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8th Grade Civics Vocabulary
abolish
assimiliation
capitalist
constitution
to do away with; put an end to
the process of becoming a part of another culture
a person who invests in a business in order to make a profit
a document that sets out the laws and principles of a governm…
abolish
to do away with; put an end to
assimiliation
the process of becoming a part of another culture
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Civics Vocabulary (8th Grade)
anarchy
state of nature
consent of the governed
poplar sovereignty
no laws
basis of natural rights philosophy
the agreement by the people to obey laws and the government t…
people rule a government.
anarchy
no laws
state of nature
basis of natural rights philosophy
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Vocabulary For 8th Grade Civics
Municipality
City
County
Town
Units of local government
Leg = City Council... Exec = Mayor
Leg = Board of Supervisor... Exec = N/A
Leg = Town Council... Exec = Mayor
Municipality
Units of local government
City
Leg = City Council... Exec = Mayor
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Civics Quiz 5 8th grade
What plan was the first attempt to uni…
The defeat of what city spelled the fa…
The settlement of what valley was the…
What was another name for the Seven Ye…
The Albany Plan of Union
Quebec
The Ohio Valley
The French and Indian War
What plan was the first attempt to uni…
The Albany Plan of Union
The defeat of what city spelled the fa…
Quebec
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8TH GRADE CIVICS POLITICAL PROCESS VOCABULARY
Public Opinion
Public Policy
Electoral College
Apathy
Ideas and attitudes that most people hold about elected offic…
Course of action the government takes in response to an issue…
Group of people named by each state legislature to select the…
Lack of interest.
Public Opinion
Ideas and attitudes that most people hold about elected offic…
Public Policy
Course of action the government takes in response to an issue…
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Mr. Shelburne 8th Grade Civics 8th Amendment
person can stay in jail before trial,…
Death Row
Supreme Court Justice
judge must make bail amount fair (True…
True
a row of prison cells for prisoners awaiting execution
One of the nine judges on the U.S. Supreme court
True
person can stay in jail before trial,…
True
Death Row
a row of prison cells for prisoners awaiting execution
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8th grade civics vocabulary #3
Constituents
Bill
Interest group
Lobbyists
The people a member of congress represents
A proposed law
Groups of people who work together for similar interests or g…
People who represent interest groups
Constituents
The people a member of congress represents
Bill
A proposed law
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8th GRADE CIVICS VOCABULARY #2
Heritage
Legislature
Charter
Tyranny
traditions passed down to us from the generation to generation
the group of people chosen to make the laws
a document giving permission to create a government
abuse of power
Heritage
traditions passed down to us from the generation to generation
Legislature
the group of people chosen to make the laws
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Civics 8th Grade - Chapter 9 Vocabulary
Dual court system
Jurisdiction
Exclusive jurisdiction
Concurrent jurisdiction
A court system made up of both federal and state courts.
A court's authority to hear and decide cases
Authority of only federal courts to hear and decide cases.
Authority of both state and federal courts to hear and decide…
Dual court system
A court system made up of both federal and state courts.
Jurisdiction
A court's authority to hear and decide cases
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8th grade Civics Fall Final
Which European reached America before…
Which group of Indians formed peaceful…
What did the Virginians call their fir…
Which country explored and settled the…
Leif Ericson
Woodland Indians
The House of Burgesses
France
Which European reached America before…
Leif Ericson
Which group of Indians formed peaceful…
Woodland Indians
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Civics 8th grade
Consent of the Governed
Democracy
Representative Government
Rule of Law
people are the source of any and all governmental power
A form of government in which citizens govern themselves
Government in which citizens elect representatives to make laws
No one is above the law
Consent of the Governed
people are the source of any and all governmental power
Democracy
A form of government in which citizens govern themselves
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Civics 8th grade
Democracy
Naturalization process
Citizenship
Duties
The people control the governemnt
Process in which people can become U.S. citizens... ~Pass Test... ~…
Individual with certain rights and duties under a government…
Things a citizen will do for the country or face legal action…
Democracy
The people control the governemnt
Naturalization process
Process in which people can become U.S. citizens... ~Pass Test... ~…
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8TH GRADE CIVICS POLITICAL PROCESS VOCABULARY
Public Opinion
Public Policy
Electoral College
Apathy
Ideas and attitudes that most people hold about elected offic…
Course of action the government takes in response to an issue…
Group of people named by each state legislature to select the…
Lack of interest.
Public Opinion
Ideas and attitudes that most people hold about elected offic…
Public Policy
Course of action the government takes in response to an issue…
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Civics Chapter 3 8th Grade
Candidate
Alien
Jury of Peers
Common Good
A person running for office
A citizen of one country who lives in another country
A group of ordinary citizens who hear the case and decide whe…
The well-being of all members of society
Candidate
A person running for office
Alien
A citizen of one country who lives in another country
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8th grade Civics Quiz 7
Did all the states eagerly send repres…
Did the writers of the Constitution bo…
Did the states print their own money d…
What did Shays's Rebellion grow out of?
No, only 12 states sent representatives.
They did borrow or use European political ideas to form their…
Yes, they did print their own money.
It grew out of discontent with heavy taxes.
Did all the states eagerly send repres…
No, only 12 states sent representatives.
Did the writers of the Constitution bo…
They did borrow or use European political ideas to form their…
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Civics Chapter 2 8th Grade
Price
Market
Blended Families
Rules
The amount you must pay for a good or service
A palce where people exchange goods or services
Families made up of adults and their children from previous m…
Specific expectations about what our behavior should be
Price
The amount you must pay for a good or service
Market
A palce where people exchange goods or services
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8TH GRADE CIVICS POLITICAL PROCESS VOCABULARY
Public Opinion
Public Policy
Electoral College
Apathy
Ideas and attitudes that most people hold about elected offic…
Course of action the government takes in response to an issue…
Group of people named by each state legislature to select the…
Lack of interest.
Public Opinion
Ideas and attitudes that most people hold about elected offic…
Public Policy
Course of action the government takes in response to an issue…
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Chapter 5 Civics 8th grade vocabulary
bail
capital punishment
civil liberties
civil rights
money given over to a court in exchange for a criminal suspec…
the imposition of the death penalty on a person by the state
basic freedoms guaranteed under the U.S. Constitution, such a…
guarantees of equal rights and equal treatment under the law,…
bail
money given over to a court in exchange for a criminal suspec…
capital punishment
the imposition of the death penalty on a person by the state
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Chapter 4 Vocabulary, 8th grade Civics
checks and balances
civil case
concurrent powers
delegated powers
a system in which each branch of government can limit the pow…
a legal case that does not involve criminal conduct, such as…
powers shared by the federal and state governments under the…
powers granted to the national government rather than to the…
checks and balances
a system in which each branch of government can limit the pow…
civil case
a legal case that does not involve criminal conduct, such as…
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Political Process Vocabulary- 8th grade Civics
Bias
Campaign
Conservative
Electoral College
a one sided point of view
an organized effort to gather support for a candidate
a person who generally believes that the role of the governme…
a group of people who officially elect the president and vice…
Bias
a one sided point of view
Campaign
an organized effort to gather support for a candidate
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8th grade civics SMMS Robeson
primary source
secondary source
Example of primary sources
example of secondary sources
an original source that informs directly, not through another…
information gathered by someone who did not take part in or w…
- artifacts ... - documents written by people of that time... - ora…
•textbook... •encyclopedias... •history books... •biographies
primary source
an original source that informs directly, not through another…
secondary source
information gathered by someone who did not take part in or w…
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Chapter 13 Vocabulary 8th Grade Civics
reprieve
pardon
cabinet
executive order
postponement of punishment for a crime
a decree that frees a person from punishment for a crime
the heads of the executive departments of the federal governm…
a rule or regulation issued by a president or governor that h…
reprieve
postponement of punishment for a crime
pardon
a decree that frees a person from punishment for a crime
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Civics SOL 8th grade
Citizen
Diversity
Naturalization
The 14th amendment
what is an Individual with rights and duties?
Immigration and naturalization result in this
What is the process of becoming a citizen?
What defines citizenship?
Citizen
what is an Individual with rights and duties?
Diversity
Immigration and naturalization result in this
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8th Grade Civics Vocabulary List #5
Unitary System
Referendum
Revenue
Lieutenant Governor
In which all power lies in central goverment
When a law is given to the voters to approve or reject
Income
Is the state second in rank to the governor
Unitary System
In which all power lies in central goverment
Referendum
When a law is given to the voters to approve or reject
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8th grade civics 2
personal traits of good citizens
US Constitution
amendment
process for amending the U.S Constitut…
• trustworthiness and honesty... • courtesy and respect... • resp…
• supreme law of the land... • "living document" through flexib…
change in the Constitution
• proposed by 2/3 vote of Congress or state conventions... • ra…
personal traits of good citizens
• trustworthiness and honesty... • courtesy and respect... • resp…
US Constitution
• supreme law of the land... • "living document" through flexib…
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8th Grade Social Studies Vocabulary - Civics in Action
Preamble
Popular sovereignty
Reserved powers
Amendment
(n.) an introduction to a speech or piece of writing
A belief that ultimate power resides in the people.
Powers given to the state government alone
A change to the Constitution
Preamble
(n.) an introduction to a speech or piece of writing
Popular sovereignty
A belief that ultimate power resides in the people.
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8th Grade Civics and Economics
Citizen
sources of citizenship
naturalization process
duties of citizens
individual with certain rights and duties under a government…
-14th amendment deines citizenship in u.s... -birth... -naturaliz…
-establish residency... -know American history and principles…
-obey laws... -pay taxes... -serve in the armed forces if called…
Citizen
individual with certain rights and duties under a government…
sources of citizenship
-14th amendment deines citizenship in u.s... -birth... -naturaliz…
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8th grade civics vocab
Precinct
Registrar
Resident
Primary Election #1
A territory which has been formed for voting purposes
One who keeps track of records for a school. government or bu…
A person who is living in an area for a certain amount of time
Held prior to Election day; candidates from the same politica…
Precinct
A territory which has been formed for voting purposes
Registrar
One who keeps track of records for a school. government or bu…
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civics 8th grade
Scarcity
Choice
Opportunity cost
Resources
: inability to satisfy all wants and needs at the same time.…
selecting an item from a set of possible alternatives.- (pick…
what is given up when a choice is made. Highest value forgone…
factors (items) used in the production of goods and services.…
Scarcity
: inability to satisfy all wants and needs at the same time.…
Choice
selecting an item from a set of possible alternatives.- (pick…
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8th Grade Civics
Cabot
Balboa
New Netherland
Las Casas
An Italian navigator who sailed for England in 1497 and heade…
discovered the Pacific Ocean
the colony that became New York
participated in the conquest of Cuba as a young priest, wrote…
Cabot
An Italian navigator who sailed for England in 1497 and heade…
Balboa
discovered the Pacific Ocean
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8th Grade Civics SOL
14th Amendment
Due Process
what are the two ways to obtain citize…
immigration and naturalization in the…
defines citizenship as follows, all persons born or naturaliz…
fair treatment through the normal judicial system.
1.By birth 2.Naturalization
an increasingly diverse society.
14th Amendment
defines citizenship as follows, all persons born or naturaliz…
Due Process
fair treatment through the normal judicial system.
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8th grade civics 3
legislative branch
powers of federal legislative branch
bicameral
US Senate
• part of government that is responsible for writing the laws…
• collect taxes... • regulate commerce... • declare war... • mainta…
legislature consisting of two houses
• "upper house"... • 2 members from each state (100 Senators)…
legislative branch
• part of government that is responsible for writing the laws…
powers of federal legislative branch
• collect taxes... • regulate commerce... • declare war... • mainta…
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BA 8th Grade Civics Midterm
Native Americans
European Americans
Asian Americans
African Americans
The original inhabitants of America
First came to America to find religious and political freedom…
Population was limited by "exclusion laws"
Were brought to America by force
Native Americans
The original inhabitants of America
European Americans
First came to America to find religious and political freedom…
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8th Grade Civics
Ratify means to approve... ... ... ... ... ...
Federalists
Ordinance
Preamble
...
group that supported the ratification of the Constitution
a law, usually of a city or country
name given the opening section of the Constitution
Ratify means to approve... ... ... ... ... ...
...
Federalists
group that supported the ratification of the Constitution
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8th grade civics
Resourceful
Revise
Migrated
Environment
Finding a way to solve a problem on your own
to change in order or improve
to move from one place and make a new home in a new place. A…
all of the physical surroundings in a place, including land,…
Resourceful
Finding a way to solve a problem on your own
Revise
to change in order or improve
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8th grade civics vicabulary
representative government
Virginia Declaration of Rights
Magna Carta
Mayflower compact
in a representative system of government, people elect office…
served as a model for the Bill of Rights to the Constitution…
Limited the power of the monarch... Rights included equal treatm…
Established a tradition of direct democracy... stated that major…
representative government
in a representative system of government, people elect office…
Virginia Declaration of Rights
served as a model for the Bill of Rights to the Constitution…
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8th Grade Civics JGMS
Government
Natural Rights
State of Nature
Tabula Rasa
The institutions and processes through which public policies…
Life, Liberty, and Property.
A condition in which no governments or laws existed at all.
Blank slate
Government
The institutions and processes through which public policies…
Natural Rights
Life, Liberty, and Property.
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Civics 8th Grade Economy Vocab
economics
resource
goods
services
the study of how people seek to satisfy their needs and wants…
the money, the people, and materials available to accomplish…
tangible products that we use to satisfy our wants and needs.
work performed by a person for someone else.
economics
the study of how people seek to satisfy their needs and wants…
resource
the money, the people, and materials available to accomplish…
8th grade civics
secretary of state
Vice President
Speaker of the House
Chief Justice of the supreme court
John Kerry
Joe Biden
John Boeyner
John Roberts
secretary of state
John Kerry
Vice President
Joe Biden
civics 8th grade exam
demography
sunbelt
service jobs
baby boom
the study of human population
warm weather states such as Georgia, Florida, Texas, and Ariz…
jobs in which a person makes a living by providing a service…
the dramatic rise in the number of births that occurred betwe…
demography
the study of human population
sunbelt
warm weather states such as Georgia, Florida, Texas, and Ariz…
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8th Grade Civics Midterm
How does one become a US citizen?
What are the Naturalization process st…
Define what community service is.
What does the 14th Amendment say?
1. Born in the US/US military base 2. Naturalization
Person must live in the U.S. for 5 consecutive years. (3 year…
Doing something that benefits the community as a whole. Somet…
It defines citizenship and the process of naturalization. It…
How does one become a US citizen?
1. Born in the US/US military base 2. Naturalization
What are the Naturalization process st…
Person must live in the U.S. for 5 consecutive years. (3 year…
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8th Grade Civics Flashcards
What type of Gov. does Charlotte have?
Who's in charge of Charlotte?
How many terms does the Mayor serve?
What roles does the Mayor have?
Council City Manager type Gov.
The Mayor and City Manager
6 year terms.
Run city council meetings, rep. Charlotte @ fed and execute l…
What type of Gov. does Charlotte have?
Council City Manager type Gov.
Who's in charge of Charlotte?
The Mayor and City Manager
8th Grade Civics Unit 6
arrest
arrest warrant
probable cause
probable cause
What is taking someone into custody?
What is a court order where the person named in it is taken i…
What is a reasonable belief that a person committed a crime?
What are the following part of?... 1. no exact formula... 2. info c…
arrest
What is taking someone into custody?
arrest warrant
What is a court order where the person named in it is taken i…
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8th grade civics midterm
Naturalization
Which amendment defines citizenship?
Self-reliance
Honesty
The process of becoming an american citizen
14
Reliance on one's powers
Telling the truth
Naturalization
The process of becoming an american citizen
Which amendment defines citizenship?
14
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Civics - 8th grade final
What is the indirect method we use to…
Who follows the Vice President in succ…
What is the most important role of the…
The Twenty-fifth Amendment makes provi…
Electoral College
Speaker of the House
carry out laws passed in Congress
Succession
What is the indirect method we use to…
Electoral College
Who follows the Vice President in succ…
Speaker of the House
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8th Grade CIVICS Midterm
Article 1
Article 2
Article 3
Article 4
defines the legislative branch, it's powers, member, and work…
the executive branch, it's powers, duties, and means of removal
sets up the judicial branch and defines treason
regulates the state's powers, and their interaction with the…
Article 1
defines the legislative branch, it's powers, member, and work…
Article 2
the executive branch, it's powers, duties, and means of removal
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8TH GRADE CIVICS EXAM
The legal process that an individual g…
Something that a citizen SHOULD do
Things that you can do as a citizen
Things that citizens MUST do or they w…
Naturalization
Reponsibilities
Rights
Civic Duty
The legal process that an individual g…
Naturalization
Something that a citizen SHOULD do
Reponsibilities
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8th grade Civics test flashcards
Civic Responsibilities
Civic Duties
Citizenship
Bill of Rights
by choice or voluntary actions
NOT OPTIONAL required actions
to gain citizenship you can either:... -be born in the US... -have…
the first ten amendements to the constitution
Civic Responsibilities
by choice or voluntary actions
Civic Duties
NOT OPTIONAL required actions
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Civics 8th grade final
What was the name of the document that…
What was the name of the meeting that…
List the names of the three branches o…
The first 10 amendments to the Constit…
The Articles of Confederation
The Constitutional Convention
Executive Branch... Legislative Branch... Judicial Branch
Bill of Rights.
What was the name of the document that…
The Articles of Confederation
What was the name of the meeting that…
The Constitutional Convention
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8th Grade Civics
Three Branches Of Government
What do the legislative branch do?
What do the judicial branch do?
What do the executive branch do?
Legislative, Executive, Judicial
Makes laws
Interprets laws
Enforces laws
Three Branches Of Government
Legislative, Executive, Judicial
What do the legislative branch do?
Makes laws
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