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AP Government Constitutional Underpinnings
Anti-Federalist
Articles of Confederation
Bill of Rights
consent of the governed
During the debate over the ratification of the US Constitutio…
1st Constitution of the U.S. 1781-1788 (weaknesses-no executi…
Although the Anti-Federalists failed to block the ratificatio…
Agreement by citizens to obey the laws and the government the…
Anti-Federalist
During the debate over the ratification of the US Constitutio…
Articles of Confederation
1st Constitution of the U.S. 1781-1788 (weaknesses-no executi…
69 terms
AP Government Constitutional Underpinnings
Anti-Federalist
Articles of Confederation
authoritarian regimes
Bill of Rights
During the debate over the ratification of the US Constitutio…
1st Constitution of the U.S. 1781-1788 (weaknesses-no executi…
A government that concentrates political power in an authorit…
Although the Anti-Federalists failed to block the ratificatio…
Anti-Federalist
During the debate over the ratification of the US Constitutio…
Articles of Confederation
1st Constitution of the U.S. 1781-1788 (weaknesses-no executi…
AP Government Constitutional Underpinnings
Anti-Federalist
Articles of Confederation
authoritarian regimes
Bill of Rights
At the time of the Con, they argued that the Con was a class…
1st Constitution of the U.S. 1781-1788 (weaknesses-no executi…
A government that concentrates political power in an authorit…
Although the Anti-Federalists failed to block the ratificatio…
Anti-Federalist
At the time of the Con, they argued that the Con was a class…
Articles of Confederation
1st Constitution of the U.S. 1781-1788 (weaknesses-no executi…
55 terms
AP Government, Constitution+ Federalism
John Locke
Social Contract
Natural Rights
consent of the governed
1632-1704. English philosopher whose Treatises of Government…
A voluntary agreement among individuals to secure their right…
...... Life, Liberty, and Property
the idea that government derives its authority by the sanctio…
John Locke
1632-1704. English philosopher whose Treatises of Government…
Social Contract
A voluntary agreement among individuals to secure their right…
54 terms
AP Government Constitutional Underpinnings
Anti-Federalist
Articles of Confederation
consent of the governed
representative democracy
During the debate over the ratification of the US Constitutio…
1st Constitution of the U.S. 1781-1788 (weaknesses-no executi…
Agreement by citizens to obey the laws and the government the…
A political system in which the supreme power lies in a body…
Anti-Federalist
During the debate over the ratification of the US Constitutio…
Articles of Confederation
1st Constitution of the U.S. 1781-1788 (weaknesses-no executi…
27 terms
AP Government: Constitutional Amendments
1st Amendment
2nd Amendment
3rd Amendment
4th Amendment
Freedom of religion (establishment & free exercise clauses),…
Right to bear arms; regulated militia is necessary to the sec…
Restricts quartering of troops in private homes.
No "unreasonable" searches and seizures without a warrant or…
1st Amendment
Freedom of religion (establishment & free exercise clauses),…
2nd Amendment
Right to bear arms; regulated militia is necessary to the sec…
53 terms
AP Government- Constitutional Underpinnings
Government
Autocracy
Oligarchy
Anarchy
-The formal and informal institutions, people, and processes…
-Rule by one person... -Examples: Dictatorship, absolute monarchy
-Rule by a small group or small ruling class... -Examples: Arist…
-Absence of government... -Example: "Failed" states without any…
Government
-The formal and informal institutions, people, and processes…
Autocracy
-Rule by one person... -Examples: Dictatorship, absolute monarchy
37 terms
AP Government- Constitutional Underpinnings
Define Democracy
Direct Democracy
Elite Theory
Representative Democracy
Rule by the people either directly or indirectly through thei…
-Citizens vote to make decisions on public policy, directly m…
A small group of people identified by wealth or political pow…
-Citizens elect representatives who make laws, rather than ma…
Define Democracy
Rule by the people either directly or indirectly through thei…
Direct Democracy
-Citizens vote to make decisions on public policy, directly m…
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AP Government: Constitutional Amendments
1st Amendment
2nd Amendment
3rd Amendment
4th Amendment
Freedom of religion (establishment & free exercise clauses),…
Right to bear arms; regulated militia is necessary to the sec…
Restricts quartering of troops in private homes.
No "unreasonable" searches and seizures without a warrant or…
1st Amendment
Freedom of religion (establishment & free exercise clauses),…
2nd Amendment
Right to bear arms; regulated militia is necessary to the sec…
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AP Government Constitutional Underpinnings
Elitist Theory
Pluralist Theory
Majoritarian Theory
Delegate Model of Representation
A small segment of the society dominated by the wealthy prope…
Different groups working together through compromise
Also called direct democracy, a majority vote that determines…
Also called representational view. Voters elect their represe…
Elitist Theory
A small segment of the society dominated by the wealthy prope…
Pluralist Theory
Different groups working together through compromise
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AP Government - Constitutional Underpinnings
Articles of Confederation
Northwest Ordinance
Federalism
Shays' Rebellion
The first government of the United States, lasting from 1781-…
Created methods by which new states would enter the Union
Term describing a system under which the national government…
A six-month rebellion in which more than 1,000 armed farmers…
Articles of Confederation
The first government of the United States, lasting from 1781-…
Northwest Ordinance
Created methods by which new states would enter the Union
AP US Government: Constitutional Underpinnings
Bicameral Legislature
Block Grant
Categorical Grant
Project Grants
two house legislature
money granted by the federal government to the states for a b…
money granted by the federal government to the states for a n…
Federal categorical grants given for specific purposes and aw…
Bicameral Legislature
two house legislature
Block Grant
money granted by the federal government to the states for a b…
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AP Government: Constitutional Democracy
Democracy
Direct Democracy
Representative Democracy
Constitutional Democracy
Government by the people, both directly or indirectly, with f…
Government in which citizens vote on laws and select official…
Government in which the people elect those who govern and pas…
A government that enforces recognized limits on those who gov…
Democracy
Government by the people, both directly or indirectly, with f…
Direct Democracy
Government in which citizens vote on laws and select official…
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AP Government: Constitutional Underpinnings
Most of the Declaration of Independenc…
What did the Anti-Federalists want add…
According to the Declaration of Indepe…
According to the Declaration of Indepe…
a list of complaints against the King... why the colonies needed…
Bill of Rights
life, liberty, pursuit of happiness
change or abolish it and get a new one... right to revolution
Most of the Declaration of Independenc…
a list of complaints against the King... why the colonies needed…
What did the Anti-Federalists want add…
Bill of Rights
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AP Government Constitutional Underpinnings
Anti-Federalist
Articles of Confederation
Bill of Rights
consent of the governed
During the debate over the ratification of the US Constitutio…
The first constitution of the U.S., adopted by congress in 17…
Although the Anti-Federalists failed to block the ratificatio…
The idea that government derives its authority by sanction of…
Anti-Federalist
During the debate over the ratification of the US Constitutio…
Articles of Confederation
The first constitution of the U.S., adopted by congress in 17…
44 terms
AP Government Constitutional Underpinnings
Anti-Federalist
Articles of Confederation
Bill of Rights
consent of the governed
During the debate over the ratification of the US Constitutio…
1st Constitution of the U.S. 1781-1788 (weaknesses-no executi…
consisted of the first ten amendments to the Constitution, wh…
Agreement by citizens to obey the laws and the government the…
Anti-Federalist
During the debate over the ratification of the US Constitutio…
Articles of Confederation
1st Constitution of the U.S. 1781-1788 (weaknesses-no executi…
55 terms
AP Government, Constitution+ Federalism
John Locke
Social Contract
Natural Rights
consent of the governed
1632-1704. English philosopher whose Treatises of Government…
A voluntary agreement among individuals to secure their right…
...... Life, Liberty, and Property
the idea that government derives its authority by the sanctio…
John Locke
1632-1704. English philosopher whose Treatises of Government…
Social Contract
A voluntary agreement among individuals to secure their right…
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AP Government Constitution
amendment
Antifederalists
Articles of Confederation
bill of attainder
A change to the Constitution
Opponents of ratification of the Constitution and of a strong…
1st Constitution of the U.S. 1781-1788 (weaknesses-no executi…
A legislative act finding a person guilty of treason or felon…
amendment
A change to the Constitution
Antifederalists
Opponents of ratification of the Constitution and of a strong…
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AP Government: constitutional law
Suffrage
Political Efficacy
Voter Registration
Motor Voter Act
The legal right to vote, given to African Americans by Fiftee…
The belief that one's political participation really matters-…
A system adopted by the states that requires voters to regist…
Passed in 1993, this act went into effect for the 1996 electi…
Suffrage
The legal right to vote, given to African Americans by Fiftee…
Political Efficacy
The belief that one's political participation really matters-…
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AP Government: Constitutional Foundations
Virginia Plan
3/5 compromise
Shay's Rebellion
Second Treatise of Civil Government
legislature based on population
every 5 slaves count as 3 people
an armed uprising (mostly farmers) in protest of the Articles…
John Lock: life, liberty, and property; the consent of the go…
Virginia Plan
legislature based on population
3/5 compromise
every 5 slaves count as 3 people
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AP Government Constitutional Underpinnings
Anti-Federalists
Bill of Rights
Consent of the Governed
Connecticut Compromise
Opponents of the American Constitution at the time when the s…
The first ten amendments to the U.S. Constitution, drafted in…
According to John Locke, the required basis for government. T…
The compromise reached at the Constitutional Convention that…
Anti-Federalists
Opponents of the American Constitution at the time when the s…
Bill of Rights
The first ten amendments to the U.S. Constitution, drafted in…
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AP Government: Constitutional Underpinnings
Bicameral legislature
Block grant
Categorical grant
Centralists
two-house legislature.
money granted by the federal government to the states for a b…
money granted by the federal government to the states for a n…
those who favor greater national authority rather than state…
Bicameral legislature
two-house legislature.
Block grant
money granted by the federal government to the states for a b…
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AP Government Constitutional Underpinnings
Anti-Federalist
Articles of Confederation
Bill of Rights
democracy
During the debate over the ratification of the US Constitutio…
1st Constitution of the U.S. 1781-1788 (weaknesses-no executi…
Although the Anti-Federalists failed to block the ratificatio…
A political system in which the supreme power lies in a body…
Anti-Federalist
During the debate over the ratification of the US Constitutio…
Articles of Confederation
1st Constitution of the U.S. 1781-1788 (weaknesses-no executi…
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CONSTITUTIONAL UNDERPINNINGS: AP GOVERNMENT
bicameral legislature
block Grant
categorical grants
centralists
Two-house legislature
Money granted by the federal government to states for a broad…
Money granted by the federal government to states for a narro…
Those who favor greater national authority rather than state…
bicameral legislature
Two-house legislature
block Grant
Money granted by the federal government to states for a broad…
64 terms
AP Government Constitutional Underpinnings
Government
Political Issue
Single-Issue Groups
Public Goods
The institutions and processes through which public policies…
An issue that arises when people disagree about a problem and…
Groups that have a narrow interest, tend to dislike compromis…
Goods, such as clean air and clean water, that everyone must…
Government
The institutions and processes through which public policies…
Political Issue
An issue that arises when people disagree about a problem and…
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AP Government Constitutional Underpinnings
Amendment
Antifederalists
Articles of Confederation
Bicameralism
New provision in the Constitution that has been ratified by t…
Oppose ratification of Constitution and strong central govern…
Governing document for the confederated states. Drafted 1777,…
Two-house legislature. (Senate/House of Representatives).
Amendment
New provision in the Constitution that has been ratified by t…
Antifederalists
Oppose ratification of Constitution and strong central govern…
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AP Government_Constitutional Underpinnings
Anti-Federalists
Articles of Confederation
Authoritarian Regimes
Bill of Rights
Opponents of the American Constitution at the time the states…
The first constitution of the United States, adopted by Congr…
Regime where decisions are made by political elites without m…
The first 10 amendments to the U.S. Constitution, drafted in…
Anti-Federalists
Opponents of the American Constitution at the time the states…
Articles of Confederation
The first constitution of the United States, adopted by Congr…
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AP Government Constitutional Amendments
First Amendment
Second Amendment
Third Amendment
Fourth Amendment
Right to freedom of religion, assembly, petition, press, and…
Right to bear arms
Protection from Quartering Soldiers during peacetime.
Protects against unwarranted search and seizures and probable…
First Amendment
Right to freedom of religion, assembly, petition, press, and…
Second Amendment
Right to bear arms
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AP Government- Constitutional Foundations
Anti-Federalists
Articles of Confederation
Connecticut Compromise
Consent of the governed
Anti-Federalists rose up as the opponents of the Constitution…
1st Constitution of the U.S. 1781-1788 (weaknesses-no executi…
Agreement during the Constitutional Convention that Congress…
The idea that government derives its authority by sanction of…
Anti-Federalists
Anti-Federalists rose up as the opponents of the Constitution…
Articles of Confederation
1st Constitution of the U.S. 1781-1788 (weaknesses-no executi…
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AP Government, Unit 1 Constitutional Underpinnings
traditional democratic theory
pluralism
hyperpluralsim
elite and class theory
rests upon a number of key principles that specify how govern…
a theory of government and politics emphasizing that politics…
wider variety of interest groups (too many) - many unequal po…
small number of interest group that has influence controlled…
traditional democratic theory
rests upon a number of key principles that specify how govern…
pluralism
a theory of government and politics emphasizing that politics…
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AP Government Vocab- Constitutional Underpinnings
anti-federalists
federalists
bill of rights
checks and balances
An individual who opposed the ratification of the new Constit…
The name given to one who was in favor of the adoption of the…
A formal statement of the fundamental rights of the people of…
A major principle of the American system of government whereb…
anti-federalists
An individual who opposed the ratification of the new Constit…
federalists
The name given to one who was in favor of the adoption of the…
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Constitutional Amendments ~ AP Government
Amendment 1
Amendment 2
Amendment 3
Amendment 4
Freedom of Religion, Press, Assembly, Speech; Ratified Decemb…
Right to Bear Arms; Ratified December 15, 1971
Quartering of Soliders; Ratified December 15, 1971
Search and Seizure; Ratified December 15, 1971
Amendment 1
Freedom of Religion, Press, Assembly, Speech; Ratified Decemb…
Amendment 2
Right to Bear Arms; Ratified December 15, 1971
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Ap Government Constitutional Clauses
Bill of Attainer: Article 1, Section 9…
Commerce Clause: Article 1, Section 8,…
Contracts Clause: Article 1, Section 1…
Due Process Clauses' Amendment:
"No bill of attainder..shall be passed without trial"
"The congress shall have power..to regulate commerce with for…
"No state shall..pass any..law impairing the obligation of co…
"No person shall..be deprived of life, liberty, or property w…
Bill of Attainer: Article 1, Section 9…
"No bill of attainder..shall be passed without trial"
Commerce Clause: Article 1, Section 8,…
"The congress shall have power..to regulate commerce with for…
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AP Government- The Constitutional Underpinnings
Political Ideology
Political Spectrum
Radical
Liberal
A cohesive set of beliefs about politics, public policy, and…
range of political views
Favoring drastic political, economic, or social reforms.
A person whose views favor more govt involvemnt in business,…
Political Ideology
A cohesive set of beliefs about politics, public policy, and…
Political Spectrum
range of political views
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AP Government Constitution
Article I
Article II
Article III
Article IV
Legislative Branch- Powers of Congress
Executive Branch- Powers of the President
Judicial Branch- Powers of the courts
relations betweeen states, full faith and credit clause, priv…
Article I
Legislative Branch- Powers of Congress
Article II
Executive Branch- Powers of the President
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AP Government US Constitutional Underpinings
government
public goods
politics
political participation
d: the institutions and processes through which public polici…
d: goods, such as clean air and clean water, that everyone mu…
d: the process by which we select our governmental leaders an…
d: all the activities used by citizens to influence the selec…
government
d: the institutions and processes through which public polici…
public goods
d: goods, such as clean air and clean water, that everyone mu…
30 terms
AP Government Constitution
Article I
Article II
Article III
Full Faith and Credit Clause
Article about Legislative Branch
Article about Executive Branch
Article about Judicial Branch
says that states shall recognize public acts, records, and ju…
Article I
Article about Legislative Branch
Article II
Article about Executive Branch
52 terms
AP Government, Constitution+ Federalism
John Locke
Social Contract
Natural Rights
consent of the governed
1632-1704. English philosopher whose Treatises of Government…
A voluntary agreement among individuals to secure their right…
...... Life, Liberty, and Property
the idea that government derives its authority by the sanctio…
John Locke
1632-1704. English philosopher whose Treatises of Government…
Social Contract
A voluntary agreement among individuals to secure their right…
56 terms
AP Government, Constitution+ Federalism
Social Contract
Natural Rights
direct democracy
Representative democracy
A voluntary agreement among individuals to secure their right…
...... Life, Liberty, and Property
A form of government in which citizens rule directly and not…
A system of government in which citizens elect representative…
Social Contract
A voluntary agreement among individuals to secure their right…
Natural Rights
...... Life, Liberty, and Property
42 terms
AP Government: The Constitution
amendment
Anti-Federalists
Articles of Confederation
bill of attainder
A change to the Constitution
Opponents of ratification of the Constitution and of a strong…
1st Constitution of the U.S. 1781-1788 (weaknesses-no executi…
A legislative act finding a person guilty of treason or felon…
amendment
A change to the Constitution
Anti-Federalists
Opponents of ratification of the Constitution and of a strong…
17 terms
AP Government Key Constitutional Clauses
Bill of Attainder Clause
Commerce Clause
Contracts Clause
Due Process Clause (5th Amendment)
Congress cannot pass a law that singles out a person for puni…
Congress can regulate trade between nations, between states a…
No state can interfere with the execution of contracts. For e…
The national government must observe fair procedures when it…
Bill of Attainder Clause
Congress cannot pass a law that singles out a person for puni…
Commerce Clause
Congress can regulate trade between nations, between states a…
31 terms
AP GOVERNMENT Chapter 1-3: CONSTITUTIONAL UNDERPINNINGS
Bicameral Legislature
Block Grant
Categorical Grant
Checks and Balances
Two-house legislature.
Money granted by the federal government to the states for a b…
Money granted by the federal government to the states for a n…
System in which each branch of government can limit the power…
Bicameral Legislature
Two-house legislature.
Block Grant
Money granted by the federal government to the states for a b…
74 terms
AP US Government: Constitutional Underpinnings
Bicameral Legislature
Block Grant
Categorical Grant
Project Grants
two house legislature
money granted by the federal government to the states for a b…
money granted by the federal government to the states for a n…
Federal categorical grants given for specific purposes and aw…
Bicameral Legislature
two house legislature
Block Grant
money granted by the federal government to the states for a b…
52 terms
AP US Government: Constitutional Underpinnings
Bicameral Legislature
Block Grant
Categorical Grant
Project Grants
two house legislature
money granted by the federal government to the states for a b…
money granted by the federal government to the states for a n…
Federal categorical grants given for specific purposes and aw…
Bicameral Legislature
two house legislature
Block Grant
money granted by the federal government to the states for a b…
27 terms
AP Government Constitution-Calhoun
Democracy
Direct Democracy
Representative Democracy
Elite
a political system in which the people are said to rule, dire…
A government where all, or most, of its citizens participate…
a political system in which leaders and representatives acqui…
an identifiable group of persons who possess a disproportiona…
Democracy
a political system in which the people are said to rule, dire…
Direct Democracy
A government where all, or most, of its citizens participate…
23 terms
AP Government- Constitutional Democracy
Democracy
Representative democracy
Direct democracy
Constitutional democracy
A government that enforces recognized limits on those who gov…
Government by the people, both directly or indirectly, with f…
Government in which citizens vote on laws and select official…
Government in which the people elect those who govern and pas…
Democracy
A government that enforces recognized limits on those who gov…
Representative democracy
Government by the people, both directly or indirectly, with f…
6 terms
AP Government Constitutional Powers
Enumerated Powers
Implied Powers
Inherent Powers
Reserved Powers
Delegated power; AI S8, AII S2, AIII S2
Delegated power; AI S8; elastic, necessary & proper
What government should be able to do
X Amendment/ not in the constitution goes to state
Enumerated Powers
Delegated power; AI S8, AII S2, AIII S2
Implied Powers
Delegated power; AI S8; elastic, necessary & proper
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AP Government: Constitutional Democracy
Democracy
Direct democracy
Representative democracy
Constitutional democracy
Government by the people, both directly or indirectly, with f…
Government in which citizens vote on laws and select official…
Government in which the people elect those who govern and pas…
A government that enforces recognized limits on those who gov…
Democracy
Government by the people, both directly or indirectly, with f…
Direct democracy
Government in which citizens vote on laws and select official…
46 terms
AP Government - Constitutional Underpinnings
4 basic principles of constitution
Checks and Balances
James Madison (as he pertains to the c…
Why was the constitution written
Popular sovereignty (government power resides in the people);…
The system that prevents one branch of government from becomi…
"Father of constitution"; wrote much of it including Virginia…
Articles of Confederation were very weak and difficult to cha…
4 basic principles of constitution
Popular sovereignty (government power resides in the people);…
Checks and Balances
The system that prevents one branch of government from becomi…
55 terms
AP Government - Constitution Test
Article I, Section 1
Article I, Section 2
Article I, Section 3
Article I, Section 4
Bicameral Congress
Membership of the House
Membership of the Senate
Laws governing elections
Article I, Section 1
Bicameral Congress
Article I, Section 2
Membership of the House
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