Chapter 7 Notes Outline fall05

Chapter 7 Notes Outline fall05 - What are the requirements...

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Chapter 7 Notes Outline SI- Startin Definitions: Political participation: Public policy: Democracy: Suffrage: Barriers to Voting: Gerrymandering: What does it take to be informed on political issues? Weak participation increases the strength of: __________________ is the central link between public opinion and public policy. ___________ is the most basic link between the people and the government. What three factors are the big determinants in who votes: Do gender, ethnicity, race, or religion help determine who votes? What do any of those factors effect?
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Which race votes at the highest rate? Which age group votes at the highest rate? What is political apathy? Voter registration is relatively ___________ and __________.
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Unformatted text preview: What are the requirements in TX? Voting laws and election procedures are __________ rights. What two Amendments to the Constitution deal with voting issues? What issues and when were they passed? Discuss equality in representation What is the United States average voter turnout in a Presidential election year? In an off year? In local elections? How does this rate compared to the rest of the world? What are the two basic types of elections are how are they different from each other? What does winner-take-all elections mean? Why is the media so influential in our elections? Is this a good or bad thing? Is everything the media reports fact?...
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