Flashcards in Chapter 13, 14, and 15 Deck (53)
Organizations where members act together to influence public policies to promote their common interests.
A theory of politics that contends that power is group based and that because there are multiple points of access.
Conception of bureaucracy policy making in which policy makes are dominated by congressional committees, interest groups, and bureaucracy agencies.
Logic of Collective Action
The view that the cost of large groups collectively organizing are high, and the benefits of individual members are relatively low.
A person who profits from the activities of others without participating in those activities.
Any benefit that if available to one member of a community cannot be denied to another.
The process which an individual, group, or organization seeks to influence government policy makers.
Working actively on the behalf of a political entity with activities that might include publicly endorsing, or making phone calls, or contributing to the campaign.
Mass organizations that seek to elect candidates to public office and influence policy making.
Two party system
A government system in which only two parties compete to get elected to office.
Political parties in two party systems that aren't one of the two dominant parties.
Democrat and Republicans
Early political party that Thomas Jefferson formed to oppose the nationalist policies of John Adams and Alexander Hamilton.
Early political party supported by John Adams and Alexander Hamilton that supported nationalizing the economy.
1798 that criminalized harsh criticism of President John Adams and his policies.
requires vp and p to be elected on separate ballots.
One of the two major political parties. Established by Andrew Jackson. This was to champion the interests of the commoners.
Political party to oppose the politics and policies of president andrew Jackson
one of the two major political parties by whigs who opposed slavery
periods of when voter allegiances towards the political periods shift for an extended period of time resulting from one party emerging as dominant.
Black and Ten republicans
a wing of republican party that supported civil rights for blacks.
Lilly White Republicans
wing of republican party that opposed civil rights for blacks.
New Deal Coalition
The groups that supported president franklin roosevelt policies. As a result, it made the democratic party the dominant party during the 30s and 40s.
A period in which voters abandon their ties to the political parties resulting in a balance of power between Republicans and Democrats.
Political meeting where they discuss possible candidates.
delgates to the democratic national convention who are not elected by primaries or caucus or established party leaders.
Statement of what a political policy principles.
org responsible for making rules and regulations for a party when the convention is not in session.
The heavy regulated money that is directly raised by political parties.
money that is raised by political parties to support and maintain the party