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AP Gov Government
What is Government?
Parts of National Government
Powers of Congress
Democracy Pros & Cons
The institutions/processes in which public policies are made…
Legislature: Congress=1) House of Representatives; 2) Senate.…
[Article I, S. 8] : ENUMERATION CLAUSES... 1) lay/collect taxes;…
Pros: best alternative of government type, no one has all the…
What is Government?
The institutions/processes in which public policies are made…
Parts of National Government
Legislature: Congress=1) House of Representatives; 2) Senate.…
Purposes of government- gov honors
Form a more perfect union
Establish justice
Insure domestic tranquility
Provide for the common defense
- States and American people closely linked... - Strenght comes…
- Law, as written and carried out, must be reasonable, fair,…
Order and peace within the country
- defend country against foreign enemies ... - country's security
Form a more perfect union
- States and American people closely linked... - Strenght comes…
Establish justice
- Law, as written and carried out, must be reasonable, fair,…
AP Gov Institutions of Government
Constituents
What are the requirements to be a Hous…
What are the requirements to be a Sena…
How often are house members re-elected?
Residents of a congressional district or state
At least 25 years old, citizen for at least 7 years
At least 30 years old, citizen for at least 9 years, must be…
Every 2 years
Constituents
Residents of a congressional district or state
What are the requirements to be a Hous…
At least 25 years old, citizen for at least 7 years
19 terms
Honors gov-what is government
premable
executive powers
judicial powers
legislative powers
Government is necessary to ensure the proper use of force. Fo…
it is responsible for enforcing the laws of the United States.
responsible for interpreting laws and administering justice
responsible for writing, debating and passing laws
premable
Government is necessary to ensure the proper use of force. Fo…
executive powers
it is responsible for enforcing the laws of the United States.
25 terms
AP Gov: Government
origins of the state
purposes of government
Theories of Gov
divine right
population, territory, government, sovereignty
maintain national defense, provide public services, provide p…
divine right, social contract
power to rule comes from God and can't be taken away, state c…
origins of the state
population, territory, government, sovereignty
purposes of government
maintain national defense, provide public services, provide p…
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Political Government (AP GOV)
libertarianism
neoliberalism
original liberalism
ideology
government protects property, encourages small government and…
less likely to rely on the government as a solution to their…
limited government because the gov was seen as a threat to li…
integrated set of beliefs and values that shape a person's vi…
libertarianism
government protects property, encourages small government and…
neoliberalism
less likely to rely on the government as a solution to their…
AP GOV Local Government
Johnny Isakson
David Perdue
Rick Allen
Barbara Sims
Georgia Senior Senator
Georgia Junior Senator
Georgia 12th District House Member
Georgia State 123rd District House Member
Johnny Isakson
Georgia Senior Senator
David Perdue
Georgia Junior Senator
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AP Gov - Types of Government
Government
Democracy
Direct Democracy
Representative Government
Procesures and legistitutions (elections, courts, and legisla…
Government by the people (not government by one person, a mon…
Citizens came together to discuss and pass laws and select th…
Government that dervers its power indirectly from the people,…
Government
Procesures and legistitutions (elections, courts, and legisla…
Democracy
Government by the people (not government by one person, a mon…
14 terms
AP Gov Foundations of Government
Social Contract Theory
John Locke
Thomas Hobbes
Baron de Montesquieu
The state is a human creation to protect the rights they have…
Wanted a democracy; believed people were naturally good and c…
Wanted an absolute monarchy; people are bad; purpose of gover…
believed that not all power (executive, legislative, and judi…
Social Contract Theory
The state is a human creation to protect the rights they have…
John Locke
Wanted a democracy; believed people were naturally good and c…
27 terms
AP Gov Institutions of Government
Ability to use the office of the presi…
Has 4 major policy making bodies today…
Policy that would allow the president…
Rejection of legislation that occurs i…
Bully Pulpit
Executive Office of the President
Line Item Veto
Pocket Veto
Ability to use the office of the presi…
Bully Pulpit
Has 4 major policy making bodies today…
Executive Office of the President
AP gov-forms of government
article 1
article 2
article 3
article 4
the congress (legislative branch)
the president (executive)
the judges and national court (judicial)
how state govs relate to each other and national gov
article 1
the congress (legislative branch)
article 2
the president (executive)
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ap gov - types of government
totalitarian
communist
Frederich Ingels
autocratic
absolute complete control over every aspect of citizen life
whatever community needs, community provides for
man who helped Marx develop theory of communism
supreme power is concentrated in hands of one person
totalitarian
absolute complete control over every aspect of citizen life
communist
whatever community needs, community provides for
AP Gov Forms of Government
Autocracy
Feudalism
Confederal System
Constitutional Monarchy
Form of government which a single person holds unlimited powe…
Political system that is based on the rule of local lords (no…
Independent states join together to accomplish common goals
Form of government where the monarch is merely a ceremonial h…
Autocracy
Form of government which a single person holds unlimited powe…
Feudalism
Political system that is based on the rule of local lords (no…
Gov Honors: Government setup overview
Dictatorship (pre-war Iraq)
Totalitarian (China)
Theocracy (Iran)
Monarchy (Jordan)
Rule by a single leader who has not been elected and may use…
Rule by a single political party. People are forced to do wha…
A form of government where the rulers claim to be ruling on b…
A -------- has a king or a queen, sometimes has absolute powe…
Dictatorship (pre-war Iraq)
Rule by a single leader who has not been elected and may use…
Totalitarian (China)
Rule by a single political party. People are forced to do wha…
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AP Gov Institutions of Government
reapportionment
redistricting
gerrymandering
enumerated/express powers of Congress…
process of changing the number of seats to each state (done b…
redrawing of Congressional legislative district lines after c…
drawing of district boundaries to benefit a party/group/incum…
1. power to raise/borrow/spend money... 2. power to prepare and…
reapportionment
process of changing the number of seats to each state (done b…
redistricting
redrawing of Congressional legislative district lines after c…
84 terms
AP Gov Institutions of Government
Constituents
What are the requirements to be a Hous…
What are the requirements to be a Sena…
How often are house members re-elected?
Residents of a congressional district or state
At least 25 years old, citizen for at least 7 years
At least 30 years old, citizen for at least 9 years, must be…
Every 2 years
Constituents
Residents of a congressional district or state
What are the requirements to be a Hous…
At least 25 years old, citizen for at least 7 years
AP Gov Institutions of Government
Constituents
What are the requirements to be a Hous…
What are the requirements to be a Sena…
How often are house members re-elected?
Residents of a congressional district or state
At least 25 years old, citizen for at least 7 years
At least 30 years old, citizen for at least 9 years, must be…
Every 2 years
Constituents
Residents of a congressional district or state
What are the requirements to be a Hous…
At least 25 years old, citizen for at least 7 years
AP Gov: Government Institutions: Presidency
Presidential Term Limits
Presidential Requirements
Bully Pulpit
Appointment Power
laws that limit the number of terms a president can serve... Sig…
at least 35 years of age, at least 14 years of U.S citizenshi…
the ability to use the office of presidency to promote a part…
the authority vested in the president to fill a government of…
Presidential Term Limits
laws that limit the number of terms a president can serve... Sig…
Presidential Requirements
at least 35 years of age, at least 14 years of U.S citizenshi…
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AP GOV - Government in America
Government
Politics
Political participation
Single-issue group
The institutions and processes through which policies are mad…
The process by which we select our governmental leaders and w…
All the activities used by citizens to influence the selectio…
Groups that have a narrow interest tend to dislike compromise…
Government
The institutions and processes through which policies are mad…
Politics
The process by which we select our governmental leaders and w…
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AP Gov Institutions of Government
Apportionment
Bureaucracy
Bureaucratic Drift
Cabinet
Assigning 435 house seats based upon population
the system of civil servants and political appointees who imp…
Bureaucrats' tendency to implement policies in a way that fav…
The group of 15 executive department heads who implement the…
Apportionment
Assigning 435 house seats based upon population
Bureaucracy
the system of civil servants and political appointees who imp…
the foundation of government ap gov
what is government
what is the state
what unites a state
4 characteristics of the state
the forma institutions through which a state maintains order.…
a political community that occupies a defined territory and h…
beliefs race ethnicity etc
population territory sovereignty government
what is government
the forma institutions through which a state maintains order.…
what is the state
a political community that occupies a defined territory and h…
AP Gov Institutions of Government
Congress
House of Representatives
Senate
census
A meeting place of representatives of local constituencies wh…
The lower house of the United States Congress. With 435 popul…
The upper chamber, or smaller branch, of the U.S. Congress. T…
Valuable tool for understanding demographic changes. The cons…
Congress
A meeting place of representatives of local constituencies wh…
House of Representatives
The lower house of the United States Congress. With 435 popul…
30 terms
AP Gov (Government Basics)
State Sovereignty
Rotation in Office
Unicameralism
Legislative Supremacy
Concept that state governments have complete and exclusive co…
Term limits (we don't want a class of professional politicians)
One-House legislature (like Parliament)
Legislative branch is the most powerful
State Sovereignty
Concept that state governments have complete and exclusive co…
Rotation in Office
Term limits (we don't want a class of professional politicians)
8 terms
Honors Government Types of Gov Quiz
monarchy
constitutional monarchy
dictatorship
totalitarian regimes
-ruled by monarch, usually king or queen, who belongs to roya…
-based on idea that there are limits to the rightful power of…
-single dictator or small group holds absolute authority and…
-dictator holds ultimate authority... -government highly control…
monarchy
-ruled by monarch, usually king or queen, who belongs to roya…
constitutional monarchy
-based on idea that there are limits to the rightful power of…
5 terms
5 principles of Government - HONORS GOV
Popular Sovereignty
Limited Government
Seperation of powers
Checks and Balances
Power by the people, such as when we elect officials, or when…
Everyone, Citizens and powerful leaders alike must obey the l…
The government is broken into three branches. The executive (…
The seperation of power needs to be regulated. This system pr…
Popular Sovereignty
Power by the people, such as when we elect officials, or when…
Limited Government
Everyone, Citizens and powerful leaders alike must obey the l…
AP Gov- Government Powers
Denied
Denied
Both
States
Tax exports
Bills of attainder
Taxation
Manage elections
Denied
Tax exports
Denied
Bills of attainder
AP Gov- Government influences
John Locke
Montesquieu
Voltaire
Rousseau
Men are created equal, life liberty, property. Duty of govern…
Separation of powers, powers should be shared in the governme…
Freedom of speech, press and assembly, freedom of religion, r…
Only philosopher to believe in democracy. Wanted social equal…
John Locke
Men are created equal, life liberty, property. Duty of govern…
Montesquieu
Separation of powers, powers should be shared in the governme…
21 terms
Powers of Government- AP Gov
1). the governmental power poses a thr…
federalism
- a dual system of government... - two ba…
enumerated powers
The Framers were convinced that
the division of power between the national government and the…
The division implied in the Constitution but spelled out in t…
The powers explicitly granted to Congress by the Constitution…
1). the governmental power poses a thr…
The Framers were convinced that
federalism
the division of power between the national government and the…
AP Gov. Government officials
John Boehner
Joe Biden
Orrin Hatch
Nancy Pelosi
Presiding officer in House of Reps.
Presiding officer in Senate
President Pro-temp.-Temporary pres. of Senate
Dem Floor Leader in House of Reps. (minority)
John Boehner
Presiding officer in House of Reps.
Joe Biden
Presiding officer in Senate
34 terms
AP Government Chap 1 and 2 - Gov history and Branches
government
politics
justice
political science
institutions and processes that make and implement authoritat…
reconciling individual, ideological, and partisan differences…
treating an individual fairly by the gov
study of individual behavior and systems
government
institutions and processes that make and implement authoritat…
politics
reconciling individual, ideological, and partisan differences…
68 terms
AP Gov and Politics: Institutions of Government
Patriot Act
War Powers Act
Cencus
Gramm-Rudman-Hollings Bill
A controversial law overwhelmingly passed by Congress in Octo…
US law passed in 1973 which allows Congress to limit the Pres…
an official count of the population or number of people livin…
Also known as Balanced Budget and Emergency Deficit Act, this…
Patriot Act
A controversial law overwhelmingly passed by Congress in Octo…
War Powers Act
US law passed in 1973 which allows Congress to limit the Pres…
42 terms
AP Gov- Government Constitution
Article 1
Article 2
Article 3
Article 4
defines the Legislative Branch, it's powers, members, and wor…
defines the Executive Branch, it's powers, duties, and means…
sets up the Judicial Branch and defines treason.
regulates the states' powers, and their interaction with the…
Article 1
defines the Legislative Branch, it's powers, members, and wor…
Article 2
defines the Executive Branch, it's powers, duties, and means…
63 terms
AP Gov Foundation of Government
Government
Politics
Elitism
Pluralism
The formal institutions through which a state maintains socia…
The process by which we select our governmental leaders and w…
A theory of government and politics contending that and upper…
A theory of government and politics emphasizing that many gro…
Government
The formal institutions through which a state maintains socia…
Politics
The process by which we select our governmental leaders and w…
52 terms
AP Gov. Institutions of Government
Bicameral legislature
Bill
Cloture
Conference committee
A law making body made of two houses (bi means 2). Example: C…
A proposed law
A procedure for terminating debate, especially filibusters, i…
A joint committee that irons out issues on bills
Bicameral legislature
A law making body made of two houses (bi means 2). Example: C…
Bill
A proposed law
17 terms
AP Gov Types of Government
anarchy
democracy
federalism
autocracy
"no one rules"; associated with chaos and confusion
government by the consent of those being governed. Power rest…
a system where smaller units of government (states) give up p…
"self rule"; one ruler has unlimited power
anarchy
"no one rules"; associated with chaos and confusion
democracy
government by the consent of those being governed. Power rest…
AP Gov Foundation of Government
Government
State
Common beliefs, religion, race, culture
Population, territory, sovereignty, go…
The formal institution through which a state maintains social…
Political community, defined territory, organized government.
What unites the states?
4 characteristics of the state
Government
The formal institution through which a state maintains social…
State
Political community, defined territory, organized government.
10 terms
AP GOV Government Leaders
Vice President
White House Chief of Staff
Press Secretary
National Security Advisor
Joe Biden
Denis McDonough
Josh Earnest
Susan Rice
Vice President
Joe Biden
White House Chief of Staff
Denis McDonough
AP Gov Types of Government
Government
Anarchy
Federalism
Autocracy
a complex of offices people and processes by which state is r…
"No one rules"; associated with chaos and confusion
A system where smaller units of government give up power to a…
"Self Rule"; One ruler has unlimited power
Government
a complex of offices people and processes by which state is r…
Anarchy
"No one rules"; associated with chaos and confusion
68 terms
AP Gov - Unit 1 Underpinnings of US Government
Government
Public Goods
Politics
Political Participation
Institutions and processes through which public policies are…
good that individuals cannot be excluded from use and use by…
process by which we select out gov. leaders and policies thes…
all the activities used by citizens to influence the selectio…
Government
Institutions and processes through which public policies are…
Public Goods
good that individuals cannot be excluded from use and use by…
16 terms
AP GOV - Government in America
Governemnt
Politics
Political Participation
Single-issue group
The institution and processes through which policies are made…
The process by which we select our government leaders and wha…
All the activities used by citizens to influence the selectio…
Groups that have a narrow interest tend to dislike compromise…
Governemnt
The institution and processes through which policies are made…
Politics
The process by which we select our government leaders and wha…
46 terms
Institutions of Government -- AP Gov
The House Congressional elections
Senate Congressional elections
Unique powers of the House... v.... Unique p…
The Non-Legislative tasks of Congress
-occurs every two years... -House members must reside in the dis…
-elections for one-third of the Senate occur every two years…
-Only the House can initiate tax laws and spending bills (Hou…
-Oversight... -Public education... -Representing constituents withi…
The House Congressional elections
-occurs every two years... -House members must reside in the dis…
Senate Congressional elections
-elections for one-third of the Senate occur every two years…
8 terms
Types of Government: AP Gov
Democracy
Direct Democracy
Representative Democracy
Constitutional Democracy
Government power resides with the people
People have their own vote and represent themselves
Citizens elect a representative to serve in government as the…
People and a Constitution are the basis of power
Democracy
Government power resides with the people
Direct Democracy
People have their own vote and represent themselves
AP Gov Branches of Government
Franking Privilege
Pork Barrel Legislation
Rules Committee
Speaker of the House
Benefit allowing members of Congress to mail letters and othe…
legislation that gives tangible benefits to constituents in s…
A standing committee of the House of Representatives that pro…
An office mandated by the Constitution. The Speaker is chosen…
Franking Privilege
Benefit allowing members of Congress to mail letters and othe…
Pork Barrel Legislation
legislation that gives tangible benefits to constituents in s…
14 terms
AP Gov Types of Government
Autocracy
Dictatorship
Totalitarianism
Communism
Rule by one person with unlimited power and authority
Rule by an unelected leader who uses force in order to mainta…
Total government control over all social, political, and econ…
All property and means of production are controlled by the st…
Autocracy
Rule by one person with unlimited power and authority
Dictatorship
Rule by an unelected leader who uses force in order to mainta…
85 terms
AP GOV foundation of government
Government
State
Unites the state
Characteristics of a state
formal institutions through which a state maintains social or…
a political community that has a defined territory and an org…
sense of comunity
1. Population... 2. Territory... 3. Sovereignty... 4. Government
Government
formal institutions through which a state maintains social or…
State
a political community that has a defined territory and an org…
16 terms
AP Gov- types of government
Anarchy
Democracy
Federalism
Autocracy
No one rules, chaos and confusion
Government by the consent of those being governed, power rest…
A system where smaller states give up power to a central gove…
Self-rule, one ruler has unlimited power
Anarchy
No one rules, chaos and confusion
Democracy
Government by the consent of those being governed, power rest…
Ap Gov: Institutions of Government
Parliament v Congress
Congress Design
Article 1
Amendments
Parliament appoints leader = UNIFED
Bicameral = Two Chambers... Slow and unpopular
Longest and Most Detailed... Enumerates Commerce, Taxes, War, etc.
17 = Popular Election of Senators... 22 = Two Terms... 25 = Acting…
Parliament v Congress
Parliament appoints leader = UNIFED
Congress Design
Bicameral = Two Chambers... Slow and unpopular
93 terms
AP Gov Institutions of Government
Constituents
What are the requirements to be a Hous…
What are the requirements to be a Sena…
How often are house members re-elected?
Residents of a congressional district or state
At least 25 years old, citizen for at least 7 years
At least 30 years old, citizen for at least 9 years, must be…
Every 2 years... House=people's house
Constituents
Residents of a congressional district or state
What are the requirements to be a Hous…
At least 25 years old, citizen for at least 7 years
AP Gov- Types of Governments
Anarchy
Democracy
Indirect Democracy
Direct Democracy
"no one rules"- chaos and confusion
Gov't by the content of those being governed. Poweer rest wit…
Voters elect officials who will represent them
Every vote counts- very inefficient
Anarchy
"no one rules"- chaos and confusion
Democracy
Gov't by the content of those being governed. Poweer rest wit…
AP Gov Institutions of Government
Constituents
What are the requirements to be a Hous…
What are the requirements to be a Sena…
How often are house members re-elected?
Residents of a congressional district or state
At least 25 years old, citizen for at least 7 years
At least 30 years old, citizen for at least 9 years, must be…
Every 2 years
Constituents
Residents of a congressional district or state
What are the requirements to be a Hous…
At least 25 years old, citizen for at least 7 years
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