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30 terms
Civics Chapter 2
boycott
Mayflower Compact
bicameral
paliament
A refusal to buy certain goods
1620 - The first agreement for self-government in America. It…
A legislature consisting of two parts, or houses
The English legislature
boycott
A refusal to buy certain goods
Mayflower Compact
1620 - The first agreement for self-government in America. It…
9 terms
Civics Chapter 2 Section 2
Proprietary Colony
Royal Colony
Religious Dissenters
Puritans
a colony in which the owner, or proprietor, owned the land an…
a colony owned and ruled directly by the king.
those who followed a faith other than the official religion o…
a group of English reformed Protestants who sought to "purify…
Proprietary Colony
a colony in which the owner, or proprietor, owned the land an…
Royal Colony
a colony owned and ruled directly by the king.
38 terms
CIVICS STUDY GUIDE CHAPTER 2
republic
delegate
social contract
proclamation
a representative democracy where citizens choose their rule-m…
a representative
an agreement in which the people give up some of their freedo…
a formal public announcement
republic
a representative democracy where citizens choose their rule-m…
delegate
a representative
11 terms
Civics Chapter 2 Section 1
Enlightenment
monarch
legislature
precedent
a cultural movement emphasizing new ideas about laws, society…
king or queen
a lawmaking body
a ruling in an earlier case that was similar
Enlightenment
a cultural movement emphasizing new ideas about laws, society…
monarch
king or queen
33 terms
Civics Chapter 2
Common Law
Charter
Compact
Mercantillism
A system of law based on precedents and customs
Written document granting land and the authority to set up a…
An agreement
Theory that a country should sell more goods than it buys
Common Law
A system of law based on precedents and customs
Charter
Written document granting land and the authority to set up a…
10 terms
Civics Chapter 2 Vocabulary
a person who permanently moves to a ne…
a situation in which a person is legal…
community members who owe loyalty to t…
legal process to be a citizen
immigrant
dual citizenship
citizens
naturalization
a person who permanently moves to a ne…
immigrant
a situation in which a person is legal…
dual citizenship
27 terms
Civics Chapter 2 Vocabulary
monarchy
Enlightenment
Legislature
Precedent
A government ruled by a king or queen
A popular philosophical movement of the 1700s that focused on…
A group of people who have the power to make laws
a previous occurrence used as a guide
monarchy
A government ruled by a king or queen
Enlightenment
A popular philosophical movement of the 1700s that focused on…
12 terms
Civics Chapter 2 Vocabulary
Limited Government
Representative Government
Separation of Powers
Revenue
a system in which the power of the government is limited, not…
system of government in which people elect delegates to make…
the division of power among the legislative, executive, and j…
the money a government collects from taxes or other sources
Limited Government
a system in which the power of the government is limited, not…
Representative Government
system of government in which people elect delegates to make…
10 terms
Civics - Chapter 2 Terms
Articles of Confederation
New Jersey Plan
Virginia Plan
Three-fifths Compromise
1st Constitution of the U.S. 1781-1788 (weaknesses-no executi…
A framework for the Constitution proposed by a group of small…
Initial proposal at the Constitutional Convention made by the…
Compromise between northern and southern states at the Consti…
Articles of Confederation
1st Constitution of the U.S. 1781-1788 (weaknesses-no executi…
New Jersey Plan
A framework for the Constitution proposed by a group of small…
20 terms
Civics Chapter 2
democracy
direct democracy
representative democracy
republic
A government in which citizens hold the power to rule
A direct form of democracy in which the people vote firsthand
A government in which citizens choose a smaller group to gove…
A representative democracy where citizens choose their lawmak…
democracy
A government in which citizens hold the power to rule
direct democracy
A direct form of democracy in which the people vote firsthand
20 terms
Civics Chapter 2 Vocab
limited government
representative government
separation of powers
revenue
in which the power of the monarch, or government, was limited…
a government in which people elect delegates to make laws and…
when colonial legislatures had the power to pass laws,and col…
the money a government collects from taxes or other sources
limited government
in which the power of the monarch, or government, was limited…
representative government
a government in which people elect delegates to make laws and…
26 terms
Civics Chapter 2
enlightenment
monarch
legislature
precedent
A cultural movement that included new ideas about law, societ…
to be ruled by a king or queen
a lawmaking body
a ruling in an earlier case that was similar
enlightenment
A cultural movement that included new ideas about law, societ…
monarch
to be ruled by a king or queen
14 terms
Civics Chapter 2 Vocabulary
self reliance and freedom from outside…
a theory that a county's power depends…
July 4, 1776- declared the US independ…
time period of new scientific and poli…
independence
mercantilism
Declaration of Independence
Enlightenment
self reliance and freedom from outside…
independence
a theory that a county's power depends…
mercantilism
36 terms
Civics Chapter 2
Thomas Jefferson
Articles of Confederation
United Kingdom
Monarchy
Wrote the Declaration of Independence
First Government in the USA
What nation had the greatest influence on the US government?
Government lead by a king or queen or emperor....
Thomas Jefferson
Wrote the Declaration of Independence
Articles of Confederation
First Government in the USA
16 terms
Civics Chapter 2 Vocabulary
Monarch
Dictator
Democracy
Direct Democracy
A king or queen
Person who rules with complete and absolute power.
People of a nation either rule directly or they elect officia…
All voters in a community meet in one place to make laws and…
Monarch
A king or queen
Dictator
Person who rules with complete and absolute power.
28 terms
Chapter 2 - Civics
rules
socialization
social institution
family
specific expectations of what behavior should be
learning how to participate in a group
system of values and rules to organize society
serves the larger society by helping teach young people the v…
rules
specific expectations of what behavior should be
socialization
learning how to participate in a group
22 terms
Civics Chapter 2 Vocabulary
Democracy
Monarchy
Dictatorship
Direct democracy
a government in which citizens exercise supreme power
a government led by a person (usually a king or queen) who in…
a form of government where absolute power is allotted to an i…
a democratic form of government in which citizens make public…
Democracy
a government in which citizens exercise supreme power
Monarchy
a government led by a person (usually a king or queen) who in…
15 terms
Chapter 2 Vocabulary Civics
Monarch
Democracy
Direct Democracy
Representative Democracy
A government ruled by a king or queen
The people a nation either rule directly or they elect offici…
All votes in a community meet in one place to make loves and…
People elect representatives to carry on the work of governme…
Monarch
A government ruled by a king or queen
Democracy
The people a nation either rule directly or they elect offici…
24 terms
Civics Chapter 2 Vocabulary
Enlightenment
Monarch
Legislature
Precedent
Movement that spread the idea that reason and society could i…
King or queen
The law making branch of government
A ruling that is used as a basis for a judicial decision
Enlightenment
Movement that spread the idea that reason and society could i…
Monarch
King or queen
29 terms
Civics Vocabulary Chapter 2
monarch
common law
joint-stock company
proprietary colony
king or queen
system of law based on precedent and customs
investors provide partial ownership in a company organized fo…
area with owner-controlled land and government
monarch
king or queen
common law
system of law based on precedent and customs
10 terms
Chapter 2 Civics Vocabulary
Republic
Constitution
Human rights
Federalism
A form of government in which the people elect representative…
A written plan of government
The basic rights to which all people are entitled as human be…
A system of government in which the powers of government are…
Republic
A form of government in which the people elect representative…
Constitution
A written plan of government
Civics Today - Chapter 2 Vocabulary
Enlightenment
monarch
legislature
precedent
Movement that spread the idea that reason and science could i…
King or queen
A group of people that makes laws
A ruling that is used as the basis for a judicial decision in…
Enlightenment
Movement that spread the idea that reason and science could i…
monarch
King or queen
20 terms
Chapter 2 Civics Vocabulary
French and Indian War
Consent
Stamp Act
Petitions
A war between Britain and France, which Britain won
Agreement
A tax imposed on the colonists by Parliament. It said that an…
Formal requests made by the people to the government, asking…
French and Indian War
A war between Britain and France, which Britain won
Consent
Agreement
27 terms
civics - chapter 2 vocabulary
limited government
representative government
magna carta
petition of right
basic principle of american government which states that gove…
system of government in which public policies are made by off…
great charter forced upon king john of england by his barons…
document prepared by parliament and signed by king charles I…
limited government
basic principle of american government which states that gove…
representative government
system of government in which public policies are made by off…
17 terms
Civics Chapter 2 Vocabulary
Monarch
Dictatorship
Oligarchy
Theocracy
a person, such as a king or queen, who reigns over a kingdom…
A person who rules with complete and absolute power.
A type of dictatorship where all power is focused on a small…
A type of government that is controlled by a religious leader…
Monarch
a person, such as a king or queen, who reigns over a kingdom…
Dictatorship
A person who rules with complete and absolute power.
27 terms
Civics Vocabulary Chapter 2
monarch
common law
joint-stock company
proprietary colony
king or queen... "England has a monarch."
system of law based on precedent and customs... "It's common la…
investors provide partial ownership in a company organized fo…
area with owner-controlled land and government... "The new colo…
monarch
king or queen... "England has a monarch."
common law
system of law based on precedent and customs... "It's common la…
16 terms
Civics Chapter 2 Vocabulary
Monarchy
Dictator
Democracy
Direct Democracy
a form of government with a monarch at the head
a ruler with total power over a country, typically one who ha…
a system of government by the whole population or all the eli…
a form of government in which all laws are created by a gener…
Monarchy
a form of government with a monarch at the head
Dictator
a ruler with total power over a country, typically one who ha…
25 terms
Chapter 2 Vocabulary Words in Civics
colony
boycott
plantation
charter
a group of people in one place who are ruled by a parent coun…
the refusal to purchase certain goods
a large estate
a written document granted land and the authority to set up c…
colony
a group of people in one place who are ruled by a parent coun…
boycott
the refusal to purchase certain goods
7 terms
Civics Chapter 2 Section 3 & 4
Tidewater
Egalitarianism
Mercantilism
Boycott
areas of flat, low plains, near the seacoast of Virginia and…
equality
the theory that a country's power depends on its wealth
refuse to buy
Tidewater
areas of flat, low plains, near the seacoast of Virginia and…
Egalitarianism
equality
24 terms
Civics Chapter 2 Vocabulary
Conquistador
Hernando Cortes
Christopher Columbus
Treaty of Tordesillas
Spanish soldier that explored the Americas and claimed land f…
Conquistador who brought the Aztecs to ruin
Italian navigator who looked for a faster water route to Asia
1494 treaty in which Spain and Portugal agreed to divide land…
Conquistador
Spanish soldier that explored the Americas and claimed land f…
Hernando Cortes
Conquistador who brought the Aztecs to ruin
18 terms
Civics Chapter 2 Vocabulary
Monarch
Legislature
Parliament
Precedent
a king or queen.
a group of people that makes laws.
the British legislature.
a ruling that is used as the basis for a judicial decision in…
Monarch
a king or queen.
Legislature
a group of people that makes laws.
19 terms
Chapter 2 Civics Vocabulary
monarch
dictator
democracy
direct democracy
King or queen.
A person who rules with complete and absolute power.
A form of government in which the people of a country either…
A form of government in which all the people meet together at…
monarch
King or queen.
dictator
A person who rules with complete and absolute power.
12 terms
Civics: Chapter 2 Vocabulary
Limited Government
Representative Government
due process
Charter
Government is restricted in what it may do, and every individ…
Government in which people should have a voice in deciding wh…
Protection against the arbitrary taking of life, liberty, or…
A written grant of authority from the king
Limited Government
Government is restricted in what it may do, and every individ…
Representative Government
Government in which people should have a voice in deciding wh…
21 terms
Chapter 2: Civics Vocabulary
Constitutional Convention
Legislative Branch
Executive Branch
Judicial Branch
A meeting in Philadelphia in 1787 that produced a new constit…
Branch of government that passes laws
A branch to carry out the laws
A system of courts to interpret and apply the laws
Constitutional Convention
A meeting in Philadelphia in 1787 that produced a new constit…
Legislative Branch
Branch of government that passes laws
12 terms
Chapter 2 Vocabulary - civics
Limited government -----
Representative government -----
Due process -----
Charter -----
Idea that government is restricted in what it may do, and eve…
Idea that government should serve the will of the people; peo…
protection against the arbitrary taking of life, liberty, or…
a written front of authority from the king that gave colonist…
Limited government -----
Idea that government is restricted in what it may do, and eve…
Representative government -----
Idea that government should serve the will of the people; peo…
15 terms
Civics: Chapter 2 vocabulary
rules
socialization
social institutions
values
specific expectations of what our behavior should be
the process of learning how to participate in a group
systems of values and rules that determine how our society is…
standards that guide our behavior
rules
specific expectations of what our behavior should be
socialization
the process of learning how to participate in a group
20 terms
Civics vocabulary chapter 2
Constitutional Convention
Legislative branch
Executive branch
Judicial branch
A meeting of state delegates in 1787 leading to adoption of a…
The lawmaking branch of the government.
The branch of government that carries out laws.
The branch of government that interprets the laws.
Constitutional Convention
A meeting of state delegates in 1787 leading to adoption of a…
Legislative branch
The lawmaking branch of the government.
12 terms
Chapter 2 Vocabulary- Civics
Limited Government
Representative Government
Separation of Powers
Revenue
System in which the government is limited, not absolute
System of government in which people elect delegates to make…
Division of power among the Legislative, Executive, and Judic…
Money government collects from taxes or other sources
Limited Government
System in which the government is limited, not absolute
Representative Government
System of government in which people elect delegates to make…
19 terms
Civics Chapter 2 Vocabulary
monarch
dictator
democracy
direct democracy
a person, such as a king or queen, who reigns over a kingdom…
a person who rules with complete and absolute power
the people of a nation either rule directly or they elect off…
all voters in a community meet in one place to make laws and…
monarch
a person, such as a king or queen, who reigns over a kingdom…
dictator
a person who rules with complete and absolute power
25 terms
Chapter 2 civics vocabulary
liberty
proclamation
boycott
repeal
the quality or state of being free
an official, formal public announcement
to refuse to purchase certain goods or services
to cancel a law
liberty
the quality or state of being free
proclamation
an official, formal public announcement
16 terms
Civics Chapter 2 Vocabulary
representative democracy
monarch
dictator
democracy
democracy where people elect representatives to carry on the…
a person, such as a king or queen, who reigns over a kingdom…
a person who rules with absolute and complete power
government where the people of a nation either rule directly…
representative democracy
democracy where people elect representatives to carry on the…
monarch
a person, such as a king or queen, who reigns over a kingdom…
22 terms
Civics Chapter 2 Vocabulary
Absolute Monacrchs
Dictatorship
Authoritarian
Totalitarian
Kings and queens with absolute total power
A form of government in which all power is in the hands of on…
Controlled by rulers that answer only to themselves
Form of government that has total control over the lives of t…
Absolute Monacrchs
Kings and queens with absolute total power
Dictatorship
A form of government in which all power is in the hands of on…
20 terms
Civics Chapter 2 Vocabulary
a government in which citizens hold th…
a rule of democracy in which people vo…
a government in which citizens choose…
a representative democracy where citiz…
democracy
direct democracy
representative democracy
republic
a government in which citizens hold th…
democracy
a rule of democracy in which people vo…
direct democracy
27 terms
Civics Chapter 2 Vocabulary
Limited Government
Representative Government
Magna Carta
Petition of Right
Basic principle of American government which states that the…
System of government in which public policies are made by off…
Great charter forced upon King John of England b his barons i…
Document prepared by parliament and signed by King Charles I…
Limited Government
Basic principle of American government which states that the…
Representative Government
System of government in which public policies are made by off…
20 terms
civics chapter 2 vocabulary
democracy
direct democracy
representative democracy
republic
a government in which citizens hold the power to rule
a form of democracy in which the people vote firsthand
a government in which citizens choose a smaller group to gove…
a representative democracy where citizens choose their lawmak…
democracy
a government in which citizens hold the power to rule
direct democracy
a form of democracy in which the people vote firsthand
20 terms
Chapter 2 Vocabulary - Civics
Enlightenment
monarch
legislature
precedent
Movement that spread the ideas that reason and science could…
King or Queen
Law making body
a ruling that is used as the basis for a judicial decision in…
Enlightenment
Movement that spread the ideas that reason and science could…
monarch
King or Queen
9 terms
civics vocabulary chapter 2
solar system
orbit
atmosphere
axis
As you can see, Earth is the third... planet from the sun
Each planet travels along its own path, around the sun.
also supports... life. This cushion of gases measures about 1,00…
is an imaginary line that runs through Earth's center... between…
solar system
As you can see, Earth is the third... planet from the sun
orbit
Each planet travels along its own path, around the sun.
49 terms
Chapter 2 - Civics
1. Constitutional Law... 2. Equity Law... 3.…
Mayflower Compact
Habeas Corpus
1. Extend boycott... 2. Sent letter to Ki…
What are the four sources of American Law?
Established the first direct democracy in the colonies
An order to bring a prisoner before a judge so the judge can…
What 3 things did the First Continental Congress do?
1. Constitutional Law... 2. Equity Law... 3.…
What are the four sources of American Law?
Mayflower Compact
Established the first direct democracy in the colonies
25 terms
Civics: chapter 2 vocabulary
Monarch
Legislature
Precedent
Common law
King or queen
A group of people that make laws
A ruling thst is used as the badis for a judicial decision in…
A system of law based on precedent and customs
Monarch
King or queen
Legislature
A group of people that make laws
28 terms
Civics: Chapter 2 Vocabulary
Enlightenment: cultural movement inclu…
Monarch: a king or queen.
Legislature: lawmaking body.
Precedent: ruling in an earlier case t…
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...
...
...
Enlightenment: cultural movement inclu…
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Monarch: a king or queen.
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