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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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Chapter 8 government and citizenship
government
constitution
limited government
unlimited government
a group of people who have the power to make and enforce laws…
a system of basic rules and principles by which a government…
government actions are limited by law; United States
there are no effective limits on government actions;China
government
a group of people who have the power to make and enforce laws…
constitution
a system of basic rules and principles by which a government…
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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…
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Government Chapter 8 Vocabulary
compensation
presidential succession
Twenty-second Amendment
Twenty-fifth Amendment
salary
the order in which officials fill the office of the president…
states that president is limited to two terms while a vice pr…
established the order of succession to the presidency
compensation
salary
presidential succession
the order in which officials fill the office of the president…
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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Chapter 8 Government
election
tax
council
mayor
the process by which citizens vote for people to represent th…
money citizens and others pay to the government.
is a group of officials who make rules or laws.
the leader of a community's government
election
the process by which citizens vote for people to represent th…
tax
money citizens and others pay to the government.
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Government - Chapter 8
Jurisdiction
Exclusive Jurisdiction
Concurrent Jurisdiction
Plaintiff
A court's authority to hear and decide a case.
The sole right to hear and decide a certain type of case, dep…
Cases that fall under jurisdiction of both state and federal…
The person making a legal complaint in court.
Jurisdiction
A court's authority to hear and decide a case.
Exclusive Jurisdiction
The sole right to hear and decide a certain type of case, dep…
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Social Studies Chapter 8: Our Government
What are the three branches of Governm…
Every four years we have an __________…
A fee citizens and other people pay to…
What is the leader of a city's governm…
1. Legislature... 2. Executive Branch... 3. Judicial Branch
Election
Taxes
A mayor
What are the three branches of Governm…
1. Legislature... 2. Executive Branch... 3. Judicial Branch
Every four years we have an __________…
Election
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Government Alive! Chapter 8
Political Party
Interest Group
Platform
Precinct
An organization that seeks to achieve power by electing its m…
Any organized group whose members share a common goal and try…
A political party's statement of principles and objectives.
A local voting district of a city or town.
Political Party
An organization that seeks to achieve power by electing its m…
Interest Group
Any organized group whose members share a common goal and try…
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Chapter 8 study guide government
Speaker of house
President pro tempore
Floor leader
Pocket veto
House of representitives must choose a presiding officer
Who will preside over the senate when the Vice President is a…
The chief officers of the majority and minority parties in ea…
If the president pockets or keeps the bill for ten days durin…
Speaker of house
House of representitives must choose a presiding officer
President pro tempore
Who will preside over the senate when the Vice President is a…
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Chapter 8-Soc.Studies-Government
Local Government
Mayor
City Council
Capitol
A group of people who can run a community.
The head of the local government.
A group has elected officials who make decisions and laws for…
Is a building in which a state or national government works.
Local Government
A group of people who can run a community.
Mayor
The head of the local government.
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Chapter 8 Early Government
Republic
Articles of Confederation
Daniel Shays
Shays Rebellion
A form of government in which citizens choose their leaders b…
1st Constitution of the U.S. 1781-1788 (weaknesses-no executi…
A captain veteran of the Revolutionary War, Shays led impover…
Rebellion led by Daniel Shays of farmers in western Massachus…
Republic
A form of government in which citizens choose their leaders b…
Articles of Confederation
1st Constitution of the U.S. 1781-1788 (weaknesses-no executi…
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chapter 8 government study guide
random sample
quota sample
medium
weblog
polling group of randomly selected people
polling group constructed to reflect major characteristics of…
means of communication
website postings usually devoted to a specific subject, like…
random sample
polling group of randomly selected people
quota sample
polling group constructed to reflect major characteristics of…
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Government Study Guide Chapter 8
citizen groups
collective goods
free riders
grassroots mobilization
groups that claim they serve the general good rather than onl…
benefits, sought by groups, that are broadly available and ca…
those who enjoy the benefits of collective goods but did not…
a lobbying campaign in which a group mobilizes its membership…
citizen groups
groups that claim they serve the general good rather than onl…
collective goods
benefits, sought by groups, that are broadly available and ca…
Government Chapter 8 Study Guide
Compensation
Presidential Succession
Elector
Electoral vote
Salary
the order in which officials fill the office of president in…
member of a party chosen in each state to formally elect the…
The official vote for president and vice president by elector…
Compensation
Salary
Presidential Succession
the order in which officials fill the office of president in…
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Government - Chapter 8
Jurisdiction
Exclusive Jurisdiction
Concurrent Jurisidiction
Plaintiff
Authority to hear and decide a case.
Sole right to her a case - over certain types of cases.
Cases that fall under both state and federal jurisdiction.
Person making a legal complaint.
Jurisdiction
Authority to hear and decide a case.
Exclusive Jurisdiction
Sole right to her a case - over certain types of cases.
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Government Study Guide Chapter 8
Henry Lee's quote at Washington's memo…
distinction that FDR has over all othe…
distinction accorded J.Q. Adams
Presidents without college degrees
"First in war, first in peace, and first in the hearts of his…
he ran successfully in 4 elections as Americans fought first…
he wasn't in any government before becoming president
Jackson, Van Buren, Taylor, Fillmore, Buchanan, Lincoln, John…
Henry Lee's quote at Washington's memo…
"First in war, first in peace, and first in the hearts of his…
distinction that FDR has over all othe…
he ran successfully in 4 elections as Americans fought first…
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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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Government Chapter 8 Study Guide
What is the electoral college?
What are electors?
What are 3 reasons that the electoral…
How many electors did each state get?
each state would choose electors. The electors vote
vote to elect the President and Vice President
1. founders fear that people could not make good decisions... 2.…
They get one for every representative and one for every senat…
What is the electoral college?
each state would choose electors. The electors vote
What are electors?
vote to elect the President and Vice President
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Chapter 8 Study Guide- Government
duties of the president
what officially limited the president…
presidents salary
benefits of the president
commander in chief of armed forces, appoints heads of executi…
22nd amendment
$400,000
given $150,000 travel allowance, secret service, air force on…
duties of the president
commander in chief of armed forces, appoints heads of executi…
what officially limited the president…
22nd amendment
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Magruders American Government Chapter 8
Public affairs
Public opinion
Mass media
Peer group
Politics, public issues, and the making of public policies -t…
The attitudes held by a significant number of people on matte…
Means of communication that reach large, widely dispersed aud…
Made up of people whom one regularly associates, including fr…
Public affairs
Politics, public issues, and the making of public policies -t…
Public opinion
The attitudes held by a significant number of people on matte…
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U. S. Government chapter 8
Jurisdiction
Exclusive jurisdiction
Concurrent jurisdiction
Plaintiff
The authority to hear and decide a case. In general, state co…
The sole right to hear a case - over certain types of cases,…
Cases that fall under both state and federal jurisdiction. Ap…
Person making the legal complaint, can file his or her case i…
Jurisdiction
The authority to hear and decide a case. In general, state co…
Exclusive jurisdiction
The sole right to hear a case - over certain types of cases,…
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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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US GOVERNMENT Chapter 8 vocab
Compensation
Presidential succession
Elector
Electoral vote
salary
the order in which officials fill the office of president in…
a member of a party chosen in each state to for-mally elect t…
the official vote for president and vice president in each st…
Compensation
salary
Presidential succession
the order in which officials fill the office of president in…
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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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Government by the People- Chapter 8
Public opinion
Random sample
Manifest opinion
Political socialization
The distribution of individual preferences or evaluations of…
In this type of sample every individual has unknown and rando…
A widely shared and consciously held view like support for ho…
The process - most notably in families and schools - by which…
Public opinion
The distribution of individual preferences or evaluations of…
Random sample
In this type of sample every individual has unknown and rando…
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American Government Chapter 8 Study
Presidential Primary
Primary Election
General Election
Political Consultant
statewide primary election of delegates to a political party'…
election in which political parties choose their candidates f…
election normally held on the first Tuesday in November that…
paid professional hired to devise a campaign strategy and man…
Presidential Primary
statewide primary election of delegates to a political party'…
Primary Election
election in which political parties choose their candidates f…
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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?
57
to retire.
John Adams
the president would try to become king
George Washington's age?
57
George Washington's plan after Constit…
to retire.
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Government 2305 Chapter 8 Study
Registration requirements were institu…
____________ is the strategy by which…
Americans are taught to equate citizen…
American women got the right to vote in
To make voting more difficult
Lobbying
Voting
1920
Registration requirements were institu…
To make voting more difficult
____________ is the strategy by which…
Lobbying
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Government - Chapter 8
public affairs
public opinion
mass media
peer groups
things that concern the public at large
what people think about matters of government and politics.
Communication that reaches large, widely dispersed audiences.
People who regularly talk. For example, Friends, neighbors, a…
public affairs
things that concern the public at large
public opinion
what people think about matters of government and politics.
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Government Chapter 8 Study Guide
Why did the U.S. need a national judic…
Why is America considered to have a "d…
How does one become a Federal Judge
How long are federal Judges in for?
Because the states interpreted national laws as they see fit…
- Because there is a state and a federal system
Appointed by the president and confirmed by the senate
life
Why did the U.S. need a national judic…
Because the states interpreted national laws as they see fit…
Why is America considered to have a "d…
- Because there is a state and a federal system
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chapter 8 government study guide
random sample
quota sample
medium
weblog
polling group of randomly selected people
polling group constructed to reflect major characteristics of…
means of communication
website postings usually devoted to a specific subject, like…
random sample
polling group of randomly selected people
quota sample
polling group constructed to reflect major characteristics of…
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Government Chapter 8
Federal Claims Court
judges' majority vote
chief justice
public sitting
The _______ hears cases involving money and the federal gover…
The court of appeals verdict is decided by the _______.
The highest official on the Supreme Court is called the _____…
The Supreme Court holds a _______ at the start of each session.
Federal Claims Court
The _______ hears cases involving money and the federal gover…
judges' majority vote
The court of appeals verdict is decided by the _______.
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Government Chapter 8
Public affairs
Public opinion
Mass media
Peer group
Politics, public issues, and the making of public policies an…
The attitudes held by a significant number of people on matte…
Means of communication that reach large, widely dispersed aud…
Made up of people whom one regularly associates, including fr…
Public affairs
Politics, public issues, and the making of public policies an…
Public opinion
The attitudes held by a significant number of people on matte…
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Government Chapter 8 Vocab.
public affairs
random sample
interest group
mass media
Those events and issues that concern the people at large
A sample that fairly represents a population because each mem…
An organization of people sharing a common interest or goal t…
Forms of communication, such as newspapers and radio, that re…
public affairs
Those events and issues that concern the people at large
random sample
A sample that fairly represents a population because each mem…
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Government Chapter 8 Study Guide
Dealignment
Divided Government
Grassroots Organizing
Party Identifiers
the situation in which fewer voters support the two major pol…
the situation that exists when Congress is controlled by one…
tasks that involve direct contact with voters or potential vo…
individuals who identify themselves as a member of one party…
Dealignment
the situation in which fewer voters support the two major pol…
Divided Government
the situation that exists when Congress is controlled by one…
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Government Chapter 8 study guide
TRUE OR FALSE: Political Action Commit…
TRUE OR FALSE: Most elections can be i…
TRUE OR FALSE: Elections are intended…
TRUE OR FALSE: An incumbent candidate…
FALSE. Political Action Committees funnel money contributed b…
FALSE. Considering the conditions necessary for an election t…
TRUE
FALSE. An incumbent official is one already holding office.
TRUE OR FALSE: Political Action Commit…
FALSE. Political Action Committees funnel money contributed b…
TRUE OR FALSE: Most elections can be i…
FALSE. Considering the conditions necessary for an election t…
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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AP Government Chapter 8
Party Competition
Political Party
Linkage Institutions
Party Image
The battle of the parties for control of public offices. Ups…
Women and Men who share basic beliefs and and a label who are…
The channels through which people's concerns become political…
The voter's perception of what the Republicans or Democrats s…
Party Competition
The battle of the parties for control of public offices. Ups…
Political Party
Women and Men who share basic beliefs and and a label who are…
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Government in America - Chapter 8
Party Competition
Political Party
Party in the Electorate
Party as an Organization
The battle of the parties for control of public office.
According to Anthony Davis, a "team of men and women seeking…
Parties are easy to join, it is not legally binding, easy to…
Has rules, bylaws, national HQ, state and local HQ, leadershi…
Party Competition
The battle of the parties for control of public office.
Political Party
According to Anthony Davis, a "team of men and women seeking…
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Basic Principals of the U.S. Government - Chapter 8
Articles of Confederation
Constitutional Convention
U.S. Constitution
federal republic
(1781 - 1787) The first U.S. Constitution, had a weak plan of…
Meeting in 1787 of the elected representatives of the thirtee…
"The supreme law of the land." Written in 1787 at Philadelphi…
a union of states with a republican/representative type gover…
Articles of Confederation
(1781 - 1787) The first U.S. Constitution, had a weak plan of…
Constitutional Convention
Meeting in 1787 of the elected representatives of the thirtee…
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Chapter 8 Government
election
tax
mayor
council
The process by which citizens vote for people to represent th…
A fee citizens and others pay to the government.
The leader of a city's government.
A group of officials who make rules or laws.
election
The process by which citizens vote for people to represent th…
tax
A fee citizens and others pay to the government.
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Government Chapter 8 Study Guide
What did the Great Compromise at the C…
Single-member district
Caucus
What term do Republicans use instead o…
The creation of a bicameral congress
Having one representative elected from a given region
All the members of a party within a house of Congress
Conference
What did the Great Compromise at the C…
The creation of a bicameral congress
Single-member district
Having one representative elected from a given region
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Government Alive! Chapter 8 (HHS)
Political Party
Interest Group
Platform
political action committee (PAC)
An organization that seeks to achieve power by electing its m…
Any organized group whose members share a common goal and try…
A political party's statement of principles and objectives.
An organization that raises and distributes funds to candidat…
Political Party
An organization that seeks to achieve power by electing its m…
Interest Group
Any organized group whose members share a common goal and try…
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Chapter 8 Study Guide (Government)
Who is the commander in cheif of the a…
Which amendment deals with presidentia…
Who presides over the Senate?
Which amendment deals with separate ba…
The President
25th amendment
The Vice President
12th amendment
Who is the commander in cheif of the a…
The President
Which amendment deals with presidentia…
25th amendment
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Government Study Guide- Chapter 8
What is the most important duty of the…
What are the other duties given to the…
How many terms could the president ser…
What was the 22nd Amendment?
To make sure the laws are "faithfully executed". ... (enforce la…
1. Commander-in-Chief of the armed forces... 2. Appoints federal…
It was unlimited.
Limits the President to 2 terms (each 4 years).
What is the most important duty of the…
To make sure the laws are "faithfully executed". ... (enforce la…
What are the other duties given to the…
1. Commander-in-Chief of the armed forces... 2. Appoints federal…
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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 - Hampton - chapter 8
Group that holds confirmation hearings…
Court occupying the middle tier of the…
Tradition by which a senator can block…
Opinion Written by Supreme Court Justi…
Senate Judiciary Committee
court of appeals
Senatorial Courtesy
dissenting opinion
Group that holds confirmation hearings…
Senate Judiciary Committee
Court occupying the middle tier of the…
court of appeals
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