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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
20 terms
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
(government) the system or form by which a community or other…
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
33 terms
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…
23 terms
American Government Chapter 1
Government
Public Policies
Legislative Power
executive power
the institution through which a society makes and enforces it…
all of those things a government decides to do.
the power to make 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 those things a government decides to do.
20 terms
American Government - Unit #1
Government
Magna Carta
Petition of Rights
English Bill of Rights
The ruling authority for a community, state or country.
Created in 1215, this English document first introduced the i…
This English document limited the power of the king and grant…
This English document provided citizens with protection again…
Government
The ruling authority for a community, state or country.
Magna Carta
Created in 1215, this English document first introduced the i…
12 terms
Foundations of American Government #1
Natural Rights
separation of powers
Bill of Rights
representative democracy
An idea captured in the phrase "life, liberty, and the pursui…
A system in which powers are divided between the national and…
The first ten amendments of the Constitution.
This term best captures the kind of government under which th…
Natural Rights
An idea captured in the phrase "life, liberty, and the pursui…
separation of powers
A system in which powers are divided between the national and…
28 terms
American Government Topic 1:
Government
Public policies
Legislative power
Executive power
the institution through which a society makes and enforces pu…
all of the many goals that a government pursues in all of the…
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 pu…
Public policies
all of the many goals that a government pursues in all of the…
25 terms
Unit 1Chapter 1 American Government
Government
Legislative Power
Executive Power
Judicial Power
the institution through which a society makes and enforces it…
Power to make laws and to frame public policies
the power to execute, enforce, and administer laws
the power to interpret laws, to determine their meaning and t…
Government
the institution through which a society makes and enforces it…
Legislative Power
Power to make laws and to frame public policies
American Government Unit 1: Littlejohn
Magna Carta
Representative Government
Popular Sovereignty
Articles of Confederation
Established that power of monarchy was not absolute and guara…
System of government in which public policies are made by off…
Basic principle that people are the source of any governmenta…
Adopted by the Continental Congress. Established a firm leagu…
Magna Carta
Established that power of monarchy was not absolute and guara…
Representative Government
System of government in which public policies are made by off…
17 terms
1- Beginnings of American Government
community
Government
Combination
Custom
The people living together in an area; a group of people who…
is a combination of laws and customs that people live by
a grouping of people, things, or ideas that are joined togeth…
a common practice observed by human people
community
The people living together in an area; a group of people who…
Government
is a combination of laws and customs that people live by
9 terms
American Government - Ch1
Government
Creation Mandate
Human Depravity
anarchy
any system of public rule or authority
God's first command to man - exercise wise and responsible do…
Marring of God's image
absence of any government
Government
any system of public rule or authority
Creation Mandate
God's first command to man - exercise wise and responsible do…
28 terms
American Government Chapter 1
Government
Public policies
Legislative powers
Executive power
The institution in which a society makes makes and enforces i…
All of the things in which a government decides to work with…
The power to make laws and to frame public policies
The power to execute, enforce, and administer laws
Government
The institution in which a society makes makes and enforces i…
Public policies
All of the things in which a government decides to work with…
22 terms
Chapter 1 American Government
government
public policies
legislative power
executive power
the institution through which a society makes and enforces it…
all of the many goals that a government pursues in all of the…
the power to make a law and to frame public policies. (Congre…
the power to execute, enforce, and administer law. (President)
government
the institution through which a society makes and enforces it…
public policies
all of the many goals that a government pursues in all of the…
23 terms
American Government Chapter 1
Government
Public Policies
Legislative Power
executive power
the institution through which a society makes and enforces it…
all of those things a government decides to do.
the power to make 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 those things a government decides to do.
26 terms
American Government: Chapter 1
Legislative Power
Executive Power
Judicial Power
Government
The power to make laws and frame public policy
The power to execute, enforce and administer law
The power to interpret laws and settle disputes
The Institution through which a society makes and enforces it…
Legislative Power
The power to make laws and frame public policy
Executive Power
The power to execute, enforce and administer law
14 terms
American Government Chapter 1
government
image of God
creation mandate
human depravity
Any system of public rule or authority
As christians, we mean God invested humans with certain quali…
God's call for man to exercise wise and responsible dominion…
Every part of the human being, (mind, will, emotions,etc.) ha…
government
Any system of public rule or authority
image of God
As christians, we mean God invested humans with certain quali…
13 terms
American Government - Chapter 1
Declaration of Independence
democracy
Magna Carta
While on the Mayflower, the Pilgrims w…
The document that stated the colonies were free from English…
The Greek word that means "rule by the people"
King John agreed to demands written in the
Mayflower Compact
Declaration of Independence
The document that stated the colonies were free from English…
democracy
The Greek word that means "rule by the people"
American Government Unit 1
Limited Government
Rule of Law
Magna Carta
Petition of Rights
restricted with reference to governing powers by limitations…
the principle that all people and institutions are subject to…
the "great charter" of English liberties, forced from King Jo…
a legal appeal formerly used to obtain redress (as possession…
Limited Government
restricted with reference to governing powers by limitations…
Rule of Law
the principle that all people and institutions are subject to…
25 terms
Unit 1Chapter 1 American Government
Government
Legislative Power
Executive Power
Judicial Power
the institution through which a society makes and enforces it…
Power to make laws and to frame public policies
the power to execute, enforce, and administer laws
the power to interpret laws, to determine their meaning and t…
Government
the institution through which a society makes and enforces it…
Legislative Power
Power to make laws and to frame public policies
11 terms
American Government 13.1,2
chief of state
chief executive
chief administrator
chief diplomat
The President as an example for All Americans.
President
The president as the leader of the executive branch of the fe…
The role of the president in recognizing foreign governments,…
chief of state
The President as an example for All Americans.
chief executive
President
23 terms
American Government Unit 1
Government
Natural Rights
Voltaire
John Locke
The formal institutions and processes through which decisions…
The belief that freedoms and liberties are natural, given to…
French Enlightenment philosopher who stressed man's rights to…
English Enlightenment philosopher who spoke about the Social…
Government
The formal institutions and processes through which decisions…
Natural Rights
The belief that freedoms and liberties are natural, given to…
36 terms
American Government 1-1
government
public policies
legislative power
executive power
The institution through which a society makes and enforces it…
all of those things a government decides to do
the power to make a law and to frame public policies
the authority to carry out and enforce the law
government
The institution through which a society makes and enforces it…
public policies
all of those things a government decides to do
10 terms
American Government 1.1
government
public Policy
legislative power
executive power
A group of people who keep law and order and make laws.
A choice that government makes in response to a political iss…
the power to make a law and to frame public policies
The power to execute, enforce, and administer law
government
A group of people who keep law and order and make laws.
public Policy
A choice that government makes in response to a political iss…
17 terms
1- Beginnings of American Government
community
Government
Combination
Custom
The people living together in an area; a group of people who…
is a combination of laws and customs that people live by
a grouping of people, things, or ideas that are joined togeth…
a common practice observed by human people
community
The people living together in an area; a group of people who…
Government
is a combination of laws and customs that people live by
11 terms
American Government - Economics 1
scarcity
opportunity cost
supply and demand
Traditional Economy
The economic condition when unlimited wants conflicts with li…
The alternative or the choice given up when making a decision
The relationship between that amount of product available and…
An economic system that allows a society's traditions, custom…
scarcity
The economic condition when unlimited wants conflicts with li…
opportunity cost
The alternative or the choice given up when making a decision
10 terms
Roots of American Government 1
Rule of law
consent of the governed
separation of powers
individual rights
Estado de derecho
Consentimiento de los gobernados
Separación o división de poderes
derechos individuales
Rule of law
Estado de derecho
consent of the governed
Consentimiento de los gobernados
25 terms
American Government Chapter 1
culture
Judeo-Christian heritage
Puritan work ethic
free enterprise
way of life
primary cultural influence rooted in Judaism and Christianity
the belief that work is a gift from God and a means of glorif…
the principle of the government leaving people free to own bu…
culture
way of life
Judeo-Christian heritage
primary cultural influence rooted in Judaism and Christianity
12 terms
American Government (BJU) Chapter 1
a system of rule or authority
God gave humans certain qualities that…
the command for man to reflect back th…
The result of the marring of God's ima…
Government
image of God
Creation Mandate
human depravity
a system of rule or authority
Government
God gave humans certain qualities that…
image of God
10 terms
American Government Vocab1
State
nation
nation-state
sovereignty
a political community that occupies a definite territory, and…
any sizable group of people who are united by common bonds of…
a country in which the territorial boundaries of a state coin…
possession of supreme and absolute power by a state within it…
State
a political community that occupies a definite territory, and…
nation
any sizable group of people who are united by common bonds of…
25 terms
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
10 terms
American Government C1
Territory
Sovereignty
Resolve conflict
Social contract theory
领土
主权
解决冲突
社会契约说
Territory
领土
Sovereignty
主权
164 terms
American Government Set 1
Monarchy (M)
Monarchy (J&ES)
Oligarchy (M)
Oligarchy (J&ES)
It is a country that is ruled by a monarch (such as a king or…
君主制, We are replacing the ________ with self-rule.
It is a country, business, etc., that is controlled by a smal…
寡頭政治、少数独裁政治, _______ aims at the good of the few.
Monarchy (M)
It is a country that is ruled by a monarch (such as a king or…
Monarchy (J&ES)
君主制, We are replacing the ________ with self-rule.
24 terms
Unit 1Chapter 1 American Government
Government
Legislative Power
Executive Power
Judicial Power
the institution through which a society makes and enforces it…
Power to make laws and to frame public policies
the power to execute, enforce, and administer laws
the power to interpret laws, to determine their meaning and t…
Government
the institution through which a society makes and enforces it…
Legislative Power
Power to make laws and to frame public policies
23 terms
American Government Chapter 1
Government
Public Policies
Legislative Power
executive power
the institution through which a society makes and enforces it…
all of those things a government decides to do.
the power to make 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 those things a government decides to do.
17 terms
American Government: Government and the State 1.1
government
public policy
legislative power
executive power
The institution through which a society makes and enforces it…
All of those things a government decides to do in relation to…
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 policy
All of those things a government decides to do in relation to…
125 terms
American Government CLEP 1
Democracy
Representative democracy
Direct democracy
Athens
A form of government in which the people are the ultimate pol…
A form of government in which voters elect the people who rep…
A form of government in which the people vote directly on pol…
The first direct democracy
Democracy
A form of government in which the people are the ultimate pol…
Representative democracy
A form of government in which voters elect the people who rep…
30 terms
American Government Unit 1
anarchy
bourgeoisie
bureaucracy/bureaucrat
capitalism
a lack of government and law; confusion
the social class between the lower and upper classes
system of managing government through departments run by appo…
an economic system based on open competition in a free market…
anarchy
a lack of government and law; confusion
bourgeoisie
the social class between the lower and upper classes
10 terms
AMERICAN GOVERNMENT (1-10)
What is the supreme law of the land?... К…
What does the Constitution do?... Значени…
The idea of self-government is in the…
What is an amendment?... Что такое поправ…
the Constitution... Конституция
Sets up the government/ ... defines the government ... protects bas…
We the People... Все мы люди
A change (to the Constitution) ... an addition (to the Constitut…
What is the supreme law of the land?... К…
the Constitution... Конституция
What does the Constitution do?... Значени…
Sets up the government/ ... defines the government ... protects bas…
29 terms
American government #1
What is the idea of federalism?
Which branch of government makes the l…
Which branch of government enforces th…
What is an example of freedom of assem…
The powers are divided between the federal government and the…
Legislature
State Court
You could attend a town meeting if you wanted to without bein…
What is the idea of federalism?
The powers are divided between the federal government and the…
Which branch of government makes the l…
Legislature
32 terms
American Government Chapter 1
Bicameral legislature
Checks and balances
Citizenship
Classical liberalism
A legislature divided into two chambers: an upper house and a…
When one branch of government influences the actions of other…
The idea that one belongs to a political community.
Liberalism of the 17th century, based on the writings of John…
Bicameral legislature
A legislature divided into two chambers: an upper house and a…
Checks and balances
When one branch of government influences the actions of other…
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…
20 terms
American Government Chapter 1
Nation State
Constitutional Government
Constitutional law
Developing Nation
A country in which the territory of both the nation and the s…
A government in which a constitution has authority to place c…
Law that invovles the interpretation and application of US co…
A nation only beginning to develop industrially.
Nation State
A country in which the territory of both the nation and the s…
Constitutional Government
A government in which a constitution has authority to place c…
American Government Chapter 1
Ancient
Colonist
Combination
Community
Many years ago; belonging to early history
Person that settles in a new country
A grouping of people, things, or ideas that are joined togeth…
The people living together in an area; a group of people who…
Ancient
Many years ago; belonging to early history
Colonist
Person that settles in a new country
52 terms
AMERICAN GOVERNMENT: CH 1 FOUNDATIONS OF GOVERNMENT
FUNCTION OF GOVERNMENT: PROVIDE PUBLIC…
FUNCTION OF GOVERNMENT: MAINTAIN ORDER
FUNCTION OF GOVERNMENT: PROVIDE LEADER…
FUNCTION OF GOVERNMENT: MAINTAIN NATIO…
CREATE SCHOOLS, BUILD SEWER SYSTEMS, PAVE ROADS, PROVIDE SERV…
GOVERNMENT TRIES TO CONTROL AND CONTAIN CONFLICT BETWEEN PEOP…
GOVERNMENT OFFICIALS SET PRIORITIES AND MAKE ALL SORTS OF DEC…
PROTECT PEOPLE AGAINST ATTACK BY ANOTHER COUNTRY OR BY TERROR…
FUNCTION OF GOVERNMENT: PROVIDE PUBLIC…
CREATE SCHOOLS, BUILD SEWER SYSTEMS, PAVE ROADS, PROVIDE SERV…
FUNCTION OF GOVERNMENT: MAINTAIN ORDER
GOVERNMENT TRIES TO CONTROL AND CONTAIN CONFLICT BETWEEN PEOP…
13 terms
unit 1 american government
Limited Government
Rule by Law
Equal Protection Clause
Conflict Resolutin
Government is restricted with reference to government to gove…
The principle that all people and institutions are subject to…
Prohibits states from denying any person equal protection of…
A way for two or more parties to find a peaceful solution to…
Limited Government
Government is restricted with reference to government to gove…
Rule by Law
The principle that all people and institutions are subject to…
38 terms
AMERICAN GOVERNMENT CH 1 VOCAB FOUNDATONS OF GOVERNMENT
THEORY
PHILOSOPHER
ASSEMBLY
INSTITUTION
SPECULATION BASED ON STUDY
ONE WHO ENGAGES IN THE PURSUIT OF WISDOM
A GATHERING
ESTABLISHMENT, PRACTICE, OR SOCIAL ORGANIZATION
THEORY
SPECULATION BASED ON STUDY
PHILOSOPHER
ONE WHO ENGAGES IN THE PURSUIT OF WISDOM
25 terms
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
30 terms
American Government: Chapter 1 - Terms
Politics
Government
Authority
state
how a society determines, without using violence, who gets po…
an organization established to exercise authority over a grou…
power that citizens view as legitimate, or "right"
people organized in a particular area who form a government t…
Politics
how a society determines, without using violence, who gets po…
Government
an organization established to exercise authority over a grou…
25 terms
American Government 1.1
What is government?
Quote by John Locke #1
Public Goods
Thomas Hobbes
The formal institution that shape how decisions are made, the…
"STATE OF PERFECT FREEDOM to order their actions, and dispose…
Goods that are used by all in a society, and once given canno…
"And the life of man, solitary, poor, nasty, brutish, and sho…
What is government?
The formal institution that shape how decisions are made, the…
Quote by John Locke #1
"STATE OF PERFECT FREEDOM to order their actions, and dispose…
15 terms
American Government Week 1 Terms
Government
Citizen
Authority
Power
ruling authority for a community of citizens which provides s…
a person's membership into a political community share common…
right to use power
the ability of one to get another to act in accordance with o…
Government
ruling authority for a community of citizens which provides s…
Citizen
a person's membership into a political community share common…
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