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AP GOVERNMENT AND POLITICS: CHAPTER 1
Annapolis Convention
Anti-Federalists
Authority
Articles of Confederation
A convention held in September 1786 to consider problems of t…
Opponents of the ratification of the Constitution and of a st…
The power to use power.
The first governing document of the confederated states, draf…
Annapolis Convention
A convention held in September 1786 to consider problems of t…
Anti-Federalists
Opponents of the ratification of the Constitution and of a st…
29 terms
AP Government and Politics Chapter 1
Government
Public goods
Functions of the national government
Politics
The institutions and processes through which public policies…
Goods, such as clean air and clean water, that everyone must…
Maintain a national defense. Provide public services. Preserv…
The process by which we select a governmental leaders and wha…
Government
The institutions and processes through which public policies…
Public goods
Goods, such as clean air and clean water, that everyone must…
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AP Government and Politics Chapter 1 Vocabulary
Politcal issue
Politics
Institutions
Political participation
A conflict, real or apparent, between the interests, ideas, o…
The activity by which an issue is agitated or settled
An ongoing organization that performs certain functions for s…
All the activities by which citizens attempt to influence the…
Politcal issue
A conflict, real or apparent, between the interests, ideas, o…
Politics
The activity by which an issue is agitated or settled
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AP Government and Politics Chapter 1 Vocab
Government
Monarchy
Totalitarianism
Oligarchy
The formal vehicle through which policies are made and affair…
A form of government in which power resides in a leader who r…
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 and affair…
Monarchy
A form of government in which power resides in a leader who r…
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Chapter 1: AP Comparative Government and Politics
Political Decisions
State of Nature
Thomas Hobbes
Thomas Hobbes
Decisions that are public and authoritative and take place in…
Condition of humankind if no government existed.
English philosopher who pessimistically argued that the state…
Which philosopher said the following?... "In such a condition, t…
Political Decisions
Decisions that are public and authoritative and take place in…
State of Nature
Condition of humankind if no government existed.
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AP Government and Politics: Chapter 1
Issue
Politics
Power
Authority
A conflict, real or apparent, between the interests, ideas, o…
The activity by which an issue is agitated or settled.
The ability of one person to get another person to act in acc…
The right to use power.
Issue
A conflict, real or apparent, between the interests, ideas, o…
Politics
The activity by which an issue is agitated or settled.
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AP Government and Politics Chapter 1
Government
Factions
Separation of powers
Checks and balances
The system for implementing decisions made through the politi…
Groups of like-minded people who try to influence the governm…
The division of government power across judicial, executive,…
A system in which each branch of government has some power ov…
Government
The system for implementing decisions made through the politi…
Factions
Groups of like-minded people who try to influence the governm…
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AP Government and Politics: Chapter 1
Power
Authority
Legitamacy
Democracy
the ability if one to get another person to act in accordance…
the right to use power
political authority conferred by the law or by a state or nat…
the rule of many
Power
the ability if one to get another person to act in accordance…
Authority
the right to use power
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AP Government and Politics - Chapter 1
Government
National policy making systems
functions of government
politics
the institutions that make decisions for a society
legislative, executive, courts, bureaucracy
national defense, public services, preserve order, socialize…
determines whom we select as our governmental leaders and wha…
Government
the institutions that make decisions for a society
National policy making systems
legislative, executive, courts, bureaucracy
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AP Government and Politics Chapter 1
Role of Government
The Affordable Healthcare Act
American Dream
Politics
To govern the area they are in charge of, provide services pa…
Use to cover people who do not have health insurance. Provide…
The belief that you can live a better life than the previous…
The process of deciding who gets what, when, and how, and how…
Role of Government
To govern the area they are in charge of, provide services pa…
The Affordable Healthcare Act
Use to cover people who do not have health insurance. Provide…
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Chapter 1 AP Government and Politics
Government
2 Fundemental Questions about Governing
5 Functions of Government
Politics
The institution that creates policies for a society
1. How should we govern?... 2. What should the government do?
!. Maintain a national defense... 2. Provode public goods and se…
The process of picking who will run the government and what p…
Government
The institution that creates policies for a society
2 Fundemental Questions about Governing
1. How should we govern?... 2. What should the government do?
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AP Politics and Government: Chapter 1
Government
Politics
U.S. citizens have felt what towards g…
When have we (historically) turned tow…
formal institution used to create and conduct public policy…
arguments over how the ruling of a territory and its people t…
reluctant to grant the government too much power, always susp…
-stock market crash/Great Depression ... -9/11... -2004 Iraq War... -2…
Government
formal institution used to create and conduct public policy…
Politics
arguments over how the ruling of a territory and its people t…
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AP Government & Politics: Chapter 1
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…
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AP Government & Politics: Chapter 1
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…
29 terms
AP Government and Politics Chapter 1
Government
Public goods
Functions of the national government
Politics
The institutions and processes through which public policies…
Goods, such as clean air and clean water, that everyone must…
Maintain a national defense. Provide public services. Preserv…
The process by which we select a governmental leaders and wha…
Government
The institutions and processes through which public policies…
Public goods
Goods, such as clean air and clean water, that everyone must…
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Chapter 1: AP Government and Politics
Government
Citizen
Politics
Monarchy
The formal structure through which policies are made and affa…
Member of the political community who have certain rights and…
The study of the distribution of power, and decides what or h…
A form of government in which power is vested in hereditary k…
Government
The formal structure through which policies are made and affa…
Citizen
Member of the political community who have certain rights and…
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AP Government and Politics: Chapter 1
Politics
Power
Authority
Legitimacy
The activity by which an issue is agitated or settled. ... proce…
The ability of one person to get another person to act in acc…
The right to use power.
Political authority conferred by law or by a state or nationa…
Politics
The activity by which an issue is agitated or settled. ... proce…
Power
The ability of one person to get another person to act in acc…
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AP Government and Politics Chapter 1
American Dream
Conservative
Democracy
Direct Democracy
The widespread belief that the United States is a land of opp…
A set of beliefs that includes a limited role for the nationa…
A system of selecting policymakers and of organizing governme…
A form of government in which the power to govern lies direct…
American Dream
The widespread belief that the United States is a land of opp…
Conservative
A set of beliefs that includes a limited role for the nationa…
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AP Government & Politics Chapter 1
Power
Authority
Legitimacy
Direct or Participatory Democracy
The ability of one person to get another person to act in acc…
The right to use power
Political authority conferred by law or by state or national…
A government in which all our most citizens participate direc…
Power
The ability of one person to get another person to act in acc…
Authority
The right to use power
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Government And Politics AP Vocabulary Chapter 1
Authority
Bureaucratic view
Client politics
Creedal Passion View
Control over someone or something
view that the government is dominated by appointed officials
a policy in which one small group benefits and almost everybo…
View that morally impassioned elites drive important politica…
Authority
Control over someone or something
Bureaucratic view
view that the government is dominated by appointed officials
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Political Landscape Chapter 1 AP Government & Politics
government
social contract
Mayflower Compact
social contract theory
the formal vehicle through which policies are made and affair…
an agreement between the people and their government signifyi…
document written by the Pilgrims while at sea enumerating the…
the belief that people are free and equal by natural right, a…
government
the formal vehicle through which policies are made and affair…
social contract
an agreement between the people and their government signifyi…
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AP Government and Politics Chapter 1
Government
Collective goods
Politics
Political participation
The institutions through which public policies are made for a…
Goods and services, such as clean air and clean water, that b…
The process determining the leaders we select and the policie…
All the activities by which citizens attempt to influence the…
Government
The institutions through which public policies are made for a…
Collective goods
Goods and services, such as clean air and clean water, that b…
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AP Government and Politics - Chapter 1
Issue
Politics
Power
Authority
A conflict, real or apparent, between the interests, ideas, o…
The activity by which an issue is agitated or settled
the ability of one person to get another person to act in acc…
The right to use power
Issue
A conflict, real or apparent, between the interests, ideas, o…
Politics
The activity by which an issue is agitated or settled
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AP Government and Politics Chapter 1
Aristotle
Authority
Bureaucratic theory
Democracy
Greek philosopher that created the definition of democracy
The right to use power
Appointed officials who operate government agencies
The rule of many
Aristotle
Greek philosopher that created the definition of democracy
Authority
The right to use power
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AP Government and Politics: Chapter 1 Terms
Political Culture
Political Socialization
Liberty
Democracy
The set of ideas, values, and ways of thinking about governme…
The process by which beliefs and values are transmitted to su…
Among the natural rights set by John Locke, and later Thomas…
Authority of the government comes from the voting public.
Political Culture
The set of ideas, values, and ways of thinking about governme…
Political Socialization
The process by which beliefs and values are transmitted to su…
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AP Government and Politics Chapter 1
Political Power
Authority
Legitimacy
Direct Democracy
Ability for one person to get another to act in accordance wi…
The right to use power
Political authority conferred by law or by state or by nation…
The rule of many, direct participation in Gov.
Political Power
Ability for one person to get another to act in accordance wi…
Authority
The right to use power
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AP Government and Politics, Chapter 1
democracy
highly
democracy
direct or participatory democracy
no government exercise is legitimate without _____________
democracy is __________ supported
1. describes regimes that come close to "the rule of the many…
falls under the democracy definition "describes regimes that…
democracy
no government exercise is legitimate without _____________
highly
democracy is __________ supported
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AP Government and Politics Chapter 1
Government
Autocracy
Oligarchy
Democracy
The institutions and procedures through which a land and its…
Single individual rules
Small group of landowners or wealthy merchants control most o…
Permits citizens to play a significant part in the government…
Government
The institutions and procedures through which a land and its…
Autocracy
Single individual rules
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AP Government and Politics: Chapter 1
American Dream
Conservative
Democracy
Direct Democracy
The widespread belief that the United States is a land of opp…
A person who believes government power, particularly in the e…
A political system in which the supreme power lies in a body…
A form of government in which citizens rule directly and not…
American Dream
The widespread belief that the United States is a land of opp…
Conservative
A person who believes government power, particularly in the e…
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AP Government and Politics Chapter 1
Power
Authority
Linkage Institutions
Pluralist Theory
The ability to be able to influence others as you want.
Given the right to do something
A structure within a society that connects the people to the…
View that politics and decision making are located mostly in…
Power
The ability to be able to influence others as you want.
Authority
Given the right to do something
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Political Landscape Chapter 1 AP Government & Politics
government
social contract
Mayflower Compact
social contract theory
the formal vehicle through which policies are made and affair…
an agreement between the people and their government signifyi…
document written by the Pilgrims while at sea enumerating the…
the belief that people are free and equal by natural right, a…
government
the formal vehicle through which policies are made and affair…
social contract
an agreement between the people and their government signifyi…
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AP Government and Politics Chapter 1
Who governs?
Confederation
Shay's Rebellion
New Jersey Plan
1. The Marxist- those who control economic sustem will contro…
an organization that consists of a number of parties or group…
An armed uprising in Massachusetts during 1786-87. Daniel Sha…
William Patersons proposal for the U.S. Government. Response…
Who governs?
1. The Marxist- those who control economic sustem will contro…
Confederation
an organization that consists of a number of parties or group…
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Chapter 1 Vocabulary AP Government and Politics
American Dream
Republic
Conservative
Statist
Def: The ideal that every US citizen should have an equal opp…
Def: A form of government in which the people select represen…
Def: A person who believes government power, particularly in…
Def: One who believes in extensive government control of pers…
American Dream
Def: The ideal that every US citizen should have an equal opp…
Republic
Def: A form of government in which the people select represen…
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AP Comparative Government and Politics Chapter 1 Quiz
Sovereignty
Multinational
Failed State
Constitution
the ultimate government authority in a country
a country composed of several distinct peoples
government incapable of exercising minimal control of its peo…
the organization of a country's institutions
Sovereignty
the ultimate government authority in a country
Multinational
a country composed of several distinct peoples
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AP Government and Politics Vocabulary Chapter 1
Democracy
Direct Democracy
Representative Democracy
Constitutional Democracy
Government by the people, either directly or indirectly, with…
Government in which citizens vote on laws and select official…
Government that derives its powers indirectly from the people…
A government that enforces recognized limits on those who gov…
Democracy
Government by the people, either directly or indirectly, with…
Direct Democracy
Government in which citizens vote on laws and select official…
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AP Government and Politics: Chapter 1 Vocabulary
Collective Goods
Democracy
Elitism
Government
goods and services tht by their nature , such as clean water…
a means of selecting policymakers and of organizing governmen…
and class theory: argues that society is divided along class…
institutions that make public policy for a society
Collective Goods
goods and services tht by their nature , such as clean water…
Democracy
a means of selecting policymakers and of organizing governmen…
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AP Government and Politics Chapter 1 Vocabulary
Democracy
Direct Democracy
Direct Primary
Initiative
Government by the people, both directly or indirectly, with f…
Government in which citizens vote on laws and select official…
An election in which voters choose party nominees
A procedure whereby a certain number of voters may, by petiti…
Democracy
Government by the people, both directly or indirectly, with f…
Direct Democracy
Government in which citizens vote on laws and select official…
26 terms
AP Government and Politics Chapter 1
Power
Authority
Legitimacy
Democracy
The ability of one person to get another person to act in acc…
The right to use power.
Political authority conferred by law or by state or national…
a system of government by the whole population or all the eli…
Power
The ability of one person to get another person to act in acc…
Authority
The right to use power.
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AP Government and Politics Chapter 1 Vocabulary
Bureaucratic View
Authority
Democracy
Direct (participatory) Democracy
View that the government is dominated by appointed officials
The right to use power
Rule by the many
A government in which all or most citizens participate directly
Bureaucratic View
View that the government is dominated by appointed officials
Authority
The right to use power
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AP US Government and Politics - Chapter 1 Vocabulary
Government
Public goods
Politics
Political participation
The institutions and processes through which public policies…
Goods, such as clean air and clean water, that everyone must…
The processes by which we select our governmental leaders and…
All the activities used by the citizens to influence the sele…
Government
The institutions and processes through which public policies…
Public goods
Goods, such as clean air and clean water, that everyone must…
33 terms
Political Landscape Chapter 1 AP Government & Politics
government
citizen
functions of gov
american's creed
the formal vehicle through which policies are made and affair…
by birth, blood or naturalization
1. establish justice... 2. insure domestic tranquility... 3. provid…
meant to bolster support for home and country at times of war
government
the formal vehicle through which policies are made and affair…
citizen
by birth, blood or naturalization
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AP Government and Politics Chapter 1 & 2 Vocab
Government
Public Goods
Democracy
Political Culture
Institutions throughout which public policies are made for a…
Goods such as clean, air, clean water that everyone must share
System of selecting policymakers and of organizing government…
Overall set of values widely shared within a society
Government
Institutions throughout which public policies are made for a…
Public Goods
Goods such as clean, air, clean water that everyone must share
42 terms
AP Government & Politics (Chapter 1)
Politics
Efficacy
Civic Engagement
Political Engagement
the process of deciding who benefits in society and who does…
the person's belief that he or she has the ability to achieve…
individual and collective actions designed to identify and ad…
citizen actions that are intended to solve public problems th…
Politics
the process of deciding who benefits in society and who does…
Efficacy
the person's belief that he or she has the ability to achieve…
44 terms
AP Government and Politics Chapter 1 & 2
Power
Authority
Legitimate authority
Democracy
The ability of one person to get another person to act in acc…
The right to use power
Political authority conferred by law or by a state or nationa…
The rule of many
Power
The ability of one person to get another person to act in acc…
Authority
The right to use power
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AP US Government and Politics Chapter 1 Vocab
Government
Collective goods
Politics
Political Participation
The institutions through which public policies are made for a…
Goods and services such as clean air and clean water that by…
The process determining the leaders we select and the policie…
All the activities by which citizens attempt to influence the…
Government
The institutions through which public policies are made for a…
Collective goods
Goods and services such as clean air and clean water that by…
22 terms
AP. US Government and Politics Chapter 1
Government
autocracy
oligarchy
democracy
The institutions and procedures through which a land and its…
a form of government in which a single individual rules
a form of government in which a small group of landowners, mi…
a system of rule that permits citizens to play a significant…
Government
The institutions and procedures through which a land and its…
autocracy
a form of government in which a single individual rules
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AP Government and Politics: Chapter 1 Terms
Power
Authority
Oligarchy
Tyranny
The ability to be able to influence others as you want.
Given the right to do something
A form of government in which the right to partcipate is cond…
a state ruled by a tyrant or absolute ruler that uses excessi…
Power
The ability to be able to influence others as you want.
Authority
Given the right to do something
22 terms
AP Government & Politics - Chapter 1
government
public goods
politics
political participation
institution through which public policies are made
goods that everyone must share
process by which we elect officials and the laws they pass
activities used by citizens to influence who gets elected and…
government
institution through which public policies are made
public goods
goods that everyone must share
22 terms
AP Government Politics Chapter 1
Government
Public Goods
Politics
Political Participation
The institutions that make public policy decisions for a soci…
Schools, Libraries, hospitals, highways. Services & Goods pro…
The process of determining the leaders we select and the poli…
All the activities by which citizens attempt to influence the…
Government
The institutions that make public policy decisions for a soci…
Public Goods
Schools, Libraries, hospitals, highways. Services & Goods pro…
21 terms
AP Government & Politics Chapter 1
Power
Authority
Thomas Hobbes
John Locke
Ability of one person to get another person to act in accorda…
Right of someone to use power
Human rights are selfish, concerned for only their own advanc…
Reasonable- should be sovereign, protect natural rights..
Power
Ability of one person to get another person to act in accorda…
Authority
Right of someone to use power
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