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PBHS - AP Government - Unit 12
Bureaucratic Implementation:
Policy implementation:
Standard Operating Procedures
Administrative discretion
The Bureaucracy takes congressional, presidential, and judici…
The stage of policymaking between the establishment of a ... po…
rules & procedures bureaucrats follow to ... bring uniformity t…
the authority of administrative actors to select among variou…
Bureaucratic Implementation:
The Bureaucracy takes congressional, presidential, and judici…
Policy implementation:
The stage of policymaking between the establishment of a ... po…
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PBHS - AP Government - Unit 5
FDR's "fireside chats":
FDR's "fireside chats": Why were they…
FDR's "fireside chats": What effect di…
Mass media:
a series of addresses FDR gave over the radio throughout his…
The fireside chats helped soothe the nation during the Great…
Watergate and Vietnam affected the nation in several differen…
popular ways of communicating to the masses
FDR's "fireside chats":
a series of addresses FDR gave over the radio throughout his…
FDR's "fireside chats": Why were they…
The fireside chats helped soothe the nation during the Great…
15 terms
PBHS - AP Government - Unit 5
FDR's "fireside chats":
FDR's "fireside chats": Why were they…
FDR's "fireside chats": What effect di…
Mass media:
a series of addresses FDR gave over the radio throughout his…
The fireside chats helped soothe the nation during the Great…
Watergate and Vietnam affected the nation in several differen…
popular ways of communicating to the masses
FDR's "fireside chats":
a series of addresses FDR gave over the radio throughout his…
FDR's "fireside chats": Why were they…
The fireside chats helped soothe the nation during the Great…
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PBHS - AP Government - Unit 2
Declaration of Independence (DOI): Ins…
Declaration of Independence (DOI): Wha…
Declaration of Independence (DOI): Sta…
Declaration of Independence (DOI): Def…
Enlightenment period on the 18th century.
John Locke
life, liberty, and property
alludes to the concept that a government's power and ability…
Declaration of Independence (DOI): Ins…
Enlightenment period on the 18th century.
Declaration of Independence (DOI): Wha…
John Locke
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PBHS - AP Government - Unit 12
Bureaucratic Implementation:
Policy implementation:
Standard Operating Procedures
Administrative discretion
The Bureaucracy takes congressional, presidential, and judici…
The stage of policymaking between the establishment of a ... po…
rules & procedures bureaucrats follow to ... bring uniformity t…
the authority of administrative actors to select among variou…
Bureaucratic Implementation:
The Bureaucracy takes congressional, presidential, and judici…
Policy implementation:
The stage of policymaking between the establishment of a ... po…
45 terms
AP Government and Politics Vocabulary
Government (chapter 1)
Public Goods (chapter 1)
Democracy (chapter 1)
Political Culture (chapter 1)
The institutions throughout which public policies are made fo…
Goods such as clean, air, clean water; that everyone must share
A system of selecting policymakers and of organizing governme…
An overall set of values widely shared within a society
Government (chapter 1)
The institutions throughout which public policies are made fo…
Public Goods (chapter 1)
Goods such as clean, air, clean water; that everyone must share
130 terms
AP Government and Politics
AP US GOVERNMENT AND POLITICS GLOSSARY
Term
•affirmative action.
•amendment (constitutional).
...
Definition
Policy or program designed to redress historic injustices com…
Changes in, or additions to, a constitution. Proposed by a tw…
AP US GOVERNMENT AND POLITICS GLOSSARY
...
Term
Definition
1,321 terms
AP Government and Politics Review
Bureaucracy
Patronage
Pendleton Civil Service Act
Civil service
According to Max Weber, a hierarchical authority structure th…
One of the key inducements used by political machines. A patr…
Passed in 1883, an Act that created a federal civil service s…
A system of hiring and promotion based on the merit principle…
Bureaucracy
According to Max Weber, a hierarchical authority structure th…
Patronage
One of the key inducements used by political machines. A patr…
396 terms
AP US Government and Politics
activation
Adarand Constructors v. Peña
Affirmative Action
Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990
One of three key consequences of electoral campaigns for vote…
1995 SuCo decision: Federal programs that classify based on r…
A policy designed to give special compensation to a previousl…
Requires employers to make reasonable accommodations for the…
activation
One of three key consequences of electoral campaigns for vote…
Adarand Constructors v. Peña
1995 SuCo decision: Federal programs that classify based on r…
226 terms
AP government and politics Presidency and Bureaucracy
independent Regulatory Agencies
Federal Communications Commissions
Central Intelligence Agency
thickening
agencies that are quasi-legislative and quasi-judicial in nat…
1. Regulates airways.... 2. Regulates interstate and internation…
an independent agency of the United States government respons…
becoming more intricate or complex
independent Regulatory Agencies
agencies that are quasi-legislative and quasi-judicial in nat…
Federal Communications Commissions
1. Regulates airways.... 2. Regulates interstate and internation…
26 terms
AP Government & Political Science
Theories of government (Political Theo…
Initiative and referendum (Constitutio…
Declaration of Independence (1776)
Articles of Confederation (1781-1789)
Elitist theory-a small segment of the society dominated by th…
Initiatives and referendums are key components of direct demo…
Ideas taken from Locke, Rousseau, and Montesquieu... Locke's pri…
State governments stronger than central government... No chief…
Theories of government (Political Theo…
Elitist theory-a small segment of the society dominated by th…
Initiative and referendum (Constitutio…
Initiatives and referendums are key components of direct demo…
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AP Government and Politics - S
symbolic speech
supply-side theory
superdelegates
straight ticket
An act that conveys a political message
The belief that lower taxes and fewer regulations will stimul…
Party leaders and elected officials who become delegates to t…
Voting for candidates of the same party.
symbolic speech
An act that conveys a political message
supply-side theory
The belief that lower taxes and fewer regulations will stimul…
39 terms
AP Government and Politics - C
critical elections
courts of appeals
cost overruns
cost
A period when a major lasting shift occurs in the popular coa…
Federal courts that listen to cases brought to them from dist…
When the money actually paid to military suppliers exceeds th…
A burden that people believe they must bear if a policy is en…
critical elections
A period when a major lasting shift occurs in the popular coa…
courts of appeals
Federal courts that listen to cases brought to them from dist…
20 terms
AP Government and Politics Exam
Standing Committee
Judicial Restraint
Judicial Activism
Plurality Elections
the permanent congressional committees that handle legislation
philosophy that courts should defer to elected lawmakers in s…
philosophy that courts should have an active role in solving…
like congress elections are won by the person with the most v…
Standing Committee
the permanent congressional committees that handle legislation
Judicial Restraint
philosophy that courts should defer to elected lawmakers in s…
266 terms
AP Government and Politics
Second Continental Congress (May 1775)
natural rights
social contract
Pennsylvania Plan
• created a postal system... • established a Continental Army... •…
life, liberty, and pursuit of happiness
people create governments to protect their rights; when gov't…
• unicameral legislature whose members served limited terms... •…
Second Continental Congress (May 1775)
• created a postal system... • established a Continental Army... •…
natural rights
life, liberty, and pursuit of happiness
37 terms
THE POLITICAL PLAYBOOK - AP Government and Politics
Speaker of the House
House Majority Leader
House Majority Whip
House Minority Leader
Rep. John Boehner (R-OH)
Rep. Kevin McCarthy (R-CA)
Rep. Steve Scalise (R-LA)
Rep. Nancy Pelosi (D-CA)
Speaker of the House
Rep. John Boehner (R-OH)
House Majority Leader
Rep. Kevin McCarthy (R-CA)
51 terms
AP Government- Political Parties
Define Political Party
What are common usages of the term "Po…
Define Party Organization
Define One-Party System
-Voluntary association of people who seek to elect officials…
-To refer to voters who identify with the party... -To refer to…
-People who work to strengthen the party by raising money, re…
-Only one party is allowed or one party dominates the system…
Define Political Party
-Voluntary association of people who seek to elect officials…
What are common usages of the term "Po…
-To refer to voters who identify with the party... -To refer to…
596 terms
AP Government & Politics Final
Engel v. Vitale
Lemon v. Kurtzman
Stone v. Graham
Abington Township Sch. District v. Sch…
ruled prayer unconstitutional in public schools
Lemon test- cannot use any tax money to advance religion (spe…
10 commandments could no longer hang on the walls in public s…
School sponsored bible reading is not allowed.
Engel v. Vitale
ruled prayer unconstitutional in public schools
Lemon v. Kurtzman
Lemon test- cannot use any tax money to advance religion (spe…
227 terms
AP Government and Politics Review
"Coattails Effect"
"Horse-Race"Journalism
"Leaking" a story
"Rank and File"
the ability of a presidential candidate to pull members of th…
Election coverage by the mass media that focuses on which can…
releasing information that is supposed to be kept confidential
These voters are registered as a party member but only partic…
"Coattails Effect"
the ability of a presidential candidate to pull members of th…
"Horse-Race"Journalism
Election coverage by the mass media that focuses on which can…
39 terms
AP Government and Politics
Franking
Rules to be a House member
Rules to be a Senate member
How many members are in congress; the…
A policy that enables members of Congress to send material th…
1. At least 25 years old... 2. American citizen for 7 years... 3. M…
1. At least 30 years old... 2. American citizen for 9 years... 3. M…
535 members of congress... 100 members in senate (2 members from…
Franking
A policy that enables members of Congress to send material th…
Rules to be a House member
1. At least 25 years old... 2. American citizen for 7 years... 3. M…
194 terms
AP Comparative Government and Politics: Political Theory
Autonomy
Authoritarianism
Bicameral System
Bourgeoisie
The ability of the state to wield its power independently of…
A political system in which a small group of individuals exer…
A political system in which the legislature comprises two hou…
The property-owning class
Autonomy
The ability of the state to wield its power independently of…
Authoritarianism
A political system in which a small group of individuals exer…
39 terms
AP Government: Political Parties
Political Party
Direct Primary
National Convention
National Committee
a group that seeks to elect candidates to public office
a primary where voters directly select the candidates who wil…
A national meeting of delegates elected in primaries, caucuse…
One of the institutions that keep the party operating between…
Political Party
a group that seeks to elect candidates to public office
Direct Primary
a primary where voters directly select the candidates who wil…
402 terms
AP US Government and Politics Vocabulary
Democracy
Elite and class theory
Government
Gross domestic product
a means of selecting policymakers and of organizing governmen…
argues that society is divided along class lines and that an…
institutions that make public policy for a society.
the total value of all goods and services produced annually b…
Democracy
a means of selecting policymakers and of organizing governmen…
Elite and class theory
argues that society is divided along class lines and that an…
51 terms
AP US Government and Politics
In what way does the supreme court che…
Under the articles of confederation, s…
the constitution as ratified in 1788 m…
the connecticut compromise addressed w…
the court can declate legislation passed by congress unconsti…
states
the principle of limited government
representation of the states in a bicameral legislature
In what way does the supreme court che…
the court can declate legislation passed by congress unconsti…
Under the articles of confederation, s…
states
147 terms
AP Comparative Government and Politics: Political Theory
Autonomy
Authoritarianism
Agents of political socialization
Bureaucratic Authoritariansim
The ability of the state to wield its power independently of…
A political system in which a small group of individuals exer…
Individuals, institutions or organizations that influence pol…
A system in which the state bureaucracy and the military shar…
Autonomy
The ability of the state to wield its power independently of…
Authoritarianism
A political system in which a small group of individuals exer…
40 terms
Ap Government and Politics-The Presidency
line-item veto
signing statement
executive agreement
the Fed Chief
from 1996-1998, the practice that the president was able to v…
written message that the president issues upon signing a bill…
international agreement that doesn't need Senate approval; on…
oversees the Federal Reserve Board and manages the economy
line-item veto
from 1996-1998, the practice that the president was able to v…
signing statement
written message that the president issues upon signing a bill…
AP Government and Politics Unit 2
Federal System
Confederation
Unitary System
10th Amendment
system of national government in which the national governmen…
type of government in which the national government derives i…
system of government in which the local and regional governme…
Final part of the Bill of Rights that defines the basic princ…
Federal System
system of national government in which the national governmen…
Confederation
type of government in which the national government derives i…
27 terms
AP Government and Politics Amendments
1st Amendment
2nd Amendment
3rd Amendment
4th Amendment
protects civil rights which include speech, religion, press,…
The right to bear arms
No quartering of troops in times of peace
Freedom from unreasonable searches and seizures
1st Amendment
protects civil rights which include speech, religion, press,…
2nd Amendment
The right to bear arms
24 terms
Media and Politics: AP Government and Politics
echo chamber
"shout show" television
agenda setting
bully pulpit
we stick to what we know and what we like
bringing in someone from the other political side on a talk s…
determining which public-policy questions will be debated or…
the president's use of his prestige and visibility to guide o…
echo chamber
we stick to what we know and what we like
"shout show" television
bringing in someone from the other political side on a talk s…
363 terms
AP Government and Politics Vocabulary
"Necessary and Proper" Clause (Elastic…
"Our Federalism"
527 Organization
Administrative Discretion
Clause in the Constitution that states that "Congress should…
Championed by Ronald Reagan, presumes the power of the federa…
A political group organized under section 527 of the IRS code…
Authority given by Congress to the Federal bureaucracy to use…
"Necessary and Proper" Clause (Elastic…
Clause in the Constitution that states that "Congress should…
"Our Federalism"
Championed by Ronald Reagan, presumes the power of the federa…
257 terms
AP Government and Politics Congress Special Edition
House of Representatives
Senate
Incumbants
Casework
Part of bicameral legislature, representatives from each stat…
Part of bicameral legislature, 2 representatives from each st…
Those already holding office, in congressional elections they…
What congressional might do to help an individual constituent…
House of Representatives
Part of bicameral legislature, representatives from each stat…
Senate
Part of bicameral legislature, 2 representatives from each st…
140 terms
AP Government and Politics
Declaration of Independence Ideas
Lockes Principles
Declaration of Independence (Montesqui…
Declaration of Independence
Taken from Locke, Rousseau, and Montesquieu .
Natural rights, life, liberty, and property and the consent o…
Offers a new philosophy of government that includes "unaliena…
Creates a rationale for breaking away from England in a serie…
Declaration of Independence Ideas
Taken from Locke, Rousseau, and Montesquieu .
Lockes Principles
Natural rights, life, liberty, and property and the consent o…
65 terms
AP Government and Politics
Incumbent
Caucus
Grassroots lobbying
Mandatory spending
An officeholder who is running for reelection
A Face-to-face meetings of party members at the local or stat…
Ordinary citizens raising awareness for a cause and pushing t…
Expenditures that the federal government is obligated to make…
Incumbent
An officeholder who is running for reelection
Caucus
A Face-to-face meetings of party members at the local or stat…
423 terms
AP US Government and Politics Vocabulary
CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCING GOVERNMENT IN…
Democracy
Elite and class theory
Government
...
a means of selecting policymakers and of organizing governmen…
argues that society is divided along class lines and that an…
institutions that make public policy for a society.
CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCING GOVERNMENT IN…
...
Democracy
a means of selecting policymakers and of organizing governmen…
310 terms
AP US Government & Politics
Affirmative Action
Agenda Setting
Ambassador
Amicus Curiae Brief
A policy designed to correct the effects of past discriminati…
The process of forming the list of matters that policymakers…
A personal representative appointed by the head of a nation t…
Friend of the court; interested groups may be invited to file…
Affirmative Action
A policy designed to correct the effects of past discriminati…
Agenda Setting
The process of forming the list of matters that policymakers…
AP Government and Politics Amendments
1st Amendment
2nd Amendment
3rd Amendment
4th Amendment
protects civil rights which include speech, religion, press,…
The right to bear arms
No quartering of troops in times of peace
Freedom from unreasonable searches and seizures
1st Amendment
protects civil rights which include speech, religion, press,…
2nd Amendment
The right to bear arms
AP Government and Politics
Define policy agenda.
Explain how the national news media en…
Explain the primary reason the preside…
Describe the difference in the viewing…
A policy agenda is a set of issues, problems, or subjects tha…
They raise awareness, provide information, draw attention, de…
Because the president is one person, while Congress is compos…
Young people tend to watch or view less television than older…
Define policy agenda.
A policy agenda is a set of issues, problems, or subjects tha…
Explain how the national news media en…
They raise awareness, provide information, draw attention, de…
30 terms
AP Government: Political Parties
political party
party in the electorate
party as organization
party in government
a team of people seeking to control public policy by winning…
a political party as it exists with voters that identify them…
a political party as it exists with leaders, offices, staff,…
a political party as it exists with government officials that…
political party
a team of people seeking to control public policy by winning…
party in the electorate
a political party as it exists with voters that identify them…
36 terms
AP Government: Political Participation
absentee ballot
Andrew Jackson
Australian ballot
Civil Rights Act (1957)
A ballot completed and typically mailed in advance of an elec…
Andrew Jackson was born on March 15, 1767, in the Waxhaws reg…
An official ballot printed at public expense on which the nam…
Enacted September 9, 1957, primarily a voting rights bill, wa…
absentee ballot
A ballot completed and typically mailed in advance of an elec…
Andrew Jackson
Andrew Jackson was born on March 15, 1767, in the Waxhaws reg…
61 terms
AP Government & Politics - Political Jargon
inside the beltway
policy wonk
flip-flop
John Q. Public
a phrase used to describe matters that are important to U.S.…
a person who is an expert in politics, overly concerned with…
a sudden, unexpected change in a policy, value, or belief
a common name used by the U.S. to describe a hypothetical mem…
inside the beltway
a phrase used to describe matters that are important to U.S.…
policy wonk
a person who is an expert in politics, overly concerned with…
7 terms
AP Government & Politics
High-tech Politics
Mass Media
Media Events
Press Conferences
A politics in which the behavior of citizens in which the beh…
Television, radio, newspapers ,magazines, the Internet, and o…
Events that are purposely staged for the media and are signif…
Meetings of public officials with reporters.
High-tech Politics
A politics in which the behavior of citizens in which the beh…
Mass Media
Television, radio, newspapers ,magazines, the Internet, and o…
36 terms
AP Government and Politics Qualifier
Vice President
Secretary of State
Secretary of Treasury
Secretary of Defense
Joe Biden
John Kerry
Jack Lew
Ash Carter
Vice President
Joe Biden
Secretary of State
John Kerry
16 terms
Ap government Political Ideology
Monarchy
Totalitarianism
Oligarchy
Direct democracy
power is vested in kings and queens through heredity in the i…
this is an economic system in which the leader (dictator) has…
participation in government is based on the possession of wea…
Members of the polity meet to discuss all policy decisions an…
Monarchy
power is vested in kings and queens through heredity in the i…
Totalitarianism
this is an economic system in which the leader (dictator) has…
102 terms
AP US Government & Politics
Administrative Discretion
Amicus Curiae Briefs
Bureaucracy
Block Grant
Authority given by Congress to the Federal bureaucracy to use…
Legal briefs submitted by a "friend of the court" for the pur…
A large, complex organization composed of appointed officials
Money given to states for general programs within a broad cat…
Administrative Discretion
Authority given by Congress to the Federal bureaucracy to use…
Amicus Curiae Briefs
Legal briefs submitted by a "friend of the court" for the pur…
32 terms
AP Government Political Parties
political party
party in the electorate
party as organization
party in government
a team of people seeking to control public policy by winning…
a political party as it exists with voters that identify them…
a political party as it exists with leaders, offices, staff,…
a political party as it exists with government officials that…
political party
a team of people seeking to control public policy by winning…
party in the electorate
a political party as it exists with voters that identify them…
101 terms
AP US Government & Politics
Administrative Discretion
Amicus Curiae Briefs
Bureaucracy
Block Grant
Authority given by Congress to the Federal bureaucracy to use…
Legal briefs submitted by a "friend of the court" for the pur…
A large, complex organization composed of appointed officials
Money given to states for general programs within a broad cat…
Administrative Discretion
Authority given by Congress to the Federal bureaucracy to use…
Amicus Curiae Briefs
Legal briefs submitted by a "friend of the court" for the pur…
34 terms
AP Government and Politics
Public opinion
Demography
Census
Melting Pot
the distribution of the population's belief aobut politics an…
the characteristics of a population changes(races, religion,…
a count of the population every 10 years
a bund of different cultures that come together
Public opinion
the distribution of the population's belief aobut politics an…
Demography
the characteristics of a population changes(races, religion,…
39 terms
AP Government: Political Parties
Political Party
Direct Primary
National Convention
National Committee
a group that seeks to elect candidates to public office
a primary where voters directly select the candidates who wil…
A national meeting of delegates elected in primaries, caucuse…
One of the institutions that keep the party operating between…
Political Party
a group that seeks to elect candidates to public office
Direct Primary
a primary where voters directly select the candidates who wil…
10 terms
AP Government and Politics
Power
Authority
Legitimacy
Democracy
The ability of one person to get another person to act in acc…
The right to use power.
The degree to which people accept and endorse the actions of…
When most or all of the citizens participate directly in eith…
Power
The ability of one person to get another person to act in acc…
Authority
The right to use power.
383 terms
AP Government and Politics Review
activist approach
Bicameral legislation
Cabinet
De facto Segregation
the view that judges should discern the general principles un…
A lawmaking body made up of two chambers or parts. Example: U…
group of officials who head the 14 major executive government…
racial segregation that occurs in schools, not as a result of…
activist approach
the view that judges should discern the general principles un…
Bicameral legislation
A lawmaking body made up of two chambers or parts. Example: U…
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