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Am Gov vocab chapter 4
Federalism
Division of powers
Delegated powers
Expressed powers
A system of govt in which a written constitution divides powe…
Basic principle of federalism; the Constitutional provisions…
Those powers, expressed, implied, or inherent, granted to the…
Those delegated powers of the National Govt that are spelled…
Federalism
A system of govt in which a written constitution divides powe…
Division of powers
Basic principle of federalism; the Constitutional provisions…
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AM Gov MidTerm Review
1st Amendment
2nd Amendment
3rd Amendment
4th Amendment
Freedom of speech
Right to bear arms
No quartering of soldiers.
Protection from unreasonable search and seizure
1st Amendment
Freedom of speech
2nd Amendment
Right to bear arms
AM GOV CH 2
supreme law of the land... framework for…
part of the constitution that describe…
very existence of the country is at st…
7 powers under the articles of confede…
constitution
preamble
total war
make war... make peace... foreign policy ... build a post office... requi…
supreme law of the land... framework for…
constitution
part of the constitution that describe…
preamble
Am gov unit 9
Judicial review
Criminal cases
Civil cases
Pea bargin
The power to declare congressional and presidential acts inva…
Court cases involving a crime, or biolation of public order.
Court cases involving a private dispute arising from such mat…
A defendents admissiom of guilt in exchange for a less severe…
Judicial review
The power to declare congressional and presidential acts inva…
Criminal cases
Court cases involving a crime, or biolation of public order.
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am gov exam 3
gerrymandering
iron law of emulation
pocket veto
Joseph Cannon
drawing district boundary in an unusual shape to make it easy…
every time president develops a power, congress tries to repl…
a legislative maneuver in federal lawmaking that allows a pre…
-known as "czar" by enemies and Uncle Joe to friends... -speaker…
gerrymandering
drawing district boundary in an unusual shape to make it easy…
iron law of emulation
every time president develops a power, congress tries to repl…
Am Gov Final Review Vocab
Civics
Citizen
Government
Dictatorship
- the study of citizenship and government
- a member of a community that has a government and laws
- the power and authority that run and rule a community, stat…
- a form if government rule by one person or a small group. T…
Civics
- the study of citizenship and government
Citizen
- a member of a community that has a government and laws
Am. Gov. ch 2 vocab
Democracy
Monarchy
Dictatorship
Direct Democracy
government in which citizens exercise supreme power, acting e…
single ruler exercises supreme power based on heredity or div…
government in which a single person or group exercises suprem…
citizens make public decisions directly either in a popular a…
Democracy
government in which citizens exercise supreme power, acting e…
Monarchy
single ruler exercises supreme power based on heredity or div…
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Am Gov Quiz
Political Machine
Divided Government
Single issue candidate parties
Platform
A strong partyy organizatiin that maintained control by givin…
Control of the White House by one party while the opposition…
Minor parties arising in electoral response to important issu…
Statement of political principles and campaign promises gener…
Political Machine
A strong partyy organizatiin that maintained control by givin…
Divided Government
Control of the White House by one party while the opposition…
American Government Unit 2 Littlejohn
Political Party
Two-party system
Bipartisan
Multiparty
A group of persons who seek to control government through the…
A political system dominated by two major parties.
Support by two parties.
A system in which several major and many lesser parties exist…
Political Party
A group of persons who seek to control government through the…
Two-party system
A political system dominated by two major parties.
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am gov final
anarchy
monarchy
totalitarian
republic
complete lack of government; sometimes associated with chaos;…
a system of government where power is held by a king or queen…
a system of government where the state controls nearly every…
a system of government where the power lies with the people,…
anarchy
complete lack of government; sometimes associated with chaos;…
monarchy
a system of government where power is held by a king or queen…
Unit 2 AM GOV
Political Party
two-party system
third party
multiparty system
A group of individuals who join together to seek government o…
the division of voter loyalties between two major political p…
a minor party in 2 party system
the division of voter loyalties amount three or more major po…
Political Party
A group of individuals who join together to seek government o…
two-party system
the division of voter loyalties between two major political p…
Am Gov Unit 5 Vocab
Diplomacy
Electoral College
War Powers Resolution
Presidential Amnesty/Pardon
The art of negotiating with foreign governments.
The body that elects the president and vice president of the…
Federal law intended to check the president's power to commit…
Grants a group of offenders a general pardon for offense comm…
Diplomacy
The art of negotiating with foreign governments.
Electoral College
The body that elects the president and vice president of the…
Am Gov Chapt 6
Mass communications
Attentive Policy Elites
Newsworthiness
Blogs
the process by which information is distributed to large, het…
Group leaders who follow news in specific areas
The degree to which a news story is important enough to be co…
A form of newsletter journal or log of thoughts for public re…
Mass communications
the process by which information is distributed to large, het…
Attentive Policy Elites
Group leaders who follow news in specific areas
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Am gov Unit 2
political party
two-party system
third party
multiparty system
group of individuals who join together to seek government off…
the division of voter loyalties between two major political p…
a minor party in a two-party system.
the division of voter loyalties among three or more major pol…
political party
group of individuals who join together to seek government off…
two-party system
the division of voter loyalties between two major political p…
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am gov exam questions
which is a way that governments are cl…
which describes equality in a democracy
what is another term for free enterpri…
which are 3 basic powers of gov
by those who participate
equal opprotunity
capitalism
legislative,executive,judicial power
which is a way that governments are cl…
by those who participate
which describes equality in a democracy
equal opprotunity
Am Gov
nineteenth Amendmet
naturalized american
Petit Jury
Grand Jury
prohibits any us citizen from being denied the right to vote…
process in which a foreign citizen becomes a citizen of a new…
the jury who decides the case against defendant and determine…
consists of peers and decides if there is enough evidence to…
nineteenth Amendmet
prohibits any us citizen from being denied the right to vote…
naturalized american
process in which a foreign citizen becomes a citizen of a new…
AM GOV QUIZ 3
What is a political party?
What are the roles of a political party?
What makes up the Republican party?
What makes up the Democratic party?
a) a group of persons who seek to control government through…
a) Nominating candidates... b) Informing and activating suppor…
started in 1860 with Lincoln:... -anti slavery... -national... -busine…
Jackson 1828... -slavery... -power away from national... -workers... -far…
What is a political party?
a) a group of persons who seek to control government through…
What are the roles of a political party?
a) Nominating candidates... b) Informing and activating suppor…
Government Alive! Chapter 6
Expressed Powers
Dual Federalism
Interstate Commerce
Intrastate Commerce
The powers given specifically to the national government by t…
A federal system with a fairly strict division of powers betw…
Trade that takes place between two states or among several st…
Trade that takes place within the borders of a state.
Expressed Powers
The powers given specifically to the national government by t…
Dual Federalism
A federal system with a fairly strict division of powers betw…
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Chapter 2 test am gov
limited government
representative government
Magna Carta
due process
basic principle of American government which states that the…
government should serve the will of people
established that the power of the monarchy was not absolute a…
the government must act fairly and in accord with established…
limited government
basic principle of American government which states that the…
representative government
government should serve the will of people
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Government Forms
direct democracy
representative democracy
parliamentary democracy
presidential democracy
a government that all decisions are made by all the people
a government that the voters have elected others to make gove…
a government that the people have elected a legislative body…
government that the people have elected a legislative body an…
direct democracy
a government that all decisions are made by all the people
representative democracy
a government that the voters have elected others to make gove…
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Am. Gov. CH 11 Vocab
expressed powers
implied powers
inherent powers
commerce power
those delegated powers of the National Government that are sp…
those delegated powers of the National Government that are su…
powers the Constitution is presumed to have delegated to the…
the exclusive power of Congress to regulate interstate and fo…
expressed powers
those delegated powers of the National Government that are sp…
implied powers
those delegated powers of the National Government that are su…
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Am Gov test 3
Appellate Jurisdiction
Bureacracy
Burecrats
Civil Service System
Power of a court to receive cases from trial court's for the…
A complex system of organization and control that incorporate…
The civilian employees months national government who are res…
Merit based employment system that covers most white-collar a…
Appellate Jurisdiction
Power of a court to receive cases from trial court's for the…
Bureacracy
A complex system of organization and control that incorporate…
Magruder's American Government Chapter 1 Definitions
Government
Legislative Power
Executive Power
Judicial Power
the institution through which a society makes and enforces it…
the power to make law and to frame public policies
the power to execute, enforce, and administer law
the power to interpret laws, determine their meaning and to s…
Government
the institution through which a society makes and enforces it…
Legislative Power
the power to make law and to frame public policies
Am Govt Exam 3 Chpt 15
Adversarial judicial system
Jurisdiction
Trial court
Original jurisdiction
A judicial system in which two parties in a legal dispute eac…
The legal authority of a court to resolve a case, established…
Courts with original jurisdiction in a legal dispute that dec…
Judicial authority to hear cases for the first time and to de…
Adversarial judicial system
A judicial system in which two parties in a legal dispute eac…
Jurisdiction
The legal authority of a court to resolve a case, established…
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Am. Govt Set 1
State of Mind
Motive
Strict Liability
elements
prohibited act was done intentionally, willingly, or knowingly
the reason a person commits a crime
legal responsibility for damage or injury if you are not negl…
conditions that make an act unlawful
State of Mind
prohibited act was done intentionally, willingly, or knowingly
Motive
the reason a person commits a crime
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Am. Govt Set 3
homicide
malice
first degree murder
second degree murder
killing of another person
deliberate attempt to harm another
planned killing of another and done with malice
killing of someone without malice
homicide
killing of another person
malice
deliberate attempt to harm another
Am Gov. Exam 3
Length of Terms for Senate and House
Redistricting
Gerrymandering
Primary vs. Caucuses
Senators=6 years, House= 2 years
process whereby state legislatures redraw boundaries of congr…
redistricting that blatantly benefits one political party ove…
Primary is where polling booths are set up and voting for par…
Length of Terms for Senate and House
Senators=6 years, House= 2 years
Redistricting
process whereby state legislatures redraw boundaries of congr…
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Am Gov Unit 1 Vocab
Political Socialization
Political Ideology
candidate
Nominee
how people become aware of politics and form their political…
a set of moral beliefs, ideals, and views that one has to a c…
Someone who is running for president
Someone who was nominated for President
Political Socialization
how people become aware of politics and form their political…
Political Ideology
a set of moral beliefs, ideals, and views that one has to a c…
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American Government Chapter 1
Politics
Power
Government
Thomas Hobbes
the study of government of states and other political units
one possessing or exercising power or influence or authority
the system or form by which a community or other political un…
wrote "Leviathan" and believed people were naturally cruel, g…
Politics
the study of government of states and other political units
Power
one possessing or exercising power or influence or authority
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Am Gov Final
527 groups
Advocacy groups
Astroturf lobbying
Blanket primary
Tax exempt organizations set up by interest groups to engage…
Groups organized around broad public goals but with out local…
Using deceptive practices and lack of transparency to manufac…
Election in which voters can choose from among potential nomi…
527 groups
Tax exempt organizations set up by interest groups to engage…
Advocacy groups
Groups organized around broad public goals but with out local…
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AM GOV 12 CH 4 VOCAB
citizen
minority
representative
resident
a person given certain rights, duties and privileges because…
smaller part of something
person given the powers to act for others
a person who lives in a place
citizen
a person given certain rights, duties and privileges because…
minority
smaller part of something
Am. Gov. Executive Terms
Left-wing
Right-wing
Radical
Radical Right (reactionists)
people who want more gov.
people who want less gov.
people who believe issues of the country can only be solved t…
anti-communist, no gov.
Left-wing
people who want more gov.
Right-wing
people who want less gov.
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American Government Chapter 4
Federalism
Inherent Powers
Reserved Powers
Exclusive Powers
a form of government in which power is divided between the fe…
Powers the Constitution is presumed to have delegated to the…
Those powers that the constitution does not grant to the Nati…
Those powers that can be exercised by the National Government…
Federalism
a form of government in which power is divided between the fe…
Inherent Powers
Powers the Constitution is presumed to have delegated to the…
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Government
authoritarian
democratic
Rule of Law
Individual Rights
A government in which one leader or group of people holds the…
(Citizen participation) -- Power is in the hands of the peopl…
You must follow the rules no matter who you are.
Basic liberties or freedoms and rights guaranteed to all citi…
authoritarian
A government in which one leader or group of people holds the…
democratic
(Citizen participation) -- Power is in the hands of the peopl…
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American Government Test Review
George Mason
James Madison
George Washington
Charles de Montesquieu
Anti-federalist
Federalist: author of the Federalist papers
president of the Constitutional Convention
responsible for introducing checks and balances
George Mason
Anti-federalist
James Madison
Federalist: author of the Federalist papers
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Am Gov Chapter 2
The Jamestown colonists set a politica…
The Mayflower Compact's historical and…
The first action taken by the British…
By the time the Second Continental Con…
instituting a representative assembly.
a prototype for similar compacts in American history.
Sugar
establish an army.
The Jamestown colonists set a politica…
instituting a representative assembly.
The Mayflower Compact's historical and…
a prototype for similar compacts in American history.
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Am. Gov. unit 1 test
thomas hobbes
john locke
Greece
Rome
•wrote Leviathan during the English Civil War (1961)... •view of…
•wrote Two Treaties of Government (1689)... -response to Leviat…
•pure/direct democracy... •all male citizens vote on every issue…
•representative democracy/republic... •2 house legislature: asse…
thomas hobbes
•wrote Leviathan during the English Civil War (1961)... •view of…
john locke
•wrote Two Treaties of Government (1689)... -response to Leviat…
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Government Alive! Chapter 5
Civil Liberties
Civil Rights
Incorporation
Secular
Basic freedoms guaranteed under the U.S. Constitution, such a…
Guarantees of equal rights and equal treatment under the law,…
The process by which the Supreme Court applies the Bill of Ri…
Not religious or spiritual in nature.
Civil Liberties
Basic freedoms guaranteed under the U.S. Constitution, such a…
Civil Rights
Guarantees of equal rights and equal treatment under the law,…
AP Government Chapter 2
Unalienable
Articles of Confederation
Constitutional Convention
Shays' Rebellion
A human right based on nature or God
A weak constitution that governed America during the Revoluti…
A meeting in Philadelphia in 1787 that produced a new constit…
A 1787 rebellion in which ex-Revolutionary War soldiers attem…
Unalienable
A human right based on nature or God
Articles of Confederation
A weak constitution that governed America during the Revoluti…
Am Govt Exam 3 Chpt 13
line-item veto
signing statement
executive agreement
balanced ticket
the power of the president to strike out specific line items…
a written message that the president issues upon signing a bi…
an international agreement between the US and other nations,…
the selection of a running mate who brings diversity of ideol…
line-item veto
the power of the president to strike out specific line items…
signing statement
a written message that the president issues upon signing a bi…
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Am Gov. Review Ch 1
autocracy
compromise
constitution
federal government
single person holds unlimited power
blending and adjusting competing views and interests
body of fundamental laws, principles and structures
divided powers between central and local governments
autocracy
single person holds unlimited power
compromise
blending and adjusting competing views and interests
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Am Govt Midterm 2016-2017
Articles of Confederation
minor party
radical/extremist liberal
swing voter
the first Constitution of the US
also known as a third party, in the US two party system for t…
a person on the far left of the spectrum
a moderate who is undecided which way to vote in the election
Articles of Confederation
the first Constitution of the US
minor party
also known as a third party, in the US two party system for t…
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Am Gov Chapter 1
As an ongoing organization that perfor…
Social Security is a government ______…
One of the original purposes of govern…
The desire of citizens to be protected…
institution.
pension
protecting society from violence and crime.
liberty.
As an ongoing organization that perfor…
institution.
Social Security is a government ______…
pension
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American Government
Federalism
Checks & Balances
Executive Branch
Legislative Branch
What system gives national, state, and local governments sepa…
What system divides power between the President, Congress, an…
Which branch of government includes the President who has the…
Which branch of government includes the House and Senate, whi…
Federalism
What system gives national, state, and local governments sepa…
Checks & Balances
What system divides power between the President, Congress, an…
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American Government Chapter Two
limited government
representative government
Magna Carta
Petition of Right
Basic principle of American government which states that gove…
system of government in which public policies are made by off…
(1215) a charter of liberties (freedoms) that King John "Lack…
1628. Signed by Charles I. No imprisonment without due cause;…
limited government
Basic principle of American government which states that gove…
representative government
system of government in which public policies are made by off…
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American Government Ch. 3
Preamble
articles
constitutionalism
rule of law
Introduction (Introduction of the Constitution).
Numbered sections of a document. The unamended Constitution i…
Basic principle that government and those who govern must obe…
Concept that holds that government and its officers are alway…
Preamble
Introduction (Introduction of the Constitution).
articles
Numbered sections of a document. The unamended Constitution i…
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American Government- Chapter 2
Anti-Federalists
Articles of Confederation
Bicameral
Charter
Those persons who opposed the ratification of the Constitutio…
Plan of government adopted by the continental congress after…
An adjective describing a legislative body composed of two br…
A city's basic law, its constitution; a written grant of auth…
Anti-Federalists
Those persons who opposed the ratification of the Constitutio…
Articles of Confederation
Plan of government adopted by the continental congress after…
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am gov ch 11
political party
interest group
democratic party
1832
organized group with shared goals and ideals that joins toget…
a collection of people or organizations that tries to influen…
succeeded the old party: democrat-republicans, formed around…
Clay vs. Jackson; first election when nominees were chosen at…
political party
organized group with shared goals and ideals that joins toget…
interest group
a collection of people or organizations that tries to influen…
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Am Gov 2
Ordered Government
Limited Government
Representative Government
Magna Carta
A regulated government that consists of specific offices and…
A principle of constitutional government; a government whose…
Power is held by the people and exercised through the efforts…
(1215) a charter of liberties (freedoms) that King John "Lack…
Ordered Government
A regulated government that consists of specific offices and…
Limited Government
A principle of constitutional government; a government whose…
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Am gov 2nd
Bill of rights
Amendment
Ratification
Formal amendment
The first ten amendments to the Constitution
a change in, or addition to, a constitution or law
formal approval, final consent to the effectivness of a const…
Change or addition that becomes part of the written language…
Bill of rights
The first ten amendments to the Constitution
Amendment
a change in, or addition to, a constitution or law
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