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AP Government and Politics Chapter 10 Vocabulary
A characterization of elections by pol…
A state-level method of direct legisla…
A process permitted in some states whe…
The legal right to vote, extended to A…
Legitimacy
Referendum
Initiative Petition
Suffrage
A characterization of elections by pol…
Legitimacy
A state-level method of direct legisla…
Referendum
AP Government and Politics Chapter 10-Elections and Campaigns
incumbent
PAC (Political Action Committee)
malapportionment
gerrymandering
The person already holding an elective office.
A committee set up by a corporation, labor union, or interest…
drawing the boundaries of legislative districts so that they…
drawing the boundaries of legislative districts in bizarre or…
incumbent
The person already holding an elective office.
PAC (Political Action Committee)
A committee set up by a corporation, labor union, or interest…
33 terms
AP Government and Politics Vocabulary Chapter 10
Constituents
Reapportionment
Redistricting
Gerrymandering
The residents of a congressional district or state.
The assigning by Congress of congressional seats after each c…
The redrawing of congressional and other legislative district…
The drawing of legislative district boundaries to benefit a p…
Constituents
The residents of a congressional district or state.
Reapportionment
The assigning by Congress of congressional seats after each c…
21 terms
AP GOVERNMENT AND POLITICS: CHAPTER 10
Media
Mass Media
News Media
Selective Exposure
The main means of mass communication (especially television,…
Means of communication that reach the public, including print…
Media that emphasize the news.
The process by which individuals screen out messages that do…
Media
The main means of mass communication (especially television,…
Mass Media
Means of communication that reach the public, including print…
33 terms
AP Government and Politics Chapter 10
courts
civil law tradition
common law tradition
precedent
institutions that sit as neutral third parties to resolve con…
a legal system based on a detailed comprehensive legal code,…
a legal system based on the accumulated rulings of judges ove…
a previous decision or ruling that, in common law tradition,…
courts
institutions that sit as neutral third parties to resolve con…
civil law tradition
a legal system based on a detailed comprehensive legal code,…
30 terms
AP Government and Politics Chapter 10
Midterm Elections
Primary Elections
General Election
Closed Primary
Congressional elections that do not coincide with a president…
Elections held to select a party's candidate for the general…
A regularly scheduled election involving most districts in th…
A primary election in which voters can participate in the nom…
Midterm Elections
Congressional elections that do not coincide with a president…
Primary Elections
Elections held to select a party's candidate for the general…
12 terms
AP Government and Politics Chapter 10
Legitimacy
Referendum
Initiative petition
Suffrage
A characterization of elections by political scientists meani…
A state level method of direct legislation that gives us a ch…
A process permitted in some states whereby voters may put pro…
The legal right to vote, in the United States gradually exten…
Legitimacy
A characterization of elections by political scientists meani…
Referendum
A state level method of direct legislation that gives us a ch…
15 terms
AP Government and Politics - Chapter 10
22nd Amendment
25th Amendment
Impeachment
Watergate
Ratified in 1951, this amendment limits presidents to two ter…
Ratified in 1967, this amendment permits the vice president t…
The political equivalent of an indictment in criminal law, pr…
The events and scandal surrounding a break-in at the Democrat…
22nd Amendment
Ratified in 1951, this amendment limits presidents to two ter…
25th Amendment
Ratified in 1967, this amendment permits the vice president t…
21 terms
AP Government and Politics Chapter 10
Public opinion
Public opinion polls
Straw poll
Sample
What the public thinks about a particular issue or set of tho…
Interviews or surveys with samples of citizens that are used…
Unscientific survey used gauge opinion on a variety of issues…
A subset of the whole population selected to be questioned fo…
Public opinion
What the public thinks about a particular issue or set of tho…
Public opinion polls
Interviews or surveys with samples of citizens that are used…
16 terms
AP Government and Politics Chapter 10 Vocabulary
Interest Group
Pluralism
Elitism
Hyperpluralism
An organization of people with shared policy goals entering t…
A theory of government and politics emphasizing that many gro…
A theory of government and politics contending that an upper-…
A theory of government and politics contending that groups ar…
Interest Group
An organization of people with shared policy goals entering t…
Pluralism
A theory of government and politics emphasizing that many gro…
12 terms
AP Government and Politics Chapter 10 Vocabulary
Legitimacy
Referendum
Initiative Petition
Sufferage
Elections are almost universally accepted as fair and free me…
Voters are given the chance to approve or disapprove some leg…
Requires gaining signatures on a proposed law equal to 10% of…
The right to vote.
Legitimacy
Elections are almost universally accepted as fair and free me…
Referendum
Voters are given the chance to approve or disapprove some leg…
9 terms
AP US Government and Politics Chapter 10 Vocabulary
interest group
pluralism
hyperpluralism
elitism
An organization of people with shared policy goals entering t…
A theory of government and politics emphasizing that many gro…
A theory of government and politics contending that groups ar…
A theory of government and politics contending that an upper-…
interest group
An organization of people with shared policy goals entering t…
pluralism
A theory of government and politics emphasizing that many gro…
53 terms
AP US Government and Politics Chapter 10- The Judiciary
Judicial review
Judiciary Act of 1789
Marbury v. Madison
Trial court
Power of the courts to review acts of other branches of gover…
Legislative act that established the basic three-tiered struc…
Case in which the Supreme Court first asserted the power of j…
Court of original jurisdiction where cases begin. (Jury)
Judicial review
Power of the courts to review acts of other branches of gover…
Judiciary Act of 1789
Legislative act that established the basic three-tiered struc…
12 terms
AP Government and Politics Chapter 10
Legitimacy
Referendum
Initiative Petition
Suffrage
A characterization of an election by political scientists mea…
A state-level method of direct legislation that gives voters…
A process permitted in some states whereby voters may put pro…
The legal right to vote, extended to African Americans by the…
Legitimacy
A characterization of an election by political scientists mea…
Referendum
A state-level method of direct legislation that gives voters…
Chapter 10 - AP Government and Politics
527 organizations
Blanket primary
Caucus (electoral)
closed primary
Organizations that, under section 527 of the Internal Revenue…
a primary election in which each voter may vote for candidate…
a private meeting of political party members in order to seek…
a primary in which only registered members of a particular po…
527 organizations
Organizations that, under section 527 of the Internal Revenue…
Blanket primary
a primary election in which each voter may vote for candidate…
AP Government and Politics: Chapter 10
blue states
caucus (electoral)
closed primary
direct mail
refers to states where the Democratic candidate carried the e…
a meeting of voters to help choose a candidate for office
a primary election in which voters must first declare to whic…
a means of soliciting funds from millions of people
blue states
refers to states where the Democratic candidate carried the e…
caucus (electoral)
a meeting of voters to help choose a candidate for office
17 terms
AP Government and Politics (Chapter 10)
interest groups
pluralism
elitism
hyperpluralism
an organization of people with shared policy goals entering t…
a theory of government and politics emphasizing that many gro…
a theory of government and politics contending that an upper-…
a theory of government and politics contending that groups ar…
interest groups
an organization of people with shared policy goals entering t…
pluralism
a theory of government and politics emphasizing that many gro…
17 terms
AP U.S. Government and Politics - Chapter 10 Vocabulary
interest group
pluralism
elitism
hyperpluralism
an organization of people with shared policy goals entering t…
a theory of government and politics emphasizing that many gro…
a theory of government and politics contending that an upper-…
a theory of government and politics contending that groups ar…
interest group
an organization of people with shared policy goals entering t…
pluralism
a theory of government and politics emphasizing that many gro…
21 terms
AP Government and Politics: Chapter 10 - Elections and Campaigns
Incumbent
Coattails
Political Action Committee (PAC)
Malapportionment
The person already holding a political office.
The alleged tendency of candidates to win more votes in an el…
A committee set up by a corporation, labor union, or interest…
Drawing the boundaries of legislative districts so that they…
Incumbent
The person already holding a political office.
Coattails
The alleged tendency of candidates to win more votes in an el…
12 terms
AP Government and Politics- Chapter 10
legitimacy
referendum
initiative petition
suffrage
A characterization of election by political scientists meanin…
A state-level method of direct legislation that gives voters…
A process permitted in some states whereby voters may put pro…
The legal right to vote, extend to African Americans by the 1…
legitimacy
A characterization of election by political scientists meanin…
referendum
A state-level method of direct legislation that gives voters…
35 terms
AP Government/Politics: Chapter 10 Vocab
courts
civil-law tradition
common-law tradition
precedent
institutions that sit as neutral third parties to resolve con…
a legal system based on a detailed comprehensive legal code,…
a legal system based on the accumulated rulings of judges ove…
a previous decision or ruling that, in common-law tradition,…
courts
institutions that sit as neutral third parties to resolve con…
civil-law tradition
a legal system based on a detailed comprehensive legal code,…
21 terms
AP Government and Politics: Chapter 10
Legitimacy
General election
Referendum
Initiative petition
Being almost universally accepted as a fair and free method o…
Elections that are contested between the nominees of Politica…
State-level method of direct legislation that gives voters a…
Voters proposing changes in the state constitution, Will be p…
Legitimacy
Being almost universally accepted as a fair and free method o…
General election
Elections that are contested between the nominees of Politica…
25 terms
AP Government & Politics: The American Democracy Chapter 10 vocabulary Quiz
news
press
partisan press
objective journalism
Timely, dramatic, and compelling events
Print, broadcast, cable, and internet organizations
Media that openly support a political party
Communication of "facts" rather than opinions
news
Timely, dramatic, and compelling events
press
Print, broadcast, cable, and internet organizations
20 terms
AP Government and Politics Chapter 10
incumbent
coattails
political action committee (PAC)
malapportionment
The person already holding an elective office.
The alleged tendency of candidates to win more votes in an el…
A committee set up by a corporation, labor union, or interest…
An apportionment of seats in Congress that is unfair due to p…
incumbent
The person already holding an elective office.
coattails
The alleged tendency of candidates to win more votes in an el…
21 terms
AP Government and Politics: Chapter 10 - Elections and Campaigns
Incumbent
Coattails
Political Action Committee (PAC)
Malapportionment
The person already holding a political office.
The alleged tendency of candidates to win more votes in an el…
A committee set up by a corporation, labor union, or interest…
Drawing the boundaries of legislative districts so that they…
Incumbent
The person already holding a political office.
Coattails
The alleged tendency of candidates to win more votes in an el…
AP U.S. Government Chapter 10: The Media and American Politics
Mass media
News media
Issue advocacy
Political socialization
Means of communication that are reaching the public, includin…
Media that emphasize the news.
Promoting a particular position or an issue by interest group…
The process by which we develop our political attitudes, valu…
Mass media
Means of communication that are reaching the public, includin…
News media
Media that emphasize the news.
19 terms
AP Government and Politics: Chapter 10 - Elections and Campaigns
Incumbent
Coattails
Political Action Committee (PAC)
Malapportionment
The person already holding a political office.
The alleged tendency of candidates to win more votes in an el…
A committee set up by a corporation, labor union, or interest…
Drawing the boundaries of legislative districts so that they…
Incumbent
The person already holding a political office.
Coattails
The alleged tendency of candidates to win more votes in an el…
21 terms
AP Government and Politics: Chapter 10 - Elections and Campaigns
Incumbent
Coattails
Political Action Committee (PAC)
Malapportionment
The person already holding a political office.
The alleged tendency of candidates to win more votes in an el…
A committee set up by a corporation, labor union, or interest…
Drawing the boundaries of legislative districts so that they…
Incumbent
The person already holding a political office.
Coattails
The alleged tendency of candidates to win more votes in an el…
128 terms
AP Government and Politics: Chapter 10 - Elections and Campaigns
ELections
What are the two phases of Elections?
Primary Election
General Election
conferring legitimacy on government/linking institutions
- primary election... - general election
held to choose candidate for office (used since 1960, before…
held to choose the winner of office
ELections
conferring legitimacy on government/linking institutions
What are the two phases of Elections?
- primary election... - general election
29 terms
AP Government and Politics Chapter 10: Judicial Vocab
Administrative Law
Adversarial System
Amicus Curiae Briefs
Appeal
Law established by the bureaucracy, on behalf of Congress
Trial procedures designed to resolve conflict through the cla…
"Friend of the Court" documents filed by interested parties t…
A rehearing of a case because the losing party in the origina…
Administrative Law
Law established by the bureaucracy, on behalf of Congress
Adversarial System
Trial procedures designed to resolve conflict through the cla…
AP Government and Politics- Chapter 10 Elections and Campaigns Vocabulary
incumbent
coattails
political action committee (PAC)
malapportionment
the person already holding an elective office
the alleged tendency of candidates to win more votes in an el…
a committee set up by a corporation, labor union, or interest…
drawing the boundaries of legislative districts so that they…
incumbent
the person already holding an elective office
coattails
the alleged tendency of candidates to win more votes in an el…
17 terms
AP Government and Politics Chapter 10 vocab
Constituents
Reapportionment
Redistricting
Gerrymandering
The residents of a congressional district or state.
The assigning by congress of congressional seats after each c…
The redrawing of congressional and other legislative district…
The drawing of legislative district boundaries to benefit a p…
Constituents
The residents of a congressional district or state.
Reapportionment
The assigning by congress of congressional seats after each c…
131 terms
AP Government and Politics: Chapter 10 - Elections and Campaigns
ELECTIONS
VOCABULARY: ELections
What are the two phases of Elections?
VOCABULARY: Primary Election
...
conferring legitimacy on government/linking institutions
- primary election... - general election
held to choose candidate for office (used since 1960, before…
ELECTIONS
...
VOCABULARY: ELections
conferring legitimacy on government/linking institutions
AP Government Chapter 10
Interest group
Pluralism
Elitism
Hyperpluralism
An organized group that tries to influence the government to…
a theory of government and politics emphasizing that politics…
a theory of government and politics contending that societies…
a theory of government and politics contending that groups ar…
Interest group
An organized group that tries to influence the government to…
Pluralism
a theory of government and politics emphasizing that politics…
17 terms
AP US Government and Politics Chapter 10
interest group
pluralism
elitism
hyperpluralism
An organization of people with shared policy goals entering t…
A theory of government and politics emphasizing that many gro…
A theory of government and politics contending that an upper…
A theory of government and politics contending that groups ar…
interest group
An organization of people with shared policy goals entering t…
pluralism
A theory of government and politics emphasizing that many gro…
AP Government and Politics: Chapter 10 - Elections and Campaigns
Incumbent
Coattails
Political Action Committee (PAC)
Malapportionment
The person already holding a political office.
The alleged tendency of candidates to win more votes in an el…
A committee set up by a corporation, labor union, or interest…
Drawing the boundaries of legislative districts so that they…
Incumbent
The person already holding a political office.
Coattails
The alleged tendency of candidates to win more votes in an el…
21 terms
AP Government and Politics: Chapter 10 - Elections and Campaigns
Incumbent
Coattails
Political Action Committee (PAC)
Malapportionment
The person already holding a political office.
The alleged tendency of candidates to win more votes in an el…
A committee set up by a corporation, labor union, or interest…
Drawing the boundaries of legislative districts so that they…
Incumbent
The person already holding a political office.
Coattails
The alleged tendency of candidates to win more votes in an el…
AP Government and Politics: Chapter 10 - Elections and Campaigns
Incumbent
Coattails
Political Action Committee (PAC)
Malapportionment
The person already holding a political office.
The alleged tendency of candidates to win more votes in an el…
A committee set up by a corporation, labor union, or interest…
Drawing the boundaries of legislative districts so that they…
Incumbent
The person already holding a political office.
Coattails
The alleged tendency of candidates to win more votes in an el…
33 terms
Chapter 10 AP U.S. Government and Politics
constituents
reapportionment
Redistricting
Gerrymandering
The residents of a congressional district or state
The assigning by Congress of congressional seats after each c…
The redrawing of congressional and other legislative district…
The drawing of legislative district boundaries to benefit a p…
constituents
The residents of a congressional district or state
reapportionment
The assigning by Congress of congressional seats after each c…
21 terms
AP Government and Politics: Chapter 10 - Elections and Campaigns
Incumbent
Coattails
Political Action Committee (PAC)
Malapportionment
The person already holding a political office.
The alleged tendency of candidates to win more votes in an el…
A committee set up by a corporation, labor union, or interest…
Drawing the boundaries of legislative districts so that they…
Incumbent
The person already holding a political office.
Coattails
The alleged tendency of candidates to win more votes in an el…
24 terms
AP Government and Politics- Chapter 10: The Judiciary (IDs)
Amicus Curiae
Appellate Court
Appellate Jurisdiction
Brief
"Friends of the court"; amici may file briefs or even appear…
Court that generally reviews only findings of law made by low…
The power vested in particular courts to review and/or revise…
A document containing the legal written arguments in a case f…
Amicus Curiae
"Friends of the court"; amici may file briefs or even appear…
Appellate Court
Court that generally reviews only findings of law made by low…
36 terms
AP US Government and Politics Chapter 10
forms of political participation
suffrage
electorate
direct primary
voting in elections, discussing politics and attending politi…
the right to vote
those who are allowed/able to vote
allos citizens to nominate candidates
forms of political participation
voting in elections, discussing politics and attending politi…
suffrage
the right to vote
53 terms
AP US Government and Politics Chapter 10- The Judiciary
Judicial review
Judiciary Act of 1789
Marbury v. Madison
Trial court
Power of the courts to review acts of other branches of gover…
Legislative act that established the basic three-tiered struc…
Case in which the Supreme Court first asserted the power of j…
Court of original jurisdiction where cases begin. (Jury)
Judicial review
Power of the courts to review acts of other branches of gover…
Judiciary Act of 1789
Legislative act that established the basic three-tiered struc…
AP Government and Politics: Chapter 10 - Elections and Campaigns
Incumbent
Coattails
Political Action Committee (PAC)
The person already holding a political office.
The alleged tendency of candidates to win more votes in an el…
A committee set up by a corporation, labor union, or interest…
Incumbent
The person already holding a political office.
Coattails
The alleged tendency of candidates to win more votes in an el…
21 terms
AP Government and Politics: Chapter 10 - Elections and Campaigns
Incumbent
Coattails
Political Action Committee (PAC)
Malapportionment
The person already holding a political office.
The alleged tendency of candidates to win more votes in an el…
A committee set up by a corporation, labor union, or interest…
Drawing the boundaries of legislative districts so that they…
Incumbent
The person already holding a political office.
Coattails
The alleged tendency of candidates to win more votes in an el…
21 terms
AP Government and Politics: Chapter 10 - Elections and Campaigns
Incumbent
Coattails
Political Action Committee (PAC)
Malapportionment
The person already holding a political office.
The alleged tendency of candidates to win more votes in an el…
A committee set up by a corporation, labor union, or interest…
Drawing the boundaries of legislative districts so that they…
Incumbent
The person already holding a political office.
Coattails
The alleged tendency of candidates to win more votes in an el…
21 terms
AP Government and Politics: Chapter 10 - Elections and Campaigns
Incumbent
Coattails
Political Action Committee (PAC)
Malapportionment
The person already holding a political office.
The alleged tendency of candidates to win more votes in an el…
A committee set up by a corporation, labor union, or interest…
Drawing the boundaries of legislative districts so that they…
Incumbent
The person already holding a political office.
Coattails
The alleged tendency of candidates to win more votes in an el…
21 terms
AP Government and Politics: Chapter 10 - Elections and Campaigns
Incumbent
Coattails
Political Action Committee (PAC)
Malapportionment
The person already holding a political office.
The alleged tendency of candidates to win more votes in an el…
A committee set up by a corporation, labor union, or interest…
Drawing the boundaries of legislative districts so that they…
Incumbent
The person already holding a political office.
Coattails
The alleged tendency of candidates to win more votes in an el…
AP Government and Politics: Chapter 10 - Elections and Campaigns
Incumbent
Coattails
Political Action Committee (PAC)
Malapportionment
The person already holding an elective office.
The alleged tendency of candidates to win more votes in an el…
A committee set up by a corporation, labor union, or interest…
Drawing the boundaries of legislative districts so that they…
Incumbent
The person already holding an elective office.
Coattails
The alleged tendency of candidates to win more votes in an el…
21 terms
AP Government and Politics: Chapter 10 - Elections and Campaigns
Incumbent
Coattails
Political Action Committee (PAC)
Malapportionment
The person already holding a political office.
The alleged tendency of candidates to win more votes in an el…
A committee set up by a corporation, labor union, or interest…
Drawing the boundaries of legislative districts so that they…
Incumbent
The person already holding a political office.
Coattails
The alleged tendency of candidates to win more votes in an el…
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