How can we help?

You can also find more resources in our Help Center.

Study sets matching "government chapter 2 american gov"

Study sets
Classes
Users

Study sets matching "government chapter 2 american gov"

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…
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…
63 terms
AP Gov Chapter 2- Origins of American Government
Confederation
Albany Plan of Union
Events and ideas that led to American…
Salutary Neglect
A joining of several different groups for a common purpose
Benjamin Franklin's proposal that the 13 colonies form a cong…
- French and Indian War... - Unpopular British colonial policies…
An unofficial and long-term 17th & 18th-century British polic…
Confederation
A joining of several different groups for a common purpose
Albany Plan of Union
Benjamin Franklin's proposal that the 13 colonies form a cong…
44 terms
Gov. Chapter 2, Origins of American Government
limited government
representative government
Magna Carta
Petition of Right
government is restricted in what it may do, and each individu…
government serves the will of the people and people get a say…
The Great Charter. Signed by King John at Runnymede in 1215.…
signed by Charles I in 1628. Parliament refused to grant king…
limited government
government is restricted in what it may do, and each individu…
representative government
government serves the will of the people and people get a say…
26 terms
AP Gov American Government Chapter 2 Vocab
mercantilism
Stamp Act Congress
Committees of Correspondence
First Continental Congress
an economic theory designed to increase a nation's wealth thr…
meeting of the representative of nine of the thirteen colonie…
organizations in each of the American colonies created to kee…
meeting held in Philadelphia from September 5 to October 26,…
mercantilism
an economic theory designed to increase a nation's wealth thr…
Stamp Act Congress
meeting of the representative of nine of the thirteen colonie…
18 terms
US Gov: Chapter 2 -- Origins of American Government
Limited Government
Representative Government
Magna Carta
Bicameral
Government is restricted in what it may do, and each individu…
Government should serve the will of the people
The Great Charter. Life, liberty, and property. Established t…
Two-house legislature. Upper and lower house.
Limited Government
Government is restricted in what it may do, and each individu…
Representative Government
Government should serve the will of the people
51 terms
Gov: chapter 2 (Origins of American Government)
Magna Carta
English Bill of Rights
Limited government
Levy
Document that recognized the rights of English nobles, but di…
(Will III, Mary II)... -monarchs do not have absolute authority…
The concept that a government's power was not absolute
To charge or impose
Magna Carta
Document that recognized the rights of English nobles, but di…
English Bill of Rights
(Will III, Mary II)... -monarchs do not have absolute authority…
17 terms
AP Gov Chapter 2 Foundations of American Government
Articles of Confederation
limited government
republican democracy
monarchy
First attempt at a new American government
political system in which powers of the government are restri…
form of government in which the interests of the people are r…
form of government in which power is held by a single person,…
Articles of Confederation
First attempt at a new American government
limited government
political system in which powers of the government are restri…
37 terms
AmGov Ch 2: Origins of American Government
Delegate
Limited Government
Anti-Federalists
Representative Government
a representative; those from each of the 13 colonies
The idea that government is restricted in what it may do, and…
They were opposed the ratification of the constitution
The idea that government should serve the will of the people
Delegate
a representative; those from each of the 13 colonies
Limited Government
The idea that government is restricted in what it may do, and…
58 terms
Gov Chapter 2: Origins of American Government
limited government
Why is the Magna Carta a major influen…
Petition of Right (1628)
English Bill of Rights (1688)
the power of the monarch, or government is limited not absolute
The Bill of Rights incorporated key elements from the Magna C…
severely limited the kings power
set clear limits on what a ruler could and could not do; glor…
limited government
the power of the monarch, or government is limited not absolute
Why is the Magna Carta a major influen…
The Bill of Rights incorporated key elements from the Magna C…
28 terms
Gov Ch 2 Origins of American Government
Limited Government
Representative Government
Magna Carta
Petition of Right
government is restricted in what it may do and each individua…
system of government in which public policies are made by off…
the great charter--at Runnymede in 1215. The power of monarch…
limited the King's power. Monarch was subject to the law of t…
Limited Government
government is restricted in what it may do and each individua…
Representative Government
system of government in which public policies are made by off…
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…
10 terms
American gov. Chapter 2 test-government terms.
Limited government:
Representative government:
Magna Charta
Petition of right
Government that is restricted in what it may do, each individ…
Government should serve the will of the people, also had been…
Established that the power of the monarchy was not absolute a…
Document prepared by parliament and signed by King Charles I…
Limited government:
Government that is restricted in what it may do, each individ…
Representative government:
Government should serve the will of the people, also had been…
33 terms
American Government Chapter 2 Terms
Unicameral
Framers
Magna Carta
Federalists
Another name for a one house legislature.
The term used to describe the people who drafted the Constitu…
An agreement that allowed for trial by jury and due process o…
People who favored the ratification of the Constitution.
Unicameral
Another name for a one house legislature.
Framers
The term used to describe the people who drafted the Constitu…
12 terms
Chapter 2 American Government
limited government
representative government
separation of powers
revenue
a system in which the power of the government is limited, not…
a system of government in which people elect delegates to mak…
the division of power among legislative, executive, and judic…
the money a government collects from taxes or other sources
limited government
a system in which the power of the government is limited, not…
representative government
a system of government in which people elect delegates to mak…
46 terms
Chapter 2 American Government
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…
16 terms
American Government Chapter 2
Mayflower Compact 1620
social contract
divine right of kings
congregationalism
Established the principle of social contract
Theory of government that states that government is formed by…
A theory that kings received their authority directly from Go…
Church government in which church members elect their leaders…
Mayflower Compact 1620
Established the principle of social contract
social contract
Theory of government that states that government is formed by…
43 terms
American Government: Chapter 2: Origins of American Government
Ordered Government
Limited Government
Representative Government
Magna Carta
The offices of sheriff and justice of the peace, the grand ju…
The government is restricted in what it may do, and every ind…
System of government in which public policies are made by off…
Great Charter forced upon King John of England by his barons…
Ordered Government
The offices of sheriff and justice of the peace, the grand ju…
Limited Government
The government is restricted in what it may do, and every ind…
34 terms
American Government Chapter 2
monarchy
constitutional monarchy
dynasty
dictatorship
supreme authority is invested by one who rules for life
government run by a democratically elected parliament, and th…
monarchy established as hereditary
the government acts without the people's consent or input
monarchy
supreme authority is invested by one who rules for life
constitutional monarchy
government run by a democratically elected parliament, and th…
20 terms
Chapter 2: Origins of American Government
bicameral
Magna Carta
Petition of Right
Proprietary
two-chamber, legislature
Moved from rule of man to rule of law; Outlined individual ri…
Required monarchs to obtain Parliamentary approval before lev…
based on land grant to individual or group
bicameral
two-chamber, legislature
Magna Carta
Moved from rule of man to rule of law; Outlined individual ri…
20 terms
San Antonio college GOV-2305 American Government Chapter 2-4
According to the Constitution, ... A. the…
Which of the following chronological s…
Which of the following statements best…
The assembled delegates at the Second…
C. the Supreme Court interprets the law.
A. Boston Tea Party; First Continental Congress; Declaration…
A. popular sovereignty
C. empowered Congress to function as an independent government.
According to the Constitution, ... A. the…
C. the Supreme Court interprets the law.
Which of the following chronological s…
A. Boston Tea Party; First Continental Congress; Declaration…
32 terms
american government chapter 2
limited government
representative government
Magna Cara
Petition of Rights
basic principle of American government which states that gove…
system of government in which public policies are made by off…
The Great Charter forced upon King John of England by his bar…
document prepared by Parliament and signed by King Charles I(…
limited government
basic principle of American government which states that gove…
representative government
system of government in which public policies are made by off…
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…
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…
18 terms
American Government Chapter 2
Revenue
Two Treatises onGovernment
Embargo
Fundamental Orders of Connecticut
Money a government collects from taxes or other sources.
"Textbook of American Revolution"
Agreement prohibiting trade
First formal constitution
Revenue
Money a government collects from taxes or other sources.
Two Treatises onGovernment
"Textbook of American Revolution"
35 terms
A Beka American Government Chapter 2
government
sovereign
capital punishment
laws
the authority and power to control, to direct, and to rule th…
having both the supreme power and the right to govern all nat…
the death penalty - the first foundational civil ordinance
rules of human action or conduct
government
the authority and power to control, to direct, and to rule th…
sovereign
having both the supreme power and the right to govern all nat…
20 terms
American Government & Citizenship Chapter 2
Enlightenment
Monarch
Legislature
Precedent
A movement in the 18th century that advocated the use of reas…
A government ruled by a king or queen
A group of people who have the power to make laws
An example that may serve as a basis for imitation or later a…
Enlightenment
A movement in the 18th century that advocated the use of reas…
Monarch
A government ruled by a king or queen
28 terms
Gov Ch 2 Origins of American Government
Limited Government
Representative Government
Magna Carta
Petition of Right
government is restricted in what it may do and each individua…
system of government in which public policies are made by off…
the great charter--at Runnymede in 1215. The power of monarch…
limited the King's power. Monarch was subject to the law of t…
Limited Government
government is restricted in what it may do and each individua…
Representative Government
system of government in which public policies are made by off…
27 terms
Chapter 2 - Origins of American Government
Antifederalists
Articles of Confederation
Assembly
Bicameral
Those who opposed the creation of the new federal system of g…
The original plan of unification and government of the United…
A group or body of lawmakers in some state governments of the…
Having two legislative houses
Antifederalists
Those who opposed the creation of the new federal system of g…
Articles of Confederation
The original plan of unification and government of the United…
26 terms
Chapter 2 - Origins of American Government
Limited Government
Representative Government
Magna Carta
Petition of Right
Basic principle of American government which states that gove…
System of government in which public policies are made by off…
Great Charter forced upon King John of England by his barons…
Document prepared by Parliament and signed by King Charles I…
Limited Government
Basic principle of American government which states that gove…
Representative Government
System of government in which public policies are made by off…
28 terms
Magruder's American Government Chapter 2 - Origins of American Government
Limited GovernmentImage
Representative Government
Magna Carta
Petition of Right
government is restricted in what it may do and each individua…
system of government in which public policies are made by off…
the great charter--at Runnymede in 1215. The power of monarch…
limited the King's power. Monarch was subject to the law of t…
Limited GovernmentImage
government is restricted in what it may do and each individua…
Representative Government
system of government in which public policies are made by off…
22 terms
american government chapter 2
constitution
Magna Carta
rules of law
bicameral
a basic set of laws and principles establishing the nations's…
a document prepared by English nobles that granted certain ri…
a system in which government leaders must act according to se…
having two houses of chambers
constitution
a basic set of laws and principles establishing the nations's…
Magna Carta
a document prepared by English nobles that granted certain ri…
54 terms
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…
19 terms
American Government Chapter 2
Articles of Confederation
Ratification
Framers
The Virginia Plan
A form of government that established "a firm league of frien…
Formal approval
The delegates who attended the Philadelphia Convention
In this plan, representation in Congress would be based on th…
Articles of Confederation
A form of government that established "a firm league of frien…
Ratification
Formal approval
24 terms
Chapter 2: Origins of American Government
Delegate
Limited Government
Anti-Federalists
Representative Government
representatives from each of the 13 colonies
is restricted in what it may do, and every individual has cer…
opposed the ratification of the constitution
should serve the will of the people
Delegate
representatives from each of the 13 colonies
Limited Government
is restricted in what it may do, and every individual has cer…
10 terms
Gov Ch 2 Origins of American Government
Representative Government
Unicameral
Confederation
Articles of Confederation
system of government in which public policies are made by off…
a legislative body composed of one chamber (one house).
a joining of several groups for a common purpose.
established " a firm league of friendship among the states. T…
Representative Government
system of government in which public policies are made by off…
Unicameral
a legislative body composed of one chamber (one house).
21 terms
american government chapter 2
When was the constitution ratified?
How does the Constitution divide power?
What are natural rights according to t…
When was the Declaration of Independen…
1789
branches (exec, legislative, judicial0... levels (federal, state…
-rights come from the creator... -rights to own property... -purpos…
1776, Thomas Jefferson
When was the constitution ratified?
1789
How does the Constitution divide power?
branches (exec, legislative, judicial0... levels (federal, state…
12 terms
Chapter 2 Vocabulary - Origins of American Government
Limited Government
Representative Government
Separation of Powers
Revenue
A system in which the power of the government is limited, not…
A system of government in which people elect delegates to mak…
The division of power among the legislative, executive, and j…
The money a government collects from taxes or other sources
Limited Government
A system in which the power of the government is limited, not…
Representative Government
A system of government in which people elect delegates to mak…
25 terms
American 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…
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…
25 terms
American gov chapter 2
The the government will protect your l…
Freedom from constraints or the interf…
The freedom and the ability to pursue…
The Four Freedoms
Libertarians freedom
Negative Liberty
Positive Liberty
Freedom of speech, freedom of worship Freedom from Want freed…
The the government will protect your l…
Libertarians freedom
Freedom from constraints or the interf…
Negative Liberty
27 terms
Chapter 2 - Origins of American Government
Ordered Government
Limited Government
Representative Government
Magna Carta
The need for an ordered social system; Modern Local Governmen…
The idea that the government should not be ALL POWERFUL; citi…
A government that serves the will of the people; People shoul…
King John of England was forced to sign the document in 1215;…
Ordered Government
The need for an ordered social system; Modern Local Governmen…
Limited Government
The idea that the government should not be ALL POWERFUL; citi…
46 terms
Magruder's American Government Chapter 2 - Origins of American Government
Limited Government
Representative Government
Magna Carta
Petition of Right
government is restricted in what it may do and each individua…
system of government in which public policies are made by off…
the great charter--at Runnymede in 1215. The power of monarch…
limited the King's power. Monarch was subject to the law of t…
Limited Government
government is restricted in what it may do and each individua…
Representative Government
system of government in which public policies are made by off…
25 terms
American Government: Chapter 2 - Terms
Feudalism
charters
Magna Carta
Petition of Right
a rigid social and political hierarchy based on the ownership…
official written agreements giving companies the right to set…
document that declared that people could not be deprived of t…
document signed by King Charles that warned him that he is su…
Feudalism
a rigid social and political hierarchy based on the ownership…
charters
official written agreements giving companies the right to set…
32 terms
american government chapter 2
limited government
representative government
Magna Cara
Petition of Rights
basic principle of American government which states that gove…
system of government in which public policies are made by off…
The Great Charter forced upon King John of England by his bar…
document prepared by Parliament and signed by King Charles I(…
limited government
basic principle of American government which states that gove…
representative government
system of government in which public policies are made by off…
20 terms
American Government Chapter 2
Annapolis Convention
Anti-Federalists
Appropriating
Articles of Confederation
A gathering that preceded the Constitutional Convention, wher…
Those who opposed the ratification of the U.S. Constitution,…
The act of the legislature designating money for a specific p…
The first U.S. constitution; a document that loosely bound 13…
Annapolis Convention
A gathering that preceded the Constitutional Convention, wher…
Anti-Federalists
Those who opposed the ratification of the U.S. Constitution,…
25 terms
Chapter 2 Origins of American Government
Limited Government
Representative Government
Magna Carta
Due Process
government is restricted in what it may do and every individu…
idea that government should serve the will of the people
agreement between King John and Barons in 1215 that limited t…
protection against arbitrary taking of life, liberty or prope…
Limited Government
government is restricted in what it may do and every individu…
Representative Government
idea that government should serve the will of the people
12 terms
chapter 2 american gov
articles of confederation
confederation
virginia plan
new jersey plan
americas first written constitution served as basis of americ…
a system of government in which states retain sovereign autho…
framework for the constitution (edmund randolph) called for r…
framework for the constitution introduced by william patterso…
articles of confederation
americas first written constitution served as basis of americ…
confederation
a system of government in which states retain sovereign autho…
25 terms
Chapter 2 - Origins of American Government
feudalism
charters
Magna Carta
Petition of Right
a rigid social and political hierarchy based on land ownership
official written agreements by which the English government g…
a document barons forced King John to sign in 1215, declaring…
a document that Parliament forced King Charles to sign in 162…
feudalism
a rigid social and political hierarchy based on land ownership
charters
official written agreements by which the English government g…
1 of 10