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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…
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
402 terms
AP US Government and Politics Vocabulary
Democracy
Elite and class theory
Government
Gross domestic product
a means of selecting policymakers and of organizing governmen…
argues that society is divided along class lines and that an…
institutions that make public policy for a society.
the total value of all goods and services produced annually b…
Democracy
a means of selecting policymakers and of organizing governmen…
Elite and class theory
argues that society is divided along class lines and that an…
423 terms
AP US Government and Politics Vocabulary
CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCING GOVERNMENT IN…
Democracy
Elite and class theory
Government
...
a means of selecting policymakers and of organizing governmen…
argues that society is divided along class lines and that an…
institutions that make public policy for a society.
CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCING GOVERNMENT IN…
...
Democracy
a means of selecting policymakers and of organizing governmen…
102 terms
AP US Government & Politics
Administrative Discretion
Amicus Curiae Briefs
Bureaucracy
Block Grant
Authority given by Congress to the Federal bureaucracy to use…
Legal briefs submitted by a "friend of the court" for the pur…
A large, complex organization composed of appointed officials
Money given to states for general programs within a broad cat…
Administrative Discretion
Authority given by Congress to the Federal bureaucracy to use…
Amicus Curiae Briefs
Legal briefs submitted by a "friend of the court" for the pur…
101 terms
AP US Government & Politics
Administrative Discretion
Amicus Curiae Briefs
Bureaucracy
Block Grant
Authority given by Congress to the Federal bureaucracy to use…
Legal briefs submitted by a "friend of the court" for the pur…
A large, complex organization composed of appointed officials
Money given to states for general programs within a broad cat…
Administrative Discretion
Authority given by Congress to the Federal bureaucracy to use…
Amicus Curiae Briefs
Legal briefs submitted by a "friend of the court" for the pur…
174 terms
AP US Government & Politics
Affirmative Action
Agenda Setting
Ambassador
Amicus Curiae Brief
A policy designed to correct the effects of past discriminati…
The process of forming the list of matters that policymakers…
A personal representative appointed by the head of a nation t…
Friend of the court; interested groups may be invited to file…
Affirmative Action
A policy designed to correct the effects of past discriminati…
Agenda Setting
The process of forming the list of matters that policymakers…
88 terms
AP US Government and Politics
majority rule
checks and balances
unitary system
federalism
A fundamental democratic principle requiring that the majorit…
System within each branch of government that can limit the po…
System of government in which all power is invested in a cent…
A system of government in which power is divided by a written…
majority rule
A fundamental democratic principle requiring that the majorit…
checks and balances
System within each branch of government that can limit the po…
423 terms
AP US Government and Politics Vocabulary
CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCING GOVERNMENT IN…
Democracy
Elite and class theory
Government
...
a means of selecting policymakers and of organizing governmen…
argues that society is divided along class lines and that an…
institutions that make public policy for a society.
CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCING GOVERNMENT IN…
...
Democracy
a means of selecting policymakers and of organizing governmen…
100 terms
AP US Government and Politics
amendment
Antifederalists
Articles of Confederation
bill of attainer
a new provision in the Constitution that has been ratified by…
those who favor a weaker national gov
a weak constitution that governed America during Revolutionar…
a law that declares a person, without trial, to be guilty of…
amendment
a new provision in the Constitution that has been ratified by…
Antifederalists
those who favor a weaker national gov
AP US Government and Politics
Affirm
Diversity of Citizenship
Justiciable controversy
Remand
To declare that a court ruling is valid and must stand.
The condition that exists when the parties to a lawsuit are f…
A controversy that is real and substantial, as opposed to hyp…
To send a case back to the court that originally heard it.
Affirm
To declare that a court ruling is valid and must stand.
Diversity of Citizenship
The condition that exists when the parties to a lawsuit are f…
103 terms
AP US Government and Politics
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…
145 terms
AP US Government and Politics
Adversary System
Affirmative Action
Amendment
Appellate Jurisdiction
a system of law where the court is seen as a neutral area whe…
government-mandate programs that seek to create special emplo…
addition to the Constitution that require approval by two-thi…
term used to describe courts whose role is to hear appeals fr…
Adversary System
a system of law where the court is seen as a neutral area whe…
Affirmative Action
government-mandate programs that seek to create special emplo…
AP US Government and Politics
Montesquieu
Locke
Rousseau
Hobbes
...
...
...
...
Montesquieu
...
Locke
...
52 terms
AP US Government and Politics
government
public goods
politics
political participation
makes public policies and laws for society... 5 basic functions:…
services such as the 5 basic functions of government availabl…
the process by which we select our governmental leaders
when the public participates in government through acts such…
government
makes public policies and laws for society... 5 basic functions:…
public goods
services such as the 5 basic functions of government availabl…
AP US GOVERNMENT AND POLITICS
democracy
direct democracy
representative democracy
constitutional democracy
gov by the people, either directly or indirectly, with free a…
gov in which citizens vote on laws and select officials more…
gov that derives its powers indirectly from the people, who e…
gov that enforces recognized limits on those who govern and a…
democracy
gov by the people, either directly or indirectly, with free a…
direct democracy
gov in which citizens vote on laws and select officials more…
259 terms
AP US Government and Politics
Describe the purposes of government?
What are the differences between a mon…
compare and contrast a direct democrac…
Define and provide examples for each o…
establish justice; insure domestic tranquility; provide for t…
Monarchy= divine right Dictatorship=ruler seizes power
In a direct democracy people make the decisions directly. In…
-traditional theory of democracy: government depends on the c…
Describe the purposes of government?
establish justice; insure domestic tranquility; provide for t…
What are the differences between a mon…
Monarchy= divine right Dictatorship=ruler seizes power
75 terms
AP US Government and Politics
administrative discretion
amicus curaie briefs
bureaucracy
block grant
The authority of administrative actors to select among variou…
Legal briefs submitted by "a friend of the court" for the pur…
A hierarchical authority structure that uses task specializat…
Federal grants given more or less automatically to states or…
administrative discretion
The authority of administrative actors to select among variou…
amicus curaie briefs
Legal briefs submitted by "a friend of the court" for the pur…
259 terms
AP US Government and Politics
Describe the purposes of government?
What are the differences between a mon…
compare and contrast a direct democrac…
Define and provide examples for each o…
establish justice; insure domestic tranquility; provide for t…
Monarchy= divine right Dictatorship=ruler seizes power
In a direct democracy people make the decisions directly. In…
-traditional theory of democracy: government depends on the c…
Describe the purposes of government?
establish justice; insure domestic tranquility; provide for t…
What are the differences between a mon…
Monarchy= divine right Dictatorship=ruler seizes power
25 terms
AP US Government and Politics
What does FEC stand for?,
Caucus
General Election
Incumbency
Federal Election Commission
A meeting of the members of a legislative body, who are membe…
A regular election of candidates for office
The holding of an office or the period during which one is held
What does FEC stand for?,
Federal Election Commission
Caucus
A meeting of the members of a legislative body, who are membe…
200 terms
AP US Government and Politics 2
Describe the purposes of government?
What are the differences between a mon…
compare and contrast a direct democrac…
Define and provide examples for each o…
establish justice; insure domestic tranquility; provide for t…
Monarchy= divine right Dictatorship=ruler seizes power
In a direct democracy people make the decisions directly. In…
-traditional theory of democracy: government depends on the c…
Describe the purposes of government?
establish justice; insure domestic tranquility; provide for t…
What are the differences between a mon…
Monarchy= divine right Dictatorship=ruler seizes power
US Government and Politics AP exam
Thomas Hobbes
John Locke
Charles de Montesquieu
Jean Jacques Rousseau
His famous work Leviathan argued that if humans were left to…
Argued in his Second Treatise on Civil Government that libert…
A French philosopher who greatly influenced the founders. His…
He argued that the only good government was one that was free…
Thomas Hobbes
His famous work Leviathan argued that if humans were left to…
John Locke
Argued in his Second Treatise on Civil Government that libert…
310 terms
AP US Government & Politics
Affirmative Action
Agenda Setting
Ambassador
Amicus Curiae Brief
A policy designed to correct the effects of past discriminati…
The process of forming the list of matters that policymakers…
A personal representative appointed by the head of a nation t…
Friend of the court; interested groups may be invited to file…
Affirmative Action
A policy designed to correct the effects of past discriminati…
Agenda Setting
The process of forming the list of matters that policymakers…
178 terms
AP US Government & Politics
Activist court
Advise and consent
Affirmative Action
Affordable Care Act 2012
Court that makes decisions that forge new ground such as Roe…
Power of the Senate regarding presidential appointments
Programs for minorities supported by government as a means of…
In 2010, President Obama signed into law his signature initia…
Activist court
Court that makes decisions that forge new ground such as Roe…
Advise and consent
Power of the Senate regarding presidential appointments
310 terms
AP US Government & Politics
Affirmative Action
Agenda Setting
Ambassador
Amicus Curiae Brief
A policy designed to correct the effects of past discriminati…
The process of forming the list of matters that policymakers…
A personal representative appointed by the head of a nation t…
Friend of the court; interested groups may be invited to file…
Affirmative Action
A policy designed to correct the effects of past discriminati…
Agenda Setting
The process of forming the list of matters that policymakers…
310 terms
AP US Government & Politics
Affirmative Action
Agenda Setting
Ambassador
Amicus Curiae Brief
A policy designed to correct the effects of past discriminati…
The process of forming the list of matters that policymakers…
A personal representative appointed by the head of a nation t…
Friend of the court; interested groups may be invited to file…
Affirmative Action
A policy designed to correct the effects of past discriminati…
Agenda Setting
The process of forming the list of matters that policymakers…
AP US Government & Politics
Affirmative Action
Agenda Setting
Ambassador
Amicus Curiae Brief
A policy designed to correct the effects of past discriminati…
The process of forming the list of matters that policymakers…
A personal representative appointed by the head of a nation t…
Friend of the court; interested groups may be invited to file…
Affirmative Action
A policy designed to correct the effects of past discriminati…
Agenda Setting
The process of forming the list of matters that policymakers…
AP US Government & Politics
Affirmative Action
Agenda Setting
Ambassador
Amicus Curiae Brief
A policy designed to correct the effects of past discriminati…
The process of forming the list of matters that policymakers…
A personal representative appointed by the head of a nation t…
Friend of the court; interested groups may be invited to file…
Affirmative Action
A policy designed to correct the effects of past discriminati…
Agenda Setting
The process of forming the list of matters that policymakers…
172 terms
AP US Government & Politics
Affirmative Action
Selective Incorporation
Rule of Propinquity
Soft Money
A policy designed to correct the effects of past discriminati…
ensures states cannot enact laws that take away the constitut…
The closer you are to the president the more influence you ha…
Money raised in unlimited amounts by political parties for pa…
Affirmative Action
A policy designed to correct the effects of past discriminati…
Selective Incorporation
ensures states cannot enact laws that take away the constitut…
264 terms
AP US Government & Politics
Affirmative Action
Agenda Setting
Amicus Curiae Brief
Anti-Federalists
A policy designed to correct the effects of past discriminati…
The process of forming the list of matters that policymakers…
Friend of the court; interested groups may be invited to file…
Opposed the adoption of U.S. Constitution because it gave too…
Affirmative Action
A policy designed to correct the effects of past discriminati…
Agenda Setting
The process of forming the list of matters that policymakers…
29 terms
AP US Government & Politics
Baker v. Carr
Barron v. Baltimore
Brown v. Board of Education
Dennis v. United States
-Set regulations for reapportionment of congressional districts
-Does the 5th amendment apply to states and the federal gover…
-Overturns Plessy v. Ferguson... -Separate facilities are inhere…
-Does the Smith Act violate the First Amendment?... -No, not whe…
Baker v. Carr
-Set regulations for reapportionment of congressional districts
Barron v. Baltimore
-Does the 5th amendment apply to states and the federal gover…
36 terms
AP US Government & Politics
Constitutional Powers
Executive Privilege
Power and Presidency
Impeachment
...
...
...
...
Constitutional Powers
...
Executive Privilege
...
38 terms
AP US Government & Politics
Civil Liberties(107)
Due Process Clause(109)
Incorporation Doctrine(109)
Establishment Clause(109)
Definition: The constitutional and other legal protections ag…
Definition: Part of the 14th Amendment guaranteeing that pers…
Definition: The legal concept under which the Supreme Court h…
Definition: Part of the 1st Amendment stating that "Congress…
Civil Liberties(107)
Definition: The constitutional and other legal protections ag…
Due Process Clause(109)
Definition: Part of the 14th Amendment guaranteeing that pers…
310 terms
AP US Government & Politics
Affirmative Action
Agenda Setting
Ambassador
Amicus Curiae Brief
A policy designed to correct the effects of past discriminati…
The process of forming the list of matters that policymakers…
A personal representative appointed by the head of a nation t…
Friend of the court; interested groups may be invited to file…
Affirmative Action
A policy designed to correct the effects of past discriminati…
Agenda Setting
The process of forming the list of matters that policymakers…
88 terms
AP US Government & Politics
Thomas Hobbs
John Locke
Charles de Montesquieu
Jean Jacques Rousseau
Humans were bad at heart... Advocated for total power to an abso…
Government was there to protect the rights of the people to l…
Advocated for the separation of powers
consent of the peole
Thomas Hobbs
Humans were bad at heart... Advocated for total power to an abso…
John Locke
Government was there to protect the rights of the people to l…
47 terms
AP US Government & Politics
Government
Public policy
Democracy
Direct democracy
Formal and informal institution, people and process used to c…
Exercise of government power in doing things necessary to mai…
Rule by people
Citizens meet and make decisions about public policy issues
Government
Formal and informal institution, people and process used to c…
Public policy
Exercise of government power in doing things necessary to mai…
259 terms
AP US Government and Politics Review
Describe the purposes of government?
What are the differences between a mon…
compare and contrast a direct democrac…
Define and provide examples for each o…
establish justice; insure domestic tranquility; provide for t…
Monarchy= divine right Dictatorship=ruler seizes power
In a direct democracy people make the decisions directly. In…
-traditional theory of democracy: government depends on the c…
Describe the purposes of government?
establish justice; insure domestic tranquility; provide for t…
What are the differences between a mon…
Monarchy= divine right Dictatorship=ruler seizes power
170 terms
AP US Government and Politics
government
monarchy
totalitarianism
oligarchy
formal vehicle which policies are made and affairs of state a…
form of government in which power is vested in hereditary kin…
form of government in which power resides in a leader who rul…
form of government in which the right to participate depends…
government
formal vehicle which policies are made and affairs of state a…
monarchy
form of government in which power is vested in hereditary kin…
AP US Government and Politics
Describe the purposes of government?
What are the differences between a mon…
compare and contrast a direct democrac…
Define and provide examples for each o…
establish justice; insure domestic tranquility; provide for t…
Monarchy= divine right Dictatorship=ruler seizes power
In a direct democracy people make the decisions directly. In…
-traditional theory of democracy: government depends on the c…
Describe the purposes of government?
establish justice; insure domestic tranquility; provide for t…
What are the differences between a mon…
Monarchy= divine right Dictatorship=ruler seizes power
AP US Government and Politics
Unit 1
Thomas Hobbes
social contract
John Locke
...
Thomas Hobbes of Malmesbury, was an English philosopher who i…
The voluntary agreement among individuals by which, according…
John Locke was an English philosopher and physician, widely r…
Unit 1
...
Thomas Hobbes
Thomas Hobbes of Malmesbury, was an English philosopher who i…
259 terms
AP US Government and Politics
Describe the purposes of government?
What are the differences between a mon…
compare and contrast a direct democrac…
Define and provide examples for each o…
establish justice; insure domestic tranquility; provide for t…
Monarchy= divine right Dictatorship=ruler seizes power
In a direct democracy people make the decisions directly. In…
-traditional theory of democracy: government depends on the c…
Describe the purposes of government?
establish justice; insure domestic tranquility; provide for t…
What are the differences between a mon…
Monarchy= divine right Dictatorship=ruler seizes power
259 terms
AP US Government and Politics
Describe the purposes of government?
What are the differences between a mon…
compare and contrast a direct democrac…
Define and provide examples for each o…
establish justice; insure domestic tranquility; provide for t…
Monarchy= divine right Dictatorship=ruler seizes power
In a direct democracy people make the decisions directly. In…
-traditional theory of democracy: government depends on the c…
Describe the purposes of government?
establish justice; insure domestic tranquility; provide for t…
What are the differences between a mon…
Monarchy= divine right Dictatorship=ruler seizes power
259 terms
AP US Government and Politics
Describe the purposes of government?
What are the differences between a mon…
compare and contrast a direct democrac…
Define and provide examples for each o…
establish justice; insure domestic tranquility; provide for t…
Monarchy= divine right Dictatorship=ruler seizes power
In a direct democracy people make the decisions directly. In…
-traditional theory of democracy: government depends on the c…
Describe the purposes of government?
establish justice; insure domestic tranquility; provide for t…
What are the differences between a mon…
Monarchy= divine right Dictatorship=ruler seizes power
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…
AP US Government and Politics
Consent of the Governed
Limited Government
Natural Rights
John Locke
A condition urged by many as a requirement for legitimate gov…
A political system where the legalized force is restricted th…
Rights that people supposedly have under natural law. The Dec…
A seventeenth-century English philosopher. Locke argued again…
Consent of the Governed
A condition urged by many as a requirement for legitimate gov…
Limited Government
A political system where the legalized force is restricted th…
28 terms
AP US Government and Politics
1st Amendment
2nd Amendment
3rd Amendment
4th Amendment
Guarantees free exercise of religion is balanced by the separ…
This Amendments provisions for the right to bear arms has bec…
Quartering of soldiers "in time of peace" shall be illegal "w…
The right of the people to be secure in their persons, houses…
1st Amendment
Guarantees free exercise of religion is balanced by the separ…
2nd Amendment
This Amendments provisions for the right to bear arms has bec…
6 terms
AP US Government and Politics
John Locke
Montesquieu
Jean-Jacques Rousseau
Virginia Plan
Argued that people have natural rights (life, liberty, proper…
separation of powers; checks and balances
sovereign power of a state resides in general will of the com…
proposed by Madison; three branches; bicameral legislature; p…
John Locke
Argued that people have natural rights (life, liberty, proper…
Montesquieu
separation of powers; checks and balances
794 terms
AP US Government And Politics
The Seventeenth Amendment
agenda setting
apportionment
Appropriations Committee
(1911) The Seventeenth Amendment reformed the process by whic…
Determining the public policy questions to be debated or cons…
Granting political representation to a group of people. The a…
A standing committee in the House of Representative that reco…
The Seventeenth Amendment
(1911) The Seventeenth Amendment reformed the process by whic…
agenda setting
Determining the public policy questions to be debated or cons…
317 terms
AP US Government and Politics
14th Amendment
527 Groups
AARP
Advice and Consent Power
Granted citizenship to "all persons born or naturalized in th…
A type of U.S. tax-exempt organization organized under Sectio…
Formerly known as the American Association of Retired Persons…
Under the Constitution, presidential nominations for executiv…
14th Amendment
Granted citizenship to "all persons born or naturalized in th…
527 Groups
A type of U.S. tax-exempt organization organized under Sectio…
316 terms
AP US Government and Politics
14th Amendment
527 Groups
AARP
Advice and Consent Power
Granted citizenship to "all persons born or naturalized in th…
A type of U.S. tax-exempt organization organized under Sectio…
Formerly known as the American Association of Retired Persons…
Under the Constitution, presidential nominations for executiv…
14th Amendment
Granted citizenship to "all persons born or naturalized in th…
527 Groups
A type of U.S. tax-exempt organization organized under Sectio…
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