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Civics Chapter 8
Political Party
Two-Party System
Third Party
Platform
An association of voters with broad common interests who want…
A system of government in which two political parties compete…
A political party that challenges the two major parites
A series of statements expressing a party's principles, belie…
Political Party
An association of voters with broad common interests who want…
Two-Party System
A system of government in which two political parties compete…
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Civics - Chapter 8
political party
two-party system
third party
platform
an association of voters with broad common interests who want…
a system of government in which two parties compete for power
a political party that challenges the two major parties
a series of statements expressing the party's principles, bel…
political party
an association of voters with broad common interests who want…
two-party system
a system of government in which two parties compete for power
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civics chapter 8
public opinion
mass media
interest group
pollster
attitudes or opinions of a large group of people about a part…
news sources
people who share a similar point of view about an issue and t…
people who take polls
public opinion
attitudes or opinions of a large group of people about a part…
mass media
news sources
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Civics Chapter 8
Constituents
Bill
Interest Groups
Congressional district
The people a member of Congress represents
a proposed law
Groups of people who work together for similar interests or g…
The area that a member of the House represents
Constituents
The people a member of Congress represents
Bill
a proposed law
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Civics Chapter 8
Ex-parte Endo Case
Legal System
Goal of Legal System
Article III
Mitsuye Endo fired from California job (1942), sent to reloca…
based on "Equal Justice Under Law"
to treat every person the same
established a national Supreme Court, gave Congress the power…
Ex-parte Endo Case
Mitsuye Endo fired from California job (1942), sent to reloca…
Legal System
based on "Equal Justice Under Law"
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Civics Vocab Chapter 8
Circuit
Jurisdiction
Exclusive Jurisdiction
Concurrent Jurisdiction
The area of jurisdiction of a federal court of appeals
The authority to hear and decide a case
Only the federal courts may hear and decide cases
Both federal and state courts have jurisdiction
Circuit
The area of jurisdiction of a federal court of appeals
Jurisdiction
The authority to hear and decide a case
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Civics Chapter 8.4
docket
brief
majority opinion
dissenting opinion
a court's calendar, showing the schedule of cases it is to he…
Legal document submitted to the court setting forth the facts…
A court opinion reflecting the views of the majority of the j…
A statement written by a justice who disagrees with the major…
docket
a court's calendar, showing the schedule of cases it is to he…
brief
Legal document submitted to the court setting forth the facts…
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Civics: Chapter 8
circuits
jurisdiction
exclusive jurisdiction
concurrent jurisdiction
areas or districts that are served by the federal appeals cou…
Authority vested in a particular court to hear and decide the…
Cases that can be heard ONLY in the federal courts.
Authority for both state and federal courts to hear and decid…
circuits
areas or districts that are served by the federal appeals cou…
jurisdiction
Authority vested in a particular court to hear and decide the…
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civics chapter 8
Jurisdiction
Exclusive jurisdiction
Concurrent jurisdiction
District courts
a court's authority to hear and decide cases
authority of only federal courts to hear and decide cases
authority for both state and federal courts to hear and decid…
federal courts where trials are held and lawsuits are begun
Jurisdiction
a court's authority to hear and decide cases
Exclusive jurisdiction
authority of only federal courts to hear and decide cases
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Civics Chapter 8 Vocabulary
Exclusive Jurisdiction
Jurisdiction
Concurrent Jurisdiction
District courts
Cases in which only federal courts have jurisdiction.
A court's authority to hear and decide cases.
Cases in which state and federal courts share jurisdiction.
Federal courts where trials are held and lawsuits are begun.
Exclusive Jurisdiction
Cases in which only federal courts have jurisdiction.
Jurisdiction
A court's authority to hear and decide cases.
Civics Chapter 8: Vocabulary
Jurisdiction
Exclusive Jurisdiction
Concurrent Jurisdiction
District Courts
A court's authority to hear and decide cases
The authority of certain courts to hear and decide cases
Shared authority of courts to hear and decide authority
The federal courts where trials are held and lawsuits are begun
Jurisdiction
A court's authority to hear and decide cases
Exclusive Jurisdiction
The authority of certain courts to hear and decide cases
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Civics Chapter 8
What are 8 types of cases that Federal…
What do courts do?
What are the two types of Court Cases?
What are the 2 rights that accused peo…
1. The U.S. Constitution.... 2. Violation of federal laws.... 3. Co…
Use the law to settle civil disputes and decide on the guilt…
Criminal and Civil cases.
Have public trial and a lawyer.
What are 8 types of cases that Federal…
1. The U.S. Constitution.... 2. Violation of federal laws.... 3. Co…
What do courts do?
Use the law to settle civil disputes and decide on the guilt…
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Civics Chapter 8 Vocabulary
Circuit
Jurisdiction
Exclusive Jurisdiction
Concurrent Jurisdiction
the area of jurisdiction of a federal court of appeals
a court's authority to hear and decide cases
authority of only federal courts to hear and decide cases
authority for both state and federal courts to hear and decid…
Circuit
the area of jurisdiction of a federal court of appeals
Jurisdiction
a court's authority to hear and decide cases
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Civics Chapter 8 terms
jurisprudence
Supreme Court
Appeals Courts
District Courts
The science or study of law
Highest level of courts in the U.S.
A court that reviews decisions made in lower district courts
Federal courts where trials are held and lawsuits are begun.
jurisprudence
The science or study of law
Supreme Court
Highest level of courts in the U.S.
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Civics Today - Chapter 8 Vocabulary
circuit
jurisdiction
exclusive jurisdiction
concurrent jurisdiction
the area of jurisdiction of a federal court of appeals
a court's authority to hear and decide cases
authority of only federal courts to hear and decide cases
authority for both state and federal courts to hear and decid…
circuit
the area of jurisdiction of a federal court of appeals
jurisdiction
a court's authority to hear and decide cases
20 terms
Civics Chapter 8 Vocab
Circuits
Jurisdiction
Exclusive Jurisdiction
Concurrent Jurisdiction
Districts that they serve in.
The authority to hear and decide a case.
Only the Federal Courts get to hear and decide a case that ha…
Both the federal and state courts have jurisdiction.
Circuits
Districts that they serve in.
Jurisdiction
The authority to hear and decide a case.
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Chapter 8- Civics
precedent
dissenting opinion
judicial review
appellate jurisdiction
past opinion that guides judges by offering a model upon whic…
opinion that presents the view of justices who disagree with…
power to review any federal, state or local law or action to…
authority of a court to hear a case appealed from a lower cou…
precedent
past opinion that guides judges by offering a model upon whic…
dissenting opinion
opinion that presents the view of justices who disagree with…
TOMS Civics: Chapter 8 Executive Branch
elector
display
outcome
resign
Person appointed to vote in presidential elections for presid…
to show or list.
a result or consequence.
to give up one's office or position.
elector
Person appointed to vote in presidential elections for presid…
display
to show or list.
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Chapter 8 Civics vocabulary
Elector
Executive order
Pardon
Reprieve
A person appointed to vote in presidential elections for the…
A rule or command the president gives out that has the force…
Forgiveness and freedom from punishment
An order to delay a person's punishment until a higher court…
Elector
A person appointed to vote in presidential elections for the…
Executive order
A rule or command the president gives out that has the force…
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Civics chapter 8
State governments
Majority
Docket
Judicial review
Any disagreements between this are initially heard by federal…
Opinion states the facts of the case, announces the ruling an…
When the Supreme Court accepts a case for review , it places…
The Supreme Court decides if a law is constitutional
State governments
Any disagreements between this are initially heard by federal…
Majority
Opinion states the facts of the case, announces the ruling an…
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Civics chapter 8
Delegated powers
Reserved powers
Concurrent powers
Full faith and credit clause
Powers specifically given to the federal government by the US…
Powers given to the state government alone
Powers held jointly by the national and state governments.
Constitution's requirement that each state accept the public…
Delegated powers
Powers specifically given to the federal government by the US…
Reserved powers
Powers given to the state government alone
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Chapter 8 civics terms
Constitution
Bill
Interests groups
Lobbyists
A document which spells out the principles by which a governm…
First 10 amendments
Groups of individuals with common interests that organize to…
people who represent interest groups
Constitution
A document which spells out the principles by which a governm…
Bill
First 10 amendments
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civics chapter 8 vocab
circuits
jurisdiction
exclusive jurisdiction
concurrent jurisdiction
A closed path through which electrons (a current) can flow; e…
(n.) an area of authority or control; the right to administer…
authority of only federal courts to hear and decide cases
Authority for both state and federal courts to hear and decid…
circuits
A closed path through which electrons (a current) can flow; e…
jurisdiction
(n.) an area of authority or control; the right to administer…
20 terms
Civics Chapter 8 Vocabulary
Circuits
Jurisdiction
Exclusive Jurisdiction
Concurrent Jurisdiction
Districts that they serve in.
The authority to hear and decide a case.
Only the Federal Courts get to hear and decide a case that ha…
Both the federal and state courts have jurisdiction.
Circuits
Districts that they serve in.
Jurisdiction
The authority to hear and decide a case.
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chapter 8 civics
cicuits
jurisdiction
exclusive jurisdiction
concurrent jurisdiction
Much later, in 1891, Congress created a system of federal cou…
The authority to hear and decide a case
The authority to hear and decide a case
Under some circumstances, or instances, however, both federal…
cicuits
Much later, in 1891, Congress created a system of federal cou…
jurisdiction
The authority to hear and decide a case
20 terms
Chapter 8 Civics Vocab
Circuits
Jurisdiction
Exclusive jurisdiction
Concurrent jurisdiction
the area of jurisdiction of a federal court of appeals
a court's the authority to hear and decide cases
authority of only federal courts to hear and decide cases
authority for both state and federal courts to hear and decid…
Circuits
the area of jurisdiction of a federal court of appeals
Jurisdiction
a court's the authority to hear and decide cases
20 terms
Civics Chapter 8
circuits
jurisdiction
exclusive jurisdiction
concurrent jurisdiction
districts they serve.... minnesota is an example of this
the authority to hear and decide a case... ex: i have this if i…
the federal courts may hear and decide cases. ... examples may b…
either court may try crimes that violate both state and feder…
circuits
districts they serve.... minnesota is an example of this
jurisdiction
the authority to hear and decide a case... ex: i have this if i…
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chapter 8 civics words
public opinion
mass media
special interest groups
random
the distribution of the population's beliefs about politics a…
Forms of communication, such as newspapers and radio, that re…
an organization of people with some common interest who try t…
by chance, not planned or prearranged; irregular
public opinion
the distribution of the population's beliefs about politics a…
mass media
Forms of communication, such as newspapers and radio, that re…
16 terms
Chapter 8 civics vocabulary
Precedent
Cabinet
National debt
Bond
A tradition
A group of advisers to the president
The amount of money a national government owes to other gover…
A paper note promising to repay money
Precedent
A tradition
Cabinet
A group of advisers to the president
20 terms
Civics Chapter 8
Jurisdiction
Exclusive Jurisdiction
Concurrent Jurisdiction
District Courts
(n.) an area of authority or control; the right to administer…
authority of only federal courts to hear and decide cases
Authority for both state and federal courts to hear and decid…
Lowest level of fed. courts, where fed. cases begin &trials a…
Jurisdiction
(n.) an area of authority or control; the right to administer…
Exclusive Jurisdiction
authority of only federal courts to hear and decide cases
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Civics in Practice, Chapter 8 (vocab)
delegated powers
reserved powers
concurrent powers
full faith and credit clause
powers given to the federal government.
powers that belong to the people and the states.
powers shared by both the state and federal governments.
ensures that each state will accept the decisions of civil co…
delegated powers
powers given to the federal government.
reserved powers
powers that belong to the people and the states.
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Civics Chapter 8
constituents
bill
interest groups
lobbyists
The people a member of Congress represents
a proposed law
Groups of people who work together for similar interests or g…
People who represent interest groups
constituents
The people a member of Congress represents
bill
a proposed law
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Civics Chapter 8 Exam
President Pro Tempore
Interest Groups
Bill of Attainder
Filibuster
Officer who presides over the Senate when the Vice President…
Groups of people who work together for similiar interest or g…
A law that convicts a person of a crime without a trail
The use of long speeches to prevent a vote on a bill
President Pro Tempore
Officer who presides over the Senate when the Vice President…
Interest Groups
Groups of people who work together for similiar interest or g…
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Civics Chapter 8 Vocab
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…
Civics Today - Chapter 8 & 13.3 Vocabulary
circuit
jurisdiction
exclusive jurisdiction
concurrent jurisdiction
The area of jurisdiction of a federal court of appeals
A court's authority to hear and decide cases
Authority of only federal courts to hear and decide cases
Authority for both state and federal courts to hear and decid…
circuit
The area of jurisdiction of a federal court of appeals
jurisdiction
A court's authority to hear and decide cases
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Civics chapter 8
Constituents
Bill
Interests Groups
Lobbyists
The people a member of congress represents
A proposed law
Groups of people who work together for similar interests or g…
People who represent in interest groups
Constituents
The people a member of congress represents
Bill
A proposed law
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Civics Chapter 8
public opinion
mass media
special interest groups
random
the feelings of a large group of person
tv, radio, newspapers, internet, and magazines
people who share a similar point of view about an issue somet…
no particular order or reason
public opinion
the feelings of a large group of person
mass media
tv, radio, newspapers, internet, and magazines
20 terms
Civics Chapter 8
Circuits
Jurisdiction
Exclusive Jurisdiction
Concurrent Jurisdiction
Districts they serve
The authority to hear and decide a case
Only the federal courts may hear and decide cases
Both federal and state courts have jurisdiction
Circuits
Districts they serve
Jurisdiction
The authority to hear and decide a case
20 terms
Chapter 8 civics
Circuits
Jurisdiction
Exclusive Jurisdiction
Concurrent Jurisdiction
A area of jurisdiction of a federal court of appeals
A court's authority to hear and decide cases
Authority of only federal courts to hear and decide cases
Authority for both state and federal courts to hear decide ca…
Circuits
A area of jurisdiction of a federal court of appeals
Jurisdiction
A court's authority to hear and decide cases
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civics chapter 8
Circuits
Jurisdiction
Exclusive Jurisdiction
Concurrent Jurisdiction
an established itinerary of events or venues used for a parti…
the official power to make legal decisions and judgments.
exists where one court has the power to adjudicate a case to…
exists where two or more courts from different systems simult…
Circuits
an established itinerary of events or venues used for a parti…
Jurisdiction
the official power to make legal decisions and judgments.
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Civics chapter 8
Circuits
Jurisdiction
Exclusive Jurisdiction
Concurrent Jurisdiction
a roughly circular line, route, or movement that starts and f…
the official power to make legal decisions and judgments.
In civil procedure, exclusive jurisdiction exists where one c…
Concurrent jurisdiction exists where two or more courts from…
Circuits
a roughly circular line, route, or movement that starts and f…
Jurisdiction
the official power to make legal decisions and judgments.
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Chapter 8 Vocab CIVICS
circuits
jurisdiction
exclusive jurisdiction
concurrent jurisdiction
The area of jurisdiction of a federal court of appeals
The authority of a court to hear a case
authority of only federal courts to hear and decide cases
Authority for both state and federal courts to hear and decid…
circuits
The area of jurisdiction of a federal court of appeals
jurisdiction
The authority of a court to hear a case
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Civics Vocabulary- Chapter 8
Circuit Court
Jurisdiction
Exclusive Jurisdiction
Concurrent Jursidiction
A court of law that meets at two or more places within a part…
The right and power to interpret and apply the law... Beyond: T…
Authority of only federal courts to hear and decide cases
Where state and federal courts share jurisdiction
Circuit Court
A court of law that meets at two or more places within a part…
Jurisdiction
The right and power to interpret and apply the law... Beyond: T…
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Chapter 8- Civics in practice (March 2015)
delegated powers
reserved powers
concurrent powers
full faith and credit clause
powers given to the federal government by the Constitution
powers set aside by the U.S. Constitution for the states or f…
powers shared by the federal government and the states
the provision inthe U.S> Constitution that each state will ac…
delegated powers
powers given to the federal government by the Constitution
reserved powers
powers set aside by the U.S. Constitution for the states or f…
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Civics chapter 8 vocab
Recall
Referendum
Gerrymandering
Incumbency advantage
An election that allows voters to remove an elected office ho…
A process whereby the state legislature refers a proposal to…
To draw congressional districts in such a way as to give one…
The advantage generally enjoyed by sitting members of the Hou…
Recall
An election that allows voters to remove an elected office ho…
Referendum
A process whereby the state legislature refers a proposal to…
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vocabulary chapter 8 civics
bill
budget
census
congressional district
A proposed law
a plan for raising and spending money
An official count of the population made every ten years to f…
the area that a member of the House represents
bill
A proposed law
budget
a plan for raising and spending money
Civics in Practice, Chapter 8 (vocab)
delegated powers
reserved powers
concurrent powers
full faith and credit clause
powers given to the federal government.
powers that belong to the people and the states.
powers shared by both the state and federal governments.
ensures that each state will accept the decisions of civil co…
delegated powers
powers given to the federal government.
reserved powers
powers that belong to the people and the states.
20 terms
Chapter 8 Vocab. Civics
Jurisdiction
Exclusive Jurisdiction
Concurrent Jurisdiction
District Court
court's authority to hear and decide cases
authority to only federal courts to hear and decide cases
authority for both state and federal courts to hear and decid…
federal courts where trials are held and lawsuits are begun
Jurisdiction
court's authority to hear and decide cases
Exclusive Jurisdiction
authority to only federal courts to hear and decide cases
26 terms
Civics Chapter 8
"Equal justice under law"
The Supreme Court
Exclusive Jurisdiction
Concurrent Jurisdiction
above the steps of the Supreme Court House-idea that law is a…
is at the top of the federal court system
only federal courts can hear these cases
federal and state courts can hear these cases
"Equal justice under law"
above the steps of the Supreme Court House-idea that law is a…
The Supreme Court
is at the top of the federal court system
chapter 8 civics vocab
constituents
bill
interest groups
lobbyists
the people he or she (congressman) represents
a proposed law
groups of people who work together for a similar interest or…
people who represent interest groups
constituents
the people he or she (congressman) represents
bill
a proposed law
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