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AP Government
blanket primaries
coalition
coalition government
closed primaries
elections to select party nominees in which voters are presen…
a group of individuals with a common interest upon which ever…
when two or more parties join together to form a majority in…
election to select party nominees in which only people who ha…
blanket primaries
elections to select party nominees in which voters are presen…
coalition
a group of individuals with a common interest upon which ever…
25 terms
AP Government Chapter 2
Unalienable
Articles of Confederation
Constitutional Convention
Shay's Rebellion
A human right based on nature or God
A weak constitution that governed America during the Revoluti…
A meeting in Philadelphia in 1787 that produced a new constit…
A 1787 rebellion in which ex-Revolutionary War soldiers attem…
Unalienable
A human right based on nature or God
Articles of Confederation
A weak constitution that governed America during the Revoluti…
Ap Government Unit 1
Elite Thoeries
Pluralist Theory
Articles of Confederation
Shays' rebellion
A belief that certain groups hold disproportionate power in a…
A theory of government and politics emphasizing that politics…
1st Constitution of the U.S. 1781-1788 (weaknesses-no executi…
Rebellion led by farmers in western Massachusetts in 1786-178…
Elite Thoeries
A belief that certain groups hold disproportionate power in a…
Pluralist Theory
A theory of government and politics emphasizing that politics…
127 terms
AP Government Midterm Review
John Locke
Social Contract
Natural Rights
consent of the governed
1632-1704. English philosopher whose Treatises of Government…
A voluntary agreement among individuals to secure their right…
...... Life, Liberty, and Property
the idea that government derives its authority by the sanctio…
John Locke
1632-1704. English philosopher whose Treatises of Government…
Social Contract
A voluntary agreement among individuals to secure their right…
67 terms
AP Government: Institutions of Government
incumbents
casework
pork barrel
bicameral legislature
people who already hold office; usually win in congressional…
congressional mediator between the people and the government
Money used that is considered wasteful - use earmarks
divided into two houses.US Congress & American State legislat…
incumbents
people who already hold office; usually win in congressional…
casework
congressional mediator between the people and the government
48 terms
Ap Government Unit 1
Articles of Confederation
Monarchy
Natural Law
Separation of powers
1st Constitution of the U.S. 1781-1788 (weaknesses-no executi…
A government ruled by a king or queen
A doctrine that society should be governed by certain ethical…
A way of dividing the power of government among the legislati…
Articles of Confederation
1st Constitution of the U.S. 1781-1788 (weaknesses-no executi…
Monarchy
A government ruled by a king or queen
321 terms
AP Government Terms Review
Government
Public Goods
Single Issue Group
Linkage Institutions
The institutions and processes through which public policies…
Goods, Like Clean Air, that every one must share.
Groups that have a narrow interest, dislike compromise, and d…
Political channels through which people's concerns become pol…
Government
The institutions and processes through which public policies…
Public Goods
Goods, Like Clean Air, that every one must share.
25 terms
AP Government Chapter 2
Unalienable
Articles of Confederation
Constitutional Convention
Shays' Rebellion
A human right based on nature or God
A weak constitution that governed America during the Revoluti…
A meeting in Philadelphia in 1787 that produced a new constit…
A 1787 rebellion in which ex-Revolutionary War soldiers attem…
Unalienable
A human right based on nature or God
Articles of Confederation
A weak constitution that governed America during the Revoluti…
18 terms
AP Government Chapter 3
Necessary and Proper Clause
Nullification
Dual federalism
Unitary System
Section of the Constitution allowing Congress to pass all law…
The doctrine that a state can declare null and void a federal…
Doctrine holding that the national government is supreme in i…
sovereignty is wholly in the hands of the national government
Necessary and Proper Clause
Section of the Constitution allowing Congress to pass all law…
Nullification
The doctrine that a state can declare null and void a federal…
319 terms
AP Government Terms Review
Government
Public Goods
Single Issue Group
Linkage Institutions
The institutions and processes through which public policies…
Goods, Like Clean Air, that every one must share.
Groups that have a narrow interest, dislike compromise, and d…
Political channels through which people's concerns become pol…
Government
The institutions and processes through which public policies…
Public Goods
Goods, Like Clean Air, that every one must share.
AP Government Chapter 2
Unalienable
Articles of Confederation
Constitutional Convention
Shays' Rebellion
A human right based on nature or God
A weak constitution that governed America during the Revoluti…
A meeting in Philadelphia in 1787 that produced a new constit…
A 1787 rebellion in which ex-Revolutionary War soldiers attem…
Unalienable
A human right based on nature or God
Articles of Confederation
A weak constitution that governed America during the Revoluti…
AP Government Midterm Review
John Locke
Social Contract
Natural Rights
consent of the governed
1632-1704. English philosopher whose Treatises of Government…
A voluntary agreement among individuals to secure their right…
...... Life, Liberty, and Property
the idea that government derives its authority by the sanctio…
John Locke
1632-1704. English philosopher whose Treatises of Government…
Social Contract
A voluntary agreement among individuals to secure their right…
AP Government Latin Terms
Ex post facto
Writ of habeas corpus
Pro tempore
Stare decisis
"After the fact". A law adopted after the act is committed ma…
A court order that requires police to bring a prisoner to cou…
For the time being; temporary
The legal principle of determining present verdicts based on…
Ex post facto
"After the fact". A law adopted after the act is committed ma…
Writ of habeas corpus
A court order that requires police to bring a prisoner to cou…
AP Government Civil Rights
Civil Rights
14th Amendment
Equal Protection of the laws
Scott vs. Sanford
Policies designed to protect people against arbitrary or disc…
Declares that all persons born in the U.S. are citizens & are…
a standard of equal treatment that must be observed by the go…
1857 supreme court case ruling that a slave that has escaped…
Civil Rights
Policies designed to protect people against arbitrary or disc…
14th Amendment
Declares that all persons born in the U.S. are citizens & are…
AP Government: Interest Groups
K Street
Lobbyist
Interest Group
Solidary Incentives
A shorthand term for Washington lobbyists, derived from the n…
someone who tries to persuade legislators to vote for bills t…
an organization of people sharing a common interest or goal t…
the social rewards (sense of pleasure, status, or companionsh…
K Street
A shorthand term for Washington lobbyists, derived from the n…
Lobbyist
someone who tries to persuade legislators to vote for bills t…
55 terms
AP Government, Constitution+ Federalism
John Locke
Social Contract
Natural Rights
consent of the governed
1632-1704. English philosopher whose Treatises of Government…
A voluntary agreement among individuals to secure their right…
...... Life, Liberty, and Property
the idea that government derives its authority by the sanctio…
John Locke
1632-1704. English philosopher whose Treatises of Government…
Social Contract
A voluntary agreement among individuals to secure their right…
1,321 terms
AP Government and Politics Review
Bureaucracy
Patronage
Pendleton Civil Service Act
Civil service
According to Max Weber, a hierarchical authority structure th…
One of the key inducements used by political machines. A patr…
Passed in 1883, an Act that created a federal civil service s…
A system of hiring and promotion based on the merit principle…
Bureaucracy
According to Max Weber, a hierarchical authority structure th…
Patronage
One of the key inducements used by political machines. A patr…
240 terms
AP Government
Government
Public policy
Anarchy
autocracy
the formal and informal institutions, people, and processes u…
the exercise of government power in doing those things necess…
lack of government
rule by one
Government
the formal and informal institutions, people, and processes u…
Public policy
the exercise of government power in doing those things necess…
21 terms
AP Government - Chapter 7
high-tech politics
mass media
media events
press conference
a politics in which the behavior of citizens and policymakers…
television, radio, newspapers, magazines, the Internet, and o…
events purposely staged for the media that nonetheless look s…
meetings of public officials with reporters
high-tech politics
a politics in which the behavior of citizens and policymakers…
mass media
television, radio, newspapers, magazines, the Internet, and o…
AP Government
Unitary System
Confederation
Enumerated Powers
Implied Powers
A system of government in which a constitution gives all powe…
A system of government in which sovereign nations create a li…
Type of national power that is listed in the Constitution
Type of national power that is not written down in the Consti…
Unitary System
A system of government in which a constitution gives all powe…
Confederation
A system of government in which sovereign nations create a li…
164 terms
AP Government
Conservative
Moderate
Liberal
Radical
Status Quo, less Gov.
Mid-Ground
Peaceful gradual change, reject violent revolution
Far Left, Resorts to extreme methods to bring about change.
Conservative
Status Quo, less Gov.
Moderate
Mid-Ground
54 terms
AP Government
American with Disabilities Act
Amicus Curiae brief
Appellate Courts
Bill of attainder
Law that prohibits employers from discriminating against peop…
a brief presented by someone interested in influencing the ou…
Courts that determine whether lower courts have made errors o…
a legislative act finding a person guilty of treason or felon…
American with Disabilities Act
Law that prohibits employers from discriminating against peop…
Amicus Curiae brief
a brief presented by someone interested in influencing the ou…
26 terms
Chapter 8 AP Government Vocabulary
party competition
political party
linkage institutions
rational-choice theory
the battle of parties for control of public offices
"a tea of men (and women) seeking to control the governing ap…
the channels through which people's concerns become political…
a popular theory in political science to explain the actions…
party competition
the battle of parties for control of public offices
political party
"a tea of men (and women) seeking to control the governing ap…
19 terms
AP Government Chapter 11
Interest Group
Pluralist Theory
Elite Theory
Hyperpluralist Theory
An organization of people with shared policy goals entering t…
A theory of government and politics emphasizing that politics…
A theory of government and politics contending that societies…
A theory of government and politics contending that groups ar…
Interest Group
An organization of people with shared policy goals entering t…
Pluralist Theory
A theory of government and politics emphasizing that politics…
30 terms
AP Government
527 Groups
Bi-Partisan Campaign Reform Act
Caucus
Divided Government
Definition: 527 group is a type of American tax-exempt organi…
Definition: It is a United States federal law that amended th…
Definition: A meeting of the local members of a political par…
Definition: Describes a situation in which one part of the wh…
527 Groups
Definition: 527 group is a type of American tax-exempt organi…
Bi-Partisan Campaign Reform Act
Definition: It is a United States federal law that amended th…
AP Government Chapter 2
Unalienable
Articles of Confederation
Constitutional Convention
Shays' Rebellion
A human right based on nature or God
The first constitution of the United States, adopted by Congr…
A meeting in Philadelphia in 1787 that produced a new constit…
a series of attacks on courthouses by a small band of farmers…
Unalienable
A human right based on nature or God
Articles of Confederation
The first constitution of the United States, adopted by Congr…
21 terms
AP Government Chapter 15
Standing to Sue
Class Action Suits
Judiciable Disputes
Amicus Curiae Briefs
The requirement that plaintiffs have a serious interest in a…
Lawsuits in which a small number of people sue on behalf of a…
Issues capable of being settled as a matter of law.
Legal briefs submitted by a "friend of the court" for the pur…
Standing to Sue
The requirement that plaintiffs have a serious interest in a…
Class Action Suits
Lawsuits in which a small number of people sue on behalf of a…
45 terms
AP Government Chapter 2
Unalienable
Articles of Confederation
Constitutional Convention
Shays' Rebellion
A human right based on nature or God
The first constitution of the United States, adopted by Congr…
A meeting in Philadelphia in 1787 that produced a new constit…
a series of attacks on courthouses by a small band of farmers…
Unalienable
A human right based on nature or God
Articles of Confederation
The first constitution of the United States, adopted by Congr…
AP Government
blanket primaries
coalition
coalition government
closed primaries
elections to select party nominees in which voters are presen…
a group of individuals with a common interest upon which ever…
when two or more parties join together to form a majority in…
election to select party nominees in which only people who ha…
blanket primaries
elections to select party nominees in which voters are presen…
coalition
a group of individuals with a common interest upon which ever…
23 terms
AP Government Chapter 2
Constitution
Declaration of Independence
Natural Rights
Consent of the Governed
Nation's basic law. Creates political institutions, allocates…
Written by Jefferson and adopted on July 4th, 1776. Colonies…
Rights inherited in human beings, not dependent on government…
People must agree on who their rulers will be
Constitution
Nation's basic law. Creates political institutions, allocates…
Declaration of Independence
Written by Jefferson and adopted on July 4th, 1776. Colonies…
22 terms
AP Government Chapter 13
Budget
Deficit
Expenditures
Revenues
A policy document allocating burdens (taxes) and benefits (ex…
An excess of federal expenditures over federal revenues.
Federal spending of revenues. Major areas such as spending ar…
The financial resources of the federal government. The indivi…
Budget
A policy document allocating burdens (taxes) and benefits (ex…
Deficit
An excess of federal expenditures over federal revenues.
AP Government Chapter 3
Necessary and Proper Clause/Elastic Cl…
Nullification
Dual federalism
Unitary System
Article 1, Section 8 of the Constitution allowing Congress to…
The doctrine that a state can declare null and void a federal…
Doctrine holding that the national government is supreme in i…
sovereignty is wholly in the hands of the national government
Necessary and Proper Clause/Elastic Cl…
Article 1, Section 8 of the Constitution allowing Congress to…
Nullification
The doctrine that a state can declare null and void a federal…
AP Government
Congress
Voice Vote
Roll Call Vote
Articles of Confederation
The Legislative Branch of the United States Government, compr…
A vote in which the options are yay / nay and the larger grou…
Each participant in the vote is called on one by one to call…
The First Constitution of the United States, adopted by Congr…
Congress
The Legislative Branch of the United States Government, compr…
Voice Vote
A vote in which the options are yay / nay and the larger grou…
19 terms
AP Government Chapter 9
Political Party
Critical (realignment) period
Split Ticket
Straight Ticket
A group that seeks to elect candidates to public office
A period when a major, lasting shift occurs in the popular co…
Voting for candidates of different parties for various office…
Voting for candidates of the same party
Political Party
A group that seeks to elect candidates to public office
Critical (realignment) period
A period when a major, lasting shift occurs in the popular co…
47 terms
Ap Government Unit 1
Elite Thoeries
Pluralist Theory
Articles of Confederation
Shays' rebellion
A belief that certain groups hold disproportionate power in a…
A theory of government and politics emphasizing that politics…
1st Constitution of the U.S. 1781-1788 (weaknesses-no executi…
Rebellion led by farmers in western Massachusetts in 1786-178…
Elite Thoeries
A belief that certain groups hold disproportionate power in a…
Pluralist Theory
A theory of government and politics emphasizing that politics…
285 terms
AP Government Terms Review
Direct Participatory Democracy
Pluralist View
Power Elite View
Articles of Confederation
A system where citizens directly vote on all maters of public…
Theory of government and politics emphasizing that politics i…
A theory of government and politics that contents societies a…
a written agreement ratified in 1781 by the thirteen original…
Direct Participatory Democracy
A system where citizens directly vote on all maters of public…
Pluralist View
Theory of government and politics emphasizing that politics i…
67 terms
AP Government: Institutions of Government
incumbents
casework
pork barrel
bicameral legislature
people who already hold office; usually win in congressional…
congressional mediator between the people and the government
Money used that is considered wasteful - use earmarks
divided into two houses.US Congress & American State legislat…
incumbents
people who already hold office; usually win in congressional…
casework
congressional mediator between the people and the government
24 terms
AP Government Chapter 10
direct mail
visual
talking heads
Independent
A means of soliciting funds from millions of people
A filmed episode showing a candidate during something newswor…
Televised pictures showing nothing more than individuals spea…
A voter describing himself as neither a Democrat nor a Republ…
direct mail
A means of soliciting funds from millions of people
visual
A filmed episode showing a candidate during something newswor…
AP Government Unit 3
Casework
Mark-Up Session
Discharge Petition
Pork Barrel
social work directly concerned with individuals, especially t…
the process by which a U.S. congressional committee or state…
bringing a bill out of committee and to the floor for conside…
the use of government funds for projects designed to please v…
Casework
social work directly concerned with individuals, especially t…
Mark-Up Session
the process by which a U.S. congressional committee or state…
24 terms
AP Government Chapter 3
Reserved Powers
Delegated Powers
Concurrent Powers
Denied Powers
Powers given to the States by the 10th amendment
Term for powers given to the national Government
Powers held by both national and state governments at the sam…
Powers that neither state or national governments are allowed…
Reserved Powers
Powers given to the States by the 10th amendment
Delegated Powers
Term for powers given to the national Government
25 terms
AP Government Multiple Choice
C
A
D
E
C
A
265 terms
AP Government Vocabulary Review
Affirmative action
Agenda setting
Amendment
Amicus curiae brief
LBJ's executive order-designed to correct the effects of past…
The process of forming the list of matters that policymakers…
A revision/change to a bill, law, or constitution
Friend of the court; interest groups may be invited to file l…
Affirmative action
LBJ's executive order-designed to correct the effects of past…
Agenda setting
The process of forming the list of matters that policymakers…
27 terms
AP Government Chapter 8
Party Competition
Political Party
Linkage Institutions
Party Image
The battle of the parties for control of public offices. Ups…
Women and Men who share basic beliefs and and a label who are…
The channels through which people's concerns become political…
The voter's perception of what the Republicans or Democrats s…
Party Competition
The battle of the parties for control of public offices. Ups…
Political Party
Women and Men who share basic beliefs and and a label who are…
40 terms
AP Government Chapter 5
Due Process
Equal protection of the law
Selective Incorporation
Freedom of Expression
Denies the government the right (without this) to deprive peo…
A standard of equal treatment that must be observed by the go…
The process whereby the Court has applied many parts of the B…
Right of the people to speak, publish and assemble
Due Process
Denies the government the right (without this) to deprive peo…
Equal protection of the law
A standard of equal treatment that must be observed by the go…
26 terms
AP Government- Chapter 1
Government
Hyperpluralism
Public Goods
Gross Domestic Product
The institutions and processes through which public policies…
A theory of government and politics contending that groups ar…
Items, such as clean air and clean water, that everyone must…
The sum total of the value of all the goods and services prod…
Government
The institutions and processes through which public policies…
Hyperpluralism
A theory of government and politics contending that groups ar…
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…
128 terms
Unit 2 AP Government
public opinion
public opinion polls
samples
straw poll
what the public thinks about a particular issue or set of iss…
interviews or surveys with samples of citizens that are used…
a subset of the whole population selected to be questioned fo…
unscientific survey used to gauge public opinion on a variety…
public opinion
what the public thinks about a particular issue or set of iss…
public opinion polls
interviews or surveys with samples of citizens that are used…
21 terms
AP Government Chapter 17
Health Maintenance Organization
Emergency Medical Treatment and Labor…
Medicare
American Association of Retired Person…
Organization contracted by individuals or insurance companies…
appropriate medical screening occurs and if emergency conditi…
A federal program of health insurance for persons 65 years of…
Nationwide organization for people over 50 that offers discou…
Health Maintenance Organization
Organization contracted by individuals or insurance companies…
Emergency Medical Treatment and Labor…
appropriate medical screening occurs and if emergency conditi…
11 terms
AP 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
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
24 terms
AP Government Chapter 9
Nomination
Campaign Strategy
National Party Convention
Caucus
The official endorsement of a candidate for office by a polit…
The master game plan candidates lay out to guide their electo…
The supreme power within each of the parties. It meets every…
A meeting of all state party leaders for selecting delegates…
Nomination
The official endorsement of a candidate for office by a polit…
Campaign Strategy
The master game plan candidates lay out to guide their electo…
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