Political Parties
Mugwumps 3 point clue 2 point clue 1 point clue They were opposed to emphasis on patronage. They were also known as “Progr...
Realigning Period <ul><li>A time of changing party strength. </li></ul>3 point clue 2 point clue 1 point clue Major shifts...
Political Party 3 point clue 2 point clue 1 point clue George Washington denounced these “factions.”  They represent group...
Split Ticket 3 point clue 2 point clue 1 point clue Between 1960 and 1980 this became more common. Contributed to the decl...
Straight Ticket 3 point clue 2 point clue 1 point clue A form of voting no longer in use Also known as the party-column ba...
National Convention 3 point clue 2 point clue 1 point clue Ultimate authority of the party Where the party adopt its offic...
National Committee 3 point clue 2 point clue 1 point clue Aids in the development of the party platform Is responsible for...
Party-column ballot 3 point clue 2 point clue 1 point clue Was  the  form of voting in the nineteenth century Known as the...
Office-bloc ballot 3 point clue 2 point clue 1 point clue Progressives persuaded states to adopt this for voting Known as ...
Minor/Third parties 3 point clue 2 point clue 1 point clue They are sometimes accused of “spoiling” elections They can cau...
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Political parties chapter key terms

  1. 1. Political Parties
  2. 2. Mugwumps 3 point clue 2 point clue 1 point clue They were opposed to emphasis on patronage. They were also known as “Progressives.” Their name is quite amusing.
  3. 3. Realigning Period <ul><li>A time of changing party strength. </li></ul>3 point clue 2 point clue 1 point clue Major shifts in the party loyalty of a group. People change their party alignment during these times.
  4. 4. Political Party 3 point clue 2 point clue 1 point clue George Washington denounced these “factions.” They represent groups of people with similar ideologies. Nominate candidates to run for election
  5. 5. Split Ticket 3 point clue 2 point clue 1 point clue Between 1960 and 1980 this became more common. Contributed to the decline in party strength. Allowed voting for both parties at once.
  6. 6. Straight Ticket 3 point clue 2 point clue 1 point clue A form of voting no longer in use Also known as the party-column ballot The opposite of split ticket
  7. 7. National Convention 3 point clue 2 point clue 1 point clue Ultimate authority of the party Where the party adopt its official platform Meets every four years to nominate a presidential candidate
  8. 8. National Committee 3 point clue 2 point clue 1 point clue Aids in the development of the party platform Is responsible for organizing the national convention Appointed by the national convention
  9. 9. Party-column ballot 3 point clue 2 point clue 1 point clue Was the form of voting in the nineteenth century Known as the “Indiana” ballot Makes voters vote in columns
  10. 10. Office-bloc ballot 3 point clue 2 point clue 1 point clue Progressives persuaded states to adopt this for voting Known as a “Massachusetts” ballot Lists candidates by office
  11. 11. Minor/Third parties 3 point clue 2 point clue 1 point clue They are sometimes accused of “spoiling” elections They can cause Democrats and Republicans to change their platforms If a lot of voters sympathize with their views Are considered a “waste of votes” by many
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