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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
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…
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
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
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…
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…
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.
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…
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…
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…
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
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…
100 terms
civics
The constitution
Set up the government... Define the gover…
We the people
A change and addition to the constitut…
What is the supreme law of the land?
What the constitution do?
The idea of self government is the first three words of the c…
What is an amendment?
The constitution
What is the supreme law of the land?
Set up the government... Define the gover…
What the constitution do?
13 terms
civics
supreme court
justice
chief justice
juridiction
the highest judicial court in a country or state.
a judge or magistrate, in particular a judge of the supreme c…
(the title of) the presiding judge in a supreme court.... (the f…
the official power to make legal decisions and judgments
supreme court
the highest judicial court in a country or state.
justice
a judge or magistrate, in particular a judge of the supreme c…
Civics
search warrent
double jeopardy
Self incrimination
Due Process
a court order allowing law enforcement to search a persons ho…
Putting someone on trial for a crime for which he or she had…
Testifying against oneself.
The fair application of the law.
search warrent
a court order allowing law enforcement to search a persons ho…
double jeopardy
Putting someone on trial for a crime for which he or she had…
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
122 terms
Civics
Government
3 Types Of Power
Legislative Branch
Executive Branch
the way a group of people make and enforce laws
legislative... executive... judicial
power to make laws (congress)
power to enforce laws (president & cabinet)
Government
the way a group of people make and enforce laws
3 Types Of Power
legislative... executive... judicial
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…
civics
Reponsibilities
Duties
tolerace
Welfare
Things that we should do
actions that we are required to do
respecting and accepting others
happiness of all members of their community
Reponsibilities
Things that we should do
Duties
actions that we are required to do
civics
common good
personal freedoms
political freedoms
rule of law
everyone should have a sense of responsibility and care for o…
you have the freedom to do whatever you want
everyone can speak freely, run for office and vote without ge…
everyone must follow the laws and the laws must be known
common good
everyone should have a sense of responsibility and care for o…
personal freedoms
you have the freedom to do whatever you want
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
civics
independence
American Revolution
Articles of confederation
benjamin franklin
...
This political revolution began with the Declaration of Indep…
A weak constitution that governed America during the Revoluti…
American intellectual, inventor, and politician He helped to…
independence
...
American Revolution
This political revolution began with the Declaration of Indep…
20 terms
Civics
What set's up powers of local governme…
Forms of government and which is most…
Strong-Mayor
Weak-Mayor
A city charter
- Mayor-Council form (most used)... - Council-Manager... -Commissio…
Found mainly in large cities, mayor has executive powers.... Pow…
The mayors power is limited, the council appoints department…
What set's up powers of local governme…
A city charter
Forms of government and which is most…
- Mayor-Council form (most used)... - Council-Manager... -Commissio…
civics
influences of the democratic tradition…
articles of conferedations, why didn't…
republic
direct democracy
every citizen is equally represented and there are no tyrants…
they didn't work because there was no unity and no central go…
citizens elect representatives forthemselves
all citizens represent themsleves
influences of the democratic tradition…
every citizen is equally represented and there are no tyrants…
articles of conferedations, why didn't…
they didn't work because there was no unity and no central go…
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
theocratic
democratic
monarchy
oligarchy
form of government in which clergy have official recognition…
form of government where citizens participate in government b…
a form of government in which sovereignty is actually embodie…
a small group of people having control of a country - English…
theocratic
form of government in which clergy have official recognition…
democratic
form of government where citizens participate in government b…
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…
24 terms
Civics
What is the difference between wage an…
Fixed cost
Total cost
Marginal cost
Salary: a fixed income paid on a monthly basis... Wage: the paym…
a cost that remains the same no matter how many goods are pro…
fixed plus variable cost
the extra cost of producing one more unit of a good
What is the difference between wage an…
Salary: a fixed income paid on a monthly basis... Wage: the paym…
Fixed cost
a cost that remains the same no matter how many goods are pro…
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.
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…
5 terms
civics
Direct Democracy
Representative Democracy
Rule of Law
Articles of Confederation
A form of government where the vote on law and issue firsthand
A government in witch citizens choose a smaller group to gov.…
The principle that all people and account table to law
plans for National government ratified in 1781
Direct Democracy
A form of government where the vote on law and issue firsthand
Representative Democracy
A government in witch citizens choose a smaller group to gov.…
CIVICS
Majority rule
Authoritarian regime
totalitarian
idealogy
political principle providing that a majority of the member o…
a government in which one leader of a group of people holds a…
describes a system in which government control extends to alm…
a body of idea about life and society
Majority rule
political principle providing that a majority of the member o…
Authoritarian regime
a government in which one leader of a group of people holds a…
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
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
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
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)
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
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
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
civics
president
vp
speaker of the house
president pro tempore
obama
joe biden
paul ryan
orin hatch
president
obama
vp
joe biden
29 terms
Civics
Bail
Bill of Rights
Change of Venue
Double Jeopardy
money/property deposited w/ the court by a person accused of…
first 10 amendments to the U.S Constitution, protection of ri…
Moving a trial from one location to another
putting a person on trial twice for the same crime
Bail
money/property deposited w/ the court by a person accused of…
Bill of Rights
first 10 amendments to the U.S Constitution, protection of ri…
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…
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
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
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