Political Science 6 Final Examination Study Guide

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Political Science 6 Final Examination Study Guide LIBERAL DEMOCRACIES (35 N. American, European States) Australia, Austria, Belgium, Canada, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Israel, Italy Japan, Luxemburg, Latvia, Lithuania, Malta, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Slovakia, Slovenia, South Korea, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, United States, United Kingdom -LDs are the most successful societies in the world Key Terms: Bretton Woods Capitalism Classical liberalism Democracy Direct democracy Divine right Economic liberalism (capitalism)
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Unformatted text preview: Elite theory of democracy Feudalism Group theory Industrial revolution Industry Liberalism Limited government Pax Britannica Polyarchy Post industrialism Representative democracy Rule of law Services Social contract Hobbes Locke Rousseau Adam Smith Mill Plato Case Studies of Liberal Democracies: United States, Britain, Japan, Sweden UNITED STATES Electoral system: SMPD (single member district plurality), aka “winner takes all”, comparatively low voter turnout, more elections than any other liberal democracy Major parties: Democrat and Republican duh -society is more diverse than any other LD...
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