Please sign up to download full Version.
It can be categorized as the indifference of an individual and a lack of interest in participating in political activities. This includes lack of interest in elections, political events, public meetings, and voting.
generation of Americans born during the post-World War II period between 1946 and 1964
general elections in the United States that are held two years after the quadrennial (four-year) elections for the President of the United States
the governing body of a nation, state, or community.
services such as national defense, law enforcement, and road building, that are for the benefit of, and available to, all members of the public.
current senator from Wisconsin, republican speaker of the house
super liberal Californian senator, house minority leader
the activities associated with the governance of a country or other area, especially the debate or conflict among individuals or parties having or hoping to achieve power.
is any activity that shapes, affects, or involves politics or policy
is the active, professed refusal to obey certain laws, demands, and commands of a government
single issue groups
interest groups focus on advocacy around a single defining issue. Because of their singular focus, these groups are known for the intensity of their lobbying.
policy making system
decisional processes by which a government decides to act or not act on a particular problem or concern
a structure within a society that connects the people to the government or centralized authority. These institutions include: elections, political parties, interest groups, and the media.
a set of issues, problems, or subjects. • that gets the attention of/is viewed as important by. • people involved in policymaking
refers to both a body of non-elective government officials and an administrative policy-making group. A government administration managed by departments staffed with non-elected officials.
a system of "courses of action, regulatory measures, laws, and funding priorities concerning a given topic promulgated by a governmental entity or its representatives
The effect that government policy and its administrative practices can have on something
a system of government in which the citizens exercise power directly or elect representatives from among themselves to form a governing body
is a type of democracy founded on the principle of elected officials representing a group of people, as opposed to direct democracy.
the principle that the greater number should exercise greater power.
Please sign up to read full Version.
individual rights of anyone who is not part of a majority decision
alexis de tocqueville
a French diplomat, political scientist, and historian. He was best known for his works Democracy in America and The Old Regime and the Revolution
occupy wall street
is an international socio-political movement against social and economic inequality and lack of "real democracy" around the world, its primary goal being to advance social and economic justice and new forms of democracy. Most popular demonstration was in New York, 2011
citizens united v FEC
a landmark U.S. constitutional law and corporate law case dealing with regulation of campaign spending by organizations
a reserve of funds used for fighting a war.
a sum of money used for conducting a campaign or business.
an organization that raises money privately to influence elections or legislation, especially at the federal level.
deadlock or political stalemate refers to a situation when there is difficulty passing laws that satisfy the needs of the people
of or involving the agreement or cooperation of two political parties that usually oppose each other's policies.
the existing state of affairs, particularly with regard to social or political issues
the set of attitudes, beliefs, and sentiments which give order and meaning to a political process and which provide the underlying assumptions and rules that govern behavior in the political system
a policy or attitude of letting things take their own course, without interfering.
affordable care act
a person of liberal views.
people that hold fast to traditional ways of thinking even in the face of monumental change. They believe strongly in traditional values and traditional politics, and often have an urgent sense of nationalism.