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AP Government Chapter 13
Budget
Deficit
Expenditures
Revenues
A policy document allocating burdens (taxes) and benefits (ex…
An excess of federal expenditures over federal revenues.
Federal spending of revenues. Major areas such as spending ar…
The financial resources of the federal government. The indivi…
Budget
A policy document allocating burdens (taxes) and benefits (ex…
Deficit
An excess of federal expenditures over federal revenues.
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AP Government: Chapter 13
Budget
Expenditures
Revenues
Income Tax
An estimate of income and expenditure for a set period of time
Federal spending of revenues. Major areas such as spending ar…
The financial resources of the federal government. The indivi…
Share of individual wages and corporate revenues collected by…
Budget
An estimate of income and expenditure for a set period of time
Expenditures
Federal spending of revenues. Major areas such as spending ar…
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AP Government Chapter 13
bureaucracy
bureaucrat
department
independent agency
A form of organization that operates through impersonal, unif…
A career government employee.
Usually the largest organization in government; also the high…
A government entity that is independent of the legislative, e…
bureaucracy
A form of organization that operates through impersonal, unif…
bureaucrat
A career government employee.
AP Government - Chapter 13 Terms
cabinet
Council of Economic Advisers (CEA)
crisis
impeachment
the group of presidential advisors who head the executive dep…
members advise the president on economic policy and prepare t…
a sudden, unpredictable, and potentially dangerous event
the political equivalent of an indictment for removing a disc…
cabinet
the group of presidential advisors who head the executive dep…
Council of Economic Advisers (CEA)
members advise the president on economic policy and prepare t…
50 terms
AP Government Chapter 13
Bicameral Legislature
Marginal District
Franking Privilege
Safe District
A lawmaking body made up of two chambers or parts.
Political districts in which candidates elected to the House…
The ability of members to mail letters to their constituents…
Districts in which incumbents win by margins of 55% or more.
Bicameral Legislature
A lawmaking body made up of two chambers or parts.
Marginal District
Political districts in which candidates elected to the House…
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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
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AP Government Chapter 13
22nd Amendment
impeachment
Watergate
25th Amendment
Passed in 1951; limits presidents to two terms of office
The political equivalent of an indictment in criminal law, pr…
The events and scandal surrounding a break-in at the Democrat…
Passed in 1951; permits the vice president to become presiden…
22nd Amendment
Passed in 1951; limits presidents to two terms of office
impeachment
The political equivalent of an indictment in criminal law, pr…
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AP Government Chapter 13
budget
expenditures
revenues
income tax
a policy document allocating burdens(taxes) and benefits(expe…
government spending of revenues. Major areas of federal spend…
the financial resources of the government. The individual inc…
shares of individual wages and corporate revenues collected b…
budget
a policy document allocating burdens(taxes) and benefits(expe…
expenditures
government spending of revenues. Major areas of federal spend…
Ap Government: Chapter 13
Camp David
Electoral College
Executive Agreement
Inauguration
Retreat northwest of Washington used by the president of the…
A unique American Insistution created by the constitution tha…
Made between the president and another country, that has the…
Ceremony in which the President takes the oath of office.
Camp David
Retreat northwest of Washington used by the president of the…
Electoral College
A unique American Insistution created by the constitution tha…
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AP Government Chapter 13
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Congress: has much more power, free to…
The reps of the people; the men closes…
write and pass laws ... decide to raise o…
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Congress v. Parliament
What did the Framers want the Congress to be?
Powers of Congress
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Congress: has much more power, free to…
Congress v. Parliament
AP Government Chapter 13 Vocab
bureaucracy
spoils system
laissez-faire
discretionary authority
a large, complex organization composed of appointed officials…
another phrase for political patronage - that is, the practic…
an economic theory that government should not regulate or int…
the extent to which appointed bureaucrats can choose courses…
bureaucracy
a large, complex organization composed of appointed officials…
spoils system
another phrase for political patronage - that is, the practic…
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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
AP Government Chapter 13
majority leader
select committees
franking privilege
caucus (congressional)
The legislative leader elected by party members holding the m…
Congressional committees appointed for a limited time period…
The ability of members of Congress to mail letters to their c…
An association of members of Congress created to advocate a p…
majority leader
The legislative leader elected by party members holding the m…
select committees
Congressional committees appointed for a limited time period…
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AP Government Chapter 13
Americans tend to
The Twenty-second Amendment, passed in…
In order to impeach a President, it ta…
In order to preserve the balance of po…
Look back longlingly on the great, powerful Presidents.
Limited Presidents to two terms of office.
A majority vote in the House of Representatives.
Checked those powers that they believed to be most dangerous.
Americans tend to
Look back longlingly on the great, powerful Presidents.
The Twenty-second Amendment, passed in…
Limited Presidents to two terms of office.
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AP Government vocab: chapter 13
Bureaucracy
Bureaucrat
Department
Independent agency
A form of organization that operates through impersonal, unif…
A career government employee.
Usually the largest organization in government; also the high…
A government entity that is independent of the legislative, e…
Bureaucracy
A form of organization that operates through impersonal, unif…
Bureaucrat
A career government employee.
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AP Government Chapter 13 Vocab
Partisan
Formal Powers
Standing Committee
Select Committee
Favoring one party over the other
Powers Spelled out in the Constitution
A permanent legislative committee responsible for certain are…
Members appointed to this committee for a limited time
Partisan
Favoring one party over the other
Formal Powers
Powers Spelled out in the Constitution
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AP Government Chapter 13
Budget
Deficit
Expenditures
Revenues
A policy document allocating burdens (taxes) and benefits (ex…
An excess of federal expenditures over federal revenues.
Federal spending of revenues. Major areas such as spending ar…
The financial resources of the federal government. The indivi…
Budget
A policy document allocating burdens (taxes) and benefits (ex…
Deficit
An excess of federal expenditures over federal revenues.
50 terms
AP Government Chapter 13
Bicameral Legislature
Marginal District
Franking Privilege
Safe District
A lawmaking body made up of two chambers or parts.
Political districts in which candidates elected to the House…
The ability of members to mail letters to their constituents…
Districts in which incumbents win by margins of 55% or more.
Bicameral Legislature
A lawmaking body made up of two chambers or parts.
Marginal District
Political districts in which candidates elected to the House…
AP Government Chapter 13
Bicameral Legislature
Marginal District
Franking Privilege
Safe District
A lawmaking body made up of two chambers or parts.
Political districts in which candidates elected to the House…
The ability of members to mail letters to their constituents…
Districts in which incumbents win by margins of 55% or more.
Bicameral Legislature
A lawmaking body made up of two chambers or parts.
Marginal District
Political districts in which candidates elected to the House…
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AP Government Chapter 13 Terms
Twenty-second Amendment
impeachment
Watergate
Twenty-fifth Amendment
Passed in 1951, the amendment that limits presidents to two t…
The political equivalent of an indictment in criminal law, pr…
The events and scandal surrounding a break-in at the Democrat…
Passed in 1967, this amendment permits the vice president to…
Twenty-second Amendment
Passed in 1951, the amendment that limits presidents to two t…
impeachment
The political equivalent of an indictment in criminal law, pr…
AP Government - Chapter 13 Vocabulary
partisan polarization
bicameral legislature
filibuster
marginal districts
a vote in which a majority of Democratic legislators opposes…
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 opposes…
bicameral legislature
a lawmaking body made up of two chambers or parts
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AP Government Chapter 13
Appropriations Committee
Christmas Tree Bill
Cloture Rule
Committee on Committees
congressional comittee deals with federal spending
A bill with lots of riders.
A rule used by the Senate to end or limit debate.
Assigns Republicans to standing committess in the Senate.
Appropriations Committee
congressional comittee deals with federal spending
Christmas Tree Bill
A bill with lots of riders.
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AP Government Chapter 13
Bicameral Legislature
Marginal District
Franking Privilege
Safe District
A lawmaking body made up of two chambers or parts.
Political districts in which candidates elected to the House…
The ability of members to mail letters to their constituents…
Districts in which incumbents win by margins of 55% or more.
Bicameral Legislature
A lawmaking body made up of two chambers or parts.
Marginal District
Political districts in which candidates elected to the House…
40 terms
AP Government Chapter 13 Vocabulary
Judiciary Act of 1789
District courts
Appellate jurisdiction
Judicial review
The law in which Congress laid out the organization of the fe…
Lower-level trial courts of the federal judicial system that…
The authority of a court to hear appeals from lower courts an…
The Supreme Court's power to strike down a law or executive b…
Judiciary Act of 1789
The law in which Congress laid out the organization of the fe…
District courts
Lower-level trial courts of the federal judicial system that…
16 terms
AP Government Chapter 13
Bicameral legislature
Filibuster
Marginal districts
Conservative Coalition
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…
An alliance between Republicans and conservative democrats.
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…
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Chapter 13 AP Government Vocabulary
line-item veto
signing statement
executive agreement
balanced ticket
The power of the president to strike out specific line items…
A written message that the president issues upon signing a bi…
An international agreement between the United States and othe…
The selection of a running mate who brings diversity of ideol…
line-item veto
The power of the president to strike out specific line items…
signing statement
A written message that the president issues upon signing a bi…
45 terms
AP Government Chapter 13
majority leader
select committees
franking privilege
caucus (congressional)
The legislative leader elected by party members holding the m…
Congressional committees appointed for a limited time period…
The ability of members of Congress to mail letters to their c…
An association of members of Congress created to advocate a p…
majority leader
The legislative leader elected by party members holding the m…
select committees
Congressional committees appointed for a limited time period…
14 terms
Chapter 13 AP Government Vocab
Twenty Second Amendment
Impeachment
Watergate
Twenty Fifth Amendment
Passed in 1951, the amendment that limits presidents to two t…
The political equivalent of an indictment in criminal law, pr…
The events and scandal surrounding a break in at the democrat…
Passed in 1951, this amendment permits the vice president to…
Twenty Second Amendment
Passed in 1951, the amendment that limits presidents to two t…
Impeachment
The political equivalent of an indictment in criminal law, pr…
37 terms
AP Government Chapter 13
Line-item veto
Signing statement
Roles of a president
Executive agreement
Power of the president to strike out specific line items on a…
A written message that the president issues upon signing a bi…
Chief legislator... Chief economist... Party leader... Chief diplomat…
International agreement between the United States and other n…
Line-item veto
Power of the president to strike out specific line items on a…
Signing statement
A written message that the president issues upon signing a bi…
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AP Government Chapter 13 Vocabulary
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 a p…
A bill that has a lot 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…
47 terms
Ap Government: Chapter 13
Camp David
Electoral College
Executive Agreement
Inauguration
Retreat northwest of Washington used by the president of the…
A unique American Insistution created by the constitution tha…
Made between the president and another country, that has the…
Ceremony in which the President takes the oath of office.
Camp David
Retreat northwest of Washington used by the president of the…
Electoral College
A unique American Insistution created by the constitution tha…
AP Government - Chapter 13
Cabinet
Council of Economic Advisers (CEA)
Crisis
Impeachment
the group of presidential advisors who head the executive dep…
members advise the president on economic policy and prepare t…
a sudden, unpredictable, and potentially dangerous event.
the political equivalent of an indictment for removing a disc…
Cabinet
the group of presidential advisors who head the executive dep…
Council of Economic Advisers (CEA)
members advise the president on economic policy and prepare t…
30 terms
AP Government Chapter 13
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…
Chapter 13 AP Government
Bureaucracy
Bureaucrats
Departments
Independent agencies
A large, complex organization in which employees have specifi…
Employees of a bureaucracy, usually meaning a government bure…
The biggest units of the executive branch, covering a broad a…
Executive agencies that are not part of a cabinet department
Bureaucracy
A large, complex organization in which employees have specifi…
Bureaucrats
Employees of a bureaucracy, usually meaning a government bure…
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AP Government Chapter 13
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…
AP Government Chapter 13
bureaucracy
bureaucrat
department
independent agency
A form of organization that operates through impersonal, unif…
A career government employee.
Usually the largest organization in government; also the high…
A government entity that is independent of the legislative, e…
bureaucracy
A form of organization that operates through impersonal, unif…
bureaucrat
A career government employee.
24 terms
AP Government Chapter 13
Budget:
Deficit:
Surplus:
Expenditures:
Governmental Financial Plan. A policy document allocating bur…
An excess of federal expenditures (what we spend = benefits)…
An excess of federal revenue (what the government gets = taxe…
Federal spending of revenues (taxes). Major areas of such spe…
Budget:
Governmental Financial Plan. A policy document allocating bur…
Deficit:
An excess of federal expenditures (what we spend = benefits)…
37 terms
AP Government Chapter 13
Bicameral legislature
Caucus
Closed Rule
Cloture Rule
one in which the legislators are divided into two separate as…
meeting of the members of a legislative body who are members…
procedural maneuver that prohibits any amendments to bills up…
Rule 22-is the only formal procedure that Senate rules provid…
Bicameral legislature
one in which the legislators are divided into two separate as…
Caucus
meeting of the members of a legislative body who are members…
8 terms
AP Government Chapter 13
Acquisitive Model
Civil Service Commission
Government Corporation
Government in the Sunshine Act
A model of bureaucracy that views top level bureaucrats as se…
Created by Pendleton Act to oversee examinations for potentia…
A government agency that operates like a business corporation…
A law that requires all committee-directed federal agencies t…
Acquisitive Model
A model of bureaucracy that views top level bureaucrats as se…
Civil Service Commission
Created by Pendleton Act to oversee examinations for potentia…
37 terms
Chapter 13 AP Government
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
AP Government-Chapter 13
Cabinet
Chief Diplomat
Chief Executive
Chief Legislator
...
...
...
...
Cabinet
...
Chief Diplomat
...
25 terms
AP Government-Chapter 13
Authoritarian System
Electorate
Mandate
Primary Election
A system of government that bases its rule on force rather th…
The citizens eligible to vote
A command indicated by an electorates votes, for the elected…
Election in which voters decide which of the candidates withi…
Authoritarian System
A system of government that bases its rule on force rather th…
Electorate
The citizens eligible to vote
AP Government Chapter 13 The Budget
budget
deficit
expenditures
revenues
a policy document allocating burdens (taxes) and benefits (ex…
the excess of federal expenditures over federal revenues
government spending; major areas are social services and nati…
the financial resources of the government. The individual tax…
budget
a policy document allocating burdens (taxes) and benefits (ex…
deficit
the excess of federal expenditures over federal revenues
17 terms
AP Government Chapter 13
Cabinet
Council of Economic Advisors
Electoral College
Executive Agreement
The group of presidential advisors who head the executive dep…
Members advise the president on economic policy and prepare t…
Presidential electors selected from each state cast ballots f…
Understandings with the heads of foreign governments and the…
Cabinet
The group of presidential advisors who head the executive dep…
Council of Economic Advisors
Members advise the president on economic policy and prepare t…
AP Government Chapter 13
Twenty-second amendment
impeachment
Watergate
Twenty-fifth amendment
Passed in 1951, the amendment that limits presidents to two t…
A formal document charging a public official with misconduct…
1972; Nixon feared loss so he approved the Commission to Re-E…
A 1967 amendment to the Constitution that establishes procedu…
Twenty-second amendment
Passed in 1951, the amendment that limits presidents to two t…
impeachment
A formal document charging a public official with misconduct…
AP Government Chapter 13
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…
35 terms
AP Government Chapter 13
Bicameral Legislator
Filibuster
Marginal Districts
Safe Districts
A lawmaking body made up of two chambers or parts. (House of…
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 Legislator
A lawmaking body made up of two chambers or parts. (House of…
Filibuster
An attempt to defeat a bill in the senate by talking indefini…
AP Government - Chapter 13
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…
AP government chapter 13
impeachment
Watergate
cabinet
National Security Council
The political equivalent of an indictment in criminal law, pr…
The events and scandal surrounding a break-in at the Democrat…
A group of presidential advisers not mentioned in the Constit…
The committee that links the president's foreign and military…
impeachment
The political equivalent of an indictment in criminal law, pr…
Watergate
The events and scandal surrounding a break-in at the Democrat…
22 terms
AP Government Chapter 13
administrative law judge
agency point of view
budgetary process
bureaucracy
An official who presides at a trial-like administrative heari…
The tendency of bureaucrats to place the interests of their a…
The process through which annual federal spending and revenue…
A system of organization and control based on the principles…
administrative law judge
An official who presides at a trial-like administrative heari…
agency point of view
The tendency of bureaucrats to place the interests of their a…
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