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American Government Chapter 5
Active-negative
Active-positive
Appropriation
Battleground states
Describes the type of president who comes to office with good…
Describes the type of president who comes to office with opti…
A spending bill in Congress.
States that are not dominated by a single party such that the…
Active-negative
Describes the type of president who comes to office with good…
Active-positive
Describes the type of president who comes to office with opti…
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Government Chapter 5 6
A multi party system
Although United States political parti…
In the United States, a political part…
Membership in either of the two major…
is composed of parties with special interests.
parties focus on willing elections, most political parties in…
work to get candidates elected to political offices.
based on personal choice.
A multi party system
is composed of parties with special interests.
Although United States political parti…
parties focus on willing elections, most political parties in…
Government chapter 5
Civil rights
Fourteenth amendment
Equal protection of the laws
Scott v Sandford
Policies designed to protect people against arbitrary or disc…
Adopted after the civil war: stated that "no state shall make…
Part of the fourteenth amendment emphasizing that the laws mu…
1857 Supreme Court decision ruling that a slave who had escap…
Civil rights
Policies designed to protect people against arbitrary or disc…
Fourteenth amendment
Adopted after the civil war: stated that "no state shall make…
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Government: Chapter 5 Terms
Party
Democrats and Republicans
Political Party functions
Bond
a group of persons who seek to control government through the…
The two major political parties of the United States
Power broker; bonding agent
an agreement that protects a person or company against loss c…
Party
a group of persons who seek to control government through the…
Democrats and Republicans
The two major political parties of the United States
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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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Chapter 5- AP Government
Civil Rights
Fourteenth Amendment
Equal Protection of the Laws
Scott v. Stanford
Policies designed to protect people against arbitrary or disc…
made "all persons born or naturalized in the United States" c…
part of the fourteenth amendment emphasizing that the laws mu…
1857: supreme court case in which an ex-slave sued for his fr…
Civil Rights
Policies designed to protect people against arbitrary or disc…
Fourteenth Amendment
made "all persons born or naturalized in the United States" c…
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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
Government- Chapter 5
Political party
2 major parties
5 party responsibilties
Nominating candidates
Group of people seeking to control government through winning…
Democrats... Republicans
Nominating candidates ... Informing & activating supporters... Bond…
Party responsibility... Recruiting/choosing candidates for offic…
Political party
Group of people seeking to control government through winning…
2 major parties
Democrats... Republicans
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Government Chapter 5
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
Chapter 5 Government
Civil Rights
Black Codes
Jim Crow Laws
Separate-But-Equal Doctrine
All rights rooted in the Fourteenth Amendment's guarantee of…
Laws passed by southern states immediately after the Civil Wa…
Laws enacted by southern states that enforced segregation in…
The 1896 doctrine holding that separate-but-equal facilities…
Civil Rights
All rights rooted in the Fourteenth Amendment's guarantee of…
Black Codes
Laws passed by southern states immediately after the Civil Wa…
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Government: Chapter 5 Test
Civil Rights Act of 1964
Abolition
Seneca Falls Convention
Dred Scott v. Sanford
Prohibits employment discrimination based on race, creed, col…
Movement to end slavery
Primary goal of gaining equal rights for men and women
SC rules slaves are not citizens and that the Missouri Compro…
Civil Rights Act of 1964
Prohibits employment discrimination based on race, creed, col…
Abolition
Movement to end slavery
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Government Chapter 5
political party
political spectrum
partisanship
single-member districts
group of people who seek control of the government through wi…
range of political views
strong support of a party and its policy stands
an electoral district where one-person is chosen by the peopl…
political party
group of people who seek control of the government through wi…
political spectrum
range of political views
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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…
Government Vocab Chapter 5
Political Party
Major Party
Minor Parties
Electorate
A group of persons who seek to control government through the…
In American politics, the Republican and Democratic parties
One of the political parties not widely supported
All of the people entitled to vote in a given election
Political Party
A group of persons who seek to control government through the…
Major Party
In American politics, the Republican and Democratic parties
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Government: Chapter 5
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
the strong support of their party and its policy stands
in American politics, the party that controls the executive b…
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 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
double jeopardy
8th amendmenth
eminent domain
establishment clause
protects individuals from being tried twice for the same offe…
United States citizens have the right to reasonable bail, fin…
Allows the govt to take property for public use but also requ…
it directs the national government not to sanction an officia…
double jeopardy
protects individuals from being tried twice for the same offe…
8th amendmenth
United States citizens have the right to reasonable bail, fin…
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Government Chapter 5 Vocabulary
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 art 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
Constituents
Apportionment
Appropriation
Impeachment
People in the geographic area of their representative
The distribution of House seats among the states based on pop…
A special type of act that sets aside funds for a specific pu…
The power to charge officials in the executive and judicial b…
Constituents
People in the geographic area of their representative
Apportionment
The distribution of House seats among the states based on pop…
AP Government - Chapter 5 Vocabulary
Civil Liberties
due process of law
equal protection of the laws
freedom of expression
Rights; chiefly, rights to be free of government interference…
denies the government the right, without due process, to depr…
a standard of equal treatment htat must be observed by the go…
right of the people to speak, publish and assemble
Civil Liberties
Rights; chiefly, rights to be free of government interference…
due process of law
denies the government the right, without due process, to depr…
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AP Government and Politics Chapter 5
civil rights
Fourteenth Amendment
equal protection of the laws
Scott v. Sandford
policies designed to protect people against arbitrary or disc…
the constitutional amendment adopted after the Civil War that…
part of the Fourteenth Amendment emphasizing that the laws mu…
the 1857 Supreme Court decision ruling that a slave who had e…
civil rights
policies designed to protect people against arbitrary or disc…
Fourteenth Amendment
the constitutional amendment adopted after the Civil War that…
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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
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
American Government Chapter 5
Apportionment
Cacus
Speaker of the House... President of the…
A congressman's political party
the proportional distribution of congressional seats among th…
a private meeting of political party members to decide on pol…
3 main leaders in congress
the best predictor of how a member of congress will vote on a…
Apportionment
the proportional distribution of congressional seats among th…
Cacus
a private meeting of political party members to decide on pol…
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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,…
17 terms
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,…
Chapter 5- American Government
constituents
caucus
majority leader
whips
the people in the districts representatives represent
closed meeting
The Speaker's top assistant that helps to plan the party's le…
serve as assistant floor leaders
constituents
the people in the districts representatives represent
caucus
closed meeting
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Government Chapter 5 Vocab
Political Party
Partisanship
Political Spectrum
The Party in the Electorate
a group of persons who seek to control government through win…
government action based on firm allegiance to a political party
the range of political views
these are the millions of people who call themselves Republic…
Political Party
a group of persons who seek to control government through win…
Partisanship
government action based on firm allegiance to a political party
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Chapter 5 Government
Congress
No, they can vote however they believe…
Representatives
Constituents
Who is responsible for making the nation's laws?
Do personal beliefs affect the voting stance of congress?
Members of congress are elected to serve as _________________…
The residents of his or her district or state
Congress
Who is responsible for making the nation's laws?
No, they can vote however they believe…
Do personal beliefs affect the voting stance of congress?
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Government Chapter 5
Civil Rights
Equal Protection
Fundamental Right
Strict Scrutiny Standard
the rights of all americans to equal treatment under the law…
section 1 of the 14th amendment which states that "No state s…
a basic right of all americans such as first amendment rights…
a standard under which a law or action must be necessary to p…
Civil Rights
the rights of all americans to equal treatment under the law…
Equal Protection
section 1 of the 14th amendment which states that "No state s…
Government Chapter 5
political party
political spectrum
partisanship
single member districts
a group of persons who seek to control government through the…
range of political view
government action based on firm allegiance to a political party
electoral district from which one person is chosen by the vot…
political party
a group of persons who seek to control government through the…
political spectrum
range of political view
Government Chapter 5 Vocabulary
bicameral legislature
sessions
Census bureau
census
Meaning that it is made up of two houses. For example the Sen…
meetings
takes a national senses
population count
bicameral legislature
Meaning that it is made up of two houses. For example the Sen…
sessions
meetings
Government Chapter 5
Bicameral legisature
Session
Census
Reapportionment
A two-chamber legislature.... -ours us congress consists of hou…
Period of time during which a legislature meets to conduct bu…
Population count.... -taken every ten years by the census bureau
The process of reassigning representation based on population…
Bicameral legisature
A two-chamber legislature.... -ours us congress consists of hou…
Session
Period of time during which a legislature meets to conduct bu…
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Government Chapter 5
civil liberties
civil rights
bill of rights
9th amendment
the personal guarantees and freedoms that the federal govt ca…
the govt protected rights of individuals against arbitrary or…
the first 10 amendments to the US Constitution, which largely…
part of the bill of rights that reads, "the enumeration in th…
civil liberties
the personal guarantees and freedoms that the federal govt ca…
civil rights
the govt protected rights of individuals against arbitrary or…
Chapter 5-Government
What are the constituent
What is the structure of Congress
What could cause a state to lose one o…
Which term refers to an act of Congres…
Come from the same geographic location and are represented by…
Bicamera, with equal representation in one house and represen…
A decline in the states population
Appropriation
What are the constituent
Come from the same geographic location and are represented by…
What is the structure of Congress
Bicamera, with equal representation in one house and represen…
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AP 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…
Government Chapter 5 Vocabulary
Bicameral legislature
Censure
Expulsion
Gerrymandering
A law making body of two houses
Formal disapproval of a members actions
Where a person must give up his or her seat in Congress
Practice of drawing a district lines that favor a particular…
Bicameral legislature
A law making body of two houses
Censure
Formal disapproval of a members actions
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Chapter 5 Government Terms
fundamental freedom
Tenth Amendement
Barron v Baltimore
Due process clause
held by the Court to be essential to justice, liberty, freedo…
powers not delegated to the federal government are given to t…
Bill of Rights only applies to the federal government
found in 5th and 14th Amendments ... guaranteed individuals a va…
fundamental freedom
held by the Court to be essential to justice, liberty, freedo…
Tenth Amendement
powers not delegated to the federal government are given to t…
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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…
Chapter 5- Government
Structure of the house
speaker of the house
majority leader
minority party leader
435 members... Democrats on left, Republicans on the right... Get t…
presiding officer of the house and delegates members of the c…
plan the party's legislative program, steer bills through the…
plan the minority party's legislative program
Structure of the house
435 members... Democrats on left, Republicans on the right... Get t…
speaker of the house
presiding officer of the house and delegates members of the c…
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Government: Chapter 5
What does congress mean?
Who do congress members represent?
What are constituents
Describe members of congress.
the representative body through which the will of the people…
people in a certain geographical region.
the voters who elected people to have a certain role in the d…
they are of old age, and they are much richer than most citiz…
What does congress mean?
the representative body through which the will of the people…
Who do congress members represent?
people in a certain geographical region.
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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Government: Chapter 5
Define a Political Party
Describe the major functions of politi…
Identify the reasons why the United St…
Multi- Party Systems
Is a group of people who seek to control the government throu…
1. Nominate candidates... 2. Inform and inspire supporters ... 3. E…
1. Elections support the two-party system... 2. The two major pa…
- Used by democracies ... - Several major and smaller parties ... -…
Define a Political Party
Is a group of people who seek to control the government throu…
Describe the major functions of politi…
1. Nominate candidates... 2. Inform and inspire supporters ... 3. E…
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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
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
Government Terms Chapter 5
Expressed Power
Enumerated Powers
Implied Power
Elastic Clause
Power that the U.S. Congress has that is specifically listed…
Powers granted directly to the national government by the Con…
Power that Congress has that is not stated explicitly in the…
Clause in Article I, Section 8 of the Constitution that gives…
Expressed Power
Power that the U.S. Congress has that is specifically listed…
Enumerated Powers
Powers granted directly to the national government by the Con…
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Government Chapter 5
What is a party?
What is a major party?
What is a minor party?
What is a 2 party system?
a group of people who seek to control government through the…
a party that has a chance to win representation in government
Any political party that doesn't have a chance to win represe…
2 parties that have opposite viewpoints that run our country
What is a party?
a group of people who seek to control government through the…
What is a major party?
a party that has a chance to win representation in government
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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
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
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U. S. Government: Principles in Practice (Chapter 5)
Constituents
Apportionment
Appropriation
Impeachment
The people who live within the area that is represented by a…
The distribution of House seats among the states based on pop…
A bill that sets aside funds for a specific purpose
The power of congress to charge officials in the executive an…
Constituents
The people who live within the area that is represented by a…
Apportionment
The distribution of House seats among the states based on pop…
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Government Chapter 5
Political Party
One Party System
Multiparty System
Two party system
A group of people with common interests who organize to win e…
The decisions of the party leaders set government policy... Usua…
Many parties can be represented in the legislature... One party…
Although other parties exist, two parties dominate govt.... In t…
Political Party
A group of people with common interests who organize to win e…
One Party System
The decisions of the party leaders set government policy... Usua…
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American Government (Abeka) Chapter 5
legislative powers
apportionment
census
gerrymandering
power to make laws
the proportional distribution of congressional seats among th…
a counting of the number of people in a specific area
redistricting to favor one party
legislative powers
power to make laws
apportionment
the proportional distribution of congressional seats among th…
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Government chapter 5
Multiparty system
One party system
Electorate
Suffrage
There or more parties have representatives in government
Government and party closely linked. No opposition parties pe…
All of the people entitled to vote in a given election
Right to vote
Multiparty system
There or more parties have representatives in government
One party system
Government and party closely linked. No opposition parties pe…
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