US History Unit 5

22 terms by cdeleon

Create a new folder

Advertisement Upgrade to remove ads

vocabulary words

petition

A written request that people sign to ask for government action.

governor

The elected leader of a state government.

public property

Something that belongs to all citizens.

patriotism

The love that people have for their country.

vote

The way people show what they think a group should do.

council

A group of people who have been chosen by citizens to meet and solve problems.

government service

A service that is provided for all the citizens of a community.

conflict

A disagreement.

conflict resolution

A way to solve, or resolve, disagreements among people or groups.

compromise

When a person gives up something he or she wants.

mediator

A person who helps both sides settle their disagreements.

election

Where people vote to chose leaders.

candidate

Someone who hopes to be elected for a job.

ballot

A list of all the possible choices.

marjority rule

When more than half of the people voting chose one candidate or decision.

campaign

The work of getting the voters to choose one candidate over another.

jury

A group of 6 to 12 citizens.

Congress

A branch of national government which makes new laws.

Supreme Court

The highest, most important court in the united states.

anthem

A song of patriotism.

pledge

A promise.

allegiance

Respect.

Please allow access to your computer’s microphone to use Voice Recording.

Having trouble? Click here for help.

We can’t access your microphone!

Click the icon above to update your browser permissions above and try again

Example:

Reload the page to try again!

Reload

Press Cmd-0 to reset your zoom

Press Ctrl-0 to reset your zoom

It looks like your browser might be zoomed in or out. Your browser needs to be zoomed to a normal size to record audio.

Please upgrade Flash or install Chrome
to use Voice Recording.

For more help, see our troubleshooting page.

Your microphone is muted

For help fixing this issue, see this FAQ.

Star this term

You can study starred terms together

NEW! Voice Recording

Create Set