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Anti-Federalism refers to a movement that opposed the creation of a stronger U.S. federal government and which later opposed the ratification of the 1787 Constitution
Used to support government spending,
an increase in the amount of goods and services produced per head of the population over a period of time.
the holder of an office or post.
A resource of economic value that cannot be readily replaced by natural means on a level equal to its consumption. Most fossil fuels, such as oil, natural gas and coal are considered nonrenewable resources
the people's rule is the principle that the authority of a state and its government is created and sustained by the consent of its people
Specialization entails focussing on a narrow area of knowledge or skill or activity. It involves a person's or an organization's adapting for the unusually effective or efficient performance of some particular function,
1st Continental Congress
The First Continental Congress was a meeting of delegates from twelve of the thirteen colonies that met
The Three-Fifths Compromise was a compromise reached between delegates from southern states and those from northern states during the 1787 United States Constitutional Convention.
Another choice or option
Articles of Confederation
The first form of a constitution but wasn't strong/clear enough so it was thrown out.
a market in which prices are falling, encouraging selling.
a good or helpful result or effe
A duel system of legislature(Us congress)
Bill of Rights
Additions to the constitution that states your rights.
a market in which share prices are rising, encouraging buying.
Can Declare Presidential action unconstitutional
Can Rule Laws Unconstitutional
Capital is a type of good that can be consumed now, but if consumption is deferred, an increased supply of consumable goods is likely to be available later
an economic and political system in which a country's trade and industry are controlled by private owners for profit, rather than by the state.
A caucus is a meeting of supporters or members of a specific political party or movement.
Checks and Balances
A system of balances between the three branches of government so that no one branch will have all the power.
An option to go with something
Civilian control of the military
Civilian control of the military is a doctrine in military and political science that places ultimate responsibility for a country's strategic decision-making in the hands of the civilian political leadership
The command economy is a key feature of any communist society
every state was given equal representation, previously known as the New Jersey Plan, in one house of Congress, and proportional representation, known before as the Virginia Plan, in the other. In the Senate, every state would have two seats.
Consent of the governed.
People allow to be governed by the government
Conservation is the act of preserving, guarding or protecting; wise use.
Social conservatives may believe that the government has a role in encouraging or enforcing traditional values or behaviours.
Consumer Price Index
an index of the variation in prices paid by typical consumers for retail goods and other items.
One of our 2 state senators
Declaration of Independence
Written in 1776 to declared USA as a country instead of being apart of Britan
A system of government in which power is vested in the people, who rule either directly or through freely elected representatives
Someone who believes in Democracy ideas
is that choice made by an individual as a result of scarcity of resources
a person who elects or may elect, especially a qualified voter.
The Electoral College is a process, not a place. The founding fathers established it in the Constitution as a compromise between election of the President by a vote in Congress and election of the President by a popular vote of qualified citizens
President who is a speaking figure of the United States of America
Someone who follows the ideas of federalism.
The idea of a strong central government
One of our 14 Michigan house of representatives
one of the primary indicators used to gauge the health of a country's economy
Compromises to make everyone satisfied when making the U.S constitution
the personnel of a business or organization, especially when regarded as a significant asset.
Individual rights refer to the liberties of each individual to pursue life and goals without interference from other individuals or the government. Examples of individual rights include the right to life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness as stated in the United States Declaration of Independence.
economic activity concerned with the processing of raw materials and manufacture of goods in factories.
money paid regularly at a particular rate for the use of money lent, or for delaying the repayment of a debt.
A type of democratic government where the president is constitutionally independent of the legislature. Power is divided between the branches of government.
people who do the work
a gov't united with others for a common purpose; a system of government where local and central governments share power.
goods or services sent from one country to another
goods or services brought into a country from another
system in which the power of the government is divided betweeen a central government and individual states
people or businesses that buy, or consume, products
idiots who dont know anything
A termo of office lasting your lifetime
The Magna Carta is one of the most important documents in history. It guaranteed the people certain rights, and bound the king to certain laws. At the time
the guy who runs michigan government
When the president denies a bill but it has a chance to pass
Economics inside economics.
WHere majority rules is they way of voting
When a president wins a state, he takes all the electors
The supreme law of the land
A share of a company
The amount of goods in a economy
Produces supplies for the consumer
Overrides presidential veto
Legislative branch votes 2/3
A low ammount of supply and demand is high
Resources like wood and trees
You take something but you alos lose something at the same times
Rule of law
People follow laws that rule the land and officals enforce them.
Rule of the few
Few people rule the country kind of like a monarchy/
How much somethings worth with all the math done
What people want
New Jersey plan
Wanted states to have equal repersentation
Wanted states to have representation based off of population
People are able to buy and sell things between countries.
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