College Now: Intro to Political Science
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The signiﬁcantly fruitful resolution of a problem that conventional wisdom deems insoluble.
Madison’s term for a federal republic governing a large territory.
Self-interested group that acts in ways inconsistent with the common good.
Power over one’s destiny, interpreted negatively as the absence of restraints and positively as the ability to fulﬁll peaceful and creative potentialities.
Achievement in both theory and practice of a more fruitful, ethical, empirical, and prudential understanding of politics.
Concept that examines why people obey or disobey those who demand their political allegiance, such as a government or a state.
Political pattern characterized by the acquisition, preservation, and balancing of power. MOST OFTEN USED TO DESCRIBE THE competitive-conﬂictive behavior of the United States and Soviet Union during the cold war.
The sensible response of citizens to social, economic, and political tasks and problems.
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