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20 terms
GOVT 2305 - Politics and Government
TF: Citizens have become increasingly…
TF: Citizens trust the gov less
Political Efficacy
TF: People feel that elected officials…
True
True
The ability to influence government and politics
False
TF: Citizens have become increasingly…
True
TF: Citizens trust the gov less
True
46 terms
Govt. & Politics
dual system of justice
adversarial system of justice
common law
statutory law
when there are 2 systems of courts - in the US, we have a fed…
in court cases, there are always 2 sides presenting informati…
what has been done in the past; to look to previous case to s…
law that is "on the books", laws that have been passed by Con…
dual system of justice
when there are 2 systems of courts - in the US, we have a fed…
adversarial system of justice
in court cases, there are always 2 sides presenting informati…
77 terms
Politics and Govt
Politics
Harold Laswell
David Easton
maintaining order, providing public go…
involves the activities through which people make, preserve,…
What, when, how politics
politics is the authoritative allocation of values in society
Functions of Govt
Politics
involves the activities through which people make, preserve,…
Harold Laswell
What, when, how politics
14 terms
Elections and Politics Milam Govt.
Caucus
margin
Constituency
bias
meeting of members of legislative body who are also members o…
amount of something that is larger
The inhabitants or voters in a district represented in a legi…
Prejudice in favor of or against one thing, person, or group…
Caucus
meeting of members of legislative body who are also members o…
margin
amount of something that is larger
46 terms
Govt and politics
Political Efficacy
Internal Efficacy
External Efficacy
Political socialization
is the citizens' faith and trust in government and their beli…
the belief that one can understand politics and therefore par…
that the government will respond to one's demands
is the process by which citizens acquire a sense of political…
Political Efficacy
is the citizens' faith and trust in government and their beli…
Internal Efficacy
the belief that one can understand politics and therefore par…
72 terms
Political govt
Biennial session
Reapportionment
Redistricting
Special sessions
2 years, the semi annual legislative session occurs every oth…
To relocate legislative seats by adding seats to Areas with h…
The designation of geographic areas that are nearly equal in…
The governor can call a special session for maximum of 30 day…
Biennial session
2 years, the semi annual legislative session occurs every oth…
Reapportionment
To relocate legislative seats by adding seats to Areas with h…
91 terms
Government/Politics
citizen
right
issue
conservative
He is a _________ of the U.S. = someone who legally belongs t…
In the U.S. people have the _______ to vote when they are 18.…
Abortion is a big ________ in the U.S. = a subject or problem…
He has a __________ attitude about marriage and doesn't suppo…
citizen
He is a _________ of the U.S. = someone who legally belongs t…
right
In the U.S. people have the _______ to vote when they are 18.…
15 terms
Mosinee government Types of Govt.
DIRECT DEMOCRACY
INDIRECT DEMOCRACY (REPUBLIC)
DICTATORSHIP
AUTOCRACY
Pure democracy, each person casts a vote. examples: Town Meet…
Representative Democracy, elected representatives make decisi…
Government in which the leader has absolute power and authori…
Government by ONE person having unlimited power. (Type of dic…
DIRECT DEMOCRACY
Pure democracy, each person casts a vote. examples: Town Meet…
INDIRECT DEMOCRACY (REPUBLIC)
Representative Democracy, elected representatives make decisi…
9 terms
Govt1-Types of Government
monarchy
Absolute monarchy
Constitutional Monarchy
Dictatorship
ruled by a king or queen with inherited power
monarch has unlimited power
Power of the monarch is limited by laws
single dictator has absolute power and makes all decisions; u…
monarchy
ruled by a king or queen with inherited power
Absolute monarchy
monarch has unlimited power
91 terms
Government/Politics
citizen
right
issue
conservative
He is a _________ of the U.S. = someone who legally belongs t…
In the U.S. people have the _______ to vote when they are 18.…
Abortion is a big ________ in the U.S. = a subject or problem…
He has a __________ attitude about marriage and doesn't suppo…
citizen
He is a _________ of the U.S. = someone who legally belongs t…
right
In the U.S. people have the _______ to vote when they are 18.…
15 terms
Texas Government- Govt 2306
Economic Diversification
Political Environment
Regressive Tax System
Political Myths
A theme central to the benefit of Texas' prospective economy.…
Includes a nation's governmental system, level of political s…
A tax system in which low income low income citizens pay a hi…
Ill defined views of a government- political history, contemp…
Economic Diversification
A theme central to the benefit of Texas' prospective economy.…
Political Environment
Includes a nation's governmental system, level of political s…
59 terms
Politics and Govt Combined
Totalitarianism
Democracy
Liberalism
Conservatism
A form of Government which uses propaganda, censorship, secre…
People Power. The use of elections.
An ideology open to change and focussed on individual freedoms.
An ideology that looks to law and order - is probusiness and…
Totalitarianism
A form of Government which uses propaganda, censorship, secre…
Democracy
People Power. The use of elections.
59 terms
Politics and Govt Combined
Totalitarianism
Democracy
Liberalism
Conservatism
A form of Government which uses propaganda, censorship, secre…
People Power. The use of elections.
An ideology open to change and focussed on individual freedoms.
An ideology that looks to law and order - is probusiness and…
Totalitarianism
A form of Government which uses propaganda, censorship, secre…
Democracy
People Power. The use of elections.
14 terms
Chapter 1 Govt & Politics
political thinking
political science
politics
power
The careful gathering of information in order to form a view…
The systematic study of government and politics
The process through which a society settles its conflicts
The ability of persons, groups, or institutions to influence…
political thinking
The careful gathering of information in order to form a view…
political science
The systematic study of government and politics
18 terms
Chapter 3 Govt & Politics
sovereignty
federalism
unitary system
confederacy
the supreme authority to govern within a certain geographical…
a governmental system in which authority is divided into two…
a governmental system in which the national government has so…
a governmental system in which sovereignty is vested entirely…
sovereignty
the supreme authority to govern within a certain geographical…
federalism
a governmental system in which authority is divided into two…
24 terms
GOVT - Types of Government
Unlimited Governent
Autocracy
Totalitarian / Dictatorship
Monarchies
There is no restrains, on the people leading the goverment
Government where power authority to rule are in hands of a si…
The ideas of a single leader are glorified: government seeks…
A king, queen or emperor exercises supreme power of government
Unlimited Governent
There is no restrains, on the people leading the goverment
Autocracy
Government where power authority to rule are in hands of a si…
48 terms
Politics & Government
ANPR
augmented reality
battlefield network
biometrics
see automatic number plate recognition
overlapping layers of computer data with images of the real w…
large scale network gathering information from soldiers, vehi…
use of fingerprints, retina scans, or other body features as…
ANPR
see automatic number plate recognition
augmented reality
overlapping layers of computer data with images of the real w…
18 terms
Ap govt & politics
Unicameral legislature
Mandates
Inherent powers
Separation of powers
legislative branch is composed of one single house
Requirements imposed on the states by the federal government
Powers granted to any form of government
power of government is divided among several branches
Unicameral legislature
legislative branch is composed of one single house
Mandates
Requirements imposed on the states by the federal government
16 terms
Govt. and Politics Vocab #5
Congressional Campaign Committee
National Convention
National Chair
National Committees
A party committee in Congress that provides funds to members…
A meeting of party delegates held every four years
Day to day party manager elected by the national committee
Delegates who run party affairs between national conventions
Congressional Campaign Committee
A party committee in Congress that provides funds to members…
National Convention
A meeting of party delegates held every four years
31 terms
Govt. and Politics Exam 3
Amendments involving the Death Penalty
Texas
Oklahoma
16,000
Involves 3 constitutional amendments. ... 1.) 8th Amendment- No…
The state with the most executions due to the death penalty,…
The sate with the most executions per capita of population.
Total number of executions since 1608. 40% of these were Afri…
Amendments involving the Death Penalty
Involves 3 constitutional amendments. ... 1.) 8th Amendment- No…
Texas
The state with the most executions due to the death penalty,…
37 terms
politics and government
ambassador
authorities
civil servant
conservative
ambasador
władze
urzędnik
konserwatywny
ambassador
ambasador
authorities
władze
16 terms
AM GOVT-politics vocab
Lobbying
Special interest groups
Political parties
PACs
seek to influence (a politician or public official) on an iss…
a group of people or an organization seeking or receiving spe…
an organised group of people with at least roughly similar po…
short for political action committee. -- Organization created…
Lobbying
seek to influence (a politician or public official) on an iss…
Special interest groups
a group of people or an organization seeking or receiving spe…
GB Govt and politics
GB vs. Little England
sovereignty, authority, power
Social Compacts and Constitutions
traditional legit
called Great Britain b/c it is so accomplished ... its a little…
-oldest democratic traditions... -many sources of power
-gradualism: tradition is a source of stability... -traditional…
england used to based on the idea that the hereditary ruling…
GB vs. Little England
called Great Britain b/c it is so accomplished ... its a little…
sovereignty, authority, power
-oldest democratic traditions... -many sources of power
8 terms
American Govt: Politics
Anarchy
Client Politics
Entrepreneurial Politics
Interest Group Politics
There are no laws that are enforced by government. State of d…
Occurs when a small group stands to benefit from a particular…
Someone who came up with something new. Happens when coalitio…
Happens when a number of competing interest groups contend st…
Anarchy
There are no laws that are enforced by government. State of d…
Client Politics
Occurs when a small group stands to benefit from a particular…
27 terms
AP Govt. & Politics: Amendments
1
2
3
4
Prohibits the making of any law respecting an establishment o…
Protects the right to keep and bear arms.
Prohibits quartering of soldiers in private homes without the…
Prohibits unreasonable searches and seizures and sets out req…
1
Prohibits the making of any law respecting an establishment o…
2
Protects the right to keep and bear arms.
64 terms
AP Comparative Govt and Politics
Important Years
1989
2001
2008
1989, 2001, 2008, 2011
The Berlin wall was taken down, ushering in the end of the Co…
9/11
Great Recession
Important Years
1989, 2001, 2008, 2011
1989
The Berlin wall was taken down, ushering in the end of the Co…
88 terms
More AP Govt. and Politics
Single Member District Plurality System
Proportional Representation
Grant-In-Aid
Catagorical Grants
Electoral district in which the winner takes all the votes.
Elective offices are divided based on percentage of votes.
Money for a very specific cause (eg. that dam).
Grant for a specific thing (eg. dams).
Single Member District Plurality System
Electoral district in which the winner takes all the votes.
Proportional Representation
Elective offices are divided based on percentage of votes.
10 terms
Govt. Policies and Political Processes
candidate
elector
evaluate
issue based platform
a person running for political office
a person who has the right to vote in an election
to determine or to judge
a document stating the goals and principles of a political pa…
candidate
a person running for political office
elector
a person who has the right to vote in an election
87 terms
California Govt & Politics Today
What was Californias population in 2010?
How many members from the state were i…
How many electoral college votes does…
What percent of the nations population…
37,253,956
53
55
12%
What was Californias population in 2010?
37,253,956
How many members from the state were i…
53
28 terms
Chapter 2 Govt & Politics
limited government
self-government
social contract
inalienable rights
a government that is subject to strict limits on its lawful u…
the principle that the people are the ultimate source and sho…
a voluntary agreement by individuals to form a government, wh…
the rights that people have by nature - the right of life, li…
limited government
a government that is subject to strict limits on its lawful u…
self-government
the principle that the people are the ultimate source and sho…
28 terms
Forms of Government & United States Govt
Autocracy
Oligarchy
Democracy
Monarchy
A form of government ruled by a single individual.
A form of government in which a small elite group (land owner…
A form of government that permits citizens to play a large ro…
A hereditary rule by a king or queen and its royal family.
Autocracy
A form of government ruled by a single individual.
Oligarchy
A form of government in which a small elite group (land owner…
153 terms
Govt & Politics, Farsi
ministry
foreign affairs
official (s)
minister
وزارت / وزارتخانه
امور خارجه
مقام / مقامات
وزير، (سفارت) کاردار
ministry
وزارت / وزارتخانه
foreign affairs
امور خارجه
44 terms
Intro to Canadian Govt & Politics
Politics
Marxism
Power
Coercion
the activity by which rival claims are settled by public auth…
a framework for interpreting and explaining politics and soci…
the ability to influence what happens
a form of power based on the use or threat of force (e.g., fi…
Politics
the activity by which rival claims are settled by public auth…
Marxism
a framework for interpreting and explaining politics and soci…
65 terms
NSE Govt and Politics Vocabulary
política
gobierno
federal
nacional
politics
government
federal
national
política
politics
gobierno
government
38 terms
Govt Politics Elections Voting
On the political spectrum,they are on…
On the political spectrum, they are on…
On the political spectrum, most Americ…
On the political spectrum, they are ri…
radicals
reactionaries
moderate
conservatives
On the political spectrum,they are on…
radicals
On the political spectrum, they are on…
reactionaries
American Govt. & Politics
Unity, duration (term of office-4yrs),…
president is CiC - commander in chief,…
president nominates executive and judi…
offenses against the U.S.
Ingredients for energy in the executive
Article 2, Section 2 - description of the powers
sub power
Presidents have a pardon power for what?
Unity, duration (term of office-4yrs),…
Ingredients for energy in the executive
president is CiC - commander in chief,…
Article 2, Section 2 - description of the powers
15 terms
Compt govt politics
quangos
peerage
Cabinet collective responsibility
shadow cabinet
quasi-autonomous nongovt organizations, or policy advisory bo…
seat in the HOLs in British politics
members of the cabinet must publicly support all governmental…
...
quangos
quasi-autonomous nongovt organizations, or policy advisory bo…
peerage
seat in the HOLs in British politics
27 terms
US Govt & Politics Amendments
1st (1791)
2nd (1791)
3rd (1791)
4th (1791)
1)prohibits establishment of religion... 2) freedom of religion…
protects the right to keep and bear arms
prohibits quartering of soldiers in peacetime
prohibits unreasonable searches and seizures
1st (1791)
1)prohibits establishment of religion... 2) freedom of religion…
2nd (1791)
protects the right to keep and bear arms
20 terms
GOVT130~International Politics
Peace of Westphalia
NGO
Grassroots movements
Treaty of Versailles
(1648) Ended the Thirty Years' War and was crucial in delimit…
nongovernmental organization, is an organization usually a gr…
is one which uses the people in a given district as the basis…
formally ended World War I (1914-1918) and established the Le…
Peace of Westphalia
(1648) Ended the Thirty Years' War and was crucial in delimit…
NGO
nongovernmental organization, is an organization usually a gr…
14 terms
GOVT-Political Philosophies - Mulsow
classical republicanism
common good
established religion
representative democracy
Ideas and practices of Ancient Greek/Romans that emphasized c…
The good of the community as a whole.
official religion supported by the government
Citizens choose/elect officals (representatives) who make dec…
classical republicanism
Ideas and practices of Ancient Greek/Romans that emphasized c…
common good
The good of the community as a whole.
66 terms
Govt and Politics- NSE List
política
gobierno
gobierno federal
gobierno nacional
politics
government
federal government
national government
política
politics
gobierno
government
58 terms
Politics & Government
ANPR
augmented reality
Automatic Number Plate Recognition
battlefield network
Software which processes video camera data to read vehicle nu…
Overlapping layers of computer data with images of the real w…
Software which processes video camera data to read vehicle nu…
Large scale network gathering information from soldiers, vehi…
ANPR
Software which processes video camera data to read vehicle nu…
augmented reality
Overlapping layers of computer data with images of the real w…
25 terms
U.S. Govt & Politics
Monarchy
Totalitarianism
Oligarchy
Democracy
The rule of one hereditary king or queen in the interest of a…
A form of government in which the ruler is an absolute dictat…
A government ruled by a few powerful people
A system of government by the whole population or all the eli…
Monarchy
The rule of one hereditary king or queen in the interest of a…
Totalitarianism
A form of government in which the ruler is an absolute dictat…
32 terms
AP US GOVT & POLITICS
Party Polarization
Political Socialization
Primaries
Caucuses
Refers to cases in which an individual's stance on a given is…
Process by which background traits influence one's political…
A statewide voting process in which voters cast secret ballot…
A system of local gatherings where voters decide which candid…
Party Polarization
Refers to cases in which an individual's stance on a given is…
Political Socialization
Process by which background traits influence one's political…
9 terms
English Govt. & Politics
Checks and balances
Civil rights
Merit system
Separation of powers
Counterbalancing influenced by which an organization or syste…
The rights of citizens to political and social freedom and eq…
The process of promoting and hiring government employees base…
An act of separating the government into legislative, executi…
Checks and balances
Counterbalancing influenced by which an organization or syste…
Civil rights
The rights of citizens to political and social freedom and eq…
13 terms
Political Government
unitary
presidential democracy
role of citizen
personal freedoms
local/regional governments have some power, but are under con…
type of democracy in which citizens vote directly for the hea…
the degree of influence citizens have in choosing the leaders…
the civil rights and liberties afforded to an individual, dif…
unitary
local/regional governments have some power, but are under con…
presidential democracy
type of democracy in which citizens vote directly for the hea…
85 terms
GOVT (Am Politics)
House of Representatives
Senate
Congressional District
Reapportionment
435, members chosen from local districts, two year term, more…
chosen from entire state, 6 year term, orginally elected by s…
Whereas senators are elected all of the people in a state, re…
# of house seats is redistributed related to Census findings
House of Representatives
435, members chosen from local districts, two year term, more…
Senate
chosen from entire state, 6 year term, orginally elected by s…
13 terms
Comparative govt. and politics
scientific statement
dichotomous measure
continuous measure
DD Measure
has to be falsifiable
has only 2 discrete categories or values, such as tall or short
can take on any immediate value within a given range. ex: hei…
4 rules to classifying dedmocracy... 1. chief exec. is elected... 2…
scientific statement
has to be falsifiable
dichotomous measure
has only 2 discrete categories or values, such as tall or short
50 terms
Govt and politics of china
Marxism
Leninsim
Mass
contradiction
where the means of production are key to creating a communist…
it is all about the communist party, you do not have to wait…
Mao said always believe in the masses and especially the farm…
mao said contradictions are everywhere in the country but the…
Marxism
where the means of production are key to creating a communist…
Leninsim
it is all about the communist party, you do not have to wait…
30 terms
Government & Politics
Ballot paper
Cabinet
Coalition
Constitution
A piece of paper on which a voter records his or her vote
The group of select government ministers that meets regularly…
A government that becomes possible because two or more partie…
A document which sets out how Australia is governed; allocate…
Ballot paper
A piece of paper on which a voter records his or her vote
Cabinet
The group of select government ministers that meets regularly…
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