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government chapter 5
rider
Joint resuolution
concurrent resolution
discharge petition
added to bills in hope of making it unpopular
follows the same procedures of a bill and has the force of la…
both houses of congress address matters that affect the opera…
forcing the bill out of committee
rider
added to bills in hope of making it unpopular
Joint resuolution
follows the same procedures of a bill and has the force of la…
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Government Chapter 5
Ethnocentrisim
Political Socialization
Demographics
Political Predisposition
Judging one country based on the values and culture of anothe…
The development process in which all people of all ages devel…
Population of a specific area.
A characteristic of individuals that is predictive of politic…
Ethnocentrisim
Judging one country based on the values and culture of anothe…
Political Socialization
The development process in which all people of all ages devel…
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Government Chapter 5
Congress
legislative powers
Senate and House of Representatives
congressman (or congresswoman)
The legislative branch of our government is called _____.
term for the powers to make laws
the two houses of Congress
term for a member of Congress, but specifically a member of t…
Congress
The legislative branch of our government is called _____.
legislative powers
term for the powers to make laws
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government chapter 5
constituency
delegate
trustee
agency representation
The district making up the area from which an official is ele…
A representative who votes according to the preferences of hi…
A representative who votes based on what he or she thinks is…
The type of representation according to which representatives…
constituency
The district making up the area from which an official is ele…
delegate
A representative who votes according to the preferences of hi…
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Chapter 5 government vocabulary
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…
Chapter 5 Vocab - Government
Bicameral legislature
Session
Census
Reapportionment
A two chamber legislature
Meeting
Complete count of a population, including place of residence
The process of reassigning representation based on population…
Bicameral legislature
A two chamber legislature
Session
Meeting
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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
Chapter 5 Government
Bull Moose Party
Democratic Party
Democratic Republican
Electorate
Progressive party formed by Theodore Roosevelt
One of 2 major political parties in the US. Origins come from…
Party in the 19th Century favoring a strict interpretation of…
People eligible to vote.
Bull Moose Party
Progressive party formed by Theodore Roosevelt
Democratic Party
One of 2 major political parties in the US. Origins come from…
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American Government Chapter 5
political party
major parties
partianship
party in power
a group of persons who seek to control government through the…
the Republican and the Democratic parties
government action based on firm allegiance to a political party
the party that controls the executive branch of government
political party
a group of persons who seek to control government through the…
major parties
the Republican and the Democratic parties
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Government chapter 5
Democrat and republican
One-party system
Multiparty system
Bipartisan
Two major parties
A system in which only one political party, the party of the…
A system in which several major and many lesser parties exist…
Supported by two parties
Democrat and republican
Two major parties
One-party system
A system in which only one political party, the party of the…
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Government Chapter 5
Redistricting
Senators
How a Bill becomes a Law
Whip
The process of setting up new congressional districts after r…
elected for 4 years
1. Intro to bill... 2. committee action... 3. floor of debate... 4. co…
Name for party leader who assists the floor leader in obtaini…
Redistricting
The process of setting up new congressional districts after r…
Senators
elected for 4 years
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Government Alive! 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 Alive! 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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Chapter 5- Forming a Government ADV
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 questions only
in the US a political party is made up…
which is not a major function of eithe…
a multi party system ______
the 2 party system developed in the US…
...
...
...
...
in the US a political party is made up…
...
which is not a major function of eithe…
...
Government Alive! 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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AP Government Chapter 5
bill of attainder
bill of rights
civil liberties
civil rights
a law declaiming an act illegal without a judicial trial
the first ten amendments to the U.S. Constitution, which larg…
the personal guarantees and freedoms that the federal governm…
the government-protected rights of individuals against arbitr…
bill of attainder
a law declaiming an act illegal without a judicial trial
bill of rights
the first ten amendments to the U.S. Constitution, which larg…
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chapter 5 vocab - Government
constituents
apportionment
appropriation
impeachment
The residents of a congressional district or state.
Distribution of representatives among the states based on the…
A legislative grant of money to finance a government program…
A formal document charging a public official with misconduct…
constituents
The residents of a congressional district or state.
apportionment
Distribution of representatives among the states based on the…
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Government Alive! 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
incumbent
faction
spoils system
electorate
the current office holder
one of two or more competing groups
the practice of awarding public office, contracts, and other…
the people eligible vote
incumbent
the current office holder
faction
one of two or more competing groups
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Government Chapter 5
Political Party
Candidate
Campaign
Major Party
A group of people that tries to control the government by get…
A person who hopes to be elected to a public office
The activities connected to trying to get a person elected to…
In American politics, the Republican and the Democratic parties
Political Party
A group of people that tries to control the government by get…
Candidate
A person who hopes to be elected to a public office
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Government Chapter 5
civil liberties
civil rights
incorporation
establishment clause
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…
guarantees the separation of church and state
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 districts
A group of people who seek common ideologies and views to com…
The range of political movements and ideals
Very strong support of a political party
Only one candidate is elected to each office on a single ballot
Political party
A group of people who seek common ideologies and views to com…
Political spectrum
The range of political movements and ideals
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Government Chapter 5 Vocab
Political Party
Major Parties
Partisanship
Party in Power
a group of o seek to persons who seek to control government t…
2 parties, democratic and republicans.
the strong support of their party and its policy stands
the party that controls the executive branch of government.
Political Party
a group of o seek to persons who seek to control government t…
Major Parties
2 parties, democratic and republicans.
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Government terms Chapter 5
Civil Liberties
Civil Rights
Bill of Rights
Habeas Corpus
individual freedoms that are guaranteed to Americans by the c…
the rights of citizenship that can't be denied to any other g…
the first 10 Amendments to the constitution
the right of an accused person to be brought before a judge
Civil Liberties
individual freedoms that are guaranteed to Americans by the c…
Civil Rights
the rights of citizenship that can't be denied to any other g…
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Chapter 5 government
Bicameral Legislature
Sessions
Census
reapprtionment
A lawmaking body made up of two chambers or parts
Meetings
A complete enumeration of a population.
When the legislature realigns the assembly, senate and US con…
Bicameral Legislature
A lawmaking body made up of two chambers or parts
Sessions
Meetings
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Chapter 5 government vocabulary
Due process of law
Equal protection of the law
Selective incorporation
Freedom of expression
Denies the government the right without due process to depriv…
A standard of equal treatment that must be observed by the go…
The process whereby the court has applied many parts of the B…
Right of the people to speak, publish and assemble
Due process of law
Denies the government the right without due process to depriv…
Equal protection of the law
A standard of equal treatment that must be observed by the go…
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Government Vocab Chapter 5
partisanship
bipartisan
coalition
spoils system
government acts based on firm allegiance to a political party
supported by 2 parties
a temporary alliance of several groups who come together to f…
the practice of giving offices and other favors of government…
partisanship
government acts based on firm allegiance to a political party
bipartisan
supported by 2 parties
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A Beka American Government Chapter 5-A
legislative
proportional
apportionment
435
_______________ power - the power to make laws
_________________ representation - representation of a partic…
the proportional distribution of congressional seats among th…
number of members in the House of Representatives
legislative
_______________ power - the power to make laws
proportional
_________________ representation - representation of a partic…
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Government Chapter 5
political party
democrat and republican
partisanship
single member district
group of person who seek to control government throught the w…
major parties
strong support of ones own party and its policies
they are contests in which only one candidate is the one who…
political party
group of person who seek to control government throught the w…
democrat and republican
major parties
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Government Vocab Chapter 5
Political Party
Single-Issue Party
Partisanship
Ideological Party
Group of people that hold similar political views and seek go…
These parties focus on just one public question or issue; the…
This is the strong support of Congress/State Legislatures' pa…
The party is based off of certain set of beliefs that are held
Political Party
Group of people that hold similar political views and seek go…
Single-Issue Party
These parties focus on just one public question or issue; the…
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Government Chapter 5
bicameral legislature
single-member district
plurality rule
proportional representation
A legislature consisting of two chambers or houses
An electoral district in which a single person is elected to…
A method for determining an election's winner in which the ca…
A method for allocating seats in a legislature in which the n…
bicameral legislature
A legislature consisting of two chambers or houses
single-member district
An electoral district in which a single person is elected to…
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Government Chapter 5 Vocab
Political Party
Candidate
Campaign
Major Party
A group of people that tries to control the government by get…
A person who hopes to be elected to a public office
The activities connected to trying to get a person elected in…
In American politics, the Republican and Democratic parties
Political Party
A group of people that tries to control the government by get…
Candidate
A person who hopes to be elected to a public office
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Government Chapter 5
civil liberties
civil rights
Bill of Rights
Ninth Amendment
The personal guarantees and freedoms that the government cann…
The government-protected rights of individuals against arbitr…
The first ten amendments to the U.S. Constitution, which larg…
Part of the Bill of Rights that makes it clear that enumerati…
civil liberties
The personal guarantees and freedoms that the government cann…
civil rights
The government-protected rights of individuals against arbitr…
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Government Terms Chapter 5
Senate
House of Representatives
occur
census
the upper house of Congress, consisting of two representative…
the lower house of Congress, consisting of a different number…
to happen or take place
a population count taken by the Census Bureau
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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Chapter 5 Government
civil rights
14th amendment
Equal Protection of the laws
13th amendment
policies designed to protect people against arbitrary or disc…
the constitutional amendment adopted after the Civil War that…
part of the 14th amendment emphasizing that the laws must pro…
constitutional amendment ratified after the civil war that fo…
civil rights
policies designed to protect people against arbitrary or disc…
14th amendment
the constitutional amendment adopted after the Civil War that…
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Government Chapter 5
political party
partisanship
party in power
democratic and republicans
a group of persons who join together because they want to gai…
allegiance to a political party
the party that controls the executive branch
2 main political parties in the U.S.
political party
a group of persons who join together because they want to gai…
partisanship
allegiance to a political party
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Chapter 5 Government Terms
political party
political spectrum
partisanship
single-member districts
group of persons who seek to control government through the w…
the range of political views
the strong support of their party and its policy stands.
electoral districts that returns one officeholder to a body w…
political party
group of persons who seek to control government through the w…
political spectrum
the range of political views
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Chapter 5 Government Vocabulary
Constitutes
Apportionment
Appropriation
Impeachment
People of a particular geographic area who are represented by…
Distribution of seats in the house of representatives among t…
Congressional act or bill that sets aside funds for a specifi…
Process of charging officials in the executive and judicial b…
Constitutes
People of a particular geographic area who are represented by…
Apportionment
Distribution of seats in the house of representatives among t…
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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 Alive! Chapter 5
Civil Liberties
Civil Rights
Incorporation
Secular
Basic freedoms guaranteed under the U.S. Constitution... ex: Fre…
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... ex: Fre…
Civil Rights
Guarantees of equal rights and equal treatment under the law…
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Government Chapter 5
precinct
party in power
coalition
single member districts
The smallest unit of election administration, where voters al…
The party that controls the executive branch of government
A temporary alliance of several groups who come together to f…
Electoral district from which one person is chosen by the vot…
precinct
The smallest unit of election administration, where voters al…
party in power
The party that controls the executive branch of government
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Government Chapter 5
Reed v. Reed
Korematsu v. U.S
Scott v. Sandford
Plessy v. Ferguson
Court case of gender discrimination, court said they couldn't…
Court case about the Japanese that were sent to concentration…
Court case about Rule that slaves weren't citizens
Court case that separate but equal is constitutional
Reed v. Reed
Court case of gender discrimination, court said they couldn't…
Korematsu v. U.S
Court case about the Japanese that were sent to concentration…
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Government Chapter 5 Vocab
Constituent
Interest groups
Political action committee
Oversight
The residents in a district or state
People acting together to achieve shared political goals
Seperate political branches of interest groups that are forme…
Conducting investigations of agency actions and programs
Constituent
The residents in a district or state
Interest groups
People acting together to achieve shared political goals
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US Government - Chapter 5 - Legislative Branch
cloture
censure
apportionment
redistricting
A mechanism requiring sixty senators votes to cut off a debat…
A process by which a formal reprimand is issued to an individ…
The proportional process of altering congressional seats to e…
The redrawing of congressional districts to reflect increases…
cloture
A mechanism requiring sixty senators votes to cut off a debat…
censure
A process by which a formal reprimand is issued to an individ…
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ap government vocabulary chapter 5
civil rights
fourteenth amendment
equal protection of laws
thirteenth amendment
policies designed to protect people against arbitrary or disc…
states that "no state shall abridge the privileges or immunit…
part of the fourteenth amendment emphasizing that the laws mu…
`the constitutional amendment ratified after the civil war th…
civil rights
policies designed to protect people against arbitrary or disc…
fourteenth amendment
states that "no state shall abridge the privileges or immunit…
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Government II Chapter 5 Test Review
President of the Senate/Vice President…
President Pro Tempore
30 Years old, 9 years as a citizen, be…
6 years
Who is the leader of the Senate?
When the Vice-President is absent from the Senate, who takes…
What are the three qualifications for the Senate?
One term for a U.S. Senator?
President of the Senate/Vice President…
Who is the leader of the Senate?
President Pro Tempore
When the Vice-President is absent from the Senate, who takes…
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Government Chapter 5
Bicameral
Session
Census
Reappointment
Made up of two houses the senate and the House of Representat…
Lasts one year and includes breaks for holidays and vacations.
In order to assign representatives on the basis of population…
Each state's population determines the number of representati…
Bicameral
Made up of two houses the senate and the House of Representat…
Session
Lasts one year and includes breaks for holidays and vacations.
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Government Chapter 5
33.3% Theory
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Civility
February 1
33 1/3 democrat, 33 1/3 republican, 33 1/3 both (eoect presid…
Only ____% of 100% eligible voters vote
Disagree without being rude
Nominations begin
33.3% Theory
33 1/3 democrat, 33 1/3 republican, 33 1/3 both (eoect presid…
60
Only ____% of 100% eligible voters vote
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Chapter 5 & 6 Government (The Executive Branch)
What type of agencies account for 1/10…
Which agency accounts for most of the…
How many cabinet departments are there…
This accounts for 90% of the executive…
independent agencies
Social Security Administration
15
the cabinet department
What type of agencies account for 1/10…
independent agencies
Which agency accounts for most of the…
Social Security Administration
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