Flashcards in Chapter 10 Terms Deck (20):
Started the tradition of the inaugural parade and was also the first president inaugurated in Washington, D.C.
The first state to hold a direct primary is...
The way candidates are chosen in states that do not hold primary elections
Type of primary that requires participants be registered Members of one party and vote only for the candidates from that party
Used by media to outcome of elections...
Convention requiring lengthy balloting and eventual settlement by means of bargaining and compromise
Two states that holds the first primary respectively in an election year
Iowa and New Hampshire
A party's formal statement of its position and current issues
The only Pres to take the oath of office in a plane
Amendment that moved the presidential inauguration from March 4th to January 20th...( answer is in the question)
Party leaders and officeholder a who serve uncommitted delegates to the party's national convention
Voting for a weak candidate in an opposing party's primary to cause greater difficulty in the major opponents nomination
Cross over voting
Opening up the nomination process to more candidates and make national delegate selection more democratic are two basic purpose for these...
Although a great statesman, he was catapulted to the White House by a successful military career
Method proposed to give the people a Stronger voice in choosing the parties candidates to run for the presidency
Chooses the VP candidate presently
The event is the highlight of the first day of a party's national convention
Established by the founding fathers to give small states an equal voice in who is elected president
Considerations in choosing a VP
1. In past the leaders made a choice
2. Now up to presidential nominee
3. Centered off of where they were born and what there ideology is.