Welcome to StudyStack, where users create FlashCards and share them with others. Click on the large flashcard to flip it over. Then click the green, red, or yellow box to move the current card to that box. Below the flashcards are blue buttons for other activities that you can try to study the same information.
Test Android StudyStack App
Please help StudyStack get a grant! Vote here.
or...
Reset Password Free Sign Up

Free flashcards for serious fun studying. Create your own or use sets shared by other students and teachers.


incorrect cards (0)
correct cards (0)
remaining cards (0)
Save
0:01
To flip the current card, click it or press the Spacebar key.  To move the current card to one of the three colored boxes, click on the box.  You may also press the UP ARROW key to move the card to the Correct box, the DOWN ARROW key to move the card to the Incorrect box, or the RIGHT ARROW key to move the card to the Remaining box.  You may also click on the card displayed in any of the three boxes to bring that card back to the center.

Pass complete!

Correct box contains:
Time elapsed:
Retries:
restart all cards


Embed Code - If you would like this activity on your web page, copy the script below and paste it into your web page.

  Normal Size     Small Size show me how

AP Government

AP Government - Chapter 1 Vocabulary Terms

Chapter 1 TermsDefinitions
Power The ability to get another person to act in accordance with the first person's intentions.
Authority The right to use power.
Legitimacy Political authority conferred by law, public opinion, or constitution.
Democracy A term used to describe a political system in which the people are said to rule directly or indirectly.
Direct or Participatory Democracy A political system in which all or most citizens participate directly by either holding office or making policy. The town meeting, in which citizens vote on major issues, is an example of participatory democracy.
Representative Democracy A political system in which leaders and representatives acquire political power by a means of competitive struggle for the people's vote. This is the form of government used by nations that are called democratic.
Elite An identifiable group of persons who possess a disproportionate share of some valued resource, such as money or political power.
Marxists People who believe that those who control the economic system also control the political one.
Bureaucrats The appointed officials who operate govrnment agencies from day to day.
Created by: monkeykist on 2005-03-03



bad sites Copyright ©2001-2014  StudyStack LLC   All rights reserved.