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POLS 100 Chapters 1-7 Study Guide

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POLS 100 Chapters 1-7 Study Guide Pols 100

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Into to American Government and Politics
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This is a list of terms and concepts to help you prepare for the midterm.
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Date Created: 10/10/15
POLS 100 October 10 2015 dterm Study Guide Chapters 17 Au Au uu u Chapter 1 Introduction The Citizen and Government Terms and Concepts to Know authoritarian government citizenship constitutional government democracy direct democracy equality of opportunity government autocracy oligarchy laissezfaire capitalism liberty limited government majority ruleminority rights political equality politics popular sovereignty power representative democracyrepublic totalitarian government authoritarian government constitutional goverment trust in government political efficacy digital citizenship history of American immigration Chapter 2 The Founding and the Constitution Terms and Concepts to Know amendment Antifederalists Articles of Confederation bicameral Bill of Rights checks and balances confederation elastic clausenecessary and proper clause electoral college expressed powers federalism Federalist Papers Federalists Great Compromise judicial review limited government New Jersey Plan separation of powers supremacy clause ThreeFifths Compromise tyranny Virginia Plan Sugar Act Stamp Act Boston Tea Party Declaration of Independence Shays Rebellion Constitutional Convention of 1787 Connecticut Compromise Legislative Branch Executive Branch Judicial Branch Chapter 3 Federalism Terms and Concepts to Know block grants categorical grants commerce clause concurrent powers cooperative federalism devolution dual federalism expressed powers federalism federal system full faith and credit clause general revenue sharing grantsinaid home rule implied powers necessary and proper clause New Federalism police power preemption privileges and immunities clause reserved powers states rights unfunded mandates unitary system regulated federalism Chapter 4 Civil Liberties and Civil Rights Terms and Concepts to Know affirmative action Bill of Rights bills of attainder Brown v Board of Education civil liberties substantive and procedural civil rights clear and present danger test de facto de jure double jeopardy due process of law 4th 5th 6th and 8th Amendments eminent domain equal protection clause establishment clause exclusionary rule ex post facto laws 15th Amendment fighting words 14th Amendment free exercise clause grand jury habeas corpus libel Miranda rule prior restraint right to privacy selective incorporation separate but equal rule Plessy v Ferguson slander speech plus strict scrutiny 13th Amendment freedom of speech freedom of the press political speech expressive speech commercial speech 2nd Amendment Voting Rights Act of 1965 Civil Rights Act of 1964 Civil Rights Act of 1968 discrimination Chapter 5 Public Opinion Terms and Concepts to Know agents of socialization attitude or opinion bandwagon effect conservative democracy equality of opportunity gendergap liberal liberty marketplace of ideas measurement error median voter theorem political ideology political socialization probability sampling public opinion publicopinion polls push polling random digit dialing sample sampling error selection bias surveys social desirability effect values or beliefs Chapter 6 Media Terms and Concepts to Know agenda setting citizen journalism digital citizen equal time rule fairness doctrine framing niche journalism priming right of rebuttal selection bias news social media print media broadcast media original reporting news aggregation leak WikiLeaks FCC Chapter 7 Political Parties Participation and Elections Terms and Concepts to Know ballot initiative closed primary divided government electoral college electoral realignment 527 committees general election incumbent majority party minority party mobilization internal vs external nomination open primary party identification political action committee PAC political parties primary elections proportional representation recall referendum socioeconomic status suffrage third parties turnout twoparty system winnertakeall districts realignments


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