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Political Science Vocabulary #8
Public affairs
Public opinion
Mass media
Peer group
those events and issues that concern the people at large, e.g…
attitudes held by a significant number of people on matters o…
means of communication that reach large, widely dispersed aud…
made up of the people with whom one regularly associate
Public affairs
those events and issues that concern the people at large, e.g…
Public opinion
attitudes held by a significant number of people on matters o…
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Political science ch. 8 vocabulary
Public affairs
Public opinion
Mass media
Peer group
Politics, public issues, and the making of public policies
Those attitudes held by a significant number of people on mat…
Means of communication that reach large, widely dispersed aud…
Groups made up of people with whom one regularly associates,…
Public affairs
Politics, public issues, and the making of public policies
Public opinion
Those attitudes held by a significant number of people on mat…
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Political Science Chapter 8 Vocabulary
Legislature
Legal Positivism
Secularism
Monism
The legislative (having the power to make laws.) body of a co…
A form of legal theory that asserts that law is simply what t…
In political terms, it refers to the removal of religion from…
The view that there are no fundamental divisions in phenomena.
Legislature
The legislative (having the power to make laws.) body of a co…
Legal Positivism
A form of legal theory that asserts that law is simply what t…
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Political Science Chapter 8 Vocabulary
Dealignment
Democratic Party
Divided Government
Electoral College
A decline in party loyalties that reduces long- term party co…
One of the two major American political parties evolving out…
A situation in which one major political party controls the p…
A group of persons, called electors, who are selected by the…
Dealignment
A decline in party loyalties that reduces long- term party co…
Democratic Party
One of the two major American political parties evolving out…
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Political Science Vocabulary Ch 8
Australian ballot
caucus system
closed primary
coattail effect
A secret ballot prepared. distributed, and tabulated by gover…
A meeting of party members to select candidates and propose p…
A type of primary in which the voter is limited to choosing c…
The influence of a popular candidate on the electoral success…
Australian ballot
A secret ballot prepared. distributed, and tabulated by gover…
caucus system
A meeting of party members to select candidates and propose p…
Political Science: Chapter 8 Vocabulary
Public affairs
Public opinion
Mass media
Peer group
The events and issues that concern the people at large, e.g.,…
The complex collection of the opinions of many different peop…
Those means of communication that reach large audiences, espe…
People with whom one regularly associates, including friends,…
Public affairs
The events and issues that concern the people at large, e.g.,…
Public opinion
The complex collection of the opinions of many different peop…
Political Science Chapter 8 Vocabulary
Time, Place, and Manner Clause
Bundling
Political action Committee (PAC)
Super PAC
the constitutional clause that delegates control of elections…
A form of fundraising in which an individual persuades others…
An organization of at least fifty people, affiliated with an…
Organizations that are permitted to raise and spend unlimited…
Time, Place, and Manner Clause
the constitutional clause that delegates control of elections…
Bundling
A form of fundraising in which an individual persuades others…
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Chapter 8 Vocabulary - Political Science
527 Groups
Bundling
Call List
Caucus
Organizations government by Section 527 of the federal tax co…
A form of fundraising in which an individual persuades others…
A long list of potential donors whom candidates must phone.
A local meeting at which registered members of a political pa…
527 Groups
Organizations government by Section 527 of the federal tax co…
Bundling
A form of fundraising in which an individual persuades others…
Political Science Chapter 8
Opinion Roll
Fourth Estate
editorial line
policy community
investigation of the public opinion conducted by interviewing…
the media; the other estates are the clergy, nobbles and comm…
particular perspective on world events offered by news outlets
collection of actors who have a direct or indirect interest i…
Opinion Roll
investigation of the public opinion conducted by interviewing…
Fourth Estate
the media; the other estates are the clergy, nobbles and comm…
Political Science Chapter 8
Public Opinion
Anecdotal
Sample
Salience
Citizen's reactions to current, specific issues and events.
Recounting the views of a few respondents.
Those persons to be interviewed in a survey, a small fraction…
Literally, that which jumps out; the importance of given issu…
Public Opinion
Citizen's reactions to current, specific issues and events.
Anecdotal
Recounting the views of a few respondents.
Political Science Chapter 8
interest group
interest
free riding
combat free riding
an association organized to pursue a common objective by brin…
these different kinds of ______ groups are organized around e…
occurs when individuals who do not participate in an interest…
Selective benefits or benefits that only the member can obtai…
interest group
an association organized to pursue a common objective by brin…
interest
these different kinds of ______ groups are organized around e…
Political Science Chapter 7 & 8 Vocabulary
Nomination
General election
Caucus
Direct primary
Naming of those who will seek office
Regularly scheduled elections at which voters make the final…
Group of like minded people who meet to select the candidates…
Intra-party election
Nomination
Naming of those who will seek office
General election
Regularly scheduled elections at which voters make the final…
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Political Science Chapter 8
Bureaucracy
Neutral Competence
Spoils System
Patronage
an organization characterized by hierarchical structure, work…
the principle that bureaucracy should be depoliticized by mak…
the 19th century practice of rewarding political supporters w…
system in which successful party candidates reward supporters…
Bureaucracy
an organization characterized by hierarchical structure, work…
Neutral Competence
the principle that bureaucracy should be depoliticized by mak…
Ch. 8 Political Science
Public opinion
Political socialization
Agents of political socialization
Selective perception
The distribution of the population's beliefs about politics a…
The process by which we develop our political attitudes, valu…
-Family... -Schooling... -Peers... -Television
The phenomenon that people often pay the most attention to th…
Public opinion
The distribution of the population's beliefs about politics a…
Political socialization
The process by which we develop our political attitudes, valu…
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Political Science Vocabulary
Amendment 15
Amendment 19
Amendment 26
Caucus
no state can deny any citizen the right to vote on account of…
women's suffrage
Voting age lowered to 18
a private meeting of party leaders to choose candidates for o…
Amendment 15
no state can deny any citizen the right to vote on account of…
Amendment 19
women's suffrage
Political Science Chapter 8
party organization
party in government
party in the electorate
party systems
a specific political party's leaders and workers at the natio…
the group of officeholders who belong to a specific political…
the group of citizens who identify with a specific political…
periods in which he names of major political parties, their s…
party organization
a specific political party's leaders and workers at the natio…
party in government
the group of officeholders who belong to a specific political…
Chapter 8 political science
Public affairs
Public opinion
Mass media
Peer group
Politics, public issues, and making of public policies those…
By a significant number of people on matters of government an…
Include those means of communication that reach large widely…
Are made up of the people with whom one regularly associates,…
Public affairs
Politics, public issues, and making of public policies those…
Public opinion
By a significant number of people on matters of government an…
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Political Science Chapter 8
Presidential Primary
Primary Election
Political Consultant
Focus Group
A statewide primary election of delegates to a political part…
An election in which political parties choose their candidate…
A paid professional hired to devise a campaign strategy and m…
A small group of individuals who are led in discussion by a p…
Presidential Primary
A statewide primary election of delegates to a political part…
Primary Election
An election in which political parties choose their candidate…
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Political Science Chapter 8
Political Participation
Voting-age population (vap)
Voting-eligible population (vep)
registered voters
The many different ways that people take part in the politics…
Citizens who are eligible to vote after reaching the minimum…
Citizens who have reached the minimum age to be eligible to v…
people who are registered to vote. Half of non voters are reg…
Political Participation
The many different ways that people take part in the politics…
Voting-age population (vap)
Citizens who are eligible to vote after reaching the minimum…
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political science lesson 8
sound bite
spin
spin doctors
public agenda
a brief memorable comment that can easily be fit into news br…
an interpretation of a campaign event or election result that…
political campaign advisers who try to convince journalists o…
issues perceived by the political community as meriting publi…
sound bite
a brief memorable comment that can easily be fit into news br…
spin
an interpretation of a campaign event or election result that…
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Political science chapter 8-9 vocabulary
Ideology
Liberal
Conservative
Moderate
A body of ideas or views of the world that reflect the social…
A person expressing political views or policies that favor th…
A person expressing political views That generally favor trad…
A person to post to extreme abuse; one who's political attitu…
Ideology
A body of ideas or views of the world that reflect the social…
Liberal
A person expressing political views or policies that favor th…
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Political Science-Chapter 8
Administrative Adjudication
Administrative Discretion
Civil Service System
Departments
A quasi-judicial process in which a bureaucratic agency settl…
The ability of bureaucrats to make choices concerning the bes…
The merit system by which many federal bureaucrats are selected
Major administrative units with responsibility for a broad ar…
Administrative Adjudication
A quasi-judicial process in which a bureaucratic agency settl…
Administrative Discretion
The ability of bureaucrats to make choices concerning the bes…
Political Science Chapter 8 Vocab
Public affairs
Public opinion
Mass media
Peer group
Politics, public issues, and the making of public policies -t…
The attitudes held by a significant number of people on matte…
Means of communication that reach large, widely dispersed aud…
Made up of people whom one regularly associates, including fr…
Public affairs
Politics, public issues, and the making of public policies -t…
Public opinion
The attitudes held by a significant number of people on matte…
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Political Science Chapter 8 Vocab
Public affairs
Public opinion
Mass media
Peer group
Politics, public issues, and the making of public policies -t…
The attitudes held by a significant number of people on matte…
Means of communication that reach large, widely dispersed aud…
Made up of people whom one regularly associates, including fr…
Public affairs
Politics, public issues, and the making of public policies -t…
Public opinion
The attitudes held by a significant number of people on matte…
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Political Science Chapter 8
Comparative Politics
Demos-
-kratein
Five components of democracy
The study of how governments vary across countries or time pe…
people
to rule
Participation, pluralism, developmentalism, protection, perfo…
Comparative Politics
The study of how governments vary across countries or time pe…
Demos-
people
Political science chapter 8
Interest group
Political movement
Public interest groups
Lobbying
Any formally organized association that seeks to influence pu…
Any organized constellation of groups seeking wide ranging so…
Those advocating policies they believe promote the good of al…
Tactic for influencing public decisions for private purposes…
Interest group
Any formally organized association that seeks to influence pu…
Political movement
Any organized constellation of groups seeking wide ranging so…
Political science: Chapter 8
15th amendment
26th amendment
Literacy tests
Poll taxes
(1870) gave african amercian men the right to vote
(1971) gave 18 year olds the right to vote.
Required certain levels of literacy before voting
Required a payment in order to register to vote
15th amendment
(1870) gave african amercian men the right to vote
26th amendment
(1971) gave 18 year olds the right to vote.
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Political Science Chapter 8
Presidential Primary
President (Eligibility)
Vice President (Eligibility)
Senator (Eligibility)
A statewide primary election of delegates to a political part…
natural born citizen, 35 years of age, resident for 14 years…
Same requirements as Pres, cannot be resident of same state a…
Citizen for 9 years, 30 years of age by the time they take of…
Presidential Primary
A statewide primary election of delegates to a political part…
President (Eligibility)
natural born citizen, 35 years of age, resident for 14 years…
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Political Science Chapter 8
Public affairs
Public opinion
Mass media
Peer group
Those events and issues that concern the people at large ---…
refers to shared attitudes and desires of significant numbers…
those means of communication that reach large, widely dispers…
made of people with whom one regularly associates, including…
Public affairs
Those events and issues that concern the people at large ---…
Public opinion
refers to shared attitudes and desires of significant numbers…
Political Science Ch. 8 Congress
Veto Points
Constituency
Delegate
Trustees
Are all the places where legislation can be stopped
Members of congress have four overlapping. Geographic, reelec…
a representative that acts according to the wishes of their c…
Representatives who are trusted by their constituents to make…
Veto Points
Are all the places where legislation can be stopped
Constituency
Members of congress have four overlapping. Geographic, reelec…
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Political Science Vocabulary
power
manifest power
implicit power
normative theories
the ability of one person to cause another to do what the fir…
based on observable action by A
B does what A desires because B sense that A wants something…
making a judgement about the world, not describing how it works
power
the ability of one person to cause another to do what the fir…
manifest power
based on observable action by A
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Political science chapter 8
Reapportionment
Impeachment
Incumbent
gerrymandering
Redistribution of representatives among the states, based on…
The formal charging of a government official with Treason bri…
A current officeholder
Redrawing a congressional district to intentionally benefit o…
Reapportionment
Redistribution of representatives among the states, based on…
Impeachment
The formal charging of a government official with Treason bri…
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Political Science Week 8
politics
privacy
constituency
Heuristic
The process by which we select our governmental leaders and w…
the right of people not to reveal information about themselves
the group of voters represented by a politician; a group of s…
a simple thinking strategy that often allows us to make judge…
politics
The process by which we select our governmental leaders and w…
privacy
the right of people not to reveal information about themselves
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Political Science, chapter 8
Base Voters
Electoral Bounce
Gerrymander
Incumbency Advantage
—citizens who consistently vote for one party—election campai…
—the increase in support that party nominees hope to receive…
—redrawing election district boundaries to favor the party in…
—those who already hold office, especially in legislative bod…
Base Voters
—citizens who consistently vote for one party—election campai…
Electoral Bounce
—the increase in support that party nominees hope to receive…
political science 8
inside strategy
501 organization
political action committes
citizens united v. FEC
a strategy employed by interest groups to pursue a narrow pol…
tax exempt groups that are prohibited from lobbying or campai…
groups formed to raise and contribute funds to support electo…
2010 supreme court case in which the court ruled that corpora…
inside strategy
a strategy employed by interest groups to pursue a narrow pol…
501 organization
tax exempt groups that are prohibited from lobbying or campai…
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Political science ch. 8
Bureaucracy
Task specialization
The Pendleton act
Those who help candidates win election
The ____ is the departments, agencies, and offices within the…
Max Weber identified which of the following is a characterist…
The civil service system was introduced following passage of…
Under the spoil system, who was awarded jobs in the federal b…
Bureaucracy
The ____ is the departments, agencies, and offices within the…
Task specialization
Max Weber identified which of the following is a characterist…
Political Science: Chapter 8
Authoritarian States
Wahabbism
Constitutional Provisions
Patriarchy
States that continue to lack principles such as due process o…
A form of Sunni Islam established in the eighteenth century b…
The specific arrangement of the law in any particular country…
A concept that is used to define societies that place men in…
Authoritarian States
States that continue to lack principles such as due process o…
Wahabbism
A form of Sunni Islam established in the eighteenth century b…
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Political Science Chapter 8
Political Party
Party Platform
Party Identifier
Dealignment
An organization that recruits, nominates, and elects party me…
The formal statement of a party's principles and policy objec…
Individuals who identify themselves as a member of one party…
The situation in which fewer voters support the two major pol…
Political Party
An organization that recruits, nominates, and elects party me…
Party Platform
The formal statement of a party's principles and policy objec…
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POLITICAL SCIENCE CH 8
courts also can serve coordination pro…
courts need to have a reputation for u…
courts are free to decide cases on the…
article 3 states that judicial power s…
true
true
true
true
courts also can serve coordination pro…
true
courts need to have a reputation for u…
true
Ch. 8 Political Science
Culture theory
exit polls
gender gap
generational effect
a theory that individual preferences "emerge from social inte…
Polls based on interviews conducted on Election Day with rand…
A term that refers to the regular pattern by which women are…
socialization patterns in which a generation of adults who gr…
Culture theory
a theory that individual preferences "emerge from social inte…
exit polls
Polls based on interviews conducted on Election Day with rand…
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Political Science Ch. 8
Interest Group
Political Movement
Public Interest Groups
Lobbying
Any formally organized association that seeks to influence pu…
An organized constellation of groups seeking wide-ranging soc…
Those advocating policies they believe promote the good of al…
Tactic for influencing public decisions for private purposes,…
Interest Group
Any formally organized association that seeks to influence pu…
Political Movement
An organized constellation of groups seeking wide-ranging soc…
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Political Science Ch. 8
Cabinet
Commander in Chief
Council of Economic Advisors
Executive Order
President's advisory group which consist of the vice presiden…
Head of the military
Part of the Executive Office of the President that advises th…
Act that the president can sign into law without the approval…
Cabinet
President's advisory group which consist of the vice presiden…
Commander in Chief
Head of the military
Political Science Chp. 8
The Powers of the President?
Presidential Veto
Executive Order
Head of Government
- President Veto, Executive Orders (pg.292,293)
A President's authority to reject a bill passed by congress;…
Clarifications of congressional policy issued by the presiden…
The political role of the president as leader of a political…
The Powers of the President?
- President Veto, Executive Orders (pg.292,293)
Presidential Veto
A President's authority to reject a bill passed by congress;…
Political Science 101 Vocabulary
Ideology
Power
Dominance
Authority
A set of ideas about how power should be organized
Ability of A to get B to do something B would not otherwise d…
An asymmetrical power relationship
When the exercise of power is considered rightful and proper
Ideology
A set of ideas about how power should be organized
Power
Ability of A to get B to do something B would not otherwise d…
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Political Science Ch 8
Bundling
Winner-take-all system... (Republicans)
Proportional representation system ... (D…
Closed primary
Individual persuades others to donate large amounts that are…
under which the winning candidate receives all the delegates…
allocating delegates based on the proportion of the vote a ca…
Only registered party members can vote. (NY, Fl, Pa)
Bundling
Individual persuades others to donate large amounts that are…
Winner-take-all system... (Republicans)
under which the winning candidate receives all the delegates…
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Political Science ch. 8
battleground states
big sort
cracking, stacking, and packing
electoral college
also known as "swing states." During a presidential election,…
a term coined to describe how Americans tend to live among ot…
methods of drawing district boundaries that minimize black re…
a group of electors selected by the voters in each state and…
battleground states
also known as "swing states." During a presidential election,…
big sort
a term coined to describe how Americans tend to live among ot…
Political Science Chapter 8
In an effort to raise doubts about the…
An important activity of any campaign…
Independent expenditures:
Issue voters:
opposition research
mobilizing supporters; the ground game
must not be controlled, directed, or approved by any candidat…
have a high interest in politics and are knowledgeable about…
In an effort to raise doubts about the…
opposition research
An important activity of any campaign…
mobilizing supporters; the ground game
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Political Science 8-11
Every two years, ____ of the House mus…
Which amendment provided for the direc…
The power to originate revenue bills r…
After an elderly relative fails to rec…
All
17th amendment
House only
Doing casework
Every two years, ____ of the House mus…
All
Which amendment provided for the direc…
17th amendment
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Political Science Chapter 8
In an effort to raise doubts about the…
An important activity of any campaign…
Independent expenditures:
Issue voters:
opposition research
mobilizing supporters; the ground game
must not be controlled, directed, or approved by any candidat…
have a high interest in politics and are knowledgeable about…
In an effort to raise doubts about the…
opposition research
An important activity of any campaign…
mobilizing supporters; the ground game
Political Science Chapter 8
Texas has what kind of executive branch?
What are some members of the plural go…
What are the qualifications for being…
What is the term requirements for the…
Plural Executive
Governor, Lieutenant Governor, and the Attorney General
30 years old, Texas resident for at least 5 years. Practicall…
4 year terms that can be elected 2 consecutive terms
Texas has what kind of executive branch?
Plural Executive
What are some members of the plural go…
Governor, Lieutenant Governor, and the Attorney General
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