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18 terms
AP Government and Politics: Public Policy
public policy
incrementalism
Five steps to policy making
Agenda Setting
a government plan of action to solve a problem
the slow process of policy making by making only small changes
1. Agenda Setting... 2. Policy Formation... 3. Policy Adoption... 4. P…
recognizing an issue as a problem that must be addressed as p…
public policy
a government plan of action to solve a problem
incrementalism
the slow process of policy making by making only small changes
14 terms
AP Government and Politics: Public Policy
Laissez-faire
Monetarism
GDP
WTO
Economic system in which transactions between... private parties…
The practice of controlling the money supply in... order to stab…
The value of all of the finished goods and services produced…
The organization that deals with all of the rules and... trades…
Laissez-faire
Economic system in which transactions between... private parties…
Monetarism
The practice of controlling the money supply in... order to stab…
46 terms
Politics and Public Policy
declare
conventions
caucus system
primary election
The first step a candidate has to take is to ______________ t…
Candidates for the larger political parties are chosen at par…
Meetings where party leaders and supporters select candidates…
Elections host a secret ballot and people vote for the candid…
declare
The first step a candidate has to take is to ______________ t…
conventions
Candidates for the larger political parties are chosen at par…
66 terms
AP US Government - Public Policy
Public Policy
Policy Agenda
Distributive Policy
Re-distributive Policy
A specific course of action taken by government to achieve a…
The informal list of issues that Congress and the president c…
A type of policy that provides benefits to all Americans
A type of policy that takes benefits (usually though taxes) f…
Public Policy
A specific course of action taken by government to achieve a…
Policy Agenda
The informal list of issues that Congress and the president c…
34 terms
AP US Government Public Policy
2. Policies regulating the amount of m…
The major provision of the War Powers…
The Welfare Reform Bill of 1996 gave m…
The use of fiscal policy to alter econ…
c. a monetary policy
A. limit the President's use of troops in military action wit…
b. state governments
b. Keynesian economics
2. Policies regulating the amount of m…
c. a monetary policy
The major provision of the War Powers…
A. limit the President's use of troops in military action wit…
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AP Government and Politics Key Terms: Public Policy
bipartisanship
budget deficit
deficit spending
deregulation
support from both parties for policy, e.g., a bipartisan fore…
results when federal expenditures exceed federal revenues for…
the federal government's practice of spending more money than…
elimination of federal regulations on private companies
bipartisanship
support from both parties for policy, e.g., a bipartisan fore…
budget deficit
results when federal expenditures exceed federal revenues for…
45 terms
AP US Government: Civil Liberties and Public Policy
Bill of Rights
Civil Liberties
Commercial Speech
Cruel and unusual punishment
the first ten amendments to the Constitution.
legal and constitutional protections against government infri…
communication in the form of advertising.
Eighth Amendment prohibits such punishment.
Bill of Rights
the first ten amendments to the Constitution.
Civil Liberties
legal and constitutional protections against government infri…
22 terms
Functions of Government, Public Policy and Political Ideology
Authority
Power
Coercion
Legitimacy
The legal right to give orders and enforce rules
The ability to cause others to behave as they might not other…
The use of force or threats to make people do things against…
The quality of being accepted as an authority, often applied…
Authority
The legal right to give orders and enforce rules
Power
The ability to cause others to behave as they might not other…
106 terms
AP US GOVERNMENT - UNIT 5: Public Policy
Public Policy
Iron Triangle
Hard Power
Soft Power
A specific course of action that a govt takes to address a pr…
Policy making relationship composed of congressional committe…
Tangible means of controlling foreign countries; eg economic+…
Intangible means of controlling foreign countries; eg diploma…
Public Policy
A specific course of action that a govt takes to address a pr…
Iron Triangle
Policy making relationship composed of congressional committe…
22 terms
Functions of Government, Public Policy and Political Ideology
Authority
Power
Coercion
Legitimacy
The legal right to give orders and enforce rules
The ability to cause others to behave as they might not other…
The use of force or threats to make people do things against…
The quality of being accepted as an authority, often applied…
Authority
The legal right to give orders and enforce rules
Power
The ability to cause others to behave as they might not other…
government test political parties and public policy
what were the first two political poli…
what does the party always look for on…
what party would be considered the con…
which party is less likely to build up…
federalists and anitfederalists
stay loyal to people
republican
democrat
what were the first two political poli…
federalists and anitfederalists
what does the party always look for on…
stay loyal to people
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government test political parties and public policy
what were the first two political poli…
what does the party always look for on…
what party would be considered the con…
which party is less likely to build up…
federalists and anitfederalists
stay loyal to people
republican
democrat
what were the first two political poli…
federalists and anitfederalists
what does the party always look for on…
stay loyal to people
75 terms
Public Policy Unit AP US Government
Economic Policy
Monetary Policy
Fiscal Policy
Foreign Policy
Policy Dealing with distribution, circlulation, appropriation…
Policy Dealing with distribution and circulation of money in…
Policy dealing with with budgeting and appropriations of mone…
Policy dealing with relations and interactions with foreign c…
Economic Policy
Policy Dealing with distribution, circlulation, appropriation…
Monetary Policy
Policy Dealing with distribution and circulation of money in…
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M. Politics and Public Policy
political party
primary election
4
2
A group of people who share similar political views and try t…
Elections in which people decide who will represent their pol…
We elect the president every ________ years.
Each state has how many senators?
political party
A group of people who share similar political views and try t…
primary election
Elections in which people decide who will represent their pol…
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US Government ch 20-22- Public Policy
Taxes
National debt
Fiscal year
Entitlement
The money that people and businesses pay to support the activ…
The total amount of money the government owes at any given time
A 12-month accounting period
A required government expenditure that continues from one yea…
Taxes
The money that people and businesses pay to support the activ…
National debt
The total amount of money the government owes at any given time
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AP US Government Civil Rights and Public Policy
civil rights
equal rights
Civil right ammendments
Thomas Jefferson's attitude towards bl…
extend basic rights to groups historically subject to discrim…
equal oppurtunity
13th 14th and 15th amendments `
African Americans were genetically inferior to whites.
civil rights
extend basic rights to groups historically subject to discrim…
equal rights
equal oppurtunity
47 terms
AP US GOVERNMENT- Politics and Public Policymaking
Public policy
Incrementalism
Agenda setting
Political agenda
the method by which government attempts to solve the problems…
small changes in a policy over long periods of time; usually…
recognizing an issue as a problem that must be addressed as a…
issues that merit action, as determined by the public or thos…
Public policy
the method by which government attempts to solve the problems…
Incrementalism
small changes in a policy over long periods of time; usually…
34 terms
HCHS AP US GOVERNMENT- Unit 5 (Public Policy/Economics)
Policy Making Cycle
Issue Identification
agenda setting
policy formation
Deciding which issues on policy agenda should be addressed fi…
Which of these is the first step in the policymaking process?
Determining which public-policy questions will be debated or…
The stage of the policymaking process during which formal pro…
Policy Making Cycle
Deciding which issues on policy agenda should be addressed fi…
Issue Identification
Which of these is the first step in the policymaking process?
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Politics and Public Policy Vocab
declare
conventions
delegates
nominee
when a candidate states that he or she is planning to run for…
party meeting where candidates are selected and the platform…
someone who represents the party views of a state at a nation…
the person who is chosen to run as a party's candidate in the…
declare
when a candidate states that he or she is planning to run for…
conventions
party meeting where candidates are selected and the platform…
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NCVPS AP Government and Politics Module 8 Public Policy
Political agenda
Relative deprivation
Cost
Benefit
Issues that people believe require governmental action.
the perception that one is worse off relative to those with w…
A burden that people believe they must bear if a policy is en…
A satisfaction that people believe they will enjoy if a polic…
Political agenda
Issues that people believe require governmental action.
Relative deprivation
the perception that one is worse off relative to those with w…
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Politics and Public Policy Vocabulary
Acceptance Speech
Campaign
Convention
Declare
Given by the people selected to run for President and Vice Pr…
A collection of all the efforts a candidate makes to win an e…
Party meetings where candidates are selected and the platform…
When a candidate states that he or she is planning to run for…
Acceptance Speech
Given by the people selected to run for President and Vice Pr…
Campaign
A collection of all the efforts a candidate makes to win an e…
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Politics and Public Policy
Declare
Convention
Delegate
Nominee
When a candidate states that he or she is planning to run for…
Party meetings where candidates are selected and the platform…
Someone who represents the party views of a state at a nation…
The person who is chosen to run as a party's candidate in the…
Declare
When a candidate states that he or she is planning to run for…
Convention
Party meetings where candidates are selected and the platform…
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Politics and Public Policy Making
Incrementalism
Agenda setting
political agenda
policy formulation
policy making should be slow process with only small changes
recognizing an issue as a problem that must be addressed as a…
set by citizens, interest groups, media and government entities
exploring alternative plans of action and developing proposal…
Incrementalism
policy making should be slow process with only small changes
Agenda setting
recognizing an issue as a problem that must be addressed as a…
18 terms
politics/ public policy making
agenda setting
policy formulation
discretionary spending
nondiscretionary spending
Determining which public-policy questions will be debated or…
The crafting of a policy to resolve public problems
Federal spending on programs that are controlled through the…
national debt... social welfare... entitlement program
agenda setting
Determining which public-policy questions will be debated or…
policy formulation
The crafting of a policy to resolve public problems
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Politics and Public Policy
Incrementalism
Agenda Settings
Political Agenda
Policy Formulation
Small changes in policy over long... periods of time; usually in…
The process of forming the list of... matters that policymakers…
Issues that merit action, as determined... by the public or thos…
The crafting of a policy to... resolve public problems.
Incrementalism
Small changes in policy over long... periods of time; usually in…
Agenda Settings
The process of forming the list of... matters that policymakers…
11 terms
Public policy, politics and the policy cycle
Politics
Policy
Public policy
Public policy typologies
the exercise of power in everyday world and the use of that p…
relatively stable, purposeful course of action followed b an…
it is an effort by government and civil society to define and…
Substantive,... Procedural,... Distributive,... Re-distributive,... Regul…
Politics
the exercise of power in everyday world and the use of that p…
Policy
relatively stable, purposeful course of action followed b an…
41 terms
Politics and Public Policy Making
incrementalism
agenda setting
policy formulation
policy adoption
small changes in policy over long periods of time; usually in…
recognizing an issue as a problem that must be addressed as a…
finding ways to solve the problem; exploring alternative plan…
adopting a plan of action to solve the problem; may require t…
incrementalism
small changes in policy over long periods of time; usually in…
agenda setting
recognizing an issue as a problem that must be addressed as a…
24 terms
AP U.S. Government and Politics: Civil Rights and Public Policy
civil rights
Fourteenth Amendment
equal protection of the laws
Scott v. Sandford
Policies denied to protect people against arbitrary or discri…
The constitutional amendment adopted after the Civil War that…
Part of the Fourteenth Amendment emphasizing that the laws mu…
The 1857 Supreme Court decision ruling that a slave who had e…
civil rights
Policies denied to protect people against arbitrary or discri…
Fourteenth Amendment
The constitutional amendment adopted after the Civil War that…
15 terms
AP Government and Politics Ch.5 Civil Rights abd Public Policy
Civil Rights
14th Amendment
Equal Protection of the laws
13th Amendment
Policies designed to protect people against arbitrary or disc…
The constitutional amendment adopted after the Civil War that…
Hard and the Fourteenth Amendment emphasizing that the laws m…
The Constitutional Amendment ratified after the Civil War tha…
Civil Rights
Policies designed to protect people against arbitrary or disc…
14th Amendment
The constitutional amendment adopted after the Civil War that…
19 terms
Politics and Public Policy
Incrementalism
Bounded Rationality
Pluralism
Policy entrepreneurs
A slow moving system in which large changes are constrained b…
Bounded rationality is the idea in decision-making, rationali…
Jones - "every interest has its watchdog" ... * Politics is esse…
McGuinn - Policy entrepreneurs can "venue shop" and move an i…
Incrementalism
A slow moving system in which large changes are constrained b…
Bounded Rationality
Bounded rationality is the idea in decision-making, rationali…
26 terms
Public Policy & Government Review
Protection
Maintenance of Public Order
Resolution of Social Conflicts
Stable Economy
One of the main purposes of government is be free from foreig…
Government takes responsibility for protecting citizens from…
Governments accept the fact that some conflicts may need to b…
Some countries leave the economies alone, while some such as…
Protection
One of the main purposes of government is be free from foreig…
Maintenance of Public Order
Government takes responsibility for protecting citizens from…
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AP Government Chapter 11 (review book) (Politics and Public Policy Making)
incrementalism
agenda setting
political agenda
policy formulation
small changes in policy over large periods of time; usually i…
recognizing an issue as a problem that must be addressed as a…
issues that merit action, as determined by public or powerful…
finding ways to solve the problem
incrementalism
small changes in policy over large periods of time; usually i…
agenda setting
recognizing an issue as a problem that must be addressed as a…
57 terms
NCVPS AP Government and Politics Module 8 Public Policy
Political agenda
Relative deprivation
Cost
Benefit
Issues that people believe require governmental action.
the perception that one is worse off relative to those with w…
A burden that people believe they must bear if a policy is en…
A satisfaction that people believe they will enjoy if a polic…
Political agenda
Issues that people believe require governmental action.
Relative deprivation
the perception that one is worse off relative to those with w…
19 terms
Politics and Public policy making
Incrementalism
Agenda setting
Political agenda
Policy formulation
A slow process with only small changes in public policy
Recognizing an issue as a problem that must be addressed as p…
Set of policies and issues. Laid out by political groups
Finding ways to solve the problem or exploring alternative pl…
Incrementalism
A slow process with only small changes in public policy
Agenda setting
Recognizing an issue as a problem that must be addressed as p…
15 terms
Public policy, politics and policy cycle
Politics
Policy
Public policy
Environmetal Public policy
exercise of power in the everyday world and the use of that p…
relatively stable, purposeful action followed by an actor or…
an effort by governments and civil society to define and stru…
relatively stable, purposeful course of action followed by go…
Politics
exercise of power in the everyday world and the use of that p…
Policy
relatively stable, purposeful action followed by an actor or…
AP Government: Public Policy
Center for Disease Control
Central Intelligence Agency
Cold War
Containment
The federal agency specifically responsible for tracking and…
An agency created after World War II to coordinate American i…
A conflict that was between the US and the Soviet Union. The…
American policy of resisting further expansion of communism a…
Center for Disease Control
The federal agency specifically responsible for tracking and…
Central Intelligence Agency
An agency created after World War II to coordinate American i…
34 terms
AP Government & Politics CHAPTER 4 Civil Liberties and Public Policy
Civil Liberties
Where are our Civil Liberties formally…
Bill of Rights
What do the first 10 Amendments define?
The legal constitutional protections against government.
They are found in the Bill of Rights, but the courts, police,…
The first 10 Amendments to the U.S. Constitution.
They define basic liberties as freedom of speech, and press a…
Civil Liberties
The legal constitutional protections against government.
Where are our Civil Liberties formally…
They are found in the Bill of Rights, but the courts, police,…
29 terms
Economics, Politics and Public Policy
Concepts
Development
Environment
Environmentalism
Valid explanations of data from the natural world that often…
Continued improvement of human well-being usually in developi…
The combination of all things and factors external to the ind…
An attitude or movement involving concern about pollution, re…
Concepts
Valid explanations of data from the natural world that often…
Development
Continued improvement of human well-being usually in developi…
53 terms
Public Policy and Politics
Public Policy
Public Opinion
Liberalism
Conservatism
Is the sum of the government's goals and actions made in resp…
Those opinions held by private persons which governments find…
Generally referred to policies that favor government action.
Refers to a reluctance to expand government authority
Public Policy
Is the sum of the government's goals and actions made in resp…
Public Opinion
Those opinions held by private persons which governments find…
152 terms
Politics and Public Policy Final
Populism
Public Policy
State
Statute
A political doctrine that appeals to the interests and concep…
Principled guide to action taken by administrative executive…
Territory with a population, government, and claims sovereign…
Describes how the law created by law-making institutions shou…
Populism
A political doctrine that appeals to the interests and concep…
Public Policy
Principled guide to action taken by administrative executive…
22 terms
public policy and politics
politics
Harold Lasswell
the struggle to decide which members o…
Government should help to
process that regulates conflict... within society
"who gets what, when and... how"
politics
maintain order... stability in a society
politics
process that regulates conflict... within society
Harold Lasswell
"who gets what, when and... how"
15 terms
AP US Government Chapter V: Civil Rights and Public Policy
Civil rights
Thirteenth Amendment
Civil Rights Act of 1964
Suffrage
policies designed to protect people agianst arbitrary or disc…
the constitutional amendment ratified after the Civil War tha…
the law making racial discrimination in hotels, motels, and r…
the legal right to vote in the United States, gradually exten…
Civil rights
policies designed to protect people agianst arbitrary or disc…
Thirteenth Amendment
the constitutional amendment ratified after the Civil War tha…
13 terms
race politics public policy
Chinese Execution Act
Burlingame Treaty
Gentlemens Agreeement
Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo
prohibits Chinese immigration to the United States. Also prev…
guaranteed Chinese the right to live and travel in the US and…
executive order (not a treaty) that stated only settled agric…
added more territory to the U.S. including Arizona, Californi…
Chinese Execution Act
prohibits Chinese immigration to the United States. Also prev…
Burlingame Treaty
guaranteed Chinese the right to live and travel in the US and…
29 terms
Chapter 18 Public Policy and Politics
Public policy
public opinion
liberalism
conservatism
the sum of government's goals and actions made in response to…
those opinions held by private persons which governments find…
refers to policies that favor government action and governmen…
refers to a reluctance to expand government authority especia…
Public policy
the sum of government's goals and actions made in response to…
public opinion
those opinions held by private persons which governments find…
92 terms
AP US Government Unit 7 Vocab: Public Policy
Public Policy
Distributive Policy
Re-distributive Policy
Reverse Distributive Policy
A specific course of action that the government takes to addr…
A public policy such as Social Security that provides benefit…
A policy that provides to one group of society while taking a…
A policy that reduces benefits for all groups such as a tax i…
Public Policy
A specific course of action that the government takes to addr…
Distributive Policy
A public policy such as Social Security that provides benefit…
54 terms
AP US Government Vocabulary (Unit 7: Public Policy)
Social Welfare Policies
Unemployment Rate
Underemployment Rate
Inflation
Policies that provide benefits to individuals, either through…
Measures the number of people who are able to work, but do no…
As measured by the Bureau of Labor Statistics, a statistic th…
A continuous rise in the price of goods and services... ex. The…
Social Welfare Policies
Policies that provide benefits to individuals, either through…
Unemployment Rate
Measures the number of people who are able to work, but do no…
83 terms
Politics of Public Policy: Midterm
Collective good (17)
Common pool resources (19)
Effectiveness (28)
Efficiency (28)
the general good of all people in a community, state or natio…
Resources that are shared by a society and available to all t…
Analytical criterion that refers to whether a current policy…
Analytical criterion that refers to what a policy or policy p…
Collective good (17)
the general good of all people in a community, state or natio…
Common pool resources (19)
Resources that are shared by a society and available to all t…
65 terms
Politics of Public Policy
public policy
a public policy
policy domain
governance
the set of formal and informal rules that constitute social b…
some subset of those rules which shape behavior in a particul…
an area of policy like crime, healthcare, waste disposal, phi…
the sum of all governance tasks, the functions government cho…
public policy
the set of formal and informal rules that constitute social b…
a public policy
some subset of those rules which shape behavior in a particul…
35 terms
AP US Government Chapter IV: Civil Liberties and Public Policy
Civil liberties
Bill of Rights
First Amendment
Fourteenth Amendment
the constitutional and other legal protections against govern…
the first 10 amendments to the US Constitutio, which define s…
the constitutional amendment that establishes the four great…
the constitutional amendment adopted after the Civil War that…
Civil liberties
the constitutional and other legal protections against govern…
Bill of Rights
the first 10 amendments to the US Constitutio, which define s…
23 terms
Politics of Public Policy
rational decision making
rational-comprehensive approach
incremental decision making
problem
define problem, indicate the goals and objectives sought, con…
a way of making decisions that considers all significant poli…
a way of making decisions that emphasizes the consideration o…
the existence of an unsatisfactory set of conditions for whic…
rational decision making
define problem, indicate the goals and objectives sought, con…
rational-comprehensive approach
a way of making decisions that considers all significant poli…
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