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.
Reset Password Free Sign Up

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

Remove ads
Don't know (0)
Know (0)
remaining cards (0)
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 "Know" box, the DOWN ARROW key to move the card to the "Don't know" 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!

"Know" box contains:
Time elapsed:
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

Chapter 17 Vocab

AP Government - Chapter 17 Vocabulary

Chapter 17 TermsDefinitions
Majoritarian politics the politics of policy-making in which almost everybody benefits from a policy and almost everybody pays for it.
Client Politics The politics of policy-making in which some small group receives the benefits of the policy and the public at large bears the costs. Only those who benefit have an incentive to organize and press their case.
Insurance program A self-financing government program based on contributions that provide benefits to unemployed or retired persons.
Assistance program A government programs financed by general income taxes that provides benefits to poor citizens without requiring contributions from them.
Means Test An income qualification that determines whether one is eligible for benefits under government programs reserved for lower-income groups.
Earned Income Tax Credit A provision of a 1975 tax law that entitles working families with children to receive money from the government if their total income falls below a certain level.
Service Strategy A policy of providing poor people with education and job training to help lift them out of poverty.
Income Strategy A policy of giving poor people money to help lift them out of poverty.
Created by: monkeykist

bad sites Copyright ©2001-2016  StudyStack LLC   All rights reserved.