved in…
19 terms
Political Parties
Political Party
Major Party
Minor Party
Tea Party Movement
Group who wants to control government by winning elections an…
Dominant political parties; Dems & Reps
Political party that has less support and recognition than ma…
political movement, started in 2008, very Conservative views
Political Party
Group who wants to control government by winning elections an…
Major Party
Dominant political parties; Dems & Reps
8 terms
political parties
political party
two-party system
third party
precinct
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
district of a city
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…
8 terms
political parties
political party
two party system
third party
plat form
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 political party's formal statement of basic principles, sta…
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…
30 terms
Political Parties
Candidate-Centered Campaign
Candidate Committees
Dealignment
Divided Government
A campaign in which an individual seeking election, rather th…
Organizations that candidates form to support their individua…
The situation in which fewer voters support the two major pol…
The situation that exists when Congress is controlled by one…
Candidate-Centered Campaign
A campaign in which an individual seeking election, rather th…
Candidate Committees
Organizations that candidates form to support their individua…
16 terms
political parties
political party
secretary of treasure
secretary of state
democratic -republicanism
A group of individuals with broad common interests who organi…
What position did Alexander Hamilton hold in president washin…
Thomas Jefferson
T.Jefferson, limit governments power and feared it would put…
political party
A group of individuals with broad common interests who organi…
secretary of treasure
What position did Alexander Hamilton hold in president washin…
Political Parties
Political Parties
Primary Elections
General Elections
Recall Elections
A group of elected officials & their supporters
Political Parties select candidates to represent them at the…
Voters choose between Republican & Democratic Candidates for…
Citizens vote to remove an official before their term is up
Political Parties
A group of elected officials & their supporters
Primary Elections
Political Parties select candidates to represent them at the…
20 terms
Political Parties
Political Party
Mugwumps or Progressives
Critical or Realignment period
Split Ticket
A group that seeks to elect candidates to public office.
Republican party faction of the 1890s to the 1910s, composed…
Periods when a major, lasting shift occurs in the popular coa…
Voting for candidates of different parties for various office…
Political Party
A group that seeks to elect candidates to public office.
Mugwumps or Progressives
Republican party faction of the 1890s to the 1910s, composed…
11 terms
Political Parties
political party
national
level
splinter
a group of people who have the same interests and goals, who…
about the whole country
the amount of something, or the height of something
to break off from a large piece
political party
a group of people who have the same interests and goals, who…
national
about the whole country
19 terms
Political Parties
Political Party
Political Spectrum
Partisanship
Single-member districts
Group of people with like ideas
System of classifying political positions
Prejudice in favor of political case
Electoral district that returns one office holder to its posi…
Political Party
Group of people with like ideas
Political Spectrum
System of classifying political positions
8 terms
Political parties
Political party
Two party system
Third party
Platform
A group of individuals with broad common interests who organi…
recruits candidates, connects with voters, provides option on…
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
recruits candidates, connects with voters, provides option on…
8 terms
Political Parties
National Committee
Caucus
Precinct
Political machine
A group working for the party who raises funds for elections,…
A meeting of the members of a legislative body or political p…
A division or district of a town or city usually designated f…
A political organization in which an authoritative boss or sm…
National Committee
A group working for the party who raises funds for elections,…
Caucus
A meeting of the members of a legislative body or political p…
27 terms
Political Parties
Political party
Nonpartisan election
Patronage
Soft money
An organization that seeks political power by electing people…
A local or judicial election in which candidates are not sele…
The dispensing of government jobs to persons who belong to th…
Money raised in unlimited amounts by political parties for pa…
Political party
An organization that seeks political power by electing people…
Nonpartisan election
A local or judicial election in which candidates are not sele…
8 terms
political parties
democratic party
libertarian party
republican party
socialist party
One of the two major U.S political party;founded in 1828 by A…
A minor party that believes in extremely limited government.…
1854 - anti-slavery Whigs and Democrats, Free Soilers and ref…
WEB Dubois & more government involvement & take care of the l…
democratic party
One of the two major U.S political party;founded in 1828 by A…
libertarian party
A minor party that believes in extremely limited government.…
9 terms
political parties
democratic party
libertarian party
socialist party
communist party
One of the two major U.S political party;founded in 1828 by A…
A minor party that believes in extremely limited government.…
Political Party in the United States which supports socialism…
A political party practicing the ideas of Karl Marx and V.I L…
democratic party
One of the two major U.S political party;founded in 1828 by A…
libertarian party
A minor party that believes in extremely limited government.…
66 terms
Political Parties
Candidate-Centered Campaign
Candidate Committees
Dealignment
Divided Government
A campaign in which an individual seeking election, rather th…
Organizations that candidates form to support their individua…
The situation in which fewer voters support the two major pol…
The situation that exists when Congress is controlled by one…
Candidate-Centered Campaign
A campaign in which an individual seeking election, rather th…
Candidate Committees
Organizations that candidates form to support their individua…
21 terms
Political Parties
Political Party
Dictatorship
Constitution
Party Platform
A group that seeks to elect candidates to public office
A form of government in which the leader has absolute power a…
A document setting out the structure and main principles of a…
A political party's statement of its goals and policies for t…
Political Party
A group that seeks to elect candidates to public office
Dictatorship
A form of government in which the leader has absolute power a…
27 terms
Political Parties
Left
Right
Capitalism
Ideology
Political ideas that are based on generally optimistic views…
Political ideas that tend to be pessimistic about human natur…
An economic system in which wealth is owned privately and eco…
An ism, a more or less coherent set of values and theories th…
Left
Political ideas that are based on generally optimistic views…
Right
Political ideas that tend to be pessimistic about human natur…
15 terms
Political Parties
Political Party
Nonpartisan election
Partonage
Party convention
An organization that seeks political power by electing people…
A local or judicial election in which candidates are not sele…
The dispensing of government jobs to persons who belong to th…
A meeting of party delegates to vote on matters of policy and…
Political Party
An organization that seeks political power by electing people…
Nonpartisan election
A local or judicial election in which candidates are not sele…
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