Save
Busy. Please wait.
Log in with Clever
or

show password
Forgot Password?

Don't have an account?  Sign up 
Sign up using Clever
or

Username is available taken
show password


Make sure to remember your password. If you forget it there is no way for StudyStack to send you a reset link. You would need to create a new account.
Your email address is only used to allow you to reset your password. See our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service.


Already a StudyStack user? Log In

Reset Password
Enter the associated with your account, and we'll email you a link to reset your password.
focusNode
Didn't know it?
click below
 
Knew it?
click below
Don't know
Remaining cards (0)
Know
0:00
share
Embed Code - If you would like this activity on your web page, copy the script below and paste it into your web page.

  Normal Size     Small Size show me how

PIG Final 3

Page 3

TermDefinition
What is the purpose of the National Convention? To select the party's nominee for President, adopt a statement of party principles and goals
What is the Electoral College? A body of people representing us who formally cast votes for the election of a president/vp
How many Electoral College votes does each state receive? It varies based on the population. Ex: New York has 29 because the number of people we have in the house and the 2 senators we have.
What is necessary for a candidate to win the presidency? At least 270 of the 538 available electoral votes.
Who chooses the winner if no one gets over 270 electoral votes? House of representatives.
What is an interest group A group of people who share common goals and organize to influence governments
Who are lobbyists more likely to support the incumbent or a freshmen member of Congress? Incumbent, they have more power and influence
What do Political Action Committees do? Provide large percentage of the funds used in candidates election campaign
Created by: sjjwhite
Popular American Government sets

 

 



Voices

Use these flashcards to help memorize information. Look at the large card and try to recall what is on the other side. Then click the card to flip it. If you knew the answer, click the green Know box. Otherwise, click the red Don't know box.

When you've placed seven or more cards in the Don't know box, click "retry" to try those cards again.

If you've accidentally put the card in the wrong box, just click on the card to take it out of the box.

You can also use your keyboard to move the cards as follows:

If you are logged in to your account, this website will remember which cards you know and don't know so that they are in the same box the next time you log in.

When you need a break, try one of the other activities listed below the flashcards like Matching, Snowman, or Hungry Bug. Although it may feel like you're playing a game, your brain is still making more connections with the information to help you out.

To see how well you know the information, try the Quiz or Test activity.

Pass complete!
"Know" box contains:
Time elapsed:
Retries:
restart all cards