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Political Party
One-Party System
Two-Party System
Multi Party System
is a group of people who come together to contest elections a…
is a type of state in which one political party has the right…
is a party system where two major political parties dominate…
is a system in which multiple political parties across the po…
Political Party
is a group of people who come together to contest elections a…
One-Party System
is a type of state in which one political party has the right…
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H American governments
Government
Public policies
State
Sovereign
The institution through which a society makes and enforces it…
All of those things a government decides to do.
A body of people , living in a defined territory, organized p…
It has supreme and absolute power within its own territory.
Government
The institution through which a society makes and enforces it…
Public policies
All of those things a government decides to do.
H American government Key Terms
Blanket primaries
Coalition
Closed primaries
Open primaries
voters may pick one candidate for each office without regard…
an alliance for combined action, especially a temporary allia…
only voters registered for the party which is holding the pri…
a primary election in which voters are not required to declar…
Blanket primaries
voters may pick one candidate for each office without regard…
Coalition
an alliance for combined action, especially a temporary allia…
29 terms
Famous People -American Government (H)
Father of our country
2nd President of the US
1st VP of the US
1st Secretary of State
George Washington
John Adams
John Adams
Thomas Jefferson
Father of our country
George Washington
2nd President of the US
John Adams
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H. American Government Mid-Term Review
patriarchal
Why was Jamestown settled?
Why was Plymouth settled?
limited government
rule by man
money
freedom
the restraints put on government
patriarchal
rule by man
Why was Jamestown settled?
money
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American Government + Economics H: Chapter 1 Test
1.1
government
public policies
legislative
1.1
the institution through which a society makes and enforces it…
all the things a government decides to do... ex: taxation, trans…
the power to make laws and to from public policies; Congress…
1.1
1.1
government
the institution through which a society makes and enforces it…
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…
15 terms
H American Government CH 1 vocab
Government
Public policies
State
Sovereign
Is the institution through which society makes and enforces i…
All of the things a government decides such as: taxation nati…
Can defined as a body of people living in a defined territory…
It has supreme and absolute power within its own territory.
Government
Is the institution through which society makes and enforces i…
Public policies
All of the things a government decides such as: taxation nati…
99 terms
Civics H: Ch. 2- The Origins of American Government
Ordered Government
Limited Government
representative government
ordered government... limited government…
basic concept of government where colonists created the 1st g…
basic concept of government where colonists continued the Bri…
basic concept of government that said the government should r…
3 basic concepts of government that the colonies practiced
Ordered Government
basic concept of government where colonists created the 1st g…
Limited Government
basic concept of government where colonists continued the Bri…
36 terms
American Government H: Chapter 2 Vocabulary
limited government
representative government
Magna Carta
Petition of Rights
basic principle of American government, which states that gov…
system of government in which public policies are made by off…
Great Charter forced upon King John of England by his barons…
document prepared by Parliament and signed by King Charles I…
limited government
basic principle of American government, which states that gov…
representative government
system of government in which public policies are made by off…
32 terms
American Government H; Vocab CH3&2
Amendment
popular sovereignty
Delegated powers
Veto
a written change made to the constitution
Government by the consent of the governed
Powers specifically given to the federal government
Presidential power to reject proposed laws
Amendment
a written change made to the constitution
popular sovereignty
Government by the consent of the governed
31 terms
H. American Government Ch. 4-6
Federalism
expressed powers
implied powers
reserved powers
The system of government where power is divided between state…
Powers specifically stated in the constitution
powers not specifically stated in the constitution
Powers granted to the states. 10th amendment explains this. S…
Federalism
The system of government where power is divided between state…
expressed powers
Powers specifically stated in the constitution
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H American Government and Economics Ch 3 vocab
Popular sovereignty
Limited government
Constitutionalism
Rule of law
People are the only source of governmental power
Holds that government is not all-powerful, that it may do onl…
Government must be conducted according to constitutional prin…
Government and it's officers are always subject to - never ab…
Popular sovereignty
People are the only source of governmental power
Limited government
Holds that government is not all-powerful, that it may do onl…
20 terms
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…
50 terms
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
20 terms
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…
44 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
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
19 terms
US 1 H: 9 Principles of American Government
What is Habeas Corpus
What does having a Constitutional gove…
What was shared because of the Federal…
Who does the national Government repre…
It protects you against false arrest
The system is based on a written document
Socereignty
All of the people
What is Habeas Corpus
It protects you against false arrest
What does having a Constitutional gove…
The system is based on a written document
289 terms
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…
90 terms
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…
91 terms
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
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…
25 terms
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…
22 terms
American Government Chapter One
government
public policy
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
the power to execute, enforce, and administer law
government
the institution through which a society makes and enforces it…
public policy
all of the many goals that a government pursues in all of the…
20 terms
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…
20 terms
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…
18 terms
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
19 terms
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
252 terms
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…
20 terms
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
19 terms
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…
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
American Government Chapter 2 Terms
Unicameral
Framers
Magna Carta
Federalists
Another name for a one house legislature.
The term used to describe the people who drafted the Constitu…
An agreement that allowed for trial by jury and due process o…
People who favored the ratification of the Constitution.
Unicameral
Another name for a one house legislature.
Framers
The term used to describe the people who drafted the Constitu…
13 terms
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.
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
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…
27 terms
American government chapter 13
Chief of state
Chief executive
chief administrator
chief diplomat
The President as an example for All Americans.
Decides how the laws of the US are to be enforced and choosin…
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
Decides how the laws of the US are to be enforced and choosin…
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
...
16 terms
American Government
symbol
bald eagle
freedom
Liberty Bell
an object or picture that represents something
a big, strong bird with a white head
the liberty to do and say what you want
a bell that is a symbol of freedom in the United States
symbol
an object or picture that represents something
bald eagle
a big, strong bird with a white head
24 terms
American Government
government
political
popularly elected rule
citizen
the system of people, laws, and officials that define and con…
The activities associated with the governance of a country or…
The people elect their representatives or leaders by majority…
a legally recognized subject or national of a state or common…
government
the system of people, laws, and officials that define and con…
political
The activities associated with the governance of a country or…
6 terms
American Government
constitution
citizen
federal
republic
a written plan for government
an official member of a city, state, or nation
a system in which the states share power with the central gov…
a government in which the citizens elect leaders to represent…
constitution
a written plan for government
citizen
an official member of a city, state, or nation
31 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…
85 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…
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…
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…
12 terms
American Government
symbol
bald eagle
freedom
Liberty Bell
an object or picture that represents something
a big, strong bird with a white head
the liberty to do and say what you want
a bell that is a symbol of freedom in the United States
symbol
an object or picture that represents something
bald eagle
a big, strong bird with a white head
25 terms
American Government & Citizenship: The Constitution
Constitutional Convention
Legislative branch
Executive branch
Judicial branch
Meeting in 1787 of the elected representatives of the thirtee…
Makes laws
Carries out the laws
Branch of government that decides if laws are carried out fai…
Constitutional Convention
Meeting in 1787 of the elected representatives of the thirtee…
Legislative branch
Makes laws
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
Magna Carta
Articles of Confederation
Ohio River
Northwest Ordinance of 1787
Required royalty to obey the same laws as the citizens
1st national government of the United States
Southern boundary of the Northwest Territory
law that set up a system for admitting new states
Magna Carta
Required royalty to obey the same laws as the citizens
Articles of Confederation
1st national government of the United States
24 terms
American Government
education agency
pardon crimes
trial courts
local government
The largest agency in every state government.
A governor has this power.
The lowest state courts.
Provides garbage collection and safe drinking water services.
education agency
The largest agency in every state government.
pardon crimes
A governor has this power.
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