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22 terms
American Government / Smith
22nd Amendment
Veto
Line Item Veto
Cabinet
(1951) 2 terms or 10 years
The power to get rid of a bill
You can veto parts of a bill
Programs to help run the federal government
22nd Amendment
(1951) 2 terms or 10 years
Veto
The power to get rid of a bill
47 terms
Smith American Government Constitution Terms
Declaration of Independence
Articles of Confederation
Interstate
Intrastate
the document recording the proclamation of the second Contine…
1st Constitution of the U.S. 1781-1788 (weaknesses-no executi…
between many states
Within a state
Declaration of Independence
the document recording the proclamation of the second Contine…
Articles of Confederation
1st Constitution of the U.S. 1781-1788 (weaknesses-no executi…
40 terms
Smith American Government Constitution Terms
Declaration of Independence
Articles of Confederation
Interstate
Intrastate
the document recording the proclamation of the second Contine…
1st Constitution of the U.S. 1781-1788 (weaknesses-no executi…
between many states
Within a state
Declaration of Independence
the document recording the proclamation of the second Contine…
Articles of Confederation
1st Constitution of the U.S. 1781-1788 (weaknesses-no executi…
47 terms
Smith American Government Constitution Terms
Declaration of Independence
Articles of Confederation
Interstate
Intrastate
the document recording the proclamation of the second Contine…
1st Constitution of the U.S. 1781-1788 (weaknesses-no executi…
between many states
Within a state
Declaration of Independence
the document recording the proclamation of the second Contine…
Articles of Confederation
1st Constitution of the U.S. 1781-1788 (weaknesses-no executi…
33 terms
Smith 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
9 terms
Mr. Smith American Government Final
an example of a concurrent power
powers not granted to the federal gove…
committee meeting in secret
another name for an executive session
tax
reserved powers
...
markups
an example of a concurrent power
tax
powers not granted to the federal gove…
reserved powers
38 terms
American Government Smith Unit 3
Conservative
County Committee
Crossover Voting
Left Wing
government governs best when governs least, most regulation s…
made up of all Precinct Captains, supervise daily political l…
more in primaries, consider self one political party and vote…
groups who want more government action
Conservative
government governs best when governs least, most regulation s…
County Committee
made up of all Precinct Captains, supervise daily political l…
33 terms
Smith 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
27 terms
American Government Smith Unit 3
Conservative
County Committee
Crossover Voting
Left Wing
government governs best when governs least, most regulation s…
made up of all Precinct Captains, supervise daily political l…
more in primaries, consider self one political party and vote…
groups who want more government action
Conservative
government governs best when governs least, most regulation s…
County Committee
made up of all Precinct Captains, supervise daily political l…
44 terms
American Government / Smith / Political Labels
Ideology
Left Wing
Right Wing
Radical
A body of ideas or views of the world that reflect the social…
Individuals who want more government action
Individuals who want less government action
Someone who believes the problems of the country can only be…
Ideology
A body of ideas or views of the world that reflect the social…
Left Wing
Individuals who want more government action
44 terms
American Government / Smith / Political Labels
Ideology
Left Wing
Right Wing
Radical
A body of ideas or views of the world that reflect the social…
Individuals who want more government action
Individuals who want less government action
Someone who believes the problems of the country can only be…
Ideology
A body of ideas or views of the world that reflect the social…
Left Wing
Individuals who want more government action
47 terms
Smith American Government Constitution Terms
Declaration of Independence
Articles of Confederation
Interstate
Intrastate
the document recording the proclamation of the second Contine…
1st Constitution of the U.S. 1781-1788 (weaknesses-no executi…
between many states
Within a state
Declaration of Independence
the document recording the proclamation of the second Contine…
Articles of Confederation
1st Constitution of the U.S. 1781-1788 (weaknesses-no executi…
254 terms
Smith American Government Final Exam
False
District court, court of appeals, supr…
supreme court
simple majority
T/F: Constitution provides full details on how the Federal Ct…
The proper path for a typical case through the Federal courts…
The final authority for deciding on the constitutionality of…
As in many civil and criminal courts, the decision of the Sup…
False
T/F: Constitution provides full details on how the Federal Ct…
District court, court of appeals, supr…
The proper path for a typical case through the Federal courts…
39 terms
Smith American government Congress Part II
lobbying
Pigeonholing
Discharge petition
how many days must the bill at the com…
a push for favored treatment for their client
committee chairman set aside and forget about bill
Only in house, a petition to bring the pigeonholed bill back…
30 days
lobbying
a push for favored treatment for their client
Pigeonholing
committee chairman set aside and forget about bill
35 terms
American Government Smith House and Congress
Caucus
Census
Immunity
Majority
Formal commitee
Counting the population
Protection from the law
More than 50%
Caucus
Formal commitee
Census
Counting the population
29 terms
Smith American Government Congress Part II
lobbying
Pigeonholing
Discharge petition
executive sessions (markups)
a push for favored treatment for their client
committee chairman set aside and forget about bill
Only in house, a petition to bring the pigeonholed bill back…
closed door meeting after hearings take info and go through b…
lobbying
a push for favored treatment for their client
Pigeonholing
committee chairman set aside and forget about bill
35 terms
Mr. Smith - American Government - Congress Part 1
Bicameral
Caucus
Census
Gerrymandering
Two house legislature
A meeting of the members of a legislative body who are member…
An official count or survey of a population, typically record…
Redrawing district lines to give one party an advantage over…
Bicameral
Two house legislature
Caucus
A meeting of the members of a legislative body who are member…
229 terms
American Government Mr. Smith Quiz Bowl 2015
An example of a concurrent power, is t…
Powers not granted to the federal gove…
The expression executive sessions refe…
Another name for an executive session
Tax
Reserved powers
Committee meeting in secret to decide the fate of the bill
Markups
An example of a concurrent power, is t…
Tax
Powers not granted to the federal gove…
Reserved powers
232 terms
American Government Mr. Smith Quiz Bowl 2015
An example of a concurrent power, is t…
Powers not granted to the federal gove…
The expression executive sessions refe…
Another name for an executive session
Tax
Reserved powers
Committee meeting in secret to decide the fate of the bill
Markups
An example of a concurrent power, is t…
Tax
Powers not granted to the federal gove…
Reserved powers
25 terms
Executive Part 2 American Government Smith
Amnesty
Cabinet
Executive Agreement
Executive Order
Full pardon for a group
Departments created to help president run Executive Branch. T…
Deals with foreign policy. Quick agreements that skip the leg…
Directive issued by president that defines new policy or carr…
Amnesty
Full pardon for a group
Cabinet
Departments created to help president run Executive Branch. T…
36 terms
Smith American government Congress Part II
lobbying
Pigeonholing
Discharge petition
how many days must the bill at the com…
a push for favored treatment for their client
committee chairman set aside and forget about bill
Only in house, a petition to bring the pigeonholed bill back…
30 days
lobbying
a push for favored treatment for their client
Pigeonholing
committee chairman set aside and forget about bill
43 terms
Smith American government Congress Part II
Calendar
cloture (closure)
filibuster
Immunity
place a bill rests and tells when bill will be dealt with
petition to end filibuster
delaying tactic, talking to stall process of bill passing pro…
Exemption from normal legal duties, penalties, or liabilities…
Calendar
place a bill rests and tells when bill will be dealt with
cloture (closure)
petition to end filibuster
27 terms
Executive Part 2 American Government Smith
Amnesty
Cabinet
Executive Agreement
Executive Order
Full pardon for a group
Departments created to help president run Executive Branch. T…
Deals with foreign policy. Quick agreements that skip the leg…
Directive issued by president that defines new policy or carr…
Amnesty
Full pardon for a group
Cabinet
Departments created to help president run Executive Branch. T…
232 terms
American Government Mr. Smith Quiz Bowl 2015
An example of a concurrent power, is t…
Powers not granted to the federal gove…
The expression executive sessions refe…
Another name for an executive session
Tax
Reserved powers
Committee meeting in secret to decide the fate of the bill
Markups
An example of a concurrent power, is t…
Tax
Powers not granted to the federal gove…
Reserved powers
Government (Smith)
Unitary System
Confederation
Federal system
Autocracy
one central government
local governments
power shared between local and federal governments
Dictator (one person)
Unitary System
one central government
Confederation
local governments
14 terms
American Government chapter 2 sections 1 & 2 (Mr. Smith)
limited government
Representitive government
seperation of government
1215
the concept that the monarchs power was limited not absolute
a government in which people elect delegates to make the laws…
a division of power among the legislative, executive, and jud…
magna carta
limited government
the concept that the monarchs power was limited not absolute
Representitive government
a government in which people elect delegates to make the laws…
28 terms
NWMSU Introduction to American Government and Politics Section 2 Midterm - Daniel Smith
Purposes of elections
2 types of voting
Types of elections
Factors in low voter turnout
-- legitimize government... -- organize government... -- choose iss…
-- candidate selection... -- direct policy voting (at the state…
-- presidential (every four years)... -- congressional (midterm…
-- too busy... -- registration... -- voting hurdles... -- election fre…
Purposes of elections
-- legitimize government... -- organize government... -- choose iss…
2 types of voting
-- candidate selection... -- direct policy voting (at the state…
14 terms
American Government chapter 2 sections 1 & 2 (Mr. Smith)
limited government
Representitive government
seperation of government
1215
the concept that the monarchs power was limited not absolute
a government in which people elect delegates to make the laws…
a division of power among the legislative, executive, and jud…
magna carta
limited government
the concept that the monarchs power was limited not absolute
Representitive government
a government in which people elect delegates to make the laws…
18 terms
Magruder's American Government Ch. 10 Vocabulary Smith
Term
Session
Adjourn
Prorogue
two year period of time during congress meets
period of time when congress assembles and conducts business
suspend, as in a session of congress, until the next session
adjourn, as in a legislative session; the president can do it…
Term
two year period of time during congress meets
Session
period of time when congress assembles and conducts business
26 terms
American Government Complete Study Guide (Smith) (to be finished)
TERMS---------------------------------…
Mandate-
Forum-
Executive order-
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a formal order given by higher authority
a medium for discussion
a rule issued by the pres. that have the force of law
TERMS---------------------------------…
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Mandate-
a formal order given by higher authority
46 terms
Mr. Smith's nifty American government structural review
federalism
Federal powers
state powers
delegated powers
this system of power-sharing is commonly referred to as _____…
delegated powers
reserved powers
-maintain an army and navy... -declare war... -coin money... -regulate…
federalism
this system of power-sharing is commonly referred to as _____…
Federal powers
delegated powers
American Government Final with Brian Smith at GSW
Democracy
Representative Democracy
Direct democracy
majoritarian
Political system based on concept of political equality
citizens → representatives → political outcomes
citizens → political outcomes
takes one more than half (51/100)
Democracy
Political system based on concept of political equality
Representative Democracy
citizens → representatives → political outcomes
27 terms
NWMSU Introduction to American Government and Politics Section 2 Midterm - Daniel Smith
Purposes of elections
2 types of voting
Types of elections
Factors in low voter turnout
-- legitimize government... -- organize government... -- choose iss…
-- candidate selection... -- direct policy voting (at the state…
-- presidential (every four years)... -- congressional (midterm…
-- too busy... -- registration... -- voting hurdles... -- election fre…
Purposes of elections
-- legitimize government... -- organize government... -- choose iss…
2 types of voting
-- candidate selection... -- direct policy voting (at the state…
235 terms
American Govt Smith
Tax
Reserved
Retained, Residual
A committee meeting in secret to decid…
An example of a concurrent power is the power to...
Powers not granted to the federal government nor prohibited t…
Two other names for reserved powers
The expression executive session refers to...
Tax
An example of a concurrent power is the power to...
Reserved
Powers not granted to the federal government nor prohibited t…
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…
33 terms
Comparative Government Terms Smith
anarchy
bourgeoisie
bureaucracy
bureaucrat
Absence of government; state of disorder, lacking order or co…
in marxism, the property owners, capitalists, "haves"
a large and complex group of people and agencies whose purpos…
un-elected government official
anarchy
Absence of government; state of disorder, lacking order or co…
bourgeoisie
in marxism, the property owners, capitalists, "haves"
153 terms
American Govt 2305 Smith
A social contract theory of government…
Locke's "Second Treatise on Civil Gove…
Indirect democracy was based on
The coherent set or system of values a…
locke and hobbes
natural rights
representation
political culture
A social contract theory of government…
locke and hobbes
Locke's "Second Treatise on Civil Gove…
natural rights
83 terms
SMITH GOVERNMENT EXAM PART 2
preamble
articles of confederation
14th amendment
article 7
introduction to Constitution
first Constitution of 13 colonies
amendment guaranteeing equal protection under the law
part of Constitution establishing how it would be ratified
preamble
introduction to Constitution
articles of confederation
first Constitution of 13 colonies
8 terms
Rome Government- Ethan Smith
Patricians
Plebeians
Senate
Two Consults
Wealthy landowners who held all of the highest positions in t…
Mostly common farmers.
300 members that advised roman leaders.
Led Rome's executive branch. They commanded the army and dire…
Patricians
Wealthy landowners who held all of the highest positions in t…
Plebeians
Mostly common farmers.
254 terms
SMITH GOVERNMENT EXAM
preamble
articles of confederation
14th amendment
article 7
introduction to Constitution
first Constitution of 13 colonies
amendment guaranteeing equal protection under the law
part of Constitution establishing how it would be ratified
preamble
introduction to Constitution
articles of confederation
first Constitution of 13 colonies
45 terms
American Gov Smith (Constiution)
Declaration of Independence
Articles of Confederation
Interstate
Intrastate
All men are created equal, All men have rights, Governments a…
Gave government little power, states were sovereign, no power…
Between two or more states
Within the state
Declaration of Independence
All men are created equal, All men have rights, Governments a…
Articles of Confederation
Gave government little power, states were sovereign, no power…
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
235 terms
American Govt Smith
Tax
Reserved
Retained, Residual
A committee meeting in secret to decid…
An example of a concurrent power is the power to...
Powers not granted to the federal government nor prohibited t…
Two other names for reserved powers
The expression executive session refers to...
Tax
An example of a concurrent power is the power to...
Reserved
Powers not granted to the federal government nor prohibited t…
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…
134 terms
American Gov. Mr. Smith
Powers not granted to fed gov and not…
the expression executive cessions refe…
At the national convention the task re…
The main criteria mainly followers in…
reserved
committee meeting in secret to discuss a bill
selection of vice president
balancing the ticket
Powers not granted to fed gov and not…
reserved
the expression executive cessions refe…
committee meeting in secret to discuss a bill
12 terms
Smith American Govt
Chief of State
Chief of State
Chief Diplomat
Chief Diplomat
Perfoms ceremonial duties
stands as symbol of us
oversees relations w other countries
Establishes foreign policy
Chief of State
Perfoms ceremonial duties
Chief of State
stands as symbol of us
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
170 terms
American Govt Smith
Tax
Reserved
Retained, Residual
Markups
An example of a concurrent power is the power to...
Powers not granted to the federal government nor prohibited t…
Two other names for reserved powers
Another name for an execute session
Tax
An example of a concurrent power is the power to...
Reserved
Powers not granted to the federal government nor prohibited t…
212 terms
American Govt Smith
tax
Reserved
Retained, Residual
A committee meeting in secret to decid…
An example of a concurrent power is the power to...
Powers not granted to the federal government nor prohibited t…
Two other names for reserved powers
The expression executive session refers to...
tax
An example of a concurrent power is the power to...
Reserved
Powers not granted to the federal government nor prohibited t…
18 terms
Government Basics Vocabulary - SLZ Smith
Social contract
natural rights
Direct democracy
Indirect democracy
Persons agree to follow the laws in exchange for security
Privileges/rights we are born with
Everyone votes on the laws
Persons vote for representatives who then make the laws (repr…
Social contract
Persons agree to follow the laws in exchange for security
natural rights
Privileges/rights we are born with
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