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UMDGVPT 170Patrick WohlfarthFall

GVPT 170- Final Exam Guide - Comprehensive Notes for the exam ( 59 pages long!)

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Instead, the u. s. is a republican democracy; the public elect people to represent them. Thus, the act of voting for new laws is delegated to represent
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UMDGVPT 170RousseFall

GVPT 170 Study Guide - Comprehensive Final Guide: Free Rider Problem, Stamp Act Congress, Equal Protection Clause

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Size matters when it comes to collective action. When contributions are small the incentive to free ride increases. The logic of collective action by m
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GVPT 170 Study Guide - Comprehensive Final Exam Guide - United States Congress, United States Constitution, Supreme Court Of The United States

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Lecture 1 : the purposes of government: maintain order. Hobbes and the anarchy of the state of nature . Tendency to form factions with like-minded peop
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UMDGVPT 170RousseFall

[GVPT 170] - Final Exam Guide - Comprehensive Notes for the exam (65 pages long!)

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States were free riding (agreed to provide provisions and then didn"t do it in time) Decisions of consequence had to be approved by all state gov"ts. C
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UMDGVPT 170Dr.Kris MilerSpring

GVPT 170- Final Exam Guide - Comprehensive Notes for the exam ( 41 pages long!)

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The purposes of government: maintain order, law and order , hobbes and the anarchy of the state of nature , if men were angels, no government would be
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GVPT 170 Study Guide - Spring 2018, Comprehensive Midterm Notes - United States Congress, United States Constitution, Supreme Court Of The United States

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Lecture 1 : the purposes of government: maintain order. Hobbes and the anarchy of the state of nature . Tendency to form factions with like-minded peop
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UMDGVPT 170Patrick WohlfarthFall

GVPT 170 Study Guide - Midterm Guide: Strict Scrutiny, Roger B. Taney, Republican Congress

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King, martin luther letter from birmingham jail http://www. uscrossier. org/pullias/wp-content/uploads/2012/06/king. pdf. Meyer, david s. protest and p
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UMDGVPT 170RousseFall

GVPT 170 Study Guide - Final Guide: Red Tape, Precedent, White Southerners

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UMDGVPT 170Patrick WohlfarthFall

GVPT 170 Lecture Notes - Direct Democracy, Social Choice Theory, Transaction Cost

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//outline: the logic of politics: de nition of politics. Problems in achieving collective action: coordination, prisoners dilemma, free riding, tragedy
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UMDGVPT 170Dr.Kris MilerSpring

GVPT 170 Lecture Notes - Lecture 14: Free Rider Problem, Advocacy Group, Direct Democracy

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Definition: an organization that engages in politics on behalf of its members and seeks to influence government policy. Key difference between interest
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UMDGVPT 170Patrick WohlfarthFall

GVPT 170 Lecture Notes - Kraljevi Ulice, The Literary Digest, American National Election Studies

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How is public opinion formed? psychologically how public opinion is formed. How informed is the public? consequences of public opinion in different pol
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UMDGVPT 170Dr.Kris MilerSpring

GVPT 170 Lecture Notes - Lecture 11: Plurality Voting System, Divided Government, Party System

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Organizations that run candidates for political office and coordinate the actions of officials elected under the party banner. Party organization: stru
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GVPT 170 Lecture Notes - Lecture 5: Fourteenth Amendment To The United States Constitution, No Child Left Behind Act, Equal Protection Clause

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National and state governments interact frequently and on a large number of issues. Model 1: picket-fence federalism: fed and state both involved. Mode
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UMDGVPT 170Dr.Kris MilerSpring

GVPT 170 Lecture Notes - Lecture 10: Thirteenth Amendment To The United States Constitution, Missouri Compromise, Desegregation

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A form of government that divides sovereign powers across at least two political units. Important in determining what division gets what power and how
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UMDGVPT 170Matthew C KrugerFall

GVPT 170 Lecture Notes - Lecture 9: Federalist No. 10

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UMDGVPT 170Patrick WohlfarthFall

GVPT 170 Lecture Notes - Lecture 22: Critical Role

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GVPT 170 Lecture Notes - Lecture 10: Political Action Committee, Independent Expenditure, Bipartisan Campaign Reform Act

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Describes the fact that in modern politics elected politicians are always working to increase the chance of their reelection. There is no down time fro
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UMDGVPT 170Patrick WohlfarthFall

GVPT 170 Lecture Notes - Popular Will, Constitutional Basis Of Taxation In Australia, Montesquieu

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UMDGVPT 170Patrick WohlfarthFall

GVPT 170 Chapter Notes - Chapter 1: Tea Party Movement, Anti-Globalization Movement, Election

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Factors that encourage the creation of social movements. Why some social movements succeed and others do not. Interest groups in a democractic society:
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UMDGVPT 170Patrick WohlfarthFall

GVPT 170 Chapter Notes -Public Campaign, Lyndon B. Johnson, William Rehnquist

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UMDGVPT 170RousseFall

GVPT 170 Chapter Notes - Chapter 7: Rulemaking, Brownlow Committee, Divided Government

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UMDGVPT 170Patrick WohlfarthFall

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UMDGVPT 170Patrick WohlfarthFall

GVPT 170 Chapter Notes - Chapter 3, 11: Patient Protection And Affordable Care Act, Supremacy Clause, Equal Protection Clause

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UMDGVPT 170Dr.Kris MilerSpring

GVPT 170 Chapter Notes - Chapter 10: Advocacy Group, Direct Lobbying In The United States, Grassroots Lobbying

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UMDGVPT 170RousseFall

GVPT 170 Chapter Notes - Chapter 4: New Deal Coalition, Reconstruction Acts, Fourteenth Amendment To The United States Constitution

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Racial pro ling is a huge problem: arabs after 9/11, hispanics in the south-west. Civil liberties: constitutional protections from governmental power.
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UMDGVPT 170Prof.HinchliffeSummer

GVPT 170 Chapter Notes - Chapter 1: Collective Action

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Politics: process through which individuals and groups reach agreement on a course of common, or collective, action - even as they disagree on the inte
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UMDGVPT 170Patrick WohlfarthFall

GVPT 170 Chapter Notes - Chapter 2: First Continental Congress, Supremacy Clause, Unitary State

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GVPT 170 Chapter Notes - Chapter 3: Supremacy Clause, School Zone, President Of Austria

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GVPT 170 Study Guide - Midterm Guide: Dual Federalism, Wilmot Proviso, Modern Problems

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UMDGVPT 170kristinamilerFall

GVPT 170 Study Guide - Final Guide: Nancy Pelosi, Joe Biden, Twenty-Second Amendment To The United States Constitution

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Q: what is the principal-agent game (or model) A: it describes the relationships between the individuals who need something done (i. e. congress) and t
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UMDGVPT 170Patrick WohlfarthFall

GVPT 170 Study Guide - Final Guide: Early Voting, Party System, Dealignment

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Context & economic conditions politicians tend to be held accountable for the economics. Describe the properties of a good, scienti c sample. Populatio
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UMDGVPT 170Patrick WohlfarthFall

GVPT 170 Study Guide - Final Guide: Henry David Thoreau, Fifteenth Amendment To The United States Constitution, Literacy Test

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King, martin luther letter from birmingham jail http://www. uscrossier. org/pullias/wp-content/uploads/2012/06/king. pdf. Things government does for pe
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UMDGVPT 170Patrick WohlfarthFall

GVPT 170 Study Guide - Midterm Guide: Strict Scrutiny, Lemon V. Kurtzman, Federalist No. 10

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Matching what the people have to be able to do with what has already been done. In a democracy, public has to be informed: generally public isn"t very
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