Flashcards in Chapter 5 Deck (15):
What were two of americas first partys?
Federalist and anti-federalist
What is a coalition?
A temoprary alliance of several groups to form a majority and control a government.
Name 4 groups that have mostly voted democrat in recent decades.
Blacks, Jews, Catholics, and Union Members
Who was the leader of the federalists?
Who was the leader of the anti-federalists?
What is an incombent?
The current officeholder
Who controlled offices between 1800 and 1860?
Who controlled offices between 1860 and 1932?
Who controlled offices between 1932 and 1968?
Define Pluralistic Society.
A society consisting of several distinct culters and groups.
The winner being the person who gets the most votes, not a majority (more than half).
What type of government consists of one party systems?
Who was the leader of the Whig party?
What party did the great depression help impower?