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American Government T2
Senate
House of Rep.
President/ Executive Branch
Chief of State
Min. Age to hold office: 30... Power to tax , draft Americans in…
Min. Age to hold office: 25... Must live in state representing... U…
Min. Age to hold office: 35... Resident of US: 14 years... Term: 4…
Ceremonial head of the gov. Of the US.... Symbol of all the peop…
Senate
Min. Age to hold office: 30... Power to tax , draft Americans in…
House of Rep.
Min. Age to hold office: 25... Must live in state representing... U…
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American Government UNiT !
Limited Goverment
Rule Of Law
Magna Carta
English Bill Of Rights
A limited government is a political system where the legalize…
the restriction of the arbitrary exercise of power by subordi…
1 : a charter of liberties to which the English barons forced…
an act that the Parliament of England passed on December 16,…
Limited Goverment
A limited government is a political system where the legalize…
Rule Of Law
the restriction of the arbitrary exercise of power by subordi…
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(T) Origins of the American Government.
What was the power of Parliament over…
What was the relationship between the…
What was the Stamp Act Congress?
What was the Boston Massacre?
Parliament took little part in the management of the colonies…
Colonists often bent a royal governor to their will by not vo…
Delegates from nine colonies organized a protest in response…
In response to the Stamp Act, the colonists boycotted English…
What was the power of Parliament over…
Parliament took little part in the management of the colonies…
What was the relationship between the…
Colonists often bent a royal governor to their will by not vo…
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AmGov Ch 2: Origins of American Government
Delegate
Limited Government
Anti-Federalists
Representative Government
a representative; those from each of the 13 colonies
The idea that government is restricted in what it may do, and…
They were opposed the ratification of the constitution
The idea that government should serve the will of the people
Delegate
a representative; those from each of the 13 colonies
Limited Government
The idea that government is restricted in what it may do, and…
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American Government T/F
False
False
False
False
The British won the American Revolution
The only objection the colonists had toward British rule conc…
When the First Continental Congress met, the members wanted t…
Patrick Henry did not want to see the war begin
False
The British won the American Revolution
False
The only objection the colonists had toward British rule conc…
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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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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. Gov't: Ch. 24 State/Local Government
Popular Sovereignty
Limited Government
Fundamental Law
Initiative
Asserts that the people are the source of any and all governm…
Government is restricted in what it may do, and each individu…
laws of such basic and lasting importance they cannot be chan…
a process in which a certain number of qualified voters sign…
Popular Sovereignty
Asserts that the people are the source of any and all governm…
Limited Government
Government is restricted in what it may do, and each individu…
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Government: Foundations of American Gov't
The state
Sovereignty
Government
Public policies
Body of people, living in a defined territory, organized poli…
Supreme and absolute authority in territory
Institution through which a society makes and enforces public…
All three things government does for us
The state
Body of people, living in a defined territory, organized poli…
Sovereignty
Supreme and absolute authority in territory
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American Government (T/F Midterm)
Political power is defined as the abil…
Government refers to institutions and…
Liberty means freedom to express one's…
A basic principle of American democrac…
T
T
T
T
Political power is defined as the abil…
T
Government refers to institutions and…
T
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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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American government: types of gov't
Four characteristics of a state
sovereignty
Federalism
three basic powers of government
Territory, population, sovereignty, and government
Absolute power in a territory
Power is shared between national, state, and local levels
Judicial, legislative, and executive
Four characteristics of a state
Territory, population, sovereignty, and government
sovereignty
Absolute power in a territory
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American Government- Forms of Gov't
Monarchy
Monarch
Constitutional Monarchy
Dynasty
Supreme authority is invested in one who rules for life
A leader of government who rules for life and whose absolute…
A form of monarchy where the gov't usually is run by a democr…
A monarchy that operates with hereditary succession
Monarchy
Supreme authority is invested in one who rules for life
Monarch
A leader of government who rules for life and whose absolute…
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American Government, 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…
40 terms
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
1st Amendment
2nd Amendment
4th Amendment
5th Amendment
Freedom from the establishment of religion, freedom of religi…
Right to bear arms
Protects citizens against unreasonable searches or seizures
Right to grand jury, indictment, no double jeopardy, freedom…
1st Amendment
Freedom from the establishment of religion, freedom of religi…
2nd Amendment
Right to bear arms
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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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American Government
constituency
delegate
trustee
agency representation
the district making up the area from which an official is ele…
a representative who votes according to the preferences of hi…
a representative who votes based on what he or she thinks is…
the type of representation according to which representatives…
constituency
the district making up the area from which an official is ele…
delegate
a representative who votes according to the preferences of hi…
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American Government Chapter 3
preamble
articles
constitutionalism
rule of law
an introduction
numbered sections of a document - the unamended Constitution…
basic principle that government and those who govern must obe…
concept that holds that government and its officers are alway…
preamble
an introduction
articles
numbered sections of a document - the unamended Constitution…
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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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Gov't-Origins of American Government-Ch 2
basic concepts of American government
ordered government
limited government
representative government
-ordered government... -limited government... -representative gover…
-met colonial need for regulation of government... -many offices…
-the idea that government is restricted in what it may do and…
the idea that government should serve (and be guided by) the…
basic concepts of American government
-ordered government... -limited government... -representative gover…
ordered government
-met colonial need for regulation of government... -many offices…
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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
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
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
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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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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American Government
government
sovereignty
monarchy
dictatorship
formal institutions and processes through which decisions are…
supreme power to act within its territory and to control its…
a type of government headed by one person, such as a king or…
a government type in which one person, a dictator, or a small…
government
formal institutions and processes through which decisions are…
sovereignty
supreme power to act within its territory and to control its…
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American Government Chapter Four
federalism
division of powers
delegated powers
expressed powers
a system of government in which a written constitution divide…
basic principle of federalism; the constitutional provisions…
those powers, expressed, implied, or inherent, granted to the…
those delegated powers of the National government that are sp…
federalism
a system of government in which a written constitution divide…
division of powers
basic principle of federalism; the constitutional provisions…
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American Government
The Articles of Confederation failed b…
The Constitution was created in a cont…
Which of the following events played a…
a form of government that involves pop…
it placed too many limits on governmental power
quarrels among the states and the growing perception of the... i…
Shays's Rebellion
republican democracy
The Articles of Confederation failed b…
it placed too many limits on governmental power
The Constitution was created in a cont…
quarrels among the states and the growing perception of the... i…
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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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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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American Government Chapter 5
political party
political spectrum
partisanship
single-member district
a group of people who seek control government through the win…
range of political views
the strong support of their party and its poicy stands
electoral district from which one person is chosen by the vot…
political party
a group of people who seek control government through the win…
political spectrum
range of political views
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American Government Chapter 3
"I exhort...that...prayers...be made f…
"Congress shall make no law respecting…
"Only a virtuous people are capable of…
"If they have persecuted me, they will…
Paul the Apostle
U.S. Constitution... First Amendment
Benjamin Franklin
Jesus
"I exhort...that...prayers...be made f…
Paul the Apostle
"Congress shall make no law respecting…
U.S. Constitution... First Amendment
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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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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…
19 terms
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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Chapter 1 American Government
state
nation
nation-state
consensus
a political community that occupies a definite territory and…
group of people united in bonds of race, language, custom, tr…
a country in which the territory of both the nation and the s…
an agreement about basic beliefs
state
a political community that occupies a definite territory and…
nation
group of people united in bonds of race, language, custom, tr…
25 terms
American Government
Commander in chief
qualifications for president
Cabinet
impeachment
the person in charge of a nation and commands and contols the…
35, natural born citizen, resident
represents the department heads of all executive offices, sup…
the act of bringing charges against a government official
Commander in chief
the person in charge of a nation and commands and contols the…
qualifications for president
35, natural born citizen, resident
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American Government
independence
government
democracy
federal
freedom from the control of others
A system for deciding what is best for a group of people.
A form of government in which the people rule and are free to…
a national government for the whole country
independence
freedom from the control of others
government
A system for deciding what is best for a group of people.
40 terms
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…
8 terms
American Government
political party
political party
interest group
constitution
A group of individuals with broad common interests who organi…
...
...
...
political party
A group of individuals with broad common interests who organi…
political party
...
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American National Government Exam 2 con't...
structuring principle
sample bias
sampling error
rational ignorance
what is learned first structures later learning
the effect of having a sample that does not represent all seg…
a number that indicates within what range the results of a po…
the state of being uniformed about politics because of the co…
structuring principle
what is learned first structures later learning
sample bias
the effect of having a sample that does not represent all seg…
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American Government Chapter Six
suffrage
franchise
transient
registration
the right to vote
the right to vote
person living in a state for only a short time, without legal…
a procedure of voter identification intended to prevent fraud…
suffrage
the right to vote
franchise
the right to vote
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Honors American Government (MrT) Midterm
Rulers are seen as right and proper by…
The theory that a monarch rules by the…
A theory of society in which governmen…
A form of government in which politica…
Legitimacy
Divine Right of Kings
Social Contract Theory
Monarchy
Rulers are seen as right and proper by…
Legitimacy
The theory that a monarch rules by the…
Divine Right of Kings
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