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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…
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…
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…
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…
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…
US Government Political Vocabulary
Gerrymandering
Reapportionment
Issue
Redistricting
manipulate the boundaries of (an electoral constituency) so a…
the process of determining the number of seats in the U.S. Ho…
a concern that a person or a group of people want a political…
divide or organize (an area) into new political or school dis…
Gerrymandering
manipulate the boundaries of (an electoral constituency) so a…
Reapportionment
the process of determining the number of seats in the U.S. Ho…
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…
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…
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
AP US Government and Politics Chapter 2 Vocabulary
Mercantilism
Stamp Act Congress
Committees of Correspondence
First Continental Congress
An economic theory designed to increase a nation's wealth thr…
Meeting of representatives of nine of the thirteen colonies h…
Organizations in each of the American colonies created to kee…
Meeting held in Philadelphia from September 5 to October 26,…
Mercantilism
An economic theory designed to increase a nation's wealth thr…
Stamp Act Congress
Meeting of representatives of nine of the thirteen colonies h…
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
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
Politics and US Government Vocab. Final
Chapter 1
Advanced industrial democracy
Analysis
Anarchy
Chapter 1
a system in which a democratic government allows citizens a c…
understanding how something works by breaking it down into it…
the absence of government and laws
Chapter 1
Chapter 1
Advanced industrial democracy
a system in which a democratic government allows citizens a c…
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…
190 terms
AP US Government and Politics Vocabulary
bicameral legislature
block grant
categorical grant
centralists
two-house legislature
money granted by the federal government to the states for a b…
money granted by the federal government to the states for a n…
those who favor greater national authority rather than state…
bicameral legislature
two-house legislature
block grant
money granted by the federal government to the states for a b…
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…
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…
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…
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…
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…
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…
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…
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…
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…
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…
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…
165 terms
AP US Government and Politics Vocabulary
Democracy
Gross domestic product
Majority rule
Pluralist theory
a means of selecting policymakers and of organizing governmen…
the total value of all goods and services produced annually b…
weighing the desires of the majority in choosing among policy…
argues that there are many centers of influence in which grou…
Democracy
a means of selecting policymakers and of organizing governmen…
Gross domestic product
the total value of all goods and services produced annually b…
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…
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…
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…
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…
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…
AP US Government and Politics Chapter 6 Vocabulary
Public Opinion
Political Ideology
Demography
Gender Gap
the distribution of the population's beliefs about politics a…
A coherent set of beliefs about politics, public policy, and…
The science of population changes
the regular pattern in which women are more likely to support…
Public Opinion
the distribution of the population's beliefs about politics a…
Political Ideology
A coherent set of beliefs about politics, public policy, and…
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)
44 terms
AP US Government/Politics Vocabulary
infotainment
infotainment example
television hypothesis
mass media
a mix of information and diversion oriented to personalities…
news shows use this to ruin the public's view on some people
the belief that television is to blame for the low levels of…
the means employed in mass communication; often divided into…
infotainment
a mix of information and diversion oriented to personalities…
infotainment example
news shows use this to ruin the public's view on some people
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…
88 terms
AP US Government and Politics
majority rule
checks and balances
unitary system
federalism
A fundamental democratic principle requiring that the majorit…
System within each branch of government that can limit the po…
System of government in which all power is invested in a cent…
A system of government in which power is divided by a written…
majority rule
A fundamental democratic principle requiring that the majorit…
checks and balances
System within each branch of government that can limit the po…
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…
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…
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
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…
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…
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