AP Gov Final Vocabulary
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The mighty list of federal projects, grants, and contracts available to cities, businesses, colleges, and institutions available in a congressional district.
a person who receives the benefit of a good but avoids paying for it
The process by which provisions of the Bill of Rights are brought within the scope of the Fourteenth Amendment and so applied to state and local governments.
A theory of American democracy emphasizing that the policymaking process is very open to the participation of all groups with shared interests, with no single group usually dominating. Pluralists tend to believe that as a result, public interest generally prevails.
a theory of government and politics contending that groups are so strong that government is weakened
Political action committee
Group of people that work toward having a certain political thing happen.
A group of individuals with broad common interests who organize to nominate candidates for office, win elections, conduct government, and determine public policy
An organization of people sharing a common interest or goal that seeks to influence the making of public policy
surveys of people's opinions
Political party open to new behavior or opinions and willing to discard traditional values.
the effort by Congress, through hearings, investigations, and other techniques, to exercise control over the activities of executive agencies
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