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Social Studies Chapter 8 Government
Authority
Government Service
Legislative
Executive
leader's rights to give orders, make decisions, and take acti…
the government's work for everyone in its area
branch of government that makes the laws
branch of government that sees laws are obeyed
Authority
leader's rights to give orders, make decisions, and take acti…
Government Service
the government's work for everyone in its area
Harcourt Social Studies Chapter 8 Government (CCS)
Authority
Government Service
Legislative
Executive
leader's rights to give orders, make decisions, and take acti…
the government's work for everyone in its area
branch of government that makes the laws
branch of government that sees laws are obeyed
Authority
leader's rights to give orders, make decisions, and take acti…
Government Service
the government's work for everyone in its area
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Social studies chapter 8: government
constitution
Preamble
articles and amendments
principles of the constitution
-divided into 3 parts... 1) preamble-opening statement ... 2)articl…
Six Goals:... 1. union- to form a more perfect union ... 2. justice…
articles-establish the framework of government ... -the first 3…
seven principles:... 1.popular sovereignty- people have the righ…
constitution
-divided into 3 parts... 1) preamble-opening statement ... 2)articl…
Preamble
Six Goals:... 1. union- to form a more perfect union ... 2. justice…
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Social Studies - Government - Chapter 8
authority
government service
Local Government Services
State Government Service
the power or right given to leaders to give orders, make deci…
work that the government does for everyone in its area. peopl…
Service include fire & police department, education, recreati…
Service includes buildings highways and caring for state parks
authority
the power or right given to leaders to give orders, make deci…
government service
work that the government does for everyone in its area. peopl…
Social Studies chapter 8:government
Authority
Government Service
Legislative
Executive
Leaders' rights to give orders, make decisions, and take acti…
The government's work for everyone in its area
Branch of government that makes laws
Branch of government that sees laws are obeyed
Authority
Leaders' rights to give orders, make decisions, and take acti…
Government Service
The government's work for everyone in its area
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Social Studies - Chapter 8 Government
authority
government service
levels of government
branches of government
The right given to leaders to give orders, make decisions, an…
The work that the government does for everyone in its area.
local (Houston), state (Texas), and national (The United Stat…
legislative (U.S. Capitol Building), executive (White House),…
authority
The right given to leaders to give orders, make decisions, an…
government service
The work that the government does for everyone in its area.
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Social Studies Chapter 8: Government definitions
Authority
Government service
Legislative
Judicial
Power from the people
The work that the government does for everyone in its area
Having to do with branches that make up the law
Having to do with the branch of the government that decides w…
Authority
Power from the people
Government service
The work that the government does for everyone in its area
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Social Studies Government Chapter 8.1
George Washington's age?
George Washington's plan after Constit…
The vice president when George Washing…
George Washington's fears?
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to retire.
John Adams
the president would try to become king
George Washington's age?
57
George Washington's plan after Constit…
to retire.
Social Studies: Chapter 8
mission
convert
presido
voyageur
A religious settlement
To cause a person to change a belief.
A military fort where soldiers live.
A trader who transports furs by canoe in New France.
mission
A religious settlement
convert
To cause a person to change a belief.
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Chapter 8, Social Studies
Frontier
Pioneers
Flatboats
Conestoga Wagon
The edge of a settled land
People who settle on land that is new to them
Flat bottomed boats that could carry two or three families
sturdy covered wagon
Frontier
The edge of a settled land
Pioneers
People who settle on land that is new to them
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Social Studies Chapter 8
frontier
prairie
fertile
livestock
the beginning of unexplored land
a flat or gently rolling land that is covered with tall grass…
soil that is able to produce good crops
animals that are raised on farms, such as cattle, hogs, and c…
frontier
the beginning of unexplored land
prairie
a flat or gently rolling land that is covered with tall grass…
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Social Studies Chapter 8
Exclusive jurisdiction
original jurisdiction... CLUE: If you ar…
Appellate jurisdiction... CLUE: Appeal a…
remand... CLUE: re means "again"
___ ___ means that only federal courts can hear and decide fe…
District courts have ___ __, the authority to hear federal ca…
__ __ allows a court to hear appeals from a lower court
This is a way that an appeals court can decide on an opinion.…
Exclusive jurisdiction
___ ___ means that only federal courts can hear and decide fe…
original jurisdiction... CLUE: If you ar…
District courts have ___ __, the authority to hear federal ca…
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Government Chapter 8 Harcourt 3rd grade social studies
authority
Government services
three branches of National Government
legislative
power
work the government does for the people in the area
Legislative, executive, judicial
makes laws
authority
power
Government services
work the government does for the people in the area
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Government Chapter 8 Harcourt 3rd grade social studies
authority
Government services
legislative
executive
power
work the government does for the people in the area
makes laws
the President of the U.S. approves or rejects laws that are m…
authority
power
Government services
work the government does for the people in the area
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Social Studies Chapter 8
Shay's Rebellion
National and State Government
How representation should be divided a…
Gouverneur Morris
Made some people think that the national government was weak…
Who had to share the power to govern under the federal system?
Main issue that caused major debate in the Constitutional Con…
Who Wrote the Preamble to the Constitution?
Shay's Rebellion
Made some people think that the national government was weak…
National and State Government
Who had to share the power to govern under the federal system?
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Chapter 8 social studies "new government"
3 departments in the executive branch?
Judiciary branch :
Federalist reaction to French Revolution
Republican reaction to French Revolution
Treasury,state,war
Judiciary act of 1789
Thought the violence was too extreme
Expected the violence
3 departments in the executive branch?
Treasury,state,war
Judiciary branch :
Judiciary act of 1789
Chapter 8 Social Studies - Our government
Election
Tax
Council
Mayor
The process by which citizens vote for people to represent them
A fee citizens and others pay to the governement
A group of officials who make rules or laws
A leader of a community's governement
Election
The process by which citizens vote for people to represent them
Tax
A fee citizens and others pay to the governement
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Social Studies - Chapter 8
Reform
Discrimination
Economy
Progressive
A change or improvement
An unfair difference in the treatment of people
The system of using money, goods, and natural resources to me…
A person who tries to improve the quality of life for people…
Reform
A change or improvement
Discrimination
An unfair difference in the treatment of people
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Social Studies Chapter 8
French and Indian War
representation
Articles of Confederation
Samuel Adams
France and Britain both claimed the same land
a voice in one's government
first plan of government for the United States
organized the first Committee of Correspondence
French and Indian War
France and Britain both claimed the same land
representation
a voice in one's government
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Social Studies- Chapter 8
National Convention
National Chairperson
National Committee
State Chairperson
Once every 4 Years, party members gather to nominate their ca…
He or she manages the National Committee, direct the committe…
This committee helps raise funds for presedential elections a…
This person runs the state committee
National Convention
Once every 4 Years, party members gather to nominate their ca…
National Chairperson
He or she manages the National Committee, direct the committe…
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Social Studies Chapter 8: Government, Citizenship, and the Constitution
Preamble
Domestic Tranquility
Civilian
General Welfare
Introduction to a declaration, constitution, or other officia…
Peace and order at home.
Nonmilitary.
Well-being of all the citizens of a nation.
Preamble
Introduction to a declaration, constitution, or other officia…
Domestic Tranquility
Peace and order at home.
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Social Studies Chapter 8-Our Government
What happens during an election?
Who votes on when to raise or lower ta…
What pays for the services provided to…
Which branch of the state government m…
citizens vote for people to represent them
people in their community
taxes
legislature
What happens during an election?
citizens vote for people to represent them
Who votes on when to raise or lower ta…
people in their community
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Social Studies 5: Chapter 8
independence
declaration
rights
treason
freedom from being ruled by someone else
a statement that announces an idea
freedoms that are protected by a government's laws
the crime of fighting against one's own government or country
independence
freedom from being ruled by someone else
declaration
a statement that announces an idea
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Social Studies Chapter 8
Britain needed money so they...
Patrick Henry spoke to the House of Bu…
The first person to speak against the…
British taxation ultimately caused the…
established the Stamp Act and Townshend Act.
protest
Patrick Henry.
unite.
Britain needed money so they...
established the Stamp Act and Townshend Act.
Patrick Henry spoke to the House of Bu…
protest
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Government Chapter 8 Harcourt 3rd grade social studies
authority
Government services
three branches of National Government
legislative
power
work the government does for the people in the area
Legislative, executive, judicial
makes laws
authority
power
Government services
work the government does for the people in the area
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Chapter 8- Social Studies
George Washington
Inauguration
Precedent
Treasury
First president of the USA. Inaugurated in 1789
A celebration in which the president takes office. Many peopl…
To set as an example
An office in charge of Money
George Washington
First president of the USA. Inaugurated in 1789
Inauguration
A celebration in which the president takes office. Many peopl…
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Government Chapter 8 Harcourt 3rd grade social studies
authority
Government services
three branches of National Government
legislative
power
work the government does for the people in the area
Legislative, executive, judicial
makes laws
authority
power
Government services
work the government does for the people in the area
37 terms
Social Studies Chapter 8
independence
Thomas Paine
Patrick Henry
declaration
freedom from being ruled by someone else
wrote a pamphlet called Common Sense that claimed the colonie…
stated, "Give me liberty of give me death!"
a statement that declares, or announces an idea
independence
freedom from being ruled by someone else
Thomas Paine
wrote a pamphlet called Common Sense that claimed the colonie…
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Social Studies Chapter 8
election
tax
mayor
council
the process by which citizens vote for people to represent them
money paid to the government
a person who heads the government of a community
a group of people elected to make rules and solve problems
election
the process by which citizens vote for people to represent them
tax
money paid to the government
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Social Studies-Chapter 8
convert
mineral
ideal
conquistador
a person who changes his or her religious beliefs
a natural substance found in earth or rock
an example of how things should be
a conqueror
convert
a person who changes his or her religious beliefs
mineral
a natural substance found in earth or rock
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Social Studies 5: Chapter 8
independence
declaration
rights
treason
freedom from being ruled by someone else
a statement that announces an idea
freedoms that are protected by a government's laws
the crime of fighting against one's own government or country
independence
freedom from being ruled by someone else
declaration
a statement that announces an idea
9 terms
Social Studies Chapter 8
waterway
canal
lock
barge
a system of rivers, lakes, and canals through which ships tra…
a waterway that has been dug across land for ships to travel…
a gated part of a canal or river used to raise and lower wate…
a flat-bottomed boat that carries goods through lakes and riv…
waterway
a system of rivers, lakes, and canals through which ships tra…
canal
a waterway that has been dug across land for ships to travel…
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Social Studies Chapter 8
waterway
canal
lock
barge
A system of rivers, lakes, and canals through which many ship…
A kind of waterway that is dug across land
A gated part of a canal or river; locks open and close to rai…
A flat-bottomed boat
waterway
A system of rivers, lakes, and canals through which many ship…
canal
A kind of waterway that is dug across land
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Chapter 8 Vocabulary - Social Studies
myth
ritual
oracle
oral tradition
a traditional story that explains the practices or beliefs of…
words or actions that are part of a religious ceremony
a sacred shrine where a priest or priestess spoke for a god o…
the custom of passing along stories by speech; from generatio…
myth
a traditional story that explains the practices or beliefs of…
ritual
words or actions that are part of a religious ceremony
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Social Studies Chapter 8
fascism
axis
allies
World War II
a form of government in which individual freedoms are denied…
The alliance formed with Germany, Italy, and Japan
The alliance formed with Britain and France and later USA
Second World War
fascism
a form of government in which individual freedoms are denied…
axis
The alliance formed with Germany, Italy, and Japan
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Chapter 8 "Government" 3rd grade social studies
authority
legislative, judicial, executive
governor
mayor-council form of government
Right given to leaders by the voters to give orders, make dec…
3 branches of government
leader of the state's executive branch; suggests laws that ar…
voters in a city elect the mayor and council
authority
Right given to leaders by the voters to give orders, make dec…
legislative, judicial, executive
3 branches of government
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Chapter 8- Social Studies
George Washington
Inauguration
Precedent
Treasury
First president of the USA. Inaugurated in 1789
A celebration in which the president takes office. Many peopl…
To set as an example
An office in charge of Money
George Washington
First president of the USA. Inaugurated in 1789
Inauguration
A celebration in which the president takes office. Many peopl…
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Chapter 8 Social Studies
precedent
cabinet
national debt
bond
a tradition
a group of advisers to an assembly
the amount of money a national government owes to other gover…
a note issued by the government, which promised to pay off a…
precedent
a tradition
cabinet
a group of advisers to an assembly
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Social Studies Chapter 8
North
South
Slavery
Eli Whitney
Had big cities, big... factories, small farms, and was fast ... gro…
Few large cities and... factories with plantations.... The South d…
Forcing people to work, used on plantations in the South, wit…
Eli Whitney invented the cotton gin.... Eli Whitney invented th…
North
Had big cities, big... factories, small farms, and was fast ... gro…
South
Few large cities and... factories with plantations.... The South d…
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Social Studies Chapter 8
authority
government service
legislative
executive
power
work that the government does for the people in its area
government branch that makes the laws
government branch that sees that the laws are obeyed
authority
power
government service
work that the government does for the people in its area
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Social Studies Vocabulary: Chapter 8
slave trade... trata de esclavos
dilemma... el dilema
Middle Passage... Paso medio
triangular trade... comercio triangular
The exchange of captured people for goods.... El intercambio de…
A situation in which a person is forced to make a decision ev…
The voyage of slave ships across the Atlantic Ocean from West…
The exchange of slaves and goods among Europe, the Americas,…
slave trade... trata de esclavos
The exchange of captured people for goods.... El intercambio de…
dilemma... el dilema
A situation in which a person is forced to make a decision ev…
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Social Studies - Chapter 8
frontier
prairie
fertile
livestock
the beginning of unexplored land
flat or gently rolling land that is covered with tall grasses…
soil able to produce good crops
animals raised on farms, such as cattle
frontier
the beginning of unexplored land
prairie
flat or gently rolling land that is covered with tall grasses…
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Chapter 8 Social Studies Test
Boston Massacre
Committee of Correspondence
Tea Act
Boston Tea Party
an event in 1770 in which British soldiers shot 5 colonists.
a group that let colonists share information by mail.
an act that forced colonists to pay taxes on British tea
an event in which colonists dumped British tea into the Bosto…
Boston Massacre
an event in 1770 in which British soldiers shot 5 colonists.
Committee of Correspondence
a group that let colonists share information by mail.
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social studies - chapter 8
frontier
pioneer
flatboat
Conestoga wagon
the edge of a settled area
a person who leads the way
a large, flat-bottomed boat used to travel on rivers in the 1…
a sturdy wooden vehicle covered with cloth and drawn by horse…
frontier
the edge of a settled area
pioneer
a person who leads the way
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social studies chapter 8
myth
fable
tradgedy
ritual
a traditional story that explains the practices or beliefs of…
a story meant to teach a lesson
a play or film in which characters fail to overcome a serious…
words or actions that are part of a religious ceremony
myth
a traditional story that explains the practices or beliefs of…
fable
a story meant to teach a lesson
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Social Studies Chapter 8
The FRENCH INDIAN War is the result of
A BARGE is a flat-bottom boat used mos…
When the US gpvernment decided to sell…
GLACIERS caused
fighting over ownership of the Ohio River Valley.
rivers and other inland waterways.
thousand of settlers moved there in hopes of buying their own…
the Great Lakes to form.
The FRENCH INDIAN War is the result of
fighting over ownership of the Ohio River Valley.
A BARGE is a flat-bottom boat used mos…
rivers and other inland waterways.
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Social Studies Chapter 8
city-state
oligarchy
direct democracy
philosophy
independent state consisting of a city and its surrounding te…
government in which a small group of people rule
government in which citizens (men who were not slaves or fore…
general study of knowledge and the world; Greek for "love of…
city-state
independent state consisting of a city and its surrounding te…
oligarchy
government in which a small group of people rule
10 terms
Chapter 8 Social Studies
pharaoh
pyramid
Khufu
Senusret I
leaders of Egypt
a huge, triangular-shaped monument of Ancient Egypt built aro…
Ruled from 2551-2528 B.C.E, built the great pyramid of Giza
from 1971-1926 B.C.E, center of trade and craft, first archit…
pharaoh
leaders of Egypt
pyramid
a huge, triangular-shaped monument of Ancient Egypt built aro…
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Social Studies Chapter 8
North
South
Slavery
Eli Whitney
~Big cities, big factories, small farms (fast growing)
~South- few large cities and factories
~The owning of native americans by white men and women
~1765-1825,... United States manufacturer and inventor.
North
~Big cities, big factories, small farms (fast growing)
South
~South- few large cities and factories
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7th Grade Social Studies Vocabulary - Chapter 8: Government, Citizenship and the Constitution
Preamble
domestic tranquility
civilian
general welfare
the introduction to the United States Constitution
peace and order at home (within your country)
a person who is not a part of the military; nonmilitary
well-being of all the citizens of a nation
Preamble
the introduction to the United States Constitution
domestic tranquility
peace and order at home (within your country)
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