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20 terms
American gov't civics
2 types of bills
3 ways to vote
4 state powers
general election day
Public and private
voice, standing, and roll-call
elect up, approve appointments, try impeachment, approve pres…
Tues/following the 1st Monday in Nov in even # years
2 types of bills
Public and private
3 ways to vote
voice, standing, and roll-call
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Civics And Gov't People
John Kerry - Secretary of State
Ruth Bader Ginsberg - Associate Justic…
Sonia Sotomayor - Associate Justice of…
Charlie Baker - Governor of Mass.
John Kerry - Secretary of State
Ruth Bader Ginsberg - Associate Justic…
Gov't/Civics Midterm
Great Compromise
Three Fifths Compromise
Popular Sovereignty
Electoral College
Bicameral HOR to please large state and senate two representa…
Counting slaves only 60% of your slaves goes to the state pop…
The idea that political authority belongs to the people
Group of people by each state legislature to select the presi…
Great Compromise
Bicameral HOR to please large state and senate two representa…
Three Fifths Compromise
Counting slaves only 60% of your slaves goes to the state pop…
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iCivics: Foundations of Gov't
state of nature
social contract
Hobbes' view of social contract
sovereign
everyone had a right to everything; people would always be at…
agreement between a government and its people
people agreed to give up some rights and power in exchange fo…
ruler
state of nature
everyone had a right to everything; people would always be at…
social contract
agreement between a government and its people
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Civics & Gov't Common Assessment
Constitution
Legislative, Judicial, Executive
Voting
100
Supreme law of the United States
3 branches of gov't
How citizens demonstrate their civics rights & responsibilities
members of Senate
Constitution
Supreme law of the United States
Legislative, Judicial, Executive
3 branches of gov't
Civics: Gov't
Thomas Jefferson was inspired by _____…
Hobbes: felt that people were _______
Hobbes: in a state of nature where the…
Hobbes: government needed to be ________
Thomas Hobbes
Generally bad
Laws,
Leviathan
Thomas Jefferson was inspired by _____…
Thomas Hobbes
Hobbes: felt that people were _______
Generally bad
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Civics local gov't
Locality
County
City
Town
Local government units such as county, city, town
A unit of local government that elects a board of supervisors
A unit of local government that elects a city council
A unit of local government that elects a town council but sti…
Locality
Local government units such as county, city, town
County
A unit of local government that elects a board of supervisors
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Civics & Gov't Review
Civics
Citizen
Rights
Responsibilities
The study of Gov't
a legally recognized subject or national of a state or common…
that which is morally correct, just, or honorable.
a thing that one is required to do as part of a job, role, or…
Civics
The study of Gov't
Citizen
a legally recognized subject or national of a state or common…
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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…
30 terms
Civics and gov't review
Due Process
Amendment
Bill of Rights
Federalists
the state must respect all legal rights that are owed to a pe…
a minor change in a document
first ten amendments to the constitution
those forces in favor of establishing a strong central govern…
Due Process
the state must respect all legal rights that are owed to a pe…
Amendment
a minor change in a document
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Civics: types of gov't
Democracy
Direct democracy
Representative democracy
Dictatorship
Supreme political authority rests with the people. People hol…
Exists where the will of the people is translated into public…
Small group of people, chosen by people to be representatives…
Government where those who rule can't be held responsible for…
Democracy
Supreme political authority rests with the people. People hol…
Direct democracy
Exists where the will of the people is translated into public…
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Civics Vocab Gov't
constitution
boycott
independence
common law
a detailed, written plan for government
refusal to do something
self-reliance and freedom from outside control
law that rests on previous court decisions rather than regula…
constitution
a detailed, written plan for government
boycott
refusal to do something
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Civics types of gov't
Establish justice
Insure domestic tranquility
Provide for the common defense
Promote the general welfare
Justice- reasonable & impartial
No anarchy or internal fighting
Foreign policy , etc.
Anything that the general public doesn't pay for (public scho…
Establish justice
Justice- reasonable & impartial
Insure domestic tranquility
No anarchy or internal fighting
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Civics gov't and taxes
Military
Foreign affairs
Immigration regulation
Naturalization services
Federal
Federal
Federal
Federal
Military
Federal
Foreign affairs
Federal
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Gov't & Civics Final
State
Nation
Sovereignty
Social Contract Theory
a political community in a precise territory
a sizable group of people who believe themselves united by a…
a government's power to make and enforce its own laws without…
people surrendered their freedom to the state, but in return…
State
a political community in a precise territory
Nation
a sizable group of people who believe themselves united by a…
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Civics and Gov't Test
A form of government in which citizens…
The ____ of the government writes and…
The __ of the government decides wheth…
The ____of the government carries out…
democratic republic
legislative branch
judicial branch
executive branch
A form of government in which citizens…
democratic republic
The ____ of the government writes and…
legislative branch
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Civics gov't quiz
state
population
territory
sovereighnty
body of people, living in a defined space, with the power to…
the group of people who are the members or citizens of a state.
the area in which a state's rules applies.
the ability to rule absolutely within a territory.
state
body of people, living in a defined space, with the power to…
population
the group of people who are the members or citizens of a state.
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civics, gov't
civics
government
democracy
dictatorship
study of the rights and duties of citizens
is the ruling authority for a community-any organization that…
all people have power, and make decisions
run by one person or small group
civics
study of the rights and duties of citizens
government
is the ruling authority for a community-any organization that…
Civics and Gov. Foundations of Government
Government
Constitution
Democracy
Dictatorship
The governing body of a nation state or community ( public Po…
A body of fundamental principles pr established precedants ac…
Government in which the whole population has power through an…
governed by a dictator (one ruler)
Government
The governing body of a nation state or community ( public Po…
Constitution
A body of fundamental principles pr established precedants ac…
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Gov't Civics Exam
oligarchy
Deficit Financing
keynote address
clemency
A government ruled by a few powerful people
practice of funding government by borrowing to make up the di…
speech given at a party convention to set the tone for the co…
(n.) mercy, humaneness; mildness, moderateness
oligarchy
A government ruled by a few powerful people
Deficit Financing
practice of funding government by borrowing to make up the di…
26 terms
Civics branches of Gov't
What does the legislative branch do?
What does the Executive branch do?
What does the Judicial Branch do?
Why do have the seperation of powers?
1. Makes the laws of the nation... 2. Approves the annual budget…
1. Executes the laws of the land... 2. Prepares annual budget fo…
1. Consists of the federal courts, including the Supreme cour…
So that one branch can't abuse their powers
What does the legislative branch do?
1. Makes the laws of the nation... 2. Approves the annual budget…
What does the Executive branch do?
1. Executes the laws of the land... 2. Prepares annual budget fo…
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Civics Origins of Gov't
What were the main concepts behind Joh…
What were the main concepts behind Jea…
Why is the Mayflower Compact considere…
What was the purpose behind the Declar…
Two Treatises of Government ... Government is based on a social…
The Social Contract... Only good government is one freely formed…
Because if not followed then the people can abolish it.... Agree…
To declare independence from England and to try to be noticed…
What were the main concepts behind Joh…
Two Treatises of Government ... Government is based on a social…
What were the main concepts behind Jea…
The Social Contract... Only good government is one freely formed…
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Types of gov't (civics)
Absolute monarchy
Constitutional monarchy
Direct democracy
Representative democracy
-king or queen... -power though family line... -monarch has ALL pow…
-King or queen... -power though family line ... -power is limited b…
-gov't by the people... -citizens comes together to discuss and…
-gov't by the ppl.... -the ppl elect representatives the run the…
Absolute monarchy
-king or queen... -power though family line... -monarch has ALL pow…
Constitutional monarchy
-King or queen... -power though family line ... -power is limited b…
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iCivics: Gov't and the Market
supply and demand
competition
consumer
scarcity
A car company made thousands and thousands of cars this year,…
Gas Station A sells gas for $3.75/gal. Across the street, Gas…
Marla goes to the store and buys a new backpack. Marla is a _…
It's holiday time, and the hottest toy of the year sells out.…
supply and demand
A car company made thousands and thousands of cars this year,…
competition
Gas Station A sells gas for $3.75/gal. Across the street, Gas…
55 terms
Civics and Gov't Test vocabulary
Citizen
Civics
Deport
Government
a legally recognized person of a state or commonwealth either…
the study of the rights and responsibilities of citizenship
to expel an alien from a country, typically on the grounds of…
the system of people, laws and officials that define and cont…
Citizen
a legally recognized person of a state or commonwealth either…
Civics
the study of the rights and responsibilities of citizenship
24 terms
Civics Ch. 3 Gov't
articles
jurisdiction
supremacy clause
amendments
seven divisions of the Const.
the authority of the Supreme Court and other courts to rule o…
the constitution, laws passed by Congress and treaties are Su…
changes in the constitution
articles
seven divisions of the Const.
jurisdiction
the authority of the Supreme Court and other courts to rule o…
Chapter 7 Civics and Gov't
Court of Appeals
Judicial review
Concurring opinion
Criminal law
Federal courts that review decisions appealed from district c…
The power of the Supreme Court to determine if a law that is…
A statement written By the Supreme Court justice who agrees w…
This refers to the group of laws that define what acts as a c…
Court of Appeals
Federal courts that review decisions appealed from district c…
Judicial review
The power of the Supreme Court to determine if a law that is…
24 terms
Civics Vocab Foundations of Gov't
Declaration of Independence
Government
Federalists
Dictatorship
this document explains the reasons the 13 American colonies d…
the entire system of authority, or power that rules on the be…
supporters of the Constitution who favored a strong central g…
This type of government has one person or a small group holdi…
Declaration of Independence
this document explains the reasons the 13 American colonies d…
Government
the entire system of authority, or power that rules on the be…
21 terms
Unit 2 Gov't/Civics
structure of constitution
Article 1
Article 2
Article 3
preamble, articles 1-7, amendments 1-27
legislative branch, makes laws, made up of two houses: house…
executive branch, the white house, enforces laws, includes te…
Judicial branch, interpret laws based on US Constitution
structure of constitution
preamble, articles 1-7, amendments 1-27
Article 1
legislative branch, makes laws, made up of two houses: house…
21 terms
Civics and Gov't Chapter 6
Chief executive
Chief of state
Commander in chief
Diplomacy
Another title for the president, who holds the executive's po…
Another title for the president, takes in the role of the sym…
Another title for president, who serves as commander of the n…
The art of negotiating with foreign governments
Chief executive
Another title for the president, who holds the executive's po…
Chief of state
Another title for the president, takes in the role of the sym…
18 terms
Gov't. and Civics chapter 2
Articles of Confederation
arsenal
jurisdiction
presiding officer
Plan of government adopted by the Continental Congress after…
a store of arms or military equipment
legal authority
a chair of a meeting
Articles of Confederation
Plan of government adopted by the Continental Congress after…
arsenal
a store of arms or military equipment
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Government and Civics T/F (midterms)
only the president can introduce a bil…
the current national debt is $8 trillion
a standing committee is made up of mem…
A 2/3 vote is needed to override a pre…
false
false
false
true
only the president can introduce a bil…
false
the current national debt is $8 trillion
false
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Chapter 5 Gov't and Civics
Antifederalists
Federalists
George Mason
advocate
People who opposed the Constitution.
People who supported the Constitution.
A delegate from Virginia who became an Antifederalist because…
To speak in favor of or support something.
Antifederalists
People who opposed the Constitution.
Federalists
People who supported the Constitution.
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Civics Vocab Local Gov't
Ordinance
Board of Supervisors
School Board
Town Council
local law
the governing body of a county. They pass ordinances for thei…
the governing body of a school system. Each county and city h…
similar to a Board of Supervisors, but they enact ordinances…
Ordinance
local law
Board of Supervisors
the governing body of a county. They pass ordinances for thei…
40 terms
iCivics: Foundations of Gov't
state of nature
social contract
Hobbes' view of social contract
sovereign
everyone had a right to everything; people would always be at…
agreement between a government and its people
people agreed to give up some rights and power in exchange fo…
ruler
state of nature
everyone had a right to everything; people would always be at…
social contract
agreement between a government and its people
37 terms
Civics - state and local gov't
Annexation
Balanced budget
Board of education
Charter schools
The act of a city adding to its geographic area by expanding…
The state cannot spend more than it generates
The elected body responsible for running a school district
Schools that receive state funding but do not have to follow…
Annexation
The act of a city adding to its geographic area by expanding…
Balanced budget
The state cannot spend more than it generates
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Types of Gov't (civics & economics)
Limited Monarchy
Absolute Monarchy
Representative Democracy (Republicanism)
Parliamentary System
Another body has power; monarch figurehead (monarch -> led by…
Ruler has unchecked powers. (passed down ex. my dad was king…
A form of gov't where citizens elect representatives to make…
A democratic gov't in which the executive branch gets its pow…
Limited Monarchy
Another body has power; monarch figurehead (monarch -> led by…
Absolute Monarchy
Ruler has unchecked powers. (passed down ex. my dad was king…
44 terms
Chapter 2 (gov't/civics)
Enlightenment
What did the king give land in exchang…
Magna carta
Legislature
Movement that spread the idea that reason and science could i…
Taxes, loyalty and military support... Problem: making the wrong…
Document that protected the nobles authority and granting the…
Lawmaking body
Enlightenment
Movement that spread the idea that reason and science could i…
What did the king give land in exchang…
Taxes, loyalty and military support... Problem: making the wrong…
16 terms
Civics and Gov't OG Dow
Civics
Citizen
Rights
Responsibilities
The study of the rights and duties of citizenship.
A legally recognized subject or national of a state or common…
That which is morally correct, just, or honorable.
the state or fact of being responsible, answerable, or accoun…
Civics
The study of the rights and duties of citizenship.
Citizen
A legally recognized subject or national of a state or common…
41 terms
Chapter 1 (civics/gov't)
Civics
What rights and duties do citizens have?
Why did the first Americans migrate?
Why did immigrants travel to the US in…
Studies the rights and duties of citizens
Rights: Protection from government... Duties: Loyalty to governm…
New/more resources, food and land
For gold, freedom of religion, economic opportunity and glory…
Civics
Studies the rights and duties of citizens
What rights and duties do citizens have?
Rights: Protection from government... Duties: Loyalty to governm…
16 terms
Civics test bc gov't
Nationalism
Patriotism
1903-16
1916-28
An extreme sence of pride in a country
An identity, a nation to a large number of people within a st…
Conservative era
Liberal era
Nationalism
An extreme sence of pride in a country
Patriotism
An identity, a nation to a large number of people within a st…
25 terms
Civics Unit 1: Foundations of Gov't
Democracy
Representative & Direct
Foreign Policy
Ways Boundaries can change
political power is exercised by all citizens, either directly…
the two types of democracies
the relationship one state has with another
Negotiations, Wars, Purchase
Democracy
political power is exercised by all citizens, either directly…
Representative & Direct
the two types of democracies
10 terms
Systems of Gov't Civics Quiz
What is a federal government?
What does the executive branch do and…
What does the judicial branch do and w…
What does the legislative branch do an…
A gov't that consists of 3 parts (that are all equal). The 3…
They enforce laws and the leader is the president.
Interprets laws and leaders are the Supreme Court justices
They pass laws and are lead by a governor in state governments.
What is a federal government?
A gov't that consists of 3 parts (that are all equal). The 3…
What does the executive branch do and…
They enforce laws and the leader is the president.
51 terms
CIVICS: 3 branches of gov't
constituents
impeachment
veto
pocket veto
a resident of a district or state represented by an elected o…
first step in removing an official from office
formal rejection of legislation by chief executive
keep bill for 10 days, Congress NOT in session
constituents
a resident of a district or state represented by an elected o…
impeachment
first step in removing an official from office
17 terms
Civic Involvment / Ohio Gov't
Plurality
Majority
Universal Qualifications
(Direct) Primary Election
Most votes cast
50% +
1.) U.S. citizen... 2.) legal resident of State where voting... 3.)…
Allows a party's voters to determine their candidates for the…
Plurality
Most votes cast
Majority
50% +
23 terms
Gov't ~ Introduction to U. S. Government
state
population
consensus
mobility
An independent, politically organized territory, with a perma…
A group of people living in an independent state under a comm…
Collective uniformity of opinion; general agreement in feelin…
The ability to move from one geographic location to another,…
state
An independent, politically organized territory, with a perma…
population
A group of people living in an independent state under a comm…
25 terms
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
63 terms
Unit III Civics and Econ. Branches of Gov't
bicameral
Senate
House
House of Representatives qualifications
2 chambers; Congress has the Senate and the House of Represen…
100 members, 2 members for each state. Members are elected ev…
One of the two parts of Congress, considered the "lower house…
25 years old... Citizen of the U.S. for 7 years... Legal resident o…
bicameral
2 chambers; Congress has the Senate and the House of Represen…
Senate
100 members, 2 members for each state. Members are elected ev…
Civics Imagine Just right Gov't
a group of individuals united together…
a plan of government
two house, legislator
A government in which citizens rule th…
Confederation
Constitution
Bicameral
Republic
a group of individuals united together…
Confederation
a plan of government
Constitution
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American Gov't - Unit #7 - Civic Responsibility
Civic
Political Party(s)
Conservative
Liberal
relating to a city or town and the benefits and duties of bei…
a group of citizens who agree on major issues facing the nation
Those who generally believe that there should be less governm…
Those who generally prefer to have more government input in t…
Civic
relating to a city or town and the benefits and duties of bei…
Political Party(s)
a group of citizens who agree on major issues facing the nation
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