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2 - Origins of American Government
Limited Government
Representative Government
Magna Carta (1215)
English Bill of Rights (1689)
Government should not be all powerful
A government that serves the will of the people
Gave British noblemen certain rights. Rights: Trial by jury.…
Increased British rights and expanded them to more people. Ri…
Limited Government
Government should not be all powerful
Representative Government
A government that serves the will of the people
35 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…
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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…
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American Government : The Constitution
principle
articles
popular sovereignty
limited government
a basic truth, law, or ideal of behavior
a numbered section of a document such as the constitution
a basic principles of american government in which the people…
the principle that government has only those powers given to…
principle
a basic truth, law, or ideal of behavior
articles
a numbered section of a document such as the constitution
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American Government Chapter 13
chief of state pg. 364
chief executive pg. 364
chief administrator pg. 365
chief diplomat pg. 365
the ceremonial head of the government of the United States
vested by the Constitution with "the executive Power" of the…
the director of the huge executive branch of the Federal Gove…
the main architect of American foreign policy and the nation'…
chief of state pg. 364
the ceremonial head of the government of the United States
chief executive pg. 364
vested by the Constitution with "the executive Power" of the…
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American Government Chapter 6
"I have pledged loyalty to only one sp…
"Save in the defense of my native Stat…
"[I]n America the legislature of each…
"[S]uch a power is not expressly given…
Ronald Reagan
Robert E. Lee
Alexis de Tocqueville
James Madison
"I have pledged loyalty to only one sp…
Ronald Reagan
"Save in the defense of my native Stat…
Robert E. Lee
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Ch 3 American Government
Preamble
Articles
Constitutionalism
Rule of Law
a preliminary or preparatory statement; an introduction to th…
different sections of the Constitution, there are 7.
is the principle that the Government as an institution must o…
holds that officers and people within the government are alwa…
Preamble
a preliminary or preparatory statement; an introduction to th…
Articles
different sections of the Constitution, there are 7.
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Magruders American Government Chapter 8
Public affairs
Public opinion
Mass media
Peer group
Politics, public issues, and the making of public policies -t…
The attitudes held by a significant number of people on matte…
Means of communication that reach large, widely dispersed aud…
Made up of people whom one regularly associates, including fr…
Public affairs
Politics, public issues, and the making of public policies -t…
Public opinion
The attitudes held by a significant number of people on matte…
20 terms
Ch 10 American Government
Apportioned
Prorogue
Gerrymander
Reapportion
Constitution requires that seats of the house are divided amo…
power of the President to adjourn a session on when the two h…
legislative district drawn to the advantage of the political…
Constitution directs Congress to redistribute the seats of th…
Apportioned
Constitution requires that seats of the house are divided amo…
Prorogue
power of the President to adjourn a session on when the two h…
20 terms
Foundations of American Government
Unitary government
Federal government
Confederal government
Autocracy
Government system in which all power is held by a single, cen…
Government system in which power is divided and shared with l…
Government system in which the members are an alliance who re…
Government system in which a single individual holds all powe…
Unitary government
Government system in which all power is held by a single, cen…
Federal government
Government system in which power is divided and shared with l…
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American Government
Democracy
Demos
Kratos
Direct Democracy
Government by the people
people
strength/power
Citizens act as their own representatives... Ex. Ancient Athens…
Democracy
Government by the people
Demos
people
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American Government
Articles of Confederation
Shays' Rebellion
Northwest Ordinance
The Virginia Plan
First plan of government of the United States of America.
When angry poor farmers took over courthouses in Massachusetts.
The plan for new territories to become states.
A plan for government where there are judicial, executive, an…
Articles of Confederation
First plan of government of the United States of America.
Shays' Rebellion
When angry poor farmers took over courthouses in Massachusetts.
76 terms
American Government Topic 4
delegates
trustees
partisans
politicos
members of Congress who cast votes based on the wishes of the…
lawmakers who vote based on their conscience and judgment, no…
lawmakers who owe their first allegiance to their political p…
lawmakers who attempt to balance the basic elements of the tr…
delegates
members of Congress who cast votes based on the wishes of the…
trustees
lawmakers who vote based on their conscience and judgment, no…
19 terms
Magruders American Government Chapter 7
nomination
General Election
Caucus
Direct Primary
The naming of those who will seek office - narrows the field…
Regularly scheduled elections at which voters make the final…
A group of like minded people who meet to select the candidat…
Intra- party election. It is held within a party to pick that…
nomination
The naming of those who will seek office - narrows the field…
General Election
Regularly scheduled elections at which voters make the final…
36 terms
American Government
Absolute Monarchy
Anarchy
Authoritarian
Autocracy
a monarchical form of government in which the monarch has abs…
a state of disorder due to absence or nonrecognition of autho…
favoring or enforcing strict obedience to authority, especial…
a system of government by one person with absolute power.
Absolute Monarchy
a monarchical form of government in which the monarch has abs…
Anarchy
a state of disorder due to absence or nonrecognition of autho…
30 terms
American Government
Popular Sovereignty
Limited Government
Separation of Powers
Checks and Balances
A belief that ultimate power resides in the people.
A principle of constitutional government; a government whose…
Constitutional division of powers among the legislative, exec…
A system that allows each branch of government to limit the p…
Popular Sovereignty
A belief that ultimate power resides in the people.
Limited Government
A principle of constitutional government; a government whose…
22 terms
Ch 11 American Government
Eminent Domain
Indirect tax
Legal tender
Necessary and Proper Clause
inherent power to take private property for public use, 5th a…
Paid by one person then passed on to another.
Money that a creditor must by law accept in payment for debt
Constitutional basis of the Implied powers
Eminent Domain
inherent power to take private property for public use, 5th a…
Indirect tax
Paid by one person then passed on to another.
13 terms
American Government
Anarchy
Aristocracy
Authoritarian
Communist
Where there is no government
Is a government that places the power in the hands of a small…
Enforcing strict obedience to authority in the government for…
A person who supports or believes in the principles of commun…
Anarchy
Where there is no government
Aristocracy
Is a government that places the power in the hands of a small…
34 terms
American Government Constitution
Amendment 1
Amendment 2
Amendment 3
Amendment 4
Guarantees the freedom of religion, speech, press, assembly a…
Guarantees the right to bear arms.
No lodging of troops in private homes. Prohibits the quarteri…
No illegal search and seizure. Prohibits unreasonable searche…
Amendment 1
Guarantees the freedom of religion, speech, press, assembly a…
Amendment 2
Guarantees the right to bear arms.
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…
30 terms
American Government (Topic 2)
Limited Government
Representative Government
Magna Carta
Due Process
basic principle of the American system of government which st…
system of government in which public policies are made by off…
Great Charter forced upon King John of England by his barons…
concept that holds that the government must act fairly and in…
Limited Government
basic principle of the American system of government which st…
Representative Government
system of government in which public policies are made by off…
12 terms
Chapter 2 American Government
limited government
representative government
separation of powers
revenue
a system in which the power of the government is limited, not…
a system of government in which people elect delegates to mak…
the division of power among legislative, executive, and judic…
the money a government collects from taxes or other sources
limited government
a system in which the power of the government is limited, not…
representative government
a system of government in which people elect delegates to mak…
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…
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AMERICAN GOVERNMENT (SYSTEM OF GOVERNMENT)
*Congress... *Legislative... *President... *Exe…
*Checks and balances... *Separation of po…
The President
*Congress... *Senate and House of Represe…
Name "one" branch or part of the government.
What stops "one" branch of government from becoming too power…
Who is in charge of the executive branch?
Who makes federal laws?
*Congress... *Legislative... *President... *Exe…
Name "one" branch or part of the government.
*Checks and balances... *Separation of po…
What stops "one" branch of government from becoming too power…
34 terms
Principles of American Government and the Constitution
Popular Sovereignty
Rule of Law
Separation of Powers
Judicial Review
A belief that ultimate power resides in the people.
The principle that every member of a society, even a ruler, m…
The distribution of power and authority among the legislative…
The power of the courts to determine the constitutionality of…
Popular Sovereignty
A belief that ultimate power resides in the people.
Rule of Law
The principle that every member of a society, even a ruler, m…
25 terms
Government: Origins of American Government
Representative Government
Magna Carta
Limited Government
Charles de Montesquieu
idea that people should have a say, through representative of…
English document dating to 1215 that limited the power of the…
belief that government should be subject to strict limits on…
French philosopher who argued in favor of the separation of p…
Representative Government
idea that people should have a say, through representative of…
Magna Carta
English document dating to 1215 that limited the power of the…
39 terms
Foundations of American Government
State
Nation
Nation-State
Consensus
A political community that occupies a definite territory and…
A group of people united by bonds of race, language, custom,…
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 united by bonds of race, language, custom,…
75 terms
American Government Final Review
New Jersey Plan
supreme law of the land
Federalists
Anti-Federalists
unicameral Congress of the Confederation, all states equally…
everyone including government officials are subject to the ru…
Wanted strong central government
Wanted strong State governments
New Jersey Plan
unicameral Congress of the Confederation, all states equally…
supreme law of the land
everyone including government officials are subject to the ru…
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 Chapter 18
Bail
Bill of Attainder
Capital Punishment
Civil Liberties
Money deposited to guarantee a court appearance; allows the a…
A bill permitting punishment without trial (Ch. 18)
The death penalty (Ch. 18)
Protection from arbitrary government intrusion upon individua…
Bail
Money deposited to guarantee a court appearance; allows the a…
Bill of Attainder
A bill permitting punishment without trial (Ch. 18)
28 terms
American Government - Unit #2
Articles of Confederation
Shays's Rebellion
Constitutional Convention
The Constitution
The nation's 1st plan of government.
Armed rebellion against taxes. Proved the Articles of Confede…
Held in Philadelphia, PA for the purpose of creating a strong…
Our nation's written plan of government. Outlines the powers…
Articles of Confederation
The nation's 1st plan of government.
Shays's Rebellion
Armed rebellion against taxes. Proved the Articles of Confede…
17 terms
Influences on American Government
Hobbes
Social Contract
Natural Rights
Locke
Lived from 1588-1679. Author of The Leviathan. Believed an ag…
An agreement between the people and their government in which…
The idea that all people are born equal with certain God-give…
Lived from 1632 to 1704. Author of Two Treatises of Governmen…
Hobbes
Lived from 1588-1679. Author of The Leviathan. Believed an ag…
Social Contract
An agreement between the people and their government in which…
21 terms
American Government Chapter 6
Express Powers
Necessary and Proper Clause
implied powers
bill of attainder
Powers the Constitution specifically grants to one of the bra…
Clause of the Constitution (Article I, Section 8, Clause 3) s…
Powers derived from the enumerated powers and the necessary a…
a law declaring an act illegal without a judicial trial
Express Powers
Powers the Constitution specifically grants to one of the bra…
Necessary and Proper Clause
Clause of the Constitution (Article I, Section 8, Clause 3) s…
9 terms
American Government
political parties
part competition
party platform
conditional party government
organized groups with public followings that seek to elect of…
a process in which conflict over society's goals is transform…
a set of objects outlining the party's issue positions and pr…
lawmakers from the same party will cooperate to develop polic…
political parties
organized groups with public followings that seek to elect of…
part competition
a process in which conflict over society's goals is transform…
45 terms
American Government
Federalism
Federal Government
State Government
Checks & Balances
Unit 3: What system gives national, state, and local governme…
Unit 3: Which level of government has jurisdiction over natio…
Unit 3: Which level of government has jurisdiction over local…
Unit 3: What system divides power between the President, Cong…
Federalism
Unit 3: What system gives national, state, and local governme…
Federal Government
Unit 3: Which level of government has jurisdiction over natio…
11 terms
American government
George Washington
John Adams
Thomas Jefferson
James Madison
action hero of the 18th century... 1st president
dealt with xyz affair, signed the alien and sedition act.... 2nd…
made Louisiana purchase, embargo act... 3rd president
father of the constitution, war of 1812 defined his presidenc…
George Washington
action hero of the 18th century... 1st president
John Adams
dealt with xyz affair, signed the alien and sedition act.... 2nd…
20 terms
Ch 12 American Government
filibuster
Committee Charimen
joint resolution
resolution
Stalling tactic attempt to talk a bill to death used in Senat…
head of a standing committee
similar to bills and have the force of law. Used to deal with…
deal matters concerning either House alone used for adoption…
filibuster
Stalling tactic attempt to talk a bill to death used in Senat…
Committee Charimen
head of a standing committee
86 terms
American Government
Political Party
nomination
Political System
critical election
A group of individuals with broad common interests who organi…
the process by which political parties select their candidate…
A set of interrelated institutions that links people with gov…
An election that produces a sharp change in the existing patt…
Political Party
A group of individuals with broad common interests who organi…
nomination
the process by which political parties select their candidate…
American Government
Separation of powers
Legislative Branch
Executive Branch
Judicial Branch
Maktfordelingsprinsippet
Lovgivende makt
Utøvende makt
Dømmende makt
Separation of powers
Maktfordelingsprinsippet
Legislative Branch
Lovgivende makt
18 terms
American Government
executive
legislative
judicial
chamber
utøvende
lovgivende
dømmende
kammer
executive
utøvende
legislative
lovgivende
15 terms
American Government
legislative branch
executive branch
judicial branch
constitution
lovgivende forsamling
utøvende makt
dømmende makt
grunnlov
legislative branch
lovgivende forsamling
executive branch
utøvende makt
14 terms
American Government
overvinne
utøvende
lovgivende
dømmende
defeat
executive
legislative
judicial
overvinne
defeat
utøvende
executive
American government
4
5
6
8
Protection from illegal searches and seizures
Self incrimination
Criminal procedures have attorney
High fines and unusual punishment
4
Protection from illegal searches and seizures
5
Self incrimination
40 terms
American Government
pledge allegiance
shape
constitution
liberty
love truskap
forme
grunnlov
fridom
pledge allegiance
love truskap
shape
forme
16 terms
American Government
Selective Incorporation
Supreme court applied to the states th…
1st amendment issues were the 1st
Gitlow v State of NY
extending protections of the Bill of Rights to the state gove…
passing the 14th amendment
heard
SOTUS June 8, 1925... 14th amendment had extended the reach of c…
Selective Incorporation
extending protections of the Bill of Rights to the state gove…
Supreme court applied to the states th…
passing the 14th amendment
31 terms
American government
federation
foreign affairs
constitution
to interpret
forbund
utenrikssaker
grunnlov
å tolke
federation
forbund
foreign affairs
utenrikssaker
36 terms
American Government
pledge allegiance
legislative branch
Declaration of Independence
constitution
love troskap
lovgivende forsamling
Uavhengighetserklæring
grunnlov
pledge allegiance
love troskap
legislative branch
lovgivende forsamling
16 terms
American Government
Mayflower Compact
Articles of Confederation
Confederacy
Land Ordinance of 1785
forerunner of the written constitution
were ratified within a year by eleven of the state
the control government is subordinate to state government and…
provided the surveying of western lands in the Northwest terr…
Mayflower Compact
forerunner of the written constitution
Articles of Confederation
were ratified within a year by eleven of the state
5 terms
American Government
Legislative
Executive
Judiciary
Constitution
The law makers
The law enforcers
Decides if the law follows the constitution or not
A plan of Government
Legislative
The law makers
Executive
The law enforcers
16 terms
American Government
forme
grunnlov
frihet
jakt
shape
constitution
liberty
pursuit
forme
shape
grunnlov
constitution
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