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AP GOVERNEMNT
budget
medicare
Social security act
tax expenditures
a policy document allocating burdens (taxes) and benefits (ex…
a program added to the Social Security system in 1965 that pr…
a 1935 law intended to provide a minimal level of sustenance…
revenue losses that result from special exemptions, exclusion…
budget
a policy document allocating burdens (taxes) and benefits (ex…
medicare
a program added to the Social Security system in 1965 that pr…
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AP Governemnt Chapter 3
Block Grants
Categorical grant
Cooperative federalism
Dual Federalism
broad program grants given more or less automatically to stat…
grants that can be used only for specific purposes or categor…
where state and the national government responsibilities are…
where states and the national government each remain supreme…
Block Grants
broad program grants given more or less automatically to stat…
Categorical grant
grants that can be used only for specific purposes or categor…
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Vocabulary And Cases AP Governemnt
Civil Rights
14th Amendment
equal protection of the laws
13th Ammendment
The rights of people to be treated without unreasonable or un…
Right to be free from discrimination in states to have due pr…
A standard of equal treatment that must be observed by the go…
Abolition of slavery outlawed
Civil Rights
The rights of people to be treated without unreasonable or un…
14th Amendment
Right to be free from discrimination in states to have due pr…
AP Governemnt Vocab Final
501 c Groups
527 Groups
Administrative Discretion
Amicus Curiae Briefs
groups that are exempted from reporting their contributions a…
independent political groups that are not subjected to contri…
the authority of administration actors to select among variou…
a 'friend of the court' brings legal briefs to court to influ…
501 c Groups
groups that are exempted from reporting their contributions a…
527 Groups
independent political groups that are not subjected to contri…
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AP Governemnt Court Cases
Scheneck v. United States (1917); Speech
Gitlow v. New York (1925); Speech
Falwell v. Hustler Magazine (1988); Sp…
Brandenburg v. Ohio (1969); Speech
-Espionage/Treason... -gave men who were drafted shouldn't fight…
-Incorporation Doctrine--The Bill of rights is applicable to…
-Malice intended... -"bad taste is not illegal"
-"direct incitement test"--words that are direct cause of ill…
Scheneck v. United States (1917); Speech
-Espionage/Treason... -gave men who were drafted shouldn't fight…
Gitlow v. New York (1925); Speech
-Incorporation Doctrine--The Bill of rights is applicable to…
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AP Governemnt Final
Politics
Political socialization
Recall
Referendum
The process of resolving conflicts "who gets what when and how"
The process by which people acquire political beliefs and val…
A procedure allowing the people to vote to dismiss an elected…
An electoral advice whereby legislative or constitutional mea…
Politics
The process of resolving conflicts "who gets what when and how"
Political socialization
The process by which people acquire political beliefs and val…
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Chapter 11 AP governemnt
Parliamentary Governments
Electoral College
Presidential Ticket
Vesting Clause
A form of government in which the chief executive is the lead…
The electoral system is used in electing the president and vi…
The joint listing of the presidential and vice presidential c…
The president's constitutional authority to control most exec…
Parliamentary Governments
A form of government in which the chief executive is the lead…
Electoral College
The electoral system is used in electing the president and vi…
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AP Governemnt Midterm
Confederation
Enumerated powers
Implied Powers/Elastic clause
Nullification
many separate parties or countries with the same political go…
congress' powers as set out by the constitution
the implied powers of congress not specifically set out in th…
a legal theory that a state has the right to nullify, or inva…
Confederation
many separate parties or countries with the same political go…
Enumerated powers
congress' powers as set out by the constitution
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AP Governemnt chapter 6 vocab
Public opinion
Demography
Census
Melting pot
The distribution of the population's beliefs about politics a…
The science of population changes
A valuable tool for understanding demographic changes. The US…
The mixing of cultures, ideas, and peoples that has changed t…
Public opinion
The distribution of the population's beliefs about politics a…
Demography
The science of population changes
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Unit #2 Vocabulary AP Governemnt
Activist
Ballot Initiative
Blue Dog Democrat
Caucus (Local Party)
A person who actively promotes a political party, philosophy,…
A form of direct democracy that allows citizens to petition f…
Fiscally conservative democrats who are mostly from the south…
A meeting of local party members to choose party officials or…
Activist
A person who actively promotes a political party, philosophy,…
Ballot Initiative
A form of direct democracy that allows citizens to petition f…
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AP Governemnt Unit 6 Test
Amendment One
Amendment Two
Amendment Three
Amendment Four
Freedom of Religion, Press, Speech, Assembly, Petition
Right to Bear Arms
Right to not have to quarter Soldiers and seizures
Right to be free from un-reasonable searches and seizures
Amendment One
Freedom of Religion, Press, Speech, Assembly, Petition
Amendment Two
Right to Bear Arms
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Chapter 11 AP Governemnt Congress
incumbents
casework
pork barrel
bicameral legislature
Those already holding office. In congressional elections, the…
Activities of members of Congres that help constituents as in…
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 Congres that help constituents as in…
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Chapter 12 AP Governemnt Congress
incumbents
casework
pork barrel
bicameral legislature
Those already holding office. In congressional elections, the…
Activities of members of Congres that help constituents as in…
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 Congres that help constituents as in…
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AP governemnt supreme Court cases
Brown v. Board of education
Roe v. Wade
Miller v. California
Gitlow v. NY
School segregation goes against the constitution, resulting i…
The Texas state ban on abortion was unconstitutional, and Sta…
Obscenity was classified. A man in Cali mailed porno to rando…
Gitlow was arrested for distributing anarchist content. This…
Brown v. Board of education
School segregation goes against the constitution, resulting i…
Roe v. Wade
The Texas state ban on abortion was unconstitutional, and Sta…
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Concept list chapter 15 AP Governemnt
Bureaucracy
Government By Proxy
Laissez- Faire
Discretionary Authority
A large, complex organization composed of appointed officials
Washington pays state and local governments and private group…
An economic theory that government should not regulate or int…
The extent to which appointed bureaucrats can choose courses…
Bureaucracy
A large, complex organization composed of appointed officials
Government By Proxy
Washington pays state and local governments and private group…
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AP Governemnt Chapter 2 Vocabular Words
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…
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American Federalism AP U.S. Governemnt
Devolution Revolution
Federalism
Dual Federalism (layer cake federalism)
Cooperative Federalism
The effort to slow the growth of the federal government by re…
Constitutional arrangement in which power is distributed betw…
Views the Constitution as giving a limited list of powers—pri…
Stresses federalism as a system of intergovernmental relation…
Devolution Revolution
The effort to slow the growth of the federal government by re…
Federalism
Constitutional arrangement in which power is distributed betw…
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AP COMPERATIVE GOVERNEMNT VOCABULARY CH.2
Pre-Roman inhabitants of Europe
Land king grants to novels in exchange…
Britain's treasury minister
British term for mainland Europe
Celts
fiefdom
Exchequer
the Continent
Pre-Roman inhabitants of Europe
Celts
Land king grants to novels in exchange…
fiefdom
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Chapter 4 Vocabulary Governemnt
expressed powers
implied powers
inherent powers
reserved powers
the powers explicitly granted to Congress by the Contitution
the powers assumed by the government that are not specificall…
those delegated powers of the Constitution that are assumed t…
the powers that are not specifically granted to the federal g…
expressed powers
the powers explicitly granted to Congress by the Contitution
implied powers
the powers assumed by the government that are not specificall…
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Governemnt chapter 7
Federalism
Dual Federalism
Expressed Power
Implied Power
...
Time period when state and government where seen as equal pow…
The powers explicity granted to Congress by the Constitution
The powers assumed by Government that are not specifically me…
Federalism
...
Dual Federalism
Time period when state and government where seen as equal pow…
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Chapter 4 Vocabulary Governemnt
civil liberties
censorship
Petition
Slander
freedom to think and act without government interference or f…
banning of printing materials or films due to alarming or off…
formal request for government action
spoken untruths that are harmful to someones reputation
civil liberties
freedom to think and act without government interference or f…
censorship
banning of printing materials or films due to alarming or off…
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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.
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AP government chapter 11 vocabulary
earmark
ideological interest groups
incentive
interest group
a provision in a law that provides a direct benefit to a clie…
political organizations that attract members by appealing to…
something of value one cannot get without joining an organiza…
an organization of people sharing a common interest or goal t…
earmark
a provision in a law that provides a direct benefit to a clie…
ideological interest groups
political organizations that attract members by appealing to…
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Ap gov chapter 12 the media
New media
old media
Media and Public officials
Cross national study of freedom of press
television and the internet ... getting stronger ... young people a…
newspaper and magazines
love hate relationship ... media advances careers and causes but…
Us has more freedom than Europe ... there are libel laws in Grea…
New media
television and the internet ... getting stronger ... young people a…
old media
newspaper and magazines
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AP Government Chapter 1
Government failures and successes
Who governs and to what ends
What is political power
Authority
Failures- 9/11 attacks and the passage of homeland security m…
identifying who governs can be difficult (big businesses, uni…
the ability of one person to get another person to act in acc…
the right to use power, it is easier to accept power with a c…
Government failures and successes
Failures- 9/11 attacks and the passage of homeland security m…
Who governs and to what ends
identifying who governs can be difficult (big businesses, uni…
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AP Government chapter 8
Voter apathy
registered voters
literacy tests
poll tax
the lack of interest among the citizenry in participating in…
those citizens who have filled out the proper forms and are q…
requirement that voters be able to read formerly used in the…
Proof of tax payment to be produced when voting : used to dis…
Voter apathy
the lack of interest among the citizenry in participating in…
registered voters
those citizens who have filled out the proper forms and are q…
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chapter 9 political parties AP Government
swings in recent elections
political party
American Parties
why the decline of interest
democratic successes in 2006- result of a general desire for…
group that seeks to elect candidates to public office by supp…
oldest in the world, come and go but two dominate the process…
laws and rules... voters have lost a sense of commitment ... decent…
swings in recent elections
democratic successes in 2006- result of a general desire for…
political party
group that seeks to elect candidates to public office by supp…
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Chapter 6 AP Gov. NiQuava, Alan, Annalee
Political Ideology
Demography
Gender Gap
Census
A set of beliefs about politics, public policy, and public pu…
The science of population changes
Pattern in which women are more likely to support Democratic…
An "actual enumeration" of the population that the Constituti…
Political Ideology
A set of beliefs about politics, public policy, and public pu…
Demography
The science of population changes
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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…
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Chapter 10 AP Government
incumbent
coattails
Political action committee PAC
malapportionment
the person already holding an elective office
the alleged tendency of candidates to win more votes in an el…
A committee set up by a corporation, labor union, or interest…
drawing of the boundaries of legislative districts so that th…
incumbent
the person already holding an elective office
coattails
the alleged tendency of candidates to win more votes in an el…
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Ap government vocab chapter 14
divided government
unified government
gridlock
electoral college
one party controls the white house and another party controls…
the same party controls the white house and both houses of co…
the inability of the government to act because rival parties…
the people chosen to cast each states vote in a presidential…
divided government
one party controls the white house and another party controls…
unified government
the same party controls the white house and both houses of co…
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Ap government chapter 12 vocab
sound bite
blog
equal time rule
horse-race journalism
a radio or video clip of someone speaking
a series or log of discussion items on a page of the World Wi…
An FCC rule that if a broadcaster sells time to one candidate…
news coverage that focuses on who is ahead rather than on the…
sound bite
a radio or video clip of someone speaking
blog
a series or log of discussion items on a page of the World Wi…
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AP GOVERNMENT Ch 4/Civil Liberties
Assemble
Bill of Rights
Civil Liberties
Civil Rights
To gather with one another in order to express views on publi…
The first ten amendments to the Constitution
The guarantees of the safety of persons, opinions, and proper…
A term used for those positive acts of government that seek t…
Assemble
To gather with one another in order to express views on publi…
Bill of Rights
The first ten amendments to the Constitution
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AP Government: Bureacracy
patronage
Pendleton Civil Service Act
civil service
merit principle
one of the key rewards used by political machines
created a federal civil service so hiring & promotion would b…
a system of hiring and promotion based on the merit principle…
using exams to hire government workers; all workers should be…
patronage
one of the key rewards used by political machines
Pendleton Civil Service Act
created a federal civil service so hiring & promotion would b…
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AP U.S. Government Vocab #2
Activist
Ballot Initiative
Caucus
Challenger
An individual who actively promotes a political party, philos…
A form of direct democracy that allows citizens to petition f…
The arena in which some states select delegates as party cand…
A politician running for an office who does not hold at the t…
Activist
An individual who actively promotes a political party, philos…
Ballot Initiative
A form of direct democracy that allows citizens to petition f…
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AP Gov. Landmark SCOTUS
Marbury v. Madison (1803)
Gitlow v. New York (1925)
Texas v. Johnson (1989)
Mapp v. Ohio (1961) Selective Incorpor…
Established "judicial review" as an implied power of the SC.…
1st Selective Incorporation case. Court decided whether 1st a…
Supreme Court ruled it to be constitutional right to burn the…
4th and 14th amendments (illegal evidence and the due process…
Marbury v. Madison (1803)
Established "judicial review" as an implied power of the SC.…
Gitlow v. New York (1925)
1st Selective Incorporation case. Court decided whether 1st a…
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ap gov: ch 3
Federal system
confederation
unitary system
enumerated powers
System of government were national and state government share…
type of government in which the national government derives i…
System of government in which the local and regional governme…
Powers of national government specifically granted to Congres…
Federal system
System of government were national and state government share…
confederation
type of government in which the national government derives i…
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ap gov: ch 2
feudalism
mercantilism
stamp act Congress
committees of correspondence
rigid class system and absolute authority of the king no sing…
economic theory to increase nations wealth through developmen…
document to send to king that listed how colonial rights were…
organizations in each colony created to keep calling us up wi…
feudalism
rigid class system and absolute authority of the king no sing…
mercantilism
economic theory to increase nations wealth through developmen…
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ap gov: ch 1
government
monarchy
oligarchy
democracy
formal vehicle through which policies are made and affairs of…
form of government where power is vested in hereditary kings…
form of government where the right to participate depends on…
System of government that gives power to the people whether d…
government
formal vehicle through which policies are made and affairs of…
monarchy
form of government where power is vested in hereditary kings…
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Government chapter 1 vocabulary
authority
bureaucratic view
democracy
direct or participatory democracy
the right to use power
view that the government is dominated by appointed officials
the rule of many
a government in which all or most citizens participate directly
authority
the right to use power
bureaucratic view
view that the government is dominated by appointed officials
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AP Government Unit 4C
Appropriation
authorization legislation
bureaucracy
civil service
A legislative grant of money to finance a government program…
legislative permission to begin or continue a government prog…
a system of government in which most of the important decisio…
A collective term for the body of employees working for the g…
Appropriation
A legislative grant of money to finance a government program…
authorization legislation
legislative permission to begin or continue a government prog…
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Ch. 5: Equal Rights: Struggling Toward Fairness
Civil Rights Act of (1964!!)
Women's Right Movement
Native American Rights
March on Washington (1963)
ELIMINATED (racial, religious, and sex) discrimination by emp…
did not have the right to vote, own property, serve on jury,…
(1968)-Indian Bill of Rights provided same constitutional gua…
equal jobs and freedom
Civil Rights Act of (1964!!)
ELIMINATED (racial, religious, and sex) discrimination by emp…
Women's Right Movement
did not have the right to vote, own property, serve on jury,…
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AP Gov Chapter 13
What is the major responsibility of th…
he system of White House management em…
Which of the following is a member of…
A vote in Congress to override a presi…
To prepare the president's budget.
involved many aides equally participating in the decision-mak…
None of the above is a member of the cabinet.
legislative veto
What is the major responsibility of th…
To prepare the president's budget.
he system of White House management em…
involved many aides equally participating in the decision-mak…
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AP GOPO 1st Quarter Exam Review
government
politics
political participation
policy making system
institutions through which public policies are made for a soc…
The process by which we select our governmental leaders and w…
all the activities used by citizens to influence the selectio…
The process by which policy comes into being and evolves.
government
institutions through which public policies are made for a soc…
politics
The process by which we select our governmental leaders and w…
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first 10 amendments
1st amendment
2nd amendment
3rd amendment
4th amendment
freedom of press, religion, speech, petition and assemble
right to bear arms
no quartering of troops without owners consent
No unreasonable search and seizures allowed only with a warrant
1st amendment
freedom of press, religion, speech, petition and assemble
2nd amendment
right to bear arms
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Powers of Congress
Levy Taxes
Pay Debts
Borrow Money
Coin Money and Regulate its Value
...
...
...
...
Levy Taxes
...
Pay Debts
...
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AP Lit Unit 3 Vocab (Due 10/24)
Aphorism
Blank Verse
Foil
Free Verse
A statement of truth or opinion expressed in a concise and wi…
Un-rhyming verse written in iambic pentameter.
A character who contrasts with another character (usually the…
Poetry that is free from limitations of regular meter or rhyt…
Aphorism
A statement of truth or opinion expressed in a concise and wi…
Blank Verse
Un-rhyming verse written in iambic pentameter.
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AP Gov Unit 1 Test
Government
Monarchy
Totalitarianism
Oligarchy
The formal vehicle through which policies are made are conduc…
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 policies are made are conduc…
Monarchy
A form of government in which power is vested in hereditary k…
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AP Lit Vocab Unit 1 (due 10/11)
Allusion
Direct Characterization
Metaphor
Personification
An expression designed to call something to mind without ment…
How an author tells his or her reader about a character (when…
Makes a comparison between two objects by saying that one is…
Assigning a non-human object human characteristics (Ex. My co…
Allusion
An expression designed to call something to mind without ment…
Direct Characterization
How an author tells his or her reader about a character (when…
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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
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