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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…
26 terms
AP Government & Political Science
Theories of government (Political Theo…
Initiative and referendum (Constitutio…
Declaration of Independence (1776)
Articles of Confederation (1781-1789)
Elitist theory-a small segment of the society dominated by th…
Initiatives and referendums are key components of direct demo…
Ideas taken from Locke, Rousseau, and Montesquieu... Locke's pri…
State governments stronger than central government... No chief…
Theories of government (Political Theo…
Elitist theory-a small segment of the society dominated by th…
Initiative and referendum (Constitutio…
Initiatives and referendums are key components of direct demo…
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
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…
47 terms
AP US Government and Politics
Montesquieu
Locke
Rousseau
Hobbes
...
...
...
...
Montesquieu
...
Locke
...
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
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…
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…
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
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…
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…
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…
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…
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…
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…
214 terms
AP US GOVERNMENT AND POLITICS
democracy
direct democracy
representative democracy
constitutional democracy
gov by the people, either directly or indirectly, with free a…
gov in which citizens vote on laws and select officials more…
gov that derives its powers indirectly from the people, who e…
gov that enforces recognized limits on those who govern and a…
democracy
gov by the people, either directly or indirectly, with free a…
direct democracy
gov in which citizens vote on laws and select officials more…
75 terms
AP US Government and Politics
administrative discretion
amicus curaie briefs
bureaucracy
block grant
The authority of administrative actors to select among variou…
Legal briefs submitted by "a friend of the court" for the pur…
A hierarchical authority structure that uses task specializat…
Federal grants given more or less automatically to states or…
administrative discretion
The authority of administrative actors to select among variou…
amicus curaie briefs
Legal briefs submitted by "a friend of the court" for the pur…
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
22 terms
AP US Government and Politics
earmark
pork-barrel spending
Hobbes state of nature
Madison's human nature
congressional directive that funds should be spent on a speci…
government spending for local projects (bridge to nowhere)
life is solitary, poor, nasty, brutish, and short
we will split into factions based on interests, there would b…
earmark
congressional directive that funds should be spent on a speci…
pork-barrel spending
government spending for local projects (bridge to nowhere)
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…
317 terms
AP US Government and Politics
14th Amendment
527 Groups
AARP
Advice and Consent Power
Granted citizenship to "all persons born or naturalized in th…
A type of U.S. tax-exempt organization organized under Sectio…
Formerly known as the American Association of Retired Persons…
Under the Constitution, presidential nominations for executiv…
14th Amendment
Granted citizenship to "all persons born or naturalized in th…
527 Groups
A type of U.S. tax-exempt organization organized under Sectio…
316 terms
AP US Government and Politics
14th Amendment
527 Groups
AARP
Advice and Consent Power
Granted citizenship to "all persons born or naturalized in th…
A type of U.S. tax-exempt organization organized under Sectio…
Formerly known as the American Association of Retired Persons…
Under the Constitution, presidential nominations for executiv…
14th Amendment
Granted citizenship to "all persons born or naturalized in th…
527 Groups
A type of U.S. tax-exempt organization organized under Sectio…
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…
208 terms
AP US GOVERNMENT AND POLITICS
democracy
direct democracy
representative democracy
constitutional democracy
gov by the people, either directly or indirectly, with free a…
gov in which citizens vote on laws and select officials more…
gov that derives its powers indirectly from the people, who e…
gov that enforces recognized limits on those who govern and a…
democracy
gov by the people, either directly or indirectly, with free a…
direct democracy
gov in which citizens vote on laws and select officials more…
212 terms
AP US GOVERNMENT AND POLITICS
representative democracy
constitutional democracy
constitutionalism
statism
gov that derives its powers indirectly from the people, who e…
gov that enforces recognized limits on those who govern and a…
set of arrangements, including checks and balances, federalis…
the idea that the rights of the nation are supreme over the r…
representative democracy
gov that derives its powers indirectly from the people, who e…
constitutional democracy
gov that enforces recognized limits on those who govern and a…
255 terms
AP US GOVERNMENT AND POLITICS
democracy
direct democracy
representative democracy
constitutional democracy
gov by the people, either directly or indirectly, with free a…
gov in which citizens vote on laws and select officials more…
gov that derives its powers indirectly from the people, who e…
gov that enforces recognized limits on those who govern and a…
democracy
gov by the people, either directly or indirectly, with free a…
direct democracy
gov in which citizens vote on laws and select officials more…
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
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
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…
178 terms
AP US Government & Politics
Activist court
Advise and consent
Affirmative Action
Affordable Care Act 2012
Court that makes decisions that forge new ground such as Roe…
Power of the Senate regarding presidential appointments
Programs for minorities supported by government as a means of…
In 2010, President Obama signed into law his signature initia…
Activist court
Court that makes decisions that forge new ground such as Roe…
Advise and consent
Power of the Senate regarding presidential appointments
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…
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…
36 terms
AP US Government & Politics
Constitutional Powers
Executive Privilege
Power and Presidency
Impeachment
...
...
...
...
Constitutional Powers
...
Executive Privilege
...
18 terms
AP US Government and Politics
Two-Party System
Multiparty System
Through what method has suffrage oppor…
Era of Republicans
A political system dominated by two major parties; Argue that…
a political system in which several major and minor political…
Through the Amendment Process
Starts with the Election of Lincoln; Start of Civil War; 75 y…
Two-Party System
A political system dominated by two major parties; Argue that…
Multiparty System
a political system in which several major and minor political…
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…
21 terms
AP US Government and Politics
Consent of the Governed
Limited Government
Natural Rights
John Locke
A condition urged by many as a requirement for legitimate gov…
A political system where the legalized force is restricted th…
Rights that people supposedly have under natural law. The Dec…
A seventeenth-century English philosopher. Locke argued again…
Consent of the Governed
A condition urged by many as a requirement for legitimate gov…
Limited Government
A political system where the legalized force is restricted th…
28 terms
AP US Government and Politics
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 s…
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 s…
66 terms
AP US Government and Politics
Government
Political Participation
Single Issue Groups
Linkage Institution
The organization and mode that public policies are created fo…
The actions that citizens take to influence the government, w…
Groups that use a single issue to drive their voting practice…
The channels or access points that people can voice their iss…
Government
The organization and mode that public policies are created fo…
Political Participation
The actions that citizens take to influence the government, w…
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…
28 terms
AP US Government and Politics
1st Amendment
2nd Amendment
3rd Amendment
4th Amendment
Guarantees free exercise of religion is balanced by the separ…
This Amendments provisions for the right to bear arms has bec…
Quartering of soldiers "in time of peace" shall be illegal "w…
The right of the people to be secure in their persons, houses…
1st Amendment
Guarantees free exercise of religion is balanced by the separ…
2nd Amendment
This Amendments provisions for the right to bear arms has bec…
17 terms
AP US Government and Politics
Suffrage
McCain Feingold Act
McGovern Fraser Commission
Federal Election Commission (FEC)
The right to vote
Regulates financing of political campaigns
Commission formed at the 1968 Democratic convention in respon…
Candidate must tell who paid for them and people can't give m…
Suffrage
The right to vote
McCain Feingold Act
Regulates financing of political campaigns
794 terms
AP US Government And Politics
The Seventeenth Amendment
agenda setting
apportionment
Appropriations Committee
(1911) The Seventeenth Amendment reformed the process by whic…
Determining the public policy questions to be debated or cons…
Granting political representation to a group of people. The a…
A standing committee in the House of Representative that reco…
The Seventeenth Amendment
(1911) The Seventeenth Amendment reformed the process by whic…
agenda setting
Determining the public policy questions to be debated or cons…
260 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
65 terms
AP US Government and Politics
Pluralism
Expressed Powers
Implied Powers
Inherent Powers
A theory of government in which many groups compete for policy
Powers that are given to an institution of government directl…
Powers that are necessary to carry out an expressed power in…
Powers that are naturally derived from the duties of a specif…
Pluralism
A theory of government in which many groups compete for policy
Expressed Powers
Powers that are given to an institution of government directl…
214 terms
AP US GOVERNMENT AND POLITICS
democracy
direct democracy
representative democracy
constitutional democracy
gov by the people, either directly or indirectly, with free a…
gov in which citizens vote on laws and select officials more…
gov that derives its powers indirectly from the people, who e…
gov that enforces recognized limits on those who govern and a…
democracy
gov by the people, either directly or indirectly, with free a…
direct democracy
gov in which citizens vote on laws and select officials more…
214 terms
AP US GOVERNMENT AND POLITICS
democracy
direct democracy
representative democracy
constitutional democracy
gov by the people, either directly or indirectly, with free a…
gov in which citizens vote on laws and select officials more…
gov that derives its powers indirectly from the people, who e…
gov that enforces recognized limits on those who govern and a…
democracy
gov by the people, either directly or indirectly, with free a…
direct democracy
gov in which citizens vote on laws and select officials more…
307 terms
AP US GOVERNMENT AND POLITICS
democracy
direct democracy
representative democracy
constitutional democracy
gov by the people, either directly or indirectly, with free a…
gov in which citizens vote on laws and select officials more…
gov that derives its powers indirectly from the people, who e…
gov that enforces recognized limits on those who govern and a…
democracy
gov by the people, either directly or indirectly, with free a…
direct democracy
gov in which citizens vote on laws and select officials more…
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
265 terms
AP US Government and Politics
political culture
liberty
equality
self-government
the characteristic and deep-seated beliefs of a particular pe…
the principle that individuals should be free to act and thin…
the notion that all individuals are equal in their moral wort…
the principle that the people are the ultimate source and pro…
political culture
the characteristic and deep-seated beliefs of a particular pe…
liberty
the principle that individuals should be free to act and thin…
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
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