AP REVIEW

 

Be sure to review the worksheets you completed for the various units in the course. The questions and vocabulary included on those assignments is based upon previous AP test questions.

Key vocabulary and topics (in no particular order)

due process

separation of powers

checks and balances

House Rules Committee

incumbency

Marbury v. madison

Federal Reserve Board

Government agencies

Government corporations

Regulatory commission

why people vote or don't vote

ERA

New Deal

Miranda rights

fundamental right

literacy test

federalism

marble cake federalism

party caucus

majority leader

subcommittee

cabinet departments

CEA

FTC

OMB

Executive Office of the President

White House Office

U.S. v. Nixon

pork barrel

PAC

liberal

conservative

ideology

pluralism

the influence of the media

bureaucrat

lobby

electoral college

direct election of presidential candidates

primary

third party candidate

favorite son

voter turnout

front loading

liberal

conservative

party loyalty

ticket splitting

Gitlow v. New York

Gideon v. Wainwright

Miranda v. Arizona

U C Regents v. Bakke

pluralist

majoritarian

judicial activism

veto

line item veto

War Powers Act

economic equality

equality of opportunity

unfunded mandates

political culture

separate but equal

Federalist papers

Constitutional Convention

"sunset" legislation

incorporation

Baker v. Carr

"closed rule"

necessary and proper

block grants

revenue sharing

Imperial Presidency

Executive privilege

strict constructionalist

majority opinion

concurring opinion

campaign finance reform

Baker v. Carr

Roe v. Wade

Mapp v. Ohio

McCulloch v. Maryland

issue network