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Political Compass

Political Compass Key terms

This government has lots of people lots of money Big Government
This government not a lot of people and not a lot of money Small Government
A short term way to earn income Job
A long term way of earning income Career
The first born son of the first born son gets everything Primogeniture
This decides who will represent the certain parties Primary Election
In this election you can only vote for people in your party Closed Primary
In this election you can vote for any representative Open Primary
Input from many different cultures Multiculturalism
A generalization usually exaggerated or oversimplified and often offensive
This group believes government can help people and should be more involved in peoples' lives Liberals
This group usually wants limited government in peoples' lives. Libertarians
This makes up most the voting population Moderate
Not influenced or controlled by others in matter of opinion conduct etc think or acts for oneself Independent
A fact that can be proven or disproven Objective statement
An opinion cannot be proven or disproven Subjective Statement
This group is usually for more traditional standards in society. Conservatives
This group usually wants government to have more control over people. Authoritarian
Created by: dsalvucci