Unit 4 SGO
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Terms in this set (83)
depends, or is founded upon
to make a final decision or judgment
develop, exhibit, initiate
the act of; doing
showing, putting forth
(adj.) subject to odd ideas, notions, or fancies; playful; unpredictable
A public statement of the principles, objectives, and policy of a political party, especially as put forth by the representatives of the party in a convention to nominate candidates for an election.
verb: to change the direction or use of (something) ▪ Police diverted traffic to a side street.
for the most part
a disagreement, argument, or debate
verb-makes someone do something
Main reason, focus of thought
having to do with
someone who sees an act/person doing something
small piece of reading taken from a larger piece
first, most important, main
Speak up against
broke the promise; showed disrespect
5 freedoms: speech, press, religion, assembly, petition
The government of the United States. A set of principles (guidelines) that describe the duties and powers of the government.
An act that conveys a political message, such as burning a draft card to protest the draft.
A court system that has original jurisdiction over most federal cases
interfere, come between
(judicial) when one party to a requests a further hearing
Part of federal court system-13 federal circuit courts: one for the D.C. and 12 for the rest of the country. Also called "courts of appeal"
Consists of nine justices, each appointed by the President and confirmed by Congress. Appointment is for life. Supreme Court exercises the power to determine constitutionality of statutes
basic rights guaranteed by the bill of rights (written guarantee that government cannot abuse the rights of individuals
put forth, determined, declare, proclaim
Represents the opinion of five or more justices, the winning side of the court
(law) the difference of one judge's opinion from that of the majority (disagreed with the majority)
held by, attained
To lose; to give up.
A constitutional amendment giving full rights of citizenship to all people born or naturalized in the United States, except for American Indians
Easily broken or damaged; fragile
(adj.) exact, careful, attending thoroughly to details; having high moral standards, principled
(v) disregard; dismiss
Basic beliefs, rules, or laws
a flat, dull, or trite remark, uttered as if it were fresh or profound
restating, attesting to
covering or including everything
staying the same
Controls such as procedural due process, adoption of standards by agency, and judicial review
(v.) to order as a rule or course to be followed; to order for medical purposes
Of similar nature or qualities.
act of prohibiting or out lawing
A lack of ease and well-being
state of being unhappy
participating in an act
used as, prolonged; continued
foresee, see coming, expect
hinder; interfere with
noninvasive, not harming anyone physically
important, pertaining to
V. TO PROFESS; SUPPOSE; CLAIM, N. MEANING INTENDED OR IMPLIED
Specific; separate and distinct; single
A thing that represents or stands for something else, especially a material object representing something abstract.
(V.) to show clearly; to put on display
the action of opposing something that you disapprove or disagree with
that may be permitted especially as according to rule
any small and relatively homogenous group or region surrounded by another larger and different group or region
A form of government in which the ruler is an absolute dictator (not restricted by a constitution or laws or opposition etc.)
a system of government in which one person has complete control
Given the right to have or do something
freedom of expression
As provided for in the First Amendment, the right to make known one's attitudes, thoughts, or feelings in a variety of contexts such as speech, writing, and the arts.