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    (Original post by Lion467)
    Oh yeah thanks I know. Sorry I wasn't clear A2 US Politics pressure group examples
    Hey i'm doing US politics and for pressure groups make sure you know the 3 main ones: the NRA, AARP and AIPAC!
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    (Original post by JonesyA0)
    Hey i'm doing US politics and for pressure groups make sure you know the 3 main ones: the NRA, AARP and AIPAC!
    Thanks! What kind of statistics or information would I need to know?
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    What supreme court decisions they've helped influence.
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    (Original post by Pato1)
    What supreme court decisions they've helped influence.
    Ah okay thanks
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    (Original post by Lion467)
    Thanks! What kind of statistics or information would I need to know?
    I would learn membership size - especially NRA and AARP. And also a few examples of donations they have made to candidates.

    There have been past questions such as 'Explain the influence of the most powerful US pressure groups' so you would talk about these three. Here you could say how membership size means they can reflect a portion of society and therefore a portion of the electorate, money means they can afford lobbyists and to donate to campaigns in both presidential and Congressional elections, and you could talk about how easy/hard their goal is to achieve (for example NRA seen as a strong and influential group as they are upholding the 2nd amendment and therefore the people's rights)
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    (Original post by Annie.humair)
    Liberalism short:
    On what grounds have liberals supported democracy?
    What and how have liberals supported the fragmentation of political power?
    To what extent do liberals disagree over freedom?
    On what grounds have liberals supported constitutionalism?
    Distinguish between negative and positive freedom
    Explain the link between liberalism and constitutionalism
    Explain the link between liberalism and individualism
    On what grounds have modern liberals supported defended the principle of social welfare?

    Liberalism essay:
    To what extent does modern liberalism depart from the ideas of classic liberalism?
    To what extent is there tension between liberalism and the principle of equality?
    'A fear of democracy runs through liberalism' discuss
    'Modern liberals have abandoned individualism and embrace collectivism' discuss
    'Liberalism is defined by its desire to minimise the state' discuss
    'Liberal democracy is a contradiction in terms' discuss
    To what extent have liberals endorsed the principle of equality?

    If anyone knows how to answer any of these then please let everyone know
    Have I missed any out guys?
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    (Original post by JonesyA0)
    I would learn membership size - especially NRA and AARP. And also a few examples of donations they have made to candidates.

    There have been past questions such as 'Explain the influence of the most powerful US pressure groups' so you would talk about these three. Here you could say how membership size means they can reflect a portion of society and therefore a portion of the electorate, money means they can afford lobbyists and to donate to campaigns in both presidential and Congressional elections, and you could talk about how easy/hard their goal is to achieve (for example NRA seen as a strong and influential group as they are upholding the 2nd amendment and therefore the people's rights)
    Oh okay thanks!
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    (Original post by Annie.humair)
    Liberalism short:
    On what grounds have liberals supported democracy?
    What and how have liberals supported the fragmentation of political power?
    To what extent do liberals disagree over freedom?
    On what grounds have liberals supported constitutionalism?
    Distinguish between negative and positive freedom
    Explain the link between liberalism and constitutionalism
    Explain the link between liberalism and individualism
    On what grounds have modern liberals supported defended the principle of social welfare?

    Liberalism essay:
    To what extent does modern liberalism depart from the ideas of classic liberalism?
    To what extent is there tension between liberalism and the principle of equality?
    'A fear of democracy runs through liberalism' discuss
    'Modern liberals have abandoned individualism and embrace collectivism' discuss
    'Liberalism is defined by its desire to minimise the state' discuss
    'Liberal democracy is a contradiction in terms' discuss
    To what extent have liberals endorsed the principle of equality?

    If anyone knows how to answer any of these then please let everyone know
    I'm revising liberalism exam questions tomorrow so I could write up some bullet points to the answers then if you want?

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    hi
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    (Original post by Annie.humair)
    Have I missed any out guys?
    Are you planning to write essays for all of them or something?
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    (Original post by blackdiamond97)
    I'm revising liberalism exam questions tomorrow so I could write up some bullet points to the answers then if you want?

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    Yes please 😊
    How much have you done so far for this exam
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    (Original post by Annie.humair)
    Yes please 😊
    How much have you done so far for this exam
    We should all do this


    All compare answers?
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    (Original post by xxvine)
    Are you planning to write essays for all of them or something?
    Learning the content from the merk scheme for the short questions. As for the essays idk what's happening with those. I just find them incredibly difficult
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    (Original post by xxvine)
    We should all do this


    All compare answers?
    Yeah go on. Have you made many plans yet?
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    (Original post by Annie.humair)
    Yeah go on. Have you made many plans yet?
    Will do tomorrow
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    (Original post by Annie.humair)
    Y


    Learning the content from the merk scheme for the short questions. As for the essays idk what's happening with those. I just find them incredibly difficult
    Ideolgoies is really difficult tbh
    USA is so much easier. Dreading these exams so much
    Hope we get a modern vs classical liberalism question
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    I can see that everyone is struggling a lot with ideologies but we all gotta remember that these exams come once and after that they're gone so we have to try our hardest for the next 2 weeks, bang out revision and hopefully when we're in that exam, the answers will roll off onto the paper. we got this, positive thinking will result in positive outcomes. have faith in yourselves.
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    (Original post by Annie.humair)
    Yes please 😊
    How much have you done so far for this exam
    About the same as everyone else, focusing on liberalism, conservatism and anarchism for unit 3 and feminism, nationalism and ecologism for unit 4
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    (Original post by blackdiamond97)
    About the same as everyone else, focusing on liberalism, conservatism and anarchism for unit 3 and feminism, nationalism and ecologism for unit 4
    exact same as me

    we should all practice questions and compare answers

    that is what we have been doing for sociology and it really does help
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    (Original post by xxvine)
    exact same as me

    we should all practice questions and compare answers

    that is what we have been doing for sociology and it really does help
    That's a good idea, we could make a master post of all the questions and put it in the OP
 
 
 
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