Gitelson, Chapter 6 “Minor Party Study Guide (8)” Answers as of 1/3/03

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> A1.     Public and Government

> A2.     Civil War

> A3.     1865

> A4.     Democrats and Republicans

> A5.     Democrats and Republicans

> A6.     National, state and local

> A7.     National, state and local

> A8.     0

> A9.     More than half of the votes

> A10.    The majority of the votes

> A11.    Yes

> A12.    No

> A13.    Third Parties

> A14.    6

> A15.    American Independent Party ,  Peace and Freedom Party ,Libertarian Party

> Natural Law Party, Green Party and Reform Party

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> B1.     Progressive Party, Reform Party and American Independent Party

> B2.     Theodore Roosevelt

> B3.     Theodore Roosevelt

> B4.     Theodore Roosevelt

> B5.     Progressive Party

> B6.     George Wallace

> B7.     Ross Perot

> B8.     Ross Perot

> B9.     Green Party and Libertarian Party

> B10.    Green Party

> B11.    Libertarian Party

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> C1.     State and local

> C2.     County, city and special districts

> C3.     Reform Party

> C4.     Jesse Ventura

> C5.     Green Party

> C6.     120

> C7.     Libertarian Party

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> D1.     0

> D2.     State Legislature

> D3.     Number of registered voters and petition requirements

> D4.     The winner-take-all system

> D5.     To accumulate the most votes or the majority of votes

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> E1.     Bringing attention to certain issues

> E2.     New issues to political agenda

> E3.     Important ideas for major party platforms

> E4.     A statement of the party goals and specific policy agendas

> E5.     They act as a spoiler

> E6.     A minor party candidate that has a sufficient number of votes,

> preventing majority party from winning

> E7.     Yes, are an important part of the voting population

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> F1.     Watergate and Clinton's impeachment

> F2.     An independent is an individual not registered with any party

> F3.     Presidential election

> F4.     Ross Perot

> F5.     Independent

> F6.     Major party

> F7.     By major party labels

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> G1.     Ralph Nader

> G2.     Pat Buchanan

> G3.     Universal health care campaign finance reform and ballot access

> G4.     Foreign Policy, fair trade and government reform

> G5.     Ralph Nader

> G6.     Party platforms

> G7.     Gore and Bush