Flashcards in Unit Three Italics Deck (17):
Another name for patronage
Parties discipline their members through their control over nominations and campaigns. (Europe)
Responsible party system
The system where politicians are nominated based in their qualifications and personal appeal.
Parliamentary systems have a .... often called the president.
Head of state
Parliamentary systems have a .... called the prime minister.
Head of government
Are needed when no party has the majority of votes.
States that single member districts with plurality deciding the winner encourages two party systems.
Parties that appeal to moderate elements and suppress the views of extremist in the electorate.
Said "infinite mutual abuse of parties, tearing to pieces the best of characters"
Warned against the "baneful effects of the Spirit of Party" in his farewell address.
Said "if I could go to heaven but with a party, I would not go there at all"
Republican Party started in...
1860 during revolutionary war
The tips official of a party
In charge of the national party when it is not assembled in convention.
Activist that place the party first.
Followers of a particular candidate that see the party as the means to elect their candidate.