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AP Government and Politics Vocabulary
Government (chapter 1)
Public Goods (chapter 1)
Democracy (chapter 1)
Political Culture (chapter 1)
The institutions throughout which public policies are made fo…
Goods such as clean, air, clean water; that everyone must share
A system of selecting policymakers and of organizing governme…
An overall set of values widely shared within a society
Government (chapter 1)
The institutions throughout which public policies are made fo…
Public Goods (chapter 1)
Goods such as clean, air, clean water; that everyone must share
Government and Politics- Political vocabulary
Accountability
Authority
Constitutional Monarchy
Conventions
Being answerable to a higher authority
This is power with consent- i.e. power is exercised with the…
In this form of govt, the monarch retains considerable power,…
These are unwritten rules of the constitution. They are gener…
Accountability
Being answerable to a higher authority
Authority
This is power with consent- i.e. power is exercised with the…
110 terms
Government and Politics Vocabulary
government
public goods
politics
political participation
The institutions and process through which public policies ar…
Goods, such as clean air and clean water, that everyone must…
The process by which we select our governmental leaders and w…
All the activities used by citizens to influence the selectio…
government
The institutions and process through which public policies ar…
public goods
Goods, such as clean air and clean water, that everyone must…
402 terms
AP US Government and Politics Vocabulary
Democracy
Elite and class theory
Government
Gross domestic product
a means of selecting policymakers and of organizing governmen…
argues that society is divided along class lines and that an…
institutions that make public policy for a society.
the total value of all goods and services produced annually b…
Democracy
a means of selecting policymakers and of organizing governmen…
Elite and class theory
argues that society is divided along class lines and that an…
Government and Politics: Vocabulary #7
Bicameral legislature
Filibuster
Marginal districts
Safe districts
A law making body made up of two chambers or parts.
An attempt to defeat a bill in the Senate by talking indefini…
Political districts in which candidates elected to the House…
Districts in which incumbents win by margins of 55% or more.
Bicameral legislature
A law making body made up of two chambers or parts.
Filibuster
An attempt to defeat a bill in the Senate by talking indefini…
423 terms
AP US Government and Politics Vocabulary
CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCING GOVERNMENT IN…
Democracy
Elite and class theory
Government
...
a means of selecting policymakers and of organizing governmen…
argues that society is divided along class lines and that an…
institutions that make public policy for a society.
CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCING GOVERNMENT IN…
...
Democracy
a means of selecting policymakers and of organizing governmen…
160 terms
Comparative Government and Politics Vocabulary
Mao Zedong
Nationalists
Chiang Kai-shek
Hundred Flowers Movement
First leader of communist China, rose to power in 1949. 4 mai…
a person who advocates political independence for a count
Chinese military and political figure who led the Nationalist…
The 1957 political campaign in the People's Republic of China…
Mao Zedong
First leader of communist China, rose to power in 1949. 4 mai…
Nationalists
a person who advocates political independence for a count
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Government and Politics Vocabulary
Government
Monarchy
Constitution
Democracy
Organization in society that makes rules, enforces those rule…
A government ruled by a king or queen
A written plan for government
A system of government in which the power to govern belongs t…
Government
Organization in society that makes rules, enforces those rule…
Monarchy
A government ruled by a king or queen
1,321 terms
AP Government and Politics Review
Bureaucracy
Patronage
Pendleton Civil Service Act
Civil service
According to Max Weber, a hierarchical authority structure th…
One of the key inducements used by political machines. A patr…
Passed in 1883, an Act that created a federal civil service s…
A system of hiring and promotion based on the merit principle…
Bureaucracy
According to Max Weber, a hierarchical authority structure th…
Patronage
One of the key inducements used by political machines. A patr…
423 terms
AP US Government and Politics Vocabulary
CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCING GOVERNMENT IN…
Democracy
Elite and class theory
Government
...
a means of selecting policymakers and of organizing governmen…
argues that society is divided along class lines and that an…
institutions that make public policy for a society.
CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCING GOVERNMENT IN…
...
Democracy
a means of selecting policymakers and of organizing governmen…
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Government Vocabulary Political Ideas
liberty
law of nature
unalienable rights
divine rights
Freedom of choice.
a description of the normal workings of the physical world
basic rights of the people that may not be taken away
the belief that god chooses the ruler or a nation
liberty
Freedom of choice.
law of nature
a description of the normal workings of the physical world
217 terms
AP Government and Politics Vocabulary
Power
Authority
Legitimacy
Government
the will and ability to use force
the right to use power; power with permission
Political Authority conferred by law or by constitution
The institutions through which society makes and enforces its…
Power
the will and ability to use force
Authority
the right to use power; power with permission
AP Government and Politics Vocabulary
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…
25 terms
Comparative Government and Politics Vocabulary
accountability
authority
bureaucracy
civil society
the concept that public officials serve at the pleasure of th…
the legal right to exercise power
a hierarchical organization charged with carrying out the dec…
all those organizations that provide opportunities for partic…
accountability
the concept that public officials serve at the pleasure of th…
authority
the legal right to exercise power
AP Government and Politics Vocabulary
"Necessary and Proper" Clause (Elastic…
"Our Federalism"
527 Organization
Administrative Discretion
Clause in the Constitution that states that "Congress should…
Championed by Ronald Reagan, presumes the power of the federa…
A political group organized under section 527 of the IRS code…
Authority given by Congress to the Federal bureaucracy to use…
"Necessary and Proper" Clause (Elastic…
Clause in the Constitution that states that "Congress should…
"Our Federalism"
Championed by Ronald Reagan, presumes the power of the federa…
AP Government & Politics Vocabulary
Authority
Bureaucratic View
Client Politics
Creedal Passion View
The power or right to give orders
Relating to the business of running and organization , govern…
Type of politic when an organized minority or interest group…
View that morally impassioned elites drive important politica…
Authority
The power or right to give orders
Bureaucratic View
Relating to the business of running and organization , govern…
233 terms
Arabic Vocabulary - Government and Politics
government
politics
political
party
Hukuuma (pl.) Hukuumaatحكومة (ج) حكومات
as-siyaasa السياسة
siyaasi
Hizb (pl.) aHzaab
government
Hukuuma (pl.) Hukuumaatحكومة (ج) حكومات
politics
as-siyaasa السياسة
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Arabic Vocabulary: Politics; Government
سُلْطة مُطْلَقة
اِدارات اِدارة
إِداريّ
اِسْتِشاريّ
absolute authority, power
administration(s)
administrative
advisory
سُلْطة مُطْلَقة
absolute authority, power
اِدارات اِدارة
administration(s)
politics and government vocabulary
Politics
Government
Authority
State
...
...
...
...
Politics
...
Government
...
49 terms
AP Government And Politics Vocabulary
Direct Democracy
Block Grant
Federalism
Political Socialization
A form of government in which citizens vote directly on polic…
Federal money given to states with few restrictions about how…
A system of government were power is shared between the natio…
The process by which an individual develops his or her politi…
Direct Democracy
A form of government in which citizens vote directly on polic…
Block Grant
Federal money given to states with few restrictions about how…
34 terms
AP Government and Politics Vocabulary
Majority Rule
Checks and Balances
Unitary System
Federalism
A fundamental democratic principle requiring that the majorit…
System in which each branch of government can limit the power…
System of government in which all power is invested in the ce…
A system of government in which power is divided by a written…
Majority Rule
A fundamental democratic principle requiring that the majorit…
Checks and Balances
System in which each branch of government can limit the power…
236 terms
AP Government and Politics Vocabulary
Democracy
Participatory (Direct) Democracy
Representative Democracy (Republic)
Constitutionalism
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…
The set of arrangements, including checks and balances, feder…
Democracy
Government by the people, both directly or indirectly, with f…
Participatory (Direct) Democracy
Government in which citizens vote on laws and select official…
37 terms
Vocabulary: government and politics
Government
Monarchy
Constitution
Democracy
Organization in society that makes rules and forces those rul…
A government run by king or queen
The written set of rules that tell how what country is to be…
A system of government in which the power to govern belongs t…
Government
Organization in society that makes rules and forces those rul…
Monarchy
A government run by king or queen
15 terms
Socials Politics and Government Vocabulary
Prime Minister
Democracy
Direct Democracy
Representative democracy
Head of government
a system of government by the whole population or all the eli…
A form or system of democracy giving citizens an extraodinary…
a variety of democracy founded on the principle of elected of…
Prime Minister
Head of government
Democracy
a system of government by the whole population or all the eli…
AP Government and Politics Vocabulary
Democracy
Direct Democracy
Representative Democracy
Constitutional Democracy
Government by the people, both direct or indirect, with free…
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 direct or indirect, with free…
Direct Democracy
Government in which citizens vote on laws and select official…
7 terms
Comparative Government & Politics Vocabulary
Constitution
Democratization
globalization
nation
highest, most authoritative law
spread of representative government
increasing worldwide interdependence
a group of people who identify themselves as belonging together
Constitution
highest, most authoritative law
Democratization
spread of representative government
Government/Political Systems Vocabulary
unitary
federal system
confederation
autocratic
CENTRAL government has ALL power to make laws and decisions
Power to make laws is SHARED between central, state, and loca…
STRONG states make laws and are aligned with a WEAK central g…
Describes a country governed by ONE person with UNLIMITED POWER
unitary
CENTRAL government has ALL power to make laws and decisions
federal system
Power to make laws is SHARED between central, state, and loca…
Essential vocabulary: government and politics
Government
Monarchy
Constitution
Democracy
Organization in society that makes rules, enforces the rules,…
A government run by a king or queen... Example: England Qatar un…
The written set of rules that tells how a country is to be go…
A system of government in which the power to govern belongs t…
Government
Organization in society that makes rules, enforces the rules,…
Monarchy
A government run by a king or queen... Example: England Qatar un…
Vocabulary for government/ politics
Federalists
Antifederalists
Legislative branch
Executive branch
Favored strong central government
Favored strong state government
Makes laws (congress)
Enforces laws (pres, v.p., cabinet)
Federalists
Favored strong central government
Antifederalists
Favored strong state government
Government and Politics Vocabulary 7
Filibuster
Marginal districts
Safe districts
Majority leader
an attempt to defeat a bill in the Senate by talking indefini…
political districts in which candidates elected to the House…
districts in which incumbents win by margins of 55 percent or…
the legislative leader elected by party members holding the m…
Filibuster
an attempt to defeat a bill in the Senate by talking indefini…
Marginal districts
political districts in which candidates elected to the House…
91 terms
Government/Politics
citizen
right
issue
conservative
He is a _________ of the U.S. = someone who legally belongs t…
In the U.S. people have the _______ to vote when they are 18.…
Abortion is a big ________ in the U.S. = a subject or problem…
He has a __________ attitude about marriage and doesn't suppo…
citizen
He is a _________ of the U.S. = someone who legally belongs t…
right
In the U.S. people have the _______ to vote when they are 18.…
70 terms
AP Government and Politics Vocabulary
checks and balances
enumerated powers
necessary and proper cause
implied powers
a gov't structure that gives each branch some scrutiny of and…
the powers explicitly granted to Congress by the Constitution
the last clause of section 8 of Article 1 of the Constitution…
those powers that Congress needs to execute its enumerated po…
checks and balances
a gov't structure that gives each branch some scrutiny of and…
enumerated powers
the powers explicitly granted to Congress by the Constitution
23 terms
Politics and Government Vocabulary Words
Democracy
Dictatorship
Legislative Branch
Executive Branch
A government that gives its citizens the power to vote for th…
A government that is run by one person.
A part of the U.S. government that makes laws. This includes…
A part of the U.S. government that carries out laws. This inc…
Democracy
A government that gives its citizens the power to vote for th…
Dictatorship
A government that is run by one person.
AP Government and Politics Vocabulary
Government
Citizen
Politics
Monarchy
The formal vehicle through which policies are made and affair…
Member of the political community to whom certain rights and…
The study of whom gets what, when, and how-or how policy deci…
A form of government in which power is vested in hereditary k…
Government
The formal vehicle through which policies are made and affair…
Citizen
Member of the political community to whom certain rights and…
AP Government and Politics Vocabulary
public opinion
melting pot
minority majority
political culture
the distribution of the populations beliefs about politics an…
a term often used to characterize the united states, with its…
the situation likely beginning in the mid twenty first centur…
an overall set of values widely shared within a society
public opinion
the distribution of the populations beliefs about politics an…
melting pot
a term often used to characterize the united states, with its…
64 terms
Politics and Government Vocabulary
Democracy
Direct democracy
Constitutional Monarchy
Communism
A system of government by the whole population or all the eli…
Decisions are not taken by representatives. All decisions are…
A system in which the powers of a monarch are defined and lim…
A system of government in which the state plans and controls…
Democracy
A system of government by the whole population or all the eli…
Direct democracy
Decisions are not taken by representatives. All decisions are…
101 terms
Government and Politics Vocabulary
Impeachment
President Pro Tempore
Select Committees
Seniority System
Formal accusation against a president or other public officia…
Officer of the Senate selected by the majority party to act a…
Congressional committees appointed for a limited time and pur…
a system that gives the member of the majority party with the…
Impeachment
Formal accusation against a president or other public officia…
President Pro Tempore
Officer of the Senate selected by the majority party to act a…
77 terms
Comparative Government and Politics Vocabulary
Comparative Politics
International Relations
Institutions
Politics
Comparative Politics is the study and comparison of domestic…
Focuses on relationships between different countries such as…
Institutions are organizations or activities that are self-pe…
Politics is the competition for public power of a person or a…
Comparative Politics
Comparative Politics is the study and comparison of domestic…
International Relations
Focuses on relationships between different countries such as…
17 terms
AP Government and Politics Vocabulary
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…
32 terms
AP Government and Politics Vocabulary
Plurality
Initiative
Referendum
Recall
Candidate or party with the most votes cast in an election; n…
Procedure whereby a certain number of voters may, by petition…
Procedure for submitting to popular vote measures passed by t…
Procedure for submitting to popular vote the removal of offic…
Plurality
Candidate or party with the most votes cast in an election; n…
Initiative
Procedure whereby a certain number of voters may, by petition…
380 terms
AP Government and Politics Vocabulary
Democracy
Direct democracy
Representative democracy
Constitutional democracy
Government of the people, both directly and indirectly, with…
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 of the people, both directly and indirectly, with…
Direct democracy
Government in which citizens vote on laws and select official…
8 terms
Essential Vocabulary: Government and Politics
Government
Monarchy
Constitution
Democracy
Organization in society the makes rules, enforces those rules…
A government run by a king or queen.
The written set of rules that tells how a country is to be go…
A system of government in which the power to govern belongs t…
Government
Organization in society the makes rules, enforces those rules…
Monarchy
A government run by a king or queen.
23 terms
Government and Politics Unit 2 Vocabulary
constitution
Declaration of Independence
natural rights
consent of the governed
A nation's basic law. It creates political institutions, assi…
The document approved by representatives of the American colo…
Rights inherent in human beings, not dependent no governments…
The idea that government derives its authority from the people.
constitution
A nation's basic law. It creates political institutions, assi…
Declaration of Independence
The document approved by representatives of the American colo…
Comparative Government and Politics Vocabulary
authority
civil society
constitution
democratization
the legal right to exercise power
all those organizations that provide opportunities for partic…
highest, most authoritative law
spread of representative government
authority
the legal right to exercise power
civil society
all those organizations that provide opportunities for partic…
22 terms
Government and Politics Unit 1 Vocabulary
government
collective goods
politics
political participation
the institutions through which public policies are made for a…
goods and services, such as clean water, that by their nature…
the process determining the leaders we select and the policie…
all the activities by which citizens attempt to influence the…
government
the institutions through which public policies are made for a…
collective goods
goods and services, such as clean water, that by their nature…
AP Government and Politics Vocabulary Chapter 5
Collective Bargaining
Recall
Faction
Pluralism
The process in which a union represents a group of employees…
A procedure for submitting to popular vote the removal of off…
A term the founders used to refer to the political parties an…
A theory of government that holds that open, multiple, and co…
Collective Bargaining
The process in which a union represents a group of employees…
Recall
A procedure for submitting to popular vote the removal of off…
17 terms
Government/Political Systems Vocabulary
unitary
federal system
confederation
autocratic
CENTRAL government has ALL power to make laws and decisions
Power to make laws is SHARED between central, state, and loca…
STRONG states make laws and are aligned with a WEAK central g…
Describes a country governed by ONE person with UNLIMITED POWER
unitary
CENTRAL government has ALL power to make laws and decisions
federal system
Power to make laws is SHARED between central, state, and loca…
AP US Government and Politics Vocabulary
CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCING GOVERNMENT IN…
Democracy
Elite and class theory
Government
...
a means of selecting policymakers and of organizing governmen…
argues that society is divided along class lines and that an…
institutions that make public policy for a society.
CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCING GOVERNMENT IN…
...
Democracy
a means of selecting policymakers and of organizing governmen…
72 terms
AP Government Politics Vocabulary
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…
government and politics chapter four vocabulary
federalism
expressed powers
implied powers
division of powers
a system of government in which a written constitution divide…
those delegated powers of the National Government that are sp…
those delegated powers of the National Government that are su…
basic principle of federalism; the constitutional provisions…
federalism
a system of government in which a written constitution divide…
expressed powers
those delegated powers of the National Government that are sp…
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