Intro to American Politics
Intro to American Politics POL 1013
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Study Guide2 for POL 1013 FALL 2010 Dr Jasperson EXAM DATE WED 102710 Bring Scantron form PARSCORE 8000 x101864 with at least 50 questions Q gen cil and Qicture ID Buv these ahead 0ftime and stock up for the final as well Ifyou have any questions you can contact the instructor at amyjasperson utsaedu Please allow some time to respond to your questions ie an email sent at the last minute may not be received by the instructor in time This exam will consist of multiple choice from the readings ANDOR lecture materials Make sure you read everything listed on the syllabu 7 public opinion and political socialization mass media interest groups parties and voting behavior Also review your NOTES from class and from videos The Public Mind Illusions of News and quotFree Speech for Salequot on reserve in JPL video library I Study the terms and concepts in bold in the text and be able to explain why they are important for political science Also review terms mentioned in lecture some do not appear in your text See the following examples Note this is not an exhaustive list 7 terms that do not appear here may be on the exam Public opinion Literary Digest poll Bennington College Study of Women interpersonal trusttrust in government Political socialization Agenm of socialization Aspecm of quotminimal effecmquot theory media lecture quotrally around the flagquot media lecture Random sample argin of error Gatekeeping media lecture Priming media lecture Framing media lecture Agendasetting McCombs and Shaw study lecture Zaller s model ofmedia effects lecture Third person effect lecture illusion of saliency see salience nonattitudes watchdog role ofmedia primacypersistence political socialization social capital social connecte ess political efficacy PAC political action committee Interest group free rider problem interest groups generational effect political socialization lobbying lifecycle effect political socialization period effect political socialization suffrageVoting Righm Act of 1965 Pluralist theory issue networks Power Elite theory iron triangles Hyperpluralism d39 ided government types of interest groups from notes and book and examples wallpapering from Public Mind political party Party in government pig Party in the electorate pie Party organization po Republican Democrat Populist Libertarian Direct primary ticketsplitting split ticket voting Nonvoting alienationapath Registration ideology liberalconservative Third parties twoparty system Turnout party identification pid Party eras primary election Party bossesparty machine margin of errorsamplin error Inside lobbyinggrassroom lobbying amicus curiae brief interest groups Realignrnentdealignrnent divided governmentunified government Horserace coverage prior restraint Zaller s Nature and Origins of Mass Opinion political attentiveness political predispositionspolitical awareness sing emember districts v proportional representation Study Guide 1 for POL 1013 FALL 2010 Dr Jasperson Midterm 1 Bring Scantron form see exact kind on Blackboard pencil and U TSA ID If you have any questions you can contact the instructor at amyjasperson utsaedu during school hours Please allow some time to respond to your questions ie an email sent at the last minute may not e received by the instructor in time This exam will consist of a variety of questions You will have multiple choice and truefalse questions from the readings lecture materials and required videos Make sure you read all required materials listed on your syllabus The following guide should help you in focusing your energies in studying for the exam I Study all of the terms and concepts in bold in the text and understand Why they are important for political science Also review terms mentioned in lecture See the following examples Note this is not an exhaustive list7 terms that do not appear here may be on the exam Self government Equal Rights Amendment Politics Fourteenth Am endment Governm ent 13m 15m 1 93911 Amendments Natural inalienable rights Jim Crow Laws Representative democracyrepublican form of govt slander Confederation Authority Articles of Confederation Plessy v Ferguson Virginia Plan Brown v Board of Education New Jersey Plan Suspect classifications The Great Compromise Federalism Separation of powers full faith and credit clause of the Constitution The supremacy clause The elastic clausenecessary and proper clause F ederalists AntiFederalists Marbury v Madison judicial review Enumerated powers Bill of Rights Reserved powers Implied powers and examples Concurrent powers and examples McCulloch v Maryland social contract Selective incorporation Establishment clause Free exercise clause Fundamental rights Strict scrutiny Lemon test Lemon v Kurtzm an Right to Privacy Griswold v Connecticut Civil liberties Civil rights Literacy tests Cycles of Revolution good forms of government degenerating into self interested forms Rational basis test representative democracy Devolution Shay s Rebellion Commerce clause Article I Section 8 of Constitution Faction constitution Checks and balances symbolic speech Confederacyconfederation unitary system due process clause republic Clear and present danger de facto discrimination de jure discrimination Hobbes state of nature Animalism from Animal Farm Libel The Federalist Papers lO51 35 compromise Dred Scott v Sanford affirmative action Study Guide for POL 1013 Fall 2010 Jasperson Final Exam 30 of your overall grade WEDNESDA Y128 130PM4PM when everyone in the class is done we will be leaving lease verify this time with the exam schedule to con rm Bring parscore 2 pen cil picture ID If you have any questions you can contact the instructor at amyjasperson utsaedu Please allow some time to respond to your questions ie an email sent at the last minute may not be received by the instructor in time CONTENT This exam may consist of multiple choice and truefalse from the readings and lecture materials Make sure you read everything listed on the syllabus 7 Campaigns and Elections Congress the Presidency and the Judiciary Also make sure you see the updated Campaigns powerpoint with the videos called Piper ppt You can also be asked questions about topics relating to these items that we have covered in class The following guide should help you in focusing your energies in studying for the exam THIS IS NOT A CUlVIULATIVE EXAM In other words you are ONLY RESPONSIBLE for information related to the course from after the 2 quot exam to the end Note some terms and concepts have been discussed earlier in the course They may be listed here again since they are covered in the chapters from the last portion of the course Please CAREFULLY REVIEW all of this material I Study all of the terms and concepts in bold in the text and be able to explain why they are important for political science Also review terms mentioned in lecture See the following examples Note this is not an exhaustive list 7 terms that do not appear here may be on the exam Open primary Caucus F rontloading Delegates The Electoral College Nominating campaign Momentum Soft money Issue advocacy ads Public funds Coordinated expenditures A portionment Redistricting Baker v Carr Majority minority districts Casework Term limits Speaker of the House logrolling Filibuster Open ruleclosed rule Markup War Powers Act of 1973 Formal powers of the president Judicial review Writ of certiorari Appellate jurisdiction Original jurisdiction Closed primary General election Party conventions Electors The electorate General election campaign invisible primary Hard money Independent expenditure ads Matching funds prospectiveretrospective voting packing and crackin Gerrym andering including racial gerrymandering Informal powers of the president Incumbenc Trustee delegate politico cloture Committee chairs Hold sponsor different types of committees Impeachment Barber s typology of presidential leadership Rule of Four Precedentstare decisis Veto options Legal brief