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AP Comparative Government Unit 3 (Interest Articulation)
interest articulation
voting/election participation
informal group
direct contact on personal matter
how people and social groups express needs and demands to the…
broad, collective decision on government leaders and programs…
collective action focused on a common interest; high pressure…
normally deals with specific, personal problem; low pressure…
interest articulation
how people and social groups express needs and demands to the…
voting/election participation
broad, collective decision on government leaders and programs…
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AP US Government Unit 3: Interest Groups, Campaigns, and Media
501c(4) Organization
527 Organization (Issue Advocacy Group)
AARP
ACLU
Non-profit association; not tax deductible, cannot contribute…
A tax-exempt group organized under section 527 of the Interna…
American Association of Retired Persons; Nationwide organizat…
The American Civil Liberties Union is a nonpartisan, non-prof…
501c(4) Organization
Non-profit association; not tax deductible, cannot contribute…
527 Organization (Issue Advocacy Group)
A tax-exempt group organized under section 527 of the Interna…
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AP Government Unit 3, Chapter 6: Interest Groups
Factions
Pluralism
Interest Groups
Movement
A terms the founders used to refer to political parties and s…
A theory of government that holds that open, multiple, and co…
A collection of people who share a common interest or attitud…
A large body of people interested in a common issue, idea, or…
Factions
A terms the founders used to refer to political parties and s…
Pluralism
A theory of government that holds that open, multiple, and co…
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AP Government: Interest Groups
K Street
Lobbyist
Interest Group
Solidary Incentives
A shorthand term for Washington lobbyists, derived from the n…
someone who tries to persuade legislators to vote for bills t…
an organization of people sharing a common interest or goal t…
the social rewards (sense of pleasure, status, or companionsh…
K Street
A shorthand term for Washington lobbyists, derived from the n…
Lobbyist
someone who tries to persuade legislators to vote for bills t…
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AP Government Unit 3 Vocab: Political Parties/Interest Groups/Media
Amicus curiae brief
Dealignment argument
Divided government
Elite theory
"Friend of the court" brief files by an interest group to inf…
contention that parties are less meaningful to voters, who ha…
government in which one party controls the presidency while a…
theory that upper class elites exercise great influence over…
Amicus curiae brief
"Friend of the court" brief files by an interest group to inf…
Dealignment argument
contention that parties are less meaningful to voters, who ha…
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AP Government Unit 3: Parties, Interest Groups, Media
Political Socialization
Factors of political socialization
Factors that help form opinions
Types of Ideologies
Process through which individuals acquire political beliefs a…
family, school, education, college, peers, mass media, religi…
Self-interest, cues from political leaders, political ideolog…
Liberal, Conservative
Political Socialization
Process through which individuals acquire political beliefs a…
Factors of political socialization
family, school, education, college, peers, mass media, religi…
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AP Government Unit 3 :Campaigns,Interest Groups,and the Media
Hatch Act
McCutcheon vs. FEC
Independent expenditures
open primary
a federal law that prohobits government employees from active…
No restriction on individual contribution... Significant:... struck…
money spent by individuals or groups not associated with cand…
a primary election in which party members ,independents,and s…
Hatch Act
a federal law that prohobits government employees from active…
McCutcheon vs. FEC
No restriction on individual contribution... Significant:... struck…
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UNIT 3: (AP GOVERNMENT POLITICAL PARTIES, INTEREST GROUPS, MASS MEDIA, AND ELECTIONS) (Zmuda) Fall 2015
Balancing the ticket
Blanket primary
Caucus
Closed Primary
occurs when a presidential nominee choosed a vice presidentia…
election to choose candidates that is open to independents, a…
local party meeting.
party election to choose candidates that is closed to indepen…
Balancing the ticket
occurs when a presidential nominee choosed a vice presidentia…
Blanket primary
election to choose candidates that is open to independents, a…
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AP Government Unit 3 (Political Parties, Interest Group and Mass Media)
Amicus curiae brief
Dealignment argument
Elite theory
Factions
"friend of the court" brief filed by an interest group to inf…
government in which one party control the presidency while an…
theory that upper class elites exercise great influence over…
term used by Madison to denote what we now call interest groups
Amicus curiae brief
"friend of the court" brief filed by an interest group to inf…
Dealignment argument
government in which one party control the presidency while an…
51 terms
AP Government Unit 3 (Political Parties, Interest Group and Mass Media)
Amicus curiae brief
Dealignment argument
Elite theory
Factions
"friend of the court" brief filed by an interest group to inf…
government in which one party control the presidency while an…
theory that upper class elites exercise great influence over…
term used by Madison to denote what we now call interest groups
Amicus curiae brief
"friend of the court" brief filed by an interest group to inf…
Dealignment argument
government in which one party control the presidency while an…
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AP Government Unit 3
Casework
Mark-Up Session
Discharge Petition
Pork Barrel
social work directly concerned with individuals, especially t…
the process by which a U.S. congressional committee or state…
bringing a bill out of committee and to the floor for conside…
the use of government funds for projects designed to please v…
Casework
social work directly concerned with individuals, especially t…
Mark-Up Session
the process by which a U.S. congressional committee or state…
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AP Government Unit 3 - Political Parties/Interest Groups/Media
Amicus Curiae Brief
Dealignment Argument
Divided Government
Elite Theory
"Friend of the court" brief filed by an interest group to inf…
Contention that parties are less meaningful to voters, who ha…
Government in which one party controls the presidency while a…
Theory that upper class elites exercise great influence over…
Amicus Curiae Brief
"Friend of the court" brief filed by an interest group to inf…
Dealignment Argument
Contention that parties are less meaningful to voters, who ha…
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AP Gov Unit 3: Interest Groups, Political Parties & Media
Linkage Institutions
Interest Group
Ideological Interest Group
Public-Interest Lobby
the means by which individuals express preferences regarding…
An organization of people sharing a common interest or goal t…
Political organizations that attract members by appealing to…
A political organization whose goals will principally benefit…
Linkage Institutions
the means by which individuals express preferences regarding…
Interest Group
An organization of people sharing a common interest or goal t…
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AP Gov Unit 3 - Interest Groups
What limits did Congress put on House…
What is the process of congressional r…
Gerrymandering
Malapportionment
Apportionment Act of 1911; Limits total number to 435 represe…
Reapportionment happens every 10 years, through a system sele…
Drawing the boundaries of legislative districts in bizarre or…
Drawing the boundaries of legislative districts so that they…
What limits did Congress put on House…
Apportionment Act of 1911; Limits total number to 435 represe…
What is the process of congressional r…
Reapportionment happens every 10 years, through a system sele…
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AP Gov Unit 3: Interest Groups
class action lawsuits
electioneering
free rider problem
labor unions
lawsuits in which a small number of people sue on behalf of a…
engineering elections
the problem faced by unions and other groups when people join…
an organization of workers formed to protect the rights and i…
class action lawsuits
lawsuits in which a small number of people sue on behalf of a…
electioneering
engineering elections
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AP Government Unit 3 (Political Parties, Interest Group and Mass Media)
Amicus curiae brief
Dealignment argument
Elite theory
Factions
"friend of the court" brief filed by an interest group to inf…
government in which one party control the presidency while an…
theory that upper class elites exercise great influence over…
term used by Madison to denote what we now call interest groups
Amicus curiae brief
"friend of the court" brief filed by an interest group to inf…
Dealignment argument
government in which one party control the presidency while an…
25 terms
AP Government Unit 3: Political Parties, Interest Groups, & the Mass Media
Amicus Curiae Brief
Dealignment Argument
Divided Government
Elite Theory
"friend of the court" brief filed by an interest group to inf…
contention that parties are less meaningful to voters, who ha…
government in which one party controls the presidency while a…
theory that upper class elites exercise great influence over…
Amicus Curiae Brief
"friend of the court" brief filed by an interest group to inf…
Dealignment Argument
contention that parties are less meaningful to voters, who ha…
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AP Government Unit 3
What is one of the reasons that urban…
Andrew Jackson was the first president…
Which of the following was not part of…
Which group is most likely to engage i…
progressive reforms that placed jobs under the merit system w…
Democrat
overturning Brown vs. Board of Education
Independents
What is one of the reasons that urban…
progressive reforms that placed jobs under the merit system w…
Andrew Jackson was the first president…
Democrat
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AP Government Unit 3 (Political Parties, Interest Group and Mass Media)
Amicus curiae brief
Dealignment argument
Elite theory
Factions
"friend of the court" brief filed by an interest group to inf…
government in which one party control the presidency while an…
theory that upper class elites exercise great influence over…
term used by Madison to denote what we now call interest groups
Amicus curiae brief
"friend of the court" brief filed by an interest group to inf…
Dealignment argument
government in which one party control the presidency while an…
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AP Government Unit 3: Political Parties, Interest Groups, and the Mass Media
Caucus
Ideological Party
National Convention
Plurality System
people stand in opposite points of a room and argue their pos…
support an idea; opposite of machines
meets every four years to nominate presidential candidate
electoral process in which the candidate who polls more votes…
Caucus
people stand in opposite points of a room and argue their pos…
Ideological Party
support an idea; opposite of machines
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AP Government Unit 3: Political Parties, Interest Groups, and Mass Media
Caucus
Ideological Party
National Chairman
National Committee
A meeting of local party members to choose party officials or…
a party that values principled stands on issues above all else
Day-to-day party manager elected by the national committee
Delegates who run party affairs between national conventions.
Caucus
A meeting of local party members to choose party officials or…
Ideological Party
a party that values principled stands on issues above all else
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AP Government Unit 3: Political Parties, Interest Groups, and the Media
Explain how James Madison defined fact…
What is an interest group?
What is the purpose of interest groups?
Describe the multitude of interest gro…
He described them as necessary evils
A group of like minded people trying to influence policy making
To inform and educate Congress
Many interest groups in the US... Fastest growing are business g…
Explain how James Madison defined fact…
He described them as necessary evils
What is an interest group?
A group of like minded people trying to influence policy making
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AP Government Unit 3
Interest Group
Incentive
solidary incentive
Material incentive
Group of people who share a common influence. The main goal i…
Perceived value that a person gains from joining an organizat…
Social rewards gained from joining an organization. The frien…
Tangible reward gained from joining a group (t-shirts, discou…
Interest Group
Group of people who share a common influence. The main goal i…
Incentive
Perceived value that a person gains from joining an organizat…
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AP Government Unit 3 (Political Parties, Interest Group and Mass Media)
Amicus curiae brief
Dealignment argument
Elite theory
Factions
"friend of the court" brief filed by an interest group to inf…
government in which one party control the presidency while an…
theory that upper class elites exercise great influence over…
term used by Madison to denote what we now call interest groups
Amicus curiae brief
"friend of the court" brief filed by an interest group to inf…
Dealignment argument
government in which one party control the presidency while an…
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AP Gov Unit 3 Interest Group Notes
What are interest groups?
Interest groups support how many issue…
Interest groups support which candidate?
goal of an interest group :
a group of people who band together to influence public policy
support 1 issue
the candidate that is already running for office that support…
influence public policy
What are interest groups?
a group of people who band together to influence public policy
Interest groups support how many issue…
support 1 issue
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AP Govt Unit 3 parties, interest groups, elections, media
Which of the following is the most acc…
Political parties serve which of the f…
The concept of "critical elections" is…
The term "party machine" usually refer…
B) The percentage of voters identifying themselves as either…
I. Informing the public about political parties.... II. Mobilizi…
E) party realignment
C) local party organization that is tightly disciplined and w…
Which of the following is the most acc…
B) The percentage of voters identifying themselves as either…
Political parties serve which of the f…
I. Informing the public about political parties.... II. Mobilizi…
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AP Government Unit 3
Agenda Setter
Gatekeeper
PAC
Faction
Role the media plays when it determines what policy the publi…
The people in the media (writers, editors, publishers) who de…
an organization that raises money privately to influence elec…
A term the founders used to refer to political parties and sp…
Agenda Setter
Role the media plays when it determines what policy the publi…
Gatekeeper
The people in the media (writers, editors, publishers) who de…
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AP Gov Unit 3: Interest Groups
Focus on achieving equality for all pe…
Works to help the advancement of minor…
Works to help the advancement of minor…
Interest group comprised of the religi…
ACLU or American Civil Liberties Union
AARP or American Association of Retired Persons
NAACP or The National Association for the Advancement of Colo…
The Christian Coalition
Focus on achieving equality for all pe…
ACLU or American Civil Liberties Union
Works to help the advancement of minor…
AARP or American Association of Retired Persons
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ap gov unit 3 interest groups
Focus on achieving equality for all pe…
Works to help the advancement of minor…
Focuses on health care and social secu…
Interest group comprised of the religi…
The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU)
National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (N…
American Association of Retired Persons (AARP)
Christian Coalition
Focus on achieving equality for all pe…
The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU)
Works to help the advancement of minor…
National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (N…
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AP Gov Unit 3: Interest Groups
Parties run candidates while interest…
PACs
pluralist view of interest groups
elitist view of interest groups
DO NOT
political and money-raising arm of interest groups
growth of interest groups prevents the concentration of exces…
only those well off enough to contribute to interest groups g…
Parties run candidates while interest…
DO NOT
PACs
political and money-raising arm of interest groups
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AP Gov Unit 3: Interest Groups
class action lawsuits
electioneering
free rider problem
labor unions
lawsuits in which a small number of people sue on behalf of a…
engineering elections
the problem faced by unions and other groups when people do n…
an organization of workers formed to protect the rights and i…
class action lawsuits
lawsuits in which a small number of people sue on behalf of a…
electioneering
engineering elections
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AP Government: Interest Groups
Linkage Institution
Conservatives
Liberals
Libertarians
The channels or access points through which issues and people…
Those who advocate conservatism, a political ideology that su…
Those who advocate liberalism, a political ideology that supp…
A minor party that believes in extremely limited government w…
Linkage Institution
The channels or access points through which issues and people…
Conservatives
Those who advocate conservatism, a political ideology that su…
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Unit 3- AP Government Review
How often do party conventions meet?
Caucus
Primary
Super Tuesday
Every 4 Years
A meeting of local party members to choose party officials or…
A ballot vote in which citizens select a party's nominee for…
A Tuesday in early March in which many presidential primaries…
How often do party conventions meet?
Every 4 Years
Caucus
A meeting of local party members to choose party officials or…
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AP Government Unit 3 Vocab Political Parties, Interest Groups, Elections/Campaigns, and Media
AARP
Amicus Curiae Brief
Anti-Federalists
Associated Press
American Association of Retired Persons; organization for peo…
.A brief submitted by a "friend of the court"; someone who vo…
.Did not support the Constitution and preferred the Articles…
.Newspaper publishers from around the nation formed this to p…
AARP
American Association of Retired Persons; organization for peo…
Amicus Curiae Brief
.A brief submitted by a "friend of the court"; someone who vo…
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Unit 3 AP Government
Political Party
Critical/Realignment Period
Split-Ticket Voting
Straight-Ticket Voting
a group that seeks to elect candidates to public office
periods when a major, lasting shift occurs in the popular coa…
voting for candidates of different parties for various office…
voting for candidates of the same party
Political Party
a group that seeks to elect candidates to public office
Critical/Realignment Period
periods when a major, lasting shift occurs in the popular coa…
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AP Gov Unit 3 Parties, Interest Groups, Media
Interest Group
Single-Issue politics
Civic Virtue
Social Capital
Any organization that actively seeks to influence public policy
The situation in which groups are organized around nearly eve…
The tendency to form small-scale associations for the public…
The myriad relationships that individuals enjoy that facilita…
Interest Group
Any organization that actively seeks to influence public policy
Single-Issue politics
The situation in which groups are organized around nearly eve…
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AP Government Unit 3 Vocabulary
political party
caucus
direct primary
open primary
An organization that sponsors candidates for political office…
A closed meeting of the members of a political party to decid…
A preliminary election, run by the state government, in which…
Primary elections in which voters need not declare their part…
political party
An organization that sponsors candidates for political office…
caucus
A closed meeting of the members of a political party to decid…
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AP Government Unit 3: Interest Groups, Political Parties and Campaign Finance Reform.
Interest Group
Sub-government
Collective good
Free rider
An organization of people with shared policy goals entering t…
A network of groups within the American political system whic…
Something of value that cannot be withheld from a group member.
People who do not join an interest group because they can ben…
Interest Group
An organization of people with shared policy goals entering t…
Sub-government
A network of groups within the American political system whic…
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Unit 3 AP Government
Linkage institutions
4 key linkage institutions
3 Indirect linkage institutions
Party competition
organizations that translate inputs from the public into outp…
parties, interest groups, media
parties, interest groups, media
battle between Democrats and Republicans for control of publi…
Linkage institutions
organizations that translate inputs from the public into outp…
4 key linkage institutions
parties, interest groups, media
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AP Government - Unit 3
Political Party
Plurality Election
Single -member District
Critical Election/ Party Realignment
A group with the goal of electing candidates and winning elec…
Elections where the winner is the candidate who gets the most…
Districts represented by one elected official (How the US ele…
Elections where major sectors of the electorate shift their a…
Political Party
A group with the goal of electing candidates and winning elec…
Plurality Election
Elections where the winner is the candidate who gets the most…
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AP GOV Key Terms Unit 3: Interest Groups/PP
Bipartisanship
Budget deficit
Deficit spending
Deregulation
support from both parties for policy, e.g., a bipartisan fore…
results when federal expenditures exceed federal revenues for…
the federal government's practice of spending more money than…
elimination of federal regulations on private companies.
Bipartisanship
support from both parties for policy, e.g., a bipartisan fore…
Budget deficit
results when federal expenditures exceed federal revenues for…
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AP Government Unit 3
line item veto
executive agreement
executive privilege
executive order
Presidential power to strike, or remove, specific items from…
A formal agreement between the U.S. president and the leaders…
The power to keep executive communications confidential, espe…
A rule issued by the president that has the force of law
line item veto
Presidential power to strike, or remove, specific items from…
executive agreement
A formal agreement between the U.S. president and the leaders…
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AP GOV Key Terms Unit 3: Interest Groups/PP
Bipartisanship
Budget deficit
Deficit spending
Deregulation
support from both parties for policy, e.g., a bipartisan fore…
results when federal expenditures exceed federal revenues for…
the federal government's practice of spending more money than…
elimination of federal regulations on private companies.
Bipartisanship
support from both parties for policy, e.g., a bipartisan fore…
Budget deficit
results when federal expenditures exceed federal revenues for…
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AP Gov Unit 3 Political Parties. Media, and Interest Groups,
Political Parties
Nonpartisan Election
Patronage
Honeymoon
an organization that seeks political power by electing people…
A local or judicial election in which candidates are not sele…
The dispensing of government jobs to persons who belong to th…
Period at the beginning of the new president's term during wh…
Political Parties
an organization that seeks political power by electing people…
Nonpartisan Election
A local or judicial election in which candidates are not sele…
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Unit 3 AP Government Vocabulary
Mugwumps
Realigning Periods
Split Ticket Voting
Straight Ticket Voting
(Progressives) Republican party faction of the 1890s to the 1…
periods during which a sharp lasting shift occurs in the popu…
voting for candidates of different parties for different offi…
practice of voting for candidates of only one party in an ele…
Mugwumps
(Progressives) Republican party faction of the 1890s to the 1…
Realigning Periods
periods during which a sharp lasting shift occurs in the popu…
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Interest Groups- AP Gov Unit 3
what is an interest group
what do interest groups do
how do interest groups persuade public…
how do interest groups influence elect…
organizations that seek a collective good and which will not…
try to influence public policy
use lobbyists
using PACs or Super PACs
what is an interest group
organizations that seek a collective good and which will not…
what do interest groups do
try to influence public policy
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UNIT 3: (AP GOVERNMENT POLITICAL PARTIES, INTEREST GROUPS, MASS MEDIA, AND ELECTIONS) (Zmuda) Fall 2015
Balancing the ticket
Blanket primary
Open primary
Closed Primary
occurs when a presidential nominee chooses a vice presidentia…
election to choose candidates that is open to independents
election to choose candidates that is open to independents
election to choose candidates that is closed to independents
Balancing the ticket
occurs when a presidential nominee chooses a vice presidentia…
Blanket primary
election to choose candidates that is open to independents
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AP Government Unit 3
Divided Vs Unified Government
Incumbent
Constitute
Bicameral
Divided government occurs when different branches of the fede…
(of an official or regime) currently holding office.
give legal or constitutional form to (an institution); establ…
(of a legislative body) having two branches or chambers
Divided Vs Unified Government
Divided government occurs when different branches of the fede…
Incumbent
(of an official or regime) currently holding office.
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Unit 3 Vocab Interest Groups
Interest Group
Iron Triangle
electioneering
litigation
An organization of people sharing a common interest or goal t…
A close relationship between an agency, a congressional commi…
Activity that seeks to influence the outcome of an election.…
legal proceedings
Interest Group
An organization of people sharing a common interest or goal t…
Iron Triangle
A close relationship between an agency, a congressional commi…
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AP Government unit 3
Electoral process
"Horse race" journalism
Interest groups
Political parties
(think of swing states)
The focus on polling data, public perception instead of candi…
An organization of people with shared policy goals, then try…
A group of people who seek to control the government by gaini…
Electoral process
(think of swing states)
"Horse race" journalism
The focus on polling data, public perception instead of candi…
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