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American Government Chapter 14
oath of office
executive order
treaty
executive agreement
a promise the president makes on the day he takes office, ple…
a directive, rule, or regulation from the President that has…
a formal agreement between two or more sovereign states that…
a pact between the President and the head of a foreign state…
oath of office
a promise the president makes on the day he takes office, ple…
executive order
a directive, rule, or regulation from the President that has…
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American Government Chapter 14
Cabinet
Cabinet Secretary
Covert Operations
Executive Agreement
Offices of the executive branch developed to assist the presi…
Individual responsible to the president for the department th…
Government activities not made known to the public (Ch. 14)
A nonbinding presidential agreement made with another head of…
Cabinet
Offices of the executive branch developed to assist the presi…
Cabinet Secretary
Individual responsible to the president for the department th…
16 terms
Magruder's American Government Chapter 14
Executive Article
mass media
imperial presidency
oath of office
The part of the constitution (Article II) that establishes th…
Forms of communication, such as newspapers, magazines, radio,…
Critic's term for the strong use of presidential power in way…
a promise the president makes on the day he takes office, ple…
Executive Article
The part of the constitution (Article II) that establishes th…
mass media
Forms of communication, such as newspapers, magazines, radio,…
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American Government Chapter 14
Naturalization
Voting
Expatriation/Expatriate
Racial Discrimination
process that grants immigrants the rights and privileges of c…
its the responsibility of every US citizen to do this
when a person gives up their citizenship of their country to…
treating members of a particular race differently than other…
Naturalization
process that grants immigrants the rights and privileges of c…
Voting
its the responsibility of every US citizen to do this
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Chapter 14 American Government
Presidential Succession
Franklin Roosevelt
small states are overrepresented
Wealthy backgrounds
1. Vice President 2. Speaker of the House 3. President Pro-Te…
First President to be elected to more than two terms
Main argument against the Electoral College, that it violates…
Most Presidents have come from this
Presidential Succession
1. Vice President 2. Speaker of the House 3. President Pro-Te…
Franklin Roosevelt
First President to be elected to more than two terms
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American Government: Chapter 14 - Terms
civil law tradition
common law tradition
precedent
criminal laws
a system in which the legal system is based on a detailed, co…
relies on judges making decisions based on their own judgment…
preserving decisions that have been made before
prohibits specific actions that the government has determined…
civil law tradition
a system in which the legal system is based on a detailed, co…
common law tradition
relies on judges making decisions based on their own judgment…
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American Government Chapter 14
executive orders pg.406
ordinance power pg. 406
malfeasance pg. 409
executive privileges pg. 409
are directives, rules, or regulations that have the effect of…
arises from two sources: the Constitu- tion and acts of Congr…
wrong or illegal conduct by a public official
at times, the nation's chief executives have insisted that th…
executive orders pg.406
are directives, rules, or regulations that have the effect of…
ordinance power pg. 406
arises from two sources: the Constitu- tion and acts of Congr…
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American Government Chapter 14
Executive Article
imperial presidency
executive order
Ordinance Power
The part of the constitution (Article II) that establishes th…
Critic's term for the strong use of presidential power in way…
a directive, rule, or regulation from the President that has…
Power of the president to issue executive orders.
Executive Article
The part of the constitution (Article II) that establishes th…
imperial presidency
Critic's term for the strong use of presidential power in way…
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American Government Chapter 14
divided government
unified government
gridlock
electoral college
one party controls the White House and another party controls…
the same party controls the White House and both houses of Co…
the inability of the government to act because rival parties…
the people chosen to cast each state's votes in a presidentia…
divided government
one party controls the White House and another party controls…
unified government
the same party controls the White House and both houses of Co…
American government chapter 14
Economic policy
Laissez-faire
Socialism
Recession
Decisions a government makes that affects to production, dist…
French for'' leave things alone'' and the view, and economics…
The view in economics that economic decision-making should be…
A minor and relatively short period of economic decline
Economic policy
Decisions a government makes that affects to production, dist…
Laissez-faire
French for'' leave things alone'' and the view, and economics…
22 terms
chapter 14 American Government
bureaucracy
spoils system
administrative state
cabinet departments
units of the executive branch, organized in a hierarchical fa…
the awarding of political jobs to political supporters and fr…
a national government involved in regulation or supporting al…
fifteen major divisions of the executive branch each responsi…
bureaucracy
units of the executive branch, organized in a hierarchical fa…
spoils system
the awarding of political jobs to political supporters and fr…
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American Government Chapter 14
Covert Operations
Executive Agreement
State of the Union
Veto
These operations may possibly be known to the public
An agreement between the president and another head of the st…
This is a speech that the President of the United States must…
This is the power to reject a bill
Covert Operations
These operations may possibly be known to the public
Executive Agreement
An agreement between the president and another head of the st…
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American Government Chapter 14
Expressed Powers
Delegated Powers
Inherent Powers of the Presidency
Unitary Executive Theory
Powers the Constitution explicitly grants to the President.
Powers that Congress passes on to the president.
Powers assumed by presidents, often during a crisis, on the b…
The idea that the Constitution puts the president in charge o…
Expressed Powers
Powers the Constitution explicitly grants to the President.
Delegated Powers
Powers that Congress passes on to the president.
American Government Chapter 14
Judicial review
Original jurisdiction
Constitutional courts
Legislative courts
The power of the Supreme Court to declare actions of the othe…
The authority of a court to be the first to hear a particular…
Federal courts created by congress under the authority of art…
Highly specialized federal courts created by congress under t…
Judicial review
The power of the Supreme Court to declare actions of the othe…
Original jurisdiction
The authority of a court to be the first to hear a particular…
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American Government Chapter 14
Non-state actors
Isolationism
Containment
Deterrence
A group other than a nation-state that attempts to play a rol…
The desire to avoid involvement in the affairs of other natio…
A policy designed to curtail the political and military expan…
The development and maintenance of military strength as a mea…
Non-state actors
A group other than a nation-state that attempts to play a rol…
Isolationism
The desire to avoid involvement in the affairs of other natio…
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Chapter 14 American Government
appointment power
removal power
executive priviledge
treaties
the President has the power to appoint ambassadors and top-ra…
President can remove anyone he/she has appointed
President uses this to keep certain information disclosed
formal agreements with other countries that require approval…
appointment power
the President has the power to appoint ambassadors and top-ra…
removal power
President can remove anyone he/she has appointed
American Government Chapter 14
economic policy
laissez-faire
socialism
recession
decisions a government makes that affect the production, dist…
"leave things alone"- the view, in economics, that government…
the view in economics that economic decision making should be…
a minor and relatively short period of economic decline
economic policy
decisions a government makes that affect the production, dist…
laissez-faire
"leave things alone"- the view, in economics, that government…
15 terms
American Government Chapter 14
divided government
unified government
gridlock
electoral college
one party controls the White House and another party controls…
the same party controls the White House and both houses of Co…
the inability of the government to act because rival parties…
the people chosen to cast each state's votes in a presidentia…
divided government
one party controls the White House and another party controls…
unified government
the same party controls the White House and both houses of Co…
16 terms
American Government Chapter 14
Executive Article
mass media
imperial presidency
oath of office
Article II of the Constitution. Establishes the presidency an…
Those means of communication that reach large audiences, espe…
term used to describe a President as an "emperor" who acts wi…
oath taken by the President on the say he takes office, pledg…
Executive Article
Article II of the Constitution. Establishes the presidency an…
mass media
Those means of communication that reach large audiences, espe…
23 terms
Magruder's American Government Chapter 14
oath of office
executive order
treaty
executive agreement
a promise the president makes on the day he takes office, ple…
a directive, rule, or regulation from the President that has…
a formal agreement between two or more sovereign states that…
a pact between the President and the head of a foreign state…
oath of office
a promise the president makes on the day he takes office, ple…
executive order
a directive, rule, or regulation from the President that has…
31 terms
American Government: Chapter 14
Ambassador
Embassy
Summit
Consul
-appointed as head of state by own country... -represent their c…
-diplomatic residences where ambassadors stay
-when Ambassadors meet face to face
-government officials who are most concerned about travel and…
Ambassador
-appointed as head of state by own country... -represent their c…
Embassy
-diplomatic residences where ambassadors stay
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American Government Chapter 14
civil actions
criminal law
trial courts
original jurisdictin
suits arising out of conflicts between private persons/organi…
the branch of the law dealing with offenses against the publi…
courts at the lowest level of the system that possess origina…
the authority to hear a case before any other court does
civil actions
suits arising out of conflicts between private persons/organi…
criminal law
the branch of the law dealing with offenses against the publi…
American government Chapter 14 terms
Executive article
Mass media
Imperial presidency
Oath of office
Article 2 of constitution. Establishes presidency & gives the…
Forms of communication
Pres that acts w/o approval of congress or acts in secrecy to…
Oath taken by the pres the day he takes office. "Faithfully e…
Executive article
Article 2 of constitution. Establishes presidency & gives the…
Mass media
Forms of communication
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American Government (Wilson) Chapter 14
judicial review
strict-constructionist approach
activist approach
constitutional court
right of federal courts to declare laws of Congress & acts of…
judges should confine themselves to applying the rules that a…
judges should discover the general principles underlying the…
federal court exercising judicial powers found in Article III…
judicial review
right of federal courts to declare laws of Congress & acts of…
strict-constructionist approach
judges should confine themselves to applying the rules that a…
23 terms
american government chapter 14
myth of nonpolitical courts
myth of finality
civil actions
criminal actions
the idea that courts are neutral because they are not directl…
the idea that the supreme courts decision is the final word i…
suits involving two private parties or organizations, usually…
suits dealing with offenses against public order (laws), most…
myth of nonpolitical courts
the idea that courts are neutral because they are not directl…
myth of finality
the idea that the supreme courts decision is the final word i…
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American Government Chapter 14 Vocab
amnesty
clemency
commutation
executive article
a blanket pardon offered to a group of law violators
mercy or leniency granted to an offender by a chief executive
the power to reduce the length of a sentence or fine for a cr…
article II of the constitution. establishes the presidency an…
amnesty
a blanket pardon offered to a group of law violators
clemency
mercy or leniency granted to an offender by a chief executive
American Government Chapter 14
Executive Article
mass media
imperial presidency
oath of office
The part of the constitution (Article II) that establishes th…
Forms of communication, such as newspapers, magazines, radio,…
Critic's term for the strong use of presidential power in way…
a promise the president makes on the day he takes office, ple…
Executive Article
The part of the constitution (Article II) that establishes th…
mass media
Forms of communication, such as newspapers, magazines, radio,…
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American Government Chapter 14
Civil Rights
Missouri Compromise
Disenfranchised
Grandfather clause
Rights that guarantee individuals freedom from discrimination…
An agreement between pro- and antislavery groups passed by Co…
To have been denied the ability to exercise a right, such as…
A type of law enacted in several southern states to allow tho…
Civil Rights
Rights that guarantee individuals freedom from discrimination…
Missouri Compromise
An agreement between pro- and antislavery groups passed by Co…
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Shores of Hope-American Government- Chapter 14
Executive Article
Mass media
Imperial presidency
Oath of office
Executive Article is in the Constitution; " The executive Pow…
Forms of communication; Radio, television, and the internet.
Paints a picture of the President as emperor, taking strong a…
Sworn by the President on the day he takes office.
Executive Article
Executive Article is in the Constitution; " The executive Pow…
Mass media
Forms of communication; Radio, television, and the internet.
American Government Chapter 14
imperial presidency
executive order
Ordinance Power
treaty
Critic's term for the strong use of presidential power in way…
a directive, rule, or regulation from the President that has…
Power of the president to issue executive orders.
a formal agreement between two or more sovereign states that…
imperial presidency
Critic's term for the strong use of presidential power in way…
executive order
a directive, rule, or regulation from the President that has…
American Government: Chapter 14
Forgein Policy
Diplomacy
Political Realism
Moral Idealism
a nations external goals & the techniques and strategies used…
the process by which states carry on political relations with…
accept the world as it is, but only cares about their country…
wants to fix the world
Forgein Policy
a nations external goals & the techniques and strategies used…
Diplomacy
the process by which states carry on political relations with…
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American Government- Chapter 14
Justice
Hammurabi
Ur-Nammu
Precedents
conformity to God's character
the most famous law code
first known law cod e
prior authoritative rulings
Justice
conformity to God's character
Hammurabi
the most famous law code
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American Government Chapter 14
Executive Article
mass media
imperial presidency
oath of office
Article II of the Constitution. Establishes the presidency an…
those means of communication that reach large audiences, espe…
term used to describe a President as an "emperor" that acts w…
oath taken by the President on the day he takes office, pledg…
Executive Article
Article II of the Constitution. Establishes the presidency an…
mass media
those means of communication that reach large audiences, espe…
16 terms
American Government Chapter 14
Executive Article
mass media
imperial presidency
oath of office
Article II of the Constitution. Establishes the presidency an…
those means of communication that reach large audiences, espe…
term used to describe a President as an "emperor" that acts w…
oath taken by the President on the day he takes office, pledg…
Executive Article
Article II of the Constitution. Establishes the presidency an…
mass media
those means of communication that reach large audiences, espe…
16 terms
American Government Chapter 14
Executive Article
mass media
imperial presidency
oath of office
Article II of the Constitution. Establishes the presidency an…
those means of communication that reach large audiences, espe…
term used to describe a President as an "emperor" that acts w…
oath taken by the President on the day he takes office, pledg…
Executive Article
Article II of the Constitution. Establishes the presidency an…
mass media
those means of communication that reach large audiences, espe…
28 terms
American Government Chapter 14
pre-nomination campaign
invisible primary
presidential primary
open primary
the political season in which candidates for president begin…
the competition among candidates seeking the party nomination…
a state-wide election to select delegates who will represent…
an election that allows voters to choose on the day of the pr…
pre-nomination campaign
the political season in which candidates for president begin…
invisible primary
the competition among candidates seeking the party nomination…
American Government Chapter 14
Executive Article
mass media
imperial presidency
oath of office
Article II of the Constitution. Establishes the presidency an…
those means of communication that reach large audiences, espe…
term used to describe a President as an "emperor" that acts w…
oath taken by the President on the day he takes office, pledg…
Executive Article
Article II of the Constitution. Establishes the presidency an…
mass media
those means of communication that reach large audiences, espe…
32 terms
Chapter 14 American Government
Foreign Policy
Defense Policy
Isolationism
Embargo Act
Area of policy- making that encompasses how one country build…
Area of policy-making that focuses on the strategies that a c…
A national policy of avoiding participationin foreign affairs.
Legislation passed by Congress in 1807 to prevent U.S. ships…
Foreign Policy
Area of policy- making that encompasses how one country build…
Defense Policy
Area of policy-making that focuses on the strategies that a c…
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American Government Chapter14
Gridlock
Electoral college
Bully pulpit
Veto message
The inability of the government to to act because rival parti…
The people chosen to cast each states votes in a presidential…
The presidents use of his prestige and visibility to guide or…
A message from the president to congress stating that he will…
Gridlock
The inability of the government to to act because rival parti…
Electoral college
The people chosen to cast each states votes in a presidential…
American Government Chapter 14
Executive Article
Mass Media
Imperial Presidency
Oath of Office
Article II of the Constitution; established the presidency an…
forms of communications, including printed publications, radi…
presents the president as an emperor, taking strong actions w…
the oath taken by the President on the day he takes office, p…
Executive Article
Article II of the Constitution; established the presidency an…
Mass Media
forms of communications, including printed publications, radi…
13 terms
American Government Chapter 14
Civil Actions
Criminal Law
Trial Courts
Original Jurisdiction
Suits arising out of conflicts between private persons.
The branch of law dealing with offenses against the public or…
Courts at the lowest level of the system. Hold original juris…
The authority to hear a case before any other court does.
Civil Actions
Suits arising out of conflicts between private persons.
Criminal Law
The branch of law dealing with offenses against the public or…
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Chapter 14 American Government
Mass Media
New Media
Yellow Journalism
Muckraking
The entire array of organizations through which information i…
Media providing the public with new information about subject…
A form of newspaper publishing in vogue in the late 19th cent…
A form of journalism, in vogue in the early 20th century, dev…
Mass Media
The entire array of organizations through which information i…
New Media
Media providing the public with new information about subject…
30 terms
American Government Chapter 14
Executive Article
mass media
imperial presidency
oath of office
The part of the constitution (Article II) that establishes th…
Forms of communication, such as newspapers, magazines, radio,…
Critic's term for the strong use of presidential power in way…
a promise the president makes on the day he takes office, ple…
Executive Article
The part of the constitution (Article II) that establishes th…
mass media
Forms of communication, such as newspapers, magazines, radio,…
Chapter 14 American Government
Popular Sovereignty
Federalism
Separation of Powers
Checks and Balances
People are the source of government power
In this government system, power is divided between national…
Each of the three branches of government has its own responsi…
Each branch of government holds some control over the other t…
Popular Sovereignty
People are the source of government power
Federalism
In this government system, power is divided between national…
30 terms
American government chapter 14
American Exceptionalism
Bush Doctrine
Containment
Continuing resoultion
The view that the United States is unique, marked by a distin…
An international strategy that aggressively pursued terrorist…
American Cold War strategy designed to stop the spread of com…
A Congress-approach act required when no national budget has…
American Exceptionalism
The view that the United States is unique, marked by a distin…
Bush Doctrine
An international strategy that aggressively pursued terrorist…
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American Government Chapter 14
divided government
unified government
gridlock
electoral college
one party controls the White House and another party controls…
the same party controls the White House and both houses of Co…
a situation in which government is incapable of acting on imp…
a group selected by the states to elect the president and the…
divided government
one party controls the White House and another party controls…
unified government
the same party controls the White House and both houses of Co…
25 terms
American Government, Chapter 14
Bureaucrats
Bureaucracy
Shadow Bureaucrats
Contracting-Out
People who work as part of a bureaucracy
The collection of all national executive branch organizations
People hired and paid by private for-profit and nonprofit org…
Also called outsourcing or privatizing; a process by which th…
Bureaucrats
People who work as part of a bureaucracy
Bureaucracy
The collection of all national executive branch organizations
american government chapter 14
executive article
mass media
imperial presidency
oath of office
establishes the presidency and gives the executive power of t…
forms of communication that reach large audiences (especially…
term used to describe a president as an "emperor" who acts wi…
oath taken by the president on the day he takes office, pledg…
executive article
establishes the presidency and gives the executive power of t…
mass media
forms of communication that reach large audiences (especially…
American Government Chapter 14
1565
Dred Scott v. Sanford
thirteenth amendment
fourteenth amendment
first african americans to come to america
who was a slave in Missouri and went to Illinois
abolished slavery
granted citizenship
1565
first african americans to come to america
Dred Scott v. Sanford
who was a slave in Missouri and went to Illinois
American Government Chapter 14
Executive Article
mass media
imperial presidency
oath of office
Article II of the Constitution. Establishes the presidency an…
those means of communication that reach large audiences, espe…
term used to describe a President as an "emperor" that acts w…
oath taken by the President on the day he takes office, pledg…
Executive Article
Article II of the Constitution. Establishes the presidency an…
mass media
those means of communication that reach large audiences, espe…
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