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American Government Chapter 6
Administration
Administrative Procedures Act of 1946
Bureaucracy
Bureaucratic capture
The bureaucracy that supports the president, composed of poli…
Legislation that governs the way that federal agencies may pr…
The division of agencies and departments into sections known…
When agencies are captive to the interests of those they... regu…
Administration
The bureaucracy that supports the president, composed of poli…
Administrative Procedures Act of 1946
Legislation that governs the way that federal agencies may pr…
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American Government Chapter 6
Express Powers
Necessary and Proper Clause
implied powers
bill of attainder
Powers the Constitution specifically grants to one of the bra…
Clause of the Constitution (Article I, Section 8, Clause 3) s…
Powers derived from the enumerated powers and the necessary a…
a law declaring an act illegal without a judicial trial
Express Powers
Powers the Constitution specifically grants to one of the bra…
Necessary and Proper Clause
Clause of the Constitution (Article I, Section 8, Clause 3) s…
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American Government Chapter 6
"I have pledged loyalty to only one sp…
"Save in the defense of my native Stat…
"[I]n America the legislature of each…
"[S]uch a power is not expressly given…
Ronald Reagan
Robert E. Lee
Alexis de Tocqueville
James Madison
"I have pledged loyalty to only one sp…
Ronald Reagan
"Save in the defense of my native Stat…
Robert E. Lee
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American Government & Citizenship Chapter 6, Legislative Branch
Occur
Adjust
Regulate
Draft
To happen.
Adapt or conform oneself to new or different conditions.
To control or govern.
To outline.
Occur
To happen.
Adjust
Adapt or conform oneself to new or different conditions.
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American Government Chapter 6
electorate
transients
registration
purging
potential voting population
persons living in the state for only a short time, so they do…
procedure of voter identification intended to prevent fraudul…
state law directs local election officials to review the list…
electorate
potential voting population
transients
persons living in the state for only a short time, so they do…
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Chapter 6 American Government
cabinet
Judiciary Act of 1789
strict construction
loose construction
group of advisors that heads the executive branch of government
legislation passed by Congress that created the federal court…
a way of interpreting the Constitution that allows the federa…
a way of interpreting the Constitution that agrees with the f…
cabinet
group of advisors that heads the executive branch of government
Judiciary Act of 1789
legislation passed by Congress that created the federal court…
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American Government Chapter 6
A typical day for any member in Congre…
*fastidious
*Constituents
Legislator
Attending committee and subcommittee meetings and hearings; M…
Attentive; Punctilious
A voting member of a community or organization.
This is the most important role for any member of Congress. W…
A typical day for any member in Congre…
Attending committee and subcommittee meetings and hearings; M…
*fastidious
Attentive; Punctilious
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American Government Chapter 6
suffrage
electorate
registration
literacy
the right to vote
all the people who are entitled to vote
procedure of voter identification, intended to prevent fraudu…
Ability to read and write; tests of literacy once used in sev…
suffrage
the right to vote
electorate
all the people who are entitled to vote
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American Government Chapter 6
electorate
transients
registration
purging
potential voting population
persons living in the state for only a short time, so they do…
procedure of voter identification intended to prevent fraudul…
state law directs local election officials to review the list…
electorate
potential voting population
transients
persons living in the state for only a short time, so they do…
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American government chapter 6
Public opinion
Consensus
Divided opinion
Political socialization
The aggregate of individual attitudes or beliefs shared by so…
General agreement among the citizenry on an issue.
Public opinion that is polarized between two quite different…
The process by which people acquire political beliefs and val…
Public opinion
The aggregate of individual attitudes or beliefs shared by so…
Consensus
General agreement among the citizenry on an issue.
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A Beka American Government Chapter 6-B
of State
Executive
Legislator
agenda
Chief _____________ - U.S. President role - President has thr…
Chief _____________ - U.S. President role - President is resp…
Chief _____________ - U.S. President role - President can vet…
the issues that will be considered and debated in Congress du…
of State
Chief _____________ - U.S. President role - President has thr…
Executive
Chief _____________ - U.S. President role - President is resp…
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A Beka American Government Chapter 6-A
II
electoral college
12th
23rd
Article _________ - the article of the Constitution that disc…
the collective electors from all states who chose the Preside…
_________ Amendment - provided for separate ballots for Presi…
_________ Amendment - granted the District of Columbia three…
II
Article _________ - the article of the Constitution that disc…
electoral college
the collective electors from all states who chose the Preside…
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Magruder's American Government Chapter 6
electorate
transients
registration
purging
potential voting population
persons living in the state for only a short time, so they do…
procedure of voter identification intended to prevent fraudul…
state law directs local election officials to review the list…
electorate
potential voting population
transients
persons living in the state for only a short time, so they do…
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American Government Chapter 6
suffrage pg. 152
franchise pg. 152
electorate pg. 152
disenfranchised pg. 153
the right to vote
a synonym for the right to vote
the potential voting population
citizens, or citizens denied the right to vote
suffrage pg. 152
the right to vote
franchise pg. 152
a synonym for the right to vote
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American Government Chapter 6
Nonlegislative Powers
Legislative Power
Revenue Bills
Appropriations bill
confirm or deny presidential appointments
the power to make a law and to frame public policies
Tax bills (must originate in the House) to raise money for th…
a bill that sets money aside for specific spending
Nonlegislative Powers
confirm or deny presidential appointments
Legislative Power
the power to make a law and to frame public policies
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Magruders American Government Chapter 6
Suffrage
Electorate
Disenfranchised
Poll Tax
The right to vote
The potential voting population
Denied the right to vote
a tax imposed by several states as a qualification for voting
Suffrage
The right to vote
Electorate
The potential voting population
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American Government Chapter 6
Suffrage
19th Amendement
15th Amendment
24th Amendment
the right to vote
gave women the right to vote
gave all male citizens of legal age the right to vote
ended the poll tax as a requirement to vote
Suffrage
the right to vote
19th Amendement
gave women the right to vote
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American Government Chapter 6
suffrage
franchise
electorate
transient
the right to vote
the right to vote
all of the people entitled to vote
person living in a state for only a short period of time with…
suffrage
the right to vote
franchise
the right to vote
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Chapter 6 American Government
Political Equality
Civil Society
New Working Class
Mail Order Politics
Equal legal right and equal opportunity to participate in pol…
Public space between formal realm of gov. and the private rea…
Who make wages and labor in subordinate positions in the serv…
Modern tendency for some to participate in politics through m…
Political Equality
Equal legal right and equal opportunity to participate in pol…
Civil Society
Public space between formal realm of gov. and the private rea…
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American Government Chapter 6
agenda setting
consensus
divided opinion
Fairness Doctrine
Determining which public-policy... questions will be debated or…
General agreement among the... citizenry on an issue
Public opinion that is polarized... between two quite different…
A Federal Communications... Commission rule enforced... between 194…
agenda setting
Determining which public-policy... questions will be debated or…
consensus
General agreement among the... citizenry on an issue
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American Government - Chapter 6
Public Opinion
latent opinion
consideration
political socialization
citizens' views on politics and government actions
an opinion formed on the spot\, when it is needed
the many pieces of information a person uses to form an opinion
the process by which an individual's political opinions are s…
Public Opinion
citizens' views on politics and government actions
latent opinion
an opinion formed on the spot\, when it is needed
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American Government Chapter 6
Interests groups
Pluralism
Elitism
Peak associations
Organizations based on shared interests that attempt to influ…
The belief that the interest group structure of American poli…
The belief that the interest group structure of American poli…
Like the U.S chamber of commerce, represent the general inter…
Interests groups
Organizations based on shared interests that attempt to influ…
Pluralism
The belief that the interest group structure of American poli…
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Chapter 6 American Government
literacy
gerrymandering
independent
political efficacy
is a person's ability to read or write
dividing electoral districts to limit the voting strength of…
term regularly used to describe those people who have no spec…
people who do not believe their actions can affect politics
literacy
is a person's ability to read or write
gerrymandering
dividing electoral districts to limit the voting strength of…
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Chapter 6 American Government
Suffrage
Franchise
Electorate
Disenfranchised
The right to vote
A synonym for the right to vote
The potential voting population
Denied the right to vote
Suffrage
The right to vote
Franchise
A synonym for the right to vote
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American Government Chapter 6
Political Equality
Civil Society
New Working Class
Mail Order Policies
an equal legal right and equal opportunity to participate in…
public space between the formal realm of government and the p…
the who make wages and labor in subordinate positions in the…
the modern tendency for some to participate in politics throu…
Political Equality
an equal legal right and equal opportunity to participate in…
Civil Society
public space between the formal realm of government and the p…
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Chapter 6- American Government
Agenda setting
citizens journalism
digital citizens
equal time rule
the power of the media to bring public attention to particula…
news reported and distributed by citizens, rather than profes…
a daily Internet user with high- speed home Internet access a…
the requirement that broadcasters provide candidates for the…
Agenda setting
the power of the media to bring public attention to particula…
citizens journalism
news reported and distributed by citizens, rather than profes…
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American Government Chapter 6
Delegate model of Representation
Trustee Model of Representation
Politico Model of Interpretation
Conscience Model of Representation
The philosophy that legislators should adhere to the will of…
Philosophy that legislators should consider the will of the p…
Legislators follow their own judgment until the public become…
The philosophy that legislators should follow the will of the…
Delegate model of Representation
The philosophy that legislators should adhere to the will of…
Trustee Model of Representation
Philosophy that legislators should consider the will of the p…
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American Government- Chapter 6
plurality
"winner-takes-all" system
inaugural address
State of the Union Message
the highest number of votes but less than half
the candidate who receives the plurality of the vote receives…
speech given by the President at his inauguration shortly aft…
annual message given by the President to Congress shortly aft…
plurality
the highest number of votes but less than half
"winner-takes-all" system
the candidate who receives the plurality of the vote receives…
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American Government Chapter 6
Agenda setting
consensus
divided opinion
Fairness Doctrine
Determining which public-policy questions will be debated or…
General agreement among the citizenry on an issue
Public opinion that is polarized betweenn two quite different…
A federal communcattions commission rule enforced between 194…
Agenda setting
Determining which public-policy questions will be debated or…
consensus
General agreement among the citizenry on an issue
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American Government Chapter 6
Expressed Powers
Delegated Powers
Inherent Powers
Commander in Chief
The powers enumerated in the Constitution that are granted to…
Constitutional powers assigned to one government agency but e…
Powers claimed by a president that are not expressed in the C…
The power of the president as commander of the national milit…
Expressed Powers
The powers enumerated in the Constitution that are granted to…
Delegated Powers
Constitutional powers assigned to one government agency but e…
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chapter 6 american government
suffrage
franchise
electorate
transient
the right to vote
the right to vote
all of the people entitled to vote in a given election
person living in a State for only a short time, without legal…
suffrage
the right to vote
franchise
the right to vote
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American Government chapter 6
Bicameral system
Reapportionment act 1929
redistricting
census
a government with two legislative bodies
fixed the total number of representatives at 435 the 437 befo…
Redrawing election districts and reapportioning seats to refl…
official count of the population
Bicameral system
a government with two legislative bodies
Reapportionment act 1929
fixed the total number of representatives at 435 the 437 befo…
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American Government Chapter 6 Essential Vocab
Chief Executive
commander in chief
foreign policy
chief of state
Decides how the laws of the US are to be enforced and choosin…
The role of the president as supreme commander of the militar…
A policy governing international relations
term for the president as the ceremonial head of the united s…
Chief Executive
Decides how the laws of the US are to be enforced and choosin…
commander in chief
The role of the president as supreme commander of the militar…
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American Government Chapter 6
Suffrage
Franchise
Electorate
Transient
The right to vote. 1
The right to vote. 2
All of the people entitled to vote in a given election.
Person living in a State for only a short time, without legal…
Suffrage
The right to vote. 1
Franchise
The right to vote. 2
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American Government (Abeka) Chapter 6
plurality
"winner-take-all" system
inaugural address
State of the Union Message
the highest number but less than half
the winner that receives the plurality of the vote receives a…
after taking the oath of office, the President gives this spe…
annual speech given by the President to Congress that reports…
plurality
the highest number but less than half
"winner-take-all" system
the winner that receives the plurality of the vote receives a…
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American Government Chapter 6
civil rights
separate-but-equal-clause
suspect classification
strict security
the rights of people to be treated without unreasonable or un…
the doctrine established in Plessy vs. Ferguson (1896) that A…
classifications of people based on their race or ethnicity; l…
the standard by which "suspect classification" are judged. To…
civil rights
the rights of people to be treated without unreasonable or un…
separate-but-equal-clause
the doctrine established in Plessy vs. Ferguson (1896) that A…
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American Government: Chapter 6 Review
plurality
"winner-take-all"
reprieve
pardon
the highest number but less than half
a system in which the candidate that receives the plurality o…
reprieve the postponement of a sentence (punishment) granted…
legal exoneration for a crime granted by the President
plurality
the highest number but less than half
"winner-take-all"
a system in which the candidate that receives the plurality o…
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American Government: Chapter 6
Sufferage
Franchise
Electorate
Disenfranchised
The right to vote
The right to vote (legal terminology)
All the people entitled to vote in a given election
Denied the right to vote
Sufferage
The right to vote
Franchise
The right to vote (legal terminology)
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chapter 6 american government
3 things eliminated so people can vote
what did the 15th amendment do
what did the 19th amendment do
voting rights of 1965
1. religion in 1810... 2. dont need money(income/wealth)... 3. almo…
made it illegal to deny any citizen the right to vote based o…
gave women the right to vote
defended racial equality voting. protect african americans le…
3 things eliminated so people can vote
1. religion in 1810... 2. dont need money(income/wealth)... 3. almo…
what did the 15th amendment do
made it illegal to deny any citizen the right to vote based o…
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American Government, Chapter 6
Political Socialization
Agents of Socialization
Gender Gap
Generational Effect
The process by which we develop our political values and opin…
The individuals, organizations, and institutions that facilit…
The difference between the way men and women vote
The influence an important event can have on the views of a g…
Political Socialization
The process by which we develop our political values and opin…
Agents of Socialization
The individuals, organizations, and institutions that facilit…
American Government Chapter 6 Study Guide
Expressed Powers
Delegate Powers
Expressed Powers into four basic categ…
Executive Agreement
Powers of the President that are listed in the Constitution.…
The President has accumulated power through trough acts of Co…
Foreign Policy Powers: Control over the military; role as ch…
A type of International Treaty between the President and the…
Expressed Powers
Powers of the President that are listed in the Constitution.…
Delegate Powers
The President has accumulated power through trough acts of Co…
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American Government Chapter 6
bicameral legislature
congressional district
reapportionment
redistricting
a legislature composed of two separate chambers
a geographic region (either a state itself or a region locate…
the allocation of a fixed number of House seats to the states
the act of redrawing congressional boundaries to achieve equa…
bicameral legislature
a legislature composed of two separate chambers
congressional district
a geographic region (either a state itself or a region locate…
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American Government Chapter Six
suffrage
franchise
transient
registration
the right to vote
the right to vote
person living in a state for only a short time, without legal…
a procedure of voter identification intended to prevent fraud…
suffrage
the right to vote
franchise
the right to vote
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American Government Chapter 6
Cloture
Conference Committee
Congressional Budget and Impoundment C…
Filibuster
Used to end a filibuster in congress ... -Need 60 votes
Joint committee to work out the differences between the House…
Act that defined the Congressional budget processand created…
USED IN THE SENATE ONLY... -A tatic used in order to stall the p…
Cloture
Used to end a filibuster in congress ... -Need 60 votes
Conference Committee
Joint committee to work out the differences between the House…
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Chapter 6 vocab American Government
Expressed Powers
Dual Federalism
Interstate Commerce
Intrastate Commerce
powers directly stated in the constitution
A system of government in which both the states and the natio…
trade between two or more states
commerce occurring within one state which cannot be regulated…
Expressed Powers
powers directly stated in the constitution
Dual Federalism
A system of government in which both the states and the natio…
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American Government Chapter 6
Acoording to the U.S. Constitution, th…
Which of these office holders is typic…
Presidents Richard Nixon and Ronald Re…
Which of these descriptions best defin…
has a republican sturcture
sheriff
transferring power back to the states
drawing legislative district boundaries to give one group an…
Acoording to the U.S. Constitution, th…
has a republican sturcture
Which of these office holders is typic…
sheriff
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Magruders American Government Chapter 6
Suffrage
Franchise
Electorate
Disenfranchised
The right to vote
Means the same as Suffrage
The potential voting population
Denied the right to vote
Suffrage
The right to vote
Franchise
Means the same as Suffrage
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American Government Chapter 6
Administration
Administrative Procedures Act of 1946
Bureaucracy
Bureaucratic capture
The bureaucracy that supports the president, composed of poli…
Legislation that governs the way that federal agencies may pr…
The division of agencies and departments into sections known…
When agencies are captive to the interests of those they... regu…
Administration
The bureaucracy that supports the president, composed of poli…
Administrative Procedures Act of 1946
Legislation that governs the way that federal agencies may pr…
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American Government Chapter 6 - Voters & Voter Behavior
Suffrage
Franchise
Electorate
Disenfranchised
The right to vote
Means the same as Suffrage
The potential voting population
Denied the right to vote
Suffrage
The right to vote
Franchise
Means the same as Suffrage
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Magruders American Government Chapter 6
Suffrage/ Franchise
Electorate
Poll Tax
Registration
The right to vote
The potential voting population
a tax imposed by several states as a qualification for voting
A procedure of voter identification intended to prevent fraud…
Suffrage/ Franchise
The right to vote
Electorate
The potential voting population
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