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The largest interest group in America, made up of the elderly
These are designed to generate public support for or against various legislators
Organizations that get most of their money from foundations or from the government
The term given to when people leave federal government jobs in exchange for more lucrative positions in private industry
To attempt to influence governmental decisions, especially legislation
Probably the most influential Public-Interest Law Firm, siding with liberal issues
An organization of various Protestant denominations that speaks out on political questions
The major union movement in this country occurred during this time
The consumer activist who has spawned over a dozen interest groups
Sense of pleasure, status, or companionship that arises out of meeting together in an interest group
A group organized in the 1890s as a result of the memergence of conservation as a major issue
Another name for interest groups
A women's organization that attracts meembers with purposive incentives, this one in particular supporting the ERA
People who spend at least 20% of their time lobbying, are paid at least $5000 in any six-month period to lobby, or corporations and other groups that spend more than $20,000 in any
The use of the appeal of stated goals to recruit members to an interest group
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When the nature of an issue or the governmental process by which an issue is resolved gives a great advantage to the suppliers of certain information and imposes a great burden on
An interest group founded in 1920 to educate and organize women for the purpose of using effectively their newly won right to vote
Organizations that attract members by appealing to their interest in a coherent set off controversial principles
Any organization that seeks to influence public policy
The antifeminist counterpart to combat NOW
An organization that advances its cause by bringing lawsuits to challenge existing practices or proposed regulations
The practice of sending letters, pamphlets, etc. to specialized audiences identified from lists
1/3 of public-interest lobbying groups receive half or more of their funds from these
A signal telling the official what values are at stake in an issue and how that issue fits into his or her own set of political beliefs
Money, things, or services readily valued in monetary terms, that one may receive by joining an interest group
The first large veterans organization, made up of former Union soldiers of the Civil War
An interest group formed in 1910 to give a voice to African Americans
When the purpose of the organization will principally benefit nonmembers
A widely shared demand for change in some aspect of the social or political order
Founded in 1871 as a group dedicatd to shooting instruction

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