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Midterm Review Sheet

Braunwarth
POSC 140

These are key terms to aid in studying for the exam, the exam may include topics not included on this list

The midterm will cover chapters 1-6, and 10 in Lawrence, lecture material, and material from the assigned readings.

All Current Events/News of the Day information is fair game

Contrasts between the "illusion" and "reality" of San Diego (Davis, et al.)

Spreckels

Recruiting the Navy to San Diego

Geraniums v. the Smokestacks

Importance of a railroad

Mayor-Council System

Council-Manager System

Responsibilities of County Governments

Special Districts

City Budgets

Proposition 13

Sales Tax

The "Car Tax"/Vehicle License Fee

Importance of state laws

Diversity

Postindustrial Economy

Two-tier economy

Two-tier society

Hyperpluralism

Political Culture

Stages of Political development

Gold Rush

Native American history

Big Four

SPR/The Octopus

Progressive Movement

Constitutionalism

Bicameralism

State Constitutions

1849 Constitution

1878 Constitution

Devolution

ABC syndrome

Smokestack Chasing

Federalism

10th amendment

Enumerated powers

States’ rights

Revenue Sharing

Unfunded Mandates

Political Parties

State Sovereign Immunity

Propositions/Initiatives

Closed Primary

Modified Closed Primary

Open Primary

Nonpartisan elections

Civil Service

Professional Management

Initiatives

Constitutional and Statutory Initiatives

Referendum

Recall

Proposition 209

Voter Turnout

Citizen Participation

Who Votes in CA

Partisanship

Gender Gap

Party Strength

News Media

Interest Groups

Interest Group Power

Living Wage Campaign

Justice for Janitors

Ned Wight

Last Updated: 11/16/2014
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