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Government and politics unit 2 constitutions
codified constitution
common law
uncodified constitution
parliamentary statutes
A single document that sets out the laws, rules and principle…
(civil law) a law established by following earlier judicial d…
A set of constitutional rules that exist, but are not contain…
These are laws, passed by the UK parliament, which have a con…
codified constitution
A single document that sets out the laws, rules and principle…
common law
(civil law) a law established by following earlier judicial d…
52 terms
AP Government and Politics: The Constitution
Congress
The Executive Branch
The Judiciary
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Article I addresses ________.
Article II addresses ____________________.
Article III addresses _____________.
Members in the House of Representatives must be at least __ y…
Congress
Article I addresses ________.
The Executive Branch
Article II addresses ____________________.
9 terms
Government & Politics- The Constitution
What is a Constitution?
What are the features of an uncodified…
What are the features of a codified co…
What are the sources of the UK constit…
A set of principles that establishes the distribution of powe…
Not authoritative, not entrenched & not judiciable.
Authoritative, entrenched and judiciable.
Common law, statue law, works of authority, EU laws and conve…
What is a Constitution?
A set of principles that establishes the distribution of powe…
What are the features of an uncodified…
Not authoritative, not entrenched & not judiciable.
7 terms
Government and Politics Edexcel: Constitution
Distinguish between a codified constit…
Sources of the UK constitution?
Basic principles of the UK constitution?
What are constraints on parliamentary…
CODIFIED... ✗ Rules and principles collected in a single authori…
✗ Statute law - e.g Fixed Term Parliaments Act 2011... ✗ Common…
✗ Parliamentary sovereignty (obvs)... ✗ The Rule of Law... ✗ The Un…
✗ Executive power (elective dictatorship, Blair)... ✦ BUT gov p…
Distinguish between a codified constit…
CODIFIED... ✗ Rules and principles collected in a single authori…
Sources of the UK constitution?
✗ Statute law - e.g Fixed Term Parliaments Act 2011... ✗ Common…
24 terms
AP Government and Politics - Constitution
Amendment
Anti-Federalist
Articles of Confederation
Bill of Attainder
a formal change to the Constitution
opponents of the constitution at the time when the states wer…
the first constitution of the United States, adopted by the C…
an act of a legislature declaring a person or persons guilty…
Amendment
a formal change to the Constitution
Anti-Federalist
opponents of the constitution at the time when the states wer…
9 terms
US Government and Politics: CONSTITUTION
Federalism
Federal gov't
Enumerated power
Implied power
Power is divided between national + state gov't
National gov't
Federal power specifically mentioned in the constitution i.e.…
Not specifically in the constitution — but links to specific…
Federalism
Power is divided between national + state gov't
Federal gov't
National gov't
7 terms
Government and Politics; Constitution Examination
Why is UK constitution so easy to change
...
Why is UK constitution so easily chang…
Why is UK constitution so easily chang…
...
There are many reasons as to why the UK constitution can be c…
Another reason as to why the UK constitution is so easily cha…
Finally, it is identifiable from the source that through the…
Why is UK constitution so easy to change
...
...
There are many reasons as to why the UK constitution can be c…
98 terms
Government and Politics the constitution
3 main parts of the constitution?
Article I
Article II
Article III
Preamble, Articles, and the amendments
Legislative
Executive
Judicial
3 main parts of the constitution?
Preamble, Articles, and the amendments
Article I
Legislative
26 terms
American Government and Politics Today Chapter 2 - The Constitution
Anti-Federalist
Amendment requirements
Articles of Confederation
Bill of Rights
An individual who opposed the ratification of the new Constit…
1) Propose: 2/3 House+2/3 Senate... Ratify: 3/4 state legislatur…
America's 1st constitution from 1781-1789. it provided a weak…
The first 10 Amendments to the Constitution. They provide for…
Anti-Federalist
An individual who opposed the ratification of the new Constit…
Amendment requirements
1) Propose: 2/3 House+2/3 Senate... Ratify: 3/4 state legislatur…
32 terms
Government and Politics - The British Constitution
What is the constitution?
what is a characteristic of the Britis…
what sources do you have to refer to f…
what is statute law?
the fundamental or basic law which establishes a framework of…
it is uncodified, which means it is unwritten. you have to re…
common law, statute law, eu law, works of authority, and conv…
acts of parliament e.g. the human rights act
What is the constitution?
the fundamental or basic law which establishes a framework of…
what is a characteristic of the Britis…
it is uncodified, which means it is unwritten. you have to re…
10 terms
Government and politics :The constitution
Why is an uncodified constitution good
Why is an uncodified constitution bad
Main characteristics of uk constitution
Sources of the U.K. constitution
Flexibility can change in emergencies -If terrorist attack ca…
It would be easy for a dictator to come into power because th…
Uncodified - changes with times abortion 1967 gay marriage 20…
Common law - from tradition aren't written down still respect…
Why is an uncodified constitution good
Flexibility can change in emergencies -If terrorist attack ca…
Why is an uncodified constitution bad
It would be easy for a dictator to come into power because th…
Government and Politics Edexcel: Constitution
Distinguish between a codified constit…
Sources of the UK constitution?
Basic principles of the UK constitution?
What are constraints on parliamentary…
CODIFIED... ✗ Rules and principles collected in a single authori…
✗ Statute law - e.g Fixed Term Parliaments Act 2011... ✗ Common…
✗ Parliamentary sovereignty (obvs)... ✗ The Rule of Law... ✗ The Un…
✗ Executive power (elective dictatorship, Blair)... ✦ BUT gov p…
Distinguish between a codified constit…
CODIFIED... ✗ Rules and principles collected in a single authori…
Sources of the UK constitution?
✗ Statute law - e.g Fixed Term Parliaments Act 2011... ✗ Common…
21 terms
US Government & Politics- The Constitution
Describe the process of constitutional…
Describe the 'Bill of Rights'.
What is the most recent history of ame…
Why is the constitution amended so rar…
The founding fathers wanted to make the amendment process a d…
These 10 amendments were the first to be proposed by congress…
During the presidency of Bill Clinton, there were 18 votes on…
> The founding fathers made it a difficult process with super…
Describe the process of constitutional…
The founding fathers wanted to make the amendment process a d…
Describe the 'Bill of Rights'.
These 10 amendments were the first to be proposed by congress…
11 terms
AP Government and Politics - Constitution
Which of the following is a major diff…
What is sovereignty?
Which power is NOT stated in the Const…
The Constitution grants all of the fol…
The American constitution is written, while the British const…
A government's ability to set and enforce laws.
...
...
Which of the following is a major diff…
The American constitution is written, while the British const…
What is sovereignty?
A government's ability to set and enforce laws.
33 terms
AP Government & Politics: Constitutional Underpinnings
Bicameral legislature
Block grant
Categorical grant
Centralists
two-house legislature.
money granted by the federal government to the states for a b…
money granted by the federal government to the states for a n…
those who favor greater national authority rather than state…
Bicameral legislature
two-house legislature.
Block grant
money granted by the federal government to the states for a b…
33 terms
AP Government & Politics: Constitutional Underpinnings
Bicameral legislature
Block grant
Categorical grant
Centralists
two-house legislature.
money granted by the federal government to the states for a b…
money granted by the federal government to the states for a n…
those who favor greater national authority rather than state…
Bicameral legislature
two-house legislature.
Block grant
money granted by the federal government to the states for a b…
26 terms
American Government and Politics Today Chapter 2 - The Constitution
Anti-Federalist
Amendment requirements
Articles of Confederation
Bill of Rights
An individual who opposed the ratification of the new Constit…
1) Propose: 2/3 House+2/3 Senate... Ratify: 3/4 state legislatur…
America's 1st constitution from 1781-1789. it provided a weak…
The first 10 Amendments to the Constitution. They provide for…
Anti-Federalist
An individual who opposed the ratification of the new Constit…
Amendment requirements
1) Propose: 2/3 House+2/3 Senate... Ratify: 3/4 state legislatur…
34 terms
Constitution terms || AP Government & Politics
Articles of the Confederation
Shay's Rebellion
Limited Government
John Locke
The first constitution of the US, adopted by Congress in 177…
A series of attacks on courthouses by a small band of farmers…
The idea that certain things are out of bounds for government…
An English philosopher and physician, widely regarded as one…
Articles of the Confederation
The first constitution of the US, adopted by Congress in 177…
Shay's Rebellion
A series of attacks on courthouses by a small band of farmers…
15 terms
AP Government and Politics: Constitutional History
Unitary Government
Confederate Government
Federal Government
Social Contract
power flows from a central government down to smaller levels…
power rests in the states; national government has powers giv…
power is divided between national and state/local governments…
Idea of John Locke and Thomas Hobbes that men voluntarily agr…
Unitary Government
power flows from a central government down to smaller levels…
Confederate Government
power rests in the states; national government has powers giv…
74 terms
AP Government and Politics (The Constitutional Underpinnings)
What did Thomas Hobbes believe?
What did John Locke believe?
What did Charles de Montesquieu believe?
What did Jean Jacques Rousseau believe?
The best way to protect life was to give total power to an ab…
Life, liberty, and property were natural rights granted by God.
Separation of Powers
Good government was one that was freely formed with the conse…
What did Thomas Hobbes believe?
The best way to protect life was to give total power to an ab…
What did John Locke believe?
Life, liberty, and property were natural rights granted by God.
65 terms
AP Government and Politics: Constitutional Underpinnings (Unit 1)
Aristotle
Authority
Bureaucracy
Citizen Participation
A philosopher who came up with the definition of democracy: "…
The right to use power
A large, complex organization composed of appointed officials.
A process which provides individuals an opportunity to influe…
Aristotle
A philosopher who came up with the definition of democracy: "…
Authority
The right to use power
39 terms
AP GOVERNMENT AND POLITICS - Constitutional Underpinnings
Articles of Confederation
Anti-Federalists
Bicameral Legislature
Bill of Rights
provided framework for a loose federal government, suffered m…
Opposed the ratification of the constitution, urged for a bil…
Two house congress: senate given equal representation to the…
First ten ammendments to constitution, passed to provide prot…
Articles of Confederation
provided framework for a loose federal government, suffered m…
Anti-Federalists
Opposed the ratification of the constitution, urged for a bil…
23 terms
Constitutional Democracy: Ap Government and Politics
Democracy
Direct democracy
Representative democracy
Constitutional democracy
Government by the people, both directly or indirectly, with f…
Government in which citizens vote on laws and select official…
Government in which the people elect those who govern and pas…
A government that enforces recognized limits on those who gov…
Democracy
Government by the people, both directly or indirectly, with f…
Direct democracy
Government in which citizens vote on laws and select official…
26 terms
American Government and Politics Today Chapter 2 - The Constitution
Anti-Federalist
Amendment requirements
Articles of Confederation
Bill of Rights
An individual who opposed the ratification of the new Constit…
1) Propose: 2/3 House+2/3 Senate... Ratify: 3/4 state legislatur…
America's 1st constitution from 1781-1789. it provided a weak…
The first 10 Amendments to the Constitution. They provide for…
Anti-Federalist
An individual who opposed the ratification of the new Constit…
Amendment requirements
1) Propose: 2/3 House+2/3 Senate... Ratify: 3/4 state legislatur…
23 terms
UK government and politics as- constitution
constitution
constitutionalism
role of the constitution
PUUUFF (features of our constitution)
a set of rules that establish the distribution of power withi…
a principle that government operates within a set of constitu…
1)distribution of power... 2)relationships between political bod…
Parliamentary sovereignty, unitary, uncodified, unentrenched,…
constitution
a set of rules that establish the distribution of power withi…
constitutionalism
a principle that government operates within a set of constitu…
89 terms
Constitution Test AP Government/Politics
Amendment 1
Amendment 2
Amendment 3
Amendment 4
Freedom of religion, speech, press, assembly, and petition
Right to bear arms
The government can not force you to house soldiers.
Search and seizure
Amendment 1
Freedom of religion, speech, press, assembly, and petition
Amendment 2
Right to bear arms
24 terms
AP Government/Politics Constitution Test
constitution
Road to revolution
The Declaration of Independence
Natural Rights
A nation's basic Laws; creates political institutions, alloca…
The British ended their policy of salutary neglect after the…
Intro: assertion of natural law... Preamble: general outline of…
rights inherent to human beings regardless of government esp.…
constitution
A nation's basic Laws; creates political institutions, alloca…
Road to revolution
The British ended their policy of salutary neglect after the…
33 terms
AP Government and Politics: Amendments to the Constitution
1st
1st
1st
2nd
Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of rel…
Congress shall not prohibit the free exercise of religion AKA…
Freedom of speech, press, peaceable assembly, and the right t…
The right of the people to keep and bear arms shall not be in…
1st
Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of rel…
1st
Congress shall not prohibit the free exercise of religion AKA…
32 terms
American Government and Politics Today, Chapter 2 - The Constitution
bicameral legislature
checks and balances
electoral college
federal system
A legislature made up of two parts, called chambers; the US C…
A major principle of the American system of government whereb…
A group of people named by each state legislature to select t…
A system of government in which power is divided between a ce…
bicameral legislature
A legislature made up of two parts, called chambers; the US C…
checks and balances
A major principle of the American system of government whereb…
57 terms
AP Government and Politics The Constitution Notes
What are the main three parts of the c…
What are the 6 purposes of the Preamble?
What does it mean to form a more perfe…
What does it mean to establish justice?
1.)Preamble (beginning) thesis of the constitution "We the pe…
1.)"To form a more perfect union"... 2.)To establish justice"... 3.…
US more effectively operate as a single nation, for the good…
Fair laws and courts to make sure everyone treated equally.
What are the main three parts of the c…
1.)Preamble (beginning) thesis of the constitution "We the pe…
What are the 6 purposes of the Preamble?
1.)"To form a more perfect union"... 2.)To establish justice"... 3.…
9 terms
government and politics unit 2- constitutions
constitution
federal constitution
unitary constitution
codified constitution
A constitution is a set of fundamental principles or establis…
A federation is where a group of states agree to join togethe…
when the state is controlled by a single constitution
a constitution based on the existence of a single authoritati…
constitution
A constitution is a set of fundamental principles or establis…
federal constitution
A federation is where a group of states agree to join togethe…
34 terms
Constitution terms || AP Government & Politics
Articles of the Confederation
Shay's Rebellion
Limited Government
John Locke
The first constitution of the US, adopted by Congress in 177…
A series of attacks on courthouses by a small band of farmers…
The idea that certain things are out of bounds for government…
An English philosopher and physician, widely regarded as one…
Articles of the Confederation
The first constitution of the US, adopted by Congress in 177…
Shay's Rebellion
A series of attacks on courthouses by a small band of farmers…
17 terms
Government and Politics Unit 2- The Constitution
What is the role of a constitution?
Features of an codified constitution
Features of an uncodified constitution
What is Sovereignty?
- Establish the distribution of power with a political system…
- Single document ... - Single Source ... - Constitutional Laws sup…
- Multiple documents some of which unwritten ... - Number of sou…
- The ultimate political power within a political system... - Le…
What is the role of a constitution?
- Establish the distribution of power with a political system…
Features of an codified constitution
- Single document ... - Single Source ... - Constitutional Laws sup…
40 terms
AP US Government and Politics constitutional amendments
Marbury v. Madison (1803)
McCullough v. Maryland (1819)
Gibbons v. Ogden (1824)
Dred Scott v. Sanford (1857)
This case established the Supreme Court's power of Judicial R…
In establishing a national bank, Congress was legally applyin…
Regulating interstate commerce is a power reserved to the fed…
Outlawed Missouri Compromise. Denial of slavery was a 5th ame…
Marbury v. Madison (1803)
This case established the Supreme Court's power of Judicial R…
McCullough v. Maryland (1819)
In establishing a national bank, Congress was legally applyin…
47 terms
AP US Government and Politics: Chapter 2- The Constitution
Anti-Federalist
Bicameral Legislature
Checks and Balances
Confederation
An individual who opposed the ratification of the new Constit…
A legislature made up of two chambers, or parts. The U.S. Con…
A major principle of the American system of government whereb…
A political system in which states or regional governments re…
Anti-Federalist
An individual who opposed the ratification of the new Constit…
Bicameral Legislature
A legislature made up of two chambers, or parts. The U.S. Con…
26 terms
AP Government and Politics: Constitution Quiz
Preamble Principles
Preamble Purpose
House of Representatives: Logistics
House of Representatives: Role
Freedom, safety, and well being of the people (Popular Sovere…
Does not give power, but shows intentions
1. 2 year election ... 2. 25 or older ... 3. Citizen in the US for…
Provides own Speaker of the House ... Manages taxes ... Has the pow…
Preamble Principles
Freedom, safety, and well being of the people (Popular Sovere…
Preamble Purpose
Does not give power, but shows intentions
18 terms
Key Constitutional Clauses - AP Government & Politics
Bill of Attainder Clause (Article I, §…
Commerce Clause (Article I, §8, clause…
Contracts Clause (Article I, §10, clau…
Due Process Clause (Amendment 5)
Congress cannot pass a law that singles out a person for puni…
Congress can regulate trade between nations, between states,…
No state can interfere with the execution of contracts. For e…
Provides that the government has to follow rules and establis…
Bill of Attainder Clause (Article I, §…
Congress cannot pass a law that singles out a person for puni…
Commerce Clause (Article I, §8, clause…
Congress can regulate trade between nations, between states,…
24 terms
AP Government & Politics Unit 1: Constitutional Underpinnings
Why was democracy a bad thing to the f…
What is direct democracy?
What are some other elements of a dire…
What are four modern-day examples of d…
Democracy was formerly of derision (direct democracy where ev…
Rule by the people.
Individual participation on legislation or policy... Making deci…
-Election of senators... -Direct primary... -Referendum... -Recall
Why was democracy a bad thing to the f…
Democracy was formerly of derision (direct democracy where ev…
What is direct democracy?
Rule by the people.
26 terms
AP US Government and Politics - Ch 2: The Constitution
Articles of Confederation
Constitution
Constitutional Convention
Declaration of Independence
A weak constitution that governed America during the Revoluti…
A set of principles, either written or unwritten, that makes…
(1787) A meeting of delegates in Philadelphia charged with dr…
(1776) A document declaring the American colonists' intention…
Articles of Confederation
A weak constitution that governed America during the Revoluti…
Constitution
A set of principles, either written or unwritten, that makes…
13 terms
A2 Government & Politics (Edexcel) 4C The Constitution
Background to the Constitution
Compromises of the Constitution
Federal Division of Powers
Codified Constitution
1776 - 13 colonies declare independence from the British Empi…
1. Form of Government... - The confederacy without a federal gov…
Decentralisation is the principle by which governmental and p…
A single document that sets out the laws, rules and principle…
Background to the Constitution
1776 - 13 colonies declare independence from the British Empi…
Compromises of the Constitution
1. Form of Government... - The confederacy without a federal gov…
13 terms
A2 Government & Politics (Edexcel) 4C The Constitution
Background to the Constitution
Compromises of the Constitution
Federal Division of Powers
Codified Constitution
1776 - 13 colonies declare independence from the British Empi…
1. Form of Government... - The confederacy without a federal gov…
Decentralisation is the principle by which governmental and p…
A single document that sets out the laws, rules and principle…
Background to the Constitution
1776 - 13 colonies declare independence from the British Empi…
Compromises of the Constitution
1. Form of Government... - The confederacy without a federal gov…
37 terms
Government & Politics Unit 3: Constitutional Law
First Amendment
Second Amendment
Third Amendment
Fourth Amendment
Freedom of speech, religion, press, and assembly
Right to bear arms
Limit on quartering of troops
Protection against unreasonable search and seizure
First Amendment
Freedom of speech, religion, press, and assembly
Second Amendment
Right to bear arms
53 terms
AS Government & Politics Unit 2 - Constitution
What is a constitution?
What is a Bill of Rights?
What is a limited government?
Does the UK have a codified or uncodif…
A constitution is a set of laws, rules and practices by which…
An authoritative statement of the rights of citizens, often e…
A system in which the powers of government are subject to leg…
Uncodified because it can be found in multiple sources.
What is a constitution?
A constitution is a set of laws, rules and practices by which…
What is a Bill of Rights?
An authoritative statement of the rights of citizens, often e…
47 terms
AP US Government and Politics: Chapter 2- The Constitution
Anti-Federalist
Bicameral Legislature
Checks and Balances
Confederation
An individual who opposed the ratification of the new Constit…
A legislature made up of two chambers, or parts. The U.S. Con…
A major principle of the American system of government whereb…
A political system in which states or regional governments re…
Anti-Federalist
An individual who opposed the ratification of the new Constit…
Bicameral Legislature
A legislature made up of two chambers, or parts. The U.S. Con…
49 terms
Government and politics unit 3: constitutional law
First amendment
Second amendment
Third amendment
Fourth amendment
Freedoms
Protect freedoms
Homes are private
Need a warrant
First amendment
Freedoms
Second amendment
Protect freedoms
27 terms
AP U.S. Government and Politics Constitutional Amendments
1st Amendment
2nd Amendment
3rd Amendment
4th Amendment
Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of rel…
A well regulated militia, being necessary to the security of…
In times of peace, citizens do not have to quarter soldiers (…
Freedom from unreasonable searches and seizures
1st Amendment
Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of rel…
2nd Amendment
A well regulated militia, being necessary to the security of…
25 terms
AP Government & Politics - Constitution (ch. 2)
unalienable
Articles of Confederation
Constitutional Convention
Shay's Rebellion
a human right based on nature or God
A weak constitution that governed America during the Revoluti…
A meeting in Philadelphia in 1787 that produced a new constit…
A 1787 rebellion in which ex-Revolutionary War soldiers attem…
unalienable
a human right based on nature or God
Articles of Confederation
A weak constitution that governed America during the Revoluti…
17 terms
Advanced Placement Government and Politics (Constitutional Foundations) 2
Anti-Federalists
Articles of Confederation
Connecticut Compromise
Consent of the Governed
were a group of diverse individuals that formed to oppose the…
the original constitution of the US, ratified in 1781, which…
an agreement that large and small states reached during the C…
condition urged by many as a requirement for legitimate gover…
Anti-Federalists
were a group of diverse individuals that formed to oppose the…
Articles of Confederation
the original constitution of the US, ratified in 1781, which…
34 terms
AP Government and Politics Key Terms: Constitutional Underpinnings
Bicameral legislature
Block grant
Categorical grant
Centralists
two-house legislature
money granted by the federal government to the states for a b…
money granted by the federal government to the states for a n…
those who favor greater national authority rather than state…
Bicameral legislature
two-house legislature
Block grant
money granted by the federal government to the states for a b…
42 terms
AP U.S Government and Politics: Constitutional Underpinnings
What is the constitutional basis of "s…
How does Article VI of the Constitutio…
What are the differences between categ…
What are John Locke's arguments in the…
It can be found in several principles, such as the separation…
Article VI states that the Constitution and the laws of the U…
Categorical grants, including project grants and formula gran…
Locke argued that humans, in the state of nature, were born e…
What is the constitutional basis of "s…
It can be found in several principles, such as the separation…
How does Article VI of the Constitutio…
Article VI states that the Constitution and the laws of the U…
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