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11 terms
Civics Chapter 3
immigrant
institution
popular sovereignty
citizen
a person who moves permanently to another country
an important organization or group with a relationship
government whose power is from the people
a person who is loyal to a government & protected by that gov…
immigrant
a person who moves permanently to another country
institution
an important organization or group with a relationship
26 terms
Civics Chapter 3 Vocabulary
Checks and balances
Implied powers
Federalists
Federal System (federalism)
A system that allows each branch of government to limit the p…
Powers not specifically mentioned in the constitution
A term used to describe supporters of the Constitution during…
A government that divides the powers of government between th…
Checks and balances
A system that allows each branch of government to limit the p…
Implied powers
Powers not specifically mentioned in the constitution
30 terms
Civics Chapter 3
Constitutional Convention
George Washington
Rhode Island
Secrecy Policy
each state sent delegates to Philadelphia to fix the Articles…
everyone agreed that he should preside over, or be in charge…
the only state that chose not to attend the convention becaus…
the participants in the convention agreed to keep everything…
Constitutional Convention
each state sent delegates to Philadelphia to fix the Articles…
George Washington
everyone agreed that he should preside over, or be in charge…
27 terms
Civics Chapter 3
Preamble
Article
Vest
Congress
An introduction or short statement of purpose
One of the parts of a written document
To give a particular authority or right
The legislative branch of the United States government; it in…
Preamble
An introduction or short statement of purpose
Article
One of the parts of a written document
32 terms
Civics Chapter 3
Constitution
Bicameral
Confederation
Articles of Confederation
A detailed, written plan for government
A legislature consisting of two parts, or houses
A group of individuals or state governments
The first constitution of the United States
Constitution
A detailed, written plan for government
Bicameral
A legislature consisting of two parts, or houses
20 terms
Chapter 3 Civics (McElheny)
Natural law
Representative Government
Charter
Rule of law
A universal set of moral principles believed to come from hum…
A political system in which power is exercised by elected lea…
A written grant of authority
The principle that government is based on clear and fairly en…
Natural law
A universal set of moral principles believed to come from hum…
Representative Government
A political system in which power is exercised by elected lea…
60 terms
Chapter 3 Civics
immigrants
ethnic
Values
Institutions
foreign-born people who move permanently to a new country
Members of this group share a common national, cultural, or r…
Broad ideas about what is good or desirable and what is bad o…
the key practices, relationships, and organizations in a soci…
immigrants
foreign-born people who move permanently to a new country
ethnic
Members of this group share a common national, cultural, or r…
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Civics Chapter 3 Terms
popular sovereignty
limited government
constitutionalism
rule of law
all political power resides in the people.
no government is all-powerful. Government may do only those t…
government must obey the law. Government must be conducted ac…
government and its officers, in all that they do, are always…
popular sovereignty
all political power resides in the people.
limited government
no government is all-powerful. Government may do only those t…
55 terms
Civics Chapter 3
George Washington
Philadelphia
Rhode Island
Revise the Articles
President of the Constitutional Convention
Location of the Constitutional Convention
State Missing from the Constitutional Convention
Original Purpose of the Constitutional Convention
George Washington
President of the Constitutional Convention
Philadelphia
Location of the Constitutional Convention
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Civics - Chapter 3 Review
immigrant
ethnic group
values
institution
an individual who moves permanently to a new country
a group of people who share a common national, cultural, or r…
the general principles or beliefs people use to make judgment…
a key practice, relationship, or organization in a society
immigrant
an individual who moves permanently to a new country
ethnic group
a group of people who share a common national, cultural, or r…
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Civics Chapter 3 terms
Preamble
Article 1
Article 2
Article 3
a statement in the constitution that sets forth the goals and…
establishes the United States COngress; House of Representati…
creates and executive branch to carry out laws passed by cong…
Establishes a Supreme Court to head the judicial branch, outl…
Preamble
a statement in the constitution that sets forth the goals and…
Article 1
establishes the United States COngress; House of Representati…
21 terms
Civics Chapter 3
separation of powers
Articles of Confederation
judicial branch
Congress
The term ______________________________ describes the three-w…
One goal of the Constitution is to provide for a better union…
The ____ of government interprets the nation's laws
The _______ has the power to pass laws over the president's v…
separation of powers
The term ______________________________ describes the three-w…
Articles of Confederation
One goal of the Constitution is to provide for a better union…
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Civics - Chapter 3 Constitutional Terms
Article 1
Article 2
Article 3
Article 4
Article of the Constitution that defines the Legislative Bran…
Article of the Constitution that defines the Executive Branch…
Article of the Constitution that sets up the Judicial Branch…
Article of the Constitution that regulates the STATE'S powers…
Article 1
Article of the Constitution that defines the Legislative Bran…
Article 2
Article of the Constitution that defines the Executive Branch…
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Civics Chapter 3 Vocabulary
Constitution
Bicameral
Confederation
Ratify
A detailed, written plan for government ... ex. The constitutio…
A legislature consisting of two parts, or houses... ex. The bic…
A group of individuals or state governments... ex. The confeder…
To vote approval of ... ex. The President has to get laws ratif…
Constitution
A detailed, written plan for government ... ex. The constitutio…
Bicameral
A legislature consisting of two parts, or houses... ex. The bic…
11 terms
Civics- Chapter 3
Amendment
Cabinet
Concurrent Powers
Delegated Powers
A written change to the constitution
The leaders of the executive departments who also act as advi…
Powers shared by the federal government and the states
Powers given to the federal government by the constitution
Amendment
A written change to the constitution
Cabinet
The leaders of the executive departments who also act as advi…
22 terms
Civics Chapter 3
Constitution
Bicameral
Confederation
Ratified
A nation's basic law, creates political institutions, assigns…
A legislature consisting of two parts, or houses
A form of an international organization that brings several a…
approved
Constitution
A nation's basic law, creates political institutions, assigns…
Bicameral
A legislature consisting of two parts, or houses
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Civics Chapter 3 Vocab
constitution
bicameral
confederation
ratify
a detailed written plan for government... Sentence: The US uses…
a legislature consisting of two parts or houses... Sentence: Con…
a group of people or state governments... Sentence: North Caroli…
to vote approval of... Sentence: To become a law, the law has to…
constitution
a detailed written plan for government... Sentence: The US uses…
bicameral
a legislature consisting of two parts or houses... Sentence: Con…
39 terms
Civics Chapter 3
Legislative
Judicial
Executive
Checks and balances
Congress, makes laws
court system, decides how laws should be applied
president, and vice president, advisors, carries out laws
Constitution made a system so that no group would over power…
Legislative
Congress, makes laws
Judicial
court system, decides how laws should be applied
16 terms
Civics Chapter 3 Vocabulary
state
confederation
Articles of Confederation
Confederation Congress
territory with it's own government
an association; an organization of separate states that coope…
drafts of the Declaration, made by the Second Continental Con…
a council made up of thirteen representatives, one from each…
state
territory with it's own government
confederation
an association; an organization of separate states that coope…
92 terms
Civics today Chapter 3 and 4
Constitution
Bicameral
Confederation
examples for "Lack of power & money" i…
A written plan for government
Divided into two parts/houses
A group of individual state governments that band together fo…
Congress had no power to: ... -collect taxes... -regulate trade…
Constitution
A written plan for government
Bicameral
Divided into two parts/houses
10 terms
Civics - Chapter 3
best defines the principle of popular…
place where the idea of a Republic or…
known as the father of the Constitutio…
historic document first established th…
The ultimate source of governmental authority is the people
Rome
James Madison
Magna Carta
best defines the principle of popular…
The ultimate source of governmental authority is the people
place where the idea of a Republic or…
Rome
21 terms
Civics Chapter 3
Popular sovereignty
Checks and Balances
Separation of powers
Federalism
Principle that the authority of a state and its government is…
Used to keep the government from getting too powerful in one…
An act of vesting the legislative, executive, and judicial po…
A system based upon democratic rules and institutions in whic…
Popular sovereignty
Principle that the authority of a state and its government is…
Checks and Balances
Used to keep the government from getting too powerful in one…
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Civics Chapter 3 Vocab.
Immigrants
Ethnic Group
Values
Institutions
People who move permanently to a new country.
Citizens who share a common national, cultural, or racial bac…
Broad ideas about what is good or desirable and what is bad o…
The key practices, relationships, and organizations in a soci…
Immigrants
People who move permanently to a new country.
Ethnic Group
Citizens who share a common national, cultural, or racial bac…
7 terms
Civics Chapter 3
popular sovereignty
Preamble
separation of powers
checks and balances
government by consent of the governed
the beginning of the U.S. Constitution, which describes its p…
the distribution of political power among the branches of gov…
a system in which the powers of government are balanced among…
popular sovereignty
government by consent of the governed
Preamble
the beginning of the U.S. Constitution, which describes its p…
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Chapter 3 Vocabulary Civics
Preamble
Popular Sovereignty
Majority Rule
Delegated Powers
A written introduction that explains why the U.S. Constitutio…
Consent of the governed or agreement from the people. One of…
When people disagree, people accept the decision of the major…
powers that the Constitution specifically gives to the federa…
Preamble
A written introduction that explains why the U.S. Constitutio…
Popular Sovereignty
Consent of the governed or agreement from the people. One of…
42 terms
Chapter 3 Civics
Constitutional Convention
what type of men attended the conventi…
Why was the convention held?
What was a early decesion made by the…
meeting of state delegates in 1787 leading to adoption of a n…
Most of 55 men present were well-educated lawyers, merchants,…
because Congress had agreed there were a series of problems w…
-to create an oath to secrecy... -need a new document/ scrap the…
Constitutional Convention
meeting of state delegates in 1787 leading to adoption of a n…
what type of men attended the conventi…
Most of 55 men present were well-educated lawyers, merchants,…
30 terms
Civics Chapter 3
Supremacy Clause
Elastic Clause
Constitutional Convention
Virginia Plan
Constitution, laws passed by congress, and treaties of the U.…
Congress has right to make laws "necessary and proper" to car…
- In Philadelphia... - Independence Hall... - To DISCARD articles...
-Made leg. bicameral-> Each house would have states represent…
Supremacy Clause
Constitution, laws passed by congress, and treaties of the U.…
Elastic Clause
Congress has right to make laws "necessary and proper" to car…
19 terms
Civics Chapter 3
amendment
popular sovereignty
delegated powers
veto
a written change made to the Constitution
government by the consent of the governed
powers specifically given to the federal government
presidential power to reject proposed laws
amendment
a written change made to the Constitution
popular sovereignty
government by the consent of the governed
12 terms
Chapter 3 Vocabulary Review (Civics)
Aliens
Rule of Law
Witnesses
Common Good
Is a citizen of one country who lives in another country.
This concept of a government of laws, rather than of men and…
People who have seen events related to the crime or who have…
The well being of all members of society.
Aliens
Is a citizen of one country who lives in another country.
Rule of Law
This concept of a government of laws, rather than of men and…
21 terms
Civics Chapter 3 The Constitution
Constitutional Convention
legislative branch
executive branch
judicial branch
meeting of state delegates in 1787 leading to adoption of new…
the lawmaking branch of government
carries out the laws
the branch of the government that interprets the law
Constitutional Convention
meeting of state delegates in 1787 leading to adoption of new…
legislative branch
the lawmaking branch of government
38 terms
Civics Chapter 3
Supremacy Clause
Elastic Clause
Constitutional Convention
Virginia Plan
Constitution, laws passed by congress, and treaties of the U.…
Gives Congress right to make laws "necessary and proper" to c…
The meeting in Philadelphia (Independence Hall) to REWRITE th…
-Set up three branches (leg./ exe./ jud.)... -Made leg. bicamera…
Supremacy Clause
Constitution, laws passed by congress, and treaties of the U.…
Elastic Clause
Gives Congress right to make laws "necessary and proper" to c…
Civics, Economics and Geography: Chapter 3 (TOMS)
citizen
civics
citizenship
government
a member of a community of people who owe loyalty to a govern…
the study of the rights and duties of citizens
the rights and duties of citizens
the ruling authority for a community
citizen
a member of a community of people who owe loyalty to a govern…
civics
the study of the rights and duties of citizens
17 terms
Chapter 3 Quiz review-Civics
Virginia Plan
Judicial Branch
New Jersey Plan
Three-fifths Compromise
At the Constitutional Convention, presented by James Madison…
Article III (3) of the US Constitution and has the final auth…
Plan at the Constitutional Convention that beneftis the small…
included part of the slave population in calculating represen…
Virginia Plan
At the Constitutional Convention, presented by James Madison…
Judicial Branch
Article III (3) of the US Constitution and has the final auth…
18 terms
Chapter 3 Civics Vocab
limited government
separation of powers
checks and balances
veto
basic principle of the American system of government is restr…
basic principle of American system, that the executive, legis…
system of overlapping the powers of the legislative, executiv…
chief executive's power to reject a bill passed by a legislat…
limited government
basic principle of the American system of government is restr…
separation of powers
basic principle of American system, that the executive, legis…
54 terms
Civics Chapter 3 terms
Constitutional Convention
Legislative Branch
Executive Branch
Judicial Branch
Meeting of state delegates in 1787 leading to adoption of a n…
The branch of government that makes laws (House & Senate)
The branch of government that carries out the laws (President…
The branch of government that interprets the laws (Supreme Co…
Constitutional Convention
Meeting of state delegates in 1787 leading to adoption of a n…
Legislative Branch
The branch of government that makes laws (House & Senate)
Civics Chapter 3
Constitution
Great Compromise
Three-Fifths Compromise
Electoral College
A detailed, written plan for government
Agreement that resolved the problem of states' representation…
Agreement providing that enslaved persons would be counted as…
A group of people named by each state legislature to select P…
Constitution
A detailed, written plan for government
Great Compromise
Agreement that resolved the problem of states' representation…
25 terms
Civics Chapter 3
immigrants
institution
ethnic group
values
People who settle in a country they weren't born in.
The key practices, relationships, and organizations in a soci…
Group of people who share a common national, cultural, or rac…
General principles or beliefs you use to make judgements.
immigrants
People who settle in a country they weren't born in.
institution
The key practices, relationships, and organizations in a soci…
10 terms
Chapter 3, Section 3 - Civics
A written change made to the Constitut…
If the people do not like the effects…
George Washington brought this group t…
Has the power to decide if Congress ha…
Amendment
Repeal
Cabinet
Supreme Court
A written change made to the Constitut…
Amendment
If the people do not like the effects…
Repeal
9 terms
Civics Chapter 3 Part 2
Citizens
Civics
Citizenship
What are some of those duties in Ameri…
People in a community who are loyal to the government and get…
The duties of citizens
Rights and duties of citizenship
Voting, paying taxes, helping your community, maybe serving i…
Citizens
People in a community who are loyal to the government and get…
Civics
The duties of citizens
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Chapter 3, Section 3 - Civics
The _______ has the power to decide if…
A(n) __________ is a written change ma…
Regular meetings of the leaders of the…
All but one of the amendments to the C…
Supreme Court
Amendment
Custom and tradition
State legislators
The _______ has the power to decide if…
Supreme Court
A(n) __________ is a written change ma…
Amendment
29 terms
Civics chapter 3
constitution
bicameral
article of confederation
confederation
A document which spells out the principles by which a governm…
A lawmaking body made up of two chambers or parts: The U.S Ho…
a document that outlined the first form of government in the…
A loose group of governments working together
constitution
A document which spells out the principles by which a governm…
bicameral
A lawmaking body made up of two chambers or parts: The U.S Ho…
Civics Today - Chapter 3 Vocabulary
Constitution
bicameral
confederation
ratify
a written plan of government
a legislature consisting of two parts or houses
a group of individual state governments that band together fo…
to approve
Constitution
a written plan of government
bicameral
a legislature consisting of two parts or houses
23 terms
Civics Today - Chapter 3 Vocabulary
constitution
bicameral
confederation
ratify
a detailed, written plan for government
a legislature consisting of two parts, or houses
a group of individuals or state governments
to vote approval
constitution
a detailed, written plan for government
bicameral
a legislature consisting of two parts, or houses
25 terms
Chapter 3 - Civics
Thomas Jefferson
Benjamin Franklin
Patrick Henry
George Washington
this notable leader could not attend the convention because h…
At 81 years old, he was the oldest delegate to the convention
this delegate was against the convention and did not attend
this delegate presided over the convention
Thomas Jefferson
this notable leader could not attend the convention because h…
Benjamin Franklin
At 81 years old, he was the oldest delegate to the convention
25 terms
Civics: Chapter 3 Vocab
immigrant
ethnic group
values
institution
a person who moves permanently to a new country.
a group of people who share a common national, cultural, or r…
the general principles or beliefs people use to make judgment…
a key practice, relationship, or organization in a society.
immigrant
a person who moves permanently to a new country.
ethnic group
a group of people who share a common national, cultural, or r…
17 terms
American Civics Chapter 3
Popular Sovereignty
Majority Rule
Delegated Powers
Reserved Powers
Consent of the government
Governance according to the expressed preferences of the majo…
powers given to the federal government by the Constitution
Powers not specifically granted to the federal government or…
Popular Sovereignty
Consent of the government
Majority Rule
Governance according to the expressed preferences of the majo…
20 terms
Chapter 3 Vocab- Civics
immigrant
Values
Ethnic Groups
Popular sovereignty
People who move from one country to another permanently
Broad ideas bout what is good or desirable and what is bad an…
Have a common national, cultural or racial background.
The idea the the government receives its power from the people.
immigrant
People who move from one country to another permanently
Values
Broad ideas bout what is good or desirable and what is bad an…
32 terms
Civics: Chapter 3 Vocabulary
Constitution
Bicameral
Confederation
Ratify
A list of fundamental rules and laws in which a state or orga…
A legislative body that has two branches
An organization made of a number of parties or groups that ha…
Sign or give formal consent to a contract/treaty/agreement, t…
Constitution
A list of fundamental rules and laws in which a state or orga…
Bicameral
A legislative body that has two branches
25 terms
Vocabulary chapter 3(Civics)
Immigrants
Distinct
Ethnic group
Institutions
people who move permanetly to a new country
separate identeties, together they are called Native Americans
share a common national,cultural,or racial background
Key practices, relationship,and organizations in a society
Immigrants
people who move permanetly to a new country
Distinct
separate identeties, together they are called Native Americans
56 terms
Civics Chapter 3 - The Constitution
The Preamble
James Madison
Constitutional Convention
The Bill of Rights
"We the People of the United States, in Order to form a more…
Known as the "Father of the Constitution" because of his writ…
A 1787 meeting that was used to write the United States Const…
1791 - this list of amendments (the first 10) to the Constitu…
The Preamble
"We the People of the United States, in Order to form a more…
James Madison
Known as the "Father of the Constitution" because of his writ…
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