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  1. although americans profess a belief in equality they to seem to lean away from the equality of______
    result
  2. what people can learn about politics depends on the stage of their mental development is an example of what psychologists call ___________ ____________ _____________
    cognitive development theory
  3. groups of people roughly equal in social position who interact with one another are called
    peer groups
  4. as children grow their idealization of political authority fades to
    realism
  5. _________ ____________ is a person's sense of being able to accomplish something politically
    political efficacy
  6. an act of ____ __________ is a deliberate violation of the law as a means of asserting the illegitimacy of the law or calling attention to a high moral principle
    civil disobedence
  7. according to the _______ ___________ ____________ the expected benefit of voting is relatively small
    rational actor model
  8. the press is sometimes called the _____ _________ of government
    fifth branch
  9. the television network that the president and many world leaders have come to rely on for a major source of information is
    cnn
  10. the _____ ________-- requires stations to give or sell time to one political candidate if the station has given or sold time to another candidate for the same office
    equaltime doctrine
  11. when they vote journalist greatly favor the __________ party
    democratic
  12. more than print journalism television news reporting calls for _____________ of events rather than merely stating what happened
    interpretation
  13. the public's high degree of interest in politics is substantiated by their high level of knowledge of politics
    t/f
    false
  14. americans tend to support equality of opportunity over equality of result
    t/f
    true
  15. the effect of school as an agent of political socialization is sudden and dynamic as the child enters grade school
    t/f
    false
  16. once in school children tend to become less partisan
    t/f
    true
  17. political socialization differs widely between distinctive political subcultures in the united states
    t/f
    true
  18. the highest rates of political activity are among people with a strong commitment to a political party
    t/f
    true
  19. one of the most commen methods of political participation in the United States is the direct contact of public officals
    t/f
    false
  20. most studies have shown a strong relationship between public opinion and public policay
    t/f
    false
  21. newspapers had very little influence in the US during the 18th and 19th centuries
    false
  22. many world leaders including the president of the US often depend on cable network news as a more accurate source of information than their own offical sources
    t/f
    true
  23. increased access to the mass media had resulted in greater knowledge about news events and public affairs
    t/f
    false

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