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Apex Gov't 8.1- American Rights
Bill of Rights
civil rights
human rights
incorporation
The first 10 amendments to the U.S. Constitution.
Rights that keep people from being hurt because of their race…
Important rights that belong to all people simply because the…
The legal way that the Fourteenth Amendment is used to apply…
Bill of Rights
The first 10 amendments to the U.S. Constitution.
civil rights
Rights that keep people from being hurt because of their race…
Government: Foundations of American Gov't
The state
Sovereignty
Government
Public policies
Body of people, living in a defined territory, organized poli…
Supreme and absolute authority in territory
Institution through which a society makes and enforces public…
All three things government does for us
The state
Body of people, living in a defined territory, organized poli…
Sovereignty
Supreme and absolute authority in territory
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Civil Liberties and Civil Rights for American Gov't
Civil Liberties
Civil Rights
1st Amendment
14th Amendment
Constitutional freedoms guaranteed to all citizens
Protection the government guarantees against discrimination
Freedom of Religion, Speech, Press, Assembly, and Petition
(1) All persons born in the U.S. are citizens; (2) no person…
Civil Liberties
Constitutional freedoms guaranteed to all citizens
Civil Rights
Protection the government guarantees against discrimination
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American government: types of gov't
Four characteristics of a state
sovereignty
Federalism
three basic powers of government
Territory, population, sovereignty, and government
Absolute power in a territory
Power is shared between national, state, and local levels
Judicial, legislative, and executive
Four characteristics of a state
Territory, population, sovereignty, and government
sovereignty
Absolute power in a territory
American Government-- Principles of gov't
Government
Public Policies
three branches of government
legislative
the institution by which a society makes and enforces its pub…
all of those things a government decides to do
legislative, executive, judicial
power to make laws
Government
the institution by which a society makes and enforces its pub…
Public Policies
all of those things a government decides to do
American Government- Forms of Gov't
Monarchy
Monarch
Constitutional Monarchy
Dynasty
Supreme authority is invested in one who rules for life
A leader of government who rules for life and whose absolute…
A form of monarchy where the gov't usually is run by a democr…
A monarchy that operates with hereditary succession
Monarchy
Supreme authority is invested in one who rules for life
Monarch
A leader of government who rules for life and whose absolute…
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Gov't-Origins of American Government-Ch 2
basic concepts of American government
ordered government
limited government
representative government
-ordered government... -limited government... -representative gover…
-met colonial need for regulation of government... -many offices…
-the idea that government is restricted in what it may do and…
the idea that government should serve (and be guided by) the…
basic concepts of American government
-ordered government... -limited government... -representative gover…
ordered government
-met colonial need for regulation of government... -many offices…
42 terms
American Gov't, Bill of Rights, May
Amendment 1
Amendment 2
Amendment 3
Amendment 4
Congress can't force the establishment of a religion, take aw…
Our right to a regulated Militia and our right to keep and be…
No owner can be forced to quarter a soldier
We are protected against unreasonable searches and seizures,…
Amendment 1
Congress can't force the establishment of a religion, take aw…
Amendment 2
Our right to a regulated Militia and our right to keep and be…
226 terms
Gov Ch 1 Basic Theories of Government, Gov Ch 2 Building the American System of Government, Gov Ch 3 The Broad Principles of the Constitution, Gov Ch 4 Defining Individual Rights, Gov Ch 5 The American Political System, Gov Ch 6 The Voter's Role in t...
bureaucrat
capitalism
communism
confederate government
the nonelected officials who work for a government and carry…
an economic system based on private ownership of property and…
a system of economics and government based on state ownership…
a system of government in which most of the power is held by…
bureaucrat
the nonelected officials who work for a government and carry…
capitalism
an economic system based on private ownership of property and…
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Civil Liberties and Civil Rights for American Gov't
Civil Liberties
Civil Rights
1st Amendment
14th Amendment
Constitutional freedoms guaranteed to all citizens
Protection the government guarantees against discrimination
Freedom of Religion, Speech, Press, Assembly, and Petition
(1) All persons born in the U.S. are citizens; (2) no person…
Civil Liberties
Constitutional freedoms guaranteed to all citizens
Civil Rights
Protection the government guarantees against discrimination
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American Gov't Ch 5 Civil Rights
Civil Rights
inherent characteristics
today's 3 tests in the courts to deter…
suspect classifications
rights and privileges guaranteed by the government to all cit…
individual characteristics that are part of a person's nature…
strict scrutiny, heightened (intermediate) scrutiny, ordinary…
race, ethic origin and religion
Civil Rights
rights and privileges guaranteed by the government to all cit…
inherent characteristics
individual characteristics that are part of a person's nature…
American Gov't Ch5 the bill of rights
incorporation
libel
slander
symbolic speech
the process by which the supreme court applies the bill of ri…
publishing false information about someone with intent tot ca…
orally spreading false information about someone with intent…
conduct that conveys a message without spoken words
incorporation
the process by which the supreme court applies the bill of ri…
libel
publishing false information about someone with intent tot ca…
american rights in action - foundations of gov't
montesquieu argued this in order to pr…
government of a few; usually the weathy
any bill to raise revenue must start i…
type of democracy where reps are chose…
separation of powers
aristocracy
HOR
republic
montesquieu argued this in order to pr…
separation of powers
government of a few; usually the weathy
aristocracy
AP Gov't: Chapter 1: American Government: Roots, Context, Culture
The formal vehicle through which polic…
Though there were many Native American…
What was the most common initial reaso…
The first colonies in North America we…
government
disease
commerce
New Netherlands
The formal vehicle through which polic…
government
Though there were many Native American…
disease
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AP Gov't: Chapter 1: American Government: Roots, Context, Culture
The formal vehicle through which polic…
Though there were many Native American…
What was the most common initial reaso…
The first colonies in North America we…
government
disease
commerce
New Netherlands
The formal vehicle through which polic…
government
Though there were many Native American…
disease
Apex Gov't 3.1 (B) - Origins of American Government
Natural Laws
Natural Rights
Northwest Ordinance
Popular Sovereignty
The idea that there are rules in nature that apply to all hum…
Rights that all people have simply because they are human ... E…
A law passed by Congress that set up rules for how the United…
The right of people to run their own state or country
Natural Laws
The idea that there are rules in nature that apply to all hum…
Natural Rights
Rights that all people have simply because they are human ... E…
15 terms
American Government- Principles of Gov't and The State
Government
Public Policy
What are the 3 basic government powers?
What does the legislative do?
Institution through which society makes and enforced public p…
Things that the government decides to do
Legislative, Executive, and Judicial.
They make the laws and they frame public policies.
Government
Institution through which society makes and enforced public p…
Public Policy
Things that the government decides to do
Apex Gov't 3.1 (A) - Origins of American Government
American Revolution
Articles of Confederation
Confederation
Declaration of Independence
(1775-1783) The war with England that resulted in the United…
The plan of government for the United States during the Revol…
A group of states or nations that are joined together but kee…
A document written in 1776 to explain why the American coloni…
American Revolution
(1775-1783) The war with England that resulted in the United…
Articles of Confederation
The plan of government for the United States during the Revol…
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Gov't Vocab Chap 2: Origins of American Government
Anti-Federalists
Articles of Confederation
Bicameral
Bill of Rights
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 ch…
the first ten amendments to the Constitution
Anti-Federalists
those persons who opposed the ratification of the Constitutio…
Articles of Confederation
plan of government adopted by the Continental Congress after…
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American Government: the Bill of Rights
Freedom of Expression
the right to bear arms
no quartering of troops
no unreasonable searches and seizures
1st Amendment
2nd Amendment
3rd Amendment
4th Amendment
Freedom of Expression
1st Amendment
the right to bear arms
2nd Amendment
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Apex Gov`t 3.1 (A) - Origins of American Government
American Revolution
Articles of Confederation
Confederation
Declaration of Independence
(1775-1783) The war with England that result in the United St…
The plan of government for the United States during the Revol…
A group of states or nations that are joined together but kee…
A document written in 1776 to explain why the American coloni…
American Revolution
(1775-1783) The war with England that result in the United St…
Articles of Confederation
The plan of government for the United States during the Revol…
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American Civics & Gov't TEST TWO - Bill of Rights
1st amendment
2nd amendment
4th amendment
5th amendment
Freedom of speech, religion, press, peaceful assembly
Right to bear arms
Limits the government's power to investigate--... No unreasonab…
Limits the government's power to arrest and bring to trial--…
1st amendment
Freedom of speech, religion, press, peaceful assembly
2nd amendment
Right to bear arms
Apex Gov`t 3.1 (B) - Origins of American Government
Natural Laws
Natural Rights
Northwest Ordinance
Popular Sovereignty
The idea that are rules in nature that apply to all human bei…
Rights that all people have simply because they are human ... E…
A law passed by Congress that set up rules for how the United…
The right of people to run their own state or country
Natural Laws
The idea that are rules in nature that apply to all human bei…
Natural Rights
Rights that all people have simply because they are human ... E…
10 terms
Gov't Bill of Rights
Amendment 1
Amendment 2
Amendment 3
Amendment 4
Freedom of religion, speech, and the press
the right to bear arms...
the housing of soldiers
protection from unreasonable searches and seizures
Amendment 1
Freedom of religion, speech, and the press
Amendment 2
the right to bear arms...
25 terms
Gov Ch 2 Building the American System of Government
Albany Plan of Union
Anti-Federalists
Articles of Confederation
assembly
Plan proposed by Benjamin Franklin in 1754 that aimed to unit…
Anti-Federalists rose up as the opponents of the Constitution…
Adopted in 1777 during the Revolutionary War, the Articles es…
a group of persons gathered together, usually for a particula…
Albany Plan of Union
Plan proposed by Benjamin Franklin in 1754 that aimed to unit…
Anti-Federalists
Anti-Federalists rose up as the opponents of the Constitution…
17 terms
American Government - General Principles / Overview of US Gov't
Central Gov't
Checks and balances
Constitution as supreme law of the land
Divided gov't
...
...
...
...
Central Gov't
...
Checks and balances
...
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Origins of American Gov't
Anti-Federalists
Federalists
Amend
Commerce Compromise
Opposed the proposed Constitution- wanted a Bill of Rights
Supported passing the proposed Constitution- did not believe…
To change or fix
Forbid the end of slave trade for at least 20 years
Anti-Federalists
Opposed the proposed Constitution- wanted a Bill of Rights
Federalists
Supported passing the proposed Constitution- did not believe…
Unit 1 Gov't Test- Foundation of American Government
Government
Public Policy
Magna Carta
Magna Carta
the institution through which a society makes and enforces it…
what the government decides to do/ choices a government makes…
document that was signed into law in 1215 by King John
which document was the first to guarantee the rights of trial…
Government
the institution through which a society makes and enforces it…
Public Policy
what the government decides to do/ choices a government makes…
Rights of the Accused // Gov't
4 elements of a valid search warrant
5 situations a SW is not valid
1st amen
4th amen
Signed by a judge, are specific, based on probable cause, pre…
Consent... Hot pursuit ... Police are in danger... Evidence is in plai…
Protects the right of religion speech press assembly and peti…
Protection from unreasonable search and seizures
4 elements of a valid search warrant
Signed by a judge, are specific, based on probable cause, pre…
5 situations a SW is not valid
Consent... Hot pursuit ... Police are in danger... Evidence is in plai…
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Bill of Rights Gov't
Engel v Vitale
Emerson v Board of Ed.
Lemon v Kurtzman
Marsh v Nebraska
NY authorized short, voluntary prayer... "Almighty God, we ackno…
NJ case where it was a state law to provide transportation to…
RI case where parochial teachers are offered more money to te…
NE case where chaplain is able to conduct a prayer at the beg…
Engel v Vitale
NY authorized short, voluntary prayer... "Almighty God, we ackno…
Emerson v Board of Ed.
NJ case where it was a state law to provide transportation to…
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Gov't Bill of rights
What is a civil case
What is a criminal case
Who is the author of the bill of rights
What is the bill of rights
Involve private disputes or organization... Example:(Not honorin…
Involve an action that is considered to be harmful to society…
James Madison
First ten amendments in the constitution
What is a civil case
Involve private disputes or organization... Example:(Not honorin…
What is a criminal case
Involve an action that is considered to be harmful to society…
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american gov't final- unit 2: political behavior, government by the people
political participation
precinct
political party
minor party
activites whose purpose is to influence government
smallest voting body organization
a group of people who seek to control the government by winni…
cannot influence elections... cannot win because citizens are no…
political participation
activites whose purpose is to influence government
precinct
smallest voting body organization
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Bill of Rights- Gov't
1
2
3
4
The United States Congress can't make any law about your reli…
Congress can't stop people from having and carrying weapons,…
You don't have to let soldiers live in your house, except if…
Nobody can search your body, or your house, or your papers an…
1
The United States Congress can't make any law about your reli…
2
Congress can't stop people from having and carrying weapons,…
rights - gov't
Civil Liberties
Civil Rights
1st amendment issues
constitutional
rights that need protection from the government
rights that need protection by the government
religious freedom, free speech, free press, free assembly
is the action protected by the US constitution or a court cas…
Civil Liberties
rights that need protection from the government
Civil Rights
rights that need protection by the government
rights (gov't)
double jeopardy (5th-rights of the acc…
grand jury(5th-rights of the accused)
self incrimination(5th-rights of the a…
due process of law(5th-rights of the a…
cannot be tried twice for the same offense
right to have citizens decide if you should be charged with a…
you do not have to be a witness against yourself
gov't must follow rules before they can take away your rights
double jeopardy (5th-rights of the acc…
cannot be tried twice for the same offense
grand jury(5th-rights of the accused)
right to have citizens decide if you should be charged with a…
Government-Federal Gov't
Government
Public policy
Legislative Power
Judicial power
The institution through which a society makes and enforces it…
All of the many goals that a government pursues in all of the…
The powerto make a law and a frame public polices
The power to interpret laws to determine their meaning and to…
Government
The institution through which a society makes and enforces it…
Public policy
All of the many goals that a government pursues in all of the…
American Gov't
Judicial Review
Criminal Case
Components of Judicial Review
U.S. District Court
The power to declare congressional and presidential acts inva…
A court case involving a crime, or violation of public order.
-Power of the courts to declare national, state, and local la…
A court within the lowest tier of the three-tiered federal co…
Judicial Review
The power to declare congressional and presidential acts inva…
Criminal Case
A court case involving a crime, or violation of public order.
10 terms
American Gov. Rights&Amend.
1st Amendment
2nd Amendment
3rd Amendment
4th Amendment
•Religion (Establishment and Free Exercise Clause), Speech (C…
GUN RIGHTS🔫🔫
Grand jury, double jeopardy, self-incrimination, due process,…
Protection against unreasonable searches and seizures by the…
1st Amendment
•Religion (Establishment and Free Exercise Clause), Speech (C…
2nd Amendment
GUN RIGHTS🔫🔫
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Early American Gov't
Articles of Confederation
Revolutionary War
Declaration of Independence
Articles of Confederation Weaknesses
The first United States system of government
The conflict that occurred following the Declaration of Indep…
Peasant document to a king stating a political separation; th…
Inability to collect taxes, pay debts or control commerce
Articles of Confederation
The first United States system of government
Revolutionary War
The conflict that occurred following the Declaration of Indep…
38 terms
American Gov't
Politics
Elite
Power
Authority
The activity by which an issue is agitated or settled.
Persons who possess a disproportionate share of some valued r…
The ability of one person to get another person to act in acc…
The right to use power
Politics
The activity by which an issue is agitated or settled.
Elite
Persons who possess a disproportionate share of some valued r…
10 terms
American Gov. Bill of Rights
1st amendment
2nd amendment
3rd amendment
4th amendment
safeguards freedom of religion, speech, press, and the right…
asserts the need for a militia and protects the right to keep…
prevents soldiers from taking over private homes during peace…
prohibits unreasonable searches and seizures
1st amendment
safeguards freedom of religion, speech, press, and the right…
2nd amendment
asserts the need for a militia and protects the right to keep…
American Government: Civil Rights
civil rights
Thirteenth Amendment
Black Codes
Fourteenth Amendment
the government-protected rights of individuals against arbitr…
one of the three Civil War Amendments; specifically bans slav…
laws denying most legal rights to newly freed slaves; passed…
one of the three Civil War Amendments; guarantees equal prote…
civil rights
the government-protected rights of individuals against arbitr…
Thirteenth Amendment
one of the three Civil War Amendments; specifically bans slav…
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Gov Ch 2 Building the American System of Government
Albany Plan of Union
Anti-Federalists
Articles of Confederation
assembly
Plan proposed by Benjamin Franklin in 1754 that aimed to unit…
Anti-Federalists rose up as the opponents of the Constitution…
Adopted in 1777 during the Revolutionary War, the Articles es…
a group of persons gathered together, usually for a particula…
Albany Plan of Union
Plan proposed by Benjamin Franklin in 1754 that aimed to unit…
Anti-Federalists
Anti-Federalists rose up as the opponents of the Constitution…
32 terms
American Gov. Bill of rights
Freedom of:... religion petition... *assem…
Right to Bear arms
No quartering of soldiers during time…
Protects people against illegal search…
Amendment 1
Amendment 2
Amendment 3
Amendment 4
Freedom of:... religion petition... *assem…
Amendment 1
Right to Bear arms
Amendment 2
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American Gov't
checks and balances
executive power
limited government
popular sovereignty
This system gives each of the three branches of government wa…
executes and enforces law. In political systems based on the…
political system where the legalized force is restricted thro…
The concept that political power rests with the people who ca…
checks and balances
This system gives each of the three branches of government wa…
executive power
executes and enforces law. In political systems based on the…
14 terms
Vocab for American gov't
Socialism
Nation-State
Sovereignty
Divine Right
The gov't owns the basic means of production, distributed the…
A country in which a territory of both a jason and state coin…
The supreme and absolute authority within territorial boundar…
The belief that someone us descended from gods or chosen by g…
Socialism
The gov't owns the basic means of production, distributed the…
Nation-State
A country in which a territory of both a jason and state coin…
American Gov't
Ratification
Consitution
Executive
Legislative
To approve something.
Rules that structure and function the gov't.
A branch that enforces and carry out laws.
A branch that writes the laws.
Ratification
To approve something.
Consitution
Rules that structure and function the gov't.
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AMERICAN GOVERNMENT (THE BILL OF RIGHTS)
1ST. AMENDMENT
2ND. AMENDMENT
4TH. AMENDMENT
5TH. AMENDMENT
The right to free speech (free expression rights)
The right to bear arms
The right of the people to be free from unreasonable searches…
No person shall be held to answer for a crime without a trial…
1ST. AMENDMENT
The right to free speech (free expression rights)
2ND. AMENDMENT
The right to bear arms
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Foundations of American Gov't
checks and balances
consent of the governed
enlightenment
individual liberty
a principle of the federal government, according to the U.S.…
an agreement made by the people to establish a government and…
a period in European history when many educated people stress…
a person's ability to be free and independent
checks and balances
a principle of the federal government, according to the U.S.…
consent of the governed
an agreement made by the people to establish a government and…
46 terms
American Gov't 2
Bicameralism
Federalist 57, Madison
Poke Barrel
Types of Representations
The system of having two chambers within one legislative body…
"the aim of every political constitution is, or ought to be,…
Legislative appropriations that benefit specific constituents…
Descriptive Representation and Substantive Representation
Bicameralism
The system of having two chambers within one legislative body…
Federalist 57, Madison
"the aim of every political constitution is, or ought to be,…
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