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15 terms
Mosinee government Types of Govt.
DIRECT DEMOCRACY
INDIRECT DEMOCRACY (REPUBLIC)
DICTATORSHIP
AUTOCRACY
Pure democracy, each person casts a vote. examples: Town Meet…
Representative Democracy, elected representatives make decisi…
Government in which the leader has absolute power and authori…
Government by ONE person having unlimited power. (Type of dic…
DIRECT DEMOCRACY
Pure democracy, each person casts a vote. examples: Town Meet…
INDIRECT DEMOCRACY (REPUBLIC)
Representative Democracy, elected representatives make decisi…
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Govt1-Types of Government
monarchy
Absolute monarchy
Constitutional Monarchy
Dictatorship
ruled by a king or queen with inherited power
monarch has unlimited power
Power of the monarch is limited by laws
single dictator has absolute power and makes all decisions; u…
monarchy
ruled by a king or queen with inherited power
Absolute monarchy
monarch has unlimited power
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Texas Government- Govt 2306
Economic Diversification
Political Environment
Regressive Tax System
Political Myths
A theme central to the benefit of Texas' prospective economy.…
Includes a nation's governmental system, level of political s…
A tax system in which low income low income citizens pay a hi…
Ill defined views of a government- political history, contemp…
Economic Diversification
A theme central to the benefit of Texas' prospective economy.…
Political Environment
Includes a nation's governmental system, level of political s…
24 terms
GOVT - Types of Government
Unlimited Governent
Autocracy
Totalitarian / Dictatorship
Monarchies
There is no restrains, on the people leading the goverment
Government where power authority to rule are in hands of a si…
The ideas of a single leader are glorified: government seeks…
A king, queen or emperor exercises supreme power of government
Unlimited Governent
There is no restrains, on the people leading the goverment
Autocracy
Government where power authority to rule are in hands of a si…
28 terms
Forms of Government & United States Govt
Autocracy
Oligarchy
Democracy
Monarchy
A form of government ruled by a single individual.
A form of government in which a small elite group (land owner…
A form of government that permits citizens to play a large ro…
A hereditary rule by a king or queen and its royal family.
Autocracy
A form of government ruled by a single individual.
Oligarchy
A form of government in which a small elite group (land owner…
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Govt. : Principles of Government
Autocracy means...
Examples of autocracy (not countries)
Country examples of autocracy
Oligarchy means..
Ruled by one
Monarchy & dictatorship
North Korea... Cuba... Saudia Arabia... Sweden... China
Ruled by a few
Autocracy means...
Ruled by one
Examples of autocracy (not countries)
Monarchy & dictatorship
200 terms
US Government- Govt 2305
No society has existed without some fo…
Resolving conflicts over what society'…
Political scientist Harold Lasswell de…
Government can best be defined as
Government
Politics
"Who gets what, when, and how" in a society
The individuals and institutions that make society's rules an…
No society has existed without some fo…
Government
Resolving conflicts over what society'…
Politics
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Government Acts: AP Govt
Johnson-Reed Immigration Act (1924)
Hart-Cellar Immigration and Nationalit…
Tillman Act (1907)
Federal Election Campaign Act (FECA 19…
Limited the number of immigrants allowed entry into the Unite…
Abolished the national origins quota system that had structur…
Banned corporate donations; corporations had to establish sep…
• Required all candidates for fed office to disclose who had…
Johnson-Reed Immigration Act (1924)
Limited the number of immigrants allowed entry into the Unite…
Hart-Cellar Immigration and Nationalit…
Abolished the national origins quota system that had structur…
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Govt: Intro to American Government
Government
Public Goods
Politics
Political Participation
The institutions and processes through which public policies…
Goods, such as clean air and clean water, that everyone much…
The process by which we select our governmental leaders and w…
All the activities used by citizens to influence the selectio…
Government
The institutions and processes through which public policies…
Public Goods
Goods, such as clean air and clean water, that everyone much…
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Local Government - GOVT-2306
County Commissioners Court
Constable
County Attorney
District Attorney
The main governing body of each county; has the authority to…
Precinct-level county official involved with serving legal pa…
County official who prosecutes (minor) criminal cases in the…
Public official who prosecutes (major) criminal cases in the…
County Commissioners Court
The main governing body of each county; has the authority to…
Constable
Precinct-level county official involved with serving legal pa…
40 terms
branches of government, kahoot govt.
directing the government, commanding t…
35 years of age, a resident of the US…
elected a 4 year term, and had be only…
18 members
what powers does the executive branch have
what requirements are there to be a part of the executive bra…
what are the term limits for the executive branch
how many members are in the executive branch
directing the government, commanding t…
what powers does the executive branch have
35 years of age, a resident of the US…
what requirements are there to be a part of the executive bra…
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Creation of The Federal Government Ch 2 GOVT 11
limited government
representative government
separation of powers
revenue
The idea that certain restrictions should be placed on govern…
Power is held by the people and exercised through the efforts…
Constitutional division of powers among the legislative, exec…
Income
limited government
The idea that certain restrictions should be placed on govern…
representative government
Power is held by the people and exercised through the efforts…
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Government & Forms of Govt
Government
State
Four Features of a State
What are the three governments?
An institution that a group forms to make and enforce laws
Groups of people Who live together and rule themselves throug…
Population ... Territory ... Sovereignty... Government
Legislative ... Executive ... Judicial
Government
An institution that a group forms to make and enforce laws
State
Groups of people Who live together and rule themselves throug…
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GOVT 2306 - Texas Government
What are the articles of the Texas Con…
How many times has the Constitution of…
What is federalism?
What is the order of power in the fede…
Bill of rights... separation of power... state legislature ... plural…
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a system of government in which power is divided between a ce…
the division of power and functions of government between a c…
What are the articles of the Texas Con…
Bill of rights... separation of power... state legislature ... plural…
How many times has the Constitution of…
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GOVT 2305 (US GOVERNMENT)
Thomas Hobbes - "state of nature"
John Locke - natural rights
How can we measure political knowledge?
How politically knowledgeable is the A…
Human nature leads humans to be in constant competition with…
People have a natural moral sense, no one ought to harm anoth…
-Taking surveys, conducting studies... -People who are more poli…
-While we might receive information at a fast rate, we do no…
Thomas Hobbes - "state of nature"
Human nature leads humans to be in constant competition with…
John Locke - natural rights
People have a natural moral sense, no one ought to harm anoth…
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GOVT 2305 - Politics and Government
TF: Citizens have become increasingly…
TF: Citizens trust the gov less
Political Efficacy
TF: People feel that elected officials…
True
True
The ability to influence government and politics
False
TF: Citizens have become increasingly…
True
TF: Citizens trust the gov less
True
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Government-Institutions of Natl Govt
the great compromise
joint duties of house and senate
House of Representatives
Senate
keeping power from being in the hands of too few, but not bei…
declare wat... raise an army and navy... borrow and coin money... regu…
have power of impeachment... 2-year tersm... population shifts hand…
represents states... holds trial on impeachments... gives "advice a…
the great compromise
keeping power from being in the hands of too few, but not bei…
joint duties of house and senate
declare wat... raise an army and navy... borrow and coin money... regu…
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Government: State Govt's Test
each state has...
citizens have more control in a...
state constitutions
constitution reform
a const. , 3 branches, a bill of rights, popular sovereignty,…
state govt rather than a federal level govt
the earlier it was written, the broader; explains "this is wh…
convention called every 20 years to revise; many have "too mu…
each state has...
a const. , 3 branches, a bill of rights, popular sovereignty,…
citizens have more control in a...
state govt rather than a federal level govt
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Ch. 16 Financing Government - SES GOVT
Progressive tax
Tax return
Payroll tax
Regressive tax
The higher one's income, the higher the tax. The tax is levie…
A declaration of that income and of the exemptions and deduct…
Taxes imposed on nearly all employers and their employees, an…
Taxes— taxes levied at a flat rate, without regard to the lev…
Progressive tax
The higher one's income, the higher the tax. The tax is levie…
Tax return
A declaration of that income and of the exemptions and deduct…
72 terms
Tx Govt Ch 10 - Local Government
What is a tax reinvestment zone (TRZ)?
What is a good example of a TRZ in Hou…
Of which Council of Governments is Tom…
What is the purpose of the county gove…
An area of a city that has a special economic district where…
Montrose
Houston Galveston Area Council (HGAC)
To regulate rural areas of the state
What is a tax reinvestment zone (TRZ)?
An area of a city that has a special economic district where…
What is a good example of a TRZ in Hou…
Montrose
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CTC GOVT 2306 - Texas Government
Which of the following was NOT a part…
Constitutions serve to
The most numerous type of government i…
In which kind of Daniel Elazar's polit…
It guaranteed the right to vote to African Americans.
all of the above.
special districts.
Traditionalistic
Which of the following was NOT a part…
It guaranteed the right to vote to African Americans.
Constitutions serve to
all of the above.
22 terms
Govt. Ch. 1 Principles of Government
government
public policies
legislative
executive
institution through which a society makes and enforces its pu…
taxation, defense, education, crime, civil rights,....
government powers... to make laws and to frame public policies
government powers... to execute, enforce, and administer laws
government
institution through which a society makes and enforces its pu…
public policies
taxation, defense, education, crime, civil rights,....
20 terms
Ch. 2 Origins of American Government - SES GOVT
Limited Government
Representative Government
Magna Carta
Petition of Right
Power of government to intervene in exercise of civil liberti…
Who are held accountable to them for their activity.
Charter agreed by King John of England.
Major English constitutional document that sets out specific…
Limited Government
Power of government to intervene in exercise of civil liberti…
Representative Government
Who are held accountable to them for their activity.
17 terms
US Govt 16 (financing government)
6 types of taxes
Direct tax
Indirect tax
progressive taxes
1. Individual income tax... 2. corporation income tax... 3. payroll…
levied upon a specific individual ... ex: taxes on personal prop…
can be shifted to another person for payment... ex: tax levied o…
higher earnings are taxed at a higher rate
6 types of taxes
1. Individual income tax... 2. corporation income tax... 3. payroll…
Direct tax
levied upon a specific individual ... ex: taxes on personal prop…
25 terms
Bilyeu Govt 414 Local Government Terms
county
county board
township
municipality
the largest political subdivision of a state
the governing board of most counties
a unit of local government found in some states, usually a su…
an urban unit of government chartered by a state
county
the largest political subdivision of a state
county board
the governing board of most counties
Government Kallgren - Financing Govt Quiz Study Set
1. What act of Congress would be uncon…
2. What are sources of non-tax revenue…
3. What is a reason why the federal go…
4. What would a believer in supply-sid…
A tax on automobiles made in Michigan and exported to Canada
Canal tolls and fees for passports and copyrights
To pay the costs of war
Strengthen private businesses
1. What act of Congress would be uncon…
A tax on automobiles made in Michigan and exported to Canada
2. What are sources of non-tax revenue…
Canal tolls and fees for passports and copyrights
19 terms
Government unit 1 classification of govt
-Distribution of Power
Unitary
Federal
Confederal/Confederation
...
All power held in one central location
Power is shared between several levels of government
Independent states that have joined together for some kind of…
-Distribution of Power
...
Unitary
All power held in one central location
21 terms
Ch. 1 Principles of Government - SES GOVT
Government
Public Policy
Legislative Power
Executive Power
The way in which a society enforces and creates public policies
Various actions the government takes
The ability to make laws
The ability to administer and enforce laws
Government
The way in which a society enforces and creates public policies
Public Policy
Various actions the government takes
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Govt Chapter 1: Principles of Government
government
public policies
legislative power
executive power
institution through which a society makes and enforces its pu…
all of those things a government decides to do
the power to make law and frame public policies
the power to execute, enforce, and administer law
government
institution through which a society makes and enforces its pu…
public policies
all of those things a government decides to do
8 terms
Governing the colonies/Colonial Govt.
Legislate
Legislature
Legislator
Legislative Branch
To make laws
A group of people who make laws
A person who makes laws
The part of govt.(branch) that makes laws
Legislate
To make laws
Legislature
A group of people who make laws
55 terms
AP Government: Modern Govt & Constitution
direct democracy
elite and class theory
government
hyperpluralism
type of government characterized by citizens attending a town…
a group theory that revolves around an economic strata of soc…
those institutions that create public policy
a group theory characterized by many interest groups vying fo…
direct democracy
type of government characterized by citizens attending a town…
elite and class theory
a group theory that revolves around an economic strata of soc…
58 terms
AP Comparative Govt: Introduction to Comparative Government 9/2016
power
persuasion (as a tool of power)
leadership (as a tool of power)
coercion (as a tool of power)
Politics is basically all about ____. Who has the power to ma…
A phenomenon that occurs when a citizen's attitudes or belief…
Ability of a political leader, interest group, nation-state,…
individuals brought together by a ruler who imposes authority…
power
Politics is basically all about ____. Who has the power to ma…
persuasion (as a tool of power)
A phenomenon that occurs when a citizen's attitudes or belief…
50 terms
AP GOVERNMENT BRANCHES OF GOVT TEST
The process by which congressional sea…
Comparison between members of the Hous…
Which of the following committees of t…
Which of the following standing commit…
Reapportionment
The are more likely to be viable challengers to incumbents
Rules
Ways and Means
The process by which congressional sea…
Reapportionment
Comparison between members of the Hous…
The are more likely to be viable challengers to incumbents
96 terms
Government Executive Branch 2016 ap govt
12th Amendment
1800 Election
20th Amendment
Lame Duck Period
Each Electoral College Delegate cast one vote for President a…
Caused the 12th Amendment to be Ratified
aka Lame Duck Amendment --The President takes office on Jan.2…
The Period that occurs after the General Election and until t…
12th Amendment
Each Electoral College Delegate cast one vote for President a…
1800 Election
Caused the 12th Amendment to be Ratified
59 terms
AP US Govt Government Congress III
Paul D Ryan
Nancy Pelosi
House Majority Leader/House Majority W…
House Minority Whip / Asst. Democratic…
1.Speaker of the House presides over the House 2. Is most pow…
1. House Minority Leader who manages the Dems in the House 2.…
Kevin McCarthy / Kevin Scalise
Steny Hoyer / James Clyburn
Paul D Ryan
1.Speaker of the House presides over the House 2. Is most pow…
Nancy Pelosi
1. House Minority Leader who manages the Dems in the House 2.…
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Types of Governments/ Identifying Govts.
Autocracy
Monarchy
Dictatorship
Democracy
A government which one person has all the power
A king or queen rules the country
A form government where one leader has absolute control over…
Citizens hold the political power
Autocracy
A government which one person has all the power
Monarchy
A king or queen rules the country
90 terms
GOVT 2305 Federal Government - Test Review
An important realm of economic conflic…
Republicans are more likely than Democ…
Although James Madison believed in the…
A person who agreed with the melting-p…
Democrats and Republicans positions on redistributive tax pol…
Lower taxes, lower spending on social policies
A strong government; abuse its power against minority groups
racial and ethnic groups should leave their customs behind wh…
An important realm of economic conflic…
Democrats and Republicans positions on redistributive tax pol…
Republicans are more likely than Democ…
Lower taxes, lower spending on social policies
10 terms
AmGovt Unit 1: Origins and Purposes of Government/Principles
Popular Sovereignty
Republicanism
Limited Government
Federalism
A government in which the people rule by their own consent.
A form of government in which people elect representatives to…
A principle of constitutional government; a government whose…
A system in which power is divided between the national and s…
Popular Sovereignty
A government in which the people rule by their own consent.
Republicanism
A form of government in which people elect representatives to…
72 terms
GOVT 2305 (Federal Government): Exam 1
Social contract (governance)
Declaration of Independence has a clai…
Locke argued that governments are nece…
Direct democracy
Citizens must consent to be governed
Life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness which Jefferson to…
Locke argued that governments are necessary to preserve priva…
Citizens make all governmental decisions using majority rule
Social contract (governance)
Citizens must consent to be governed
Declaration of Independence has a clai…
Life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness which Jefferson to…
57 terms
GOVT 2306: Texas Government (Exam 3)
Texas State Legislature
Bicameral Legislature
Biennial legislative sessions
TX State Senator - 4 year term
-84th Texas State legislature (2015-2016)... -New legislature ev…
-Senate (31 state senators)... -House of Representatives (150 st…
-Once every two years (odd # years)... -140 days
Qualifications:... -US citizen... -Registered voter... -26 years of ag…
Texas State Legislature
-84th Texas State legislature (2015-2016)... -New legislature ev…
Bicameral Legislature
-Senate (31 state senators)... -House of Representatives (150 st…
74 terms
govt 2305 - federal government TEST 2
Civil rights
Equal protection clause
Poll tax
de jure discrimination
equal treatment free from unfair treatment or discriminatio…
declares that all people get the equal protection of the laws
tax that had to be paid before an eligible voter could cast a…
discrimination by law must be eliminated at once
Civil rights
equal treatment free from unfair treatment or discriminatio…
Equal protection clause
declares that all people get the equal protection of the laws
70 terms
GOVT 2306: Texas Government (Exam 1)
Political Culture
American Political Culture (Cherished…
Which American value is cherished the…
When will a country have the potential…
A patterned set of ideas, values, and ways of thinking about…
Liberty (Freedom) - they mean the same thing... Equality (minimu…
Freedom
When the political subculture is stronger than the culture of…
Political Culture
A patterned set of ideas, values, and ways of thinking about…
American Political Culture (Cherished…
Liberty (Freedom) - they mean the same thing... Equality (minimu…
77 terms
3rd exam GOVT 2305 American government
114th Congress
Every two years
Once a year
U.S. Senate... U.S. House of representati…
January 3, 2015- January 3, 2017
When do we get a new congress?
How often does congress meet?
Bicameral legislature
114th Congress
January 3, 2015- January 3, 2017
Every two years
When do we get a new congress?
10 terms
Chp 2 govt test: GOVERNMENTS
Monarchy
Federal System
Market Economy
Theocracy
PROS: clear line of succession, loyalty to monarch as unifyin…
PROS: Flexibility gives regional govts the needs of different…
PROS: Higher standards of living, faster economic gov.... CONS:…
PROS: Clear benefits when govt was based on 1 set of religiou…
Monarchy
PROS: clear line of succession, loyalty to monarch as unifyin…
Federal System
PROS: Flexibility gives regional govts the needs of different…
40 terms
Govt Chapter 2- Origins of an American Government
In a royal colony, who appoints the Go…
What type of colony did the King grant…
In a charter colony, who decides the l…
What action was taken during the Stamp…
The King
Proprietary Colony
The local people
The sent a letter of grievances to the King.
In a royal colony, who appoints the Go…
The King
What type of colony did the King grant…
Proprietary Colony
30 terms
GOVT 2306 Ch. 13: Local Government in Texas
County Commissioners Court
County Judge
County Commissioner
Constable
The main governing body of each county; has the authority to…
Presides over the commissioners court... Elected countywide, ser…
4 in each county, help the county judge run the county gov't.…
Precinct-level county official involved with serving legal pa…
County Commissioners Court
The main governing body of each county; has the authority to…
County Judge
Presides over the commissioners court... Elected countywide, ser…
30 terms
Government: Ch. 10 Structure& Functions of the Fed. Govt.
term
session
adjourn
prorogue
two-year period of time during which Congress meets
period of time which, each year, Congress assembles and condu…
suspend, as in a session of Congress
an extraordinary session of a legislative body, called to dea…
term
two-year period of time during which Congress meets
session
period of time which, each year, Congress assembles and condu…
21 terms
Foundations of Government Ch1- Frost Honors Govt
Functions of Govt
Nation v State
How States are Formed
Systems of Govt
1. Order... 2. Protect... 3. Settle disputes ... 4. Leadership... 5. Soci…
Nation- area of people defined by religion/ culture ... State- a…
1. Evolution (family)... 2. Force (dictatorship)... 3. Divine Right…
1. Unitary-... 2. Confederacy... 3. Federal
Functions of Govt
1. Order... 2. Protect... 3. Settle disputes ... 4. Leadership... 5. Soci…
Nation v State
Nation- area of people defined by religion/ culture ... State- a…
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GOVT 1306 EXAM #3 LOCAL GOVERNMENT
Efficiency v. Democracy
Counties in relation to state and legi…
Commissioner's Court (County Judge, Co…
Functions of Local Government?
less people in democracy = more efficient
Relation to State- Counties are a branch of state government.…
County Judge - The person who presides over the constitutiona…
-Construction and maintenance of county roads and bridges... - l…
Efficiency v. Democracy
less people in democracy = more efficient
Counties in relation to state and legi…
Relation to State- Counties are a branch of state government.…
50 terms
GOVT 2305 Final: Government and the Economy (16)
public policy
sanction
public goods
Gross National Product (GNP)
a law, rule, statue, or edict that expresses the governments…
a tool used by countries or international organizations to pe…
a good or service that is provided by the government because…
the market value of the goods and services produced in the ec…
public policy
a law, rule, statue, or edict that expresses the governments…
sanction
a tool used by countries or international organizations to pe…
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