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What type of propaganda: "Barbra Streisand supports Hillary Clinton"

Testimonial

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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 in reckless disregard of the truth

New York Times v Sullivan

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What type of propaganda: "My opponents is a radical liberal"

Name calling

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

Public policy

5

Labels applies to someone who does not call himself a conservative or a liberal

Moderate

6

Events, family, peers, media, institutions, and Christ

Opinion influence factors

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

C-Span

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Label assigned to attitudes or policies that favor government intervention in national problems

Liberal

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Another name for an "insert groups"

Pressure groups

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Amendment that guarantees freedom of the press

First amendment

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A country's management of its international relations

Foreign policy

12

First national newspaper in the United States

New York Tribune

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What type of propaganda: "Jimmy Carter understands; he's one of us"

Plain folks

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Term that means a group of people who share the same opinions on a political issue and unite to influence governmental officials

Interest groups

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What type of propaganda: "Everyone is voting for Ronald Reagan"

Bandwagon

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Term meaning "friend of the court" refers to a person who files briefs or testifies in an effort to influence government officials

Amicus Curiae

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Nation's management of its internal affairs called

Domestic policy

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Published false statements that injure someone's reputation

Libel

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What type of propaganda: "I promise a kinder, gentler nation"

Glittering generalities

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

Prior restraint

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What type of propaganda: " Our party stands for the flag and the Statue of Liberty"

Transfer

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Those opinions held by private persons which governments find it prudent to heed

Public opinion

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What type of propaganda: "Obviously, all the facts prove that may opponent has never kept one promise"

Card stacking

24

Explain the difference between modern political liberals and conservatives

Liberals have continued to broaden the idea of freedom to include "freedoms" such as abortion, not fault divorce, and homosexual marriage. Liberalism has to come to refer to the polices that favor government expansion.
Contemporary conservatives are still influenced by 19th century liberalism, which emphasizes individual freedom and limits this freedom places on government. As a result, ocnservativtism often refers to a reluctance to expand government authority, especially at the cost of emphasizing individual responsibility

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List the five types of interest groups and give an example of each

Economic- AFL-CIO
Social- AARP
Single-interest- national rifle association
Religious and ideological- moral majority
Civic- league of woman voters