Ch4-7ExamSG.docx - AP US Government Exam#2 Study Guide Ch 4 American Political Culture Ch 7 Public Opinion \u25cf Please use this study guide to help

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AP US Government Exam #2 Study Guide Ch. 4 American Political Culture & Ch. 7 Public Opinion Please use this study guide to help effectively focus your studying. Exam Format: 30 Multiple Choice, 1 Free Response Question See me if you have any questions – Learn 1 Key Terms, Topics, Concepts Political Culture : a patterned way of thinking about how political and economic life ought to be carried out Liberty : as long as you don’t harm others Equality : equal vote and opportunities Democracy : gov officials should be accountable to the ppl Civic Duty : responsibility in community affairs and helping out when possible obligation to participate in civil and political affairs civic competence : a belief that one can affect gov. policies civic society Individual responsibility : individuals are responsible for their own actions and wellbeing Americans are more likely to support equal economic opportunities than results have welfare system but not socialism believe individuals are mostly responsible for their economic status Sources of American Political Culture : Obsession with our rights (liberty) - Revolutionary War & British Rule, Adversarial Nature toward Government (Democracy & Equality) British Rule & Federalist Vs. Anti-Federalist, Religion – (Civic Duty & Individual Responsibility) Protestant & impact of the Church Family - Passes down all elements of Political Culture from generation to generation
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