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Chapter 6 Civics
bicameral
census
gerrymander
standing committee
A legislature consisting of two parts, or houses (House of Re…
Population count (every ten years)
TO DIVIDE AN AREA INTO VOTING DISTRICTS IN A WAY THAT FAVORS…
A permanent committee established in a legislature, usually f…
bicameral
A legislature consisting of two parts, or houses (House of Re…
census
Population count (every ten years)
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Civics Chapter 6 Vocab
Bill of Rights
amendment process
national convention
separation of church and state
a list of all citizen's rights
the way in which changes are added to the Constitution
assembly - when people gather together to discuss ideas/issues
the situation in which the government may not favor any relig…
Bill of Rights
a list of all citizen's rights
amendment process
the way in which changes are added to the Constitution
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Civics - Chapter 6, Lesson 3
13th Amendment
14th Amendment
black codes
15th Amendment
- banned slavery... - banned forced labor (with exceptions for c…
- got rid of black codes... - defined American... - equal protectio…
state laws dictating where African Americans could work, live…
- guaranteed suffrage to all African American men
13th Amendment
- banned slavery... - banned forced labor (with exceptions for c…
14th Amendment
- got rid of black codes... - defined American... - equal protectio…
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Civics - Chapter 6, Lesson 1
civil liberties
Bill of Rights
five basic freedoms of 1st Amendment
freedom of religion
the freedom to think and act without government interference…
First 10 amendments to the Constitution
1. freedom of religion... 2. freedom of speech... 3. freedom of the…
1. U.S. cannot set up any one religion as the national religi…
civil liberties
the freedom to think and act without government interference…
Bill of Rights
First 10 amendments to the Constitution
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Civics Chapter 6
Elector
Executive Order
Pardon
Reprieve
Person appointed to vote in Presidential elections for Presid…
A rule or command the President gives out that has the force…
A deceleration of forgiveness and freedom from Punishment
An order to delay a person's punishment until a higher court…
Elector
Person appointed to vote in Presidential elections for Presid…
Executive Order
A rule or command the President gives out that has the force…
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Civics - Chapter 6, Lesson 2
accused
Fourth Amendment
probable cause
search warrant
a person officially charged with a crime
"unreasonable searches and seizures"; officers must have prob…
a strong reason to think that a person or property is involve…
a court order allowing police to search property and seize ev…
accused
a person officially charged with a crime
Fourth Amendment
"unreasonable searches and seizures"; officers must have prob…
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Chapter 6 Civics
1st Amendment
2nd Amendment
3rd Amendment
4th Amendment
Freedom of religion, speech, press, assembly, and petition
The right to bear arms
At time of peace, soldiers can't stay in people's homes witho…
Protects against unreasonable searches
1st Amendment
Freedom of religion, speech, press, assembly, and petition
2nd Amendment
The right to bear arms
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Civics Chapter 6
Presidential Succession
State of the Union Address
Foreign Policy
Treaty
the order in which the office of the President is to be fille…
a yearly report by the President to Congress describing the n…
a nation's plan for dealing with other nations of the world
a written agreement between nations
Presidential Succession
the order in which the office of the President is to be fille…
State of the Union Address
a yearly report by the President to Congress describing the n…
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Civics Chapter 6
Political Socialization
Opinion Leaders
gender gap
Generational effect
Complex process by which people get their sense of political…
Those individuals held in great respect becasue of their posi…
A term that refers to the regular pattern by which women are…
a long-lasting effect of the events of a particular time on t…
Political Socialization
Complex process by which people get their sense of political…
Opinion Leaders
Those individuals held in great respect becasue of their posi…
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Civics Chapter 6 Review
Take the Fifth
Separation of church and state
Amending the Constitution
Tinker case
Use your constitutional right to remain silent
The government may not favor any religion
Every amendment must be approved at both the national and sta…
armbands are a form of speech protected by the First Amendment
Take the Fifth
Use your constitutional right to remain silent
Separation of church and state
The government may not favor any religion
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chapter 6 civics
candidate
plurality
majority
coalition
a person seeking an elected government office
the largest number of votes or seats in a legislature
more than half
a political alliance with another party or parties
candidate
a person seeking an elected government office
plurality
the largest number of votes or seats in a legislature
TOMS CIVICS Chapter 6 VOCABULARY
civil liberty
free speech
censorship
petition
freedoms to think and act without government interference or…
the right to say our opinions, in public or in private, witho…
telling the press what to print or broadcast
a written request to the government
civil liberty
freedoms to think and act without government interference or…
free speech
the right to say our opinions, in public or in private, witho…
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Civics Chapter 6 Vocabulary
Presidential Succession
State of the Union Address
Foreign policy
Diplomacy
the order in which officials fill the office of president in…
The president's annual statement to Congress and the nation.
A nation's overall plan for dealing with other nations
The art and practice of conducting negotiations between natio…
Presidential Succession
the order in which officials fill the office of president in…
State of the Union Address
The president's annual statement to Congress and the nation.
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Chapter 6 Civics
Bicameral
Census
Constituents
Gerrymander
Two part Congress consisting of The House and Senate
A population count taken by the census
People that are represented
oddly shaped district designed to increase the voting strengt…
Bicameral
Two part Congress consisting of The House and Senate
Census
A population count taken by the census
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Civics Chapter 6 Vocabulary
Bicameral
Minority Party
Constituent
Seniority
A legislature consisting of two parts, or houses
In both the House of Representatives and the Senate, the poli…
A person from a legislator's district.
Years of service, which is used as a consideration for assign…
Bicameral
A legislature consisting of two parts, or houses
Minority Party
In both the House of Representatives and the Senate, the poli…
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civics chapter 6
appropriations bill (2)
impoundment (4)
immunity (5)
implied powers (1)
(grants money to carry out programs) A BILL-- that SETS ASIDE…
( REFUSING TO SPEND funds) the president's refusal to spend m…
(FREEDOM from PROSECUTION) for witnesses whose testimony ties…
(powers NOT SPECIFIED OR WRITTEN in the CONSTITUTION) but ass…
appropriations bill (2)
(grants money to carry out programs) A BILL-- that SETS ASIDE…
impoundment (4)
( REFUSING TO SPEND funds) the president's refusal to spend m…
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Civics Chapter 6
Freedom of Speech
Freedom of Press
Seperation of Church and state
Amendment process
The right to express one's opinions publicly
The right to publish news papers, magazines without governmen…
The government may not favor any religion or establish an off…
The way in which changes are added to the Constitution
Freedom of Speech
The right to express one's opinions publicly
Freedom of Press
The right to publish news papers, magazines without governmen…
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Civics Chapter 6
Bicameral
Census
Constituents
Gerrymander
(of a legislative body) having two branches or chambers.
population taken by the _____ Bureau, Congress adjusts the nu…
people representatives
oddly shaped district designed to increase the voting strengt…
Bicameral
(of a legislative body) having two branches or chambers.
Census
population taken by the _____ Bureau, Congress adjusts the nu…
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Civics, Chapter 6
Congress elections take place every ev…
In a Congressional election year, how…
The new Congressional term begins in w…
What is the majority of members who mu…
November
one-third
January
quorum
Congress elections take place every ev…
November
In a Congressional election year, how…
one-third
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Civics: Chapter 6
bicameral
census
constituents
gerrymander
A legislature consisting of two parts, or houses
A complete enumeration of a population taken in the United St…
A resident of a district or state represented by an elected o…
Process of redrawing legislative boundaries for the purpose o…
bicameral
A legislature consisting of two parts, or houses
census
A complete enumeration of a population taken in the United St…
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Civics chapter 6
Bureaucracy
Federal election commission
Consumer product safety board
National labor relations board
The department of the executive branch,and agencies
Enforces election laws
Conducts product safety research
Works to prevent unfair labor practices
Bureaucracy
The department of the executive branch,and agencies
Federal election commission
Enforces election laws
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Civics Chapter 6 terms
Bicameral
Census
Gerrymander
Standing Committee
A legislature consisting of 2 parts or houses
A population count taken by the Census Bureau
An oddly shaped district designed to increase the voting stre…
Permanent committees that continue their work from session to…
Bicameral
A legislature consisting of 2 parts or houses
Census
A population count taken by the Census Bureau
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Civics - Chapter 6
civil liberty
free speech
censorship
petition
the freedom to think and act without government interference…
the right to say our opinions, in public or in private, witho…
the banning of printed materials or films due to alarming or…
a formal request for government action
civil liberty
the freedom to think and act without government interference…
free speech
the right to say our opinions, in public or in private, witho…
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Civics chapter 6
What are three qualifications to be Pr…
How long is each term for the Presiden…
What speech does the President deliver…
What is the President's role in regard…
be 35 years old... be a natural born citizen... have been a residen…
4 years per term and a total of 10 years
State of the Union
He prepares it and Congress approves it.
What are three qualifications to be Pr…
be 35 years old... be a natural born citizen... have been a residen…
How long is each term for the Presiden…
4 years per term and a total of 10 years
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Civics Today - Chapter 6 Vocabulary
bicameral
census
gerrymander
constituent
a legislature consisting of two parts, or houses
a population count of the United States taken every 10 years…
an oddly shaped election district designed to increase the vo…
a person from a legislator's district
bicameral
a legislature consisting of two parts, or houses
census
a population count of the United States taken every 10 years…
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chapter 6 civics
Bicameral
Census
Constituents
Gerrymandering
body consisting of the house of Representatives and the Senate
population count taken by the census bureau, Congress adjusts…
people represented
oddly shaped congressional districts, designed to increase a…
Bicameral
body consisting of the house of Representatives and the Senate
Census
population count taken by the census bureau, Congress adjusts…
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Civics & Government Chapter 6
George Washington
Alexander Hamilton
Twelfth Amendment
Minority president
First president of the United States
Proposed the electoral college
Split presidential and vice presidential ballots
President who wins less than 50% of the popular vote
George Washington
First president of the United States
Alexander Hamilton
Proposed the electoral college
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Civics Chapter 6 Study Guide
presidential succession
State of the Union Address
foreign policy
diplomacy
The order in which the office of president is to be filled if…
A yearly report by the president to Congress describing the n…
A country's plan for dealing with other countries of the world
The art of dealing with foreign governments
presidential succession
The order in which the office of president is to be filled if…
State of the Union Address
A yearly report by the president to Congress describing the n…
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Civics: Chapter 6 Vocabulary Terms
presidential succession
State of the Union Address
foreign policy
diplomacy
the order in which the office of president is to be filed if…
a yearly report by the president to Congress describing the n…
a country's plan for dealing with other countries of the world
the art of dealing with foreign governments
presidential succession
the order in which the office of president is to be filed if…
State of the Union Address
a yearly report by the president to Congress describing the n…
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Civics Chapter 6
How are different terms of Congress id…
How many members does the Senate have?
What criteria are used to determine wh…
Why did the Founders give Congress bro…
Each "new" Congress is given a number to identify its two-yea…
100 members
They are based on preference, loyalty, expertise, and seniori…
The Founders knew that they could not foresee every situation…
How are different terms of Congress id…
Each "new" Congress is given a number to identify its two-yea…
How many members does the Senate have?
100 members
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Chapter 6- Civics
impeach
gerrymander
veto
census
accuse officials of misconduct in office; House of Reps does…
a way to draw district boundaries that favors one party over…
president's refusal to sign a bill
used to determine each state's number of representatives, eve…
impeach
accuse officials of misconduct in office; House of Reps does…
gerrymander
a way to draw district boundaries that favors one party over…
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Civics chapter 6
civil liberty
free speech
censorship
petition
the freedom to think and act without government interference…
the right to say our opinion in public or private without fea…
banning of printed materials or films due to alarming or offe…
a formal request for government action
civil liberty
the freedom to think and act without government interference…
free speech
the right to say our opinion in public or private without fea…
Civics in Practice, Chapter 6 (vocab)
presidential succession
State of the Union address
foreign policy
diplomacy
The order in which officials replace the President.
a yearly report by the president to congress describing the n…
The government's plan for interacting with the other countrie…
The art of interacting with foreign governments.
presidential succession
The order in which officials replace the President.
State of the Union address
a yearly report by the president to congress describing the n…
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Civics Today Chapter 6
How long is a term of congress?
How many sessions are in each term of…
How long does a Senator serve?
By how much are senate re-elections st…
2 years
2
6 years
no more than one-third of the senators are up for reelection…
How long is a term of congress?
2 years
How many sessions are in each term of…
2
Civics Today - Chapter 6 & 13.1 Vocabulary
bicameral
census
gerrymander
constituent
A legislature consisting of two parts, or houses
A population count of the United States taken every 10 years…
An oddly shaped election district designed to increase the vo…
A person from a legislator's district
bicameral
A legislature consisting of two parts, or houses
census
A population count of the United States taken every 10 years…
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Civics Chapter 6 Vocab
Public Opinion
Demography
Census
Melting Pot
The distribution of the population's beliefs about politics a…
The science of population changes.... EXAMPLE: One way of lookin…
An "actual enumeration" of the population, which the Constitu…
A term often used to characterize the U.S, with its history o…
Public Opinion
The distribution of the population's beliefs about politics a…
Demography
The science of population changes.... EXAMPLE: One way of lookin…
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Civics Chapter 6
Legislative
Powerful
535
House of representatives
Congress is the ________ (lawmaking) branch of government.
Congress is the most ______ branch of government.
Congress is made of _____ members.
What is the lower house?
Legislative
Congress is the ________ (lawmaking) branch of government.
Powerful
Congress is the most ______ branch of government.
chapter 6 civics
population
vice president
expressed power
bills
basis of representation in the house of representatives
casts a senate vote only in case of a tie
tax collecting
proposed laws
population
basis of representation in the house of representatives
vice president
casts a senate vote only in case of a tie
Civics Chapter 6 vocab
International
Cooperation
Transaction
Per capita income
between two or more countries
working together
buying or selling
income per person
International
between two or more countries
Cooperation
working together
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Civics chapter 6
Candidate
Majority
Coalition
Third Party
Person seeking an elected government office
More than half
Political alliance with another party
minor political party that challenges the 2 major parties
Candidate
Person seeking an elected government office
Majority
More than half
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Civics Chapter 6
Expressed Powers
Implied Powers
Elastic clause
Impeach
powers directly stated in the constitution
Powers not specifically mentioned in the constitution
the part of the Constitution that permits Congress to make an…
To accuse government officials of misconduct in office
Expressed Powers
powers directly stated in the constitution
Implied Powers
Powers not specifically mentioned in the constitution
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Civics Chapter 6+
gerrymandering
term limits
presidential succession
foreign policy
process of redrawing legislative boundaries for the purpose o…
limits on the number of terms elected officials can serve
the order in which officials fill the office of president in…
a policy governing international relations
gerrymandering
process of redrawing legislative boundaries for the purpose o…
term limits
limits on the number of terms elected officials can serve
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Chapter 6 Civics
First Amendment
Freedom of Speech
Freedom of Press
Freedom of Petition
Freedoms of Speech, Press, Petition and Assembly
The Right to Say Our Opinions, in Public or in Private, Witho…
The Right to State Opinions in Various Forms of Media Such as…
The Right to Present Requests to the Government Without Punis…
First Amendment
Freedoms of Speech, Press, Petition and Assembly
Freedom of Speech
The Right to Say Our Opinions, in Public or in Private, Witho…
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Chapter 6 Civics
Carbohydrates Elements
Lipids Elements
Nucleic Acids Elements
Proteins Elements
Carbon, Hydrogen, Oxygen
Carbon, Hydrogen, Oxygen
Hydrogen, Oxygen, Nitrogen, Carbon, Phosphorus
Nitrogen, Carbon, Hydrogen, Oxygen, Phosphorus, Sulfur
Carbohydrates Elements
Carbon, Hydrogen, Oxygen
Lipids Elements
Carbon, Hydrogen, Oxygen
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Civics Today Chapter 6
bicameral
constituent
gerrymander
Majority Pary
composed of two legislative bodies
a person whom a member of Congress has been elected to repres…
To draw a district's boundaries to gain an advantage in elect…
in both The House Of Representatives and the Senate, the poli…
bicameral
composed of two legislative bodies
constituent
a person whom a member of Congress has been elected to repres…
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Civics Chapter 6
native-born
2
President of the Senate
President
The president must be a __ citizen.
number of terms a president can serve
Vice President
has final say in planning how wars are to be fought
native-born
The president must be a __ citizen.
2
number of terms a president can serve
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civics chapter 6
Establishment clause
Indictment
Due process
Suffrage
portion of the first amendment promoting freedom of religion.
formal charge brought by grand jury
following established legal procedures
the right to vote
Establishment clause
portion of the first amendment promoting freedom of religion.
Indictment
formal charge brought by grand jury
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Chapter 6 vocab civics
civil liberties
censorship
petition
slander
the freedom to act and think without interference from the gov
the banning of press with alarming offensive ideas
a formal request for the gov to act
spoken untruths that harm someone's reputation
civil liberties
the freedom to act and think without interference from the gov
censorship
the banning of press with alarming offensive ideas
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Civics Chapter 6
1
2
3
4
guarantees freedom of religion, freedom of speech, freedom of…
protects the right to possess firearms
declares that the government may not require people to house…
protects people from unreasonable searches and seizures
1
guarantees freedom of religion, freedom of speech, freedom of…
2
protects the right to possess firearms
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Civics Chapter 6
bicameral
census
constituents
gerrymander
A Congress with two parts
Population count
people represented
oddly shaped district designed to increase the voting strengt…
bicameral
A Congress with two parts
census
Population count
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