AP Government- Interest Groups

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a local organization of businesses whose goal is to further the interests of businesses
the nation’s largest industrial trade association, representing small and large manufacturers in every industrial sector and in all 50 states.
the largest association of physicians and medical students in the United States.
Its mission is to 'to ensure the political, educational, social, and economic equality of rights of all persons and to eliminate racial hatred and racial discrimination'
a nonpartisan civil rights organization based in New York City that advocates on behalf of African Americans and against racial discrimination in the United States.
dedicated to promoting, protecting, and representing the interests of farmers and ranchers in the United States
It's mission is to protect and enhance the economic well-being and quality of life for family farmers and ranchers and their rural communities.
It consisted of a staff of clergy as well as committees of bishops who discussed and sometimes issued statements on matters of national policy such as education, welfare, and healt
It aims to rally all sections of American Jewry to defend the rights of Jews all over the world.
fights anti-Semitism and all forms of bigotry, defends democratic ideals and protects civil rights for all while it advocates for Israel with policymakers, the media and the public
any organization that seeks to influence public policy
something of value that one cannot get without joining mass-membership organizations
the sense of pleasure, status, or companionship that arises out meeting together in small groups
money, or things and services readily valued in monetary terms
the appeal of an organizations stated goals
organizations that attract members by appealing to their interest in a coherent set of (usually) controversial principles
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What it is customary to call an organization when its purpose , if attained, will prinicpally benefit nonmembers
a widely shared demand for change in some aspect of the social or political order
An important way cues are made. They can be helpful sources of information, but are sometimes biased by the arbitrary determination of what constitutes a liberal, proconsumer, or c
a signal telling an official what values are at stake in an issue- who is for, who is against a proposal- and how that issue fits into his or her own set of political beliefs
When interest group directly mail petitions and info to people's houses
File lawsuits in court, usually claiming government action is unconstitutional.
Need a lot of support to rally Congress. Letter writing, phone calls, mass support.
People who leave Congress to become a lobbyist.
Individuals or organizations representing other organizations
A committee set up by and representing a corporation, labor union, or special-interest group that raises and spends campaign contributions on behalf of one or more candidates or ca
An organization of workers that have banded together to achieve common goals such as better working conditions.
a diverse scientific, social, and political movement for addressing natural issues
The oldest and largest grassroots environmental organization in the United States
Nonpartisan group originally only for the ladies; created soon before the Nineteenth Amendment was passed
Independence-era interest group, desired freedom from England

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