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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…
23 terms
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…
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
10 terms
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
10 terms
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?
9 terms
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
19 terms
Civics - Legislative Branch
Senate
House of Representatives
constituent
census
the upper house of the United States Congress; currently 100…
the lower house of the United States Congress; currently 435…
a voter that a member of Congress represents
a count of the population; every ten years, next being in 2020
Senate
the upper house of the United States Congress; currently 100…
House of Representatives
the lower house of the United States Congress; currently 435…
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…
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…
28 terms
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.
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
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
26 terms
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,…
50 terms
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
39 terms
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
10 terms
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
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…
17 terms
Civics Branches
exec.
exec.
exec.
exec.
president
enforces laws
veto
appoints judges
exec.
president
exec.
enforces laws
6 terms
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.
14 terms
Civics branches
Supreme court
Interpret laws
Declares laws unconstitutional
Settles disputes between states
Judicial
Judicial
Judicial
Judicial
Supreme court
Judicial
Interpret laws
Judicial
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
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
6 terms
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
27 terms
Branches of law
Tort
The law of tort
Property law
Business law
Деликт, гражданское правонарушение
Деликтное право
Право собственности , вещное право, нормы, регулирующие имуще…
Право, регулирующее область деловых отношений
Tort
Деликт, гражданское правонарушение
The law of tort
Деликтное право
20 terms
civics executive branch
electoral college
presidential succession
reprieve
president
indirect method of election in which electors vote for canida…
25th amendment states the vice-president takes over if presid…
the president's order to delay a person's punishment until hi…
living symbol of US; carries out laws passed by congress; can…
electoral college
indirect method of election in which electors vote for canida…
presidential succession
25th amendment states the vice-president takes over if presid…
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.…
25 terms
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 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…
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…
30 terms
Civics- branches
legislative
legislative
legislative
legislative
prints money
power to declare war
house of representatives
senate
legislative
prints money
legislative
power to declare war
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,…
8 terms
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…
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
13 terms
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]
16 terms
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…
13 terms
Civic branches
Judicial
Legislative
Legislative
Executive
Judicial power, court
Legislative , congress ,senate , house of reps
Senate
President , executive power
Judicial
Judicial power, court
Legislative
Legislative , congress ,senate , house of reps
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
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…
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…
28 terms
Branches of law
Tort
The law of tort
Property law
Business law
Деликт, гражданское правонарушение
Деликтное право
Право собственности , вещное право, нормы, регулирующие имуще…
Право, регулирующее область деловых отношений
Tort
Деликт, гражданское правонарушение
The law of tort
Деликтное право
15 terms
civics branches
what does the legislative branch do?
what does the executive branch do?
what does the judicial branch do?
what is the leislative branch made up…
makes the laws
enforce laws
interpret the laws
senate and house of representitives
what does the legislative branch do?
makes the laws
what does the executive branch do?
enforce laws
30 terms
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
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
20 terms
CIVICS VOCAB_The Legislative Branch
Census
Constituent
Gerrymandering
Majority party
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…
in both the House of Representatives and the Senate, the poli…
Census
a population count taken by the Census Bureau
Constituent
a person from a legislator's district
27 terms
Branches of law
Tort
The law of tort
Property law
Business law
Деликт, гражданское правонарушение
Деликтное право
Право собственности , вещное право, нормы, регулирующие имуще…
Право, регулирующее область деловых отношений
Tort
Деликт, гражданское правонарушение
The law of tort
Деликтное право
22 terms
HCHS Civics Legislative Branch
minority party
constituents
majority party
standing committee
In both the House of Representatives and the Senate, the poli…
People a member of Congress represents
In both the House of Representatives and the Senate, the poli…
A permanent committee established in a legislature, usually f…
minority party
In both the House of Representatives and the Senate, the poli…
constituents
People a member of Congress represents
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