Midterm lecture review sheet Politics What goods aren't distributed by politics? How does politics differ from political science? Empirical Normative Recreational Political science Systematic Inference Hypothesis Theory Government What makes governem
2/3 vote chamber of congress then 3/4 state vote to amend the congress
Chapter 1 The Democratic Republic
Politics-The process of resolving conflicts and deciding who gets what, when, and how.
More specifically, politics is the struggle over power or infl
POSC 010 American Politics Study Guide 2
Short answer/definition section: These are worth a total of 60 points. You should know all of
these terms. I will choose 20 of them for the exam; they will be worth 3 points each.
Dont forget to define words AND EX
Bill of Rights - The first 10 amendments to the U.S. Constitution, ratified in 1791, protecting
civil liberties. Freedom of speech, for instance, is one of our core civil liberties, protected in
the First Amendment.
Democracy - A political system in whic
Study Guide 3 (final)
Short answer/definition section:
Mass media - the way that media is given to large populations. it influences political
opinions. Includes newspaper, magazines, internet, television, radio, etc. Helps to i
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Study Guide 2
*A Green Book is required! You will have the entire class period to complete the exam. It
will be based on lectures and the readings in the required text. There will be NO surprises. The
test is worth a total of 10
Review Questions for Bartels by Chapter
Chapter 1 (pp.1-28)
What was Dahls important question for democratic theory and practice?
According to Bartels, how did the share of income going to the richest one-tenth of 1% (i.e.,
the richest household out of 1,
Which of the following is not a characteristic of a
A) a groups interest are neglected by party leaders
B)a group chooses to align with a party because it is well
C) a group is often labeled as swing v
What is Government? o Institution in society that has a monopoly on the legitimate use of force. o Legitimacy The widespread perception that the govt has the right to rule. Enhanced by the consent of the governed and by popular participation. o Coe
Week 2 Goods o Object whose consumption increases ones utility/happiness Owning a car is better than not owning a car. o Characteristics Rival vs. non-rival Does the consumption of the good prevent others from consuming it? Excludable vs. non Can