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AP Government - Congress
Incumbents
Casework
Pork Barrel
Bicameral Legislature
Those already holding office. In congressional elections, the…
Activities of members of Congress that help constituents as i…
The mighty list of federal projects, grants, and contracts av…
A legislature divided into two houses. The U.S. Congress and…
Incumbents
Those already holding office. In congressional elections, the…
Casework
Activities of members of Congress that help constituents as i…
36 terms
AP Government Congress
bicameral legislature
caucus
closed rule
cloture rule
A law making body made of two houses (bi means 2). Example: C…
A meeting of local party members to choose party officials or…
An order from the House Rules Committee that sets a time limi…
A rule used by the Senate to end or limit debate
bicameral legislature
A law making body made of two houses (bi means 2). Example: C…
caucus
A meeting of local party members to choose party officials or…
33 terms
AP Government - Congress
incumbents
casework
pork barrel
bicameral legislature
Those already holding office. In congressional elections, the…
Activities of members of Congress that help constituents as i…
The mighty list of federal projects, grants, and contracts av…
A legislature divided into two houses. The U.S. Congress and…
incumbents
Those already holding office. In congressional elections, the…
casework
Activities of members of Congress that help constituents as i…
83 terms
AP Government- Congress
Article I of the U.S. Constitution
What makes up the U.S. Congress?
How is representation determined in th…
What is the term of office for a Senat…
-Creates bicameral legislature, the U.S. Congress... -Congress i…
-Consists of two houses: House of Representatives and Senate…
-100 senators... -2 senators from each state
-6 years... -Terms are staggered so that 1/3 of senators are ele…
Article I of the U.S. Constitution
-Creates bicameral legislature, the U.S. Congress... -Congress i…
What makes up the U.S. Congress?
-Consists of two houses: House of Representatives and Senate…
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AP US Government: Congress
Bicameral Legislature
Closed Rule
Cloture Rule
Committee on Committees
A lawmaking body made up of two chambers or parts.
A rule issued by the Rules Committee that does not allow a bi…
A Senate rule offering a means for stopping a filibuster.
Assigns Republicans to standing committees in the Senate.
Bicameral Legislature
A lawmaking body made up of two chambers or parts.
Closed Rule
A rule issued by the Rules Committee that does not allow a bi…
132 terms
AP Government & Politics-Congress
How did the Framers view Congress?
What was the Framer's intent?
From 1789-1900, who dominated- Congres…
What was the first major piece of legi…
being the most powerful branch, legislative branch- link to t…
having two houses, prevent concentration of power into a sing…
Congress, such as the issue of slavery
Missouri Compromise
How did the Framers view Congress?
being the most powerful branch, legislative branch- link to t…
What was the Framer's intent?
having two houses, prevent concentration of power into a sing…
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AP Government Congress Test
fixed terms
franking privilege
gerrymandering
packing
the set amount of years that someone holds office
referts to the right of members of congress to send mail to t…
redistribution in which an electoral district or constituency…
giving one political party a win while the otehrs win the lef…
fixed terms
the set amount of years that someone holds office
franking privilege
referts to the right of members of congress to send mail to t…
54 terms
Congress Test (AP Government)
How many members are apart of Congress…
A Bill cannot become LAW unless it has…
What was the Intent of Framers?
Who selects Prime Minister in a Parlia…
535 Members total (435 House of Representatives and 100 Senate)
...
"Congress would be dominant, balance large and small states,…
Parliament
How many members are apart of Congress…
535 Members total (435 House of Representatives and 100 Senate)
A Bill cannot become LAW unless it has…
...
47 terms
AP Government: Congress Test
Cloture
Conference Committee
Joint Committee
Ways and Means
Vote to end filibuster. Sixty votes total.
Committee appointed by the presiding officers of each chamber…
Members of both the House of Representatives and the Senate.
Committee on taxes. Longest standing committee.
Cloture
Vote to end filibuster. Sixty votes total.
Conference Committee
Committee appointed by the presiding officers of each chamber…
AP US Government Congress
bicameral
filibuster
cloture
censure
A legislature divided into two houses.
A formal way of halting action on a bill by means of long spe…
A mechanism requiring sixty senators votes to cut off a debat…
A process by which a formal reprimand is issued to an individ…
bicameral
A legislature divided into two houses.
filibuster
A formal way of halting action on a bill by means of long spe…
AP US Government Congress
List seven perks members of Congress r…
Describe a "typical" member of Congres…
What is the difference between descrip…
List and explain five advantages incum…
There are a few perks that Congress members receive in return…
A "typical" member of Congress is a middle-aged white male, w…
A descriptive representation in Congress is when a Congress m…
Incumbents have at least five advantages over their opponents…
List seven perks members of Congress r…
There are a few perks that Congress members receive in return…
Describe a "typical" member of Congres…
A "typical" member of Congress is a middle-aged white male, w…
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AP Government Congress
bicameral legislature
caucus
closed rule
cloture rule
A law making body made of two houses (bi means 2). Example: C…
A meeting of local party members to choose party officials or…
An order from the House Rules Committee that sets a time limi…
A rule used by the Senate to end or limit debate
bicameral legislature
A law making body made of two houses (bi means 2). Example: C…
caucus
A meeting of local party members to choose party officials or…
AP Government: Congress
Incumbents
Casework
Pork Barrel
Bicameral Legislature
Those already holding office. In congressional elections, the…
Activities of members of Congress that help constituents as i…
The mighty list of federal projects, grants, and contracts av…
A legislature divided into two houses. The U.S. Congress and…
Incumbents
Those already holding office. In congressional elections, the…
Casework
Activities of members of Congress that help constituents as i…
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Kline AP Government Congress
Pork-barrel legislation
Senatorial courtesy
Franking privilege
Trustee
Bills that benefit lawmakers' home districts
Senators from the same political party as the president provi…
Congressmen can send mail to constituents without charge
A legislator who acts according to their conscience vs what c…
Pork-barrel legislation
Bills that benefit lawmakers' home districts
Senatorial courtesy
Senators from the same political party as the president provi…
AP Government: Institutions (Congress)
2005 Consolidated Appropriations Act
appropriation
authorization
bicameral
On Friday November 19, 2004 it was announced that the United…
A legislative grant of money to finance a government program…
A formal declaration by a legislative committee that a certai…
A legislature consisting of two parts, or houses
2005 Consolidated Appropriations Act
On Friday November 19, 2004 it was announced that the United…
appropriation
A legislative grant of money to finance a government program…
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AP Government: Chapter 13 Congress
Party Polarization
Bicameral Legislature
Filibuster
Marginal Districts
A vote in which a majority of Democratic legislators oppose a…
A lawmaking 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…
Party Polarization
A vote in which a majority of Democratic legislators oppose a…
Bicameral Legislature
A lawmaking body made up of two chambers or parts
37 terms
AP Government: Congress Vocabulary
appointment
redistricting
bill
impeachment
the process of allocating congressional seats to each state f…
process of redrawing Congressional districts to reflect incre…
a proposed law
power delegated to the House of Representatives in the Consti…
appointment
the process of allocating congressional seats to each state f…
redistricting
process of redrawing Congressional districts to reflect incre…
83 terms
AP Government - Congress Part II
Article I of the U.S. Constitution
What makes up the U.S. Congress?
How is representation determined in th…
What is the term of office for a Senat…
-Creates bicameral legislature, the U.S. Congress... -Congress i…
-Consists of two houses: House of Representatives and Senate…
-100 senators... -2 senators from each state
-6 years... -Terms are staggered so that 1/3 of senators are ele…
Article I of the U.S. Constitution
-Creates bicameral legislature, the U.S. Congress... -Congress i…
What makes up the U.S. Congress?
-Consists of two houses: House of Representatives and Senate…
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AP Government the Congress
Requirements for Office
House differences
Senate differences
Veto
House: 25, citizen for 7 years, live in state... Senate: 35, cit…
Starts all revenue bills, pick president if there is no clear…
Impeachment trial, approve presidential appointments and tria…
Overrule a presidential veto with a 2/3 vote in each house
Requirements for Office
House: 25, citizen for 7 years, live in state... Senate: 35, cit…
House differences
Starts all revenue bills, pick president if there is no clear…
AP Government Congress Vocab
attitudinal view
bicameralism
casework
congressional caucus
explanation of congressional voting which emphasizes the impa…
The division of a legislature into two separate assemblies.
personal work done by a member of Congress for his constituents
An association of members of Congress created to advocate a p…
attitudinal view
explanation of congressional voting which emphasizes the impa…
bicameralism
The division of a legislature into two separate assemblies.
22 terms
AP Government Ch. 11 - Congress
Incumbent
Franking Privelage
Constituent
Casework
An officeholder who is seeking reelection.
The ability of members of congress to mail letters to their c…
A person whom a member of Congress has been elected to repres…
Activities of members of Congress that help constituents as i…
Incumbent
An officeholder who is seeking reelection.
Franking Privelage
The ability of members of congress to mail letters to their c…
AP Government Congress Terms
Bicameral
Revenue Raising Bills
Census
Congressional District
A legislature consisting of two parts, or houses.
A bill (as for imposing a tax) for raising money for any publ…
A periodic and official count of a country's population.
One of a fixed number of districts into which a state is divi…
Bicameral
A legislature consisting of two parts, or houses.
Revenue Raising Bills
A bill (as for imposing a tax) for raising money for any publ…
AP Government - Powers of Congress
Census
Appropriation
Great Compromise
Majority Leaders
taken every 10 years, population count
A legislative grant of money to finance a government program
Compromise establishing both House and Senate
Head of the majority parties in Congress (both House and Sena…
Census
taken every 10 years, population count
Appropriation
A legislative grant of money to finance a government program
AP Government - Congress (Chapter 12)
incumbents
casework
pork barrel
bicameral legislature
Those already holding office. In congressional elections, the…
Activities of members of Congress that help constituents as i…
The mighty list of federal projects, grants, and contracts av…
A legislature divided into two houses. The U.S. Congress and…
incumbents
Those already holding office. In congressional elections, the…
casework
Activities of members of Congress that help constituents as i…
32 terms
AP Government: Congress and the President
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
57 terms
AP Government: Congress
bicameralism
qualifications for House of Representa…
qualifications for Senate
debate rules of the House
two houses, each broken down into multiple committees, which…
25 years old; US citizen for 7 years; resident of state you p…
30 years old; US citizen for 9 years; resident of state you r…
limited debate; bill doesn't get a lot of debate time
bicameralism
two houses, each broken down into multiple committees, which…
qualifications for House of Representa…
25 years old; US citizen for 7 years; resident of state you p…
106 terms
Congress AP Government with Meenan
acquit
adjourn
apportionment
appropriate
To find someone accused of a crime as not guilty.
To suspend a session of Congress.
The process of allotting congressional seats to each state fo…
To assign to a particular use.
acquit
To find someone accused of a crime as not guilty.
adjourn
To suspend a session of Congress.
88 terms
AP Government & Politics - Congress
constituency
unicameral
bicameral
incumbency
a body of voters in a specified area who elect a representati…
a single legislative body or chamber
the division of a legislature into two separate assemblies (o…
the holding of an office or the period during which one is he…
constituency
a body of voters in a specified area who elect a representati…
unicameral
a single legislative body or chamber
35 terms
AP Government Congress
Constituents
Reapportionment
Redistricting
Gerrymandering
The residents of a congressional district or state.
The assigning by Congress of congressional seats after each c…
The redrawing of congressional and other legislative district…
The drawing of legislative district boundaries to benefit a p…
Constituents
The residents of a congressional district or state.
Reapportionment
The assigning by Congress of congressional seats after each c…
75 terms
AP Government - Congress
Incumbents
Casework
Pork Barrel
Bicameral Legislature
Those already holding office. In congressional elections, the…
Activities of members of Congress that help constituents as i…
The mighty list of federal projects, grants, and contracts av…
A legislature divided into two houses. The U.S. Congress and…
Incumbents
Those already holding office. In congressional elections, the…
Casework
Activities of members of Congress that help constituents as i…
24 terms
AP Government Congress 1
Bicameralism
Caucus
Cloture Rule (Senate Rule 22)
Conference Committee
The principle of a two-house legislature.
An association of Congress members created to advance a polit…
A procedure for terminating debate, especially filibusters, i…
An Alliance between Republican and conservative Democrats.
Bicameralism
The principle of a two-house legislature.
Caucus
An association of Congress members created to advance a polit…
19 terms
AP Government Congress Terms
Incumbent
Casework
Pork barrel
Bicameral legislature
People that already hold office
Helping constituents as individuals, getting them what they f…
List of federal projects, grants, and contracts available in…
Two houses (Nebraska is not)
Incumbent
People that already hold office
Casework
Helping constituents as individuals, getting them what they f…
74 terms
AP Government vocab: Congress
Franking Privilage
Unicameral
Bicameral
Speaker of the House
which dates from 1775, allows Members of Congress to transmit…
having a single legislative chamber.
having two branches or chambers.
The presiding officer of the United States House of Represent…
Franking Privilage
which dates from 1775, allows Members of Congress to transmit…
Unicameral
having a single legislative chamber.
11 terms
AP Government - Congress FRQ
Congressional reapportionment is:
Why congressional reapportionment is i…
Congressional redistricting is:
Goals of politicians when they gerryma…
The reallocation of the number of representatives each state…
- Reapportionment increases or decreases the number of seats…
The drawing/redrawing of House/congressional (not Senate) dis…
- To enhance political party strength/to minimize the strengt…
Congressional reapportionment is:
The reallocation of the number of representatives each state…
Why congressional reapportionment is i…
- Reapportionment increases or decreases the number of seats…
AP Government - Congress vocabulary
House of Representatives
Senate
Session
Special session
House of Congress based on district population
House of Congress based on equal state representation
Timed period when members of Congress meet / Whenever Congres…
When Congress is called in for extraordinary circumstances
House of Representatives
House of Congress based on district population
Senate
House of Congress based on equal state representation
52 terms
Ap Government: Congress
Congress vs parliament
bicameral legislature
seventeenth amendment
filibuster
In a congressional system, the legislature and the executive…
a lawmaking body made up of two chambers or parts
the election of two U.S. senators from each state by popular…
a legislator who gives long speeches in an effort to delay or…
Congress vs parliament
In a congressional system, the legislature and the executive…
bicameral legislature
a lawmaking body made up of two chambers or parts
AP Government Congress
bicameral legislature
bill
casework
caucus
a legislature divided into two houses; the U.S. Congress has…
a proposed law, drafted in legal language; anyone can draft a…
activities of members of Congress that help constituents as i…
a group of members of Congress sharing some interest or chara…
bicameral legislature
a legislature divided into two houses; the U.S. Congress has…
bill
a proposed law, drafted in legal language; anyone can draft a…
37 terms
AP Government: Congress Vocabulary
appointment
redistricting
bill
impeachment
the process of allocating congressional seats to each state f…
process of redrawing Congressional districts to reflect incre…
a proposed law
power delegated to the House of Representatives in the Consti…
appointment
the process of allocating congressional seats to each state f…
redistricting
process of redrawing Congressional districts to reflect incre…
AP Government - Congress
Incumbents
Casework
Pork Barrel
Bicameral Legislature
Those already holding office. In congressional elections, the…
Activities of members of Congress that help constituents as i…
The mighty list of federal projects, grants, and contracts av…
A legislature divided into two houses. The U.S. Congress and…
Incumbents
Those already holding office. In congressional elections, the…
Casework
Activities of members of Congress that help constituents as i…
49 terms
AP Government Congress review
Bicameral legislature
filibuster
marginal districts
safe districts
a lawmaking body made up of 2 chambers or parts. The U.S cong…
an attempt to deafeat a bill in the senate by talking indefin…
political districts in which the candidates elected to the Ho…
districts in which incumbants win by margins of 55% or more
Bicameral legislature
a lawmaking body made up of 2 chambers or parts. The U.S cong…
filibuster
an attempt to deafeat a bill in the senate by talking indefin…
AP Government Congress
bicameral legislature
caucus
closed rule
cloture rule
A law making body made of two houses (bi means 2). Example: C…
A meeting of local party members to choose party officials or…
An order from the House Rules Committee that sets a time limi…
A rule used by the Senate to end or limit debate
bicameral legislature
A law making body made of two houses (bi means 2). Example: C…
caucus
A meeting of local party members to choose party officials or…
36 terms
AP Government Congress Vocab
attitudinal view
bicameralism
casework
congressional caucus
explanation of congressional voting which emphasizes the impa…
The division of a legislature into two separate assemblies.
personal work done by a member of Congress for his constituents
An association of members of Congress created to advocate a p…
attitudinal view
explanation of congressional voting which emphasizes the impa…
bicameralism
The division of a legislature into two separate assemblies.
23 terms
AP Government Congress 2
Party Caucus
Party Polarization
Party Vote
Pocket Veto
A meeting of the members of a party in a legislative chamber…
A vote in which a majority of Democratic legislators oppose a…
There are two measures of such voting. By the stricter measur…
A veto exercised by the president after Congress has adjourne…
Party Caucus
A meeting of the members of a party in a legislative chamber…
Party Polarization
A vote in which a majority of Democratic legislators oppose a…
47 terms
AP Government Vocabulary- Congress
bicameral legislature
Caucus
Closed Rule
Cloture Rule
Two chamber sharing control of Congress
System for selecting delegates, meeting to express choice for…
no amendments may be added to a bill during debate
Vote to prevent a filibuster
bicameral legislature
Two chamber sharing control of Congress
Caucus
System for selecting delegates, meeting to express choice for…
21 terms
Congress- Ap Government (sequence)
H.R. #1 is placed in the Hopper
Bill is submitted to House Ways and Me…
The Ways and Means Committee marks up…
The Full Ways and Means Committee vote…
1
2
3
4
H.R. #1 is placed in the Hopper
1
Bill is submitted to House Ways and Me…
2
37 terms
Ap government congress
Incumbents
pork barrel
Bicameral legislature
House rules committee
the holder of an office or post who is running for reelection
the use of government funds for projects designed to please v…
legislators are divided into two separate assemblies, chamber…
If amendments can be made to a bill and how long until a vote…
Incumbents
the holder of an office or post who is running for reelection
pork barrel
the use of government funds for projects designed to please v…
AP Government- Congress Basics!
Legislative Branch
Speaker of the House
President Pro Tempore
Gerrymander
The branch of the United States Government that creates new l…
The presiding leader of the House. They're elected by the maj…
High ranking Senator that is the VP's alternative
to manipulate the borders of a constituency to favor a party…
Legislative Branch
The branch of the United States Government that creates new l…
Speaker of the House
The presiding leader of the House. They're elected by the maj…
33 terms
AP Government Congress-Legislation
1965 Voting Rights Act
1970 Voting Rights Act
1946 Federal Regulation of Lobbying Act
1932 Norris-La Guardia
Suspended literary tests and all other devices to prevent vot…
Right to vote in federal election was given to 18 year olds.
Requires groups + individuals seeking to influence legislatio…
Injunction restricted in labor disputes.
1965 Voting Rights Act
Suspended literary tests and all other devices to prevent vot…
1970 Voting Rights Act
Right to vote in federal election was given to 18 year olds.
25 terms
AP Government- Congress
Baker v. Carr
Case work
Cloture
Conference committees
"one person, one vote" (1962)
The direct assistance that a member of Congress provides to a…
A procedure for terminating debate, especially filibusters, i…
Congressional committees formed when the Senate and the House…
Baker v. Carr
"one person, one vote" (1962)
Case work
The direct assistance that a member of Congress provides to a…
147 terms
AP Government - Congress review
How many members are in the House of R…
How often are House seats reapportioned?
What event causes reapportionment?
What usually happens to Congressional…
435
Every ten years
Census
Lose seats
How many members are in the House of R…
435
How often are House seats reapportioned?
Every ten years
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