Part II: Terms
In five separate paragraphs, define, significance, a real-life situation or example.
(25 points total)
The development of social and economic relationships starching worldwide. It is an
increased economic, political and socia
Quiz #4 - Political Culture
1. Which of the following statements about the U.S. democratic republic is correct?
a. It has never been tried elsewhere.
b. It thrived in the United States despite the existence of a feudal aristocracy.
Notes for Chapters 1-4
The Study of American Government (Chapter 1)
Two Basic Questions: 1) Who governs -the distribution of political power in a society; To
what ends - goals values policies of a society
Basic Political Concepts
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Classic 1813 Gerrymander
For more than a decade, the Federalists, who supported a strong central government that would
favor business and industry, had battled Jeffersonian Republicans, who were suspicious of any
centralized power andlooked to ye
nomination by primaries
separation of powers
nomination by party leaders
legislature and executive connected
1. A basic difference between a parliament such as Great Britains and the U.S. Congress is
a. the principal role of Congress is to debate national issues.
b. members of Parliament have more power and higher pay.
c. members of Congres
1. Jeffersons phrase, the pursuit of happiness, stated in the second paragraph
of the Declaration of Independence, was more specifically interpreted by the
colonists to mean the right to
Key Terms and Concepts
ch. 13, The Congress: congress v. parliament, bicameral, Art. I, Sec. 8, (de)centralization,
Radical Republicans,1910-1911 revolt, filibuster, cloture, incumbency effect, marginal
1. In the eyes of most Americans today, the power of state governments, compared
with that of the federal government seems
a. vastly powerful.
b. equally shared.
c. weak on foreign matters, strong on domestic.
Electoral college reform and tilting the
By George F. Will, Published: October 7
Republicans supposedly revere the Constitution, but in its birthplace, Pennsylvania, they are
contemplating a subversion of the Framers institutional arc
Ch. 1 The Study of American Government
1. Power is best defined as the capacity to
a. make and carry out decisions without regard to others.
b. get others to act in accordance with your intentions.
c. persuade others to do what