EXAM 1 REVIEW: Key Terms to Know

Introduction and Basic Concepts

  1. Politics
  2. Political Power
  3. Force
  4. Coercion
  5. Manipulation
  6. Authority
  7. Legitimacy
  8. Public Policy
  9. Government

Political Culture and Consent to be Governed

  1. Consent of the Governed
  2. Political Culture
  3. Individualism
  4. Natural Rights
  5. Limited Government
  6. Free Enterprise
  7. Democracy
  8. Popular Sovereignty
  9. Representative Democracy
  10. Direct Democracy
  11. Republic
  12. The “Power Problem”
  13. Justice
  14. Social Contract
  15. Subsidiary Principle
  16. Externalities

Political Ideology and Conflict in Politics

  1. Political Ideology
  2. Progressive / Liberal
  3. Conservative
  4. Libertarian
  5. Communitarian