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polysci chapter 3
Unitary System
Confederal System
Enumerated Powers
Elastic Clause, or Necessary and Prope…
A centralized governmental system in which ultimate governmen…
A system consisting of a league of independent states, in whi…
Powers specifically granted to the national government by the…
The clause in Article I, Section 8, that grants Congress the…
Unitary System
A centralized governmental system in which ultimate governmen…
Confederal System
A system consisting of a league of independent states, in whi…
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POLYSCI Test 3
Examples of authoritarian and totalita…
Why are some citizens attracted to aut…
Characteristics of Nazism
What fascism emphasizes
Authoritarian Systems: Putin in Russia and China... Totalitarian…
It offers strong leadership, national unity (sense of belongi…
Glorification of the authoritarian nation state (Germany abov…
Political, economic & social policies to overcome weakness of…
Examples of authoritarian and totalita…
Authoritarian Systems: Putin in Russia and China... Totalitarian…
Why are some citizens attracted to aut…
It offers strong leadership, national unity (sense of belongi…
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Polysci Test 1
What is constitution?
What is Constitutional Government?
Theory of a limited Government
Rule of law
A national framework providing basic principles of organizati…
Constitutionalism: The manner in which the constitution accom…
Element in constitutionalism... Government limited in power and…
Element in Constitutionalism... NO ONE is above the law
What is constitution?
A national framework providing basic principles of organizati…
What is Constitutional Government?
Constitutionalism: The manner in which the constitution accom…
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Polysci Chapter 10
Interest groups
Pluralist theory
Elite theory
Hyperpluralism
25,000... Pursue policy goals
diversity within a political body, which permits the peaceful…
t societies are divided along class lines and that an upper-c…
a theory of government and politics contending that groups ar…
Interest groups
25,000... Pursue policy goals
Pluralist theory
diversity within a political body, which permits the peaceful…
31 terms
polysci chapter 12
Twelfth Amendment
Head of State
Chief Executive
Civil Service
An amendment to the Constitution, adopted in 1804, that requi…
The role of the president as ceremonial head of the government
The role of the president as head of the executive branch of…
A collective term for the body of employees working for the g…
Twelfth Amendment
An amendment to the Constitution, adopted in 1804, that requi…
Head of State
The role of the president as ceremonial head of the government
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polysci chapter 11
Bicameralism
Lawmaking
Earmarks
Representation
The division of a legislature into two separate assemblies
The process of establishing the legal rules that govern society
Special provisions in legislation to set aside funds for proj…
The function of members of Congress as elected officials repr…
Bicameralism
The division of a legislature into two separate assemblies
Lawmaking
The process of establishing the legal rules that govern society
26 terms
Chapter 5 Polysci
civil rights
13th amendment
14th amendment
equal protection clause
what gov. does to ensure equal protection and freedom from di…
abolished slavery
granted citizenship to freed slaves, guaranteed equality unde…
equal protection of the laws
civil rights
what gov. does to ensure equal protection and freedom from di…
13th amendment
abolished slavery
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Polysci Ch15
Judicial review
Marbury v madison
Roles of judges
Scope of judicial power
When judges interpret laws, court decisions or exec orders
secured power of judical review
-Resolve legal disputes ... -Supervise justice sytem... -Resolve co…
-judicial sytem passive-judges cant search for policy making…
Judicial review
When judges interpret laws, court decisions or exec orders
Marbury v madison
secured power of judical review
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POLYSCI 220
Aristotle
John Locke
Thomas Hobbes
Alexis de Tocqueville
Greek philosopher how classified governments into three types…
English author of Two Treatises of Government which influence…
English author of Leviathan, argues that the basic role of go…
Author of Democracy in America, coined the term "individualis…
Aristotle
Greek philosopher how classified governments into three types…
John Locke
English author of Two Treatises of Government which influence…
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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…
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Polysci 205
Declaration of Independence Key Points
Articles of Confederation Key points a…
shay's rebellion
"Tyranny vs. Chaos"
natural rights, government power comes from consent of govern…
each state gets one vote in congress, 2/3 majority to pass le…
series of protests by farmers about state/federal government…
constitutional convention held to find a way between tyranny…
Declaration of Independence Key Points
natural rights, government power comes from consent of govern…
Articles of Confederation Key points a…
each state gets one vote in congress, 2/3 majority to pass le…
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Polysci 4
Open Primary
Closed primary
General Election
Plurality Voting
any voter can vote regardless of party id
only members of that party can vote
voters vote for house members, senators and president
the candidate with most votes within area regardless of major…
Open Primary
any voter can vote regardless of party id
Closed primary
only members of that party can vote
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…
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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…
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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
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Polysci 3
Texas vs johnson
Walker vs texas division
Search and seizure
Delgado bs bastrop
Flag burning
License plate
4th ammendment
Lulac
Texas vs johnson
Flag burning
Walker vs texas division
License plate
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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…
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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…
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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
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POLYSCI 3
apportionment
justiciable
holistic system
vacate
process by which legislative seats are distributed among unit…
capable of being decided by a court
parts in reference to the whole
cancel or annul a judgement
apportionment
process by which legislative seats are distributed among unit…
justiciable
capable of being decided by a court
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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
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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…
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Polysci #3 -_-
Organized Interests (Title)
Amicus Curiae Briefs
AstroTurf Lobbying
Demosclerosis
Any organization that attempts to influence public policy dec…
An interest group not directly involved in a court case can f…
A simulation of grassroot support, usually conducted by speci…
The argument that special interests have made it almost impos…
Organized Interests (Title)
Any organization that attempts to influence public policy dec…
Amicus Curiae Briefs
An interest group not directly involved in a court case can f…
26 terms
polysci chapter 8
Policy Demanders
Party-In-The-Electorate
Party Organization
Party-In-Government
Individuals or interest group members who participate in poli…
Those members of the general public who identify with a polit…
The formal structure and leadership of a political party, inc…
All of the elected and appointed officials who identify with…
Policy Demanders
Individuals or interest group members who participate in poli…
Party-In-The-Electorate
Those members of the general public who identify with a polit…
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polysci chapter 7
Interest Group
Lobbyist
Social Movements
Latent Interests
An organized group of individuals sharing common objectives w…
An organization or individual who attempts to influence legis…
A movement that represents the demands of a large segment of…
Public policy interests that are not recognized or addressed…
Interest Group
An organized group of individuals sharing common objectives w…
Lobbyist
An organization or individual who attempts to influence legis…
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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
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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…
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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"
12 terms
polysci II
Trump
Clinton
turnout
REVERSE
306 electoral college
232 electoral college
56.9% , lower than the past
2% more for Clinton
Trump
306 electoral college
Clinton
232 electoral college
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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
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Polysci articles
Kuran
Berman
Haklai
Gause
2013
2003
2000
2013
Kuran
2013
Berman
2003
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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 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…
47 terms
Polysci Midterm: Quotes
"WE hold these Truths to be self evide…
"When in the Course of human Events, i…
"The History of the present King of Gr…
"It has been frequently remarked that…
Declaration of Independence by Thomas Jefferson
Declaration of Independence by Thomas Jefferson
Declaration of Independence by Thomas Jefferson
Federalist 1 by Alexander Hamilton... `
"WE hold these Truths to be self evide…
Declaration of Independence by Thomas Jefferson
"When in the Course of human Events, i…
Declaration of Independence by Thomas Jefferson
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POLYSCI EXAM 2
politics of the media
tocqueville and the media
polarize viewers
marketplace of idea
the media, public opinion and government are all linked toget…
thought that free press is an unfortunate necessity
to widen the distance between points of views; no middle ground
when different opinions and values are allowed to compete for…
politics of the media
the media, public opinion and government are all linked toget…
tocqueville and the media
thought that free press is an unfortunate necessity
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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…
15 terms
polysci exam 2
parity
cooperative marketing
george peek
McNary-Haugen bill
farmers should have same purchasing power as in 1910s, (when…
"help farmer help themselves", distrust of gov, farmers work…
leader of mcNary Haugen bill, wanted farmers to have a good s…
export corporation takes surplus at higher price, this corp t…
parity
farmers should have same purchasing power as in 1910s, (when…
cooperative marketing
"help farmer help themselves", distrust of gov, farmers work…
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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…
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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…
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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…
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polysci exam 2
Interest Groups
Free rider
Interest group techniques
Lobbying techniques
natural phenomenon (social movements)
gets benefits from organization without actually joining it
direct techniques
indirect techniques
Interest Groups
natural phenomenon (social movements)
Free rider
gets benefits from organization without actually joining it
Cases for Polysci
Madison vs Marbury
McCulloch vs Maryland
Gibbons vs Ogden
Barren vs Baltimore
a landmark United States Supreme Court case in which the Cour…
the Supreme Court ruled that Congress had implied powers unde…
a landmark decision in which the Supreme Court of the United…
landmark United States Supreme Court case in which helped def…
Madison vs Marbury
a landmark United States Supreme Court case in which the Cour…
McCulloch vs Maryland
the Supreme Court ruled that Congress had implied powers unde…
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…
104 terms
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
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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…
103 terms
polysci 2
what is the 7th amendment
8th amendment
9th amendment
10th amendment
trial by jury
no excessive bail or fines no cruel or unusual punishment
protection of rights not listed in the Bill of Rights
powers not delegated to federal gov't reserved for the states
what is the 7th amendment
trial by jury
8th amendment
no excessive bail or fines no cruel or unusual punishment
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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…
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Polysci Exam 3
food security
food insecurity
hunger
National Nutrition Monitoring and Rese…
access at all times to enough food for an active healthy life…
whenever the availability of nutritionally adequate and safe…
A) uneasy or painful sensation caused by a lack of food B) re…
called for standardized definition of hunger and a systematic…
food security
access at all times to enough food for an active healthy life…
food insecurity
whenever the availability of nutritionally adequate and safe…
44 terms
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
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