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SOL Review Quizlet- Rachel Ingham
Terms in this set (76)
-Established tradition of direct democracy
-Drew up written plan of Govt.
-Majority Rules/ Direct Democracy
-Limited power of the monarch
-Protected Noble's rights
-Limited Govt./ Rule of Law
Charter of the VA Company
-Guaranteed rights of the English to the colonists
-Marked beginning of self govt. in America
-Established first legislature in the colonies
-Representative Govt./ Individual Rights
VA Declaration of Rights
-Listed Ind individual rights
-Provided: Freedom of religion, Power of the people and Due Process
-Served as model for Bill of Rights
-Individual Rights/ Limited Govt.
Articles of Confederation
-Established first form of national govt.
-Major power stayed with the states/ Weak central govt. (no power to tax or enforce laws)
-Led to writing of U.S. constitution
Limited Govt./ Representative Govt.
that he/she intends on becoming a citizen
In the Naturalization Process the immigrant must first declare...
At least 5 years, 3 if married to U.S. citizen or in the military
How long must someone live in the U.S. to be naturalized?
How old must you be to be naturalized?
Talk with INS examiner and show that he/she is able to read, write, and talk in basic English and knows about U.S. history
After establishing residency and age you must what in the naturalization process?
Declaring their loyalty to the U.S. and renounce any allegiance they have to any other country
The last step before being a citizen is...
Form a More Perfect Union
Preamble goal of wanting to make the U.S. better, such as: States working together, Congress passing a bill, voting, and having a strong national government
Preamble goal of making sure all citizens are treated equally, such as: Do process, trials, and amendments (4-8)
Insure Domestic Tranquility
Preamble goal of maintaining peace and order and citizen safe from harm in the U.S., such as: the FBI, police, fire fighters, jails, and laws
Provide for the common defense
Preamble goal of being militarily ready to protect the U.S. from attack, such as: the armed forces, homeland security, and the draft
Promote General Welfare
Preamble goal of helping people live happy and healthy live, such as: the Red Cross, FDA, parks, and education
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