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UNIT 3 1.Cultivation theory is the idea that ______. A. viewers imitate what they see on TV through observational learning B. heavy television exposure helps develop an individual’s overall view of the world C. voting decisions are not impacted by the media due to preexisting beliefs D. the media can persuade the public to support one policy over another
2.What was one concern the Founders had about the influence of public opinion?
3.What are the three key actors in an iron triangle?
4.The period of time from the late 1700s through the early-to-mid 1800s during which newspapers supported a particular political party is known as the ______.
5.What motive does an interest group have to file an amicus curiae brief? A. to file a lawsuit that will automatically originate in a higher court B. to influence a court’s interpretation of law to a litigant’s benefit C. to try to reverse the outcome of a previous Supreme Court case D. to appeal legislation that it sees as harmful to its interests
6.Which interest group has made effective use of the litigation tactic to advance equal rights and anti-discrimination policies?
7.The process by which people develop their values, beliefs, and opinions about politics is
known as ______.
8.The American value of equality is expressed most clearly in ______.
9.Who is most likely to be negatively impacted by the digital divide? A. Laurel, a senior citizen who does not own a computer and prefers to listen to AM radio. B. Caleb, a college graduate who uses a GoPro and his smartphone to livestream events. C. Sophia, a high school freshman who is constantly on her smartphone checking Twitter. D. Drake, a father of three who is a freelance writer for CNN.com

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