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Chapter 11 AP Government Vocab
Biamerical Legislature
Filibuster
Marginal districts
Safe districts
A lawmaking body made up of two chambers or parts.
An attempt to defeat a bill in the senate by talking indefini…
Political districts in which candidates elected to the House…
Districts in which incumbents win by margins of 55 percent or…
Biamerical Legislature
A lawmaking body made up of two chambers or parts.
Filibuster
An attempt to defeat a bill in the senate by talking indefini…
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Government Chapter 11 Terms and Vocabulary
1. constituent
2. Pork
3. Standing committee
4. Joint committee
person who lives in electoral district and represented by an…
public funded projects by legislators to benefit home distric…
legislators from house or senate helping foreign affairs or a…
legislators from house or senate & deals with common interest.
1. constituent
person who lives in electoral district and represented by an…
2. Pork
public funded projects by legislators to benefit home distric…
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Government Chapter 11 Vocabulary
Bully Pulpit
Chief of Staff
Commander in Chief
Entitlement Programs
Nickname for the power of the president to use the attention…
Person who coordinates and oversees interactions among the pr…
Leader of the armed forces of the US.
Federal programs, such as Social Security, Medicare, or Medic…
Bully Pulpit
Nickname for the power of the president to use the attention…
Chief of Staff
Person who coordinates and oversees interactions among the pr…
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Shores of Hope- American Government- Chapter 11
Strict constructionists
Liberal constructionists
Consensus
Tax
Argue the Anti-federalist position the ratification period.
Led by Alexander Hamilton, had led the fight to adopt the Con…
General Agreement
Charge levied by government on persons or property to raise m…
Strict constructionists
Argue the Anti-federalist position the ratification period.
Liberal constructionists
Led by Alexander Hamilton, had led the fight to adopt the Con…
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Chapter 11 Government
Strict
Liberal
Major proponent: strict
Major proponent: liberal
narrow, literal interpretation of government
one who argues a broad interpretation of the provisions of th…
Thomas Jefferson
Alexander Hamiliton
Strict
narrow, literal interpretation of government
Liberal
one who argues a broad interpretation of the provisions of th…
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Government Chapter 11
expressed powers
implied powers
inherent powers
commerce power
those delegated powers of the National Government that are sp…
those delegated powers of the National Government that are su…
powers the Constitution is presumed to have delegated to the…
exclusive power of Congress to regulate interstate and foreig…
expressed powers
those delegated powers of the National Government that are sp…
implied powers
those delegated powers of the National Government that are su…
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Government Chapter 11
Define "interest groups"
2 factors that distinguish interest gr…
define pluralist theory
Role of groups in pluralist theory
an organization of people with shared policy goals entering t…
1) interest groups do not run candidates like political parti…
a theory of government and policy emphasizing that politics i…
1) compete between people... 2) play by "rules of game"... 3) no on…
Define "interest groups"
an organization of people with shared policy goals entering t…
2 factors that distinguish interest gr…
1) interest groups do not run candidates like political parti…
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Government in America: Chapter 11 (Interest Groups) Key Terms
interest group
pluralist theory
elite theory
hyperpluralist theory
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…
pluralist theory
A theory of government and politics emphasizing that politics…
Government Vocab Chapter 11
Earmark
Ideological Interest group
Incentive
Interest Group
A measure that appropriates money for a project in a specific…
Political organizations that attract members by appealing to…
Something of value one cannot get without joining an organiza…
organization of people with shared policy goals entering the…
Earmark
A measure that appropriates money for a project in a specific…
Ideological Interest group
Political organizations that attract members by appealing to…
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Chapter 11-Government
expressed powers
implied powers
inherent powers
commerce power
those delegated powers of the national government that are sp…
those delegated powers of the national government that are su…
powers the constitution is presumed to have delegated to the…
exclusive power of congress to regulate interstate and foreig…
expressed powers
those delegated powers of the national government that are sp…
implied powers
those delegated powers of the national government that are su…
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Chapter 11 government
Political party
Political machine
Candidate centered politics
Party realignment
An organized group with shared goals and ideals that joins to…
A party organization that recruits voter loyalty with tangibl…
Politics that focus on the candidates, their particular issue…
Dramatic shifts in partisan preferences that drastically alte…
Political party
An organized group with shared goals and ideals that joins to…
Political machine
A party organization that recruits voter loyalty with tangibl…
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Government Chapter 11
political party
interest group
political machine
candidate-centered politics
an organized group with shared goals and ideals that joins to…
a collection of people or organizations that tries to influen…
a party organization that recruits voter loyalty with tangibl…
politics that focus on the candidates, their particular issue…
political party
an organized group with shared goals and ideals that joins to…
interest group
a collection of people or organizations that tries to influen…
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AP Government Chapter 11 Vocabulary
interest group
pluralist theory
elite theory
hyperpluralist theory
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…
pluralist theory
a theory of government and politics emphasizing that politics…
Chapter 11 Government Vocabulary
Speaker Of The House
President Of The Senate
President Pro Tempore
Party Cacus
The presiding officer of the House of Representatives, chosen…
The presiding officer of a senate; in congress, the Vice Pres…
The member of the United States Senate, of the upper house of…
A closed meeting of a party's House or Senate members; also c…
Speaker Of The House
The presiding officer of the House of Representatives, chosen…
President Of The Senate
The presiding officer of a senate; in congress, the Vice Pres…
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Government Alive! Chapter 11
Legislator
Constituent
Qualifications for Congress
Apportionment
A person who makes laws. Member of Congress, a state legislat…
One who is represented by a legislator.
House: Must be 25 and a resident of the U.S. for at least 7 y…
The determination of legislative district boundaries as a res…
Legislator
A person who makes laws. Member of Congress, a state legislat…
Constituent
One who is represented by a legislator.
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Government Chapter 11 Terms
interest group
lobbying
inside lobbying
outside lobbying
Any group other than a political party that is organized to i…
An attempt to influence public officials by speaking to them…
Activities by lobbyist and interest group leaders that involv…
Activities by interest groups leaders that seek to mobilize c…
interest group
Any group other than a political party that is organized to i…
lobbying
An attempt to influence public officials by speaking to them…
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Government Chapter 11 Vocab
Prejudice
Racism
Reservation
Japanese American internment
a negative opinion formed w/o just grounds; usually against a…
discrimination and unfair treatment based on race
an area of public land set aside by the government for Native…
order that required all people of Japanese people on the West…
Prejudice
a negative opinion formed w/o just grounds; usually against a…
Racism
discrimination and unfair treatment based on race
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Government Chapter 11
Interest Group
Political Parties
Pros of Interest Group
Cons of Interest Group
Do not run candidates for office and focus on special interes…
Guided by a broad political philosophy
Provides opportunity to win support for their ideas and posit…
Groups supported by the wealthy have greater resources; promo…
Interest Group
Do not run candidates for office and focus on special interes…
Political Parties
Guided by a broad political philosophy
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American Government and Politics Today Chapter 11 - The Congress
appropriation
authorization
bicameralism
Blue Dog Democrats
The passage, by Congress, of a spending bill specifying the a…
A formal declaration by a legislative committee that a certai…
The division of a legislature into two separate assemblies.
Members of Congress from more moderate states or districts wh…
appropriation
The passage, by Congress, of a spending bill specifying the a…
authorization
A formal declaration by a legislative committee that a certai…
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Government in America Chapter 11: The Congress
Incumbents
Casework
Pork Barrel
Bicameral legislature
Those already holding office. In Congressional elections, inc…
Activities of members of Congress that help constituents as i…
Federal projects, grants, and contracts available to state an…
A legislature divided into two houses. The US Congress and al…
Incumbents
Those already holding office. In Congressional elections, inc…
Casework
Activities of members of Congress that help constituents as i…
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11 Government in America: Chapter 11 (Interest Groups) Key Terms
interest group
pluralist theory
elite theory
hyperpluralist theory
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…
pluralist theory
A theory of government and politics emphasizing that politics…
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Chapter 11 Economics Government Vocabulary
Private Property Rights
Copyright
Trademark
Standard
refers to the privilege of owning private property and being…
An exclusive right granted by the federal government allowing…
A brand that has exclusive legal protection for both its bran…
A computed measure of how much scores vary around the mean sc…
Private Property Rights
refers to the privilege of owning private property and being…
Copyright
An exclusive right granted by the federal government allowing…
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Government by the People- Chapter 11
Constituents
Reapportionment
Redistricting
Gerrymandering
The residents of a congressional district or state.
The assigning by Congress of congressional seats after each c…
The redrawing of congressional and other legislative district…
The drawing of legislative district boundaries to benefit a p…
Constituents
The residents of a congressional district or state.
Reapportionment
The assigning by Congress of congressional seats after each c…
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Government Chapter 11 Vocab
Precedent
Strict Constructionist
Loose Constructionist
Jurisdiction
The legal principle of a court's ruling in a case serving as…
A person who believes that a constitution should be interpret…
A person who believes that a constitution should be interpret…
The power of a court to interpret and administer the law.
Precedent
The legal principle of a court's ruling in a case serving as…
Strict Constructionist
A person who believes that a constitution should be interpret…
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Chapter 11: Texas Government
citizen
municipal
county
county
a member of a nation, state, county or town
city government
...
the main political regions in Texas
citizen
a member of a nation, state, county or town
municipal
city government
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AP Government Chapter 11
Incumbents
Bill
Casework
Pork Barrel
Those already holding office. In congressional elections, the…
A proposed law, drafted in precise, legal language. Anyone ca…
Activities of members of Congress that help constituents as i…
The mighty list of federal projects, grants, and contracts av…
Incumbents
Those already holding office. In congressional elections, the…
Bill
A proposed law, drafted in precise, legal language. Anyone ca…
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Chapter 11 Government Vocabulary
bureaucracy
public purpose
bureaucrat
fourth branch
an organization that exists to accomplish certain goals or ob…
a goal or objective of a bureaucracy
individuals working in the executive branch of government who…
viewed as separate from the presidency, the collection of exe…
bureaucracy
an organization that exists to accomplish certain goals or ob…
public purpose
a goal or objective of a bureaucracy
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Chapter 11 Government Vocabulary
Expressed Powers
Implied Powers
Inherent Powers
Commerce Power
those delegated powers of the national government that are sp…
those delegated powers of the national government that are su…
powers the constitution is presumed to have delegated to the…
exclusive power of congress to regulate interstate and foreig…
Expressed Powers
those delegated powers of the national government that are sp…
Implied Powers
those delegated powers of the national government that are su…
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AP Government Chapter 11
Filibuster
Cloture rule
"Markup"
Veto override
An attempt to defeat a bill in the Senate by talking indefini…
A rule used by the Senate to end or limit debate. ... Example…
Process in which a committee or subcommittee considers and re…
If the President vetoes a bill, goes back to the house it sta…
Filibuster
An attempt to defeat a bill in the Senate by talking indefini…
Cloture rule
A rule used by the Senate to end or limit debate. ... Example…
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AP Government Chapter 11 Vocab
filibuster
marginal districts
safe districts
majority leader
an attempt to defeat a bill in the Senate by talking indefini…
political districts in which candidates elected to the House…
districts in which incumbents win by margins of 55 percent or…
the legislative leader elected by party members holding the m…
filibuster
an attempt to defeat a bill in the Senate by talking indefini…
marginal districts
political districts in which candidates elected to the House…
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American Government Roots and Reform: Chapter 11 Vocab
Exit polls
Margin of error
Political Socialization
Public Opinion
Polls conducted as voters leave selected polling places on El…
A measure of the accuracy of a public opinion poll.
The process through which individuals acquire their political…
What the public thinks about a particular issue(s) at any poi…
Exit polls
Polls conducted as voters leave selected polling places on El…
Margin of error
A measure of the accuracy of a public opinion poll.
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American Government (10e) Chapter 11, Interest Groups
interest group
incentive
solidary incentives
material incentives
An organization of people sharing a common interest or goal t…
Something of value one cannot get without joining an organiza…
The social rewards (sense of pleasure, status, or companionsh…
Money or things valued in monetary terms.
interest group
An organization of people sharing a common interest or goal t…
incentive
Something of value one cannot get without joining an organiza…
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Government: Chapter 11 (President)
Impeachment
Executive Privilege
Watergate
Impoundment
Equivalent of a criminal charge against an elected official;…
Right of a president to withhold from other branches of gover…
The scandal that led to the forced resignation of President R…
Refusal by a president to spend monies appropriated by Congre…
Impeachment
Equivalent of a criminal charge against an elected official;…
Executive Privilege
Right of a president to withhold from other branches of gover…
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Magruder's American Government Chapter 11
Expressed powers
Implied powers
Inherent powers
Commerce Power
powers directly or explicitly stated in the constitution
powers inferred by reasonable deduction from the expressed po…
Powers of the government because it is a government
Exclusive power of Congress to regulate interstate and foreig…
Expressed powers
powers directly or explicitly stated in the constitution
Implied powers
powers inferred by reasonable deduction from the expressed po…
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Chapter 11 AP Government
exit polls
margin of error
political socialization
public opinion
polls conducted as voters leave selected polling places on el…
a measure of the accuracy of a public opinion poll
the process through which individuals acquire/form their poli…
what the public thinks about a particular issue or set of iss…
exit polls
polls conducted as voters leave selected polling places on el…
margin of error
a measure of the accuracy of a public opinion poll
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Chapter 11-12: Government
federal system?
Grants-in-Aid?
State legislatures?
Speaker of the house? (MN)
central and state gov, constitution in article 5 gives more p…
federal money given to state to pay for programs.
-legislative districts... -some general qualifications
Kurt Daut (R)
federal system?
central and state gov, constitution in article 5 gives more p…
Grants-in-Aid?
federal money given to state to pay for programs.
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AP Government Chapter 11 Terms
attitudinal view of representation
bicameral legislature
caucus
Christmas tree bill
The theory of congressional voting behavior which assumes tha…
A lawmaking body made up of two chambers or parts. The U.S. C…
An association of members of Congress created to advocate a p…
When a bill has lots of riders.
attitudinal view of representation
The theory of congressional voting behavior which assumes tha…
bicameral legislature
A lawmaking body made up of two chambers or parts. The U.S. C…
Government Chapter 11
Define "interest groups"
2 factors that distinguish interest gr…
define pluralist theory
Role of groups in pluralist theory
an organization of people with shared policy goals entering t…
1) interest groups do not run candidates like political parti…
a theory of government and policy emphasizing that politics i…
1) compete between people... 2) play by "rules of game"... 3) no on…
Define "interest groups"
an organization of people with shared policy goals entering t…
2 factors that distinguish interest gr…
1) interest groups do not run candidates like political parti…
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Chapter 11 influencing government
Public opinion
Mass media
Interest group
Public opinion poll
Refers to the ideas and attitudes that most people hold about…
Television radio newspaper magazines recordings movie Interne…
Individuals who shares point of view unite to promote their b…
Requesting individuals to answer questions in a survey
Public opinion
Refers to the ideas and attitudes that most people hold about…
Mass media
Television radio newspaper magazines recordings movie Interne…
Chapter 11: Local Government
General-purpose government
Special districts
General-law city
Home-rule city
a municipal or county government that provides a wide range o…
local governments that provide single or closely related serv…
an incorporated community with a population of 5000 or fewer…
a city with a population of more than 5000 that can adopt its…
General-purpose government
a municipal or county government that provides a wide range o…
Special districts
local governments that provide single or closely related serv…
National Government Chapter 11
Political Party
Political Machine
Candidate-Centered Politics
Party Realignment
An organized group with shared goals and ideals that joins to…
A party organization that recruits voter loyalty with tangibl…
Politics that focus on the candidates, their particular issue…
Dramatic shifts in partisan preferences that drastically alte…
Political Party
An organized group with shared goals and ideals that joins to…
Political Machine
A party organization that recruits voter loyalty with tangibl…
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Government: Chapter 11 vocab
Civil disobedience
Desegregation
Suspect classification
Affirmative action
nonviolent refusal to obey a law one wants to change
putting an end to the formal separation of racial groups
treatment of groups based on race or national origin that dra…
policy for expanding opportunities for historically disadvant…
Civil disobedience
nonviolent refusal to obey a law one wants to change
Desegregation
putting an end to the formal separation of racial groups
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AP Government - Chapter 11 Vocab
interest groups
membership interests
"beltway bandits"
solidary incentives
Any group that seeks to influence public policy
Interest groups made up of those who join voluntarily
Large not-for-profit firms with trade representatives or lobb…
The sense of pleasure, status, or companionship arising from…
interest groups
Any group that seeks to influence public policy
membership interests
Interest groups made up of those who join voluntarily
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Chapter 11 & 12 Government
Select Committe
Joint Commitee
Confrence Commitee
Bill
legislative commitee created for a limited time and for some…
legislative commitee composed of members from both houses
temporary joint committee created to reconcile any difference…
a proposed law presented to a legislative body for considerat…
Select Committe
legislative commitee created for a limited time and for some…
Joint Commitee
legislative commitee composed of members from both houses
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Government Chapter 11 Terms
Federal System
Reserved Powers
Concurrent Powers
Supremacy Clause
the sharing of power between the central and state governments
powers that the Constitution does not give to the national go…
powers shared by the state and federal governments
the clause in Article VI of the Constitution that makes feder…
Federal System
the sharing of power between the central and state governments
Reserved Powers
powers that the Constitution does not give to the national go…
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AP Government Chapter 11
interest groups
pluralism
elitism
hyperpluralism
an organization of people with shared policy goals entering t…
a theory of government and politics emphasizing that many gro…
a theory of government and politics contending that an upper-…
a theory of government and politics contending that groups ar…
interest groups
an organization of people with shared policy goals entering t…
pluralism
a theory of government and politics emphasizing that many gro…
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Chapter 11 Government Vocab!
Constituents
Reapportionment
Redistricting
Gerrymandering
The residents of a congressional district or state
The assigning by congress of congressional seats after each c…
The redrawing of congressional & other legislative district l…
The drawing of legislative district boundaries to benefit a p…
Constituents
The residents of a congressional district or state
Reapportionment
The assigning by congress of congressional seats after each c…
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government chapter 11
3 ways power is delegated to the natio…
where are most of the expressed powers…
how many powers of congress are listed…
clause one
express, implied, inherent
the constitution
27 powers
the power to tax
3 ways power is delegated to the natio…
express, implied, inherent
where are most of the expressed powers…
the constitution
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Government: Chapter 11
Political Party
Political Machine
Candidate Centered Politics
Party Realignment
An organized group with shared goals and ideals that join tog…
A party organization that recruits voter loyalty with tangibl…
Politics that focus on the candidates, their Particular issue…
Dramatic shifts in partisan preferences that drastically alte…
Political Party
An organized group with shared goals and ideals that join tog…
Political Machine
A party organization that recruits voter loyalty with tangibl…
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Chapter 11 vocb- government
Prejudice
Racism
Reservation
Japanese American internment
A negative opinion formed without just ground
Discrimination and unfair treatment based on race
An area of public land set aside by the government for Native…
The imprisonment of about 120,000 Japanese Americans during W…
Prejudice
A negative opinion formed without just ground
Racism
Discrimination and unfair treatment based on race
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