Identify the primary goal of interest groups and describe their strategies

Identify the primary goal of interest groups and describe their strategies

Interest groups play an important role in the political process.

a. Identify the primary goal of interest groups.

b. Describe EACH of the following strategies used by interest groups.

• Lobbying

• Amicus curiae

c. Explain how EACH of the following hinders the success of interest groups in obtaining their primary goal.

• Separation of powers

• Bureaucratic discretion

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An Afrocentric perspective of this topic argues a position that Africa during the period discussed was the history not of diverse people with diverse culture, but a single cultural unit based around the Nile Valley civilization.  The argument advocates that to focus on the difference of the Kingdoms is a mistake and that the focus should be on the similarities which define the continent. The opposite argument says to place emphasis on the similarities without acknowledging the creativity and adaptive behavior is a mistake.  Take a position. Where should the emphasis be? On the similarities of cultures or on those things that make the cultures unique? 

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