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Government Chapter 10 Review
term
session
adjourn
special session
two year period of time during which congress meets
period of time when congress assembles and conducts business
suspend, as in a session of congress, until the next session
a session of a legislative body called to handle am emergency…
term
two year period of time during which congress meets
session
period of time when congress assembles and conducts business
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Government Alive! Chapter 10
Plurality
Winner-take-all-system
Suffrage
Voter Registration
The largest number of votes in a election; in elections with…
An electoral system that awards offices to the highest vote-g…
The right to vote.
The process of signing up to vote.
Plurality
The largest number of votes in a election; in elections with…
Winner-take-all-system
An electoral system that awards offices to the highest vote-g…
20 terms
Government Alive! Chapter 10
Plurality
Winner-take-all-system
Suffrage
Voter Registration
The largest number of votes in a election; in elections with…
An electoral system that awards offices to the highest vote-g…
The right to vote.
The process of signing up to vote.
Plurality
The largest number of votes in a election; in elections with…
Winner-take-all-system
An electoral system that awards offices to the highest vote-g…
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Government Chapter 10 Vocabulary
Term
Session
Adjourned
Prorogue
Two-year period of time during which Congress meets
Period of time during which, each year, Congress assembles an…
Suspend, as in a session of Congress
Adjourn, as in a legislative session
Term
Two-year period of time during which Congress meets
Session
Period of time during which, each year, Congress assembles an…
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Government - Chapter 10
Civil Liberties
Civil Rights
Due Process
Selective Incorporation
Basic freedoms to think and act that all people have and that…
Rights of fair and equal status and treatment and the right t…
Following established and complete legal procedures
Holds that certain protections are essential to due process o…
Civil Liberties
Basic freedoms to think and act that all people have and that…
Civil Rights
Rights of fair and equal status and treatment and the right t…
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Government - Chapter 10
Civil Liberties
Civil Rights
Due Process
Selective Incorporation
Basic freedoms to think and act that are protected against go…
Rights of fair and equal status and treatment and the right t…
Following established and complete legal procedures.
Certain protections are essential to due process of law.
Civil Liberties
Basic freedoms to think and act that are protected against go…
Civil Rights
Rights of fair and equal status and treatment and the right t…
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Government Chapter 10
Why is the lawmaking function of Congr…
What are the qualifications for the Ho…
How many Senators are there from each…
What are the qualifications for the Se…
It's how public will becomes public policy
They must be at least 25 years old, must be a citizen for at…
Two
They must be at least 30 years old, must be a citizen for at…
Why is the lawmaking function of Congr…
It's how public will becomes public policy
What are the qualifications for the Ho…
They must be at least 25 years old, must be a citizen for at…
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American Government & Citizenship Chapter 10, Voting & Elections
Polling place
Precinct
Ballot
Absentee ballot
The location where voting is carried out.
District of a city.
The list of candidates on which you cast your vote.
One that allows a person to vote without going to the polls o…
Polling place
The location where voting is carried out.
Precinct
District of a city.
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Government Alive! Chapter 10
Plurality
Winner-take-all-system
Suffrage
Voter Registration
The largest number of votes in a election; in elections with…
An electoral system that awards offices to the highest vote-g…
The right to vote.
The process of signing up to vote.
Plurality
The largest number of votes in a election; in elections with…
Winner-take-all-system
An electoral system that awards offices to the highest vote-g…
AP Government Chapter 10
Interest group
Pluralism
Elitism
Hyperpluralism
An organized group that tries to influence the government to…
a theory of government and politics emphasizing that politics…
a theory of government and politics contending that societies…
a theory of government and politics contending that groups ar…
Interest group
An organized group that tries to influence the government to…
Pluralism
a theory of government and politics emphasizing that politics…
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Chapter 10 - Government
Adjourn
bicameral
prorogue
recess
to suspend business until the next session
made up of two houses
to end a session when the two houses cannot agree on a date f…
to suspend business TEMPORARILY during a session
Adjourn
to suspend business until the next session
bicameral
made up of two houses
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Government - Chapter 10
session
adjourns
special session
apportioned
Period of time when Congress assembles and conducts business.
Suspends until the next session.
A meeting to deal with some emergency situation.
Distributed among the States on the basis of their respective…
session
Period of time when Congress assembles and conducts business.
adjourns
Suspends until the next session.
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Magruder's American Government Chapter 10 Vocabulary
term
session
adjourn
prorogue
two year period of time during which congress meets
period of time when congress assembles and conducts business
suspend, as in a session of congress, until the next session
adjourn, as in a legislative session; the president can do it…
term
two year period of time during which congress meets
session
period of time when congress assembles and conducts business
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AP Government Chapter 10
direct mail
visual
talking heads
Independent
A means of soliciting funds from millions of people
A filmed episode showing a candidate during something newswor…
Televised pictures showing nothing more than individuals spea…
A voter describing himself as neither a Democrat nor a Republ…
direct mail
A means of soliciting funds from millions of people
visual
A filmed episode showing a candidate during something newswor…
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Government: Chapter 10
Plurality
Suffrage
Voter Registration
Voter Turnout
The largest number of votes in a election; in elections with…
The right to vote
The process of signing up to vote.
The proportion of the voting-age population that actually votes
Plurality
The largest number of votes in a election; in elections with…
Suffrage
The right to vote
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Government Chapter 10
Bicameral
Term
Session
Convene
Describing a legislative body composed of two chambers.... *Made…
A two-year period of time during which Congress meets.... *Where…
Period of time during which, each year, Congress assembles an…
To begin a new session of Congress.... * To start a new congress.
Bicameral
Describing a legislative body composed of two chambers.... *Made…
Term
A two-year period of time during which Congress meets.... *Where…
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Government - Chapter 10
Civil Liberties
Civil Rights
Due Process
Establishment Clause
The basic freedoms to think and to act that all people have a…
The rights that involve equal status and treatment and the ri…
Following established and complete legal procedures.
The part of the 1st amendment of the US Constitution that dec…
Civil Liberties
The basic freedoms to think and to act that all people have a…
Civil Rights
The rights that involve equal status and treatment and the ri…
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American Government: Chapter 10 - Terms
representation
national lawmaking
pork barrel
casework
refers to the efforts of elected officials to look out for th…
the passing of laws that address the problems and serve the n…
projects, services, and funds that benefit a member's state o…
involves helping individual constituents with problems, speci…
representation
refers to the efforts of elected officials to look out for th…
national lawmaking
the passing of laws that address the problems and serve the n…
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Government Chapter 10 Vocab.
Bicameral
Term
Session
Convene
A legislature consisting of two parts, or houses
end, place at the end, boundary
period of time during which, each year, Congress assembles an…
come together; assemble; call to meet; Ex. convene the council
Bicameral
A legislature consisting of two parts, or houses
Term
end, place at the end, boundary
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Government Chapter 10 Review
the same as the representatives
Session
Gerrymandered
Single-member district
Compensation for senators is
The time that Congress comes together to discuss business of…
When congressional districts are redrawn to benefit a certain…
Voters choose among candidates running exclusively in their d…
the same as the representatives
Compensation for senators is
Session
The time that Congress comes together to discuss business of…
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Government - Chapter 10
bureaucrat
embassy
government corporation
deregulate
one who works for a department or agency of the federal gover…
an ambassador's official residence and offices in a foreign c…
a business that the federal government runs
to reduce regulations
bureaucrat
one who works for a department or agency of the federal gover…
embassy
an ambassador's official residence and offices in a foreign c…
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Government: Chapter 10
Plurality
Suffrage
Voter Registration
Voter Turnout
The largest number of votes in a election; in elections with…
The right to vote
The process of signing up to vote.
The proportion of the voting-age population that actually votes
Plurality
The largest number of votes in a election; in elections with…
Suffrage
The right to vote
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AP Government Chapter 10
Legitimacy
Referendum
Initiative Petition
Suffrage
A characterization of elections by political scientists meani…
A state-level method of direct legislation that gives voters…
A process permitted in some states whereby voters may put pro…
The legal right to vote, extended to African Americans by the…
Legitimacy
A characterization of elections by political scientists meani…
Referendum
A state-level method of direct legislation that gives voters…
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Government Alive! Chapter 10
Plurality
Winner-take-all-system
Suffrage
Voter Registration
The largest number of votes in a election; in elections with…
An electoral system that awards offices to the highest vote-g…
The right to vote.
The process of signing up to vote.
Plurality
The largest number of votes in a election; in elections with…
Winner-take-all-system
An electoral system that awards offices to the highest vote-g…
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AP US Government Chapter 10
527 organizations
blanket primary
closed primary
clothespin vote
Organizations under section 527 of the Internal Revenue Code…
A primary election in which each voter may vote for candidate…
A primary election in which voting is limited to already regi…
The vote cast by a person who does not like either candidate…
527 organizations
Organizations under section 527 of the Internal Revenue Code…
blanket primary
A primary election in which each voter may vote for candidate…
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Magruder's American Government Chapter 10 Review
term
session
adjourn
prorogue
two year period of time during which congress meets
period of time when congress assembles and conducts business
suspend, as in a session of congress, until the next session
adjourn, as in a legislative session; the president can do it…
term
two year period of time during which congress meets
session
period of time when congress assembles and conducts business
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AP Government Chapter 10
Interest Group
Pluralism
Elitism
Hyperpluralim
An organization of people with shared policy goals entering t…
A theory of government and politics emphasizing that politics…
A theory of government and politics contending that societies…
A theory of government and politics contending that groups ar…
Interest Group
An organization of people with shared policy goals entering t…
Pluralism
A theory of government and politics emphasizing that politics…
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government chapter 10
national securities
trade embargo
isolationism
realism
that is, to protect the rights, freedoms, and the property of…
a stoppage of commerce and trade
doctrine reflects the view that a nation should tend to its d…
which has been probably the most dominant u.s. foreign policy…
national securities
that is, to protect the rights, freedoms, and the property of…
trade embargo
a stoppage of commerce and trade
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AP Government Chapter 10
Interest group
Pluralism
Elitism
Hyperpluralism
An organized group that tries to influence the government to…
a theory of government and politics emphasizing that politics…
a theory of government and politics contending that societies…
a theory of government and politics contending that groups ar…
Interest group
An organized group that tries to influence the government to…
Pluralism
a theory of government and politics emphasizing that politics…
AP Government Chapter 10
Interest group
Pluralism
Elitism
Hyperpluralism
An organized group that tries to influence the government to…
a theory of government and politics emphasizing that politics…
a theory of government and politics contending that societies…
a theory of government and politics contending that groups ar…
Interest group
An organized group that tries to influence the government to…
Pluralism
a theory of government and politics emphasizing that politics…
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AP Government Chapter 10
Interest group
pluralism
elitism
hyperpluralism
An organization of people sharing a common interest or goal t…
A theory of government that holds that open, multiple, and co…
A theory of government and politics contending that an upper-…
A theory of government and politics contending that groups ar…
Interest group
An organization of people sharing a common interest or goal t…
pluralism
A theory of government that holds that open, multiple, and co…
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American Government Chapter 10
civil liberties
civil rights
due process
selective incorporation
Constitutional freedoms guaranteed to all citizens
Policies designed to protect people against arbitrary or disc…
Fair treatment through the judicial system: The right to a fa…
The concept that certain protections of civil rights are esse…
civil liberties
Constitutional freedoms guaranteed to all citizens
civil rights
Policies designed to protect people against arbitrary or disc…
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Government Chapter 10
adjourn
special session
gerrymander
off-year election
suspends until the next session
a meeting to deal with some emergency situation
to draw to the advantage of the political party that controls…
Congressional elections that occur in the non-presidential ye…
adjourn
suspends until the next session
special session
a meeting to deal with some emergency situation
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Government Chapter 10
Bicameral
Term
Session
Convene
A legislature consisting of two parts, or houses
Two year period of time during which congress meets
period of time during which, each year, Congress assembles an…
To begin an new session of Congress
Bicameral
A legislature consisting of two parts, or houses
Term
Two year period of time during which congress meets
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American Government Chapter 10
term of Congress pg. 270
session of Congress pg. 270
convenes pg. 271
adjourns pg. 271
lasts for two years, and each of those two-year terms is numb…
is that period of time during which, each year, Congress asse…
(begins) a few days or even a few weeks after the third of Ja…
or suspends until its next session
term of Congress pg. 270
lasts for two years, and each of those two-year terms is numb…
session of Congress pg. 270
is that period of time during which, each year, Congress asse…
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Government Chapter 10
Civil Liberties
Civil Rights
Due Process
Selective Incorperation
The basics freedoms to think and to act that all people have…
the rights that involve equal status and treatment and the ri…
Following established and complete legal procedures.
The concept that certain protections of civil rights are esse…
Civil Liberties
The basics freedoms to think and to act that all people have…
Civil Rights
the rights that involve equal status and treatment and the ri…
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Government Chapter 10 Vocabulary
criminal case
jurisdiction
defendant
civil case
a case in which a defendant is tried for committing a crime a…
the authority of of a court to hear a case
in a civil suit the person against whom a court action is bro…
a case involving a noncriminal matter such as a contract disp…
criminal case
a case in which a defendant is tried for committing a crime a…
jurisdiction
the authority of of a court to hear a case
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Government Vocabulary/ Chapter 10
Compromise
Rebellion
Executive
Judicial
A decision between parties in an argument where both sides gi…
A fight against authority or power; an uprising. (noun) A reb…
Of or relating to the branch of government that leads a natio…
Of or relating to the branch of government that makes laws. (…
Compromise
A decision between parties in an argument where both sides gi…
Rebellion
A fight against authority or power; an uprising. (noun) A reb…
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Government -- chapter 10
partisan press
agenda setting
framing
partisan function
Newspapers and other communication media that openly support…
The power of the media through news coverage to focus the pub…
The process by which the media play up certain aspects of a s…
Efforts by media actors to influence public response to a par…
partisan press
Newspapers and other communication media that openly support…
agenda setting
The power of the media through news coverage to focus the pub…
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Chapter 10 Terms (Government)
Public Policy
Public Opinion
Liberalism
Conservatism
A plan or course of action initiated by government to achieve…
What the public thinks about a particular issue or set of iss…
A political philosophy or worldview founded on ideas of liber…
A belief that limited government insures order competitive ma…
Public Policy
A plan or course of action initiated by government to achieve…
Public Opinion
What the public thinks about a particular issue or set of iss…
Government Vocab Chapter 10
Plurality
Suffrage
Voter Registration
Voter Turnout
The largest number of votes in a election; in elections with…
The right to vote
The process of signing up to vote.
The proportion of the voting-age population that actually votes
Plurality
The largest number of votes in a election; in elections with…
Suffrage
The right to vote
23 terms
Government Chapter 10 Review
term
session
adjourn
special session
two year period of time during which congress meets
period of time when congress assembles and conducts business
suspend, as in a session of congress, until the next session
a session of a legislative body called to handle am emergency…
term
two year period of time during which congress meets
session
period of time when congress assembles and conducts business
32 terms
Magruder's American Government Chapter 10 Review
term
session
adjourn
prorogue
two year period of time during which congress meets
period of time when congress assembles and conducts business
suspend, as in a session of congress, until the next session
adjourn, as in a legislative session; the president can do it…
term
two year period of time during which congress meets
session
period of time when congress assembles and conducts business
74 terms
Government Chapter 10
What is the historical reason for amer…
What is a practical reason for america…
What is a theoretical reason for Ameri…
What is a term of congress?
British parliament consisted of two houses since 1300s
it was needed to reach a compromise between the Virginia and…
in order that one house might have to check another
the length of time officials serve after being elected
What is the historical reason for amer…
British parliament consisted of two houses since 1300s
What is a practical reason for america…
it was needed to reach a compromise between the Virginia and…
20 terms
Government Chapter 10 Review
term
session
adjourn
special session
two year period of time during which congress meets
period of time when congress assembles and conducts business
suspend, as in a session of congress, until the next session
a session of a legislative body called to handle am emergency…
term
two year period of time during which congress meets
session
period of time when congress assembles and conducts business
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American Government Roots and Reform: Chapter 10 Vocab
amicus curiae
appellate courts
appellate jurisdiction
brief
"Friend of the Court"; may file briefs or even appear to argu…
court that generally reviews only findings of law made by low…
the power vested in particular courts to review and/or revise…
a document containing the legal written arguments in a case f…
amicus curiae
"Friend of the Court"; may file briefs or even appear to argu…
appellate courts
court that generally reviews only findings of law made by low…
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Chapter 10 - Government
Bicameral
term
session
convene
Book- an adjective describing a legislative body composed of…
Book- Two year period of time during which Congress meets.... -…
Book- period of time when congress assembles and conducts bus…
Book- to begin a new session of congress ... - to start a new se…
Bicameral
Book- an adjective describing a legislative body composed of…
term
Book- Two year period of time during which Congress meets.... -…
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Magruder's American Government Chapter 10 Review
term
bicameralism
session
adjourn
two year period of time during which congress meets
legislature made up of two houses
period of time when congress assembles and conducts business
suspend, as in a session of congress, until the next session
term
two year period of time during which congress meets
bicameralism
legislature made up of two houses
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Government in America: Chapter 10 (Elections and Voting Behavior) Key Terms
legitimacy
referendum
initiative petition
suffrage
A characterization of elections by political scientists meani…
A state-level method of direct legislation that gives voters…
A process permitted in some states whereby voters may put pro…
The legal right to vote, extended to African Americans by the…
legitimacy
A characterization of elections by political scientists meani…
referendum
A state-level method of direct legislation that gives voters…
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government chapter 10 flashcards
general-purpose local government
single-purpose local government
metropolitan area
micropolitan statistical area
a local government that provides a wide range of funcitons
a local government, such as a school district, that performs…
a central city of at least 50,000 people and its surrounding…
an urban cluster with a population between 10,000 and 49,999
general-purpose local government
a local government that provides a wide range of funcitons
single-purpose local government
a local government, such as a school district, that performs…
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