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Civics Origins of American Government 1
resolve
guarantee
justice
jury
to find an answer or solution to something
a written promise
result of using laws to fairly judge and punish crimes and cr…
group of people who decide if a person is innocent or guilty…
resolve
to find an answer or solution to something
guarantee
a written promise
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American civics and government #1
government
jefferson
hamilton
jefferson
balancefreedom and order
anti federalist
federalist
AofC
government
balancefreedom and order
jefferson
anti federalist
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American Government & Civics - Lesson 1
separatists
demise
hostile
representative
a person who supports the separation of a particular people f…
the end or failure of an enterprise or institution
unfriendly
a person chosen to act and speak on behalf of a larger group
separatists
a person who supports the separation of a particular people f…
demise
the end or failure of an enterprise or institution
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American Civic/Government 1
Demography
Service Job
Social institutions
What was going on in the colonies when…
The study of the size, growth and distribution of human popul…
A job in which a person makes a living by providing a service…
Systems of values and rules that determine how society is org…
War had begun in Massachusetts
Demography
The study of the size, growth and distribution of human popul…
Service Job
A job in which a person makes a living by providing a service…
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Court Cases - American Government PLSC 104 Study Guide Exam 1
Barron v. Baltimore (1833)
Schenk v. U.S. (1919)
Bradenburg v. Ohio (1969)
New York Times C. v. U.S.
The Bill of Rights applies only to the federal government
Clear and Present Danger Test
Direct Incitement Test
Prior Restraint
Barron v. Baltimore (1833)
The Bill of Rights applies only to the federal government
Schenk v. U.S. (1919)
Clear and Present Danger Test
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Civics Unit 1 Study Guide: Foundations of American Government
civics
government
direct democracy
representative democracy
the study of the rights and duties of citizens
ruling authority for a community; has power to make and enfor…
everyone votes on everything
the people vote on representatives to make important decision…
civics
the study of the rights and duties of citizens
government
ruling authority for a community; has power to make and enfor…
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Civics Unit 1, Civics and Government in American Life
Civics
Government
American Values
Immigrants and Immigration Policy
The study of citizenship and government and how to be a good…
The governing body of a nation, state, or community
All people are equal under law, all people have the freedom t…
Only a certain amount of immigrants allowed into America at a…
Civics
The study of citizenship and government and how to be a good…
Government
The governing body of a nation, state, or community
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Civics Unit 1- American Government
Amend
Authoritarian
Boycott
Commerce
To change
A government in which one leader or group of people holds abs…
The refusal to purchase certain goods
Trade
Amend
To change
Authoritarian
A government in which one leader or group of people holds abs…
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Civics-American Government 1-21
Federal
National
checks and balances
Power
The nature of or referring to a union of states under a centr…
Affecting the country as a whole
each branch can limit the powers of the other branches (keeps…
The ability or capacity to perform or act effectively
Federal
The nature of or referring to a union of states under a centr…
National
Affecting the country as a whole
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Civics Early American Government Test Study Guide
What are the four purposes of governme…
What events caused the colonists to br…
Who wrote the Declaration of Independe…
What were some of the complaints again…
Maintain social order... Provide public services... Provide nationa…
French and Indian war... British impose taxes... Colonist Rebel... Bri…
Thomas Jefferson
Imposed taxes without the colonists knowing... Arrested people w…
What are the four purposes of governme…
Maintain social order... Provide public services... Provide nationa…
What events caused the colonists to br…
French and Indian war... British impose taxes... Colonist Rebel... Bri…
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civics; foundations of American government (1)
Civics
The latin word "civis" which means cit…
The romans, wealthy land owners
A common history, customs, and values
Study of the rights and duties of citizens
The term civics originates from ___ meaning___
The term civics was first used by _______ & referred to _______
What do citizens usually share?
Civics
Study of the rights and duties of citizens
The latin word "civis" which means cit…
The term civics originates from ___ meaning___
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Civics Ch.1 American Government
Government
State
Citizens
Sovereignty
An institution with the power to make and enforce rules for a…
A political unit.
Members of the state.
The absolute authority that a government has over its citizens.
Government
An institution with the power to make and enforce rules for a…
State
A political unit.
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American Government and Civics Final Review Guide
The President:
Laws are enforced
Appoints officials
Issues executive orders & Presidential…
President has many different "hats" or jobs.
Chief Executive
Chief Executive
Chief Executive
The President:
President has many different "hats" or jobs.
Laws are enforced
Chief Executive
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American Civics quiz 1: government
Government
3 kinds of power
Dictatorship
Autocracy
The institution through which a society makes and enforces it…
Legislative, judicial, executive
Those who rule cannot be held responsible to the people
A single person holds unlimited power
Government
The institution through which a society makes and enforces it…
3 kinds of power
Legislative, judicial, executive
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Civics: American Government - Chapter 1 Vocabulary
demography
Sunbelt
service job
baby boom
the study of the size, growth, and distribution of people
a warm weather state
a job which provides a service for someone else
the period between 1946 and 1964 where a large increase in ba…
demography
the study of the size, growth, and distribution of people
Sunbelt
a warm weather state
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Chapter 1: American Civics and Government
What did the videos that we watched in…
What is a city-state?
How did Aristotle contribute to early…
Who was the first person to codify laws?
The same song can be interpreted in many ways.
A city with surrounding territory that is an independent state.
Aristotle categorized government.
Hammurabai
What did the videos that we watched in…
The same song can be interpreted in many ways.
What is a city-state?
A city with surrounding territory that is an independent state.
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Civics/American Government Units 1-4
Judicial
Amendments
Interest groups
Lobbying
Branch of government that is the final authority on the Const…
section of the Constitution that is responsive to the needs o…
Entities that support but do not nominate candidates
Used to give information to policymakers
Judicial
Branch of government that is the final authority on the Const…
Amendments
section of the Constitution that is responsive to the needs o…
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American Civics Test Part 1 (American Government/Systems of Government
What is the supreme law of the land?
What does the constitution do?
The idea of self-government is the fir…
What is an amendment?
The constitution
sets up the government, defines the government, protects basi…
We the People
A change or addition to the Constitution
What is the supreme law of the land?
The constitution
What does the constitution do?
sets up the government, defines the government, protects basi…
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Civics- CH 1: Americans, Citizenship, and Governments
immigrants
ethnic group
values
institutions
People who come to a country where they were not born in orde…
Group of people who share common ancestry, language, religion…
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 come to a country where they were not born in orde…
ethnic group
Group of people who share common ancestry, language, religion…
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Civics: American Government - Chapter 1 Vocabulary
demography
Sunbelt
service job
baby boom
the study of the size, growth, and distribution of people
a warm weather state
a job which provides a service for someone else
the period between 1946 and 1964 where a large increase in ba…
demography
the study of the size, growth, and distribution of people
Sunbelt
a warm weather state
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Unit 1 Civics: Foundations of American Government
Direct Democracy
Republic
Montesquieu
Monarchy
A form of government in which laws are made directly by the c…
A government in which citizens elect representatives to make…
European philosopher who believed government's can lead to ty…
A form of government in which all or most of the power is in…
Direct Democracy
A form of government in which laws are made directly by the c…
Republic
A government in which citizens elect representatives to make…
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American Government Civics Unit 1 Vocabulary
Civics
Government
Limited government
The Magna Carta
the study of the rights and duties of citizenship. _____ is l…
the governing body of a nation, state, or community. ________…
a political system in which legalized force is restricted thr…
a charter of liberties to which the English barons forced Kin…
Civics
the study of the rights and duties of citizenship. _____ is l…
Government
the governing body of a nation, state, or community. ________…
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WGU American Government CNC1 Court Cases
Marbury vs Madison 1803
Plessy vs Ferguson 1896
Hammer vs Dagenhart 1918
Missouri vs Canada 1938
Bill of Rights - 1st, 3rd, 4th and 9th... Gave the Supreme Court…
14th amendment... legalized racial discrimination; separate but…
10th Amendment... Supreme Court upheld Dual Federalism; struck d…
14th Amendment... made Missouri provide "equal" school for Afric…
Marbury vs Madison 1803
Bill of Rights - 1st, 3rd, 4th and 9th... Gave the Supreme Court…
Plessy vs Ferguson 1896
14th amendment... legalized racial discrimination; separate but…
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Unit 1: foundations of American Government (MHS Civics)
boycott
declaration of independence
dictatorship
direct democracy
form of economic protest where citizens refuse to buy goods
a document explaining why the American colonists were breakin…
authoritarian form of government with a single leader, usuall…
form of government where all citizens participate in decision…
boycott
form of economic protest where citizens refuse to buy goods
declaration of independence
a document explaining why the American colonists were breakin…
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Civics: American Government - Semester Exam - Vocabulary Study Guide
demography
Sunbelt
service job
baby boom
the study of the size, growth, and distribution of people
a warm weather state
a job which provides a service for someone else
the period between 1946 and 1964 where a large increase in ba…
demography
the study of the size, growth, and distribution of people
Sunbelt
a warm weather state
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American National Government ch.1-5 cases
barron v. Baltimore (1833)
Gitlow v. NY
McCulloch v. Maryland
Gibbons v. Ogden
the bill of rights only applied to the federal gov't
states must protect freedom of speech
Necessary and proper clause... Supremacy clause... est. national ba…
interstate commerce ... neither state can dissolve this dispute
barron v. Baltimore (1833)
the bill of rights only applied to the federal gov't
Gitlow v. NY
states must protect freedom of speech
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Civics: American Government - Semester Exam - Amendments Study Guide
1st Amendment
2nd Amendment
3rd Amendment
4th Amendment
Freedom of Religion, Speech, Press, Assembly, and Petition
Right to possess firearms and form militias.
In times of peace, citizens do not have to house soldiers.
Freedom from unreasonable searches and seizures.
1st Amendment
Freedom of Religion, Speech, Press, Assembly, and Petition
2nd Amendment
Right to possess firearms and form militias.
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Civics-Creation of American Government Part 1
Limited government
Virginia
Commerce and slave trade compromise, 3…
9
The Magna Carta, Petition of Right, and Bill of Rights are al…
Which state had the largest population in 1787?
The two other compromises from the Constitutional Convention…
How many states had to ratify the U.S. Constitution for it to…
Limited government
The Magna Carta, Petition of Right, and Bill of Rights are al…
Virginia
Which state had the largest population in 1787?
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Civics: American Government - Semester Exam - Complete Study Guide
demography
Sunbelt
service job
baby boom
the study of the size, growth, and distribution of people
a warm weather state
a job which provides a service for someone else
the period between 1946 and 1964 where a large increase in ba…
demography
the study of the size, growth, and distribution of people
Sunbelt
a warm weather state
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Civics: Unit 1 Fundamentals of American Government
State
Essential Features of a State
Nation
Nation-State
a political community that occupies a definite territory and…
Population - People are essential.... Territory - Established bo…
a sizeable group of people who are united by common bonds of…
When the territory of a nation and a state coincide
State
a political community that occupies a definite territory and…
Essential Features of a State
Population - People are essential.... Territory - Established bo…
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Civics & Economics- Unit 1: Foundations of American Government
John Locke
Jean Jacques Rousseau
Baron de Montesquieu
Social Contract Theory
Said people had natural rights
Argued that people had the right to determine how they were g…
Idea of separation of powers- dividing gov't into different p…
Gov'ts are created as an agreement among people & their gov't
John Locke
Said people had natural rights
Jean Jacques Rousseau
Argued that people had the right to determine how they were g…
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Civics and Economics (Unit 1: Foundations of American Government)
Functions of Government (What are they…
Majority Rule
Types of Government (Define them and e…
Levels of Government (List and Explain)
1. Keep order: prevent conflicts; settle them when they occur…
A political system in which the group that has the most membe…
Monarchy: king or queen controls government... Constitutional m…
Executive: the president and governors (enforces laws)... Judici…
Functions of Government (What are they…
1. Keep order: prevent conflicts; settle them when they occur…
Majority Rule
A political system in which the group that has the most membe…
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American Civics Test Part 1 (American Government/Systems of Government
What is the supreme law of the land?
What does the constitution do?
The idea of self-government is the fir…
What is an amendment?
The constitution
sets up the government, defines the government, protects basi…
We the People
A change or addition to the Constitution
What is the supreme law of the land?
The constitution
What does the constitution do?
sets up the government, defines the government, protects basi…
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Civics and Economics Unit 1: Foundations of American Government
Boycott
Declaration of Independence
Dictatorship
Direct Democracy
the refusal to purchase goods
the document that said we leaving the Englands rule. (1776)
Absolute power, power by force
a form of democracy in which the people vote firsthand
Boycott
the refusal to purchase goods
Declaration of Independence
the document that said we leaving the Englands rule. (1776)
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American Government Cases chapter 1-4
Collin v. Smith (1978)
Texas v. Johnson (1989)
McConnell v. Federal Election Commissi…
Citizens United v. Federal Election Co…
Nazi party may march threw jewish neighborhood
It is unconstitutional to ban flag burning. because it is con…
campaign finance reform law does not violate 1st amendment
corporations/unions may spend $$ supporting or criticizing po…
Collin v. Smith (1978)
Nazi party may march threw jewish neighborhood
Texas v. Johnson (1989)
It is unconstitutional to ban flag burning. because it is con…
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Civics Unit 1: Foundations of American Government
An organization that makes decisions f…
A principal of freedom
Government has the power to
Citizen
Government
Right
make and enforce laws... make decisions for its members called c…
community member
An organization that makes decisions f…
Government
A principal of freedom
Right
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Civics U1 Foundations of American Government
Direct Democracy
Monarchy
Representative Democracy
Natural Rights
A system of government where all individuals are allowed to v…
A system of government led by a king or queen
A system of government where all individuals choose a delegat…
Individual human rights that should be guaranteed to all people
Direct Democracy
A system of government where all individuals are allowed to v…
Monarchy
A system of government led by a king or queen
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Civics Vocabulary Unit 1: Foundations of American Government
government
public policies
legislative power
executive power
the institution through which a society makes and enforces pu…
all the things a government decides to do; includes taxation,…
the power to make laws and to frame public policies
the power to execute, enforce, and administer laws
government
the institution through which a society makes and enforces pu…
public policies
all the things a government decides to do; includes taxation,…
Challenge 1 American Government study guide
what did the Declaration of Independen…
who signed the Declaration of independ…
when was the Declaration of Independen…
who wrote liberty or death?
America declared independence from England
it was signed by our founding fathers
July 4, 1776
Patrick Henry
what did the Declaration of Independen…
America declared independence from England
who signed the Declaration of independ…
it was signed by our founding fathers
Civics- Unit 1- Foundations of American Government
liberty vs. security
citizenship
rights of citizens
role of citizens
Liberty is the state of being free without restrictions impos…
informed and active membership in a political community
natural rights given to all citizens from the Constitution an…
paying taxes, obeying the law, voting, going to school, being…
liberty vs. security
Liberty is the state of being free without restrictions impos…
citizenship
informed and active membership in a political community
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Civics U1 Vocabulary: Foundations of American Government
Boycott
Declaration of Independence
Dictatorship
Direct Democracy
Form of economic protest where citizens refuse to buy goods
A document explaining why the American colonists were breakin…
Authoritarian form of government with a single leader, usuall…
Form of government where all citizens participate in decision…
Boycott
Form of economic protest where citizens refuse to buy goods
Declaration of Independence
A document explaining why the American colonists were breakin…
56 terms
1 Semester Civics Exam- American Government
What are the functions of government?
In order for democracy to work what is…
Magna Carta
The English Bill of Rights of 1689
To make laws, provide services, keep peace and order, provide…
Citizen participation in the form of running for office, voti…
The Magna Carta limited the power of the monarch. No longer w…
Gave Parliament the sole power to make laws, raise taxes, con…
What are the functions of government?
To make laws, provide services, keep peace and order, provide…
In order for democracy to work what is…
Citizen participation in the form of running for office, voti…
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Unit 1 Civics Foundations of American Government
Government
Right
enforce laws and make decisions for me…
3 levels of government
decisions for people, set up to protect citizens
freedom or entitlement
To protect rights government has the power to:
National/ Federal, State, Local
Government
decisions for people, set up to protect citizens
Right
freedom or entitlement
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American Politics & Government Test #1 Court Cases
Marbury v Madison
McCulloch v Maryland
Burwell v Hobby Lobby (2014)
Engel v Vitale (1962)
It became the foundation for judicial review in courts. It wa…
supreme justice John Marshall ruled that a government with po…
The Supreme Court ruled that companies that are "closely held…
held that the establishment cause prohibits the reciting of p…
Marbury v Madison
It became the foundation for judicial review in courts. It wa…
McCulloch v Maryland
supreme justice John Marshall ruled that a government with po…
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Civics - Chapter 1 Foundations of American Government
Judicial Power
Free enterprise
Confederate government
Legislative Power
the power to interpret laws
Based on private ownership, individual initiative, profit, an…
An alliance of independent states
Power to make laws
Judicial Power
the power to interpret laws
Free enterprise
Based on private ownership, individual initiative, profit, an…
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Civics Unit 1 Packet- Foundations of American Government
Representative government
Rule of law
Limited government
Natural law
Elected officials make decisions on the behalf of the people
No one is above the law, everyone must follow the law.
Government must have limits on power and authority
A universal system of laws determined by nature
Representative government
Elected officials make decisions on the behalf of the people
Rule of law
No one is above the law, everyone must follow the law.
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Civic and Economics - Unit 1 Foundations of American Government
boycott
Declaration of Independence
dicatorship
direct democracy
refusal to purchase certain goods
document written by Thomas Jefferson and presented to the 2nd…
government by a leader with almost absolute control and power.
government in which all citizens vote on each idea or issue
boycott
refusal to purchase certain goods
Declaration of Independence
document written by Thomas Jefferson and presented to the 2nd…
12 terms
American Government Exam 1 - Supreme Court Cases
Romer v. Evans
McCulloch v. MD
US v. Lopez
Barron v. Baltimore
1996
1819
1995
1833
Romer v. Evans
1996
McCulloch v. MD
1819
Unit 1 American Government and Civics Test
What is a Confederal style government,…
What is a Unitary style government, an…
What is a Democratic style of Governme…
Describe the US Federal style of gover…
power belongs to the states
power belongs to one person or group
the people are in charge
power divide (national, state, local)
What is a Confederal style government,…
power belongs to the states
What is a Unitary style government, an…
power belongs to one person or group
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Civics: The American Colonies and Their Governments- les. 1&2
Democracy
Direct democracy
Representative democracy
Republic
Rule by the people
A system in which the people govern themselves
A system in which the people choose leaders to govern for them
A country with a representative democracy
Democracy
Rule by the people
Direct democracy
A system in which the people govern themselves
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