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Semester A Study Topics AP NSL Government
Define Democracy
What makes a society democratic?
What are some unique features of democ…
What is unique about American democracy?
Democracy is the rule of many, where the people are able to c…
For a society to be democratic, it has to allow citizens to h…
Democracy in the United States is dependent on its citizens f…
The uniqueness about the American democracy is that there are…
Define Democracy
Democracy is the rule of many, where the people are able to c…
What makes a society democratic?
For a society to be democratic, it has to allow citizens to h…
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AP NSL Government
Limited Government
Federalism
McCulloch v. Maryland
Commerce Clause
The government is restricted in what it may do, and each indi…
Separation of powers between the national and state government.
Maryland was trying to tax the national bank and Supreme Cour…
The section of the Constitution in which Congress is given th…
Limited Government
The government is restricted in what it may do, and each indi…
Federalism
Separation of powers between the national and state government.
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AP NSL Government
100 senators
How many House members are there?
How long is a term in the Senate?
How long is a term in the House?
How many Senators are there?
435 members of the House
6 years
2 years
100 senators
How many Senators are there?
How many House members are there?
435 members of the House
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AP NSL Government Review
limited government
popular sovereignty
delegated powers
implied powers
belief that government is not all-powerful; government has on…
the people are the source of government's authority
expressed, or enumerated powers, those specifically given to…
although not expressed, powers that may be reasonably inferre…
limited government
belief that government is not all-powerful; government has on…
popular sovereignty
the people are the source of government's authority
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AP NSL Government
Limited Government
Federalism
Constitution
articles of confederation
The government is restricted in what it may do, and each indi…
Separation of powers between the national and state government.
a body of fundamental principles or established precedents ac…
A constitution drafted by the newly independent states in 177…
Limited Government
The government is restricted in what it may do, and each indi…
Federalism
Separation of powers between the national and state government.
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AP NSL government review
What is Government?
What is democracy?
Principals of democracy
The minority also has rights
the group that makes authoritarian decisions for society
democracy is a form of government where the government serves…
equality in voting... effective participation... Enlightened Unders…
People who have different beliefs than the majority are still…
What is Government?
the group that makes authoritarian decisions for society
What is democracy?
democracy is a form of government where the government serves…
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AP NSL government ch 2
Mercantilism
Stamp act Congress
Committees of correspondence
First Continental Congress
And economic theory designed it to increasing nations wealth…
Meeting of representatives of nine of 13 colonies how to New…
Organizations in which the American colonies created to keep…
Meeting held in Philadelphia from September 5 to October 26,…
Mercantilism
And economic theory designed it to increasing nations wealth…
Stamp act Congress
Meeting of representatives of nine of 13 colonies how to New…
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AP NSL government Chapter 16
Exclusive Jurisdiction
Concurrent Jurisdiction
Original jurisdiction
Appellate jurisdiction
Sole authority of a federal court to try a case
Authority of both a federal and state court to try a case
Authority of a court to try a case first
Authority of a court to hear a subsequent appeal
Exclusive Jurisdiction
Sole authority of a federal court to try a case
Concurrent Jurisdiction
Authority of both a federal and state court to try a case
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AP NSL GOVERNMENT VOCAB 1
American Dream
Citizen
Civil Society
Conservative
The ideals of freedom, equality and opportunity traditionally…
A native or naturalized member of a state or nation who owes…
The elements such as freedom of speech, an independent judici…
"is a defender of the status quo who, when change becomes nec…
American Dream
The ideals of freedom, equality and opportunity traditionally…
Citizen
A native or naturalized member of a state or nation who owes…
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AP NSL Econ/Social Unit
Client Politics
Majoritarian Politics
Entrepreneurial politics
Interest group politics
policy where many pay and few benefit
policy where many pay and many benefit
policy where few pay and many benefit
policy where few pay and few benefit
Client Politics
policy where many pay and few benefit
Majoritarian Politics
policy where many pay and many benefit
Government Crash Course/ AP NSL
government
politics
constitution
bicameral legislative branch
a set of rules and institutions people set up so they can fun…
how power is distributed in a gov't
has 7 articles, 28 amendments; set up the bicameral legislati…
House of Reps + Senate = Congress/bicameral legislative branch
government
a set of rules and institutions people set up so they can fun…
politics
how power is distributed in a gov't
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AP NSL Study Set
Party Machine
Bipartisan Campaign Reform Act of 2002…
527 Political Organization
Front-Loading
Local party organization that is tightly disciplined and well…
Act that bans soft money donations to national parties in fed…
A largely unregulated interest group that focuses on a single…
Tendency of states to choose an early start date on the prima…
Party Machine
Local party organization that is tightly disciplined and well…
Bipartisan Campaign Reform Act of 2002…
Act that bans soft money donations to national parties in fed…
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AP NSL Study
Rank and file members
Presidential roles
Presidential veto
Multiparty system
...
...
...
...
Rank and file members
...
Presidential roles
...
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Ap Nsl test study
How is the president impeached?
An example of a government corporation…
The primary purpose of major US politi…
Senatorial elections...
House charges, senate judges
U.S. Postal service
Winning elections
Provide a continuous body in the senate
How is the president impeached?
House charges, senate judges
An example of a government corporation…
U.S. Postal service
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AP NSL Econ/Social Unit
Client Politics
Majoritarian Politics
Entrepreneurial politics
Interest group politics
policy where many pay and few benefit
policy where many pay and many benefit
policy where few pay and many benefit
policy where few pay and few benefit
Client Politics
policy where many pay and few benefit
Majoritarian Politics
policy where many pay and many benefit
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AP NSL Government Unit 3 Vocabulary
Dealignment
Federalist Paper #10
Realignment
Democratic-Republican Party
Process whereby a large portion of electorates abandon their…
The Federalist Paper warning against faction such as interest…
A process in which a substantial group of voters switches par…
Political party led by Thomas Jefferson; it feared centralize…
Dealignment
Process whereby a large portion of electorates abandon their…
Federalist Paper #10
The Federalist Paper warning against faction such as interest…
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AP NSL Study Questions
elastic clause
major powers of congress
bill of attainder
rider
Article I, Section 8: "All laws which shall be necessary and…
taxation, regulating interstate commerce, declaring war, orga…
a legislative act that provides for the punishment of a perso…
an ammendment on a matter unrelated to a bill that is added t…
elastic clause
Article I, Section 8: "All laws which shall be necessary and…
major powers of congress
taxation, regulating interstate commerce, declaring war, orga…
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AP NSL Government Unit 2 Vocabulary
Alexis de Toqueville
Capitalism
Political Culture
Consensual Political Culture
French man known for his works on Democracy
An economic and political system in which a country's trade a…
A set of basic values and beliefs about one's country or gove…
Group when citizens agree on the major problems facing the so…
Alexis de Toqueville
French man known for his works on Democracy
Capitalism
An economic and political system in which a country's trade a…
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AP Government NSL Chapter 8 Vocabulary
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…
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AP NSL Study Guide Quiz
City-state
Sovereignty
Political Theory
Esoteric
Area made up of a sovereign city and the surrounding territory.
To have control over or authority over certain land.
Attempt to understand how things really are. Should not be es…
Designed to be understood by a select few.
City-state
Area made up of a sovereign city and the surrounding territory.
Sovereignty
To have control over or authority over certain land.
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AP NSL Government Unit 1 test
Alexander Hamilton
authority
Bill of Attainder
confederation
writer of the constitution, disliked articles of confederatio…
power, person(s) having the legal power to make laws, decisio…
act of a legislature declaring a person(s) guilty of some cri…
type of group in the government made to solve an issue
Alexander Hamilton
writer of the constitution, disliked articles of confederatio…
authority
power, person(s) having the legal power to make laws, decisio…
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AP Government NSL Chapter 7 Vocabulary
high-tech politics
mass media
media events
press conferences
a politics in which the behavior of citizens and policymakers…
television, radio, newspapers, magazines, the Internet, and o…
events that are purposely staged for the media and that are s…
meeting of public officials with reporters
high-tech politics
a politics in which the behavior of citizens and policymakers…
mass media
television, radio, newspapers, magazines, the Internet, and o…
AP NSL Government Unit 6 Vocab
Affirmative Action
Age Discrimination
Americans with Disabilities Act 1990
Bill of Right
programs intended to help minority groups in employment
federal funds would be denied to institutions that engaged in…
public facilities must make "reasonable accommodations" and p…
the first ten amendments to the united states constitution. i…
Affirmative Action
programs intended to help minority groups in employment
Age Discrimination
federal funds would be denied to institutions that engaged in…
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AP NSL: Economics and Social Policy
Client Politics
Majoritarian Politics
Entrepeneurial Politics
Interest Group Politics
A policy in which one small group benefits and almost everybo…
A policy in which almost everybody benefits and almost everyb…
A policy in which almost everybody benefits and a small group…
A policy in which one small group benefits and another small…
Client Politics
A policy in which one small group benefits and almost everybo…
Majoritarian Politics
A policy in which almost everybody benefits and almost everyb…
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AP NSL/Government Chapters 1 and 2 Vocab
government
collective goods
What should government do?
politics
the institutions through which public policies are made for a…
goods such as clean air and clean water, that by their nature…
maintain a national defense... provide public goods and services…
the process determining the leaders we select and the policie…
government
the institutions through which public policies are made for a…
collective goods
goods such as clean air and clean water, that by their nature…
AP NSL Government in America Chapter 11
incumbents
casework
pork barrel
bicameral legislature
Those already holding office. In congressional elections, inc…
Activities of members of Congress that help constituents as i…
Federal projects, grants, and contracts available to state an…
A legislature divided into two houses. The U.S. Congress and…
incumbents
Those already holding office. In congressional elections, inc…
casework
Activities of members of Congress that help constituents as i…
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AP NSL/ Government, Chapter 12: "The Presidency"
Twenty- Second Amendment
Twenty- Fifth Amendment
Subpoenas
Impeachment
Ratified in 1951, this amendment limits presidents to two ter…
Ratified in 1967, this amendment permits the vice president t…
A writ of ordering a person to attend a court
The political equivalent of an indictment in criminal law, pr…
Twenty- Second Amendment
Ratified in 1951, this amendment limits presidents to two ter…
Twenty- Fifth Amendment
Ratified in 1967, this amendment permits the vice president t…
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AP NSL Government Semester A Exam Vocab
common good
Representative democracy
Limited government
Federalism
the interests of a society as a whole, also called "public go…
A system of government in which citizens elect representative…
In this type of government everyone, including all authority…
a form of government in which power is divided between the fe…
common good
the interests of a society as a whole, also called "public go…
Representative democracy
A system of government in which citizens elect representative…
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AP NSL Unit 1 (Introducing Government in America)
government
public goods
politics
political participation
The institutions and processes through which public policies…
Goods, such as clean air and clean water, that everyone must…
The process by which we select our governmental leaders and w…
All the activities used by citizens to influence the selectio…
government
The institutions and processes through which public policies…
public goods
Goods, such as clean air and clean water, that everyone must…
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AP NSL Government Semester A Exam Vocab
common good
Representative democracy
Limited government
Federalism
the interests of a society as a whole, also called "public go…
A system of government in which citizens elect representative…
In this type of government everyone, including all authority…
a form of government in which power is divided between the fe…
common good
the interests of a society as a whole, also called "public go…
Representative democracy
A system of government in which citizens elect representative…
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NSL Powers, AP Government Chapter 3, ap nsl ch 3, AP NSL Chapter 3 Vocab: Federalism
Enumerated powers
Reserved power
Concurrent Powers
Impiled powers
powers given to the nat gov/congress
Powers reserved for the states
Powers shared by the states and the nat gov
Powers given to nat gov/legislative branch
Enumerated powers
powers given to the nat gov/congress
Reserved power
Powers reserved for the states
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AP NSL Government Unit 4 Vocabulary
Bicameral Legislature
Fillbuster
Cloture (Rule 22)
Marginal Districts
A legislature divided into two houses. The U.S Congress and e…
An action such as a prolonged speech that obstructs progress…
The only formal procedure that Senate rules provide for break…
political districts in which candidates elected to the house…
Bicameral Legislature
A legislature divided into two houses. The U.S Congress and e…
Fillbuster
An action such as a prolonged speech that obstructs progress…
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AP NSL (Government and Politics): Chapter 15: the Bureaucracy
bureaucracy
laissez-faire
discretionary authority
competitive service
a large, complex organization composed of appointed officials
an economic theory that government should not regulate or int…
the extent to which appointed bureaucrats can choose courses…
the government offices to which people are appointed on the b…
bureaucracy
a large, complex organization composed of appointed officials
laissez-faire
an economic theory that government should not regulate or int…
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AP NSL Economic and Social Policy Terms 2016
client politics
majoritarian politics
entrepreneurial politics
interest group politics
policy in which everyone pays and a small group benefits (Foo…
policy in which everyone pays and everyone benefits (Social S…
policy in which a small group pays and everyone benefits (car…
policy in which a small group pays and a small group benefits…
client politics
policy in which everyone pays and a small group benefits (Foo…
majoritarian politics
policy in which everyone pays and everyone benefits (Social S…
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AP NSL Government: Civil Rights and Liberties
Affirmative action
Bakke v. U.C. Davis (1978)
Gratz v. Bollinger (2003)
Grutter v. Bollinger (2003)
A policy in educational admissions or job hiring that gives s…
In Regents of University of California v. Bakke (1978), the S…
Ghe Court held that the University of Michigan's use of racia…
The Court held that the Equal Protection Clause does not proh…
Affirmative action
A policy in educational admissions or job hiring that gives s…
Bakke v. U.C. Davis (1978)
In Regents of University of California v. Bakke (1978), the S…
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AP NSL 3: Beliefs and Behaviors about Government
Political Culture
Political Efficacy
Political Ideology
Political Opinion
widely shared political beliefs and values
belief that one's political participation makes a difference
beliefs on politics, public policy, and the role of the gover…
attitudes about institutions, leaders, political issues and e…
Political Culture
widely shared political beliefs and values
Political Efficacy
belief that one's political participation makes a difference
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AP NSL Chapter 1-Intro To US Government
government
public goods
politics
political participation
A series of institutions and processes that add structure to…
Things issued by the government that are shared by everyone.…
The way government officials are selected, the societal probl…
The different ways people get involved in politics.
government
A series of institutions and processes that add structure to…
public goods
Things issued by the government that are shared by everyone.…
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DOCUMENTS AP NSL EXAM STUDY
Declaration of Independence
United States Constitution
Bill of Rights
Articles of Confederation
The document approved by representatives of the American colo…
The document written in 1787 and ratified in 1788 that sets f…
The first ten amendments to the U.S constitution, drafted in…
The first constitution of the United States, adopted by Congr…
Declaration of Independence
The document approved by representatives of the American colo…
United States Constitution
The document written in 1787 and ratified in 1788 that sets f…
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AP NSL midterm study guide
government
citizen
politics
monarchy
the formal vehicle through which policies are made and affair…
member of the political community to whom certain rights and…
the study of who gets what, when, and how- or how policy deci…
a form go government in which power is vested in hereditary k…
government
the formal vehicle through which policies are made and affair…
citizen
member of the political community to whom certain rights and…
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AP NSL Flashcards: Three Branches of Government
Congress
House of Representatives
Census
Congressional district
The legislative branch of government, makes the laws, laid ou…
Lower house of US Congress in which representation is allocat…
The process mandated in the Constitution by which the populat…
•Geographically defined group of people on whose behalf a rep…
Congress
The legislative branch of government, makes the laws, laid ou…
House of Representatives
Lower house of US Congress in which representation is allocat…
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AP NSL Government Semester A Exam Vocab
common good
Representative democracy
Limited government
Federalism
the interests of a society as a whole, also called "public go…
A system of government in which citizens elect representative…
In this type of government everyone, including all authority…
a form of government in which power is divided between the fe…
common good
the interests of a society as a whole, also called "public go…
Representative democracy
A system of government in which citizens elect representative…
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AP NSL Government Semester A Exam Vocab
common good
Representative democracy
Limited government
Federalism
the interests of a society as a whole, also called "public go…
A system of government in which citizens elect representative…
In this type of government everyone, including all authority…
a form of government in which power is divided between the fe…
common good
the interests of a society as a whole, also called "public go…
Representative democracy
A system of government in which citizens elect representative…
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AP NSL Government Semester A Exam Vocab
common good
Representative democracy
Limited government
Federalism
the interests of a society as a whole, also called "public go…
A system of government in which citizens elect representative…
In this type of government everyone, including all authority…
a form of government in which power is divided between the fe…
common good
the interests of a society as a whole, also called "public go…
Representative democracy
A system of government in which citizens elect representative…
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AP NSL Government Semester A Exam Vocab
common good
Representative democracy
Limited government
Federalism
the interests of a society as a whole, also called "public go…
A system of government in which citizens elect representative…
In this type of government everyone, including all authority…
a form of government in which power is divided between the fe…
common good
the interests of a society as a whole, also called "public go…
Representative democracy
A system of government in which citizens elect representative…
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AP NSL Government Semester A Exam Vocab
common good
Representative democracy
Limited government
Federalism
the interests of a society as a whole, also called "public go…
A system of government in which citizens elect representative…
In this type of government everyone, including all authority…
a form of government in which power is divided between the fe…
common good
the interests of a society as a whole, also called "public go…
Representative democracy
A system of government in which citizens elect representative…
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AP U.S. Government and Politics (NSL) ALL KEY TERMS
Government
Collective Goods
Politics
Political Participation
The institutions through which public policies are made for a…
Goods and services, such as clean air and clean water, that b…
The process determining the leaders we select and the policie…
All the activities by which citizens attempt to influence the…
Government
The institutions through which public policies are made for a…
Collective Goods
Goods and services, such as clean air and clean water, that b…
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AP NSL CHAPTER 4 STUDY REVIEW
Civil Liberties
Bill of Rights
Barron v. Baltimore
The 14th Amendment
Civil Liberties are freedoms that keep the government from sc…
The First 10 amendments to the constitution
Restrained only the national government not states and cities
No state shall make or enforce any law which shall abridge th…
Civil Liberties
Civil Liberties are freedoms that keep the government from sc…
Bill of Rights
The First 10 amendments to the constitution
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study guide NSL Government semester 2
Declaration of independence
Articles of Confederation
United States Constitution
purpose of the constitution
The document approved by representatives of the American colo…
This document, the nation's first constitution, was adopted b…
1787, Continental Congress made a constitution after Articles…
create laws & punishments... national security... provide public se…
Declaration of independence
The document approved by representatives of the American colo…
Articles of Confederation
This document, the nation's first constitution, was adopted b…
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AP NSL: Chapter 1 + 2 Study Terms
power
authority
legitmacy
direct democracy
to get another person to do what you want
the right to use power
political authority conferred by the state/national goverment
everyone participates in voting
power
to get another person to do what you want
authority
the right to use power
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AP NSL Unit 4 Institutions of National Government: Legislative
Amendment process (formal and informal)
Advise and Consent
Appropriation
Article 1, Section 8 powers
under the Constitution, presidential nominations for executiv…
the provision of funds
the enumerated powers of the federal government delegated to…
Amendment process (formal and informal)
Advise and Consent
under the Constitution, presidential nominations for executiv…
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