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AP US Government Chapter 6: Congress
Bicameral Legislature
Apportionment
Bill
Impeachment
A two house legislature
The process of allotting congressional seats to each state ac…
A proposed law
The power delegated to the House of Representatives in the Co…
Bicameral Legislature
A two house legislature
Apportionment
The process of allotting congressional seats to each state ac…
18 terms
AP US Government Chapter 6 Terms
public opinion
demography
census
melting pot
The distribution of the population's beliefs about politics a…
The science of population changes.
An "actual enumeration" of the population, which the Constitu…
A term often used to characterize the United states, with its…
public opinion
The distribution of the population's beliefs about politics a…
demography
The science of population changes.
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AP US Government: Chapter 6
Public Opinion
Demography
Minority Majority
Political Culture
The distribution of the population's beliefs about politics a…
The science of population changes.
The situation, likely beginning in the mid-twenty-first centu…
An overall set of values widely shared within a society.
Public Opinion
The distribution of the population's beliefs about politics a…
Demography
The science of population changes.
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AP US Government Chapter 6
Demography
Public opinion
Melting pot
Minority majority
Science of population changes
Distribution of population's beliefs about politics and polic…
Term used to characterize the US with its history of immigrat…
Situation in which non-Hispanic whites will be a minority, an…
Demography
Science of population changes
Public opinion
Distribution of population's beliefs about politics and polic…
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AP US Government Chapter 6
Clear and Present Danger Test
Due Process of Law
Equal protection of the Law
Establishment Clause
Law should not punish speech unless there was a clear and pre…
Denies the government the right, without due process, to depr…
A standard of equal treatment that must be observed by the go…
First Amendment ban on laws "respecting an establishment of r…
Clear and Present Danger Test
Law should not punish speech unless there was a clear and pre…
Due Process of Law
Denies the government the right, without due process, to depr…
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AP US Government Chapter 6
Demography
Public opinion
Melting pot
Minority majority
Science of population changes
Distribution of population's beliefs about politics and polic…
Term used to characterize the US with its history of immigrat…
Situation in which non-Hispanic whites will be a minority, an…
Demography
Science of population changes
Public opinion
Distribution of population's beliefs about politics and polic…
18 terms
AP Us Government chapter 6
public opinion
demography
census
melting pot
the distribution of the population's beliefs about politics &…
the science of human populations-pop changes
tool for understanding demographic changes- constitution requ…
phrase stemming from the idea that the US is a "pot" of mixin…
public opinion
the distribution of the population's beliefs about politics &…
demography
the science of human populations-pop changes
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ap us government chapter 6
Federal budget
Deficit
expenditures
Revenues
is an itemized plan for the annual public expenditures of the…
an excess of expenditure or liabilities over income or assets…
action of spending funds
income, especially when of a company or organization and of a…
Federal budget
is an itemized plan for the annual public expenditures of the…
Deficit
an excess of expenditure or liabilities over income or assets…
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AP US Government and Politics Chapter 6 Vocabulary
Public Opinion
Political Ideology
Demography
Gender Gap
the distribution of the population's beliefs about politics a…
A coherent set of beliefs about politics, public policy, and…
The science of population changes
the regular pattern in which women are more likely to support…
Public Opinion
the distribution of the population's beliefs about politics a…
Political Ideology
A coherent set of beliefs about politics, public policy, and…
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AP US Government: Chapter 6
Affirmative action
Aliens
Bakke
Brown v. Board of Education
a policy designed to redress past discrimination against wome…
immigrants who are not yet citizens
A Supreme Court ruling stating that a college may not use an…
court found that segregation was a violation of the Equal Pro…
Affirmative action
a policy designed to redress past discrimination against wome…
Aliens
immigrants who are not yet citizens
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AP US Government Chapter 6 Vocabulary
Public opinion
Demography
Census
Melting pot
The distribution of the populations beliefs about politics an…
The science of population changes.
An "actual enumeration" of the population, which the Constitu…
A term often used to characterize the UNited States, with its…
Public opinion
The distribution of the populations beliefs about politics an…
Demography
The science of population changes.
31 terms
AP US Government Chapter 6
Public Opinion
Demography
Census
Immigration
Distribution of the population's beliefs about politics and p…
Science of population changes
Constitution requires that the government conducts this every…
There have been three great waves of this in the United States
Public Opinion
Distribution of the population's beliefs about politics and p…
Demography
Science of population changes
18 terms
AP US Government Chapter 6
Public opinion
Demography
Census
Melting pot
the distribution of the population's beliefs about politics a…
the science of population changes
an actual enumeration of the population, which the Constituti…
a term often used to characterize the United States, with its…
Public opinion
the distribution of the population's beliefs about politics a…
Demography
the science of population changes
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AP US Government Chapter 6
civil rights
suspect classifications
strict scrutiny
separate-but-equal doctrine
rights of people to be treated without unreasonable or uncons…
classifications of people on the basis of their race or ethni…
Supreme Court test to see if a law denies equal protection be…
doctrine established in Plessy v. Ferguson that African Ameri…
civil rights
rights of people to be treated without unreasonable or uncons…
suspect classifications
classifications of people on the basis of their race or ethni…
AP US Government Chapter 6 Review
Laws can treat different people differ…
An example of a difference in treatmen…
The _________ Amendment to the U.S. Co…
In the __________ decision, the Suprem…
reasonable.
taxing different classes at different rates.
Fourteenth
Plessy v. Ferguson
Laws can treat different people differ…
reasonable.
An example of a difference in treatmen…
taxing different classes at different rates.
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AP US Government Chapter 6
Black Codes
Civil Rights Cases (1883)
civil rights
equal protection clause
Laws denying most legal rights to newly freed slaves; passed…
Name attached to five cases brought under the Civil Rights Ac…
The government-protected rights of individuals agains arbitra…
Section of the 14th amendment that guarantees that all citize…
Black Codes
Laws denying most legal rights to newly freed slaves; passed…
Civil Rights Cases (1883)
Name attached to five cases brought under the Civil Rights Ac…
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AP US Government Chapter 6 Terms
public opinion
demography
census
melting pot
the distribution of the population's beliefs about politics a…
the science of population changes
a valuable tool for understanding demographic changes. The Co…
the mixing of cultures, ideas, and peoples that has changed t…
public opinion
the distribution of the population's beliefs about politics a…
demography
the science of population changes
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AP US GOVERNMENT CHAPTER 6
Suffrage/Franchise
Electorate
Disenfranchise
Poll tax
Right to vote
All of the people entitled to vote in a given election
Denied the right to vote
A special tax, demanded by states, as a condition of voting
Suffrage/Franchise
Right to vote
Electorate
All of the people entitled to vote in a given election
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AP US Government Chapter 6
Affirmative Action
Americans with Disabilities Act (1991)
Brandeis Brief
Civil Rights
A policy designed to redress past discrimination against wome…
Passed by Congress in 1991, this act banned discrimination ag…
A friend of the court opinion offered by Louis Brandeis, in t…
A federal law that authorized federal action against segregat…
Affirmative Action
A policy designed to redress past discrimination against wome…
Americans with Disabilities Act (1991)
Passed by Congress in 1991, this act banned discrimination ag…
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AP US Government Chapter 6 Key Terms
civil rights
separate-but-equal doctrine
suspect classification
strict scrutiny
the rights of people to be treated without unreasonable or un…
the doctrine established in Plessy v Ferguson (1896) that Afr…
classifications of people based on their race or ethnicity; l…
the standard by which "suspect classifications" are judged. T…
civil rights
the rights of people to be treated without unreasonable or un…
separate-but-equal doctrine
the doctrine established in Plessy v Ferguson (1896) that Afr…
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AP US government chapter 6
Public opinion
Consensus
Divisive opinion
Political socialization
The aggregate of individuak attitudes or beliefs shared by so…
Exists when a large proportion of the public appears to expre…
Exists when the public holds widely different attitudes on an…
The process by which people acquire (earn) political belief o…
Public opinion
The aggregate of individuak attitudes or beliefs shared by so…
Consensus
Exists when a large proportion of the public appears to expre…
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AP US Government Chapter 6 Key Terms
Affirmative Action
Black Codes
Brown v Board of Education
Civil Rights
Policies designed to give special attention treatment to memb…
Laws denying most legal rights to newly freed slaves.
Supreme Court decision holding that school segregation in inh…
The government protected rights of individuals against arbitr…
Affirmative Action
Policies designed to give special attention treatment to memb…
Black Codes
Laws denying most legal rights to newly freed slaves.
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AP US Government Chapter 6 Vocabulary
Census
Civil Disobedience
Demography
Exit Poll
An "actual enumeration" of the population done every 10 years…
A form of political participation based on the conscious deci…
The science of population changes.
Public opinion surveys used by major media pollsters to predi…
Census
An "actual enumeration" of the population done every 10 years…
Civil Disobedience
A form of political participation based on the conscious deci…
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AP US Government Chapter 6 Terminology
public opinion
demography
census
melting pot
The distribution of the population's beliefs about politics a…
The science of population changes.
A valuable tool for understanding demographic changes. The Co…
The mixing of cultures, ideas, and peoples that has changed t…
public opinion
The distribution of the population's beliefs about politics a…
demography
The science of population changes.
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AP US Government Chapter 6: Civil Rights
Affirmative Action
black codes
brown v. board of education
civil rights
A policy designed to redress past discrimination against wome…
Laws denying most legal rights to newly freed slaves; passed…
1954 - The Supreme Court overruled Plessy v. Ferguson, declar…
Policies designed to protect people against arbitrary or disc…
Affirmative Action
A policy designed to redress past discrimination against wome…
black codes
Laws denying most legal rights to newly freed slaves; passed…
18 terms
AP US Government Chapter 6 vocab
Public opinion
Demography
Census
Melting pot
Distribution of the population's beliefs about politics
Science of population changes
Enumeration of the population every 10 yrs
Mixing of cultures, ideas, and people
Public opinion
Distribution of the population's beliefs about politics
Demography
Science of population changes
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AP US Government Chapter 6: Congress
great compromise
bicameral legislature
apportionment
bill
Compromise made by Constitutional Convention in which states…
a lawmaking body made up of two chambers or parts
Distribution of representatives among the states based on the…
a draft of a proposed law presented to congress for discussion.
great compromise
Compromise made by Constitutional Convention in which states…
bicameral legislature
a lawmaking body made up of two chambers or parts
28 terms
AP Government Chapter 6
Public Opinion
Demography
Census
Melting Pot
The distribution of the population's beliefs about politics a…
The science of population changes.
An actual enumeration of the population, which the Constituti…
A term often used to characterize the United States, with its…
Public Opinion
The distribution of the population's beliefs about politics a…
Demography
The science of population changes.
24 terms
AP US Government/Politics: Chapter 6 Vocabulary
civil rights
suspect classifcation
strict scrunity
intermediate standard of review
citizenship rights guaranteed to the people (primarily in the…
classification, such as race, for which any discriminatory la…
a heightened standard of review used by the Supreme Court to…
standard of review used by the Court to evaluate laws that ma…
civil rights
citizenship rights guaranteed to the people (primarily in the…
suspect classifcation
classification, such as race, for which any discriminatory la…
24 terms
AP US Government chapter 6 Interest Groups
Faction
Pluralism
Interest group
Movement
A term the founders used to refer to political parties and sp…
A theory of government that holds that open, multiple, and co…
A collection of people who share a common interest or attitud…
A large body of people interested in a common issue, idea, or…
Faction
A term the founders used to refer to political parties and sp…
Pluralism
A theory of government that holds that open, multiple, and co…
24 terms
AP US Government Chapter 6 Vocabulary
Census
Civil Disobedience
Demography
Exit Poll
An "actual enumeration" of the population done every 10 years…
A form of political participation based on the conscious deci…
The science of population changes.
Public opinion surveys used by major media pollsters to predi…
Census
An "actual enumeration" of the population done every 10 years…
Civil Disobedience
A form of political participation based on the conscious deci…
18 terms
AP US Government Chapter 6 Vocab
Public Opinion
Demography
Census
Melting Pot
The distribution of the population's beliefs about politics a…
The science of population changes.
An "actual enumeration" of the population, which the Constitu…
A term often used to characterize the United States, with its…
Public Opinion
The distribution of the population's beliefs about politics a…
Demography
The science of population changes.
53 terms
AP US Government and Politics Chapter 6- Civil Rights
Civil rights
Thirteenth Amendment
Black codes
Fourteenth Amendment
The government-protected rights of individuals against arbitr…
One of the three Civil war Amendments; specifically bans slav…
Laws denying most legal rights to newly freed slaves; passed…
One of the three Civil War Amendments; guarantees equal prote…
Civil rights
The government-protected rights of individuals against arbitr…
Thirteenth Amendment
One of the three Civil war Amendments; specifically bans slav…
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AP Government Chapter 6
Civil Rights
Separate but equal doctrine
De Jure segregation
De Facto segregation
The rights of people to be treated without unreasonable or un…
The doctrine established in Plessy v Ferguson that African Am…
Racial segregation that is required by law
Racial segregation that occurs in schools, not as a result of…
Civil Rights
The rights of people to be treated without unreasonable or un…
Separate but equal doctrine
The doctrine established in Plessy v Ferguson that African Am…
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US Government Chapter 6
Majority
Minority
Racism
Segregate
more than half
A racial or ethnic group smaller than and differing from the…
Belief that one race is superior to another
to separate
Majority
more than half
Minority
A racial or ethnic group smaller than and differing from the…
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AP US Government Chapter 6: Congress
Hold
Filibuster
Cloture
Veto
A procedure by which a senator asks to be informed before a p…
A formal way of halting Senate action on a bill by means of l…
Mechanism requiring the vote of 60 Senators to cut off debate
The formal, constitutional authority of the president to reje…
Hold
A procedure by which a senator asks to be informed before a p…
Filibuster
A formal way of halting Senate action on a bill by means of l…
18 terms
AP US Government Chapter 6 Vocab
public opinion
demography
census
melting pot
The distribution of the population's beliefs about politics a…
The science of population changes
An "actual enumeration" of the population, which the Constitu…
A term often used to characterize the United States, with its…
public opinion
The distribution of the population's beliefs about politics a…
demography
The science of population changes
33 terms
AP US Government Chapter 6 Vocab (Grooms)
public opinion
demography
census
melting pot
the distribution of the population's beliefs about politics a…
the science of population changes
an "actual enumeration" of the population, which the Constitu…
a term often used to characterize the United States, with its…
public opinion
the distribution of the population's beliefs about politics a…
demography
the science of population changes
14 terms
AP US Government Key Terms - Chapter 6
Economic Conservatives
Economic Liberals
Libertarians
Party Identification
those who believe government tries to do too many things that…
those who believe government should do more to assist people…
those who believe government tries to do too many things that…
the personal sense of loyalty that an individual may feel tow…
Economic Conservatives
those who believe government tries to do too many things that…
Economic Liberals
those who believe government should do more to assist people…
AP US Government Chapter 6 Identification
demography
public opinion
census
melting pot
Scientific study of human populations.
the distribution of the population's beliefs about politics a…
population count every 10 years, to determine the number of r…
the mixing of cultures, ideas, and peoples that has changed t…
demography
Scientific study of human populations.
public opinion
the distribution of the population's beliefs about politics a…
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AP US Government Chapter 6 Vocab
Australian ballot
civic duty
coattail effect
coattails
a government-printed ballot of uniform dimensions to be cast…
the belief in order to support democratic government, a citiz…
weaker/lesser-known candidates from (bottom of the ticket) th…
the alleged tendency of candidates to win more votes in an el…
Australian ballot
a government-printed ballot of uniform dimensions to be cast…
civic duty
the belief in order to support democratic government, a citiz…
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Chapter 6 (AP government US politics)
Mass media
Attentive policy elites
Two step flow of communications
Market driven jounalism
All forms of communication that transmit information to the g…
Leaders who follow news in specific policy areas
The process in which a few policy elites gather information a…
Reporting mews and running commercials geared to a target aud…
Mass media
All forms of communication that transmit information to the g…
Attentive policy elites
Leaders who follow news in specific policy areas
17 terms
AP US Government Chapter 6 Vocabulary
Census
Civil Disobedience
Demography
Exit Poll
An "actual enumeration of the population, which the Constitut…
A form of political participation based on a conscious decisi…
The science of population changes
Public Opinion surveys used by major media pollsters to predi…
Census
An "actual enumeration of the population, which the Constitut…
Civil Disobedience
A form of political participation based on a conscious decisi…
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AP US Government Chapter 6 Terms
Political Socialization
agents of socialization
gender gap
generational effect
the process by which we develop our political values and opin…
the individuals, organizations, and institutions that facilit…
the measureable difference in the way women and men vote for…
the influence of an important external event in shaping the v…
Political Socialization
the process by which we develop our political values and opin…
agents of socialization
the individuals, organizations, and institutions that facilit…
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AP US Government Key Terms Chapter 6
public opinion
demography
census
melting pot
distribution of the population's beliefs about policy and pol…
the science of population changes
enumeration of the population conducted every 10 years to und…
mixing of cultures, ideas, and peoples that has changed America
public opinion
distribution of the population's beliefs about policy and pol…
demography
the science of population changes
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AP US Government Chapter 6: Congress
Markup
Hold
Filibuster
Cloture
A session in which committee members offer changes to a bill…
A procedure by which a senator asks to be informed before a p…
A formal way of halting Senate action on a bill by means of l…
Mechanism requiring the vote of 60 Senators to cut off debate
Markup
A session in which committee members offer changes to a bill…
Hold
A procedure by which a senator asks to be informed before a p…
18 terms
AP US Government Chapter 6 Terms
public opinion
demography
census
melting pot
The distribution of the population's beliefs about politics a…
The science of population changes.
An "actual enumeration" of the population, which the Constitu…
A term often used to characterize the United states, with its…
public opinion
The distribution of the population's beliefs about politics a…
demography
The science of population changes.
9 terms
AP US Government Chapter 6 Vocabulary
Agenda Setting
Gender Gap
Generational Effect
Life Cycle Effect
Determining which public policy questions will be debated or…
The difference between the percentage of women who vote for a…
A long-lasting effect of the events of a particular time on t…
Concept that people change as they grow older because of age-…
Agenda Setting
Determining which public policy questions will be debated or…
Gender Gap
The difference between the percentage of women who vote for a…
17 terms
AP US Government Chapter 6 Vocabulary
public opinion
demography
census
melting pot
The distribution of the population's beliefs about politics a…
The science of population changes.
An "actual enumeration" of the population, which the Constitu…
A term often used to characterize the US, with its history of…
public opinion
The distribution of the population's beliefs about politics a…
demography
The science of population changes.
13 terms
AP US Government Chapter 6 Vocabulary
Census
Civil Disobedience
Political Culture
Political Socialization
an official count or survey of a population, typically record…
the refusal to comply with certain laws or to pay taxes and f…
a set of attitudes and practices held by a people that shapes…
the "study of the developmental processes by which people of…
Census
an official count or survey of a population, typically record…
Civil Disobedience
the refusal to comply with certain laws or to pay taxes and f…
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