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15 terms
We The People
government
republic
represent
democracy
the system made up of rules or laws that we follow and the pe…
A form of government in which citizens choose their leaders b…
A system of government in which citizens elect representative…
A political system in which every citizen has the right to ta…
government
the system made up of rules or laws that we follow and the pe…
republic
A form of government in which citizens choose their leaders b…
We The People Unit 2
Articles of Confederation
Confederation
Northwest Ordinance of 1787
Shays' Rebellion
The first constitution of the United States
A group of states or nations that unite for a common purpose.
An important law passed by Congress under the Articles of Con…
In November 1786, over 1,000 angry farmers shut down the cour…
Articles of Confederation
The first constitution of the United States
Confederation
A group of states or nations that unite for a common purpose.
16 terms
we the people
Anasazi
Equal opportunity
Democracy
Political process
A group of people that lived in North America long ago
U.s. government guarantees this to all citizens regardless of…
A political system in which ordinary people have a strong say…
Legal actions citizens can take to affect government
Anasazi
A group of people that lived in North America long ago
Equal opportunity
U.s. government guarantees this to all citizens regardless of…
26 terms
We the People
value
flee
persecution
consist
the importance or usefulness of something
to leave somewhere very quickly, in order to escape from danger
cruel or unfair treatment over a period of time, especially b…
to be formed from two or more things or people
value
the importance or usefulness of something
flee
to leave somewhere very quickly, in order to escape from danger
80 terms
We The People
Founders
Government
Indentured servants
Self-sufficient
the political leaders of the colonies.
the people and institutions with authority to make and enforc…
men and women who sold their labor in exchange for the cost o…
being able to provide for your own needs.
Founders
the political leaders of the colonies.
Government
the people and institutions with authority to make and enforc…
We The People
address
amendment
appeal
assemble
to speak to
a change in the words or meaning of a law or document
a process in which a decision is studied and accepted or reje…
to meet together in one place
address
to speak to
amendment
a change in the words or meaning of a law or document
Unit 3 - We the People
Legislative Branch
Executive Branch
Judicial Branch
Ratify
The branch of government that makes the laws.
The branch of the United States government that is responsibl…
The branch of government, including the federal court system,…
approve and express assent, responsibility, or obligation
Legislative Branch
The branch of government that makes the laws.
Executive Branch
The branch of the United States government that is responsibl…
We the people
It explains who created the Constituti…
To protect the RIGHTS and WELFARE of t…
The division of powers among the diffe…
It means that no one branch is given s…
What does the Preamble to the Constitution explain?
Why did the framers organize our government with the system o…
What is separation of powers?
What does balancing the powers of government mean?
It explains who created the Constituti…
What does the Preamble to the Constitution explain?
To protect the RIGHTS and WELFARE of t…
Why did the framers organize our government with the system o…
13 terms
Unit 1 We The People
Checks and Balances
Civic Virtue
common good
Consent of the governed
A system that allows each branch of government to limit the p…
the democratic ideas, practices, and values that are at the h…
social conditions that allow for all citizens of the earth, i…
an agreement made by the people to establish a government and…
Checks and Balances
A system that allows each branch of government to limit the p…
Civic Virtue
the democratic ideas, practices, and values that are at the h…
25 terms
We the People Bill of Rights
1st Amendment
2nd Amendment
3rd Amendment
4th Amendment
Freedom of religion (establishment & free exercise clauses),…
Right to bear Arms. ... regulated militia is necessary to the se…
Restricts quartering of troops in private homes.
No "unreasonable" searches and seizures without a warrant or…
1st Amendment
Freedom of religion (establishment & free exercise clauses),…
2nd Amendment
Right to bear Arms. ... regulated militia is necessary to the se…
We the People
battles
Constitution
equality
freedom
fights between armies or air forces
the written set of rules by which the United States is governed
having the same value or rights
being able to make your own choices
battles
fights between armies or air forces
Constitution
the written set of rules by which the United States is governed
we the people
Civic virtue
Classical republicanism
Common good
Consent of the governed
The dedication of citizens to the common welfare of their com…
The ideals and practices of ancient Greek or Roman city-state…
The good of the community as a whole, as contrasted with priv…
Agreement by citizens to obey the laws and the government the…
Civic virtue
The dedication of citizens to the common welfare of their com…
Classical republicanism
The ideals and practices of ancient Greek or Roman city-state…
We the People
ADDRESS
AMENDMENT
APPEAL
ASSEMBLE
to speak to a person or group
a change in the words or meaning of a law or document (such a…
a legal proceeding by which a case is brought before a higher…
to meet together in one place
ADDRESS
to speak to a person or group
AMENDMENT
a change in the words or meaning of a law or document (such a…
We The People
Militia
Tyrannical
Extremist
Galvanize
An army of ordinary citizens
Characteristic of a tyrant or tyranny despotic and oppressive
One who advocates or resorts to measures beyond the norm
To arouse to awareness or action
Militia
An army of ordinary citizens
Tyrannical
Characteristic of a tyrant or tyranny despotic and oppressive
14 terms
we the people
anisazi
equal opportunity
democracy
political process
a group of people that lived in north americia
u s governt guarantees this to all citizen
a political system
legal actions citizens can take
anisazi
a group of people that lived in north americia
equal opportunity
u s governt guarantees this to all citizen
We the people
Constitution
Constitutional government
Democracy
Forms of government
A plan of government that sets forth the structures an powers…
A form of government in which a written, unwritten, or partly…
A form of government in which all citizens exersize politicia…
Aristoles idea of three forms of government of the number of…
Constitution
A plan of government that sets forth the structures an powers…
Constitutional government
A form of government in which a written, unwritten, or partly…
10 terms
We the People
voluntary immigration
involuntary immigration
Spanish Explorer
Spanish Explorer
The people who came from Ellis Island
slaves
De Soto
Ponce de Leor
voluntary immigration
The people who came from Ellis Island
involuntary immigration
slaves
We The People Unit 3
ordain
separation of powers
branches
United States Supreme Court
Give official approval
The division of powers among the different branches of govern…
The three parts of the government; executive, legislative, an…
The highest court in the judicial branch
ordain
Give official approval
separation of powers
The division of powers among the different branches of govern…
We The People
In Order to form a more perfect Union
establish Justice
insure domestic Tranquility
provide for the common defence
To create a better government/country
make sure there is fair laws
make sure there's a peace in the country
protect people in the country
In Order to form a more perfect Union
To create a better government/country
establish Justice
make sure there is fair laws
10 terms
We The People
Preamble-
Civil Rights-
Bill of Rights-
Federalists-
A preliminary or preparatory statement; an introduction.
Is an enforceable right or privilege, which if interfered wit…
Is the collective name for the first ten amendments to the Un…
The first American political party, from the early 1790s to 1…
Preamble-
A preliminary or preparatory statement; an introduction.
Civil Rights-
Is an enforceable right or privilege, which if interfered wit…
We the People - Unit 1
constitution
constitutional government
democracy
republic
a legal framework for government
always includes a written constitution
literally defined as "rule of the people;" democracy is a for…
a country that has a government in which power is held by the…
constitution
a legal framework for government
constitutional government
always includes a written constitution
8 terms
We the People
Common Law
English Bill of Rights
Feudaism
Magna Carta
...
This law gave certain rights to Parliament that further limit…
~Was based on control of land... ~Had Royalties, Nobilities, and…
The Magna Carta is a document that limits the King's ability…
Common Law
...
English Bill of Rights
This law gave certain rights to Parliament that further limit…
15 terms
We the People
Alien Acts
Sedition Act
XYZ Affair
Whiskey Rebellion
increased the amount of time required for a foreigner to beco…
made it illegal to speak or write anything criticizing the Pr…
attempt to negotiate with France in 1797; resulted in France…
western Pennsylvanian farmers' reaction to a tax they felt un…
Alien Acts
increased the amount of time required for a foreigner to beco…
Sedition Act
made it illegal to speak or write anything criticizing the Pr…
21 terms
We the People
assembly
expression
petition
press
A gathering of a number of persons
To make known your thoughts or feelings
A formal written request
Newspapers, magazines and other media
assembly
A gathering of a number of persons
expression
To make known your thoughts or feelings
20 terms
We, the people
Charisma
Denounce
Diplomacy
Eradicate
Magnetic personality, charm
To condemn, to blame
The conduct of international elations like treaties, agreements
To eliminate, to get rid of
Charisma
Magnetic personality, charm
Denounce
To condemn, to blame
276 terms
We The People
Campaign Finance Poll (2014)
Joe Biden
Rand Paul
Louis Fisher
85% of Americans support significant Campaign Finance Reform
"I believe that public financing of federal election campaign…
Filibustered:... May 20, 2015 against Patriot Act for 10.5 hours…
"power to go to war was not left to solitary action by a sing…
Campaign Finance Poll (2014)
85% of Americans support significant Campaign Finance Reform
Joe Biden
"I believe that public financing of federal election campaign…
9 terms
we the people
The founders believed that natural rig…
an agreement to create a government an…
living with no rules or laws is known as
citizens who put the common welfare ab…
Life, liberty, and property
social contract
state of nature
civic virtue; goodness
The founders believed that natural rig…
Life, liberty, and property
an agreement to create a government an…
social contract
36 terms
We The People
Articles of Confederation
Constitutionalism
Majority Rule
Shays' Rebellion
The first Constitutional document of the US • A "perpetual un…
The idea that a government should follow a set of rules, or a…
The idea that in a voting group, the group with more votes wi…
An armed protest and attempt to overthrow the government unde…
Articles of Confederation
The first Constitutional document of the US • A "perpetual un…
Constitutionalism
The idea that a government should follow a set of rules, or a…
11 terms
we the people
Equal opportunity
Anzi
Democracy
patriotism
.s. government guarantees this to all citizens, regardless of…
a group that lived in north America long ago
a political system in which ordiary people have a strong say…
love one"s own country.
Equal opportunity
.s. government guarantees this to all citizens, regardless of…
Anzi
a group that lived in north America long ago
30 terms
We the People
Civics
Citizen
Roman Citizen
Government
The study of what it means to be an American citizen.
A member of our nation
A small group of wealthy people who owned property.
The authority, or power, that rules on behalf of a group of p…
Civics
The study of what it means to be an American citizen.
Citizen
A member of our nation
10 terms
We the People
Civil Rights
Consent
Human Nature
Law of Nature
Fundamental rights belonging to every citizen
An agreement or acquiescence
Traits of personality and character that all humans share. Fo…
According to the natural rights philosophy, the law of nature…
Civil Rights
Fundamental rights belonging to every citizen
Consent
An agreement or acquiescence
We the People
consent
consent of governed
liberty
life
agree
the people agree to obey the laws the government makes
the right to be free
the right to live life without being killed
consent
agree
consent of governed
the people agree to obey the laws the government makes
10 terms
We The People...
democracy
demographic
epidemic
population
(n) - a form of government in which people choose their leade…
(n) - the qualities such as age, gender, and income, of a spe…
(n) - an occurrence in which a disease (or something harmful…
(n) - the number of people that live in a place; a group of p…
democracy
(n) - a form of government in which people choose their leade…
demographic
(n) - the qualities such as age, gender, and income, of a spe…
11 terms
we the people
checks and balances
civic virtue
common good
consent of the governed
a part of government where each branch has some power over ot…
something you do for yourself through the government
benefits for everyone in society
...the government depends on us
checks and balances
a part of government where each branch has some power over ot…
civic virtue
something you do for yourself through the government
21 terms
We the People
cultures
patriotism
immigrant
population
different ways of life
love of ones country
person who comes to a country to make a new life
The total number of people who live in a place.
cultures
different ways of life
patriotism
love of ones country
63 terms
We The People
Bay of Pigs
Berlin Wall
Betty Friedan
Bobby Thompson
An unsuccessful invasion of Cuba in 1961, which was sponsored…
A wall separating East and West Berlin built by East Germany…
Wrote "The Feminine Mystique"... 1960s; wrote "The Feminine Myst…
New York Giant who hit the home run termed "The Shot Heard Ro…
Bay of Pigs
An unsuccessful invasion of Cuba in 1961, which was sponsored…
Berlin Wall
A wall separating East and West Berlin built by East Germany…
we the people
democracy
democratic
epidemic
demography
democracy
democratic
19 terms
We the People
Washington, D.C.
government
republic
represent
capital city of the United States, located in the District of…
the laws that are followed and the people that run the country
a type of government in which people elect leaders to represe…
the act of leaders making decisions for those who elected them
Washington, D.C.
capital city of the United States, located in the District of…
government
the laws that are followed and the people that run the country
We The People
Bicameralism
3/5ths Comprimise
Great Comprimise
New Jersey Plan
having a legislative assembly composed of 2 chambers or houses
Slaves count towards population bcs "3/5th"s of a human
House of Rep= pop.... Senate= equal
William Paterson... Equal state reps
Bicameralism
having a legislative assembly composed of 2 chambers or houses
3/5ths Comprimise
Slaves count towards population bcs "3/5th"s of a human
16 terms
We the people
austerity
ballot
bedrock
to champion
bezuiniging
stemming
basis, kern, essentie
steunen, voorstaan, propageren
austerity
bezuiniging
ballot
stemming
10 terms
We the People
democracy
demographic
epidemic
population
a form of government in which people choose leaders by voting
the qualities such as age, gender, and income, of a specific…
an occurrence in which a disease (or something harmful or unw…
the number of people who live in a place
democracy
a form of government in which people choose leaders by voting
demographic
the qualities such as age, gender, and income, of a specific…
55 terms
We The People
What is a republic?
What is federalism?
The Bill of Rights protects the ______…
What are the 6 goals of the Preamble.
A state run by the people with an elected president
The system of a government.
human rights
-to form a perfect union... -to establish justice... -ensure domest…
What is a republic?
A state run by the people with an elected president
What is federalism?
The system of a government.
20 terms
We the People
advice and consent
appellate jurisdiction
bill of attainder
electoral college
the right of the U.S. Senate, granted in Article II of the Co…
the legal authority of a court to hear appeals from a lower c…
an act of the legislature that inflicts punishment on an indi…
the group of presidential electors who cast the official vote…
advice and consent
the right of the U.S. Senate, granted in Article II of the Co…
appellate jurisdiction
the legal authority of a court to hear appeals from a lower c…
38 terms
We The People Unit 1
colony
subject
slaves
diverse
Place ruled by another country, not by their own people
Under the authority of the government
People who are forced to work without pay and who are not all…
Unlike one another
colony
Place ruled by another country, not by their own people
subject
Under the authority of the government
We The People, Unit 3
Balancing Powers
branches
checking powers
separation of powers
no one branch is given so much power that it can completely c…
the parts of government
Limiting power
the division of powers among the different branches of Govern…
Balancing Powers
no one branch is given so much power that it can completely c…
branches
the parts of government
We The People
Congress
The Senate and... The House of Representa…
At least once a year
The time, place, and method of electin…
In Article 1 Section 1, the power to make laws falls to...
In Article 1 Section 1, what two parts/houses/chambers does C…
In Article 1 Section 4, how many times must Congress meet?
In Article 1 Section 4, Congress can make changes to which of…
Congress
In Article 1 Section 1, the power to make laws falls to...
The Senate and... The House of Representa…
In Article 1 Section 1, what two parts/houses/chambers does C…
we the people
austerity
ballot
bedrock
to champion
bezuiniging
stemming
basis, kern, essentie
steunen, voorstaan, propageren
austerity
bezuiniging
ballot
stemming
8 terms
We The People
Common Law
English Bill of Rights
Feudalism
Magna Carta
The body of unwritten law developed in England from Judicial…
An act passed by Parliament in 1689 that limited the power of…
A system of social, economic, and political organizations in…
The king John of England in 1215 was forced to sign the Magna…
Common Law
The body of unwritten law developed in England from Judicial…
English Bill of Rights
An act passed by Parliament in 1689 that limited the power of…
10 terms
We The People
civilization
civilize
civility
civics
the achievement an advanced stage of social development
raise from a barbaric to a civilized state
formal or perfunctory politeness
the study of the duties and rights of citizenship
civilization
the achievement an advanced stage of social development
civilize
raise from a barbaric to a civilized state
5 terms
we the people
consent
natural rights
purpose of government
social contract
to agree on something
life, liberty, and property in a state of nature
to protect the rights of others
agreement among the people to set up a government.
consent
to agree on something
natural rights
life, liberty, and property in a state of nature
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