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AP Government Unit 1 Vocabulary
Pluralist theory of politics
Hyper-pluralist theory of politics
Elite/class theory of politics
Natural rights
Politics is a competition between groups that each want its o…
Politics is a competition between too many interest groups, a…
Several interest groups (connected to big businesses/corporat…
Inherent rights that are not "given" by the government. Life,…
Pluralist theory of politics
Politics is a competition between groups that each want its o…
Hyper-pluralist theory of politics
Politics is a competition between too many interest groups, a…
265 terms
AP Government Vocabulary Review
Affirmative action
Agenda setting
Amendment
Amicus curiae brief
LBJ's executive order-designed to correct the effects of past…
The process of forming the list of matters that policymakers…
A revision/change to a bill, law, or constitution
Friend of the court; interest groups may be invited to file l…
Affirmative action
LBJ's executive order-designed to correct the effects of past…
Agenda setting
The process of forming the list of matters that policymakers…
45 terms
AP Government and Politics Vocabulary
Government (chapter 1)
Public Goods (chapter 1)
Democracy (chapter 1)
Political Culture (chapter 1)
The institutions throughout which public policies are made fo…
Goods such as clean, air, clean water; that everyone must share
A system of selecting policymakers and of organizing governme…
An overall set of values widely shared within a society
Government (chapter 1)
The institutions throughout which public policies are made fo…
Public Goods (chapter 1)
Goods such as clean, air, clean water; that everyone must share
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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 Government - Unit 1 - Vocabulary
Ann Wagner
Barack Obama
Bicameral
Bureaucracy
District 2 (west St. Louis County) representative in the US H…
Current President of the United States. A Democrat who works…
A legislature is one in which the legislators are divided int…
All the departments and agencies of the government. Report to…
Ann Wagner
District 2 (west St. Louis County) representative in the US H…
Barack Obama
Current President of the United States. A Democrat who works…
39 terms
AP Government Unit 3 Vocabulary
political party
caucus
direct primary
open primary
An organization that sponsors candidates for political office…
A closed meeting of the members of a political party to decid…
A preliminary election, run by the state government, in which…
Primary elections in which voters need not declare their part…
political party
An organization that sponsors candidates for political office…
caucus
A closed meeting of the members of a political party to decid…
294 terms
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…
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AP Government Chapter 7 Vocabulary
high-tech policies
mass media
media events
press conference
a politics in which the behavior of citizens and policymakers…
television, radio, newspapers, magazines, the Internet, and o…
events purposely staged for the media that nonetheless look s…
meetings of public officials with reporters
high-tech policies
a politics in which the behavior of citizens and policymakers…
mass media
television, radio, newspapers, magazines, the Internet, and o…
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AP Government Chapter 1 Vocabulary
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…
the process by which we select our governmental leaders and w…
all the activities use by citizens to influence the selection…
government
the institutions and processes through which public policies…
public goods
goods, such as clean air and clean water, that everyone must…
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AP Government Course Vocabulary Review!
Affirmative action
Agenda setting
Amendment
Amicus curiae brief
LBJ's executive order-designed to correct the effects of past…
The process of forming the list of matters that policymakers…
A revision/change to a bill, law, or constitution
Friend of the court; interest groups may be invited to file l…
Affirmative action
LBJ's executive order-designed to correct the effects of past…
Agenda setting
The process of forming the list of matters that policymakers…
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AP Government - Unit 1 - Vocabulary
Ann Wagner
Barack Obama
Bicameral
Bureaucracy
District 2 (west St. Louis County) representative in the US H…
Current President of the United States. A Democrat who works…
A legislature is one in which the legislators are divided int…
All the departments and agencies of the government. Report to…
Ann Wagner
District 2 (west St. Louis County) representative in the US H…
Barack Obama
Current President of the United States. A Democrat who works…
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AP Government - Chapter 14 Vocabulary
Bureaucracy
patronage
Pendleton Civil Service Act
Civil service
task specialization, merit principle, impersonality
jobs and promos are awarded for pol reasons rather than for m…
created the federal civil service based on merit
designed to hire and promote members of the bur. ; merit based
Bureaucracy
task specialization, merit principle, impersonality
patronage
jobs and promos are awarded for pol reasons rather than for m…
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AP Government Chapter 12 Vocabulary
incumbent
casework
pork barrel
bicameral legislature
An officeholder who is seeking reelection.
Activities of members of Congress that help constituents as i…
Federal projects, grants, and contracts available to state an…
A legislature divided into two houses. The U.S. Congress and…
incumbent
An officeholder who is seeking reelection.
casework
Activities of members of Congress that help constituents as i…
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AP Government - Chapter 12 Vocabulary
Twenty-Second Amendment
Twenty-Fifth Amendment
Impeachment
Watergate
Ratified in 1951, this amendment limits presidents to two ter…
Ratified in 1967, permits the vice president to become acting…
The political equivalent of an indictment in criminal law, pr…
The events and scandal surrounding a break in at the Democrat…
Twenty-Second Amendment
Ratified in 1951, this amendment limits presidents to two ter…
Twenty-Fifth Amendment
Ratified in 1967, permits the vice president to become acting…
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AP Government - Chapter 13 Vocabulary
Budget
Deficit
Expenditures
Revenues
Document that allocates money as well as taxes
Excess of Federal Expenditures in a one year period
Government Spending
Financial resources of the government, usually taxes
Budget
Document that allocates money as well as taxes
Deficit
Excess of Federal Expenditures in a one year period
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AP Government Chapter 1 Vocabulary
Government
collective goods
Politics
political participation
The institutions through which public policies are made for a…
Goods and services, such as clean air and clean water, that b…
The process determining the leaders we select and the policie…
All the activities used by citizens to influence the selectio…
Government
The institutions through which public policies are made for a…
collective goods
Goods and services, such as clean air and clean water, that b…
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Unit 3 AP Government Vocabulary
Mugwumps
Realigning Periods
Split Ticket Voting
Straight Ticket Voting
(Progressives) Republican party faction of the 1890s to the 1…
periods during which a sharp lasting shift occurs in the popu…
voting for candidates of different parties for different offi…
practice of voting for candidates of only one party in an ele…
Mugwumps
(Progressives) Republican party faction of the 1890s to the 1…
Realigning Periods
periods during which a sharp lasting shift occurs in the popu…
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AP Government Vocabulary
Affirmative action
Agenda setting
Amendment
Amicus curiae brief
LBJ's executive order-designed to correct the effects of past…
The process of forming the list of matters that policymakers…
A revision/change to a bill, law, or constitution
Friend of the court; interest groups may be invited to file l…
Affirmative action
LBJ's executive order-designed to correct the effects of past…
Agenda setting
The process of forming the list of matters that policymakers…
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AP Government Chapter 18 Vocabulary
Social Welfare Policies
Entitlement Programs
Means-Tested Programs
Income Distribution
Policies that provide benefits, cash or in-kind, to individua…
Government programs providing benefits to qualified individua…
Government programs providing benefits only to individuals wh…
The way the national income is divided into "shares" ranging…
Social Welfare Policies
Policies that provide benefits, cash or in-kind, to individua…
Entitlement Programs
Government programs providing benefits to qualified individua…
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AP Government Vocabulary
Affirmative action
Agenda setting
Amendment
Amicus curiae brief
Designed to correct the effects of past discrimination; requi…
The process of forming the list of matters that policymakers…
A revision/change to a bill, law, or constitution
Friend of the court; interest groups may be invited to file l…
Affirmative action
Designed to correct the effects of past discrimination; requi…
Agenda setting
The process of forming the list of matters that policymakers…
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AP Government Vocabulary
Blanket primary
Caucus
Closed primary
Conservative
Registered voters may vote for candidates from either party o…
Locally held meeting in a state to select delegates who, in t…
Only registered party members may vote in the primary (indepe…
A person whose pol. views favor more local, limited govt, les…
Blanket primary
Registered voters may vote for candidates from either party o…
Caucus
Locally held meeting in a state to select delegates who, in t…
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Ap Government Unit 1
Elite Thoeries
Pluralist Theory
Articles of Confederation
Shays' rebellion
A belief that certain groups hold disproportionate power in a…
A theory of government and politics emphasizing that politics…
1st Constitution of the U.S. 1781-1788 (weaknesses-no executi…
Rebellion led by farmers in western Massachusetts in 1786-178…
Elite Thoeries
A belief that certain groups hold disproportionate power in a…
Pluralist Theory
A theory of government and politics emphasizing that politics…
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AP Government Chapter 2
Unalienable
Articles of Confederation
Constitutional Convention
Shay's Rebellion
A human right based on nature or God
A weak constitution that governed America during the Revoluti…
A meeting in Philadelphia in 1787 that produced a new constit…
A 1787 rebellion in which ex-Revolutionary War soldiers attem…
Unalienable
A human right based on nature or God
Articles of Confederation
A weak constitution that governed America during the Revoluti…
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AP Government Chapter 2
Unalienable
Articles of Confederation
Constitutional Convention
Shays' Rebellion
A human right based on nature or God
A weak constitution that governed America during the Revoluti…
A meeting in Philadelphia in 1787 that produced a new constit…
A 1787 rebellion in which ex-Revolutionary War soldiers attem…
Unalienable
A human right based on nature or God
Articles of Confederation
A weak constitution that governed America during the Revoluti…
48 terms
Ap Government Unit 1
Articles of Confederation
Monarchy
Natural Law
Separation of powers
1st Constitution of the U.S. 1781-1788 (weaknesses-no executi…
A government ruled by a king or queen
A doctrine that society should be governed by certain ethical…
A way of dividing the power of government among the legislati…
Articles of Confederation
1st Constitution of the U.S. 1781-1788 (weaknesses-no executi…
Monarchy
A government ruled by a king or queen
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AP Government - Executive Branch Vocabulary
Article II
Divided Government
Unified Government
22nd Amendment
defining (and limiting) the presidential powers
One party controls the White House and another party controls…
The same party controls the White House and both houses of Co…
ratified in 1951, limiting presidential terms to two for any…
Article II
defining (and limiting) the presidential powers
Divided Government
One party controls the White House and another party controls…
321 terms
AP Government Terms Review
Government
Public Goods
Single Issue Group
Linkage Institutions
The institutions and processes through which public policies…
Goods, Like Clean Air, that every one must share.
Groups that have a narrow interest, dislike compromise, and d…
Political channels through which people's concerns become pol…
Government
The institutions and processes through which public policies…
Public Goods
Goods, Like Clean Air, that every one must share.
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AP Government Chapter 3
Necessary and Proper Clause
Nullification
Dual federalism
Unitary System
Section of the Constitution allowing Congress to pass all law…
The doctrine that a state can declare null and void a federal…
Doctrine holding that the national government is supreme in i…
sovereignty is wholly in the hands of the national government
Necessary and Proper Clause
Section of the Constitution allowing Congress to pass all law…
Nullification
The doctrine that a state can declare null and void a federal…
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AP Government Chapter 2
Unalienable
Articles of Confederation
Constitutional Convention
Shays' Rebellion
A human right based on nature or God
A weak constitution that governed America during the Revoluti…
A meeting in Philadelphia in 1787 that produced a new constit…
A 1787 rebellion in which ex-Revolutionary War soldiers attem…
Unalienable
A human right based on nature or God
Articles of Confederation
A weak constitution that governed America during the Revoluti…
321 terms
AP Government Vocabulary - Year Review
Government
Public Goods
Single Issue Group
Linkage Institutions
The institutions and processes through which public policies…
Goods, Like Clean Air, that every one must share.
Groups that have a narrow interest, dislike compromise, and d…
Political channels through which people's concerns become pol…
Government
The institutions and processes through which public policies…
Public Goods
Goods, Like Clean Air, that every one must share.
68 terms
Monster Vocabulary- AP Government
Federalism
Fiscal Federalism
Cooperative Federalism
Block Grants
division of power between a central government and regional g…
a concept of federalism where funding is appropriated by the…
Cooperation among federal, state, &local govts; "marble cake"…
a form of fiscal federalism where federal aid is given to the…
Federalism
division of power between a central government and regional g…
Fiscal Federalism
a concept of federalism where funding is appropriated by the…
265 terms
AP Government Vocabulary
Affirmative action
Agenda setting
Amendment
Amicus curiae brief
LBJ's executive order-designed to correct the effects of past…
The process of forming the list of matters that policymakers…
A revision/change to a bill, law, or constitution
Friend of the court; interest groups may be invited to file l…
Affirmative action
LBJ's executive order-designed to correct the effects of past…
Agenda setting
The process of forming the list of matters that policymakers…
319 terms
AP Government Terms Review
Government
Public Goods
Single Issue Group
Linkage Institutions
The institutions and processes through which public policies…
Goods, Like Clean Air, that every one must share.
Groups that have a narrow interest, dislike compromise, and d…
Political channels through which people's concerns become pol…
Government
The institutions and processes through which public policies…
Public Goods
Goods, Like Clean Air, that every one must share.
25 terms
AP Government Multiple Choice
C
A
D
E
C
A
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AP US Government and Politics Vocabulary
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…
402 terms
AP US Government and Politics Vocabulary
Democracy
Elite and class theory
Government
Gross domestic product
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.
the total value of all goods and services produced annually b…
Democracy
a means of selecting policymakers and of organizing governmen…
Elite and class theory
argues that society is divided along class lines and that an…
127 terms
AP Government Midterm Review
John Locke
Social Contract
Natural Rights
consent of the governed
1632-1704. English philosopher whose Treatises of Government…
A voluntary agreement among individuals to secure their right…
...... Life, Liberty, and Property
the idea that government derives its authority by the sanctio…
John Locke
1632-1704. English philosopher whose Treatises of Government…
Social Contract
A voluntary agreement among individuals to secure their right…
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AP Government - Executive Branch Vocabulary
Article II
Divided Government
Unified Government
22nd Amendment
defining (and limiting) the presidential powers
One party controls the White House and another party controls…
The same party controls the White House and both houses of Co…
ratified in 1951, limiting presidential terms to two for any…
Article II
defining (and limiting) the presidential powers
Divided Government
One party controls the White House and another party controls…
265 terms
AP Government Vocabulary
Affirmative action
Agenda setting
Amendment
Amicus curiae brief
LBJ's executive order-designed to correct the effects of past…
The process of forming the list of matters that policymakers…
A revision/change to a bill, law, or constitution
Friend of the court; interest groups may be invited to file l…
Affirmative action
LBJ's executive order-designed to correct the effects of past…
Agenda setting
The process of forming the list of matters that policymakers…
70 terms
AP Government Institutions Vocabulary
Bicameral legislature
Parliament
Descriptive representation
Substantive representation
A law making body made of two houses (bi means 2). Example: C…
A body of representatives that makes laws for a nation
The idea that politicians can only represent people like them…
Theory of representation that says that anyone can represent…
Bicameral legislature
A law making body made of two houses (bi means 2). Example: C…
Parliament
A body of representatives that makes laws for a nation
150 terms
AP Comparative Government Vocabulary
accountability
adjudicate
agricultural sector
autarchy
the concept that government officials are responsible to and…
to resolve a matter in dispute; when backed up by the authori…
that part of a country's economy that is involved in the prod…
complete self-sufficiency
accountability
the concept that government officials are responsible to and…
adjudicate
to resolve a matter in dispute; when backed up by the authori…
28 terms
AP Government Campaign Vocabulary
Beauty Contest
caucus
closed primary
coattail effect
A presidential primary in which... contending candidates compete…
A meeting of party members designed... to select candidates and…
A type of primary in which the voter is... limited to choosing c…
The influence of a popular candidate... on the electoral success…
Beauty Contest
A presidential primary in which... contending candidates compete…
caucus
A meeting of party members designed... to select candidates and…
31 terms
AP Government: Interest Groups
K Street
Lobbyist
Interest Group
Solidary Incentives
A shorthand term for Washington lobbyists, derived from the n…
someone who tries to persuade legislators to vote for bills t…
an organization of people sharing a common interest or goal t…
the social rewards (sense of pleasure, status, or companionsh…
K Street
A shorthand term for Washington lobbyists, derived from the n…
Lobbyist
someone who tries to persuade legislators to vote for bills t…
ap government- federalism vocabulary
Devolution revolution
Federalism
Dual federalism (layer cake federalism)
Cooperative federalism
The effort to slow the growth of the federal government by re…
Constitutional arrangement in which power is distributed betw…
Views the Constitution as giving a limited list of powers—pri…
Stresses federalism as a system of intergovernmental relation…
Devolution revolution
The effort to slow the growth of the federal government by re…
Federalism
Constitutional arrangement in which power is distributed betw…
265 terms
AP Government Vocabulary
Affirmative Action
Agenda Setting
Amendment
Amicus Curiae Brief
LBJ's executive order- designed to correct the effects of pas…
The process of forming the list of matters that policymakers…
A revision/change to a bill, law, or constitution
Friend of the court; interest groups may be invited to file l…
Affirmative Action
LBJ's executive order- designed to correct the effects of pas…
Agenda Setting
The process of forming the list of matters that policymakers…
161 terms
AP Comparative Government Vocabulary
Accountability
Advanced Democracies
Anarchists
Associational Group
the concept that public officials serve at the pleasure of th…
countries that have well established democratic governments a…
feel that the government should not exist and that humans sho…
groups that support political contenders or become contenders…
Accountability
the concept that public officials serve at the pleasure of th…
Advanced Democracies
countries that have well established democratic governments a…
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Monster Vocabulary AP Government
Suffrage
Fiscal Federalism
Writ of Certiorari
Litigation
the right to vote in public, political elections
deals with the division of governmental functions and financi…
name given to certain appellate proceedings for re-examinatio…
the process of taking legal action, lawsuit
Suffrage
the right to vote in public, political elections
Fiscal Federalism
deals with the division of governmental functions and financi…
93 terms
AP Government
blanket primaries
coalition
coalition government
closed primaries
elections to select party nominees in which voters are presen…
a group of individuals with a common interest upon which ever…
when two or more parties join together to form a majority in…
election to select party nominees in which only people who ha…
blanket primaries
elections to select party nominees in which voters are presen…
coalition
a group of individuals with a common interest upon which ever…
266 terms
AP U.S. Government Vocabulary
Affirmative action
Agenda setting
Amendment
Amicus curiae brief
LBJ's executive order-designed to correct the effects of past…
The process of forming the list of matters that policymakers…
A revision/change to a bill, law, or constitution
Friend of the court; interest groups may be invited to file l…
Affirmative action
LBJ's executive order-designed to correct the effects of past…
Agenda setting
The process of forming the list of matters that policymakers…
11 terms
AP Government Latin Terms
Ex post facto
Writ of habeas corpus
Pro tempore
Stare decisis
"After the fact". A law adopted after the act is committed ma…
A court order that requires police to bring a prisoner to cou…
For the time being; temporary
The legal principle of determining present verdicts based on…
Ex post facto
"After the fact". A law adopted after the act is committed ma…
Writ of habeas corpus
A court order that requires police to bring a prisoner to cou…
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