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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
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 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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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 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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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
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…
Civics - Chapter 6
constituents
elastic clause
Speaker of the House
filibuster
people from a representative's district
AKA the necessary and proper clause
the most powerful member of the House of Representatives
tactic of delaying a vote by talking a bill to death in the S…
constituents
people from a representative's district
elastic clause
AKA the necessary and proper clause
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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
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
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 Vocabulary
Bill of Rights
amendment process
national convention
separation of church and state
a list of citizens' rights; the first 10 Amendments to the US…
the way in which changes are added to the Constitution
an assembly called by 2/3 of the states' legislatures; can pr…
the situation in which the government may not favor any relig…
Bill of Rights
a list of citizens' rights; the first 10 Amendments to the US…
amendment process
the way in which changes are added to the Constitution
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Chapter 6 Civics
standing committee
seniority
bicameral
census
A permanent committee established in a legislature, usually f…
Unwritten rule in both houses of Congress reserving committee…
A legislature consisting of two parts, or houses
A periodic and official count of a country's population.
standing committee
A permanent committee established in a legislature, usually f…
seniority
Unwritten rule in both houses of Congress reserving committee…
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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
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…
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
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…
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…
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
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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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
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
Civics Vocab. Chapter 6
bicameral
census
constituent
gerrymander
a legislature consisting of two parts, or houses
a population count taken by the census bureau
a person from a legislator's district
an oddly shaped election district designed to increase the vo…
bicameral
a legislature consisting of two parts, or houses
census
a population count taken by the census bureau
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Chapter 6 Civics Vocab
bicameral
census
constituent
gerrymander
1. a legislature consisting of two parts, or houses... 2. A bica…
1. a population count taken by the Census Bureau... 2. A census…
1. a person from a legislators district... 2. Every district has…
1. an oddly shaped election district designed to increase the…
bicameral
1. a legislature consisting of two parts, or houses... 2. A bica…
census
1. a population count taken by the Census Bureau... 2. A census…
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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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Civics Today - Chapter 6
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 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 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
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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 vocab chapter 6
executive orders
executive privilege
diplomatic recognition
reprieve
formal, signed statements from the president that instruct or…
the power that allows a president to refuse to release inform…
the presidential power to formally recognize the legitimacy o…
a postponement in the carrying out of a prison sentence
executive orders
formal, signed statements from the president that instruct or…
executive privilege
the power that allows a president to refuse to release inform…
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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 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 review
In the beginning, the country had ___…
At first, the country has no ______, b…
Spain would not let Americas use the _…
________ ________ did not respect the…
$52 million
navy; army
mouth of the Mississippi
Foreign countries
In the beginning, the country had ___…
$52 million
At first, the country has no ______, b…
navy; army
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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
Civics Chapter 6 Study Guide
potential voting population
a person's ability to read or write
people who do not believe their action…
Dividing electoral districts to limit…
electorate
literacy
political efficacy
gerrymandering
potential voting population
electorate
a person's ability to read or write
literacy
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Civics chapter 6 vocab.
Suffrage
Franchise
Electorate
Transient
The Right to vote
The right to vote
All of the people entitled to vote in a given election
Person living in a state for only a short time without legal…
Suffrage
The Right to vote
Franchise
The right to vote
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Civics Chapter 6 vocab
bicameral
sentence
census
sentence
a two-part body
Congress is bicameral.
population count taken by census bureau
Every 10 years a census is taken.
bicameral
a two-part body
sentence
Congress is bicameral.
Civics Chapter 6
casework
impeach
bicameral
expressed powers
the work a lawmaker does to help comstituents with a problem
to accuse officials of misconduct in office
two parts
powers that are enumerated and clearly listed
casework
the work a lawmaker does to help comstituents with a problem
impeach
to accuse officials of misconduct in office
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Civics chapter 6
Strict constructionist
Liberal constructionist
Conference committee
Pocket veto
Word for word; limits or restricts judicial interpretation
Living breathing document that you add to; would believe in i…
Resolve disagreements on a particular bill; 4/4
Indirect veto of a bill by the pres. by retaining the bill un…
Strict constructionist
Word for word; limits or restricts judicial interpretation
Liberal constructionist
Living breathing document that you add to; would believe in i…
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Chapter 6 Civics Vocab
elector
executive order
pardon
reprieve
person appointed to vote in president elections for president…
a rule or command the president gives out that has the force…
a declaration of forgiveness and freedom from punishment
an order to delay a persons punishment until a higher court c…
elector
person appointed to vote in president elections for president…
executive order
a rule or command the president gives out that has the force…
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civics chapter 6 vocab
powers directly stated in the Constitu…
Article I, Section 8, of the Constitut…
powers the government requires to carr…
a proposed law for raising money
expressed powers
necessary and proper clause
implied powers
revenue bill
powers directly stated in the Constitu…
expressed powers
Article I, Section 8, of the Constitut…
necessary and proper clause
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Chapter 6 Civics Terms
Census
Constituent
Gerrymander
Majority Party
a population count taken by the Census Bureau
a person from a legislator's district
an oddly shaped district designed to increase the voting stre…
political party to which more than half the members belong
Census
a population count taken by the Census Bureau
Constituent
a person from a legislator's district
Civics: Chapter 6
Writ of habeus corpus
Lobbylist
Standing committee
Bill of attainder
A court order that requires police to bring a prisoner to cou…
A representative of a special interest group who tries to inf…
Committee that continues from one congressional session to th…
A law that punishes a person accused of a crime without a tri…
Writ of habeus corpus
A court order that requires police to bring a prisoner to cou…
Lobbylist
A representative of a special interest group who tries to inf…
Chapter 6 Civics Vocab
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 policy for dealing with other countries in the wo…
the art of dealing with foreign government's
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
presidential succession-
State of 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 Union Address-
a yearly report by the president to Congress describing the n…
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