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provide public service, resolve social conflict, provide a stable economy, protection
why do we need government?
is a political party a group of people with common ideas on government who unite to try to influence government?`
a government in which the ideas of a single leader or a small group are the only way
a group of people with common ideas on government who unite to try to influence governmetn
as a result of the magna carta, the english king had to seek approval from the parliament in order to...
a philosopher who believed taht all people were born with equal and certain "natural rights"
french and indian war
what occured in the late 1750s and early 1760s that caused the British government to begin to enforrce the laws and collect the taxes they were supposed to against the colonists?
after declaring independence from great britian, what was the new form of government the US took?
checks and balances
allows each branch to have some control over the other 2, makes sure 1 branch doesn't get too powerful
declare war, create army or navy, tax
what are the 3 powers given to congress in article one of the consitution?
house of representatives and senate
before a bill can be sent to the president, it must first be passed by
the president proposes laws to congress and pushes them to pass laws which he wants
protection and a republican form of government.
what 2 things does the national government guarantee each state?
for the first 100 years of our country, were immigrants encouraged or discouraged to setting in the US
which of the following is NOT one of the 5 states with the highest number of illegal immigrants? florida, texas, new york, texas, California.
a person living in a country that is at war with the country which he or she is a citizen
a native of a country or someone who is a naturalized in a country who owes allegiance to the government and has certain rights and privileges.
a person working in the United States temporarily who is not a citizen and does not have a permanent residence
babies who are born to US citizens are automatically US citizens no matter where they are born
the government can not make an official religion that all people must follow nor can they favor one religion over the others
clear and present danger
speech that threatens the safety of the country or the safety of individuals
once a person has been tried once for a crime and found innocent, they cannot be tried again for the same crime
right to remain silent
"nor shall be compelled in any criminal case to be a witness against himself"
means the government must act fairly and within the guidelines of the established rules and laws
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