Govt. Ch. 6 Vocab - GOVERNMENT CHAPTER 6: THE PRESIDENCY...

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GOVERNMENT CHAPTER 6: THE PRESIDENCY VOCABULUARY PARLIAMENTARY DEMOCRACY -Form of democracy in which the executive is elected by the legislature & government is responsible to the legislature PRESIDENTIAL SYSTEM -Form of democracy in which the executive is elected independently & the government is not responsible to the legislature MIXED PRESIDENTIAL SYSTEM - Form of democracy in which the executive is elected independently & shares responsibility for the government with the legislature LINE- ITEM VETO -Partial veto that allows the executive to strike specific passages from a given bill SPOILS SYSTEM -The practice of rewarding loyal partisans with government positions after they demonstrate their support during elections DIVIDED GOVERNMENT -Government in which the president is from a different party than the majority in Congress UNIFIED GOVERNMENT - Government in which the president is from the same party as the majority is Congress GOING PUBLIC -Action taken by a president to communicate directly with the people,
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This note was uploaded on 03/02/2012 for the course GOVT 310L taught by Professor Jessee during the Spring '10 term at University of Texas at Austin.

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Govt. Ch. 6 Vocab - GOVERNMENT CHAPTER 6: THE PRESIDENCY...

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