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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 Chapter 5+6
Political party
The 2 major parties are...
What type sof orient can parties be?
The 3 group parties contain
A group of people who seek to control government by winning e…
Democrats and Republicans
-principle oriented... -party oriented ... -election oriented
-the party organization = those who run and control the party…
Political party
A group of people who seek to control government by winning e…
The 2 major parties are...
Democrats and Republicans
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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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…
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 Vocab chapter 5
Constituent
Interest Group
Political Action Committee
Oversight
a resident of a district or state represented by an elected o…
a group whose members hold common political beliefs and work…
an organization of people who seek to influence government ac…
the power of a legislature to review and monitor the activiti…
Constituent
a resident of a district or state represented by an elected o…
Interest Group
a group whose members hold common political beliefs and work…
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Chapter 5 Government
Bicameral Legislature
What Congress Does
Number of Members in the Senate
Number of Members in the House of Repr…
Two chambers (Senate & House of Representatives)
Make Laws
100
435
Bicameral Legislature
Two chambers (Senate & House of Representatives)
What Congress Does
Make Laws
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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: 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…
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…
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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US Government Chapter 5
session
gerrymander
censure
incumbent
A period of time during which in a legislature meets to condu…
To draw a districts boundaries to gain an advantage in electi…
A vote of formal dissaproval of a member's actions
Members who were already in office
session
A period of time during which in a legislature meets to condu…
gerrymander
To draw a districts boundaries to gain an advantage in electi…
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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
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…
chapter 5 vocab government
constituents
apportionment
appropriation
impeachment
people of a particular geographic area who are represented by…
the distribution of house seats among the states, based of po…
a bill that sets aside funds for a specific purpose
the power within congress to charge officials in the executiv…
constituents
people of a particular geographic area who are represented by…
apportionment
the distribution of house seats among the states, based of po…
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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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Chapter 5-7 Government
Coalition
Campaign
Major parties
One-party system
A temporary alliance of several groups who come together to f…
The work of getting someone elected to office
Republicans and democrats
Provides the smallest choice of candidates and ideas
Coalition
A temporary alliance of several groups who come together to f…
Campaign
The work of getting someone elected to office
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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
discrimination
civil rights
equal protection clause
Thirteenth Amendment
the use of any unreasonable and unjust criterion of exclusion
obligation imposed on government to take positive action to p…
provision of the 14th amendment guaranteeing citizens "the eq…
one of three civil war amendments; it abolished slavery
discrimination
the use of any unreasonable and unjust criterion of exclusion
civil rights
obligation imposed on government to take positive action to p…
Government Vocabulary Chapter 5
filibuster
party caucus
session
bill
A lengthy speech designed to delay or kill the vote on a bill…
meeting of members of the same political party
regular meeting of congress
a proposed law
filibuster
A lengthy speech designed to delay or kill the vote on a bill…
party caucus
meeting of members of the same political party
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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…
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 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
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
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…
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Government-Your Government Chapter 5
appeal
guilty
jury
justices
To ask a higher court to review a lower court's decision
Judged as having done something wrong or against the law
In a court of law, a group of people chosen to decide whether…
The judges who are members of the United States Supreme Court
appeal
To ask a higher court to review a lower court's decision
guilty
Judged as having done something wrong or against the law
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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
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…
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 Vocabulary
federalism
delegated powers
expressed powers
implied powers
where two or more governments exercise power over the same pe…
powers the constitution grants or delegates to the national g…
powers directly stated in the constitution
powers the government requires to carry out its expressed con…
federalism
where two or more governments exercise power over the same pe…
delegated powers
powers the constitution grants or delegates to the national g…
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…
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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Chapter 5-Government and Economic Systems
democracy
direct democracy
limited government
unlimited government
is a form of government in which the people elect leaders and…
citizens meet regularly in a popular assembly to discuss issu…
a type of government that has legal limits on its power, usua…
government in which there are no limits set on a ruler's power.
democracy
is a form of government in which the people elect leaders and…
direct democracy
citizens meet regularly in a popular assembly to discuss issu…
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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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Magruders American Government Chapter 5
political party
political spectrum
partisanship
single-member district
a group of people who seek to control government through the…
range of political views from right to left
the strong support of one party and its policies
electoral district from which one person is chosen by the vot…
political party
a group of people who seek to control government through the…
political spectrum
range of political views from right to left
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Government chapter 5
The United States Constitution
a desire for freedom, a capacity to go…
strict constructionists
broad constructionists
earliest-written constitution; the oldest
realistic view of human nature
those who believe it should be kept at minimum
those who believe in a living constitution
The United States Constitution
earliest-written constitution; the oldest
a desire for freedom, a capacity to go…
realistic view of human nature
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Government chapter 5
Senate
House of representatives
Apportionment
Census
Smaller house
Larger house
Proportional distribution of congressional seats among the st…
Counting of the number of people in a certain area
Senate
Smaller house
House of representatives
Larger house
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AP Government: Chapter 5
civil rights
equal protection of the laws
Scott v. Sandford
Plessy v. Ferguson
policies designed to protect people against arbitrary or disc…
part of the Fourteenth Amendment emphasizing that the laws mu…
The 1857 Supreme Court decision ruling that a slave who had e…
An 1896 Supreme Court decision that provided a constitutional…
civil rights
policies designed to protect people against arbitrary or disc…
equal protection of the laws
part of the Fourteenth Amendment emphasizing that the laws mu…
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CHAPTER 5 FORMING A GOVERNMENT
Articles of Confederation
Northwest Territory
Northwest Ordinance of 1787
Inflation
The first US Government. Many problems such as no president,…
Land out west obtained from the British after the revolution.…
The plan for forming governments in the newly settled land. G…
There is an increase in prices of goods and a reduced value o…
Articles of Confederation
The first US Government. Many problems such as no president,…
Northwest Territory
Land out west obtained from the British after the revolution.…
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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…
Government Vocab Chapter 5
Affirmative Action
Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990
Civil Rights
Civil Rights Act of 1964
a policy in education admissions or job hiring that gives spe…
law passed in 1990 that requires employers and public facilit…
policies designed to protect people against arbitrary or disc…
the law that made racial discrimination against any group in…
Affirmative Action
a policy in education admissions or job hiring that gives spe…
Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990
law passed in 1990 that requires employers and public facilit…
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American Government & Citizenship Chapter 5, Democracy in Action
Responsibility
Duty
Draft
Tolerance
An obligation we fulfill voluntarily.
Things we are required to do.
To call up.
Accepting others regardless of their beliefs, practices, or d…
Responsibility
An obligation we fulfill voluntarily.
Duty
Things we are required to do.
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Chapter 5 Forming a Government
English Bill of Rights
did not have the rights of the citizens.
no person could be required to pay for…
they wanted to sell lots to the public…
prevented the king and queen from passing taxes or changing l…
Women, African Americans, and Native Americans did not take p…
Thomas Jefferson's Virginia Statute for Religious Freedom dec…
Congress decided to pass the Land Ordinance of 1785, which di…
English Bill of Rights
prevented the king and queen from passing taxes or changing l…
did not have the rights of the citizens.
Women, African Americans, and Native Americans did not take p…
25 terms
Government Chapter 5
Supreme Court
Inferior courts
Jurisdiction
Exclusive jurisdiction
The highest judicial court in a country or state, consists of…
Lower federal courts, below Supreme Court
The authority of a court to hear a case
Power of the federal courts alone to hear certain cases
Supreme Court
The highest judicial court in a country or state, consists of…
Inferior courts
Lower federal courts, below Supreme Court
12 terms
Government chapter 5
Constituents
Impeachment
Direct tax
Deficit
A member of a constituency
A formal accusation of wrongdoing against a public official.
A tax, such as income tax, that is levied on the income or pr…
The amount by which something, especially a sum of money, is…
Constituents
A member of a constituency
Impeachment
A formal accusation of wrongdoing against a public official.
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Government Chapter 5
Politics
why people participate
political parties
Political Party specific functions
activating that resolves conflicting values and interest
power, socialize, make a change in government
-A group of citizen organized to win election controle govern…
1)Nomining 2)informer 3)bonding agent... 4)moderate conflicts 5)…
Politics
activating that resolves conflicting values and interest
why people participate
power, socialize, make a change in government
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