Political science flashcards

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American Politics Today Chapter 01: Flashcards Title Description Reference checks and balances conservative culture wars economic individualism factions federalism free market free rider problem government ideology liberal libertarians melting pot politics The process that determines what government does. positive externalities A system in which each branch of government has  some power over the others. collective action  problem benefit by working together to produce some  outcome, but each individual is better off refusing to  cooperate and reaping benefits from those who do  the work. support for lower taxes, a free market, and a more  limited government; generally associated with  Republicans. stateî Americans who tend to have strong religious  beliefs and ìblue stateî Americans who tend to be  more secular. The autonomy of individuals to manage their own 
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This note was uploaded on 02/19/2010 for the course POLS 2301 taught by Professor Arwine during the Spring '08 term at Texas Tech.

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