1 Review Guide for Test #3 (I)

1 Review Guide for Test #3 (I) - Study Guide Final...

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Study Guide – Final Examination Please remember that this review guide is only a guide and not comprehensive. There will be questions on the test not covered in this guide. Political Socialization - What does political socialization mean? - Be able to identify the formal and informal processes of political socialization. Political Parties and Interest Groups (Ch. 11) - Be able to identify which party certain demographic groups tend to favor. - What is the main function of political parties? - What presidential candidates have been helped and hurt by the tendency of voters to engage in economic voting for the president? - What is the ‘spoils system’? Why did its abolition hurt political parties? - What is split-ticket voting? - What is the Australian ballot? How did the introduction of the Australian ballot hurt the strength of political parties? - What are some of the causes of the decline in party voting? - What does it mean to have a winner-take-all election system? How does this affect third parties? - What does the candidate-centered campaign mean? What are its implications? - What is proportional representation? - What are some of the goals and functions of interest groups? What is the main goal of interest groups? - What are some of the types of interest groups? - What is a political action committee? -
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