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American Government and Politics Today Chapter 13 - The Bureaucracy
acquisitive model
administrative agency
bureaucracy
cabinet department
A model of bureaucracy that views top-level bureaucrats as se…
A federal, state, or local government unit established to per…
A large organization that is structured hierarchically to car…
One of the 15 departments of the executive branch (State, Tre…
acquisitive model
A model of bureaucracy that views top-level bureaucrats as se…
administrative agency
A federal, state, or local government unit established to per…
31 terms
Foundations of Government and Citizenship-Topic 1
Government
public policy
legislative power
executive power
institution through which society makes and enforces public p…
all the things a government decides to do
power to make laws and frame public policy
power to execute, enforce, and administer laws
Government
institution through which society makes and enforces public p…
public policy
all the things a government decides to do
43 terms
American Government and Politics Today Chapter 1
politics
institution
government
order
The struggle over power or influence within organizations or…
an ongoing organization that performs certain functions for s…
the preeminent institution in which decisions are made that r…
a state of peace and security. Maintaining order by protectin…
politics
The struggle over power or influence within organizations or…
institution
an ongoing organization that performs certain functions for s…
13 terms
A Beka American Government Chapter 7
bureaucracy
patronage
New Deal
Cabinet
a large, complex organization made up of appointed officials
swapping political support for a government job
a collection of legislative proposals that were aimed at prov…
the 15 heads of the executive departments
bureaucracy
a large, complex organization made up of appointed officials
patronage
swapping political support for a government job
31 terms
Government Topic 1: Foundations of Government and Citizenship
Government
public policy
legislative power
executive power
institution through which society makes and enforces public p…
all the things a government decides to do
power to make laws and frame public policy
power to execute, enforce, and administer laws
Government
institution through which society makes and enforces public p…
public policy
all the things a government decides to do
15 terms
Types and Systems of Government
government
direct democracy
oligarchy
autocracy
organizes, makes laws, and protects the people
everyone gets a vote on every major decision
small group of leaders make decision for the whole group
one person runs the government and makes all the decisions
government
organizes, makes laws, and protects the people
direct democracy
everyone gets a vote on every major decision
41 terms
American Government and Politics Today Chapter 1 - One Republic-Two Americas?
politics
institution
government
order
The struggle over power or influence within organizations or…
an ongoing organization that performs certain functions for s…
the institution in which decisions are made that resolve conf…
a state of peace and security. Maintaining order by protectin…
politics
The struggle over power or influence within organizations or…
institution
an ongoing organization that performs certain functions for s…
12 terms
Forms of Government
Autocracy
Dictator
Monarchy
Absolute Monarchy
• A system of government that one person has absolute power.…
A ruler who wields absolute power. Receives power by taking i…
Post is inherited and lasts until death or abdication.
The king or queen has complete or total power among his or he…
Autocracy
• A system of government that one person has absolute power.…
Dictator
A ruler who wields absolute power. Receives power by taking i…
44 terms
American Government and Politics Today Chapter 1
politics
institution
Social Contract
government
The struggle over power or influence within organizations or…
an ongoing organization that performs certain functions for s…
A theory of politics that asserts that individuals form polit…
the institution in which decisions are made that resolve conf…
politics
The struggle over power or influence within organizations or…
institution
an ongoing organization that performs certain functions for s…
37 terms
Chapter 1 - Principles of Government
State (Nation, Nation-State)
Sovereignty
Government
Public Policy
An independent political unity characterized by population, t…
A characteristic of a legitimate state; A state's right to ru…
A characteristic of a legitimate state; The people and instit…
Any course of government action directed toward achieving a n…
State (Nation, Nation-State)
An independent political unity characterized by population, t…
Sovereignty
A characteristic of a legitimate state; A state's right to ru…
Different types of Government and Economic Systems
Representative Democracy
Direct Democracy
Republic
Monarchy
A type of government where citizens elect people to represent…
A type of government where all citizens participate in the de…
A system of government in which the written law (constitution…
A type of government where a King & Queen hand power down thr…
Representative Democracy
A type of government where citizens elect people to represent…
Direct Democracy
A type of government where all citizens participate in the de…
15 terms
Purpose and Systems of Government
Social Contract Theory
Natural Rights
Monarch
Liberty
an implicit agreement among the members of a society to coope…
John Locke's idea that all humans are born with rights, which…
A government ruled by a king or queen
Freedom of choice; free from government control
Social Contract Theory
an implicit agreement among the members of a society to coope…
Natural Rights
John Locke's idea that all humans are born with rights, which…
15 terms
Purpose and Systems of Government
Social Contract Theory
Natural Rights
Monarch
Liberty
an implicit agreement among the members of a society to coope…
John Locke's idea that all humans are born with rights, which…
A government ruled by a king or queen
Freedom of choice; free from government control
Social Contract Theory
an implicit agreement among the members of a society to coope…
Natural Rights
John Locke's idea that all humans are born with rights, which…
53 terms
American Government and Politics Today Chapter 1
politics
institution
government
order
The struggle over power or influence within organizations or…
an ongoing organization that performs certain functions for s…
the preeminent institution in which decisions are made that r…
a state of peace and security. Maintaining order by protectin…
politics
The struggle over power or influence within organizations or…
institution
an ongoing organization that performs certain functions for s…
30 terms
Organization and Legislation in Healthcare
Patient Protection and Affordability Act
Health Insurance Portability and Accou…
Uniform Anatomical Gift Act
The Drug Enforcement Administration (D…
a bill passed in 2010 intended to expand access to health ins…
HIPAA legislation is intended to limit health administration…
Allows living individuals to indicate their desire for their…
which is part of the U.S. Department of Justice, works with a…
Patient Protection and Affordability Act
a bill passed in 2010 intended to expand access to health ins…
Health Insurance Portability and Accou…
HIPAA legislation is intended to limit health administration…
13 terms
Forms of Government
Autocracy
Dictator
Monarchy
Absolute Monarchy
A system of government that one person has absolute power.
A ruler who has absolute power. Receives power by taking it t…
Power is inherited, king or queen.
The king or queen has complete or total power among his or he…
Autocracy
A system of government that one person has absolute power.
Dictator
A ruler who has absolute power. Receives power by taking it t…
42 terms
American Government and Politics Today Chapter 1
politics
institution
government
order
The struggle over power or influence within organizations or…
an ongoing organization that performs certain functions for s…
the institution in which decisions are made that resolve conf…
a state of peace and security. Maintaining order by protectin…
politics
The struggle over power or influence within organizations or…
institution
an ongoing organization that performs certain functions for s…
22 terms
AP Government Chapter 15; The Federal Bureaucracy
Bureaucracy
Patronage
Pendleton Civil Service Act
Civil Service
According to Max Weber, a hierarchical authority structure th…
A patronage job is one that is given for political reasons in…
Established in 1833 so that hiring and promoting would be bas…
A system of hiring and promoting based on the merit principle…
Bureaucracy
According to Max Weber, a hierarchical authority structure th…
Patronage
A patronage job is one that is given for political reasons in…
Government
GOVERNMENT
LIMITED Government
UNLIMITED Government
JUSTICE
The group of people who control and make decisions for a coun…
1. EVERYONE, including those in charge, must obey the laws.…
1. Rulers can do whatever they want without regard to the law…
Using LAWS to PUNISH criminals.
GOVERNMENT
The group of people who control and make decisions for a coun…
LIMITED Government
1. EVERYONE, including those in charge, must obey the laws.…
22 terms
AP Government Chapter 15; The Federal Bureaucracy
Bureaucracy
Patronage
Pendleton Civil Service Act
Civil Service
According to Max Weber, a hierarchical authority structure th…
A patronage job is one that is given for political reasons in…
Established in 1833 so that hiring and promoting would be bas…
A system of hiring and promoting based on the merit principle…
Bureaucracy
According to Max Weber, a hierarchical authority structure th…
Patronage
A patronage job is one that is given for political reasons in…
21 terms
Foundations of Government
direct democracy
John Locke
Socrates
Ancient Greece
A form of democracy in which the people vote firsthand
English philosopher who advocated the idea of a "social contr…
Athenian philosopher (ca. 470-399 B.C.E.) who shifted the emp…
birth place of the western civilization...made great advances…
direct democracy
A form of democracy in which the people vote firsthand
John Locke
English philosopher who advocated the idea of a "social contr…
10 terms
Greek and Roman Government
city-state
Aristocracy
Tyranny
Oligarchy
An independent state consisting of a city and its surrounding…
Group of the most wealthy and privileged
A government in which a single ruler possesses and abuses abs…
A government ruled by a few powerful people
city-state
An independent state consisting of a city and its surrounding…
Aristocracy
Group of the most wealthy and privileged
226 terms
AP government and politics Presidency and Bureaucracy
independent Regulatory Agencies
Federal Communications Commissions
Central Intelligence Agency
thickening
agencies that are quasi-legislative and quasi-judicial in nat…
1. Regulates airways.... 2. Regulates interstate and internation…
an independent agency of the United States government respons…
becoming more intricate or complex
independent Regulatory Agencies
agencies that are quasi-legislative and quasi-judicial in nat…
Federal Communications Commissions
1. Regulates airways.... 2. Regulates interstate and internation…
28 terms
USG - Unit 1 - Principles of Government
Government
Public Policies
legislative Power
executive power
the institution through which a society makes and enforces it…
all of those things a government decides to do.
the power to make law and to frame public policies.
the power to execute, enforce, and administer law
Government
the institution through which a society makes and enforces it…
Public Policies
all of those things a government decides to do.
14 terms
Week of Oct 5: Types and Forms of Government
monarchy
unitary
parliamentary
prime minister
A government ruled by a king or queen
A nation-state that has a centralized government and administ…
a system of government where power lies with the legislative…
the leader of the majority party in Parliament who leads
monarchy
A government ruled by a king or queen
unitary
A nation-state that has a centralized government and administ…
25 terms
Types of Government
Anarchy
communism
Democracy
Dictatorship
The absence of any governmental authority leading to disorder…
The system of government in which the government plans and co…
The people hold the power to rule. The people meet to make al…
One person holds all power (dictator). Usually this person is…
Anarchy
The absence of any governmental authority leading to disorder…
communism
The system of government in which the government plans and co…
14 terms
Types of Government
government
indirect democracy
direct democracy
oligarchy
organizes, makes laws, and protects the people
elect a few individuals to represent us as a group
everyone gets a vote on every major decision
small group of leaders make decision for the whole group
government
organizes, makes laws, and protects the people
indirect democracy
elect a few individuals to represent us as a group
Government at Work: The Bureaucracy
bureaucracy
bureaucrat
administration
Executive Office of the President
a large, complex administrative structure that handles the ev…
a person who works for a bureaucratice orginazation
the officials in the executive branch of a government ad thei…
an organization of several agencies staffed by the President'…
bureaucracy
a large, complex administrative structure that handles the ev…
bureaucrat
a person who works for a bureaucratice orginazation
Chapter 1 - Principles of Government
State (Nation, Nation-State)
Sovereignty
Government
Public Policy
An independent political unity characterized by population, t…
A characteristic of a legitimate state; A state's right to ru…
A characteristic of a legitimate state; The people and instit…
Any course of government action directed toward achieving a n…
State (Nation, Nation-State)
An independent political unity characterized by population, t…
Sovereignty
A characteristic of a legitimate state; A state's right to ru…
42 terms
American Government and Politics Today Chapter 1
politics
institution
government
order
The struggle over power or influence within organizations or…
an ongoing organization that performs certain functions for s…
the institution in which decisions are made that resolve conf…
a state of peace and security. Maintaining order by protectin…
politics
The struggle over power or influence within organizations or…
institution
an ongoing organization that performs certain functions for s…
Ch. 1 - Foundations of Government
government
collective goods
politics
political participation
the institutions through which public policies are made for a…
goods and services, such as clean air and clean water, that c…
the process of determining the leaders we select and the poli…
all the activities by which citizens attempt to influence the…
government
the institutions through which public policies are made for a…
collective goods
goods and services, such as clean air and clean water, that c…
321 terms
AP Government Terms Review
Government
Public Goods
Single Issue Group
Linkage Institutions
The institutions and processes through which public policies…
Goods, Like Clean Air, that every one must share.
Groups that have a narrow interest, dislike compromise, and d…
Political channels through which people's concerns become pol…
Government
The institutions and processes through which public policies…
Public Goods
Goods, Like Clean Air, that every one must share.
12 terms
Government
public policy
representative democracy
constitutional monarchy
direct democracy
The actions government take to make decisions.
People choose a group of people to represent them.
A government where the rule is born into their role of Kink o…
People vote to make decisions.
public policy
The actions government take to make decisions.
representative democracy
People choose a group of people to represent them.
21 terms
Foundations of Government
direct democracy
John Locke
Socrates
Ancient Greece
A form of democracy in which the people vote firsthand
English philosopher who advocated the idea of a "social contr…
Athenian philosopher (ca. 470-399 B.C.E.) who shifted the emp…
birth place of the western civilization...made great advances…
direct democracy
A form of democracy in which the people vote firsthand
John Locke
English philosopher who advocated the idea of a "social contr…
39 terms
Government Unit 1 Vocabulary
constitution
preamble
founding fathers
Thomas Hobbes
A document which spells out the principles by which a governm…
Introduction to the Constitution
leaders who laid the groundwork for the United States
English philosopher who believed people were naturally evil
constitution
A document which spells out the principles by which a governm…
preamble
Introduction to the Constitution
85 terms
Essentials Government Semester 1
constitution
preamble
founding fathers
Thomas Hobbes
A document which spells out the principles by which a governm…
Introduction to the Constitution
leaders who laid the groundwork for the United States
English philosopher who believed people were naturally evil
constitution
A document which spells out the principles by which a governm…
preamble
Introduction to the Constitution
17 terms
Types of Government and Nations
Monarchy
Constitutional Monarchy
Republic
Direct Democracy
A government ruled by a king or queen
A King or Queen is the official head of state but power is li…
A government in which citizens rule through elected represent…
A form of government in which citizens rule directly and not…
Monarchy
A government ruled by a king or queen
Constitutional Monarchy
A King or Queen is the official head of state but power is li…
26 terms
Topic 1: Foundations of Government
Declaration of Independence
Democracy
Free enterprise system
What are the characteristics of a state
A statement adopted by the Continental Congress meeting at Ph…
Government for and by the people; government based on individ…
economic system that promotes private ownership, individual f…
Population, Territory, Sovereignty, and Government.
Declaration of Independence
A statement adopted by the Continental Congress meeting at Ph…
Democracy
Government for and by the people; government based on individ…
7 terms
Chapter 1 Americans, Citizenship, and Government Section 1
immigrants
distinct
ethnic group
values
People who are born in one country, who move permanently to a…
separate or noticeably different
a group of people who share a common national, cultural, or r…
the general principles or beliefs people use to make judgemen…
immigrants
People who are born in one country, who move permanently to a…
distinct
separate or noticeably different
5 terms
5 themes of Social Studies
Geography
History
Culture
Government
the study of the Earth's surface and the process that shapes it
the written and other recorded events of people
a way of life, ideas, customs, and traditions for a group of…
control or administration of a country, state, or organization
Geography
the study of the Earth's surface and the process that shapes it
History
the written and other recorded events of people
16 terms
Origins of Government
Consent of the Governed
Natural Law
Natural Rights
Separation of Powers
an agreement made by the people to establish a government and…
laws passed by government to protect natural rights
the belief that individuals are born with basic rights that c…
the structure of the federal government, according to the U.S…
Consent of the Governed
an agreement made by the people to establish a government and…
Natural Law
laws passed by government to protect natural rights
29 terms
Origins of Government
Checks and Balances
Consent of the Governed
Natural Law
Natural Rights
a principle of the federal government, according to the U.S.…
an agreement made by the people to establish a government and…
laws passed by government to protect natural rights
the belief that individuals are born with basic rights that c…
Checks and Balances
a principle of the federal government, according to the U.S.…
Consent of the Governed
an agreement made by the people to establish a government and…
18 terms
Foundations of Government
government
nation
state
soverignty
an institution through which leaders exercise power to make a…
a group of people united by bonds of race, language, custom,…
a political community that occupies a definite territory and…
the supreme and absolute authority within territorial boundar…
government
an institution through which leaders exercise power to make a…
nation
a group of people united by bonds of race, language, custom,…
12 terms
Government and Economic Systems
Representative Democracy
Direct Democracy
Republic
Monarchy
A type of government where citizens elect people to represent…
A type of government where all citizens participate in the de…
A system of government in which the written law (constitution…
A type of government where a King & Queen hand power down thr…
Representative Democracy
A type of government where citizens elect people to represent…
Direct Democracy
A type of government where all citizens participate in the de…
Government
GOVERNMENT
LIMITED Government
UNLIMITED Government
JUSTICE
The group of people who control and make decisions for a coun…
1. EVERYONE, including those in charge, must obey the laws.…
1. Rulers can do whatever they want without regard to the law…
Using LAWS to PUNISH criminals.
GOVERNMENT
The group of people who control and make decisions for a coun…
LIMITED Government
1. EVERYONE, including those in charge, must obey the laws.…
24 terms
American Government and Politics Today Chapter 13 - The Bureaucracy
acquisitive model
administrative agency
bureaucracy
cabinet department
A model of bureaucracy that views top-level bureaucrats as se…
A federal, state, or local government unit established to per…
A large organization that is structured hierarchically to car…
One of the 15 departments of the executive branch (State, Tre…
acquisitive model
A model of bureaucracy that views top-level bureaucrats as se…
administrative agency
A federal, state, or local government unit established to per…
18 terms
Citizenship and Government
Anarchy
communism
Democracy
Dictatorship
Type of government with the absence of any governmental autho…
The system of government in which the government plans, busin…
The people hold the power to rule.
One person holds all power. Usually this person is backed by…
Anarchy
Type of government with the absence of any governmental autho…
communism
The system of government in which the government plans, busin…
Government Vocabulary
Common Law
Monarchy
Democracy
Direct Democracy
System of law created by judges through their decisions in pr…
Rule by person or persons that have inherited their power and…
A form of government in which citizens govern themselves.
A form of government in which citizens rule directly and not…
Common Law
System of law created by judges through their decisions in pr…
Monarchy
Rule by person or persons that have inherited their power and…
743 terms
Government - "The Government Quizlet" (2016)
State
Nation
Nation-state
Sovereignty
A political community that occupies a definite territory and…
Group of people united by bonds of race, language, custom, tr…
A group of people united by something significant that occupi…
The supreme and absolute authority within territorial boundar…
State
A political community that occupies a definite territory and…
Nation
Group of people united by bonds of race, language, custom, tr…
Government at Work: The Bureaucracy
bureaucracy
bureaucrat
administration
staff agency
a large, complex administrative structure that handles the ev…
a person who works for a bureaucratice orginazation
the officials in the executive branch of a government ad thei…
an agency which supports the chief executive and other admini…
bureaucracy
a large, complex administrative structure that handles the ev…
bureaucrat
a person who works for a bureaucratice orginazation
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