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19 terms
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…
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
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.…
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…
22 terms
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…
22 terms
(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…
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
15 terms
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…
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…
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
34 terms
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…
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
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
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…
18 terms
AP Govt
1
4
5
6
Freedom of religion, speech, press, assembly, right to petition
No illegal searches or seizures
No self incrimination
Fair trial,
1
Freedom of religion, speech, press, assembly, right to petition
4
No illegal searches or seizures
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
15 terms
Mosinee government Types of Govt.
DIRECT DEMOCRACY
INDIRECT DEMOCRACY (REPUBLIC)
DICTATORSHIP
AUTOCRACY
Pure democracy, each person casts a vote. examples: Town Meet…
Representative Democracy, elected representatives make decisi…
Government in which the leader has absolute power and authori…
Government by ONE person having unlimited power. (Type of dic…
DIRECT DEMOCRACY
Pure democracy, each person casts a vote. examples: Town Meet…
INDIRECT DEMOCRACY (REPUBLIC)
Representative Democracy, elected representatives make decisi…
25 terms
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…
17 terms
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…
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
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
413 terms
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…
62 terms
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…
56 terms
AP Govt
Power
Legitimacy
Confederation
Oligarchy
Authority, control, people follow you, influence
Support of people; force ideology, social contract
Ruled by separate independent parts
Ruled by selected few
Power
Authority, control, people follow you, influence
Legitimacy
Support of people; force ideology, social contract
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…
32 terms
AP Govt
Democratic Party
Republican Party
Government
Limited Government
increase taxes ... increase govt regulation of business ... decreas…
decrease taxes... decrease govt regulation of business ... increase…
people and processes that make and enforce laws, set goals, a…
the concept that govt should only do those things that indivi…
Democratic Party
increase taxes ... increase govt regulation of business ... decreas…
Republican Party
decrease taxes... decrease govt regulation of business ... increase…
13 terms
AP govt
Public policy
Shay's rebellion stirred the fears of…
Constitution called for senators to be
All decisions and non-decisions made by the govt
About to collapse
Selected by the state legislators
Public policy
All decisions and non-decisions made by the govt
Shay's rebellion stirred the fears of…
About to collapse
AP Govt.
Standing to sue
Amicus curaie briefs
Appellate jurisdiction
Original Jurisdiction
Plaintiffs must have a serious interest in a case, determined…
Legal briefs submitted by a "friend of the court" for the pur…
Jurisdiction of courts that hear cases brought to them on app…
Jurisdiction of courts that hear a case first. DETERMINE FACTS
Standing to sue
Plaintiffs must have a serious interest in a case, determined…
Amicus curaie briefs
Legal briefs submitted by a "friend of the court" for the pur…
63 terms
AP govt.
Policymaking institution
Representation
Pluralist theory
Factions
The branches of government charged with taking action on poli…
A basic principal of traditional democratic theory that descr…
A theory of government and politics emphasizing that politics…
Interest groups arising from the unequal distribution of prop…
Policymaking institution
The branches of government charged with taking action on poli…
Representation
A basic principal of traditional democratic theory that descr…
44 terms
ap govt
What govt idea came from greece?
what govt idea came from rome?
magna carta
mayflower compact
Direct Democracy
Republic (representative democracies)
the king had to obey the law(ppl of england)
1620/ 1st governing doc in amer
What govt idea came from greece?
Direct Democracy
what govt idea came from rome?
Republic (representative democracies)
70 terms
AP Govt
Gregg v. Georgia
Miranda v. Arizona
Gideon V. Wainright
Roe V. Wade
"The punishment of death does not invariably violate the Cons…
Miranda rights
Right to an attorney
Abortion allowed in 1st trimester
Gregg v. Georgia
"The punishment of death does not invariably violate the Cons…
Miranda v. Arizona
Miranda rights
59 terms
AP Comparative Govt: Intro to AP Comp Govt and Iran
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…
110 terms
Ap govt
Political culture
Political ideology
Voting Specialists
Campaigners
The widely shared beliefs, values, and norms about how citize…
A consistent pattern of beliefs about political values and th…
People who vote but participate in little else politically. T…
People who not only vote... " but like to get involved in campai…
Political culture
The widely shared beliefs, values, and norms about how citize…
Political ideology
A consistent pattern of beliefs about political values and th…
14 terms
Ap Govt
Linkage institution
Populisim
Policy agenda
Egalitarianism
Political channels in which peoples concerns become political…
Political policy supporting average person
The issues that attract the serious attention of public offic…
Belief that all people deserve equality
Linkage institution
Political channels in which peoples concerns become political…
Populisim
Political policy supporting average person
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…
18 terms
Ap Govt
Reapportionment
Exit poll
Civil disobedience
Media event
Reallocating house of rep seats every 10 years based on new c…
Surveys used by media to predict election winners
Political participation by breaking the law
Staged for the media
Reapportionment
Reallocating house of rep seats every 10 years based on new c…
Exit poll
Surveys used by media to predict election winners
26 terms
AP Govt.
Deregulation
Goldplating
Independent agencies
Merit system
To remove government regulatory controls from (an industry, a…
The incorporation of costly and unnecessary features or refin…
Agencies that exist outside the federal executive departments.
A system or policy whereby people are promised or rewarded on…
Deregulation
To remove government regulatory controls from (an industry, a…
Goldplating
The incorporation of costly and unnecessary features or refin…
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…
13 terms
AP Govt
Lobbying
Electioneering
Litigation
Amicus curiae
Communication by someone other than a citizen acting on his o…
Direct group involvement in the election process
If an interest group sales in one Arena the courts may be abl…
Free submitted by a friend of the court to raise additional p…
Lobbying
Communication by someone other than a citizen acting on his o…
Electioneering
Direct group involvement in the election process
18 terms
AP Govt
Amendment 1
Amendment 2
Amendment 3
Amendment 4
freedom of religion, speech, press, and assemble; the right t…
Right to bear arms
Troops may not be quartered in homes in peacetime
no unreasonable searches or seizures
Amendment 1
freedom of religion, speech, press, and assemble; the right t…
Amendment 2
Right to bear arms
23 terms
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…
38 terms
AP Govt
Plymouth Colony
Protestant Reformation
Puritans
Pilgrims/ Separatists
Religious conflict
Sparked dramatic changes
Wanted to purify church
Wanted to break away from Anglican church
Plymouth Colony
Religious conflict
Protestant Reformation
Sparked dramatic changes
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
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.
Goverment
Collective Goods
Politics
Political Participation
the institutions through which public policies are made for s…
Goods and services such as clean air and clean water, that by…
The process determining the leaders we select and the policie…
All the activities by which citizens attempt to influence the…
Goverment
the institutions through which public policies are made for s…
Collective Goods
Goods and services such as clean air and clean water, that by…
22 terms
AP govt.
Government
Public goods
Politics
Political participation
The institution and processes through which public policies a…
Clean air, clean water
THe process which we select our governmental leaders and what…
All the activities by which citizens attempt to influence the…
Government
The institution and processes through which public policies a…
Public goods
Clean air, clean water
60 terms
AP Govt.
Articles of Confederation
13
Revolutionary war debt
In Congress
Document outlining a "firm league of friendship"
Total # of votes allotted to states under the confederation
Principal debt facing the confederation
Where disputes between states were handled under the confeder…
Articles of Confederation
Document outlining a "firm league of friendship"
13
Total # of votes allotted to states under the confederation
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