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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…
67 terms
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…
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…
67 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…
45 terms
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…
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 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.
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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…
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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
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: 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…
35 terms
AP Government: Chapter 12 - Congress
bicameral legislature
bill
case work
caucus (congressional)
a legislative divided into two houses, US Congress & every st…
a proposed law, drafted in precise, legal regislation. Anyone…
activities of members of Congress that help Constituents as i…
a group of members of congress sharing some interest or chara…
bicameral legislature
a legislative divided into two houses, US Congress & every st…
bill
a proposed law, drafted in precise, legal regislation. Anyone…
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…
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
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…
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.
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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…
61 terms
AP US Government: Congress
Bicameralism
The House of Representatives
Single-Member District
The Senate
A legislature with two houses
Representative body based on population
Electoral system in which each congressional district elects…
Each state is represented equally
Bicameralism
A legislature with two houses
The House of Representatives
Representative body based on population
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…
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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…
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…
...
11 terms
AP Government - People In Congress
Speaker of the House
Whips in the House
Majority Leader in the House
Minority Leader in the House
Leader of the House, formally elected by whole House, but act…
Important House members who serve as go-betweens in the proce…
Assists the Seaker of the House in assigning majority party m…
Leads the minority party in opposing the agenda of the majori…
Speaker of the House
Leader of the House, formally elected by whole House, but act…
Whips in the House
Important House members who serve as go-betweens in the proce…
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…
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…
47 terms
AP Government Congress Test
Federalist Papers
Bicameralism
House of Representatives
Senate
Why is it important? ... Established a bicameral legislature and…
A bicameral legislature is a legislature divided into two hou…
The House of Representatives is the proportionally representa…
The Senate is the equally representative half of Congress. Ea…
Federalist Papers
Why is it important? ... Established a bicameral legislature and…
Bicameralism
A bicameral legislature is a legislature divided into two hou…
45 terms
AP Government- Congress
filibuster
caucus
standing committees
select committees
an attempt to defeat a bill in the senate by talking indefini…
an association of congressional members created ti advance a…
permanently established legislative committees that consider…
congressional committees appointed for a limited time and pur…
filibuster
an attempt to defeat a bill in the senate by talking indefini…
caucus
an association of congressional members created ti advance a…
37 terms
AP Government: Congress
partisan 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…
partisan polarization
A vote in which a majority of Democratic legislators oppose a…
bicameral legislature
A lawmaking body made up of two chambers or parts.
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…
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…
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…
15 terms
Hillgrove AP Government - Congress
Constituents
Reapportionment
Redistricting
Gerrymandering
A resident of a district or state represented by an elected o…
Process by which representative districts are switched accord…
The redrawing of congressional and other legislative district…
Process of redrawing legislative boundaries for the purpose o…
Constituents
A resident of a district or state represented by an elected o…
Reapportionment
Process by which representative districts are switched accord…
76 terms
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
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…
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…
37 terms
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
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…
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.
28 terms
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…
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
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…
22 terms
AP GOVERNMENT CONGRESS
Senate
Senate
Senate
Senate
Equal Representation
100 members
6 year terms
VP president of state
Senate
Equal Representation
Senate
100 members
21 terms
AP Government Congress
Congressional Caucus
Select Committee
Conference Committee
Cloture
formed by congressman/women from both Houses of Congress who…
temporary committees set up by the House and Senate to deal w…
joint committees that are formed to reconcile bills that are…
A motion to end debate in the Senate, it must be approved by…
Congressional Caucus
formed by congressman/women from both Houses of Congress who…
Select Committee
temporary committees set up by the House and Senate to deal w…
59 terms
Congress: AP Government Ch. 11
Bicameral Legislature
Filibuster
Marginal Districts
Safe Districts
A lawmaking body made up of two chambers or parts.
A tactic for delaying or obstructing legislation by making lo…
Political districts in which candidates elected to the house…
Districts in which incumbents win by margins of 55 percent or…
Bicameral Legislature
A lawmaking body made up of two chambers or parts.
Filibuster
A tactic for delaying or obstructing legislation by making lo…
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