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8.1, 8.2, 8.3, 9.1Words to study:Political Participation: The action that influences the distribution of social goods andvalues.Support Activities: A more passive form of political involvement, a lot of these lead toactive participation.Symbolic Participation: Routine/habitual acts that show support for the political system.National Voter Registration Act: A law that lets citizens register to vote at motor vehicleand social offices, also known as the “motor voter” law.Civil Disobedience: The refusal to agree with certain laws or pay taxes- a peaceful formof protest.Civil Rights movement: a struggle for social justice that took place mainly during the1950s and 1960s for Black Americans to gain equal rights under the law in the UnitedStates.Single Issue Groups: A political party that campaigns only one issue.Civil society: a community of individuals who volunteer and work outside of formalgovernment institutions. Or voluntary organizations outside of the state that help peopledefine and advance their own interests.Social Network: A form between people that lets them work together to achieve commongoals.MicroTarget: A way to target citizens using technology that collects online data.Political Socialization: The process by which people acquire their political beliefs,attitudes, and actions.Civic Duty: The belief that one has a responsibility to take part in community life.Political efficacy: The belief that citizens can make a difference in government affairs.Socioeconomic status(SES): Your position in society based on your education, income,and occupation.Gender Gap: the political differences between men and women in opportunities, position,attitudes, etc.Poll Taxes: Fees that need to be paid before a citizen could register to vote.Literacy tests: Laws that made people demonstrate their ability to read, write, andinterpret documents prior to voting.White primary: Elections held in the southern region of the U.S that allowed only whitepeople to participate in.Interest groups: Interest in public opinion that are not well known These are groups thatact like intermediaries and link people to the government.Interest groups entrepreneurs: An interest group leader who responds to an importantevent in their life by creating an interest group.Latent interests: People who come together to organize and pursue a shared goal.interests that aren’t widely known or addressed/handled by a group at a specific time.Free rider Problem: This is when some members of the community don’t pay their fairshare to the costs of a shared resource, and in return makes the product harder toproduce.
Purposive Incentive: A benefit that leads people to voluntarily join and contribute moneyto a group because they want to achieve its goals.

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Term
Fall
Professor
MARISA CARLISI
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voter registration, Voting Rights Act of 1965,

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