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Ap Gov Chapter 15
inconsistent
legislative veto
white, middle aged, male, college educ…
president
the actions of the bureaucracy are sometimes labeled as incon…
strategy used by congress to increase power over agencies of…
these are the typical characteristics of a civil servant
the first congress gave the power to remove an appointed offi…
inconsistent
the actions of the bureaucracy are sometimes labeled as incon…
legislative veto
strategy used by congress to increase power over agencies of…
23 terms
AP Government Chapter 15
laissez faire
excepted service
legislative veto
National Performance Review
A freely competitive economy
Appointment of officials not based on the criteria specified…
A requirement that an executive decision lie before Congress…
A 1993 effort, led by Vice President Al Gore, to make the bur…
laissez faire
A freely competitive economy
excepted service
Appointment of officials not based on the criteria specified…
21 terms
AP Government Chapter 15
Standing to Sue
Class Action Suits
Judiciable 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…
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AP Government: Chapter 15 The Bureaucracy
Bureaucracy
Laissez-faire
Discretionary Authority
Competitive service
A large complex organization composed of appointed officials
An economic theory that government should not regulate or int…
The extent to which appointed bureaucrats can choose courses…
The government offices to which people are appointed on the b…
Bureaucracy
A large complex organization composed of appointed officials
Laissez-faire
An economic theory that government should not regulate or int…
22 terms
AP Gov. Chapter 15
Administrative Discretion
Bureaucracy
Civil Service
Command-and-Control Policy
Authority of administrative actors to select among various to…
Implementors of Policy
Promotes hiring on the basis of merit and established a nonpa…
Regulatory strategy where government sets a requirement and t…
Administrative Discretion
Authority of administrative actors to select among various to…
Bureaucracy
Implementors of Policy
22 terms
AP Government Chapter 15
Standing to sue
Class action suite
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 in a case must be capable of b…
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 suite
Lawsuits permitting a small number of people to sue on behalf…
24 terms
AP Government Chapter 15
Bureaucracy
Laissez-faire
Discretionary Authority
Competitive Service
A large, complex organization composed of appointed officials.
An economic theory that government should not regulate or int…
The extent to which appointed bureaucrats can choose courses…
The government offices to which people are appointed on the b…
Bureaucracy
A large, complex organization composed of appointed officials.
Laissez-faire
An economic theory that government should not regulate or int…
22 terms
AP Gov - Chapter 15
bureaucracy
patronage
Pendleton Civil Service Act
civil service
large and complex management by appointed officials
giving jobs for political support
attempted to get rid of the spoils system
government hiring based upon merit
bureaucracy
large and complex management by appointed officials
patronage
giving jobs for political support
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AP Gov Chapter 15!!!
16th Amendment
Pollock v. Farmer's Loan and Trust Co.
Federal Debt
Income Taxes
Permits congress to levy an income tax
Declared the income tax unconstitutional
All the money borrowed by the federal government over the yea…
Shares of individuals' wages and corporate revenues collected…
16th Amendment
Permits congress to levy an income tax
Pollock v. Farmer's Loan and Trust Co.
Declared the income tax unconstitutional
23 terms
AP Gov Chapter 15
civil rights
natural rights
affirmative action
naturalization
The rights of all people to be free from irrational discrimin…
The rights of all people to dignity and worth; also called hu…
Remedial action designed to overcome the effects of discrimin…
A legal action conferring citizenship on an alien.
civil rights
The rights of all people to be free from irrational discrimin…
natural rights
The rights of all people to dignity and worth; also called hu…
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Chapter 15 AP Gov
Judicial Review
Common Law
Precedent
Stare Decisis
The power of the Supreme Court or any court to hold a law or…
Judge-made law that originated in England from decisions shap…
A court rule bearing on subsequent legal decisions in similar…
To stand on decided cases; the judicial policy of following p…
Judicial Review
The power of the Supreme Court or any court to hold a law or…
Common Law
Judge-made law that originated in England from decisions shap…
23 terms
AP Gov Chapter 15
bureaucracy
patronage
Pendleton Civil Service Act
civil service
a hierarchical authority structure that uses task specializat…
one of the key inducements used by political machines, such a…
Passed in 1883, an Act that created a federal civil service s…
a system of hiring and promotion based on the merit principle…
bureaucracy
a hierarchical authority structure that uses task specializat…
patronage
one of the key inducements used by political machines, such a…
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Chapter 15- AP Government
Bureaucracy
Patronage
Pendelton Act
Civil Service
A hierarchical authority structure that uses task specializat…
the practice of granting favors to reward party loyalty
A law enacted in 1883 that established a bipartisan civil ser…
A system of hiring and promotion based on the merit principle…
Bureaucracy
A hierarchical authority structure that uses task specializat…
Patronage
the practice of granting favors to reward party loyalty
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AP GOV: Chapter 15
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 brief submitted by a "friend of court" for the purpose…
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…
16 terms
Chapter 15 AP Gov
Explain why the American judicial syst…
Statutes
Common Law
Identify why the major actors in the j…
The courts provide an arena for two parties to bring their co…
Laws passed by legislatures
Accumulation of judicial decisions about legal issues
•Litigants-... ◦Plaintiff and defendant ... ◦Jury- group of citizen…
Explain why the American judicial syst…
The courts provide an arena for two parties to bring their co…
Statutes
Laws passed by legislatures
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AP Government - Chapter 15
Max Weber's conception of bureaucracy
Hierarchical authority structure
Task specialization
Merit principle
1. Hierarchical authority structure... 2. Task specialization... 3.…
Power flows from top down and responsibility flows from botto…
Experts perform technical jobs
Promotions based on demonstrated abilities rather than on per…
Max Weber's conception of bureaucracy
1. Hierarchical authority structure... 2. Task specialization... 3.…
Hierarchical authority structure
Power flows from top down and responsibility flows from botto…
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AP Gov Chapter 15
Yellow Journalism
Muckraking
Niche Journalism
Networks
A form of newspaper publishing in vogue in the twentieth cent…
A form of journalism, in vogue in the early twentieth century…
Journalism that caters to specific groups.
An associate of broadcast stations (radio or television) that…
Yellow Journalism
A form of newspaper publishing in vogue in the twentieth cent…
Muckraking
A form of journalism, in vogue in the early twentieth century…
24 terms
AP Gov Chapter 15
standing to sue
class actions suits
justiciable disputes
amicus curiae briefs
requirement that plaintiffs have a serious interest in a case…
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
requirement that plaintiffs have a serious interest in a case…
class actions suits
lawsuits in which a small number of people sue on behalf of a…
22 terms
AP Government Chapter 15
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
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
20 terms
AP Gov Chapter 15
standing to sue
class action suits
justicable disputes
amicus curiae briefs
requirement that plaintiffs have a serious interest in a case…
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
requirement that plaintiffs have a serious interest in a case…
class action suits
lawsuits in which a small number of people sue on behalf of a…
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Ap Gov Chapter 15
Social Capital
Civic Vertue
Interest Group
Pluralist Theory
Cooperative relationships that facilitate the resolution of c…
The tendency to form small-scale associations for the public…
A collection of people or organizations that tries to influen…
The theory that political power is distributed among a wide a…
Social Capital
Cooperative relationships that facilitate the resolution of c…
Civic Vertue
The tendency to form small-scale associations for the public…
AP Gov. Chapter 15
"Citizen Reporting"
Electronic Media
"Horse-race Journalism
Narrowcasting
Based upon public citizens "playing an active role in the pro…
Broadcast or storage media that take advantage of electronic…
Political journalism of elections that resembles coverage of…
Events purposely staged for the media that nonetheless look s…
"Citizen Reporting"
Based upon public citizens "playing an active role in the pro…
Electronic Media
Broadcast or storage media that take advantage of electronic…
13 terms
AP Gov Chapter 15
Bureaucracy
Laissez-faire
discretionary authority
competitive services
A large complex organization composed of appointed officials
An economic theory that government should not interfere with…
the extend to which appointed bureaucrats can choose courses…
The government offices to which people are appointed to on th…
Bureaucracy
A large complex organization composed of appointed officials
Laissez-faire
An economic theory that government should not interfere with…
32 terms
Chapter 15 AP Gov
Bureaucracy
Civil Service
Patronage
Spoils System
those agencies and departments that help the president execut…
working within the bureaucracy based on merit
giving something of value in exchange for support
giving positions within the bureaucracy to loyal party members
Bureaucracy
those agencies and departments that help the president execut…
Civil Service
working within the bureaucracy based on merit
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Chapter 15 AP gov
Appropriation
Authorization legislation
Bureaucracy
Civil service
A legislative grant of money to finance a government program…
Legislative permission to be or continue a government program…
A large, complex organization composed of appointed officials
The body of employees in any government agency other than the…
Appropriation
A legislative grant of money to finance a government program…
Authorization legislation
Legislative permission to be or continue a government program…
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Chapter 15- AP Government
Bureaucracy
Patronage
Pendelton Act
Civil Service
A hierarchical authority structure that uses task specializat…
the practice of granting favors to reward party loyalty
A law enacted in 1883 that established a bipartisan civil ser…
A system of hiring and promotion based on the merit principle…
Bureaucracy
A hierarchical authority structure that uses task specializat…
Patronage
the practice of granting favors to reward party loyalty
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AP Gov Chapter 15
Mass Media
Print Media
Wire Service
New Media
The entire array of organizations through which information i…
The traditional form of mass media, comprising newspapers, ma…
An electronic delivery of news gathered by the news service´s…
Technologies, such as the Internet, that blur the line betwee…
Mass Media
The entire array of organizations through which information i…
Print Media
The traditional form of mass media, comprising newspapers, ma…
34 terms
AP Gov Chapter 15
Article 3 of the Constitution
Standing to sue
Justiciable disputes
Amicus Curiae
establishes the judicial branch of the federal government. Th…
The requirement that plaintiffs have a serious interest in a…
Issues capable of being settled as a matter of law
Legal briefs submitted by a "friend of the court" for the pur…
Article 3 of the Constitution
establishes the judicial branch of the federal government. Th…
Standing to sue
The requirement that plaintiffs have a serious interest in a…
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AP Gov chapter 15
Adversarial judicial system
Jurisdiction
Trial court
Original jurisdiction
A judicial system in which two parties in a legal dispute eac…
The legal authority of a court to resolve a case, established…
Courts with original jurisdiction in a legal dispute that dec…
Judicial authority to hear cases for the first time and to de…
Adversarial judicial system
A judicial system in which two parties in a legal dispute eac…
Jurisdiction
The legal authority of a court to resolve a case, established…
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AP GOV Chapter 15
Appropriation
Bureaucracy
Civil Service
Competitive service
Money granted by Congress or to a state legislature for a spe…
A systematic way of organizing a complex and large administra…
A system of hiring and promotion based on the merit principle…
The government office to which people are appointed on the gr…
Appropriation
Money granted by Congress or to a state legislature for a spe…
Bureaucracy
A systematic way of organizing a complex and large administra…
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AP Gov Chapter 15
Bureaucracy
Patronage
Pendleton Civil Service Act
Civil Service
According to Max Weber, a hierarchical authority structure th…
A system in which jobs and promotions are awarded for politic…
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
A system in which jobs and promotions are awarded for politic…
22 terms
AP Gov Chapter 15
bureaucracy
patronage
Pendleton Act
civil service
a hierarchical authority structure that uses task specializat…
a job given for political reasons rather than for merit or co…
created a federal civil service
a system of hiring and promotion based on the merit principle
bureaucracy
a hierarchical authority structure that uses task specializat…
patronage
a job given for political reasons rather than for merit or co…
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AP-GOV Chapter 15 Terms
Yellow Journalism
Muckraking
Print Press
Electronic Media
A form of newspaper publishing in vogue in the late-nineteent…
A form of journalism, in vogue in the early twentieth century…
The traditional form of mass media, comprising newspapers, ma…
The broadcast and cable media, including television, radio, a…
Yellow Journalism
A form of newspaper publishing in vogue in the late-nineteent…
Muckraking
A form of journalism, in vogue in the early twentieth century…
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AP Gov: Chapter 15
Laissez-Faire Doctrine
Regulation
Deregulation
Fiscal Policy
The economic ideology that government should allow business t…
...
...
How the government manages the taxing and spending of the gov…
Laissez-Faire Doctrine
The economic ideology that government should allow business t…
Regulation
...
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AP Gov: Chapter 15
social capital
civic virtue
interest group
pluralists theory
cooperative relationships that facilitate the resolution of c…
tendency to form small-scale associations for the public good
a collection of people or organizations that tries to influen…
theory that political power is distributed among a wide array…
social capital
cooperative relationships that facilitate the resolution of c…
civic virtue
tendency to form small-scale associations for the public good
22 terms
AP Gov Chapter 15
bureaucracy
patronage
Pendleton Civil Service Act
Civil service
an authority structure govern modern states
giving government seats to those who helped you get in office…
created federal civil service, so that gov't seats would be b…
idea that hiring should be based off of merit to create a non…
bureaucracy
an authority structure govern modern states
patronage
giving government seats to those who helped you get in office…
86 terms
AP GOV Chapter 15
Barron v. Baltimore (1833)
Fletcher v. Peck (1810)
Dartmouth College v. Woodward (1819)
Marshall Court Decision
Contract Clause applies to States but Bill of Rights does NOT…
Fraudulent Contracts (Marshall)... Members of the Georgia legis…
Charter change prohibited (Marshall)
Expansion of Property Rights and broad interpretation of the…
Barron v. Baltimore (1833)
Contract Clause applies to States but Bill of Rights does NOT…
Fletcher v. Peck (1810)
Fraudulent Contracts (Marshall)... Members of the Georgia legis…
42 terms
AP Gov Chapter 15
Yellow Journalism
Muckraking
Niche Journalism
Networks
A form of newspaper publishing in vogue in the twentieth cent…
A form of journalism, in vogue in the early twentieth century…
Journalism that caters to specific groups.
An associate of broadcast stations (radio or television) that…
Yellow Journalism
A form of newspaper publishing in vogue in the twentieth cent…
Muckraking
A form of journalism, in vogue in the early twentieth century…
21 terms
Ap gov Chapter 15
Bureaucracy
patronage
Pendleton Civil Service Act
Civil Service
Authortative structure that are implementers of policy.
a hiring and promotion system based on knowing the right peop…
passed in 1883, it created the federal Civil Service.
promotes hiring on the basis of merit and establishes a nonpa…
Bureaucracy
Authortative structure that are implementers of policy.
patronage
a hiring and promotion system based on knowing the right peop…
21 terms
AP Gov. Chapter 15
Standing to sue
Class action suits
Justiciable disputes
Amicus curiae briefs
a requirement that plaintiffs have a serious interest in a ca…
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
a requirement that plaintiffs have a serious interest in a ca…
Class action suits
lawsuits in which a small number of people sue on behalf of a…
22 terms
AP Gov Chapter 15
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…
Passes 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…
19 terms
AP Gov Chapter 15
WRITE OF HABEAS CORPUS
EX POST FACTO LAW
BILL OF ATTAINDER
DUE PROCESS CLAUSE
A court order directing that a prisoner be brought before a c…
a law that would allow a person to be punished for an action…
A legislative act that provides for the punishment of a perso…
Clause in the Fifth Amendment limiting the power of the natio…
WRITE OF HABEAS CORPUS
A court order directing that a prisoner be brought before a c…
EX POST FACTO LAW
a law that would allow a person to be punished for an action…
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AP Gov. Chapter 15 Terms
Domestic Policy
Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) Program
Energy Policy
Environmental Impact Statement
Public plans or courses of action that concern internal issue…
A government program that helps low-income workers by giving…
Laws concerned with how much energy is needed and used.
A report that must show the costs and benefits of major feder…
Domestic Policy
Public plans or courses of action that concern internal issue…
Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) Program
A government program that helps low-income workers by giving…
16 terms
AP Gov Chapter 15
Social capital
Civic virtue
Interest group
Pluralist theory
Cooperative relationships that facilitate the resolution of c…
The tendency to form small-scale associations for the public…
A collection of people or organizations that tries to influen…
The theory that political power is distributed among a wide a…
Social capital
Cooperative relationships that facilitate the resolution of c…
Civic virtue
The tendency to form small-scale associations for the public…
38 terms
AP Gov Chapter 15
Balanced budget
Block grant
Congressional Budget Office (CBO)
Consumer Price Index
public policy that advocates that the federal budget spends a…
a form of fiscal federalism where federal aid is given to the…
set up by the Congress, this office evaluates the cost of leg…
a primary measure of inflation determined by the increase in…
Balanced budget
public policy that advocates that the federal budget spends a…
Block grant
a form of fiscal federalism where federal aid is given to the…
22 terms
AP GOV Chapter 15
Administrative discretion
Bureaucracy
Civil service
Command-and-control policy
authority of administrative actors to select among various re…
implementers of policy.
promotes hiring on the basis of merit and establishes a nonpa…
regulatory strategy where government sets a requirement and t…
Administrative discretion
authority of administrative actors to select among various re…
Bureaucracy
implementers of policy.
AP Gov Chapter 15
Bureaucracy
patronage
Pendleton Civil Service Act
Civil Service
a system of government in which most of the important decisio…
the support given by a patron.
A federal law established in 1883 that decided that governmen…
the permanent professional branches of a government's adminis…
Bureaucracy
a system of government in which most of the important decisio…
patronage
the support given by a patron.
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AP Gov Chapter 15
Administrative Discretion
Bureaucracy
Cabinet Departments
Civil Service
...
...
...
...
Administrative Discretion
...
Bureaucracy
...
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AP Gov Chapter 15
civil rights
affirmative action
naturalization
dual citizenship
Policies designed to protect people against arbitrary or disc…
A policy in educational admissions or job hiring that gives s…
A legal process to obtain citizenship.
Citizenship in more than one nation.
civil rights
Policies designed to protect people against arbitrary or disc…
affirmative action
A policy in educational admissions or job hiring that gives s…
32 terms
AP Gov Chapter 15
judicial review
Common Law
Precedent
Stare Decisis
the power of the supreme court or any court to hold a law or…
judge made law that originated in England from decisions shap…
a court rule bearing on subsequent legal decisions in similar…
to stand on decided cases; the judicial policy of following p…
judicial review
the power of the supreme court or any court to hold a law or…
Common Law
judge made law that originated in England from decisions shap…
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