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Politics Exam 2
Which of the following was not a quali…
Which persons most preferred that slav…
According to the Constitution of 1787,…
What is the term of office for members…
minimum age, durational citizenship, residency in state, and…
pro slavery southerners
Senate
6
Which of the following was not a quali…
minimum age, durational citizenship, residency in state, and…
Which persons most preferred that slav…
pro slavery southerners
Exam 2 Texas Politics
Currently in Texas, the Republican Par…
In order to register to vote in Texas,…
Texas has always been considered a one…
The right to vote consists of the abil…
True
True
False
True
Currently in Texas, the Republican Par…
True
In order to register to vote in Texas,…
True
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Urban Politics Exam 2
Public Policy I
Public Policy II
Urban Policy
Three Key Areas of Urban Policy
institutions, politics, democratic practice in urban environm…
intentional course of action followed by a government institu…
draws on economic, political, sociological theory to yield in…
1. economic development: distribution/production of good and…
Public Policy I
institutions, politics, democratic practice in urban environm…
Public Policy II
intentional course of action followed by a government institu…
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American Politics Exam 2
Judiciary Act of 1801
Stuart v. Laird
Marbury v. Madison
Dredd Scott v. Sandford
federalists passed a law that allowed them to structure the l…
supreme court said congress had the authority to reorganize l…
creates judicial review of national government laws
was slavery allowed in territories? Depended on location in r…
Judiciary Act of 1801
federalists passed a law that allowed them to structure the l…
Stuart v. Laird
supreme court said congress had the authority to reorganize l…
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Texas Politics Exam 2
Politcal Party
Stratarchy
Temporary Party Organization
Platform
An organization influenced by a political ideology whose goal…
A politcal system where power is diffused among different lev…
Primaries and conventions that nominate candidates, pass reso…
A document that sets a political party's position on issues s…
Politcal Party
An organization influenced by a political ideology whose goal…
Stratarchy
A politcal system where power is diffused among different lev…
Politics Exam 2
functions of the legislature
unicameral body
bicameral body
biennial session
- enact laws... - consider constitutional amendments... - consider…
- single chamber (no upper/lower chambers)... - Nebraska is the…
- power divided into an upper and lower chamber (2)... - all sta…
meets every other year
functions of the legislature
- enact laws... - consider constitutional amendments... - consider…
unicameral body
- single chamber (no upper/lower chambers)... - Nebraska is the…
Politics Exam 2
twenty -second amendment
commander in chief
treaties
implementation
limits president to two terms of office
a head of state or officer in supreme command of a country's…
agreement that has been ratified between two groups
the process of putting a decision or plan into effect; execut…
twenty -second amendment
limits president to two terms of office
commander in chief
a head of state or officer in supreme command of a country's…
Politics Exam 2
Civil Rights
Civil Liberties
Liberties
Difference between civil rights and ci…
Freedom to participate in the full life of community, and exe…
-The limits on government, so that people can freely exercise…
A fundamental human right.
Civil liberties refer to the restrictions on government actio…
Civil Rights
Freedom to participate in the full life of community, and exe…
Civil Liberties
-The limits on government, so that people can freely exercise…
Politics Exam 2
alienation
apathy
civic duty
political participation
a feeling of personal powerlessness that includes the notion…
a feeling of personal disinterest in or lack of concern with…
the belief of an individual that civic and political particip…
involvement in activities intended to influence public policy…
alienation
a feeling of personal powerlessness that includes the notion…
apathy
a feeling of personal disinterest in or lack of concern with…
Politics exam 2
Cross - ownersihp
Agenda settings
Concentration
oversite
owning multiply media sources
media outlets chooses whats most important in the news
regulations on media sources
the media being a watch dog
Cross - ownersihp
owning multiply media sources
Agenda settings
media outlets chooses whats most important in the news
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Politics Exam 2
Budget
Where does most of the money come from…
Who can print and barrow money?... Does t…
What percentage of the total budget do…
Planning for future spending
1. Income tax... 2. Sales tax... 3. Property tax
National Government... No
6% (this is increasing)
Budget
Planning for future spending
Where does most of the money come from…
1. Income tax... 2. Sales tax... 3. Property tax
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Politics Exam 2
Political Socialization
Attitudes or Opinions
Beliefs or Values
Democratic Governments should...?
the process through which underlying political beliefs and va…
Specific preference on a particular issue.
Basic principles that shape a persons attitudes/opinions.
Reflect the will of the people.
Political Socialization
the process through which underlying political beliefs and va…
Attitudes or Opinions
Specific preference on a particular issue.
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politics exam 2
Over which of the following cases does…
Over which of the following cases does…
What term does Hamilton use to describ…
Which of the following officials are d…
c. all of the above; cases arising under federal law, cases a…
b. cases affecting ambassadors
b. Judicial review
e. none of the above
Over which of the following cases does…
c. all of the above; cases arising under federal law, cases a…
Over which of the following cases does…
b. cases affecting ambassadors
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Politics Exam 2
Suffrage
Motor Voter Law
Voting Calculus
Benefits of Voting
The right to vote in public, political elections.
Law in 1993 that allowed people to register to vote at motor…
Mathematical voting behavior, such as participation rates.
Feeling like you served your civic duty, support your party.
Suffrage
The right to vote in public, political elections.
Motor Voter Law
Law in 1993 that allowed people to register to vote at motor…
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Exam 2 Review (Politics)
Bicameral legislature
Age requirement for House
Age requirement for Senate
Residency requirements for House
2 chambers of House [150 members] & Senate [31 members]
21
26
residents of state for 2 years & of district for 1 year
Bicameral legislature
2 chambers of House [150 members] & Senate [31 members]
Age requirement for House
21
Politics Exam 2
How many senate members?
How many house members?
How many supreme court justices?
House Leadership - Who are they?... Speak…
100
435
*9
Speaker- Paul Ryan... Majority Leader-Kevin McCarthy... Minority Le…
How many senate members?
100
How many house members?
435
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Power & Politics Exam#2
Operationalization
Measurement
Three Stages of Measurement
Systematic Error
The process of converting abstract ideas into concrete terms…
A procedure for determining the value of a variable in a spec…
1) Conceptual Definitions... 2) Operational Definitions... 3) Measu…
An error causing readings to differ from the true value by a…
Operationalization
The process of converting abstract ideas into concrete terms…
Measurement
A procedure for determining the value of a variable in a spec…
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Government and Politics Exam 2
Unitary
Confederation
Federalism
Pro of Federalism
This type of government is strongly centralized. A top down g…
This type of government is a loose association of states, cou…
This type of government has layers of sovereignty. A strong f…
States came first and national government was created at the…
Unitary
This type of government is strongly centralized. A top down g…
Confederation
This type of government is a loose association of states, cou…
politics exam 2
democracies
liberal democracies
civil society
parliamentary system
refer to governments which are governed either directly or in…
or a political system that promotes the values of participati…
or organizations outside of state control and which help peop…
the roles of head of state and head of gov. are assigned to s…
democracies
refer to governments which are governed either directly or in…
liberal democracies
or a political system that promotes the values of participati…
Green Politics Exam 2
Key policy institutional actors (4)
Key policy non-institutional actors (4)
problems with environmental policy & law
Regime
1) states ... 2) TNC's: transnational corporations ... 3) IO's: int…
1) religious/cultural/ethnic groups ... 2) individuals... 3) policy…
At international level, there's no single authority. Problem…
an issue area around which various actors converge to form ag…
Key policy institutional actors (4)
1) states ... 2) TNC's: transnational corporations ... 3) IO's: int…
Key policy non-institutional actors (4)
1) religious/cultural/ethnic groups ... 2) individuals... 3) policy…
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Comparative Politics Exam 2
Authoritarianism definition
Authoritarian characteristics
Types of authoritarianism/authoritaria…
Totalitarianism characteristics
Those in which a political regime is controlled by a small gr…
Coercion, co-optation, personality cults in order for regimes…
Personal Monarchal... Military... One Party... Theocratic... Illiberal/Hy…
Violence and terror not only to destroy enemies but shatters…
Authoritarianism definition
Those in which a political regime is controlled by a small gr…
Authoritarian characteristics
Coercion, co-optation, personality cults in order for regimes…
Comparative Politics Exam 2
242
6 years
party lists, proportional representati…
elected, 47 multimember districts, 47…
Number of House of Councillors members
Length of Councillors terms
96 councillors are chosen from ... using ... in a ...
146 councillors are ... from ... that coincide with Japan's ...
242
Number of House of Councillors members
6 years
Length of Councillors terms
Politics Exam 2
Democratic Government-Tyranny of the M…
Habeas Corpus Act
Federalist papers
Hudson's Model of Democracy
unlimited rule of the majority (mob rule)
first thing to limit government (gov. cannot arrest)
ratification of the constitution
Model which citizen participate ... protective... developmental... plu…
Democratic Government-Tyranny of the M…
unlimited rule of the majority (mob rule)
Habeas Corpus Act
first thing to limit government (gov. cannot arrest)
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American politics exam 2
Interest groups
Elitism
Pluralism
Types of interest groups
An organized group with common objectives who actively attemp…
Politics is dictated by small, elite, groups of powerful inte…
Politics is dictated by a variety of groups battling for thei…
Economic, social groups, single-issue groups
Interest groups
An organized group with common objectives who actively attemp…
Elitism
Politics is dictated by small, elite, groups of powerful inte…
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American Politics exam 2
divided government vs unified government
descriptive vs substantive representat…
rules in house vs senate
how does a bill become a law
divided government is where the executive branch and legislat…
Descriptive: person looks like voter... substantive: person shar…
...
bill is drafted and sent to either house of congress. Committ…
divided government vs unified government
divided government is where the executive branch and legislat…
descriptive vs substantive representat…
Descriptive: person looks like voter... substantive: person shar…
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Politics 120 Exam 2
US turnout vs. other nations
Voting-age vs. Voting-eligible populat…
Calculus of voting (equation in slides)
Hard costs vs. soft costs
o US and Switzerland at the bottom... o Republicans vote more th…
o Differences in calculating turnout... • True turnout rate: how…
o V=voter turnout, B=benefits, C=costs, p=probability vote wi…
• Hard: the time, energy, and opportunity costs of registerin…
US turnout vs. other nations
o US and Switzerland at the bottom... o Republicans vote more th…
Voting-age vs. Voting-eligible populat…
o Differences in calculating turnout... • True turnout rate: how…
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Global politics Exam 2
UDHR
ICCPR
ICESCR
Human Rights
universal declaration of human rights- all humans are born fr…
International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights
International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Right…
the political rights and civil liberties recognized by the in…
UDHR
universal declaration of human rights- all humans are born fr…
ICCPR
International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights
Politics Exam 2 UTSA Esparza
Who started polling?
Why do we poll?
What level of polling would give you s…
Random Sampling Polling
George Gallop
We want to know what the public thinks of a candidate.
3 to 4% plus minus. Margin of error with a 12 to 15 hundred p…
Random polling. They don't know what people think.
Who started polling?
George Gallop
Why do we poll?
We want to know what the public thinks of a candidate.
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Texas Politics: Exam 2
Interest Group
political interest groups
political action committees (PAC)
527s
a number of people who are organized to defend an interest th…
a private organization that attempts to influence politicians…
a group formed by a corporation, trade association, labor uni…
an organization that collects money and uses it to try to inf…
Interest Group
a number of people who are organized to defend an interest th…
political interest groups
a private organization that attempts to influence politicians…
American Politics Exam 2
Digital Citizen
Niche Journalism
Citizen Journalism
Agenda Setting
a daily Internet user ... with high-speed home Internet access…
news reporting devoted to a targeted portion (subset) of a jo…
News reported and distributed by citizens, rather than ... profe…
The power of the media to bring public attention to particula…
Digital Citizen
a daily Internet user ... with high-speed home Internet access…
Niche Journalism
news reporting devoted to a targeted portion (subset) of a jo…
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international politics exam 2
private property
commodity fetishism
theory of state
social change
the American perspective says liberty is associated with the…
people identify with each other by what they have rather than…
in class societies, the state is not neutral but an instrumen…
Marx theorized that class struggle has historically been an i…
private property
the American perspective says liberty is associated with the…
commodity fetishism
people identify with each other by what they have rather than…
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International Politics Exam 2
Three Events in Russia and US Relation…
Catherine the Great and the American W…
Purchase of Alaska
Violent anti-Semitic Campaign in Russia
1. catherine the great and the american war of independence... 2…
she was rulling Russia when American revolution taking place…
1867, Russia sold this land for $7 million to America, legend…
Pogroms - for some US people this was bizarre. US journalist…
Three Events in Russia and US Relation…
1. catherine the great and the american war of independence... 2…
Catherine the Great and the American W…
she was rulling Russia when American revolution taking place…
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Politics Exam 2
Barron v. Baltimore
strict scrutiny
Miranda rule
establishment clause
Bill of Rights do not apply to procedures of state or local g…
the most stringent standard of judicial review of a governmen…
the convention derived from the Supreme Court's 1966 ruling i…
"Congress seal make no law respecting an establishment of rel…
Barron v. Baltimore
Bill of Rights do not apply to procedures of state or local g…
strict scrutiny
the most stringent standard of judicial review of a governmen…
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Politics Exam 2
Feudalism
Slavery
French and Indian War
Popular Soverignty
a social system in which a rigid social and political hierarc…
the ownership, for forced labor, or one people by another
a war fought between France and England, and allied Indians t…
the concept that the citizens are the ultimate source of poli…
Feudalism
a social system in which a rigid social and political hierarc…
Slavery
the ownership, for forced labor, or one people by another
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Politics Exam 2 Review
Public Opinion
Values/Beliefs
Political Ideology
Republican Party
Attitude that people have towards an issue, event, elected of…
Principles that someone has in their life that also shape the…
Complex grouping of values and beliefs that form a philosophy…
More likely to support conservative and libertarian ideologies.
Public Opinion
Attitude that people have towards an issue, event, elected of…
Values/Beliefs
Principles that someone has in their life that also shape the…
American Politics Exam 2
Budget and Impoundment Act of 1974
Cloture
Discharge Petition
Filibuster
modified the role of Congress in the federal budgetary proces…
Senate can vote to place a time limit on consideration of a b…
means of bringing a bill out of committee and to the floor fo…
informal term for any attempt to block or delay Senate action…
Budget and Impoundment Act of 1974
modified the role of Congress in the federal budgetary proces…
Cloture
Senate can vote to place a time limit on consideration of a b…
Global Politics Exam 2
NGOs
IGOs
International Norms
UN Security Council
private organizations not a part of gov't
organizations whose members are national gov't
basic rules state adhere to
maintains/restores international peace/security; 15 members (…
NGOs
private organizations not a part of gov't
IGOs
organizations whose members are national gov't
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International Politics - Exam 2
Conflict in general
Intangible conflict
Tangible conflict
Conflict vs. War
Stems from overlapping interests... Conflict does not always ha…
1. Religion ... - Fundamentalists (religious/state law intertwi…
1. Territory... - Secessionist movements: when one sub-state en…
conflict... - a difference in preferred outcomes in a bargaining…
Conflict in general
Stems from overlapping interests... Conflict does not always ha…
Intangible conflict
1. Religion ... - Fundamentalists (religious/state law intertwi…
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American Politics: Exam 2
435
Every two years
Six years
Majority leader
How many members are in the U.S. house of Representatives?
How often do voters elect members to the house of Representat…
How long is the term of office for a U.S. senator?
Who is the individual with the most real power within the U.S…
435
How many members are in the U.S. house of Representatives?
Every two years
How often do voters elect members to the house of Representat…
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American Politics Exam 2
Civil Rights
Suspect Class
Strict Scrutiny
Intermediate Standard of Review
the rights of citizens to political and social freedom and eq…
discrimination based on prejudice or descriptive characterist…
- used by the courts to determine constitutionality of certai…
the second level of deciding issues using judicial review
Civil Rights
the rights of citizens to political and social freedom and eq…
Suspect Class
discrimination based on prejudice or descriptive characterist…
Comparative Politics Exam 2
Causation (pg 32)
Falsifiability (pg 33)
Reverse Causality (34)
endogeneity (34)
One variable causes another... X--->Y
- Testability of a hypothesis... - For an idea to be meaningful…
Instead of X--->Y, Y--->X
- chicken and the egg problem... - which causes which ... - common…
Causation (pg 32)
One variable causes another... X--->Y
Falsifiability (pg 33)
- Testability of a hypothesis... - For an idea to be meaningful…
Mexican Politics Exam 2
Supreme Court
Article 94
Article 105
2008 Judicial Reform
- 11 Supreme Court Justices... - 15 year terms
The basic structure of the supreme court. The establishment o…
Talks about what the supreme court can do, revised to allow f…
- due process... - oral trials... - presumption of innocence
Supreme Court
- 11 Supreme Court Justices... - 15 year terms
Article 94
The basic structure of the supreme court. The establishment o…
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International Politics Exam 2
Population growth impact (problems)
Malthusian perspective
Paul Eilich perspective
Technological optimists
-infrastructure... -migration (germany needs young to take care…
resources are increasing arithmetically but population is inc…
-"population bomb" (1968 3.5) and "population explosion" (199…
believe that with increase in technology then population is g…
Population growth impact (problems)
-infrastructure... -migration (germany needs young to take care…
Malthusian perspective
resources are increasing arithmetically but population is inc…
American Politics Exam 2
Aristotle and the Greeks articulated t…
Society should be governed by ethical…
Government before had been "divine rig…
________ are the source of power and g…
natural
...
self-government
the people
Aristotle and the Greeks articulated t…
natural
Society should be governed by ethical…
...
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Global Politics Exam 2
Asymmetrical power
Guantanamo Bay
USA Patriot Act
Nixon Doctrine
form of conflict in which weaker groups or forces can inflict…
Is a bay located in southeastern Cuba. The US assumed territo…
Controversial initiative paused by the Bush administration to…
approach announced by U.S. president Nixon in 1969 shifting m…
Asymmetrical power
form of conflict in which weaker groups or forces can inflict…
Guantanamo Bay
Is a bay located in southeastern Cuba. The US assumed territo…
Comparative Politics Exam 2
Democracy
Elements of Democracy
Dahl's Polyarchy
Horizontal Accountability
Democracy is a system of governance in which parties lose ele…
-Accountability (responsibility) of rulers... -Indirect rule by…
1. Control over government decisions about policy is constitu…
The ability of state institutions to hold one another account…
Democracy
Democracy is a system of governance in which parties lose ele…
Elements of Democracy
-Accountability (responsibility) of rulers... -Indirect rule by…
Urban Politics Exam 2
Al Smith
Bonus Army
Civil Works Administration
Civilian Conservation Corps
Democrat nominee in 1928. Helped soften up cities to vote Dem…
In 1932...... The veterans of World War I... • promised a bonus t…
Work Relief Program, broad in scope, 1934... 4.1 Million worker…
2.5 million total; boys and young men; planted trees, nationa…
Al Smith
Democrat nominee in 1928. Helped soften up cities to vote Dem…
Bonus Army
In 1932...... The veterans of World War I... • promised a bonus t…
Comparative Politics Exam 2
Democracy
Elements of Democracy
Dahl's Polyarchy
Horizontal Accountability
Democracy is a system of governance in which parties lose ele…
-Accountability (responsibility) of rulers... -Indirect rule by…
1. Control over government decisions about policy is... constitu…
The ability of state institutions to hold one another account…
Democracy
Democracy is a system of governance in which parties lose ele…
Elements of Democracy
-Accountability (responsibility) of rulers... -Indirect rule by…
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international politics exam 2
In what ways are American and Soviet p…
Highlight three major events in Czaris…
Discuss the origins and development of…
Truman doctrine and its critics
• US and Russia after the Cold War had an ideological foundat…
US and Russia often have distorted views of each other.... 1. 17…
Cold War... The Origins and Development of the Cold War... • Gener…
Truman Doctrine of Containment. ... George Kennan - Soviet Union…
In what ways are American and Soviet p…
• US and Russia after the Cold War had an ideological foundat…
Highlight three major events in Czaris…
US and Russia often have distorted views of each other.... 1. 17…
American Politics Exam 2
Bicameral legislature
Reapportionment
Redistricting
Gerrymandering
a legislature composed of two houses - in the USA the House o…
re-allocating the 435 House of Representatives seats to the s…
redrawing district lines
redistricting to benefit a certain party... •Generally OK for in…
Bicameral legislature
a legislature composed of two houses - in the USA the House o…
Reapportionment
re-allocating the 435 House of Representatives seats to the s…
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