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Government: Final study guide
Senator
Congressperson
Executive Branch
Judicial Branch
A member of the senate... Elected for 6 years... Works with Congres…
Elected for 2 years... Have many duties, including reviewing and…
Includes the President, his appointees, and members of many d…
Judges for the Supreme Court... In office for life... Determine if…
Senator
A member of the senate... Elected for 6 years... Works with Congres…
Congressperson
Elected for 2 years... Have many duties, including reviewing and…
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government review guide for finals
mixed economy
Gosplan
Means of production
Traditional economic system
an economic system with some more free enterprise and some go…
the state planning committee in the former soviet union
an economy capital goods, which are used to produce other goo…
an economic system in which people's roles are the same as th…
mixed economy
an economic system with some more free enterprise and some go…
Gosplan
the state planning committee in the former soviet union
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Government Final Guide
Federalism
Federalist
Anti Federalist
Faction
government is controlled by two levels- state and national
people who are in favor of a powerful national government, su…
opposed strong national government, against constitution
group of people with a common political purpose
Federalism
government is controlled by two levels- state and national
Federalist
people who are in favor of a powerful national government, su…
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Finals for Government Guide
Impeach
Federalism
Ratification
Amendments
to charge or accuse
division of powers between the states and the federal governm…
to pass or accept
changes to the Constitution
Impeach
to charge or accuse
Federalism
division of powers between the states and the federal governm…
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Government Final Study Guide
states
Articles of Confederation
no power to tax, couldn't enforce laws…
Shay's Rebellion
Who holds most of the power in a confederal style government?
our first plan of government after the Declaration of Indepen…
What were major weaknesses of the Articles of Confederation
This uprising proved that the Articles of Confederation were…
states
Who holds most of the power in a confederal style government?
Articles of Confederation
our first plan of government after the Declaration of Indepen…
Government Finals Study Guide
What is democracy?
What is the Magna Carta?
What is bicameral?
What is popular sovereignty?
Government ruled by the people
A document that limited the power of the king of England.
Two houses of the legislative branch
The idea that the government receives its power from the people
What is democracy?
Government ruled by the people
What is the Magna Carta?
A document that limited the power of the king of England.
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Government Final Study Guide
Judicial Review
Electoral College
executive order
Democracy
power of a court to determine the constitutionality of govern…
group of persons chosen in each State (and DC) every four yea…
President makes policy without congressional approval
form of government in which supreme authority rests with people
Judicial Review
power of a court to determine the constitutionality of govern…
Electoral College
group of persons chosen in each State (and DC) every four yea…
Government Finals Study Guide
What is democracy?
What is the Magna Carta?
What is bicameral?
What is popular sovereignty?
Government ruled by the people
A document that limited the power of the king of England.
Two houses of the legislative branch
The idea that the government receives its power from the people
What is democracy?
Government ruled by the people
What is the Magna Carta?
A document that limited the power of the king of England.
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Government final study guide
Branches of the Governement
Role of Judicial Branch
Role of Legislative Branch
Role of Executive Branch
Judicial, legislative, executive
Article III of Constitution... Headed by Supreme Court... interpret…
Article I of Constitution... Headed by Congress ... Makes laws, pas…
Article II of Constitution... Headed by the President... directing…
Branches of the Governement
Judicial, legislative, executive
Role of Judicial Branch
Article III of Constitution... Headed by Supreme Court... interpret…
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Government Study Guide for the Final
4 essential features of a State
4 purposes of government
Difference between unitary and federal…
3 major types of government
population, territory, sovereignty, government
National security, public services, economic system, social o…
In a unitary government, the power is held by one central aut…
Autocracy, Oligarchy, Democracy
4 essential features of a State
population, territory, sovereignty, government
4 purposes of government
National security, public services, economic system, social o…
Government Final Review Guide
Popular Sovereignty
who is the Father of the Constitution?
What is representative government? Whe…
What historical document established t…
the principle that people are the ultimate source of the auth…
James Madison
a system of government in which people elect delegates to mak…
the Magna Carta
Popular Sovereignty
the principle that people are the ultimate source of the auth…
who is the Father of the Constitution?
James Madison
Government Final Exam Guide
List the exclusive powers of the House…
Describe how interest groups affect pu…
Define civic responsibility. Provide s…
The Vice President has many responsibi…
Initiate revenue bills, impeach federal officials, and elect…
They lobby government, hire representatives, and engage in el…
Actions and attitudes associated with democratic governance a…
Act as presiding officer to the Senate.
List the exclusive powers of the House…
Initiate revenue bills, impeach federal officials, and elect…
Describe how interest groups affect pu…
They lobby government, hire representatives, and engage in el…
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Finals Study Guide/ Government
Limited government
Unlimited government
The U.S has what government
Market Economy
a government where everyone, including those in charge, must…
a government where rulers have total control and don't have t…
Limited government
an economy where business owner decide how much of a product…
Limited government
a government where everyone, including those in charge, must…
Unlimited government
a government where rulers have total control and don't have t…
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Government Final Study Guide
amendment 12
amendment 13
amendment 14
amendment 15
changes in electoral college procedures
abolishes slavery
citizens=people born in the US, prohibits states from denying…
people of all races can vote
amendment 12
changes in electoral college procedures
amendment 13
abolishes slavery
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Government final review guide
Define: Political ideology
Define: Conservative
Define: Liberal
Define: Moderate
An individuals values and beliefs about government.
Want a small government, lower taxes, less programs.
Favor having a stronger government, higher taxes, more welfar…
Someone who has both liberal and conservative views.
Define: Political ideology
An individuals values and beliefs about government.
Define: Conservative
Want a small government, lower taxes, less programs.
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Final Government Study Guide
Chief of State
Chief Executive
Chief Administrator
Chief Diplomat
Ceremonial head of the US.
Vested by the Constitution with executive power.
Director of the government.
Controls American foreign policy.
Chief of State
Ceremonial head of the US.
Chief Executive
Vested by the Constitution with executive power.
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Government Study guide for finals
Government
3 basic types of power
states
4 characteristics of a state
The institution that allows a society to make and enforce pub…
Legislative ... Executive ... Judicial
There are more that 200 in the world today they are the main…
Population... Territory... Sovereighty ... Government
Government
The institution that allows a society to make and enforce pub…
3 basic types of power
Legislative ... Executive ... Judicial
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Government FINALS Study Guide
Articles of Confederation
Bill of Rights
Branches of Government
Civil Liberties/First Amendment
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Articles of Confederation
...
Bill of Rights
...
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Government Finals study guide
certain people to rule
government
Family
one of 1st student's of government
Divine Right Theory is the notion that gods have chosen
Force Theory states that all people were brought under the po…
Evolutionary Theory state that government evolved from
Aristotle was
certain people to rule
Divine Right Theory is the notion that gods have chosen
government
Force Theory states that all people were brought under the po…
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Government Final Exam Study Guide
The Declaration of Independence
Natural Rights
John Locke
Consent of the Governed
adopted on July 4, 1776, which declared that the Thirteen Col…
Basic rights (life, liberty, property)
Father of political liberalism (limited government to protect…
agreement by the people of a nation to subject themselves to…
The Declaration of Independence
adopted on July 4, 1776, which declared that the Thirteen Col…
Natural Rights
Basic rights (life, liberty, property)
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Government Finals Study Guide
10th amendment
16th amendment
9th amendment
Checks and Balances
gives power to the states
grants the power to tax to the federal government
power to the people
insures one branch does not get too much power
10th amendment
gives power to the states
16th amendment
grants the power to tax to the federal government
Government Finals Study Guide
Confederal system
Totalitarianism
Federal System
Unitary System
Which type of government system did the U.S. have in its earl…
What does an authoritarian regime become at its most extreme?
Which system of government is largely an American invention
The vast majority of the world's nations have which system of…
Confederal system
Which type of government system did the U.S. have in its earl…
Totalitarianism
What does an authoritarian regime become at its most extreme?
Government Final Study Guide
Popular sovereignty
Preamble Purpose
Federal government (How it works )
Bill of rights
Basic principle of the American system of government which as…
Serves as a executive summery, to set the stage of the document
Powers of government are divided between a central government…
The first ten amendments to the constitution
Popular sovereignty
Basic principle of the American system of government which as…
Preamble Purpose
Serves as a executive summery, to set the stage of the document
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Government Final Study Guide
key american political values
liberty
equality
democracy
liberty, equality, democracy
freedom and independence
equal rights
"government by the people" a system of government by the whol…
key american political values
liberty, equality, democracy
liberty
freedom and independence
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Government Final Study Guide
politics
U.S. core political values (3)
Democracy
Direct Democracy
conflict over the leadership, structure, and policies of gove…
liberty, equality, and democracy
any form of government in which political power is exercised…
a system of rule that permits citizens to vote directly on la…
politics
conflict over the leadership, structure, and policies of gove…
U.S. core political values (3)
liberty, equality, and democracy
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Government (Final study guide)
The term democracy describes
The first country to practice democrac…
Define a dictator.
Who were the only people allowed to vo…
Government by the people
Ancient Greece
Person who has complete power to rule over others.
Freeman (males)
The term democracy describes
Government by the people
The first country to practice democrac…
Ancient Greece
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Government Final Study Guide
The governor is head of the state ____…
Trade among the states is known as ___…
In Gideon v. Wainwright, _______ _____…
The _______ serves terms of six years.
executive
interstate
due process
senator
The governor is head of the state ____…
executive
Trade among the states is known as ___…
interstate
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Final Study Guide for Government
Majority Leader
Minority Leader
Indiana Senator
Indiana's District 74 Representative
Kevin McCarthy
Nancy Pelosi
Erin Houchin
Lloyd Arnold
Majority Leader
Kevin McCarthy
Minority Leader
Nancy Pelosi
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Government Final Study guide
three roles of the courts
precedent
Why are precedents important?
Why is it unlikely a case would be app…
Establish precedent, settle disputes, and interperent the con…
A legal principal or rule created by one or more decisions of…
It is expected to be followed in the future
The Supreme Court only chooses a certain amount of cases to h…
three roles of the courts
Establish precedent, settle disputes, and interperent the con…
precedent
A legal principal or rule created by one or more decisions of…
Government Final Study Guide
Federalism
Federalism Pros
Federalism Cons
Expressed Powers
a government system where power is divided between the federa…
- avoids concentration of power... - keeps government close to t…
- complexity: so many governments to deal with leads to confu…
Article 1, Section 8... - powers given to the National Governmen…
Federalism
a government system where power is divided between the federa…
Federalism Pros
- avoids concentration of power... - keeps government close to t…
Government Final Study Guide
Plessy VS. Ferguson
Brown VS. Board of Education
United States VS. Nixon
Roe VS. Wade
Upheld segregation
Overturned the upholding of segregation
Made Richard Nixon turnover watergate tapes.
Separates pregnancy into 3 trimesters (Reproductive Freedom)
Plessy VS. Ferguson
Upheld segregation
Brown VS. Board of Education
Overturned the upholding of segregation
Government Final Study Guide
What are agents of political socializa…
According to the text has trust in gov…
According to Thomas Hobbes, man left t…
Political efficacy
Schools, family, peer groups, and mass media
Declined
Protect his life
the ability to influence government and politics
What are agents of political socializa…
Schools, family, peer groups, and mass media
According to the text has trust in gov…
Declined
U.S final government guide
A representative democracy, or a form…
Legislative
Executive
Judicial
Republic
Make laws
Carry out, enforce, and administer
Interpret constitution
A representative democracy, or a form…
Republic
Legislative
Make laws
Government Finals Study Guide
appeal
bicameral
checks & balances
concurrent powers
a legal proceeding in which the appellant resorts to a higher…
a legislature consisting of two parts, or houses
A system that allows each branch of government to limit the p…
Powers held jointly by the national and state governments
appeal
a legal proceeding in which the appellant resorts to a higher…
bicameral
a legislature consisting of two parts, or houses
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Government- Final Study Guide
Democracy
Constitution
article 1 of const.
article 2 of const.
power to the people
outlines the powers of the government
legislative branch
executive branch
Democracy
power to the people
Constitution
outlines the powers of the government
Government Final Study Guide
John Locke's theories:
Aristotle's theories:
What was Montesquieu responsible for?
Define constitution
- natural rights (life, liberty, & property... - natural rights…
(branches of gov)... - Legislative: makes laws... - Executive: enfo…
- checks and balances... - separation of powers
a plan of government that sets forth the structures and power…
John Locke's theories:
- natural rights (life, liberty, & property... - natural rights…
Aristotle's theories:
(branches of gov)... - Legislative: makes laws... - Executive: enfo…
Government Final Study Guide
Social Contract Theory
General Welfare/example
presidential form of government
sovereignty
people agree to make a state
public schools
executive and legislative branches are separate and have the…
has supreme authority within it's own territory
Social Contract Theory
people agree to make a state
General Welfare/example
public schools
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Government FINAL Study Guide
federalism
confederacy
unitary:
politics
A system in which power is divided between the national and s…
What the US formed at first, which is a loose union of indepe…
Government that gives all key powers to the national or centr…
The effort to control or influence the conduct of government.…
federalism
A system in which power is divided between the national and s…
confederacy
What the US formed at first, which is a loose union of indepe…
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Government Final Study Guide
Supreme Court
federal courts of appeal
written by justices who don't agree wi…
state courts
What was the only court established by the Constitution?
Most of the SC cases come from where?
What is a dissenting opinion?
Which court reduced the caseload for the S.C.?
Supreme Court
What was the only court established by the Constitution?
federal courts of appeal
Most of the SC cases come from where?
Government Final Study Guide
characteristics of the state
representative democracy
characteristics of a dictatorship
characteristics of a U.S. economic sys…
population, territory, sovereignty, government
founded on principal of the people, all citizens participate,…
power is held by one person/small group, rulers are not respo…
free markets, property, profit, competition, mixed economy
characteristics of the state
population, territory, sovereignty, government
representative democracy
founded on principal of the people, all citizens participate,…
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Government Final Study Guide
Sovereign
Government
4 characteristics of State
Representative democracy
□ Must have supreme and absolute power within its own territo…
□ institution through which a society makes and enforces its…
Population, Territory, Government, Sovereign
A system of government in which citizens elect representative…
Sovereign
□ Must have supreme and absolute power within its own territo…
Government
□ institution through which a society makes and enforces its…
160 terms
Government Final Study Guide
1st Amendment
2nd Amendment
3rd Amendment
4th Amendment
Freedom of speech, press, religion, petition & assembly
Right to bear arms
No one may be forced to quarter (house) soldiers
Protects against unreasonable search & seizure
1st Amendment
Freedom of speech, press, religion, petition & assembly
2nd Amendment
Right to bear arms
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GOVERNMENT FINAL// STUDY GUIDE
enlightment
2 house legislatures, representation b…
federalist papers
democracy
European intellectual movement
elements of the Virginia plan
written in favor of the constitution
supreme authority rests with the people
enlightment
European intellectual movement
2 house legislatures, representation b…
elements of the Virginia plan
Final Government Study Guide
Monarchy
Antifederalists
Lawmaking Branch
Constitution
king, queen, or emperor rules
believed Bill of Rights was needed
Legislative/Congress
plan for government
Monarchy
king, queen, or emperor rules
Antifederalists
believed Bill of Rights was needed
Government Final Study Guide
A constitution
A representative government
Popular sovereignty means that
What is the constitutional division of…
sets out the processes, structure and principles of government
serves the people
all government power belongs to the people
the assigning of certain powers to the National Government an…
A constitution
sets out the processes, structure and principles of government
A representative government
serves the people
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Government Final Study Guide
Why would we support Israel
Executive Branch
Senators per State
Terms for a President
It is a strategic ally
Laws are put in action
2
2
Why would we support Israel
It is a strategic ally
Executive Branch
Laws are put in action
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Government FINAL STUDY GUIDE
Which is the process by which a societ…
Which is the same as government by pop…
What is a duty of every American citiz…
What is another term for free enterpri…
Politics is the process by which a society decides how govern…
In a representative democracy, a small group of people is cho…
Duties are required of every citizen; responsibilities are on…
The economy of the United States is a free enterprise system.…
Which is the process by which a societ…
Politics is the process by which a society decides how govern…
Which is the same as government by pop…
In a representative democracy, a small group of people is cho…
124 terms
Government Final Study Guide
What are the characteristics of the st…
What is direct democracy?
What are the characteristics of a dict…
What are the characteristics of US eco…
Population, territory, sovereignty, and government
-also called pure democracy... -occurs when the will of the peop…
-exists where those who rule cannot be held responsible to th…
It is often called the free enterprise system. It is characte…
What are the characteristics of the st…
Population, territory, sovereignty, and government
What is direct democracy?
-also called pure democracy... -occurs when the will of the peop…
Government Final Study Guide
the three roles of the Courts
what a precedent is, and why it's impo…
why it's unlikely a case would be appe…
the possible outcomes of a case that i…
1.Establish precedent ... 2.Settle disputes ... 3.Interpret the con…
A guiding decision that higher courts have made in similar ca…
There are many lower courts a case has to go through before g…
1.Reversing the decision ... 2.Affirming (upholding) the decisio…
the three roles of the Courts
1.Establish precedent ... 2.Settle disputes ... 3.Interpret the con…
what a precedent is, and why it's impo…
A guiding decision that higher courts have made in similar ca…
Government final study guide
Preamble
Democracy
Bill of rights
Gerrymandering
The introduction to the constitution
The government is elected by the people for the people
The first 10 amendments
To draw electoral lines in order to help a party
Preamble
The introduction to the constitution
Democracy
The government is elected by the people for the people
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