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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
20 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
(government) the system or form by which a community or other…
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
25 terms
Chapter 1: American Political Culture
Government
Politics
Political Efficacy
Citizenship
Institutions and procedures through which a territory and its…
Conflict over the leadership, structure, and policies of gove…
The ability to influence government and politics.
Informed and active membership in a political community.
Government
Institutions and procedures through which a territory and its…
Politics
Conflict over the leadership, structure, and policies of gove…
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American Ways Chapter 1
aspect
category
concept
convinced
A part that can be considered or viewed
A group of people or things having something in common
Idea
persuaded
aspect
A part that can be considered or viewed
category
A group of people or things having something in common
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American History -- Chapter 1
Artifact
Nomad
Culture
Civilization
an item left behind by early peoples. Discovered and studied…
A person who moves from place to place, usually in search of…
A group of people's ways of life or beliefs.
A highly advanced culture usually with written laws and a rel…
Artifact
an item left behind by early peoples. Discovered and studied…
Nomad
A person who moves from place to place, usually in search of…
20 terms
American Ways Chapter 1
quota
minority
neutral observer
identity
a limit on the numbers allowed
a group of people whose race is different from that of most o…
someone who makes decisions based on facts, not personal feel…
the qualities that a group of people have that make them diff…
quota
a limit on the numbers allowed
minority
a group of people whose race is different from that of most o…
25 terms
Magruder's American Government Chapter 1 Definitions
Government
Legislative Power
Executive Power
Judicial Power
the institution through which a society makes and enforces it…
the power to make law and to frame public policies
the power to execute, enforce, and administer law
the power to interpret laws, determine their meaning and to s…
Government
the institution through which a society makes and enforces it…
Legislative Power
the power to make law and to frame public policies
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Chapter 1 American History
region
land form region
natural resource
renewable resource
an area that share common characteristics or features (coast…
A large area of land where the geography is similar
Naturally occurring materials, such as oil and fertile land,…
Any natural resource (as wood or solar energy) that can be re…
region
an area that share common characteristics or features (coast…
land form region
A large area of land where the geography is similar
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American History Chapter 1!!
Mesoamerica
Pueblo
Circumnavigate
astrolabe
Another name for Central America.
A city in Central Colorado.
to sail around the world.
An instrument used by sailors to determine their location by…
Mesoamerica
Another name for Central America.
Pueblo
A city in Central Colorado.
25 terms
Magruder's American Government Chapter 1 Definitions
Government
Legislative Power
Executive Power
Judicial Power
the institution through which a society makes and enforces it…
the power to make law and to frame public policies
the power to execute, enforce, and administer law
the power to interpret laws, determine their meaning and to s…
Government
the institution through which a society makes and enforces it…
Legislative Power
the power to make law and to frame public policies
American History Chapter 1
Montezuma
BOAAMMAI
Beringia Theory
Beringia
Aztec emperor of the times of Cortez, quoted saying the Aztec…
Acronym for remembering the societies of America in chronolog…
A theory of how Native Americans migrated here, stating that…
The first American "civilization." Found in the Bering Strait…
Montezuma
Aztec emperor of the times of Cortez, quoted saying the Aztec…
BOAAMMAI
Acronym for remembering the societies of America in chronolog…
28 terms
American Government Chapter 1
Government
Public policies
Legislative powers
Executive power
The institution in which a society makes makes and enforces i…
All of the things in which a government decides to work with…
The power to make laws and to frame public policies
The power to execute, enforce, and administer laws
Government
The institution in which a society makes makes and enforces i…
Public policies
All of the things in which a government decides to work with…
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American History Chapter 1
Christopher Columbus
Leif Ericson
Marco Polo
Johann Gutenburg
Discovered North America in 1492
Believed by historians to have discovered North America aroun…
The first European to travel the length of Asia
Inventing the movable-type printing-press
Christopher Columbus
Discovered North America in 1492
Leif Ericson
Believed by historians to have discovered North America aroun…
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Chapter 1 Key Terms- African American History
savannah
Sudan
hominids
Homo erectus
Huge grassland
Term meaning land of of the black people. Stretches from Ethi…
Biological family to which humans belong to.
First upright man.
savannah
Huge grassland
Sudan
Term meaning land of of the black people. Stretches from Ethi…
33 terms
Chapter 1 American Government
state
nation
nation-state
consensus
a political community that occupies a definite territory and…
group of people united in bonds of race, language, custom, tr…
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
group of people united in bonds of race, language, custom, tr…
34 terms
American Heritage Chapter 1
Founding
Patria
Republic
Heritage
A conscious, deliberate act of creating a system of governmen…
A sense of homeland
From Latin meaning "the public thing" when citizens of the po…
The traditions, beliefs, principles,events, etc. that we inhe…
Founding
A conscious, deliberate act of creating a system of governmen…
Patria
A sense of homeland
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American Government Chapter 1
Government
Public Policies
Legislative Power
executive power
the institution through which a society makes and enforces it…
all of those things a government decides to do.
the power to make 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 Policies
all of those things a government decides to do.
23 terms
American Government Chapter 1
Government
Public Policies
Legislative Power
executive power
the institution through which a society makes and enforces it…
all of those things a government decides to do.
the power to make 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 Policies
all of those things a government decides to do.
23 terms
American Government Chapter 1
Government
Public Policies
Legislative Power
executive power
the institution through which a society makes and enforces it…
all of those things a government decides to do.
the power to make 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 Policies
all of those things a government decides to do.
20 terms
American Ways Chapter 1
quota
minority
neutral observer
identity
a limit on the numbers allowed
a smaller number or part of the whole
someone who makes decisions based on facts, not personal feel…
the qualities that a group of people have that make them diff…
quota
a limit on the numbers allowed
minority
a smaller number or part of the whole
26 terms
American Government: Chapter 1
Legislative Power
Executive Power
Judicial Power
Government
The power to make laws and frame public policy
The power to execute, enforce and administer law
The power to interpret laws and settle disputes
The Institution through which a society makes and enforces it…
Legislative Power
The power to make laws and frame public policy
Executive Power
The power to execute, enforce and administer law
30 terms
American Government: Chapter 1 - Terms
Politics
Government
Authority
state
how a society determines, without using violence, who gets po…
an organization established to exercise authority over a grou…
power that citizens view as legitimate, or "right"
people organized in a particular area who form a government t…
Politics
how a society determines, without using violence, who gets po…
Government
an organization established to exercise authority over a grou…
34 terms
American Heritage Chapter 1
Founding
Patria
Republic
Heritage
A conscious, deliberate act of creating a system of governmen…
A sense of homeland
From Latin meaning "the public thing" when citizens of the po…
The traditions, beliefs, principles,events, etc. that we inhe…
Founding
A conscious, deliberate act of creating a system of governmen…
Patria
A sense of homeland
MaGruder's American Government Chapter 1
government
public policies
Legislative Power
Executive Power
the institution through which a society makes and enforces it…
all of those things a government decides to do: taxation, def…
Power to make laws and to frame public policies
the power to execute, enforce, and administer laws
government
the institution through which a society makes and enforces it…
public policies
all of those things a government decides to do: taxation, def…
22 terms
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…
18 terms
Chapter 1: The American People
civics
citizenship
citizen
service economy
The study of the rights and duties of citizens.
The rights and duties of members of a state.
A community member who owes loyalty to the government and is…
Where the majority of people earn a living by providing a ser…
civics
The study of the rights and duties of citizens.
citizenship
The rights and duties of members of a state.
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Chapter 1: The American People
Civics
Citizenship
Citizen
Service Economy
The study of the rights and duties of citizens.
The rights and duties of members of a state.
A community member who owes loyalty to the government and is…
Where the majority of people earn a living by providing a ser…
Civics
The study of the rights and duties of citizens.
Citizenship
The rights and duties of members of a state.
14 terms
American Government Chapter 1
government
image of God
creation mandate
human depravity
Any system of public rule or authority
As christians, we mean God invested humans with certain quali…
God's call for man to exercise wise and responsible dominion…
Every part of the human being, (mind, will, emotions,etc.) ha…
government
Any system of public rule or authority
image of God
As christians, we mean God invested humans with certain quali…
12 terms
Chapter 1 American Journey
Archaeology
Artifact
Ice Age
Nomads
The study of ancient peoples.
An item left behind by early people that represents their cul…
A period of extremely cold temperatures when part's of the pl…
People who move from place to place, usually in search of foo…
Archaeology
The study of ancient peoples.
Artifact
An item left behind by early people that represents their cul…
13 terms
American Government - Chapter 1
Declaration of Independence
democracy
Magna Carta
While on the Mayflower, the Pilgrims w…
The document that stated the colonies were free from English…
The Greek word that means "rule by the people"
King John agreed to demands written in the
Mayflower Compact
Declaration of Independence
The document that stated the colonies were free from English…
democracy
The Greek word that means "rule by the people"
20 terms
American Ways: Chapter 1 Vocabulary
Aspect
Category
Unique
Vary
One part of an idea that has many parts.
Group of things that all have the same qualities
One of a kind
To be different
Aspect
One part of an idea that has many parts.
Category
Group of things that all have the same qualities
30 terms
American Politics Chapter 1
Government
Autocracy
Oligarchy
Democracy
formal political arrangements that a land and its people are…
A form of government in which a single individual rules
Form of government in which a small group of landowners, mili…
A system of rule that allows citizens to be involved in the g…
Government
formal political arrangements that a land and its people are…
Autocracy
A form of government in which a single individual rules
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American Revolution Chapter 1
apprentices
livestock
coifs
tanner
a person who works for another in order to learn a trade
farm animals
Headdresses
person who turns animal hides into leathe
apprentices
a person who works for another in order to learn a trade
livestock
farm animals
28 terms
American History Chapter 1
Bering Land Bridge
Paleo-Indians
migration
hunter-gatherers
a strip of land connecting Alaska with Russia that emerged fr…
the first Americans who crossed from Asia into North America…
a movement of people or animals from one region to another
people who hunted animals and gathered wild plants for food
Bering Land Bridge
a strip of land connecting Alaska with Russia that emerged fr…
Paleo-Indians
the first Americans who crossed from Asia into North America…
12 terms
American Government (BJU) Chapter 1
a system of rule or authority
God gave humans certain qualities that…
the command for man to reflect back th…
The result of the marring of God's ima…
Government
image of God
Creation Mandate
human depravity
a system of rule or authority
Government
God gave humans certain qualities that…
image of God
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The American Journey Chapter 1
Fugitive
Secession
Civil War
Popular Sovereignty
Running away or trying to run away
leaving the union
fighting/arguing between citizens of the same country
Letting the people to decide if slavery should be allowed in…
Fugitive
Running away or trying to run away
Secession
leaving the union
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Chapter 1 Roots of American Government
Government
Constitution
Democracy
Republic
the control or organization of a country and its people
a written set of laws, the rules of a government
government of a country by its people
a government by which power is held by representatives electe…
Government
the control or organization of a country and its people
Constitution
a written set of laws, the rules of a government
20 terms
American Government Chapter 1
Nation State
Constitutional Government
Constitutional law
Developing Nation
A country in which the territory of both the nation and the s…
A government in which a constitution has authority to place c…
Law that invovles the interpretation and application of US co…
A nation only beginning to develop industrially.
Nation State
A country in which the territory of both the nation and the s…
Constitutional Government
A government in which a constitution has authority to place c…
25 terms
AMERICAN HISTORY CHAPTER 1
GLACIER
IRRIGATION
SURPLUS
CIVILIZATION
Any large mass of ice that moves slowly over land
Supplying land with water through a network of canals
A situation in which the quantity supplied is greater than th…
A society with cities, a central government, job specializati…
GLACIER
Any large mass of ice that moves slowly over land
IRRIGATION
Supplying land with water through a network of canals
20 terms
Don't Know Much About American History: Chapter 1
descendant
colonist
plunder
convert
(n.) a person that is descended from a specific ancestor; an…
(n.) a person who settles in a new colony or moves into a new…
(v.) to rob by force, especially during wartime
(v.) to change from one religion or set of beliefs to another
descendant
(n.) a person that is descended from a specific ancestor; an…
colonist
(n.) a person who settles in a new colony or moves into a new…
22 terms
Chapter 1 American Anthem
nomad
Agricultural Revolution
clan
kinship
a member of a group that has no permanent home, wandering fro…
The time when human beings first domesticated plants and anim…
group of people related by blood or marriage
a social bond based on common ancestry, marriage, or adoption
nomad
a member of a group that has no permanent home, wandering fro…
Agricultural Revolution
The time when human beings first domesticated plants and anim…
20 terms
American History Chapter 1
Who was Leif Ericson?
Who was Christopher Columbus?
Who was Amerigo Vespucci?
What is a conquistador?
A Norse explorer who was among the first to travel to America…
An Italian explorer who sailed under the Spanish flag to the…
An Italian explorer after whom America was named.
Spanish explorers who sought fortune by claiming land and ric…
Who was Leif Ericson?
A Norse explorer who was among the first to travel to America…
Who was Christopher Columbus?
An Italian explorer who sailed under the Spanish flag to the…
9 terms
American History Chapter 1 Section 1 and 2
Declaration of Independence
Middle Passage
Magna Carta
Revolutionary War
1776 statement, issued by the First Continental Congress, exp…
Part of the triangular trade in which Africans were forcibly…
A "great charter" signed in 1215 that granted certain rights…
American colonists war of independence from Britain, fought f…
Declaration of Independence
1776 statement, issued by the First Continental Congress, exp…
Middle Passage
Part of the triangular trade in which Africans were forcibly…
21 terms
Chapter 1: The American Citizens
Civics
Citizens
Citizenship
Values
the study of rights and duties of citizens
community member who owes loyalty to the government and is en…
rights and duties of citizens
the general principals or beliefs people use to make judgemen…
Civics
the study of rights and duties of citizens
Citizens
community member who owes loyalty to the government and is en…
20 terms
Chapter 1 Roots of the American People
Beringia
Ice Age
Nomadic
Pre-Columbian
an ancient land bridge over which the earliest Americans are…
A period of extremely cold temperatures when part of the plan…
wandering from place to place
Refers to a time before Columbus arrived in the New World.
Beringia
an ancient land bridge over which the earliest Americans are…
Ice Age
A period of extremely cold temperatures when part of the plan…
42 terms
American Government and Politics Today Chapter 1
politics
institution
government
order
The struggle over power or influence within organizations or…
an ongoing organization that performs certain functions for s…
the institution in which decisions are made that resolve conf…
a state of peace and security. Maintaining order by protectin…
politics
The struggle over power or influence within organizations or…
institution
an ongoing organization that performs certain functions for s…
29 terms
A Beka American Government Chapter 1
righteousness
character
work
glorifying God
exalts a nation
the reason for America's greatness is the righteous _________…
is a gift from God - according to the Puritan (or Protestant)…
Work is a means of __________________ ___________ - according…
righteousness
exalts a nation
character
the reason for America's greatness is the righteous _________…
16 terms
American Government Chapter 1 2b
Politics
Power
Government
Thomas Hobbes
the study of government of states and other political units
one possessing or exercising power or influence or authority
(government) the system or form by which a community or other…
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
20 terms
American History-Chapter 1
Joint-Stock Companies
Hernando Cortes
Treaty of Tordesillas
Middle Passage
Groups of investors who pool their money to support establish…
Spanish explorer who defeated the Aztec
Agreement between Spain and Portugal over division of Western…
Leg of the triangular
Joint-Stock Companies
Groups of investors who pool their money to support establish…
Hernando Cortes
Spanish explorer who defeated the Aztec
12 terms
American History Chapter 1 Section 3 Vocabulary
Anti - Federalist
Checks and Balances
Republic
Electoral College
An opponent of the Constitution during the debate over ratifi…
System in which each of the branches of the federal governmen…
A government run by the people through their elected represen…
Group of electors, chosen by the voters, who vote for President
Anti - Federalist
An opponent of the Constitution during the debate over ratifi…
Checks and Balances
System in which each of the branches of the federal governmen…
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