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Institutions of Government Key Terms
Congress
House of Representatives
Senate
census
Bicameral (two- house) legislature responsible for writing th…
435 members that make up part the lower part of Congress
100 members that make up the upper part of Congress
Process by which the population of the United States is offic…
Congress
Bicameral (two- house) legislature responsible for writing th…
House of Representatives
435 members that make up part the lower part of Congress
59 terms
Ap Government: Institutions key terms
Appropriation
Appropriations Committee
Appellate Jurisdiction
Bureaucracy
money that congress allocated to be spent
congressional committee that deals with federal spending
authority of a court to hear an appeal from a lower court
departments, agencies, bureaus, and commissions in the execut…
Appropriation
money that congress allocated to be spent
Appropriations Committee
congressional committee that deals with federal spending
67 terms
AP Government: Institutions of Government
incumbents
casework
pork barrel
bicameral legislature
people who already hold office; usually win in congressional…
congressional mediator between the people and the government
Money used that is considered wasteful - use earmarks
divided into two houses.US Congress & American State legislat…
incumbents
people who already hold office; usually win in congressional…
casework
congressional mediator between the people and the government
67 terms
AP Government: Institutions of Government
incumbents
casework
pork barrel
bicameral legislature
people who already hold office; usually win in congressional…
congressional mediator between the people and the government
Money used that is considered wasteful - use earmarks
divided into two houses.US Congress & American State legislat…
incumbents
people who already hold office; usually win in congressional…
casework
congressional mediator between the people and the government
Institutions of Government
incumbents
casework
pork barrel
bicameral legislature
people who already hold office; usually win in congressional…
congressional mediator between the people and the government
Money used that is considered wasteful - use earmarks
divided into two houses.US Congress & American State legislat…
incumbents
people who already hold office; usually win in congressional…
casework
congressional mediator between the people and the government
78 terms
Institutions of Government
Census
Reapportionment
Gerrymander
Congressional district
Taken every 10 years by the federal government to count the p…
The way seats in the House of Representatives are reallocated…
To draw congressional district boundaries in a way that give…
A section of a state, based on population and determined by t…
Census
Taken every 10 years by the federal government to count the p…
Reapportionment
The way seats in the House of Representatives are reallocated…
Institutions of Government
Congress
House of Representatives
Senate
census
the national legislative body of the U.S., consisting of the…
the lower house of the two houses of the United States Congre…
the upper house of the two houses of the United States Congre…
an official enumeration of the population, with details as to…
Congress
the national legislative body of the U.S., consisting of the…
House of Representatives
the lower house of the two houses of the United States Congre…
39 terms
Unit 2 Key Terms: Institutions of Government
Checks and balances
Commerce clause
Concurrent powers
Delegated powers
A system in which each branch of government can limit the pow…
A clause in article 1, section 8 of the US Constitution that…
Powers shared by the federal and state governments under the…
Powers granted to the national government rather than to the…
Checks and balances
A system in which each branch of government can limit the pow…
Commerce clause
A clause in article 1, section 8 of the US Constitution that…
89 terms
Unit 4: Institutions of Government Key Terms
Bicameral Legislature
Caucus
Closed Rule
Cloture Rule
A body consisting of two parts. These two parts are the House…
A group of congressional members that work to advance a polit…
An order that strictly limits debate time and forbids amendme…
The only device that can be used by senators in order to end…
Bicameral Legislature
A body consisting of two parts. These two parts are the House…
Caucus
A group of congressional members that work to advance a polit…
Institutions of Government
Congress
House of Representatives
Senate
census
...
...
...
...
Congress
...
House of Representatives
...
17 terms
Institutions of Government
filibuster
cloture rule
marginal and safe districts
discharge petition
an attempt to defeat a bill in the Senate by talking indefini…
a rule used by the Senate to end or limit debate (two-thirds…
districts in which incumbents win less or more than 55% of th…
a device by which any member of the House, after a committee…
filibuster
an attempt to defeat a bill in the Senate by talking indefini…
cloture rule
a rule used by the Senate to end or limit debate (two-thirds…
48 terms
Institutions of Government
Apportionment
Reapportionment
Gerrymandering
Congressional Session
seat distributed among the states based on respective populat…
redistribution of seats, based on each decennial census (ever…
districts drawn to the advantage of the political party that…
two sessions per term, one session per year happens during a…
Apportionment
seat distributed among the states based on respective populat…
Reapportionment
redistribution of seats, based on each decennial census (ever…
73 terms
institutions of government
bureaucracy
functions of federal bureaucracy
the federal bureaucracy consists of ...
the house of representatives
A system of departments and agencies formed to carry out the…
implementation, administration, regulation
cabinet departments (department of agriculture), independent…
435 members, two year terms, low turnover, controlled by powe…
bureaucracy
A system of departments and agencies formed to carry out the…
functions of federal bureaucracy
implementation, administration, regulation
Institutions of Government
House of Representatives
Senate
Census
Voting Rights Act of 1965
435 members
100 members
Poll taken every ten years to count the pipulation
Encouraged states to take measures to increase minority repre…
House of Representatives
435 members
Senate
100 members
223 terms
Institutions of government
Congress
What functions does Congress serve oth…
Every ______ years, a census is taken…
Congressional Redistricting is done by…
The bicameral legislature responsible for writing the laws of…
-Overseeing the Bureaucracy... -Consensus building... -Clarifying p…
1.)10... 2.)Federal Government... 3.)Count the population and deter…
Each State legislature
Congress
The bicameral legislature responsible for writing the laws of…
What functions does Congress serve oth…
-Overseeing the Bureaucracy... -Consensus building... -Clarifying p…
Institutions of Government
Congress
House of representatives
Senate
census
...
...
...
...
Congress
...
House of representatives
...
84 terms
Institutions of Government
Where is the Congress powers found in…
What are the powers of Congress?
Bicameralism
What are the two branches of Congress?
Article 1, Section 8
Declare war, tax, coining money, spending & borrowing, create…
Separate powers within the most powerful branch
House of Representatives and the Senate
Where is the Congress powers found in…
Article 1, Section 8
What are the powers of Congress?
Declare war, tax, coining money, spending & borrowing, create…
AP Government and Politics Key Terms: Institutions
appropriation
Appropriations Committee
appellate jurisdiction
bureaucracy
money that Congress has allocated to be spent
congressional committee that deals with federal spending
authority of a court to hear an appeal from a lower court
departments, agencies, bureaus, and commissions in the execut…
appropriation
money that Congress has allocated to be spent
Appropriations Committee
congressional committee that deals with federal spending
Institutions of National Government
What is equity law?
Are term limits for members of Congres…
How is Congress apportioned?
What is the difference between a margi…
Equity law is a system of rules by which disputes are resolve…
Not at the national level—it would take a constitutional amen…
Every ten years, the census bureau conducts the national cens…
A marginal district is one in which a close election takes pl…
What is equity law?
Equity law is a system of rules by which disputes are resolve…
Are term limits for members of Congres…
Not at the national level—it would take a constitutional amen…
43 terms
Government Institutions
appropriation
Appropriations Committee
casework
closed rule
money Congress allocates for spending
Congressional committee for federal spending
personal work done by Congress member for constituents
Rules Committee rule that bans amendments to a bill
appropriation
money Congress allocates for spending
Appropriations Committee
Congressional committee for federal spending
Institutions of the Government
What is the 22nd Amendment?
What is the typical process followed b…
A budget deficit is when______ exceed(…
What is the purpose of the Council of…
Requires that presidents serve only two terms
Introduction, committee referral, subcommittee, full committe…
Expenditures
To advise the president on economic policy
What is the 22nd Amendment?
Requires that presidents serve only two terms
What is the typical process followed b…
Introduction, committee referral, subcommittee, full committe…
71 terms
Government Institutions
Casework
Pork Barrel
Standing Committees
Joint Committees
activities of members of congress that help constituents as i…
The mighty list of federal projects, grants, and contracts av…
Separate subject-matter committees in each house of congress…
Congressional Committees on a few subject-matter areas with m…
Casework
activities of members of congress that help constituents as i…
Pork Barrel
The mighty list of federal projects, grants, and contracts av…
123 terms
Institutions of Government
Constitution
Branches of government
Constitution of the United States
How many constitutions has the US had?
a body of fundamental laws that establishes the principles, s…
A branch of government is a specialized "department"/structur…
Embodies the concept of institutions of government, and the a…
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Constitution
a body of fundamental laws that establishes the principles, s…
Branches of government
A branch of government is a specialized "department"/structur…
83 terms
Institutions of Government
Congress
House of Representatives
Senate
census
...
...
...
...
Congress
...
House of Representatives
...
24 terms
Institutions of Government
Congress
Bicameral
House of Representatives
Senate
a formal meeting or series of meetings for discussion between…
having two branches or chambers.
The lower house of the United States Congress. With 435 popul…
any of various legislative or governing bodies, in particular.
Congress
a formal meeting or series of meetings for discussion between…
Bicameral
having two branches or chambers.
77 terms
Institutions of Government
incumbents
casework
pork barrel
bicameral legislature
those already holding office. In congressional elections, inc…
Activities of members of Congress that helps constituents as…
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 helps constituents as…
23 terms
Institutions of Government
Amicus curiae
Brief
Class action suit
Sovereign immunity
Means "friend of the court"; someone who is not a party to a…
A written statement by a party in a court case that details i…
A small number of people to sue on behalf of all other people…
A legal doctrine by which the sovereign or state cannot commi…
Amicus curiae
Means "friend of the court"; someone who is not a party to a…
Brief
A written statement by a party in a court case that details i…
32 terms
Institutions of Government
reapportionment
super-PACs
pork-barrel spending
earmarks
the assigning by Congress of congressional seats after each c…
the giant, often-secretive political action committees that p…
the act of using government funds on local projects that are…
special spending projects that are set aside on behalf of ind…
reapportionment
the assigning by Congress of congressional seats after each c…
super-PACs
the giant, often-secretive political action committees that p…
Institutions of Government
bicameral legislature
filibuster
marginal districts
safe districts
a lawmaking body made up of two chambers or parts
an attempt to defeat a bill in the senate by talking indefini…
political districts in which candidates elected to the House…
districts in which incumbents win by margins of 55% or more
bicameral legislature
a lawmaking body made up of two chambers or parts
filibuster
an attempt to defeat a bill in the senate by talking indefini…
20 terms
Government Institutions
A group of people united to promote a…
What power does the House hold in rega…
Who in the House has the power to lead…
How long is a representative's term of…
caucus
It brings charges against an official to remove him or her fr…
the Speaker of the House
two years
A group of people united to promote a…
caucus
What power does the House hold in rega…
It brings charges against an official to remove him or her fr…
44 terms
Institutions of Government
Apportionment
Reapportionment
Gerrymandering
Congressional Session
Seats distributed among the states, based on respective popul…
Redistribution of seats based on each decennial census.
Redrawing boundaries of districts to the advantage of the pol…
A period of time during which each year, congress assembles a…
Apportionment
Seats distributed among the states, based on respective popul…
Reapportionment
Redistribution of seats based on each decennial census.
Government Institutions
Which statement describes the majority…
The role of the Senate in regard to tr…
What is the Senate's only defense to a…
Within the hierarchy of the federal bu…
all sixteen chairpersons are members of the majority party
approve international treaties
invoking cloture
higher than independent agencies
Which statement describes the majority…
all sixteen chairpersons are members of the majority party
The role of the Senate in regard to tr…
approve international treaties
77 terms
Chapter 1 Institutions of Government
incumbents
casework
pork barrel
bicameral legislature
people who already hold office; usually win in congressional…
congressional mediator between the people and the government
Money used that is considered wasteful - use earmarks
divided into two houses.US Congress & American State legislat…
incumbents
people who already hold office; usually win in congressional…
casework
congressional mediator between the people and the government
Institutions of Government
Parliament v Congress
Article l Section 8
Founders & Congress
17th Amendment
...
...
...
Popular Election of Senators
Parliament v Congress
...
Article l Section 8
...
23 terms
Unit 4 Institution Of Government key terms
Appropriations
Appropriations Committee
Appellate Jurisdiction
Bureaucracy
Money that congress has allocated to be spent
A congressional committee that deals with federal spending
The authority of a court to hear an appeal from a lower court
Departments , agencies , bureaus , and commissions in the exe…
Appropriations
Money that congress has allocated to be spent
Appropriations Committee
A congressional committee that deals with federal spending
25 terms
Institutions of Government:
Congress
Bicameral
House of Representatives
Senate
the national legislative body of a country.
of a legislative body) having two branches or chambers.
The lower house of the United States Congress
the smaller upper assembly in the US Congress, most US states…
Congress
the national legislative body of a country.
Bicameral
of a legislative body) having two branches or chambers.
170 terms
Institutions of government
Congress
House of Representatives
Senate
Census
Bicameral legislature responsible for writing the laws of the…
435 members population
100 members equality
Count the population to determine the number of each states C…
Congress
Bicameral legislature responsible for writing the laws of the…
House of Representatives
435 members population
61 terms
Institutions of Government
Incumbents
Casework
Pork Barrel
Bicameral Legislature
Members already in office
Activities of members of Congress that help constituents as i…
the mighty list of federal projects, grants, and contracts av…
A lawmaking body made up of two chambers or parts
Incumbents
Members already in office
Casework
Activities of members of Congress that help constituents as i…
40 terms
Institutions of Government
Parliament v. Congress
Article 1 Section 8
Founders & Congress
17th Amendment
Congress: a meeting, as of representatives from various place…
Where the powers of congress are located. Ex: to declare war,…
Founders gave the congress the most power so that people coul…
People could elect their senators
Parliament v. Congress
Congress: a meeting, as of representatives from various place…
Article 1 Section 8
Where the powers of congress are located. Ex: to declare war,…
112 terms
Institutions Of Government
Congress
House Of Representatives
Senate
congressional district
Is the bicameral legislature responsible for writing laws of…
Made up of 435 members, the number of representatives are det…
Consists of 100 members, 2 from each state
a territorial division of a state from which a member of the…
Congress
Is the bicameral legislature responsible for writing laws of…
House Of Representatives
Made up of 435 members, the number of representatives are det…
25 terms
Institutions of government
Congress
Bicameral
House of representatives
Senate
The legislative branch of the United States federal governmen…
Having two branches, chambers, or houses, as a legislative body
The lower house of the United States congress. With 435 popul…
The smaller upper assembly in the US congress, most US states…
Congress
The legislative branch of the United States federal governmen…
Bicameral
Having two branches, chambers, or houses, as a legislative body
Institutions of government
Apportionment
Reapportionment
Gerrymandering
Session
Seats distributed among the states, based on respective popul…
Redistribution of seats, based on each decennial census. (10…
Districts drawn to the advantage of the political parts that…
A period of time during which, each year, congress assembles…
Apportionment
Seats distributed among the states, based on respective popul…
Reapportionment
Redistribution of seats, based on each decennial census. (10…
39 terms
Chapter 11: Institutions of Government- Congress
Incumbent
Casework
Pork Barrel
Logrolling
A Congressman that already held power previously
the response or services that Members of Congress provide to…
the appropriation of government spending for localized projec…
When politicians assist another for assist in return, used a…
Incumbent
A Congressman that already held power previously
Casework
the response or services that Members of Congress provide to…
Institutions of Government
Pendleton Act
Civil Service
How do independent regulatory agencies…
Fragmentation
the bureaucracy regulates everything
Part of government where people are hired by merit this is li…
They make their own set of rules and are independent from the…
when states are broken apart by interest groups
Pendleton Act
the bureaucracy regulates everything
Civil Service
Part of government where people are hired by merit this is li…
institutions of government
functions of Congress
what makes up Congress
census
congressional redistricting
writing laws for the nation, overseeing bureaucracy, consensu…
House of Representatives and Senate
taken every 10 years by the federal government to count the p…
when a state redraws it's congressional boundaries to ensure…
functions of Congress
writing laws for the nation, overseeing bureaucracy, consensu…
what makes up Congress
House of Representatives and Senate
19 terms
Institutions of Government
Function of Congress include...
Law making
Representation
Oversight
Law making, representation, oversight, public education and c…
The process of establishing the legal rules that govern society
The function of members of Congress as elected officials repr…
The process by which Congress follows up on laws it has enact…
Function of Congress include...
Law making, representation, oversight, public education and c…
Law making
The process of establishing the legal rules that govern society
31 terms
Institutions of Government
LB Responsibilities
LB Types of Representation
LB Representatives can:
LB Types of Patronage
make and pass laws, organize federal spending and taxing, reg…
delegate, trustee, sociological, agency
communicate with constituents, connect people with services,…
pork-barrel, earmark, private bills, grants, contracts
LB Responsibilities
make and pass laws, organize federal spending and taxing, reg…
LB Types of Representation
delegate, trustee, sociological, agency
Institutions of government
17th amendment
Provided for direct election of U.S. s…
Amnesty
Appellate jurisdiction
25th amendment
Established rules for presidential succession, filling presid…
A general pardon for offenses committed by a group of offenders
The authority of some courts to review decisions made by lowe…
17th amendment
25th amendment
Provided for direct election of U.S. s…
Established rules for presidential succession, filling presid…
Institutions of Government
Parliment v Congress
Article 1 Section 8
Founders & Congress
17th Amendment
Parliament appoints leader = UNIFIED... Congress Design: Bicamer…
Longest and most detailed ... Enumerates commerce, taxes, war, e…
...
Popular Election of Senators
Parliment v Congress
Parliament appoints leader = UNIFIED... Congress Design: Bicamer…
Article 1 Section 8
Longest and most detailed ... Enumerates commerce, taxes, war, e…
79 terms
Institutions of Government
Override a veto
Confirm an SC Justice, Ambassador, or…
Confirm a Vice President replacement
Pass a Bill
2/3 vote in both houses
Majority (in Senate)
Majority in both houses
Majority in both houses
Override a veto
2/3 vote in both houses
Confirm an SC Justice, Ambassador, or…
Majority (in Senate)
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