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1

What are those opinions held by private persons which governments find it prudent to heed ?

Public opinion

2

What is the nation's management of it'd internal affairs called ?

Domestic policy

3

What label is assigned to attitudes or policies that favor government intervention in national problems ?

Liberal

4

Propaganda using the reasoning; "Jimmy Carter understands; he's one of us"

Plain Folk

5

What is another name for "interest groups" ?

Pressure groups

6

What term meaning "friend of the court" refers to a person who likes briefs or testifies in an effort to influence the court's decision ?

Amicus curie

7

What are published false statements that injure someone's reputation ?

Libel

8

What is a country's management of its international reputation ?

Foreign policy

9

Which amendment guarantees freedom of the press ?

First Amendment

10

Propaganda using the reasoning, "Everyone is voting for Ronald Reagan"

Bandwagon

11

Which Supreme Court case resulted in the ruling that falsehood is constitutionally protected unless a public figure can demonstrate that the source of the libel has acted i reckless disregard of the truth ?

New York Times Co v Sullivan

12

What term refers to the sum of government's goals and actions made in response public opinion ?

Public policy

13

What label applies to someone who does not call himself a conservative or a liberal ?

Moderate

14

Family, peers, event, media, institution, Christ

Opinion influence

15

What term means group of people who share the same opinions on a political issue and unite to influence government officials ?

Interest groups

16

What was the first national newspaper in the United States ?

New-York Tribune

17

What term means that government cannot review and censor information before it is presented to the public (except during wartime) ?

Prior restraint

18

What public service network with the major goal of covering the House and Senate proceedings without editing, commentary, or analysis ?

C-SPAN