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7 terms
Government 2
suffrage
abolitionist
fugitive
compromise
the right to vote
a person who wanted to end slavery
a person who has escaped or is hiding to get away from arrest…
an agreement where two or more sides give up some of what it…
suffrage
the right to vote
abolitionist
a person who wanted to end slavery
19 terms
Government #2
government
local goverment
state government
Constitution
a system of laws and leaders that helps keep people safe and…
...
the government of one of the fifty states
a written plan for government
government
a system of laws and leaders that helps keep people safe and…
local goverment
...
10 terms
Government-2
parliament
monarchy
republic
federation
the highest power
a government with a king, queen, or emperor
the president and other representatives are elected by the pe…
central government but independence in inside events
parliament
the highest power
monarchy
a government with a king, queen, or emperor
7 terms
Government 2.4-2.5
Economic System
Market
Free enterprise system
Capitalism
A way of organizing the production and consumption of goods a…
Any place or situation in which people buy or sell goods and…
An economic system that relies on the profit motive, economic…
An economic system in which individual investors, or capitali…
Economic System
A way of organizing the production and consumption of goods a…
Market
Any place or situation in which people buy or sell goods and…
25 terms
AP Government Chapter 2
Unalienable
Articles of Confederation
Constitutional Convention
Shays' 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…
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Government Chapter 2.1-2.2
Democracy
Monarchy
Dictatorship
Market Economy
A system of government in which citizens exercise supreme pow…
A system of government in which a single ruler exercises supr…
A system of government in which a single person or group exer…
An economic system that relies mainly on markets to determine…
Democracy
A system of government in which citizens exercise supreme pow…
Monarchy
A system of government in which a single ruler exercises supr…
8 terms
Government #2
compensation
controversial
deprived
guarantee
payment given to someone to make up for loss or injury
when many people have strong opinions on a subject, causing d…
to withhold or take away something
to make something sure/certain
compensation
payment given to someone to make up for loss or injury
controversial
when many people have strong opinions on a subject, causing d…
5 terms
Government 8.1-8.2
Political party
Interest group
Platform
Two-party system
An organization that seeks to achieve power by electing its m…
Any organized group whose members share a common goal and try…
A political party's statement of principles and objectives. T…
A political system in which two parties dominate the electora…
Political party
An organization that seeks to achieve power by electing its m…
Interest group
Any organized group whose members share a common goal and try…
8 terms
Government 2 and Government 3
Political Party
Interest Group
Survey
Research data
...
...
...
...
Political Party
...
Interest Group
...
20 terms
American Government- Chapter 2
Anti-Federalists
Articles of Confederation
Bicameral
Charter
Those persons who opposed the ratification of the Constitutio…
Plan of government adopted by the continental congress after…
An adjective describing a legislative body composed of two br…
A city's basic law, its constitution; a written grant of auth…
Anti-Federalists
Those persons who opposed the ratification of the Constitutio…
Articles of Confederation
Plan of government adopted by the continental congress after…
23 terms
AP Government Chapter 2
Unalienable
Articles of Confederation
Constitutional Convention
Shays' 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…
46 terms
Government #2
Reasons for rising costs of state and…
Examples of non-taxed revenues
Give 2 examples of state government op…
List 4 reasons for our debt today
inflation, people demand more services
passport fees, copy rights and patents, leasing government la…
ND- flour... SD- cement
wars, depression, foreign aid, welfare
Reasons for rising costs of state and…
inflation, people demand more services
Examples of non-taxed revenues
passport fees, copy rights and patents, leasing government la…
5 terms
Government 10.1-10.2
Plurality
Winner-take-all system
suffrage
voter registration
The largest number of votes in an election. In elections with…
An electoral system that awards offices to the highest vote-g…
The right to vote.
The process of signing up to vote.
Plurality
The largest number of votes in an election. In elections with…
Winner-take-all system
An electoral system that awards offices to the highest vote-g…
42 terms
Government Alive! Chapter 2
Democracy
Monarcy
Dictatorship
Market Economy
A system of government in which citizens exercise supreme pow…
A system of government in which a single ruler exercises supr…
A system of government in which a single person or group exer…
An economic system that relies mainly on markets to determine…
Democracy
A system of government in which citizens exercise supreme pow…
Monarcy
A system of government in which a single ruler exercises supr…
8 terms
Government 3.1-3.2
Representative government
Rule of Law
Limited government
Individual rights
A political system in which power is exercised by elected lea…
The principle that government is based on clear and fairly en…
A political system in which the powers exercised by the gover…
The rights and liberties that can be claimed by individuals b…
Representative government
A political system in which power is exercised by elected lea…
Rule of Law
The principle that government is based on clear and fairly en…
25 terms
AP Government Chapter 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…
28 terms
CE.2 Foundations of Government
consent of the governed
limited government
rule of law
democracy
people are the source of any and all governemental power
government is not all-powerful and may only do the things peo…
the government and those who govern are bound by the law
system of government where the people rule
consent of the governed
people are the source of any and all governemental power
limited government
government is not all-powerful and may only do the things peo…
10 terms
Government 2
Conservative
Liberal
Reactionary
Radical
Generally Tending toward preserving traditional ways, if ther…
Generally tending toward a new way
Ultraconservative wants dramatic change to a past way, willin…
Ultraliberal, wants dramatic changes to a new way, willing to…
Conservative
Generally Tending toward preserving traditional ways, if ther…
Liberal
Generally tending toward a new way
47 terms
Unit 2 - Government
Amendment
Bicameral
Budget
Check and Balances
An addition to a formal document such as a constitution. Also…
Composed of two legislative chambers or branches (House of Re…
A financial plan based on expected earnings and proposals for…
A system whereby each branch of government has the ability to…
Amendment
An addition to a formal document such as a constitution. Also…
Bicameral
Composed of two legislative chambers or branches (House of Re…
19 terms
Government Unit 2
Political Party
Partisanship
Incumbent
Electoral college
A group of people who seek to control government through the…
Strong support for a member's party and its policy beliefs.
A current officeholder running for re-election.
Representatives of each state who cast the final ballots that…
Political Party
A group of people who seek to control government through the…
Partisanship
Strong support for a member's party and its policy beliefs.
10 terms
US Government Ch. 2
Framers
Virginia Plan
New Jersey Plan
Great Compromise
55 delegates of that wrote the Constitution and the Declarati…
Virginia delegate James Madison's plan of government, in whic…
New Jersey delegate William Paterson's plan of government, in…
Compromise made by Constitutional Convention in which states…
Framers
55 delegates of that wrote the Constitution and the Declarati…
Virginia Plan
Virginia delegate James Madison's plan of government, in whic…
28 terms
American Government - Unit #2
Articles of Confederation
Shays's Rebellion
Constitutional Convention
The Constitution
The nation's 1st plan of government.
Armed rebellion against taxes. Proved the Articles of Confede…
Held in Philadelphia, PA for the purpose of creating a strong…
Our nation's written plan of government. Outlines the powers…
Articles of Confederation
The nation's 1st plan of government.
Shays's Rebellion
Armed rebellion against taxes. Proved the Articles of Confede…
Government 2
unitary system
confederation
parliamentary system
legislative
System of government in which all power is invested in a cent…
A form of an international organization that brings several a…
A system of government in which the legislature selects the p…
Makes laws
unitary system
System of government in which all power is invested in a cent…
confederation
A form of an international organization that brings several a…
19 terms
Government 2.2
anti-federalists
Federalists
Connecticut Compromise (Great Compromi…
levy taxes, enforce laws, regulate trade
those who opposed the ratification of the Constitution.
those who favored the ratification of the constitution. Inclu…
plan proposed by Roger Sherman at the Constitutional conventi…
powers denied to the national government under the articles o…
anti-federalists
those who opposed the ratification of the Constitution.
Federalists
those who favored the ratification of the constitution. Inclu…
14 terms
Government 2
government service
recreation
public works
tax
Work that is done by the government for everyone in the city,…
something done for fun, a hobby or game
department of the community government that provides services…
money that citizens pay to run the government and provide ser…
government service
Work that is done by the government for everyone in the city,…
recreation
something done for fun, a hobby or game
11 terms
Government 2
Minority
Campaign
Ballot
Natural Rights
Less than half
To actively try to persuade people to vote
A piece of paper on which a person votes
Life, liberty, and property
Minority
Less than half
Campaign
To actively try to persuade people to vote
10 terms
government 2
Constitution
The Preamble
We The People
Article I
A nations highest law
the introduction of the constitution
giving the power to the people
makes laws ,congress, Senet and house of rep
Constitution
A nations highest law
The Preamble
the introduction of the constitution
12 terms
Government #2
Government
Legislative
Senate
House of Representatives
A group of people who keep law and order and make laws.
Branch of government that makes the laws
A council of representatives
435 members... Leader is called the Speaker of the House
Government
A group of people who keep law and order and make laws.
Legislative
Branch of government that makes the laws
8 terms
Government 2
bill
ballot
election
monument
In government, it is an idea that is introduced when a member…
A ticket or electronic submission that allows people to vote
The act of selecting someone or something
A building, statue, etc., that honors a person or event
bill
In government, it is an idea that is introduced when a member…
ballot
A ticket or electronic submission that allows people to vote
7 terms
Government Chapter 4.1-4.2
Due Process
Republican government
Enumerated powers
Implied powers
The principle that no person can be deprived of life, liberty…
A representative political system in which authority comes fr…
Those powers of the national government that are specifically…
Those powers of the national government, and particularly of…
Due Process
The principle that no person can be deprived of life, liberty…
Republican government
A representative political system in which authority comes fr…
11 terms
American Government 13.1,2
chief of state
chief executive
chief administrator
chief diplomat
The President as an example for All Americans.
President
The president as the leader of the executive branch of the fe…
The role of the president in recognizing foreign governments,…
chief of state
The President as an example for All Americans.
chief executive
President
31 terms
Government Unit 2 Review
segregation
cabinet
amend
criminal
keeping people apart due to race
President's group of expert advisors
change or add to
case involving a broken law
segregation
keeping people apart due to race
cabinet
President's group of expert advisors
6 terms
Lesson 2: Types of Government
republic
democracy
monarchy
dictatorship
a government controlled by representatives
a government controlled by the people
a government controlled by a king or queen
a government controlled completely by one person, usually wit…
republic
a government controlled by representatives
democracy
a government controlled by the people
14 terms
Government 2
Government
Democracy (democratic)
Federal (federation)
Unitary (the national gov't has all th…
A body woth the authority to make laws
Gov't where people hold the power (voting)
When power to rule is divided between national gov't and stat…
When power to rule the country is not shared. The national go…
Government
A body woth the authority to make laws
Democracy (democratic)
Gov't where people hold the power (voting)
34 terms
Government 2
State of Nature
Natural Rights
Equality
Sovereignty
The basis of natural rights philosophy; a state of nature is…
Life, Liberty, and Property
parity
Ability of a state to govern its territory free from control…
State of Nature
The basis of natural rights philosophy; a state of nature is…
Natural Rights
Life, Liberty, and Property
7 terms
Government unit 2 set 2
delegated powers
reserved powers
federalism
federal government
powers written in the constitution
powers that are saved for the state
levels of government
government for the whole country
delegated powers
powers written in the constitution
reserved powers
powers that are saved for the state
27 terms
Government Study Guide 2
electoral college
Virginia and Kentucky Resolutions
Alien & Sedition Acts of 1798
1st Amendment
group that selects President of the United States on behalf o…
Documents written by Jefferson and Madison in response to the…
Acts passed by Congress that changed immigration policies and…
protects the rights of religion, assembly, press, petition, a…
electoral college
group that selects President of the United States on behalf o…
Virginia and Kentucky Resolutions
Documents written by Jefferson and Madison in response to the…
11 terms
Government 2
Bill of Rights
First Amendment
Second Amendment
Third Amendment
First 10 amendments to the US Constitution
Freedom of Religion, Assembly, Press, Petition, Speech (RAPPS)
Right to bear weapons
No quartering soldiers in citizens home
Bill of Rights
First 10 amendments to the US Constitution
First Amendment
Freedom of Religion, Assembly, Press, Petition, Speech (RAPPS)
10 terms
Government List #2
Articles of Confederation
Philadelphia Convention
Senate
House of Representatives
first plan of government, to weak, failed
met in Philadelphia, drafted the constitution in 1787 (Ben Fr…
100 members, 2 per state (helped smaller states)
435 members, based on population (the bigger the state the mo…
Articles of Confederation
first plan of government, to weak, failed
Philadelphia Convention
met in Philadelphia, drafted the constitution in 1787 (Ben Fr…
15 terms
Government 2
conducive
induce
traduce
redoubt
promoting; contributing; helpful
persuade; influence
slander; speak falsely or maliciously of
a place of refuge or defense
conducive
promoting; contributing; helpful
induce
persuade; influence
43 terms
Unit 2: Government
Articles of Confederation
veto
federalist
anti-federalist
first government of the USA that contained a lot of weaknesse…
to refuse to approve a bill
supporter of the Constitution and a strong national government
did not support the Constitution and felt freedoms were not p…
Articles of Confederation
first government of the USA that contained a lot of weaknesse…
veto
to refuse to approve a bill
12 terms
Government 2
Bicameral
Veto
Amendment
Impeach
2 chambers; Congress has the Senate and the House of Represen…
Chief executive's power to reject a bill passed by a legislat…
A change to the Constitution
To accuse government officials of misconduct in office
Bicameral
2 chambers; Congress has the Senate and the House of Represen…
Veto
Chief executive's power to reject a bill passed by a legislat…
8 terms
Government 2
Citizenship
Lawful Permanent Residents
Undocumented Immigrant
Naturalization
The status of being a citizen; a person who by birth or natur…
An immigrant who is legally authorized to live and work in th…
A person who has come to the US to live and work without the…
A legal process through which a person not granted citizenshi…
Citizenship
The status of being a citizen; a person who by birth or natur…
Lawful Permanent Residents
An immigrant who is legally authorized to live and work in th…
15 terms
Government 1.2
confederacy
constitution
federal system
unitary system
a loose union of states with a weak national government
a plan for the rules of government
a government with a division of power between more than one l…
a government with only one level
confederacy
a loose union of states with a weak national government
constitution
a plan for the rules of government
12 terms
Government Chapter 2
unicameral
revenue
ordinance
embargo
a single-chamber legislature
money a government collects from taxes or other sources
a law
an agreement prohibiting trade
unicameral
a single-chamber legislature
revenue
money a government collects from taxes or other sources
66 terms
U.S. Government Ch. 2 Origins of American Government Combined
Ancient Greece
Ancient Rome
England
Ordered Government
The ancient Greeks invented Democracy in Athens, Greece.
The ancient Romans started idea of a Republican Government by…
The English colonized what would become the United States and…
The concept that we need a government to provide order in our…
Ancient Greece
The ancient Greeks invented Democracy in Athens, Greece.
Ancient Rome
The ancient Romans started idea of a Republican Government by…
35 terms
Government 2 Foundations of Government Vocabulary
dictator
democracy
direct democracy
representative democracy
A person who rules with complete and absolute power
The people of a nation either rule directly or elect official…
All voters in a community meet in one place to make laws and…
The people elect representatives to carry on the work of gove…
dictator
A person who rules with complete and absolute power
democracy
The people of a nation either rule directly or elect official…
15 terms
Government 2
Legislative Branch
Executive Branch
Judicial Branch
Dictatorship
Power to make the laws.
Power to carry out the laws.
Power to interpret and apply laws.
Government where the supreme power is in the hands of one per…
Legislative Branch
Power to make the laws.
Executive Branch
Power to carry out the laws.
8 terms
government 2
- What three ideas about government di…
Describe how the British governed the…
- What was the colonists' response to…
- What were the common features of the…
Ordered, Limited, and Representative Government.
a. Salutary Neglect.... b. Tried to tax, then take direct control.
Boycotts, then the start of rebellion.
Popular Sovereignty, Bill of Rights, Limited and Representati…
- What three ideas about government di…
Ordered, Limited, and Representative Government.
Describe how the British governed the…
a. Salutary Neglect.... b. Tried to tax, then take direct control.
2 - Origins of American Government
Limited Government
Representative Government
Magna Carta (1215)
English Bill of Rights (1689)
Government should not be all powerful
A government that serves the will of the people
Gave British noblemen certain rights. Rights: Trial by jury.…
Increased British rights and expanded them to more people. Ri…
Limited Government
Government should not be all powerful
Representative Government
A government that serves the will of the people
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