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CHAPTER 5 Public Opinion IMPORTANT TERMS *conservative A political ideology that, although changing in meaning, adheres to the following principles and practices: on economic matters, it does not favor government efforts to ensure that everyone has a job; on civil rights, does not favor strong federal action to desegregate schools and increase hiring opportunities for minorities; and on political conduct, does not favor tolerance toward protest demonstrations, legalizing marijuana, or protecting the rights of the accused. Elite People with a disproportionate amount of a valued resource. *gender gap Differences between the political views of men and women. *John Q. Public The average man or woman on the street, often
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portrayed by cartoonists as befuddled. *liberal A political ideology that, although changing in meaning, adheres to the following principles and practices: on economic matters, it favors government efforts to ensure that everyone has a job; on civil rights, it favors strong federal action to
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