Government Politics

danessa's version from 2015-09-11 15:17

Section 1

Question Answer
Who gets what, when, and how?Harold Laswell
What determines who votes?Age, education, and income
1960's75% trust govt
2013less than 20% trust govt
1960'smedia becomes visceral
1920'sCongress sharply cuts off immigration

Section 2

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Citizenshipinformed & active membership in a political community
Governmentinstituitions & procedures through which a territory & its people are ruled
Libertyfreedom from govt control
Civil Rights (equality) govt plays a positive role
Political Efficacyability to influence govt & politics

Section 3

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Principle Purposes of govtmaintain order, provide public good, & promote equality
Maintain Orderpreserve life & property, establish justice, & provide a common defense
Provide Public Goodprojects that benefit all individuals externalities
Promote Equalityoutcome & opportunity

Section 4

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Totalitarianismunlimited power in all aspects
Communismgovt ownership of production & control economy
Socialismincludes govt ownership of basic industries
Capitalismrejects a broad economic role for govt
Libertarianismlimit govt except to protect life & property
Anarchismopposed to govt of any kind

Section 5

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Autocracyruled by one; also called a monarchy
Oligarchyruled by a few
Democracyruled by many

Section 6

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St. Thomas Aquinasrebellion against govt can never be justified
Thomas Hobbeschaos reigns
Thomas Hobbesthought people are inherintly bad
John Lockethought people are inherintly good
John Lockesocial contract theory
Edmund BurkeIceberg Theory

Section 7

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Voltaireignorant rabble= people who vote that we don't agree with
Nietzschestrong should rule & weak should be destroyed

Section 8

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Social Contract Theory if govt is not legitimate people have right to overthrow you
Iceberg Theory20% are salient (very important) issues
Political Culturebroadly shared values, beliefs, & attitude about how govt should function

Section 9

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Direct Democracysystem which every person participates actively in every decision
Representative Democracysystem which public decision making is delegated to representatives of the people
Trusteevote by conscience (i know what is best)
Delegatevote by majority want

Section 10

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Jim Crow Lawsseperate facilities; segregation in 17 states
Scott v Sanfordfirst civil rights case courts ever hear
Scott Dreadformer slave whom court deemed as property
Plessy v Ferguson court deemed seperate but equal accommodations for blacks & whites were constitutional
Smith v Allwright (1944)ended all white primaries; came out of Texas
Voting Right Act (1965)abolished the "legal" ways to prevent blacks from voting

Section 11

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Black Codesdeals with voting
Grandfather Clauseif your grandfather could vote so could you
Poll Taxpay to vote
Open Ballotsall white primaries; decides who will represent party of general election

Section 12

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Economic Changeless educated becomes more cynical of govt
Social Modernismbetter educated more likely to question & challenge political elite
Lipset & Rokkan"unfreezing of party cleavages"; now issues divide voters

Section 13

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Know-Nothing Partyanti-Catholic/anti-Irish
Know-Nothing Partybelieved Pope was sending Catholics here to destroy Protestants
Anti-Radicalismopposed German & Eastern European immigration
Catholics vs. Protestantsstarted over whose bible to use in Philadelphia.
Catholics vs. Protestants15-20 people died in streets..

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