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14 terms
Govecon
Authority
Gov't
abuse of power
coercion
the legal right and power to give orders and enforce rules
government: institutions and officials organized to establish…
the misuse of authority for harmful, unethical, or illegal ends
the use of force or threats to make people do things against…
Authority
the legal right and power to give orders and enforce rules
Gov't
government: institutions and officials organized to establish…
33 terms
Govecon Final Exam
purposes of goverment (6)
Geographic distribution of power (3)
unitary gov
Federal gov
form a more perfect union, establish Justice, ensure domestic…
unitary gov, federal gov, confederate gov
central gov creates local units which have powers that the ce…
both levels of gov act directly on the people
purposes of goverment (6)
form a more perfect union, establish Justice, ensure domestic…
Geographic distribution of power (3)
unitary gov, federal gov, confederate gov
29 terms
Amendments
1st Amendment
2nd Amendment
3rd Amendment
4th Amendment
R- religion... A- assembly... P- press... P- petition ... S- speech
1) regulate Militia... 2) rights to bear arms
no soldier can be quartered in any house w/out permission
no unreasonable search; need a warrant
1st Amendment
R- religion... A- assembly... P- press... P- petition ... S- speech
2nd Amendment
1) regulate Militia... 2) rights to bear arms
20 terms
Gov Chapter 11 - 12 vocab quiz
Precedent
court of appeals
Strict constructionist
majority opinion
the legal principle of a court's ruling in a case serving as…
1) a court established to hear appeals of trial court cases.…
a person who believes that a constitution should be interpret…
a formal statement of the decision of a majority of members o…
Precedent
the legal principle of a court's ruling in a case serving as…
court of appeals
1) a court established to hear appeals of trial court cases.…
65 terms
AP Comparative Government Final Exam Set #2
Russian Legitimacy
Historical Influences on Political Tra…
Russia's Conflictual Political Culture
statism
In the earliest years of the 21st century, the legitimacy of…
From the beginning, Russian tsars held absolute power that th…
The idea that the rights of the nation are supreme over the r…
Russian Legitimacy
In the earliest years of the 21st century, the legitimacy of…
Historical Influences on Political Tra…
From the beginning, Russian tsars held absolute power that th…
118 terms
.2 Gov Review Richards
Any system of government in which the…
This is an essential feature of a state
The Magna Carta was important because
This man was known as the father of ou…
a democracy
population
It established a limited government
James Madison
Any system of government in which the…
a democracy
This is an essential feature of a state
population
GovEcon Presidents
George Washington
John Adams
Thomas Jefferson
James Madison
1st
2nd
3rd
4th
George Washington
1st
John Adams
2nd
31 terms
gov econ test 11/12/16
presiding officer of the house of reps
drawing a district to achieve a politi…
when a president holds a bill w/o sign…
means being formally accused
speaker of the house
gerrymandering
pocket veto
impeachment
presiding officer of the house of reps
speaker of the house
drawing a district to achieve a politi…
gerrymandering
5 terms
GovEcon 3.2
Ratify
Enumerated Powers
Elastic Clause
Jurisdiction
to approve
a list of items, found in Article I, Section 8 of the Constit…
clause in Article I, Section 8 of the Constitution that gives…
the limits or territory within which authority may be exercised
Ratify
to approve
Enumerated Powers
a list of items, found in Article I, Section 8 of the Constit…
GovEcon 9.2
executive order
impound
reprieve
pardon
a rule issued by the president that has the force of law
to refuse to spend
a presidential order that postpones legal punishment
a presidential order that releases a person from legal punish…
executive order
a rule issued by the president that has the force of law
impound
to refuse to spend
5 terms
GovEcon 2.3
Unicameral
Currency
Tariff
Creditor
relative to a single-chamber legislature
a medium of exchange, a common example being paper money or c…
a tax placed on imports to increase their price in the domest…
one to whom a debt is owed
Unicameral
relative to a single-chamber legislature
Currency
a medium of exchange, a common example being paper money or c…
28 terms
Gov. Test Chapters 7, 8, and 10
This is the chief diplomate official a…
The policy of taking an active role in…
Executive branch agencies that are out…
Employing political supporters in gove…
ambassador
internationalism
independent agencies
spoils system
This is the chief diplomate official a…
ambassador
The policy of taking an active role in…
internationalism
9 terms
GovEcon 5.1
Bicameral Legislature
Session
Census
Reapportionment
a two-chamber legislature
meetings
complete count of a population
reassigning representation based on population
Bicameral Legislature
a two-chamber legislature
Session
meetings
5 terms
GovEcon 9.3
Civilian
National Security
Reauthorize
Military Tribunal
one not on active duty in the armed services or not on a poli…
protection of a nation—its lands and people—from foreign thre…
the act of passing legislation into law again
a military court designed to try members of enemy forces duri…
Civilian
one not on active duty in the armed services or not on a poli…
National Security
protection of a nation—its lands and people—from foreign thre…
8 terms
GovEcon 5.2
Constituent
Caucus
Majority Leader
Whip
a person whom a member of Congress has been elected to repres…
an event held before an election where members of a political…
Speaker's top assistant help plan the majority party's legisl…
an assistant to the party floor leader
Constituent
a person whom a member of Congress has been elected to repres…
Caucus
an event held before an election where members of a political…
5 terms
GovEcon 4.4
Public Policy
Sunset Law
Sunshine Law
States' Rights Position
A plan of action adopted by government decision makers to sol…
A law that requires periodic checks of laws or of government…
A law prohibiting public officials from holding meetings not…
A position that favors state and local action in dealing with…
Public Policy
A plan of action adopted by government decision makers to sol…
Sunset Law
A law that requires periodic checks of laws or of government…
5 terms
GovEcon 11.1
Cabinet
Leak
National Security Advisor
White House Chief of Staff
he president's closest advisers, consisting of the vice presi…
the release of secret information to the media by anonymous g…
the director of the National Security Council (NSC)
he president's most trusted adviser and the overseer of the w…
Cabinet
he president's closest advisers, consisting of the vice presi…
Leak
the release of secret information to the media by anonymous g…
GovEcon 11.1
cabinet
leak
National Security Advisor
White House chief of staff
the president's closest advisers, vice president, 15 executiv…
the release of secret information to the media
the director of the National Security Council (NSC)
the president's most trusted adviser and the overseer of the…
cabinet
the president's closest advisers, vice president, 15 executiv…
leak
the release of secret information to the media
8 terms
GovEcon 3.3-4
Convention
Repeal
Incorporation Doctrine
Militia
a meeting held for the purpose of proposing and voting on ame…
to revoke by legislative enactment
the process by which the Bill of Rights was extended to the s…
local groups of armed citizens
Convention
a meeting held for the purpose of proposing and voting on ame…
Repeal
to revoke by legislative enactment
GovEcon Chapter 3/4
Households act as suppliers when they…
Households act as demanders when they…
One explanation ford the increased par…
Economists generally assume that...
resources to firms and governments
goods and services from firms and governments
rapid growth in the service sector has provided additional jo…
households act to maximize utility
Households act as suppliers when they…
resources to firms and governments
Households act as demanders when they…
goods and services from firms and governments
GovEcon 5.1
bicameral legislature
session
census
reapportionment
a two-chamber legislature
meetings
complete count of a population
representation based on population
bicameral legislature
a two-chamber legislature
session
meetings
27 terms
AP Macroeconomics Chapter 1 Vocabulary
Economics
Economic Perspective
Opportunity Cost
Utility
The social science concerned with how individuals, institutio…
A viewpoint that envisions individuals and institutions makin…
The amount of other products that must be forgone or sacrific…
The want satisfying power of a good or service.
Economics
The social science concerned with how individuals, institutio…
Economic Perspective
A viewpoint that envisions individuals and institutions makin…
5 terms
GovEcon 5.5
Personal Staff
Committee Staff
Administrative Assistant
Legislative Assistant
the people who work directly for individual senators and repr…
the people who work for House and Senate committees
member of a lawmaker's personal staff who runs the lawmaker's…
a member of a lawmaker's personal staff who makes certain tha…
Personal Staff
the people who work directly for individual senators and repr…
Committee Staff
the people who work for House and Senate committees
5 terms
GovEcon 5.3
President Pro Tempore
Unanimous Consent
Hold
Filibuster
who stands in as president of the Senate in the absence of th…
all members of the Senate set aside formal rules and consider…
motions placed on a bill alert party leaders if unanimous con…
a method of defeating a bill in the Senate by stalling the le…
President Pro Tempore
who stands in as president of the Senate in the absence of th…
Unanimous Consent
all members of the Senate set aside formal rules and consider…
GovEcon 4.1
federalism
delegated powers
expressed powers
implied powers
government power is spilt between central and states
powers the Constitution grants to the national government
powers directly stated in the Constitution
powers assumed from the expressed
federalism
government power is spilt between central and states
delegated powers
powers the Constitution grants to the national government
5 terms
GovEcon 4.2
Enabling Act
Federal Grant
Mandate
Restraint
An act that allows the people of a territory to try and start…
Sums of money given to state for a purposes
A formal order given by a higher authority
An act that limits a state's ability to regulate an area
Enabling Act
An act that allows the people of a territory to try and start…
Federal Grant
Sums of money given to state for a purposes
7 terms
GovEcon 4.1
Federalism
Delegated Powers
Expressed Powers
Implied Powers
Central and state government are split
Powers grants the national government
Powers directly stated in the Constitution
Powers that are assumed from the expressed
Federalism
Central and state government are split
Delegated Powers
Powers grants the national government
44 terms
GovEcon President Quiz
George Washington
John Adams
Thomas Jefferson
James Madison
1st
2nd
3rd
4th
George Washington
1st
John Adams
2nd
GovEcon 5.4
standing committee
subcommittee
select committee
joint committee
a permanent committee in Congress that oversees bills that de…
a group within a standing committee that specializes in a sub…
a temporary committee formed to study one specific issue and…
a committee that consists of members from both the House and…
standing committee
a permanent committee in Congress that oversees bills that de…
subcommittee
a group within a standing committee that specializes in a sub…
GovEcon 6.2
subpoena
perjury
contempt
immunity
a legal order that a person appear or produce requested docum…
lying under oath
willful obstruction of justice
freedom from prosecution for witnesses whose testimony ties t…
subpoena
a legal order that a person appear or produce requested docum…
perjury
lying under oath
GovEcon Chapter 3/4 PT 2
Four economic decision makers...
The household...
The evolution of the household...
Utility...
households, firms, governments, and the rest of the world
most important decision-maker in a market economy, demands go…
since world war 2 there has been dramatic increase in the num…
level of satisfaction; sense of well-being; happiness
Four economic decision makers...
households, firms, governments, and the rest of the world
The household...
most important decision-maker in a market economy, demands go…
GovEcon 4.2
enabling act
federal grant
mandate
restraint
an act that allows the people of a territory to start the pro…
sums of money given to state for a purpose
a formal order given by a higher authority
an act that limits a state's ability to regulate an area
enabling act
an act that allows the people of a territory to start the pro…
federal grant
sums of money given to state for a purpose
GovEcon 4.4
public policy
sunset law
sunshine law
states' rights position
a plan of action adopted by government decision makers to sol…
a law that requires periodic checks of laws or of government…
a law prohibiting public officials from holding meetings not…
a position that favors state and local action in dealing with…
public policy
a plan of action adopted by government decision makers to sol…
sunset law
a law that requires periodic checks of laws or of government…
6 terms
GovEcon 6.2
Subpoena
Perjury
Contempt
Immunity
a legal order that a person appear or produce requested docum…
lying under oath
happening, existing, living, or coming into being during the…
willful obstruction of justice: freedom from prosecution for…
Subpoena
a legal order that a person appear or produce requested docum…
Perjury
lying under oath
GovEcon 9.3
civilian
national security
reauthorize
military tribunal
one not on active duty in the armed services or not on a poli…
protection of a nation—its lands and people—from foreign thre…
the act of passing legislation into law again
a military court designed to try members of enemy forces duri…
civilian
one not on active duty in the armed services or not on a poli…
national security
protection of a nation—its lands and people—from foreign thre…
GovEcon 5.5
personal staff
committee staff
administrative assistant
legislative assistant
the people who work directly for individual senators and repr…
the people who work for House and Senate committees
member of a lawmaker's personal staff who runs the lawmaker's…
a member of a lawmaker's personal staff who makes certain tha…
personal staff
the people who work directly for individual senators and repr…
committee staff
the people who work for House and Senate committees
6 terms
GovEcon 5.4
Standing Committee
Subcommittee
Select Committee
Joint Committee
a permanent committee in Congress
a group within a standing committee that specializes in a sub…
a temporary committee formed to study one specific issue and…
a committee that consists of members from both the House and…
Standing Committee
a permanent committee in Congress
Subcommittee
a group within a standing committee that specializes in a sub…
GovEcon 11.4
public policy
bureaucrat
liaison officer
stakeholder
a plan of action by government to solve a problem or reach a…
one who works for government /a civil servant
an officer who develops relationships with the elected offici…
private citizen or others who affected by potential rules and…
public policy
a plan of action by government to solve a problem or reach a…
bureaucrat
one who works for government /a civil servant
GovEcon 5.2
constituent
caucus
majority leader
whip
a person whom a member of Congress has been elected to repres…
an event held before an election where members of a political…
Speaker's top assistant whose job is to help plan the majorit…
an assistant to the party floor leader
constituent
a person whom a member of Congress has been elected to repres…
caucus
an event held before an election where members of a political…
10 terms
GovEcon 6.1
Expressed Powers
Necessary and Proper Clause
Implied Powers
Revenue Bill
powers directly stated in the Constitution
Article I, Section 8, of the Constitution, which gives Congre…
powers the government requires to carry out its expressed con…
laws for raising money
Expressed Powers
powers directly stated in the Constitution
Necessary and Proper Clause
Article I, Section 8, of the Constitution, which gives Congre…
GovEcon 5.3
president pro tempore
unanimous consent
hold
filibuster
the Senate member, elected by the Senate, who stands in as pr…
a motion by all members of the Senate who are present to set…
motions placed on a bill in the Senate that alert party leade…
a method of defeating a bill in the Senate by stalling the le…
president pro tempore
the Senate member, elected by the Senate, who stands in as pr…
unanimous consent
a motion by all members of the Senate who are present to set…
9 terms
GovEcon 11.4
Public Policy
Bureaucrat
Liasion Officer
Stakeholder
a plan of action by government to solve a problem
one who works for a department; a civil servant
an officer who develops relationships with the elected offici…
a private citizen who will be affected by potential rules and…
Public Policy
a plan of action by government to solve a problem
Bureaucrat
one who works for a department; a civil servant
9 terms
GovEcon 10.3
Elector
Electoral College
Winner-take-all System
Political Action Committee
members of a political party chosen to elect the president an…
the institution that is composed of a set of electors a
the system used bin which the candidate who receives the most…
an organization formed to collect money for political candida…
Elector
members of a political party chosen to elect the president an…
Electoral College
the institution that is composed of a set of electors a
GovEcon 10.3
elector
Electoral College
winner-take-all system
political action committee (PAC)
members of a political party chosen to formally elect the pre…
the institution that is composed of a set of electors
the system used in which the candidate who receives the most…
organization formed to collect money for political candidates
elector
members of a political party chosen to formally elect the pre…
Electoral College
the institution that is composed of a set of electors
33 terms
GovEcon Chapter 1
state
nation
nation-state
consensus
A politically organized territory that is administered by a s…
A group of people united by bonds of race language custom tra…
A state whose territory corresponds to that occupied by a par…
General agreement
state
A politically organized territory that is administered by a s…
nation
A group of people united by bonds of race language custom tra…
Macroeconomics
Scarcity
Economics
Microeconomics
Macroeconomics
Refers to the limited nature of society's resources, given so…
Is the study of how people allocate their limited resources t…
Is the study of the individual units that make up the economy
Is the study of the overall aspects and working of an economy
Scarcity
Refers to the limited nature of society's resources, given so…
Economics
Is the study of how people allocate their limited resources t…
GovEcon Test #4
demand
law of demand
income effect
purchasing power
the amount of a good or service that consumers are willing an…
consumers will purchase (demand) more of a good at lower pric…
the effect that a change in an item's price has on consumers'…
the amount of income that people have available to spend on g…
demand
the amount of a good or service that consumers are willing an…
law of demand
consumers will purchase (demand) more of a good at lower pric…
ch 4 sg GovEcon
what are 3 ways the constitution divid…
what makes up the delegated powers
expressed powers ... A) also know as what…
implied powers ... A) they are assumed fr…
- gives the national gov't certain specified powers... - gives s…
expressed and implied powers
A) enumerated powers ... B) articles #1-3
A) expressed reserved powers
what are 3 ways the constitution divid…
- gives the national gov't certain specified powers... - gives s…
what makes up the delegated powers
expressed and implied powers
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