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Chapter 5 Government
Bull Moose Party
Democratic Party
Democratic Republican
Electorate
Progressive party formed by Theodore Roosevelt
One of 2 major political parties in the US. Origins come from…
Party in the 19th Century favoring a strict interpretation of…
People eligible to vote.
Bull Moose Party
Progressive party formed by Theodore Roosevelt
Democratic Party
One of 2 major political parties in the US. Origins come from…
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Government Chapter 5 Vocabulary
bicameral legislature
session
census
reapportionment
a two-chamber legislature
a period of time during which a legislature meets to conduct…
a population count
the process of reassigning representation based on population…
bicameral legislature
a two-chamber legislature
session
a period of time during which a legislature meets to conduct…
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Government - Chapter 5
Constitutents
Apportionment
Appropration
Impeachment
People who live within an area a Congressman represents.
The distribution of House seats among the states based on pop…
A bill that sets aside funds for a specific purpose.
The power to charge officials in the executive and judicial b…
Constitutents
People who live within an area a Congressman represents.
Apportionment
The distribution of House seats among the states based on pop…
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government chapter 5
in the US a political party is made up…
which is not a major function of eithe…
a multi party system ______
the 2 party system developed in the US…
work to get candidates nominated to political offices
to keep the general public informed about key issues
is composed of parties with special interests
conflicts about the constitution created opposing view points
in the US a political party is made up…
work to get candidates nominated to political offices
which is not a major function of eithe…
to keep the general public informed about key issues
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American Government Chapter 5
political party
political spectrum
partisanship
single-member district
a group of people who seek control government through the win…
range of political views
the strong support of their party and its poicy stands
electoral district from which one person is chosen by the vot…
political party
a group of people who seek control government through the win…
political spectrum
range of political views
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Government Chapter 5
Memorize the Preamble to the Constitut…
Who wrote the Federalist Papers?
What day is the Tuesday following the…
Who presides over the Senate when the…
We the People of the United States, in Order to form a more p…
Name the 3 men: Hamilton, Madison, Jay
Election Day
President Pro tempore
Memorize the Preamble to the Constitut…
We the People of the United States, in Order to form a more p…
Who wrote the Federalist Papers?
Name the 3 men: Hamilton, Madison, Jay
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Government - Chapter 5
Constituents
Apportionment
Appropriation
Impeachment
The people who live within the area that a member of congress…
The distribution of the number of seats in the house based on…
Funds set aside by a bill for a specific purpose.
The power congress has to charge the officials in the executi…
Constituents
The people who live within the area that a member of congress…
Apportionment
The distribution of the number of seats in the house based on…
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Government - Chapter 5
Constitutents
Apportionment
Appropration
Impeachment
People who live within an area a Congressman represents.
The distribution of House seats among the states based on pop…
A bill that sets aside funds for a specific purpose.
The power to charge officials in the executive and judicial b…
Constitutents
People who live within an area a Congressman represents.
Apportionment
The distribution of House seats among the states based on pop…
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Government - Chapter 5 Vocabulary
Caseworker
Session
Census
Reapportionment
A member of a lawmaker's personal staff who handles requests…
A period of time during which a legislature meets to conduct…
A population count
The process of reassigning representation based on population…
Caseworker
A member of a lawmaker's personal staff who handles requests…
Session
A period of time during which a legislature meets to conduct…
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Government Alive! Chapter 5
Civil Liberties
Civil Rights
Incorporation
Secular
Basic freedoms guaranteed under the U.S. Constitution, such a…
Guarantees of equal rights and equal treatment under the law,…
The process by which the Supreme Court applies the Bill of Ri…
Not religious or spiritual in nature.
Civil Liberties
Basic freedoms guaranteed under the U.S. Constitution, such a…
Civil Rights
Guarantees of equal rights and equal treatment under the law,…
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Government Alive! Chapter 5
Civil Liberties
Civil Rights
Incorporation
Secular
Basic freedoms guaranteed under the U.S. Constitution, such a…
Guarantees of equal rights and equal treatment under the law,…
The process by which the Supreme Court applies the Bill of Ri…
Not religious or spiritual in nature.
Civil Liberties
Basic freedoms guaranteed under the U.S. Constitution, such a…
Civil Rights
Guarantees of equal rights and equal treatment under the law,…
Government Chapter 5
This amendment allows Congress to give…
How many members are in the House of R…
This term describes distributing seats…
The next U.S. census will take place i…
27th
435
Reapportionment
2020
This amendment allows Congress to give…
27th
How many members are in the House of R…
435
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BJU American Government Chapter 5
Strict Constructionists (Originalists)
Broad Constructionists (Living Constit…
Necessary and Proper Clause
Amendment Process
Those who believe that the text of the Constitution is import…
Those who take a broader approach to constitutional interpret…
Article I Section 8 Clause 18... Authorizes Congress to make al…
The formal means of adapting the Constitution to meet changin…
Strict Constructionists (Originalists)
Those who believe that the text of the Constitution is import…
Broad Constructionists (Living Constit…
Those who take a broader approach to constitutional interpret…
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Chapter 5 Government
Bicameral Legislature
What Congress Does
Number of Members in the Senate
Number of Members in the House of Repr…
Two chambers (Senate & House of Representatives)
Make Laws
100
435
Bicameral Legislature
Two chambers (Senate & House of Representatives)
What Congress Does
Make Laws
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Government- Chapter 5
constituents
apportionment
appropriation
impeachment
the people of a particular geographic area who are represente…
the distribution of seats in the House of Representatives amo…
a congressional act or bill that sets aside funds for a speci…
the process of charging officials in the executive and judici…
constituents
the people of a particular geographic area who are represente…
apportionment
the distribution of seats in the House of Representatives amo…
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Chapter 5 Vocabulary Government
Bicameral Legislative
Session
Census
Reapportionment
A legislative divided into two houses. The U.S. Congress and…
period of time during which, each year, Congress assembles an…
A complete enumeration of a population.
Process by which representative districts are switched accord…
Bicameral Legislative
A legislative divided into two houses. The U.S. Congress and…
Session
period of time during which, each year, Congress assembles an…
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Government in America Chapter 5
Brown v. Board of Education
affirmative action
Korematsu v. U.S.
19th Amendment
1954 SC decision that school segregation in Topeka Kansas was…
a policy requiring federal agencies, universities and most em…
1944 SC decision that upheld as constitutional the internment…
Constitutional amendment adopted in 1920 that guarantees wome…
Brown v. Board of Education
1954 SC decision that school segregation in Topeka Kansas was…
affirmative action
a policy requiring federal agencies, universities and most em…
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Government - Chapter 5
political party
major party
partisanship
party in power
A group of persons who seek to control the government through…
A group that is large and has a big following. In the U.S., w…
Strong support for one's party.
the one in control of the executive branch of the government.
political party
A group of persons who seek to control the government through…
major party
A group that is large and has a big following. In the U.S., w…
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american government chapter 5
Strict Constructionist
Broad Constructionist
"necessary and proper clause"
Proposal and Ratifying
believes that the interpretation of the constitution should b…
believes that the interpretation of the Constitution should t…
Constitution framers added this clause to give Congress the a…
Process of Amending the constitution./
Strict Constructionist
believes that the interpretation of the constitution should b…
Broad Constructionist
believes that the interpretation of the Constitution should t…
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Chapter 5 Government Vocabulary
political party
political spectrum
partisanship
single-member districts
a group of persons who seek to control government through the…
range of political views
stong support of their party and its political stands
electoral district from which one person is chosen by voters…
political party
a group of persons who seek to control government through the…
political spectrum
range of political views
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Government: McGraw Hill Chapter 5
Formulate
Occur
Trace
Bicameral legislature
to devise or develop
to happen
to discover by going backward over the evidence
a two chamber legislature
Formulate
to devise or develop
Occur
to happen
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American Government Chapter 5
Sessions
Census
Reapportionment
Bicameral Legislature
a meeting of a deliberative or judicial body to conduct its b…
an official count or survey of a population, typically record…
the redistribution of representation in a legislative body.
a governmental body with two houses or chambers, such as the…
Sessions
a meeting of a deliberative or judicial body to conduct its b…
Census
an official count or survey of a population, typically record…
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Government: Chapter 5
bicameral legislature
apportioned
gerrymandering
immunity
law making body of two houses
distributed
drawing district lines that favor a particular political part…
legal protection
bicameral legislature
law making body of two houses
apportioned
distributed
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AP Government Chapter 5
Due Process
Equal protection of the law
Selective Incorporation
Freedom of Expression
Denies the government the right (without this) to deprive peo…
A standard of equal treatment that must be observed by the go…
The process whereby the Court has applied many parts of the B…
Right of the people to speak, publish and assemble
Due Process
Denies the government the right (without this) to deprive peo…
Equal protection of the law
A standard of equal treatment that must be observed by the go…
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Magruders American Government Chapter 5
political party
political spectrum
partisanship
single-member district
a group of people who seek to control government through the…
range of political views from right to left
the strong support of one party and its policies
electoral district from which one person is chosen by the vot…
political party
a group of people who seek to control government through the…
political spectrum
range of political views from right to left
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Government Chapter 5 Vocabulary
Bicameral Legislature
Formulate
Session
Occur
A two-chamber legislature
To devise or develop
Meeting
To happen
Bicameral Legislature
A two-chamber legislature
Formulate
To devise or develop
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Government Chapter 5
Bail
Capital Punishment
Civil Liberties
Civil Rights
Money given over to a court in exchange for a criminal suspec…
The imposition of the death penalty on a person by the state.
Basic freedoms guaranteed under the U.S. Constitution, such a…
Guarantees of equal rights and equal treatment under the law,…
Bail
Money given over to a court in exchange for a criminal suspec…
Capital Punishment
The imposition of the death penalty on a person by the state.
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Government Chapter 5
New Jersey... New Hampshire... South Carolin…
Pennsylvania... Delaware... Maryland
Rhode Island... Connecticut
appointed a royal governor and usually…
Examples of a Royal Colonies
Examples of a Propietary Colonies
Examples of a Charter Colonies
Royal Colonies... England
New Jersey... New Hampshire... South Carolin…
Examples of a Royal Colonies
Pennsylvania... Delaware... Maryland
Examples of a Propietary Colonies
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Government Alive! Chapter 5
civil liberties
civil rights
incorporation
slander
Basic freedoms that are considered the birthright of all indi…
These aren't protections from the government. They are guaran…
The process of applying the Bill of Rights to the states thro…
Speaking a false statement with the intent to harm
civil liberties
Basic freedoms that are considered the birthright of all indi…
civil rights
These aren't protections from the government. They are guaran…
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Lawley Government Chapter 5
constituents
apportionment
appropriation
impeachment
the people who live within that area that a congress member r…
the distribution of House seats among the states based on pop…
a bill that sets aside funds for a specific purpose
when congress charges officials in the executive or judicial…
constituents
the people who live within that area that a congress member r…
apportionment
the distribution of House seats among the states based on pop…
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Government - Chapter 5
bicameral legislature
Census
Redistricting
Gerrymandering
A law making body made of two houses (bi means 2). Example: C…
A population count
The redrawing of congressional and other legislative district…
The drawing of legislative district boundaries to benefit a p…
bicameral legislature
A law making body made of two houses (bi means 2). Example: C…
Census
A population count
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Government - Hampton - Chapter 5
Each member is required to publicly st…
People who live in a congress members…
Person who heads a committee in the Ho…
Long-running speech meant to keep meas…
roll-call vote
constituents
chair
filibuster
Each member is required to publicly st…
roll-call vote
People who live in a congress members…
constituents
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Government chapter 5 key terms
constituents
apportionment
appropriation
impeachment
the people of a particular geographic area who are represente…
the distribution of seats in the House of Representatives amo…
a congressional act or bill that sets aside funds for a speci…
the process of charging officials in the executive and judici…
constituents
the people of a particular geographic area who are represente…
apportionment
the distribution of seats in the House of Representatives amo…
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AP Government Chapter 5
Civil Rights
Brown v. Board of Education
Affirmative Action
Comparable Worth
Policies designed to protect people against arbitrary or disc…
1954 Supreme Court decision that school segregation in Topeka…
Policy designed to give special attention to or compensatory…
Issue raised when women who hold traditionally female jobs ar…
Civil Rights
Policies designed to protect people against arbitrary or disc…
Brown v. Board of Education
1954 Supreme Court decision that school segregation in Topeka…
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Government Chapter 5
political party
partisanship
party in power
democratic and republicans
a group of persons who join together because they want to gai…
allegiance to a political party
the party that controls the executive branch
2 main political parties in the U.S.
political party
a group of persons who join together because they want to gai…
partisanship
allegiance to a political party
Government Chapter 5
Ethnocentrism
Political Socialization
Demographics
Political Predisposition
Belief in the superiority of one's nation or ethnic group
The process by which we develop our political attitudes, valu…
The study of characteristics of populations
A characteristic of individuals that is predictive of politic…
Ethnocentrism
Belief in the superiority of one's nation or ethnic group
Political Socialization
The process by which we develop our political attitudes, valu…
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American Government: Chapter 5: Terms
Civil liberties
Civil rights
Bill of Rights
Habeas Corpus
the individual freedoms that are guaranteed to Americans by t…
the rights of citizenship that cannot be denied to any group…
the first ten amendments to the Constitution
the right of an accused person to be brought before a judge a…
Civil liberties
the individual freedoms that are guaranteed to Americans by t…
Civil rights
the rights of citizenship that cannot be denied to any group…
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Government Chapter 5 Key Terms
constituents
apportionment
appropriation
impeachment
the people of a particular geographic area who are represente…
the distribution of seats in the House of Representatives amo…
a congressional act or bill that sets aside funds for a speci…
the process of charging officials in the executive and judici…
constituents
the people of a particular geographic area who are represente…
apportionment
the distribution of seats in the House of Representatives amo…
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American Government Chapter 5
Apportionment
Cacus
Speaker of the House... President of the…
A congressman's political party
the proportional distribution of congressional seats among th…
a private meeting of political party members to decide on pol…
3 main leaders in congress
the best predictor of how a member of congress will vote on a…
Apportionment
the proportional distribution of congressional seats among th…
Cacus
a private meeting of political party members to decide on pol…
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Chapter 5-Government and Economic Systems
democracy
direct democracy
limited government
unlimited government
is a form of government in which the people elect leaders and…
citizens meet regularly in a popular assembly to discuss issu…
a type of government that has legal limits on its power, usua…
government in which there are no limits set on a ruler's power.
democracy
is a form of government in which the people elect leaders and…
direct democracy
citizens meet regularly in a popular assembly to discuss issu…
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Government Vocab Chapter 5
Affirmative Action
Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990
Civil Rights
Civil Rights Act of 1964
a policy in education admissions or job hiring that gives spe…
law passed in 1990 that requires employers and public facilit…
policies designed to protect people against arbitrary or disc…
the law that made racial discrimination against any group in…
Affirmative Action
a policy in education admissions or job hiring that gives spe…
Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990
law passed in 1990 that requires employers and public facilit…
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American Government & Citizenship Chapter 5, Democracy in Action
Responsibility
Duty
Draft
Tolerance
An obligation we fulfill voluntarily.
Things we are required to do.
To call up.
Accepting others regardless of their beliefs, practices, or d…
Responsibility
An obligation we fulfill voluntarily.
Duty
Things we are required to do.
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US Government - Chapter 5 - Legislative Branch
cloture
censure
apportionment
redistricting
A mechanism requiring sixty senators votes to cut off a debat…
A process by which a formal reprimand is issued to an individ…
The proportional process of altering congressional seats to e…
The redrawing of congressional districts to reflect increases…
cloture
A mechanism requiring sixty senators votes to cut off a debat…
censure
A process by which a formal reprimand is issued to an individ…
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US Government Chapter 5
Bill of Rights
Convict
Warrant
Due Process
First 10 amendments
judgment that someone is guilty of a crime; strongly held bel…
An issued order from court
(law) the administration of justice according to established…
Bill of Rights
First 10 amendments
Convict
judgment that someone is guilty of a crime; strongly held bel…
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Government Chapter 5
This amendment allows Congress to give…
How many members are in the House of R…
This term describes distributing seats…
The next U.S. census will take place i…
27th
435
Reapportionment
2020
This amendment allows Congress to give…
27th
How many members are in the House of R…
435
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Government - Chapter 5 Vocab
Civil liberties
Civil rights
Incorporation
Libel
basic freedoms guaranteed under the U.S. Constitution, such a…
guarantees of equal rights and equal treatment under the law,…
the process by which the Supreme Court applies the Bill of Ri…
publishing false information about someone with intent to cau…
Civil liberties
basic freedoms guaranteed under the U.S. Constitution, such a…
Civil rights
guarantees of equal rights and equal treatment under the law,…
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Government Chapter 5+6
Political party
The 2 major parties are...
What type sof orient can parties be?
The 3 group parties contain
A group of people who seek to control government by winning e…
Democrats and Republicans
-principle oriented... -party oriented ... -election oriented
-the party organization = those who run and control the party…
Political party
A group of people who seek to control government by winning e…
The 2 major parties are...
Democrats and Republicans
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AP Government Chapter 5
Civil Rights
14th amendment
Equal Protection of the Law
13th Amendment
Policies designed to protect people against arbitrary or disc…
Tthe Constitutional amendment adopted after the Civil War tha…
Part of the 14th Amendment emphasizing that the laws must pro…
The constitutional amendment passed after the Civil War that…
Civil Rights
Policies designed to protect people against arbitrary or disc…
14th amendment
Tthe Constitutional amendment adopted after the Civil War tha…
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CHAPTER 5 FORMING A GOVERNMENT
Articles of Confederation
Northwest Territory
Northwest Ordinance of 1787
Inflation
The first US Government. Many problems such as no president,…
Land out west obtained from the British after the revolution.…
The plan for forming governments in the newly settled land. G…
There is an increase in prices of goods and a reduced value o…
Articles of Confederation
The first US Government. Many problems such as no president,…
Northwest Territory
Land out west obtained from the British after the revolution.…
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Chapter 5 Forming a Government
English Bill of Rights
did not have the rights of the citizens.
no person could be required to pay for…
they wanted to sell lots to the public…
prevented the king and queen from passing taxes or changing l…
Women, African Americans, and Native Americans did not take p…
Thomas Jefferson's Virginia Statute for Religious Freedom dec…
Congress decided to pass the Land Ordinance of 1785, which di…
English Bill of Rights
prevented the king and queen from passing taxes or changing l…
did not have the rights of the citizens.
Women, African Americans, and Native Americans did not take p…
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