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AP Government - CH 20
Bipolar World
Bush Doctrine
Cold War
Collective Security
A political landscape with two superpowers.
A policy adopted by the Bush administration in 2001 that asse…
A conflict that was between the US and the Soviet Union. The…
A system in which a group of nations acts as one to preserve…
Bipolar World
A political landscape with two superpowers.
Bush Doctrine
A policy adopted by the Bush administration in 2001 that asse…
30 terms
AP Government Chapter 20
foreign policy
United Nations
North Atlantic Treaty Organization
European Union
A policy that involves choice-taking, like domestic policy, b…
Created in 1945, an organization whose members agree to renou…
Created in 1945, an organization whose members include the Un…
An alliance of the major Western European nations that coordi…
foreign policy
A policy that involves choice-taking, like domestic policy, b…
United Nations
Created in 1945, an organization whose members agree to renou…
316 terms
AP Government 1-20
527 Groups
Actual Group
Affirmative Action
Agenda-Setting Function
independent groups that seek to influence the political proce…
that part of the potential group consisting of members who ac…
a policy designed to give special attention to or compensator…
role of media which do the agenda setting; form the list of m…
527 Groups
independent groups that seek to influence the political proce…
Actual Group
that part of the potential group consisting of members who ac…
10 terms
AP Government Chapter 20
Worldviews
Isolationism
Containment
Disengagement
A comprehensive opinion of how the United States should respo…
The opinion that the United States should withdraw from world…
The belief that the United States should resist the expansion…
The belief that the United States was harmed by its war in Vi…
Worldviews
A comprehensive opinion of how the United States should respo…
Isolationism
The opinion that the United States should withdraw from world…
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AP Government Ch 20
realism, p. 524
idealism, p. 524
isolationism, p. 525
internationalism, p. 525
A theory of international relations that focuses on the tende…
A theory of international relations that focuses on the hope…
The desire to avoid international engagement altogether.
The belief that nations must engage in international problem…
realism, p. 524
A theory of international relations that focuses on the tende…
idealism, p. 524
A theory of international relations that focuses on the hope…
74 terms
AP Government Ch 17-20
capitalism
mixed economy
multinational corporations
Securities and Exchange Commission
An economic system in which individuals and corporations, not…
An economic system in which the government is deeply involved…
Businesses with vast holdings in many countries, many of whic…
The federal agency created during the New Deal that regulates…
capitalism
An economic system in which individuals and corporations, not…
mixed economy
An economic system in which the government is deeply involved…
17 terms
Chapter 20 AP government
Foreign Policy
United Nationa
North Atlantic treaty organization
European Union
Policy that involves choice taking about... relations with the r…
Created in 1945 and today has 192 member nations with peaceke…
A regional organization created in 1949 by nations including…
A transnational government composed of most European nations…
Foreign Policy
Policy that involves choice taking about... relations with the r…
United Nationa
Created in 1945 and today has 192 member nations with peaceke…
17 terms
AP Government Chapter 20
United Nations
North Atlantic Treaty Organization
Foreign Policy
European Union
Created in 1945, and currently included 192 member nations, w…
(NATO) a regional organization that was created in 1949 by na…
Policy that involves choice taking about relations with the r…
A transnational government composed of most EuropeN nations t…
United Nations
Created in 1945, and currently included 192 member nations, w…
North Atlantic Treaty Organization
(NATO) a regional organization that was created in 1949 by na…
9 terms
AP Government Chapter 20
United Nations
North Atlantic Treaty Organization
European Union
isolationism
Created in 1945, an organization whose members agree to renou…
Created in 1945, an organization whose members include the Un…
An alliance of the major Western European nations that coordi…
A foreign policy course followed throughout most of our natio…
United Nations
Created in 1945, an organization whose members agree to renou…
North Atlantic Treaty Organization
Created in 1945, an organization whose members include the Un…
11 terms
AP Government Chapter 20
worldviews
isolationism
containment
disengagement
A comprehensive opinion of how the United States should respo…
The opinion that the United States should withdraw from world…
The belief that the United States should resist the expansion…
The belief that the United States was harmed by its war in Vi…
worldviews
A comprehensive opinion of how the United States should respo…
isolationism
The opinion that the United States should withdraw from world…
17 terms
Ap Government Chapter 20
Foreign Policy
United Nations
North Atlantic Treaty Organization
European Union
Policy that involves choice taking about relations with the r…
Created in 1945 and currently including 192 member nations, w…
A regional organization that was created in 1940 by nations i…
A transnational government composed of most European nations…
Foreign Policy
Policy that involves choice taking about relations with the r…
United Nations
Created in 1945 and currently including 192 member nations, w…
Chapter 20 AP Government
SDI
NAFTA
SALT
JCS
Strategic Defense Initiative; 1983; Reagan; a global umbrella…
North American Free Trade Agreement; 1993; Clinton; US, Canad…
Strategic Arms Limitation Talks; 1972; Nixon; a mutual effort…
Joint Chiefs of Staff; 1947; a group that consists of command…
SDI
Strategic Defense Initiative; 1983; Reagan; a global umbrella…
NAFTA
North American Free Trade Agreement; 1993; Clinton; US, Canad…
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Chapter 20 AP Government
Foreign Policy
United Nations (UN)
North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NA…
European Union (EU)
A policy that invovles choice-taking, like domestic policy, b…
Created in 1945, an organization whose members agree to renou…
Created in 1949, an organization whose members include the Un…
An alliance of the major Western European nations which coord…
Foreign Policy
A policy that invovles choice-taking, like domestic policy, b…
United Nations (UN)
Created in 1945, an organization whose members agree to renou…
55 terms
ap government 17-20
political agenda
cost
benefit
majortarian politics
issues that people believe require government action. most im…
a burden that people believe they must bear if a policy is en…
a satisfaction that people believe they will enjoy if a polic…
a policy in which almost everybody benefits and everybody pays.
political agenda
issues that people believe require government action. most im…
cost
a burden that people believe they must bear if a policy is en…
25 terms
20 AP Government terms
Mayflower compact
Democracy
Direct democracy
Direct primary
1620 - The first agreement for self-government in America. It…
A political system in which the supreme power lies in a body…
A form of government in which citizens rule directly and not…
A primary where voters directly select the candidates who wil…
Mayflower compact
1620 - The first agreement for self-government in America. It…
Democracy
A political system in which the supreme power lies in a body…
18 terms
AP Government - Ch. 20
Foreign policy
United Nation
North Atlantic Treaty Organization
European Union
A policy that involves choice taking, like domestic policy, b…
Created in 1945, an organization whose members agree to renou…
Created in 1949, an organization whose members include the US…
A transnational government composed of most European nations…
Foreign policy
A policy that involves choice taking, like domestic policy, b…
United Nation
Created in 1945, an organization whose members agree to renou…
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AP Government Chapter 20 Vocabulary
foreign policy
United Nations
North Atlantic Treaty Organization
European Union
Policy that involves choice taking about relations with the r…
Created in 1945 and currently including 192 member nations, w…
A regional organization that was created in 1949 by nations i…
A transnational government composed of most European nations…
foreign policy
Policy that involves choice taking about relations with the r…
United Nations
Created in 1945 and currently including 192 member nations, w…
22 terms
Chapter 20 AP Government
Cold War
Comparative Advantage
Containment
Detente
a prolonged period of adversarial relations between the two s…
a principle of international trade that states that all natio…
the basic US policy toward the Soviet Union during the Cold W…
A reduction of tensions. This term is particularly used to re…
Cold War
a prolonged period of adversarial relations between the two s…
Comparative Advantage
a principle of international trade that states that all natio…
18 terms
Ap government Chapter 20
Foreign policy
United nations
North Atlantic treaty organizations
European union
Involves choice taking about relationships with the rest of t…
An organization who's members agree to denounce war and respe…
An organization who's members agreed to treat a war against o…
An alliance of major western European nations, making members…
Foreign policy
Involves choice taking about relationships with the rest of t…
United nations
An organization who's members agree to denounce war and respe…
15 terms
AP Government - Chapter 20
Realism
Idealism
Isolationism
Internationalism
A theory of international relations that focuses on the tende…
A theory of international relations that focuses on the hope…
A policy of nonparticipation in international economic and po…
A national policy of actively trading with foreign countries…
Realism
A theory of international relations that focuses on the tende…
Idealism
A theory of international relations that focuses on the hope…
19 terms
AP US Government Chapter 20
Foreign Policy
United Nations (UN)
North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NA…
European Union (EU)
A policy that involves choice taking, like domestic policy, b…
Created in 1945, an organization whose members agree to renou…
Created in 1949, an organization whose members include the Un…
A transitional government composed of most European nations t…
Foreign Policy
A policy that involves choice taking, like domestic policy, b…
United Nations (UN)
Created in 1945, an organization whose members agree to renou…
AP Government chapter 20
Tariff
CIA
United Nations
Economic sanctions
A special tax on imported goods
Created after World War II to coordinate American intelligenc…
Created in 1945, an organization whose members agree to renou…
Commercial and financial penalties applied by one or more cou…
Tariff
A special tax on imported goods
CIA
Created after World War II to coordinate American intelligenc…
11 terms
AP Government Chapter 20
worldviews
isolationism
containment
disengagement
a comprehensive opinion of how the United States should respo…
the opinion that the United States should withdraw from world…
the belief that the United States should resist the expansion…
the belief that the United States was harmed by its war in Vi…
worldviews
a comprehensive opinion of how the United States should respo…
isolationism
the opinion that the United States should withdraw from world…
30 terms
AP Government Chapter 20
foreign policy
United Nations
North Atlantic Treaty Organization
European Union
A policy that involves choice-taking, like domestic policy, b…
Created in 1945, an organization whose members agree to renou…
Created in 1945, an organization whose members include the Un…
An alliance of the major Western European nations that coordi…
foreign policy
A policy that involves choice-taking, like domestic policy, b…
United Nations
Created in 1945, an organization whose members agree to renou…
30 terms
AP Government - Chapter 20
Foreign Policy
United Nations
North Atlantic Treaty Organization
European Union
Policy that involves choice taking about relations with the r…
Created in 1945 and currently including 192 member nations, w…
A regional organization that was created in 1949 by nations i…
A transitional government composed of most European nations t…
Foreign Policy
Policy that involves choice taking about relations with the r…
United Nations
Created in 1945 and currently including 192 member nations, w…
18 terms
AP Government Ch 20
foreign policy
United Nations
North Atlantic Trade Organization
European Union
a policy that involves choice taking, like domestic policy, b…
created in 1945, an organization whose members agree to renou…
created in 1949, an organization whose members include the Un…
a transnational government composed of most European nations…
foreign policy
a policy that involves choice taking, like domestic policy, b…
United Nations
created in 1945, an organization whose members agree to renou…
20 terms
Top 20 AP Government Topics
Incumbency Advantage
Federalism
Selection of Supreme Court Justices
The Electoral College
Incumbents can use pork barrel projects and franking privileg…
Power is divided between federal and state governments
Justices are appointed by the president and confirmed by the…
A winner-take-all system in which the president must receive…
Incumbency Advantage
Incumbents can use pork barrel projects and franking privileg…
Federalism
Power is divided between federal and state governments
34 terms
AP Government Chapter 18-20
Deflict
National debt
Gross domestic product
Monetarism
What occurs when the government in one year spends more money…
The total deficit from the first presidency down to the present
The total amount of goods and services produced in the econom…
The belief that inflation occurs when too much money is chasi…
Deflict
What occurs when the government in one year spends more money…
National debt
The total deficit from the first presidency down to the present
66 terms
AP Government Ch. 17-20
Public Policy
Distributive Policy
Redistributional Policy
Regulatory Policy
A general plan of action adopted by the government to solve a…
Policies that confer a benefit on an institution or group
Policies that take government resources from one sector of so…
Government actions that control certain business activities,…
Public Policy
A general plan of action adopted by the government to solve a…
Distributive Policy
Policies that confer a benefit on an institution or group
18 terms
AP American Government Ch. 20
Arms Race
Balance of Trade
Central Intelligence Agency (CIA)
Cold war
Cold war competition between the U.S. and Soviet Union to bui…
the difference between a country's total exports and total im…
An agency created after World War II to coordinate American i…
A conflict that was between the US and the Soviet Union. The…
Arms Race
Cold war competition between the U.S. and Soviet Union to bui…
Balance of Trade
the difference between a country's total exports and total im…
30 terms
AP Government Chapter 20
what three tools do foreign policies d…
What is the UN?
Describe NATO
Describe EU
diplomacy, aid, military force
an organization whose members agree to renounce war and to re…
an organization whose members include the United States, Cana…
An alliance of the major Western European nations that coordi…
what three tools do foreign policies d…
diplomacy, aid, military force
What is the UN?
an organization whose members agree to renounce war and to re…
67 terms
AP Government: Institutions of Government
incumbents
casework
pork barrel
bicameral legislature
people who already hold office; usually win in congressional…
congressional mediator between the people and the government
Money used that is considered wasteful - use earmarks
divided into two houses.US Congress & American State legislat…
incumbents
people who already hold office; usually win in congressional…
casework
congressional mediator between the people and the government
54 terms
AP Government chapter 17 to 20
capitalism
mixed economy
multinational corporations
securities and exchange commission(SEC)
An economic system in which individuals and corporations, not…
An economic system in which the government is deeply involved…
businesses with vast holdings in many countries, many of whic…
the federal agency created during the New Deal hat regulates…
capitalism
An economic system in which individuals and corporations, not…
mixed economy
An economic system in which the government is deeply involved…
32 terms
ch 19/20 AP Government
cost of healthcare
HMO
role of government
environmental policies
US spends more than any other country... -Reasons: private insur…
provides healthcare @ yearly fee through contracts (covers ab…
provides medicare and medicade
environmental impact statements: reports that specify outcome…
cost of healthcare
US spends more than any other country... -Reasons: private insur…
HMO
provides healthcare @ yearly fee through contracts (covers ab…
29 terms
Chapter 19 and 20 AP Government
Health Maintenance Organization
Medicare
Medicaid
National Health Insurance
Organization contracted by individuals or insurance companies…
A program added to the Social Security system in 1965 that pr…
A public assistance program designed to provide health care f…
A compulsory insurance program for all Americans that would h…
Health Maintenance Organization
Organization contracted by individuals or insurance companies…
Medicare
A program added to the Social Security system in 1965 that pr…
74 terms
AP Government Ch 17-20
capitalism
mixed economy
multinational corporations
Securities and Exchange Commission
An economic system in which individuals and corporations, not…
An economic system in which the government is deeply involved…
Businesses with vast holdings in many countries, many of whic…
The federal agency created during the New Deal that regulates…
capitalism
An economic system in which individuals and corporations, not…
mixed economy
An economic system in which the government is deeply involved…
14 terms
AP Government Chapter 20 Foreign and Military Policy
Curtiss-Wright Export Corp. v U.S.
Korematsu v US
Hamdi v Rumsfeld
Youngstown Sheet and Tube Co v Sawyer
American foreign policy is vested entirely in the federal gov…
Sending Japanese Americans to relocation centers during World…
An American citizen in jail because he allegedly joined the T…
The president may not seize factories during wartime without…
Curtiss-Wright Export Corp. v U.S.
American foreign policy is vested entirely in the federal gov…
Korematsu v US
Sending Japanese Americans to relocation centers during World…
93 terms
AP Government
blanket primaries
coalition
coalition government
closed primaries
elections to select party nominees in which voters are presen…
a group of individuals with a common interest upon which ever…
when two or more parties join together to form a majority in…
election to select party nominees in which only people who ha…
blanket primaries
elections to select party nominees in which voters are presen…
coalition
a group of individuals with a common interest upon which ever…
11 terms
Chapter 20 AP Government Vocabulary
Anti-appeasement
Domino Theory
Isolationism
Two Presidencies
Also known as containment was the result of WW2 and Munich co…
The theory that if one nation fell into communist hands, neig…
The opinion that the United States should withdraw from world…
Is based on the principle that there are two versions of the…
Anti-appeasement
Also known as containment was the result of WW2 and Munich co…
Domino Theory
The theory that if one nation fell into communist hands, neig…
70 terms
Chapter 17-20 AP Government Vocabulary
foreign policy
United Nations
North Atlantic Treaty Organization
European Union
A policy that involves choice-taking about relations with the…
Created in 1945 and currently including 192 member nations, w…
Created in 1945, an organization whose members include the Un…
An alliance of the major Western European nations that coordi…
foreign policy
A policy that involves choice-taking about relations with the…
United Nations
Created in 1945 and currently including 192 member nations, w…
AP Government Chapter 20 Vocabulary
worldviews
isolationism
containment
disengagement
a comprehensive opinion of how the United States should respo…
the opinion that the United States should withdraw from world…
the belief that the United States should resist the expansion…
the belief that the United States was harmed by its war in Vi…
worldviews
a comprehensive opinion of how the United States should respo…
isolationism
the opinion that the United States should withdraw from world…
9 terms
AP Government | Government by the People | Chapter 20 Vocabulary
entitlements
means-tested entitlements
public assistance
social insurance
programs such as unemployment insurance, disaster relief, or…
programs such as Medicaid and welfare under which applicants…
aid to the poor; "welfare"
programs in which eligibility is based on prior contributions…
entitlements
programs such as unemployment insurance, disaster relief, or…
means-tested entitlements
programs such as Medicaid and welfare under which applicants…
47 terms
Ap Government Unit 1
Elite Thoeries
Pluralist Theory
Articles of Confederation
Shays' rebellion
A belief that certain groups hold disproportionate power in a…
A theory of government and politics emphasizing that politics…
1st Constitution of the U.S. 1781-1788 (weaknesses-no executi…
Rebellion led by farmers in western Massachusetts in 1786-178…
Elite Thoeries
A belief that certain groups hold disproportionate power in a…
Pluralist Theory
A theory of government and politics emphasizing that politics…
19 terms
AP Government Chapter 20 Vocab
Foreign Policy
United Nations
North Atlantic Treaty Organization
European Union
A policy that involves choice taking like domestic policy, bu…
Created in 1945, an organization whose members agree to renou…
Created in 1949, an organization whose members include the Un…
A transnational government composed of most European nations…
Foreign Policy
A policy that involves choice taking like domestic policy, bu…
United Nations
Created in 1945, an organization whose members agree to renou…
30 terms
AP Government Chapter 20 vocabulary
foreign policy
United Nations
North Atlantic Treaty Organization
European Union
A policy that involves choice-taking, like domestic policy, b…
Created in 1945, an organization whose members agree to renou…
Created in 1945, an organization whose members include the Un…
An alliance of the major Western European nations that coordi…
foreign policy
A policy that involves choice-taking, like domestic policy, b…
United Nations
Created in 1945, an organization whose members agree to renou…
25 terms
AP Government Chapter 2
Unalienable
Articles of Confederation
Constitutional Convention
Shay's Rebellion
A human right based on nature or God
A weak constitution that governed America during the Revoluti…
A meeting in Philadelphia in 1787 that produced a new constit…
A 1787 rebellion in which ex-Revolutionary War soldiers attem…
Unalienable
A human right based on nature or God
Articles of Confederation
A weak constitution that governed America during the Revoluti…
23 terms
AP Government Chapter 2
Unalienable
Articles of Confederation
Constitutional Convention
Shays' Rebellion
A human right based on nature or God
A weak constitution that governed America during the Revoluti…
A meeting in Philadelphia in 1787 that produced a new constit…
A 1787 rebellion in which ex-Revolutionary War soldiers attem…
Unalienable
A human right based on nature or God
Articles of Confederation
A weak constitution that governed America during the Revoluti…
11 terms
AP Government Vocab Ch. 20
worldviews
isolationism
containment
disengagement
A comprehensive opinion of how the United States should respo…
The opinion that the United States should withdraw from world…
The belief that the United States should resist the expansion…
The belief that the United States was harmed by its war in Vi…
worldviews
A comprehensive opinion of how the United States should respo…
isolationism
The opinion that the United States should withdraw from world…
48 terms
Ap Government Unit 1
Articles of Confederation
Monarchy
Natural Law
Separation of powers
1st Constitution of the U.S. 1781-1788 (weaknesses-no executi…
A government ruled by a king or queen
A doctrine that society should be governed by certain ethical…
A way of dividing the power of government among the legislati…
Articles of Confederation
1st Constitution of the U.S. 1781-1788 (weaknesses-no executi…
Monarchy
A government ruled by a king or queen
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