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Am Government Support Quiz #4
Amendment
Civil Rights
Executive Branch
Judicial Branch
A change in the constitution
The rights of full citizenship and equality under the law
The branch of government that enforces law. It includes the P…
The branch of government that interprets law. It is made up o…
Amendment
A change in the constitution
Civil Rights
The rights of full citizenship and equality under the law
Am. Government chapter 4
How is the move my from the unitary sy…
What are the 4 types of government pow…
Which of these powers was given to the…
How does the Federalist 45 try to argu…
Montesquieu's political philosophy was about having a bicamer…
Expressed: powers given to the federal government through the…
Expressed Powers
Federal power is "few and defined" and state power is "numero…
How is the move my from the unitary sy…
Montesquieu's political philosophy was about having a bicamer…
What are the 4 types of government pow…
Expressed: powers given to the federal government through the…
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AM Government ch 4
The Mayflower Compact
Articles of confederation
Confederacy
Shays rebellion
The forerunner of the written constitution
The first national constitution
A form of government which the central government is subordin…
A group of farmers under Daniel Shay that prevented governmen…
The Mayflower Compact
The forerunner of the written constitution
Articles of confederation
The first national constitution
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ch 4 am government
Petition of Rights
English Bill of Rights
Which philosopher deeply influenced th…
From what colonial practices did the A…
severely limited the power of the english monarch
protected freedoms and passed in 1688
John Locke
having a constitution, representative gov't, and separation o…
Petition of Rights
severely limited the power of the english monarch
English Bill of Rights
protected freedoms and passed in 1688
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Am. Government
Introduction To The Constitution
Representative Government
Confederacy
Provide Essential Services
"To form a more perfect Union, establish Justice, ensure dome…
A government in which people elect delegates to make laws.
A loose union of independent states.
Abraham Lincoln said that one of the most important purposes…
Introduction To The Constitution
"To form a more perfect Union, establish Justice, ensure dome…
Representative Government
A government in which people elect delegates to make laws.
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Am Government: Chapter 6 Sections 3-4
off year election
party identification
straight ticket voting
split ticket voting
congressional elections help in the even numbered years betwe…
the loyalty of people to a particular political party
practice of voting for candidates of only one party in an ele…
practice of voting for candidates of more than one party in a…
off year election
congressional elections help in the even numbered years betwe…
party identification
the loyalty of people to a particular political party
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Am. Government
When the authors say that we live in a…
The broad, basic definition of governm…
Which political philosopher inspired t…
Services that benefit all citizens and…
interdependent
legitimate use of force within specified geographic boundarie…
John Locke
public goods
When the authors say that we live in a…
interdependent
The broad, basic definition of governm…
legitimate use of force within specified geographic boundarie…
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am government
standing committee
Select committee
Sub committee
House Rules committee
a permanent committee in congress that oversees bills that de…
A temporary committee formed to study one specific issued rep…
a group within standing committee that specializes in a subca…
An institution unique to the House of Representatives that re…
standing committee
a permanent committee in congress that oversees bills that de…
Select committee
A temporary committee formed to study one specific issued rep…
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am government
constituent
caucus
majority leader
whip
A person whom a member of Congress has been elected to repres…
A meeting of local party members to choose party officials or…
The Speaker's top assistant whose job is to help plan the maj…
an assistant to the party floor leader in the legislature
constituent
A person whom a member of Congress has been elected to repres…
caucus
A meeting of local party members to choose party officials or…
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AM Government
Enumerated/Exclusive Powers
Reserved Powers
Concurrent Powers
Implied Powers
Powers given exclusive to the Federal Government
Powers exclusive to the states
Powers held by federal and state governments
Powers not expressly stated in the Constitution, but are reas…
Enumerated/Exclusive Powers
Powers given exclusive to the Federal Government
Reserved Powers
Powers exclusive to the states
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Am government
Citizenship
14th amendment
One way of birth citizenship
Second way of birth citizenship
Not listed in the original constitution
Clarities citizenship should solves slavery issue
If both parents are American baby is always a citizen
If split parent American parent must live in the us for 5yrs…
Citizenship
Not listed in the original constitution
14th amendment
Clarities citizenship should solves slavery issue
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am government
1st amendment
2nd amendment
3rd amendment
4th amendment
Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of rel…
A well regulated militia, being necessary to the security of…
No soldier shall, in time of peace be quartered in any house,…
The right of the people to be secure in their persons, houses…
1st amendment
Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of rel…
2nd amendment
A well regulated militia, being necessary to the security of…
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Am. Government
Government
Anarchy
Legitimacy
Monarchy
An institution through which laws are made and enforced
No government
The ability to rule
One leader
Government
An institution through which laws are made and enforced
Anarchy
No government
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AM Government
Revolution
Social Contract
Natural Right
Abridge
A forcible overthrow of a government or social order in favor…
Contract between all members of society that defines and limi…
Belief that individual rights transcend the power of government
To lessen strength or effect of (Usually Rights)
Revolution
A forcible overthrow of a government or social order in favor…
Social Contract
Contract between all members of society that defines and limi…
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Am government
Jurisdiction
Supremacy clause
Popular sovereignty
Federalism
the official power to make legal decisions and judgments.
Article VI, Paragraph 2 of the Constitution is commonly refer…
Popular sovereignty or the sovereignty of the people's rule i…
the federal principle or system of government.
Jurisdiction
the official power to make legal decisions and judgments.
Supremacy clause
Article VI, Paragraph 2 of the Constitution is commonly refer…
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Am. Government
Autocracy
Oligarchy
Direct democracy
Representative Democracy
Type of government in which the power and authority to rule h…
Type of government in which a small group holds power
The people govern themselves by voting on issues individually…
The people elect representatives and give them the responsibi…
Autocracy
Type of government in which the power and authority to rule h…
Oligarchy
Type of government in which a small group holds power
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Am government
Government
General Welfare
Hammurabi Code of Laws
John Locke
The governing body of a nation, state or community
Concern of the government for the health, peace and safety
Set of laws drawn up by the Babylonian King, deals with crimi…
English philosopher and physician, "father of liberalism"
Government
The governing body of a nation, state or community
General Welfare
Concern of the government for the health, peace and safety
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Am government
list the 4 essential features of a state
define sovereignty
define federalism
list the 3 basic powers of gov't
population, government, territory, sovereignty
having absolute power within your own territory
dividing and sharing the power between different levels of go…
legislative, executive, judicial
list the 4 essential features of a state
population, government, territory, sovereignty
define sovereignty
having absolute power within your own territory
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AM Government
Enforce laws
Make laws
Interpret laws
How many political parties do we in th…
Executive
Legislative
Judicial
2
Enforce laws
Executive
Make laws
Legislative
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am govern
citizenship
Jus soli
Jus sanguinus
Naturalization
the one who owes alleginece to the US and is entitled to both…
the law of the soil-citizenship is based on place of birth or…
the law of the blood-citizenship at birth may also be determi…
the legal process by witch a person can become a citizen of a…
citizenship
the one who owes alleginece to the US and is entitled to both…
Jus soli
the law of the soil-citizenship is based on place of birth or…
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AM Government - Chapter 1
Government
Politics
Type of Government in US
Republic
Institutions and officials organized to establish and carry o…
The process and method of making decisions for groups, genera…
Republican (federal)
Supreme power rests with the citizens and is exercised by ele…
Government
Institutions and officials organized to establish and carry o…
Politics
The process and method of making decisions for groups, genera…
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Am Government (Magruder's) Chapter 11
expressed powers
implied powers
inherent powers
commerce powers
Those delegated powers of the American Government that are sp…
Powers inferred from the express powers that allow Congress t…
The powers of the national government in foreign affairs that…
the power of Congress to regulate interstate and foreign trade
expressed powers
Those delegated powers of the American Government that are sp…
implied powers
Powers inferred from the express powers that allow Congress t…
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Am Government ch 8
caucus
conference committee
confirmation process
constituents
A meeting of local party members to choose party officials or…
A special joint committee appointed to reconcile differences…
The period between when a presidential nomination is received…
A person who is represented by an elected official
caucus
A meeting of local party members to choose party officials or…
conference committee
A special joint committee appointed to reconcile differences…
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Am Government Ch 1
public policies
legislative power
executive power
judicial power
a body of people, living in a defined territory, organized wi…
a centralized government where all powers held by the governm…
a political system where responsibility for the exercise of p…
a government in which power to rule is held by a small, usual…
public policies
a body of people, living in a defined territory, organized wi…
legislative power
a centralized government where all powers held by the governm…
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Am government study guide
preamble
representative democracy
confederacy
provide services
to form a more perfect union establish justice ensure domesti…
a government in which people elect delegates to make laws
a loose union of independent states
Abraham Lincoln said that one of the important purpose of gov…
preamble
to form a more perfect union establish justice ensure domesti…
representative democracy
a government in which people elect delegates to make laws
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Am. Government Study Guide
Preamble
Representative Democracy
Confederation
Provide public service
Part of the constitution that lists goals
A gov where people elect delegate to make laws
A loose union of independent states
Abraham Lincoln said that one of the important purposes of go…
Preamble
Part of the constitution that lists goals
Representative Democracy
A gov where people elect delegate to make laws
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Abeka Am. Government quiz 6
Mayflower Compact
Articles of Confederation
Shays' Rebellion
Philadelphia
The forerunner of the written constitution in America
America's first national constitution
The event during the "critical period" of American history th…
the city where the Constitutional Convention was held
Mayflower Compact
The forerunner of the written constitution in America
Articles of Confederation
America's first national constitution
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Am Fed Government
What are your rights if you're arreste…
Burwell v Hobby Lobby
Snyder v Phelps
Right to Bear Arms
Attorney, Miranda Rights, Rights to trial by jury or judge
Obamacare covers BC->Christian company challenges this->Hobby…
Westboro baptist church->protest funerals->Westboro church (P…
D.O.C. v Heller; McDonald v Chicago
What are your rights if you're arreste…
Attorney, Miranda Rights, Rights to trial by jury or judge
Burwell v Hobby Lobby
Obamacare covers BC->Christian company challenges this->Hobby…
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Am Government Unit 1
Thomas Hobbes
John Locke
Thomas Jefferson
James Madison
Gave the idea of the social contract theory, where you give u…
Says it is governments job to protect the basic human rights…
Wrote the Declaration of Independence.
Wrote the constitution & the bill of rights.
Thomas Hobbes
Gave the idea of the social contract theory, where you give u…
John Locke
Says it is governments job to protect the basic human rights…
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AM Government - Chapter 2
Forms of Government
Autocracy
Monarchy
Dictatorship
Autocracy... -monarchy... -dictatorship... Democracy... -direct... -repr…
A government in which one person has all power
A king or queen rules the country
A form of government where one leader has absolute control ov…
Forms of Government
Autocracy... -monarchy... -dictatorship... Democracy... -direct... -repr…
Autocracy
A government in which one person has all power
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AM Government - Chapter 3
Articles of Confederation
Declaration of Independence
American Revolution
Social Contract Theory
Our first government... -weak central government... -no executive b…
Thomas Jefferson was the Author; Many ideas came from John Lo…
War between US and Britain(strongest country in the world) an…
An agreement between the ruler and the ruled; if broken, the…
Articles of Confederation
Our first government... -weak central government... -no executive b…
Declaration of Independence
Thomas Jefferson was the Author; Many ideas came from John Lo…
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Government "Who Am I?"
President
Congress
Supreme Court Justices
President
I must be a natural-born citizen and can ONLY serve 2 4-year…
We can declare war
I am appointed by the President, approved by the Senate, and…
I am commander-in-chief and chief of state
President
I must be a natural-born citizen and can ONLY serve 2 4-year…
Congress
We can declare war
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Abeka Am. Government quiz 12
Bill of Rights
Massachusetts Body of Liberties,... Engli…
freedom of religion, speech, the press…
"establishment clause", "free exercise…
A statement of an individual citizen's legal privileges.
The documents which formed the historical background to our B…
Name the four freedoms guaranteed by the First Amendment
The two clauses found in the First Amendment that protect fre…
Bill of Rights
A statement of an individual citizen's legal privileges.
Massachusetts Body of Liberties,... Engli…
The documents which formed the historical background to our B…
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Abeka Am. Government quiz 13
Amendment 8
Amendment 13
Amendment 16
Amendment 17
prohibits excessive punishments
abolished slavery
created personal income tax
provided for direct election of Senators by voters
Amendment 8
prohibits excessive punishments
Amendment 13
abolished slavery
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Am. Government Vocab 1
Government
Public Policies
Legislative Powers
Executive Powers
The governing body of a state, nation, or community.
The means by which a government maintains order or addresses…
A branch of government that creates laws and enacts them. The…
A branch of government that executes and enforces laws.
Government
The governing body of a state, nation, or community.
Public Policies
The means by which a government maintains order or addresses…
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Abeka Am. Government quiz 11
Judiciary Act of 1789
American Bar Association
United States District Courts
Exclusionary Rule
Act that established the structure of the federal court syste…
Professional interest group that has the most influence on th…
The most active of the federal judiciary courts.
States the the evidence obtained illegally is not admissible…
Judiciary Act of 1789
Act that established the structure of the federal court syste…
American Bar Association
Professional interest group that has the most influence on th…
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Am. Government Chap. 11
A negative opinion formed without just…
Discrimination and unfair treatment ba…
Separation of racial groups
Segregation laws passed in the late 18…
Prejudice
Racism
Segregation
Jim Crow laws
A negative opinion formed without just…
Prejudice
Discrimination and unfair treatment ba…
Racism
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Am. Government: Unit 2
Articles of Confederation
Federalism
Confederacy
Declaration of Independence
The United States original constitution which was ratified in…
The distribution system for the governments political power.
A individualized and independent union of states.
A written declaration stating the thirteen colonies freedom.
Articles of Confederation
The United States original constitution which was ratified in…
Federalism
The distribution system for the governments political power.
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Am. Government Definitions 2
Public Policy
Representative Democracy
Constitutional Monarchy
Majority Rule
The decisions and actions a government takes to solve problem…
A government in which citizens choose a smaller group to gove…
Monarchy in which the power of the hereditary ruler is limite…
Political principle providing that a majority of the members…
Public Policy
The decisions and actions a government takes to solve problem…
Representative Democracy
A government in which citizens choose a smaller group to gove…
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AM Government Roots Vocab
Self-evident
Endowed
Unalienable
Pursuit
Obvious duhh.
Given.
Can not be given or taken away.
Going after something.
Self-evident
Obvious duhh.
Endowed
Given.
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Abeka Am. Government quiz 17
county seat
board of commissioners
town meeting
zoning
The city where a county government has its headquarters.
The most common form of a county board.
The unique feature of traditional town government in New Engl…
Important aspect of city planning involving dividing a city i…
county seat
The city where a county government has its headquarters.
board of commissioners
The most common form of a county board.
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Am. Government chapter 12
Speaker of the house
President of the senate
President pro tempore
Party caucus
the presiding officer of the House of Representatives, chosen…
the presiding officer of a senate; in Congress, the Vice Pres…
the member of the United States Senate, or of the upper house…
a closed meeting of a party's House or Senate members; also c…
Speaker of the house
the presiding officer of the House of Representatives, chosen…
President of the senate
the presiding officer of a senate; in Congress, the Vice Pres…
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Am. Government Vocab
F.E.M.A.
Cloture
Filibuster
Germane
Federal Emergency Management Agency (DHS)
a vote to stop debate on a bill S
the right to talk your head off to stop debate on a bill S
all topics in a bill must be related H
F.E.M.A.
Federal Emergency Management Agency (DHS)
Cloture
a vote to stop debate on a bill S
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Abeka Am. Government quiz 14
concurrent powers
full faith and credit
extradition
16th Amendment
Constitutional powers exercised by both the federal and state…
The act of one state honoring the civil laws and court decisi…
The surrendering of an accused or convicted felon to the stat…
Provides for the federal government to tax personal incomes
concurrent powers
Constitutional powers exercised by both the federal and state…
full faith and credit
The act of one state honoring the civil laws and court decisi…
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Abeka Am. Government quiz 9
How long is a presidential term?
Presidential qualifications
Who was the first person to become Vic…
electoral college
Four years
Natural born citizen... Minimum age 35 years... U.S. resident for f…
Gerald Ford
a group of people elected by the citizens of each state in or…
How long is a presidential term?
Four years
Presidential qualifications
Natural born citizen... Minimum age 35 years... U.S. resident for f…
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Colonization & Early Government - AM Cultures Pd 4 Good
Checks and Balances
Puritans
Jamestown
Declaration of Independence
Term used to describe the Constitutional system where each br…
the name of the group that settled the 2nd colony
the first permanent English colony
Document written in 1776, was considered the breakup letter b…
Checks and Balances
Term used to describe the Constitutional system where each br…
Puritans
the name of the group that settled the 2nd colony
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AM Government Final
building blocks of government
government
politics
republic
-means of coercion... maintains public order and keeps people se…
institutions and officials organized to establish and carry o…
the process and method of making decisions for groups, genera…
citizens elect leaders to represent their rights and interest…
building blocks of government
-means of coercion... maintains public order and keeps people se…
government
institutions and officials organized to establish and carry o…
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AM. Government Terms
Government
Public Policies
Legislative Powers
Executive Powers
The institution through which a society makes and enforces it…
All of the many areas of human affairs in which its involved
The power to make a law and to frame public policies
the power to execute, enforce, and administer law
Government
The institution through which a society makes and enforces it…
Public Policies
All of the many areas of human affairs in which its involved
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Am. Government test
Article I section 8 gives what branch…
What amendment is the double jepordys…
The president is elected for how long…
The president has the power to declare…
Congress
5th
President-4 years, Senate-6 years, HOR- 2 years
False, congress
Article I section 8 gives what branch…
Congress
What amendment is the double jepordys…
5th
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Am Government Vocabulary Oct. 25
elector
electoral vote
cabinet
central clearance
member of a party chosen each state to formally elect the Pre…
the official vote for the Pres. and Vice Pres. by electors in…
Top offices that help the president make decisions and policy
office of management and budget's review of all legislative p…
elector
member of a party chosen each state to formally elect the Pre…
electoral vote
the official vote for the Pres. and Vice Pres. by electors in…
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