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AP Government Chapter 16
Social Welfare Policy
Sociotropic Voting
Underemployment Rate
Unemployment Rate
Policies that provide benefits, cash or in-kind, to individua…
Voting based on overall ratings versus individual circumstances
1) people who aren't working but are actively seeking a job 2…
As measured by the bureau of labor statistics, the proportion…
Social Welfare Policy
Policies that provide benefits, cash or in-kind, to individua…
Sociotropic Voting
Voting based on overall ratings versus individual circumstances
29 terms
AP Government Chapter 16
social welfare policies
unemployment rate
underemployment rate
inflation
policies that provide benefits to individuals, either through…
the proportion of the labor force actively seeking work but u…
a statistic that includes, along with the unemployed, discour…
A continuous rise in the price of goods and services
social welfare policies
policies that provide benefits to individuals, either through…
unemployment rate
the proportion of the labor force actively seeking work but u…
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AP Government: Chapter 16 The Judiciary
Judicial Review
Judicial Restraint
Judicial Activism
Marbury v Madison
The power of courts to declare laws unconstitutional
The view that judges should decide cases strictly on the basi…
The view that judges should discern the general principles un…
Upheld judicial review of congressional acts
Judicial Review
The power of courts to declare laws unconstitutional
Judicial Restraint
The view that judges should decide cases strictly on the basi…
23 terms
AP Government Chapter 16
Standing to Sue
Class action suits*
Justiciable disputes
Amicus Curiae briefs
the requirement that plaintiffs have a serious interest in a…
Lawsuits permitting a small number of people to sue on behalf…
A constraint on the courts, requiring that a case must be cap…
Legal briefs submitted by "a friend of the court" for the pur…
Standing to Sue
the requirement that plaintiffs have a serious interest in a…
Class action suits*
Lawsuits permitting a small number of people to sue on behalf…
21 terms
AP Government Chapter 16 terms
Standing to sue
Class action suits
Justiciable disputes
Amicus curiae
the requirement that plaintiffs have a serious interest in a…
Lawsuits permitting a small number of people to sue on behalf…
a requirement that to be heard a case must be capable of bein…
A Latin term meaning "friend of the court." Refers to interes…
Standing to sue
the requirement that plaintiffs have a serious interest in a…
Class action suits
Lawsuits permitting a small number of people to sue on behalf…
54 terms
AP Government Chapter 16
Why was Marbury vs. Madison a signific…
the power of the courts to declare law…
the view that judges should decide cas…
How is the judicial branch different f…
- set up judicial review ... - can overturn an action made by th…
judicial review
judicial restraint approach
not as politically motivated, don't have to worry about getti…
Why was Marbury vs. Madison a signific…
- set up judicial review ... - can overturn an action made by th…
the power of the courts to declare law…
judicial review
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AP Government Chapter 16 Vocabulary
standing to sue
Class action suits
justiciable disputes
amicus curiae beliefs
requirement that plaintiffs have a serious interest in a case…
lawsuits permitting a small number of people to sue on behalf…
a requirement that to be heard a cue must be capable of being…
legal briefs submitted by "friend of the court" for the purpo…
standing to sue
requirement that plaintiffs have a serious interest in a case…
Class action suits
lawsuits permitting a small number of people to sue on behalf…
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AP Government Chapter 16 Vocabulary
Social policy
Welfare
New Deal
Great Society
An area of public policy related to maintaining or enhancing…
Financial or other assistance provided to individuals by the…
The set of policies proposed by President Franklin Roosevelt…
The wide-ranging social agenda promoted by LBJ in the mid-196…
Social policy
An area of public policy related to maintaining or enhancing…
Welfare
Financial or other assistance provided to individuals by the…
26 terms
AP Government Chapter 16
Judicial Review
Strict Constructionist Approach
Activist Approach
Constitutional Court
The Power of courts to declare laws unconstitutional
The view that judges should decide cases strictly on the basi…
The view that judges should discern the general principles un…
A federal court authorized by article III of the constitution…
Judicial Review
The Power of courts to declare laws unconstitutional
Strict Constructionist Approach
The view that judges should decide cases strictly on the basi…
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CHAPTER 16 AP GOVERNMENT
Glass-Steagal Act
Inflation
Recession
Unemployment
A law passed in 1933 to regulate the banking industry which p…
A sustained rise in the general price level of goods and serv…
Two or more successive quarters in which the economy shrinks…
The inability of those who are in the labor force to find a j…
Glass-Steagal Act
A law passed in 1933 to regulate the banking industry which p…
Inflation
A sustained rise in the general price level of goods and serv…
26 terms
AP Government Chapter 16
Judicial review
Strict constructionist approach
Activist approach
Constitutional Court
The power of Courts to declare laws unconstitutional
The View that judges should decide cases strictly on the basi…
The View that judges should discern the general principles un…
A federal court authorized by article 3 of The Constitution t…
Judicial review
The power of Courts to declare laws unconstitutional
Strict constructionist approach
The View that judges should decide cases strictly on the basi…
27 terms
AP Government Chapter 16
standing to sue
class action suits
justiciable disputes
amicus curiae briefs
The requirement that plaintiffs have a serious interest in a…
Lawsuits permitting a small number of people to sue on behalf…
A requirement that to be heard a case must be capable of bein…
Legal briefs submitted by a "friend of the court" for the pur…
standing to sue
The requirement that plaintiffs have a serious interest in a…
class action suits
Lawsuits permitting a small number of people to sue on behalf…
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AP Government Wilson Chapter 16 The Judiciary
activist approach
amicus curiae
brief
civil law
an approach to judicial review which holds that judges should…
A Latin term meaning "friend of the court." Refers to interes…
A legal document submitted by lawyers to courts. It sets fort…
Rules defining relationships among private citizens.
activist approach
an approach to judicial review which holds that judges should…
amicus curiae
A Latin term meaning "friend of the court." Refers to interes…
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AP Government Chapter 16
Judicial Review
Strict constructionist approach
Activist approach
Constitutional court
The power of the courts to declare laws unconstitusional
The view that judges should decide cases strictly on the basi…
The view that judges should discern the general principles un…
A federal court authorized by article III of the constitution…
Judicial Review
The power of the courts to declare laws unconstitusional
Strict constructionist approach
The view that judges should decide cases strictly on the basi…
23 terms
AP Government Chapter 16
Amicus Curia
Appellate jurisdiction
Class action suits
Court of appeal
Friend of the court briefs by non-litigants who wish to influ…
Given to a court where cases are heard on appeal from a lower…
Cases which permit a small number of people to sue on behalf…
Courts which have the power to review all final decision of d…
Amicus Curia
Friend of the court briefs by non-litigants who wish to influ…
Appellate jurisdiction
Given to a court where cases are heard on appeal from a lower…
AP Government Chapter 16
Judicial Review
Strict Constructionist Approach
Activist Approach
Constitutional Court
The Power of courts to declare laws unconstitutional
The view that judges should decide cases strictly on the basi…
The view that judges should discern the general principles un…
A federal court authorized by article III of the constitution…
Judicial Review
The Power of courts to declare laws unconstitutional
Strict Constructionist Approach
The view that judges should decide cases strictly on the basi…
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AP Government - Chapter 16 MC
c
b
b
c
With respect to a recent controversy regarding judicial appoi…
The dramatic and sometimes bitter conflict surrounding some S…
In theory, restraint oriented judges differ from activist jud…
Seventy years ago judicial activists tended to be... a. strict c…
c
With respect to a recent controversy regarding judicial appoi…
b
The dramatic and sometimes bitter conflict surrounding some S…
28 terms
AP Government Chapter 16
social welfare policies
capitalistic economic system
unemployment rate
underemployment rate
policies that provide benefits, cash or in-kind, to individua…
individuals and corporations own principal means of productio…
as measured by Bureau of Labor statistics, proportion of labo…
as measured by Bureau of Labor statistics, a statistic that i…
social welfare policies
policies that provide benefits, cash or in-kind, to individua…
capitalistic economic system
individuals and corporations own principal means of productio…
23 terms
AP Government chapter 16
standing to sue
class action suits
justiciable disputes
amicus curiea briefs
The requirement that plaintiffs have a serious interest in a…
Lawsuits permitting a small number of people to sue on behalf…
a requirement that to be heard a case must be capable of bein…
"friend of the court" documents filed by interested parties t…
standing to sue
The requirement that plaintiffs have a serious interest in a…
class action suits
Lawsuits permitting a small number of people to sue on behalf…
25 terms
AP Government: Chapter 16
judicial activism
courts of appeal
judicial restraint
Supreme Court
a judicial philosophy in which judges make bold policy decisi…
Appellate courts empowered to review all final decisions of d…
a judicial philosophy in which judges take on minimal policym…
The pinnacle of the American judicial system. The court ensur…
judicial activism
a judicial philosophy in which judges make bold policy decisi…
courts of appeal
Appellate courts empowered to review all final decisions of d…
26 terms
AP Government Chapter 16
judicial review
judicial restraint approach
activist approach
constitutional court
the power of courts to declare laws unconstitutional
the view that judges should decide cases strictly on the basi…
the view that judges should discern the general principles un…
a federal court authorized by Article III of the Constitution…
judicial review
the power of courts to declare laws unconstitutional
judicial restraint approach
the view that judges should decide cases strictly on the basi…
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AP Government Chapter 16
trade policy
trade deficit
tax expenditures (tax breaks or loopho…
tax base
A collection of tax laws and regulations that supports the co…
A negative balance of trade in which imports exceed exports.
government financial supports that allow individuals and corp…
The overall wealth (income and assets of citizens and corpora…
trade policy
A collection of tax laws and regulations that supports the co…
trade deficit
A negative balance of trade in which imports exceed exports.
26 terms
AP Government Chapter 16
judicial review
judicial restraint approach
activist approach
constitutional court
The power of courts to declare laws unconstitutional
The view that judges should decide cases strictly on the basi…
The view that judges should discern the general principles un…
A federal court authorized by Article III of the Constitution…
judicial review
The power of courts to declare laws unconstitutional
judicial restraint approach
The view that judges should decide cases strictly on the basi…
35 terms
AP Government- Chapter 16
Judicial Review
Judicial Restraint Approach
Activist Approach
Constitutional Court
Power of the courts to declare laws unconstitutional
The view that judges should decide cases strictly on the basi…
The view that judges should discern the general principles un…
A federal court authorized by Article III of the constitution…
Judicial Review
Power of the courts to declare laws unconstitutional
Judicial Restraint Approach
The view that judges should decide cases strictly on the basi…
27 terms
AP Government Chapter 16
Bloc voting
Civil Law
Concurring Opinion
Plaintiff
A pattern of voting behavior of two or more justices.
Rules defining relationships among private citizens.
A signed opinion which agrees with the majority view of diffe…
The party that initiates a law suit.
Bloc voting
A pattern of voting behavior of two or more justices.
Civil Law
Rules defining relationships among private citizens.
23 terms
AP Government Chapter 16
Standing to Sue
Class action suits*
Justiciable disputes
Amicus Curiae briefs
the requirement that plaintiffs have a serious interest in a…
Lawsuits permitting a small number of people to sue on behalf…
A constraint on the courts, requiring that a case must be cap…
Legal briefs submitted by "a friend of the court" for the pur…
Standing to Sue
the requirement that plaintiffs have a serious interest in a…
Class action suits*
Lawsuits permitting a small number of people to sue on behalf…
31 terms
Chapter 16 AP Government
Judicial Review
Judicial Restraint Approach
Activist Approach
Marbury vs. Madison
The power of courts to declare laws unconstitutional
The view that judges should decide cases strictly on the basi…
The view that judges should discern the general principles un…
Upheld the judicial review of congressional acts
Judicial Review
The power of courts to declare laws unconstitutional
Judicial Restraint Approach
The view that judges should decide cases strictly on the basi…
28 terms
AP Government Chapter 16
Activist Approach
Strict Constructionist Approach
Judicial Review
Marbury v. Madison
The view that judges should discern the general principles un…
The view that judges should decide cases strictly on the basi…
The power of courts to declare laws unconstitutional.
Chief Justice John Marshall gave the court the power of judic…
Activist Approach
The view that judges should discern the general principles un…
Strict Constructionist Approach
The view that judges should decide cases strictly on the basi…
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Chapter 16 Vocab - AP Government
judicial review
judicial restraint approach
activist approach
constitutional court
Allows the court to determine the constitutionality of laws
the view that judges should decide cases strictly on the basi…
the view that judges should discern the general principles un…
A federal court authorized by Article III of the Constitution…
judicial review
Allows the court to determine the constitutionality of laws
judicial restraint approach
the view that judges should decide cases strictly on the basi…
23 terms
AP Government Chapter 16
Standing to Sue
Class action suits*
Justiciable disputes
Amicus Curiae briefs
the requirement that plaintiffs have a serious interest in a…
Lawsuits permitting a small number of people to sue on behalf…
A constraint on the courts, requiring that a case must be cap…
Legal briefs submitted by "a friend of the court" for the pur…
Standing to Sue
the requirement that plaintiffs have a serious interest in a…
Class action suits*
Lawsuits permitting a small number of people to sue on behalf…
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Chapter 16 AP government
Standing to sue
Class action suits
Justiciable disputes
Amicus curiae briefs
The requirement that plaintiffs have a serious interest in a…
Lawsuits in which a small number of people sue on behalf of a…
Issues capable of being settled as a matter of law
Legal briefs submitted by a "friend of the court" for the pur…
Standing to sue
The requirement that plaintiffs have a serious interest in a…
Class action suits
Lawsuits in which a small number of people sue on behalf of a…
27 terms
AP Government Chapter 16
Standing to Sue
Class action suits*
Justiciable disputes
Amicus Curiae briefs
the requirement that plaintiffs have a serious interest in a…
Lawsuits permitting a small number of people to sue on behalf…
A constraint on the courts, requiring that a case must be cap…
Legal briefs submitted by "a friend of the court" for the pur…
Standing to Sue
the requirement that plaintiffs have a serious interest in a…
Class action suits*
Lawsuits permitting a small number of people to sue on behalf…
46 terms
AP Government Chapter 16
Civil law
Criminal law
Standing to sue
Class action lawsuits
2 individuals... Deals with rights or property
1 person... Commits a crime... The government is the plaintiff beca…
Have to have a good reason to sue, a serious interest, person…
Group of people sue on behalf of everyone with similar intere…
Civil law
2 individuals... Deals with rights or property
Criminal law
1 person... Commits a crime... The government is the plaintiff beca…
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AP Government - The Federal Courts, Chapter 16
standing to sue
class action suits
justiciable dispute
amicus curiae briefs
the requirement that plaintiffs have a serious interest in a…
lawsuits in which a small number of people sue on behalf of a…
issues capable of being settled as a matter of law
documents submitted by a "friend of the court" for the purpos…
standing to sue
the requirement that plaintiffs have a serious interest in a…
class action suits
lawsuits in which a small number of people sue on behalf of a…
26 terms
AP Government Chapter 16
judicial review
judicial restraint approach
activist approach
constitutional court
the power of courts to declare laws unconstitutional
the view that judges should decide cases strictly on the basi…
the view that judges should discern the general principles un…
a federal court authorized by Article III of the Constitution…
judicial review
the power of courts to declare laws unconstitutional
judicial restraint approach
the view that judges should decide cases strictly on the basi…
51 terms
Chapter 16 AP Government
equality of opportunity
equality of outcome
invidious discrimination
benign discrimination
the idea that each person is guaranteed the same chance to su…
the concept that society must ensure that people are equal, a…
discrimination against persons or groups that words to their…
discrimination that happens naturally every day and does not…
equality of opportunity
the idea that each person is guaranteed the same chance to su…
equality of outcome
the concept that society must ensure that people are equal, a…
22 terms
Chapter 16 AP Government
standing to sue
class action suits
justiciable disputes
amicus curiae briefs
The requirement that plaintiffs have a serious interest in a…
Lawsuits in which a small number of people sue on behalf of a…
Issues capable of being settled as a matter of law.
Legal briefs submitted by a "friend of the court" for the pur…
standing to sue
The requirement that plaintiffs have a serious interest in a…
class action suits
Lawsuits in which a small number of people sue on behalf of a…
23 terms
AP Government: Chapter 16
standing to sue
class action suits
justiciable disputes
amicus curiae briefs
the requirement that plaintiffs have a serious interest in a…
Lawsuits permitting a small number of people to sue on behalf…
a requirement that to be heard a case must be capable of bein…
Legal briefs submitted by a "friend of the court" for the pur…
standing to sue
the requirement that plaintiffs have a serious interest in a…
class action suits
Lawsuits permitting a small number of people to sue on behalf…
33 terms
AP Government Chapter 16
Living wage
Economy
Laissez faire
National debt
A wage high enough to keep workers and their families out of…
A system for producing, distributing, and consuming goods and…
Hands-off stance of a government in regard to the marketplace
The total amount of money the national government owes to its…
Living wage
A wage high enough to keep workers and their families out of…
Economy
A system for producing, distributing, and consuming goods and…
19 terms
Ap government chapter 16
explain the difference between crimina…
list three regular participants in the…
what are justiciable disputes?
what are the differences between const…
criminal law the government charges an individual with violat…
1. plaintiff(charging) defendent (being charged) 2. attorneys…
issues that are capable of being settled by legal methods
constitutional courts lowers federal courts of general jurisd…
explain the difference between crimina…
criminal law the government charges an individual with violat…
list three regular participants in the…
1. plaintiff(charging) defendent (being charged) 2. attorneys…
23 terms
AP Government Chapter 16
Standing to Sue
Class action suits*
Justiciable disputes
Amicus Curiae briefs
the requirement that plaintiffs have a serious interest in a…
Lawsuits permitting a small number of people to sue on behalf…
A constraint on the courts, requiring that a case must be cap…
Legal briefs submitted by "a friend of the court" for the pur…
Standing to Sue
the requirement that plaintiffs have a serious interest in a…
Class action suits*
Lawsuits permitting a small number of people to sue on behalf…
26 terms
AP Government Terms- Chapter 16
Judicial review
Strict-constructional approach
Activist approach
Constitutional court
The power of courts to declare laws unconstitutional
The view that judges should decide cases strictly on the basi…
The view that judges should discern the general principles un…
A federal court authorized by Article III of the Constitution…
Judicial review
The power of courts to declare laws unconstitutional
Strict-constructional approach
The view that judges should decide cases strictly on the basi…
123 terms
Chapter 16 The Judiciary AP US Government
Which of the following statements abou…
The chief judicial weapon in the gover…
There have only been ______ chief just…
The current Chief Justice of the Supre…
No court may strike down a law that Parliament passes
judicial review
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William Rehnquist
Which of the following statements abou…
No court may strike down a law that Parliament passes
The chief judicial weapon in the gover…
judicial review
39 terms
AP Government Vocabulary Chapter 16
Standing to Sue
Class Action Suits
Justiciable Disputes
Amicus Curiae Briefs
The requirement that plaintiffs have a serious interest in a…
Lawsuits permitting a small number of people to sue on behalf…
A requirement that to be heard a case must be capable of bein…
Legal briefs submitted by a "friend of the court" for the pur…
Standing to Sue
The requirement that plaintiffs have a serious interest in a…
Class Action Suits
Lawsuits permitting a small number of people to sue on behalf…
23 terms
AP Government Chapter 16 Vocabulary
standing to sue
class action suits
justiciable disputes
amicus curiae briefs
the requirement that plaintiffs have a serious interest in a…
lawsuits permitting a small number of people to sue on behalf…
a requirement that to be heard a case must be capable of bein…
Legal briefs submitted by a "friend of the court" for the pur…
standing to sue
the requirement that plaintiffs have a serious interest in a…
class action suits
lawsuits permitting a small number of people to sue on behalf…
34 terms
AP Government Chapter 16
adversarial system
appellate jurisdiction
civil law
class actions suits
A system of justice in which advocates for opposing parties e…
Authority held by a court to hear a case that is appealed fro…
Codes of behavior related to business and contractual relatio…
lawsuits permitting a small number of people to sue on behalf…
adversarial system
A system of justice in which advocates for opposing parties e…
appellate jurisdiction
Authority held by a court to hear a case that is appealed fro…
63 terms
AP Government - Chapter 16
Do most cases go to trial?
criminal law case
civil law case
case is a dispute between
No
government charges individual with violating specific laws
dispute between 2 parties
plaintiff and defendant (plaintiff brings the charge against…
Do most cases go to trial?
No
criminal law case
government charges individual with violating specific laws
29 terms
AP US Government Chapter 16: Economic Policy
Economic policy
American dream
Tax base
Laissez-faire
A government body of diverse policies geared toward promoting…
The belief that in the United States hard work and persistenc…
The overall wealth (income and assets of citizens and corpora…
Hands-off stance of a government in regard to the marketplace
Economic policy
A government body of diverse policies geared toward promoting…
American dream
The belief that in the United States hard work and persistenc…
26 terms
AP Government Chapter 16
Judicial Review
Strict Constructionist Approach
Activist Approach
Constitutional Court
The Power of courts to declare laws unconstitutional
The view that judges should decide cases strictly on the basi…
The view that judges should discern the general principles un…
A federal court authorized by article III of the constitution…
Judicial Review
The Power of courts to declare laws unconstitutional
Strict Constructionist Approach
The view that judges should decide cases strictly on the basi…
26 terms
AP Government Chapter 16
Judicial Review
Strict-Constructionist Approach
Activist Approach
Constitutional Court
The power of the courts to declare laws unconstitutional.
The view that judges should decide cases strictly on the basi…
The view that judges should discern the general principals un…
A federal court authorized by Article III of the Constitution…
Judicial Review
The power of the courts to declare laws unconstitutional.
Strict-Constructionist Approach
The view that judges should decide cases strictly on the basi…
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