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85 terms
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
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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…
86 terms
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…
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
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
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…
60 terms
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
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
61 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…
Term used to describe wasteful Congressional spending, aka br…
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…
60 terms
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
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…
47 terms
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
17 terms
Government institutions
bureaucracy
council of ministers; cabinet
city; town, municipality
chamber of deputies; house of represen…
la burocrazia
il consiglio dei ministri
il comune
la camera dei deputati
bureaucracy
la burocrazia
council of ministers; cabinet
il consiglio dei ministri
86 terms
Institutions of Government
Congress
House of Representatives
Senate
census
...
...
...
...
Congress
...
House of Representatives
...
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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…
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
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…
85 terms
Institutions of Government
Congress
House of representatives
Senate
census
...
...
...
...
Congress
...
House of representatives
...
67 terms
Institutions of Government
Qualifications & terms for House of Re…
Qualifications & terms for Senate
How are leadership positions determine…
How are leadership positions determine…
at least 25 years old, be citizens of US for at least 7 years…
at least 30 years old, citizens of US for at least 9 years, l…
Speaker of the House (most powerful; presiding officer) is... ch…
similar to the House, but no speaker; vice presidents voted b…
Qualifications & terms for House of Re…
at least 25 years old, be citizens of US for at least 7 years…
Qualifications & terms for Senate
at least 30 years old, citizens of US for at least 9 years, l…
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…
47 terms
Institutions of government
Ability for nobles to mix with politic…
Increasingly politicised E made courti…
No legislative power
Progresses over half summers/Accession…
C making law and policy
C advising Elizabeth
C controlling finance
C controlling law and order/localities
Ability for nobles to mix with politic…
C making law and policy
Increasingly politicised E made courti…
C advising Elizabeth
74 terms
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…
50 terms
Institutions of Government
Constituents
Reapportionment
Gerrymandering
Incumbent
The residents of a congressional district or state; voters.
The assigning by Congress of congressional seats after each c…
The drawing of legislative district boundaries to benefit a p…
The current holder of the elected office.
Constituents
The residents of a congressional district or state; voters.
Reapportionment
The assigning by Congress of congressional seats after each c…
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 Government
Legislative Branch
Qualifications for Senators
Qualifications for Representatives
Informal Legislative Powers
Definition: system of US government that make laws and change…
Definition: required traits/background to be a senator... What d…
Definition: required traits/background to be a representative…
Definition: powers that the legislature can claim as part of…
Legislative Branch
Definition: system of US government that make laws and change…
Qualifications for Senators
Definition: required traits/background to be a senator... What d…
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…
73 terms
Institutions of Government
House of Representatives
Senate
Census
Congressional Districts
...
...
...
...
House of Representatives
...
Senate
...
85 terms
Institutions of Government
Congress
House of Representatives
Senate
census
the legislative body of the United States of America
one house of congress that has representatives from each stat…
one house of congress that has two representatives from each…
complete enumeration of a population
Congress
the legislative body of the United States of America
House of Representatives
one house of congress that has representatives from each stat…
40 terms
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
...
50 terms
Institutions of Government
Congress
House of Representatives
Senate
Census
A two house legislature responsible for writing the laws of t…
435 members, lower house in congress
100 members, higher house in congress
taken every 10 years to determine number of each state's cong…
Congress
A two house legislature responsible for writing the laws of t…
House of Representatives
435 members, lower house in congress
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.
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.
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
40 terms
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…
39 terms
Institutions of the Government
Qualifications for president (BYR)
22nd amendment
25th amendment
College's purpose
Born in US, 35 years old, 14 years resident of US
Set president term limit
President--VP--speaker of house--pres protemp of senate--sec.…
Deduce impact of average idiocracy
Qualifications for president (BYR)
Born in US, 35 years old, 14 years resident of US
22nd amendment
Set president term limit
14 terms
Institutions of government
Legislative Branch
Congress
Powers of congress
Expressed powers
-Referred to as "congress"... -considered the most important bra…
-society needs laws to maintain order and avoid anarchy... -give…
-expressed powers... -implied powers
Powers specifically listed in the constitution
Legislative Branch
-Referred to as "congress"... -considered the most important bra…
Congress
-society needs laws to maintain order and avoid anarchy... -give…
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…
89 terms
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…
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
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…
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
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…
44 terms
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…
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