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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.
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…
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
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"
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…
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
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…
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…
32 terms
Chapter 1 Vocabulary American Government
Government
Public policy
legislative power
executive power
Institution through which a society makes and enforces its pu…
What the government decides to do
The power to make a law and to frame public policies
Those powers that can be exercised by the National Government…
Government
Institution through which a society makes and enforces its pu…
Public policy
What the government decides to do
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
11 terms
Chapter 1 Roots of American Government
Government
Constitution
Democracy
Republic
the control or organization of a country and its people
a written set of laws, the rules of a government
government of a country by its people
a government by which power is held by representatives electe…
Government
the control or organization of a country and its people
Constitution
a written set of laws, the rules of a government
23 terms
Macgruders 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.
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 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…
30 terms
Chapter 1 Beginnings of American Government
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
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
11 terms
Painless American Government - Chapter 1
Autocracy
Oligarcy
Direct democracy
Representative democracy
A government that is controlled by a single individual
A government controlled by a small group of powerful people
Each person has an equal and direct say in the government
A system of government in which the people elect certain indi…
Autocracy
A government that is controlled by a single individual
Oligarcy
A government controlled by a small group of powerful people
16 terms
American Government Chapter 1 2b
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
MaGruder's 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: taxation, def…
Power to make laws and to frame public policies
the power to execute, enforce, and administer laws
government
the institution through which a society makes and enforces it…
public policies
all of those things a government decides to do: taxation, def…
42 terms
American Government and Politics Today Chapter 1
politics
institution
government
order
The struggle over power or influence within organizations or…
an ongoing organization that performs certain functions for s…
the institution in which decisions are made that resolve conf…
a state of peace and security. Maintaining order by protectin…
politics
The struggle over power or influence within organizations or…
institution
an ongoing organization that performs certain functions for s…
57 terms
American Government Chapter 1
Government
Public policies
Three types of government powers
Legislative power
The institution through which a society makes and enforces pu…
All of those things a government decides to do
-Legislative power... -Executive power... -Judicial power
The power to make law and to frame public policies
Government
The institution through which a society makes and enforces pu…
Public policies
All of those things a government decides to do
39 terms
American Government Chapter 1
Democracy
Initiative
Referendum
Recall
Government by the people, both directly or indirectly, with f…
A procedure whereby a certain number of voters may, by petiti…
A procedure for submitting to popular vote measures passed by…
A procedure for submitting to popular vote the removal of off…
Democracy
Government by the people, both directly or indirectly, with f…
Initiative
A procedure whereby a certain number of voters may, by petiti…
43 terms
American Government and Politics Today Chapter 1
politics
institution
government
order
The struggle over power or influence within organizations or…
an ongoing organization that performs certain functions for s…
the preeminent institution in which decisions are made that r…
a state of peace and security. Maintaining order by protectin…
politics
The struggle over power or influence within organizations or…
institution
an ongoing organization that performs certain functions for s…
29 terms
A Beka American Government Chapter 1
righteousness
character
work
glorifying God
exalts a nation
the reason for America's greatness is the righteous _________…
is a gift from God - according to the Puritan (or Protestant)…
Work is a means of __________________ ___________ - according…
righteousness
exalts a nation
character
the reason for America's greatness is the righteous _________…
14 terms
BJU 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…
38 terms
Magruders American Government Chapter 1
Government
Public Policies
3 Powers of government
Constitution
The Institution through which a society makes and enforces it…
thing(s) a government decides to do.
legislative, executive, and judicial
body of fundamental laws setting out the principles, structur…
Government
The Institution through which a society makes and enforces it…
Public Policies
thing(s) a government decides to do.
24 terms
Chapter 1 American Government
American Dream
Conservative
Democracy
Direct Democracy
The widespread belief that the United States is a land of opp…
One who favors limited government intervention, particularly…
A system of government in which power is vested in the people…
A system of government in which members of the polity meet to…
American Dream
The widespread belief that the United States is a land of opp…
Conservative
One who favors limited government intervention, particularly…
11 terms
Chapter 1 - Roots of American Government
government
constitution
democracy
republic
the control of a country and its people
a written set of laws; "Supreme Law of the Land"
government "by its people"
government in which power is held by representatives elected…
government
the control of a country and its people
constitution
a written set of laws; "Supreme Law of the Land"
48 terms
Magruder's 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. Coven's matte…
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. Coven's matte…
36 terms
Chapter 1 American Government
Government
Autocracy
Oligarchy
Democracy
the institutions and procedures through which a land and its…
1 person rules
small group of land owners, military officers, or wealthy mer…
system of rule where citizens have a significant role
Government
the institutions and procedures through which a land and its…
Autocracy
1 person rules
American government chapter 1
Institution
The United States has
Social conflict
Who quoted "who gets what, when and ho…
An ongoing organization that perform certain functions for so…
Democracy
Disagreement among people in a society over what the society…
Harold Lasswell
Institution
An ongoing organization that perform certain functions for so…
The United States has
Democracy
26 terms
Chapter 1 - Study of American Government
Alexander Hamilton
Aristotle
authority
bureaucracy
Individual who worried the new government he helped to create…
Philosopher who defined democracy as rule of the many
The right to exercise political power.
Structures of authority organized around expertise and specia…
Alexander Hamilton
Individual who worried the new government he helped to create…
Aristotle
Philosopher who defined democracy as rule of the many
17 terms
American Government (Chapter 1)
Politics
Politics are the activity by which iss…
What are the components of politics?
Power
The study of behavior of individuals within a community
-Negotiation... -Force... -Argument... -Discussion... -Persuasion
-Power... -Authority... -Legitimacy
-The ability of one person to get another person to act accor…
Politics
The study of behavior of individuals within a community
Politics are the activity by which iss…
-Negotiation... -Force... -Argument... -Discussion... -Persuasion
13 terms
Chapter 1: Study of American Government
Democracy
Direct Democracy
Dictatorship
Representative Democracy/Republic
The rule of many.
A government in which all or most citizens participate direct…
Power of the government is held by one person.
A government in which leaders make decisions by winning a com…
Democracy
The rule of many.
Direct Democracy
A government in which all or most citizens participate direct…
25 terms
American Government Chapter 1 Review
Government
Public Policy
What is needed to be a state or nation
Sovereignty
An institution with the power to make and enforce rules for a…
plans and decisions that a government makes in a particular a…
1)Territory... 2) Population... 3) Government... 4) Sovereignty
the ability to rule yourself
Government
An institution with the power to make and enforce rules for a…
Public Policy
plans and decisions that a government makes in a particular a…
American Government Chapter 1
U.S. Economy
Characteristic of capitalism
Constitution
King or Queen rule
Mixed market
Freedom of choice
A plan that provides for the rules government
Monarchy
U.S. Economy
Mixed market
Characteristic of capitalism
Freedom of choice
41 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
43 terms
American Government Chapter 1, American Government- Chapter 2
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.
25 terms
Magruder's 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: taxation, def…
Power to make laws and to frame public policies
the power to execute, enforce, and administer laws
Government
the institution through which a society makes and enforces it…
Public Policies
all of those things a government decides to do: taxation, def…
19 terms
American Government - Chapter 1
Separation of Powers
Three branches of Govt.
Factions
Checks and Balances
Divides the Govt into three branches, Legislative, Judicial a…
Executive, Judicial, Legislative
Groups of like-minded people
Gives each branch power over the other two
Separation of Powers
Divides the Govt into three branches, Legislative, Judicial a…
Three branches of Govt.
Executive, Judicial, Legislative
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…
37 terms
American Government Chapter 1
state
nation
nation state
consensus
a political community that occupies a definite territory and…
a group of people who share the same race, language, customs,…
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
a group of people who share the same race, language, customs,…
18 terms
Chapter 1: Beginnings of American Government
Community
Government
Colonist
What are two reasons colonists formed…
The people living together in an area; a group of people who…
A combination of laws and customs that people live by
A person who lives in a new land but keeps ties with the home…
1) Taxed Unfairly... 2) No Representation
Community
The people living together in an area; a group of people who…
Government
A combination of laws and customs that people live by
18 terms
American Government Chapter 1 Section 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…
power to make laws and frame public policy--makes laws
power to execute, enforce, and administer laws--enforce laws
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…
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