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402 terms
AP US Government and Politics Vocabulary
Democracy
Elite and class theory
Government
Gross domestic product
a means of selecting policymakers and of organizing governmen…
argues that society is divided along class lines and that an…
institutions that make public policy for a society.
the total value of all goods and services produced annually b…
Democracy
a means of selecting policymakers and of organizing governmen…
Elite and class theory
argues that society is divided along class lines and that an…
423 terms
AP US Government and Politics Vocabulary
CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCING GOVERNMENT IN…
Democracy
Elite and class theory
Government
...
a means of selecting policymakers and of organizing governmen…
argues that society is divided along class lines and that an…
institutions that make public policy for a society.
CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCING GOVERNMENT IN…
...
Democracy
a means of selecting policymakers and of organizing governmen…
20 terms
Government and Politics- Political vocabulary
Accountability
Authority
Constitutional Monarchy
Conventions
Being answerable to a higher authority
This is power with consent- i.e. power is exercised with the…
In this form of govt, the monarch retains considerable power,…
These are unwritten rules of the constitution. They are gener…
Accountability
Being answerable to a higher authority
Authority
This is power with consent- i.e. power is exercised with the…
396 terms
AP US Government and Politics
activation
Adarand Constructors v. Peña
Affirmative Action
Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990
One of three key consequences of electoral campaigns for vote…
1995 SuCo decision: Federal programs that classify based on r…
A policy designed to give special compensation to a previousl…
Requires employers to make reasonable accommodations for the…
activation
One of three key consequences of electoral campaigns for vote…
Adarand Constructors v. Peña
1995 SuCo decision: Federal programs that classify based on r…
423 terms
AP US Government and Politics Vocabulary
CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCING GOVERNMENT IN…
Democracy
Elite and class theory
Government
...
a means of selecting policymakers and of organizing governmen…
argues that society is divided along class lines and that an…
institutions that make public policy for a society.
CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCING GOVERNMENT IN…
...
Democracy
a means of selecting policymakers and of organizing governmen…
423 terms
AP US Government and Politics Vocabulary
CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCING GOVERNMENT IN…
Democracy
Elite and class theory
Government
...
a means of selecting policymakers and of organizing governmen…
argues that society is divided along class lines and that an…
institutions that make public policy for a society.
CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCING GOVERNMENT IN…
...
Democracy
a means of selecting policymakers and of organizing governmen…
45 terms
AP Government and Politics Vocabulary
Government (chapter 1)
Public Goods (chapter 1)
Democracy (chapter 1)
Political Culture (chapter 1)
The institutions throughout which public policies are made fo…
Goods such as clean, air, clean water; that everyone must share
A system of selecting policymakers and of organizing governme…
An overall set of values widely shared within a society
Government (chapter 1)
The institutions throughout which public policies are made fo…
Public Goods (chapter 1)
Goods such as clean, air, clean water; that everyone must share
91 terms
Government/Politics
citizen
right
issue
conservative
He is a _________ of the U.S. = someone who legally belongs t…
In the U.S. people have the _______ to vote when they are 18.…
Abortion is a big ________ in the U.S. = a subject or problem…
He has a __________ attitude about marriage and doesn't suppo…
citizen
He is a _________ of the U.S. = someone who legally belongs t…
right
In the U.S. people have the _______ to vote when they are 18.…
308 terms
us politics and government
affirmative action
amicus curiae briefs
Barron v. Baltimore
bicameral legislature
a policy designed to give special compensation to a previousl…
briefs submitted to the court by outside parties to influence…
Bill of Rights only applies to the states
this was established by the CT compromise
affirmative action
a policy designed to give special compensation to a previousl…
amicus curiae briefs
briefs submitted to the court by outside parties to influence…
91 terms
Government/Politics
citizen
right
issue
conservative
He is a _________ of the U.S. = someone who legally belongs t…
In the U.S. people have the _______ to vote when they are 18.…
Abortion is a big ________ in the U.S. = a subject or problem…
He has a __________ attitude about marriage and doesn't suppo…
citizen
He is a _________ of the U.S. = someone who legally belongs t…
right
In the U.S. people have the _______ to vote when they are 18.…
63 terms
AP US Government and Politics Vocabulary
Democracy
Direct democracy
Representative democracy
Constitutional democracy
Government by the people, both directly or indirectly, with f…
Government in which citizens vote on laws and select official…
Government in which the people elect those who govern and pas…
A government that enforces recognized limits on those who gov…
Democracy
Government by the people, both directly or indirectly, with f…
Direct democracy
Government in which citizens vote on laws and select official…
423 terms
AP US Government and Politics Vocabulary
CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCING GOVERNMENT IN…
Democracy
Elite and class theory
Government
...
a means of selecting policymakers and of organizing governmen…
argues that society is divided along class lines and that an…
institutions that make public policy for a society.
CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCING GOVERNMENT IN…
...
Democracy
a means of selecting policymakers and of organizing governmen…
54 terms
US Government and Politics
US history begins in
boston tea party
tea party movement
confederation
1500s, when the UK established the 13 colonies
france goes to war with the UK, UK taxes the US, US throws te…
american political movement known for its conservative positi…
permanent union of states with some or most political power v…
US history begins in
1500s, when the UK established the 13 colonies
boston tea party
france goes to war with the UK, UK taxes the US, US throws te…
423 terms
AP US Government and Politics Vocabulary
CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCING GOVERNMENT IN…
Democracy
Elite and class theory
Government
...
a means of selecting policymakers and of organizing governmen…
argues that society is divided along class lines and that an…
institutions that make public policy for a society.
CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCING GOVERNMENT IN…
...
Democracy
a means of selecting policymakers and of organizing governmen…
31 terms
US Government and Politics 1
government
autocracy
oligarchy
anarchy
The formal and informal institutions, people, and processes u…
Rule by one person. (e.g. dictatorship, absolute monarchy)
Rule by a small group or small ruling class. (e.g. aristocrac…
Absence of government.
government
The formal and informal institutions, people, and processes u…
autocracy
Rule by one person. (e.g. dictatorship, absolute monarchy)
31 terms
US Government and Politics 2
Shay's Rebellion
Daniel Shays
Constitutional Convention
ratification
This was an armed uprising in Massachusetts in 1786 and 1787…
This American Revolutionary War soldier was a captain who fou…
Held in 1787 and 1788, this was a meeting convened in Philade…
A method of enacting a constitution or amendment into law.
Shay's Rebellion
This was an armed uprising in Massachusetts in 1786 and 1787…
Daniel Shays
This American Revolutionary War soldier was a captain who fou…
40 terms
US Government and Politics 3
2/3 majority
3/4
Bill of Rights
27
What majority in both Houses of Congress is necessary to init…
Amendments must be ratified by what percentage of state legis…
The first ten Amendments to the Constitution are known as wha…
How many amendments have been made to the Constitution since…
2/3 majority
What majority in both Houses of Congress is necessary to init…
3/4
Amendments must be ratified by what percentage of state legis…
145 terms
AP US Government and Politics
Adversary System
Affirmative Action
Amendment
Appellate Jurisdiction
a system of law where the court is seen as a neutral area whe…
government-mandate programs that seek to create special emplo…
addition to the Constitution that require approval by two-thi…
term used to describe courts whose role is to hear appeals fr…
Adversary System
a system of law where the court is seen as a neutral area whe…
Affirmative Action
government-mandate programs that seek to create special emplo…
100 terms
AP US Government and Politics
amendment
Antifederalists
Articles of Confederation
bill of attainer
a new provision in the Constitution that has been ratified by…
those who favor a weaker national gov
a weak constitution that governed America during Revolutionar…
a law that declares a person, without trial, to be guilty of…
amendment
a new provision in the Constitution that has been ratified by…
Antifederalists
those who favor a weaker national gov
76 terms
US Government and Politics Final Exam
What are the characteristics of a libe…
What are the characteristics of a mode…
conservative
consent of the governed
A belief in government action to achieve equal opportunity an…
Someone who attempts to blend ideas from both sides (liberal…
Someone who favors small government, low taxes, limited gover…
The people give their permission to the government leaders to…
What are the characteristics of a libe…
A belief in government action to achieve equal opportunity an…
What are the characteristics of a mode…
Someone who attempts to blend ideas from both sides (liberal…
47 terms
AP US Government and Politics
Montesquieu
Locke
Rousseau
Hobbes
...
...
...
...
Montesquieu
...
Locke
...
423 terms
AP US Government and Politics Vocabulary
CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCING GOVERNMENT IN…
Democracy
Elite and class theory
Government
...
a means of selecting policymakers and of organizing governmen…
argues that society is divided along class lines and that an…
institutions that make public policy for a society.
CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCING GOVERNMENT IN…
...
Democracy
a means of selecting policymakers and of organizing governmen…
423 terms
AP US Government and Politics Vocabulary
CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCING GOVERNMENT IN…
Democracy
Elite and class theory
Government
...
a means of selecting policymakers and of organizing governmen…
argues that society is divided along class lines and that an…
institutions that make public policy for a society.
CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCING GOVERNMENT IN…
...
Democracy
a means of selecting policymakers and of organizing governmen…
458 terms
AP US Government and Politics Vocabulary
CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCING GOVERNMENT IN…
Democracy
Elite and class theory
Government
...
a means of selecting policymakers and of organizing governmen…
argues that society is divided along class lines and that an…
institutions that make public policy for a society.
CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCING GOVERNMENT IN…
...
Democracy
a means of selecting policymakers and of organizing governmen…
423 terms
AP US Government and Politics Vocabulary
CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCING GOVERNMENT IN…
Democracy
Elite and class theory
Government
...
a means of selecting policymakers and of organizing governmen…
argues that society is divided along class lines and that an…
institutions that make public policy for a society.
CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCING GOVERNMENT IN…
...
Democracy
a means of selecting policymakers and of organizing governmen…
410 terms
AP US Government and Politics Vocabulary
Democracy
Elite and class theory
Government
Gross domestic product
a means of selecting policymakers and of organizing governmen…
argues that society is divided along class lines and that an…
institutions that make public policy for a society.
the total value of all goods and services produced annually b…
Democracy
a means of selecting policymakers and of organizing governmen…
Elite and class theory
argues that society is divided along class lines and that an…
299 terms
AP US Government and Politics Vocabulary
CHAPTER THREE FEDERALISM
Block grants
Categorical grants
Cooperative federalism
...
broad program grants given more or less automatically to stat…
grants that can be used only for specific purposes or categor…
where state and the national government responsibilities are…
CHAPTER THREE FEDERALISM
...
Block grants
broad program grants given more or less automatically to stat…
175 terms
AP US Government & Politics Vocabulary
anti-federalists
bill of rights
liberal
conservative
propaganda group that opposed ratification of the constitution
the first ten amendments of the constitution which guarantee…
an ideological view that is desirous of change and "hands on"…
an ideological view that values limited government, less regu…
anti-federalists
propaganda group that opposed ratification of the constitution
bill of rights
the first ten amendments of the constitution which guarantee…
20 terms
US Government and Politics Midterm
Identify and briefly explain governmen…
Identify and briefly explain the two f…
Define power, authority, and legitimacy
Identify and briefly explain three pur…
Government: The institution that with a monopoly on the lawfu…
Electoral: There are candidates who express their positions,…
Power: The ability of one person to get another person to act…
Democracy- Pure rule by many... Aristocracy- Pure rule by few wi…
Identify and briefly explain governmen…
Government: The institution that with a monopoly on the lawfu…
Identify and briefly explain the two f…
Electoral: There are candidates who express their positions,…
174 terms
AP US Government & Politics
Affirmative Action
Agenda Setting
Ambassador
Amicus Curiae Brief
A policy designed to correct the effects of past discriminati…
The process of forming the list of matters that policymakers…
A personal representative appointed by the head of a nation t…
Friend of the court; interested groups may be invited to file…
Affirmative Action
A policy designed to correct the effects of past discriminati…
Agenda Setting
The process of forming the list of matters that policymakers…
22 terms
PHCPrep AP US Government and Politics Vocabulary
government
autocracy
oligarchy
democracy
the institutions and procedures through which a land and its…
a form of government in which a single individual rules
a form of government in which a small group of landowners, mi…
a system of rule that permits citizens to play a significant…
government
the institutions and procedures through which a land and its…
autocracy
a form of government in which a single individual rules
51 terms
AP US Government and Politics
In what way does the supreme court che…
Under the articles of confederation, s…
the constitution as ratified in 1788 m…
the connecticut compromise addressed w…
the court can declate legislation passed by congress unconsti…
states
the principle of limited government
representation of the states in a bicameral legislature
In what way does the supreme court che…
the court can declate legislation passed by congress unconsti…
Under the articles of confederation, s…
states
259 terms
AP US Government and Politics
Describe the purposes of government?
What are the differences between a mon…
compare and contrast a direct democrac…
Define and provide examples for each o…
establish justice; insure domestic tranquility; provide for t…
Monarchy= divine right Dictatorship=ruler seizes power
In a direct democracy people make the decisions directly. In…
-traditional theory of democracy: government depends on the c…
Describe the purposes of government?
establish justice; insure domestic tranquility; provide for t…
What are the differences between a mon…
Monarchy= divine right Dictatorship=ruler seizes power
37 terms
politics and government
ambassador
authorities
civil servant
conservative
ambasador
władze
urzędnik
konserwatywny
ambassador
ambasador
authorities
władze
103 terms
AP US Government and Politics
Democracy
Direct democracy
Representative democracy
Constitutional democracy
Government by the people, both directly or indirectly, with f…
Government in which citizens vote on laws and select official…
Government in which the people elect those who govern and pas…
A government that enforces recognized limits on those who gov…
Democracy
Government by the people, both directly or indirectly, with f…
Direct democracy
Government in which citizens vote on laws and select official…
30 terms
US Government and Politics
anarchy
caucas
confederacy
Bicameral
a state without government or laws
an event held before an election where members of a political…
A loose union of independent states
Relative to a two-house legislative body
anarchy
a state without government or laws
caucas
an event held before an election where members of a political…
310 terms
AP US Government & Politics
Affirmative Action
Agenda Setting
Ambassador
Amicus Curiae Brief
A policy designed to correct the effects of past discriminati…
The process of forming the list of matters that policymakers…
A personal representative appointed by the head of a nation t…
Friend of the court; interested groups may be invited to file…
Affirmative Action
A policy designed to correct the effects of past discriminati…
Agenda Setting
The process of forming the list of matters that policymakers…
102 terms
AP US Government & Politics
Administrative Discretion
Amicus Curiae Briefs
Bureaucracy
Block Grant
Authority given by Congress to the Federal bureaucracy to use…
Legal briefs submitted by a "friend of the court" for the pur…
A large, complex organization composed of appointed officials
Money given to states for general programs within a broad cat…
Administrative Discretion
Authority given by Congress to the Federal bureaucracy to use…
Amicus Curiae Briefs
Legal briefs submitted by a "friend of the court" for the pur…
48 terms
Politics & Government
ANPR
augmented reality
battlefield network
biometrics
see automatic number plate recognition
overlapping layers of computer data with images of the real w…
large scale network gathering information from soldiers, vehi…
use of fingerprints, retina scans, or other body features as…
ANPR
see automatic number plate recognition
augmented reality
overlapping layers of computer data with images of the real w…
32 terms
AP US Government and Politics
Affirm
Diversity of Citizenship
Justiciable controversy
Remand
To declare that a court ruling is valid and must stand.
The condition that exists when the parties to a lawsuit are f…
A controversy that is real and substantial, as opposed to hyp…
To send a case back to the court that originally heard it.
Affirm
To declare that a court ruling is valid and must stand.
Diversity of Citizenship
The condition that exists when the parties to a lawsuit are f…
423 terms
AP US Government and Politics Vocabulary
CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCING GOVERNMENT IN…
Democracy
Elite and class theory
Government
...
a means of selecting policymakers and of organizing governmen…
argues that society is divided along class lines and that an…
institutions that make public policy for a society.
CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCING GOVERNMENT IN…
...
Democracy
a means of selecting policymakers and of organizing governmen…
402 terms
AP US Government and Politics Vocabulary
Democracy
Elite and class theory
Government
Gross domestic product
a means of selecting policymakers and of organizing governmen…
argues that society is divided along class lines and that an…
institutions that make public policy for a society.
the total value of all goods and services produced annually b…
Democracy
a means of selecting policymakers and of organizing governmen…
Elite and class theory
argues that society is divided along class lines and that an…
101 terms
AP US Government & Politics
Administrative Discretion
Amicus Curiae Briefs
Bureaucracy
Block Grant
Authority given by Congress to the Federal bureaucracy to use…
Legal briefs submitted by a "friend of the court" for the pur…
A large, complex organization composed of appointed officials
Money given to states for general programs within a broad cat…
Administrative Discretion
Authority given by Congress to the Federal bureaucracy to use…
Amicus Curiae Briefs
Legal briefs submitted by a "friend of the court" for the pur…
423 terms
AP US Government and Politics Vocabulary
CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCING GOVERNMENT IN…
Democracy
Elite and class theory
Government
...
a means of selecting policymakers and of organizing governmen…
argues that society is divided along class lines and that an…
institutions that make public policy for a society.
CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCING GOVERNMENT IN…
...
Democracy
a means of selecting policymakers and of organizing governmen…
423 terms
AP US Government and Politics Vocabulary
Democracy
Elite and class theory
Government
a means of selecting policymakers and of organizing governmen…
argues that society is divided along class lines and that an…
institutions that make public policy for a society.
Democracy
a means of selecting policymakers and of organizing governmen…
Elite and class theory
argues that society is divided along class lines and that an…
435 terms
AP US Government and Politics Vocabulary
CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCING GOVERNMENT IN…
Democracy
Elitism
Government
...
a system of government where the whole population is represen…
theory that upper-class elite hold power and make policy, reg…
institutions that make public policy for a society.
CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCING GOVERNMENT IN…
...
Democracy
a system of government where the whole population is represen…
436 terms
AP US Government and Politics Vocabulary
CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCING GOVERNMENT IN…
Democracy
Elite and class theory
Government
...
a means of selecting policymakers and of organizing governmen…
argues that society is divided along class lines and that an…
institutions that make public policy for a society.
CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCING GOVERNMENT IN…
...
Democracy
a means of selecting policymakers and of organizing governmen…
423 terms
AP US Government and Politics Vocabulary
CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCING GOVERNMENT IN…
Democracy
Elite and class theory
Government
...
a means of selecting policymakers and of organizing governmen…
argues that society is divided along class lines and that an…
institutions that make public policy for a society.
CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCING GOVERNMENT IN…
...
Democracy
a means of selecting policymakers and of organizing governmen…
52 terms
AP US Government and Politics
government
public goods
politics
political participation
makes public policies and laws for society... 5 basic functions:…
services such as the 5 basic functions of government availabl…
the process by which we select our governmental leaders
when the public participates in government through acts such…
government
makes public policies and laws for society... 5 basic functions:…
public goods
services such as the 5 basic functions of government availabl…
47 terms
AP US Government and Politics Vocabulary
CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCING GOVERNMENT IN…
Democracy
Elite and class theory
Government
...
a means of selecting policymakers and of organizing governmen…
argues that society is divided along class lines and that an…
institutions that make public policy for a society.
CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCING GOVERNMENT IN…
...
Democracy
a means of selecting policymakers and of organizing governmen…
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