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Chapter 9 Government
guilty
innocent
criminal case
jury
judged to have done something wrong
judged not to have done something against the law
involving a crime, a breaking of the law
in civil or criminal cases, the people chosen to decide the c…
guilty
judged to have done something wrong
innocent
judged not to have done something against the law
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Government in America - Chapter 9
Nomination
Campaign Strategy
National Party Convention
McGovern-Fraser Commision
The official endorsement of a candidate for office by a polit…
The master plan candidates lay out to guide their electoral c…
The supreme power within each of the parties. The convention…
A commission formed at the 1968 democratic convention in resp…
Nomination
The official endorsement of a candidate for office by a polit…
Campaign Strategy
The master plan candidates lay out to guide their electoral c…
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Government Alive! Chapter 9
Public Opinion
Political Socialization
Opinion Poll
Random Sample
The sum of many individual opinions, beliefs, or attitudes ab…
The process by which people form their political values and a…
A method of measuring public opinion by asking questions of a…
A group of people selected at random from the general populat…
Public Opinion
The sum of many individual opinions, beliefs, or attitudes ab…
Political Socialization
The process by which people form their political values and a…
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Chapter 9 - Local Government
City
county
sheriff
ordinance
a large town or metropolis with its own government
a division of state government formed to carry out state laws…
an elected official, in charge of several deputies (police of…
regulations (rules) that govern a community
City
a large town or metropolis with its own government
county
a division of state government formed to carry out state laws…
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Government Alive! Chapter 9
Public Opinion
Political Socialization
Agents of Socialization
Opinion Makers
The sum of many individual opinions, beliefs, or attitudes ab…
The process by which people form their political values and a…
Forces that help develop a person's political values and atti…
People who have a strong influence on public opinion.
Public Opinion
The sum of many individual opinions, beliefs, or attitudes ab…
Political Socialization
The process by which people form their political values and a…
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Government Chapter 9
Public Policies
Public Affairs
Trade Association
Labor Union
All of the goals that a government pursues in the many areas…
Issues and events that concern the people at large
Interest groups within the business community
An organization of workers who share the same type of job or…
Public Policies
All of the goals that a government pursues in the many areas…
Public Affairs
Issues and events that concern the people at large
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Government - Chapter 9
Public Opinion
Public Policy
Political Socialization
Mass Media
The aggregation of views shared by a segment of society on is…
The choices the government makes and the actions it takes in…
The process by which people acquire political beliefs.
Any means of communication that provides information to a lar…
Public Opinion
The aggregation of views shared by a segment of society on is…
Public Policy
The choices the government makes and the actions it takes in…
37 terms
Government Alive! Chapter 9
Public Opinion
Political Socialization
Agents of Socialization
Opinion Makers
The sum of many individual opinions, beliefs, or attitudes ab…
The process by which people form their political values and a…
Forces that help develop a person's political values and atti…
People who have a strong influence on public opinion.
Public Opinion
The sum of many individual opinions, beliefs, or attitudes ab…
Political Socialization
The process by which people form their political values and a…
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Government - Chapter 9
Mandate
Forum
Executive Order
Reprieve
The will of the people
A medium for discussion
A rule issued by a president that has the force of law
The postponement of a legal punishment
Mandate
The will of the people
Forum
A medium for discussion
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Government - Chapter 9
Public Opinion
Public Policy
Political Socialization
Propaganda
The aggregation of views shared by a segment of society on is…
Choices the government makes and the actions it takes in resp…
The process by which people acquire political beliefs.
Statements meant to influence public opinion or promote a cau…
Public Opinion
The aggregation of views shared by a segment of society on is…
Public Policy
Choices the government makes and the actions it takes in resp…
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Chapter 9 - Government
amicus curiae brief
interest group
labor union
public affairs
written statement that supports one side in a case
group that works to shape public policy
group of workers joined together on job issues
events and issues that concern the people at large
amicus curiae brief
written statement that supports one side in a case
interest group
group that works to shape public policy
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Government Chapter 9
public policy
public affairs
trade association
labor union
All of the many goals that a government pursues in all of the…
Events and issues that concern the public at large.
An interest group composed of companies in the same business…
An organization of workers that tries to improve working cond…
public policy
All of the many goals that a government pursues in all of the…
public affairs
Events and issues that concern the public at large.
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Government Chapter 9
Two types of speeches the Presidential…
to name candidates for public office
a candidate who is the current office…
a form of nomination in which a formal…
Victory and Concession
nomination
incumbent
petition
Two types of speeches the Presidential…
Victory and Concession
to name candidates for public office
nomination
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Magruder's American Government Chapter 9
public policy
public affairs
trade association
labor union
All of the many goals that a government pursues in all of the…
Events and issues that concern the public at large.
An interest group composed of companies in the same business…
An organization of workers that tries to improve working cond…
public policy
All of the many goals that a government pursues in all of the…
public affairs
Events and issues that concern the public at large.
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Government - Chapter 9
public policy
public affairs
trade associations
labor union
Goals that a government pursues in the many areas of human af…
Issues and events that concern the people at large.
interest groups for specific business communities (e.g., Asso…
An organization of workers in the same type of industry; it w…
public policy
Goals that a government pursues in the many areas of human af…
public affairs
Issues and events that concern the people at large.
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Government Chapter 9 Vocabulary
Mandate
Forum
Congressional Override
War Powers Act
A formal order given by a higher authority.
Medium for discussion.
The ability of Congress to supercede the President's veto.
This prevented the President from committing troops to fighti…
Mandate
A formal order given by a higher authority.
Forum
Medium for discussion.
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Chapter 9 Government - The Presidency
Recognizing other countries' governments
Cuba
Libya
Executive Agreements
As chief diplomat, the president decides whether the U.S. wil…
Since 1961, presidents have refused to recognize the communis…
In 2011 the U.S. officially recognized the Libyan opposition…
legally binding pact between the president and the head of a…
Recognizing other countries' governments
As chief diplomat, the president decides whether the U.S. wil…
Cuba
Since 1961, presidents have refused to recognize the communis…
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Magruder's American Government Chapter 9
public policy
public affairs
trade association
labor union
All of the many goals that a government pursues in all of the…
Events and issues that concern the public at large.
An interest group composed of companies in the same business…
An organization of workers that tries to improve working cond…
public policy
All of the many goals that a government pursues in all of the…
public affairs
Events and issues that concern the public at large.
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AP Government Chapter 9
Political Party
Critical (realignment) period
Split Ticket
Straight Ticket
A group that seeks to elect candidates to public office
A period when a major, lasting shift occurs in the popular co…
Voting for candidates of different parties for various office…
Voting for candidates of the same party
Political Party
A group that seeks to elect candidates to public office
Critical (realignment) period
A period when a major, lasting shift occurs in the popular co…
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American Government Chapter 9
Advocacy ads
Asymmetric information
Countervailing forces
Dealignment
Advertisements run by interest groups for or against candidat…
Imperfect and uneven information.
When smaller interest groups form coalitions to balance out t…
When individuals abandon their party memberships and seek to…
Advocacy ads
Advertisements run by interest groups for or against candidat…
Asymmetric information
Imperfect and uneven information.
Government Chapter 9
Public Opinion
Political Socialization
Agents of Socialization
Opinion Makers
The sum of many individual opinions, beliefs, or attitudes ab…
The process by which people form their political values and a…
Forces that help develop a person's political values and atti…
People who have a strong influence on public opinion.
Public Opinion
The sum of many individual opinions, beliefs, or attitudes ab…
Political Socialization
The process by which people form their political values and a…
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Chapter 9 Government Vocabulary
Public Policy
Single-Interest Group
Public-Interest Group
Lobbying
All of the goals that a government pursues in the many areas…
Group focused on a single issue/interest... Ex: Abortion, taxes,…
Organization that works for the best interest of the overall…
Process by which organized interest groups attempt to affect…
Public Policy
All of the goals that a government pursues in the many areas…
Single-Interest Group
Group focused on a single issue/interest... Ex: Abortion, taxes,…
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AP Government Chapter 9
Nomination
Campaign Strategy
National Party Convention
McGovern-Fraser Commission
The official endorsement of a candidate for office by a polit…
The master game plan candidates lay out to guide their electo…
The supreme power within each of the parties. Meets every fou…
A commission formed at the 1968 Democratic Convention in resp…
Nomination
The official endorsement of a candidate for office by a polit…
Campaign Strategy
The master game plan candidates lay out to guide their electo…
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Government Alive! Chapter 9
Public Opinion
Political Socialization
Agents of Socialization
Opinion Makers
The sum of many individual opinions, beliefs, or attitudes ab…
The process by which people form their political values and a…
Forces that help develop a person's political values and atti…
People who have a strong influence on public opinion.
Public Opinion
The sum of many individual opinions, beliefs, or attitudes ab…
Political Socialization
The process by which people form their political values and a…
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American Government Chapter 9
public opinion
public policy
political socialization
mass media
The distribution of the population's beliefs about politics a…
A choice that government makes in response to a political iss…
Complex process by which people get their sense of political…
A means of public communication reaching a large audience.
public opinion
The distribution of the population's beliefs about politics a…
public policy
A choice that government makes in response to a political iss…
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Government Chapter 9
Head of State
Chief Executive
Commander in Chief
Chief Diplomat
The President serves a ceremonial purpose
The President carries out the law
The President leads the military
The president meets with foreign leaders , appoints ambassado…
Head of State
The President serves a ceremonial purpose
Chief Executive
The President carries out the law
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chapter 9 government
revenue
taxes
exemption
deduction
the income it collects
charges laid on individuals and businesses by a government
an amount of income on which the government does not levy a tax
amounts that the government allows taxpayers to subtract from…
revenue
the income it collects
taxes
charges laid on individuals and businesses by a government
24 terms
AP Government Chapter 9
Nomination
Campaign Strategy
National Party Convention
Caucus
The official endorsement of a candidate for office by a polit…
The master game plan candidates lay out to guide their electo…
The supreme power within each of the parties. It meets every…
A meeting of all state party leaders for selecting delegates…
Nomination
The official endorsement of a candidate for office by a polit…
Campaign Strategy
The master game plan candidates lay out to guide their electo…
21 terms
Government in America - Chapter 9
Nomination
Campaign Strategy
National Party Convention
McGovern-Fraser Commision
The official endorsement of a candidate for office by a polit…
The master plan candidates lay out to guide their electoral c…
The supreme power within each of the parties. The convention…
A commission formed at the 1968 democratic convention in resp…
Nomination
The official endorsement of a candidate for office by a polit…
Campaign Strategy
The master plan candidates lay out to guide their electoral c…
19 terms
Government: Chapter 9
political difficulties
reasons to run for office
television
television and web advertising
The US has been free of this bc Americans share the same core…
considered an honor, want to contribute to society, fulfillin…
in order to reach and attract a wide variety of voters, candi…
the most expensive form of campaigning
political difficulties
The US has been free of this bc Americans share the same core…
reasons to run for office
considered an honor, want to contribute to society, fulfillin…
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Government Chapter 9
Inherent
Executive privilege
Franklin Roosevelt
Andrew Johnson & Bill Clinton
What type of presidential power did Thomas Jefferson utilize…
President Obama has been ordered to testify before Congress r…
Which US president "enlarged the role of government in Americ…
Which two US presidents have been impeached?
Inherent
What type of presidential power did Thomas Jefferson utilize…
Executive privilege
President Obama has been ordered to testify before Congress r…
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Chapter 9 - Launching the new government
1789
Benjamin Banneker
Neutrality Proclamation (of 1793)
Whiskey Rebellion story
Year George Washington inaugurated as the first President of…
Helped lay out the District of Columbia, the nation's new cap…
Issued by G. Washington to prevent the U.S. from being dragge…
Tax on all liquor made and sold in the United States. Money w…
1789
Year George Washington inaugurated as the first President of…
Benjamin Banneker
Helped lay out the District of Columbia, the nation's new cap…
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Government by the People Chapter 9
News media
24/7 news cycle
Political socialization
Selective exposure
Media that emphasize the news.
News is now constantly updated and presented via Internet sit…
The process by which we develop our political attitudes, valu…
The process by which individuals screen out messages that do…
News media
Media that emphasize the news.
24/7 news cycle
News is now constantly updated and presented via Internet sit…
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Government- Chapter 9 Vocabulary
Mandate
Forum
Congressional Override
Executive Order
A formal order given by a higher authority
Medium for discussion.
The constitution gives Congress the power to pass legislation…
A rule issued by the president that has the force of law.
Mandate
A formal order given by a higher authority
Forum
Medium for discussion.
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Chapter 9 AP Government
What are four important problems regar…
Uncontrollable factors in winning an e…
Important organizational factors in wi…
Important candidate's personal leaders…
1. Lack of competition (in some offices)... 2. Complexities of n…
the incumbent running, strength of party organization, nation…
registration drives, fundraising machinery, campaign organiza…
personal appeal, knowledge of issues, speaking and debating a…
What are four important problems regar…
1. Lack of competition (in some offices)... 2. Complexities of n…
Uncontrollable factors in winning an e…
the incumbent running, strength of party organization, nation…
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Government Chapter 9
public opinion
public policy
political socialization
mass media
the aggregation of views shared by a segment of society on is…
the choices the government makes and the actions it takes in…
the process by which people acquire political beliefs
means of communication that provide information to a large au…
public opinion
the aggregation of views shared by a segment of society on is…
public policy
the choices the government makes and the actions it takes in…
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Government Chapter 9
Union
convention
debate
republic
The Unites States of America
an important meeting
to argue
the authority to govern is shared
Union
The Unites States of America
convention
an important meeting
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Government by the People- Chapter 9
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…
Election system in which each party running receives the prop…
Electoral system used in electing the president and vice pres…
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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American Government Chapter 9
Absentee voters
Blanket Primary
Caucus
Closed Primary
Voters unable to vote at their polling place on Election Day…
"Wide open" primary in which every voter receives a ballot li…
(1) Historically, a small meeting of a political party's top…
A primary in which participants must be registered as members…
Absentee voters
Voters unable to vote at their polling place on Election Day…
Blanket Primary
"Wide open" primary in which every voter receives a ballot li…
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Government Chapter 9 Vocabulary
domestic affairs
foreign affairs
ambassadors
pardon
produced in, or involving one's own country or a specific cou…
activities of a nation in its relationships with other nations
a diplomatic official of the highest rank, sent by one sovere…
this is granted as a release from the penalty of an offense
domestic affairs
produced in, or involving one's own country or a specific cou…
foreign affairs
activities of a nation in its relationships with other nations
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AP US Government Chapter 9
caucus
congressional campaign
critical or realignment periods
ideological party
A meeting of party members to select delegates backing one or…
A party committee in Congress that provides funds to committe…
A period when a major, lasting shift occurs in the popular co…
A party that values principled stands on issues above all else.
caucus
A meeting of party members to select delegates backing one or…
congressional campaign
A party committee in Congress that provides funds to committe…
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Government -- Chapter 9
Interest group
Free-rider
Private Good
Collective Good
Any organization that actively seeks to influence public poli…
Someone who receives the benefits of a group without having t…
Benefits a group can give directly to individual members. Mat…
Benefits of groups that are available to members and nonmembe…
Interest group
Any organization that actively seeks to influence public poli…
Free-rider
Someone who receives the benefits of a group without having t…
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Government Chapter 9 Vocab.
public policy
single-interest group
public interest group
lobbying
The principles on which social laws are based.... Ex: FDR's New…
Group that focuses and advocates a single issue.... Ex: ASPCA
Group that focuses and advocates issues that are for the comm…
The act of attempting to influence decisions made by official…
public policy
The principles on which social laws are based.... Ex: FDR's New…
single-interest group
Group that focuses and advocates a single issue.... Ex: ASPCA
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Government: Chapter 9
Constitutional Law
Statutory Law
Administrate Law
Criminal Law
Pertaining to the rules for our government expressed in the c…
A type of law pertaining to rules made by legislature
Rules made by bureaucrat and administrative agencies
Pertains to violations of a code of behavior specified in sta…
Constitutional Law
Pertaining to the rules for our government expressed in the c…
Statutory Law
A type of law pertaining to rules made by legislature
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Government chapter 9 The political Process
public opinion
public policy
Political Socialization
Mass Media
The aggregation of views shared by a segment of society on is…
The choices that government makes and the actions it takes in…
The process by which people acquire political beliefs.
Means of communication that provide information to a large au…
public opinion
The aggregation of views shared by a segment of society on is…
public policy
The choices that government makes and the actions it takes in…
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Government Chapter 9: Political Process
trade association
interest groups
open primary
political party ideology
group that promotes interests of a group of businesses
influence public policy, might form a political action commit…
when a Republican might choose a Democratic person for an off…
ideas of the proper goals of government
trade association
group that promotes interests of a group of businesses
interest groups
influence public policy, might form a political action commit…
118 terms
Chapter 9 AP Government
What are four important problems regar…
Uncontrollable factors in winning an e…
Important organizational factors in wi…
Important candidate's personal leaders…
1. Lack of competition (in some offices)... 2. Complexities of n…
the incumbent running, strength of party organization, nation…
registration drives, fundraising machinery, campaign organiza…
personal appeal, knowledge of issues, speaking and debating a…
What are four important problems regar…
1. Lack of competition (in some offices)... 2. Complexities of n…
Uncontrollable factors in winning an e…
the incumbent running, strength of party organization, nation…
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Government Chapter 9 Review
Mandate
Forum
Executive Order
Impoundment
The expressed will of the people
A medium for discussions
A rule issued by the president that has the force of law. Sho…
A decision by the president not to spend money appropriated b…
Mandate
The expressed will of the people
Forum
A medium for discussions
34 terms
AP Government Chapter 9
Nomination
Campaign Strategy
National Party Convention
McGovern-Fraser Commission
The official endorsement of a candidate for office by a polit…
The master game plan candidates lay out to guide their electo…
The supreme power within each of the parties. It meets every…
A commission formed at the 1968 Democratic convention in resp…
Nomination
The official endorsement of a candidate for office by a polit…
Campaign Strategy
The master game plan candidates lay out to guide their electo…
14 terms
Government Chapter 9
mandate
forum
congressional override
War Powers Act
a formal order given by a higher authority
a medium for discussion
the power of Congress to pass legislation over a president's…
prevented Presidents from committing troops to combat for mor…
mandate
a formal order given by a higher authority
forum
a medium for discussion
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