American Government Chapter 7 & 8 Notes - American Government Chapter 7 8 Notes Chapter

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American Government Chapter 7 & 8 Notes Chapter: Civics Test: Chapter 7 American Voters: How they Influence the Government Rosa Parks, On December 1, 1955 started a whole civils rights movement just by refusing to change her seat on the Cleveland Avenue bus. 1. What is public opinion? 2. What forces combine to create public opinion? 1. Mass Media: designed to reach large numbers of people quickly and cheaply, the mass media are composed of the broadcast media and the print media. 2. Motion Pictures: filmmakers can get viewers so wrapped up in the action on the screen that they don’t realize how strongly they are being influenced. 3. Advertising: openly promotes a point of view, the message tries to sell the public on something or someone; however the ads are usually biased. 4. Government: politicians also try to mold the public opinion.
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5. Other Sources: designed to influence public opinion and used by anyone and everyone is any means necessary.
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