Interest Groups: History, Types, Development & Maintenance


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What is an interest group?

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1. What is Advocacy?

2. Who is John Wilkes?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Examine your ability to understand information about interest groups in U.S. politics. The quiz will test you on the role of John Wilkes in relation to interest groups and the way interest groups pay for advocacy costs.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

You will be tested on:

  • The term 'advocacy'
  • What interest groups are designed to represent
  • Definition of an interest group
  • The way interest groups pay for advocacy costs
  • John Wilkes

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension- ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on interest groups
  • Information recall- access the knowledge you've gained regarding the term 'advocacy'
  • Knowledge application- use your knowledge to answer a question about what interest groups are made to represent

Additional Learning

To review information related to interest groups, read through the short lesson called Interest Groups: History, Types, Development & Maintenance. These objectives will be reviewed in the lesson:

  • Identify what an interest group is and how it relates to advocacy
  • Recall how the history of interest groups have influenced interest groups today
  • Understand the way interest groups operate and what is needed to make them run such as a topic and membership