Trustee – A representative who votes based on what he or she thinks is best for his or her constituency.
What is the term used to describe voters who vote on election day? – Voter Turnout
madisons dilemma – republican government was dangerous if not controlled
College on socialization – 15% more liberal after graduation
Anarchy – The absence of government; chaos, paradise
Sound bite – short, sharply focused reports that can be aired in 30 or 45 seconds
SES – Lower _______ people have lower internal and external efficacy; therefore, they don't vote as much.
what are the origins of public opinion? – Individual opinion shaped by Attitudes- issues portrayed by contender, economic (jobs), community/peer opinion/attitude, family, important issues, Ideology- foreign policy, party line, Values- religion, right to vote, economical, research/science/knowledge, individualism, Together, these form public opinion.
Faction – A group of citizens united by some common passion or interest and opposed to the rights of other citizens or to the interests of the whole community
Jurisdiction – right of a court to hear cases of a particular type
Article II of the U.S. Constitution requires that the president will each year advise the Congress about the condition of the nation. This constitutional requirement is now a formal speech before Congress and is called
In federalist 10, what solution to the causes of factions does madison believe to be "worse than the disease"? – Taking away liberty that allows factions to rise
What is deterrence? – The development and maintenance of military strength as a means of discouraging attack
How many guns are there in the US? – About 310 million guns in the country and averages one gun per person.
Senate rule requiring sixty votes to limit or end debate on a bill is called – cloture
Article II оf the U.S. Cоnstitutiоn requires thаt the president will eаch yeаr advise the Congress about the condition of the nation. This constitutional requirement is now a formal speech before Congress and is called
Press Secretary – The individual who interacts directly with the journalists covering the campaign.
Class-action suit – A lawsuit filed by an individual seeking damages for "all persons similarly situated".