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Political Science Chapter 6
what is institutional racism?
origin of slavery in american in 1600's
Slavery outlawes in North - 1774-1804
state rights
governmental institutions giving negative treatment to a grou…
- dutch ship brought 20 africans to jamestown, Virginia - the…
- they continued to live under the shadow of slavery, no trav…
term used to describe the ongoing struggle over political pow…
what is institutional racism?
governmental institutions giving negative treatment to a grou…
origin of slavery in american in 1600's
- dutch ship brought 20 africans to jamestown, Virginia - the…
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Political Science Chapter 6
Democracy
Illiberal Democracy
Referrendum
Representative Democarcy
Political system of mass participation, competitive elections…
Regimes that are elected but lack democratic qualities such a…
A mass vote on an issue rather than for a candidate; a type o…
One in which the people do not rule directly but through elec…
Democracy
Political system of mass participation, competitive elections…
Illiberal Democracy
Regimes that are elected but lack democratic qualities such a…
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Political Science Chapter 6
Agencies of socialization
Attitude (or opinion)
Bandwagon effect
Conservative
social institutions, including families and schools, that hel…
a specific preference on a particular issue
a shift in electoral support to the candidate whom public opi…
today this term refers to those who generally support the soc…
Agencies of socialization
social institutions, including families and schools, that hel…
Attitude (or opinion)
a specific preference on a particular issue
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POLITICAL SCIENCE CHAPTER 6
standing committee
democracy
illiberal democracy
referendum
top leadership of Chinese communist party,
political system of mass participation, competitive elections…
regimes that are elected but lack democratic qualities such a…
a mass vote on an issue rather than fore a candidate, type of…
standing committee
top leadership of Chinese communist party,
democracy
political system of mass participation, competitive elections…
Political science chapter 6
Elites
Public opinion
Political culture
Straw poll
Individuals in a position of authority often those with a hig…
Opinion sale by private individuals that governments find it…
The dominant values and beliefs of a political community
And unscientific survey of popular views
Elites
Individuals in a position of authority often those with a hig…
Public opinion
Opinion sale by private individuals that governments find it…
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Chapter 6 political science
Suffrage
Franchise
Electorate
Transient
Right to vote
Another term of the same meaning
Potential voting population is truly impressive
Person living in the state for only a short time from gaining…
Suffrage
Right to vote
Franchise
Another term of the same meaning
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Political Science Chapter 6
Random Sample
Political Socialization
Public Opinion
Political Ideology
Method of selecting from a population in which each person ha…
Process to which background traits influence one's political…
How people think or feel about particular things. Media affec…
A more or less consistant set of beliefs about what policies…
Random Sample
Method of selecting from a population in which each person ha…
Political Socialization
Process to which background traits influence one's political…
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Political Science Chapter 6
Congress is the First Branch
The Powers of Congress: Article I, Sec…
Congress and Representation
Forms of Representation
The U.S. Congress is more independent and powerful than legis…
Congress is given a vast array of powers:... - Power to tax and…
Congress is the most important... representative institution in…
Agency Representation: Legislators are held accountable by th…
Congress is the First Branch
The U.S. Congress is more independent and powerful than legis…
The Powers of Congress: Article I, Sec…
Congress is given a vast array of powers:... - Power to tax and…
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political science chapter 6
digital citenzship
niche journalism
citizen journlism
rise of nonprofit journalism
high speed access at home
news reporting devoted to a targeted portion
news reported by citizens
cut in funds for investigative journalism
digital citenzship
high speed access at home
niche journalism
news reporting devoted to a targeted portion
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political science chapter 6
authoritarianism
nondemocratic regimes
totalitarianism
populism
A political system in which a small group of individuals exer…
A political regime that is controlled by a small group of ind…
A nondemocratic regime that is highly centralized, possessing…
A political view that does not have a consistent ideological…
authoritarianism
A political system in which a small group of individuals exer…
nondemocratic regimes
A political regime that is controlled by a small group of ind…
Political Science Chapter 6
What do elections do
Policy voters
Party voters
Group benefits voters
Elections give legitimacy to the government, choose the peopl…
Vote based on candidates views on key issues
Vote based on party values and how well a candidate upholds t…
Vote based on likely candidate treatment of social groups or…
What do elections do
Elections give legitimacy to the government, choose the peopl…
Policy voters
Vote based on candidates views on key issues
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Political Science Chapter 6
approval rating
public opinion
efficacy
political trust
job performance evaluation for the president, congress, or ot…
aggregate of indivigual attitudes or beliefs about certain is…
extent to which people believe their actions can affect publi…
extent to which people believe the government acts in their b…
approval rating
job performance evaluation for the president, congress, or ot…
public opinion
aggregate of indivigual attitudes or beliefs about certain is…
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Chapter 6 Political Science
Representative Democracy
Direct democracy
In a democracy..
The majority...
democracy where the people elect others to make laws and repr…
where the people vote on the issues and policies themselves
It is important to have popular accountability of gov in gov…
Makes the decisions for the country but there should be right…
Representative Democracy
democracy where the people elect others to make laws and repr…
Direct democracy
where the people vote on the issues and policies themselves
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Political Science-Chapter 6
Name the 3 Schools of voting behavior
Explain the Sociological Model
What are some criticisms of the Sociol…
Explain the Psychosocial Model
Sociological Model... Pyschosocial Model... Rational Choice Model
It's an approach that came from Columbia University that deve…
It only works with long-terms trends and doesn't explain soci…
It came from University of Michigan and basically says that y…
Name the 3 Schools of voting behavior
Sociological Model... Pyschosocial Model... Rational Choice Model
Explain the Sociological Model
It's an approach that came from Columbia University that deve…
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Political Science chapter 6
attitude/opinion
values
public opinion
political ideology
specific preference on a particular issue
basic principles that shape opinions
attitudes citizens have about political issues
how we come to understand politics
attitude/opinion
specific preference on a particular issue
values
basic principles that shape opinions
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Political Science: Chapter 6
Public Opinion
Political Socialization
Agents of Socialization
Primary Agents
The politically relevant opinions held by ordinary citizens t…
The process by which individuals acquires their political opi…
Means in which the political socialization process takes plac…
Interact closely and regularily with the individual, usually…
Public Opinion
The politically relevant opinions held by ordinary citizens t…
Political Socialization
The process by which individuals acquires their political opi…
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Political Science Chapter 6
Political Socialization
Direct Socialization
Indirect Socialization
"Off Year" Elections
The process by which we acquire our attitudes toward politica…
The process by which attitudes and ideas are deliberately tau…
Occurs when someone learns something by observing others, and…
Years we do not have an election. (PRESIDENTIAL)
Political Socialization
The process by which we acquire our attitudes toward politica…
Direct Socialization
The process by which attitudes and ideas are deliberately tau…
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Political Science Chapter 6 Vocabulary
Suffrage
Franchise
Electorate
Transient
The right to vote
The right to vote (2)
All of the people to vote in a given election
A person living in a state for a short period without legal r…
Suffrage
The right to vote
Franchise
The right to vote (2)
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Political Science Chapter 6
Public opinion
Values
Political Ideology
Attitude
the values and attitudes that people have about issues, event…
a person's basic orientations to politics.
a cohesive set of beliefs that form a general philosophy abou…
specific view about a particular issue, person, or event
Public opinion
the values and attitudes that people have about issues, event…
Values
a person's basic orientations to politics.
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Chapter 6 political science
suffrage
franchise
electorate
transient
the right to vote in political elections.
the right to vote.
all the people in a country or area who are entitled to vote…
lasting only for a short time; impermanent.
suffrage
the right to vote in political elections.
franchise
the right to vote.
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political science Chapter 6
political party
political system
two- party system
minor parties
organization that sponsors candidates for political office un…
set of interrelated institutions that linked people with the…
political siesta in which two major political parties compete…
formed primarily to express discontent with the choiced offer…
political party
organization that sponsors candidates for political office un…
political system
set of interrelated institutions that linked people with the…
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Chapter 6 Political Science
Strict Scrutiny
Quasi-Suspect Category
Abolition
Missouri Compromise
The tendency to strike down as unconstitutional any legislati…
A legal category that requires governments to have an importa…
A nineteenth-century movement demanding an immediate and unco…
An agreement to open southern territories west of the Mississ…
Strict Scrutiny
The tendency to strike down as unconstitutional any legislati…
Quasi-Suspect Category
A legal category that requires governments to have an importa…
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Political Science: Chapter 6
Approval Rating
Bandwagon Effect
Boomerang Effect
Civic Voluntarism
percentage of people who, by polls, approve of a specific per…
phenomena in which a people do something because other people…
when polls suggest an easy win for a candidate so voters do n…
citizen participation in public life without government incen…
Approval Rating
percentage of people who, by polls, approve of a specific per…
Bandwagon Effect
phenomena in which a people do something because other people…
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Political Science: Chapter 6
political party
nonpartisan election
patronage
honeymoon
An organization that seeks political power by electing people…
An election in which candidates are not selected or endorsed…
The dispensing of government jobs to persons who belong are o…
The period at the beginning of a new president's term which t…
political party
An organization that seeks political power by electing people…
nonpartisan election
An election in which candidates are not selected or endorsed…
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Political Science Chapter 6
Unitary Systems
Centralization
European Union
Delegated Authority
Political systems that concentrate political authority and po…
Concentration of power in a single body, usually the principl…
Economic and political union of 27 (26) European states
In a unitary system, the transfer of certain powers from the…
Unitary Systems
Political systems that concentrate political authority and po…
Centralization
Concentration of power in a single body, usually the principl…
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Political Science Chapter 6
The Media
What are the media?
Major Milestones In media
1933
Newspaper, internet, radio, social media
Predominantly corporations with agenda-setting goals
...
FDR "Fireside Chart"
The Media
Newspaper, internet, radio, social media
What are the media?
Predominantly corporations with agenda-setting goals
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Political science chapter 6
Public opinion
Consensus
Peer group
Opinion leader
The aggregate of individual attitudes or beliefs shared by so…
General agreement among the citizenry on an issue
A group consisting of members sharing common social character…
One who is able to influence the opinion of others because of…
Public opinion
The aggregate of individual attitudes or beliefs shared by so…
Consensus
General agreement among the citizenry on an issue
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Political Science Chapter 6 Vocab
expressed powers
necessary and proper clause
implied powers
revenue bills
"necessary and proper"
Congress has powers beyond those in the first 17 clauses
have allowed Congress to expand its role to meet the nation's…
laws for raising money
expressed powers
"necessary and proper"
necessary and proper clause
Congress has powers beyond those in the first 17 clauses
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Political Science 251 Chapter 6
Globalization
Blogs
Secularism
Consumerism
The processes that knit people everywhere together creating w…
Personal online journal
Attitude that religious considerations should be excluded fro…
Norm that values the acquisition of material goods
Globalization
The processes that knit people everywhere together creating w…
Blogs
Personal online journal
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Political Science Chapter 6
what is institutional racism?
origin of slavery in american in 1600's
Slavery outlawes in North - 1774-1804
state rights
governmental institutions giving negative treatment to a grou…
- dutch ship brought 20 africans to jamestown, Virginia - the…
- they continued to live under the shadow of slavery, no trav…
term used to describe the ongoing struggle over political pow…
what is institutional racism?
governmental institutions giving negative treatment to a grou…
origin of slavery in american in 1600's
- dutch ship brought 20 africans to jamestown, Virginia - the…
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Chapter 6 Political Science
Public Opinion
Values or (beliefs)
Political Ideology
Attitude or (opinion)
citizens attitudes about political issues, leaders, instituti…
basic principles that shape a persons opinion about political…
a cohesive set of beliefs that forms a general philosophy abo…
a specific preference on a particular issue
Public Opinion
citizens attitudes about political issues, leaders, instituti…
Values or (beliefs)
basic principles that shape a persons opinion about political…
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Political Science Chapter 6
Political Socialization
Agents of Socialization
Family
Schools
The process by which we develop our political values and opin…
The individuals, organizations, and institutions that facilit…
Most important agents are parents- BIGGEST INFLUENCE for most…
Respect for authority, Patriotism (why we say the Pledge of A…
Political Socialization
The process by which we develop our political values and opin…
Agents of Socialization
The individuals, organizations, and institutions that facilit…
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Political Science chapter 6
suspect classifications
quasisuspect classification
nonsuspect classification
15th amendment
strict scrutiny (ex. race)
intermediate standard of review (ex. gender)
minimum rationality test (ex. age)
suffrage to all males
suspect classifications
strict scrutiny (ex. race)
quasisuspect classification
intermediate standard of review (ex. gender)
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Political Science Chapter 6
Political Socialization
Agents of Socialization
Family
Schools
The process by which we develop our political values and opin…
The individuals, organizations, and institutions that facilit…
Most important agents are parents- BIGGEST INFLUENCE for most…
Respect for authority, Patriotism (why we say the Pledge of A…
Political Socialization
The process by which we develop our political values and opin…
Agents of Socialization
The individuals, organizations, and institutions that facilit…
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POLITICAL SCIENCE CHAPTER 6
standing committee
democracy
illiberal democracy
referendum
top leadership of Chinese communist party,
political system of mass participation, competitive elections…
regimes that are elected but lack democratic qualities such a…
a mass vote on an issue rather than fore a candidate, type of…
standing committee
top leadership of Chinese communist party,
democracy
political system of mass participation, competitive elections…
political science chapter 6
agenda setting
bias
consensus
divided opinion
determining which public policy questions will be debated or…
inclination or preference that interferes with impartial judg…
general agreement among citizens on an issue
public opinion that is polarized between two quite different…
agenda setting
determining which public policy questions will be debated or…
bias
inclination or preference that interferes with impartial judg…
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POLITICAL SCIENCE CHAPTER 6
standing committee
democracy
illiberal democracy
referendum
top leadership of Chinese communist party,
political system of mass participation, competitive elections…
regimes that are elected but lack democratic qualities such a…
a mass vote on an issue rather than fore a candidate, type of…
standing committee
top leadership of Chinese communist party,
democracy
political system of mass participation, competitive elections…
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Chapter 6 political science
Suffrage
Franchise
Electorate
Transient
The right to vote
Suffrage, the right to vote
The potential voting population
Persons living in the state for only a short time
Suffrage
The right to vote
Franchise
Suffrage, the right to vote
Chapter 6- Political Science
Suffrage
Franchise
Electorate
Transient
the right to vote in political elections
authorization granted by a government or company to an indivi…
all the people in a country or area who are entitled to vote…
person who is staying or working in a place for only a short…
Suffrage
the right to vote in political elections
Franchise
authorization granted by a government or company to an indivi…
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Political Science Chapter 6
Congress
Powers of Congress
Constituency
agency representation
Article 1 of Constitution is the longest and most important a…
tax and spend, raise an army/ declare war, regulate commerce,…
the district making up the area from which an official is ele…
representatives are held accountable to their constituents if…
Congress
Article 1 of Constitution is the longest and most important a…
Powers of Congress
tax and spend, raise an army/ declare war, regulate commerce,…
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Political Science terms- Chapter 6
Cloture
Filibuster
Gerrymandering
Majority leader
Parliamentary procedure used to close debate. Used in senate…
Tactic used in senate to halt action on a bill. Involves maki…
Manipulation of the shape of a legislative district to benefi…
Formal leader of the party controlling a majority of seats in…
Cloture
Parliamentary procedure used to close debate. Used in senate…
Filibuster
Tactic used in senate to halt action on a bill. Involves maki…
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Political Science Chapter 6
political ideologies
liberal democracy
liberalism
laissez-faire
beliefs and practices that guide political actors in politica…
a constitutional government with ... popular rule... protection of…
favors government intervention in the interest of public welf…
economic approach demanding minimal government interference i…
political ideologies
beliefs and practices that guide political actors in politica…
liberal democracy
a constitutional government with ... popular rule... protection of…
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Political Science Chapter 6
The organization and control of electi…
Before his announcement that he would…
The drawing of distinct lines to benef…
The incumbents have an electoral advan…
the states
Robert Kennedy and Eugene McCarthy
gerrymandering
in both the House and the Senate
The organization and control of electi…
the states
Before his announcement that he would…
Robert Kennedy and Eugene McCarthy
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Chapter 6: Political Science
PETA
Goal of Peta:
Factions
Reasons for factions
people for ethical treatment of animals
change policies regarding testing on animals
political parties and special interest or interest groups
purse own interest to expense of common goods and control fac…
PETA
people for ethical treatment of animals
Goal of Peta:
change policies regarding testing on animals
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Political Science Chapter 6
public opinion
Broadcast, print, Internet
Television
Digital Citizenship
depends on the news media to publicize and assess the claims…
Americans get their news from three main sources:
What news source reaches more Americans than any other?
the ability to participate in society and politics online
public opinion
depends on the news media to publicize and assess the claims…
Broadcast, print, Internet
Americans get their news from three main sources:
Political Science Chapter 6
totalitarianism
rectification
cells
partiinost
A political system in which every facet of the society, the e…
In Maoist China, the elimination of all purported capitalist…
Small, tightly knit organizational units at the grassroots le…
The spirit of sacrifice, enthusiasm , and unquestioning devot…
totalitarianism
A political system in which every facet of the society, the e…
rectification
In Maoist China, the elimination of all purported capitalist…
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Political Science chapter 6
Interest Groups
Interest Groups Goals
Rational
Material benefits
a group organized around a set of views pr preferences and wh…
1. they seek new positive benefits to promote the group's int…
making choices that maximize benefits and minimize cost
tangible rewards gained from membership in an interest group
Interest Groups
a group organized around a set of views pr preferences and wh…
Interest Groups Goals
1. they seek new positive benefits to promote the group's int…
Political Science chapter 6
gatekeeper
horse race journalism
watchdog journalisn
selection bias
media decides what we are exposed to, what issues to report o…
election coverage by the mass media that focuses on which can…
journalism that scrutinizes public and business institutions…
selecting programming that will attract the largest audiences…
gatekeeper
media decides what we are exposed to, what issues to report o…
horse race journalism
election coverage by the mass media that focuses on which can…
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Political Science Chapter 6
Civil Rights
Suspect Classification
Strict Scrutiny
Immediate Standard of Review
Citizenship rights guaranteed to the people (primarily in the…
Classification, such as race, for which any discriminatory la…
A heightened standard of review used by the Supreme Court to…
standard of review used by the Court to evaluate laws that ma…
Civil Rights
Citizenship rights guaranteed to the people (primarily in the…
Suspect Classification
Classification, such as race, for which any discriminatory la…
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Political Science Chapter 6
Roles of international organizations
-Founded in 1945, by 51 states, San Fr…
United Nations follows the principles…
Representatives of all states, coordin…
-Settle Conflict... -Self-reestraint... -State cooperation... -Norms…
United Nations
-Security... -Economic Development... -Human Rights
UN General Assembly
Roles of international organizations
-Settle Conflict... -Self-reestraint... -State cooperation... -Norms…
-Founded in 1945, by 51 states, San Fr…
United Nations
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