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26 terms
AP Government & Political Science
Theories of government (Political Theo…
Initiative and referendum (Constitutio…
Declaration of Independence (1776)
Articles of Confederation (1781-1789)
Elitist theory-a small segment of the society dominated by th…
Initiatives and referendums are key components of direct demo…
Ideas taken from Locke, Rousseau, and Montesquieu... Locke's pri…
State governments stronger than central government... No chief…
Theories of government (Political Theo…
Elitist theory-a small segment of the society dominated by th…
Initiative and referendum (Constitutio…
Initiatives and referendums are key components of direct demo…
32 terms
Political Parties and Elections (American Government and Political Science)
Political Party
Political Ideology
One-Party System
Two-Party System
A group of candidates, officer-holders and citizens with simi…
A set of beliefs about the role of government.
Typical in countries with authoritarian governments; Politica…
Political system with two dominant political parties; Indepen…
Political Party
A group of candidates, officer-holders and citizens with simi…
Political Ideology
A set of beliefs about the role of government.
8 terms
Government, Civics, & Political Science
John Locke
Commerce Clause
Primaries
Federalist Papers
Enlightenment; "Liberalism"; Two Treatises of Government; soc…
Constitution: Article I, Section 8, Clause 3; "...regulate Co…
election that narrows the field of candidates within a politi…
85 articles and essays written by Hamilton, Madison, Jay prom…
John Locke
Enlightenment; "Liberalism"; Two Treatises of Government; soc…
Commerce Clause
Constitution: Article I, Section 8, Clause 3; "...regulate Co…
35 terms
Government/Civics/Political Science
Political Science
Government
Origin of the State
Influence of philosophers on political…
Study of different governments and how they compare, general…
Four major purposes of Government are:... 1. Ensuring national s…
Four main theories:... 1. Evolutionary - evolved from family, pa…
Aristotle and Plato believed poly sci should lead order in po…
Political Science
Study of different governments and how they compare, general…
Government
Four major purposes of Government are:... 1. Ensuring national s…
96 terms
Political Science: American Government
Politics
Institution
Government
Security
The process of resolving conflicts and deciding "who gets wha…
An ongoing organization that performs certain functions for s…
Institutions through which a society makes and enforces its p…
The state of being free from danger or injury.
Politics
The process of resolving conflicts and deciding "who gets wha…
Institution
An ongoing organization that performs certain functions for s…
64 terms
Political Science (Citizen and Government)
Government
Authoritarian Government
Totalitarian government
Politics
Institutional procedures through which a land (country) and i…
A form of government in which the government does not appear…
A form of government that does not recognize the limits to it…
Who gets what, when, and how.
Government
Institutional procedures through which a land (country) and i…
Authoritarian Government
A form of government in which the government does not appear…
9 terms
Political Science: Forms of Government
Direct Democracy
Anarchy
Oligarchy
Communism
government decisions are made by eligible citizens ... > Athens…
when there is no effective government, often after it has bee…
an elite group who rule in their own interests, especially th…
government owns all business and farms and provided its peopl…
Direct Democracy
government decisions are made by eligible citizens ... > Athens…
Anarchy
when there is no effective government, often after it has bee…
12 terms
Political Science- Systems of Government
Institutions
Executive
Head of State
Head of Government
organizations that create, enforce, and apply laws they also…
in charge of carrying out the law
Symbolic embodiment of people, sometimes conducts internation…
makes national policy, directs officers, and ministers, Leade…
Institutions
organizations that create, enforce, and apply laws they also…
Executive
in charge of carrying out the law
14 terms
Government Final: Political science
Why did the progressives support women…
Why did the delegates at the Philadelp…
Which of the following statements abou…
Which rights do NOT fall under constit…
The Progressives believed women would support their reform mo…
They believed that since the federal government was already l…
It has contributed to the longevity of the US government by a…
The right to use pornography
Why did the progressives support women…
The Progressives believed women would support their reform mo…
Why did the delegates at the Philadelp…
They believed that since the federal government was already l…
20 terms
Political Science Government People
president of united states
vice president of united states
secretary of state
secretary of defense
barack obama
joe biden
john kerry
ashton b karter
president of united states
barack obama
vice president of united states
joe biden
21 terms
Political Science Government Review
Characteristics of a State include:
A group of people
Confirmed borders
Institution to enforce policy/laws
Population... Territory... Government... Sovereignty
Population
Territory
Government
Characteristics of a State include:
Population... Territory... Government... Sovereignty
A group of people
Population
9 terms
American Government (Political Science)
classic conservatism
classic conservatism beliefs
classic conservatism values
classic liberalism
middle ages, a thousand years ago, government that was run by…
Human beings are inherently unequal, born, live, and die uneq…
Change should be avoided, don't like people to feel like they…
middle class begins to rise slowly, trade starting, a group o…
classic conservatism
middle ages, a thousand years ago, government that was run by…
classic conservatism beliefs
Human beings are inherently unequal, born, live, and die uneq…
83 terms
government/political science/civics
the purpose of government
John locke said people need government…
the president who said gov jobs was to…
economic decisions of gov usually invo…
to maintain social order, provide public services, provide na…
maintain social order without conflict
Abraham Lincoln
economic scarcity, distribution of public services and benefits
the purpose of government
to maintain social order, provide public services, provide na…
John locke said people need government…
maintain social order without conflict
12 terms
World government/political science
Globalization
Golden straight jacket
Olive tree
Civil society
a process of interaction and integration among the people, co…
the defining political-economic garment of globalization. The…
Represents the heritage, culture, and roots of a country. Eac…
The realm of organized social life that is voluntary, self ge…
Globalization
a process of interaction and integration among the people, co…
Golden straight jacket
the defining political-economic garment of globalization. The…
92 terms
Government, Civics, and Political Science
Thomas Hobbes
John Lock
Capitalism
Capitalism *
English philosopher, 1st to theorize social contract, in a na…
people were naturally endowed with the right to life, liberty…
Private ownership and control of property and economic resour…
Free enterprise
Thomas Hobbes
English philosopher, 1st to theorize social contract, in a na…
John Lock
people were naturally endowed with the right to life, liberty…
218 terms
Political Science: American Government
Politics
Political System
Preferences
Institutions
The process of making collective decisions, usually by govern…
The way a society organizes and manages its politics across v…
The outcomes or experiences people want or believe they need.
Rules or sets of rules or practices that determine how people…
Politics
The process of making collective decisions, usually by govern…
Political System
The way a society organizes and manages its politics across v…
12 terms
Political Science Quiz Government
Purposes of government
Autocracy
Oligarchy
Authoritarian government
Maintain social order-Resolve conflict among people, law enfo…
Ruled by one person... oldest most common,inheritance... Totalitari…
Ruled by small number of people... Derives from wealth,military…
Form of government characterized by absolute or blind obedien…
Purposes of government
Maintain social order-Resolve conflict among people, law enfo…
Autocracy
Ruled by one person... oldest most common,inheritance... Totalitari…
43 terms
Political Science for Ap Government
If all registered voters voted
Good at registrations
Good with turn out
Which gender is most likely to vote re…
Democrats
Democrats
Republican
Men
If all registered voters voted
Democrats
Good at registrations
Democrats
65 terms
Political Science/Government
absolute monarchy
adhocracy
anarchy
anocracy
a form of government in which a monarch has absolute power am…
a form of government based on relatively disorganised princip…
a society without a publicly enforced government or political…
a government where power is not vested in public institutions…
absolute monarchy
a form of government in which a monarch has absolute power am…
adhocracy
a form of government based on relatively disorganised princip…
8 terms
Governments- political science
Democracy
Oligarchy
Plutocracy
Aristocracy
The supreme power is vested in the people
A small group of people having control of the government
A government run by wealthy people
Power is held by the nobility
Democracy
The supreme power is vested in the people
Oligarchy
A small group of people having control of the government
9 terms
Political Science: American Government
What are the advantages of the U.S's s…
What are the disadvantages of the U.S'…
What are "checks and balances"?
What is the supremacy clause?
The U.S. style democracy can represent an infinite amount of…
It generates a very large bureaucracy, which paves the way fo…
The system of check and balances ensures one branch of the go…
This clause ensures that the central government always mainta…
What are the advantages of the U.S's s…
The U.S. style democracy can represent an infinite amount of…
What are the disadvantages of the U.S'…
It generates a very large bureaucracy, which paves the way fo…
92 terms
Government/Civics/Political Science Prep
Federalism
Popular sovereignty
Separation of powers
Judicial review
The power of the government does not belong entirely to the n…
The government is determined by the people, and gains it's au…
The government is divided into three branches, executive, leg…
Courts at all levels of government can declare laws in valid…
Federalism
The power of the government does not belong entirely to the n…
Popular sovereignty
The government is determined by the people, and gains it's au…
15 terms
AP Government & Political Science Set 2
Federalism Timeline (1789-present)
Dual or Layer Cake Federalism (1789-18…
Dual Sovereignty (1865-1932)
Cooperative or Marble Cake Federalism…
Dual or Layer Cake Federalism (1789-1865)... Dual Sovereignty (1…
Defines narrow relationship between federal and state governm…
Post-Civil War relationship between national and state govern…
Developed as a result of New Dual legislation ... Defines feder…
Federalism Timeline (1789-present)
Dual or Layer Cake Federalism (1789-1865)... Dual Sovereignty (1…
Dual or Layer Cake Federalism (1789-18…
Defines narrow relationship between federal and state governm…
35 terms
Political Science - American National Government
Constituency
Delegate
Trustee
Senate
District making up the area where an official is elected.
Legislators to do the bidding of the people who sent them to…
Votes based on what they think is best for the constituency.
Smaller and more deliberative.
Constituency
District making up the area where an official is elected.
Delegate
Legislators to do the bidding of the people who sent them to…
Political Science- What is Government?
What is Government according to John L…
Free Rider Problem:
Public goods
Social Contract: Two parts
"a state of perfect freedom to order their... actions, and dispo…
the fact that public goods can be enjoyed by everyone, includ…
Goods that are used or consumed by all in society, and once p…
Part I: Govt. agrees to administer laws and keep order... Part…
What is Government according to John L…
"a state of perfect freedom to order their... actions, and dispo…
Free Rider Problem:
the fact that public goods can be enjoyed by everyone, includ…
25 terms
Chapter 1: Politics, Government, and Political Science
Politics
Government
Rule Making
Rule Execution
the process of making collective decisions in a community, so…
the people or organizations that make, enforce, and implement…
the process of establishing laws, orders, edicts, regulations…
the process of implementing or carrying out policy decisions
Politics
the process of making collective decisions in a community, so…
Government
the people or organizations that make, enforce, and implement…
26 terms
Political Science: Three Branches Of Government
necessary and proper clause
Joe Biden
2 years and 6 years
ratification of treaties
A constitutional clause that gives congress the right to make…
He is the president of the Senate.
The number of years in a Representative term, and number of y…
A constitutional responsibility limited exclusively to the Se…
necessary and proper clause
A constitutional clause that gives congress the right to make…
Joe Biden
He is the president of the Senate.
12 terms
Political Science-Government Intervention in the Economy
market failures
Redistribution
How Governments Intervene
Distortion of markets
when the market itself is not able to distribute resources (w…
shifting of resources from one group in society to another
By changing prices of goods- through taxing to increase overp…
Price ceases to act as a signal for resource allocation, tend…
market failures
when the market itself is not able to distribute resources (w…
Redistribution
shifting of resources from one group in society to another
Political Science Comparative Governments- India
Jawahari Nehru
Mohammad Ali Jinnah
Raj
Munghal Empire
One of the major Congress Party leaders in the fight for free…
The dominant leader of India's Muslim community from the earl…
Literally rule, administration, but often used as a general t…
Founded by Babur in 1526, the Mughal territories included mos…
Jawahari Nehru
One of the major Congress Party leaders in the fight for free…
Mohammad Ali Jinnah
The dominant leader of India's Muslim community from the earl…
10 terms
Political Science: The Governing of Nations and Peoples
Government
Purpose of Government
Monarchy
Oligarchy
An agency that exercises control and administration of a poli…
1) to maintain order; 2) provide a system of order; ... 3) Overs…
Power held by one, usually a king or queen. Both absolute (ki…
an enlightened few
Government
An agency that exercises control and administration of a poli…
Purpose of Government
1) to maintain order; 2) provide a system of order; ... 3) Overs…
17 terms
Political Science - State and Local Government
Positives of Practical Consequences of…
Negatives of Practical Consequences of…
Checks + Balances: State Leaders
Checks + Balances: Law Suit
*Positives:... - Check + Balances... - Laboratories of Democracy... -…
*Negatives:... - Cannot Pool Resources... - Race to the Bottom... - Co…
Serves as a check on national government and higher power... Ex…
To change or stop policies from the Nation (Usually the Feder…
Positives of Practical Consequences of…
*Positives:... - Check + Balances... - Laboratories of Democracy... -…
Negatives of Practical Consequences of…
*Negatives:... - Cannot Pool Resources... - Race to the Bottom... - Co…
10 terms
Political Science 12 American Government
Collective Good
Cost Benefit Self Interest
Free rider
Instrumental self interest
Once produced such a good as this one cannot be denied to any…
This concept recognizes that individuals have many goals that…
A person who enjoys or suffers the collective outcome without…
Instrumentally self interested participation in elections pro…
Collective Good
Once produced such a good as this one cannot be denied to any…
Cost Benefit Self Interest
This concept recognizes that individuals have many goals that…
21 terms
Political Science- Government Chapter 2
Freedom
Negative Liberty
Positive Liberty
Libertarians
The ability to pursue one's won desires without interference…
Freedom from constraints or the interference of others.
The freedom and ability to pursue one's goals.
People who believe in minimal government-specifically, that p…
Freedom
The ability to pursue one's won desires without interference…
Negative Liberty
Freedom from constraints or the interference of others.
45 terms
Political Science 180: American Government
Authority
Bureaucratic Rule
Capitalism
Constitutionalism
The right of individuals or institutions to exercise power
The tendency of large-scale organizations to develop into the…
An economic system based on the "free-market" principle that…
The idea that government has a defined limit of power over it…
Authority
The right of individuals or institutions to exercise power
Bureaucratic Rule
The tendency of large-scale organizations to develop into the…
16 terms
Political Science 1 California Government
Governor of California
Lieutenant Governor
Attorney General
Secretary of State
Jerry Brown (D)... To be a governor you need to be a citizen, a…
Gavin Newson (D)... Roles are similar to that of the Federal Vic…
Kamala Harris (D) ... The roles of the attorney general are seco…
Alex Padilla (D)... Is the Chief Clerk ... -Keeps record and track…
Governor of California
Jerry Brown (D)... To be a governor you need to be a citizen, a…
Lieutenant Governor
Gavin Newson (D)... Roles are similar to that of the Federal Vic…
16 terms
Classical Concepts of Government - Political Science
Monarchy
Tyranny
Aristocracy
Oligarchy
One ruler
One ruler who uses his power for himself or a special group
The rule by a small elite of the state's best people chosen b…
Self-interested rule by a group chosen for their wealth or so…
Monarchy
One ruler
Tyranny
One ruler who uses his power for himself or a special group
24 terms
Georgia State Government- Political Science
James Oglethorpe
January 2, 1788
Population
Electoral votes
founded georgia in 1733, it was the 13th colony
When did we become the 4th state to ratify Constitution
approx 9.7 million ( 2010 census )
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James Oglethorpe
founded georgia in 1733, it was the 13th colony
January 2, 1788
When did we become the 4th state to ratify Constitution
23 terms
Political Science different forms of government
Direct democracy
Anarchy
Oligarchy
Communism
government decisions are made by all eligible citizens
occurs when there is no effective government, often after it…
a form of government which consists of rule by an elite group…
the government owns all businesses and farms and provides its…
Direct democracy
government decisions are made by all eligible citizens
Anarchy
occurs when there is no effective government, often after it…
35 terms
Political Science: U.S. Government & Politics Midterm
Early colonists came to America:
England won the battle with Spain for…
The system of feudalism was important…
Puritans are historically significant…
For a wide range of economic and political agendas as well as…
Its military and economic power was greater than Spain's.
Was one of the reasons why many left England.
They were one of the first groups that sought to reform the C…
Early colonists came to America:
For a wide range of economic and political agendas as well as…
England won the battle with Spain for…
Its military and economic power was greater than Spain's.
33 terms
Political Science 100 fundamentals of Government
Interpretivist / qualitative approach
Behavioralist / Quantitative approach
Empirical vs. normative theories
political power
looks at the qualities and understandings of events and ideas.
looks at the statistics and facts of numerical information of…
Empirical theories are theories that derive from cause and ef…
use if power to make choices and decisions for the public mas…
Interpretivist / qualitative approach
looks at the qualities and understandings of events and ideas.
Behavioralist / Quantitative approach
looks at the statistics and facts of numerical information of…
82 terms
Political Science 001 - American Government
Bicameral
Federal government
Supremacy Clause
Political Socialization
A legislature consisting of two parts or houses
Judicial, Executive and Legislative
A state may not use any of its powers to thwart the federal g…
The transfer of political culture from one generation to the…
Bicameral
A legislature consisting of two parts or houses
Federal government
Judicial, Executive and Legislative
90 terms
California State Government (Political Science)
Cross-filing
Big 4 promised
closed primary
big 4 controlled
Candidates can put their name in both parties (ex. candidate…
Cal. would be the strongest state after they built the trans-…
an election of party nominees in which registered party membe…
transportation (rail roads, steam ships, etc) ... newspapers (ow…
Cross-filing
Candidates can put their name in both parties (ex. candidate…
Big 4 promised
Cal. would be the strongest state after they built the trans-…
69 terms
Government and Political Science test 1
government
monarchy
totalitarianism
oligarchy
the formal vehicle through which policies are made and affair…
a form of government in which power is vested in hereditary k…
a form of government in which power resides in a leader who r…
a form of government in which the right to participate depend…
government
the formal vehicle through which policies are made and affair…
monarchy
a form of government in which power is vested in hereditary k…
22 terms
Political Science Three Branches of Government
How to determine the number of represe…
How powerful the government should be
Legislative
Executive
The great compromise
The greatest compromise
Article 1
Article 2
How to determine the number of represe…
The great compromise
How powerful the government should be
The greatest compromise
26 terms
Political Science 3: American Government
Bicamel
Checks and Balances
Confederation
Elastic Clause
having a legislative assembly composed of two characters or h…
mechanisms through which each branch of government is able to…
a system of government in which states retain sovereign autho…
article I, section 8, of the constitution, which enumerates t…
Bicamel
having a legislative assembly composed of two characters or h…
Checks and Balances
mechanisms through which each branch of government is able to…
7 terms
AP Government & Political Science Set 3
First Amendment (1791)
The Establishment Clause (Bill of Righ…
Eagle v. Vitals (1992)
Lemon v. Kurtzman (1971)
Guaranteed that Congress could not make laws:... Establishing a…
Thomas Jefferson called for a " wall of separation between ch…
Facts: New York State had a mandatory requirement that all st…
Facts: A Pennsylvania law allowed state financial support, su…
First Amendment (1791)
Guaranteed that Congress could not make laws:... Establishing a…
The Establishment Clause (Bill of Righ…
Thomas Jefferson called for a " wall of separation between ch…
24 terms
Government/Civics/Political Science (Questions)
What are the 4 major purposes of any g…
What are the 4 main theories regarding…
What are the 4 main political orientat…
What are the 6 major principles of gov…
1. ensruing national security ... 2. providing public services... 3…
1. Evolutionary -- state evolved from the family ... 2. Force --…
1. Liberal... 2. Conservative... 3. Moderate... 4. Libertarian
1. Federalism -- power divided between national and state gov…
What are the 4 major purposes of any g…
1. ensruing national security ... 2. providing public services... 3…
What are the 4 main theories regarding…
1. Evolutionary -- state evolved from the family ... 2. Force --…
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…
30 terms
Political Science
politics
authority
legitimacy
Congress
activities that relate to influencing the actions and policie…
the power to give orders or make decisions. Ex. I do not have…
allowed according to rules or laws. Ex there are questions ab…
the group of people elected to make laws in the US, consistin…
politics
activities that relate to influencing the actions and policie…
authority
the power to give orders or make decisions. Ex. I do not have…
10 terms
Political science the function of government in society.
What is the purpose of government
Democracy
Constitution
what three lights are humans entitled…
to establish rules, laws, regulate laws for everybody, keep a…
everyone votes, and they go off that.
set of laws, documents, contract, rules for the people.
Bear arms, freedom of speech, life, liberty
What is the purpose of government
to establish rules, laws, regulate laws for everybody, keep a…
Democracy
everyone votes, and they go off that.
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