Ap gov 1-3
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- : a system of selecting policymakers and of
- organizing government so that policy represents and responds to the public's
- preferenceselite and class theory: theory of government and politics contending that
- societies are divided along class lines and that
- 1. the institutions and processes through which public
- policies are made for a society
gross domestic product
- 1. the sum total of the value of all the goods and
- services produced in a nation
- theory of government and politics contending that groups are so strong
- that government is weakened
- : the political channels
- through which people's concerns become political issues on the policy agenda
- theory of government and politics emphasizing that politics is mainly
- competition among groups, each one pressing for its own preferred policies
- the issues that attract the serious attention of public officials and
- other people actually involved in politics at any given point in time
- a condition that occurs when no coalition is strong enough to form a
- majority and establish policy
- the effects a policy has on people and problems; analyzed to see how
- well a policy has met its goal and at what cost
- the branches of government charged with taking
- action on political issues
consent of the governed
- 1. idea
- that government derives its authority by sanction of the people
- 1. Federal grants given more or less automatically to
- states or communities to support broad programs in areas such as community
- development and social services.
- Federal Grants that can be used only for specific purposes or categories
- of state and local spending. They come with strings attached such as
- nondiscrimination provisions
- A system of government in which power and policy assignments are shared
- between states and the national government
- 1. A system of government in which both the federal
- and state governments remain supreme within there own spheres, each responsible
- for their own policies.
- 1. The final paragraph of Article 1, Section 8, of the
- Constitution, which authorizes Congress to pass all laws necessary and proper
- to carry out the enumerated powers.
- 1. Powers of the federal government that are
- specifically addressed in the Constitution.
- 1. The pattern of spending, taxing, and providing
- grants in the federal system; it is the cornerstone of the national
- government's relations with state and local governments.
- Federal Categorical Grants distributed according to a formula specified
- in legislation or in administrative regulations
Gibbons v. Ogden
- A landmark case in 1824 where the Supreme Court interpreted very broadly
- the clause in Article 1, Section 8, of the Constitution giving Congress power
- to regulate interstate commerce, encompassing virtually every form of
- commercial activity
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