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1. Which party was the 1870’s split of intellectuals/reformers of the Republican Party?Liberal Republicans2. Also known as the Bull Moose Party, what is the official name for this party?The Progressive Party of 19123. The States’ Rights Democratic Party was also known as the:The Dixiecrats4. An 1896 split from the Democratic Party was approached from bimetallism?The Gold Democrats5. Which Third Party was first known as the Order of the Star Spangled Banner?The Know–Nothing Party6. The most non-drastic, moderate of the three socialist parties of the United States is?The Socialist Party or Social Democrats7. Claim to be the only true Marxist party of the United States –The Socialist Labor Party8. The party of the “tracksy days” of the Socialist parties of the US isThe Socialist Workers Party9. Which party held the first national nominating presidential convention?The Anti-Masons Party10. Which third party’s main issue was the abolition of slavery?The Liberty-Free Soil Party11. The most revolutionist of the socialist parties of the US is the –The Socialist Workers Party12. the most unlimited immigration and popery proposed party?The Know Nothing Party13. Which party changed their name for a short period of time to be known as the Statesmen’s Party?The Prohibition Party14. Which third party’s presidential candidate won more popular votes than any other third party candidate in history?Progressives of 1912 with Theodore Roosevelt15. Seen by some as a “satellite” of the communist party?The Progressive Party of 194816. Which party believes that less government is best?The Libertarian Party17. Which party was founded by Ross Perot?The Reform Party18. A new parties’ strategy to primarily locate an existing party’s ideology and then try to steal that particular party’s voters is called?a Challenger Party19. Which type of new party is had the highest level of success on average in Europe?Left-Right Mobilizers, they offer a choice or position20. New parties that recognize from the beginning that they’re not likely to be elected or successful are referred to as?Promoter Parties21. New parties that think they have a change at being successful are known as?Contender Parties22. Which of the following is or was a Bolter Party?The Bull Moose PartyCumulative Past Questions23. Between the 1950’s & 60’s we saw the number of voters in the United States that claim to be independents –Increase substantially24. Major Responsibilities of the mechanics to deal with mobilization of voters, getting them to vote on election lies under which party position?The Precinct Chair25. Who was the last Boss of the Political Machines in the United States?Richard J. Daley of Chicago26. Which of the following best describes the American electoral system?Plurality Elections with Single Member Districts27. According to Research by Harmel in class, which of the following ranked far below the British parties for Democracy?Cohesion28. From research presented in class the most important cultural variable that affects party identification or divides American parties the most is ?Race29. The least important cultural variable for party identification is?Education30. According to analysis in class of the assumptions and objectives of parties reform, the most appropriate goal for American party reform is to increase which of the following?Centralization and Cohesion31. Which of the following contributes to lower levels of party cohesion?Federalism32. The person recognized as the number one spokesperson for the majority party in US Senate is?The Majority Leader33. According to evidence from class, party cohesion in the US House of Representatives has declined steadily since the early 1970’sFalse, it has increased since the 70’s34. Both American parties score above average on governmental status as measured by Janda’s researchTrue35. According to Janda’s data, which parties tend to be the most organized?Communist Parties36. Which of the following was the founder of the Federalist Party?Alexander Hamilton37. Which of the following is co-founder of the Jeffersonian-Republican Party?James Madison38. The Republican Party began in meanings of people who?Opposed slavery, Kansas-Nebraskans39. Which of the following theories helps explains why so many British colonies adopted parties?Gentle coercion40. Number of No-Party countries of the world is?Less than 2041. First national party to die in the United States was theFederal Republicans42. The highest authority in either of the American National Parties isNational Convention43. First Political Parties were founded in?The United States44. Blackmail Cohercion requiresSome seats45. What social group constituted of liberals (liberal-conservative dimention) and what did they want?Middle Class and wanted more political party46. Which of the following is associated with the Iron Wall of Oligarchy?Meashells47. Which of the following is related to giving the first presidential election that involved political parties?180048. According to Janda, which parties tend to be most centralized/nationalized in the world?Communist Parties49. The period of just one party in the US was known as what?The Era of Good Feelings50. Two party functions that are seen as conflicting are?Articulation and aggregation51. First National Party Charter was written by which party and what year?Democrats in 197452. Multi-Party systems are found to be better than two party systems when it comes to what?Representation53. Which of the following groups was the federalist party primarily concerned with?The Upper Class54. Which of the following is the electoral system that is likely to produce multiple parties with some electoral success?Proportional representation55. Which of the following refers to prefering no parties?Neoclassicists56. Which of the following did American parties rank far below British Parties?POLS 315 Final Exam Review 12/03/20141. Which party was the 1870’s split of intellectuals/reformers of the Republican Party?-Liberal Republicans2. Also known as the Bull Moose Party, what is the official name for this party?-The Progressive Party of 19123. The States’ Rights Democratic Party was also known as the:-The Dixiecrats 4. An 1896 split from the Democratic Party was approached from bimetallism? -The Gold Democrats5. Which Third Party was first known as the Order of the Star Spangled Banner? -The Know–Nothing Party6. The most non-drastic, moderate of the


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