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AP Government Chapter 12
Incumbents
Casework
Pork Barrel
Bicameral Legislature
Those already holding office. In congressional elections, the…
Activities of members of Congress that help constituents as i…
The mighty list of federal projects, grants, and contracts av…
A legislature divided into two houses. The U.S. Congress and…
Incumbents
Those already holding office. In congressional elections, the…
Casework
Activities of members of Congress that help constituents as i…
24 terms
AP Government Chapter 12 Vocabulary
incumbent
casework
pork barrel
bicameral legislature
An officeholder who is seeking reelection.
Activities of members of Congress that help constituents as i…
Federal projects, grants, and contracts available to state an…
A legislature divided into two houses. The U.S. Congress and…
incumbent
An officeholder who is seeking reelection.
casework
Activities of members of Congress that help constituents as i…
14 terms
AP Government: Chapter 12 The Media
Sound Bite
Blog
Horse-race journalism
Equal Time Rule
A radio or video clip of someone speaking
A series, or log, of discussion items on the internet
News coverage that focuses on who is ahead rather than on the…
An FCC rule that if a broadcaster sells time to one candidate…
Sound Bite
A radio or video clip of someone speaking
Blog
A series, or log, of discussion items on the internet
35 terms
Chapter 12 AP Government
22nd Amendment
25th Amendment
Impeachment
Watergate
Limits the number of times a person can be elected president…
Addresses succession to the presidency and establishes proced…
Political equivalent of indictment in criminal law, prescribe…
1972; 5 people broke in to Democratic National Committee HQ a…
22nd Amendment
Limits the number of times a person can be elected president…
25th Amendment
Addresses succession to the presidency and establishes proced…
15 terms
AP Government - Chapter 12 Vocabulary
Twenty-Second Amendment
Twenty-Fifth Amendment
Impeachment
Watergate
Ratified in 1951, this amendment limits presidents to two ter…
Ratified in 1967, permits the vice president to become acting…
The political equivalent of an indictment in criminal law, pr…
The events and scandal surrounding a break in at the Democrat…
Twenty-Second Amendment
Ratified in 1951, this amendment limits presidents to two ter…
Twenty-Fifth Amendment
Ratified in 1967, permits the vice president to become acting…
24 terms
AP Government Chapter 12 The Presidency
22nd Amendment
25th Amendment
Impeachment
Cabinet
Ratified in 1951, this amendment limits presidents to two ter…
Ratified in 1967, this amendment permits the vice president t…
The political equivalent of an indictment in criminal law, pr…
A group of presidential advisers not mentioned in the Constit…
22nd Amendment
Ratified in 1951, this amendment limits presidents to two ter…
25th Amendment
Ratified in 1967, this amendment permits the vice president t…
35 terms
AP Government: Chapter 12 - Congress
bicameral legislature
bill
case work
caucus (congressional)
a legislative divided into two houses, US Congress & every st…
a proposed law, drafted in precise, legal regislation. Anyone…
activities of members of Congress that help Constituents as i…
a group of members of congress sharing some interest or chara…
bicameral legislature
a legislative divided into two houses, US Congress & every st…
bill
a proposed law, drafted in precise, legal regislation. Anyone…
15 terms
AP Government Chapter 12
Cabinet
Council of Economic Advisers
Crisis
Impeachment
the group of presidential advisors who head the executive dep…
members advise the president on economic policy and... prepare t…
a sudden, unpredictable, and potentially dangerous event
the political equivalent of an indictment for removing a disc…
Cabinet
the group of presidential advisors who head the executive dep…
Council of Economic Advisers
members advise the president on economic policy and... prepare t…
15 terms
Chapter 12 (AP Government)
Twenty-Second Amendment
Twenty-Fifth Amendment
Impeachment
Watergate
Ratified in 1951, this amendment limits presidents to two ter…
Ratified in 1967, this amendment permits the vice president t…
The political equivalent of an indictment in criminal law, pr…
The events and scandal surrounding a break-in at the democrat…
Twenty-Second Amendment
Ratified in 1951, this amendment limits presidents to two ter…
Twenty-Fifth Amendment
Ratified in 1967, this amendment permits the vice president t…
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AP Government - Chapter 12 - Janda
Veto
Inherent powers
Executive orders
Delegation of powers
Power given the President to refuse to sign a bill that has b…
Authority claimed by the president that is not clearly specif…
Presidential directives that create or modify laws and public…
The process by which Congress gives the executive branch the…
Veto
Power given the President to refuse to sign a bill that has b…
Inherent powers
Authority claimed by the president that is not clearly specif…
15 terms
AP Government Chapter 12
Twenty-second amendment
Twenty-fifth amendment
Impeachment
Watergate
Passed in 1951, the amendment that limits presidents to two t…
Passed in 1951, this amendment permits the vice president to…
Political equivalent of an indictment in criminal law, prescr…
The events and scandal surrounding a break-in at the Democrat…
Twenty-second amendment
Passed in 1951, the amendment that limits presidents to two t…
Twenty-fifth amendment
Passed in 1951, this amendment permits the vice president to…
30 terms
AP Government Chapter 12
Official Secrets Act
Freedom of Information Act
Gatekeeper
Associated Press
British legislation to punish officials who divulge private g…
U.S. legislation guaranteeing citizens access to certain gove…
Role of the media which involves influencing what subjects be…
An organization founded for the telegraphic dissemination of…
Official Secrets Act
British legislation to punish officials who divulge private g…
Freedom of Information Act
U.S. legislation guaranteeing citizens access to certain gove…
30 terms
AP Government Chapter 12
Seven perks that members of congress r…
Describe a "typical" member of Congres…
What is the difference between descrip…
incumbents
1. High Salary... 2. Retirement Benefits... 3. Office space in WA a…
Male, white, middle-aged, protestant, works in politics/law,…
Descriptive: Congress members can't represent constituents by…
Those already holding office. In congressional elections, inc…
Seven perks that members of congress r…
1. High Salary... 2. Retirement Benefits... 3. Office space in WA a…
Describe a "typical" member of Congres…
Male, white, middle-aged, protestant, works in politics/law,…
26 terms
AP Government Wilson Chapter 12 Media
adversarial press
attack journalism
background story (news)
confidentiality
The suspicious attitude of the national press toward public o…
The current era of media coverage that seizes upon any bit of…
A tactic by government officials to win journalistic friends.…
Reporters' keeping sources of their stories secret. Most stat…
adversarial press
The suspicious attitude of the national press toward public o…
attack journalism
The current era of media coverage that seizes upon any bit of…
19 terms
AP Government Chapter 12
incumbents
casework
pork barrel
bicameral legislature
Those already holding office.
Activities of members of Congress that help constituents as i…
The mighty list of federal projects grants, and contracts ava…
A legislature divided into two houses.
incumbents
Those already holding office.
casework
Activities of members of Congress that help constituents as i…
42 terms
Chapter 12 AP Government Vocabulary
Reapportionment
redistricting
gerrymandering
majority-minority district
Reallocation of seats in the House of Representatives to each…
The redrawing of congressional district boundaries within eac…
The drawing of legislative district boundaries to benefit an…
A legislative district composed of a majority of a given mino…
Reapportionment
Reallocation of seats in the House of Representatives to each…
redistricting
The redrawing of congressional district boundaries within eac…
30 terms
AP Government Chapter 12
Official Secrets Act
Freedom of Information Act
Gatekeeper
Associated Press
British legislation to punish officials who divulge private g…
U.S. legislation guaranteeing citizens access to certain gove…
Role of the media which involves influencing what subjects be…
An organization founded for the telegraphic dissemination of…
Official Secrets Act
British legislation to punish officials who divulge private g…
Freedom of Information Act
U.S. legislation guaranteeing citizens access to certain gove…
35 terms
Chapter 12 AP Government
22nd Amendment
25th Amendment
Impeachment
Watergate
Limits the number of times a person can be elected president…
Addresses succession to the presidency and establishes proced…
Political equivalent of indictment in criminal law, prescribe…
1972; 5 people broke in to Democratic National Committee HQ a…
22nd Amendment
Limits the number of times a person can be elected president…
25th Amendment
Addresses succession to the presidency and establishes proced…
AP Government: Chapter 12
incumbents
casework
pork barrel
bicameral legislature
those already holding office; in congressional elections, inc…
activities of members of Congress that help constituents as i…
the mighty list of federal projects, grants, and contracts av…
a legislature divided into two houses; the US Congress and ev…
incumbents
those already holding office; in congressional elections, inc…
casework
activities of members of Congress that help constituents as i…
30 terms
AP Government Chapter 12
Official Secrets Act
Freedom of Information Act
Gatekeeper
Associated Press
British legislation to punish officials who divulge private g…
U.S. legislation guaranteeing citizens access to certain gove…
Role of the media which involves influencing what subjects be…
An organization founded for the telegraphic dissemination of…
Official Secrets Act
British legislation to punish officials who divulge private g…
Freedom of Information Act
U.S. legislation guaranteeing citizens access to certain gove…
19 terms
AP Government Chapter 12
incumbents
casework
pork barrel
bicameral legislature
Those already holding office.
Activities of members of Congress that help constituents as i…
The mighty list of federal projects grants, and contracts ava…
A legislature divided into two houses.
incumbents
Those already holding office.
casework
Activities of members of Congress that help constituents as i…
15 terms
AP Government Chapter 12 Vocab
divided government
unified government
pyramid structure
circular structure
a government in which one party controls the White House and…
a government in which the same party controls both the White…
a method of organizing a president's staff in which the most…
a method of organizing a president's staff in which several p…
divided government
a government in which one party controls the White House and…
unified government
a government in which the same party controls both the White…
66 terms
AP Government Chapter 12
Describe "the job" of being a represen…
Franking Privileges
How many members of Congress are there?
How many senators are there?
High salary, power, retirement benefits. Overworked, lots of…
The free use of the mail system to communicate with constitue…
535
100 (2 from each state)
Describe "the job" of being a represen…
High salary, power, retirement benefits. Overworked, lots of…
Franking Privileges
The free use of the mail system to communicate with constitue…
42 terms
AP Government Chapter 12 Vocabulary
Policymaking
Representative
535
100; 2
The Framers of the Constitution conceived that the legislatur…
Congress is not only the central policymaking branch but also…
There are ____ members of Congress.
There are ___ members of the Senate, ___ from each state.
Policymaking
The Framers of the Constitution conceived that the legislatur…
Representative
Congress is not only the central policymaking branch but also…
18 terms
AP Government Chapter 12
Incumbents
Casework
Pork Barrel
Bicameral Legislature
Those already holding office. In congressional elections, the…
Activities of members of Congress that help constituents as i…
The mighty list of federal projects, grants, and contracts av…
A legislature divided into two houses. The U.S. Congress and…
Incumbents
Those already holding office. In congressional elections, the…
Casework
Activities of members of Congress that help constituents as i…
48 terms
AP Government Chapter 12
Incumbency
Franking
Reapportionment
Redistricting
The status of already holding office
The privilege of sending mail free of charge to all household…
Reallocation of seats in the House of Representatives to each…
Redrawing of congressional district boundaries within each st…
Incumbency
The status of already holding office
Franking
The privilege of sending mail free of charge to all household…
28 terms
AP Government Chapter 12
Official Secrets Act
Freedom of Information Act
Associated Press
yellow journalism
British legislation to punish officials who divulge private g…
U.S. legislation guaranteeing citizens access to certain gove…
An organization founded for the telegraphic dissemination of…
Sensationalized news reporting
Official Secrets Act
British legislation to punish officials who divulge private g…
Freedom of Information Act
U.S. legislation guaranteeing citizens access to certain gove…
13 terms
AP Government - Chapter 12 Vocabulary
sound bite
blog
trial balloon
loaded language
a radio or video clip of someone speaking
a series, or log, of discussion items on a page of the world…
information leaked to the media to test public reaction to a…
words that imply a value judgement, used to persuade a reader…
sound bite
a radio or video clip of someone speaking
blog
a series, or log, of discussion items on a page of the world…
22 terms
AP Government Chapter 12 Vocabulary
Bureaucracy
Civil servants
Political appointees
Regulation
The system of civil servants and political appointees who imp…
Employees of bureaucratic agencies within the government
People selected by an elected leader, such as the president,…
A rule that allows the government to exercise control over in…
Bureaucracy
The system of civil servants and political appointees who imp…
Civil servants
Employees of bureaucratic agencies within the government
23 terms
AP Government Chapter 12
electorate
mandate
primary election
closed primary
the citizens eligible to vote
a command, indicated by an electorate's votes, for the electe…
election in which voters decide which of the candidates withi…
a primary election in which only a party's registered voters…
electorate
the citizens eligible to vote
mandate
a command, indicated by an electorate's votes, for the electe…
19 terms
AP Government Chapter 12 Vocab
Incumbents
Casework
Pork Barrel
Bicameral Legislature
Those already holding office. In congressional elections, inc…
Activities of members of Congress that help constituents as i…
The mighty list of federal projects, grants and contracts ava…
A legislature divided into two houses. the U.S Congress and e…
Incumbents
Those already holding office. In congressional elections, inc…
Casework
Activities of members of Congress that help constituents as i…
19 terms
AP Government Chapter 12 Vocabulary
incumbents
casework
pork barrel
bicameral legislature
Those already holding office. In congressional elections, inc…
Activities of members of Congress that help constituents as i…
The mighty list of federal projects, grants and contracts ava…
A legislature divided into two houses. the U.S Congress and e…
incumbents
Those already holding office. In congressional elections, inc…
casework
Activities of members of Congress that help constituents as i…
24 terms
AP Government Chapter 12
incumbents
casework
pork barrel
bicameral legislature
Those already holding office. In congressional elections, the…
Activities of members of Congress that help constituents as i…
The mighty list of federal projects, grants, and contracts av…
A legislature divided into two houses. Format of US Congress…
incumbents
Those already holding office. In congressional elections, the…
casework
Activities of members of Congress that help constituents as i…
AP Government Chapter 12
Incumbency
Franking
Reapportionment
Redistricting
The status of already holding office
The privilege of sending mail free of charge to all household…
Reallocation of seats in the House of Representatives to each…
Redrawing of congressional district boundaries within each st…
Incumbency
The status of already holding office
Franking
The privilege of sending mail free of charge to all household…
AP Government Chapter 12
Official Secrets Act
Freedom of Information Act
Gatekeeper
Associated Press
British legislation to punish officials who divulge private g…
U.S. legislation guaranteeing citizens access to certain gove…
Role of the media which involves influencing what subjects be…
An organization founded for the telegraphic dissemination of…
Official Secrets Act
British legislation to punish officials who divulge private g…
Freedom of Information Act
U.S. legislation guaranteeing citizens access to certain gove…
23 terms
AP Government Chapter 12 Vocabulary
incumbent
casework
pork barrel
bicameral legislature
An officeholder who is seeking reelection.
Activities of members of Congress that help constituents as i…
Federal projects, grants, and contracts available to state an…
A legislature divided into two houses. The U.S. Congress and…
incumbent
An officeholder who is seeking reelection.
casework
Activities of members of Congress that help constituents as i…
Ap Government Chapter 12:The Judiciary
amicus curiae brief
appellate juridiction
attourney general
binding precedent
Literally, a "friend of the court" brief, filed by an individ…
The authority of a court to hear a case appealed from a lower…
Head of the department of justice. They serve as federal pros…
Precedent that must be followed by a court when making a deci…
amicus curiae brief
Literally, a "friend of the court" brief, filed by an individ…
appellate juridiction
The authority of a court to hear a case appealed from a lower…
AP Government: Chapter 12
caucus
standing committee
joint committee
committee of the whole
a meeting of the members of a legislative body who are member…
permanent legislative panels established by the United States…
a term that is used to refer to a committee made up of member…
device in which a legislative body or other deliberative asse…
caucus
a meeting of the members of a legislative body who are member…
standing committee
permanent legislative panels established by the United States…
20 terms
AP Government Chapter 12
parliamentary system
presidential ticket
treaty
executive agreement
A system of government in which the legislature selects the p…
The joint listing of the presidential and vice presidential c…
A formal, public agreement between the United States and one…
A formal agreement between the U.S. president and the leaders…
parliamentary system
A system of government in which the legislature selects the p…
presidential ticket
The joint listing of the presidential and vice presidential c…
19 terms
AP Government Chapter 12
incumbents
casework
pork barrel
bicameral legislature
those already holding office
activities of members of Congress that help constituents as i…
the mighty list of federal projects, grants, and contracts av…
a legislature divided into two houses
incumbents
those already holding office
casework
activities of members of Congress that help constituents as i…
13 terms
AP Government Chapter 12
22nd Amendment
25th Amendment
Impeachment
Cabinet
Ratified in 1951, this amendment limits presidents to two ter…
Ratified in 1967, this amendment permits the Vice President t…
The political equivalent of an indictment in criminal law; pr…
A group of presidential advisors not mentioned in the constit…
22nd Amendment
Ratified in 1951, this amendment limits presidents to two ter…
25th Amendment
Ratified in 1967, this amendment permits the Vice President t…
35 terms
AP Government Vocabulary Chapter 12
descriptive representation
substantive representation
incumbants
constituents
The idea that an elected body should mirror demographically t…
Theory of representation that says that anyone can represent…
Those already holding office. In congressional elections, ___…
People a member of Congress represents
descriptive representation
The idea that an elected body should mirror demographically t…
substantive representation
Theory of representation that says that anyone can represent…
11 terms
AP Government - Chapter 12
Blog
Sound bite
Equal time rule
Trial balloon
A series, or log, of discussion items on a page of the World…
A radio or video clip of someone speaking.
An FCC rule that if a broadcaster sells time to one candidate…
Information leaked to the media to test public reaction to a…
Blog
A series, or log, of discussion items on a page of the World…
Sound bite
A radio or video clip of someone speaking.
19 terms
AP Government Chapter 12
incumbents
casework
pork barrel
bicameral legislature
Those already holding office.
Activities of members of Congress that help constituents as i…
The mighty list of federal projects grants, and contracts ava…
A legislature divided into two houses.
incumbents
Those already holding office.
casework
Activities of members of Congress that help constituents as i…
19 terms
AP Government Chapter 12
Incumbents
Casework
Pork Barrel
Bicameral Legislature
Those already holding office. In congressional elections, inc…
Activities of members of Congress that help constituents as i…
Federal projects, grants, and contracts available to state an…
A legislature divided into two houses. The U.S. Congress and…
Incumbents
Those already holding office. In congressional elections, inc…
Casework
Activities of members of Congress that help constituents as i…
42 terms
AP Government: Chapter 12
Policymaking
Representative
535
100; 2
The Framers of the Constitution conceived that the legislatur…
Congress is not only the central policymaking branch but also…
There are ____ members of Congress.
There are ___ members of the Senate, ___ from each state.
Policymaking
The Framers of the Constitution conceived that the legislatur…
Representative
Congress is not only the central policymaking branch but also…
22 terms
Ap government chapter 12
Incumbents
Casework
Pork barrel
Bicameral legislature
Those already holding office. in congressional elections, inc…
Activities of members of congress that help constituents as i…
Federal projects, grants and contracts available to state and…
A legislature that is divided into two houses. The U.S, congr…
Incumbents
Those already holding office. in congressional elections, inc…
Casework
Activities of members of congress that help constituents as i…
30 terms
AP Government Chapter 12
bicameral
bill
casework
caucus
A legislature consisting of two parts, or houses
a draft of a proposed law presented to a legislative body for…
Assistance given to constituents by congressional members, an…
(n.) a meeting usually held by people working toward the same…
bicameral
A legislature consisting of two parts, or houses
bill
a draft of a proposed law presented to a legislative body for…
11 terms
AP Government- Chapter 12
Blog
Sounds Bite
Equal Time Rule
Trial Balloon
A series, or log, of discussion items on a page of the World…
A radio or video clip of someone speaking
An FCC rule that if a broadcaster sells time to one candidate…
Information leaked to the media to test public reaction to a…
Blog
A series, or log, of discussion items on a page of the World…
Sounds Bite
A radio or video clip of someone speaking
10 terms
AP Government Chapter 12
sound bite
equal time rule
horse-race journalism
routine stories
A radio or video clip of someone speaking
An FCC rule that if a broadcaster sells time to one candidate…
News coverage that focuses on who is ahead rather than on the…
Media stories about events regularly covered by reporters
sound bite
A radio or video clip of someone speaking
equal time rule
An FCC rule that if a broadcaster sells time to one candidate…
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