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AP Government, Constitution+ Federalism
John Locke
Social Contract
Natural Rights
consent of the governed
1632-1704. English philosopher whose Treatises of Government…
A voluntary agreement among individuals to secure their right…
...... Life, Liberty, and Property
the idea that government derives its authority by the sanctio…
John Locke
1632-1704. English philosopher whose Treatises of Government…
Social Contract
A voluntary agreement among individuals to secure their right…
55 terms
AP Government, Constitution+ Federalism
John Locke
Social Contract
Natural Rights
consent of the governed
1632-1704. English philosopher whose Treatises of Government…
A voluntary agreement among individuals to secure their right…
...... Life, Liberty, and Property
the idea that government derives its authority by the sanctio…
John Locke
1632-1704. English philosopher whose Treatises of Government…
Social Contract
A voluntary agreement among individuals to secure their right…
25 terms
AP Government Constitution
amendment
Antifederalists
Articles of Confederation
bill of attainder
A change to the Constitution
Opponents of ratification of the Constitution and of a strong…
1st Constitution of the U.S. 1781-1788 (weaknesses-no executi…
A legislative act finding a person guilty of treason or felon…
amendment
A change to the Constitution
Antifederalists
Opponents of ratification of the Constitution and of a strong…
52 terms
AP Government, Constitution+ Federalism
John Locke
Social Contract
Natural Rights
consent of the governed
1632-1704. English philosopher whose Treatises of Government…
A voluntary agreement among individuals to secure their right…
...... Life, Liberty, and Property
the idea that government derives its authority by the sanctio…
John Locke
1632-1704. English philosopher whose Treatises of Government…
Social Contract
A voluntary agreement among individuals to secure their right…
30 terms
AP Government Constitution
Article I
Article II
Article III
Full Faith and Credit Clause
Article about Legislative Branch
Article about Executive Branch
Article about Judicial Branch
says that states shall recognize public acts, records, and ju…
Article I
Article about Legislative Branch
Article II
Article about Executive Branch
45 terms
AP Government Constitution
Article I
Article II
Article III
Article IV
Legislative Branch- Powers of Congress
Executive Branch- Powers of the President
Judicial Branch- Powers of the courts
relations betweeen states, full faith and credit clause, priv…
Article I
Legislative Branch- Powers of Congress
Article II
Executive Branch- Powers of the President
42 terms
AP Government: The Constitution
amendment
Anti-Federalists
Articles of Confederation
bill of attainder
A change to the Constitution
Opponents of ratification of the Constitution and of a strong…
1st Constitution of the U.S. 1781-1788 (weaknesses-no executi…
A legislative act finding a person guilty of treason or felon…
amendment
A change to the Constitution
Anti-Federalists
Opponents of ratification of the Constitution and of a strong…
56 terms
AP Government, Constitution+ Federalism
Social Contract
Natural Rights
direct democracy
Representative democracy
A voluntary agreement among individuals to secure their right…
...... Life, Liberty, and Property
A form of government in which citizens rule directly and not…
A system of government in which citizens elect representative…
Social Contract
A voluntary agreement among individuals to secure their right…
Natural Rights
...... Life, Liberty, and Property
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AP GOVERNMENT CHAPTER 2: THE CONSTITUTION
Goals of the Constitution
Federalism
Checks and Balances
Separation of Powers
"Establish Justice." ... "Insure domestic tranquility" ... "Provide…
Divides the power of the government between a strong national…
The division of government authority between the national and…
James Madison and many of the framers feared putting too much…
Goals of the Constitution
"Establish Justice." ... "Insure domestic tranquility" ... "Provide…
Federalism
Divides the power of the government between a strong national…
27 terms
AP Government Constitution-Calhoun
Democracy
Direct Democracy
Representative Democracy
Elite
a political system in which the people are said to rule, dire…
A government where all, or most, of its citizens participate…
a political system in which leaders and representatives acqui…
an identifiable group of persons who possess a disproportiona…
Democracy
a political system in which the people are said to rule, dire…
Direct Democracy
A government where all, or most, of its citizens participate…
22 terms
AP Government Chapter 2 The Constitution
Articles of Confederation
Constitution
Declaration of Independence
Natural Rights
The first Constitution of the United States, adopted by Congr…
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…
Articles of Confederation
The first Constitution of the United States, adopted by Congr…
Constitution
A nation's basic law. It creates political institutions, assi…
59 terms
AP Government Constitutional Underpinnings
Anti-Federalist
Articles of Confederation
Bill of Rights
consent of the governed
During the debate over the ratification of the US Constitutio…
1st Constitution of the U.S. 1781-1788 (weaknesses-no executi…
Although the Anti-Federalists failed to block the ratificatio…
Agreement by citizens to obey the laws and the government the…
Anti-Federalist
During the debate over the ratification of the US Constitutio…
Articles of Confederation
1st Constitution of the U.S. 1781-1788 (weaknesses-no executi…
55 terms
AP Government - Constitution Test
Article I, Section 1
Article I, Section 2
Article I, Section 3
Article I, Section 4
Bicameral Congress
Membership of the House
Membership of the Senate
Laws governing elections
Article I, Section 1
Bicameral Congress
Article I, Section 2
Membership of the House
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AP Government - Chapter 2 (Constitution)
constitution
Declaration of Independence
natural rights
consent of the governed
A nation's basic law. It creates political instituitions, ass…
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 instituitions, ass…
Declaration of Independence
The document approved by representatives of the American colo…
69 terms
AP Government Constitutional Underpinnings
Anti-Federalist
Articles of Confederation
authoritarian regimes
Bill of Rights
During the debate over the ratification of the US Constitutio…
1st Constitution of the U.S. 1781-1788 (weaknesses-no executi…
A government that concentrates political power in an authorit…
Although the Anti-Federalists failed to block the ratificatio…
Anti-Federalist
During the debate over the ratification of the US Constitutio…
Articles of Confederation
1st Constitution of the U.S. 1781-1788 (weaknesses-no executi…
55 terms
AP Government, Constitution+ Federalism borrowed
John Locke
Social Contract
Natural Rights
consent of the governed
1632-1704. English philosopher whose Treatises of Government…
A voluntary agreement among individuals to secure their right…
...... Life, Liberty, and Property
the idea that government derives its authority by the sanctio…
John Locke
1632-1704. English philosopher whose Treatises of Government…
Social Contract
A voluntary agreement among individuals to secure their right…
33 terms
AP Government: The Constitution (Ch.2)
3/5ths Compromise
Anti-Federalists
Articles of Confederation
Bills of Attainder
The "Three-fifths Compromise" allowed a state to count three…
The Antifederalists were a diverse coalition of people who op…
The Articles of Confederation were adopted by the Continental…
A bill of attainder (also known as an act of attainder or wri…
3/5ths Compromise
The "Three-fifths Compromise" allowed a state to count three…
Anti-Federalists
The Antifederalists were a diverse coalition of people who op…
AP Government Constitutional Underpinnings
Anti-Federalist
Articles of Confederation
authoritarian regimes
Bill of Rights
At the time of the Con, they argued that the Con was a class…
1st Constitution of the U.S. 1781-1788 (weaknesses-no executi…
A government that concentrates political power in an authorit…
Although the Anti-Federalists failed to block the ratificatio…
Anti-Federalist
At the time of the Con, they argued that the Con was a class…
Articles of Confederation
1st Constitution of the U.S. 1781-1788 (weaknesses-no executi…
AP Government (The living constitution)
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 enable each of the three…
Governance divided between the parties, especially when on ho…
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…
52 terms
AP Government and Politics: The Constitution
Congress
The Executive Branch
The Judiciary
25
Article I addresses ________.
Article II addresses ____________________.
Article III addresses _____________.
Members in the House of Representatives must be at least __ y…
Congress
Article I addresses ________.
The Executive Branch
Article II addresses ____________________.
AP Government - Unit 1 | The Constitution
Unalienable
Articles of Confederation
Constitutional Convention
Shay's Rebellion
A human right based on nature or God.
A weak constitution that governed America during Revolutionar…
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 Revolutionar…
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HCHS AP US Government- (The Constitution)
Delegated Powers
Reserved Powers
Enumerated or Expressed Powers
Concurrent Powers
only do what you have permission (creating an army-national g…
can do anything they want unless they are told not to (state'…
listed or written (national government)
joint (held by both-taxing, making laws-state government)
Delegated Powers
only do what you have permission (creating an army-national g…
Reserved Powers
can do anything they want unless they are told not to (state'…
44 terms
AP Government Constitution
Article 1
Article 2
Article 3
Article 4
Legislative Branch- Powers of Congress
Executive Branch- Powers of the President
Judicial Branch- Powers of the courts
relations betweeen states, full faith and credit clause, priv…
Article 1
Legislative Branch- Powers of Congress
Article 2
Executive Branch- Powers of the President
127 terms
AP Government - Constitution Test
Article I, Section 1
Article I, Section 2
Article I, Section 3
Article I, Section 4
Bicameral Congress
Membership of the House
Membership of the Senate
Laws governing elections
Article I, Section 1
Bicameral Congress
Article I, Section 2
Membership of the House
54 terms
AP Government Constitutional Underpinnings
Anti-Federalist
Articles of Confederation
consent of the governed
representative democracy
During the debate over the ratification of the US Constitutio…
1st Constitution of the U.S. 1781-1788 (weaknesses-no executi…
Agreement by citizens to obey the laws and the government the…
A political system in which the supreme power lies in a body…
Anti-Federalist
During the debate over the ratification of the US Constitutio…
Articles of Confederation
1st Constitution of the U.S. 1781-1788 (weaknesses-no executi…
19 terms
AP Government- Constitution
Bicameral legislature
Checks & balances
Concurrent power
Elastic clause
A law making body made of two houses.... *Ex: Congress is made u…
A system that allows each branch of government to limit the p…
Powers held jointly by the national and state governments.... *E…
Article I, Section 8, of the Constitution, which allows Congr…
Bicameral legislature
A law making body made of two houses.... *Ex: Congress is made u…
Checks & balances
A system that allows each branch of government to limit the p…
22 terms
AP Government Constitution Vocabulary
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…
34 terms
AP Government Constitution Terms
Articles of Confederation
Shay's Rebellion
Limited government
John Locke
The first constitution of the United States, adopted by Congr…
A series of attacks on courthouses by a small band of farmers…
The idea that certain things are out of bounds for government…
17th century English philosopher who opposed the Divine Right…
Articles of Confederation
The first constitution of the United States, adopted by Congr…
Shay's Rebellion
A series of attacks on courthouses by a small band of farmers…
111 terms
Ap Government Unit 1 - Constitution
Articles of Confederation
Shay's rebellion
Connecticut Compromise
Direct Democracy
1st Constitution of the U.S. 1781-1789 It was unsuccessful be…
Rebellion led by Daniel Shays of farmers in western Massachus…
Compromise agreement by states at the Constitutional Conventi…
A form of government in which citizens rule directly and not…
Articles of Confederation
1st Constitution of the U.S. 1781-1789 It was unsuccessful be…
Shay's rebellion
Rebellion led by Daniel Shays of farmers in western Massachus…
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AP Government Constitution Terms
Articles of Confederation
Shay's Rebellion
Limited government
John Locke
The first constitution of the United States, adopted by Congr…
A series of attacks on courthouses by a small band of farmers…
The idea that certain things are out of bounds for government…
17th century English philosopher who opposed the Divine Right…
Articles of Confederation
The first constitution of the United States, adopted by Congr…
Shay's Rebellion
A series of attacks on courthouses by a small band of farmers…
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AP Government Constitution Vocab
Articles of Confederation
Shay's Rebellion
Original Constitution
Preamble
1st Constitution of the U.S. 1781-1788 (weaknesses-no executi…
The event that proved that proves the articles of confederati…
preamble + the articles (7 articles).
Introduction that discusses the goals of the Constitution
Articles of Confederation
1st Constitution of the U.S. 1781-1788 (weaknesses-no executi…
Shay's Rebellion
The event that proved that proves the articles of confederati…
48 terms
AP Government - The Constitution
The Legislative Branch, The Executive…
The Congress, House of Representatives…
President and Vice-President, Presiden…
(Courts, Terms of Office), Jurisdictio…
Articles 1-7
Article 1: Sections 1-10
Article 2: Sections 1-4
Article 3: Sections 1-3
The Legislative Branch, The Executive…
Articles 1-7
The Congress, House of Representatives…
Article 1: Sections 1-10
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Constitution Terms: Ap government
Articles of Confederation
Shays Rebellion
Limited Government
John Locke
The first constitution of the United States.
A small rebelling of farmers in Massachusetts, that resulted…
The idea that certain things are out of bounds for government…
The man who wrote the constitution.
Articles of Confederation
The first constitution of the United States.
Shays Rebellion
A small rebelling of farmers in Massachusetts, that resulted…
150 terms
AP Government - Constitution Test
Article I, Section 1
Article I, Section 2
Article I, Section 3
Article I, Section 4
Bicameral Congress
Membership of the House
Membership of the Senate
Laws governing elections
Article I, Section 1
Bicameral Congress
Article I, Section 2
Membership of the House
30 terms
AP Government: Constitution Amendments
1st
2nd
3rd
4th
Amendment:... Protects the right to speech, press, religion, ass…
Amendment:... Protects the right to bear arms.
Amendment:... Protects the right of the people to not have to qu…
Amendment:... Protects the people from search and seizure withou…
1st
Amendment:... Protects the right to speech, press, religion, ass…
2nd
Amendment:... Protects the right to bear arms.
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AP Government "The Constitution" vocab.
combined ideas from the Virginia and N…
the power of the Supreme Court to decl…
allows for all three branches to share…
power should be split between national…
The Great Compromise
judicial review
checks and balances
Federalism
combined ideas from the Virginia and N…
The Great Compromise
the power of the Supreme Court to decl…
judicial review
26 terms
AP Government - The Constitution
Amendments (Constitutional)
Antifederalists
Articles of Confederation
Beard, Charles A.
Changes in, or additions to, the U.S. Constitution. Two-third…
Opponents of a strong central government who campaigned again…
A constitution drafted by the newly independent states in 177…
Historian who argued that the Constitution was designed to pr…
Amendments (Constitutional)
Changes in, or additions to, the U.S. Constitution. Two-third…
Antifederalists
Opponents of a strong central government who campaigned again…
33 terms
AP Government Constitution Vocab
Federalism
Anti- Federalist
John Locke
Articles of Confederation
A way of organizing a nation so that two levels of government…
Those who opposed the U.S. Constitution
English philosopher who advocated the idea of a "social contr…
First U.S. constitution in which most authority rested with t…
Federalism
A way of organizing a nation so that two levels of government…
Anti- Federalist
Those who opposed the U.S. Constitution
47 terms
AP Government Constitution
Article I
Article II
Article III
Article IV
Legislative Branch- Powers of Congress
Executive Branch- Powers of the President
Judicial Branch- Powers of the courts
relations betweeen states, full faith and credit clause, priv…
Article I
Legislative Branch- Powers of Congress
Article II
Executive Branch- Powers of the President
AP Government Constitution
Article I
Article II
Article III
Article IV
Legislative Branch- Powers of Congress
Executive Branch- Powers of the President
Judicial Branch- Powers of the courts
relations betweeen states, full faith and credit clause, priv…
Article I
Legislative Branch- Powers of Congress
Article II
Executive Branch- Powers of the President
21 terms
AP Government: Constitution Outline
Article I
Article I Section 2
Article I Section 3
Article I Section 7
The Legislative Branch
House of Representatives
Senate
Passing Laws
Article I
The Legislative Branch
Article I Section 2
House of Representatives
25 terms
AP Government Chapter 2 The Constitution
Articles of Confederation
Constitution
Declaration of Independence
Natural Rights
The first Constitution of the United States, adopted by Congr…
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…
Articles of Confederation
The first Constitution of the United States, adopted by Congr…
Constitution
A nation's basic law. It creates political institutions, assi…
30 terms
AP Government - Constitution
articles
jurisdiction
supremacy clause
amendments
the seven articles of the constitution each cover a general t…
authority
establishes that the Constitution, laws passed by congress, a…
changes
articles
the seven articles of the constitution each cover a general t…
jurisdiction
authority
22 terms
AP Government Chapter 2 The Constitution
Articles of Confederation
Constitution
Declaration of Independence
Natural Rights
The first Constitution of the United States, adopted by Congr…
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…
Articles of Confederation
The first Constitution of the United States, adopted by Congr…
Constitution
A nation's basic law. It creates political institutions, assi…
21 terms
AP Government: Foundations of Government The Constitution
preamble
articles
amendment
Formal Amendment
opening statement too the Constitution, explains the reasons…
established a national legislature with one house, states cou…
an alteration or addition to an original
an amendment that goes through the processes outlined in Arti…
preamble
opening statement too the Constitution, explains the reasons…
articles
established a national legislature with one house, states cou…
34 terms
AP Government the Constitution
Article 1
Article 2
Article 3
Article 4
Describes the Congress. It is in the most detail. It creates…
The president is meant to enforce the law, sign laws, and act…
This is the vaguest section of the constitution. It say there…
Full faith and credit. Article 4 requires each state to exten…
Article 1
Describes the Congress. It is in the most detail. It creates…
Article 2
The president is meant to enforce the law, sign laws, and act…
45 terms
AP Government Constitution
Article I
Article II
Article III
Article IV
Legislative Branch- Powers of Congress
Executive Branch- Powers of the President
Judicial Branch- Powers of the courts
relations betweeen states, full faith and credit clause, priv…
Article I
Legislative Branch- Powers of Congress
Article II
Executive Branch- Powers of the President
55 terms
AP Government: Constitution Vocabulary
Antifederalists
Articles of Confederation
Bill of Rights
Block Grants
Opponents of the Constitution at the time when the states wer…
The first constitution of the United States, adopted by Congr…
The first 10 amendments to the Constitution, drafted in respo…
Federal grants given more or less automatically to states or…
Antifederalists
Opponents of the Constitution at the time when the states wer…
Articles of Confederation
The first constitution of the United States, adopted by Congr…
66 terms
AP Government: Constitution
Articles of Confederation
Problems created by articles of confed…
1st ammendment
Slander
First attempt at governing themselves
No money for fed, no fair trade, unequal rep, unsafe, hurts A…
Freedoms: Press, assembly, religion, speech, petition
Spoken lie
Articles of Confederation
First attempt at governing themselves
Problems created by articles of confed…
No money for fed, no fair trade, unequal rep, unsafe, hurts A…
54 terms
AP Government Constitution Test
Three-Fifths Compromise
Slave Trade Clause
Fugitive Slave Trade
Checks and Balances
Compromise between northern and southern states at the Consti…
Outlaw of slave trade. Only outlawed importation of slaves. D…
Runaway slaves are to be returned to their original location.…
A system that allows each branch of government to limit the p…
Three-Fifths Compromise
Compromise between northern and southern states at the Consti…
Slave Trade Clause
Outlaw of slave trade. Only outlawed importation of slaves. D…
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