POLSCI CH 1

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  1. Government is the (1)______ for implementing (2)_________ made through the (3)_________ (4)_______.
    • 1. system
    • 2. decisions
    • 3. political
    • 4. process
  2. Power represents the ability to (1)______ a (2)______ of (3)______ in one's (4)_____.
    • 1. affect
    • 2. course
    • 3. action
    • 4. favor
  3. Power concerns (1)_________ over a government's (2)__________, (2)_____________ or public (3)______.
    • 1. influence
    • 2. leadership
    • 3. organizations
    • 4. policy
  4. Factions are groups of (1)___________ people who attempt to (2)_________ the government
    • 1. like-minded people
    • 2. influence
  5. The (1)__ ____________ is designed to prevent (2)__________ by any (3)__________ group.
    • 1. U.S. Constitution
    • 2. domination
    • 3. particular
  6. Separation of powers is the (1)________ of (2)____________ across (3)_____ branches: (4)___________ [(5)________,], (6)_________ [(7)_________,], and (8)________ [(9)__ _______ _____]
    • 1. division
    • 2. power
    • 3. three
    • 4. legislative
    • 5. Congress
    • 6. executive
    • 7. President
    • 8. judicial
    • 9. U.S. Supreme Court
  7. Checks and balances is the (1)______ in which each of the (2)_____ branches: (3)___________ [(4)________], (5)_________ [(6)_________), and (7)________ [(8)__ _______ _____] have some (9)_____ over the others
    • 1. system
    • 2. three
    • 3. legislative
    • 4. Congress
    • 5. executive
    • 6. President
    • 7. judicial
    • 8. U.S. Supreme Court
    • 9. power
  8. Federalism is the (1)________ of (2)_____ across (3)_____ and (4)________ levels of (5)__________ within the (6)____ political system.
    • 1. division
    • 2. power
    • 3. state
    • 4. national
    • 5. government
    • 6. same
  9. Ideology is a (1)________ set of (2)_____ and (3)_______ used to (4)________ and (5)________ the (6)_________ world.
    • 1. cohesive
    • 2. ideas
    • 3. beliefs
    • 4. organize
    • 5. evaluate
    • 6. political
  10. Ideology is a (1)______ of (2)_____ and (3)_____ reflecting the (4)________ and (5)______ aspects of (6)_______ which express the (7)________, (8)_________ and aims of (9)______________ ______ that are designed to (10)_______ or (11)______ the existing (12)______ (13)_________.
    • 1. system
    • 2. views
    • 3. ideas
    • 4. economic
    • 5. social
    • 6. society
    • 7. position
    • 8. interests
    • 9. socio-economic status
    • 10. reserve
    • 11. change
    • 12. social
    • 13. structure
  11. Conservative is an (1)___________ perspective generally associated with (2)___________: support for (3)_____ taxes, (4)_______ government, a (5)____ market, support for the (6)______ ___, less (7)__________ tolerant, oppose (8)____________ rights for (9)_____.
    • 1. ideological
    • 2. Republicans
    • 3. lower
    • 4. limited
    • 5. free
    • 6. status quo
    • 7. culturally
    • 8. reproductive
    • 9. women
  12. Conservatives generally are (1)___-______ ____ movement, (2)___ _____ movement, tax (3)____ for the (4)_______.
    • 1. Anti-health care
    • 2. Tea Party
    • 3. cuts
    • 4. wealthy
  13. Liberal is a political perspective that is generally associated with (1)_________ that backs (2)________ government programs, (3)______ regulation.
    • 1. Democrats
    • 2. stronger
    • 3. market
  14. Liberals are generally (1)____ movements such as (2)_____________ justice, (3)______, (4)_______ movement, (5)_________ ______ movement, (6)___-______ movement, (7)______ ________ rights, (8)_____ rights.
    • 1. mass
    • 2. environmental
    • 3. unions
    • 4. women's
    • 5. immigrant rights
    • 6. anti-racist
    • 7. sexual minority
    • 8. civil
  15. Politics is the (1)_______ that (2)__________ what (3)__________ does
    • 1. process
    • 2. determines
    • 3. government
  16. Politics is about who gets (1)____, (2)____, (3)_____ and (4)___; who (5)____, how (6)____ and (7)___; politics is (8)_________.
    • 1. what
    • 2. when
    • 3. where
    • 4. how
    • 5. pays
    • 6. much
    • 7. why
    • 8. competitive
  17. Politics is concerned with (1)_____ [(2)___________, (3)______, (4)_____________]
    • 1. power
    • 2. individuals
    • 3. groups
    • 4. organizations
  18. Public goods promotes the (1)_______ _______
    1. general welfare
  19. Examples of public goods are (1)_____, (2)_____ disposal, (3)___________[roads /(4)________/(5)________/(6)_______], open space [(7)_____, (8)_________, (9)___________], (10)_________ research, and public (11)_________
    • 1. water
    • 2. waste
    • 3. environment
    • 4. highways
    • 5. freeways
    • 6. bridges
    • 7. parks
    • 8. waterways
    • 9. campgrounds
    • 10. scientific
    • 11. education
  20. Politics is conflictual...
    Politics is (1)_________
    1. essential
  21. Politics is conflictual...
    Political (1)________ cannot be avoided because it is (2)______ in our (3)_____________ on (4)______ (5)_________.
    • 1. conflict
    • 2. rooted
    • 3. disagreements
    • 4. policy
    • 5. questions
  22. Politics is conflictual...
    Politics deals with (1)____/_________, (2)____________, (3)______________ ______, (4)______, (5)______, (6)_________, (7)________, (8)___, (9)________, (10)___________ _____, (11)________ _______.
    • 1. race/ethnicity
    • 2. self-interest
    • 3. socio-economic status
    • 4. gender
    • 5. region
    • 6. education
    • 7. religion
    • 8. age
    • 9. ideology
    • 10. citizenship status
    • 11. personal beliefs
  23. Politics is conflictual because...
    of (1)_____ nature.
    1. human
  24. Politics is conflictual because of...
    (1)______ scale of (2)_________ life.
    • 1. proper
    • 2. political
  25. Politics is conflictual because of...
    (1)______________.
    1. representation
  26. Politics is conflictual because of...
    separation of (1)_____ and (2)______ and (3)________.
    • 1. powers
    • 2. checks
    • 3. balances
  27. Politics is conflictual because of...
    the purpose of (1)__________
    1. government
  28. Politics is conflictual because of...
    stability and (1)______
    1. change
  29. Politics is conflictual because of...
    where one gets information: (1)______, (2)_______, (3)_________ media, [(4)_____, (5)__________, (6)_____ media.
    • 1. family
    • 2. friends
    • 3. broadcast
    • 4. radio
    • 5. television
    • 6. print
  30. Politics is conflictual because of...
    whether one (1)_____ [(2)__________: (3)__ million adults cannot (4)____ a (5)_________] - U.S. Department of Education
    • 1. reads
    • 2. illiteracy
    • 3. 32
    • 4. read
    • 5. newspaper
  31. Politics is conflictual because...
    (1)________ [(2)_________ access determined by the (3)_____-________ ______, (4)____, (5)___]
    • 1. internet
    • 2. broadband
    • 3. Socio-economic status
    • 4. race
    • 5. age
  32. Politics is conflictual because of...
    disagreements on the meaning of (1)_______, (2)________, and (3)_________.
    • 1. liberty
    • 2. equality
    • 3. democracy
  33. Politics is conflictual because of...
    culture wars [school (1)______, (2)____________ rights, (3)____-___ marriage, (4)____ ____ research, (5)___ control]
    • 1. prayer
    • 2. reproductive
    • 3. same-sex
    • 4. stem cell
    • 5. gun
  34. Politics is conflictual because of...
    changing (1)____________ [ who are (2)"_________" - (3)"_______ ___"
    • 1. demographics
    • 2. Americans
    • 3. melting pot
  35. Politics is conflictual...
    Changing demographics.
    (1)__% of Asians voted for Obama
    (2)__% of African-Americans voted for Obama
    (3)__% of Latinos/Hispanics voted for Obama
    (4)__% under 30 voted for Obama
    (5)__% of whites voted for Obama
    • 1. 74
    • 2. 93
    • 3. 70
    • 4. 60
    • 5. 40
  36. Politics is conflictual because of...
    political (1)________ and trust in (2)__________
    • 1. efficacy
    • 2. government
  37. Politics is conflictual because of...
    the (1)_______ ___ [(2)______ and (3)______ minorities should (4)__________ into U.S. culture abandon their (5)________, (6)________, (7)______]
    • 1. melting pot
    • 2. racial
    • 3. ethnic
    • 4. assimilate
    • 5. traditions
    • 6. language
    • 7. custom
  38. Political process matters...
    Politics is the process that determines what (1)__________ does [(2)_________, (3)______, (4)________, (5)________ _________, (6)_____ _________, (7)____________ of (8)_____ and (9)____].
    • 1. government
    • 2. elections
    • 3. protest
    • 4. lobbying
    • 5. petition campaigns
    • 6. legal challenge
    • 7. contributions
    • 8. money
    • 9. time
  39. Political process matters...
    (1)____ and (2)__________
    • 1. rules
    • 2. procedures
  40. Political process matters...
    The ability to make (1)_____ empowers those who make these (2)_________
    • 1. rules
    • 2. decisions

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