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Civics State and Local Government
federalism
concurrent power
reserved power
Georgia attorney general
A system in which power is divided between the national and s…
Powers shared by the national and state governments
Powers given to the state government alone
State's lawyer and legal advisor - provides information regar…
federalism
A system in which power is divided between the national and s…
concurrent power
Powers shared by the national and state governments
75 terms
Civics--State and Local Government
In a state, what is the first step to…
A bill is studied in depth by who?
What happens to a bill on the floor?
Once a bill is voted on what happens t…
The bill is introduced
an assigned committee
It is debated and then voted on
It goes to the other house
In a state, what is the first step to…
The bill is introduced
A bill is studied in depth by who?
an assigned committee
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Civics: Local and State Government
true/false: the U.S. Constitution says…
what are unfunded mandates?
what's a charter?
what's a city?
false
services the federal govt demands but doesn't pay for
basic plan of local govt
largest type of municipality
true/false: the U.S. Constitution says…
false
what are unfunded mandates?
services the federal govt demands but doesn't pay for
61 terms
Civics (State and Local Government)
Under a federal system of government,…
What is the legal process by which a f…
Identify Marshall's Congressional Dist…
Who is Marshall's Congressional Repres…
State and National Government
Extradition
15th
John Shimkus (R)
Under a federal system of government,…
State and National Government
What is the legal process by which a f…
Extradition
50 terms
Civics State and Local Government
federalism
general assembly
senate
house of representatives
A system in which power is divided between the national and s…
A governing body that makes state laws
smaller upper assembly in US congress
lower house of congress
federalism
A system in which power is divided between the national and s…
general assembly
A governing body that makes state laws
35 terms
Civics- State and Local Government
federal system
reserved powers
concurrent powers
grants-in-aid
federalism. A system of government in which power is divided…
state governments may exercise all powers not given to the fe…
powers shared by the state governments and federal government
awards of money
federal system
federalism. A system of government in which power is divided…
reserved powers
state governments may exercise all powers not given to the fe…
35 terms
CIVICS - State & Local Government
NC Constitution
Governor
Lt. Governor
General Assembly
Principles- separation of powers, checks and balances, flexib…
Chief executive in state governments; elected for 4 years in…
2nd in command to the governor; elected for 4 year terms
State legislature in NC; bicameral legislature with House of…
NC Constitution
Principles- separation of powers, checks and balances, flexib…
Governor
Chief executive in state governments; elected for 4 years in…
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Civics States and Local Government
Federalism
Concurrent Powers
Enumerated/Delegated Powers
Reserved Powers
Power of a nation in the form of a government
Powers both the state and federal government have.
Powers held by the federal government, can overrule state's d…
Powers held by states, established in 10th amendment
Federalism
Power of a nation in the form of a government
Concurrent Powers
Powers both the state and federal government have.
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Civics Local and State Government
federalism
10th amendment
revenue
income tax
the system that divides national and state power and what pow…
the power not delegated in the constitution are reserved for…
income... ex: taxes, lottery, casinos, grants, fees
tax on certain earnings of individuals
federalism
the system that divides national and state power and what pow…
10th amendment
the power not delegated in the constitution are reserved for…
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Civics: State and local government
Dr. Robert Bently
Kay Ivey
Luther Strange
district 1
Governor
Lieut. Gov.
Attorney general
What district is the school in
Dr. Robert Bently
Governor
Kay Ivey
Lieut. Gov.
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Civics State and Local Government
Initiative
Referendum
Line Item Veto
Pardon
the power or opportunity to act or take charge before others…
if they approve on the vote or not.
the power of a president, governor, or other elected executiv…
releases the individual from any punishment due for the infra…
Initiative
the power or opportunity to act or take charge before others…
Referendum
if they approve on the vote or not.
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Civics State and Local Governments
Expenditure
Revenue
council
mill rate
the amount a town spends in a given year
the amount a town takes in in a given year
council/manager type government for Wethersfield
how you determine taxation
Expenditure
the amount a town spends in a given year
Revenue
the amount a town takes in in a given year
53 terms
Civics state and local government
# of seats in House of Reps.
Our representative in the House
Our representative in the Senate
# of seats in the Senate
110
Ed McBroom
Tom Casperson
38
# of seats in House of Reps.
110
Our representative in the House
Ed McBroom
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State & Local Governments ~ Civics
12.79 million
#6
virtue, liberty, and independence
Harrisburg
population of Pennsylvania
population rank of Pennsylvania
state motto of Pennsylvania
Pennsylvania's capital
12.79 million
population of Pennsylvania
#6
population rank of Pennsylvania
41 terms
Civics:State and Local governments
The government in virginia is establis…
House of delegates and virginia senate
Executive power at state level
"Vice governor"
The virginia constitution
General assembly
Governor
Lieutenant governor
The government in virginia is establis…
The virginia constitution
House of delegates and virginia senate
General assembly
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Civics State and Local Government
Who is Dan Malloy?
Who is Russell A. Morin?
Who and What is our Town Manager?
Who is the Mayor?
The CT Governor
a state representative
Jeff Bridges, sorta head of Wethersfield confirms everything…
Paul F. Montinieri
Who is Dan Malloy?
The CT Governor
Who is Russell A. Morin?
a state representative
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Civics & Economics - State and Local Government
50
NC Court of Appeals
poll
b) Commissioner of Public Safety
How many state senators are there in North Carolina?
Fill in the blank: NC Superior Court > ____________ > NC Loca…
Levying a ____ tax on voting is illegal according to the NC C…
Which of the following is NOT a position in the Council of St…
50
How many state senators are there in North Carolina?
NC Court of Appeals
Fill in the blank: NC Superior Court > ____________ > NC Loca…
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CIVICS STATE AND LOCAL GOVERNMENT VOCAB
Incorporated
City charter
Home rule
Ordinances
To receive a state charter, officially recognizing the govern…
A document granting power to a local government.
Allows cities to write their own charters, choose their own t…
a law, usually of a city or county.
Incorporated
To receive a state charter, officially recognizing the govern…
City charter
A document granting power to a local government.
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Civics State and Local Government Vocab
Federal System
Reserved Powers
Concurrent Powers
Grants-in-aid
the sharing of power between central and state governments
Powers that the Constitution doesn't give to the national gov…
powers shared by the state and federal governments
awards of money given to the states to help them pay for some…
Federal System
the sharing of power between central and state governments
Reserved Powers
Powers that the Constitution doesn't give to the national gov…
54 terms
civics local & state government test
federalism
general assembly
senate
house of reps
a system of government in which a written constitution divide…
legislature in some states of the U.S. the main body of the usa
assembly of council of citizens having the highest function i…
the lower legislative branch
federalism
a system of government in which a written constitution divide…
general assembly
legislature in some states of the U.S. the main body of the usa
28 terms
State and Local Government Civics Quiz
General Assembly
Governor
Lieutenant Governor
Annexation
Lawmaking body of NC
Chief executive of NC
Second in command in NC
When a city takes in more property (homes)
General Assembly
Lawmaking body of NC
Governor
Chief executive of NC
28 terms
iCivics: State and Local Government
State
County
Commission
Fee
Some counties get their power from this
The next smallest unit of government below a state
A group of people in charge of a county
Money a person pays for a county service
State
Some counties get their power from this
County
The next smallest unit of government below a state
24 terms
State and Local Governments - H. Civics
State Constitutions
Governor
Gubernatorial Powers
3 Gubernatorial Roles
Framework for gov't in state... Supreme law besides federal law…
"Executive" of the State... Highest elected State Official... Power…
Constitutional & Symbolic Powers... Each state gives different a…
Executive... Legislative... Leadership
State Constitutions
Framework for gov't in state... Supreme law besides federal law…
Governor
"Executive" of the State... Highest elected State Official... Power…
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Civics Vocabulary #9 - State and Local Government
Initiative
Item Veto
Ordinaces
Property Tax
A process by which citizens can propose laws. Citizens gather…
The power to reject certain parts of a bill. The President do…
Local laws
A charge on the things that people own, such as houses, land,…
Initiative
A process by which citizens can propose laws. Citizens gather…
Item Veto
The power to reject certain parts of a bill. The President do…
34 terms
CE 7&8 Civics Local and State Government
Governor of Virginia
Governor Term Length
Governor Job Description
Three people/groups who serve under th…
Terry McAuliffe
4 year terms
Head of the Executive Branch
Lieutenant Governor... Attorney General ... Cabinet
Governor of Virginia
Terry McAuliffe
Governor Term Length
4 year terms
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Civics: Unit 9 Vocabulary - State & Local Government
Federal System
Reserved Powers
Concurrent Powers
Grants-In-Aid
The sharing of power between the central and state governments.
Powers that the Constitution does not give to the national go…
Powers shared by the state and federal governments.
Money given by the national government to the states.
Federal System
The sharing of power between the central and state governments.
Reserved Powers
Powers that the Constitution does not give to the national go…
Civics - More Vocabulary for State and Local Government
Enumerated power
Implied powers
State Representative
State Senator
a list of powers given the government as stated in the consti…
powers that are not specifically stated but are needed in ord…
is responsible for making the laws of a state; member of the…
Is responsible for making the laws of state; member of the le…
Enumerated power
a list of powers given the government as stated in the consti…
Implied powers
powers that are not specifically stated but are needed in ord…
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State and Local Government Vocabulary - Civics - 9th
AT LARGE ELECTIONS
[CITY] CHARTER (G)
COMMUTE
CONSTITUTION (N.C.) 1971 (358)
An election for an area as a whole
Document granting permission to set up a corporation
to reduce a criminals sentence
...
AT LARGE ELECTIONS
An election for an area as a whole
[CITY] CHARTER (G)
Document granting permission to set up a corporation
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Unit 3 Civics - state and local government
6 things state constitutions have in c…
Federalism
delegated powers
reserved powers
preamble, bill or rights, organization of government, electio…
sharing powers between state and federal and state government
powers to the federal government (foreign policy, printing mo…
powers for the states (marriage, driving laws, and traffic re…
6 things state constitutions have in c…
preamble, bill or rights, organization of government, electio…
Federalism
sharing powers between state and federal and state government
51 terms
State and Local government for American Government and Civics
Under a federal system of government,…
What is the legal process by which a f…
Identify Marshall´s Congressional Dist…
Who is Marshall´s Congressional Repres…
...
...
...
...
Under a federal system of government,…
...
What is the legal process by which a f…
...
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Civics State/Local Government & Taxation Test
Progressive tax
Regressive tax
Proportional tax
Revenue
Taxes increase as wages/income increase
As you earn more, you pay less (hits lower income people hard…
Everybody pays the same amount
Income
Progressive tax
Taxes increase as wages/income increase
Regressive tax
As you earn more, you pay less (hits lower income people hard…
43 terms
Civics Midterm Vocab - State and Local Government
Legislature
Legislators
Legislator Qualifications
Legislator Election
The lawmaking branch of State government
The people of the Legislature who translate the public will i…
Must be at least 18 or 21 years old, and in over half the Sta…
Legislatures chosen by popular vote
Legislature
The lawmaking branch of State government
Legislators
The people of the Legislature who translate the public will i…
Civics and Economics Unit #7: State and Local Government
governor
Council of State
lieutenant governor
state treasurer
the state's equivalent to the job of the president/chief exec…
elected state executives who manage government offices and ag…
the vice president at the state level ; succeeds the governor…
manages the states money
governor
the state's equivalent to the job of the president/chief exec…
Council of State
elected state executives who manage government offices and ag…
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Civics Unit 2 terms: state and local government
Federalism
General assembly
Senate
House of Representatives
Written constitution that divides power between a central and…
Legislature of Connecticut
Upper chamber (36)
Lower chamber (151)
Federalism
Written constitution that divides power between a central and…
General assembly
Legislature of Connecticut
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Civics Unit 3 State and Local Government
Public Acts
Special Acts
"Trailer Session"
"ex officio"
General
Limited
post-adjournment session
By virtue of the office
Public Acts
General
Special Acts
Limited
21 terms
Civics Unit 9- State and Local Government
preamble
declaration of rights
many things that are not mentioned in…
separation of powers & checks and bala…
recognizes that civil, poltical, and religious liberties are…
ensures the freedoms of north carolina citizens by guaranteei…
are mentioned in the declaration of rights
used to ensure limited government
preamble
recognizes that civil, poltical, and religious liberties are…
declaration of rights
ensures the freedoms of north carolina citizens by guaranteei…
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Civics - CT State/Local Government Study Guide
Lobbying
Governor
Lieutenant Governor
Attorney General
...
Dannell Malloy... Chief executive and administrative officer - e…
Nancy Wyman... Assists in ceremonial functions and other general…
Chief legal officer of the state, supervises all civil legal…
Lobbying
...
Governor
Dannell Malloy... Chief executive and administrative officer - e…
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Civics Unit #6:: NC State and Local Government
NC General Assembly
Statues
Lieutenant (Lt.) Governor
Municipalities
-Legislative branch of North Carolina
-Laws that get passed in the General Assembly
-2nd in line behind the Governor... -Presides over the General A…
-Cities, towns and villages
NC General Assembly
-Legislative branch of North Carolina
Statues
-Laws that get passed in the General Assembly
28 terms
Civics Chapters 13-14: State & Local Government
Constitution
Florida Constitution
Preamble
Article
a detailed, written plan for government
State's sixth Constitution in history, declaration of rights,…
the opening section of the constitution explaining its purpose
one of several main parts of the Constitution
Constitution
a detailed, written plan for government
Florida Constitution
State's sixth Constitution in history, declaration of rights,…
25 terms
H Civics: State and Local Government Vocabulary
general assembly
statutes
lt. governor
the nc constitution
A governing body that makes state laws; The principal deliber…
Written laws made by legislatures
the executive officer of a state who is next in rank to a gov…
created in 1776; declaration of rights was signed preceding d…
general assembly
A governing body that makes state laws; The principal deliber…
statutes
Written laws made by legislatures
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Civics State/Local Government & Taxation Test
Progressive tax
Regressive tax
Proportional tax
Revenue
Taxes increase as wages/income increase
As you earn more, you pay less (hits lower income people hard…
Everybody pays the same amount
Income
Progressive tax
Taxes increase as wages/income increase
Regressive tax
As you earn more, you pay less (hits lower income people hard…
53 terms
Civics - Judicial Branch, State and Local Government
jurisdiction
original jurisdiction
appellate jurisdiction
constitutionality
a court's authority to hear and decide cases
the authority to hear cases for the first time
the authority of a court to hear a case appealed from a lower…
in accordance with the Constitution
jurisdiction
a court's authority to hear and decide cases
original jurisdiction
the authority to hear cases for the first time
18 terms
State and Local Government - Vocabulary
state
United States
delegated power
reserved power
political unit that has the authority to govern itself
group of state who united themselves under a single government
assigned or given to the federal government
set aside for the states
state
political unit that has the authority to govern itself
United States
group of state who united themselves under a single government
29 terms
Civics: Illinois State and Local Government Memorization
What is Marshall's Congressional Distr…
Who is the Congressional Representativ…
Who are Illinois's US Senators?
How many articles are in Illinois's Co…
15th
John Shimkus
Dick Durbin and Mark Kirk
14
What is Marshall's Congressional Distr…
15th
Who is the Congressional Representativ…
John Shimkus
41 terms
State and Local Governments Test- Civics 12th
Town Meeting
Town or city charter
Weak mayor
Strong mayor
All adults; white men (landowners) met to make decisions for…
Document by which towns in CT operate
Doesn't have the power to submit budget; can make appointment…
Does have the power to submit budget; makes appointments etc...
Town Meeting
All adults; white men (landowners) met to make decisions for…
Town or city charter
Document by which towns in CT operate
6 terms
Local, State, and National Government
council
community
politics
taxes
a group of people who are chosen to make rules, laws, or deci…
a group of people who live in the same area such as a city, t…
the work or job of people such as elected officials who are p…
Fees for the support of government required to be paid by peo…
council
a group of people who are chosen to make rules, laws, or deci…
community
a group of people who live in the same area such as a city, t…
40 terms
Unit 6 - State and Local Government/Civic Participation
Federalism
Public Policy
Item Veto
Intergovernmental Revenue
Governmental system where power is divided between different…
The goals and programs created and enforced by government to…
Ability of the state executive to reject certain parts of a b…
Money collected by the federal government that is then distri…
Federalism
Governmental system where power is divided between different…
Public Policy
The goals and programs created and enforced by government to…
20 terms
Unit 2 Act. 7 State and Local Government Civics
Tax code
Benefits received principle
Ability to pay principle
Sales Tax
a code of the Internal Revenue Service that states tax proced…
a system of taxation in which those who use a particular gove…
principle of taxation in which those with higher income pay m…
a tax levied on a product at the time of sale
Tax code
a code of the Internal Revenue Service that states tax proced…
Benefits received principle
a system of taxation in which those who use a particular gove…
12 terms
State and Local Government
reserved
governor
bicameral
unicameral
set aside
chief executive officer of the state - Governor Terry Bransta…
two-house (representatives & senate)
one house (Nebraska's system)
reserved
set aside
governor
chief executive officer of the state - Governor Terry Bransta…
20 terms
State Government & Local Government :)
Northwest Ordinance's (1787) provision…
Name for the Ohio State Legislature
When Ohio entered the Union?
Cite major changes the 1851 Ohio Const…
Provided how a territory could become a state...in stages bas…
Ohio General Assembly
1803
Took some power from the legislature, added another layer of…
Northwest Ordinance's (1787) provision…
Provided how a territory could become a state...in stages bas…
Name for the Ohio State Legislature
Ohio General Assembly
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