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Government Chapter 12
Speaker of the House
president of the Senate
president pro tempore
party caucus
both the elected presiding officer of the House and acknowled…
Senate's presiding officer
serves as president of the Senate in the vice president's abs…
a closed meeting of the members of each party in each house
Speaker of the House
both the elected presiding officer of the House and acknowled…
president of the Senate
Senate's presiding officer
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Government Chapter 12
Congress
Opening Day in the House
Opening Day in the Senate
State of the Union Message
Begins a new term every two years, on January 3 of every odd…
Every other January, the 435 men /women who have been elected…
Senate is a continuous body... 1/3 of the seats are up for elect…
Late January or early February, the President delivers an ann…
Congress
Begins a new term every two years, on January 3 of every odd…
Opening Day in the House
Every other January, the 435 men /women who have been elected…
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Government in America: Chapter 12 Congress
Franking Privilege
Casework
Pork Barrel
Bicameral Legislature
The ability of members of Congress to mail letters to their c…
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/chambers. The U.S Congr…
Franking Privilege
The ability of members of Congress to mail letters to their c…
Casework
Activities of members of Congress that help constituents as i…
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Government Chapter 12
Which of the following did the framers…
The foremost attraction for the job of…
Which of the following is NOT one of t…
________ privileges refer to the free…
Congress
the power to make key public policy decisions.
subsidized housing in the Virginia or Maryland suburbs of D.C.
Franking
Which of the following did the framers…
Congress
The foremost attraction for the job of…
the power to make key public policy decisions.
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Government chapter 12
bicameral
speaker
majority leader
minority leader
containing two chambers, as does a legislature such as the U.…
The presiding officer of the house of Representatives; normal…
title used for the speakers chief lieutenant in the Senate. C…
leader of the minority party who coordinates the minority's a…
bicameral
containing two chambers, as does a legislature such as the U.…
speaker
The presiding officer of the house of Representatives; normal…
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Chapter 12-Government
Standing... Select or Special... Joint... Subco…
26... Agriculture, Small Business... 1st... Way…
20... Appropriations Committee... Seapower C…
Debate... Speaker... 100... Amendments... Senate
Types of Congressional Committees:... ____________- permanent... __…
In the House:... ____ Permanent Committees... Representative Trent…
In the Senate:... ____ Standing Committees... Thad Cochran is chair…
In the House:... Committee of the Whole House... Used to take up___…
Standing... Select or Special... Joint... Subco…
Types of Congressional Committees:... ____________- permanent... __…
26... Agriculture, Small Business... 1st... Way…
In the House:... ____ Permanent Committees... Representative Trent…
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Public Opinion and Government: Chapter 12
public opinion
mass media
interest groups
public opinion poll
the ideas and views of the people.
media that reach large numbers of people.
a group of people who share the same opinion about an issue a…
a survey in which individuals are asked to answer questions a…
public opinion
the ideas and views of the people.
mass media
media that reach large numbers of people.
Government Chapter 12
270
focus groups
swing states
stump speech
How many votes will it take to win?
small gatherings of people whose response to something is use…
where support for each candidate is equal
a standard speech that candidates give
270
How many votes will it take to win?
focus groups
small gatherings of people whose response to something is use…
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Government Chapter 12 vocabulary
speaker of the house
president of the senate
president pro tempore
party caucus
the elected presiding officer of the house and the acknowledg…
Vice President the Senate's presiding officer
person who serves in the Vice President absence
closed meeting of the members of each party in each house
speaker of the house
the elected presiding officer of the house and the acknowledg…
president of the senate
Vice President the Senate's presiding officer
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government chapter 12
Bureaucracy
Chain of command
implementation
Regulation
departments,agencies, bureaus, and offices that perform the f…
hierarchical structure of authority in which command flows do…
development by federal bureaucracy of procedures and activiti…
development be federal bureaucracy of formal rules for implem…
Bureaucracy
departments,agencies, bureaus, and offices that perform the f…
Chain of command
hierarchical structure of authority in which command flows do…
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AP Government Wilson Chapter 12 Media
adversarial press
attack journalism
background story (news)
confidentiality
The suspicious attitude of the national press toward public o…
The current era of media coverage that seizes upon any bit of…
A tactic by government officials to win journalistic friends.…
Reporters' keeping sources of their stories secret. Most stat…
adversarial press
The suspicious attitude of the national press toward public o…
attack journalism
The current era of media coverage that seizes upon any bit of…
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government chapter 12
opening day in the house
opening day in the senate
state of the union message
unwritten custom
no rules, no members, and no organization until ceremonies ar…
short and routine- swear in new members (34 at most) - 16 sta…
president reports on the state of the nation in terms of dome…
provides that the most important posts will be held by member…
opening day in the house
no rules, no members, and no organization until ceremonies ar…
opening day in the senate
short and routine- swear in new members (34 at most) - 16 sta…
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Chapter 12 : Government
Electorate
Recall
Purpose of Elections
Mandate
The citizens eligible to vote
Election where voters can remove the incumbent from office ea…
To confirm popular sovereignty and to fill positions
Incumbent says it is a call from the people to carry out the…
Electorate
The citizens eligible to vote
Recall
Election where voters can remove the incumbent from office ea…
Government Chapter 12
JOINT COMMITTEE
pocket veto
concurrent resolutions
conference committee
COMMITTEE COMPOSED OF MEMBERS OF BOTH HOUSES
the process in which if Congress adjourns its session within…
deal with matters in which the house and senate must act join…
a temporary, joint body created to iron out differences in a…
JOINT COMMITTEE
COMMITTEE COMPOSED OF MEMBERS OF BOTH HOUSES
pocket veto
the process in which if Congress adjourns its session within…
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Government Chapter 12
bill
cloture
party caucus
pigeonhole
a proposed law presented to a legislative body for considerat…
a rule in the Senate for limiting debate
a closed meeting of a party's House or Senate members
expression describing how most bills introduced in each sessi…
bill
a proposed law presented to a legislative body for considerat…
cloture
a rule in the Senate for limiting debate
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Chapter 12: Government
Preside
Quorum
Speaker of the House
President pro tempore
To act in the role of chairperson
A minimum number of members required to business
The electing presiding officer of the House and the acknowled…
One who serves in the Vice President's absence
Preside
To act in the role of chairperson
Quorum
A minimum number of members required to business
Government Chapter 12
defendant
misdemeanors
peremptory challenge
common law
the party the suit is filed against
petty larceny and other minor crimes
allows an attorney to reject a juror without explanation
body of law based on decisions made in earlier court cases; i…
defendant
the party the suit is filed against
misdemeanors
petty larceny and other minor crimes
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Government Chapter 12 Vocabulary
Speaker of the House
President of the Senate
President pro tempore
party caucus
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, or of the upper house…
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 Chapter 12
Speaker of the House
President of the Senate
President pro tempore
party caucus
the presiding officer of the House, chosen by and from the ma…
the presiding officer of a senate; in Congress, the Vice Pres…
the member of the U.S. senate of of the upper house of a stat…
a closed meeting of a party's House of Senate members, also c…
Speaker of the House
the presiding officer of the House, chosen by and from the ma…
President of the Senate
the presiding officer of a senate; in Congress, the Vice Pres…
Government Chapter 12 - VOCAB
writ of certiorari
per curiam opinion
brief
amicus curiae
order from the Supreme court to a lower court to send up the…
brief unsigned statement of a Supreme court decision
written statement setting forth the legal arguments, relevant…
Latin for "friend of the court"; written brief from an indivi…
writ of certiorari
order from the Supreme court to a lower court to send up the…
per curiam opinion
brief unsigned statement of a Supreme court decision
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American Government Chapter 12
Common Law
Statutory Law
Bail
Bond
Also called judge-made law, is a body of law based on judicia…
This consists of laws (also called statutes) passed by city c…
A judge determines at an initial hearing whether there is suf…
The bail money is called _____, and is held as security to en…
Common Law
Also called judge-made law, is a body of law based on judicia…
Statutory Law
This consists of laws (also called statutes) passed by city c…
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Chapter 12 Government Test
Position of Dean
2 non-member jobs
1. Speaker of the house... 2. Majority le…
Whip Check
Swears in members of House
Clerk, doorkeeper
1. Paul Ryan... 2. Kevin McCarthy... 3. Nancy Pelosi
polls members to see how they will vote
Position of Dean
Swears in members of House
2 non-member jobs
Clerk, doorkeeper
AP Government Chapter 12
Seven perks that members of congress r…
Describe a "typical" member of Congres…
What is the difference between descrip…
incumbents
1. High Salary... 2. Retirement Benefits... 3. Office space in WA a…
Male, white, middle-aged, protestant, works in politics/law,…
Descriptive: Congress members can't represent constituents by…
Those already holding office. In congressional elections, inc…
Seven perks that members of congress r…
1. High Salary... 2. Retirement Benefits... 3. Office space in WA a…
Describe a "typical" member of Congres…
Male, white, middle-aged, protestant, works in politics/law,…
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Government Chapter 12
house clerk
sergeant at arms
chief administrative office
chaplain
logs in and numbers bill introduced
keeps order and enforces rules
scheduling finances
spiritual leader (can be any denomination)
house clerk
logs in and numbers bill introduced
sergeant at arms
keeps order and enforces rules
Government Chapter 12
Standing Committee
Subcommittees
Select Committee
Joint Committee
A permanent committee
Divisions of standing committees, that do most of that commit…
Only temporary, and put in place for some specific purpose.
A committee composed of member of both house of congress
Standing Committee
A permanent committee
Subcommittees
Divisions of standing committees, that do most of that commit…
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Government Chapter 12
PARLIAMENTARY SYSTEM
PRESIDENTIAL TICKET
TREATY
EXECUTIVE AGREEMENT
A system of democratic governance of a state in which the exe…
President and Vice President on same ticket since 12th amendm…
A formal agreement between two or more states in reference to…
An agreement between the heads of government of two or more n…
PARLIAMENTARY SYSTEM
A system of democratic governance of a state in which the exe…
PRESIDENTIAL TICKET
President and Vice President on same ticket since 12th amendm…
Government Chapter 12
Speaker of the House
The President of the Senate
President Pro Tempore
Party Caucus
The elected presiding officer of the House and the acknowledg…
The senate's presiding officer
This person serves as the presiding officer of the senate whe…
Closed meeting of the members of each party in each house.
Speaker of the House
The elected presiding officer of the House and the acknowledg…
The President of the Senate
The senate's presiding officer
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Government Chapter 12 Vocabulary
Speaker of the house
President of the senate
President pro tempore
Party caucus
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, or of the upper house…
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…
Government Chapter 12
Speaker of the House
President of the Senate
President Pro Tempore
Party Caucus
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, or of the upper house…
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…
Government-Chapter 12
Speaker of the House
President of the Senate
President Pro Tempore
Floor Leader
The elected presiding officer of the House and the acknowledg…
Presiding officer in the Senate but not a member of it. Has p…
Another presiding officer in the Senate who serves in the Vic…
A legislative strategist. Tries to carry out the decisions of…
Speaker of the House
The elected presiding officer of the House and the acknowledg…
President of the Senate
Presiding officer in the Senate but not a member of it. Has p…
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Chapter 12 Government
Speaker of the House
Pro Tempore
Caucus
Whip(s)
The presiding officer of the House of Representatives, chosen…
For a time; temporarily, takes place of vice president when n…
As a nominating device, a group of like-minded people who mee…
Assistants to the floor leaders in the House and Senate, resp…
Speaker of the House
The presiding officer of the House of Representatives, chosen…
Pro Tempore
For a time; temporarily, takes place of vice president when n…
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Government Vocab Chapter 12
Caucus (congressional)
Caucus (state party)
Committee Chairs
Conference Committees
a group of members of Congress sharing some interest or chara…
a meeting of all state party leaders for selecting delegates…
the most important influencers of the congressional agenda. T…
congressional committees formed when the Senate and the House…
Caucus (congressional)
a group of members of Congress sharing some interest or chara…
Caucus (state party)
a meeting of all state party leaders for selecting delegates…
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Chapter 12 Social Studies Government
sheriff
municipal
mayor
county
person that makes sure the laws of the county are obeyed
name for our local/city government-running of it to provide s…
head or our local city government
section our state is divided into
sheriff
person that makes sure the laws of the county are obeyed
municipal
name for our local/city government-running of it to provide s…
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Government Chapter 12
Dean of the House
State of the Union Address
January 3rd every odd year
The Clerk
Member with longest service record
The President "shall from time to time give to the Congress i…
New Term commences when?
Who calls House to order?
Dean of the House
Member with longest service record
State of the Union Address
The President "shall from time to time give to the Congress i…
Government Chapter 12
Seniority Rule
Path of a bill through Subcommittee... He…
Rules Committee—Why is this committee…
Power of Recognition
the custom in Congress providing for the assignment of a comm…
...
any Member may offer an amendment ... no amendments may be offe…
...
Seniority Rule
the custom in Congress providing for the assignment of a comm…
Path of a bill through Subcommittee... He…
...
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Government Terms Chapter 12
incorporate
city charter
home rule
ordinance
to receive a state charter, officially recognizing the govern…
a document granting power to a local government
allows cities to write their own charters, choose their own t…
a law, usually of a city or county
incorporate
to receive a state charter, officially recognizing the govern…
city charter
a document granting power to a local government
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Texas Government Chapter 12
1. The primary policy making body at t…
2. Home rule cities are different from…
3. The three basic types of city gover…
4. The most common form of city govern…
B
C
A
A
1. The primary policy making body at t…
B
2. Home rule cities are different from…
C
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chapter 12 government vocab
writ of certiorari
per curiam opinion
brief
amicus curiae
An order by a higher court directing a lower court to send up…
a brief, unsigned SUPREME COURT decision
a written statement setting forth the legal arguments, releva…
" friend of the court" a written brief from an individual or…
writ of certiorari
An order by a higher court directing a lower court to send up…
per curiam opinion
a brief, unsigned SUPREME COURT decision
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American Government Chapter 12
Agenda-setting theory
Black box
Blog
Federal Communications Act of 1934 (FCA)
The theory that the news media influences public priorities.
The idea that the media acts as a filter and conduit of most…
An abbreviation for "web log," an... Internet-based log of news,…
Legislation that regulates interstate and foreign commerce in…
Agenda-setting theory
The theory that the news media influences public priorities.
Black box
The idea that the media acts as a filter and conduit of most…
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Government Mult. Choice Chapter 12
Because they have larger and more hete…
What type of representation is describ…
Sociological representation is importa…
Some have argued that the creation of…
can better represent the national interest
agency representation
the symbolic composition of Congress important for the author…
made it more difficult for minorities to win substantive poli…
Because they have larger and more hete…
can better represent the national interest
What type of representation is describ…
agency representation
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Government Chapter 12
Parliamentary government
Presidential ticket
Vesting clause
Treaty
A form of government in which the legislature selects the pri…
The joint listing of the presidential and vice presidential c…
The president's constitutional authority to control most exec…
A formal, public agreement between the United States and one…
Parliamentary government
A form of government in which the legislature selects the pri…
Presidential ticket
The joint listing of the presidential and vice presidential c…
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US Government Chapter 12
cloture
pigeonhole
quorum
standing committee
Procedure that may be used to limit or end floor debate in a…
Expression describing how most bills introduced in each sessi…
Least number of members who must be present for a legislative…
Permanent committee in a legislative body to which bills of a…
cloture
Procedure that may be used to limit or end floor debate in a…
pigeonhole
Expression describing how most bills introduced in each sessi…
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American Government Chapter 12
preside pg. 331
quorum pg. 331
judicious pg. 332
Speaker of the House pg. 332
to act in the role of chairperson
a minimum number of members required to do business
reasonable
by far the more important and more powerful within the halls…
preside pg. 331
to act in the role of chairperson
quorum pg. 331
a minimum number of members required to do business
Chapter 12 Government Vocabulary
speaker of the house
president ofthe senate
president pro tempore
party caucus
The presidig officer of the house of represenatives, chosen b…
the presiding officer of a senate ; in congress, the vice pre…
the member of the united states senate or of the upper house…
is a close meeting of the members of each party in each house.
speaker of the house
The presidig officer of the house of represenatives, chosen b…
president ofthe senate
the presiding officer of a senate ; in congress, the vice pre…
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Government: Chapter 12
Political Party
National Committee
National Party Convention
party professionalism
A group of candidates and elected officials organized under a…
officials who oversee the operation of their party nationwide
the meeting where the party formally nominates its presidenti…
a person who works directly for the party, is loyal to its go…
Political Party
A group of candidates and elected officials organized under a…
National Committee
officials who oversee the operation of their party nationwide
Chapter 12 AP Government The Presidency
Twenty-second Amendment
Twenty-fifth Amendment
Impeachment
Watergate
The time limit for President is two full terms in 8 years
the vice president becomes the President once the current Pre…
Removing a leader from power according to the criminal law wi…
A scandal that happened in 1971 leading to the impeachment of…
Twenty-second Amendment
The time limit for President is two full terms in 8 years
Twenty-fifth Amendment
the vice president becomes the President once the current Pre…
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Government Chapter 12 Vocabulary
Speaker of the House
President of the Senate
President pro tempore
party caucus
officer of the House of Representatives, chosen by the majori…
officer of a senate; in Congress, the VP of the US; in a Stat…
the member of the US Senate, or of the upper house of a State…
closed meeting of a party's House or Senate members; also cal…
Speaker of the House
officer of the House of Representatives, chosen by the majori…
President of the Senate
officer of a senate; in Congress, the VP of the US; in a Stat…
Chapter 12 Local Government
Board
Ordinances
Municipality
Utilities
Group of people who manage the business of an organization
Local Laws
Government that serves people who live in an urban area
Services needed by the public, such as water, gas, and electr…
Board
Group of people who manage the business of an organization
Ordinances
Local Laws
Government: Chapter 12
Incumbents
Casework
Pork Barrel
Bicameral legislature
people already in office
actions of members of congress that help constituents as indi…
Federal projects, grants, and contracts available to state an…
legislature divided into two houses.
Incumbents
people already in office
Casework
actions of members of congress that help constituents as indi…
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AP Government Chapter 12
Twenty-second amendment
Twenty-fifth amendment
Impeachment
Watergate
Passed in 1951, the amendment that limits presidents to two t…
Passed in 1951, this amendment permits the vice president to…
Political equivalent of an indictment in criminal law, prescr…
The events and scandal surrounding a break-in at the Democrat…
Twenty-second amendment
Passed in 1951, the amendment that limits presidents to two t…
Twenty-fifth amendment
Passed in 1951, this amendment permits the vice president to…
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