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US Government Chapter 12
Speaker of the House:
President of the Senate:
President Pro Tempore:
Party Caucus:
by far the most important and powerful within the halls of Co…
the Senate's presiding officer (Vice President)
serves in the Vice President's absence
closed meeting of the members of each party in each house
Speaker of the House:
by far the most important and powerful within the halls of Co…
President of the Senate:
the Senate's presiding officer (Vice President)
35 terms
US Government Chapter 12
cloture
pigeonhole
quorum
standing committee
Procedure that may be used to limit or end floor debate in a…
Expression describing how most bills introduced in each sessi…
Least number of members who must be present for a legislative…
Permanent committee in a legislative body to which bills of a…
cloture
Procedure that may be used to limit or end floor debate in a…
pigeonhole
Expression describing how most bills introduced in each sessi…
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Chapter 12 US Government
Speaker of the House
President of the Senate
President Pro Tempore
Party Caucus
the leading officer of the House of Representatives, chosen b…
the leading officer of the Senate; the Vice President of the…
the member of Senate chosen to take the place of the Vice Pre…
a closed meeting of a party's House or Senate members
Speaker of the House
the leading officer of the House of Representatives, chosen b…
President of the Senate
the leading officer of the Senate; the Vice President of the…
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US Government: Chapter 12
Speaker of the House
President of the Senate
President Pro Tempore
Party Caucus
the leading officer of the House of Representatives, chosen b…
the leading officer of the Senate; the VP of the USA
member of the senate chosen to take the place of the Vice Pre…
a closed meeting of a party's house or senate members
Speaker of the House
the leading officer of the House of Representatives, chosen b…
President of the Senate
the leading officer of the Senate; the VP of the USA
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US/VA Government Chapter 12
Speaker of the House
President of the Senate
President Pro Tempore
Floor Leaders
The leading officer of the House of Reps, chosen by and from…
The leading officer of the Senate; the Vice President of the…
The member of the Senate chosen to take the place of the VP i…
Political party leaders in Congress
Speaker of the House
The leading officer of the House of Reps, chosen by and from…
President of the Senate
The leading officer of the Senate; the Vice President of the…
US Government Chapter 12
This president appointed four justices…
The majority of the cases the Supreme…
This person assigns the writing of opi…
The power to confirm appointments to t…
Richard Nixon
from lower courts as appeals
Chief Justice
The Senate
This president appointed four justices…
Richard Nixon
The majority of the cases the Supreme…
from lower courts as appeals
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Chapter 12- Government for all of us
amendment
bicameral
bill
candidate
an addition or change to a constitution
having two legislative parts (Senate and House of Representat…
a written idea for a law
a person seeking public office
amendment
an addition or change to a constitution
bicameral
having two legislative parts (Senate and House of Representat…
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Review for Chapter 12 US Government
Taxing, Borrowing, Currency, Bankruptc…
Foreign Relations & War Powers of the…
Postal, Copyrights*, Judicial, Territo…
Standards,Weights & Measures, Territor…
Economic Powers of Congress
Declare War, Maintain the Armed Forces, Approve Ambassadors
Domestic Powers of the Congress
are also domestic powers that relate to measurement, federal…
Taxing, Borrowing, Currency, Bankruptc…
Economic Powers of Congress
Foreign Relations & War Powers of the…
Declare War, Maintain the Armed Forces, Approve Ambassadors
27 terms
Chapter 12 US Government
Speaker of the House
President of the Senate
President pro tempore
Part caucus
The leading officer of the House of Representatives, chosen b…
The leading officer of the Senate; the Vice President of the…
The member of the Senate chosen to take the place of the VP w…
A closed meeting of a party's House and Senate members.
Speaker of the House
The leading officer of the House of Representatives, chosen b…
President of the Senate
The leading officer of the Senate; the Vice President of the…
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Chapter 12 US Government
Speaker of the House-
President of the Senate-
President Pro Tempore-
Party caucus-
The leading officer of the House of Representatives, chosen b…
The leading officer of the Senate; the Vice President of the…
The member of the Senate chosen to take the place of the Vice…
A closed meeting of a party's House or Senate members.
Speaker of the House-
The leading officer of the House of Representatives, chosen b…
President of the Senate-
The leading officer of the Senate; the Vice President of the…
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US Government Chapter 12 Terms
reapportionment
redistricting
gerrymandering
trustee model
reallocation of seats in the House of Representatives to each…
redrawing of congressional district boundaries within each st…
the drawing of legislation district boundaries to benefit an…
a model of representation in which a member of the House or S…
reapportionment
reallocation of seats in the House of Representatives to each…
redistricting
redrawing of congressional district boundaries within each st…
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US government chapter 12
Speaker of the House
President of the senate
President pro tempore
Party caucus
Elected presiding officer of the house and its majority party
Vice President;senates presiding officer
Serves in Vice Presidents absence
Closed meeting of the members of each party in each house
Speaker of the House
Elected presiding officer of the house and its majority party
President of the senate
Vice President;senates presiding officer
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US Government: Chapter 12 Terms
Speaker of the House
President of the Senate
President Pro Tempore
Party Caucus
The leading officer of the House of Representatives, chosen b…
The leading officer of the Senate; the Vice President of the…
The member of the Senate chosen to take the place of the Vice…
A closed meeting of a party's House or Senate members
Speaker of the House
The leading officer of the House of Representatives, chosen b…
President of the Senate
The leading officer of the Senate; the Vice President of the…
26 terms
US Government Chapter 12
Speaker of the House:
President of the Senate:
President Pro Tempore:
Party Caucus:
by far the most important and powerful within the halls of Co…
the Senate's presiding officer (Vice President)
serves in the Vice President's absence
closed meeting of the members of each party in each house
Speaker of the House:
by far the most important and powerful within the halls of Co…
President of the Senate:
the Senate's presiding officer (Vice President)
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US Government - Chapter 12
Political Party
Governmental Party
Organizational Party
Party in Electorate
A group of office holders, candidates, activists, and voters…
the office holders and candidates who run under a political p…
the workers and activists who staff the party's formal organi…
the voters who consider themselves allied or associated with…
Political Party
A group of office holders, candidates, activists, and voters…
Governmental Party
the office holders and candidates who run under a political p…
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US government: Chapter 12
spoils system
Pedleton Civil Service act
5 national needs that pushed the U.S.…
5 characteristics that mark all modern…
government jobs given out as political favors, said to have c…
required the federal government to hire well-qualified indivi…
1. war... 2. Morality (ex: prohibition)... 3. Economics... 4.Geography…
1. hierarchy- clear chain of command... 2.division of labor- div…
spoils system
government jobs given out as political favors, said to have c…
Pedleton Civil Service act
required the federal government to hire well-qualified indivi…
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US Government Chapter 12
Traditional Media
Mergers
New Media
Spin
Newspapers, tv, news magazines, mergers
Combination of companies; larger companies, less competition
comes from social media and the Internet
take the news and make it to one point of view or another
Traditional Media
Newspapers, tv, news magazines, mergers
Mergers
Combination of companies; larger companies, less competition
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Chapter 12- Government for all of us
amendment
bicameral
bill
candidate
an addition or change to a constitution
having two legislative parts (Senate and House of Representat…
a written idea for a law
a person seeking public office
amendment
an addition or change to a constitution
bicameral
having two legislative parts (Senate and House of Representat…
27 terms
US Government: Chapter 12
a meeting open to any registered voter…
voters choose a party's nominees for p…
grants all of a state's electoral vote…
no candidate/party has overwhelming su…
open party caucus
primary election
unit rule
battleground states
a meeting open to any registered voter…
open party caucus
voters choose a party's nominees for p…
primary election
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US government Chapter 12
Opinions
Writ of certiorari
Per curcium opinium
Brief
Written statements on cases the court has already decided
An order from the court to a lower court to send up the recor…
A brief unsigned statement of the courts opinion
Statement setting fourth the legal arguments, relevant facts,…
Opinions
Written statements on cases the court has already decided
Writ of certiorari
An order from the court to a lower court to send up the recor…
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AP US Government Chapter 12
Incumbents
Casework
Pork Barrel
Bicameral Legislature
Those already holding office. In congressional elections, inc…
Activities of members of Congress that help constituents as i…
The mighty list of federal projects, grants, and contracts av…
A legislature divided into two houses. The U.S. Congress and…
Incumbents
Those already holding office. In congressional elections, inc…
Casework
Activities of members of Congress that help constituents as i…
US Government Chapter 12 Vocabulary
Speaker of the House
President of the Senate
President pro tempore
Party Caucus
The presiding officer of the House of Representatives; chosen…
The Senate's presiding officer
Serves in the Vice President's absence
Closed meeting of the members of each party in each house
Speaker of the House
The presiding officer of the House of Representatives; chosen…
President of the Senate
The Senate's presiding officer
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US Government Chapter 12
The President's State of the Union mes…
To propose a constitutional amendment,…
The president pro tempore
Which of the following options is NOT…
a constitutional command
joint resolution
serves in the absence of the Vice President of the United Sta…
sign the bill after 15 days
The President's State of the Union mes…
a constitutional command
To propose a constitutional amendment,…
joint resolution
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AP US Government: Chapter 12
Executive Orders
Cabinet
National Security Council
Council of Economic Advisers
Regulations originating with the executive branch. Executive…
A group of presidential advisers not mentioned in the Constit…
The committee that links the president's foreign and military…
A three-member body appointed by the president to advise the…
Executive Orders
Regulations originating with the executive branch. Executive…
Cabinet
A group of presidential advisers not mentioned in the Constit…
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US Government Chapter 12 (Web)
"packing the court"
amicus curiae brief
class-action suit
judicial review
Describes when a president has attempted to appoint his type…
A means by which one who has an interest in a case, but is no…
A means by which one who has been injured can bring action on…
The power of the courts to determine the constitutionality of…
"packing the court"
Describes when a president has attempted to appoint his type…
amicus curiae brief
A means by which one who has an interest in a case, but is no…
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AP US Government Chapter 12
Electorate
Mandate
Primary election
Closed primary
The citizens eligible right to vote
A command, indicated by an electorates vote for the elected o…
Election in which voters decide which of the candidates withi…
A primary election in which only a party's registered voters…
Electorate
The citizens eligible right to vote
Mandate
A command, indicated by an electorates vote for the elected o…
10 terms
Glencoe's US Government Chapter 12
Writ of Certiorari
Brief
Amicus Curiae
Majority Opinion
Order by the Supreme Court directing a lower court to send up…
A written statement setting forth the legal arguments, relati…
A Latin term meaning "friend of the court." Refers to interes…
A statement that presents the views of the majority of Suprem…
Writ of Certiorari
Order by the Supreme Court directing a lower court to send up…
Brief
A written statement setting forth the legal arguments, relati…
25 terms
US Government - Chapter 12: Government and the Economy
Capitalism/Free Enterprise
Factors of production
Capital
Entrepreneur
Individuals, not government, are in charge of production and…
Basic resources that are used to make all goods and services
All the human-made resources that are used to produce goods a…
Individual with the drive and ambition to combine land, labor…
Capitalism/Free Enterprise
Individuals, not government, are in charge of production and…
Factors of production
Basic resources that are used to make all goods and services
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AP US Government Chapter 12
List seven perks members of Congress r…
Describe a "typical" member of Congres…
What is the difference between descrip…
Give two reasons why women are less li…
1. salary of $169,300 (2008)... 2. generous retirement benefits…
Sex: male... Race: white... Age: middle aged... Religion: Protestant... P…
Descriptive: representing constituents by mirroring their per…
1. they have greater childcare responsibilities... 2. when they…
List seven perks members of Congress r…
1. salary of $169,300 (2008)... 2. generous retirement benefits…
Describe a "typical" member of Congres…
Sex: male... Race: white... Age: middle aged... Religion: Protestant... P…
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Chapter 12 Vocabulary - US Government
Speaker of the House
President of the Senate
President pro tempore
Party Caucus
the leading officer of the House of Representatives, chosen b…
the leading officer of the Senate; the Vice President of the…
the member of the Senate chosen to take the place of the Vice…
a closed meeting of a party's House or Senate members
Speaker of the House
the leading officer of the House of Representatives, chosen b…
President of the Senate
the leading officer of the Senate; the Vice President of the…
26 terms
US Government Chapter 12 Vocabulary
Speaker of the House
president of the Senate
president pro tempore
party caucus
the presiding officer of the House of Representatives, chosen…
the presiding officer of a senate, in Congress, the Vice Pres…
who serves in the Vice President's absence
a closed meeting of the members of each party in each house
Speaker of the House
the presiding officer of the House of Representatives, chosen…
president of the Senate
the presiding officer of a senate, in Congress, the Vice Pres…
35 terms
US Government Principles in Practice: Chapter 12
Platform
Campaign Manager
Focus Group
"Kennedy Style"
The party and candidate's stance on important issues and the…
Coordinates and oversees an entire campaign.
Small gathering of people whose responses are studied and use…
Packaging a candidate.
Platform
The party and candidate's stance on important issues and the…
Campaign Manager
Coordinates and oversees an entire campaign.
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US Government Chapter 12 Vocab
standing committee
subcommittee
House Rules Committee
select committees
permanent committee in a legislative body to which bills of a…
division of existing committee that is formed to address spec…
speaker of the House's "right arm", controls the flow of bill…
legislative committee created for a limited time and for some…
standing committee
permanent committee in a legislative body to which bills of a…
subcommittee
division of existing committee that is formed to address spec…
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AP US Government Chapter 12
22nd Amendment
25th Amendment
Impeachment
Watergate
Ratified in 1951, this amendment limits Presidents to two ter…
Ratified in 1967, this amendment permits the Vice President t…
Political equivalent of an indictment in criminal law, prescr…
Events and scandal surrounding a break-in at the Democratic N…
22nd Amendment
Ratified in 1951, this amendment limits Presidents to two ter…
25th Amendment
Ratified in 1967, this amendment permits the Vice President t…
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US Government and Civics Chapter 12 Vocabulary
Bill
Cloture
Committee Chairman
Committee of the Whole
A proposed law presented to a legislative body for considerat…
Procedure that may be used to limit or end floor debate in a…
Member who heads a standing committee in a legislative body
A committee that consists of an entire legislative body; used…
Bill
A proposed law presented to a legislative body for considerat…
Cloture
Procedure that may be used to limit or end floor debate in a…
39 terms
US Government: Chapter 12 Vocab
Speaker of the House
President of the Senate
President pro tempore
party caucus
the presiding officer of the House of Representatives, chosen…
the presiding officer of a senate; in Congress, the Vice Pres…
the member of the United States Senate, or of the upper house…
a closed meeting of a party's House or Senate members; also c…
Speaker of the House
the presiding officer of the House of Representatives, chosen…
President of the Senate
the presiding officer of a senate; in Congress, the Vice Pres…
36 terms
US Government Chapter 12 Key Terms
Speaker of the House
President of the Senate
president pro tempore
party caucus
elected the presiding officer of the House and is acknowledge…
the Senate's presiding officer; not a member of the body over…
another presiding officer; serves in the Vice President's abs…
a closed meeting of the members of each party in each house
Speaker of the House
elected the presiding officer of the House and is acknowledge…
President of the Senate
the Senate's presiding officer; not a member of the body over…
27 terms
US Government Chapter 12 Vocab
Speaker of the House
President of the Senate
President pro tempore
party caucus
the presiding officer of the House of Representatives, chosen…
the presiding officer of a senate; in Congress, the Vice Pres…
the member of the United States Senate, or of the upper house…
a closed meeting of a party's House or Senate members; also c…
Speaker of the House
the presiding officer of the House of Representatives, chosen…
President of the Senate
the presiding officer of a senate; in Congress, the Vice Pres…
19 terms
AP US Government Chapter 12
Incumbents
Casework
Pork Barrel
Bicameral Legislature
Those already holding office
Activities of members of Congress that help constituents as i…
The mighty list of federal projects, grants, and contracts av…
A legislature divided into two houses. The U.S. Congress and…
Incumbents
Those already holding office
Casework
Activities of members of Congress that help constituents as i…
19 terms
AP US Government Chapter 12
Incumbents
Casework
Pork Barrel
Bicameral Legislature
Those already holding office. In congressional elections, the…
Activities of members of Congress that help constituents as i…
The mighty list of federal projects, grants, and contracts av…
A legislature divided into two houses.
Incumbents
Those already holding office. In congressional elections, the…
Casework
Activities of members of Congress that help constituents as i…
53 terms
Review for Chapter 12 US Government 2016
Taxing, Borrowing, Currency, Bankruptc…
Foreign Relations & War Powers of the…
Postal, Copyrights*, Judicial, Territo…
Standards,Weights & Measures, Territor…
Economic Powers of Congress
Declare War, Maintain the Armed Forces, Approve Ambassadors
Domestic Powers of the Congress
are also domestic powers that relate to measurement, federal…
Taxing, Borrowing, Currency, Bankruptc…
Economic Powers of Congress
Foreign Relations & War Powers of the…
Declare War, Maintain the Armed Forces, Approve Ambassadors
10 terms
AP US Government Chapter 12
sound bite
equal time
trial balloon
loaded language
a radio or video clip of someone speaking
FCC rule that if a broadcast sells time to one candidate, it…
information leaked to the media to test public reaction to a…
words that imply a value judgment, used to persuade a reader…
sound bite
a radio or video clip of someone speaking
equal time
FCC rule that if a broadcast sells time to one candidate, it…
27 terms
Chapter 12 US Government Terms
Speaker of the House
President of the Senate
President Pro Tempore
party caucus
the leading officer of the house of representatives,chosen by…
the leading officer of the Senate;the Vice President of the U…
the members of the Senate chosen to take the place of the Vic…
a closed meeting of a party's House or Senate members
Speaker of the House
the leading officer of the house of representatives,chosen by…
President of the Senate
the leading officer of the Senate;the Vice President of the U…
27 terms
Chapter 12 US Government Terms
speaker of the house
president of the senate
president pro tempore
party caucus
presiding officer of the US house of representatives
title often given to the presiding officer of a senate, & is…
high-ranking senator of the majority party who presides over…
a meeting that party members attend to decide policies & choo…
speaker of the house
presiding officer of the US house of representatives
president of the senate
title often given to the presiding officer of a senate, & is…
27 terms
Chapter 12 Vocabulary - US Government
Speaker of the House
President of the Senate
President pro tempore
Party Caucus
the leading officer of the House of Representatives, chosen b…
the leading officer of the Senate; the Vice President of the…
the member of the Senate chosen to take the place of the Vice…
a closed meeting of a party's House or Senate members
Speaker of the House
the leading officer of the House of Representatives, chosen b…
President of the Senate
the leading officer of the Senate; the Vice President of the…
23 terms
US Government- Chapter 12 Vocabulary
speaker of the house
president of the senate
president pro tempore
party caucus
the elected presiding officer of the house and the leader of…
the senate's presiding officer
the elected senate officer who presides in the vice president…
a closed meeting of the members of each party in each house
speaker of the house
the elected presiding officer of the house and the leader of…
president of the senate
the senate's presiding officer
27 terms
Chapter 12 US Government Terms
speaker of the house
president of the senate
president pro tempore
party caucus
presiding officer of the US house of representatives
title often given to the presiding officer of a senate, & is…
high-ranking senator of the majority party who presides over…
a meeting that party members attend to decide policies & choo…
speaker of the house
presiding officer of the US house of representatives
president of the senate
title often given to the presiding officer of a senate, & is…
19 terms
AP US Government Chapter 12
Incumbents
Casework
Pork Barrel
Bicameral Legislature
Those already holding office. In congressional elections, inc…
Activities of members of Congress that help constituents as i…
The mighty list of federal projects, grants, and contracts av…
A legislature divided into two houses. The U.S. Congress and…
Incumbents
Those already holding office. In congressional elections, inc…
Casework
Activities of members of Congress that help constituents as i…
15 terms
Chapter 12/13 US Government
Articles of Impeachment
Cabinet
Chief of Staff
Emergency Powers
charges that are against the president or cabinet member duri…
Advisory council for the president consisting of the heads of…
among the most important staff members of the WHO serves as b…
broad powers exercised by the president during a time of disa…
Articles of Impeachment
charges that are against the president or cabinet member duri…
Cabinet
Advisory council for the president consisting of the heads of…
18 terms
AP US Government Chapter 12
incumbents
casework
pork barrel
bicameral legislature
those in currently in office
how Congress helps individuals
money to please voters
two house legislature
incumbents
those in currently in office
casework
how Congress helps individuals
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