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102 terms
AP Government
bicameral
caucus
closed rule
cloture
two houses
meeting of congress to disscuss
prohibits changes to a bill (from the floor)
vote to end fillibuster
bicameral
two houses
caucus
meeting of congress to disscuss
35 terms
Ap Government
1 Amendment
2nd Amendment
3rd Amendment
4th Amendment
Ratified December 15th, 1791... 1. The first Amendment Protects…
Ratified December 15th, 1791... 1. The second Amendment allows…
Ratified December 15th, 1791 ... 1. This Amendment prohibits th…
Ratified December 15th, 1791... 1. This Amendment prohibited un…
1 Amendment
Ratified December 15th, 1791... 1. The first Amendment Protects…
2nd Amendment
Ratified December 15th, 1791... 1. The second Amendment allows…
190 terms
AP Government
Government
Collective goods
Politics
single-issue groups
Institutions trough which public policies are madr for a soci…
Goods and services that can not be denied by anyone
Process determining the leaders we select and the policies th…
Groups that have a narrow interest, tend to dislike compromis…
Government
Institutions trough which public policies are madr for a soci…
Collective goods
Goods and services that can not be denied by anyone
24 terms
AP Government Chapter 1 Vocabulary
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 used by citizens to influence the selectio…
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…
24 terms
AP Government
liberal
conservative
family, school, religion, race, location
a bill to increase taxes on incomes
views that allow government to flexibly expand beyond establi…
views that believe government should do less and thus allow i…
5 influences of political socialization
a fiscal conservative would have the highest concern for whic…
liberal
views that allow government to flexibly expand beyond establi…
conservative
views that believe government should do less and thus allow i…
100 terms
AP Government
Article 1
Article 2
Article 3
Article 4
Legislative branch (congress)
Executive branch
Judicial branch (Supreme Court)
Full faith and credit
Article 1
Legislative branch (congress)
Article 2
Executive branch
30 terms
AP Government
Anti-federalism
Articles of confederation
Authoritarian regime
Bill of rights
A person who opposed The ratification of the Constitution in…
The original constitution of the US, ratified in 1781, which…
A government that concentrates political power in authority n…
The first 10 amendments to the U.S. Constitution, ratified in…
Anti-federalism
A person who opposed The ratification of the Constitution in…
Articles of confederation
The original constitution of the US, ratified in 1781, which…
100 terms
Ap government
Administrative discretion
Amicus Currie brief
Bureaucracy
Block grant
Power given to congress by bureaucracy to use reasonable judg…
Influence court decisions "friend of the court"
A large complex organization with appointed officials
Money given to states for broad programs
Administrative discretion
Power given to congress by bureaucracy to use reasonable judg…
Amicus Currie brief
Influence court decisions "friend of the court"
27 terms
AP Government
Government
Public goods
Majority rule
Pluralist theory
institutions and processes through which public policies are…
goods such as clean air and clean water, that everyone must s…
a fundamental principle of traditional democratic theory
a theory of gov and politics emphasizing that politics is mai…
Government
institutions and processes through which public policies are…
Public goods
goods such as clean air and clean water, that everyone must s…
90 terms
AP Government
Political Party
Political Machine
Candidate-centered politics
Party Realignment
An organized group with shared goals and ideals that joins to…
A party organization that recruits voter loyalty with tangibl…
Politics that focus on the candidates and their interests rat…
Dramatic shifts in partisan preferences that drastically alte…
Political Party
An organized group with shared goals and ideals that joins to…
Political Machine
A party organization that recruits voter loyalty with tangibl…
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AP Government - Chapter 13 Vocabulary
Budget
Deficit
Expenditures
Revenues
Document that allocates money as well as taxes
Excess of Federal Expenditures in a one year period
Government Spending
Financial resources of the government, usually taxes
Budget
Document that allocates money as well as taxes
Deficit
Excess of Federal Expenditures in a one year period
63 terms
AP Government
1st Amendment
2nd Amendment
3rd Amendment
4th Amendment
Freedom of speech, or of the press; or the right of the peopl…
A well regulated militia, the right of the People to keep and…
No quartering of Soldiers
Freedom from unreasonable searches and seizures
1st Amendment
Freedom of speech, or of the press; or the right of the peopl…
2nd Amendment
A well regulated militia, the right of the People to keep and…
8 terms
AP Government
Consent of the governed
Federalism
Necessary & proper clause
Shays' Rebellion
the idea that a government's legitimacy and moral right to us…
the federal principle or system of government.
The Congress shall have Power, for carrying into Execution th…
is the name given to a series of protests in 1786 and 1787 by…
Consent of the governed
the idea that a government's legitimacy and moral right to us…
Federalism
the federal principle or system of government.
39 terms
Ap Government
Earmark
Apportionment
Redistricting
Impeachment
Funds that an appropriations bill designates for a particular…
The process of allotting congressional seats to each state fo…
The redrawing of Congressional districts to reflect increases…
The power delegated to the house of Representatives in the Co…
Earmark
Funds that an appropriations bill designates for a particular…
Apportionment
The process of allotting congressional seats to each state fo…
14 terms
AP Government: Chapter 12 The Media
Sound Bite
Blog
Horse-race journalism
Equal Time Rule
A radio or video clip of someone speaking
A series, or log, of discussion items on the internet
News coverage that focuses on who is ahead rather than on the…
An FCC rule that if a broadcaster sells time to one candidate…
Sound Bite
A radio or video clip of someone speaking
Blog
A series, or log, of discussion items on the internet
396 terms
AP Government
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…
440 terms
AP Government
First Amendment
Second Amendment
Third Amendment
Fourth Amendment
5 freedoms: speech, press, religion, assembly, petition
Right to bear arms (to protect the people against a governmen…
No quartering of soldiers
No unreasonable searches and seizures without a warrant; righ…
First Amendment
5 freedoms: speech, press, religion, assembly, petition
Second Amendment
Right to bear arms (to protect the people against a governmen…
31 terms
AP Government: Chapter 16 The Judiciary
Judicial Review
Judicial Restraint
Judicial Activism
Marbury v Madison
The power of courts to declare laws unconstitutional
The view that judges should decide cases strictly on the basi…
The view that judges should discern the general principles un…
Upheld judicial review of congressional acts
Judicial Review
The power of courts to declare laws unconstitutional
Judicial Restraint
The view that judges should decide cases strictly on the basi…
8 terms
AP Government
Shield Law
Indictment
PAC (Political Action Committee)
Lame Duck
Law guaranteeing news reporters the right to protect the anon…
Written statement of criminal charges brought against a defen…
An independent organization established by interest groups, p…
Person holding office after his or her replacement has been e…
Shield Law
Law guaranteeing news reporters the right to protect the anon…
Indictment
Written statement of criminal charges brought against a defen…
258 terms
AP Government
First Amendment
Second Amendment
Third Amendment
Fourth Amendment
5 freedoms: speech, press, religion, assembly, petition
Right to bear arms (to protect the people against a governmen…
No quartering of soldiers
No unreasonable searches and seizures without a warrant; righ…
First Amendment
5 freedoms: speech, press, religion, assembly, petition
Second Amendment
Right to bear arms (to protect the people against a governmen…
126 terms
AP Government
Thomas Hobbes
John Locke
Charles de Montesquieu
Jean Jacques Rousseau
- People are crazy and can't govern themselves, else there wo…
- Life, liberty, and property are all natural rights granted…
Separation of powers, 3 branches dude. French guy who influen…
Only good gov is one that is freely formed with the consent o…
Thomas Hobbes
- People are crazy and can't govern themselves, else there wo…
John Locke
- Life, liberty, and property are all natural rights granted…
12 terms
AP GOVERNMENT
single-issue groups
policy making system
government
collective goods
groups that have narrow interest on which their members tend…
the process by which policy comes into being and evolves.
the institution through which public policies are made for a…
goods and services such as clean air and water, that by their…
single-issue groups
groups that have narrow interest on which their members tend…
policy making system
the process by which policy comes into being and evolves.
51 terms
Government AP
Dual federalims
Cooperative federalism
Pluralism
Elitism
a political arrangement in which power is divided between the…
a concept of federalism in which national, state, and local g…
Multiple competing groups that are able to compromise.
People at the top who have connections and make the menu
Dual federalims
a political arrangement in which power is divided between the…
Cooperative federalism
a concept of federalism in which national, state, and local g…
287 terms
AP Government
Government
Public Goods
Politics
Political Paticipation
The institutions and processes through which public policies…
Goods, such as clean air and clean water, that everyone must…
The process by which we select our governmental leaders and w…
All the activities used by citizens to influence the selectio…
Government
The institutions and processes through which public policies…
Public Goods
Goods, such as clean air and clean water, that everyone must…
29 terms
AP Government
The Declaration of Independance
John Locke
The American Revolution
The Articles of Confederation
Announced the revolution to the citizens of the colonies
Believed in natural rights. Life, liberty and property. Gover…
A conservative movement that did not alter the colonists way…
Established a national legislature with one house; states cou…
The Declaration of Independance
Announced the revolution to the citizens of the colonies
John Locke
Believed in natural rights. Life, liberty and property. Gover…
26 terms
AP Government
coin money
conduct foreign relations
regulate commerce with foreign nations…
provide for an army and navy
national/enumerated power
national/enumerated power
national/enumerated power
national/enumerated power
coin money
national/enumerated power
conduct foreign relations
national/enumerated power
28 terms
AP Government
Amendments
Antifederalists
Bill of attainder
Bill of rights
a minor change in a document.
a person who opposed the adoption of the United States Consti…
an act of legislature finding a person guilty of treason or f…
a formal statement of the fundamental rights of the people of…
Amendments
a minor change in a document.
Antifederalists
a person who opposed the adoption of the United States Consti…
57 terms
AP Government
Democratic Coalitions
Republican Coalition
Moderation
The Republican Establishment and The D…
One example or category: (Corporate America / CEOs)... Republica…
WWE... Urban Outfitters... Chick-fil-A... Boeing Co.... McDonald's ... Bu…
Each party taming its extreme elements
The permanent political class and structure that makes up the…
Democratic Coalitions
One example or category: (Corporate America / CEOs)... Republica…
Republican Coalition
WWE... Urban Outfitters... Chick-fil-A... Boeing Co.... McDonald's ... Bu…
22 terms
AP Government
political socialization
attitudes
selective exposure
attentive public
the process by which we develop our political attitudes, valu…
an individual's propensity to perceive, interpret, or act tow…
individuals choosing to access media with which they agree or…
citizens who follow public affairs carefully
political socialization
the process by which we develop our political attitudes, valu…
attitudes
an individual's propensity to perceive, interpret, or act tow…
49 terms
AP Government
In comparison to todays newspapers, ea…
On both radio and television, most suc…
The difference between iron triangles…
Which is not an ideological group
Supported by the political parties
Have been hosted by conservatives
Issue networks are less stable than iron triangles
PIRG
In comparison to todays newspapers, ea…
Supported by the political parties
On both radio and television, most suc…
Have been hosted by conservatives
20 terms
Ap government
Block grants
Categorical grants
Commerce clause
Concurrent powers
Grants of money from the federal government to states for pro…
Federal grants for specific purposes defined by federal laws
the clause that allows congress to regulate or promote inters…
powers that belong to the national and state government
Block grants
Grants of money from the federal government to states for pro…
Categorical grants
Federal grants for specific purposes defined by federal laws
25 terms
AP Government
government
public goods
politics
political participation
institutions that make public policy for a society
things that everyone can share
determines whom we select as our government leaders and what…
the ways in which people get involved in politics
government
institutions that make public policy for a society
public goods
things that everyone can share
19 terms
AP Government
Judaism
Islam
Shia Islam
Sunni Islam
Jesus was a prophet, not the messiah; the Torah; view Canaan,…
other religion's prophets were still considered to be prophet…
believe only Allah can choose a new leader, or prophet; basic…
Believe many people are qualified to lead the Islamic people
Judaism
Jesus was a prophet, not the messiah; the Torah; view Canaan,…
Islam
other religion's prophets were still considered to be prophet…
40 terms
Unit 3 AP Government Vocabulary
Mugwumps
Realigning Periods
Split Ticket Voting
Straight Ticket Voting
(Progressives) Republican party faction of the 1890s to the 1…
periods during which a sharp lasting shift occurs in the popu…
voting for candidates of different parties for different offi…
practice of voting for candidates of only one party in an ele…
Mugwumps
(Progressives) Republican party faction of the 1890s to the 1…
Realigning Periods
periods during which a sharp lasting shift occurs in the popu…
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…
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…
13 terms
AP Government
Bureaucratic theory
democracy
elite theory
government
Officials shape their policy based upon their own interests,…
A form of government where the people elect their leader in r…
the wealthy class control government, money = power, Donald t…
The institutions that create public policy, senate and house
Bureaucratic theory
Officials shape their policy based upon their own interests,…
democracy
A form of government where the people elect their leader in r…
163 terms
AP Government
Natural Rights
Social Contract Theory
Democracy
Articles of Confederation
right to life, liberty and property- the rights people would…
people voluntarily give up their unlimited freedom to live un…
dot product of gradient F with velocity vector
loose amalgamation of states, with a weak, unicameral legisla…
Natural Rights
right to life, liberty and property- the rights people would…
Social Contract Theory
people voluntarily give up their unlimited freedom to live un…
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.
319 terms
AP Government Terms Review
Government
Public Goods
Single Issue Group
Linkage Institutions
The institutions and processes through which public policies…
Goods, Like Clean Air, that every one must share.
Groups that have a narrow interest, dislike compromise, and d…
Political channels through which people's concerns become pol…
Government
The institutions and processes through which public policies…
Public Goods
Goods, Like Clean Air, that every one must share.
52 terms
Government AP
1.The idea that a small group of wealt…
2.What are the four characteristics be…
3.According to ________________ theori…
4.The four examples of _______________…
Elite theory
Liberty ... Equality of Opportunity ... Individulism ... Political Equ…
Pluralist
Public
1.The idea that a small group of wealt…
Elite theory
2.What are the four characteristics be…
Liberty ... Equality of Opportunity ... Individulism ... Political Equ…
84 terms
AP Government: Government Institutions
Casework
Pork Barrel
Bipartisan
House Rules Committee
Legislative work on the behalf of constituents.
Amendments put into bills to increase the chances of a bill g…
Associated with multiple political parties.
Determines the terms on which legislation will reach the floo…
Casework
Legislative work on the behalf of constituents.
Pork Barrel
Amendments put into bills to increase the chances of a bill g…
50 terms
AP Government Final Review Session
Democracy
Oligarchy
Indirect Democracy
Direct Democracy
A system of government that gives power to the people whether…
A form of government in which the right to participate depend…
A system of government that gives citizens the opportunity to…
A system of government in which members of the polity meet to…
Democracy
A system of government that gives power to the people whether…
Oligarchy
A form of government in which the right to participate depend…
151 terms
AP Government
Natural Rights
Social Contract Theory
Democracy
Republican Government
rights to life, liberty, and property; the rights people woul…
people voluntarily give up their unlimited freedom to live un…
direct control by the people
political authority comes from the people
Natural Rights
rights to life, liberty, and property; the rights people woul…
Social Contract Theory
people voluntarily give up their unlimited freedom to live un…
23 terms
AP US Government - Chapter 2
Constitution
Declaration of Independence:
Natural Rights:
Consent of the Governed:
Basically the overall broad rules the U.S. should semi try to…
A document written in 1776 that declared the U.S. independent…
Rights that every human should be entitled to: life, liberty,…
The idea of people must agree on who their rulers will be.
Constitution
Basically the overall broad rules the U.S. should semi try to…
Declaration of Independence:
A document written in 1776 that declared the U.S. independent…
50 terms
AP Government Final Exam Set
Participatory Democracy
Declaration of Independence
Shays Rebellion
The most common method of amending the…
A system of democracy in which all members of a group or comm…
1776 document written by Thomas Jefferson outlining reasons f…
Led by of farmers in western Massachusetts in 1786-1787 that…
- Joint resolution passed by both houses of congress (passed…
Participatory Democracy
A system of democracy in which all members of a group or comm…
Declaration of Independence
1776 document written by Thomas Jefferson outlining reasons f…
92 terms
AP Government
What are the characteristics of the fo…
What do they call the condition when t…
Government and Politics:... -Compare... -C…
Describe the characteristics of Americ…
The characteristics of the traditional democracy are:... -Equal…
This conditions is called political gridlock or deadlock.
The government is the institution and the processes through w…
It is diverse and composed of:... -Liberty... -Egalitarianism... -Indi…
What are the characteristics of the fo…
The characteristics of the traditional democracy are:... -Equal…
What do they call the condition when t…
This conditions is called political gridlock or deadlock.
19 terms
AP Government Government Vocab
Government
Anarchy
Democracy
Direct Democracy
A complex 0f offices, people, and processes by which a state…
"no one rules"; associated with chaos and confusion. ex: Somo…
government by the consent of those being governed.
Everyone must vote. ex: Switzerland
Government
A complex 0f offices, people, and processes by which a state…
Anarchy
"no one rules"; associated with chaos and confusion. ex: Somo…
18 terms
AP Government Chapter 18 Vocabulary
Social Welfare Policies
Entitlement Programs
Means-Tested Programs
Income Distribution
Policies that provide benefits, cash or in-kind, to individua…
Government programs providing benefits to qualified individua…
Government programs providing benefits only to individuals wh…
The way the national income is divided into "shares" ranging…
Social Welfare Policies
Policies that provide benefits, cash or in-kind, to individua…
Entitlement Programs
Government programs providing benefits to qualified individua…
50 terms
AP Government
Motor Votor (1993)
Federal Election Campaign Acts (1971-1…
McCain-Feingold Bill (Campaign Finance…
Gramm-Rudman-Hollings Bill (1985)
Requires states to allow people to register to vote when appl…
Created FEC.... Required disclosure of contributions and expendi…
Raised hard money limits to $2000... Banned soft money contribut…
Set gradual budget reduction targets to lead to a balanced bu…
Motor Votor (1993)
Requires states to allow people to register to vote when appl…
Federal Election Campaign Acts (1971-1…
Created FEC.... Required disclosure of contributions and expendi…
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