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Government Acts: AP Govt
Johnson-Reed Immigration Act (1924)
Hart-Cellar Immigration and Nationalit…
Tillman Act (1907)
Federal Election Campaign Act (FECA 19…
Limited the number of immigrants allowed entry into the Unite…
Abolished the national origins quota system that had structur…
Banned corporate donations; corporations had to establish sep…
• Required all candidates for fed office to disclose who had…
Johnson-Reed Immigration Act (1924)
Limited the number of immigrants allowed entry into the Unite…
Hart-Cellar Immigration and Nationalit…
Abolished the national origins quota system that had structur…
58 terms
AP Comparative Govt: Introduction to Comparative Government 9/2016
power
persuasion (as a tool of power)
leadership (as a tool of power)
coercion (as a tool of power)
Politics is basically all about ____. Who has the power to ma…
A phenomenon that occurs when a citizen's attitudes or belief…
Ability of a political leader, interest group, nation-state,…
individuals brought together by a ruler who imposes authority…
power
Politics is basically all about ____. Who has the power to ma…
persuasion (as a tool of power)
A phenomenon that occurs when a citizen's attitudes or belief…
18 terms
Major Topics in US Government - SES GOVT AP
Incumbency Advantage
Reasons for Incumbency Advantage
Federalism
Federalism: Expansion of Central Gover…
Single most important factor determining outcome of congressi…
"Pork Barrel Politics" used to benefit districts; "Franking P…
System of government in which power is divided between a cent…
Necessary and Proper Clause, Commerce Clause, Civil Rights Ac…
Incumbency Advantage
Single most important factor determining outcome of congressi…
Reasons for Incumbency Advantage
"Pork Barrel Politics" used to benefit districts; "Franking P…
55 terms
AP Government: Modern Govt & Constitution
direct democracy
elite and class theory
government
hyperpluralism
type of government characterized by citizens attending a town…
a group theory that revolves around an economic strata of soc…
those institutions that create public policy
a group theory characterized by many interest groups vying fo…
direct democracy
type of government characterized by citizens attending a town…
elite and class theory
a group theory that revolves around an economic strata of soc…
50 terms
AP GOVERNMENT BRANCHES OF GOVT TEST
The process by which congressional sea…
Comparison between members of the Hous…
Which of the following committees of t…
Which of the following standing commit…
Reapportionment
The are more likely to be viable challengers to incumbents
Rules
Ways and Means
The process by which congressional sea…
Reapportionment
Comparison between members of the Hous…
The are more likely to be viable challengers to incumbents
109 terms
Government Executive Branch 2016 ap govt
12th Amendment
1800 Election
20th Amendment
Lame Duck Period
Each Electoral College Delegate cast one vote for President a…
Caused the 12th Amendment to be Ratified
aka Lame Duck Amendment --The President takes office on Jan.2…
The Period that occurs after the General Election and until t…
12th Amendment
Each Electoral College Delegate cast one vote for President a…
1800 Election
Caused the 12th Amendment to be Ratified
59 terms
AP US Govt Government Congress III
Paul D Ryan
Nancy Pelosi
House Majority Leader/House Majority W…
House Minority Whip / Asst. Democratic…
1.Speaker of the House presides over the House 2. Is most pow…
1. House Minority Leader who manages the Dems in the House 2.…
Kevin McCarthy / Kevin Scalise
Steny Hoyer / James Clyburn
Paul D Ryan
1.Speaker of the House presides over the House 2. Is most pow…
Nancy Pelosi
1. House Minority Leader who manages the Dems in the House 2.…
AP Government (Govt in America) Ch 2
Constitution
Declaration of Independence
Natural rights
Consent of the governed
A nation's basic law. It creates political institutions, assi…
The document approved by representatives of the American colo…
Rights inherent in human beings, not dependent on governments…
According to John Locke, the required "book?" for government???
Constitution
A nation's basic law. It creates political institutions, assi…
Declaration of Independence
The document approved by representatives of the American colo…
(Chapter 1) AP govt, Introducing Government in America
Government
Public goods
Politics
Political participation
Describe the key function of Government (explains why they ma…
goods shared by all, such as clean air or water
process by which we select our Government leaders and what Po…
The actions taken by citizens to influence or support governm…
Government
Describe the key function of Government (explains why they ma…
Public goods
goods shared by all, such as clean air or water
34 terms
AP Government Ch. 1 Intro. Govt in America
Autocracy
Compromise
Confederation
Constitution
a government in which a single person holds unlimited politic…
the process of blending and adjusting competing views and int…
an alliance of independent states
the body of fundamental laws setting out the principles, stru…
Autocracy
a government in which a single person holds unlimited politic…
Compromise
the process of blending and adjusting competing views and int…
39 terms
AP Govt' Chapter 4: State and Local Government Vocab.
One-Person, One Vote
State Constitution
Political Machine
Progressive Movement
The principle that each legislative district within a state s…
The document that describes the basic policies, procedures, a…
An organization designed to solicit votes from certain neighb…
Advocated measures to destroy political machines and instead…
One-Person, One Vote
The principle that each legislative district within a state s…
State Constitution
The document that describes the basic policies, procedures, a…
AP Govt. Unit 1: Chapter 1- Introducing Government to America
Politics
Government
Majority rule
Minority rights
Politics introduces authoritative decisions about public issu…
The institutions and processes through which public policies…
A fundamental principle of traditional democratic theory. In…
A principle of traditional democratic theory that guarantees…
Politics
Politics introduces authoritative decisions about public issu…
Government
The institutions and processes through which public policies…
20 terms
Intro & Early Govt - AP Government EoC Review
Magna Carta
English Bill of Rights
Social Contract
Declaration of Independence
1215... English King forced to sign... Gave us first idea of limite…
1688... Gave ideas for US Bill of Rights
People give up some rights in order to be protected by govern…
Written by Thomas Jefferson... Written to justify actions of col…
Magna Carta
1215... English King forced to sign... Gave us first idea of limite…
English Bill of Rights
1688... Gave ideas for US Bill of Rights
24 terms
AP Govt Terms - Intro to Governement and Politics
Collective Goods
Democracy
elitism
federal republic
Goods and services, such as clean air and clean water, that b…
A system of selecting policymakers and of organizing governme…
A theory of American democracy contending that an upper-class…
A form of government in which people select representatives f…
Collective Goods
Goods and services, such as clean air and clean water, that b…
Democracy
A system of selecting policymakers and of organizing governme…
18 terms
AP Govt Federalism powers for state and national governments
Declare war
Criminal justice
Establish local governments
Create and maintain armed forces
National
Both
states
National
Declare war
National
Criminal justice
Both
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AP Govt. CH 7 & 8 "American Government: Roots and Reform"
Twenty-Second Amendment
Impeachment
U.S. v. Nixon (1974)
Twenty-Fifth Amendment
Adopted in 1951; prevents a president from serving more than…
The power delegated to the HOR in the Constitution to charge…
Supreme Court ruling on power of the president, holding that…
Adopted in 1967 to establish procedures for filling vacancies…
Twenty-Second Amendment
Adopted in 1951; prevents a president from serving more than…
Impeachment
The power delegated to the HOR in the Constitution to charge…
7 terms
AP GOVT - Unit 6 Part 1 - 2. government structure
direct democracy
divided government
electoral college
Parliamentary system
1. A form of democracy in which the people legislate for them…
1. A government in which one party controls the White House a…
1. The body that formally selects the president. Each state i…
A system of government in which the legislature selects the p…
direct democracy
1. A form of democracy in which the people legislate for them…
divided government
1. A government in which one party controls the White House a…
11 terms
AP Govt Vocab Ch. 1 The Study of American Government
Power
Authority
Legitimacy
Democracy
The ability of one person to get another person to act in acc…
The right to use power
Political authority conferred by law or by a state or nationa…
The rule of the many
Power
The ability of one person to get another person to act in acc…
Authority
The right to use power
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AP GOV COMPARATIVE GOVT VOCAB
Developed countries
Marxism/Communism
illiberal democracy
Authoritarian State
states that have a highly developed economy and advanced tech…
system of government in which everything is equally economica…
although election take place citizens are cut off from knowle…
a government that concentrates power in an authority not resp…
Developed countries
states that have a highly developed economy and advanced tech…
Marxism/Communism
system of government in which everything is equally economica…
16 terms
AP Govt
24th Ammendment
Comparable Worth
Poll taxes
Fourteenth Amendment
Declared poll taxes void in federal elections
Men and women should be compensated equally
Small taxes on the right to vote
No state can enforce any law that deprives a person of life,…
24th Ammendment
Declared poll taxes void in federal elections
Comparable Worth
Men and women should be compensated equally
9 terms
Govt1-Types of Government
monarchy
Absolute monarchy
Constitutional Monarchy
Dictatorship
ruled by a king or queen with inherited power
monarch has unlimited power
Power of the monarch is limited by laws
single dictator has absolute power and makes all decisions; u…
monarchy
ruled by a king or queen with inherited power
Absolute monarchy
monarch has unlimited power
Creation of The Federal Government Ch 2 GOVT 11
limited government
representative government
separation of powers
revenue
The idea that certain restrictions should be placed on govern…
Power is held by the people and exercised through the efforts…
Constitutional division of powers among the legislative, exec…
Income
limited government
The idea that certain restrictions should be placed on govern…
representative government
Power is held by the people and exercised through the efforts…
Texas Government- Govt 2306
Economic Diversification
Political Environment
Regressive Tax System
Political Myths
A theme central to the benefit of Texas' prospective economy.…
Includes a nation's governmental system, level of political s…
A tax system in which low income low income citizens pay a hi…
Ill defined views of a government- political history, contemp…
Economic Diversification
A theme central to the benefit of Texas' prospective economy.…
Political Environment
Includes a nation's governmental system, level of political s…
32 terms
AP Gov: Forms of govt terms
direct/pure democracy
indirect democracy
liberal democracy
illiberal/partial democracy
ppl decide directly on policy
elected officials
equality for all (codified rules)
citizens vote, but don't know about elected officials activit…
direct/pure democracy
ppl decide directly on policy
indirect democracy
elected officials
AP Govt . Comparative Govt
Dictatorship
Monarchy
Oligarchy
Democracy
Absolute ruler military harsh iron fist . N-one person makes…
One leader absolute ruler hereditary (blood) P-strong militar…
Small group of people wealth power education political partie…
Power of the people a lot of complaints . P-freedon and right…
Dictatorship
Absolute ruler military harsh iron fist . N-one person makes…
Monarchy
One leader absolute ruler hereditary (blood) P-strong militar…
GOVT - Types of Government
Unlimited Governent
Autocracy
Totalitarian / Dictatorship
Monarchies
There is no restrains, on the people leading the goverment
Government where power authority to rule are in hands of a si…
The ideas of a single leader are glorified: government seeks…
A king, queen or emperor exercises supreme power of government
Unlimited Governent
There is no restrains, on the people leading the goverment
Autocracy
Government where power authority to rule are in hands of a si…
AP Govt Judicial Branch
justiciable disputes
state court system
district court
Court of Appeal
issues capable of being settled by legal methods/through cour…
vast majority ( up to 98%)of court cases are determined here
entry level courts of federal judiciary; 94 courts with nearl…
12 circuits; appellate jurisdiction; make decisions based on…
justiciable disputes
issues capable of being settled by legal methods/through cour…
state court system
vast majority ( up to 98%)of court cases are determined here
58 terms
ap govt
The institutions that make authoritati…
Which of the following is not an examp…
One of the basic functions of governme…
The media usually focuses on the
Government
Welfare benefits
True
Who of politics
The institutions that make authoritati…
Government
Which of the following is not an examp…
Welfare benefits
15 terms
Unit 1 AP Gov. Intro to Govt.
government
policy making system
policy making institutions
democracy
the institutions and processes for which public policies are…
the process by which policy comes into being and... evolves over…
institutions such as Congress, the presidency, and the courts…
a means of selecting policymakers and of organizing governmen…
government
the institutions and processes for which public policies are…
policy making system
the process by which policy comes into being and... evolves over…
27 terms
AP Gov heads of govt
Virginia Senator 1
Virginia Senator 2
1st District Representative
7th District representative
Mark R. Warner (Democrat)
Tim Kaine (Democrat)
Robert Wittman (Republican)
Dave Brat (Republican)
Virginia Senator 1
Mark R. Warner (Democrat)
Virginia Senator 2
Tim Kaine (Democrat)
AP Gov Types of Govt
monarchy
totalitarianism
aristocracy
oligarchy
hereditary king/queen rules in the interest of the subjects,…
one person has control over all aspects of life, fascism incl…
the few ruling in the interest of the public
a form of government in which the right to participate depend…
monarchy
hereditary king/queen rules in the interest of the subjects,…
totalitarianism
one person has control over all aspects of life, fascism incl…
10 terms
AP Gov Types of Govt
monarchy
totalitarianism
aristocracy
oligarchy
hereditary king/queen rules in the interest of the subjects,…
one person has control over all aspects of life, fascism incl…
the few ruling in the interest of the public
a form of government in which the right to participate depend…
monarchy
hereditary king/queen rules in the interest of the subjects,…
totalitarianism
one person has control over all aspects of life, fascism incl…
16 terms
Ch. 16 Financing Government - SES GOVT
Progressive tax
Tax return
Payroll tax
Regressive tax
The higher one's income, the higher the tax. The tax is levie…
A declaration of that income and of the exemptions and deduct…
Taxes imposed on nearly all employers and their employees, an…
Taxes— taxes levied at a flat rate, without regard to the lev…
Progressive tax
The higher one's income, the higher the tax. The tax is levie…
Tax return
A declaration of that income and of the exemptions and deduct…
36 terms
AP GOVT Ch. 1
government
politics
democracy
political culture
the institutions and process through which public policies ar…
the process by which we select our governmental leaders and w…
a system of selecting policymakers and organizing government…
an overall set of values widely shared within a society
government
the institutions and process through which public policies ar…
politics
the process by which we select our governmental leaders and w…
30 terms
AP Govt The Presidency
ad hoc
ambassadors
bully pulpit
Cabinet
an administration with a great deal of flexibility. Allows al…
an official representative of a country's government
The Presidency is a "bully pulpit" - a good position from whi…
Advisory council for the president consisting of the heads of…
ad hoc
an administration with a great deal of flexibility. Allows al…
ambassadors
an official representative of a country's government
AP GOVT
1. Philadelphia convention
3. Schenck vs. United States establish…
5. McCulloch vs. Maryland established
6. First political parties
distribution of wealth
clear and present danger
regulate interest trade
federalists and Democratic-Republicans
1. Philadelphia convention
distribution of wealth
3. Schenck vs. United States establish…
clear and present danger
11 terms
AP Govt
Article II
Electoral College
Gerald Ford
Military power
...
-538 electors ... ~ # of electors = # senators + # of represent…
...
-President is commander and chief of armed forces... -When Presi…
Article II
...
Electoral College
-538 electors ... ~ # of electors = # senators + # of represent…
State Government Vocabulary GOVT 11
initiative
bicameral
unicameral
party primary
A procedure by which voters can propose a law or a constituti…
A legislature consisting of two parts, or houses
One-house legislature
Nomination a party candidates by registered party members rat…
initiative
A procedure by which voters can propose a law or a constituti…
bicameral
A legislature consisting of two parts, or houses
45 terms
AP Govt
authority
power
direct democracy
representative democracy
the rightful exercise/use of power
ability of 1 person to get another to act in accordance with…
a govt. in which most citizens participate in holding office…
govt. in which leaders make decisions by winning popular vote
authority
the rightful exercise/use of power
power
ability of 1 person to get another to act in accordance with…
AP Govt
Shay's Rebellion
Articles of Confederation
New Jersey Plan
Virginia Plan
• six month rebellion where 1,000 armed farmers attacked a fe…
• 1776-1781... The government under the AoC:... • won the Revolut…
Equal representation (Senate)
Representation based on population (house)
Shay's Rebellion
• six month rebellion where 1,000 armed farmers attacked a fe…
Articles of Confederation
• 1776-1781... The government under the AoC:... • won the Revolut…
24 terms
ap govt
Democracy
Adversarial System
Balance of Trade
bandwagon effect
govt that puts its power in the people
a judicial system designed to resolve conflicts in society wi…
a situation when a state attempts to balance its exports and…
a shift in electoral or political support for a candidate tha…
Democracy
govt that puts its power in the people
Adversarial System
a judicial system designed to resolve conflicts in society wi…
16 terms
Ap govt
Agents of socialization
Conservation
Exit polls
Gender gap
Individuals, organizations, and institutions that influence p…
An ideology that advocates limits on government power to addr…
Polls conducted at polling places on election day to determin…
The measurable difference in the way women and men vote for c…
Agents of socialization
Individuals, organizations, and institutions that influence p…
Conservation
An ideology that advocates limits on government power to addr…
47 terms
AP Govt.
22nd Amendment (TL)
Impeachment
Conviction
Signing statement
Passed in 1951, limit presidents to two terms
Political equivalent of an indictment in criminal law, prescr…
"Guilty verdict" , super majority in senate (2/3)
A written declaration that a president may make when signing…
22nd Amendment (TL)
Passed in 1951, limit presidents to two terms
Impeachment
Political equivalent of an indictment in criminal law, prescr…
9 terms
AP Govt
Opportunity cost
Fiscal policy
Gross Domestic Product
Consumer price index
What you give up when you make an economic decision
Use of the federal budget,taxes,spending, and barrowing
Measures all the goods and services produced in a year
Measures inflation
Opportunity cost
What you give up when you make an economic decision
Fiscal policy
Use of the federal budget,taxes,spending, and barrowing
63 terms
AP govt
Buckley v Valeo
Mccain feingold (BCRA)
McConnell v FEC
Citizens United v FEC
$ is speech, allowed to spend $ on own campaign
Bans soft money, banned politcal ads (30/60 days primary/gene…
Completely upheld Mccain feingold
Ruled that time-frame stritcuons of political ads was unconsi…
Buckley v Valeo
$ is speech, allowed to spend $ on own campaign
Mccain feingold (BCRA)
Bans soft money, banned politcal ads (30/60 days primary/gene…
AP Govt
Government
Citizen
Politics
Monarchy
The formal vehicle through which policies are made and affair…
Member of the political community to whom certain rights and…
The study of who gets what, when, and how- or how policy deci…
A form of government in which power is vested in hereditary k…
Government
The formal vehicle through which policies are made and affair…
Citizen
Member of the political community to whom certain rights and…
6 terms
AP govt.
Nation
Government
State
Regime
Group of people with common identity. Ex. Language, history,…
An organization of individuals who have power to make binding…
What we know as "country" or "nation" area w/ established geo…
Set of practices and institutions that a state uses to exert…
Nation
Group of people with common identity. Ex. Language, history,…
Government
An organization of individuals who have power to make binding…
20 terms
AP Govt.
democracy
representative democracy
constitutional democracy
direct democracy
government by the people, both directly or indirectly, with f…
government in which the people elect those who govern and pas…
government that enforces recognized limits on those who gover…
government in which citizens vote on laws and select official…
democracy
government by the people, both directly or indirectly, with f…
representative democracy
government in which the people elect those who govern and pas…
19 terms
AP Govt
Thomas Hobbes
John Locke
Charles de Montesquieu
Jean Jacques Rousseau
People are naturally bad; we need an absolute monarch
Concerned with the protection of "life, liberty, and property"
Advocated for separation of power into 3 branches
Good govt= consent of the people; "social contract"
Thomas Hobbes
People are naturally bad; we need an absolute monarch
John Locke
Concerned with the protection of "life, liberty, and property"
AP Govt
Adversarial System
Civil Cases
Criminal Cases
justiciable
judges act as neutral arbiters between two competing sides
those between two parties in which one asserts it has been wr…
those in which the government accuses an individual of having…
argument must be over legality of an act, not just its wisdom
Adversarial System
judges act as neutral arbiters between two competing sides
Civil Cases
those between two parties in which one asserts it has been wr…
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