Flashcards - Media & Culture in U.S. Politics

Flashcards - Media & Culture in U.S. Politics
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muckraking
The term muckraker was used in the Progressive Era to characterize reform-minded American journalists who attacked established institutions and leaders as corrupt
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frame of reference
In physics, a frame of reference consists of an abstract coordinate system and the set of physical reference points that uniquely fix the coordinate system and standardize measurements
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Nationalism
Nationalism is a shared group feeling in the significance of a geographical and sometimes demographic region seeking independence for its culture or ethnicity that holds that group together
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limited government
Limited government is a concept in political philosophy in which governmental power is restricted by law, usually in a written constitution
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subject
The subject in a simple English sentence such as John runs, John is a teacher, or John was hit by a car is the person or thing about whom the statement is made, in this case 'John'
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subject
The subject in a simple English sentence such as John runs, John is a teacher, or John was hit by a car is the person or thing about whom the statement is made, in this case 'John'
limited government
Limited government is a concept in political philosophy in which governmental power is restricted by law, usually in a written constitution
Nationalism
Nationalism is a shared group feeling in the significance of a geographical and sometimes demographic region seeking independence for its culture or ethnicity that holds that group together
frame of reference
In physics, a frame of reference consists of an abstract coordinate system and the set of physical reference points that uniquely fix the coordinate system and standardize measurements
muckraking
The term muckraker was used in the Progressive Era to characterize reform-minded American journalists who attacked established institutions and leaders as corrupt
political decisions
Politics is the process of making decisions applying to all members of each group
Public opinion
The desires, wants, and thinking of the majority of the people - or the collective opinion of the people of a society or state on an issue or problem - is called public opinion
public opinion polls
An opinion poll, sometimes simply referred to as a poll, is a human research survey of public opinion from a particular sample
sampling error
In statistics, sampling error is incurred when the statistical characteristics of a population are estimated from a subset, or sample, of that population
Political socialization
Political socialization is the “study of the developmental processes by which people of all ages and adolescents acquire political cognition, attitudes, and behaviors�
propaganda
Propaganda is information, especially of a biased nature, used to promote or publicise a particular political cause or point of view

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