STUDY GUIDE for AP American Government UNIT TEST chapters 5-7 NAME: ________________________________________ Chapter 5---Define the following words: Political Socialization What are the major agents of early socialization? Public Opinion Skewed Bimodal Normal Gender gap voting: Look at and interpret your charts in this chapter pg. 145,147, 167!!!! Which Poll has been around the longest and is pretty accurate? When taking polls, what factors must play a part of an accurate poll???? How could public opinion polls be criticized? How could a HOMOGENEOUS community affect you and your opinions? Does political socialization continue throughout your life? YES or NO circle— If so who influences your socialization throughout life? Chapter 6 As of 2009 which Newspaper had the largest daily circulation? Define the following: Gatekeepers: Infotainment: Two-Step flow of communication: Market driven Journalism: Mass Media’s function is to….. “On Background”: “Off the Record”: Pack Journalism: Telecommunications Act of 1996 led to…… Television Hypothesis: Trial Balloons: Reasonable Access Rule: Fairness Doctrine Chapter 7—Look at the charts!!! Define the following: Direct Action: Conventional Participation: Unconventional Participation: Influencing Behavior: Supporting Behavior: Suffrage/Franchise: Harper v. Virginia Board of Elections: Political Efficacy: Initiatives: Referenda: Characteristics of NON VOTERS: Most countries(not the U.S.) put the burden of Registration on whom?