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8 terms
Civics
An agreement or contract among people…
A King or Queen is a
Living in one place but ruled by a gov…
A lawmaking body in England is called
compact
Monarchy
colony
Parliament
An agreement or contract among people…
compact
A King or Queen is a
Monarchy
49 terms
Civics
the Constitution
What does the Constitution do?
"We the people"
amendment
The supreme law of the land
Sets up the government... defines the government... protects the ba…
The idea of self government is in the first three words of th…
A change (to the Constitution)... An addition (to the Constituti…
the Constitution
The supreme law of the land
What does the Constitution do?
Sets up the government... defines the government... protects the ba…
24 terms
Civics
Democracy
Consent of Governed
Representative Government
Declaration of Independence
Rule by the people
The people give permission to the government to operate and m…
Citizens elect a person that makes a decision for the people…
Democracy
Rule by the people
Consent of Governed
The people give permission to the government to operate and m…
10 terms
civics
cadidate
elector
evaluate
issue based platform
a person who applies for a job or is nominated for election.
A group of people named by each state legislature to select t…
A type of thinking. Judging the value or character of somethi…
a document stating the goals and principles of a political pa…
cadidate
a person who applies for a job or is nominated for election.
elector
A group of people named by each state legislature to select t…
12 terms
civics
impact
influence
interest group
lobbying
an effect or result
affect
An organization of people sharing a common interest or goal t…
Engaging in activities aimed at influencing public officials,…
impact
an effect or result
influence
affect
10 terms
civics
cadidate
elector
evaluate
issue based platform
a person who applies for a job or is nominated for election.
A group of people named by each state legislature to select t…
A type of thinking. Judging the value or character of somethi…
a document stating the goals and principles of a political pa…
cadidate
a person who applies for a job or is nominated for election.
elector
A group of people named by each state legislature to select t…
49 terms
Civics
the Constitution
What does the Constitution do?
"We the people"
amendment
The supreme law of the land
Sets up the government... defines the government... protects the ba…
The idea of self government is in the first three words of th…
A change (to the Constitution)... An addition (to the Constituti…
the Constitution
The supreme law of the land
What does the Constitution do?
Sets up the government... defines the government... protects the ba…
48 terms
civics
checks and balances
separation of powers
veto
impeach
...A system in which the powers of government are balanced am…
...The distribution of political power among the branches of…
...A refusal by the president or a governor to sign a bill.
...To charge a government official with misconduct.
checks and balances
...A system in which the powers of government are balanced am…
separation of powers
...The distribution of political power among the branches of…
33 terms
Civics
Government
life, liberty, and property
state of nature
social contract
(government) the system or form by which a community or other…
Natural rights
Thomas Hobbes believed that people were self-interested actor…
A voluntary agreement among individuals to secure their right…
Government
(government) the system or form by which a community or other…
life, liberty, and property
Natural rights
Civics
Power
Authority
Legitimacy
Sovereignty
Change
Title
Documented
Ultimate
Power
Change
Authority
Title
50 terms
Civics
Traditional Economy
Market Economy
Command Economy
Mixed Economy
An economy in which production is based on customs and tradit…
Economic decisions are made by individuals or the open market.
An economic system in which the government controls a country…
An economy in which private enterprise exists in combination…
Traditional Economy
An economy in which production is based on customs and tradit…
Market Economy
Economic decisions are made by individuals or the open market.
28 terms
Civics
What is another term for a person such…
What word comes from an ancient Greek…
In which type of democracy do people e…
What are the basic rights for all peop…
monarchy
democracy
representative democracy
human rights
What is another term for a person such…
monarchy
What word comes from an ancient Greek…
democracy
28 terms
Civics
Political Party
Two-party System
third Party
independent candidates
an organization of individuals with broad, common interests.
A system of government in which two parties compete for power.
A party that challenges the two major political parties
Candidates with strong opinions who do not get support from o…
Political Party
an organization of individuals with broad, common interests.
Two-party System
A system of government in which two parties compete for power.
65 terms
Civics
Form a more perfect union
Establish Justice
Insure Domestic Tranquility
Provide for the common defense
Create a better, more efficient system of government than was…
Guarantee that all people treated fairly under the same laws.…
Guarantee a peaceful existence within the United States. Exam…
Guarantee an adequate defense against those who would be our…
Form a more perfect union
Create a better, more efficient system of government than was…
Establish Justice
Guarantee that all people treated fairly under the same laws.…
93 terms
civics
branches of government
first president under the Constitution
president during World War One
the reason some states have more repre…
Executive, Legislative, Judicial
George Washington
Woodrow Wilson
bigger population
branches of government
Executive, Legislative, Judicial
first president under the Constitution
George Washington
28 terms
Civics
What is another term for a person such…
What word comes from an ancient Greek…
In which type of democracy do people e…
What are the basic rights for all peop…
monarchy
democracy
representative democracy
human rights
What is another term for a person such…
monarchy
What word comes from an ancient Greek…
democracy
13 terms
Civics
Anti-federalist
Bill of Rights
Checks and balances
Federalist
Americans that opposed the ratification of the United States…
These are the first 10 Amendments to the US Constitution, dir…
This is the system of overlapping powers among judicial, exec…
Political party founded by Alexander Hamilton and were for a…
Anti-federalist
Americans that opposed the ratification of the United States…
Bill of Rights
These are the first 10 Amendments to the US Constitution, dir…
10 terms
civics
whip
elastic clause
censure
veto
assists floor leader in Congress
allows Congress to STRETCH delegated powers to cover other ar…
formal disapproval of a congress member's actions
presidential refusal to sign a bill
whip
assists floor leader in Congress
elastic clause
allows Congress to STRETCH delegated powers to cover other ar…
23 terms
civics
Michael Moore
George Clooney
Oprah Winfrey
Chris Matthews
Michael Moore
George Clooney
15 terms
Civics
government
citizen
community
constitution
is all the people who run a community, state, or country
a citizen is a person who belongs to a country
a community is a place where people live, work, and play
is a plan for ore government
government
is all the people who run a community, state, or country
citizen
a citizen is a person who belongs to a country
Civics
Constitution
Government
Declaration of Independence
Amendment
A set of rules for a government or group of people
A group that works to enforce laws
written by Thomas Jefferson. This declares freedom from Engla…
CHANGE in the Constitution
Constitution
A set of rules for a government or group of people
Government
A group that works to enforce laws
15 terms
civics
assualt
criminal law
civil law
jurisdiction
fear of being hurt, not touched with no contact whatsoever
wrongs against society. person v state
wrong against individual... person v person... person v company
courts authority to hear case... federal question ... have to go to…
assualt
fear of being hurt, not touched with no contact whatsoever
criminal law
wrongs against society. person v state
Civics
Asia
44,579,000
Christianity
Islam
Earths largets and most populous continent.
Asia covers an area of _______ square kilometers.
People who follow Christ.
People who worship allah.
Asia
Earths largets and most populous continent.
44,579,000
Asia covers an area of _______ square kilometers.
18 terms
Civics
American flag
Bill of Rights
capital
citizen
Has 13 stripes and 50 stars
A list of the fundamental rights of the people of the United…
Washington D.C. is our nation's capital; Lincoln is our state…
Someone who is legally considered to be a member of a country.
American flag
Has 13 stripes and 50 stars
Bill of Rights
A list of the fundamental rights of the people of the United…
8 terms
civics
electoral college
prejudice
government branch
legislature
a group of people chosen from each U.S. state who meet to ele…
Having an opinion based on race, color, or other
one part of a democratic system
Elected people who represent the citizens of a country
electoral college
a group of people chosen from each U.S. state who meet to ele…
prejudice
Having an opinion based on race, color, or other
8 terms
Civics
Declaration of Independnce
democracy
federalist
anti-federalist
declaring the freedom of the thirteen american colonies from…
a system of Government by the whole population or all the eli…
the supporters of the proposed constitution
haters of federalist
Declaration of Independnce
declaring the freedom of the thirteen american colonies from…
democracy
a system of Government by the whole population or all the eli…
16 terms
Civics
Absolute monarchy
Autocracy
Communism
Democracy
Someone has absolute power over the people.
A system of government when someone has absolute power.
Where property is publicly owned and each person works and is…
A system of government in which the people have power to free…
Absolute monarchy
Someone has absolute power over the people.
Autocracy
A system of government when someone has absolute power.
8 terms
Civics
branch
branch
judge
judge
branch
branch
19 terms
Civics
Civil Liberties
Censorship
Petition
Slander
the state of being subject only to laws established for the g…
the practice of officially examining books, movies, etc., and…
a formal written request, typically one signed by many people…
the action or crime of making a false spoken statement damagi…
Civil Liberties
the state of being subject only to laws established for the g…
Censorship
the practice of officially examining books, movies, etc., and…
18 terms
Civics
State of Nature
Social Contract
Sovereign
Tabula Rasa
No goverment at all people would live with no rules.
Citizens give up some freedom they would have in a state natu…
I ruler should have total authority over the people.
Blank state
State of Nature
No goverment at all people would live with no rules.
Social Contract
Citizens give up some freedom they would have in a state natu…
43 terms
CIVICS
power
state
authority
Legitimacy
change
population ... defined territory ... Government... sovereignty
the power or right to give orders, make decisions, and enforc…
lawfulness or authenticity of something... MB. Documented
power
change
state
population ... defined territory ... Government... sovereignty
16 terms
civics
rule of law
self government
rights
due process
all people must follows the law and the laws are enforced fai…
popular or represenatives system where the people create and…
a set of things people believe they should be free to do with…
people have the right and resonable laws officials have to fo…
rule of law
all people must follows the law and the laws are enforced fai…
self government
popular or represenatives system where the people create and…
29 terms
Civics
5 main types of crime
Crimes against persons examples
Crimes against persons definition
Crimes against property examples
Persons, property, victimless, white collar, organized
Murder, assault
Direct physical harm or force
Stealing, vandalism
5 main types of crime
Persons, property, victimless, white collar, organized
Crimes against persons examples
Murder, assault
25 terms
CIVICS
run CITY government
Charlie Baker
representative in US House
Kathleen O'Connor Ives
City Council
Governor of Massachusetts
Seth Moulton
MA State Senator
run CITY government
City Council
Charlie Baker
Governor of Massachusetts
105 terms
Civics
Municipality
City
County
Sheriff
City w/ corporate status and local government
Urbanized residential area
Division of state with local government
Representative of a county responsible for keeping peace
Municipality
City w/ corporate status and local government
City
Urbanized residential area
32 terms
Civics
Concensus
Government
Social Contract
Sovereignity
General agreement
(government) the system or form by which a community or other…
A voluntary agreement among individuals to secure their right…
A principle of international relations that holds that final…
Concensus
General agreement
Government
(government) the system or form by which a community or other…
43 terms
CIVICS
power
state
authority
Legitimacy
change
population ... defined territory ... Government... sovereignty
the power or right to give orders, make decisions, and enforc…
lawfulness or authenticity of something... MB. Documented
power
change
state
population ... defined territory ... Government... sovereignty
14 terms
Civics
Democracy
Athens
Republics
Document
A government that citizens hold the power
Small population vs USA (large population)
A government based on a representative democracy
Official paper or form that is a record of something
Democracy
A government that citizens hold the power
Athens
Small population vs USA (large population)
15 terms
civics
Crime
criminal
felonies
misdemeanors
any act that breaks the law and for which there is a punishment
a person who commits any type of crime
serious crimes, such as murder and kidnapping
less serious offenses, such as traffic violations and disturb…
Crime
any act that breaks the law and for which there is a punishment
criminal
a person who commits any type of crime
19 terms
Civics
Citizen
Deportation
Illegal alien
Terrorism
Anyone born or naturalized in the United States
To forcibly send a person back to his or her own country
Noncitizens living in the United States against the law
Use of violence against innocent civilians to achieve politic…
Citizen
Anyone born or naturalized in the United States
Deportation
To forcibly send a person back to his or her own country
46 terms
Civics
amendment
ballot
campaign
candidate
change or addition to the Constitution
sheet of paper or card used to cast, or make a vote
organized effort to win election to public office
someone who has qualified and is running for office
amendment
change or addition to the Constitution
ballot
sheet of paper or card used to cast, or make a vote
11 terms
Civics
John Boehner
Kevin McCarthy
Nancy Pelosi
Mitch McConnel
Speaker of the House ... Republican
Majority Leader of the House ... Republican
Minority Leader of the House ... Democrat
Majority Leader of the Senate ... Republican
John Boehner
Speaker of the House ... Republican
Kevin McCarthy
Majority Leader of the House ... Republican
28 terms
Civics
Bicameral
Census
Constituents
Gerrymander
a legislature consisting of two parts or houses
a population count taken by the census bureau
a detailed, written plan for government
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
36 terms
civics
pursuit of happiness
consent of the governed
order and security
legitamacy
It is the right of Americans to pursue personal fulfillment i…
The people are the source of any and all governmental power.
Citizens feel safe during daily activities, police have proce…
the popular acceptance of an authority, usually a governing l…
pursuit of happiness
It is the right of Americans to pursue personal fulfillment i…
consent of the governed
The people are the source of any and all governmental power.
28 terms
Civics
Government
Life, liberty, and property
State of nature
Social contract
(government) the system or form by which a community or other…
Natural rights
The basis of natural rights philosophy; a state of nature is…
A voluntary agreement among individuals to secure their right…
Government
(government) the system or form by which a community or other…
Life, liberty, and property
Natural rights
13 terms
Civics
License
Retain
Eliminate
Sufferage
a document granting the holder permission to do something.
to keep.
to take away or end.
the right to vote.
License
a document granting the holder permission to do something.
Retain
to keep.
313 terms
Civics
consent of the governed
rule of law
democracy
representative government
people are the source of any and all governemental power
the government and those who govern are bound by the law
system of government where the people rule
people elect officeholders to conduct government on their beh…
consent of the governed
people are the source of any and all governemental power
rule of law
the government and those who govern are bound by the law
21 terms
Civics
Constitutional qualifications POTUS
Common traits
Term length
Which amendment made term limit
35, native, 14 year resident
White male, politician, Christian, from large states
4 years
22
Constitutional qualifications POTUS
35, native, 14 year resident
Common traits
White male, politician, Christian, from large states
15 terms
Civics
Limited government
public policy
separation of powers
authoritarian
Government is not all powerful it may do only those things th…
The course of action the government takes in response to an i…
The split of authority among the legislative, executive, and…
A government in which one leader or group of people holds abs…
Limited government
Government is not all powerful it may do only those things th…
public policy
The course of action the government takes in response to an i…
14 terms
Civics
Gross national product
Gross domestic product
Value added tax
Reformed value added tax
GNP
GDP
VAT
RVAT
Gross national product
GNP
Gross domestic product
GDP
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