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Chapter 10 Am. Government
Midterm elections
Primary Elections
General Elections
Closed Primary
congressional elections that do not coincide with a president…
elections held to select a party's candidate for the general…
a regularly scheduled election involving most districts in th…
a primary election in which voters can participate in the nom…
Midterm elections
congressional elections that do not coincide with a president…
Primary Elections
elections held to select a party's candidate for the general…
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AM government Chapter 10 Meg Moen
What does the constitution create?
Historical: How many houses did the Br…
Practical: What was necessary to compr…
Theoretical: Why did the farmers of th…
A bicameral legislature
2
Bicameral legislature
It allowed for fair and equal representation of the state at…
What does the constitution create?
A bicameral legislature
Historical: How many houses did the Br…
2
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Am Gov Chapter 10
Approximately 69% of Americans use ___…
Of the six functions of media, which r…
Under the protection of the ________ A…
After identifying a public issue, the…
television news
entertainment
First
public agenda
Approximately 69% of Americans use ___…
television news
Of the six functions of media, which r…
entertainment
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Am Government: Chapter 10 Sections 1-2
historical basis
practical basis
theoretical basis
what is the term of comgress
framers knew bicameralism since the parliament had it
settle conflict between New Jersey and Virginia plans
house acts as check for the other
two years
historical basis
framers knew bicameralism since the parliament had it
practical basis
settle conflict between New Jersey and Virginia plans
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Am. Gov. Chapter 10
Biocameralism
Pork Barrel
Descriptive Representation
Substantive Representation
The system of having two chambers within one legislative body…
Legislative appropriations that benefit specific constituents…
When a member of congress shares the characteristics (such as…
When a member of congress represents constituents' interests…
Biocameralism
The system of having two chambers within one legislative body…
Pork Barrel
Legislative appropriations that benefit specific constituents…
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am gov chapter 10
Necessary and Proper Clause
Impeachment
Cloture
Gridlock
Elastic Clause
The formal procedure by which a president or any federal offi…
The decision of 3/5 of the senate to limit or end debate on a…
Conflict between the legislative and executive branches that…
Necessary and Proper Clause
Elastic Clause
Impeachment
The formal procedure by which a president or any federal offi…
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Government Chapter 10 Review
term
session
adjourn
special session
two year period of time during which congress meets
period of time when congress assembles and conducts business
suspend, as in a session of congress, until the next session
a session of a legislative body called to handle am emergency…
term
two year period of time during which congress meets
session
period of time when congress assembles and conducts business
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Government Alive! Chapter 10
Plurality
Winner-take-all-system
Suffrage
Voter Registration
The largest number of votes in a election; in elections with…
An electoral system that awards offices to the highest vote-g…
The right to vote.
The process of signing up to vote.
Plurality
The largest number of votes in a election; in elections with…
Winner-take-all-system
An electoral system that awards offices to the highest vote-g…
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Government Alive! Chapter 10
Plurality
Winner-take-all-system
Suffrage
Voter Registration
The largest number of votes in a election; in elections with…
An electoral system that awards offices to the highest vote-g…
The right to vote.
The process of signing up to vote.
Plurality
The largest number of votes in a election; in elections with…
Winner-take-all-system
An electoral system that awards offices to the highest vote-g…
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chapter 10 AM Gov
2 years
10 years
Gerrymandering
1/3
the term of office in the House of Representatives
the number of House members representing each state is recalc…
drawing a House district to give an advantage to one politica…
# of senators that are up for reelection every two years
2 years
the term of office in the House of Representatives
10 years
the number of House members representing each state is recalc…
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Am. Gov. Chapter 10
Bicameralism
The two houses of the national legisla…
The "exact" same bill must pass both h…
House of Lords, House of Commons
2 houses
House of Reps, Senate
The 2 houses act as check and balance
British Influence
Bicameralism
2 houses
The two houses of the national legisla…
House of Reps, Senate
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AM Gov. Chapter 10
Term
Session
Convene
Adjourn
Two-year period of time urging which congress meets
Period of time during which congress assembles and conducts b…
To begin a new session
To suspend a session of congress
Term
Two-year period of time urging which congress meets
Session
Period of time during which congress assembles and conducts b…
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AmGov Chapter 10
Where does Congress meet?
Congress
What is Congress' most basic function?
What are the Three reasons the Constit…
They meet at the capital
The legislative branch of the National Government
To make the laws
Historical, Practical, Theoretical
Where does Congress meet?
They meet at the capital
Congress
The legislative branch of the National Government
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Government: Chapter 10
Plurality
Suffrage
Voter Registration
Voter Turnout
The largest number of votes in a election; in elections with…
The right to vote
The process of signing up to vote.
The proportion of the voting-age population that actually votes
Plurality
The largest number of votes in a election; in elections with…
Suffrage
The right to vote
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AM History Chapter 10 Vocab
Laissez Faire
Free Market
Louisiana Purchase
Impressment
A French term meaning "let alone"
Goods and services are exchanged with little regulation
Large partial of land bought from France
The practice of forcing people into service
Laissez Faire
A French term meaning "let alone"
Free Market
Goods and services are exchanged with little regulation
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Am. Gov. Chapter 10 and 11
terms of congress
20th amendment
session
adjourn
lasts 2 years, starts noon of january 3rd every odd numbered…
sets start of each term as "noon of the 3rd day of January" o…
period of time where, every year, congress assembles and cond…
suspend
terms of congress
lasts 2 years, starts noon of january 3rd every odd numbered…
20th amendment
sets start of each term as "noon of the 3rd day of January" o…
Am. Gov. Chapter 10
term
franking priveledge
Gerrymandering
reapportion
two year period which congress meets, 6 years for Senate, and…
benefit allowing members of Congress to mail letters and othe…
the drawing of electoral lines to the advantage of a party or…
redistribute, as in seats of the legislative body
term
two year period which congress meets, 6 years for Senate, and…
franking priveledge
benefit allowing members of Congress to mail letters and othe…
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I Am Malala-Chapter 10
Anarchy
Dispense
Erupted
Extremism
a lack of government and law; confusion
distribute
exploded
Extreme political or religious views
Anarchy
a lack of government and law; confusion
Dispense
distribute
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Am. Gov. Chapter 10 and 11
terms of congress
20th amendment
session
adjourn
lasts 2 years, starts noon of january 3rd every odd numbered…
sets start of each term as "noon of the 3rd day of January" o…
period of time where, every year, congress assembles and cond…
suspend
terms of congress
lasts 2 years, starts noon of january 3rd every odd numbered…
20th amendment
sets start of each term as "noon of the 3rd day of January" o…
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Am. Gov Chapter 10
reasons for bicameral gov
house of reps
senate
reapportionment/redistribution
1. historical... 2. practical ... 3. theoretical
based on population
2 senators per state
happens after every census
reasons for bicameral gov
1. historical... 2. practical ... 3. theoretical
house of reps
based on population
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am govt chapter 10 vocab
chief of state
head of government
natural-born citizens
Naturalized citizen
the role the president plays as the ceremonial head of the Un…
the chief executive officer of a government- the president is…
a person actually born in the United States
a person, born in another country, who becomes a citizen of t…
chief of state
the role the president plays as the ceremonial head of the Un…
head of government
the chief executive officer of a government- the president is…
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Government: Chapter 10
Plurality
Suffrage
Voter Registration
Voter Turnout
The largest number of votes in a election; in elections with…
The right to vote
The process of signing up to vote.
The proportion of the voting-age population that actually votes
Plurality
The largest number of votes in a election; in elections with…
Suffrage
The right to vote
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Government Chapter 10 Vocabulary
Term
Session
Adjourned
Prorogue
Two-year period of time during which Congress meets
Period of time during which, each year, Congress assembles an…
Suspend, as in a session of Congress
Adjourn, as in a legislative session
Term
Two-year period of time during which Congress meets
Session
Period of time during which, each year, Congress assembles an…
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American Government & Citizenship Chapter 10, Voting & Elections
Polling place
Precinct
Ballot
Absentee ballot
The location where voting is carried out.
District of a city.
The list of candidates on which you cast your vote.
One that allows a person to vote without going to the polls o…
Polling place
The location where voting is carried out.
Precinct
District of a city.
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Am. Gov. Unit 3, Chapter 10
What is Bicameralism?
How did the British influence the way…
What was the Great Compromise.
How many representatives per state are…
two-house body: HOuse of Representatives and the Senate
The House of Lords and the House of Commons were similar to t…
Larger states wanted to have more representatives per states…
2, all states have 2 senators.
What is Bicameralism?
two-house body: HOuse of Representatives and the Senate
How did the British influence the way…
The House of Lords and the House of Commons were similar to t…
AP Government Chapter 10
Interest group
Pluralism
Elitism
Hyperpluralism
An organized group that tries to influence the government to…
a theory of government and politics emphasizing that politics…
a theory of government and politics contending that societies…
a theory of government and politics contending that groups ar…
Interest group
An organized group that tries to influence the government to…
Pluralism
a theory of government and politics emphasizing that politics…
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AM 270 Chapter 10
Line Presentation
2 Benefits in a Consciously Designed E…
Types of Layout
Where to locate merchandise
to enhance sales by offering products for consideration in a…
to enhance the aesthetic and hedonic experience through parti…
Grid Layout- parallel aisles, not visually exciting, easy to…
impulsive- in front by register vs. demand merchandise- in th…
Line Presentation
to enhance sales by offering products for consideration in a…
2 Benefits in a Consciously Designed E…
to enhance the aesthetic and hedonic experience through parti…
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Chapter 10 AM
Wilmot Proviso
secession
Compromise of 1850
popular sovereignty
Bill that would ban slavery in the territories acquired after…
Voluntary withdrawal from fellowship, especially from politic…
decisions made to help settle the disagreements between free…
idea that territories make their own decisions, especially on…
Wilmot Proviso
Bill that would ban slavery in the territories acquired after…
secession
Voluntary withdrawal from fellowship, especially from politic…
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Chapter 10 - Government
Adjourn
bicameral
prorogue
recess
to suspend business until the next session
made up of two houses
to end a session when the two houses cannot agree on a date f…
to suspend business TEMPORARILY during a session
Adjourn
to suspend business until the next session
bicameral
made up of two houses
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AM GOV SS Chapter 10
social security taxes and corporate in…
personal income taxes
federal budget
budget
replaced customs and excise taxes as major revenue sources
provide greatest portion of revenue, levied on each person's…
increased steadily over the years in response to the demand f…
an outline of government spending program for the coming year
social security taxes and corporate in…
replaced customs and excise taxes as major revenue sources
personal income taxes
provide greatest portion of revenue, levied on each person's…
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Government Alive! Chapter 10
Plurality
Winner-take-all-system
Suffrage
Voter Registration
The largest number of votes in a election; in elections with…
An electoral system that awards offices to the highest vote-g…
The right to vote.
The process of signing up to vote.
Plurality
The largest number of votes in a election; in elections with…
Winner-take-all-system
An electoral system that awards offices to the highest vote-g…
14 terms
Government - Chapter 10
session
adjourns
special session
apportioned
Period of time when Congress assembles and conducts business.
Suspends until the next session.
A meeting to deal with some emergency situation.
Distributed among the States on the basis of their respective…
session
Period of time when Congress assembles and conducts business.
adjourns
Suspends until the next session.
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Am Gov Chapter 10 (The Media)
Mass media
Narrowcasting
Equal time rule
Fairness doctrine
The total array of mass communication, including television,…
Programming targeted to one small sector of the population, m…
The rule requiring that all broadcasters provide airtime equa…
The law that formerly required broadcasters to present contra…
Mass media
The total array of mass communication, including television,…
Narrowcasting
Programming targeted to one small sector of the population, m…
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AM Govt. Chapter 10 and 11
Term
Session
Apportion
Gerrymander
Two-year period of time during which congress meets.
Period of time during which, each year, congress assembles an…
Distribute, as in seats in a legislative body.
The drawing of electoral district lines to the advantage of a…
Term
Two-year period of time during which congress meets.
Session
Period of time during which, each year, congress assembles an…
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Chapter 10 am and gov flashcards
Border Ruffians
Free Soil Party
Popular Sovereignty
Jefferson Davis
The Border Ruffians were pro-slavery activists from the slave…
Against extending slavery in the western territories - white…
Popular sovereignty or the sovereignty of the people's rule i…
Senator from Mississippi, president of confederacy
Border Ruffians
The Border Ruffians were pro-slavery activists from the slave…
Free Soil Party
Against extending slavery in the western territories - white…
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Government - Chapter 10
Civil Liberties
Civil Rights
Due Process
Selective Incorporation
Basic freedoms to think and act that all people have and that…
Rights of fair and equal status and treatment and the right t…
Following established and complete legal procedures
Holds that certain protections are essential to due process o…
Civil Liberties
Basic freedoms to think and act that all people have and that…
Civil Rights
Rights of fair and equal status and treatment and the right t…
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AP Am Gov Chapter 10 & 11
Referendum
Initiative petition
Motor Voter Act
Mandate theory of elctions
Method of direct legislation that gives voters a cance to giv…
process where voters may put proposed changes in the state co…
Requires states to permit people to register to vote at the t…
Idea that the winning candidate has a mandate from the people…
Referendum
Method of direct legislation that gives voters a cance to giv…
Initiative petition
process where voters may put proposed changes in the state co…
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Government - Chapter 10
Civil Liberties
Civil Rights
Due Process
Selective Incorporation
Basic freedoms to think and act that are protected against go…
Rights of fair and equal status and treatment and the right t…
Following established and complete legal procedures.
Certain protections are essential to due process of law.
Civil Liberties
Basic freedoms to think and act that are protected against go…
Civil Rights
Rights of fair and equal status and treatment and the right t…
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AmGov Chapter 10 Review
Why bicameralism?
Person who believed the senate would s…
Term
Process for ending a session of Congre…
fair/equal representation at the national level
George Washington
two year period in which congress meets
Adjourning
Why bicameralism?
fair/equal representation at the national level
Person who believed the senate would s…
George Washington
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Government Chapter 10
Bicameral
Term
Session
Convene
Describing a legislative body composed of two chambers.... *Made…
A two-year period of time during which Congress meets.... *Where…
Period of time during which, each year, Congress assembles an…
To begin a new session of Congress.... * To start a new congress.
Bicameral
Describing a legislative body composed of two chambers.... *Made…
Term
A two-year period of time during which Congress meets.... *Where…
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Chapter 10 Am Gov 6th
Suffrage
Disenfranchise
Platform
Incumbent
The ability to vote
Depriving a right to vote
A political party's statement of principles and objectives
A public official seeking reelection to the position he or sh…
Suffrage
The ability to vote
Disenfranchise
Depriving a right to vote
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Am. Govt. Chapter 10
Although the American press originally…
A few decades ago, the media system ce…
Which of the following functions do ne…
which of the following are ways in whi…
newsworthy information and events
choice
provide political information.... act as a watchdog and scrutini…
It changed voter mobilization.... it changed aspects of fund rai…
Although the American press originally…
newsworthy information and events
A few decades ago, the media system ce…
choice
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Chapter 10 am history
Nationalism
Alsace-Lorraine
Militarism
Western front
Devotion to ones country
It was disputed land between France and Germany
Glorification of the military
The most critical area of World War I in France ; whoever cou…
Nationalism
Devotion to ones country
Alsace-Lorraine
It was disputed land between France and Germany
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Chapter 10 am studies
Different wants for different regions
Second bank of US
Tariff
Monroe doctrine
West needed new roads, south needs states rights, and north/n…
Lent money controlled money supply
Tax on foreign goods
We didn't interfere with Europe and opposite, central and Sou…
Different wants for different regions
West needed new roads, south needs states rights, and north/n…
Second bank of US
Lent money controlled money supply
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Chapter 10 Am History
Polio
32nd President
Apparent
Gold Standard
abbreviated term for poliomyelitis, an acute infectious disea…
Franklin Delano Roosevelt
appearing to be fact as far as can be understood
a monetary standard in which one ounce of gold equals a set n…
Polio
abbreviated term for poliomyelitis, an acute infectious disea…
32nd President
Franklin Delano Roosevelt
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Chapter 10 Am History
Polio
Apparent
Gold Standard
Bank Holidays
abbreviated term for poliomyelitis, an acute infectious disea…
appearing to be fact as far as can be understood
a monetary standard in which one ounce of gold equals a set n…
closing of banks during the Great Depression to avoid bank runs
Polio
abbreviated term for poliomyelitis, an acute infectious disea…
Apparent
appearing to be fact as far as can be understood
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Chapter 10 Vocabulary Am.History
free enterprise
capitalism
capital
cotton gin
The freedom of private businesses to operate competitively fo…
an economic system based on private property and free enterpr…
money for investment
a machine that removed seeds from cotton fiber
free enterprise
The freedom of private businesses to operate competitively fo…
capitalism
an economic system based on private property and free enterpr…
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Government Chapter 10 Vocab.
Bicameral
Term
Session
Convene
A legislature consisting of two parts, or houses
end, place at the end, boundary
period of time during which, each year, Congress assembles an…
come together; assemble; call to meet; Ex. convene the council
Bicameral
A legislature consisting of two parts, or houses
Term
end, place at the end, boundary
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Magruder's American Government Chapter 10 Vocabulary
term
session
adjourn
prorogue
two year period of time during which congress meets
period of time when congress assembles and conducts business
suspend, as in a session of congress, until the next session
adjourn, as in a legislative session; the president can do it…
term
two year period of time during which congress meets
session
period of time when congress assembles and conducts business
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AM History Chapter 10
Original 13 Colonies
Louisiana Purchase
Florida Cession
Texas
War with Britain
Purchased from France
Treaty with Spain
Annexed from Mexico
Original 13 Colonies
War with Britain
Louisiana Purchase
Purchased from France
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