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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…
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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…
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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 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
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 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…
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Government Finals Study Guide
feature of all the states in today's w…
how has the U.S. extended its territory?
system of government that gives all ke…
any system of government in which rule…
government, population, territory
war, purchase, negotiation
Unitarian government
democracy
feature of all the states in today's w…
government, population, territory
how has the U.S. extended its territory?
war, purchase, negotiation
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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
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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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Government FINALS Study Guide
Articles of Confederation
Bill of Rights
Branches of Government
Civil Liberties/First Amendment
...
...
...
...
Articles of Confederation
...
Bill of Rights
...
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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 final study guide
Constituents
Session
2
400000
A person whom a member of congress has been elected to repres…
A period of time during which a legislative meets to conduct…
How many terms can a president serve?
How much does the president make?
Constituents
A person whom a member of congress has been elected to repres…
Session
A period of time during which a legislative meets to conduct…
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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 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
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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?
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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
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
Constituents
Session
2
400000
A person whom a member of congress has been elected to repres…
A period of time during which a legislative meets to conduct…
How many terms can a president serve?
How much does the president make?
Constituents
A person whom a member of congress has been elected to repres…
Session
A period of time during which a legislative meets to conduct…
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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 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
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
popular sovereignty
federalism
separation of powers
judicial review
-1 of 6 basic principles of the Constitution... -The Preamble be…
-*A system of government in which a strong central government…
-The federal and all 50 state governments are divided into 3…
-The power of the courts to determine whether what the gov't…
popular sovereignty
-1 of 6 basic principles of the Constitution... -The Preamble be…
federalism
-*A system of government in which a strong central government…
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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
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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 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
Political Party
2 Major Parties
Partisianship
National Convention
A group of persons who seek to control government through the…
Republican and Democratic
Firm allegiance to a political party is the basis for governm…
Party's national voice
Political Party
A group of persons who seek to control government through the…
2 Major Parties
Republican and Democratic
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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…
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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
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
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Government Final Study Guide
The Magna Carta
House of Representatives
House of Representatives
Line item veto
historical precedent written in 1215, an agreement between Ki…
checks president by approving/or not his treaties
elect a president if no one wins by the majority of electoral…
the power of an executive to cancel specific parts of a bill,…
The Magna Carta
historical precedent written in 1215, an agreement between Ki…
House of Representatives
checks president by approving/or not his treaties
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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
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// 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
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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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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
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Government Final Study Guide
Principles of the Constitution
Framers
Federalism
Congress
Has seven basic principals: Popular Sovereignty, Limited Gove…
Group of delegates who drafted the United States Constitution…
A system in which power is divided between the national and s…
Has the power to ratify treaties and delcare war, and the pow…
Principles of the Constitution
Has seven basic principals: Popular Sovereignty, Limited Gove…
Framers
Group of delegates who drafted the United States Constitution…
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…
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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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Government Final Study Guide
What is the definition of a state? Lis…
What are 2 theories behind the formati…
Who developed the Social Contract Theo…
Describe 2 basic concepts of democracy
A group of people leaving within a certain territory with a g…
Force Theory: state grew out of force... Evolutionary Theory: st…
Thomas Hobbes; says people are willing to give up power in ex…
Representative government; stress on individual rights
What is the definition of a state? Lis…
A group of people leaving within a certain territory with a g…
What are 2 theories behind the formati…
Force Theory: state grew out of force... Evolutionary Theory: st…
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Government Final Study Guide
Executive Branch
primary
convention
delegate
the branch of government responsible for implementing, suppor…
a preliminary election in which the voters of a state or regi…
an assembly of delegates of one party to select candidates fo…
a representative of a territory in the US House of Representa…
Executive Branch
the branch of government responsible for implementing, suppor…
primary
a preliminary election in which the voters of a state or regi…
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Government Final Study Guide
The process by which a society settle…
Elitism argues
The principle of checks and balances i…
The Federalist Papers were written by
politics
society and authority should be controlled by minority
a) set forth by Madison. Each section of government has power…
John Jay, James Madison and Alexander Hamilton
The process by which a society settle…
politics
Elitism argues
society and authority should be controlled by minority
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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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Government Final Study Guide
What does the Lemon Test deal with?
What are clientele groups?
What is the process of "certiorari" in…
Griswold v. Connecticut
prevent government entanglement with religion
groups whose interests are affected by agencies or department…
petitioning of lower court decision by palintiff
Supreme Court ruled that the constitution protected the right…
What does the Lemon Test deal with?
prevent government entanglement with religion
What are clientele groups?
groups whose interests are affected by agencies or department…
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Government Final Study Guide
1) Which congressional office(s) is/ar…
2) Where must revenue bills originate?
3)Which committee in the House reviews…
4) What occurs after each federal cens…
Senate and House
The House
The Rules committee
Reapportionment
1) Which congressional office(s) is/ar…
Senate and House
2) Where must revenue bills originate?
The House
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Government Final Study Guide
1. Name the four theories on the origi…
2. Name the four essential features of…
3. Name the purposes of government.
4. Name the government systems as clas…
FEDS... Force Theory - Strongest Rule... Evolutionary Theory - Gov.…
1. Population... 2. Territory... 3. Government... 4. Sovereignty
FEIPPS... Form a more perfect union,... Establish justice,... Insure D…
1. Unitary... 2. Federal... 3. Confederacy
1. Name the four theories on the origi…
FEDS... Force Theory - Strongest Rule... Evolutionary Theory - Gov.…
2. Name the four essential features of…
1. Population... 2. Territory... 3. Government... 4. Sovereignty
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Government Final Study Guide
1. What is the primary function of the…
2. What is a bicameral legislature? Al…
3. How long is a term for a member of…
4. How long is a term for a member of…
To make and change existing laws.
A bicameral legislature consists of two legislative houses or…
2 years, unlimited terms
6 years, unlimited terms
1. What is the primary function of the…
To make and change existing laws.
2. What is a bicameral legislature? Al…
A bicameral legislature consists of two legislative houses or…
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Government Final Study Guide
What role does the president play when…
What is logrolling?
What was the turning point that gave r…
How does the white house staff differ…
Chief of state
vote trading. vote with promise of future support
Great Depression/ FDR
They do not have to be confirmed by the senate. They are the…
What role does the president play when…
Chief of state
What is logrolling?
vote trading. vote with promise of future support
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