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AP Government Chapter 5
Civil Rights
14th amendment
Equal Protection of the Law
13th Amendment
Policies designed to protect people against arbitrary or disc…
Tthe Constitutional amendment adopted after the Civil War tha…
Part of the 14th Amendment emphasizing that the laws must pro…
The constitutional amendment passed after the Civil War that…
Civil Rights
Policies designed to protect people against arbitrary or disc…
14th amendment
Tthe Constitutional amendment adopted after the Civil War tha…
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American Government Chapter 5
political party
political spectrum
partisanship
single-member district
a group of people who seek control government through the win…
range of political views
the strong support of their party and its poicy stands
electoral district from which one person is chosen by the vot…
political party
a group of people who seek control government through the win…
political spectrum
range of political views
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Government Chapter 5
What branch of government does the Con…
Which Article gives the Congress its p…
How many members are in the House of R…
How many Senators does the United Stat…
Legislative Branch
Article 1
435
100
What branch of government does the Con…
Legislative Branch
Which Article gives the Congress its p…
Article 1
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Government chapter 5 vocab
Bicameral legislature
Sessions
Census Bureau
Census
two-house legislative body
a period of time during which a legislature meets to conduct…
this takes a national census, or population count, every 10 y…
population count every 10 years
Bicameral legislature
two-house legislative body
Sessions
a period of time during which a legislature meets to conduct…
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Government: Chapter 5
Civil Rights
Race
ethnicity
inequality
The protections against unequal treatments that government gu…
Classification of people based on their physical characterist…
A socially constructed classification of people based on nati…
One group enjoys better social benefits than another group does
Civil Rights
The protections against unequal treatments that government gu…
Race
Classification of people based on their physical characterist…
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Chapter 5-7 Branches of government
bicameral legislature
apportioned
gerrymandering
immunity
lawmaking body made up of two houses
distributed
setting up district lines in favor of a political party
legal protection
bicameral legislature
lawmaking body made up of two houses
apportioned
distributed
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chapter 5 government
Depreciation
Diminishing returns
Fixed cost
Marginal analysis
gradual wear on capital goods during production
stage of production where output increases at a decreasing ra…
cost of production that does not change when output changes
decision making that compares the extra cost of doing somethi…
Depreciation
gradual wear on capital goods during production
Diminishing returns
stage of production where output increases at a decreasing ra…
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Government Vocabulary Chapter 5
constituents
appropriation
apportionment
impeachment
the people who live within the particular geographic area a m…
a bill that sets aside funds for a specific purpose
the distribution of House seats among the states based on pop…
when Congress charges an official in the executive or judicia…
constituents
the people who live within the particular geographic area a m…
appropriation
a bill that sets aside funds for a specific purpose
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Chapter 5.1- Forms of Government
bicameral legislature
town meeting
libel
Privy Council
a lawmaking body made up of two houses or groups. They had th…
a place where people talked about and decide issues of local…
a published false statement that is damaging to a person's re…
a group of royal advisers that set English policies in the co…
bicameral legislature
a lawmaking body made up of two houses or groups. They had th…
town meeting
a place where people talked about and decide issues of local…
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Chapter 5 - Government
Judicial Branch
Judicial Branch
Judicial Branch
Executive Branch
decides when laws are broken
includes judges and jury
includes the Supreme Court
President Obama is the head of it
Judicial Branch
decides when laws are broken
Judicial Branch
includes judges and jury
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Government Chapter 5: Congress
whip
rider
appropriation
necessary and proper clause
party members vote as party wants them to
a part of a bill that doesn't have much to do with the bill's…
sets aside funds for a specific purpose
allows Congress to do whats needed to carry out the expressed…
whip
party members vote as party wants them to
rider
a part of a bill that doesn't have much to do with the bill's…
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Government Chapter 5
constituents
apportionment
appropriation
impeachment
the people of a particular geographic area who are represente…
the distribution of seats in the House of Representatives amo…
a congressional act or bill that sets aside funds for a speci…
the process of charging officials in the executive and judici…
constituents
the people of a particular geographic area who are represente…
apportionment
the distribution of seats in the House of Representatives amo…
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Government Chapter 5
bicameral legislature
sessions
census bureau
census
a lawmaking body made up of two chambers or parts
a meeting of a group
government agency of the US responsible for enumerating the c…
a complete enumeration of a population
bicameral legislature
a lawmaking body made up of two chambers or parts
sessions
a meeting of a group
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Government- Chapter 5
constituents
apportionment
appropriation
impeachment
the people of a particular geographic area who are represente…
the distribution of seats in the House of Representatives amo…
a congressional act or bill that sets aside funds for a speci…
the process of charging officials in the executive and judici…
constituents
the people of a particular geographic area who are represente…
apportionment
the distribution of seats in the House of Representatives amo…
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Government Chapter 5
age to be in the Senate
leader of the House
job of the legislative branch
age to be in the House
30
Speaker
make laws
25
age to be in the Senate
30
leader of the House
Speaker
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Government, Chapter 5 & 6 Definitions
Government, Chapter 5 & 6 Definitions
Constituent
over-sight
apportion
John Joseph Karsk........................October 6, 2012
a resident of a district or state represented by an elected o…
the power of the legislature to review and monitor an executi…
to determine how many legislators should represent a jurisdic…
Government, Chapter 5 & 6 Definitions
John Joseph Karsk........................October 6, 2012
Constituent
a resident of a district or state represented by an elected o…
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Government Chapter 5 Vocab
constituents
incumbents
apportionment
appropriation
voters/electors that a candidate will represent and support
those currently holding office who are running for reelection
the way they decide the number of members each state sends to…
money devoted to a special purpose
constituents
voters/electors that a candidate will represent and support
incumbents
those currently holding office who are running for reelection
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Government Chapter 5 Vocab.
political party
partisanship
bipartisan
coalition
A group of individuals with broad common interests who organi…
Government action based on firm allegiance to a political par…
A policy that emphasizes a united front and cooperation betwe…
A combination, union, or merger for some specific purpose... Ex:…
political party
A group of individuals with broad common interests who organi…
partisanship
Government action based on firm allegiance to a political par…
Government Terms Chapter 5
Senate
House of Representatives
Constituent
Adjust
The upper house of Congress, consisting of two representative…
The lower house of Congress, consisting of a different number…
A person from a legislator's district
To change or alter in order to fit or conform
Senate
The upper house of Congress, consisting of two representative…
House of Representatives
The lower house of Congress, consisting of a different number…
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Government Chapter 5
Civil Liberties
Civil Rights
Incorporation
Secular
Basic freedoms guaranteed under the U.S. Constitution, such a…
Guarantees of equal rights and equal treatment under the law,…
The process by which the Supreme Court applies the Bill of Ri…
Not religious or spiritual in nature.
Civil Liberties
Basic freedoms guaranteed under the U.S. Constitution, such a…
Civil Rights
Guarantees of equal rights and equal treatment under the law,…
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Government Chapter 5 vocab
political party
political spectrum
partisanship
single-member district
a group of people who seek control government through the win…
range of political views
the strong support of their party and its poicy stands
electoral district from which one person is chosen by the vot…
political party
a group of people who seek control government through the win…
political spectrum
range of political views
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Government chapter 5
Political party
3 elements/groups in each party
Party organization
Party in government.
Group of persons who seek to control government through the w…
Party organization, party in government, party in the elector…
People that run and organize party, leaders, activists, hange…
All those party candidates and office holders.
Political party
Group of persons who seek to control government through the w…
3 elements/groups in each party
Party organization, party in government, party in the elector…
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government chapter 5
political actions committee
electoral collage
campaign
general election
an organization formed to collect money and provide financial…
rep of each state who cast the final ballot they actually ele…
the competition by rival political candidates and organizatio…
election in which voters decide which candidates will actuall…
political actions committee
an organization formed to collect money and provide financial…
electoral collage
rep of each state who cast the final ballot they actually ele…
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Government in America Chapter 5
civil rights
Brown v. Board of Education
affirmative action
comparable worth
Policies designed to protect people against arbitrary or disc…
1954 S.Ct. dec. that school segregation in Topeka Kansas was…
Policy designed to give special attention to or compensatory…
Issue raised when women who hold traditionally female jobs ar…
civil rights
Policies designed to protect people against arbitrary or disc…
Brown v. Board of Education
1954 S.Ct. dec. that school segregation in Topeka Kansas was…
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Government Chapter 5 Terms
Local Government
Legislative Government
Limited Government
House of Burgesses
The administration of a town, county, or district with electe…
Government by elected a representative assembly.
A government whose powers are defined and limited by a consti…
Elected assembly in colonial Virginia, created in 1619.
Local Government
The administration of a town, county, or district with electe…
Legislative Government
Government by elected a representative assembly.
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Government Review Chapter 5
Necessary and proper clause
Roll-call vote
Separation of powers
Whip
allows Congress to take actions needed to carry out the expre…
type of vote in which each member is required to publicly sta…
strongest check on congressional power.
encourages fellow party members to vote as the party leadersh…
Necessary and proper clause
allows Congress to take actions needed to carry out the expre…
Roll-call vote
type of vote in which each member is required to publicly sta…
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Magruder's American Government Chapter 5
List the two major Political Parties
Name the National Symbols of the DEMs…
Name the State Symbols of the Two Majo…
Coalition
The Democratic and Republican Parties
the DEMs-Donkey and the GOP-Elephant
the DEMs-Rooster and the GOP- Eagle
when various groups come together for a specific purpose
List the two major Political Parties
The Democratic and Republican Parties
Name the National Symbols of the DEMs…
the DEMs-Donkey and the GOP-Elephant
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Government Chapter 5
election-oriented
nomination of candidates for elective…
partisan basis
well in office
the two major parties in the US are not issue-oriented but are
the function that most clearly sets political parties apart f…
most federal appointments to executive offices are made on a
once its candidates are elected, a political party still has…
election-oriented
the two major parties in the US are not issue-oriented but are
nomination of candidates for elective…
the function that most clearly sets political parties apart f…
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Government : Chapter 5
civil rights
Brown v. Board of Education
affirmative action
comparable worth
Policies designed to protect people against arbitrary or disc…
1954 S.Ct. dec. that school segregation in Topeka Kansas was…
Policy designed to give special attention to or compensatory…
Issue raised when women who hold traditionally female jobs ar…
civil rights
Policies designed to protect people against arbitrary or disc…
Brown v. Board of Education
1954 S.Ct. dec. that school segregation in Topeka Kansas was…
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Government Chapter 5
Political Party
Political Spectrum
Partisanship
Single-Member District
A group of persons who seek to control government yhrough the…
Range of political views.
The strong support of their party and its policy stands.
Electioral district from which one person is chosed by the vo…
Political Party
A group of persons who seek to control government yhrough the…
Political Spectrum
Range of political views.
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Government Chapter 5 Vocabulary
american political parties
bipartisanship
blanket primary
blue dog democrat
...
A policy that emphasizes a united front and cooperation betwe…
A primary election in which each voter may vote for candidate…
Fiscally conservative Democrats who are mostly from the South…
american political parties
...
bipartisanship
A policy that emphasizes a united front and cooperation betwe…
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Chapter 5- Forming a Government
Magna Carta
constitution
Virginia Statute for Religious Freedom
suffrage
An English document that limited power of the monarch.
A set of basic principles and laws that states the powers and…
A law that included Thomas Jefferson's ideas granting religio…
Voting rights.
Magna Carta
An English document that limited power of the monarch.
constitution
A set of basic principles and laws that states the powers and…
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government chapter 5 study
hoq many members are in the house of r…
what are the qualifications needed to…
terms of office members of the house o…
census
435
25 years old... citizen of u.s. for 7 years... legal resident of st…
elected every two years... two-year term
counts population, every ten years
hoq many members are in the house of r…
435
what are the qualifications needed to…
25 years old... citizen of u.s. for 7 years... legal resident of st…
government chapter 5
loyal opposition
party in power
political party
primary election
the party that is not in the white house (loyal to america bu…
party of the president
want to win elections and control govt. (private clubs)
only members of one party vote and the goal is to get the nom…
loyal opposition
the party that is not in the white house (loyal to america bu…
party in power
party of the president
National Government Chapter 5
Civil Rights
Thirteenth Amendment
Black Codes
Fourteenth Amendment
The government-protected rights of individuals against arbitr…
One of three Civil War Amendments; specifically bans slavery…
Laws denying most legal rights to newly freed slaves; passed…
One of the three Civil War Amendments; guarantees equal prote…
Civil Rights
The government-protected rights of individuals against arbitr…
Thirteenth Amendment
One of three Civil War Amendments; specifically bans slavery…
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U.S. Government Chapter 5
constituents
apportionment
appropriation
impeachment
people a member of Congress represents
Distribution of representatives among the states based on the…
money set aside (as by a legislature) for a specific purpose
a formal accusation of misconduct in office against a public…
constituents
people a member of Congress represents
apportionment
Distribution of representatives among the states based on the…
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Chapter 5 - Government
Political Party
The Party Organization
The Party in Government
The Party in the Electorate
Is a group of persons who seek to control government through…
it's leaders, it's other activists, and it's many "hangers-on…
All those party candidates and officeholders.
People that call themselves Republicans and Democrats, suppor…
Political Party
Is a group of persons who seek to control government through…
The Party Organization
it's leaders, it's other activists, and it's many "hangers-on…
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Government Terms Chapter 5
bicameral legislature
session
census
reapportionment
a two-chamber legislature
a period of time during which a legislature meets to conduct…
a population count
the process of reassigning representation based on population…
bicameral legislature
a two-chamber legislature
session
a period of time during which a legislature meets to conduct…
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government chapter 5/6
political party
2 major political parties
the two major American political parti…
party organization
a group of persons (joined together on the basis of common pr…
democratic , republican
elected
all those who give their time, money and skills to the party.…
political party
a group of persons (joined together on the basis of common pr…
2 major political parties
democratic , republican
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Government 2306 - Chapter 5
Sound Bite
Political Action Committee (PAC)
Texas Ethics Commission
Campaign Reform Act
A brief statement of a candidate's theme communicated by radi…
An organizational device used y corporations, labor unions, a…
A state agency that enforces state standards or lobbyists and…
Enacted by the U.S. Congress and signed by President George W…
Sound Bite
A brief statement of a candidate's theme communicated by radi…
Political Action Committee (PAC)
An organizational device used y corporations, labor unions, a…
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chapter 5 american government
political party
major parties
partisanship
party in power
a group of persons who seek to control government through the…
in American politics, the Republican and the Democratic parties
government action based on firm allegiance to his/her politic…
in American politics, the party in power is the party that co…
political party
a group of persons who seek to control government through the…
major parties
in American politics, the Republican and the Democratic parties
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Government in America- Chapter 5
civil rights
Brown v. Board of Education
affirmative action
comparable worth
Policies designed to protect people against arbitrary or disc…
1954 S.Ct. dec. that school segregation in Topeka Kansas was…
Policy designed to give special attention to or compensatory…
Issue raised when women who hold traditionally female jobs ar…
civil rights
Policies designed to protect people against arbitrary or disc…
Brown v. Board of Education
1954 S.Ct. dec. that school segregation in Topeka Kansas was…
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Chapter 5 US Government
Necessary and Proper Clause
Indirect Tax
Direct Tax
Deficit
Clause of the Constitution (Article I, Section 8, Clause 3) s…
Tax levied on one person but passed on to another for payment…
Individuals pay directly to the government
When there is not enough expected revenue to cover expenses
Necessary and Proper Clause
Clause of the Constitution (Article I, Section 8, Clause 3) s…
Indirect Tax
Tax levied on one person but passed on to another for payment…
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US Government Chapter 5
Political Party
Political Spectrum
Single-Member Districts
Partisanship
A group of people with the same idea that seeks to control th…
range of political view
only one candidate wins the election
the strong support of their party and its policy stands
Political Party
A group of people with the same idea that seeks to control th…
Political Spectrum
range of political view
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Government Alive! Chapter 5 All
clear and present danger
balancing test
civil liberties
civil rights
A principle established by the Supreme Court, in the case of…
Precedent set in the Case of Schenk v. United states involvin…
Basic freedoms guaranteed under the U.S. Constitution, such a…
Guarantees of equal rights and equal treatment under the law,…
clear and present danger
A principle established by the Supreme Court, in the case of…
balancing test
Precedent set in the Case of Schenk v. United states involvin…
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Government by the people chapter 5
Collective bargaining
Recall
Faction
Pluralism
The process in which a union represents a group of employees…
A procedure for submitting to popular vote the removal of off…
A term the founders used to refer to political parties and sp…
A theory of government that holds that open, multiple, and co…
Collective bargaining
The process in which a union represents a group of employees…
Recall
A procedure for submitting to popular vote the removal of off…
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Government Chapter 5
electorate
precinct
coalition
consensus
list of eligible voters
smallest division of a city
union of many people with diverse interests
fundamental agreement
electorate
list of eligible voters
precinct
smallest division of a city
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Government Alive! Chapter 5
civil liberties
civil rights
incorporation
slander
Basic freedoms that are considered the birthright of all indi…
These aren't protections from the government. They are guaran…
The process of applying the Bill of Rights to the states thro…
Speaking a false statement with the intent to harm
civil liberties
Basic freedoms that are considered the birthright of all indi…
civil rights
These aren't protections from the government. They are guaran…
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Chapter 5 Government
ratify
amend
bill of rights
subsistence farmers
accept
change
first ten amendments to the constitution
grow only enough to feed their family
ratify
accept
amend
change
Government Kallgren Chapter 5
How are the number of electoral votes…
What is one explanation that explains…
Which of the following choices describ…
If the public has no voice in a politi…
The electoral votes are determined by a representative sample…
There was dissent among one of the electors
declare candidacy; campaign during primary & caucus season; a…
weakness; one party
How are the number of electoral votes…
The electoral votes are determined by a representative sample…
What is one explanation that explains…
There was dissent among one of the electors
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