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3/3/09 Test 2: various characteristics between American and British models of democracies— same format is on test 2 for Republicans vs. Democrats-Make a list. Nationwide direct popular vote(neither) (pg 310 of text), what are the key constituency of the two parties? Appeal to different types of voters—different delegate allocation methods—both parties use caucuses and primaries & proportional voting-threshold may vary. How Obama fits into typical democratic party condition. Exam 1 through today eligible for test. John McCain and the Republican Party The Republican Party is the younger of the two major parties; it was founded in 1854. Abraham Lincoln Central founder Party nickname: the Party of Lincoln 1 st Republican President Often regarded as the Greatest U.S. President Conservative Positive view of government in: o Strong military-favors large military o Law enforcement o Promotion of religion and morality Suspicious of government involvement in: o Oversight of the economy; redistribution of wealth programs o Oversight of law enforcement o Oversight of the States Foreign Policy
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This note was uploaded on 01/17/2011 for the course POLI 1101 taught by Professor Smith during the Spring '06 term at University of Georgia Athens.

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