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AP Government and Politics - Chapter 2
Natural
Separation of powers
Checks and balances
Divided government
God's or nature's law that defines right from wrong and is hi…
Constitutional division of powers among the legislative, exec…
Constitutional grant of powers that enables each of the three…
Governance divided between the parties, especially when one h…
Natural
God's or nature's law that defines right from wrong and is hi…
Separation of powers
Constitutional division of powers among the legislative, exec…
25 terms
AP Government and Politics Chapter 2
unalienable
Articles of Confederation
Constitutional Convention
Shays's Rebellion
a human right based on nature or God
a weak constitution that governed America during the Revoluti…
meeting in Philadelphia in 1787 that produced a new constitut…
a 1787 rebellion in which ex-Revolutionary War soldiers attem…
unalienable
a human right based on nature or God
Articles of Confederation
a weak constitution that governed America during the Revoluti…
15 terms
AP Government & Politics: Chapter 2
Natural Law
Separation of Powers
Checks and Balances
Divided Government
God's or nature's law that defines right from wrong and is hi…
Constitutional division of powers among the legislative, exec…
Constitutional grant of powers that enables each of the three…
Governance divided between the parties, as when one holds the…
Natural Law
God's or nature's law that defines right from wrong and is hi…
Separation of Powers
Constitutional division of powers among the legislative, exec…
31 terms
AP GOVERNMENT AND POLITICS: CHAPTER 2
Amendment
Autocracy
Bicameral Legislature
Bill of Attainder
A change of addition to a legal or statutory document.
A type of government in which one person with unlimited power…
A legislature consisting of two-houses.
An act of legislature finding a person guilty of treason or f…
Amendment
A change of addition to a legal or statutory document.
Autocracy
A type of government in which one person with unlimited power…
23 terms
AP Government & Politics Chapter 2
constitution
Declaration of Independence
natural rights
consent of the governed
A nation's basic law. It creates political institutions, assi…
The document approved by representatives of the American colo…
Rights inherent in human beings, not dependent on governments…
The idea that government derives its authority by sanction of…
constitution
A nation's basic law. It creates political institutions, assi…
Declaration of Independence
The document approved by representatives of the American colo…
26 terms
AP Government and Politics Chapter 2
Mercantilism
Stamp Act Congress
Committees of Correspondence
First Continental Congress
An economic theory designed to increase a nation's wealth thr…
Meeting of representatives of 9 of the 13 colonies held in Ne…
Organizations in each of the American colonies created to kee…
Meeting held in Philadelphia from September 5th to October 26…
Mercantilism
An economic theory designed to increase a nation's wealth thr…
Stamp Act Congress
Meeting of representatives of 9 of the 13 colonies held in Ne…
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AP US Government and Politics Chapter 2 Vocabulary
Mercantilism
Stamp Act Congress
Committees of Correspondence
First Continental Congress
An economic theory designed to increase a nation's wealth thr…
Meeting of representatives of nine of the thirteen colonies h…
Organizations in each of the American colonies created to kee…
Meeting held in Philadelphia from September 5 to October 26,…
Mercantilism
An economic theory designed to increase a nation's wealth thr…
Stamp Act Congress
Meeting of representatives of nine of the thirteen colonies h…
33 terms
AP Government and Politics Chapter 2 Vocabulary
Unalienable (natural rights)
Declaration of Independence
Articles of Confederation
Constitutional Convention
a human right based on the nature of God, which cannot be tak…
the document approved approved by representatives of the Amer…
a weak constitution that governed America during the Revoluti…
a meeting in Philadelphia in 1787 that produced a new constit…
Unalienable (natural rights)
a human right based on the nature of God, which cannot be tak…
Declaration of Independence
the document approved approved by representatives of the Amer…
31 terms
AP Government and Politics chapter 2
constitution
Declaration of Independence
natural rights
consent of the governed
a nations basic law; creates political institutions, assigns/…
the document approved by representatives of colonies in 1776…
rights inherent in human beings, not dependent on governments…
the idea that government derives its authority by sanction of…
constitution
a nations basic law; creates political institutions, assigns/…
Declaration of Independence
the document approved by representatives of colonies in 1776…
23 terms
AP Government and Politics Chapter 2
Constitution
Declaration of independence
Natural rights
Consent of the governed
A nation's basic law. It creates political institutions, assi…
The document approved by representatives of the American colo…
Rights inherent in human beings, not dependent on government,…
The idea that government derives its authority by sanction of…
Constitution
A nation's basic law. It creates political institutions, assi…
Declaration of independence
The document approved by representatives of the American colo…
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AP Government and Politics Chapter 2 Vocab
Constitution
Declaration of Independence
Natural Rights
Consent of the Governed
A nation's basic law. It creates political institutions, assi…
The document approved by representatives of the American colo…
Rights inherent in human beings, no dependent on governments,…
The idea that government derives its authority by sanction of…
Constitution
A nation's basic law. It creates political institutions, assi…
Declaration of Independence
The document approved by representatives of the American colo…
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AP US Government and Politics: Chapter 2- The Constitution
Anti-Federalist
Bicameral Legislature
Checks and Balances
Confederation
An individual who opposed the ratification of the new Constit…
A legislature made up of two chambers, or parts. The U.S. Con…
A major principle of the American system of government whereb…
A political system in which states or regional governments re…
Anti-Federalist
An individual who opposed the ratification of the new Constit…
Bicameral Legislature
A legislature made up of two chambers, or parts. The U.S. Con…
93 terms
AP Government & Politics Chapter 2
Mercantilism
Stamp Act Congress
Committees of Correspondence
First Continental Congress
An economic theory designed to increase a nation's wealth thr…
Meeting of the representatives of 9/13 of the colonies held i…
Organizations in each of the American colonies created to kee…
Meeting held in Philadelphia from September 5 to October 26,1…
Mercantilism
An economic theory designed to increase a nation's wealth thr…
Stamp Act Congress
Meeting of the representatives of 9/13 of the colonies held i…
32 terms
AP Government & Politics Chapter 2
Amendment
Antifederalists
Articles of Confederation
Bill of Attainder
A new provision in the Constitution that has been ratified by…
Those who favor a weaker national government
A weak constitution that governed America during the Revoluti…
A law that declares a person, without a trial, to be guilty o…
Amendment
A new provision in the Constitution that has been ratified by…
Antifederalists
Those who favor a weaker national government
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AP Government and Politics Chapter 2
The constitution regulates what?
Mayflower Compact
What was the first English colony in t…
The First Continental Congress
The relationship between the government and its citizens.
Signed in 1620. Drawn up by the settlers when they arrived in…
Jamestown, Virginia founded in 1607.
Held at Carpenters' Hall on September 5, 1774. Passed a resol…
The constitution regulates what?
The relationship between the government and its citizens.
Mayflower Compact
Signed in 1620. Drawn up by the settlers when they arrived in…
25 terms
AP Government and Politics Chapter 2 Vocab
Mercantilism
Stamp Act Congress
Committees of Correspondence
First Continental Congress
An economic theory designed to increase a nation's wealth thr…
Meeting of representatives of none of the thirteen colonies h…
Organizations in each of the American colonies created to kee…
Meeting held in Philadelphia from September 5 to October 26,…
Mercantilism
An economic theory designed to increase a nation's wealth thr…
Stamp Act Congress
Meeting of representatives of none of the thirteen colonies h…
23 terms
AP Government and Politics Chapter 2
Constitution
Declaration of Independence
Consent of the Governed
Natural Rights
A nation's basic law. Creates political institutions, assigns…
The document approved by representatives of the American colo…
The idea that government derives its authority by sanction of…
Rights inherent in human beings, not dependent on government,…
Constitution
A nation's basic law. Creates political institutions, assigns…
Declaration of Independence
The document approved by representatives of the American colo…
17 terms
AP U.S. Government and Politics Chapter 2
representative assembly
natural rights
social contract
unicameral legislature
a legislature composed of individuals who represent the popul…
rights held to be inherent in natural law, not dependent on g…
a voluntary agreement among individuals to secure their right…
a legislature with only one legislative chamber
representative assembly
a legislature composed of individuals who represent the popul…
natural rights
rights held to be inherent in natural law, not dependent on g…
23 terms
AP US Government and Politics Chapter 2
constitution
Declaration of Independence
natural rights
consent of the governed
A nation's basic law. It creates political institutions, assi…
The document approved by representatives of the American colo…
Rights inherent in human beings, not dependent on governments…
The idea that government derives its authority by sanction of…
constitution
A nation's basic law. It creates political institutions, assi…
Declaration of Independence
The document approved by representatives of the American colo…
31 terms
AP Government and Politics chapter 2
constitution
Declaration of Independence
natural rights
consent of the governed
a nations basic law; creates political institutions, assigns/…
the document approved by representatives of colonies in 1776…
rights inherent in human beings, not dependent on governments…
the idea that government derives its authority by sanction of…
constitution
a nations basic law; creates political institutions, assigns/…
Declaration of Independence
the document approved by representatives of colonies in 1776…
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AP government and politics chapter 2
Articles of confederation
Great Compromise
3/5 compromise
Bicameralism
America's first written Constitution. Adopted by the continen…
An agreement reached at the Constitutional Convention of 1787…
An agreement reached at the CC of 1787 stipulating that for p…
The division of a legislative assembly into two chambers, or…
Articles of confederation
America's first written Constitution. Adopted by the continen…
Great Compromise
An agreement reached at the Constitutional Convention of 1787…
20 terms
Chapter 2: AP Government & Politics
Constitution
Declaration of Independence
Natural Rights
Consent of the governed
A nations basic law. It creates political institutions, assig…
The document approved by representatives of the American colo…
Rights inherent in human beings, not dependent on governments…
The idea that government derives its authority by sanction of…
Constitution
A nations basic law. It creates political institutions, assig…
Declaration of Independence
The document approved by representatives of the American colo…
23 terms
AP Government & Politics - Chapter 2
constitution
Declaration of Independence
natural rights
consent of the governed
A nation's basic law. It creates political institutions, assi…
The document approved by representatives of the American colo…
Rights inherent in human beings, not dependent on governments…
The idea that government derives it authority by sanction of…
constitution
A nation's basic law. It creates political institutions, assi…
Declaration of Independence
The document approved by representatives of the American colo…
30 terms
AP Government and Politics chapter 2
constitution
Declaration of Independence
natural rights
consent of the governed
a nations basic law; creates political institutions, assigns/…
the document approved by representatives of colonies in 1776…
rights inherent in human beings, not dependent on governments…
the idea that government derives its authority by sanction of…
constitution
a nations basic law; creates political institutions, assigns/…
Declaration of Independence
the document approved by representatives of colonies in 1776…
25 terms
AP Government and Politics - Chapter 2
Unalienable
Articles of Confederation
Constitutional Convention
Shay's Rebellion
A human right based on nature or God
A weak constitution that governed America during the Revoluti…
A meeting in Philadelphia in 1787 that produced a new constit…
A 1787 rebellion in which ex-Revolutionary War soldiers attem…
Unalienable
A human right based on nature or God
Articles of Confederation
A weak constitution that governed America during the Revoluti…
23 terms
AP Government Politics Chapter 2
Constitution
Declaration of Independence
Natural Rights
Consent of the governed
A nation's basic law. It creates political institutions, assi…
The document approved by representatives of the American colo…
Rights inherent in human beings, not dependent on governments…
The idea that government derives its authority by sanction of…
Constitution
A nation's basic law. It creates political institutions, assi…
Declaration of Independence
The document approved by representatives of the American colo…
39 terms
AP Government & Politics: Chapter 2
Define:Constitution
Define: Declaration of Independence
Define: Natural rights
Define: Consent of the goverened
Nation's basic law; It creates political institutions, assign…
...
...
...
Define:Constitution
Nation's basic law; It creates political institutions, assign…
Define: Declaration of Independence
...
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AP Government & Politics: Chapter 2
Constitution
Natural Rights
Consent of the Governed
Limited Government
a nation's basic law
rights inherent to human beings, not dependent on government
people must agree on who their rulers will be
clear restrictions on what rulers can do
Constitution
a nation's basic law
Natural Rights
rights inherent to human beings, not dependent on government
33 terms
AP Government and Politics chapter 2
constitution
Declaration of Independence
natural rights
consent of the governed
a nations basic law; creates political institutions, assigns/…
the document approved by representatives of colonies in 1776…
rights inherent in human beings, not dependent on governments…
the idea that government derives its authority by sanction of…
constitution
a nations basic law; creates political institutions, assigns/…
Declaration of Independence
the document approved by representatives of colonies in 1776…
47 terms
AP US Government and Politics: Chapter 2- The Constitution
Anti-Federalist
Bicameral Legislature
Checks and Balances
Confederation
An individual who opposed the ratification of the new Constit…
A legislature made up of two chambers, or parts. The U.S. Con…
A major principle of the American system of government whereb…
A political system in which states or regional governments re…
Anti-Federalist
An individual who opposed the ratification of the new Constit…
Bicameral Legislature
A legislature made up of two chambers, or parts. The U.S. Con…
18 terms
AP Government and Politics Chapter 2
Republic
Judicial Review
Federalism
Enumerated powers
Elected representitives make decisions for the people
Courts declare laws made my congress as unconstitutional (che…
Combination of national and local governments
National government powers alone, specifically mentioned in c…
Republic
Elected representitives make decisions for the people
Judicial Review
Courts declare laws made my congress as unconstitutional (che…
32 terms
AP Government and Politics chapter 2
constitution
Declaration of Independence
natural rights
consent of the governed
a nations basic law; creates political institutions, assigns/…
the document approved by representatives of colonies in 1776…
rights inherent in human beings, not dependent on governments…
the idea that government derives its authority by sanction of…
constitution
a nations basic law; creates political institutions, assigns/…
Declaration of Independence
the document approved by representatives of colonies in 1776…
21 terms
AP Government and Politics Chapter 2
Unalienable
Articles of Confederation
Constitutional Convention
Shay's Rebellion
Rights based on nature and not the whims of people
Went into effect in 1781, created a league of friendships
A meeting to revise the articles turned into making new const…
Protests from 1786 to 1787 over local and state enforcement o…
Unalienable
Rights based on nature and not the whims of people
Articles of Confederation
Went into effect in 1781, created a league of friendships
27 terms
AP Government and Politics Chapter 2
Anti-Federalists
Articles of Confederation
Bill of Rights
Checks and Balances
Opponents of the American Constitution at the time when the s…
The first constitution of the United States, adopted by Congr…
The first 10 amendments to the U.S. Constitution, drafted in…
Features of the Constitution that limit government's power by…
Anti-Federalists
Opponents of the American Constitution at the time when the s…
Articles of Confederation
The first constitution of the United States, adopted by Congr…
24 terms
AP Government/Politics: Chapter 2 Vocabulary
immigrants
naturalization
asylum
refugees
citizens or subjects of one country who move to another count…
the legal process of acquiring citizenship for someone who ha…
protection or sanctuary, especially from political persecution
individuals who flee an area or a country because of persecut…
immigrants
citizens or subjects of one country who move to another count…
naturalization
the legal process of acquiring citizenship for someone who ha…
18 terms
AP Government and Politics Chapter 2 vocabulary
Natural Law
Separation of power
Checks and Balances
Electoral College
God's or nature's law that defines right from wrong and is hi…
Constitutional division of powers among the legislative, exec…
A constitutional grant of powers that enables each of the thr…
The electoral system used in electing the president and VP, i…
Natural Law
God's or nature's law that defines right from wrong and is hi…
Separation of power
Constitutional division of powers among the legislative, exec…
25 terms
AP Government and Politics Chapter 2 Vocab
Constitution
Declaration of Independence
Natural Rights
Consent of the Governed
A nation's basic law. It creates political institutions, assi…
The document approved by representatives of the American colo…
Rights inherent in human beings, no dependent on governments,…
The idea that government derives its authority by sanction of…
Constitution
A nation's basic law. It creates political institutions, assi…
Declaration of Independence
The document approved by representatives of the American colo…
34 terms
AP Government/Politics Chapter 2 Vocabulary
Amendment
Anti-Federalism
Articles of Confederation
Bicameral Legislature
An article added to the US Constitution.
Movement that favored strong state governments and a weak nat…
The compact among the thirteen original colonies that created…
A lawmaking body made up of two chambers or parts.
Amendment
An article added to the US Constitution.
Anti-Federalism
Movement that favored strong state governments and a weak nat…
12 terms
AP Government and Politics Chapter 2 Vocabulary
Amendment
Bill of attainder
Checks and Balances
Concurrent powers
A new provision in the Constitution that has been ratified by…
A law that declares a person, without trial, to be guilty of…
The power of the legislative, executive, and judicial branche…
Powers shared by the national and state governments.
Amendment
A new provision in the Constitution that has been ratified by…
Bill of attainder
A law that declares a person, without trial, to be guilty of…
19 terms
AP Government and Politics: Chapter 2 Terms
Unicameral Legislature
Confederation
Articles of Confederation
Shay's Rebellion
A legislature with only one legislative chamber, as opposed t…
A political system in which states or regional governments re…
The first form of government, laying out the rules and regula…
Shows the weakness of the Articles of Confederation, the cent…
Unicameral Legislature
A legislature with only one legislative chamber, as opposed t…
Confederation
A political system in which states or regional governments re…
14 terms
AP Government and Politics Vocabulary Chapter 2
Natural Law
Seperation of Powers
Checks and Balances
Divided Government
God's or nature's law that defines right from wrong and is hi…
Constitutional division of powers among the Legislative, Exec…
Constitutional grant of powers that enables each of the three…
Governance divided between the parties, especially when one h…
Natural Law
God's or nature's law that defines right from wrong and is hi…
Seperation of Powers
Constitutional division of powers among the Legislative, Exec…
25 terms
AP US Government & Politics Chapter 2
Mercantilism
Stamp Act Congress
Committees of Correspondence
Second Continental Congress
An economic theory designed to increase a nation's wealth thr…
Meeting of representatives of nine of the thirteen colonies h…
Meeting held in Philadelphia from Sept. 5 to Oct. 26, 1774, i…
Meeting held in Philadelphia on May 10, 1775, at which it was…
Mercantilism
An economic theory designed to increase a nation's wealth thr…
Stamp Act Congress
Meeting of representatives of nine of the thirteen colonies h…
14 terms
AP Government and Politics Chapter 2 Terms
Natural Law
Seperation of Powers
Checks and Balances
Divided Government
God's or nature's law that defines rogjt frim wrong and is hi…
Constitutional division of powers among the legislative execu…
Constitutional grant of powers that enables each of the three…
Governance divided between the parties, especially when one h…
Natural Law
God's or nature's law that defines rogjt frim wrong and is hi…
Seperation of Powers
Constitutional division of powers among the legislative execu…
26 terms
AP Government and Politics: Chapter 2 Vocabulary
mercantilism
Stamp Act Congress
Committees of Correspondence
First Continental Congress
An economic theory designed to increase a nation's wealth thr…
Meeting of representatives of nine of the thirteen colonies h…
Organizations in each of the American colonies created to kee…
Meeting held in Philadelphia from September 5 to October 26,…
mercantilism
An economic theory designed to increase a nation's wealth thr…
Stamp Act Congress
Meeting of representatives of nine of the thirteen colonies h…
13 terms
AP Government and Politics Chapter 2 Vocab
Articles of Confederation and Perpetua…
Great Compromise
Three-Fifths Compromise
bicameralism
America's first written constitution. Adopted by the Continen…
An agreement reached at the Constitutional Convention of 1787…
An agreement reached at the Constitutional Convention of 1787…
the division of a legislative assembly into two chambers, or…
Articles of Confederation and Perpetua…
America's first written constitution. Adopted by the Continen…
Great Compromise
An agreement reached at the Constitutional Convention of 1787…
36 terms
AP Comparative Government and Politics: Chapter 2
Federal System
Confederal System
Unitary System
Gini Coefficient
- mix of national, state, and local governments... - national tr…
- other extreme in terms of centralization ... - confederacy is…
- system of highest degree of centralization - central,, fede…
- the measure of statistical dispersion intended to represent…
Federal System
- mix of national, state, and local governments... - national tr…
Confederal System
- other extreme in terms of centralization ... - confederacy is…
28 terms
Chapter 2: The Constitution - AP Government and Politics
Anti-Federalists
Article I
the "necessary and proper" clause (Art…
Article II
the opponents of the Constitution during the period of ratifi…
the article of the Constitution that defines the legislative…
gives Congress the power to make all laws necessary and prope…
the article of the Constitution that defines the executive br…
Anti-Federalists
the opponents of the Constitution during the period of ratifi…
Article I
the article of the Constitution that defines the legislative…
50 terms
AP US Government and Politics Chapter 2 Vocabulary
Mercantilism
Stamp Act Congress
Committees of Correspondence
First Continental Congress
An economic theory designed to increase a nation's wealth thr…
Meeting of representatives of nine of the thirteen colonies h…
Organizations in each of the American colonies created to kee…
Meeting held in Philadelphia from September 5 to October 26,…
Mercantilism
An economic theory designed to increase a nation's wealth thr…
Stamp Act Congress
Meeting of representatives of nine of the thirteen colonies h…
22 terms
AP Government and Politics Chapter 2: Vocab
Asylum
Communitarians
Conservatives
Core American Values
Protection or sanctuary, especially from political persecution
Those who favor a strong, substantive government role in the…
People who generally favor limited government and are cautiou…
Freedom, Equality and Democracy
Asylum
Protection or sanctuary, especially from political persecution
Communitarians
Those who favor a strong, substantive government role in the…
26 terms
Chapter 2 Ap Us Government and Politics
Anti-Federalitis
Articles of Confederation
Bill of Rights
Checks and Balances
refers to a movement that opposed the creation of a stronger…
1st Constitution of the U.S. 1781-1788 (weaknesses-no executi…
First 10 amendments
A system that allows each branch of government to limit the p…
Anti-Federalitis
refers to a movement that opposed the creation of a stronger…
Articles of Confederation
1st Constitution of the U.S. 1781-1788 (weaknesses-no executi…
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