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Civics chapter 12 Vocabulary
Federal System
Reserved Power
Concurrent Power
Grants-in-aid
Central government and the government of the states share pow…
Power held back by the states.
Powers shared by the state and federal governments.
Money to the states to help pay for their programs.
Federal System
Central government and the government of the states share pow…
Reserved Power
Power held back by the states.
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Civics Chapter 12 vocab
Bureaucracy
Bureaucrats
Delegation
Civil service
administrative system in which agencies staffed largely by no…
civil servants dedicated to the details of administrative pro…
committing, or entrusting, a task or power to another
the civilian employees who carry out the administrative tasks…
Bureaucracy
administrative system in which agencies staffed largely by no…
Bureaucrats
civil servants dedicated to the details of administrative pro…
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Chapter 12 Civics
Speaker of the House, Paul Ryan
-only house office in the Constitution…
2nd in line to the presidency (only be…
Republicans
position, name
Speaker of the House Roles
Speaker of the House
party that has control of both the House and the Senate
Speaker of the House, Paul Ryan
position, name
-only house office in the Constitution…
Speaker of the House Roles
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Chapter 12 Civics Vocabulary
federal system
reserved powers
concurrent powers
grants-in-aid
shared power between the state and national governments.
powers given to the states.
powers shared by the national and state governments.
money given to states by the national government.
federal system
shared power between the state and national governments.
reserved powers
powers given to the states.
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Chapter 12 Civics Vocabulary
cloture
quorum
discharge petition
rider
procedure that may be used to limit or end floor debate in a…
least number of members who must be present for a legislative…
procedure enabling members to force a bill that has been pige…
unpopular provision added to an important bill certain to be…
cloture
procedure that may be used to limit or end floor debate in a…
quorum
least number of members who must be present for a legislative…
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Civics Chapter 12 Vocabulary
Inferior Court
Criminal case
Civil case
Suit
A lower court
A case in which a person is accused of breaking the law
A case in which one party takes legal action against another…
The formal complaint to the court in a legal action
Inferior Court
A lower court
Criminal case
A case in which a person is accused of breaking the law
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Civics Vocabulary chapter 12
Speaker of the house
president of the senate
president pro tempore
party caucus
more important and more powerful within the halls of congress.
the vice president is also the president of.
serves in the vice presidents absence.
closed meeting of the members of each party in each house.
Speaker of the house
more important and more powerful within the halls of congress.
president of the senate
the vice president is also the president of.
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Civics chapter 12 vocabulary
Interest
National debt
Revenue
Fees
Payment for the of loaned money.
The total amount of money owed by the U.S. Government plus th…
Income
Government charges for a service or license.
Interest
Payment for the of loaned money.
National debt
The total amount of money owed by the U.S. Government plus th…
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Civics Chapter 12 Vocabulary
Interest
National Debt
Revenue
Fees
Payment for loaned money.
The total amount of money owed by the U.S. government plus th…
Income.
Government charges for a service or license.
Interest
Payment for loaned money.
National Debt
The total amount of money owed by the U.S. government plus th…
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chapter 12 civics
Speaker of the House
President of the Senate
President Pro Tempore
Party Whips
Presiding officer of the House, and leader of the majority pa…
Vice president
Presides in the Vice Presidents absence, elected by the Senat…
Assistant floor leaders
Speaker of the House
Presiding officer of the House, and leader of the majority pa…
President of the Senate
Vice president
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Chapter 12 Civics Terms
zoning
municipality
home rule
property tax
a type of law that divides a community into areas and tells h…
a government that serves the people on an urban area
the right of a city or country to write its own charter
a charge on land and buildings
zoning
a type of law that divides a community into areas and tells h…
municipality
a government that serves the people on an urban area
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Civics: Chapter 12 Vocabulary
federal system
reserved powers
concurrent powers
grants-in-aid
the sharing of power between the central and state governments
powers that the Constitution does not give to the national go…
powers shared by the state and federal governments
money awarded to the states by the federal government
federal system
the sharing of power between the central and state governments
reserved powers
powers that the Constitution does not give to the national go…
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Civics: Chapter 12 Vocabulary
Inferior Courts
Criminal Cases
Civil Cases
Suit
courts of lower authority
cases in which juries decide whether people have committed cr…
cases in which two sides disagree over some issue
a formal complaint to the court in a legal action
Inferior Courts
courts of lower authority
Criminal Cases
cases in which juries decide whether people have committed cr…
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Chapter 12 Civics Vocab
Federal System
Reserved Powers
Concurrent Powers
Grants-in-aid
the sharing of powers between the central and state government
powers that the constitution does not give to the national go…
powers shared by the state and federal government
money awarded to the state by the federal government
Federal System
the sharing of powers between the central and state government
Reserved Powers
powers that the constitution does not give to the national go…
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Civics Chapter 12 Vocabulary
public opinion
mass media
interest group
public opinion poll
the ideas and attitudes that people hold about elected offici…
a mechanism of mass communication, including television, radi…
a group of people who share a point of view about an issue an…
a survey in which individuals are asked to answer questions a…
public opinion
the ideas and attitudes that people hold about elected offici…
mass media
a mechanism of mass communication, including television, radi…
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Civics Chapter 12 vocabulary
Speaker of the House
President of the Senate
President pro tempore
party caucus
The leader of the majority party who serves as the presiding…
the presiding officer of a senate; in Congress, the Vice Pres…
Officer of the Senate selected by the majority party to act a…
closed meeting of the members of each party in each house
Speaker of the House
The leader of the majority party who serves as the presiding…
President of the Senate
the presiding officer of a senate; in Congress, the Vice Pres…
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Chapter 12 Vocabulary (Civics)
public opinion
mass media
interest group
public opinion poll
the ideas and views of the people about an issue or person
all the types of communication that can reach a large number…
group of people who share the same opinion about an issue
to ask many people what they think about a specific issue per…
public opinion
the ideas and views of the people about an issue or person
mass media
all the types of communication that can reach a large number…
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Civics - Chapter 12, Lesson 3
business & labor groups
other groups
public-interest groups
nonpartisan
share an economic goal for the country... Examples: ... - National…
this is a catch-all category for any other group that works f…
these groups do not favor individuals, but rather causes that…
free from any party ties or bias
business & labor groups
share an economic goal for the country... Examples: ... - National…
other groups
this is a catch-all category for any other group that works f…
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Kville Civics Chapter 12 Vocabulary
common law
statutory law
statutory interpretation
constitutional interpretation
also called judge-made law; a body of law based on judicial r…
consists of laws (also called statutes) passed by city counci…
courts deciding the meaning of laws that legislatures have pa…
ruling on the intended meaning of phrases in the Constitution
common law
also called judge-made law; a body of law based on judicial r…
statutory law
consists of laws (also called statutes) passed by city counci…
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chapter 12 vocabulary, civics
Board
Ordinances
Municipality
Utilities
A group of people who manage the business of an organization
Local laws
A government that serves people who live in an urban area
Services needed by the public, such as water, gas, and electr…
Board
A group of people who manage the business of an organization
Ordinances
Local laws
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Civics chapter 12
What happens when national and state l…
What is a stipulation on the national…
What limitations does the federal gove…
Does the militia belong to the State o…
National law rules.
When the constitution gives the power.
States have the right to maintain a militia.
State government.
What happens when national and state l…
National law rules.
What is a stipulation on the national…
When the constitution gives the power.
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civics chapter 12 vocabulary
audit
balanced budget
deficit
fine
examination by accountant of every income and expenditure
revenues equal expenditures
shortage of money
money charged as a penalty for breaking certain, laws
audit
examination by accountant of every income and expenditure
balanced budget
revenues equal expenditures
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Civics Chapter 12 Vocabulary
Board
ordinance
municipality
utilities
a group of people who manage the business of an organization
local laws
A government that serves people who live in an urban area
services needed by the public, such as water, gas, and electr…
Board
a group of people who manage the business of an organization
ordinance
local laws
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Chapter 12 Civics Vocabulary
Unicameral
Bicameral
Federal System
Preamble
One-house legislature
A legislature consisting of two parts, or houses
The sharing of power between the central and state governments
The opening section of the Constitution
Unicameral
One-house legislature
Bicameral
A legislature consisting of two parts, or houses
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civics chapter 12 vocabulary
unicameral
bicameral
federal system
preamble
a legislature consisting of one part
a legislature consisting of two parts, or houses
the sharing of power between the central and state governments
the opening section of the constitution
unicameral
a legislature consisting of one part
bicameral
a legislature consisting of two parts, or houses
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Chapter 12 Vocabulary Civics
Preamble
Popular Sovereignty
Separation of Powers
Checks and Balances
The opening section of the Constitution.
The notion that power lies with the people.
The split of authority among the legislative, executive and j…
A system in which each branch of government is able to check,…
Preamble
The opening section of the Constitution.
Popular Sovereignty
The notion that power lies with the people.
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Civics Chapter 12 Vocabulary
congressional page
standing vote
voice vote
closed rule
a high school junior who works as a messenger and errand runn…
a method of voting in Congress in which members stand up as a…
a method of voting in Congress in which members call out thei…
severely limits floor debate and amendments this allows the b…
congressional page
a high school junior who works as a messenger and errand runn…
standing vote
a method of voting in Congress in which members stand up as a…
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Chapter 12 Civics Vocabulary
Federal System
Reserved Powers
Concurrent Powers
Grants-In-Aid
The sharing of power between the central and state governments.
Powers that the Constitution does not give to the national go…
Powers shared by the state and federal governments.
Money awarded to the states by the federal government.
Federal System
The sharing of power between the central and state governments.
Reserved Powers
Powers that the Constitution does not give to the national go…
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Chapter 12 Vocabulary Words in Civics
line-item veto
unicameral
justice of the peace
reserved powers
to veto only a specific part of a bill
one-house legislature
the judge of a small, local court
powers that the Constitution does not give to the national go…
line-item veto
to veto only a specific part of a bill
unicameral
one-house legislature
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Chapter 12 Civics Vocab.
Twenty-second Amendment
Twenty-fifth Amendment
Impeachment
Watergate
Limited its presidents to two terms in office
Permits the vp to become acting president if the vp and p's c…
Removing a discredit president; indictment in criminal law
The events and scandal surrounding a break-in at the Democrat…
Twenty-second Amendment
Limited its presidents to two terms in office
Twenty-fifth Amendment
Permits the vp to become acting president if the vp and p's c…
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Chapter 12 Civics Vocabulary
Unicameral
Bicameral
Federal System
Preamble
One-House legislature
A legislature consisting of two parts, or houses
The sharing of power between the central and state governments
The opening section of the constitution
Unicameral
One-House legislature
Bicameral
A legislature consisting of two parts, or houses
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Civics Chapter 12 Vocabulary
Public Opinion
Mass Media
Interest Groups
Public Opinion Poll
The ideas and attitudes that people hold about an issue or a…
All the various methods of communication that reach large num…
A group of people who share a point of view about a issue and…
A survey in which individuals are asked to answer questions a…
Public Opinion
The ideas and attitudes that people hold about an issue or a…
Mass Media
All the various methods of communication that reach large num…
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Civics chapter 12 vocabulary
federal system
reserved powers
concurrent powers
grants in aid
the sharing of powers between the central and state government
powers that the constitution does not give to the national go…
powers shared by the state and federal government
money awarded to the states by the federal government
federal system
the sharing of powers between the central and state government
reserved powers
powers that the constitution does not give to the national go…
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Civics Chapter 12 Vocabulary
board
ordinances
municipality
utilities
a group of people who manage the business of an organization
local laws
a government that serves people who live in an urban area
services needed by the public, such as water, gas, and electr…
board
a group of people who manage the business of an organization
ordinances
local laws
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Chapter 12 Civics Vocabulary
federal system
reserved powers
concurrent powers
grants-in-aid
shared power between the state and national governments.
powers given to the states.
powers shared by the national and state governments.
money given to states by the national government.
federal system
shared power between the state and national governments.
reserved powers
powers given to the states.
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Civics Chapter 12 Vocabulary
Federal system
Reserved powers
Concurrent powers
Grants-in-aid
Where the central government and the governments of the state…
That state governments may exercise all powers not given to t…
Those shared by state governments and the federal government
Awards of money
Federal system
Where the central government and the governments of the state…
Reserved powers
That state governments may exercise all powers not given to t…
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Civics Chapter 12 Vocabulary
Speaker of the House
President of the Senate
President pro tempore
Party caucus
The presiding officier of the House of Representatives, chose…
The presiding officer of the senate; in Congress, the Vice Pr…
The member of the United States Senate, or of the upper house…
A closed meeting of a party's House or Senate members; also c…
Speaker of the House
The presiding officier of the House of Representatives, chose…
President of the Senate
The presiding officer of the senate; in Congress, the Vice Pr…
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Civics Vocabulary Chapter 12
Interest
National Debt
Revenue
Fees
The payment made for the use of borrowed money.
Large amounts of money are borrowed
Money
Payments charged by governments for various licenses, such as…
Interest
The payment made for the use of borrowed money.
National Debt
Large amounts of money are borrowed
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Civics Vocabulary Chapter 12
Interest
National debt
Revenue
Fees
Payment made for the use of borrowed money.
Total amount of money the us government has borrowed
Money
Payments charged by governments for various licenses
Interest
Payment made for the use of borrowed money.
National debt
Total amount of money the us government has borrowed
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Civics Vocabulary Chapter 12
grants-in-aid
line item
parole
Magistrate Court
an amount of money given to a local government, an institutio…
an entry that appears on a separate line in a bookkeeping led…
the release of a prisoner temporarily (for a special purpose)…
has limited law enforcement and administration authority.
grants-in-aid
an amount of money given to a local government, an institutio…
line item
an entry that appears on a separate line in a bookkeeping led…
25 terms
Chapter 12 Civics Vocabulary
federal system
reserved powers
concurrent powers
grants-in-aid
shared power between the state and national governments.
powers given to the states.
powers shared by the national and state governments.
money given to states by the national government.
federal system
shared power between the state and national governments.
reserved powers
powers given to the states.
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Civics Chapter 12 Vocabulary
board
ordinances
municipality
political machine
a group of people who manage the business of an organization
local laws
a government that serves people who live in an urban area
organization in which an authoritative boss or small group co…
board
a group of people who manage the business of an organization
ordinances
local laws
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Civics - Chapter 12 Vocabulary
Public Opinion
Mass Media
Public Opinion Poll
Pollster
The ideas and attitudes that most people hold about elected o…
A mechanism of mass communication, including television, radi…
A survey in which individuals are asked to answer questions a…
A specialist whose job is to conduct polls regularly.
Public Opinion
The ideas and attitudes that most people hold about elected o…
Mass Media
A mechanism of mass communication, including television, radi…
25 terms
Chapter 12 Civics Vocabulary
federal system
reserved powers
concurrent powers
grants-in-aid
shared power between the state and national governments.
powers given to the states.
powers shared by the national and state governments.
money given to states by the national government.
federal system
shared power between the state and national governments.
reserved powers
powers given to the states.
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Civics Chapter 12
bureaucracy
bureaucrat
department
independent stand-alone agency
a form of organization that operates through impersonal, unif…
a negative term for describing a career government employee
usually the largest organization in government with the large…
a government agency that operates outside a traditional gover…
bureaucracy
a form of organization that operates through impersonal, unif…
bureaucrat
a negative term for describing a career government employee
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Chapter 12 vocab. CIVICS
incorporate
city charter
home rule
ordinance
to receive a state charter, officially recognizing the govern…
a document granting power to a local government
allows cities to write their own charters, choose their own t…
a law, usually of a city or county
incorporate
to receive a state charter, officially recognizing the govern…
city charter
a document granting power to a local government
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Civics Chapter 12
Governor
Lt. Governor
Attorney General
Speaker of the House
Robert J. Bentley
Kay Ivey
Luther Strange
Mike Hubbard
Governor
Robert J. Bentley
Lt. Governor
Kay Ivey
Chapter 12 Civics Vocab
federal system
reserved powers
concurrent powers
grants-in-aid
shared power between the state and national governments.
powers given to the states.
powers shared by the national and state governments.
money given to states by the national government.
federal system
shared power between the state and national governments.
reserved powers
powers given to the states.
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Chapter 12 Vocabulary (Civics)
public opinion
mass media
interest group
public opinion poll
the ideas and views of the people about an issue or person
all the types of communication that can reach a large number…
group of people who share the same opinion about an issue
to ask many people what they think about a specific issue per…
public opinion
the ideas and views of the people about an issue or person
mass media
all the types of communication that can reach a large number…
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Chapter 12 Civics Vocab
Federal System ... ... The Federal System A…
Reserved Powers... It realates to my lif…
Concurent Power... Concurent power effec…
Grants In Aid ... It effects my life be…
A government that divides the powers of government between th…
Powers given to the state government alone
power shared by both level (state/ federal government)
money given by the national government to the states
Federal System ... ... The Federal System A…
A government that divides the powers of government between th…
Reserved Powers... It realates to my lif…
Powers given to the state government alone
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