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20 terms
US National Government
Filibuster
Veto
Electoral College
Bureaucracy
Only in the Senate. This is when a senator decides to seize t…
This is a power given to the president with which he can deci…
Means we are casting our ballet for a group of electors which…
In charge of public administration. It is a government admini…
Filibuster
Only in the Senate. This is when a senator decides to seize t…
Veto
This is a power given to the president with which he can deci…
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US Government: National Judiciary
Commander in chief
Chief of party
Chief of state
Chief citizen
Commander nations armed forces
Leader of his or her political party
Symbol of all people in the nation
Representative of people; working for public interest
Commander in chief
Commander nations armed forces
Chief of party
Leader of his or her political party
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US National Government
US Senate
US House of Representatives
Speaker of the House
Congressional Committees
-1oo members 2 from each state ... -upper house... -Senate is desig…
-lower house... -House of Representatives- "The people's Body"... -…
-Presiding officer of the US Hose of Rep. ... -The speaker is el…
-Set up by Congress... -Where bills begin and end their lives... -H…
US Senate
-1oo members 2 from each state ... -upper house... -Senate is desig…
US House of Representatives
-lower house... -House of Representatives- "The people's Body"... -…
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US National Government Midterm
Interest Groups
State of the Union
Media
Affirmative Action
A group of individuals who gather together
Constitution article 2, section 3 states that the President m…
The means by which people receive information about the gover…
Affirmative was established as a temporary means to promote d…
Interest Groups
A group of individuals who gather together
State of the Union
Constitution article 2, section 3 states that the President m…
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Government and US Nations
Government
Democracy
Republic
Parliamentary Democracy
How groups of people organize and rule themselfs in termis of…
Government ruled by its citizens, based on majority rule
Forms of government where individuals are elected to represen…
Citizens vote for a political party rather than an individual…
Government
How groups of people organize and rule themselfs in termis of…
Democracy
Government ruled by its citizens, based on majority rule
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New Nation & US Government Vocabulary
self-government
Virginia Plan
New Jersey Plan
Great Compromise
when people make laws for themselves
A plan suggested by James Madison at the Constitutional Conve…
A plan suggested by William Paterson at the Constitutional Co…
A plan suggested by Roger Sherman at the Constitutional Conve…
self-government
when people make laws for themselves
Virginia Plan
A plan suggested by James Madison at the Constitutional Conve…
35 terms
New Nation and US Government
Articles of Confederation
What could the U.S. do under the Artic…
What could the U.S. NOT do under the A…
Under the Articles of Confederation, w…
a document to form a central government after the Revolutiona…
declare war and peace, deal with other nations, print and bor…
They could not control trade, set up an army, raise money wit…
States had more power and were stronger
Articles of Confederation
a document to form a central government after the Revolutiona…
What could the U.S. do under the Artic…
declare war and peace, deal with other nations, print and bor…
41 terms
AP US GOVERNMENT- The National Judiciary
Jurisdiction
Original jurisdiction
Appellate jurisdiction
Concurrent jurisdiction
the authority of the courts to hear certain cases; federal co…
lower courts have the authority to hear cases for the first t…
Courts that hear reviews or appeals of decisions from the low…
allows certain types of cases to be tried in either the feder…
Jurisdiction
the authority of the courts to hear certain cases; federal co…
Original jurisdiction
lower courts have the authority to hear cases for the first t…
15 terms
A New Nation and US government
constitution
commerce
credit
democracy
document that governs a nation and state
large scale of buying and selling goods
ability to obtain loans from individuals
government controlled by the people through elected individuals
constitution
document that governs a nation and state
commerce
large scale of buying and selling goods
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National Government of US test 1
Oldest objective of government
Define " The Republic"
Define confederal
Define Federal
maintaining order
a state in which supreme power is held by the people and thei…
relating to or denoting a confederation.
System in which a central government shares power with state…
Oldest objective of government
maintaining order
Define " The Republic"
a state in which supreme power is held by the people and thei…
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Sources of Law in the US (national government)
The Big 3
statues enacted by congress
rules, regulations and administrative…
if the language is more broad and gene…
US constitution... stautes enacted by congress... treaties... (articl…
gives meaning to language in constitution
sources of law in the national government
more likely bill will get passed
The Big 3
US constitution... stautes enacted by congress... treaties... (articl…
statues enacted by congress
gives meaning to language in constitution
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UNWSP US National Government (Short Definitions)
US Senate
US House of Representatives
Speaker of the House
Congressional committees
Who: Upper house, consists of 100 members (2 from each state)…
Who: Lower House, also known as " The people's Body" 435 memb…
Who: Currently John Bohner (Republican), Usually a senior mem…
Who: "Little Legislatures" (another name for committees), Ad…
US Senate
Who: Upper house, consists of 100 members (2 from each state)…
US House of Representatives
Who: Lower House, also known as " The people's Body" 435 memb…
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AP US History -- The First National Government
Articles of Confederation and Perpetua…
Confederation Congress
Lord Dunmore
Ethiopian Regiment
first constitution of the US
governing body under the Articles of Confederation
last royal governor of Virginia who promised freedom to inden…
group of indentured servants and slaves who fought for the Br…
Articles of Confederation and Perpetua…
first constitution of the US
Confederation Congress
governing body under the Articles of Confederation
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US History H(Ardoin)- Establishment of the National Government
1777
the American Revolution
articles of confederation
all the power went to the state govern…
when were the Articles of Confederation established?
during what were the Articles of Confederation established?
what was the government that was established during the Revol…
why didn't the Articles of Confederation last?
1777
when were the Articles of Confederation established?
the American Revolution
during what were the Articles of Confederation established?
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US Government - National Security Policymaking Ch. 18
Arms race
Balance of trade
Central Intelligence Agency (CIA)
Cold war
one side's weaponry motivates the other side to procure more…
the ratio of what a country pays for imports to what it earns…
created after World War II to coordinate American information…
where the U.S. and the Soviet Union were often on the brink o…
Arms race
one side's weaponry motivates the other side to procure more…
Balance of trade
the ratio of what a country pays for imports to what it earns…
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AP US Government: Chapter 20 National Policymaking
Foreign Policy
United Nations
North Atlantic Treaty Organization
European Union
A policy that involves choice taking, like domestic policy, b…
Created in 1945, an organization whose members agree to renou…
Created in 1949, an organization whose members include the Un…
A transnational government composed of most European nations…
Foreign Policy
A policy that involves choice taking, like domestic policy, b…
United Nations
Created in 1945, an organization whose members agree to renou…
50 terms
Establishment of the National Government- US History H [Ardoin]
What was the very first document?
The Articles of Confederation were est…
During the time of the Articles of Con…
What were the two successes under the…
the Articles of Confederation
1777; American Revolution
state
- Land Ordinance of 1785... - Northwest Ordinance
What was the very first document?
the Articles of Confederation
The Articles of Confederation were est…
1777; American Revolution
19 terms
UNWSP US National Government (Short Definitions)
US Senate
US House of Representatives
Speaker of the House
Congressional committees
Who: Upper house, consists of 100 members (2 from each state)…
Who: Lower House, also known as " The people's Body" 435 memb…
Who: Currently John Bohner (Republican), Usually a senior mem…
Who: "Little Legislatures" (another name for committees) Sele…
US Senate
Who: Upper house, consists of 100 members (2 from each state)…
US House of Representatives
Who: Lower House, also known as " The people's Body" 435 memb…
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Forming a New Nation/US Government Vocabulary
ratify
veto
amendment
popular sovereignty
To officially approve a constitutional amendment or treaty
To reject or cancel
A change to the United States Constitution
The approval or consent of the people
ratify
To officially approve a constitutional amendment or treaty
veto
To reject or cancel
61 terms
US History H(Ardoin)- Establishment of the National Government
1777
the American Revolution
articles of confederation
all the power went to the state govern…
when were the Articles of Confederation established?
during what were the Articles of Confederation established?
what was the government that was established during the Revol…
why didn't the Articles of Confederation last?
1777
when were the Articles of Confederation established?
the American Revolution
during what were the Articles of Confederation established?
24 terms
2002 AP US GOVERNMENT NATIONAL EXAM
Which of the following is an example o…
The graph above supports which of the…
A primary election in which voters are…
when selecting a vice-presidential can…
the requirement that presidential appointments to the SC be a…
People with higher incomes are more likely to think of themse…
a closed primary
adds balance and appeal to the national ticket.
Which of the following is an example o…
the requirement that presidential appointments to the SC be a…
The graph above supports which of the…
People with higher incomes are more likely to think of themse…
16 terms
National Government
citizen
executive branch
legislative branch
judicial branch
A person who lives in a community and has certain rights and…
The part of the government that carries out the laws. PRESIDENT
The part of the government that writes the laws. CONGRESS
The part of the government that decides if laws are fair and…
citizen
A person who lives in a community and has certain rights and…
executive branch
The part of the government that carries out the laws. PRESIDENT
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US Government: 3.02 Lesson Assessment: The National Government
What is the name of the document that…
All the official rules and notices of…
What is the name of the lower house of…
Which branch of government is responsi…
the Constitution
the Federal Register
House of Representatives
executive
What is the name of the document that…
the Constitution
All the official rules and notices of…
the Federal Register
20 terms
National Government
Legislative Branch
Executive Branch
Judicial Branch
Bicameral Legislature
The Branch that makes laws.
The Branch that enforce laws.
The Branch that interprets laws.
A lawmaking group made up of two houses.
Legislative Branch
The Branch that makes laws.
Executive Branch
The Branch that enforce laws.
US Government
Reserved Powers
Amendments
Federalism
Concurrent powers
powers that the constitution neither gives to Congress nor de…
changes to constitution that require 3/4 vote
division of power between the states and national government
powers shared by the federal and state governments
Reserved Powers
powers that the constitution neither gives to Congress nor de…
Amendments
changes to constitution that require 3/4 vote
13 terms
National Government
the lawmaking branch of government ; C…
the branch of government; includes the…
the branch that has the power to decla…
a two house legislature
Legislative branch
Executive Branch
Judicial Branch
bicameral
the lawmaking branch of government ; C…
Legislative branch
the branch of government; includes the…
Executive Branch
45 terms
National Government
Article I
House of Representatives
necessary and proper clause (elastic c…
census
Establishes the structure and authority of the legislative br…
The larger house of the United States Congress, whose 435 ele…
the ability of Congress to make laws in order to carry out it…
an official count or survey of a population
Article I
Establishes the structure and authority of the legislative br…
House of Representatives
The larger house of the United States Congress, whose 435 ele…
9 terms
AP US Government: The Presidency: Leading the Nation
Whig Theory
Stewardship Theory
Open Party caucuses
Momentum
A theory that prevailed in the 19th century and held that the…
The theory that argues for a strong assertive presidential ro…
Meetings at which a party's candidates for nomination are vot…
A strong showing by a candidate in the presidential nominatin…
Whig Theory
A theory that prevailed in the 19th century and held that the…
Stewardship Theory
The theory that argues for a strong assertive presidential ro…
US History SAT Governing a New Nation
Articles of Confederation
unicameral
Western lands
Land Ordinance of 1785
established a confederate form of government to run the US; s…
1-house legislature; each state has 1 vote (9/13 votes necess…
land acquired through Treaty of Paris w/ England after Revolu…
Northwest Territory divided into townships; considered a majo…
Articles of Confederation
established a confederate form of government to run the US; s…
unicameral
1-house legislature; each state has 1 vote (9/13 votes necess…
24 terms
National Government
National Government
Constitution
Legislative Branch
Congress
government of the United States; highest level of government
written plan of government; job of federal (national) governm…
Legislative Branch
Made up of 2 parts: Senate and House of Representatives; the…
National Government
government of the United States; highest level of government
Constitution
written plan of government; job of federal (national) governm…
34 terms
Group 2: grade US/VA Government - National judiciary
Jurisdiction
precedent
inferior
The Federal courts were set up to ...
The authority to make decisions or apply the law in a particu…
rule to be followed in similar cases in the future
lower in order, degree, or rank
interpret and apply the constitution and the laws of the land
Jurisdiction
The authority to make decisions or apply the law in a particu…
precedent
rule to be followed in similar cases in the future
21 terms
National Government
Patriotism
Supreme Court
Congress
The President
Love of one's country
Judicial Branch
Legislative Branch
Executive Branch
Patriotism
Love of one's country
Supreme Court
Judicial Branch
20 terms
US Government
elect
enforce
law
supreme
Decide who will be in the government.
Make people follow laws.
Rules made and enforced by the government.
highest
elect
Decide who will be in the government.
enforce
Make people follow laws.
268 terms
AP US Government Nation Exam Terms
Chapter 1: The Study of American Gover…
Legitimacy
Authority
Democracy
...
political authority conferred by law or by a state or nationa…
the power or right to give orders or make decisions
a political system in which the supreme power lies in a body…
Chapter 1: The Study of American Gover…
...
Legitimacy
political authority conferred by law or by a state or nationa…
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National Government
What defines the structure of our nati…
What is the national legislative branc…
What does the term bicameral mean?
What are the two houses of Congress ca…
U.S. Constitution
Congress
Having 2 houses
House of Representatives and Senate
What defines the structure of our nati…
U.S. Constitution
What is the national legislative branc…
Congress
33 terms
national government
16th amendment
17th amendment
18th amendment
19th amendment
provide for an income tax. (people who make more money should…
provided for direct election of senators
ban on manufacture and sale of alcoholic beverages
provided for women suffrage (given right to vote)
16th amendment
provide for an income tax. (people who make more money should…
17th amendment
provided for direct election of senators
102 terms
National Government
Article 1
Actual Representation (USA)
Virtual Representation (Western Democr…
How many people are on the House of Re…
Deals with the Congress-bulk of power
Represents a specific group of people
Represent the whole country
435
Article 1
Deals with the Congress-bulk of power
Actual Representation (USA)
Represents a specific group of people
20 terms
National Government
Executive Branch
Legislative Branch
Judicial Branch
Two Houses of Congress
Carries out the law, headed by the president
Makes the laws of the nation, approves the budget
Interprets the laws
House of Representatives and the Senate
Executive Branch
Carries out the law, headed by the president
Legislative Branch
Makes the laws of the nation, approves the budget
16 terms
US constitution exam: the Nation and the States, Federalism, structure of the national government
What are the three types of political…
What is a "grey area"?
Who decides on jurisdictional disputes…
What are the two broad schools of thou…
Federalism, unitary and confederal systems
an overlapping of jurisdiction
The Supreme Court
The States'rights position and the Nationalist position
What are the three types of political…
Federalism, unitary and confederal systems
What is a "grey area"?
an overlapping of jurisdiction
73 terms
National Government
Primary election
How man primaries are there?
What are the 2 types of primaries?
Closed primary
Election in which voters decide which of the candidates withi…
2
Closed and open
A primary in which only a party's registered voters are eligi…
Primary election
Election in which voters decide which of the candidates withi…
How man primaries are there?
2
19 terms
US History Government for a new Nation
What were the 3 precedence's that were…
Strict interpretation of the Constitut…
Loose interpretation of Constitution?
What problems did Washington face duri…
Executive departments and set up a court system, added the Bi…
Jefferson believed in a strict interpretation of the Constitu…
Hamilton believed in a loose interpretation of the Constituti…
He had to maintain the national security, organize the newly…
What were the 3 precedence's that were…
Executive departments and set up a court system, added the Bi…
Strict interpretation of the Constitut…
Jefferson believed in a strict interpretation of the Constitu…
50 terms
National Government
Mass Media
Did the Anti-Federalist like the newsp…
What was the first kind of media?
What was the first newspaper called?
TV, Radio, Social Media, Movies, Internet, Newspapers
Yes, they found them to be essential.
Newspapers
Partisan Political Media
Mass Media
TV, Radio, Social Media, Movies, Internet, Newspapers
Did the Anti-Federalist like the newsp…
Yes, they found them to be essential.
15 terms
National Government
Bicameral
Revenue
Cabinet
Ambassador
2 houses
income
group of policy ad visors to the president
Official representative to foreign countries
Bicameral
2 houses
Revenue
income
20 terms
National Government
Appoint
Bicameral
Cabinet
Commerce
Place in a position
Having two houses/chambers
Secretaries of the executive departments and advisors
Business or trade
Appoint
Place in a position
Bicameral
Having two houses/chambers
7 terms
National government
Executive, judicial, legislative
The president
Supreme court
Congress
The three branches of our country's government
The executive branch is the
The judicial branch is the
The legislative branch is the
Executive, judicial, legislative
The three branches of our country's government
The president
The executive branch is the
20 terms
national government
appoint
bicameral
cabinet
commerce
place in a position
having two houses/chambers
secretaries of the executive department
Business or trade
appoint
place in a position
bicameral
having two houses/chambers
20 terms
national government
Appoint
bicameral
cabinet
commerce
place in position
Hving two houses/chambers
secritaries of the executive departments and advitisers
business or trade
Appoint
place in position
bicameral
Hving two houses/chambers
10 terms
National Government
Supreme Court
Constitution
Democracy
Legislative Branch
made up of 9 justices that lead the judicial branch of the Un…
is our country's written plan for government
is a government in which the people choose their leaders and…
is the lawmaking branch of government
Supreme Court
made up of 9 justices that lead the judicial branch of the Un…
Constitution
is our country's written plan for government
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National Government
Appoint
Bicameral
Commerce
Cabinet
Place in a Position
Having two houses/chambers
Business or trade
Secretaries of the executive departments and advisors
Appoint
Place in a Position
Bicameral
Having two houses/chambers
20 terms
National Government
Appoint
Bicameral
Cabinet
Commerce
Place in a position
Having two houses/chambers
Secretaries of the executive departments and advisors
Business or trade
Appoint
Place in a position
Bicameral
Having two houses/chambers
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