Answer the following questions 1 Why is direct action an example of

Answer the following questions 1 why is direct action

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Answer the following questions: 1. Why is direct action an example of unconventional political participation? It involves assembling crowds to confront businesses and local governments to demand a hearing. 2. Provide some additional examples of unconventional political participation. Designed to create obstruction Boston Tea Party, voting rights for blacks march from Selma Alabama to Montgomery Alabama, antiwar protests Section 7.3 Conventional Participation Mentor Note: Participation can be further subdivided within the category of conventional participation. Political behavior can also be characterized as either supportive behavior (i.e., actions that express allegiance to government and country) like saying the Pledge of Allegiance or waving the flag, or influential behavior (i.e., behavior that seeks to modify or reverse government policy to serve political interests), like voting. Answer the following question: 1. Besides the ones listed above, provide some examples of conventional participation. Peaceful protests where there is no obstruction Section 7.4 Participation Through Voting Mentor Note: While we have universal suffrage now, this was not always the case in the United States. Rather, this has evolved over time. At first, suffrage was confined only to white male property owners. It was later extended to black males (regardless of property ownership) and Page 22 of 50
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Study Guide Survey of United States Government and Constitution then later to women. Historically, the extension of suffrage was brought about and maintained by constitutional amendments, Supreme Court decisions, or congressional acts. Answer the following questions: 1. What is meant by the term suffrage? Voting rights 2. Which amendment expanded suffrage by giving black Americans the right to vote? 15th 3. Which amendment gave women the right to vote? 19th 4. Circle, highlight, or check the correct answer. The terms suffrage and franchise both refer to the right to vote. True False Section 7.5 Explaining Political Participation Mentor Note: The standard socioeconomic model is based on research on the relationship between the “socioeconomic status” of a citizen and the likelihood of participating in certain kinds of political behavior. Political researchers have found a relationship between socioeconomic status—a combination of a person’s income, education, and occupation—and the person’s political participation. Though all three of the variables are related, education seems to be the single most influential factor here. Answer the following questions: 1. According to the standard socioeconomic model, are people of higher socioeconomic status more or less likely to participate? Circle, highlight, or check the correct answer. More likely Less likely 2. Which of the following factors has the strongest effect on conventional participation? Circle, highlight, or check the correct answer.
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