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FINAL EXAMVoting patternsThis is the tendency of voter to vote a particular way. Many believe that they will stick totheir party no matter what and most states always tend to go one way or the other.Pluralism & the Power EiltePluralism is a theory that centers on the idea of how power is distributed. The pluralistmodel indicates that power is distributed among many groups. These groups mayinclude coalitions of like-minded people, unions, professional associations and businesslobbyiststransfer of authorityElect a new president, religious leaders, pope resigning, etc.why countries go to warpower, unity, revenge, prestige, leaders, ethnicity, beliefslegitimate powerthe power a person receives as a result of his or her position in the formal hierarchy ofan organizationillegitimate powera form of authority that relies on force or coercion to generate obedienceThe different types of authorityTraditional, Rational-Legal, CharismaticMonarchya form of government with a monarch at the head.RepublicA form of government in which the people select representatives to govern them andmake laws.DemocracyA political system in which the supreme power lies in a body of citizens who can electpeople to represent themDictatorship
A form of government in which the leader has absolute power and authority.Oligarchya small group of people having control of a country, organization, or institution.TotalitarianismA form of government in which the ruler is an absolute dictator (not restricted by aconstitution or laws or opposition etc.)AuthoritarianismA political system in which a small group of individuals exercises power over the statewithout being constitutionally responsible to the public.LobbyistA person who is employed by and acts for an organized interest group or corporation totry to influence policy decisions and positions in the executive and legislative branches.special interest groupan organization of people with some common interest who try to influence governmentdecisionsTerrorismActs of violence designed to promote a specific ideology or agenda by creating panicamong an enemy populationCapitalismAn economic system based on private ownership of capitalSocialismA system in which society, usually in the form of the government, owns and controls themeans of production.Child Workershalf the nations industrial workers were children under 10 starved emotionally andsometimes whipped in whipping roomsPrimary SectorThe portion of the economy concerned with the direct extraction of materials fromEarth's surface, generally through agriculture, although sometimes by mining, fishing,and forestry.
Secondary SectorThe portion of the economy concerned with manufacturing useful products throughprocessing, transforming, and assembling raw materials.

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