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Civics 7th grade Midterm
hemisphere
border
territory
commonwealth
a half of the earth, usually as divided into northern and sou…
a human-made boundary used to separate political entities, su…
an area of land held and administered by a national governmen…
a type of U.S. territory that has its own constitution but it…
hemisphere
a half of the earth, usually as divided into northern and sou…
border
a human-made boundary used to separate political entities, su…
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7th Grade Civics- Forms of Government
Direct Democracy
Representative democracy
Oligarchy
Autocracy
A form of government where everyone votes on major decisions…
A form of government where citizens elect a few people to rep…
A form of government where a small group of leaders makes dec…
A form of government where one person makes all the decisions…
Direct Democracy
A form of government where everyone votes on major decisions…
Representative democracy
A form of government where citizens elect a few people to rep…
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7th Grade Civics EOC Review
View "separation of power"... Founding Fa…
He wrote that government is morally ob…
A social contract is the belief that t…
First document to limit the powers of…
Baron De Montesquieu
John Locke
John Locke "Social Contract"
Magna Carta (1215)
View "separation of power"... Founding Fa…
Baron De Montesquieu
He wrote that government is morally ob…
John Locke
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7th Grade Civics Midterm
civics
refugees
who settled the original 13 colonies?
census
study of what it means to be a citizen.
people fleeing persecution in their home countries.
British
taken every 10 years to count the population.
civics
study of what it means to be a citizen.
refugees
people fleeing persecution in their home countries.
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7th Grade Civics- Forms of Government
Direct Democracy
Representative democracy
Oligarchy
Autocracy
A form of government where everyone votes on major decisions…
A form of government where citizens elect a few people to rep…
A form of government where a small group of leaders makes dec…
A form of government where one person makes all the decisions…
Direct Democracy
A form of government where everyone votes on major decisions…
Representative democracy
A form of government where citizens elect a few people to rep…
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7th Grade Civics Chapter 9
dual court system
jurisdiction
exclusive jurisdiction
concurrent jurisdiction
a court system made up of both federal and state courts
a court's authority to hear and decide cases
authority of only federal courts to hear and decide cases
Authority for both state and federal courts to hear and decid…
dual court system
a court system made up of both federal and state courts
jurisdiction
a court's authority to hear and decide cases
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7th GRADE - EOC CIVICS
Expulsion is_____________________
Suffrage is____________________
Civil rights are___________________
Due process law is____________________
the removal of a member of Congress for serious misconduct
the right to vote
rights guaranteed to all U.S. citizens
the principle that a person cannot be punished for a crime un…
Expulsion is_____________________
the removal of a member of Congress for serious misconduct
Suffrage is____________________
the right to vote
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7th grade civics midterm
civics
Government
checks and balances
Monarchy
The study of the rights and duties of citizens
(government) the system or form by which a community or other…
A system that allows each branch of government to limit the p…
state ruled over by a single person, as a king or queen
civics
The study of the rights and duties of citizens
Government
(government) the system or form by which a community or other…
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7th Grade Civics EOC Review
Baron De Montesquieu
John Locke
John Locke "Social Contract"
Magna Carta (1215)
View "separation of power"... Founding Fathers used his views wh…
He wrote that government is morally obligated to serve people…
A social contract is the belief that the state only exists to…
First document to limit the powers of the king - signed in 12…
Baron De Montesquieu
View "separation of power"... Founding Fathers used his views wh…
John Locke
He wrote that government is morally obligated to serve people…
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7th grade Civics
Demonstrated by the "We the People" in…
Electoral College
Direct Elections
Article VII (7)
Self Government
The process by which the President is elected
Way through which members of Congress are elected
Article determines the process for how the Constitution could…
Demonstrated by the "We the People" in…
Self Government
Electoral College
The process by which the President is elected
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7th Grade Civics Chapter 13
federal system
reserved powers
concurrent powers
function
The sharing of power between the central and state governments.
powers that the Constitution does not give to the national go…
powers shared by the state and federal governments
To serve a purpose
federal system
The sharing of power between the central and state governments.
reserved powers
powers that the Constitution does not give to the national go…
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7th Grade Civics Chapter 8
elector
executive order
pardon
reprieve
the body of electors who formally elect the United States pre…
an order given by the president that has the same force as a…
A declaration of forgiveness and freedom from punishment
an order to delay a person's punishment until a higher court…
elector
the body of electors who formally elect the United States pre…
executive order
an order given by the president that has the same force as a…
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7th Grade Civics Chapter 11
suffrage
principle
register
polling place
The right to vote
basic belief
to record or enroll
the location where voting is carried out
suffrage
The right to vote
principle
basic belief
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7th Grade Civics Chapter 12
public opinion
gender
mass media
interest groups
The ideas and attitudes that most people hold about an issue…
male or female
Forms of communication, such as newspapers and radio, that re…
A group of people who share a point of view about an issue
public opinion
The ideas and attitudes that most people hold about an issue…
gender
male or female
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7th grade CIVICS - CHAPTER 1
Study of what it means to be an Americ…
legally recognized member of a country
all people are equal under the law
the organizations, institutions, and i…
civics
citizen
Equality
Government
Study of what it means to be an Americ…
civics
legally recognized member of a country
citizen
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7th Grade Civics
demographic/demográfico
data/información
cause and effect/causa-efecto
political/ político/a
part of the population
facts collected for examination
when one event is the result of another
relating to the government
demographic/demográfico
part of the population
data/información
facts collected for examination
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7th GRADE - CIVICS - CHAPTER 4
An accused person has a right to a pro…
No unreasonable searches and seizures
All powers not expressly given to the…
Freedoms of religion, speech, press, a…
Sixth Amendment
Fourth Amendment
Tenth Amendment
First Amendment
An accused person has a right to a pro…
Sixth Amendment
No unreasonable searches and seizures
Fourth Amendment
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7th Grade Civics EOC Review
Baron De Montesquieu
John Locke
John Locke "Social Contract"
Magna Carta (1215)
View "separation of power"... Founding Fathers used his views wh…
He wrote that government is morally obligated to serve people…
A social contract is the belief that the state only exists to…
First document to limit the powers of the king - signed in 12…
Baron De Montesquieu
View "separation of power"... Founding Fathers used his views wh…
John Locke
He wrote that government is morally obligated to serve people…
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Vocabulary-Civics (7th Grade)
Suffrage
Register
Polling place
Ballot
The right to vote
To record or enroll
The location where voting is carried out
The list of candidates for which you cast your vote
Suffrage
The right to vote
Register
To record or enroll
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7th grade civics Florida
Direct democracy
Representative democracy
Socialism
Communism
a form of democracy in which the people vote firsthand.
a government in which citizens choose a smaller group to gove…
a government which owns some factors of production and distri…
a one party government based on the idea of state ownership a…
Direct democracy
a form of democracy in which the people vote firsthand.
Representative democracy
a government in which citizens choose a smaller group to gove…
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7th Grade Civics EOC Review All terms
Baron De Montesquieu
John Locke
John Locke "Social Contract"
Magna Carta (1215)
View "separation of power"... Founding Fathers used his views wh…
He wrote that government is morally obligated to serve people…
A social contract is the belief that the state only exists to…
First document to limit the powers of the king - signed in 12…
Baron De Montesquieu
View "separation of power"... Founding Fathers used his views wh…
John Locke
He wrote that government is morally obligated to serve people…
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7th Grade CIVICS - CHAPTER 6
If both the president and the vice pre…
The president serves a ___________year…
The____________becomes president in th…
The Twenty-second Amendment limited th…
Presidential succession.
Four
Speaker of the House
Two.
If both the president and the vice pre…
Presidential succession.
The president serves a ___________year…
Four
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7th Grade CIVICS - CHAPTER 7
Any behavior that is illegal because s…
_____________________are laws that are…
__________________is a group of laws t…
______________ is a type of law that c…
Crime
Criminal laws
Civil law
Common Law
Any behavior that is illegal because s…
Crime
_____________________are laws that are…
Criminal laws
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7th grade CIVICS - CHAPTER 9
Unit of local government incorporated…
Louisiana calls its divisions___________
______________ keeps county records
Alaska calls its divisions____________
municipality
parishes
county clerk
boroughs
Unit of local government incorporated…
municipality
Louisiana calls its divisions___________
parishes
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7th Grade CIVICS - CHAPTER 8
__________________are powers given to…
Conducting foreign policy, printing mo…
_______________________are powers shar…
Taxation is an example of_____________
delegated powers
delegated powers
concurrent powers
concurrent powers
__________________are powers given to…
delegated powers
Conducting foreign policy, printing mo…
delegated powers
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7th Grade CIVICS - CHAPTER 5
Congress determines how the seats in t…
Gerrymandering is ____________
A bicameral legislature is ___________…
Immunity means_______
distributed
the practice of drawing distric lines within a voting distric…
a lawmaking body of two houses.
legal protection given to members of Congress.
Congress determines how the seats in t…
distributed
Gerrymandering is ____________
the practice of drawing distric lines within a voting distric…
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7th Grade Civics: Legislative Branch
House of Representatives
House of Representatives
Senate
House of Representatives
where do all tax bills begin?
Which house in Congress has the power to accuse/charge the go…
Which house in Congress makes the final decision in impeachme…
Which house in Congress elects the President if there is a tie?
House of Representatives
where do all tax bills begin?
House of Representatives
Which house in Congress has the power to accuse/charge the go…
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Civics EOC 7th grade
enlightenment
montesquieu
john locke
magna carta
movement during the 1600's that spread the idea that knowledg…
Believed in the separation and balance of power (England), th…
Limited government to protect life, liberty, and property; ri…
This document was signed by King John in 1215. It was the fir…
enlightenment
movement during the 1600's that spread the idea that knowledg…
montesquieu
Believed in the separation and balance of power (England), th…
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7th Grade Civics EOC Review: Florida
Baron De Montesquieu
John Locke
John Locke "Social Contract"
Magna Carta (1215)
View "separation of power"... Founding Fathers used his views wh…
He wrote that government is morally obligated to serve people…
A social contract is the belief that the state only exists to…
First document to limit the powers of the king - signed in 12…
Baron De Montesquieu
View "separation of power"... Founding Fathers used his views wh…
John Locke
He wrote that government is morally obligated to serve people…
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7th Grade Civics Reporting Category 1
checks and balances
consent of the governed
Enlightenment
individual liberty
a principle of the federal government, according to the U.S.…
an agreement made by the people to establish a government and…
a period in European history when many educated people stress…
a person's ability to be free and independent
checks and balances
a principle of the federal government, according to the U.S.…
consent of the governed
an agreement made by the people to establish a government and…
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7th Grade Civics Review
checks and balances
consent of the governed
Enlightenment
individual liberty
a principle of the federal government, according to the U.S.…
an agreement made by the people to establish a government and…
a period in European history when many educated people stress…
a person's ability to be free and independent
checks and balances
a principle of the federal government, according to the U.S.…
consent of the governed
an agreement made by the people to establish a government and…
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CIVICS 7th grade florida
duty
export
goods
import
a tax
goods sent to another country
merchandise or objects for sale or trade
goods brought into the country
duty
a tax
export
goods sent to another country
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7th Grade Civics- Forms of Government
Direct Democracy
Representative democracy
Monarchy
Republic
Everyone votes on major decisions (majority rules). No repres…
Citizens elect leaders to REPRESENT their rights and interest…
A form of government where a KING or QUEEN makes the decision…
Another name for a representative democracy.... People select re…
Direct Democracy
Everyone votes on major decisions (majority rules). No repres…
Representative democracy
Citizens elect leaders to REPRESENT their rights and interest…
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7th Grade Civics
Absolute Location
Relative Location
Citizenship
Community
The exact position of a place on the earth's surface.
The position of a place in relation to another place
Legal status of being a citizen, or a persons actions or beha…
Group of people who live in the same area.
Absolute Location
The exact position of a place on the earth's surface.
Relative Location
The position of a place in relation to another place
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7th Grade Civics Main Ideas
The Constitutional Convention gather to
The Virginia Plan proposed
Many delegates were afraid that a stro…
Small states liked the New Jersey Plan…
strengthen central government
more power for the states
abuse power
it called for equal votes for each states
The Constitutional Convention gather to
strengthen central government
The Virginia Plan proposed
more power for the states
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Chapter 1 - Civics 7th grade
alien
arbitrary
citizenship
citizen
a foreign-born resident of the United States who has not been…
unrestrained
the rights and duties of a citizen
a person who is loyal to a government and is protected by tha…
alien
a foreign-born resident of the United States who has not been…
arbitrary
unrestrained
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7th Grade Civics Chapter 3 Review
popular sovereignty
Preamble
limited government
majority rule
consent of the governed.
Introduction of the Constitution.
a government with restrictions on its powers.
the principle that in a disagreement, everyone will accept th…
popular sovereignty
consent of the governed.
Preamble
Introduction of the Constitution.
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civics 7th grade
Autocracy
Absolute Monarchy
Constitutional Monarchy
Socialism
one person has absolute power.
king or queen has complete or total power
king or queen has power that is limited by a constitution
1.Government ownership of resources.... 2.Establish a welfare sa…
Autocracy
one person has absolute power.
Absolute Monarchy
king or queen has complete or total power
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7th Grade Civics Cards
citizen
how do you become a citizen?
Obligations of a citizen
Good citizens.......
A person with certain rights and responsibilities in his or h…
Born: One or both of your parents are citizens, so you are to…
1. obey laws... 2. pay taxes... 3. serve on a jury... 4. defend the na…
1. volunteer... 2. vote... 3. stay informed
citizen
A person with certain rights and responsibilities in his or h…
how do you become a citizen?
Born: One or both of your parents are citizens, so you are to…
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Chapter 2 - Civics 7th grade
Parliament
Thomas Paine
Burgesses
Declaration of Independence
the lawmaking body in England
wrote the pamphlet Common Sense
the 22 representatives who were chosen from each county to go…
this document explains why the US should be a free nation
Parliament
the lawmaking body in England
Thomas Paine
wrote the pamphlet Common Sense
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Civics EQT 7th Grade
1st Amendment
2nd Amendment
3rd Amendment
4th Amendment
Freedoms
Right to bear arms
No Solider Living
Searches and searches
1st Amendment
Freedoms
2nd Amendment
Right to bear arms
civics 7th grade vocabulary
jurisdiction
law
majority leader
majority party
the right and power for courts to interpret and apply the law.
a rule established by government or other source of authority…
a position where a member of congress is elected by the major…
the political party with the most elected members
jurisdiction
the right and power for courts to interpret and apply the law.
law
a rule established by government or other source of authority…
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7th grade civics
Magna Carta
Mayflower Compact
English Bill of Rights
Declaration of Independence
a document English King John was forced to sign by English no…
a document signed by the Pilgrims before they got off the boa…
a document that put limits on the British government by guara…
the birth certificate of the United States; it was inspired b…
Magna Carta
a document English King John was forced to sign by English no…
Mayflower Compact
a document signed by the Pilgrims before they got off the boa…
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EOC CIVICS 7TH GRADE
Federalism
Reserved Powers
Supremacy Clause
Amendment Process / Ratification Of Am…
when power is divided between the federal, national, and stat…
powers which not given to the national government but kept by…
federal laws prevail over state when there is a conflict
constitution it can be proposed by two-thirds vote of both ho…
Federalism
when power is divided between the federal, national, and stat…
Reserved Powers
powers which not given to the national government but kept by…
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Chapter-Six civics 7th Grade
Bicameral
census
constituent
Gerrymander
Body of the H.O.R and the senate.
Population count.
People represented.
A oddly shaped district.
Bicameral
Body of the H.O.R and the senate.
census
Population count.
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7th Grade Civics - Category 3
bias
candidate
Communist Party
Democratic Party
a preference, opinion or attitude that favors one way of thin…
a person running for political office
a political party that believes the government should control…
a political party that believes that the federal government s…
bias
a preference, opinion or attitude that favors one way of thin…
candidate
a person running for political office
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Civics 7th grade Midterm
hemisphere
border
territory
commonwealth
a half of the earth, usually as divided into northern and sou…
a human-made boundary used to separate political entities, su…
an area of land held and administered by a national governmen…
a type of U.S. territory that has its own constitution but it…
hemisphere
a half of the earth, usually as divided into northern and sou…
border
a human-made boundary used to separate political entities, su…
194 terms
7th Grade Civics EOC Review
Baron De Montesquieu
John Locke
John Locke "Social Contract"
Magna Carta (1215)
View "separation of power"... Founding Fathers used his views wh…
He wrote that government is morally obligated to serve people…
A social contract is the belief that the state only exists to…
First document to limit the powers of the king - signed in 12…
Baron De Montesquieu
View "separation of power"... Founding Fathers used his views wh…
John Locke
He wrote that government is morally obligated to serve people…
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7th grade civics exam study guide
entrepreneur
joint
reserved
education
a person who owns,operates and assumes the risk for a busines…
a ________ committee has members from both chambers of congre…
__________ powers are powers left to the state, through the 1…
the more __________ a person has, the more income potential h…
entrepreneur
a person who owns,operates and assumes the risk for a busines…
joint
a ________ committee has members from both chambers of congre…
201 terms
7th Grade Civics EOC Review
View "separation of power"... Founding Fa…
He wrote that government is morally ob…
A social contract is the belief that t…
First document to limit the powers of…
Baron De Montesquieu
John Locke
John Locke "Social Contract"
Magna Carta (1215)
View "separation of power"... Founding Fa…
Baron De Montesquieu
He wrote that government is morally ob…
John Locke
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