Friday, April 05, 2013

4/12 homework

Chapter 9
Special Interest Groups
Complete the following:

1. What is the underlying purpose of interest groups?
2. What do Madison and de Tocqueville say about interest groups in the U.S.? (238-9)
3. What are 5 valuable funtions of interest groups? (239)
4. What are 4 criticisms of interest groups? (240)
5. What are economic interest groups? (243-4)
6. What are public-interest-groups? (247)
7. What are PACs and how do they operate? (250-4)

 Be sure not to miss the Interest Group simulation! Points will be awarded and siezed to and from your groups grade. Points awarded to the winners. Pay attention and be helpful.