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HCHS AP US Government- Unit 2 (Foundations of US Gov't)
From where do governments derive their…
Against whom was the U.S. declaring in…
According to the Declaration, what is…
When does the Declaration say it's OK…
the consent of the governed, or the people who live under tha…
England/Great Britain
to secure these rights (life, liberty, and the pursuit of hap…
When government no longer protects life, liberty, and the pur…
From where do governments derive their…
the consent of the governed, or the people who live under tha…
Against whom was the U.S. declaring in…
England/Great Britain
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AP Government Unit 1 - Intro to US Gov't (Kushida)
Politics
Collective Goods
Maintain a national defense
Provide public goods and services
- The process by which we select our governmental leaders and…
- Goods provided by the government, such as clean air and cle…
- One of the five main functions of government. ... - The govern…
- One of the five main functions of government. ... - Government…
Politics
- The process by which we select our governmental leaders and…
Collective Goods
- Goods provided by the government, such as clean air and cle…
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AP Gov Introduction to Nature of US Government
Marxist view who governs
Power elitist view of who governs
Bureaucratic view of who governs
pluralist view of who governs
those who own the means of production, controlling the econom…
A few top leaders, drawn from the major sectors of the United…
appointed civil servants will control the government, without…
competition among affected interests shapes public policy dec…
Marxist view who governs
those who own the means of production, controlling the econom…
Power elitist view of who governs
A few top leaders, drawn from the major sectors of the United…
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AP Gov: Constitutional Underpinnings of US Government
Antifederalists
Articles of Confederation
Bill of Rights
Checks and balances
Opponents of the American Constitution at the time when the s…
First constitution in US, established a national legislature,…
The first 10 amendments to the US Constitution, drafted in re…
Features of the Constituion that limit government's power by…
Antifederalists
Opponents of the American Constitution at the time when the s…
Articles of Confederation
First constitution in US, established a national legislature,…
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AP US Gov 3 Branches of Government
judicial
Supreme Court; judicial
9 justices and federal judges
9 justices and federal judges; judicial
Supreme Court and federal courts
9 justices
Appointed by the president and approved by the senate in judi…
Serve for life
judicial
Supreme Court and federal courts
Supreme Court; judicial
9 justices
AP Gov Unit 1 - Introduction to US Government
Articles of Confederation
Weakness of the Articles of the Confed…
Shay's Rebellion
John Locke
state power emphasized; loose association of the 13 states; a…
no strong central government; no levy taxes (voluntary); no a…
people used it to scare and motivate others to make constitut…
consent of the governed; natural rights (born with rights)
Articles of Confederation
state power emphasized; loose association of the 13 states; a…
Weakness of the Articles of the Confed…
no strong central government; no levy taxes (voluntary); no a…
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AP US Gov- Ch.1 Government
Government
Monarchy
Aristocracy
Polity
The system for implementing decisions made through the politi…
Form of government that is ruled by 1 person.
Form of government that is ruled by few.
Form of government that is ruled by many. (General population)
Government
The system for implementing decisions made through the politi…
Monarchy
Form of government that is ruled by 1 person.
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AP Gov Key US Government Officials
Barack Obama
Joe Biden
Denis McDonough
John Kerry
President
Vice President
White House Chief of Staff
Sec of State
Barack Obama
President
Joe Biden
Vice President
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AP Comparative Government - US Gov. Vocab.
Democracy
Direct democracy
Representative democracy
Constitutional democracy
A political system in which the supreme power lies in a body…
A form of government in which citizens rule directly and not…
A system of government in which citizens elect representative…
A government that enforces recognized limits on those who gov…
Democracy
A political system in which the supreme power lies in a body…
Direct democracy
A form of government in which citizens rule directly and not…
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AP Gov: Important Figures in US Government
President *
Vice President *
Department of State *
Department of Defense *
Barack Obama
Joe Biden
John Kerry
Ashton Carter
President *
Barack Obama
Vice President *
Joe Biden
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AP Gov: Constitutional Foundations of the US Government
Democracy
direct democracy
representative democracy
constitutional democracy
a system of gov. in which ultimate political authority is ves…
system of gov. in which political decisions are made by the p…
representatives are elected to make choices
system of government based on popular sovereignty. Structures…
Democracy
a system of gov. in which ultimate political authority is ves…
direct democracy
system of gov. in which political decisions are made by the p…
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The Theory of Modern Government(AP US Gov and Politics)
Conservative
Delegate Model(Representational View)
Direct Democracy
Elite and Class Theory
A person who believes in less government, lower taxes, a stro…
Voters elect representatives as their own delegates represent…
type of government characterized by citizens attending a town…
A group theory that revolves around an economic stratum of so…
Conservative
A person who believes in less government, lower taxes, a stro…
Delegate Model(Representational View)
Voters elect representatives as their own delegates represent…
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AP Gov. and Politics Key Figures in the US Government
Kerry
Lew
Carter
Lynch
Secretary of State
Secretary of Treasury
Secretary of Defense
Attorney General
Kerry
Secretary of State
Lew
Secretary of Treasury
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Institutions of Government AP US Gov Exam
Appointment Power
Bully Pulpit
Cabinet
Chief Executive
President can appoint federal judges, ambassadors, and suprem…
the ability to use the office of presidency to promote a part…
part of the "unwritten constitution," it was first establishe…
used to describe president. Powers found in article 2
Appointment Power
President can appoint federal judges, ambassadors, and suprem…
Bully Pulpit
the ability to use the office of presidency to promote a part…
41 terms
AP US GOV, Ch1: Introducing Government in America
Government
Public Goods
Politics
Political Participation
The institutions that make authoritative decisions for any gi…
Schools, libraries, weather forecasting, halfway houses, high…
Determines whom we select as our government leaders and what…
The ways in which people get involved in politics
Government
The institutions that make authoritative decisions for any gi…
Public Goods
Schools, libraries, weather forecasting, halfway houses, high…
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Gov 12 - Institutions of US Government
reapportionment
gerrymander
oversight
expressed powers
The process of reallocating seats in the House of Representat…
Process of redrawing legislative boundaries for the purpose o…
Congressional review of the activities of an agency, departme…
powers that congress has that are specifically listed in the…
reapportionment
The process of reallocating seats in the House of Representat…
gerrymander
Process of redrawing legislative boundaries for the purpose o…
AP Gov 2- Sunset, AP US Government Chapter 2 Vocabulary
constitution
Declaration of Independence
natural rights
consent of the governed
a nation's basic law, may be written or unwritten
signed in 1776 it stated the complaints the colonists had tow…
rights shared by all human beings, separate from the govt
the idea that govt gets its power and authority from the peoo…
constitution
a nation's basic law, may be written or unwritten
Declaration of Independence
signed in 1776 it stated the complaints the colonists had tow…
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AP US Gov. Chapter 1: Introducing Government in America
Government
Public goods
Politics
Political Participation
The institutions and processes through which public policies…
goods, such as clean air and clean water that everyone must s…
The process by which we select out governmental leaders and w…
All the activities used by citizens to influence the selectio…
Government
The institutions and processes through which public policies…
Public goods
goods, such as clean air and clean water that everyone must s…
47 terms
AP Gov Government
What is Government?
Parts of National Government
Powers of Congress
Democracy Pros & Cons
The institutions/processes in which public policies are made…
Legislature: Congress=1) House of Representatives; 2) Senate.…
[Article I, S. 8] : ENUMERATION CLAUSES... 1) lay/collect taxes;…
Pros: best alternative of government type, no one has all the…
What is Government?
The institutions/processes in which public policies are made…
Parts of National Government
Legislature: Congress=1) House of Representatives; 2) Senate.…
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AP US GOV, Ch. 1: Introducing Government in America
Government
Public Goods
Politics
Political Participation
The institutions that make authoritative decisions for any gi…
Schools, libraries, weather forecasting, halfway houses, high…
Determines whom we select as our government leaders and what…
The ways in which people get involved in politics
Government
The institutions that make authoritative decisions for any gi…
Public Goods
Schools, libraries, weather forecasting, halfway houses, high…
13 terms
AP Gov Chapter 1: Types of Government (US Democracy, Hobbes and Locke)
Democracy
Direct Democracy
Representative Democracy
Types of Government (3)
Selecting policymakers and organizing a government to reflect…
Citizens make decisions directly.
Power goes to voted leaders (USA duh).
1.Ordered Government-small makes all decisions... 2.Limited Gove…
Democracy
Selecting policymakers and organizing a government to reflect…
Direct Democracy
Citizens make decisions directly.
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ap gov unit 1: constitutional underpinnings of the US government
antifederalists
articles of confederation
bill of rights
checks and balances
people who opposed the ratification of the Constitution; oppo…
foundation of constitution ratified by 13 original states (17…
first 10 amendments of the constitution
powers that each branch of government has to counteract the o…
antifederalists
people who opposed the ratification of the Constitution; oppo…
articles of confederation
foundation of constitution ratified by 13 original states (17…
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AP US Gov, government in america, chp 8, 9, 10
Rational choice theory
blanket primary
coalition
coalition government
-both parties and voters attempt to make best choice to achei…
list of candidates from both parties. Cross selection allowed
groups and people supporting a political party
a government where a small third party(s) combines with a lar…
Rational choice theory
-both parties and voters attempt to make best choice to achei…
blanket primary
list of candidates from both parties. Cross selection allowed
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AP gov philosophy behind the development of the us government quiz 1
What were enlightenment thinkers?
What did enlightenment grow out?
What got their ideas directly from enl…
Rene Descartes- what did he say?
Rejected authority and upheld the freedom of individuals to t…
Renaissance, reformation, and the scientific revolution
Declaration of Independence and American Constitution
"I think, therefore I am"
What were enlightenment thinkers?
Rejected authority and upheld the freedom of individuals to t…
What did enlightenment grow out?
Renaissance, reformation, and the scientific revolution
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AP US Government Vocabulary
Amicus curiae
Block Grants
Casework
Categorical Grants
An argument filed with a court by an individual or group who…
Federal money given to the states with few restrictions about…
When congressional staff help a constituent solve a problem
Money given by the federal government to the states to be use…
Amicus curiae
An argument filed with a court by an individual or group who…
Block Grants
Federal money given to the states with few restrictions about…
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AP Gov Unit 1 Constitutional Underpinnings of US Government Vocabulary
American Dream
Citizen
Civil Society
Conservative
An American ideal of a happy, successful life, which often in…
a legally recognized subject or national of a state or common…
society considered as a community of citizens linked by commo…
One who favors limited government intervention, particularly…
American Dream
An American ideal of a happy, successful life, which often in…
Citizen
a legally recognized subject or national of a state or common…
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AP US Government
CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCING GOVERNMENT IN…
Democracy
Elite and class theory
Government
...
a means of selecting policymakers and of organizing governmen…
argues that society is divided along class lines and that an…
institutions that make public policy for a society.
CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCING GOVERNMENT IN…
...
Democracy
a means of selecting policymakers and of organizing governmen…
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AP US Government Foundations
Article 1
Article 2
Article 3
Article 4
established the legislative branch
established the executive branch
established the judicial branch
defines relationships between the states
Article 1
established the legislative branch
Article 2
established the executive branch
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AP US Government Review
Federalists wanted:
Articles of Confederation only had one…
Federalist Paper No. 10
Federalist Paper No. 51
Strong central government/ ratification of the U.S. Constitut…
Legislative
faction system
Checks and balances, separation of powers
Federalists wanted:
Strong central government/ ratification of the U.S. Constitut…
Articles of Confederation only had one…
Legislative
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AP Gov: Architecture and Development of US Government Key Terms
Government
Anarchy
Authoritarianism
Totalitarianism
System by which a sovereign state is controlled
a condition of lawlessness or political disorder brought abou…
a form of government in which state authority is imposed onto…
a government that seeks to subordinate the individual to the…
Government
System by which a sovereign state is controlled
Anarchy
a condition of lawlessness or political disorder brought abou…
AP Gov Institutions of Government
Constituents
What are the requirements to be a Hous…
What are the requirements to be a Sena…
How often are house members re-elected?
Residents of a congressional district or state
At least 25 years old, citizen for at least 7 years
At least 30 years old, citizen for at least 9 years, must be…
Every 2 years
Constituents
Residents of a congressional district or state
What are the requirements to be a Hous…
At least 25 years old, citizen for at least 7 years
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Ap US Government: The Judiciary
Judiciary
US Supreme Court
Marbury V Madison
Judicial review
The branch of government comprising the courts and judges who…
High Court with a limited original jurisdiction whose decisio…
The 1803 Supreme Court case that established the power of jud…
Court authority to determine that an action taken by any gove…
Judiciary
The branch of government comprising the courts and judges who…
US Supreme Court
High Court with a limited original jurisdiction whose decisio…
27 terms
AP Gov Institutions of Government
Ability to use the office of the presi…
Has 4 major policy making bodies today…
Policy that would allow the president…
Rejection of legislation that occurs i…
Bully Pulpit
Executive Office of the President
Line Item Veto
Pocket Veto
Ability to use the office of the presi…
Bully Pulpit
Has 4 major policy making bodies today…
Executive Office of the President
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AP gov-forms of government
article 1
article 2
article 3
article 4
the congress (legislative branch)
the president (executive)
the judges and national court (judicial)
how state govs relate to each other and national gov
article 1
the congress (legislative branch)
article 2
the president (executive)
396 terms
AP US Government
activation
Adarand Constructors v. Peña
Affirmative Action
Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990
One of three key consequences of electoral campaigns for vote…
1995 SuCo decision: Federal programs that classify based on r…
A policy designed to give special compensation to a previousl…
Requires employers to make reasonable accommodations for the…
activation
One of three key consequences of electoral campaigns for vote…
Adarand Constructors v. Peña
1995 SuCo decision: Federal programs that classify based on r…
9 terms
US Gov 3 Branches of Government
executive branch
judicial branch
legislative branch
executive branch
White House
Supreme Court
Capitol
president
executive branch
White House
judicial branch
Supreme Court
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AP US Government Vocabulary
affirmative action
amendment
amicus curiae briefs
appellate jurisdiction
Government-mandated programs that seek to create special empl…
Addition to the Constitution. These require approval by two-t…
"Friend of the court" briefs that qualified individuals or or…
Term used to describe courts whose role is to hear appeals fr…
affirmative action
Government-mandated programs that seek to create special empl…
amendment
Addition to the Constitution. These require approval by two-t…
30 terms
AP Gov (Government Basics)
State Sovereignty
Rotation in Office
Unicameralism
Legislative Supremacy
Concept that state governments have complete and exclusive co…
Term limits (we don't want a class of professional politicians)
One-House legislature (like Parliament)
Legislative branch is the most powerful
State Sovereignty
Concept that state governments have complete and exclusive co…
Rotation in Office
Term limits (we don't want a class of professional politicians)
396 terms
AP US Government and Politics
activation
Adarand Constructors v. Peña
Affirmative Action
Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990
One of three key consequences of electoral campaigns for vote…
1995 SuCo decision: Federal programs that classify based on r…
A policy designed to give special compensation to a previousl…
Requires employers to make reasonable accommodations for the…
activation
One of three key consequences of electoral campaigns for vote…
Adarand Constructors v. Peña
1995 SuCo decision: Federal programs that classify based on r…
AP GOV Local Government
Johnny Isakson
David Perdue
Rick Allen
Barbara Sims
Georgia Senior Senator
Georgia Junior Senator
Georgia 12th District House Member
Georgia State 123rd District House Member
Johnny Isakson
Georgia Senior Senator
David Perdue
Georgia Junior Senator
30 terms
Political Government (AP GOV)
libertarianism
neoliberalism
original liberalism
ideology
government protects property, encourages small government and…
less likely to rely on the government as a solution to their…
limited government because the gov was seen as a threat to li…
integrated set of beliefs and values that shape a person's vi…
libertarianism
government protects property, encourages small government and…
neoliberalism
less likely to rely on the government as a solution to their…
10 terms
AP GOV Government Leaders
Vice President
White House Chief of Staff
Press Secretary
National Security Advisor
Joe Biden
Denis McDonough
Josh Earnest
Susan Rice
Vice President
Joe Biden
White House Chief of Staff
Denis McDonough
27 terms
AP US Government- Amendments
1st Amendment
2nd Amendment
3rd Amendment
4th Amendment
Freedom of religion (Engle v Vital, Lemon v Kurtzman), speech…
Right to bear arms
Quartering of soldiers
Search and arrest warrants requires probable cause (Mapp v Oh…
1st Amendment
Freedom of religion (Engle v Vital, Lemon v Kurtzman), speech…
2nd Amendment
Right to bear arms
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AP US Government Chapter 7
elite
exit polls
gender gap
norm
People who have a disproportionate amount of some valued reso…
Polls based on interviews conducted on election day with rand…
Difference in political views between men and women.
A standard of right or proper conduct.
elite
People who have a disproportionate amount of some valued reso…
exit polls
Polls based on interviews conducted on election day with rand…
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AP Gov Foundation of Government
Government
Politics
Elitism
Pluralism
The formal institutions through which a state maintains socia…
The process by which we select our governmental leaders and w…
A theory of government and politics contending that and upper…
A theory of government and politics emphasizing that many gro…
Government
The formal institutions through which a state maintains socia…
Politics
The process by which we select our governmental leaders and w…
78 terms
AP Gov Institutions of Government
Apportionment
Bureaucracy
Bureaucratic Drift
Cabinet
Assigning 435 house seats based upon population
the system of civil servants and political appointees who imp…
Bureaucrats' tendency to implement policies in a way that fav…
The group of 15 executive department heads who implement the…
Apportionment
Assigning 435 house seats based upon population
Bureaucracy
the system of civil servants and political appointees who imp…
14 terms
AP Gov Foundations of Government
Social Contract Theory
John Locke
Thomas Hobbes
Baron de Montesquieu
The state is a human creation to protect the rights they have…
Wanted a democracy; believed people were naturally good and c…
Wanted an absolute monarchy; people are bad; purpose of gover…
believed that not all power (executive, legislative, and judi…
Social Contract Theory
The state is a human creation to protect the rights they have…
John Locke
Wanted a democracy; believed people were naturally good and c…
16 terms
AP Gov - Types of Government
Government
Democracy
Direct Democracy
Representative Government
Procesures and legistitutions (elections, courts, and legisla…
Government by the people (not government by one person, a mon…
Citizens came together to discuss and pass laws and select th…
Government that dervers its power indirectly from the people,…
Government
Procesures and legistitutions (elections, courts, and legisla…
Democracy
Government by the people (not government by one person, a mon…
12 terms
ap gov - types of government
totalitarian
communist
Frederich Ingels
autocratic
absolute complete control over every aspect of citizen life
whatever community needs, community provides for
man who helped Marx develop theory of communism
supreme power is concentrated in hands of one person
totalitarian
absolute complete control over every aspect of citizen life
communist
whatever community needs, community provides for
40 terms
AP Gov: Government Institutions: Presidency
Presidential Term Limits
Presidential Requirements
Bully Pulpit
Appointment Power
laws that limit the number of terms a president can serve... Sig…
at least 35 years of age, at least 14 years of U.S citizenshi…
the ability to use the office of presidency to promote a part…
the authority vested in the president to fill a government of…
Presidential Term Limits
laws that limit the number of terms a president can serve... Sig…
Presidential Requirements
at least 35 years of age, at least 14 years of U.S citizenshi…
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