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  1. People and Politics

  2. Liberal

  3. Liberal People who prefer peaceful reform and usual advocates an expanded role for government

  4. Conservative

  5. Conservative People who prefer the way things are and usually want to limit the role of government

  6. Moderate

  7. Moderate People who avoid the extremes of either the liberal or conservative philosophy

  8. Bias

  9. Bias Favoring one point of view

  10. Interest Groups

  11. Interest Groups People with a similar point of view who work together to promote that point of view

  12. Nominate

  13. Nominate Choose a candidate to run for political office

  14. Political Action Committee

  15. Political Action Committee Political fund-raising organization established by a specific interest group

  16. Platform

  17. Platform Political party’s statement of its goals and positions on public issues

  18. Precinct

  19. Precinct A geographical area that contains a specific number of voters

  20. Propaganda

  21. Propaganda A message that influences people’s ideas, opinions, or actions in certain ways

  22. Campaign

  23. Campaign Active effort to get support for a particular candidate elected to office

  24. Gerrymandering

  25. Gerrymandering Draw boundaries of election district so that one group has a political advantage