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Unformatted text preview: 14. What happens to political parties over time? 15. Describe FDR’s ruling coalition. 16. What factors led to the downfall of FDR’s coalition in 1968? 17. Describe the Downsian Voter Model and its implications for a polity with a two-party system. 18. Describe the interaction between the parties in any particular cycle. 19. Describe the logical necessity of basic assumptions prior to scientific investigation. 20. Why was the Republican Party unable to maintain its dominance after Reconstruction? 21. What factors led to a period of indeterminate party dominance from 1875 to 1932. 22. Describe American voter turnout trends and the effects of registration laws. 23. What is the difference between winning elections and governing? 24. What motivates voters’ choices? 25. What are the historic and contemporary effects of religion on voting in America?...
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