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education income religious affiliation 3. According to the standard socioeconomic model, are younger people more or less likely to participate in unconventional forms of participation such as protests, demonstrations, or boycotts? Circle, highlight, or check the correct answer. More likely Less likely Page 23 of 50
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Study Guide Survey of United States Government and Constitution 5. Circle, highlight, or check the correct answer. There is no meaningful relationship between socioeconomic status and political participation. True False 4. Define voter turnout: percentage of eligible voters who vote Supplemental Resource: Who Votes and Why Does It Matter? video For a closer look at the factors that influence public opinion watch “ Who Votes and Why Does it Matter? ” This video was created by one of the course mentors. The transcript for this video can be accessed here: Who Votes and Why Does it Matter? Transcript . For additional practice, you can also complete the Who Votes and Why Does it Matter? Knowledge Check to assess your learning. For additional information, please attend one of our live cohort sessions. If you feel you still need assistance, please contact the course mentor. __________________________________________________________________________________ Chapter 8: Political Parties Section 8.1 Political Parties and Their Functions Mentor Note: Political parties help link citizens to government. Though parties were not included in the constitution, they developed later and became an informal institution for helping citizens participate in our political system. Answer the following question: 1. Define political party: an organization that sponsors candidates for political office under the organization's name . Match the function to the description The first column on each line lists a description of the term. In the second column, choose one of the following functions of political parties listed below and write it in on the line next to the description it best fits. (Hint: you will only use each type of function once.) Functions of politcal parties: o Nominating candidates parties that recruit talented individuals to become candidates Page 24 of 50
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Study Guide Survey of United States Government and Constitution o Structuring the vote choice reducing the number of candidates on the ballot to those who have a realistic chance of winning. o Proposing alternative government programs the general policies their candidates will pursue if they gain office. o Coordinating the actions of government officials behold and bestow favors, share political principles Description Function The idea of reducing the number of candidates on the ballot to those who have a realistic chance of winning. Structuring the vote The idea of party officeholders cooperating and collaborating within and across political institutions to bring about favorable outcomes for the party.
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