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U.S. Political System Interest Groups
Functions Organize people Provide for political participation Supply information
Types of IG Agriculture Business Labor unions Professional groups Societal groups Caused based groups
Types of IG merican_medical_association_logo.png
How IG work Participation in electoral process Lobbying Employ legal process Influence PO
How they work –Participate –Lobbying Endorse candidates Political action committees Grassroots lobbying
–Employ legal process –Influence PO Sue for cause- Brown v Board of ED, Class Action suits -Agent Orange Media Demonstrations & protests orange-10-blk.jpg EChAProtestWithSMACs.jpg
IG & Public Good Benefits Criticisms Minority concerns Provide info Financial influence Excess power Campaign reform
Limitations Donations Visibility competition
HOLT, RINEHART AND WINSTON A MERICAN GOVERNMENT HOLT 1 Interest Groups Section 1: Role of Interest Groups Section 2: How Interest Groups Work Section 3:
Interest Groups. The Role of Interest Groups Where do you stand on gun control? What about school prayer? Abortion? How would you increase your chances.
Interest Groups (#3E) *people form groups to get their concerns to ALL levels of government *no legal status in the election process *they don’t want to.
Interest Groups. Introduction What is an interest group? People who share common goals and organize to influence government Interest groups focus.
After today’s lesson, students will be able to… Define interest group and describe what, why, and how they influence public policy Essential Skill.
INTEREST GROUPS. SUPER PAC INTEREST GROUPS A PRIVATE ORGANIZATION THAT ADVOCATES FOR CERTAIN POLICIES. PURPOSE: TO INFLUENCE POLICYMAKERS AND SUPPORT.
Interest Groups Unit 4: The Electoral Process. Historical Background Interest Groups were basically the “factions” (along with Political Parties) that.
American Government C H A P T E R 9 INTEREST GROUPS.
Chapter 7: Interest Groups American and Texas Government: Policy and Politics, 10/e By Neal Tannahill.
Review 1.What is the primary goal of Interest Groups? 2.Give 3 reasons behind the growth of Interest Groups in the United States 3.What are the reasons.
Interest Groups. What we’ll be discussing The role of interest groups Types of interest groups Interest groups at work.
Interest Groups. Political and social organizations Represent special interests Range from very liberal to very conservative Lobby officials to improve.
Pearson Education, Inc., Longman © 2006 Chapter 6 Interest Groups American Government: Policy & Politics, Eighth Edition TANNAHILL.
Interest Groups Chapter 16. The Role and Reputation of Interest Groups Interest Groups A collection of people or organizations that tries to influence.
Methods used by Pressure Groups Lobbying Campaigning/ raising awareness Direct Action Electioneering & Endorsement.
CHAPTER 9: THE POLITICAL PROCESS Part 1: Section 1 and 2.
Ch. 7: Interest Groups & Political Parties. Interest groups Goal: seek to influence decisions of govt Inspired by social movements More factions in decentralized.
Interest Groups Chapter 12. Interest Groups The American System is one where groups organize around every conceivable issue Single Issue Politics - The.
Aim: How do Interest Groups influence legislators? Do Now: Do you agree with Ted Kennedy that the U.S. Congress is the greatest congress money can buy?
Class Class Implementing nonmarket strategies St-Petersburg State University Graduate School of Management Master of International Business.
Quick Jeopardy!. List 1 function of interest groups. Raise of awareness of issues, educate public of issues, rate elected officials, lobby elected officials,
Where our country is going PUBLIC POLICY. Public policy What is public policy? The things our country focuses on. These decisions are made by the government.
Political Party - An organization that seeks to achieve power by electing it’s members to public office. Interest Group – Any organized group whose.
Interest Groups Linkage Institutions. Interest Groups Organized group of individuals seeking to influence the government and policies *they operate.
MIG #2 How do IG’s get what they want?. Insider Strategy : using connections to influence gov. Lobbying Lobbyists – person who represents an IG who.
POLITICAL PARTIES, INTEREST GROUPS, AND THE MEDIA NEED TO KNOW: Unit 3.
Interest Groups Do they really serve our interests?
Ch. 9 - Interest Groups. What are Interest Groups? Interest Groups – organizations of people with a common political cause that they advance through fundraising,
Goals Higher wages, better working conditions, and better working hours are some of the goals.
Politics, Public Issues and the Media Chapters 8, 9 and 10.
Political Parties, Interest Groups, PACs, 527s. Political Parties 2 party system – Republican – Democrat Bipartisan Third Parties – Types – Why they fail?
SECTION1 Unit 3, Section 6 Interest Groups. SECTION2 I. The Role of Interest Groups A. Interest groups are private organizations whose members share certain.
Interest Groups Duffy - Government. What are Interest Groups? Groups that seek to influence public policy in ways that help their members – Support policies.
Warm-up: Dec. 19 Take out packet from yesterday and read section: V.) Affirmative Action After reading: judge which of the following pieces of information.
Norwegian Association of Students (StL) A presentation of StL.
Chapter 9. Interest groups have no legal status in the election process Do not nominate candidates, but may support candidates sympathetic to their.
CONNECTING TO THE POLITICAL PROCESS Political Parties & Party Structure.
Interest Groups A private organization that tries to persuade public officials to respond to the shared attitudes of its members Interest groups attempt.
Interest Groups Interest Groups at Work. Lobbyist and Lobbying Lobbying involves special interest groups influencing the decisions and actions of public.
Political Parties, Interest Groups, and Mass Media Unit IIIB Interest Groups.
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Why Participation is Important. PAC stands for political action committee Special organizations set up for the purpose of collecting contributions.
Chapter 9 The Political Process. People who share similar views and goals may form an interest group. Interest groups represent a wide variety of attitudes.
Unit 3 AP Review. Question #1 The “free rider” problem refers to what?
Interest Groups Chapter 11. The Role and Reputation of Interest Groups Defining Interest Groups Organization of people with shared policy goals entering.
Goals: Common Cause’s main goals are to be a vehicle for citizens to be involved in the political process and hold the elected accountable to public.
Special Interest Groups. I. What is a Special Interest Group? An organization of people with shared policy goals entering the policy process at several.
Presentation Pro © 2001 by Prentice Hall, Inc. Magruder’s American Government C H A P T E R 9 Interest Groups.
Tactics, and Federal Regulation. Interest groups’ tactics for attempting to influence Congressional action (or inaction) fall in to 4 general categories:
* What is public opinion and how does it influence the political process and affect government actions? * What are interest groups, and how do they.
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