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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…
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
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…
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…
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
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
43 terms
AP Government Unit 1
Democracy
Direct or participatory democracy
Representative Democracy
Elite
Rule of the many
a government in which all or most citizens participate directly
people elect leaders to make decisions
those who posses more power or money than their numbers dictate
Democracy
Rule of the many
Direct or participatory democracy
a government in which all or most citizens participate directly
31 terms
AP Government Unit 1 Vocabulary
Pluralist theory of politics
Hyper-pluralist theory of politics
Elite/class theory of politics
Natural rights
Politics is a competition between groups that each want its o…
Politics is a competition between too many interest groups, a…
Several interest groups (connected to big businesses/corporat…
Inherent rights that are not "given" by the government. Life,…
Pluralist theory of politics
Politics is a competition between groups that each want its o…
Hyper-pluralist theory of politics
Politics is a competition between too many interest groups, a…
58 terms
AP Government Unit 1 Vocabulary
linkage institutions
policy agenda
policymaking institutions
public policy
the political channels through which peoples' opinions can be…
the issues that attract the serious attention of public offic…
the 3 branches of government
a choice that the govt makes in response to a political issue…
linkage institutions
the political channels through which peoples' opinions can be…
policy agenda
the issues that attract the serious attention of public offic…
49 terms
AP Government - Unit 1 - Vocabulary
Ann Wagner
Barack Obama
Bicameral
Bureaucracy
District 2 (west St. Louis County) representative in the US H…
Current President of the United States. A Democrat who works…
A legislature is one in which the legislators are divided int…
All the departments and agencies of the government. Report to…
Ann Wagner
District 2 (west St. Louis County) representative in the US H…
Barack Obama
Current President of the United States. A Democrat who works…
50 terms
Unit 1 AP Government Vocab
Power
Authority
Legitimacy
Representative Democracy
Influence over others.
Power that has been institutionalized and is recognized by th…
Political authority conferred by law or by a state or nationa…
A system of government in which citizens elect representative…
Power
Influence over others.
Authority
Power that has been institutionalized and is recognized by th…
AP Government Review Unit 1
3/5ths Compromise
Anti-Federalists
Articles of Confederation
Bills of Attainder
agreement providing that enslaved persons would count as thre…
A group who opposed the ratification of the Constitution in 1…
1st Constitution of the U.S. 1781-1788 (weaknesses-no executi…
A law that punishes a person accused of a crime without a tri…
3/5ths Compromise
agreement providing that enslaved persons would count as thre…
Anti-Federalists
A group who opposed the ratification of the Constitution in 1…
28 terms
AP Government- Unit 1
Article of Confederation
confederation
Shay's Rebellion
civil discourse
(1781-1789) The first constitution of the U.S., created to fo…
a form of political organization in which the sovereign state…
an armed revolt by Massachusetts farmers seeking relief from…
reasoned discussion as opposed to emotional display
Article of Confederation
(1781-1789) The first constitution of the U.S., created to fo…
confederation
a form of political organization in which the sovereign state…
55 terms
AP Government Unit 1
Government
Democracy
Direct democracy
Indirect democracy
The formal vehicle through which policies are made and affair…
A system of governement that gives power to the people, wheth…
A system of government in which members of the polity meet to…
A system of government that gives citizens the opportunity to…
Government
The formal vehicle through which policies are made and affair…
Democracy
A system of governement that gives power to the people, wheth…
50 terms
Eureka AP Government - Unit 1
Authoritarian System
Bicameral
Bureaucracy
Civil Law/Code Law
Characterized by or favoring absolute obedience to authority,…
A legislature made of two houses.
The departments and agencies of the national government. Stay…
A legal system inspired by Roman law, the primary feature of…
Authoritarian System
Characterized by or favoring absolute obedience to authority,…
Bicameral
A legislature made of two houses.
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…
45 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…
50 terms
AP Government - Unit 1 - Vocabulary
Ann Wagner
Barack Obama
Bicameral
Bureaucracy
District 2 (west St. Louis County) representative in the US H…
Current President of the United States. A Democrat who works…
A legislature is one in which the legislators are divided int…
All the departments and agencies of the government. Report to…
Ann Wagner
District 2 (west St. Louis County) representative in the US H…
Barack Obama
Current President of the United States. A Democrat who works…
46 terms
Ap Government Unit 1
Elite Thoeries
Pluralist Theory
Hyper Pluralism
Articles of Confederation
Theory that the upper class or elite class will rule
Theory that says its a competition among groups
a theory of government and politics contending that groups ar…
1st Constitution of the U.S. 1781-1788 (weaknesses-no executi…
Elite Thoeries
Theory that the upper class or elite class will rule
Pluralist Theory
Theory that says its a competition among groups
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
AP Government - Unit 1
Democracy
Pluralist Theory
Checks and Balances
Federalism
Members of a country are involved in governmental processes a…
Interest groups in society that compete with one another to c…
The powers divided among the three branches of government tha…
Split power between national and state government.
Democracy
Members of a country are involved in governmental processes a…
Pluralist Theory
Interest groups in society that compete with one another to c…
43 terms
AP Government Unit 1
John Locke's 2nd Treatise of Civil Gov…
Federalist 51
Federalist 10
Anti-Federalist Packet
-Natural Rights: life, liberty, and property... -Consent of the…
separation of powers, checks and balances, double security in…
factions are inevitable, in a direct democracy the majority c…
fear of strong central government, wanted a Bill of Rights an…
John Locke's 2nd Treatise of Civil Gov…
-Natural Rights: life, liberty, and property... -Consent of the…
Federalist 51
separation of powers, checks and balances, double security in…
83 terms
AP Government: Unit 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 a state or nationa…
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
120 terms
AP Government: Unit 1
democracy
direct democracy
representative democracy
constitutionalism
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…
standard set of arrangements, including checks and balances,…
democracy
government by the people, either directly or indirectly, with…
direct democracy
government in which citizens vote on laws and select official…
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
108 terms
Unit 1: AP Government
Conservatism
Liberalism
Libertarianism
Political Ideology
believe in limited government intervention... protects moral con…
Active government... -collectivism... -emphasize individual liberti…
very limited form of government
a comprehensive, integrated set of views about gov. and polit…
Conservatism
believe in limited government intervention... protects moral con…
Liberalism
Active government... -collectivism... -emphasize individual liberti…
Ap Government Unit 1
Articles of Confederation
Shay's rebellion
Ideology
Connecticut Compromise
1st Constitution of the U.S. 1781-1788 (weaknesses-no executi…
Rebellion led by Daniel Shays of farmers in western Massachus…
A system of ideas or ideals, especially one that forms the ba…
Compromise agreement by states at the Constitutional Conventi…
Articles of Confederation
1st Constitution of the U.S. 1781-1788 (weaknesses-no executi…
Shay's rebellion
Rebellion led by Daniel Shays of farmers in western Massachus…
64 terms
AP Government, Unit 1 Constitutional Underpinnings
traditional democratic theory
pluralism
hyperpluralsim
elite and class theory
rests upon a number of key principles that specify how govern…
a theory of government and politics emphasizing that politics…
wider variety of interest groups (too many) - many unequal po…
small number of interest group that has influence controlled…
traditional democratic theory
rests upon a number of key principles that specify how govern…
pluralism
a theory of government and politics emphasizing that politics…
AP Government Unit 1
In what specific ways did the philosop…
What philosophical views did the deleg…
How did the colonial experience shape…
What issues comprised the agenda at th…
Natural rights... Government meant to secure rights... Equality... Con…
Human nature (humans are self interested)... Causes of political…
They didn't want a weak, ineffective government like the Arti…
Equality and representation of the states was resolved by the…
In what specific ways did the philosop…
Natural rights... Government meant to secure rights... Equality... Con…
What philosophical views did the deleg…
Human nature (humans are self interested)... Causes of political…
AP Government Vocab: Unit 1
Government
Pluralism
Direct Democracy
Federal
The formal institutions through which a state maintains socia…
A theory of government that holds that open, multiple, and co…
A form of government in which citizens rule directly and not…
A system in which power is divided between the national and l…
Government
The formal institutions through which a state maintains socia…
Pluralism
A theory of government that holds that open, multiple, and co…
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…
184 terms
AP US Government Unit 1
Where does the word Democracy come from?
What is the definition of Democracy
Who is in charge in a Direct Democracy
What does a Direct Democracy always le…
(Greek) Demos= People, Kratos= Power
Government by the people
The people not representatives
Mob Rule
Where does the word Democracy come from?
(Greek) Demos= People, Kratos= Power
What is the definition of Democracy
Government by the people
93 terms
Unit 1 AP US Government
What are the functions of national gov…
Government
Public goods
What are some examples of restricted (…
1. National Defense (army, weapons)... 2. Public Services (share…
Institutions that make decisions for society (Congress, presi…
Goods shared by everyone
College education and medical care
What are the functions of national gov…
1. National Defense (army, weapons)... 2. Public Services (share…
Government
Institutions that make decisions for society (Congress, presi…
23 terms
AP Government Unit 1
Government
Democracy
Republic
Popular Sovereignty
Definition: The governing body of a nation, state, or communi…
Definition: The rule of many.
Definition: A government in which elected representatives mak…
Definition: Right of majority to govern themselves.
Government
Definition: The governing body of a nation, state, or communi…
Democracy
Definition: The rule of many.
49 terms
AP Government Terms Unit 1
pluralism
elite theory
hyper-pluralist theory
bureaucratic theory
the idea that having a variety of parties/interests within a…
elites and the upperclass possess the most power
the ideas of pluralism will lead to chaos
entails structuring an organization into a hierarchy; the org…
pluralism
the idea that having a variety of parties/interests within a…
elite theory
elites and the upperclass possess the most power
100 terms
AP Government Unit 1 terms
power
political power
authority
legitimacy
the ability to control another person
using power just on a political spectrum
the right to use power
the accepted belief that you have the authortity
power
the ability to control another person
political power
using power just on a political spectrum
AP GOVERNMENT UNIT 1 VOCAB
Unalienable
Article of Confederation
Constitutional convention
Shay's Rebellion
Natural rights guaranteed to people instead by law
the original US constitution ratified in 1781
The gathering that drafted the constitution of the United Sta…
An uprising led by a former militia officer, Daniel Shays, wh…
Unalienable
Natural rights guaranteed to people instead by law
Article of Confederation
the original US constitution ratified in 1781
47 terms
AP Government Unit 1 Vocabulary
Constitution
Declaration of Independence
Natural Rights
Consent of the Governed
A document which spells out the principles by which a governm…
Drafted by Thomas Jefferson, the document that proclaimed the…
The idea that all humans are born with rights, which include…
The idea that government derives its authority by sanction of…
Constitution
A document which spells out the principles by which a governm…
Declaration of Independence
Drafted by Thomas Jefferson, the document that proclaimed the…
Unit 1 AP Government
Politics
Government
Institution
Divine Right of Kings
The process of resolving conflicts and deciding "who gets wha…
The preeminent institution in which decisions are made that r…
An ongoing organization that performs certain functions for s…
A political and religious doctrine that asserts a monarch's l…
Politics
The process of resolving conflicts and deciding "who gets wha…
Government
The preeminent institution in which decisions are made that r…
49 terms
AP Government Unit 1 Vocabulary
Constitution
Consent of the Governed
Confederation
New Jersey Plan
A nation's basic law. It creates political institutions, assi…
the idea that government derives its authority by the sanctio…
A form of an international organization that brings several a…
Opposite of the Virginia Plan, it proposed a single-chamber c…
Constitution
A nation's basic law. It creates political institutions, assi…
Consent of the Governed
the idea that government derives its authority by the sanctio…
139 terms
AP Government Unit 1
Mayflower Compact
Individualism
Popular Soverignty
Equality of Opportunity
A governing document created by the members of the Mayflower…
The moral, political, and ethical philosophy of life that emp…
The belief that the authority and legitimacy of government is…
All individuals, regardless of race, gender, or circumstance,…
Mayflower Compact
A governing document created by the members of the Mayflower…
Individualism
The moral, political, and ethical philosophy of life that emp…
AP Government Unit 1
Power
Authority
Legitimacy
Current power
the ability of one person to cause another person to act in a…
the ability to exercise power because of a title or position.…
ability of law, person, government or constitution to be vali…
people who are good at leading and maintaning power
Power
the ability of one person to cause another person to act in a…
Authority
the ability to exercise power because of a title or position.…
36 terms
AP Government Unit 1 Vocabulary
Public Goods
Politics
Linkage Institutions
Elite and Class Theory
a commodity or service that is provided without profit to all…
The activities associated with the governance of a country or…
a structure within a society that connects the people to the…
A theory of government and politics contending that societies…
Public Goods
a commodity or service that is provided without profit to all…
Politics
The activities associated with the governance of a country or…
15 terms
AP Government Review: Unit 1
Power
Public Goods
Political Participation Methods
Policy Agenda
political or social authority or control
a commodity or service that is provided without profit to all…
voting, protesting, public consultation, jury duty, donating…
a set of issues, problems, or subjects that gets the attentio…
Power
political or social authority or control
Public Goods
a commodity or service that is provided without profit to all…
109 terms
AP Government Unit 1
According to Michael Delli Carpini and…
Who claimed that there has never been,…
Which of the following is true of vote…
The institutions and processes through…
helps citizens identify policies that would benefit them, fos…
Thomas Jefferson
the youth surge in the 2008 election was due in larger part t…
government
According to Michael Delli Carpini and…
helps citizens identify policies that would benefit them, fos…
Who claimed that there has never been,…
Thomas Jefferson
51 terms
AP Government Unit 1
Direct democracy
Representative democracy
Social contract
Natural rights
democracy in which everybody gets to vote
democracy in which we elect representatives to make decisions…
view that a person's' political obligations are dependent upo…
basic rights that are guaranteed to each citizen by law (life…
Direct democracy
democracy in which everybody gets to vote
Representative democracy
democracy in which we elect representatives to make decisions…
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
63 terms
AP Government Unit 1
polity
democracy
indirect democracy
direct democracy
the form of government of a country or other organization
A political system in which the supreme power lies in a body…
a system of government that gives citizens the opportunity to…
A form of government in which citizens rule directly and not…
polity
the form of government of a country or other organization
democracy
A political system in which the supreme power lies in a body…
AP Government - Unit 1 Vocabulary
The institutions through which public…
Goods and services, such as clean air…
The process determining the leaders we…
All the activities by which citizens a…
Government
Collective Goods
Politics
Political Participation
The institutions through which public…
Government
Goods and services, such as clean air…
Collective Goods
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
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