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Chapter Six: The Political Process -What are earmarks? Why do Members of Congress like them? Why are they easy to achieve? -What is direct democracy? What are some examples in the U.S. today? -What is representative democracy? What are the differences between an at-large and single- member legislative district? What is proportional representation? -What is gerrymandering? Why is the party in power tempted to try gerrymandering? -Name some ways the American government is deliberately undemocratic. -What is Arrow’s Theorem? Be able to identify the basic conditions. -What are the major differences between a parliamentary and presidential system? -Why do Members of Congress pick certain committees? What’s the advantage of being a committee chair? -What is the median voter theory? How is this theory different in a primary compared to a general election. -What are coalitions and logrolling keys to Congressional activity? -What is rent seeking?
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