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AP Government: Chapter 12 - Congress
bicameral legislature
bill
case work
caucus (congressional)
a legislative divided into two houses, US Congress & every st…
a proposed law, drafted in precise, legal regislation. Anyone…
activities of members of Congress that help Constituents as i…
a group of members of congress sharing some interest or chara…
bicameral legislature
a legislative divided into two houses, US Congress & every st…
bill
a proposed law, drafted in precise, legal regislation. Anyone…
26 terms
AP Government: Chapter 12 - Congress
bill
cloture
concurrent resolution
conference committees
a proposed law, drafted in precise, legal regislation. Anyone…
A procedure used in the senate to limit debate on a bill (end…
An expression of opinion without the force of law that requir…
congressional committees formed when the Senate and the House…
bill
a proposed law, drafted in precise, legal regislation. Anyone…
cloture
A procedure used in the senate to limit debate on a bill (end…
26 terms
AP Government: Chapter 12 - Congress
bicameral legislature
bill
case work
caucus (congressional)
a legislative divided into two houses, US Congress & every st…
a proposed law, drafted in precise, legal regislation. Anyone…
activities of members of Congress that help Constituents as i…
a group of members of congress sharing some interest or chara…
bicameral legislature
a legislative divided into two houses, US Congress & every st…
bill
a proposed law, drafted in precise, legal regislation. Anyone…
21 terms
AP Government - Chapter 12: Congress
Incumbents
Descriptive Representation
Substantive Representation
Casework
those already holding office
representing constituents by mirroring their personal, politi…
representing the interests of groups
activities of members of congress that help constituents as i…
Incumbents
those already holding office
Descriptive Representation
representing constituents by mirroring their personal, politi…
57 terms
AP Government - Congress (Chapter 12)
incumbents
casework
pork barrel
bicameral legislature
Those already holding office. In congressional elections, the…
Activities of members of Congress that help constituents as i…
The mighty list of federal projects, grants, and contracts av…
A legislature divided into two houses. The U.S. Congress and…
incumbents
Those already holding office. In congressional elections, the…
casework
Activities of members of Congress that help constituents as i…
42 terms
AP Government: Chapter 12 (Congress)
Policymaking
Representative
535
100; 2
The Framers of the Constitution conceived that the legislatur…
Congress is not only the central policymaking branch but also…
There are ____ members of Congress.
There are ___ members of the Senate, ___ from each state.
Policymaking
The Framers of the Constitution conceived that the legislatur…
Representative
Congress is not only the central policymaking branch but also…
42 terms
AP Government: Chapter 12 (Congress)
Policymaking
Representative
535
100; 2
The Framers of the Constitution conceived that the legislatur…
Congress is not only the central policymaking branch but also…
There are ____ members of Congress.
There are ___ members of the Senate, ___ from each state.
Policymaking
The Framers of the Constitution conceived that the legislatur…
Representative
Congress is not only the central policymaking branch but also…
42 terms
AP Government: Chapter 12 (Congress)
Policymaking
Representative
535
100; 2
The Framers of the Constitution conceived that the legislatur…
Congress is not only the central policymaking branch but also…
There are ____ members of Congress.
There are ___ members of the Senate, ___ from each state.
Policymaking
The Framers of the Constitution conceived that the legislatur…
Representative
Congress is not only the central policymaking branch but also…
35 terms
AP Government: Chapter 12 - Congress
bicameral legislature
bill
case work
caucus (congressional)
a legislative divided into two houses, US Congress & every st…
a proposed law, drafted in precise, legal regislation. Anyone…
activities of members of Congress that help Constituents as i…
a group of members of congress sharing some interest or chara…
bicameral legislature
a legislative divided into two houses, US Congress & every st…
bill
a proposed law, drafted in precise, legal regislation. Anyone…
26 terms
AP Government: Chapter 12 - Congress
bicameral legislature
bill
case work
caucus (congressional)
a legislative divided into two houses, US Congress & every st…
a proposed law, drafted in precise, legal regislation. Anyone…
activities of members of Congress that help Constituents as i…
a group of members of congress sharing some interest or chara…
bicameral legislature
a legislative divided into two houses, US Congress & every st…
bill
a proposed law, drafted in precise, legal regislation. Anyone…
26 terms
AP Government: Chapter 12 - Congress
bicameral legislature
bill
case work
caucus (congressional)
a legislative divided into two houses, US Congress & every st…
a proposed law, drafted in precise, legal regislation. Anyone…
activities of members of Congress that help Constituents as i…
a group of members of congress sharing some interest or chara…
bicameral legislature
a legislative divided into two houses, US Congress & every st…
bill
a proposed law, drafted in precise, legal regislation. Anyone…
21 terms
AP Government Chapter 12-The Congress
Appropriation
Bicameralism
Constituent
Casework
The passage by Congress, of a spending bill specifying the am…
The division of a legislature into two separate assemblies
One of the patterns represented by a legislature or other ele…
Personal work for constituents by members of congress
Appropriation
The passage by Congress, of a spending bill specifying the am…
Bicameralism
The division of a legislature into two separate assemblies
35 terms
AP Government: Chapter 12 - Congress
bicameral legislature
bill
case work
caucus (congressional)
a legislative divided into two houses, US Congress & every st…
a proposed law, drafted in precise, legal regislation. Anyone…
activities of members of Congress that help Constituents as i…
a group of members of congress sharing some interest or chara…
bicameral legislature
a legislative divided into two houses, US Congress & every st…
bill
a proposed law, drafted in precise, legal regislation. Anyone…
22 terms
AP Government: Chapter 12 (Congress)
Policymaking
Representative
Incumbents
Casework
The Framers of the Constitution conceived that the legislatur…
Congress is not only the central policymaking branch but also…
Those already holding office. In congressional elections, the…
Activities members of Congress that help constituents as indi…
Policymaking
The Framers of the Constitution conceived that the legislatur…
Representative
Congress is not only the central policymaking branch but also…
47 terms
AP Government Congress (chapter 12)
Substantive representation
Descriptive representation
Incumbents
Casework
representing interests of groups
representing constituents by mirroring their personal, politi…
Those already holding office, in congressional elections they…
activities of members of Congress that help constituents as i…
Substantive representation
representing interests of groups
Descriptive representation
representing constituents by mirroring their personal, politi…
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AP Government - CHAPTER 12: The Congress
Constituent
Homestyle
Hillstyle
Bicameralism
One of the persons represented by a legislator or other elect…
The actions and behaviors of a member of Congress aimed at th…
The actions and behaviors of a member of Congress in Washingt…
The division of a legislature into two separate assembles.
Constituent
One of the persons represented by a legislator or other elect…
Homestyle
The actions and behaviors of a member of Congress aimed at th…
35 terms
AP Government: Chapter 12 - Congress
bicameral legislature
bill
case work
caucus (congressional)
a legislative divided into two houses, US Congress & every st…
a proposed law, drafted in precise, legal regislation. Anyone…
activities of members of Congress that help Constituents as i…
a group of members of congress sharing some interest or chara…
bicameral legislature
a legislative divided into two houses, US Congress & every st…
bill
a proposed law, drafted in precise, legal regislation. Anyone…
33 terms
AP Government - Chapter 12: Congress
Which of the following is TRUE of the…
The most powerful person i the Senate…
Which of the following is a consequenc…
When members of Congress hold a hearin…
A) The Senate is more centralized and is characterized by str…
B) majority leader.
E) All of the above are true.
E) legislative oversight.
Which of the following is TRUE of the…
A) The Senate is more centralized and is characterized by str…
The most powerful person i the Senate…
B) majority leader.
35 terms
AP Government: Chapter 12 - Congress
bicameral legislature
bill
case work
caucus (congressional)
a legislative divided into two houses, US Congress & every st…
a proposed law, drafted in precise, legal regislation. Anyone…
activities of members of Congress that help Constituents as i…
a group of members of congress sharing some interest or chara…
bicameral legislature
a legislative divided into two houses, US Congress & every st…
bill
a proposed law, drafted in precise, legal regislation. Anyone…
21 terms
AP Government - Chapter 12 Terms (Congress)
bicameral legislature
bill
casework
caucus
a legislature that is divided into two chambers; all states a…
a proposed law, drafted in precise, legal language
helping constituents as individuals cut through bureaucratic…
a grouping of members of Congress sharing some interest or ch…
bicameral legislature
a legislature that is divided into two chambers; all states a…
bill
a proposed law, drafted in precise, legal language
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AP Government Chapter 12: Congress
What is the most underrepresented grou…
Who is the President of the Senate, an…
Who is the President Pro-Tempore?
Who is the Senate Majority Leader?
Women
The Vice President. He casts tie breaker votes (Which rarely…
Typically the longest-serving member of the majority party. T…
(S)He holds the real power in Congress
What is the most underrepresented grou…
Women
Who is the President of the Senate, an…
The Vice President. He casts tie breaker votes (Which rarely…
42 terms
AP Government: Chapter 12 (Congress)
Policymaking
Representative
535
100; 2
The Framers of the Constitution conceived that the legislatur…
Congress is not only the central policymaking branch but also…
There are ____ members of Congress.
There are ___ members of the Senate, ___ from each state.
Policymaking
The Framers of the Constitution conceived that the legislatur…
Representative
Congress is not only the central policymaking branch but also…
28 terms
AP Government Chapter 12: Congress
What is the best thing a candidate can…
incumbent
substantive representation
descriptive representation
Be the incumbent candidate.
Individuals who already hold office
Representation of groups of people
Representing constituents by mirroring their personal and pol…
What is the best thing a candidate can…
Be the incumbent candidate.
incumbent
Individuals who already hold office
42 terms
Chapter 12: Congress - AP Government and Politics
Incumbents
Casework
Pork Barrel
Bicameral Legislature
Those already holding office. In congressional elections, inc…
Activities of members of Congress that help constituents as i…
The mighty list of federal projects, grants, and contracts av…
A legislature divided into 2 houses. The U. S. Congress and e…
Incumbents
Those already holding office. In congressional elections, inc…
Casework
Activities of members of Congress that help constituents as i…
49 terms
Ap government chapter 12 congress
Appropriations
Authorization
Bill
Casework
Budget legislation that provides agencies an amount of author…
Budget legislation that provides agencies and departments leg…
A proposed law
When members of congress provide assistance to their constitu…
Appropriations
Budget legislation that provides agencies an amount of author…
Authorization
Budget legislation that provides agencies and departments leg…
42 terms
AP Government: Chapter 12 (Congress)
Policymaking
Representative
535
100; 2
The Framers of the Constitution conceived that the legislatur…
Congress is not only the central policymaking branch but also…
There are ____ members of Congress.
There are ___ members of the Senate, ___ from each state.
Policymaking
The Framers of the Constitution conceived that the legislatur…
Representative
Congress is not only the central policymaking branch but also…
AP Government Chapter 12; Congress
Incumbents
Casework
Pork Barrel
Bicameral Legislation
Those already holding office. In congressional elections, inc…
Activities of members of Congress that help constituents as i…
The mighty list of federal projects, grants, and contracts av…
A legislature divided into two houses. The U.S. Congress and…
Incumbents
Those already holding office. In congressional elections, inc…
Casework
Activities of members of Congress that help constituents as i…
19 terms
AP Government Chapter 12 (Congress)
Incumbents
Casework
Pork barrel
Bicameral legislature
Those already holding office
Activities of members of Congress that help constituents as i…
The mighty list of federal projects, grants, and contracts av…
Legislature divided into two houses
Incumbents
Those already holding office
Casework
Activities of members of Congress that help constituents as i…
42 terms
AP Government: Chapter 12 (Congress)
Policymaking
Representative
535
100; 2
The Framers of the Constitution conceived that the legislatur…
Congress is not only the central policymaking branch but also…
There are ____ members of Congress.
There are ___ members of the Senate, ___ from each state.
Policymaking
The Framers of the Constitution conceived that the legislatur…
Representative
Congress is not only the central policymaking branch but also…
35 terms
AP Government: Chapter 12 - Congress
bicameral legislature
bill
case work
caucus (congressional)
a legislative divided into two houses, US Congress & every st…
a proposed law, drafted in precise, legal regislation. Anyone…
activities of members of Congress that help Constituents as i…
a group of members of congress sharing some interest or chara…
bicameral legislature
a legislative divided into two houses, US Congress & every st…
bill
a proposed law, drafted in precise, legal regislation. Anyone…
42 terms
AP Government: Chapter 12 (Congress)
Policymaking
Representative
535
100; 2
The Framers of the Constitution conceived that the legislatur…
Congress is not only the central policymaking branch but also…
There are ____ members of Congress.
There are ___ members of the Senate, ___ from each state.
Policymaking
The Framers of the Constitution conceived that the legislatur…
Representative
Congress is not only the central policymaking branch but also…
AP Government: Chapter 12 - Congress
bicameral legislature
bill
case work
caucus (congressional)
a legislative divided into two houses, US Congress & every st…
a proposed law, drafted in precise, legal regislation. Anyone…
activities of members of Congress that help Constituents as i…
a group of members of congress sharing some interest or chara…
bicameral legislature
a legislative divided into two houses, US Congress & every st…
bill
a proposed law, drafted in precise, legal regislation. Anyone…
42 terms
AP Government: Chapter 12 (Congress)
Policymaking
Representative
535
100; 2
The Framers of the Constitution conceived that the legislatur…
Congress is not only the central policymaking branch but also…
There are ____ members of Congress.
There are ___ members of the Senate, ___ from each state.
Policymaking
The Framers of the Constitution conceived that the legislatur…
Representative
Congress is not only the central policymaking branch but also…
25 terms
AP Government: Chapter 12 - Congress
bill
cloture
concurrent resolution
joint committees
a proposed law, drafted in precise, legal regislation. Anyone…
A procedure used in the senate to limit debate on a bill (end…
An expression of opinion without the force of law that requir…
Congressional Committees on a few subject matter areas with m…
bill
a proposed law, drafted in precise, legal regislation. Anyone…
cloture
A procedure used in the senate to limit debate on a bill (end…
19 terms
Ap Government- Chapter 12: Congress
Incumbents
Casework
Pork Barrel
Bicameral Legislature
Those already holding office. In congressional elections, inc…
Activities of members of Congress that help constituents as i…
The mighty list of federal projects, grants and contracts ava…
A legislature divided into two houses. The U.S. Congress and…
Incumbents
Those already holding office. In congressional elections, inc…
Casework
Activities of members of Congress that help constituents as i…
42 terms
AP Government: Chapter 12 (Congress)
Policymaking
Representative
535
100; 2
The Framers of the Constitution conceived that the legislatur…
Congress is not only the central policymaking branch but also…
There are ____ members of Congress.
There are ___ members of the Senate, ___ from each state.
Policymaking
The Framers of the Constitution conceived that the legislatur…
Representative
Congress is not only the central policymaking branch but also…
19 terms
Chapter 12 Congress-AP Government
Seniority System
Committee Chair
Legislative Oversight
Bill
A simple rule for picking committee chairs, in effect until t…
The most important influencers of the congressional agenda. T…
Congress monitoring of the bureaucracy and it's administratio…
A proposed law. Anyone can draft a bill, but only a member of…
Seniority System
A simple rule for picking committee chairs, in effect until t…
Committee Chair
The most important influencers of the congressional agenda. T…
22 terms
AP Government Chapter 12 Congress Vocabulary
Incumbents
Senator
Representative
Casework
Members of Congress who already hold office. On average most…
Member of the "upper house"; "The Millionaires Club". One hun…
Member of the "people's house". 435 members. Membership reall…
Activities of members of Congress that help constituents as i…
Incumbents
Members of Congress who already hold office. On average most…
Senator
Member of the "upper house"; "The Millionaires Club". One hun…
51 terms
AP Government Chapter 12: The Congress
Appropriation
Authorization
Bicameralism
Blue Dog Democrats
...
...
...
...
Appropriation
...
Authorization
...
19 terms
Chapter 12 Congress Ap Government
Incumbents
Casework
Pork barrel
Bicameral legislature
Those already holding office. In Congressional elections,incu…
Activities of members of congress that help constituents as i…
The mighty list of federal projects, grants, and contracts av…
A legislature divided into two houses. The U.S. congress and…
Incumbents
Those already holding office. In Congressional elections,incu…
Casework
Activities of members of congress that help constituents as i…
59 terms
AP Government Chapter 12- The congress
Congress (the legislature)
Functions of congress
WHom congress represents
When congress meets
the national legislature made of two houses: senate and house…
(1)Makes laws (social programs, taxes, immigration), (2) serv…
only branch directly elected. Communication with constituents…
1) congress meets at least 1 a year... 2) each congressional ter…
Congress (the legislature)
the national legislature made of two houses: senate and house…
Functions of congress
(1)Makes laws (social programs, taxes, immigration), (2) serv…
21 terms
AP Government - Chapter 12: Congress
Incumbents
Descriptive Representation
Substantive Representation
Casework
those already holding office
representing constituents by mirroring their personal, politi…
representing the interests of groups
activities of members of congress that help constituents as i…
Incumbents
those already holding office
Descriptive Representation
representing constituents by mirroring their personal, politi…
35 terms
AP Government: Chapter 12 - Congress
bicameral legislature
bill
case work
caucus (congressional)
a legislative divided into two houses, US Congress & every st…
a proposed law, drafted in precise, legal regislation. Anyone…
activities of members of Congress that help Constituents as i…
a group of members of congress sharing some interest or chara…
bicameral legislature
a legislative divided into two houses, US Congress & every st…
bill
a proposed law, drafted in precise, legal regislation. Anyone…
24 terms
AP Government- Chapter 12 (Congress)
Incumbents
PAC's
435
100
Those already holding office.
Who gives most of their money to incumbents?
How many members are there in the House?
How many members are there in Senate?
Incumbents
Those already holding office.
PAC's
Who gives most of their money to incumbents?
41 terms
AP Government & Politics: Chapter 12 Congress Flashcards
Constituency
Bicameral
Sociological representation
Agency Representation
the residents in the area from which an official is elected.
characterized as having a legislative assembly composed of tw…
a type of representation in which representatives have the sa…
the type of representation in which a representative is held…
Constituency
the residents in the area from which an official is elected.
Bicameral
characterized as having a legislative assembly composed of tw…
141 terms
AP Government Chapter 12 Congress
Name a few attractions to the job of b…
How many people are in Congress?
How many people are in the Senate?
How many people are in the House of Re…
1. power... 2. $174,000 salary... 3. generous retirement and health…
535
100
435
Name a few attractions to the job of b…
1. power... 2. $174,000 salary... 3. generous retirement and health…
How many people are in Congress?
535
28 terms
AP Government Chapter 12 Congress
What are seven perks Congressional mem…
Describe a "typical" member of Congres…
Distinguish between descriptive and su…
When do PAC's fund campaigns? Why?
160000 salary (less than president, 4x's more than typical Am…
Male; white; at least 25 years in House and 30 years in Senat…
Descriptive-Representation through the representative's perso…
Before, during and after campaigns; to "buy" political votes.
What are seven perks Congressional mem…
160000 salary (less than president, 4x's more than typical Am…
Describe a "typical" member of Congres…
Male; white; at least 25 years in House and 30 years in Senat…
20 terms
AP Government Chapter 12: congress
Constituent
Logrolling
Casework
Rules committee
One of the people represented by a legislator or other electe…
An arrangement in which 2 or more members of congress agree t…
Personal work for constituents by members of congress
A standing committee of the House of Representatives that pro…
Constituent
One of the people represented by a legislator or other electe…
Logrolling
An arrangement in which 2 or more members of congress agree t…
19 terms
AP Government Edwards Chapter 12 Vocab: Congress
incumbents
casework
pork barrel
bicameral legislature
those already holding office. in congressional elections, the…
activities of members of Congress that help constituents as i…
the mighty list of federal projects, grants, and contracts av…
a legislature divided into two houses. the us congress and ev…
incumbents
those already holding office. in congressional elections, the…
casework
activities of members of Congress that help constituents as i…
33 terms
AP Government - Chapter 12: Congress
Which of the following is TRUE of the…
The most powerful person i the Senate…
Which of the following is a consequenc…
When members of Congress hold a hearin…
A) The Senate is more centralized and is characterized by str…
B) majority leader.
E) All of the above are true.
E) legislative oversight.
Which of the following is TRUE of the…
A) The Senate is more centralized and is characterized by str…
The most powerful person i the Senate…
B) majority leader.
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