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AP Government Political Groups
Political Party
Ticket Splitting
Straight ticket voting
Linkage Institutions
Team of men and women seeking to co troll the governing appsr…
Voting for different political parties for different Offices…
Voting for the same party for all positions in office
Inputs from the public into outputs from the policy makers
Political Party
Team of men and women seeking to co troll the governing appsr…
Ticket Splitting
Voting for different political parties for different Offices…
25 terms
AP Government and Politics: Interest Groups
What is an interest group?
What proctects interest groups and the…
Why can't you outlaw an interest group?
What are reasons for the growth of int…
An organization of individuals sharing common goals that atte…
They are protected by the right of assembly and the right to…
They are protected by the first amendment. However their acti…
Rise of bureaucracy requires interest groups to influence key…
What is an interest group?
An organization of individuals sharing common goals that atte…
What proctects interest groups and the…
They are protected by the right of assembly and the right to…
22 terms
AP Government and Politics Interest Groups
Amicus Curiae Briefs
Class Action Lawsuits
Electioneering
Elite Theory
legal briefs submitted by a "friend of the court" for the pur…
lawsuits permitting a small number of people to sue on behalf…
direct group involvement in the electoral process; groups can…
real power is held by relatively few people, key groups and i…
Amicus Curiae Briefs
legal briefs submitted by a "friend of the court" for the pur…
Class Action Lawsuits
lawsuits permitting a small number of people to sue on behalf…
17 terms
AP Government and Politics: Chapter 11 - Interest Groups
interest group
pluralism
elitism
hyperpluralism
an organization of people with shared policy goals entering t…
theory of government and politics emphasizing that many group…
theory of government and politics holding that an upper-class…
theory of government and politics holding that groups are so…
interest group
an organization of people with shared policy goals entering t…
pluralism
theory of government and politics emphasizing that many group…
Ap Government and Politics: Chapter 11 - Interest Group
K Street
Interest group
Institutional interests
Membership interests
location of the offices of nearly seven thousand organization…
An organization of people sharing a common interest or goal t…
individuals or organizations representing other organizations.
organizations supported by by the activities and contribution…
K Street
location of the offices of nearly seven thousand organization…
Interest group
An organization of people sharing a common interest or goal t…
73 terms
AP Government and Politics: Chapter 11 - Interest Groups
INTEREST GROUPS
VOCABULARY: Interest Groups
- How many organizations hold offices…
EXPLAINING THE PROLIFERATION OF INTERE…
...
an organization of people that share a common interest/ goal…
7,000 organizations... - 50% cooperations... - 33% professional tra…
...
INTEREST GROUPS
...
VOCABULARY: Interest Groups
an organization of people that share a common interest/ goal…
Interest Groups Ch. 16 AP Government & Politics
social capital
civic virtue
interest group
pluralist theory
Cooperative relationships that facilitate the resolution of c…
The tendency to form small-scale associations for the public…
A collection of people or organizations that tries to influen…
The theory that political power is distributed among a wide a…
social capital
Cooperative relationships that facilitate the resolution of c…
civic virtue
The tendency to form small-scale associations for the public…
AP Government Political Groups test
Political party
Ticket splitting
Strait ticket
Linkage institution
A group of people who seek to influence government by gaining…
When you can flip-flop parties when voting for different offi…
You only vote for candidates of one party for all offices
Media, Intrest groups, Political party. Filters information f…
Political party
A group of people who seek to influence government by gaining…
Ticket splitting
When you can flip-flop parties when voting for different offi…
37 terms
AP Government and Politics (Political Parties, Interest Groups, PACs, and 527 Groups)
What are Political Parties?
What kind of political system does the…
What are some characteristics of Polit…
What is a "Splinter Party"?
A means of uniting those who shared political ideals, enablin…
A Bipartisan system
1. Serve as intermediaries between the people and the governm…
Third parties that have formed to represent constituencies th…
What are Political Parties?
A means of uniting those who shared political ideals, enablin…
What kind of political system does the…
A Bipartisan system
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…
AP Government - Political Parties, Interest Groups, PACs, and 527 Groups
Political Party
Interest Group
Political Action Committees (PACs)
Super PAC
Group of people with common political goals which hopes to in…
Political group organized around a particular political goal…
The fundraising apparatus of interest groups. Donations to an…
A type of political action committee that does not have donat…
Political Party
Group of people with common political goals which hopes to in…
Interest Group
Political group organized around a particular political goal…
18 terms
AP Government and Politics: Chapter 7- Interest Groups
collective goods
political action committee (PAC)
lobby
elite theory
outcomes shared by the general public; also called public goods
entity whose specific goal is to raise and spend money to inf…
to communicate directly with policy makers on an interest gro…
a theory that holds that a group of wealthy, educated individ…
collective goods
outcomes shared by the general public; also called public goods
political action committee (PAC)
entity whose specific goal is to raise and spend money to inf…
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…
34 terms
AP Government and Politics Unit 4: Media & Interest Groups
High-tech politics
Mass media
Media events
Press conferences
A politics in which the behavior of citizens and policymakers…
Television, radio, newspapers, magazines, the Internet, and o…
Events that are purposely staged for the media and that are 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 and Politics- Political Parties and Interest Groups Exam Review
Party formerly known as the Antifedera…
Party that was a dominant force in the…
Party that won its first presidential…
Party that won a majority of the presi…
Democratic Party
Democratic Party
Republican Party
Republican Party
Party formerly known as the Antifedera…
Democratic Party
Party that was a dominant force in the…
Democratic Party
25 terms
INTEREST GROUPS / POLITICAL PARTIES: AP GOVERNMENT
amicus curiae brief
dealignment argument
divided government
elite theory
"friend of the court" brief filed by an interest group to inf…
contention that parties are less meaningful to voters, who ha…
government in which one party controls the presidency while a…
theory that upper class elites exercise great influence over…
amicus curiae brief
"friend of the court" brief filed by an interest group to inf…
dealignment argument
contention that parties are less meaningful to voters, who ha…
24 terms
AP Comparative Government and Politics Interest Groups
Trade Union Congress
Confederation of British Industries
British Broadcasting Company
Educational Workers Union
a national trade union center, a federation of trade unions i…
a business organization whose mission is to promote the condi…
UK based publication service broadcasting, an example of a qu…
Latin America's largest trade union, power to negotiate salar…
Trade Union Congress
a national trade union center, a federation of trade unions i…
Confederation of British Industries
a business organization whose mission is to promote the condi…
AP Government and Politics- Political Parties and Interest Groups Exam Review
Party formerly known as the Antifedera…
Party once referred to as the Democrat…
What parties were established by the c…
Main difference between political part…
Democratic Party
Democratic Party
None. There were no political parties established in the cons…
Political parties nominate candidates while interest groups d…
Party formerly known as the Antifedera…
Democratic Party
Party once referred to as the Democrat…
Democratic Party
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AP Government Political Parties and Interest Groups Terms
Linkage Institution
Conservative
Liberal
Libertarian
Institutions that connect citizens to government. The mass me…
A person who believes in less government, lower taxes, a stro…
Believe in government action to achieve equal opportunity and…
View that each person has the right to live his life in any w…
Linkage Institution
Institutions that connect citizens to government. The mass me…
Conservative
A person who believes in less government, lower taxes, a stro…
AP Government and Politics Key Terms: Political Parties/Interest Groups/Media
amicus curiae brief
dealignment argument
divided government
elite theory
"friend of the court" brief filed by an interest group to inf…
contention that parties are less meaningful to voters, who ha…
government in which one party controls the presidency while a…
theory that upper class elites exercise great influence over…
amicus curiae brief
"friend of the court" brief filed by an interest group to inf…
dealignment argument
contention that parties are less meaningful to voters, who ha…
130 terms
AP Government and Politics
AP US GOVERNMENT AND POLITICS GLOSSARY
Term
•affirmative action.
•amendment (constitutional).
...
Definition
Policy or program designed to redress historic injustices com…
Changes in, or additions to, a constitution. Proposed by a tw…
AP US GOVERNMENT AND POLITICS GLOSSARY
...
Term
Definition
45 terms
AP Government and Politics Vocabulary
Government (chapter 1)
Public Goods (chapter 1)
Democracy (chapter 1)
Political Culture (chapter 1)
The institutions throughout which public policies are made fo…
Goods such as clean, air, clean water; that everyone must share
A system of selecting policymakers and of organizing governme…
An overall set of values widely shared within a society
Government (chapter 1)
The institutions throughout which public policies are made fo…
Public Goods (chapter 1)
Goods such as clean, air, clean water; that everyone must share
38 terms
AP Government Political Parties and Interest Groups Terms
Linkage Institution
Conservative
Liberal
Libertarian
Institutions that connect citizens to government. The mass me…
A person who believes in less government, lower taxes, a stro…
Believe in government action to achieve equal opportunity and…
View that each person has the right to live his life in any w…
Linkage Institution
Institutions that connect citizens to government. The mass me…
Conservative
A person who believes in less government, lower taxes, a stro…
16 terms
AP US Government/Politics Chapter 15: Interest Groups
Social capital
Civic virtue
Interest group
Pluralist theory
Cooperative relationships that facilitate the resolution of c…
The tendency to form small-scale associations for the public…
A collection of people or organizations that tries to influen…
The theory that political power is distributed among a wide a…
Social capital
Cooperative relationships that facilitate the resolution of c…
Civic virtue
The tendency to form small-scale associations for the public…
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…
44 terms
AP Government - Political Parties, Interest Groups, & Media
Political Party
Progressives or Mugwumps
Critical or Realignment Period
Split Ticket
A group that seeks to elect candidates to public office
Republican party faction of the 1890s to 1910s, composed of r…
A period when a major, lasting shift occurs in the popular co…
Voting for candidates of different parties for various office…
Political Party
A group that seeks to elect candidates to public office
Progressives or Mugwumps
Republican party faction of the 1890s to 1910s, composed of r…
25 terms
Parties & Interest Groups - Chapter 8 || AP Government and Politics
linkage institutions
conservative
liberal ideology
libertarian
The channels or access points through which issues and people…
A political ideology whose advocates believe in personal resp…
A political ideology whose advocates prefer a government acti…
Those who seek to maximize autonomy and freedom of choice, em…
linkage institutions
The channels or access points through which issues and people…
conservative
A political ideology whose advocates believe in personal resp…
AP Government Political Parties and Interest Groups Terms
Linkage Institution
Libertarian
Rise of Independents
Party Era
Institutions that connect citizens to government. The mass me…
View that each person has the right to live his life in any w…
More independent voters
An historical period dominated by one political party.
Linkage Institution
Institutions that connect citizens to government. The mass me…
Libertarian
View that each person has the right to live his life in any w…
25 terms
INTEREST GROUPS / POLITICAL PARTIES: AP GOVERNMENT
amicus curiae brief
dealignment argument
divided government
elite theory
"friend of the court" brief filed by an interest group to inf…
contention that parties are less meaningful to voters, who ha…
government in which one party controls the presidency while a…
theory that upper class elites exercise great influence over…
amicus curiae brief
"friend of the court" brief filed by an interest group to inf…
dealignment argument
contention that parties are less meaningful to voters, who ha…
Political Parties/Interest Groups Vocabulary (AP Government)
527 Organization
Amicus curiae
Blanket primaries
Closed primaries
U.S. tax-exempt organization under Section 527 of the U.S. IR…
A person who volunteers to offer information to assist a cour…
A primary in which voters can vote for the Democratic candida…
A primary election in which voters must be a registered membe…
527 Organization
U.S. tax-exempt organization under Section 527 of the U.S. IR…
Amicus curiae
A person who volunteers to offer information to assist a cour…
AP Government - Unit 2 | Political Parties and Interest Groups
Political Party
Democratic Republicans (1790s - 1820s)
Federalists (1790s - 1820s)
Jacksonian Democrats (1828-1856)
A group that seeks to elect candidates to public office. A gr…
First organized party in American history, made up of Jeffers…
Followers of Hamilton and supporters of the new Constitution.…
Supported voting rights for all white males, opposed the nati…
Political Party
A group that seeks to elect candidates to public office. A gr…
Democratic Republicans (1790s - 1820s)
First organized party in American history, made up of Jeffers…
22 terms
AP government Interest Groups and Political Parties
Political parties and interest groups…
Historically, political parties
The responsible party model was develo…
The best predictor of whether one beco…
interest groups have narrower issue concerns than do parties
excluded various groups from participating
E.E. Schnatschneider
income and education
Political parties and interest groups…
interest groups have narrower issue concerns than do parties
Historically, political parties
excluded various groups from participating
33 terms
ap government: Interest groups, political parties, pacs, 527 groups
grassroots lobbying
advantages of interest groups
national convention
national committee
citizens directly share views with representatives by writing…
testify, assist in writing laws, provide expertise, campaign…
meet every four years
composed of delegates from states and manages the convention
grassroots lobbying
citizens directly share views with representatives by writing…
advantages of interest groups
testify, assist in writing laws, provide expertise, campaign…
396 terms
AP US Government and Politics
activation
Adarand Constructors v. Peña
Affirmative Action
Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990
One of three key consequences of electoral campaigns for vote…
1995 SuCo decision: Federal programs that classify based on r…
A policy designed to give special compensation to a previousl…
Requires employers to make reasonable accommodations for the…
activation
One of three key consequences of electoral campaigns for vote…
Adarand Constructors v. Peña
1995 SuCo decision: Federal programs that classify based on r…
31 terms
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…
16 terms
AP Government Key Terms: Political parties, interest groups, and mass media
political party
plurality election
single-member district
party era
a group of citizens who organize to win elections, hold publi…
the winning candidate is the person who receives more votes t…
an electoral district form which one person is chosen by vote…
an historical period dominated by one political party
political party
a group of citizens who organize to win elections, hold publi…
plurality election
the winning candidate is the person who receives more votes t…
226 terms
AP government and politics Presidency and Bureaucracy
independent Regulatory Agencies
Federal Communications Commissions
Central Intelligence Agency
thickening
agencies that are quasi-legislative and quasi-judicial in nat…
1. Regulates airways.... 2. Regulates interstate and internation…
an independent agency of the United States government respons…
becoming more intricate or complex
independent Regulatory Agencies
agencies that are quasi-legislative and quasi-judicial in nat…
Federal Communications Commissions
1. Regulates airways.... 2. Regulates interstate and internation…
20 terms
AP government interest group and political parties
Purpose of PAC's
Political efficacy
Open primaries
Closed primaries
Raise money to distribute to favored political candidates
Belief that one's political participation and voter participa…
On election day, no matter what party you are with, you may v…
Pre-registration for party association is required, independe…
Purpose of PAC's
Raise money to distribute to favored political candidates
Political efficacy
Belief that one's political participation and voter participa…
132 terms
AP Government & Politics-Congress
How did the Framers view Congress?
What was the Framer's intent?
From 1789-1900, who dominated- Congres…
What was the first major piece of legi…
being the most powerful branch, legislative branch- link to t…
having two houses, prevent concentration of power into a sing…
Congress, such as the issue of slavery
Missouri Compromise
How did the Framers view Congress?
being the most powerful branch, legislative branch- link to t…
What was the Framer's intent?
having two houses, prevent concentration of power into a sing…
88 terms
HCHS AP US Government- Unit 4 (Political Parties,Interest Groups, Mass Media)
Partisanship
party base
party platform
party-centered
A supporter of a person, part, or cause;
members of a political party who consistently vote for that p…
A political party's statement of its goals and policies for t…
election campaigns and other political processes in which pol…
Partisanship
A supporter of a person, part, or cause;
party base
members of a political party who consistently vote for that p…
51 terms
AP US Government and Politics
In what way does the supreme court che…
Under the articles of confederation, s…
the constitution as ratified in 1788 m…
the connecticut compromise addressed w…
the court can declate legislation passed by congress unconsti…
states
the principle of limited government
representation of the states in a bicameral legislature
In what way does the supreme court che…
the court can declate legislation passed by congress unconsti…
Under the articles of confederation, s…
states
31 terms
AP Government and Politics - S
symbolic speech
supply-side theory
superdelegates
straight ticket
An act that conveys a political message
The belief that lower taxes and fewer regulations will stimul…
Party leaders and elected officials who become delegates to t…
Voting for candidates of the same party.
symbolic speech
An act that conveys a political message
supply-side theory
The belief that lower taxes and fewer regulations will stimul…
AP government Unit 2 Political Parties, Interest Groups and Mass Media
Activist
Ballot initiative
Caucus (local party)
Campaign finance reform
Someone who takes direct action to achieve a political goal
The process by which citizens can propose a state or local la…
A closed meeting of a group of persons belonging to the same…
Legislation aimed at placing limits on political candidates a…
Activist
Someone who takes direct action to achieve a political goal
Ballot initiative
The process by which citizens can propose a state or local la…
18 terms
AP US Government and Politics Exam: Political Parties, Interest Groups, PACs, and 527 Groups
two-party/bipartisan system
primary elections
third parties
Independent candidates
-US election rules make it difficult for all but the two majo…
-state-run elections where parties select nominees for politi…
-"splinter" or "bolter" parties form because they feel that m…
-no party affiliation
two-party/bipartisan system
-US election rules make it difficult for all but the two majo…
primary elections
-state-run elections where parties select nominees for politi…
227 terms
AP Government and Politics Review
"Coattails Effect"
"Horse-Race"Journalism
"Leaking" a story
"Rank and File"
the ability of a presidential candidate to pull members of th…
Election coverage by the mass media that focuses on which can…
releasing information that is supposed to be kept confidential
These voters are registered as a party member but only partic…
"Coattails Effect"
the ability of a presidential candidate to pull members of th…
"Horse-Race"Journalism
Election coverage by the mass media that focuses on which can…
39 terms
AP Government and Politics - C
critical elections
courts of appeals
cost overruns
cost
A period when a major lasting shift occurs in the popular coa…
Federal courts that listen to cases brought to them from dist…
When the money actually paid to military suppliers exceeds th…
A burden that people believe they must bear if a policy is en…
critical elections
A period when a major lasting shift occurs in the popular coa…
courts of appeals
Federal courts that listen to cases brought to them from dist…
AP Government & Political Science
Theories of government (Political Theo…
Initiative and referendum (Constitutio…
Declaration of Independence (1776)
Articles of Confederation (1781-1789)
Elitist theory-a small segment of the society dominated by th…
Initiatives and referendums are key components of direct demo…
Ideas taken from Locke, Rousseau, and Montesquieu... Locke's pri…
State governments stronger than central government... No chief…
Theories of government (Political Theo…
Elitist theory-a small segment of the society dominated by th…
Initiative and referendum (Constitutio…
Initiatives and referendums are key components of direct demo…
AP U.S. Government & Politics - Chapter 11 - Interest Groups
interest group
ideological interest group
public policy
lobbyists
An organization of people sharing a common interest or goal t…
Political organization that attracts members by appealing to…
The course of action the government takes in response to an i…
People who try to influence legislation on behalf of an inter…
interest group
An organization of people sharing a common interest or goal t…
ideological interest group
Political organization that attracts members by appealing to…
AP Government & Politics: The Judiciary
article III of the constitution
appointment of SCOTUS judges
appointments require
characteristics of SCOTUS judges
-shortest article... -because the judiciary is a relatively new…
-appointed by the president, confirmed by the senate... -judicia…
simple majority in senate
-old... -experience in law... -not politically affiliated... -no scand…
article III of the constitution
-shortest article... -because the judiciary is a relatively new…
appointment of SCOTUS judges
-appointed by the president, confirmed by the senate... -judicia…
39 terms
AP Government and Politics
Franking
Rules to be a House member
Rules to be a Senate member
How many members are in congress; the…
A policy that enables members of Congress to send material th…
1. At least 25 years old... 2. American citizen for 7 years... 3. M…
1. At least 30 years old... 2. American citizen for 9 years... 3. M…
535 members of congress... 100 members in senate (2 members from…
Franking
A policy that enables members of Congress to send material th…
Rules to be a House member
1. At least 25 years old... 2. American citizen for 7 years... 3. M…
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