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43 terms
Government 2305
Representatives at the Constitutional…
New Jersey
Virginia
• 3/5ths Compromise
Benjamin Benjamin Franklin... James Madison... George Washington... Al…
Equal representation despite population
• Representation based on population... • Articles of Confederat…
• New Jersey Plan - Congress... • 2 Representatives from each st…
Representatives at the Constitutional…
Benjamin Benjamin Franklin... James Madison... George Washington... Al…
New Jersey
Equal representation despite population
173 terms
Government 2305
According to Benjamin Franklin, popula…
Where does America rank compared to ot…
What is the fifth largest spending cat…
Pluralism, elite theory, and social mo…
d. people have to be vigilant and active if they are to maint…
a. 27th.
b. Interest on national debt.
a. where power really lies in American politics..
According to Benjamin Franklin, popula…
d. people have to be vigilant and active if they are to maint…
Where does America rank compared to ot…
a. 27th.
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government 2305
democracy
monarcy
autocrary
oligarchy
system of government in which the supreme power is vested in…
system of goverment that assigns power to a single person who…
system of government in which the power to govern is concentr…
system of goverment in which the power to govern is concentra…
democracy
system of government in which the supreme power is vested in…
monarcy
system of goverment that assigns power to a single person who…
33 terms
Government 2305
Government
The 4 categories of government
Problems with the Articles of Confeder…
Who did the Founding Fathers research…
Institutions and procedures, through which a territory and it…
1. Totalitarian, 2. Authoritarian, 3. Republican, 4. Democratic
1. the League of Friendship between the 13 individual countri…
1. John Locke, 2. Montesquieu, 3. Adam Smith, 4. David Hume
Government
Institutions and procedures, through which a territory and it…
The 4 categories of government
1. Totalitarian, 2. Authoritarian, 3. Republican, 4. Democratic
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Government 2305
Chapter 1
political efficacy
government
politics
...
ability to influence the government and politics
institutions and procedures through which a territory and its…
conflict over the leadership, structure, and policies of gove…
Chapter 1
...
political efficacy
ability to influence the government and politics
31 terms
Government 2305
Governmant
Politics
Political efficacy
Citizenship
Institutions and procedures though which a territory and its…
Conflict over the leadership, structure, and policies of gove…
The ability to influence government and politics
Informed and active membership in a political community
Governmant
Institutions and procedures though which a territory and its…
Politics
Conflict over the leadership, structure, and policies of gove…
53 terms
Government 2305
False
True
True
True
Theories are the words or names used to symbolize or represen…
A nations power base or assets including its wealth, a large…
Hyperpluralism is associated with conflicting sets of policie…
Governmental decision-making is the essence of the concept of…
False
Theories are the words or names used to symbolize or represen…
True
A nations power base or assets including its wealth, a large…
43 terms
government 2305
governement
democracy
oilgarchy
how many types of government do we have
the collection of public institutions in a nation that establ…
government in which the people, either directly or through el…
a form of government in which a small exclusive class, which…
federal,state, county, municipal, school district, township/t…
governement
the collection of public institutions in a nation that establ…
democracy
government in which the people, either directly or through el…
26 terms
Government 2305
Expressed powers
Supremacy clause
Government
Politics
(Article 1:sec 8 Specific powers granted by the constitution…
(Article VI) states that laws passed by the national and all…
Institutions and procedures through which a terrority and its…
Conflict over the leadership structure , and politics of gove…
Expressed powers
(Article 1:sec 8 Specific powers granted by the constitution…
Supremacy clause
(Article VI) states that laws passed by the national and all…
80 terms
Government 2305
Approval rating
Random Sample
Tracking polls
Exit polls
Job performance evaluation for the president, congress, or ot…
Method of selection that gives everyone who might be selected…
Polls that seek to gauge changes of opinion of the same sampl…
Polls that survey a sample of voters immediately after exitin…
Approval rating
Job performance evaluation for the president, congress, or ot…
Random Sample
Method of selection that gives everyone who might be selected…
67 terms
Government 2305
Public opinion
Values (or beliefs )
Political ideology
Attitude (or opinion)
Citizens attitudes about political issues, leaders, instituti…
Basic principles that shape a person's opinions about politic…
A cohesive set of beliefs that forms a general philosophy abo…
A specific preference on a particular issue
Public opinion
Citizens attitudes about political issues, leaders, instituti…
Values (or beliefs )
Basic principles that shape a person's opinions about politic…
403 terms
Govern 2305
More demonstrations occurred in ______…
At the peak of the civil rights moveme…
Civil rights advocates shifted their f…
Which of the following statements is t…
1965 (the year the Voting Rights Act was passed by Congress)
400
the Civil Rights Act was passed by Congress.
Both "in the early 1960s, civil rights advocates were focused…
More demonstrations occurred in ______…
1965 (the year the Voting Rights Act was passed by Congress)
At the peak of the civil rights moveme…
400
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Government 2305
Government
US constitution
States
Politics
control a defined geographic area
supreme law of the land: adopted by the people
divided sovereignty w/ federal gov but cannot operate in conf…
I. process of determining who gets what in society... II. neith…
Government
control a defined geographic area
US constitution
supreme law of the land: adopted by the people
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Government 2305
Civil Liberty
Civil Right
1 st Amendment
2nd Amendment
Natural Rights> Life ,Liberty, Property
Right as a citizen
Freedom of Religion, Speech, Press, Peaceful Assembly or to p…
Right for a militia and right to bear arms
Civil Liberty
Natural Rights> Life ,Liberty, Property
Civil Right
Right as a citizen
92 terms
Government 2305
Trust
Authoritarian
Totalitarian
Democrasy
Americans are hesitant to grant government power.
Government rules/institution/ they do as they pleased.
People are in control.
direct,representative and republic
Trust
Americans are hesitant to grant government power.
Authoritarian
Government rules/institution/ they do as they pleased.
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Government 2305
Government
Anarchy
Social contract
Authority
Collection of public institutions in a nation that establish…
A state of lawlessness and discord in the political system ca…
From the philosophy of Jean-Jacques Rousseau, an agreement pe…
Tha ability of public institutions and the officials within t…
Government
Collection of public institutions in a nation that establish…
Anarchy
A state of lawlessness and discord in the political system ca…
58 terms
Government 2305
Monetary Policy ex:
Keynesian Economic Policy
Dred Scott vs Sanford
Great Compromise
government controlling money (loans and spending) ex: federal…
recession- not enough money and to many goods. Inflation- val…
slaves are not citizens, and have no rights
an agreement from the states providing equal representation f…
Monetary Policy ex:
government controlling money (loans and spending) ex: federal…
Keynesian Economic Policy
recession- not enough money and to many goods. Inflation- val…
40 terms
Government 2305
Social conflict can best be defined as
Political scientist Harold Lasswell
A voluntary agreement among individual…
Liberals and Conservatives
disagreements among people in a society over what the society…
________ defined politics as the process of determining "who…
Which of the following best describes a social contract?
When it comes to ideology, Americans are often placed in two…
Social conflict can best be defined as
disagreements among people in a society over what the society…
Political scientist Harold Lasswell
________ defined politics as the process of determining "who…
45 terms
Government 2305
Political Efficacy
Public Opinion
Political Ideology
Political Value
The belief that you can influence how the government acts
Attitudes that citizens posses towards political issues, lead…
A cohesive set of beliefs that form a general philosophy abou…
A belief, basic principles that shape value and a political a…
Political Efficacy
The belief that you can influence how the government acts
Public Opinion
Attitudes that citizens posses towards political issues, lead…
33 terms
Government 2305
Berlin Wall
Board of Governors
Bretton Woods System 1944
Budget Deficit
A barrier built by east Germany to divide domestic West Berli…
Federal Reserve Board: 7 members that oversee federal reserve…
International financial system that created the World Bank an…
Expenditures exceed revenue
Berlin Wall
A barrier built by east Germany to divide domestic West Berli…
Board of Governors
Federal Reserve Board: 7 members that oversee federal reserve…
37 terms
government 2305
Elements of a state
Territory
population
Government
1. territory... 2. population... 3. Government... 4. Sovereignty... 5. Re…
the land a state controls, with defined boundaries and distin…
no specific number of inhabitants required, but there must be…
some form of political organization or government by which pu…
Elements of a state
1. territory... 2. population... 3. Government... 4. Sovereignty... 5. Re…
Territory
the land a state controls, with defined boundaries and distin…
14 terms
Government 2305
POLITICAL SCIENCE:
SOCIAL SCIENCES v. Natural/Physical Sc…
EXAMPLES OF SOCIAL SCIENCE DISCIPLINES:
POLITICAL SCIENCE
is a discipline in social sciences that uses scientific metho…
Social Sciences study different aspects of human behavior
Psychology... Sociology... Economics... Political Science
uses scientific method to study those aspects of human behavi…
POLITICAL SCIENCE:
is a discipline in social sciences that uses scientific metho…
SOCIAL SCIENCES v. Natural/Physical Sc…
Social Sciences study different aspects of human behavior
102 terms
Government 2305
What was the most common form of taxat…
The Boston tea party resulted in all t…
bicameralism is a constitutional princ…
The consitiution expressly gave the su…
taxes on commercial products and activites
a boston massacure
division of congress in two chambers
false
What was the most common form of taxat…
taxes on commercial products and activites
The Boston tea party resulted in all t…
a boston massacure
25 terms
Government 2305
Government
US constitution
States
Politics
control a defined geographic area
supreme law of the land: adopted by the people
divided sovereignty w/ federal gov but cannot operate in conf…
I. process of determining who gets what in society... II. neith…
Government
control a defined geographic area
US constitution
supreme law of the land: adopted by the people
101 terms
Government 2305
Government
Government
Roles of Government
Roles of Government
The system for implementing decisions made through the politi…
The governing body of a nation, state, or community.
Provide Power, order and liberty.
Limit Factions, prevent mob rule, keep country safe.
Government
The system for implementing decisions made through the politi…
Government
The governing body of a nation, state, or community.
87 terms
Government 2305
Who wrote the Declaration of Independe…
What was the original constitution of…
At what convention was the Constitutio…
According to the abolitionists, why wa…
Drafted by Thomas Jefferson, July 4, 1776. ... Locke and Rousse…
America's first Constitution. Confederation - a union of inde…
Philadelphia Convention. In response to weakness, states sent…
Should slaves count as representation, yes they are people an…
Who wrote the Declaration of Independe…
Drafted by Thomas Jefferson, July 4, 1776. ... Locke and Rousse…
What was the original constitution of…
America's first Constitution. Confederation - a union of inde…
50 terms
Government 2305
Politics
Government
What is a capitalist economic system ?
What is regulated capitalism and where…
Who gets what when how, a process of determining how power an…
A system or Organization for exercising authority over a body…
An economic system in which the market determines production…
A market system in which the government interferes to protect…
Politics
Who gets what when how, a process of determining how power an…
Government
A system or Organization for exercising authority over a body…
10 terms
Government 2305
The Great (Connecticut) Compromise dec…
The "necessary and proper clause" of A…
Which branch of government did the fra…
Which of the various parts of the nati…
Congress
pass additional laws to carry out its enumerated or list powers
The National Government
The House of Representatives
The Great (Connecticut) Compromise dec…
Congress
The "necessary and proper clause" of A…
pass additional laws to carry out its enumerated or list powers
34 terms
Government 2305
How many senators are there?
What race makes up our Congress?
How many people do Congressmen represe…
What are the advantages of incumbents?
Each state gets 2 senators, with 100 senators total.
80% White, 10% Black, 8% Hispanic, 2% Asian
700,000 people
Favored candidates, lack of competition, money, and exposure
How many senators are there?
Each state gets 2 senators, with 100 senators total.
What race makes up our Congress?
80% White, 10% Black, 8% Hispanic, 2% Asian
40 terms
Government 2305 Final
In class, we broadly defined "politics…
The purposes of government include ALL…
If government believes that protecting…
If society believes that Human Nature…
the process of making decisions
Provide public goods ... Ensure individual rights ... Preserve order
individualism
maximize individual choice and participation in government
In class, we broadly defined "politics…
the process of making decisions
The purposes of government include ALL…
Provide public goods ... Ensure individual rights ... Preserve order
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Government 2305 Exam 2
Federal
Confederal
Unitary
Express Powers
having or relating to a system of government in which several…
of, relating to, or involving two or more nations:
system of government in which the executive, legislative, and…
Powers of Congress specifically listed in the constitution.
Federal
having or relating to a system of government in which several…
Confederal
of, relating to, or involving two or more nations:
52 terms
Government 2305 Final Exam
Bicameralism
Casework
Census
Cloture
Two chamber legislature
Representatives helping constituents solve their issues or ge…
Too used every 10 years for reapportionment is called _____.
Method used to halt or end a filibuster is called ____ and it…
Bicameralism
Two chamber legislature
Casework
Representatives helping constituents solve their issues or ge…
63 terms
Government 2305 - Test 3
Who has the right to vote now?
Who had the right to vote in 1790?
The 15th Amendment
Who could vote in 1870?
White Males... Men of Color... Women... 18 and over
5% of all Americans... Qualifications- Adult white male, owned…
Mandated that the right to vote be neither denied nor abridge…
All male U.S. citizens are now eligible to vote (conditions a…
Who has the right to vote now?
White Males... Men of Color... Women... 18 and over
Who had the right to vote in 1790?
5% of all Americans... Qualifications- Adult white male, owned…
52 terms
Government 2305 Chapter 3
Federal System
Unitary System
Enumerated Powers
Tenth Amendment
System of government where the national government and state…
System of Government where the local and regional governments…
In Constitution, include powers such as: taxation, coinage of…
The final part of the Bill of Rights that defines the basic p…
Federal System
System of government where the national government and state…
Unitary System
System of Government where the local and regional governments…
38 terms
Governement 2305
Government
Internalization
Sanctions
Aristotle
used to describe the formal institution through which land an…
do something because it's the righ thing to do
doing what you're told for two different reasons
believed that individuals will create new partnerships in abl…
Government
used to describe the formal institution through which land an…
Internalization
do something because it's the righ thing to do
Exam 2 2305 Government
Public Opinion
Political Socialization
-Political leaders... -Private groups... -Me…
Random Sample
the values and attitudes that people have about issues, event…
the process through which underlying political beliefs and va…
Three powerful sources over public opinion are:
a method used by pollsters to select a representative sample…
Public Opinion
the values and attitudes that people have about issues, event…
Political Socialization
the process through which underlying political beliefs and va…
53 terms
Government 2305 Chapter 1
The U.S. Constitution was intended to…
Which of the following are two feature…
Which of the following is a formal def…
Following the 2014 midterm elections,…
Reassure diverse interests that they would be better off unde…
Their costs are borne collectively and no one can be excluded…
Those institutions created by a constitution and the legally…
working together comes with compromises that neither side is…
The U.S. Constitution was intended to…
Reassure diverse interests that they would be better off unde…
Which of the following are two feature…
Their costs are borne collectively and no one can be excluded…
32 terms
Government 2305 Chapter 12
The ratification of what Amendment in…
Senators serve ___ year terms, which a…
In any election year, about ____ perce…
What is incumbent?
17th
6; 2
95; 93
Someone running for re-election
The ratification of what Amendment in…
17th
Senators serve ___ year terms, which a…
6; 2
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Government 2305 Chapter 3
Federal System
Unitary System
Enumerated Powers
Tenth Amendment
System of government where the national government and state…
System of Government where the local and regional governments…
In Constitution, include powers such as: taxation, coinage of…
The final part of the Bill of Rights that defines the basic p…
Federal System
System of government where the national government and state…
Unitary System
System of Government where the local and regional governments…
100 terms
Exam 2-Government 2305
A poll that measures changes in public…
A poll that provides campaigns with in…
According to elite theorists, a ruling…
All of the following are considered in…
tracking poll
push poll
top universities, major corporations, media outlets, and the…
age and gender
A poll that measures changes in public…
tracking poll
A poll that provides campaigns with in…
push poll
23 terms
Government 2305 Chapter 2
Articles of Confederation
confederation
Land Ordinance of 1785, Northwest Ordi…
How many delegates attended the conven…
America's first written constitution; served as the basis for…
a system of government in which states retain sovereign autho…
What were the two laws that helped shape American History?
55;39
Articles of Confederation
America's first written constitution; served as the basis for…
confederation
a system of government in which states retain sovereign autho…
23 terms
Blinn Government woodward 2305
The Values and attitudes that people h…
The process through which underlying p…
Three powerful sources over public opi…
a method used by pollsters to select a…
Public Opinion
Political Socialization
The Media
Random Sample
The Values and attitudes that people h…
Public Opinion
The process through which underlying p…
Political Socialization
100 terms
government 2305 midterm
The 13 pre-revolutionary colonial gove…
An important aspect of the American co…
Which of the following is NOT consider…
Hamilton attacked the Articles of Conf…
mirrored those of England, including an elected lower house.
federalism
The creation of a nationwide postal service
Federalist No. 15
The 13 pre-revolutionary colonial gove…
mirrored those of England, including an elected lower house.
An important aspect of the American co…
federalism
Federal Government 2305 Final
The process by which Congress "checks"…
A special form of representation, pers…
Advisory committees, like the speciall…
All of the following are considered in…
Oversight
Casework
Select committees
Smithsonian institution ... Office of Personal Management ... Gener…
The process by which Congress "checks"…
Oversight
A special form of representation, pers…
Casework
2305 government Congress/legislation
Congress has two chambers called
Texas Senators in Congress
Congress Pass legislation
Congress Propose constitutional amendm…
Bicameral
Ted Cruz and John Cornyn
Senate:Yes, by majority vote... House:Yes, by majority vote
Senate:Yes,by two-thirds vote... House:Yes,by two-thirds vote
Congress has two chambers called
Bicameral
Texas Senators in Congress
Ted Cruz and John Cornyn
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Government 2305 Exam 1
Government
Checks and Balances
Liberty
Indvidualism
...
...
Saftey
belief "People are responsible for their own well-being."
Government
...
Checks and Balances
...
87 terms
Government 2305 Test #2
Liberal
Conservative
Socialism
Communism
belief that government is the best solution to a problem
belief that private entities are the best solution to a problem
when the government is responsible for everything in the nation
when a small group has complete political control of a nation
Liberal
belief that government is the best solution to a problem
Conservative
belief that private entities are the best solution to a problem
100 terms
Exam 1-Government 2305
Which Technologies have transformed po…
Efficacy means
Political engagement can be defined as
Which of the following terms matches t…
Computers and the Internet
Citizens' belief that they have the power to achieve somethin…
Citizen actions intended to solve public problems through pol…
Legitimacy
Which Technologies have transformed po…
Computers and the Internet
Efficacy means
Citizens' belief that they have the power to achieve somethin…
39 terms
Government 2305 lesson 1
Capitalism
Conservatism
Indirect Democracy
Liberalism
an economic system in which the means of producing wealth are…
an ideology that emphasizes preserving tradition and relying…
sometimes called a representative democracy, a system in whic…
an ideology that advocates change in the social, political, a…
Capitalism
an economic system in which the means of producing wealth are…
Conservatism
an ideology that emphasizes preserving tradition and relying…
163 terms
Government 2305 Chapter 6
The consent of the governed demanded i…
Public opinion does indeed have a sign…
Many Americans have little knowledge a…
Characteristic of Contemporary America
is a critical for the functioning of a democracy.
on public policy, especially foreign policy.
what government should do ar often shifting and inconsistent.
- is economic inequality... - is increasing by some measures
The consent of the governed demanded i…
is a critical for the functioning of a democracy.
Public opinion does indeed have a sign…
on public policy, especially foreign policy.
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