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AP American Government Chapter 1
Social Contract Theory
Monarchy
Aristocracy/Oligarchy
Direct Democracy
People are free and equal and therefore must give their conse…
A form of government in which power is vested in hereditary k…
Rule of an elite class.
The people directly participate in all decisions.
Social Contract Theory
People are free and equal and therefore must give their conse…
Monarchy
A form of government in which power is vested in hereditary k…
Chapter 1 AP American History
Indian Culture
Agricultural Revolution
Threats to natives before the European…
Conquistadores
...over 140 American tribes... Very barbaric and nature and pra…
... a period of technological improvement and increased crop
... Europeans bring along many diseases such as the smallpox…
... Spanish conquerors of Mexico and Peru
Indian Culture
...over 140 American tribes... Very barbaric and nature and pra…
Agricultural Revolution
... a period of technological improvement and increased crop
22 terms
AP American Government Chapter 1
government
public goods
politics
political participation
The institution and processes through which public policies a…
Goods, such as clean air and clean water, that everyone must…
The process by which we select our governmental leaders and w…
All the activities by which citizens attempt to influence the…
government
The institution and processes through which public policies a…
public goods
Goods, such as clean air and clean water, that everyone must…
28 terms
AP American Government Chapter 1
government
public goods
politics
political participation
The institution and processes through which public policies a…
Goods, such as clean air and clean water, that everyone must…
The process by which we select our governmental leaders and w…
All the activities by which citizens attempt to influence the…
government
The institution and processes through which public policies a…
public goods
Goods, such as clean air and clean water, that everyone must…
AP American Gov Chapter 1
Democracy
Representative Democracy
Constitutional Democracy
Constitutionalism
Government by the people with free and frequent elections
Government in which the people elect those who govern and pas…
Government that enforces limits on those who govern and allow…
The set of arrangements, including checks and balances , fede…
Democracy
Government by the people with free and frequent elections
Representative Democracy
Government in which the people elect those who govern and pas…
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AP American Government: Roots and Reform Chapter 1
American dream
Conservative
Democracy
Direct Democracy
An American ideal of a happy,successful life, which often inc…
One who believes that a government is best that governs least…
A system of government that gives power to the people, whethe…
A system of government in which members of the polity meet to…
American dream
An American ideal of a happy,successful life, which often inc…
Conservative
One who believes that a government is best that governs least…
AP American Government: Roots and Reform Chapter 1
American dream
Conservative
Democracy
Direct Democracy
An American ideal of a happy,successful life, which often inc…
One who believes that a government is best that governs least…
A system of government that gives power to the people, whethe…
A system of government in which members of the polity meet to…
American dream
An American ideal of a happy,successful life, which often inc…
Conservative
One who believes that a government is best that governs least…
28 terms
AP American Government Chapter 1
government
public goods
politics
political participation
The institution and processes through which public policies a…
Goods, such as clean air and clean water, that everyone must…
The process by which we select our governmental leaders and w…
All the activities by which citizens attempt to influence the…
government
The institution and processes through which public policies a…
public goods
Goods, such as clean air and clean water, that everyone must…
AP American Gov. Chapter 1
Government
Collective goods
Politics
Political participation
The institutions that make public policy decisions for a soci…
Goods and services, like clean air and water, that by their n…
The process determining the leaders we select and the policie…
All the activities by which citizens attempt to influence the…
Government
The institutions that make public policy decisions for a soci…
Collective goods
Goods and services, like clean air and water, that by their n…
21 terms
AP American Government Chapter 1
Government
Public goods
Politics
Political participation
The institutions and processes through which public policies…
Goods, such as clean air and clean water, that everyone must…
The process by which we select our governmental leaders and w…
All the activities used by citizens to influence the selectio…
Government
The institutions and processes through which public policies…
Public goods
Goods, such as clean air and clean water, that everyone must…
26 terms
AP American Government chapter 1
Government
Social contract
Mayflower Compact
Social contract theory
the formal vehicle through which policies are made and affair…
An agreement between the people and their government signifyi…
Document written by the Pilgrims while at sea enumerating the…
The belief that people are free and equal and equal by natura…
Government
the formal vehicle through which policies are made and affair…
Social contract
An agreement between the people and their government signifyi…
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AP American Government Chapter 1
politics
efficacy
civic engagement
political engagement
The process of deciding who benefits in society and who does…
citizens' belief that they have the ability to achieve someth…
individual and collective actions designed to identify and ad…
citizen actions that are intended to solve public problems th…
politics
The process of deciding who benefits in society and who does…
efficacy
citizens' belief that they have the ability to achieve someth…
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AP Gov Chapter 1- The Study of American Government
power
authority
legitimacy
democracy
the ability of one person to get another person to act in acc…
right to exercise political power
political authority conferred by law or by a state or nationa…
a term used to describe three different political systems in…
power
the ability of one person to get another person to act in acc…
authority
right to exercise political power
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GVHS AP American Government Chapter 1
Power
Authority
Legitimacy
Democracy
the ability of one person to get another person to act in acc…
the right to use power
political authority conferred by law or by a state or nationa…
the rule of the many
Power
the ability of one person to get another person to act in acc…
Authority
the right to use power
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AP American History Chapter 1 Terms
Canadian Shield
Incas
Aztecs
Nation-States
first part of the North American landmass to emerge above sea…
highly advanced South American civilization that occupied pre…
Native American empire that controlled present-day Mexico unt…
no dense concentrations of these existed in North America out…
Canadian Shield
first part of the North American landmass to emerge above sea…
Incas
highly advanced South American civilization that occupied pre…
28 terms
AP American Government Chapter 1
government
collective goods
politics
political participation
The institutions through which public policies are made for a…
Goods, such as clean air and clean water, that by their natur…
The process determining the leaders we select and the policie…
All the activities by which citizens attempt to influence the…
government
The institutions through which public policies are made for a…
collective goods
Goods, such as clean air and clean water, that by their natur…
11 terms
AP Gov Chapter 1- The Study of American Government
power
authority
legitimacy
democracy
the ability of one person to get another person to act in acc…
the right to use power
political authority conferred by law or by a state or nationa…
the rule of the many
power
the ability of one person to get another person to act in acc…
authority
the right to use power
18 terms
AP Chapter 1: Study of American Government
Power
Authority
Legitimacy
Democracy
the ability of a person to get another person to act in accor…
the right to use power
political authority conferred by law or by a state or nationa…
the rule of the many
Power
the ability of a person to get another person to act in accor…
Authority
the right to use power
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AP American Gov. Chapter 1 vocab
American Dream
Citizen
Civil Society
Conservative
An American ideal of a happy and successful life to which man…
Members of the political community who by nature of being bor…
Society created when citizens are allowed to organize and exp…
Republican Party Defender of status quo. When changes become…
American Dream
An American ideal of a happy and successful life to which man…
Citizen
Members of the political community who by nature of being bor…
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American Government Chapter 1
Politics
Power
Government
Thomas Hobbes
the study of government of states and other political units
one possessing or exercising power or influence or authority
the system or form by which a community or other political un…
wrote "Leviathan" and believed people were naturally cruel, g…
Politics
the study of government of states and other political units
Power
one possessing or exercising power or influence or authority
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AP American Government: Chapter 1 Vocabulary
Monarchy
Totalitarianism
Oligarchy
Democracy
A form of government in which power is vested in the heredity…
A form of government in which power resides in a leader who r…
A form of government in which the right to participate depend…
A system of government that gives power to the people, direct…
Monarchy
A form of government in which power is vested in the heredity…
Totalitarianism
A form of government in which power resides in a leader who r…
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AP Gov Understanding American Politics (Chapter 1)
Factions
Separation of Powers
Checks and Balances
Government
Groups of like-minded people who try to influence the governm…
the division of powers among branches of government power acr…
A system that allows each branch of government to limit the p…
The system for implementing decisions made through the politi…
Factions
Groups of like-minded people who try to influence the governm…
Separation of Powers
the division of powers among branches of government power acr…
AP American Gov. Vocabulary: Chapter 1
Government
Public Goods
Politics
Political Participation
The institutions and processes through which public policies…
Goods, such as clean air and clean water, that everyone must…
The process by which we select our governmental leaders and w…
All the activities used by citizens to influence the selectio…
Government
The institutions and processes through which public policies…
Public Goods
Goods, such as clean air and clean water, that everyone must…
30 terms
AP American History Chapter 1
Canadian Shield
Incas
Aztecs
Nation-States
a zone undergirded by ancient rock; 1st part of what became t…
Peru; A Native American people who built a notable civilizati…
Mexico; Grew corn. Engaged in frequent warfare to conquer oth…
political entities consisting of a people with some common cu…
Canadian Shield
a zone undergirded by ancient rock; 1st part of what became t…
Incas
Peru; A Native American people who built a notable civilizati…
126 terms
AP American Government Chapter 1-8 Terms
Power
Authority
Legitimacy
Democracy
the ability to get people to act in a way that benefits you,…
official permission or approval... TEXTBOOK: the right to use p…
lawfulness by virtue of being authorized or in accordance wit…
government by the people, exercised either directly or throug…
Power
the ability to get people to act in a way that benefits you,…
Authority
official permission or approval... TEXTBOOK: the right to use p…
Chapter 1 AP American History
Indian Culture
Agricultural Revolution
Threats to natives before the European…
Conquistadores
...over 140 American tribes... Very barbaric and nature and pra…
... a period of technological improvement and increased crop
... Europeans bring along many diseases such as the smallpox…
... Spanish conquerors of Mexico and Peru
Indian Culture
...over 140 American tribes... Very barbaric and nature and pra…
Agricultural Revolution
... a period of technological improvement and increased crop
Chapter 1 AP American History
Indian Culture
Agricultural Revolution
Threats to natives before the European…
Conquistadores
...over 140 American tribes... Very barbaric and nature and pra…
... a period of technological improvement and increased crop
... Europeans bring along many diseases such as the smallpox…
... Spanish conquerors of Mexico and Peru
Indian Culture
...over 140 American tribes... Very barbaric and nature and pra…
Agricultural Revolution
... a period of technological improvement and increased crop
28 terms
AP American Government Chapter 1
government
public goods
politics
political participation
The institution and processes through which public policies a…
Goods, such as clean air and clean water, that everyone must…
The process by which we select our governmental leaders and w…
All the activities by which citizens attempt to influence the…
government
The institution and processes through which public policies a…
public goods
Goods, such as clean air and clean water, that everyone must…
26 terms
AP American Government Chapter 1
Government
Social Contract
Mayflower Compact
Social Contract Theory
The formal vehicle through which policies are made and affair…
An agreement between the people and their government signifyi…
Document written by the Pilgrims while at sea enumerating the…
The belief that people are free and equal by natural right, a…
Government
The formal vehicle through which policies are made and affair…
Social Contract
An agreement between the people and their government signifyi…
Chapter 1 AP American History
Indian Culture
Agricultural Revolution
Threats to natives before the European…
Conquistadores
...over 140 American tribes... Very barbaric and nature and pra…
the shift form hunting-gathering to cultivation of crops. thi…
... Europeans bring along many diseases such as the smallpox…
... Spanish conquerors of Mexico and Peru
Indian Culture
...over 140 American tribes... Very barbaric and nature and pra…
Agricultural Revolution
the shift form hunting-gathering to cultivation of crops. thi…
21 terms
AP American Government; Chapter 1
government
public goods
politics
political paticipation
the institutions & processes through which public policies ar…
good, such as clean air & clean water, that everyone must share
the process by which we select our governmental leaders & wha…
all the activities used by citizens to influence the selectio…
government
the institutions & processes through which public policies ar…
public goods
good, such as clean air & clean water, that everyone must share
23 terms
AP American Government Chapter 1 vocab
government
monarchy
totalitarianism
oligarchy
the formal vehicle through which the policies are made and af…
a form of government in which power is vested in hereditary k…
a form of government in which power resides in a leader who r…
a form of government in which the right to participate depend…
government
the formal vehicle through which the policies are made and af…
monarchy
a form of government in which power is vested in hereditary k…
21 terms
AP Gov- Chapter 1: Understanding American Politics
Government
Factions
Separation of Powers
Checks and Balances
The system for implementing decisions made through the politi…
Groups of like-minded people who try to influence the governm…
Division of government (legislative, executive, judicial).
A system where each branch of government has some power over…
Government
The system for implementing decisions made through the politi…
Factions
Groups of like-minded people who try to influence the governm…
AP History Chapter 1 American Pageant
Canadian Shield
Incas
Aztecs
Nation-States
The Canadian Shield, is a large area of exposed Precambrian i…
the Incan Empire, was the largest empire in pre-Columbian Ame…
The Aztec people were certain ethnic groups of central Mexico…
a sovereign state whose citizens or subjects are relatively h…
Canadian Shield
The Canadian Shield, is a large area of exposed Precambrian i…
Incas
the Incan Empire, was the largest empire in pre-Columbian Ame…
American Studies AP: Chapter 1
Balboa arrives at Pacific Ocean
Treaty of Tordesillas divides the New…
Portuguese explorer Vasco de Gama reac…
John Cabot claims Newfoundland for Eng…
1513
1494
1498
1497
Balboa arrives at Pacific Ocean
1513
Treaty of Tordesillas divides the New…
1494
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AP American Government Chapter 1 Terms
Issue
Politics
Power
Authority
A conflict, real or apparent, between the interests, ideas, o…
The activity by which an issue is agitated or settled.
The ability of one person to get another person to act in acc…
The right to use power.
Issue
A conflict, real or apparent, between the interests, ideas, o…
Politics
The activity by which an issue is agitated or settled.
23 terms
AP American Studies: Chapter 1
When and how North America was shaped
When and why did people populate the A…
Incans, Mayans, Aztecs
Importance of corn
Through the theory of Pangea (225 mill. yrs ago), the shiftin…
People populated the Americas about 35,000 yrs ago on a land…
Incans: Peru... Mayans: Central America ... Aztecs: Mexico
Corn or maize was important because it ended the era of nomad…
When and how North America was shaped
Through the theory of Pangea (225 mill. yrs ago), the shiftin…
When and why did people populate the A…
People populated the Americas about 35,000 yrs ago on a land…
AP American Government and Politics Chapter 1
government
public goods
politics
political participation
The institutions and processes through which public policies…
Goods, such as clean air and clean water, that everyone must…
The process by which we select our governmental leaders and w…
All the activities used by citizens to influence the selectio…
government
The institutions and processes through which public policies…
public goods
Goods, such as clean air and clean water, that everyone must…
AP American History Chapter 1 Terms
Canadian Shield
Incas
Aztecs
Nation-States
first part of the North American landmass to emerge above sea…
highly advanced South American civilization that occupied pre…
Native American empire that controlled present-day Mexico unt…
no dense concentrations of these existed in North America out…
Canadian Shield
first part of the North American landmass to emerge above sea…
Incas
highly advanced South American civilization that occupied pre…
88 terms
AP American Government Chapter 1-3 Terms
Government
Social Contract
Mayflower Compact
Social Contract Theory
The formal vehicle through which policies are made and affair…
Am agreement between the people and their government signifyi…
Document written by the Pilgrims while at sea enumerating the…
The belief that people are free and equal by natural right, a…
Government
The formal vehicle through which policies are made and affair…
Social Contract
Am agreement between the people and their government signifyi…
25 terms
Chapter 1: American Political Culture
Government
Politics
Political Efficacy
Citizenship
Institutions and procedures through which a territory and its…
Conflict over the leadership, structure, and policies of gove…
The ability to influence government and politics.
Informed and active membership in a political community.
Government
Institutions and procedures through which a territory and its…
Politics
Conflict over the leadership, structure, and policies of gove…
27 terms
AP Gov American Government Chapter 1 Vocab
government
citizen
politics
monarchy
The formal vehicle through which policies are made and affair…
A member of the political community to whom certain rights an…
The study of who gets what, when, and how -- or how policy de…
A form of government in which power is vested in hereditary k…
government
The formal vehicle through which policies are made and affair…
citizen
A member of the political community to whom certain rights an…
30 terms
AP American Government Chapter 1 Terms
Issue
Politics
Power
Authority
A conflict, real or apparent, between the interests, ideas, o…
The activity by which an issue is agitated or settled.
The ability of one person to get another person to act in acc…
The right to use power.
Issue
A conflict, real or apparent, between the interests, ideas, o…
Politics
The activity by which an issue is agitated or settled.
AP Government Chapter 1: Understanding American Politics
checks and balances
melting pot
redistributive tax policies
politics
a system in which each branch of government has some power ov…
the idea that as different racial and ethnic groups come to a…
policies, generally favored by democratic politicians, that u…
the process that determines what government does.
checks and balances
a system in which each branch of government has some power ov…
melting pot
the idea that as different racial and ethnic groups come to a…
100 terms
AP American Government Chapter 1-5 Vocabulary
Capitalism
Democracy
Direct Democracy
Elite and Class Theory
An economic system in which individuals and corporations, not…
A system selecting policymakers and of organizing governments…
Procedures such as the initiative, the referendum, and the re…
A theory of government and politics contending that societies…
Capitalism
An economic system in which individuals and corporations, not…
Democracy
A system selecting policymakers and of organizing governments…
AP Chapter 1: Study of American Government
Power
Authority
Legitimacy
Democracy
the ability of a person to get another person to act in accor…
the right to use power
political authority conferred by law or by a state or nationa…
the rule of the many
Power
the ability of a person to get another person to act in accor…
Authority
the right to use power
AP US History: American Pageant Chapter 1
Corn or Maize
Portugal
Treaty of Tordesillas
Mestizos
Staple crop that formed the economic foundation of Indian civ…
First European nation to send explorers around the west coast…
Treaty that secured Spanish title to lands in Americas by div…
Person of mixed European and Indian ancestry.
Corn or Maize
Staple crop that formed the economic foundation of Indian civ…
Portugal
First European nation to send explorers around the west coast…
29 terms
AP Government Chapter 1 The American System
What are the two political questions?
power
authority
legitimacy
1) Who governs?... 2) To what extent?
the ability of one person to get another person to do something
the right to use power
political authority conferred by law or by a state/national g…
What are the two political questions?
1) Who governs?... 2) To what extent?
power
the ability of one person to get another person to do something
63 terms
AP Gov- Chapter 1: Understanding American Politics
Government
Factions
Separation of Powers
Checks and Balances
The system for implementing decisions made through the politi…
Groups of like-minded people who try to influence the governm…
Division of government (legislative, executive, judicial).
A system where each branch of government has some power over…
Government
The system for implementing decisions made through the politi…
Factions
Groups of like-minded people who try to influence the governm…
Ap American Pageant Chapter 1
Corn or Maize
Portugal
Horse
Treaty of Tordesillas
Staple crop that formed the economic foundation of Indian civ…
First European nation to send explorers around the west coast…
Animal introduced by Europeans that changed Indian way of lif…
Treaty that secured Spanish title to lands in Americas by div…
Corn or Maize
Staple crop that formed the economic foundation of Indian civ…
Portugal
First European nation to send explorers around the west coast…
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