Advocacy Groups: Definition & Examples


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An advocacy group has what type of governmental power?

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1. Nancy is a member of an advocacy group that focuses on gun rights and regulation. What's the best description of her advocacy group?

2. Which of these is the BEST answer for why policymakers listen to advocacy groups?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

See what you know about advocacy groups using this quiz and worksheet combo. On the interactive quiz, you will need to know what these groups do and the issues that they face.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Look through these materials, checking your knowledge of:

  • The focus for advocacy groups
  • Term referring to an organization that is made of members who share common beliefs both politically and socially
  • Governmental power of an advocacy group
  • Types of advocacy groups

Skills Practiced

  • Information recall - retrieve the knowledge you gained about what advocacy groups focus on
  • Critical thinking - apply relevant concepts to examine information about policymakers in a different light
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to identify what type of governmental power an advocacy group has

Additional Learning

Acquire more knowledge about these groups using the lesson called Advocacy Groups: Definition & Examples. In this lesson, you can:

  • Examine the purpose of creating an advocacy group
  • Look at examples of this type of group
  • Identify the issues that advocacy groups deal with