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Honors Civics and Economics Final Exam
Mercantilism
Judicial Review
Checks and Balances
Line item veto
A doctrine was England used trade policy and taxation to try…
Power of the courts to review acts of other branches of gover…
A system that allows each branch of government to limit the p…
An executive's ability to block a particular provision in a b…
Mercantilism
A doctrine was England used trade policy and taxation to try…
Judicial Review
Power of the courts to review acts of other branches of gover…
Honors Civics
Constitution
Boston Tea Party
Glorious Revolution
Declaratory act
A document which spells out the principles by which a governm…
In 1773, Boston rebels dumped 18,000 pounds of the East India…
A reference to the political events of 1688-1689, when James…
Act passed in 1766 after the repeal of the stamp act; stated…
Constitution
A document which spells out the principles by which a governm…
Boston Tea Party
In 1773, Boston rebels dumped 18,000 pounds of the East India…
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Honors civics
Marbury v. Madison
Gitlow v. New York
Barron v. Baltimore
Plessy v. Ferguson
On his last day in office, President John Adams named 58 just…
Gitlow was known to be a socialist and anarchist. In order to…
John Barron, a wharf owner, sued the mayor of Baltimore for d…
In 1892 a man named Homer Plessy was arrested because he was…
Marbury v. Madison
On his last day in office, President John Adams named 58 just…
Gitlow v. New York
Gitlow was known to be a socialist and anarchist. In order to…
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Honors Civics
government
public policy
legislative branch
executive branch
The institution through which a society makes and enforces it…
all of the things a government does, governments response to…
power to make laws and frame public policies
power to execute or enforce the laws
government
The institution through which a society makes and enforces it…
public policy
all of the things a government does, governments response to…
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Honors Civics
allegiance
aliens
american dream
assimilation
the loyalty or obligation owed to a nation
people living in the U.S. who are citizens of other countries
the belief that if a person is willing to work hard and follo…
the process of absorbing a new group into a culture
allegiance
the loyalty or obligation owed to a nation
aliens
people living in the U.S. who are citizens of other countries
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Honors Civics
Civics
Citizen
Immigrants
Government
Study of government and citizenship
Legal member of a country
People who came here from other countries
Organizations, institutions, and individuals who exercise pol…
Civics
Study of government and citizenship
Citizen
Legal member of a country
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Honors civics
Constitutional convention
Legislative branch
Executive branch
Judicial branch
Meeting of State delegates in 1787 leading to the adoption of…
Law making branch
The branch of government that carries out laws
Branch of government that interprets laws
Constitutional convention
Meeting of State delegates in 1787 leading to the adoption of…
Legislative branch
Law making branch
Honors Civics
Nonlegslative powers
Impeachment power
Presides in impeachment trial
Richard Nixon
Authorize treaties, propose constitutional amendments, admit…
Senate
Chief Justice
NOT impeached
Nonlegslative powers
Authorize treaties, propose constitutional amendments, admit…
Impeachment power
Senate
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Honors civics
Principle
Ethnic
Diverse
Institution
Beliefs
American population that is extrodinarily diverse of racial b…
Diffrent citizens of the United States have joined together t…
Sets of ideas that people have about relationships, obligatio…
Principle
Beliefs
Ethnic
American population that is extrodinarily diverse of racial b…
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Civics honors
What was the purpose of the Constituti…
Who was there?
Who wasn't there?
Who was in charge?
To great a new plan for government
Benjamin Franklin... James Madison... George Washington
Thomas Jefferson... Patrick Henry... John Adams
George Washington
What was the purpose of the Constituti…
To great a new plan for government
Who was there?
Benjamin Franklin... James Madison... George Washington
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Civics Quiz (Honors Civics)
Amendment 1
Freedom of Religion
Freedom of Speech
Freedom of the Press
Includes:... Freedom of Religion... Freedom of Speech... Freedom of th…
1. Amendment 1... 2. Free to practice any religion... 3. Government…
1. Amendment 1... 2. Protects what people say in public or priva…
1. Amendment 1... 2. Protects printed publications and electroni…
Amendment 1
Includes:... Freedom of Religion... Freedom of Speech... Freedom of th…
Freedom of Religion
1. Amendment 1... 2. Free to practice any religion... 3. Government…
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Civics honors vocab
Civics
Citizenship
Citizen
Service economy
Study of rights and duties of citizens
Rights and duties of members of a state
Community members who Owe loyalty to government and are entit…
Majority people earn their living by proving service
Civics
Study of rights and duties of citizens
Citizenship
Rights and duties of members of a state
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Honors Civics
Ch. 1
Authority
Government
power
...
(n.) persons who exercise (administrative) control over other…
(government) the system or form by which a community or other…
Influence over a government's leadership, organization, or po…
Ch. 1
...
Authority
(n.) persons who exercise (administrative) control over other…
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Civics honors
Percedent
Common law
Mercantilism
Delegates
A ruling that is used as the basics for judicial decision in…
A system of law based on precedent and customs
The theory that a country should sell more goods to other cou…
A representative to a meeting
Percedent
A ruling that is used as the basics for judicial decision in…
Common law
A system of law based on precedent and customs
Honors civics
citizen
naturalized
Alien
representatives
a person with certain rights and duties under a government
you have gone through the process of becoming a citizen
a citizen of another country who lives in another country
people who are chosen to speak and act fortheir fellow citize…
citizen
a person with certain rights and duties under a government
naturalized
you have gone through the process of becoming a citizen
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Honors civics
Thomas Hobbes
Social contract
State of nature
Three natural rights every human is en…
An english scholor and philosopher. Born in 1588 and became a…
To give something up in exchange for something better
To fight for what you want brutally
Life, liberty, and property
Thomas Hobbes
An english scholor and philosopher. Born in 1588 and became a…
Social contract
To give something up in exchange for something better
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civics honors
monarchy / king/ queen
Machiavelli
Hobbes
Locke
government was ran by
in order to be a learn you must be willing to do whatever it…
thought that government was a necessary part of life wrote in…
government should give us as much freedom as possible. we are…
monarchy / king/ queen
government was ran by
Machiavelli
in order to be a learn you must be willing to do whatever it…
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Honors Civics
Citizenship
Bill of Rights
Ordinances
Sovereign
Being by law a member of a state
The first ten amendments to the U.S. Constitution
Laws passed by a city.
A supreme ruler
Citizenship
Being by law a member of a state
Bill of Rights
The first ten amendments to the U.S. Constitution
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Honors civics
Citizenship
Common good (general welfare)
Federal system (federalism)
Naturalization
Status of a person recognized under the law of state that ent…
The ultimate role of the government; to do what is in the bes…
The concept of having 2 or more levels of government ... -nation…
The act by which an alien is made a citizen of the U.S.... Requi…
Citizenship
Status of a person recognized under the law of state that ent…
Common good (general welfare)
The ultimate role of the government; to do what is in the bes…
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Honors Civics
Apportioned
Initiative
Referendum
Recall
Seats in state legislatures are divided among districts that…
A process by which citizens can propose laws
Gives voters the chance to approve or reject a law
A process for removing elected officials from office
Apportioned
Seats in state legislatures are divided among districts that…
Initiative
A process by which citizens can propose laws
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Civics honors
Fascism
Democracy
Charismatic
Unity
Totalitarion rule where all loyalty lies with the state
Government by the people, either directly or through elected…
Captivating, magnetic personality
Agreement, harmony
Fascism
Totalitarion rule where all loyalty lies with the state
Democracy
Government by the people, either directly or through elected…
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honors civics
merit system
spoils system
Department of state
Dept. of defense
how jobs within the civil service service system are awarded
is when government jobs went to people as a reward for politi…
plans and carries out the foreign policy
manages the military
merit system
how jobs within the civil service service system are awarded
spoils system
is when government jobs went to people as a reward for politi…
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Civics Honors
Political Party
Two-Party Ststem
Multi-Party System
One-Party System
an association of voters with broad common interests who want…
a system of government in which two parties compete for power
is a system in which multiple political parties across the po…
a party that is similar to the government
Political Party
an association of voters with broad common interests who want…
Two-Party Ststem
a system of government in which two parties compete for power
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Honors Civics
9.1... Political Party
9.1... Two- Party System
9.1... Platform
9.1... Plank
An association of voters with broad common interests who want…
A system of government in which two parties compete for power.
A series of statements expressing the parties principles, bel…
Each individual part of a political party's platform.
9.1... Political Party
An association of voters with broad common interests who want…
9.1... Two- Party System
A system of government in which two parties compete for power.
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Honors civics
Developing nation
Autocracy
Monarchy
Oligarchy
A nation that is only beginning to devolop industry
A system of Gov. in which the power to rule is in the hands o…
Autocracy in which which a king, queen, or emperor exercises…
System of Gov. In which a small group holds power
Developing nation
A nation that is only beginning to devolop industry
Autocracy
A system of Gov. in which the power to rule is in the hands o…
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honors civics
bill
campaign
congressional committee
ethics
a proposed law
the overall effort a candidate makes to win votes through spe…
a small group of lawmakers who study and sometimes rework bil…
rules or standards for correct or moral behavior
bill
a proposed law
campaign
the overall effort a candidate makes to win votes through spe…
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Honors Civics
Rule of Law
Self Government
Due Process
Limited Government
All people must follow the laws and the laws should be enforc…
People can make decisions on how their government should work.
People have the right to fair and reasonable laws. Officials…
A government that has been limited in power by a constitution…
Rule of Law
All people must follow the laws and the laws should be enforc…
Self Government
People can make decisions on how their government should work.
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honors civics
what did our founding fathers do (good…
George Washington
James Madison
roger Sherman
our founding fathers created the articles of confederation to…
was president and ran the constitutional convention
made constitution & took notes during the convention
he made & wrote the great compromise
what did our founding fathers do (good…
our founding fathers created the articles of confederation to…
George Washington
was president and ran the constitutional convention
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Chapter 1 Civics Honors
Government
Public Policies
Legislative power
Executive power
An institution through which the society establishes and enfo…
Things a government decide to do
The power to make and frame public policies
The power to execute, enforce, and administer law
Government
An institution through which the society establishes and enfo…
Public Policies
Things a government decide to do
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Honors civics
Difference between ... Presidential succe…
What does EOP stand for
What is in the EOP
what is central clearance
succession is permanent, acting as president is temporary
executive office of the president
OMB... NSC... Nat. homeland security council... domestic policy council
reviews from all legislative proposals
Difference between ... Presidential succe…
succession is permanent, acting as president is temporary
What does EOP stand for
executive office of the president
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Honors Civics Final Exam
English Common Law
Napoleonic Code
Israelite Law
Administrative Law
Uses precedent
Used parts of the Justinian Code to create this code
The ten commandments
Laws created by the Executive branch to regulate departments…
English Common Law
Uses precedent
Napoleonic Code
Used parts of the Justinian Code to create this code
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Honors Civics
What is law?
What is jurisprudence?
What is universal declaration of human…
What is the purpose of our legal system?
Is the system of rules that a particular country or community…
The theory or philosophy of law.
Is an interational document that states basic rights and fund…
Is that legal system contains and regulates citizen's behavio…
What is law?
Is the system of rules that a particular country or community…
What is jurisprudence?
The theory or philosophy of law.
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Civics Honors Exam 1
Government
Public Policies
Types of power
Legislative Power
Institution in which a society makes and enforces its public…
-All the things that a government does... -The response of the g…
-Legislative... -Executive... -Judicial
Power to make laws and frame public policies
Government
Institution in which a society makes and enforces its public…
Public Policies
-All the things that a government does... -The response of the g…
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Civics Honors Midterm
Magna Carta
Limited Government
Representative Government
Popular Sovereignty
First document that limited the power of the King... Trial by…
A concept of ruling that limits government power... prevents…
Government that serves the will of the people by having the c…
Power rest with the people, people have the ultimate authorit…
Magna Carta
First document that limited the power of the King... Trial by…
Limited Government
A concept of ruling that limits government power... prevents…
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Honors Civics Vocab Unit 4
Political Party
Two-Party System
Third Party
Platform
organization of people which seeks to achieve goals common to…
system where two major political parties dominate politics wi…
political party organized as opposition to existing parties i…
list of values and actions which are supported by a political…
Political Party
organization of people which seeks to achieve goals common to…
Two-Party System
system where two major political parties dominate politics wi…
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Civics Honors Study Guide
profit
scarcity
law of supply
law of demand
the money that a business has left after it has paid its expe…
the lack of a particular resource ; concept that there will n…
states that businesses will produce more products when they c…
states that buyers will demand, or want, more products when t…
profit
the money that a business has left after it has paid its expe…
scarcity
the lack of a particular resource ; concept that there will n…
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Honors civics 3-4
Popular sovereignty
Rule of law
Separation of powers
Checks and balances
Power is with the people, the people vote to elect leaders to…
The constitution sets limits to governmental power and establ…
Power and responsibilities are divided by three government br…
A system of checks and balances allows each branch to monitor…
Popular sovereignty
Power is with the people, the people vote to elect leaders to…
Rule of law
The constitution sets limits to governmental power and establ…
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Chapter 2 Civics Honors
Limited government
Representative government
Ordered government
Magna Carta
the government is restricted in what i can do, and each indiv…
the government should serve the will of the people
orderly regulations between all parts of government and state
Great Charter forced upon King John by his Baron in 1215; Est…
Limited government
the government is restricted in what i can do, and each indiv…
Representative government
the government should serve the will of the people
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Chapter 3 Civics Honors
Preamble
Separation of powers
System of Checks and Balances
Veto
brief introductory statement of the Constitution's fundamenta…
The powers of the government are separated between three dist…
Each of the three branches are bound together by a number of…
The president has the power to reject any act of Congress
Preamble
brief introductory statement of the Constitution's fundamenta…
Separation of powers
The powers of the government are separated between three dist…
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Vocab Honors Civics
Enlightenment
Thomas Hobbes
John Locke
Natural rights
was a time that featured revolutionary ideas in philosophy an…
wrote that all people are born with certain rights
Locke challenged the government and believed that people were…
These rights include life, liberty, and proberty
Enlightenment
was a time that featured revolutionary ideas in philosophy an…
Thomas Hobbes
wrote that all people are born with certain rights
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Chapter 10 Civics Honors
Congress
Bicameral
Historical reasoning behind Bicameral…
Practical reasoning behind Bicameral G…
the national legislative body of a country, made up of two ho…
In congress there are two houses, one higher one (the senate)…
The British system had been made of a bicameralism, and the f…
Framers had two create two bodies to settle Virginia vs. New…
Congress
the national legislative body of a country, made up of two ho…
Bicameral
In congress there are two houses, one higher one (the senate)…
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Chapter 13 Civics Honors
Chief Administrator
Chief Diplomat
Commander in Chief
Chief Legislator
Ceremonial head of the government
Chief Architect of foreign policy and spokesman for rest of t…
Head of the nation's armed forces
Chief of public polices
Chief Administrator
Ceremonial head of the government
Chief Diplomat
Chief Architect of foreign policy and spokesman for rest of t…
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Honors Civics Unit 1
Opportunity Cost
Opportunity Benefit
PT: Realistic
PT: Artistic
What will you lose making this decision?
What might you gain making this decision?
The "do-ers"... People who have athletic or mechanical ability,…
The "creators"... People who have artistic, innovating or intuit…
Opportunity Cost
What will you lose making this decision?
Opportunity Benefit
What might you gain making this decision?
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Chapter 22 Honors Civics
Political party
Non-partisan
Partisan
Platform
an organization of citizens who wish to influence and control…
candidate do not declare themselves to be members of a politi…
candidate declare themselves to be members of a political par…
A statement of the party's official stand on major public iss…
Political party
an organization of citizens who wish to influence and control…
Non-partisan
candidate do not declare themselves to be members of a politi…
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Honors Civics Unit 2
College
University
Private College
Public College
are smaller that can only award masters degree and associates…
are larger and are allowed to give up higher awards than coll…
More expensive, less people, religious component
Receive taxes which makes the tuition not as expensive. More…
College
are smaller that can only award masters degree and associates…
University
are larger and are allowed to give up higher awards than coll…
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Honors civics unit 1
Civics
Citizen
Three levels of government
Three branches of government
Study of government and citizenship
Member of a community
National(federal), state(NC), and local
Judicial, legislative, and executive
Civics
Study of government and citizenship
Citizen
Member of a community
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Honors Civics Study Guide
Republican in Name Only (RINO)
Political Party
Two-party System
Third party
An accusation that a republican candidate or elected offical…
A group of individuals who join together to seek government o…
The division of voters loyalties between two major political…
A minor party in a two-party system.
Republican in Name Only (RINO)
An accusation that a republican candidate or elected offical…
Political Party
A group of individuals who join together to seek government o…
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Chapter 2 Honors Civics
aricles
legislative
representative
term
created the first central government for the united states wa…
Makes laws
A system of government in which citizens elect representative…
...
aricles
created the first central government for the united states wa…
legislative
Makes laws
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Honors Civics Vocab
Policy
Constituents
Interest groups
Lobbyists
A plan of action designed to achieve a certain goal
People who form a member of Congress represents
Groups of people who work together for similar goals and Inte…
People who represent interests groups to members of Congress
Policy
A plan of action designed to achieve a certain goal
Constituents
People who form a member of Congress represents
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Civics Honors: Chapter 6
nonlegislative
limited
absolutely
living
responsibilities not related to making laws
Strict construction has _____ government
Strict construction can only have powers that are ______ nece…
Loose Construction thinks of the Constitution as a ____ docum…
nonlegislative
responsibilities not related to making laws
limited
Strict construction has _____ government
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