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Civics - Vocabulary branches and laws etc.
A name given to a law passed by a Flor…
The name given to the action of voting…
The name given to a law passed by the…
A reason why a member of Congress migh…
ordinance
referendum
statute
They are both working for what is good for the voters of thei…
A name given to a law passed by a Flor…
ordinance
The name given to the action of voting…
referendum
26 terms
Civics Part II (3 branches and bill to law)
Government
Constitution
Bill
Equal Representation
A system by which a nation, state, or community is organized…
A record of the way a government is organized and structured…
A proposed or suggested law. This is proposed by Congressman,…
The idea that all states should have the same number of repre…
Government
A system by which a nation, state, or community is organized…
Constitution
A record of the way a government is organized and structured…
Honors Civics: LAW (tri.3)-->The Judicial Branch
The Constitution
Criminal Cases
Civil Cases
Original
The ultimate legal document.
Juries decide whether a CRIME has been committed.
Two sides disagree over an issue lawsuit-complaint filed in c…
The first court to hear the case. (Jurisdiction Types)
The Constitution
The ultimate legal document.
Criminal Cases
Juries decide whether a CRIME has been committed.
17 terms
LEGISLATIVE BRANCH - CIVICS
Legislative Branch
political parties
Senate
House of Representatives
Congress.... or the branch of government that has the power t…
Organization that tries to influence government policy by pro…
100 members, 2 members for each state. 6 year terms. Vice Pre…
Part of Congress. Considered the "lower house." Representativ…
Legislative Branch
Congress.... or the branch of government that has the power t…
political parties
Organization that tries to influence government policy by pro…
23 terms
Civics - Judicial Branch
Main jobs
Types of cases
Article III
Branches of federal court system
1. Laws are enforced fairly... 2. Interpret the law (Constitution)
Civil (Judge Judy) & Criminal (Cops)
Part of Constitution where Judicial Branch is explained
District Courts & Circuit Courts
Main jobs
1. Laws are enforced fairly... 2. Interpret the law (Constitution)
Types of cases
Civil (Judge Judy) & Criminal (Cops)
civics: legislative branch - how a bill becomes a law
bill is drafted
US citizen, organized groups, members…
house introduces bill
assigned to a committee
first step
who can draft or write a bill?
bill is drafted ->
house introduces bill ->
bill is drafted
first step
US citizen, organized groups, members…
who can draft or write a bill?
21 terms
Civics - Executive Branch
elector
executive order
pardon
reprieve
member of the Electoral College that chooses the President
a order given by the president that has the same force as a law
presidential order that forgives a crime
presidential order that delays punishment
elector
member of the Electoral College that chooses the President
executive order
a order given by the president that has the same force as a law
Law & Civics
Amendments
beliefs
Bill of Rights
choice
Changes to the Constitution
Specific ideas that people hold to be true
First 10 amendments to the Constitution
options
Amendments
Changes to the Constitution
beliefs
Specific ideas that people hold to be true
Civics and Economics Unit 4 Legislative Branch - Bill becoming a law
1st Step
2nd Step
3rd Step
4th Step
The bill is introduced and sponsored by a member of congress
The bill is sent to a committee for the first time
A sub-committee holds public hearings about the bill. May kil…
The full committee meets again to decide whether the bill sho…
1st Step
The bill is introduced and sponsored by a member of congress
2nd Step
The bill is sent to a committee for the first time
Civics - Unit #4 - Executive Branch
Chief of State
Chief Executive
Chief Legislator
Commander-in-chief
Ceremonial head of the government. Living symbol of the nation.
Head of the executive branch of government. Carries out natio…
Proposes Legislation: State of the Union Address. Prepares th…
Head of nation's armed forces. In charge of the army, navy, A…
Chief of State
Ceremonial head of the government. Living symbol of the nation.
Chief Executive
Head of the executive branch of government. Carries out natio…
71 terms
Criminal & Civil Law + Judicial branch (civics) study guide
What is a law?
What are the purposes of laws?
What was the earliest written law code…
What laws from the 10 commandments do…
Laws are formal rules which society uses to define how people…
[To provide guidelines for society]... -ensure the -government c…
Hammurabi's code- It was made in Mesopotamia... -written on cla…
-thou shalt not kill: laws against murder ... -Thou shalt not be…
What is a law?
Laws are formal rules which society uses to define how people…
What are the purposes of laws?
[To provide guidelines for society]... -ensure the -government c…
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civics branches
appellate jurisdiction
armed forces
article
coining money
the power to hear appeals of cases which have been tried in l…
the nation's military (Air Force, Army, Coast Guard, Marines,…
a numbered chapter or section of a contract, treaty, or const…
the power of the legislative branch to print money (coins and…
appellate jurisdiction
the power to hear appeals of cases which have been tried in l…
armed forces
the nation's military (Air Force, Army, Coast Guard, Marines,…
Civics: The Executive Branch
elector
outcome
resign
display
a member of the Electoral College that chooses the president
a result or consequence
to give up one's office or position
to show or list
elector
a member of the Electoral College that chooses the president
outcome
a result or consequence
24 terms
Civics/Executive Branch/WHS
Executive Branch
Legislative Branch
Departments
Independent Agencies
the branch of government charged with the execution and enfor…
the branch of government having the power to make laws.
The main organizations in the executive branch; there are 15…
an agency of the United States government that is created by…
Executive Branch
the branch of government charged with the execution and enfor…
Legislative Branch
the branch of government having the power to make laws.
21 terms
Civics - Legislative Branch (Ch. 7)
legislative
constituent
census
gerrymander
of or relating to laws or the making thereof
a voter that a member of Congress represents
a count of the population; every ten years, next being in 2020
to draw congressional district lines to favor one party
legislative
of or relating to laws or the making thereof
constituent
a voter that a member of Congress represents
17 terms
Branch civics
Filibuster
Suffrage
Poll tax
Bicameral
Talking until bills sponsor withdrawls
Right to vote in elections
Fee to vote
2 houses
Filibuster
Talking until bills sponsor withdrawls
Suffrage
Right to vote in elections
36 terms
Civics, Ch. 6 (Executive Branch)
presidential succession
20th Amendment
25th Amendment
Who would become president if somethin…
This is the order in which the office of the president would…
Gives Congress the power to set the order of presidential suc…
Allows new president to nominate a new vice president. Must b…
1st: Vice President... 2nd: Speaker of the House... 3rd: President…
presidential succession
This is the order in which the office of the president would…
20th Amendment
Gives Congress the power to set the order of presidential suc…
Civics - Judicial Branch
Civil Law
Criminal Law
Jurisdiction
Original Jurisdiction
Cases involving issues between two individuals where no law h…
Cases involving suspected crime
The authority to hear a question or case in dispute
The authority to hear a case for the first (initial) time
Civil Law
Cases involving issues between two individuals where no law h…
Criminal Law
Cases involving suspected crime
5 terms
Civics branch to branch
Executive- legislative
Executive- judicial
Legislative- executive
Legislative to judicial
Veto
Appoint the judge
Override veto impact
Establishing courts
Executive- legislative
Veto
Executive- judicial
Appoint the judge
American Civics: The Legislative Branch
bicameral
census
constituent
gerrymander
a legislature consisting of two parts, or houses
a population count taken by the Census Bureau
a person from a legislator's district
an oddly-shaped election district designed to increase the vo…
bicameral
a legislature consisting of two parts, or houses
census
a population count taken by the Census Bureau
Civics Legislative Branch Quiz: Road from Bills to Laws
What is the 1st step in a bill becomin…
What is the 2nd step in a bill becomin…
What is the 3rd step in a bill becomin…
What is the 4th step in a bill becomin…
A member of congress proposes a law. This proposal is called…
The bill is introduced in both houses of congress
Committees in each house of congress discuss the bill and cha…
The committee votes on the bill
What is the 1st step in a bill becomin…
A member of congress proposes a law. This proposal is called…
What is the 2nd step in a bill becomin…
The bill is introduced in both houses of congress
civics - Branches
Legislature
Executive branch
Judicial branch
legislation
A group of people who have the power to make laws
Carries out the laws... Enforces laws
Interprets the laws
the act of making or enacting laws
Legislature
A group of people who have the power to make laws
Executive branch
Carries out the laws... Enforces laws
21 terms
CIVICS VOCAB_The Executive Branch
Cabinet
Elector
Electoral College
Executive Agency
a group of adviser to the president that includes the heads o…
person appointed to vote in presidential elections for the pr…
a group of people named by each state legislature to select t…
independent agency that deals with certain specific areas wit…
Cabinet
a group of adviser to the president that includes the heads o…
Elector
person appointed to vote in presidential elections for the pr…
civics Legilsative branch
Legislative branch
Constituents
Bill
Interest groups
branch made up of Congressmen to make laws
The people Congressmen represent in the legislative branch.
Proposed law
Groups of people who work for the same interests or goals.
Legislative branch
branch made up of Congressmen to make laws
Constituents
The people Congressmen represent in the legislative branch.
Legislative Branch Civics
Bicameral
2 House's of Congress
Congress's role in lawmaking
Senators represent
Having two branches, chambers, or houses
The Senate and the House of Representatives
Present the bill to the Senate or Represenatives
The states as wholes, 2 each
Bicameral
Having two branches, chambers, or houses
2 House's of Congress
The Senate and the House of Representatives
14 terms
Civics - Executive Branch
Purpose of Executive Branch
Checks & Balances system
Qualifications to be President
Role of President
carries out the laws in the U.S. Constitution
Farmers did not want the president to have all of the power.…
-35 years old... -U.S. Citizen... -born in U.S.
-nominate Supreme Court Justices... -Commander in Chief of milit…
Purpose of Executive Branch
carries out the laws in the U.S. Constitution
Checks & Balances system
Farmers did not want the president to have all of the power.…
11 terms
Civics - Judicial Branch
Symbols of the Judicial branch
Jurisdiction
Number of District Courts
Court of Appeals
Lady Justice with scales and a blindfold... Scales = equality, f…
the authority to hear and decide a court case
94 District Courts
A higher court that reviews a lower court's decision
Symbols of the Judicial branch
Lady Justice with scales and a blindfold... Scales = equality, f…
Jurisdiction
the authority to hear and decide a court case
Civics 5 Executive Branch
Chief of State
Chief Executive
Chief Diplomat
Commander in Chief
The President as an example for All Americans.
Decides how the laws of the US are to be enforced and choosin…
The president decides foreign policy
The role of the president as supreme commander of the militar…
Chief of State
The President as an example for All Americans.
Chief Executive
Decides how the laws of the US are to be enforced and choosin…
32 terms
LNE Civics - Judicial Branch
Precedent
Administrative laws
Common law
Constitutional law
the earlier decision made (leads to common laws)
laws that are created by government agencies (often regulator…
the type of law that comes from a judges decisions
law based on the Constitution and Supreme Court decisions int…
Precedent
the earlier decision made (leads to common laws)
Administrative laws
laws that are created by government agencies (often regulator…
Civics Branches
legislative branch
executive branch
judicial branch
article 1
senate and h.o.r
president
enforces laws
legislative
legislative branch
senate and h.o.r
executive branch
president
16 terms
Civics Executive Branch Vocabulary
impeach
pardon
cabinet
executive order
to bring formal charges against a public official; the House…
release from the punishment or legal consequences of a crime,…
Presidential advisory body, traditionally made up of the head…
directive, rule, or regulation issued by a chief executive or…
impeach
to bring formal charges against a public official; the House…
pardon
release from the punishment or legal consequences of a crime,…
Executive Branch: Civics
Executive branch
Foreign policy
Ambassadors
Executive agreements
the branch of government responsible for executing, or carryi…
the set of plans for guiding our nation's relationships with…
are the official representatives to foreign governments
agreements with other countries that do not need Senate appro…
Executive branch
the branch of government responsible for executing, or carryi…
Foreign policy
the set of plans for guiding our nation's relationships with…
28 terms
Legislative Branch: Civics
Article I of the US Constitution
Constituents
Political party
Interests groups
separation of powers between branches of government (checks a…
the people a member of Congress represents
member of Congress and Legislatures also has a responsibility…
a group of people who work together for similar interests or…
Article I of the US Constitution
separation of powers between branches of government (checks a…
Constituents
the people a member of Congress represents
41 terms
Civics: Judicial Branch
1st Ammendment
2nd Ammendment
3rd Ammendment
4th Ammendment
Freedom of speech, religion, petition, assembly, and press... -e…
Right to bear arms
No soldier shall be quartered in any house without consent of…
No unreasonable search and seizure, no warrants without proba…
1st Ammendment
Freedom of speech, religion, petition, assembly, and press... -e…
2nd Ammendment
Right to bear arms
42 terms
Ch. 9 - Judicial Branch (Civics)
main job of judicial branch
types of court cases
criminal case
civil case
Ensure laws are fairly enforced... Interpret laws
civil... criminal
1. People accused of crime appear in court... 2. Witnesses give…
1. Between parties who feel their rights have been harmed... 2.…
main job of judicial branch
Ensure laws are fairly enforced... Interpret laws
types of court cases
civil... criminal
17 terms
Civics Branches
exec.
exec.
exec.
exec.
president
enforces laws
veto
appoints judges
exec.
president
exec.
enforces laws
Law & Civics Week #2
authority
community
constitution
courage
the right to use power to control or direct the behavior of o…
when people are living together in one place
a system of laws and principles that describe our government
the ability to do something right & good even though it may b…
authority
the right to use power to control or direct the behavior of o…
community
when people are living together in one place
Civics LEGISLATIVE Branch Unit
Standing Committee
House of Representiatives
President Pro Tempore
Congressional District
Permanent committees that exist within Congress that speciali…
This is the lower house of Congress, the place where all reve…
This is one who works in the Senate and takes over for the Vi…
The area in which a representative, such as Reid Ribble, woul…
Standing Committee
Permanent committees that exist within Congress that speciali…
House of Representiatives
This is the lower house of Congress, the place where all reve…
Civics Executive Branch
Executive Branch
Chief of State
Chief Executive Administration
Chief Diplomat
part of a government that has authority and responsibility fo…
Head of a nation/government [ex. George Bush]
...
...
Executive Branch
part of a government that has authority and responsibility fo…
Chief of State
Head of a nation/government [ex. George Bush]
Civics branches
Supreme court
Interpret laws
Declares laws unconstitutional
Settles disputes between states
Judicial
Judicial
Judicial
Judicial
Supreme court
Judicial
Interpret laws
Judicial
24 terms
Civics branches
Bicameral legislature
Legislative branch
Checks and balances
Qualifications for U.S Representatives
A lawmaking body consisting of two houses
Part of the United States government that creates laws
Separation of powers so that no one branch becomes to powerful
At least 25... U.S citizen for at least seven years... Legal resident
Bicameral legislature
A lawmaking body consisting of two houses
Legislative branch
Part of the United States government that creates laws
40 terms
Civics: The Legislative Branch
National Government
Virginia Government
Local Government
National Legislative Branch
Makes the laws... Approves Budget... Approves Presidential Appointm…
Makes Laws... Approves biennial budget... Exercises Powers of the 1…
Makes ordinances for community... Approves Budget... Limits powers…
Congress: 535... House of Representatives-435 pop, 2 year term... S…
National Government
Makes the laws... Approves Budget... Approves Presidential Appointm…
Virginia Government
Makes Laws... Approves biennial budget... Exercises Powers of the 1…
31 terms
Civics Legislative Branch
constituent
President Pro Tempore
Speaker of the House
filibuster
a person whom a member of Congress has been elected to repres…
Officer of the Senate selected by the majority party to act a…
An office mandated by the Constitution. The Speaker is chosen…
A procedural practice in the Senate whereby a senator refuses…
constituent
a person whom a member of Congress has been elected to repres…
President Pro Tempore
Officer of the Senate selected by the majority party to act a…
27 terms
Civics Executive Branch
Presidential Succession
Presidential term
Vice President
22nd Amendment
1. Vice President 2. Speaker of the House 3. President Pro-Te…
4 years per term, later the Constitution was amended to limit…
President of the Senate... An executive officer ranking immediat…
An amendment to the Constitution stating that no president ca…
Presidential Succession
1. Vice President 2. Speaker of the House 3. President Pro-Te…
Presidential term
4 years per term, later the Constitution was amended to limit…
31 terms
Ch. 8 - Executive Branch (Civics)
goals of foreign policy
tools of foreign policy
executive agreement
National Atlantic Trade Organization (…
1. national security... 2. international trade... 3. promote world…
1. treaties... 2. executive agreement... 3. ambassadors... 4. foreign…
an arrangement between the president and the leader of anothe…
an alliance agreeing to defend one another
goals of foreign policy
1. national security... 2. international trade... 3. promote world…
tools of foreign policy
1. treaties... 2. executive agreement... 3. ambassadors... 4. foreign…
10 terms
Civics Vocabulary #8 - The Judicial Branch
Appeal
Appellate Jurisdiction
Circuit Courts
Defendant
A request for a higher court to review a case from a lower co…
The authority held by a court to hear a case that is appealed…
Part of federal court system made up of the 13 courts spread…
In a civil trial, it is the person or party that answers a co…
Appeal
A request for a higher court to review a case from a lower co…
Appellate Jurisdiction
The authority held by a court to hear a case that is appealed…
Civics branches
Legislative branch
The senate & the house
Becomes a law
Pocket veto
Congress is the legislative, or lawmaking, branch of the nati…
Two houses made up in legislative
When the president signs
If the president pockets, or keeps, the bill for ten days, du…
Legislative branch
Congress is the legislative, or lawmaking, branch of the nati…
The senate & the house
Two houses made up in legislative
Civics - Legislative Branch
standing vote
constituent
Lobbyist
Standing Committee
in Congress, when members stand to be counted for a vote on a…
person from a legislator's district
representative of an interest group who contacts lawmakers or…
a committee in congress which is permanent and has the job of…
standing vote
in Congress, when members stand to be counted for a vote on a…
constituent
person from a legislator's district
Civics branches
Legislative checks executive
Legislative checks judicial
Executive checks legislative
Executive checks judicial
Can override veto and can impeach president
Can impeach judges and approve judges
Can veto legislation and can call confess back
Appoints federal judges
Legislative checks executive
Can override veto and can impeach president
Legislative checks judicial
Can impeach judges and approve judges
Civics branches
Expressed powers
Gerrymander
Filibuster
Implied powers
Powers that congress has that are specifically listed in the…
An oddly-shaped election district designed to increase the vo…
A tactic for defeating a bill in the senate by talking until…
Powers that congress has that are not stated explicitly in th…
Expressed powers
Powers that congress has that are specifically listed in the…
Gerrymander
An oddly-shaped election district designed to increase the vo…
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