U.S. Constitution
Propaganda Techniques
Types of Political Cartoons
Major Party Functions
Standards of Journalism
50

What are the checks and balances of the Executive Branch?

Can Veto Laws

50

Define Name Calling

Trash talking another product or person

50

Name 4 symbols commonly used in political cartoons

donkey, elephant, Uncle Sam, eagle, dove

50

What is the most important Party Function?

Nominate Candidates for public office


50

Define Verification

Fact-checking information

150

What are the checks and balances of the Judicial Branch?

Executive branch can fire/hire

150

Give an example of Glittering Generalities

Large, Broad statement that doesn't really mean anything

150

How might a cartoonist use exageration in a Political Cartoon?

Make certain parts of people larger or smaller than in real life. 

150

What is a "Watchdog"

The party not in power watches over the party in power very closely. 

150

Define Transparency

Being open about the process and sources

250

What are the checks and balances of the Legislative Branch?

Laws must be passed by both houses/limits itself

250

Define Transfer

Associating something respected or approved with the candidate

250

What is Labeling?

When a cartoonist labels objects or people so readers can easily determine what they are

250

What is an Ideological Party?

Set on beliefs on social, economic and political issues

250

Define Accountability

Naming the author, or admitting to mistakes

350

Who believed in the rights of the accused?

Cesare Beccaria

350

Give example of Testimonial

A famous person endorsing a product or candidate

350

Give example of an Analogy

Open for interpretation

350

Splinter parties

Minor parties  that have split from another Major party

350

Define Independance 

Staying away from stories already being covered

450

What is important about Article I Section 8?

 Imposed taxes without consent 

450

Define Plain Folk

Claiming to be one of the common people


450

What is Irony?

The difference between the way things are and the ways things should be

450

Name three political Parties today.

Republican, Democrat, Green

450

 How do you know if a news source is a good one?

They have accurate information, make adjustments to inaccurate information they post, make updates to stories as details are released.

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