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Chapter 13: Congress Vocab - AP Government and Politics
Conservative Coalition
Pork-barrel Legislation
Partisan Polarization
Division (or standing) Vote
An alliance between Republicans and conservative Democrats
Legislation that gives tangible benefits to constituents in s…
A vote in which a majority of Democratic legislatures oppose…
A congressional voting procedure in which members stand and a…
Conservative Coalition
An alliance between Republicans and conservative Democrats
Pork-barrel Legislation
Legislation that gives tangible benefits to constituents in s…
117 terms
AP Government and Politics: Chapter 13 - Congress
ARTICLE I - THE LEGISLATIVE BRANCH...F…
***Article I: Ultimate power of the pu…
What is the only entity that can exerc…
Where are the powers of Congress writt…
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Congress
Article I Section 8 ; 14 powers
ARTICLE I - THE LEGISLATIVE BRANCH...F…
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***Article I: Ultimate power of the pu…
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AP American Government and Politics: Chapter 13: Congress
bicameral legislature
filibuster
marginal districts
safe districts
A lawmaking body made up of two chambers or parts
An attempt to defeat a bill in the Senate by talking indefini…
Political districts in which candidates elected to the House…
Districts in which incumbents win by margins of 55% or more
bicameral legislature
A lawmaking body made up of two chambers or parts
filibuster
An attempt to defeat a bill in the Senate by talking indefini…
11 terms
AP US Government and Politics - Chapter 13: Congress Part 1
Bi-cameral legislature
Filibuster
Rule 22
Marginal districts
A lawmaking body made up of two chambers or parts.
An attempt to defeat a bill in the Senate by talking indefini…
provided that debate could be cut off by two thirds of the se…
Political districts in which candidates elected to the House…
Bi-cameral legislature
A lawmaking body made up of two chambers or parts.
Filibuster
An attempt to defeat a bill in the Senate by talking indefini…
37 terms
AP Government: Chapter 13 Congress
Party Polarization
Bicameral Legislature
Filibuster
Marginal Districts
A vote in which a majority of Democratic legislators oppose a…
A lawmaking body made up of two chambers or parts
An attempt to defeat a bill in the Senate by talking indefini…
Political districts in which candidates elected to the House…
Party Polarization
A vote in which a majority of Democratic legislators oppose a…
Bicameral Legislature
A lawmaking body made up of two chambers or parts
53 terms
AP U.S. Government & Politics - Chapter 13 - Congress
bicameral
unicameral
talking filibuster
virtual filibuster
A lawmaking body made up of two chambers or parts.
A lawmaking body made up of a single chamber.
An attempt to defeat a bill in the Senate by talking indefini…
Senators simply declare their opposition to taking a vote and…
bicameral
A lawmaking body made up of two chambers or parts.
unicameral
A lawmaking body made up of a single chamber.
47 terms
AP Government Chapter 13 (Congress)
Bicameral Legislature
Filibuster
Marginal Districts
Safe Districts
A law making body made of two houses (bi means 2). Example: C…
a legislator who gives long speeches in an effort to delay or…
Political districts in which candidates elected to the house…
Districts in which incumbents win by margins of 55 percent or…
Bicameral Legislature
A law making body made of two houses (bi means 2). Example: C…
Filibuster
a legislator who gives long speeches in an effort to delay or…
74 terms
AP Government Chapter 13: Congress
Bicameral Legislature
Filibuster
Marginal Districts
Safe Districts
a lawmaking body made up of two chambers or parts
an attempt to defeat a bill in the senate by talking indefini…
political districts in which candidates elected to the House…
districts in which incumbents win by margins of 55% or more
Bicameral Legislature
a lawmaking body made up of two chambers or parts
Filibuster
an attempt to defeat a bill in the senate by talking indefini…
49 terms
AP Government - Chapter 13: Congress
seniority
Parliament
organizational view
conservative coalition
The system under which committee chairs are awarded to member…
An assembly of party representatives that chooses a governmen…
Explanation of congressional voting which suggests members of…
An alliance of conservative Democrats with Republicans for vo…
seniority
The system under which committee chairs are awarded to member…
Parliament
An assembly of party representatives that chooses a governmen…
56 terms
AP Government Chapter 13: Congress
Congress
Parliament
Bicameral Legislature
filibuster
derives from a Latin term that means "a coming together"
comes from a French word, "parler", that means "to talk"
a lawmaking body made up of two chambers or parts
an attempt to defeat a bill in the Senate by talking indefini…
Congress
derives from a Latin term that means "a coming together"
Parliament
comes from a French word, "parler", that means "to talk"
22 terms
AP Government - Chapter 13 The Congress
Simple Resolution
Concurrent Resolution
Joint Resolution
Discharge Petition
An expression of opinion either in the House or Senate to set…
An expression of opinion without the force of law that requir…
A formal expression of congressional opinion that must be app…
A device by which any member of the House, after a committee…
Simple Resolution
An expression of opinion either in the House or Senate to set…
Concurrent Resolution
An expression of opinion without the force of law that requir…
36 terms
AP Government Chapter 13 Congress
Partisan Polarization
Bicameral Legislature
Filibuster
Marginal Districts
A vote in which a majority democratic legislators oppose a ma…
A lawmaking body made up of two chambers or parts
An attempt to defeat a bill in the senate by talking indefini…
political districts in which candidates elected to the house…
Partisan Polarization
A vote in which a majority democratic legislators oppose a ma…
Bicameral Legislature
A lawmaking body made up of two chambers or parts
43 terms
AP Government Chapter 13 Congress
Party polarization
Bicameral legislature
Filibuster
Marginal districts
A vote in which a majority of Democratic legislators oppose a…
A lawmaking body made up of two chambers or parts.
An attempt to defeat a bill in the Senate by talking indefini…
Political districts in which candidates elected to the House…
Party polarization
A vote in which a majority of Democratic legislators oppose a…
Bicameral legislature
A lawmaking body made up of two chambers or parts.
35 terms
AP Government Chapter 13 Congress
Bicameral legislature
Filibuster
Marginal districts
Safe districts
A lawmaking body made up of two chambers or parts.
An attempt to defeat a bill in the Senate by talking indefini…
Political districts in which candidates elected to the House…
Districts in which incumbents win by margins of 55 percent or…
Bicameral legislature
A lawmaking body made up of two chambers or parts.
Filibuster
An attempt to defeat a bill in the Senate by talking indefini…
36 terms
AP Government-Chapter 13: Congress
Partisan Polarization
Bicameral Legislature
Filibuster
Marginal Districts
a vote in which a majority of democratic legislators oppose a…
A law making body made of two houses (bi means 2). Example: C…
A procedural practice in the Senate whereby a senator refuses…
political districts in which candidates elected to the house…
Partisan Polarization
a vote in which a majority of democratic legislators oppose a…
Bicameral Legislature
A law making body made of two houses (bi means 2). Example: C…
59 terms
AP Government Wilson Chapter 13 Congress
attitudinal view of representation
bicameral legislature
caucus (congressional)
Christmas tree bill
The theory of congressional voting behavior which assumes tha…
A legislative assembly composed of two separate houses, such…
An association of members of Congress created to advocate on…
A bill that has lots of riders.
attitudinal view of representation
The theory of congressional voting behavior which assumes tha…
bicameral legislature
A legislative assembly composed of two separate houses, such…
11 terms
AP US Government and Politics - Chapter 13: Congress Part 1
Bi-cameral legislature
Filibuster
Rule 22
Marginal districts
A lawmaking body made up of two chambers or parts.
An attempt to defeat a bill in the Senate by talking indefini…
provided that debate could be cut off by two thirds of the se…
Political districts in which candidates elected to the House…
Bi-cameral legislature
A lawmaking body made up of two chambers or parts.
Filibuster
An attempt to defeat a bill in the Senate by talking indefini…
53 terms
Ap Government - Chapter 13 Congress
what did the framers constitution cons…
what did the framers expect out of con…
what is the power of the purse
how does congress sustain federalism
the bicameral (two chamber) Congress was the "first branch"
they expected congress to wield most of the national governme…
encompassing taxation and spending decisions
guaranteeing two senators to each state without regards to st…
what did the framers constitution cons…
the bicameral (two chamber) Congress was the "first branch"
what did the framers expect out of con…
they expected congress to wield most of the national governme…
35 terms
AP Government : Chapter 13 - Congress
Bicameral Legislature
Fillibuster
Marginal Districts
Safe Districts
A lawmaking body made up of two chambers or parts.
An attempt to defeat a bill in the Senate by taking indefinit…
Political districts in which candidates elected to the House…
Districts in which incumbents win by margins of 55 percent or…
Bicameral Legislature
A lawmaking body made up of two chambers or parts.
Fillibuster
An attempt to defeat a bill in the Senate by taking indefinit…
22 terms
Chapter 13 Congress Key Terms (Oly AP Gov. and Politics)
Assigns Republicans to standing commit…
Resolution used for matters such as es…
Assigns democrats to standing committe…
Explanation of congressional voting wh…
Steering Committee
Simple resolution
Steering Committee
Attitudinal View
Assigns Republicans to standing commit…
Steering Committee
Resolution used for matters such as es…
Simple resolution
33 terms
AP Government Chapter 13 Congress
Partisan Polarization
Bicameral Legislative
Filibuster
Marginal Districts
A vote in which a majority of Democratic legislators oppose a…
A lawmaking body made up of two chambers or parts
An attempt to defeat a bill in the senate by talking indefini…
Political districts in which candidates elected to the House…
Partisan Polarization
A vote in which a majority of Democratic legislators oppose a…
Bicameral Legislative
A lawmaking body made up of two chambers or parts
AP Government Chapter 13 (Congress)
Bicameral Legislature
Filibuster
Marginal Districts
Safe Districts
A law making body made of two houses (bi means 2). Example: C…
a legislator who gives long speeches in an effort to delay or…
Political districts in which candidates elected to the house…
Districts in which incumbents win by margins of 55 percent or…
Bicameral Legislature
A law making body made of two houses (bi means 2). Example: C…
Filibuster
a legislator who gives long speeches in an effort to delay or…
38 terms
ap government chapter 13 congress
bicameral legislature
caucus
closed rule
cloture rule
A lawmaking body made up of two chambers or parts.
An association of Congress members created to advance a polit…
An order from the House Rules Committee that sets a time limi…
A rule used by the Senate to end or limit debate.
bicameral legislature
A lawmaking body made up of two chambers or parts.
caucus
An association of Congress members created to advance a polit…
58 terms
AP Government - Chapter 13 - Congress
party polarizantion
bicameral legislature
filibuster
marginal districts
a vote in which a majority of Democratic legislators oppose a…
a lawmaking body made up of two chambers or parts
an attempt to defeat a bill in the Senate by talking indefini…
political districts in which candidates elected to the House…
party polarizantion
a vote in which a majority of Democratic legislators oppose a…
bicameral legislature
a lawmaking body made up of two chambers or parts
47 terms
AP Government Chapter 13 (Congress)
Bicameral Legislature
Filibuster
Marginal Districts
Safe Districts
A law making body made of two houses (bi means 2). Example: C…
a legislator who gives long speeches in an effort to delay or…
Political districts in which candidates elected to the house…
Districts in which incumbents win by margins of 55 percent or…
Bicameral Legislature
A law making body made of two houses (bi means 2). Example: C…
Filibuster
a legislator who gives long speeches in an effort to delay or…
37 terms
AP Government Chapter 13 Congress
bicameral legislature
Caucus
closed rule
cloture rule
A lawmaking body made up of two chambers or parts.
An association of congressional members created to advance a…
An order from the House Rules Committee that sets a time limi…
A rule used by the Senate to end or limit debate.
bicameral legislature
A lawmaking body made up of two chambers or parts.
Caucus
An association of congressional members created to advance a…
73 terms
AP Government Congress Chapter 13
unicameral
bicameral
Speaker of the House
Partisan polarization
having a single legislative chamber
having two legislative chambers
The mandated presiding officer of the House of Representative…
a vote in which a majority of Democratic legislators oppose a…
unicameral
having a single legislative chamber
bicameral
having two legislative chambers
47 terms
AP Government Chapter 13 (Congress)
Bicameral Legislature
Filibuster
Marginal Districts
Safe Districts
A law making body made of two houses (bi means 2). Example: C…
a legislator who gives long speeches in an effort to delay or…
Political districts in which candidates elected to the house…
Districts in which incumbents win by margins of 55 percent or…
Bicameral Legislature
A law making body made of two houses (bi means 2). Example: C…
Filibuster
a legislator who gives long speeches in an effort to delay or…
37 terms
AP Government Chapter 13- Congress
bicameral legislature
filibuster
marginal district
safe district
lawmaking body made up of 2 chambers or parts (the HoR and th…
an attempt to defeat a bill in the senate by talking indefini…
district in which elected HoR candidates win in competitive e…
district in which incumbents win by margins of 55% or more
bicameral legislature
lawmaking body made up of 2 chambers or parts (the HoR and th…
filibuster
an attempt to defeat a bill in the senate by talking indefini…
43 terms
AP Government Chapter 13 Congress
Party polarization
Bicameral legislature
Filibuster
Marginal districts
A vote in which a majority of Democratic legislators oppose a…
A lawmaking body made up of two chambers or parts.
An attempt to defeat a bill in the Senate by talking indefini…
Political districts in which candidates elected to the House…
Party polarization
A vote in which a majority of Democratic legislators oppose a…
Bicameral legislature
A lawmaking body made up of two chambers or parts.
33 terms
AP Government Chapter 13 Congress
Party polarization
Filibuster
Marginal districts
safe districts
A vote in which a majority of Democratic legislators oppose a…
An attempt to defeat a bill in the Senate by talking indefini…
Political districts in which candidates elected to the House…
Districts in which incumbents win by margins of 55 percent or…
Party polarization
A vote in which a majority of Democratic legislators oppose a…
Filibuster
An attempt to defeat a bill in the Senate by talking indefini…
35 terms
AP Government Chapter 13 Congress
Bicameral legislature
Filibuster
Marginal districts
Safe districts
A lawmaking body made up of two chambers or parts.
An attempt to defeat a bill in the Senate by talking indefini…
Political districts in which candidates elected to the House…
Districts in which incumbents win by margins of 55 percent or…
Bicameral legislature
A lawmaking body made up of two chambers or parts.
Filibuster
An attempt to defeat a bill in the Senate by talking indefini…
67 terms
AP Government: Chapter 13 Congress
Party Polarization
Bicameral Legislature
Filibuster
Marginal Districts
A vote in which a majority of Democratic legislators oppose a…
A lawmaking body made up of two chambers or parts
An attempt to defeat a bill in the Senate by talking indefini…
Political districts in which candidates elected to the House…
Party Polarization
A vote in which a majority of Democratic legislators oppose a…
Bicameral Legislature
A lawmaking body made up of two chambers or parts
54 terms
AP Government - Chapter 13(Congress)
bicameral legistlature
filibuster
marginal districts
safe districts
lawmaking body made up of two chambers/parts (HoR and senate)
attempt to defeat a bill in senate by talking indefinitely pr…
political districts where HoR candidates have close elections…
districts where incumbents win by 55% or more
bicameral legistlature
lawmaking body made up of two chambers/parts (HoR and senate)
filibuster
attempt to defeat a bill in senate by talking indefinitely pr…
47 terms
AP Government Chapter 13 (Congress)
Bicameral Legislature
Filibuster
Marginal Districts
Safe Districts
A law making body made of two houses (bi means 2). Example: C…
a legislator who gives long speeches in an effort to delay or…
Political districts in which candidates elected to the house…
Districts in which incumbents win by margins of 55 percent or…
Bicameral Legislature
A law making body made of two houses (bi means 2). Example: C…
Filibuster
a legislator who gives long speeches in an effort to delay or…
73 terms
AP Government Congress Chapter 13
unicameral
bicameral
Speaker of the House
Partisan polarization
having a single legislative chamber
having two legislative chambers
The mandated presiding officer of the House of Representative…
a vote in which a majority of Democratic legislators oppose a…
unicameral
having a single legislative chamber
bicameral
having two legislative chambers
40 terms
AP Government Chapter 13: Congress
apportionment
authorization
bicameral
caucases
distribution among the states based on the population of each…
a formal declaration by a legislative committee that a certai…
legislature divided into two chambers; congress has the senat…
informal groups formed by members of congress who share a com…
apportionment
distribution among the states based on the population of each…
authorization
a formal declaration by a legislative committee that a certai…
34 terms
AP Government Chapter 13 (Congress)
Bicameral Legislature
Filibuster
Marginal Districts
Safe Districts
A law making body made of two houses (bi means 2). Example: C…
a legislator who gives long speeches in an effort to delay or…
Political districts in which candidates elected to the house…
Districts in which incumbents win by margins of 55 percent or…
Bicameral Legislature
A law making body made of two houses (bi means 2). Example: C…
Filibuster
a legislator who gives long speeches in an effort to delay or…
47 terms
AP Government Chapter 13 (Congress)
Bicameral Legislature
Filibuster
Marginal Districts
Safe Districts
A law making body made of two houses (bi means 2). Example: C…
a legislator who gives long speeches in an effort to delay or…
Political districts in which candidates elected to the house…
Districts in which incumbents win by margins of 55 percent or…
Bicameral Legislature
A law making body made of two houses (bi means 2). Example: C…
Filibuster
a legislator who gives long speeches in an effort to delay or…
25 terms
AP Government Chapter 13 (Congress)
Filibuster
Majority Leader
Minority Leader
Whip
a legislator who gives long speeches in an effort to delay or…
The legislative leader elected by party members holding the m…
the legislative leader elected by party members holding a min…
A senator or representative who helps the party leader stay i…
Filibuster
a legislator who gives long speeches in an effort to delay or…
Majority Leader
The legislative leader elected by party members holding the m…
43 terms
AP Government Chapter 13 Congress
Party polarization
Bicameral legislature
Filibuster
Marginal districts
A vote in which a majority of Democratic legislators oppose a…
A lawmaking body made up of two chambers or parts.
An attempt to defeat a bill in the Senate by talking indefini…
Political districts in which candidates elected to the House…
Party polarization
A vote in which a majority of Democratic legislators oppose a…
Bicameral legislature
A lawmaking body made up of two chambers or parts.
35 terms
AP Government Chapter 13 Congress
Bicameral legislature
Filibuster
Marginal districts
Safe districts
A lawmaking body made up of two chambers or parts.
An attempt to defeat a bill in the Senate by talking indefini…
Political districts in which candidates elected to the House…
Districts in which incumbents win by margins of 55 percent or…
Bicameral legislature
A lawmaking body made up of two chambers or parts.
Filibuster
An attempt to defeat a bill in the Senate by talking indefini…
35 terms
AP Government Chapter 13 Congress
Bicameral legislature
Filibuster
Marginal districts
Safe districts
A lawmaking body made up of two chambers or parts.
An attempt to defeat a bill in the Senate by talking indefini…
Political districts in which candidates elected to the House…
Districts in which incumbents win by margins of 55 percent or…
Bicameral legislature
A lawmaking body made up of two chambers or parts.
Filibuster
An attempt to defeat a bill in the Senate by talking indefini…
47 terms
AP Government Chapter 13 (Congress)
Bicameral Legislature
Filibuster
Marginal Districts
Safe Districts
A law making body made of two houses (bi means 2). Example: C…
a legislator who gives long speeches in an effort to delay or…
Political districts in which candidates elected to the house…
Districts in which incumbents win by margins of 55 percent or…
Bicameral Legislature
A law making body made of two houses (bi means 2). Example: C…
Filibuster
a legislator who gives long speeches in an effort to delay or…
42 terms
AP Government Chapter 13 Congress
Party polarization
Bicameral legislature
Filibuster
Marginal districts
A vote in which a majority of Democratic legislators oppose a…
A lawmaking body made up of two chambers or parts.
An attempt to defeat a bill in the Senate by talking indefini…
Political districts in which candidates elected to the House…
Party polarization
A vote in which a majority of Democratic legislators oppose a…
Bicameral legislature
A lawmaking body made up of two chambers or parts.
30 terms
AP Government chapter 13- congress vocab
Attitudinal view
Bicameral Legislature
closed rule
Cloture rule
Explanation of congressional voting which emphasizes the impa…
A lawmaking body composed of two chambers or parts
A rule issued by the Rules Committee that does not allow a bi…
A senate rule offering a means for stopping filibuster
Attitudinal view
Explanation of congressional voting which emphasizes the impa…
Bicameral Legislature
A lawmaking body composed of two chambers or parts
59 terms
AP Government Wilson Chapter 13 Congress
attitudinal view of representation
bicameral legislature
caucus (congressional)
Christmas tree bill
The theory of congressional voting behavior which assumes tha…
A legislative assembly composed of two separate houses, such…
An association of members of Congress created to advocate on…
A bill that has lots of riders.
attitudinal view of representation
The theory of congressional voting behavior which assumes tha…
bicameral legislature
A legislative assembly composed of two separate houses, such…
AP Government Chapter 13: Congress - Key Terms Quiz
bicameral legislature
filibuster
marginal districts
safe districts
A law making body made up of two chambers or parts.
An attempt to defeat a billion the Senate by talking indefini…
Political districts in which candidates elected to the House…
Districts in which incumbents win by margins of 55 percent or…
bicameral legislature
A law making body made up of two chambers or parts.
filibuster
An attempt to defeat a billion the Senate by talking indefini…
AP Government Chapter 13: Congress Vocab
Attitudinal View
Bicameral Legislature
caucus
Christmas Tree Bill
Based on the assumption that there are so many conflicting pr…
A lawmaking body made up of two chambers or parts
An association of Congress members created to advance a polit…
When a bill has many riders
Attitudinal View
Based on the assumption that there are so many conflicting pr…
Bicameral Legislature
A lawmaking body made up of two chambers or parts
21 terms
AP Government and Politics Chapter 13
nomination campaign
General election campaign
campaign manager
finance chair
phase of a political campaign aimed at winning a primary elec…
phase of a political campaign aimed at winning election to of…
the individual who travels with the candidate and coordinates…
the individual who coordinates the financial business of the…
nomination campaign
phase of a political campaign aimed at winning a primary elec…
General election campaign
phase of a political campaign aimed at winning election to of…
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