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AP Government and Politics vocabulary Chapter 12
Bureaucracy
Bureaucrat
Entitlement Program
Public Policy
A form of organization that operates through impersonal, unif…
A negative term for describing a career government employee.
Programs such as unemployment insurance, disaster relief, or…
A specific course of action that government takes to address…
Bureaucracy
A form of organization that operates through impersonal, unif…
Bureaucrat
A negative term for describing a career government employee.
39 terms
AP Government and Politics Chapter 12 Vocabulary
Bureaucracy
Bureaucrat
Department
Independent stand-alone agency
A form of organization that operates through in personal, uni…
A negative term for describing a career government employee.
Usually the largest organization in government with the large…
A government agency that operates outside a traditional gover…
Bureaucracy
A form of organization that operates through in personal, uni…
Bureaucrat
A negative term for describing a career government employee.
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AP Government and Politics: Chapter 12 Vocabulary
22nd Amendment
25th Amendment
Impeachment
Watergate
1951; Limits the president to 2 terms of office.
1967; Permits Vice president to become acting president if pr…
Political equivalent to an indictment in criminal law.
1972; Scandal surrounding a break-in at the Democratic Nation…
22nd Amendment
1951; Limits the president to 2 terms of office.
25th Amendment
1967; Permits Vice president to become acting president if pr…
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AP Government and Politics Chapter 12 Vocabulary
electorate
mandate
primary election
closed primary
The citizens eligible to vote
A command, indicated by an electorate's vote for the elected…
Election in which voters decided which of the candidates with…
A primary in which only a party's registered voters are eligi…
electorate
The citizens eligible to vote
mandate
A command, indicated by an electorate's vote for the elected…
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AP Government and Politics Chapter 12: Vocabulary
Closed primaries
Critical election
Dealignment
Nominating convention
Primary elections in which only registered party members may…
An election signaling a significant change in popular allegia…
A trend among voters to identify themselves as independents r…
Formal party gathering to choose candidates
Closed primaries
Primary elections in which only registered party members may…
Critical election
An election signaling a significant change in popular allegia…
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AP Government and Politics Chapter 12
electorate
mandate
primary election
closed primary
citizens elihable to vote
a command indicated by an electorate votes
election in which voters decide which of the candidates withi…
a primary election in which only a party's registered voters…
electorate
citizens elihable to vote
mandate
a command indicated by an electorate votes
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AP Government and Politics Chapter 12: Vocabulary
Closed primaries
Critical election
Dealignment
Nominating convention
Primary elections in which only registered party members may…
An election signaling a significant change in popular allegia…
A trend among voters to identify themselves as independents r…
Formal party gathering to choose candidates
Closed primaries
Primary elections in which only registered party members may…
Critical election
An election signaling a significant change in popular allegia…
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AP Government and Politics Chapter 12 Vocabulary
Incumbents
Casework
Pork Barrel
Bicameral Legislature
Those already holding office.
Activities of members of Congress that help constituents as i…
The mighty list of federal projects, grants, and contracts av…
A legislature divided into two houses.
Incumbents
Those already holding office.
Casework
Activities of members of Congress that help constituents as i…
39 terms
AP Government and Politics Chapter 12 Vocabulary
Bureaucracy
Bureaucrat
Department
Independent stand-alone agency
A form of organization that operates through in personal, uni…
A negative term for describing a career government employee.
Usually the largest organization in government with the large…
A government agency that operates outside a traditional gover…
Bureaucracy
A form of organization that operates through in personal, uni…
Bureaucrat
A negative term for describing a career government employee.
19 terms
AP Government and Politics Chapter 12 Vocabulary
Incumbents
Casework
Pork Barrel
Bicameral Legislature
Those already holding office. In congressional elections, inc…
Activities of members of Congress that help constituents as i…
The mighty list of federal projects, grants and contracts ava…
A legislature divided into two houses. the U.S Congress and e…
Incumbents
Those already holding office. In congressional elections, inc…
Casework
Activities of members of Congress that help constituents as i…
Ap Government and Politics Chapter12 Vocabulary
blog
Sound Bite
Equal Time rule
Trial Balloon
A series of discussion items on a page in the world wide web.
A radio or video clip of someone speaking.
An FCC rule that each candidate has equal time for broadcasti…
Information leaked to the media to test how the public will r…
blog
A series of discussion items on a page in the world wide web.
Sound Bite
A radio or video clip of someone speaking.
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AP Government and Politics Chapter 12 Vocabulary
Electorate
Mandate
Primary election
Closed primary
The citizens eligible to vote
A command, indicated by an electorate's votes, for the electe…
Election in which voters decide which of the candidates withi…
A primary election in which only a party's registered voters…
Electorate
The citizens eligible to vote
Mandate
A command, indicated by an electorate's votes, for the electe…
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Chapter 12: Congress - AP Government and Politics
Incumbents
Casework
Pork Barrel
Bicameral Legislature
Those already holding office. In congressional elections, inc…
Activities of members of Congress that help constituents as i…
The mighty list of federal projects, grants, and contracts av…
A legislature divided into 2 houses. The U. S. Congress and e…
Incumbents
Those already holding office. In congressional elections, inc…
Casework
Activities of members of Congress that help constituents as i…
AP Government and Politics- Chapter 12 The Media Vocabulary
sound bite
blog
equal time rule
horse race journalism
a radio or video clip of someone speaking
a series, or log, of discussion items on a page of the World…
an FCC rule that if a broadcaster sells time to one candidate…
news coverage that focuses on who is ahead rather than on the…
sound bite
a radio or video clip of someone speaking
blog
a series, or log, of discussion items on a page of the World…
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AP US Government and Politics Chapter 12 Vocabulary
parliamentary system
presidential ticket
vesting clause
treaty
legislature chooses the prime minister or president
joint listing of prez and vp candidates on the same ballot; r…
prez's constitutional authority to control most executive fun…
formal public agreement between two or more nations that must…
parliamentary system
legislature chooses the prime minister or president
presidential ticket
joint listing of prez and vp candidates on the same ballot; r…
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AP Government/Politics: Chapter 12
political gridlock
political party
partisanship
party organization
the stalemate that occurs when political rivals, especially p…
a group of citizens united by ideology and seeking control of…
loyalty to a political cause or party
the official structure that conducts the political business o…
political gridlock
the stalemate that occurs when political rivals, especially p…
political party
a group of citizens united by ideology and seeking control of…
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AP Government & Politics: Chapter 12 Vocabulary
Political Gridlock
Political Party
Partisanship
Party Organization
The stalemate that occurs when political rivals, especially p…
A group of citizens united by ideology and seeking control of…
Loyalty to a political cause or party.
The official structure that conducts the political business o…
Political Gridlock
The stalemate that occurs when political rivals, especially p…
Political Party
A group of citizens united by ideology and seeking control of…
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AP Government Chapter 12 Vocabulary, AP Government & Politics
incumbent
casework
pork barrel
bicameral legislature
An officeholder who is seeking reelection.
Activities of members of Congress that help constituents as i…
Federal projects, grants, and contracts available to state an…
A legislature divided into two houses. The U.S. Congress and…
incumbent
An officeholder who is seeking reelection.
casework
Activities of members of Congress that help constituents as i…
18 terms
AP Government and Politics: Chapter 12 - The Media
Blogs
Freedom of Information Act
Sound bite
Federal Communications Commission
series, or log, of discussion items on a page of the World Wi…
1966; citizens have the right to inspect all government recor…
A radio or video clip of someone speaking.
an independent government agency that regulates interstate an…
Blogs
series, or log, of discussion items on a page of the World Wi…
Freedom of Information Act
1966; citizens have the right to inspect all government recor…
21 terms
AP Government and Politics Chapter 12
Incumbents
Casework
Pork barrel
Bicameral legislature
Those already holding office. In congressional elections, inc…
Activities of members of Congress help constituents as indivi…
Federal projects, grants, and contracts available to state an…
A legislature divided into two houses. The US Congress and al…
Incumbents
Those already holding office. In congressional elections, inc…
Casework
Activities of members of Congress help constituents as indivi…
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AP Government and Politics Chapter 12
Twenty-Second Amendment p.380 12.1
Twenty-Fifth Amendment p.380 12.1
Impeachment p.382 12.1
Watergate p.382 12.1
Ratified in 1951, this amendment limits presidents to two ter…
Ratified in 1967, this amendment permits the vice president t…
The political equivalent of an indictment, reasons would be T…
Impeached Nixon, many scandals... Example:... Scandals
Twenty-Second Amendment p.380 12.1
Ratified in 1951, this amendment limits presidents to two ter…
Twenty-Fifth Amendment p.380 12.1
Ratified in 1967, this amendment permits the vice president t…
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AP Government Chapter 12 Vocabulary- Political Parties
Political Party
Linkage Institutions
Governmental Party
Organizational Party
An organized effort by office holders, candidates, activists,…
A structure within a society that connects the people to the…
The office holders who organize themselves and pursue policy…
The workers and activists who make up the party's formal orga…
Political Party
An organized effort by office holders, candidates, activists,…
Linkage Institutions
A structure within a society that connects the people to the…
24 terms
AP Government and Politics Chapter 12
Candidate centered politics
Civil service laws
Coalition
Critical election
Politics that focuses directly on the candidates, their parti…
These acts removed the staffing of the bureaucracy from polit…
A group made up of interests or organizations that join force…
An election that signals a party realignment through voter po…
Candidate centered politics
Politics that focuses directly on the candidates, their parti…
Civil service laws
These acts removed the staffing of the bureaucracy from polit…
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AP Government and Politics Chapter 12 Terms
Incumbents
Casework
Pork Barrel
Bicameral Legislature
Those already holding office, in congressional elections, inc…
Activities of members of Congress that help constituents as i…
Federal projects, grants, and contracts available to state an…
A legislature divided into two houses. The U.S. Congress and…
Incumbents
Those already holding office, in congressional elections, inc…
Casework
Activities of members of Congress that help constituents as i…
14 terms
AP Government & Politics Chapter 12
Blog
Sound Bite
Equal Time Rule
Trial Balloon
A series, or log, of discussion items on a page of the World…
A radio or video clip of someone speaking.
An FCC rule that if a broadcaster sells time to one candidate…
Information leaked to the media to test public reaction to a…
Blog
A series, or log, of discussion items on a page of the World…
Sound Bite
A radio or video clip of someone speaking.
24 terms
AP Government & Politics Chapter 12
a radio or video clip of someone speak…
a series, or log, of discussion items…
an FCC rule that if a broadcaster sell…
news coverage that focuses on who is a…
sound bite
blog
equal time rule
horse-race journalism
a radio or video clip of someone speak…
sound bite
a series, or log, of discussion items…
blog
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AP Government & Politics: Chapter 12 Congress Flashcards
Constituency
Bicameral
Sociological representation
Agency Representation
the residents in the area from which an official is elected.
characterized as having a legislative assembly composed of tw…
a type of representation in which representatives have the sa…
the type of representation in which a representative is held…
Constituency
the residents in the area from which an official is elected.
Bicameral
characterized as having a legislative assembly composed of tw…
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AP US Government and Politics Chapter 12 Vocab
Agenda Setting
Appropriation
Authorization
Bicameralism
Determining which public-policy questions will be debated or…
The passage, by Congress, of a spending bill, specifying the…
A formal declaration by a legislative committee that a certai…
The division of a legislature into two separate assemblies.
Agenda Setting
Determining which public-policy questions will be debated or…
Appropriation
The passage, by Congress, of a spending bill, specifying the…
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AP Us government and politics chapter 12 vocab
Treaty
Executive agreement
Veto
Pocket veto
A formal, public agreement between the United States and one…
A formal agreement between the U.S. president and the leaders…
A formal decision to reject the bill passed by Congress.
A formal decision to reject a bill passed by Congress after i…
Treaty
A formal, public agreement between the United States and one…
Executive agreement
A formal agreement between the U.S. president and the leaders…
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AP Government & Politics: Chapter 12 - The Presidency
Divided Government
Unified Government
Representative Democracy
Direct Democracy
A government in which one party controls the White House and…
A government in white one party controls the White House and…
A system that causes delays, intesifies deliberations, forces…
A system that belives what people want should become a law wi…
Divided Government
A government in which one party controls the White House and…
Unified Government
A government in white one party controls the White House and…
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AP Government and Politics: Chapter 12 - The Media
Freedom of Information Act
Insider stories
1966; citizens have the right to inspect all government recor…
Media stories about events that tare not usually made public.
Freedom of Information Act
1966; citizens have the right to inspect all government recor…
Insider stories
Media stories about events that tare not usually made public.
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AP U.S. Government and Politics - Chapter 12 Vocabulary Notecards
Veto
Pocket veto
Impeachment
Executive orders
A rejection of a bill or other document passed by a legislato…
A type of veto that is exercised by the president of the Unit…
A formal accusation against the president or other public off…
Regulations originating with the executive branch. Executive…
Veto
A rejection of a bill or other document passed by a legislato…
Pocket veto
A type of veto that is exercised by the president of the Unit…
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AP Government and Politics: Chapter 12 - The Media
MEDIA
The media is sometimes known as ...
VOCABULARY: Old Media
VOCABULARY: New Media
...
the forth estate
print journalism (newspapers / magazines) & broadcast journal…
Internet/WWW, blogs - web log, Facebook, Twitter
MEDIA
...
The media is sometimes known as ...
the forth estate
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AP Government Chapter 12 Vocabulary
incumbent
casework
pork barrel
bicameral legislature
An officeholder who is seeking reelection.
Activities of members of Congress that help constituents as i…
Federal projects, grants, and contracts available to state an…
A legislature divided into two houses. The U.S. Congress and…
incumbent
An officeholder who is seeking reelection.
casework
Activities of members of Congress that help constituents as i…
40 terms
AP Government and Politics Chapter 12 Vocab
Pundit
Incumbents
"safe seat"
Senator
Hindu wise man; TV, radio, newspaper self proclaimed "expert"…
Members of Congress who already hold office. On average most…
nickname for a seat of Congress that is well protected by inc…
Members of the "upper house"; "The Millionaires Club". One hu…
Pundit
Hindu wise man; TV, radio, newspaper self proclaimed "expert"…
Incumbents
Members of Congress who already hold office. On average most…
15 terms
AP Government and Politics Chapter 12 Vocab
22 Amendment
25 Amendment
Impeachment
Watergate
Ratified in 1951, this amendment limits presidents to two ter…
Ratified in 1967, this amendment permits the vice president t…
The political equivalent of an indictment in criminal law, pr…
The events and scandal surrounding a break-in at the Democrat…
22 Amendment
Ratified in 1951, this amendment limits presidents to two ter…
25 Amendment
Ratified in 1967, this amendment permits the vice president t…
33 terms
AP Government & Politics: Chapter 12 - The Presidency
Divided Government
Unified Government
Representative Democracy
Direct Democracy
A government in which one party controls the White House and…
A government in white one party controls the White House and…
A system that causes delays, intesifies deliberations, forces…
A system that belives what people want should become a law wi…
Divided Government
A government in which one party controls the White House and…
Unified Government
A government in white one party controls the White House and…
51 terms
AP US Government and Politics Chapter 12 Terms
Constituent
Homestyle
Hillstyle
Bicameralism
a person whom a member of Congress has been elected to repres…
The actions or behaviors of a member of congress aimed at the…
The actions and behaviors of a member of Congress in Washingt…
A legislative body where power is shared by two separate cham…
Constituent
a person whom a member of Congress has been elected to repres…
Homestyle
The actions or behaviors of a member of congress aimed at the…
19 terms
AP U.S. Government and Politics: Chapter 12
Incumbents
Casework
Pork barrel
Bicameral Legislature
Those already holding office. In congressional elections, inc…
Activities of members of Congress that help constituents as i…
The mighty list of federal projects, grants, and contacts ava…
A legislature divided into two houses. The US Congress and ev…
Incumbents
Those already holding office. In congressional elections, inc…
Casework
Activities of members of Congress that help constituents as i…
15 terms
AP Government and Politics Chapter 12 - The Presidency
Twenty-second Amendment
Twenty-fifth Amendment
impeachment
Watergate
Ratified in 1951, this amendment limits presidents to two ter…
ratified in 1967, this amendment permits the vice president t…
the political equivalent of an indictment in criminal law, pr…
the events and scandal surrounding a break-in at the Democrat…
Twenty-second Amendment
Ratified in 1951, this amendment limits presidents to two ter…
Twenty-fifth Amendment
ratified in 1967, this amendment permits the vice president t…
23 terms
AP Government and Politics- Chapter 12: Political Parties
Candidate-centered politics
civil service laws
Coalition
Critical election
Politics that directly focuses on the candidates, their issue…
Please acts removed the staffing bureaucracy from the politic…
group made up of interests or organizations that join forces…
An election that signals a party realignment through voter po…
Candidate-centered politics
Politics that directly focuses on the candidates, their issue…
civil service laws
Please acts removed the staffing bureaucracy from the politic…
22 terms
AP Government and Politics Chapter 12 Quiz
Bureaucracy
Bureaucrat
Entitlement Program
Public Policy
A form of organization that operates through in personal, uni…
A negative term for describing a career government employee.
Programs such as unemployment insurance, disaster relief, or…
A specific course of action that government takes to address…
Bureaucracy
A form of organization that operates through in personal, uni…
Bureaucrat
A negative term for describing a career government employee.
35 terms
AP Government & Politics Chapter 12 & 13 Vocab
twenty-second amendment
twenty-fifth amendment
impeachment
Watergate
ratified in 1951, this amendment limits the presidents to two…
ratified in 1967, this amendment permits the vice president t…
the political equivalent of an indictment in criminal law, pr…
the events and scandal surrounding a break-in at the Democrat…
twenty-second amendment
ratified in 1951, this amendment limits the presidents to two…
twenty-fifth amendment
ratified in 1967, this amendment permits the vice president t…
18 terms
AP Government and Politics: Chapter 12 - The Media
Blogs
Freedom of Information Act
Sound bite
Federal Communications Commission
series, or log, of discussion items on a page of the World Wi…
1966; citizens have the right to inspect all government recor…
A radio or video clip of someone speaking.
an independent government agency that regulates interstate an…
Blogs
series, or log, of discussion items on a page of the World Wi…
Freedom of Information Act
1966; citizens have the right to inspect all government recor…
39 terms
AP U.S. Government and Politics: Chapter 12
bureaucracy
bureaucrat
department
independent stand-alone agency
A form of organization that operates through impersonal, unif…
A negative term for describing a career government employee
Usually the largest organization in government with the large…
A government agency that operates outside a tradition governm…
bureaucracy
A form of organization that operates through impersonal, unif…
bureaucrat
A negative term for describing a career government employee
AP Government and Politics: Chapter 12 - The Media
Freedom of Information Act
on the record
off the record
on background
U.S. legislation guaranteeing citizens access to certain gove…
information from a government official who can be quoted by n…
information from an official that cannot be printed
Information from an official that can be printed but not attr…
Freedom of Information Act
U.S. legislation guaranteeing citizens access to certain gove…
on the record
information from a government official who can be quoted by n…
18 terms
AP Government and Politics: Chapter 12 - The Media
Blogs
Freedom of Information Act
Sound bite
Federal Communications Commission
series, or log, of discussion items on a page of the World Wi…
1966; citizens have the right to inspect all government recor…
A radio or video clip of someone speaking.
an independent government agency that regulates interstate an…
Blogs
series, or log, of discussion items on a page of the World Wi…
Freedom of Information Act
1966; citizens have the right to inspect all government recor…
18 terms
AP Government and Politics: Chapter 12 - The Media
Blogs
Freedom of Information Act
Sound bite
Federal Communications Commission
series, or log, of discussion items on a page of the World Wi…
1966; citizens have the right to inspect all government recor…
A radio or video clip of someone speaking.
an independent government agency that regulates interstate an…
Blogs
series, or log, of discussion items on a page of the World Wi…
Freedom of Information Act
1966; citizens have the right to inspect all government recor…
15 terms
AP Government - Chapter 12 Vocabulary
Twenty-Second Amendment
Twenty-Fifth Amendment
Impeachment
Watergate
Ratified in 1951, this amendment limits presidents to two ter…
Ratified in 1967, permits the vice president to become acting…
The political equivalent of an indictment in criminal law, pr…
The events and scandal surrounding a break in at the Democrat…
Twenty-Second Amendment
Ratified in 1951, this amendment limits presidents to two ter…
Twenty-Fifth Amendment
Ratified in 1967, permits the vice president to become acting…
33 terms
AP Government & Politics: Chapter 12 - The Presidency
Divided Government
Unified Government
Representative Democracy
Direct Democracy
A government in which one party controls the White House and…
A government in white one party controls the White House and…
A system that causes delays, intesifies deliberations, forces…
A system that belives what people want should become a law wi…
Divided Government
A government in which one party controls the White House and…
Unified Government
A government in white one party controls the White House and…
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