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What problems did the Founders have with interest groups?

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Answered 2006-12-09 13:54:34

Northern merchants vs southern planters, states rights vs a strong federal government are a couple

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Interest groups are sometimes called?

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What are the targets of interest groups?

The targets of interest groups are the groups of people that can most support the cause. Wealthy people are the targets of medical interest groups for example.

How do public-interest groups differ from other interest groups?

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How do interest groups influence US foreign policy?

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Which groups pay someone to talk to government officials for them an interesting groups B interest groups C disinterested groups D disingenuous groups?

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What is the difference between private and public-interest groups?

Private interest groups are those with personal stakes on an issue. Public interest groups are those groups that advance the concerns of the public at large.

What are the pros and cons of interest groups?

The pros of special interest groups are that they can persuade politicians to legislate favorably for what they believe in. They may also bring certain problems to the awareness of the Senate. The cons are that special interest groups have a one track mind and they seldom look at their opinions from all angles. That is why a two or more party system is better for everyone. If one group were to be in complete power think of all the groups that would be shut out. Special interest groups biggest flaw is that their opinions tend to be biased.

How do interest groups influence public policy?

Interest groups influence public policy through lobbying of their specific special interest they have in mind. The number one way interest groups affect public policy is by providing information to politicians. It is illegal for interest groups to give money to politicians.

Labor interest groups are some of the most powerful interest groups in the US?

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Do Interest groups donate money to campaigns through political action committees?

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How are research groups differente from other interest groups?

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What are the roles of interest groups?

The main role of interest groups is for representation and education. Aside from these interest groups also serve as watchdogs in Congress and keep its members updated on issues they are fighting for.

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What word best describes interest groups?

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What are some reasons why interest groups are so common in the US?

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What are the major interest groups in the world economy?

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