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political parties & Voting

TermDefinition
political party A group of people with brad common interest organize to win elections A group of people with brad common interest organize to win elections
Political spectrum poll taxes must pay to vote grandfather clause could only vote if your grandfather voted political socialization process by which people get their political alludes/opinions Illustrates the range of political
Ideology basic beliefs about the government
Liberals Government must take action to change unfair economic and political matters
Conservatives Stress less government involvement in economic and political matters
Moderates blend of liberals & Conservative most Americans fall into this category
Bonding Agent Function Work to make sure the office holder is qualified prepared successful
Watchdog Function Evaluate the party that is currently in power
Democratic - Republican Favored commoners farming states rights
Federalists Favored the rich industry strong nation government
Third parties Willing to take on issues that the major parties aren't
Ideological Have board set of beliefs (Liberations)
Single Issue have 1 major concern knowing nothing
Economic -taxes -populist party
Splinter Break away from one major parties (bull moose party)
15th amendment passed in 1870 African vote on paper to vote
19th passed in1920 women given right to vote
23rd passed in 1961 allows dc to vote
24th passed in 1964 eliminates the poll to tax
26th passed in 1971 sets the voting age to18
literacy tests Must demonstrate reading ability & general knowledge -45 questions right
poll taxes must pay to vote
grandfather clause could only vote if your grandfather voted
political socialization process by which people get their political alludes/opinions
Created by: ash26