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GVHS AP American Government Chapter 8
activist
Australian ballot
grandfather clause
literacy test
An individual who actively promotes a political party, philos…
An election ballot of uniform size printed by the government…
A state law allowing people to vote, even if they did not mee…
A state law requiring potential voters to demonstrate reading…
activist
An individual who actively promotes a political party, philos…
Australian ballot
An election ballot of uniform size printed by the government…
AP American Government Chapter 8
What is the real problem in the U.S. c…
motor voter law (1993)
Motor voter law has had little impact-…
Ways to participate besides voting:
a relatively low percentage of the adult population in regist…
requires states to allow people to register to vote when appl…
true
joining civic associations, supporting social movements, writ…
What is the real problem in the U.S. c…
a relatively low percentage of the adult population in regist…
motor voter law (1993)
requires states to allow people to register to vote when appl…
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Chapter 8 American government ap
Poll tax
26th amendment
Literacy test
23rd amendment
A requirement that all citizens pay a tax in order to registe…
Allowed people 18 and older to vote. Lowered voting age
A requirement that citizens show that they can read before re…
Right to vote for president in the district of Columbia
Poll tax
A requirement that all citizens pay a tax in order to registe…
26th amendment
Allowed people 18 and older to vote. Lowered voting age
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AP American Government Chapter 8
22nd Amendment
Impeachment
Executive Privilege
U.S. V. Nixon (1974)
Adopted in 1951, prevents a president from serving more than…
The power delegated to the House of Representatives in the Co…
An implied presidential power that allows the president to re…
Key Supreme Court ruling on power of the president, finding t…
22nd Amendment
Adopted in 1951, prevents a president from serving more than…
Impeachment
The power delegated to the House of Representatives in the Co…
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AP American Government Chapter 8
Blanket Primary
Closed Primary
Coatails
General Election
a primary election that permits all voters to choose candidat…
primary limited to registered party members; permits other pa…
the tendency of weaker or less-known candidates to profit in…
an election used to fill an elective office
Blanket Primary
a primary election that permits all voters to choose candidat…
Closed Primary
primary limited to registered party members; permits other pa…
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American Government Chapter 8
Bipartisan
Caucus
Coalition
Conservative, Conservatism
Two major parties working together to support an issue (Ch. 8)
(1) Historically, a small meeting of a political party's top…
A temporary alliance of several groups (Ch. 8, 11)
A political philosophy that defends against major changes by…
Bipartisan
Two major parties working together to support an issue (Ch. 8)
Caucus
(1) Historically, a small meeting of a political party's top…
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AP American Government Chapter 8: The Presidency
Cabinet
executive agreements
Executive Office of the President (EOP)
executive order
The formal body of presidential advisers who head the fifteen…
Formal international agreements entered into by the president…
A mini-bureaucracy created in 1939 to help the president over…
Rule or regulation issued by the president that has the effec…
Cabinet
The formal body of presidential advisers who head the fifteen…
executive agreements
Formal international agreements entered into by the president…
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American Government and Politics Today Chapter 8 (Mr. Gold's AP GOV)
dealignment
Democratic Party
divided government
electoral college
A decline in party loyalties that reduces long-term party com…
One of the two major American political parties evolving out…
A situation in which one major political party controls the p…
A group of persons, called electors, who are selected by the…
dealignment
A decline in party loyalties that reduces long-term party com…
Democratic Party
One of the two major American political parties evolving out…
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Mr Gergen AP American Government Chapter 8
political party
platform
responsible party model
party in the electorate
an organization that recruits, nominates, and elects party me…
the formal statement of a party's principles and policy objec…
political scientists' view that a function of a party is to o…
individuals who identify with or tend to support a party
political party
an organization that recruits, nominates, and elects party me…
platform
the formal statement of a party's principles and policy objec…
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AP American Government and Politics Chapter 8
Bicameral legislature
Apportionment
Redistricting
Bill
A legislature divided into two houses.
The proportional process of distributing seats to all of the…
The redrawing of congressional districts to reflect the incre…
A proposed law.
Bicameral legislature
A legislature divided into two houses.
Apportionment
The proportional process of distributing seats to all of the…
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AP American Government Chapter 8 and 9
Primary
Caucus
Feringold McCain
Campaign Reform Act
A ballot vote in which citizens select a party's nominee for…
A meeting of local party members to choose party officials or…
...
enacted by the us congress and signed by george w bush in 200…
Primary
A ballot vote in which citizens select a party's nominee for…
Caucus
A meeting of local party members to choose party officials or…
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AP Government Chapter 8
Party Competition
Political Party
Linkage Institutions
Party Image
The battle of the parties for control of public offices. Ups…
Women and Men who share basic beliefs and and a label who are…
The channels through which people's concerns become political…
The voter's perception of what the Republicans or Democrats s…
Party Competition
The battle of the parties for control of public offices. Ups…
Political Party
Women and Men who share basic beliefs and and a label who are…
26 terms
AP Government Chapter 8
Party Competition
Political Party
Linkage Institutions
Rational-Choice Theory
The battle of the parties for the control of public offices.
A team of men and women seeking to control the governing appa…
The channels through which people's concerns become political…
A popular theory in political science to explain the actions…
Party Competition
The battle of the parties for the control of public offices.
Political Party
A team of men and women seeking to control the governing appa…
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American Government Roots and Reform: Chapter 8 Vocab
Cabinet
executive agreement
Executive Office of the President (EOP)
executive order
The formal body of presidential advisers who head the fifteen…
Formal government agreement entered into by the president tha…
Created in 1939 to help the president oversee the executive b…
A rule or regulation issued by the president that has the eff…
Cabinet
The formal body of presidential advisers who head the fifteen…
executive agreement
Formal government agreement entered into by the president tha…
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Magruders American Government Chapter 8
Public affairs
Public opinion
Mass media
Peer group
Politics, public issues, and the making of public policies -t…
The attitudes held by a significant number of people on matte…
Means of communication that reach large, widely dispersed aud…
Made up of people whom one regularly associates, including fr…
Public affairs
Politics, public issues, and the making of public policies -t…
Public opinion
The attitudes held by a significant number of people on matte…
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AP Government Chapter 8
Political Party
Linkage Institutions
Rational-choice Theory
Party Identification
Women and Men who share basic beliefs and and a label who are…
The channels through which people's concerns become political…
A popular theory in political science to explain the actions…
A citizen's self-proclaimed preference for one party or the o…
Political Party
Women and Men who share basic beliefs and and a label who are…
Linkage Institutions
The channels through which people's concerns become political…
17 terms
AP Government Chapter 8
Winner-take-all system
Single-Member district
Proportional Representation
Electoral College
An election system in which the candidate with the most votes…
An electoral district in which voters choose one representati…
An election system in which each party running receives the p…
The electoral system used in electing the president and vice…
Winner-take-all system
An election system in which the candidate with the most votes…
Single-Member district
An electoral district in which voters choose one representati…
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Magruder's American Government Chapter 8
Public Affairs
Public Opinion
Mass Media
Peer Group
Events and issues that concern the public at large. In its pr…
Those attitudes held by a significant number of people on mat…
Means of communication that reach large, widely dispersed aud…
made up of the people with whom one regularly associates, inc…
Public Affairs
Events and issues that concern the public at large. In its pr…
Public Opinion
Those attitudes held by a significant number of people on mat…
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American Government: Chapter 8 - Terms
terms
continuous body
apportioned
reapportioned
the length of time persons serve in office
name for the Senate because a portion of its members retain t…
distributed
redistributed
terms
the length of time persons serve in office
continuous body
name for the Senate because a portion of its members retain t…
American Government Roots and Reform: Chapter 8 Vocab
Cabinet
executive agreement
Executive Office of the President (EOP)
executive order
The formal body of presidential advisers who head the fifteen…
Formal government agreement entered into by the president tha…
Created in 1939 to help the president oversee the executive b…
A rule or regulation issued by the president that has the eff…
Cabinet
The formal body of presidential advisers who head the fifteen…
executive agreement
Formal government agreement entered into by the president tha…
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AP US Government Chapter 8
activists
Australian ballot
grandfather clause
literacy test
People who tend to participate in all forms of politics.
A government-printed ballot of uniform dimensions to be cast…
A clause in registration laws allowing people who do not meet…
A requirement that citizens show that they can read before re…
activists
People who tend to participate in all forms of politics.
Australian ballot
A government-printed ballot of uniform dimensions to be cast…
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AP Government chapter 8
party competition
political party
linkage institutions
rational-choice theroy
The battle of the parties for control of public offices. Ups…
According to Anthony Downs, a "team of men [and women] seekin…
The channels through which people's concerns become political…
a popular theroy in poilitical science to explain the actions…
party competition
The battle of the parties for control of public offices. Ups…
political party
According to Anthony Downs, a "team of men [and women] seekin…
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AP American Government Roots and Reform: Chapter 8 Vocab
Twenty-Second Amendment
impeachment
executive privilege
U.S. v. Nixon (1974)
Adopted in 1951, prevents a president from serving more than…
The power delegated to the House of Representatives in the Co…
An implied presidential power that allows the president to re…
Key Supreme Court ruling on power of the president, finding t…
Twenty-Second Amendment
Adopted in 1951, prevents a president from serving more than…
impeachment
The power delegated to the House of Representatives in the Co…
16 terms
AP American Government Roots and Reform: Chapter 8 Vocab
Twenty-Second Amendment
impeachment
executive privilege
U.S. v. Nixon (1974)
Adopted in 1951, prevents a president from serving more than…
The power delegated to the House of Representatives in the Co…
An implied presidential power that allows the president to re…
Key Supreme Court ruling on power of the president, finding t…
Twenty-Second Amendment
Adopted in 1951, prevents a president from serving more than…
impeachment
The power delegated to the House of Representatives in the Co…
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Ap government chapter 8 vocabulary
party machines
party identification
rational-choice theory
party competition
a type of political party organization that relies heavily on…
a citizen's self-proclaimed preference for one party or the o…
a popular theory in political science to explain the actions…
the battle of the parties for control of the public offices.
party machines
a type of political party organization that relies heavily on…
party identification
a citizen's self-proclaimed preference for one party or the o…
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AP American Government: Roots and Reform Chapter 8 Vocab Words
Federal Bureaucracy
Spoils System
Patronage
Merit System
The thousands of federal government agencies and institutions…
The firing of public office- holders of a defeated political…
Jobs, grants, or other special favors that are given to frien…
A system of employment based on qualifications, test scores,…
Federal Bureaucracy
The thousands of federal government agencies and institutions…
Spoils System
The firing of public office- holders of a defeated political…
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American Government Chapter 8
Public affairs pg. 215
public opinion pg. 215
mass media pg. 217
peer group pg. 218
include politics, public issues, and the making of public pol…
those attitudes held by a significant number of people on mat…
include those means of communication that reach ... large, widel…
People with whom one regularly associates, including friends,…
Public affairs pg. 215
include politics, public issues, and the making of public pol…
public opinion pg. 215
those attitudes held by a significant number of people on mat…
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AP Government: Chapter 8
Political party
Nomination
Political system
Electoral College
An organization that sponsors candidates for political office…
Designation as an official candidate of a political party
A set of interrelated institutions that links people with gov…
A body of electors chosen by voters to cast ballots for presi…
Political party
An organization that sponsors candidates for political office…
Nomination
Designation as an official candidate of a political party
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AP American Government Ch.8
Blanket primaries
Coalition
Coalition governments
Closed primaries
a primary in which voters can vote for the Democratic candida…
an alliance for combined action, especially a temporary allia…
a cabinet of a parliamentary government in which several poli…
a primary election in which voters must first declare to whic…
Blanket primaries
a primary in which voters can vote for the Democratic candida…
Coalition
an alliance for combined action, especially a temporary allia…
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American Government Chapter 8 vocabulary
voting-age population
registered voters
literacy test
poll tax
Citizens who are eligible to vote after reaching the minimum…
People who are registered to vote.
A requirement that citizens pass a literacy test in order to…
A requirement that citizens pay a tax in order to register to…
voting-age population
Citizens who are eligible to vote after reaching the minimum…
registered voters
People who are registered to vote.
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AP Government Chapter 8
Party Competition
Political Party
Linkage Institutions
Rational Choice Theory
The battle of the parties for control of public offices. Ups…
An organized group that makes a concerted effort to pursue a…
The political channels through which people's concerns become…
A popular theory in political science to explain the actions…
Party Competition
The battle of the parties for control of public offices. Ups…
Political Party
An organized group that makes a concerted effort to pursue a…
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American Government Chapter 8
Capital cases
Civil liberties
Civil rights
Due Process Clause
Cases involving the death penalty.
Rights that individuals enjoy, usually referring to personal…
Usually pertain to the rights of groups to enjoy the libertie…
A clause in the 14th and 15th amendments that safeguards the…
Capital cases
Cases involving the death penalty.
Civil liberties
Rights that individuals enjoy, usually referring to personal…
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AP Government chapter 8
Voter apathy
registered voters
literacy tests
poll tax
the lack of interest among the citizenry in participating in…
those citizens who have filled out the proper forms and are q…
requirement that voters be able to read formerly used in the…
Proof of tax payment to be produced when voting : used to dis…
Voter apathy
the lack of interest among the citizenry in participating in…
registered voters
those citizens who have filled out the proper forms and are q…
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AP Government Chapter 8 Vocabulary
party competition
political party
linkage institutions
rational-choice theory
the battle of the parties for control of public offices... "part…
"a tea of men (and women) seeking to control the governing ap…
the channels through which people's concerns become political…
a popular theory in political science to explain the actions…
party competition
the battle of the parties for control of public offices... "part…
political party
"a tea of men (and women) seeking to control the governing ap…
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Chapter 8 American government
Political parties
Major parties
Minor parties or third parties
Nominate
Groups organized to gain power by winning elections
Dominant political competitors for well over a century(republ…
Smaller parties that are usually organized around a particula…
To name candidates for public office
Political parties
Groups organized to gain power by winning elections
Major parties
Dominant political competitors for well over a century(republ…
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AP Government Chapter 8 Vocabulary
party competition
political party
linkage institutions
rational-choice theory
the battle of the parties for control of public offices... "part…
"a tea of men (and women) seeking to control the governing ap…
the channels through which people's concerns become political…
a popular theory in political science to explain the actions…
party competition
the battle of the parties for control of public offices... "part…
political party
"a tea of men (and women) seeking to control the governing ap…
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AP Government Chapter 8
A political party is... A) less interest…
The largest segment of an American pol…
In the description of political partie…
Which of the following is TRUE of poli…
D
B
B
A
A political party is... A) less interest…
D
The largest segment of an American pol…
B
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American Government (Abeka) Chapter 8
jurisdiction
constitutional courts
legislative court
American Bar Association
the right of a court to hear and decide a case
courts which Congress has created by its authority under Arti…
courts which Congress has created such as Tax Court, Claims C…
established in 1878 as a voluntary association of lawyers, ju…
jurisdiction
the right of a court to hear and decide a case
constitutional courts
courts which Congress has created by its authority under Arti…
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Chapter 8 - The Executive Branch and the Federal Bureaucracy ( AP Government and Politics /// American Government Roots and Reform O'Connor)
federal bureaucracy
spoils system
patronage
merit system
The thousands of federal government agencies and institutions…
The firing of public-office holders of a defeated political p…
Jobs, grants, or other special favors that are given as rewar…
A system of employment based on qualifications, test scores,…
federal bureaucracy
The thousands of federal government agencies and institutions…
spoils system
The firing of public-office holders of a defeated political p…
AP American Gov Chapter 8
Public Opinion
Random Sample
Manifest Opinion
Political Socialization
The distribution of individual preferences for or evaluations…
In this type of sample, every individual has a known and equa…
A widely shared and consciously held views, such as support f…
The process - most notably in families and schools - by which…
Public Opinion
The distribution of individual preferences for or evaluations…
Random Sample
In this type of sample, every individual has a known and equa…
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American Government Chapter 8
Blanket Primary
Coattails
Electoral Coalition
General Election
Registered voters may vote for candidates from either party o…
The alleged tendency of candidates to win more votes in an el…
A base of committed partisans supporting an electoral candida…
the regularly scheduled election at which voters make a final…
Blanket Primary
Registered voters may vote for candidates from either party o…
Coattails
The alleged tendency of candidates to win more votes in an el…
27 terms
AP Government Chapter 8
Party Competition
Political Party
Linkage Institutions
Party Image
The battle of the parties for control of public offices. Ups…
Women and Men who share basic beliefs and and a label who are…
The channels through which people's concerns become political…
The voter's perception of what the Republicans or Democrats s…
Party Competition
The battle of the parties for control of public offices. Ups…
Political Party
Women and Men who share basic beliefs and and a label who are…
AP Government Chapter 8
Linkage Institutions
Ticket-splitting
Closed Primaries
National Convention
The channels through which people's concerns become political…
Voting with one party for one office and with another party f…
Elections to select party nominees in which only people who h…
The meeting of party delegates every four years to choose a p…
Linkage Institutions
The channels through which people's concerns become political…
Ticket-splitting
Voting with one party for one office and with another party f…
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AP Government Chapter 8
party competition
political party
linkage institutions
rational choice theory
The battle of the parties for control of public offices. Ups…
According to Anthony Downs, a "team of men and women seeking…
The channels through which people's concerns become political…
A popular theory in political science to explain the actions…
party competition
The battle of the parties for control of public offices. Ups…
political party
According to Anthony Downs, a "team of men and women seeking…
27 terms
AP GOVERNMENT Chapter 8
Party competition
Political party
Linkage institutions
Party image
The battle of the parties for control of public offices. Ups…
A group of individuals with broad common interests who organi…
Institutions that connect citizens to government. The mass me…
The voter's perception of what the Republicans or Democrats s…
Party competition
The battle of the parties for control of public offices. Ups…
Political party
A group of individuals with broad common interests who organi…
24 terms
AP Government Chapter 8
Blue Dog Democrats dog Democrats Polit…
Linkage Institutions
Rational Choice Theory
Party image
According to Anthony Downs, a "team of men [and women] seekin…
The channels through which people's concerns become political…
A popular theory in political science to explain the actions…
Voters perception of what the Republican or Democrat stands f…
Blue Dog Democrats dog Democrats Polit…
According to Anthony Downs, a "team of men [and women] seekin…
Linkage Institutions
The channels through which people's concerns become political…
26 terms
AP Government Chapter 8
Party Competition
Political Party
Linkage Institutions
Party Image
The battle of the parties for control of public offices. Ups…
Women and Men who share basic beliefs and and a label who are…
The channels through which people's concerns become political…
The voter's perception of what the Republicans or Democrats s…
Party Competition
The battle of the parties for control of public offices. Ups…
Political Party
Women and Men who share basic beliefs and and a label who are…
31 terms
AP Government Chapter 8
party competition
political party
linkage institutions
party image
The battle of the parties for control of public offices. Ups…
According to Anthony Downs, a "team of men [and women] seekin…
The channels through which people's concerns become political…
The voter's perception of what the Reptifublicans or Democrat…
party competition
The battle of the parties for control of public offices. Ups…
political party
According to Anthony Downs, a "team of men [and women] seekin…
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Chapter 8 AP Government
Political Party
Party-in-the-Electorate
Party Organization
National Convention
Group of political activists who organize to win elections, o…
All the people who affiliate and identify with the party
Provides structural framework for political party by recruiti…
Where Presidential and Vice Presidential candidates are offic…
Political Party
Group of political activists who organize to win elections, o…
Party-in-the-Electorate
All the people who affiliate and identify with the party
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AP Government Chapter 8 Vocabulary
Political party
Platform
Grassroots
Responsible party model
An organization that recruits, nominates, and elects party me…
The formal statement of a party´s principles and policy objec…
Tasks that involve direct contact with voters or potential vo…
Political scientists' view that a function of a party is to o…
Political party
An organization that recruits, nominates, and elects party me…
Platform
The formal statement of a party´s principles and policy objec…
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