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59 terms
Polysci Final
civic engagement
political participation
initiative
referendum
refers to a broad range of individuals or collective actions…
voting is the form of political participation that is most cl…
an election where the voters decide whether to support or rej…
an election where the voters for to the polls to approve or r…
civic engagement
refers to a broad range of individuals or collective actions…
political participation
voting is the form of political participation that is most cl…
Polysci final
mc peace of westphalia
mc league of nations
mc warsaw pact
mc international monetary fund (IMF)
series of treaties that ended 30 years war in rome and 80 yea…
international organization established after ww1 under the tr…
millitary alliance of communist nations in eastern europe in…
188 countries, goals are to secure financial stability, facil…
mc peace of westphalia
series of treaties that ended 30 years war in rome and 80 yea…
mc league of nations
international organization established after ww1 under the tr…
Polysci Final
Public Opinion
Political Socialization
Peer Group
Opinion Leader
The aggregate of individual attitudes or beliefs shared by so…
The process by which people acquire political beliefs and val…
Group consisting of members who share common social character…
One who is able to influence the opinions of others because o…
Public Opinion
The aggregate of individual attitudes or beliefs shared by so…
Political Socialization
The process by which people acquire political beliefs and val…
77 terms
Polysci Final
Militia
No cruel or unusual punishments
Double Jeopardy
Confront witnesses against you
Amendment II
Amendment VIII
Amendment V
Amendment VI
Militia
Amendment II
No cruel or unusual punishments
Amendment VIII
Polysci Midterm
Researchers have long believed that th…
The belief that the citizen can make a…
One's level of educational attainment…
Polling organizations have used what m…
True
True
False
Telephone
Researchers have long believed that th…
True
The belief that the citizen can make a…
True
POLYSCI EXAM 3
Push Poll
Bandwagon Effect
Boomerang Effect
Underdog Effect
not real poll, designed to change peoples mind or push them t…
when positive polling data lead people to more positive evalu…
when a large lead by one candidate in the polls lead supporte…
when losing candidate in the polls gets a boost because every…
Push Poll
not real poll, designed to change peoples mind or push them t…
Bandwagon Effect
when positive polling data lead people to more positive evalu…
polysci 3
the first amendment
role of media in politics
agenda setting
watergate
Protests as public opinion -- what guarantees the right of pr…
The content and character of news and public affairs programm…
the idea that what the public thinks about is set by the media.
In 1968, Richard Nixon was elected into office... June 1971, New…
the first amendment
Protests as public opinion -- what guarantees the right of pr…
role of media in politics
The content and character of news and public affairs programm…
8 terms
Polysci 2015
Casual Mechanism
Benefit Theory
Criteria for useful theory
Spuriousness
How does A lead to B
Diagnose the world, explain the past, predict the future, eva…
Simple, plausible, explanatory power, important phenomena
What looks to be a causal relationship between 2 variables is…
Casual Mechanism
How does A lead to B
Benefit Theory
Diagnose the world, explain the past, predict the future, eva…
265 terms
1300 polysci
international relations
collective goods
3 perspective on globalization
collective goods problems
all about relationships. social structures and processes ( ec…
provided to all memebers of group... regardless of individual co…
...
key problem in international relation s no world government
international relations
all about relationships. social structures and processes ( ec…
collective goods
provided to all memebers of group... regardless of individual co…
42 terms
Polysci 14
constructivism rules
Sylvester's feminist thesis
race/ scientific or social construct?
DuBois arguments about imperialism
Regulative rules- rules that regulate an antecedently existin…
a post modern thesis that pose an actual paradigm of world po…
race is a social construct- one race better than the other is…
-a pan african/culturalist analysis of imperialism... -"the prob…
constructivism rules
Regulative rules- rules that regulate an antecedently existin…
Sylvester's feminist thesis
a post modern thesis that pose an actual paradigm of world po…
16 terms
Polysci cases
Baker vs. Carr (1962)
Gray vs. Sanders (1964)
Wesbury vs. Sanders (1964)
Reynolds vs. Simms (1964)
supreme court ruled in Tennessee case that the state must rea…
Douglas said "one person, one vote"
applied criterion to reapportion to US house of representativ…
supreme court extended order to reapportion to state senates…
Baker vs. Carr (1962)
supreme court ruled in Tennessee case that the state must rea…
Gray vs. Sanders (1964)
Douglas said "one person, one vote"
Polysci 10
empirical
normative
political science
applied
the study of what is
the study of what should be
narrow, empirical, applied, recreational
directed towards answering a question or solving a problem
empirical
the study of what is
normative
the study of what should be
19 terms
POLYSCI 162
Requerimiento
How could Crown reward conquerors and…
Encomienda
Repartamiento
* Method of insuring dominance over local populations.... *Subje…
With Encomiendas
from Spanish Encomendar- to entrust- gave Spaniards trusteesh…
Indian villages must offer up portion of their pop to work; S…
Requerimiento
* Method of insuring dominance over local populations.... *Subje…
How could Crown reward conquerors and…
With Encomiendas
Polysci #3
Plaintiff
Prosecutor
Defendant
Punitive Damages
The party instigating a civil lawsuit
Gov. Lawyer who tries criminal cases, often referred to as a…
Person or party accused of an offense.
Additional damages intended to stop the defendant from repeat…
Plaintiff
The party instigating a civil lawsuit
Prosecutor
Gov. Lawyer who tries criminal cases, often referred to as a…
136 terms
Polysci 40
federal gov't
insurance
social insurance
social security
"insurance company with an army", funded by progressive taxes…
pooling of risk, everyone gives money and small unlucky numbe…
compulsory, everyone has to pay
risk of retirement poverty
federal gov't
"insurance company with an army", funded by progressive taxes…
insurance
pooling of risk, everyone gives money and small unlucky numbe…
63 terms
polysci 112
prisoner's dilemma
tragedy of the commons
free rider problem
transaction costs
a situation in which two or more actors cannot agree to coope…
a situation in which group members overexploit a common resou…
a situation in which individuals can receive the benefits fro…
the cost of doing political business reflected in the time an…
prisoner's dilemma
a situation in which two or more actors cannot agree to coope…
tragedy of the commons
a situation in which group members overexploit a common resou…
20 terms
Polysci 5
Cabinet
Red states
Presidential succession
Blue states
15 advisers to the president who are in charge of varuous dep…
States that tend to vote republic
Process by which a presidential vacancy is filled
State that tent to vote democratic
Cabinet
15 advisers to the president who are in charge of varuous dep…
Red states
States that tend to vote republic
34 terms
POLYSCI XIAO
Public opinion is a collection of indi…
Direction refers to the strength of pu…
Intensity refers to whether public opi…
Children with positive feelings toward…
True
False
False
True
Public opinion is a collection of indi…
True
Direction refers to the strength of pu…
False
polysci categories
powell v alabama
betts v brady
gideon v wainwright
moran v burbine
6th amendment, original case for state incorporation
6th amendment, overturned powell v alabama
6th amendment, overturned betts v brady
5th and 6th amendment, lawyer wasn't present and he confessed…
powell v alabama
6th amendment, original case for state incorporation
betts v brady
6th amendment, overturned powell v alabama
19 terms
Polysci articles
Kuran
Berman
Haklai
Gause
2013
2003
2000
2013
Kuran
2013
Berman
2003
24 terms
Polysci Keyterms
Social Democratic Welfare State
Corporatism
Pluralism
Gini coefficient
Benefits and services granted based on citizenship, e.g. nord…
A mode of political influence where the interaction between i…
A mode of political influence where Interest groups compete f…
An index that measures income and wealth inquality. Scale ran…
Social Democratic Welfare State
Benefits and services granted based on citizenship, e.g. nord…
Corporatism
A mode of political influence where the interaction between i…
POLYSCI 2016
Public Opinion
Socialization
Liberal
Conservative
Aggregation of many citizens' views and interests
Assimilation in communities, process for changing political b…
Supporter of political and social reform. Expansion of federa…
Support of the social and economic status quo. Large governme…
Public Opinion
Aggregation of many citizens' views and interests
Socialization
Assimilation in communities, process for changing political b…
22 terms
Polysci 2
rational choice theory
downs theory of electoral competition
divided government
hostle media phenomenon
explains the actions of voters as well as politicians. assume…
parties are rational. both parties should take moderate posit…
refer to the situation in which one party controls the presid…
perceptual theory of mass communication that refers to the fi…
rational choice theory
explains the actions of voters as well as politicians. assume…
downs theory of electoral competition
parties are rational. both parties should take moderate posit…
35 terms
polysci 2
the president
founders conception of presidency
roles of president
2008 presidential election
...
- the president would be a single executive who is strong... - t…
chief executive, commander in chief, head of political party,…
62% of Americans who could vote showed up to vote in the elec…
the president
...
founders conception of presidency
- the president would be a single executive who is strong... - t…
Polysci 14
Huntington's 7 Civilizations
Primordialism
Ethnocentrism
Huntington's Civilization Requirements
Western, Japanese, Confucius, Hindu, Islamic, Slavic Orthodox…
written by Sumner, 1906: universality of ethnocentrism for in…
Aggression of in-groups vs. outgroups based on race, religion…
1. Literacy... 2. Urbanization... 3. Metallurgy
Huntington's 7 Civilizations
Western, Japanese, Confucius, Hindu, Islamic, Slavic Orthodox…
Primordialism
written by Sumner, 1906: universality of ethnocentrism for in…
107 terms
American Polysci
Proportionate representation
Restrictive franchise
What does article 1, 2, and 3 of the c…
What does article 1 basically talk abo…
based on population
when only certain types of people can vote (ex: property owni…
DELEGATED, ENUMERATED and SPECIFIC government powers
What congress can do
Proportionate representation
based on population
Restrictive franchise
when only certain types of people can vote (ex: property owni…
67 terms
polysci 111
authoritarian states
theocracy
autocracy
oligarchy
Whenever supreme politcal power is concentrated in one person…
A state like presentday Iran in which religious leaders monop…
Unchecked political power exercised by a single ruler
A form of authoritarian government in which a small group of…
authoritarian states
Whenever supreme politcal power is concentrated in one person…
theocracy
A state like presentday Iran in which religious leaders monop…
52 terms
Polysci Exam
Civil liberties
Examples of civil liberties
Why was the Bill of Rights created?
Who was the Bill of Rights created to…
individual protections from government intrusion, found in th…
freedom of speech, freedom of press, etc . . .
because the constitution failed to list individual rights
the antifederalists
Civil liberties
individual protections from government intrusion, found in th…
Examples of civil liberties
freedom of speech, freedom of press, etc . . .
Polysci II
motor voter act
suffrage
grandfather clause
literacy test & poll tax
national voter registration act, allows citizens to register…
the right to vote
if your grandfather was a slave you couldn't vote
affected many poor whites as well
motor voter act
national voter registration act, allows citizens to register…
suffrage
the right to vote
POLYSCI FINAL
Articles of Confederation
Debate over Constitution
Mentioning of Judicial Power in Consti…
State and Local Courts in the U.S.
- no national judiciary... - each state had its own domestic cou…
- Anti federalists feared a national judiciary... - 1/2 of BoR a…
- Article 3 = judicial branch... - judicial power in "one suprem…
trial courts, intermediate courts, court of last resort
Articles of Confederation
- no national judiciary... - each state had its own domestic cou…
Debate over Constitution
- Anti federalists feared a national judiciary... - 1/2 of BoR a…
11 terms
polysci final
Tocqueville
Marx
Lenin
Nietzsche
Democracy in America
The Communist Manifesto
State and Revolution
Beyond Good and Evil
Tocqueville
Democracy in America
Marx
The Communist Manifesto
148 terms
Polysci 120
Give on argument for preventative war
Give one argument against preventative…
T/F Chemical/biological agents are har…
T/F Chemical/biological agents are har…
advocates say in the age of wmds and terrorist organizations…
critics say the concept of prevention is elastic and could be…
False; easy and cheap to produce
True, they do not disperse widely enough
Give on argument for preventative war
advocates say in the age of wmds and terrorist organizations…
Give one argument against preventative…
critics say the concept of prevention is elastic and could be…
Polysci Final
Separation of Powers
Checks and Balances
Federalism
Confederation
The Division of governmental powers between legislative execu…
A system that allows each branch of a government to amend or…
The method of organizing government in which a constitution d…
A loosely organized grouping of independent states or other u…
Separation of Powers
The Division of governmental powers between legislative execu…
Checks and Balances
A system that allows each branch of a government to amend or…
polysci midterm
Mercantilism
The peace of westphalia
Hegemony
The pax britannica
n economic doctrine based on a belief that military power and…
ended the thirty year's war. It is often said to have created…
the predominance of one nation-state over others. British int…
a century long period beginning with napoleon's defeat at wat…
Mercantilism
n economic doctrine based on a belief that military power and…
The peace of westphalia
ended the thirty year's war. It is often said to have created…
Polysci III
Nixon-Kennedy debate
Style over substance
Primary source of news for Americans
Watchdog
Television brought government and politics directly into peop…
Television emphasizes appearance
Television is top source of news for most Americans, and most…
Media can play "watchdog" to raise issues to public and gover…
Nixon-Kennedy debate
Television brought government and politics directly into peop…
Style over substance
Television emphasizes appearance
24 terms
Polysci Final
de jure
de facto
disparate impact standard
rational basis test
relating to actions or circumstances that occur "by law" such…
relating actions or circumstances that occur outside the law…
the idea that discrimination exists if a practice has a negat…
the use of evidence to suggest that differences in the behavi…
de jure
relating to actions or circumstances that occur "by law" such…
de facto
relating actions or circumstances that occur outside the law…
POLYSCI FINAL
All of the following statements concer…
All of the following statements concer…
Which of the following describes the t…
The __________ is first in line of suc…
Having to have served in the military
They tend to be ranchers or oil men
Four-year term with no term limit on terms served
Lieutenant Governor
All of the following statements concer…
Having to have served in the military
All of the following statements concer…
They tend to be ranchers or oil men
POLYSCI FINAL
what does the 5th amendment guarantee…
what does the 6th amendment guarantee…
what is a single member district (SMD)
what is plurality
grand jury, no self incrimination, no double jeopardy, due pr…
speedy public trial, right to a lawyer, right to an impartial…
each state/district will elect one representative
whoever receives the most votes wins
what does the 5th amendment guarantee…
grand jury, no self incrimination, no double jeopardy, due pr…
what does the 6th amendment guarantee…
speedy public trial, right to a lawyer, right to an impartial…
Polysci Midterm
Article 4
Article 2
Article 1
Amendment 10
"Full Faith and Credit shall be given in each State to the pu…
Recess Appointments
Necessary and Proper Clause
"The powers not delegated to the United States by the Constit…
Article 4
"Full Faith and Credit shall be given in each State to the pu…
Article 2
Recess Appointments
74 terms
Polysci 3
Public Opinion
Essential aspects to Public Opinion
Political socialization
Agents of Political Socialization
an aggregate of individual attitudes or beliefs shared by som…
It attaches itself to issues of public, rather than private... -…
the process by which people learn political attitudes and bli…
-The family and the social environment... -social groups and rac…
Public Opinion
an aggregate of individual attitudes or beliefs shared by som…
Essential aspects to Public Opinion
It attaches itself to issues of public, rather than private... -…
46 terms
Polysci Midterm
What 2 tools are used to compare Europ…
Human Development Index (HDI)
Gender Empowerment
Characteristics of 20th Century (post-…
Human Development Index and Gender Empowerment
Focuses on life expectancy at birth, years of schooling/expec…
Female representation in political and economic power- income…
Decline in state sovereignty, decentralization of government,…
What 2 tools are used to compare Europ…
Human Development Index and Gender Empowerment
Human Development Index (HDI)
Focuses on life expectancy at birth, years of schooling/expec…
61 terms
polysci final
What type of presidential primary does…
What is the direct democratic procedur…
What is the direct democratic procedur…
Be familiar with both types of referen…
Closed primary.
A device by which voters can petition for a special election…
Permits registered voters to place a proposed law of constitu…
First type allows voters to repeal a law passed by the legisl…
What type of presidential primary does…
Closed primary.
What is the direct democratic procedur…
A device by which voters can petition for a special election…
polysci final
war and peace policies
human rights policies
struggle for economic well being polic…
ecology policies
1. balance of power... 2. UN 3rd party activities... mortal threat…
1. UN... 2. NGOs... genocide: deliberate killing of a large group,…
1. liberal cap + liberal democracy... 2. egalitarian communism…
1. liberal conservation... 2. sustainable development... linked to…
war and peace policies
1. balance of power... 2. UN 3rd party activities... mortal threat…
human rights policies
1. UN... 2. NGOs... genocide: deliberate killing of a large group,…
POLYSCI FINAL
Identify the conditions which promote…
What sorts of attitudes are parents li…
According to James Bryce and George Ga…
How much political information does th…
When parents are politically engaged and send consistent poli…
-Partisan Orientation/Party Identification... -Religious Orient…
-Gallup argued that elections represent the unorganized. Ther…
Large majorities know about the presidency and key political…
Identify the conditions which promote…
When parents are politically engaged and send consistent poli…
What sorts of attitudes are parents li…
-Partisan Orientation/Party Identification... -Religious Orient…
262 terms
polysci exam 3
Judicial review
Texas v. Johnson
Marbury v. Madison, decided in 1803.
writ of mandamus
practice of the judiciary, at both the state and federal leve…
law banning the burning of the American flag was inconsistent…
U.S. Supreme Court decide that this must include the power of…
order compelling the government to do something
Judicial review
practice of the judiciary, at both the state and federal leve…
Texas v. Johnson
law banning the burning of the American flag was inconsistent…
polysci final
high-tech politics
media event
press conferences
investigative journalism
a politics in which the behavior of citizens and the policyma…
events staged for the and only significant because media are…
meetings of public officials with reporters
use of in-depth reporting to unearth scandals, scams, and sch…
high-tech politics
a politics in which the behavior of citizens and the policyma…
media event
events staged for the and only significant because media are…
70 terms
Polysci final
Criminal law
Civil law
How many courts in America?
State courts do what?
violation of law that threatens public safety and welfare; es…
law concerned with private relations between members of a com…
51
follow state law
Criminal law
violation of law that threatens public safety and welfare; es…
Civil law
law concerned with private relations between members of a com…
Polysci Midterm
The three kinds (theories) of politica…
Supremacy clause
3/5th compromise:
Enumerated powers
Political science: explains why something happens... Three kinds…
can be found in Article VI paragraph two of the Constitution…
the 3/5 Compromise stated that a slave would count as 3/5 of…
powers expressly granted to the government in the US constitu…
The three kinds (theories) of politica…
Political science: explains why something happens... Three kinds…
Supremacy clause
can be found in Article VI paragraph two of the Constitution…
POLYSCI Confucius
tào
rén
The Way or Path of Righteousness
Moral Force/Virtue
the Good/ Goodness
Ritual/ Custom/ Propriety
tào
The Way or Path of Righteousness
Moral Force/Virtue
20 terms
POLYSCI FINAL
Civil liberties
seditious speech
First amendment
Second amendment
limits on government so people can freely exercize their rights
speech directed towards the overthrow of the government, incl…
Congress shall make no law respecting establishment of religi…
a well regulated militia, being necessary to the security of…
Civil liberties
limits on government so people can freely exercize their rights
seditious speech
speech directed towards the overthrow of the government, incl…
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