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1) At the most basic level, a political party seeks to      A) distribute...
D
The office holders who run under the banner of a political party are called the     ...
D
Who of the following is not part of the political party?      A) voters...
D
4) What did George Washington say about political parties in his farewell address?     ...
A
5) In his farewell address, ________ warned the nation against political parties.     ...
E
6) The farewell address of which early president warned the nation against political parties?     ...
B
7) Who was the first president elected as the nominee of a party?     ...
E
8) Which of the following statements about political parties is accurate?     ...
E
9) Party politics were nearly suspended at the national level during the     ...
B
10) What does the Constitution say about political parties?      A)...
B
11) What does the Constitution say about political parties?      A)...
C
12) During the 1820s through 1840s, the number of eligible voters increased due in part to     ...
C
13) The first president to win as a nominee from a national presidential convention was     ...
C
14) The first major national presidential nominating convention was held in     ...
C
15) Political machines recruit party members      A) by threatening...
D
16) A party organization that recruits its members with tangible incentives such as jobs and...
B
17) From 1874 to 1912 the political parties were stable, well organized, and influential. For...
E
18) The period from 1874 to 1912 was often called the Golden Age of parties because the political...
A
19) The Republican Party was established in      A) 1916.     ...
E
20) The selection of party candidates through the ballots of qualified voters is called a     ...
D
21) In a direct primary system, who selects party candidates?     ...
E
22) Where would you be most likely to find a political machine?     ...
C
23) The Progressive movement embraced      A) strong political parties.B)...
D
24) The era of machine politics was replaced with      A) civil service...
E
25) The era of machine politics was replaced with      A) patronage.B)...
D
26) Civil service laws require      A) compulsory education through...
E
27) The Progressive era reform ushered in      A) party machines.B)...
B
28) Which of the following is an example of ticket-splitting?     ...
A
29) According to Figure 12.2, which presidential candidate won the largest percentage of the...
E
30) According to Figure 12.2, which presidential candidate won the largest percentage of the...
E
31) Which of the following best describes the party system currently used in the United States?     ...
D
32) Civil service laws severely limited opportunities for      A)...
C
33) Parties were weakened by      A) a decline in the number of lobbyists.B)...
E
34) A shifting of party coalitions in the electorate that remain in place for several elections...
D
35) A sudden shift of party coalition groupings in the electorate, such as Franklin D. Roosevelt's...
C
36) A shifting of party coalition groupings in the electorate that remains in place for several...
D
37) Which of the following was a critical election?     A) Dwight Eisenhower...
D
38) Which of the following was a critical election?      A) Bill Clinton's...
D
39) An election that signals a lasting change in party coalitions is most accurately called     ...
C
40) Which of the following is most likely to characterize a secular realignment?     ...
C
41) A gradual rearrangement of party coalitions, based on demographic shifts rather than shocks...
C
42) When is a realignment unlikely to occur?      A) when there is...
E
43) Get out the vote drives have been an increasingly effective means of     ...
A
44) Prior to 2008, which party has been more successful in their get-out-the-vote drives?     ...
B
45) Presidents are inclined to push policies similar to those advocated by     ...
D
46) Which of the following is not a function of political parties in the United States?     ...
D
47) A statement of general and specific philosophy and policy goals for a party that is formulated...
A
48) Third parties are rarely rooted in      A) economic protest.B)...
D
49) Where can one find proportional representation?     A) the California...
D
50) The U.S. has a "single member, plurality" system, often referred to as     ...
D
51) Congressional elections use a      A) multi-member, majority system.B)...
D
52) Third parties are likely to be rooted in      A) sectionalism.B)...
E
53) Who ran for office under the Reform Party?      A) Jesse VenturaB)...
D
54) The American Independent Party enjoyed a modicum of success because of     ...
B
55) How many independents were there in the 111th Congress?      A)...
A
56) A party's precinct and ward committees are ________ party organizations.     ...
A
57) Which of the following is the smallest level of the party organization and is comprised...
C
58) A party meeting held to nominate a candidate and formulate a platform is known as a     ...
D
59) Every four years, the parties nominate their presidential candidates through     ...
E
60) The head of the Democratic National Committee is      A) Hillary...
B
61) The head of the national party is the      A) party's most recent...
E
62) Which of the following is a responsibility of the chair of the party's national committee?     ...
D
63) Which of the following best describes Howard Dean's strategy for building the Democratic...
D
64) Why were some congressional Democrats upset with Howard Dean's leadership?     ...
A
65) What is the most important function of the national party chair?     ...
E
66) What are the two most important functions of the national party chair?     ...
D
67) An institutional collection of policy-oriented researchers and academics, acting as a source...
A
68) Think tanks influence      A) party positions.B) campaign funding.C)...
A
69) Political parties are most visible and important in the      A)...
D
70) The party is most visible and vital in which branch of the government?     ...
A
71) Which of the following was virtually unregulated?      A) soft...
A
72) Which of the following most accurately describes fundraising in the 2006 midterm elections?    ...
D
73) Howard Dean revolutionized the use of     A) the plum book for rewarding...
D
74) Which of the following limits congressional parties from acting in a coordinated and cohesive...
E
75) Which of the following has contributed to increased congressional party unity?     ...
E
76) Which of the following best describes changes in congressional party unity since the 1970s?     ...
C
77) Which of the following presidents made the strongest concerted effort to help increase...
C
78) ________ has a nonpartisan legislature.      A) PennsylvaniaB)...
C
79) Which of the following helps explain why most ballots contain only Democratic and Republican...
E
80) Why do most ballots contain only Democratic and Republican candidates?     ...
A
1) The single greatest influence on young citizens' initial party identification is their     ...
B
82) In which presidential election did the first big gender gap occur?    ...
C
83) Members of which of the following groups are most likely to be Democrats?     ...
B
84) According to Table 12.2, members of which of the following groups are most likely to identify...
C
85) According to Figure 12.6, in which of the following election years was the gender gap the...
D
86) According to Figure 12.6, in which of the following election years was the gender gap the...
A
87) Africans Americans are most likely to identify with      A) the...
D
88) Hispanic voters      A) generally identify with the Democratic...
A
89) In 2004, how much success did George W. Bush have in winning the Hispanic vote?     ...
C
90) Which of the following best describes the voting behavior of Hispanics?     ...
C
91) Which cohort of young voters was most likely to support the Republican Party?     ...
C
92) Which of the following presidential candidates won the highest percentage of the youth...
C
93) A member of which of the following groups is most likely to be a Democrat?     ...
D
94) A citizen's personal affinity for a political party that usually results in a citizen voting...
D
95) Of the following factors, which has the biggest influence on one's party identification?     ...
A
96) Dealignment is      A) the difficulty political parties have winning...
E
97) Many Americans do not associate with either major political party and instead claim to...
A


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