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What is the oldest political party still active?
The Conservative Party
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Define "political party"
A group of people organised for the purpose of winning government power
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Define "party government"
A system in which single parties can form a government and carry out policy programme
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When was Margerat Thatcher removed from power?
1990
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Which two parties form the UK two-party system?
Conservative and Labour
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Which two parties do well in European Parliament elections but not UK general elections?
UKIP and the Greens
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What are the two extremes of the left/right political spectrum?
Communism and fascism
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Who started New Labour and the Third Way?
Tony Blair
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What are the three values of socialism?
Fraternity, co-operation and equality
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What are the three values of conservatism?
Traditio, human imperfection and hierarchy/authority
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What are the three key policies of social democracy/consensus politics post-WWII
Mixed economy, economic management and comprehensive social welfare
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Which Prime Minister expanded the welfare state?
Clement Attlee
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Which strand of conservatism stressed the idea that the rich have an obligation to attend to the needs of the poor?
One Nation Conservatism
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Name one of the four New Labour ideals
Market economics, constitutional reform, Third Way welfare and strengthing responsibility
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Define "liberalism"
An ideology defined by committment to the individual and their human rights
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Define "economic Thatcherism"
The belief in individualism and the free market
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Name two world leaders associated with Neo-Liberalism
Margaret Thatcher (British PM 1979-1990) and Ronald Reagan (US President 1981-1989)
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What type of socialism did Tony Blair and his successors belong to?
Evolutionary/revisionist socialism
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What was the name of the splinter party that left Labour in 1981?
Social Democratic Party
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What is another name for Thatcherism?
New Right
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A group of people organised for the purpose of winning government power

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Define "political party"

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1990

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Conservative and Labour

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