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social studies 8 government
impeach
enumerated
bill of attainder
quorum
To accuse government officials of misconduct in office and tr…
powers specifically written in constitution
is an act of a legislature declaring a person or group of per…
Least number of members who must be present for a legislative…
impeach
To accuse government officials of misconduct in office and tr…
enumerated
powers specifically written in constitution
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Social Studies Chapter 8 Government
Authority
Government Service
Legislative
Executive
leader's rights to give orders, make decisions, and take acti…
the government's work for everyone in its area
branch of government that makes the laws
branch of government that sees laws are obeyed
Authority
leader's rights to give orders, make decisions, and take acti…
Government Service
the government's work for everyone in its area
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Lesson 8: Social Studies/Government
community
defend
delegate
document
a group of people living in the same place
to stand up for something
someone chosen to act for others
a statement that contains official information
community
a group of people living in the same place
defend
to stand up for something
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Social Studies Government Timmons 8
introduction to the constitution
the preamble contains several phrases…
how did the constitution establish jus…
what is "domestic tranquility"
preamble
goals
it provides a national system of courts to protect peoples ri…
to keep peace among the people
introduction to the constitution
preamble
the preamble contains several phrases…
goals
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Government: Social Studies 8- 1
Why do we have 3 branches of government?
What was our founding fathers greatest…
Which branch enforces laws?
Which branch is the largest?
To prevent abuse of power.
A tyrant or king.
Executive branch.
Executive branch.
Why do we have 3 branches of government?
To prevent abuse of power.
What was our founding fathers greatest…
A tyrant or king.
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Social Studies 8 Government Review
Who was the president of the Constitut…
Who is the "father" of the US Constitu…
Who is the "father" of the Declaration…
Who was the first president of the USA?
George Washington
James Madison
Thomas Jefferson
George Washington
Who was the president of the Constitut…
George Washington
Who is the "father" of the US Constitu…
James Madison
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Social Studies - Government - Chapter 8
authority
government service
Local Government Services
State Government Service
the power or right given to leaders to give orders, make deci…
work that the government does for everyone in its area. peopl…
Service include fire & police department, education, recreati…
Service includes buildings highways and caring for state parks
authority
the power or right given to leaders to give orders, make deci…
government service
work that the government does for everyone in its area. peopl…
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Social studies chapter 8: government
constitution
Preamble
articles and amendments
principles of the constitution
-divided into 3 parts... 1) preamble-opening statement ... 2)articl…
Six Goals:... 1. union- to form a more perfect union ... 2. justice…
articles-establish the framework of government ... -the first 3…
seven principles:... 1.popular sovereignty- people have the righ…
constitution
-divided into 3 parts... 1) preamble-opening statement ... 2)articl…
Preamble
Six Goals:... 1. union- to form a more perfect union ... 2. justice…
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Social Studies Government
Unitary Government System
Confederation Government System
Federal Government System
Examples of Unitary
the central government holds nearly all of the power.
the local government holds all of the power, central gov. dep…
power is shared among different levels of gov.
Saudi Arabia
Unitary Government System
the central government holds nearly all of the power.
Confederation Government System
the local government holds all of the power, central gov. dep…
35 terms
Social Studies - Chapter 8 Government
authority
government service
levels of government
branches of government
The right given to leaders to give orders, make decisions, an…
The work that the government does for everyone in its area.
local (Houston), state (Texas), and national (The United Stat…
legislative (U.S. Capitol Building), executive (White House),…
authority
The right given to leaders to give orders, make decisions, an…
government service
The work that the government does for everyone in its area.
Social Studies chapter 8:government
Authority
Government Service
Legislative
Executive
Leaders' rights to give orders, make decisions, and take acti…
The government's work for everyone in its area
Branch of government that makes laws
Branch of government that sees laws are obeyed
Authority
Leaders' rights to give orders, make decisions, and take acti…
Government Service
The government's work for everyone in its area
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Social Studies8 Colonial Government
What act had an indirect tax?
What act had a direct tax?
Why were the colonist upset with the S…
What did the Sugar Act tax?
The Townshend Acts
The Stamp Act
Because they didn't have a representative in Parliament.
It lowered the tax on molasses because it was being smuggled.
What act had an indirect tax?
The Townshend Acts
What act had a direct tax?
The Stamp Act
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Social Studies 8 - Types of Government
What form of government do you live in?
What are some characteristics of your…
Word that comes from Greek
Democracy means
Democracy (Presidential)
Voting, three branches, checks and balances
Democracy. Demos = People, Kratos = Power
Rule by the People
What form of government do you live in?
Democracy (Presidential)
What are some characteristics of your…
Voting, three branches, checks and balances
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Social Studies 8 Colonial Government
What act had an indirect tax?
What act had a direct tax?
Who were the redcoats?
The soldiers outnumbered who?
Townshend Acts
Stamp Act
The British
The Minutemen
What act had an indirect tax?
Townshend Acts
What act had a direct tax?
Stamp Act
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Social Studies 7- Chapter 7 and 8 Government
constitution
execute
confederation
ordinance
a document that sets out the laws and priciples of government…
to carry out laws; to enforce the laws
alliance of independent states
law
constitution
a document that sets out the laws and priciples of government…
execute
to carry out laws; to enforce the laws
Harcourt Social Studies Chapter 8 Government (CCS)
Authority
Government Service
Legislative
Executive
leader's rights to give orders, make decisions, and take acti…
the government's work for everyone in its area
branch of government that makes the laws
branch of government that sees laws are obeyed
Authority
leader's rights to give orders, make decisions, and take acti…
Government Service
the government's work for everyone in its area
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Social Studies Citizens/Government
tax
community
citizen
urban
money paid to the government to run a city, state or country
a place where people live, work and play
a person who is a member of a community
...
tax
money paid to the government to run a city, state or country
community
a place where people live, work and play
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Lesson 8 Grade 4 Social Studies/Government
Community
Defend
Delegate
Document
a group of people living in the same place
to stand up for something
someone who is chosen to act for others
a statement that contains official information
Community
a group of people living in the same place
Defend
to stand up for something
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Social Studies-Government Quiz
Mayor
President
Governor
President of the United States is
is the leader of a town or city
is the leader of a country
is the leader of a state
Barack Obama
Mayor
is the leader of a town or city
President
is the leader of a country
27 terms
Social Studies - Government
Governor Morris
Thomas Jefferson
executive branch
legislative branch
A gifted writer, was largely responsible for writing the Prea…
3rd President of the United States , He was a delegate from V…
Branch of government that enforces the laws
Branch of government that passes laws
Governor Morris
A gifted writer, was largely responsible for writing the Prea…
Thomas Jefferson
3rd President of the United States , He was a delegate from V…
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Social Studies 8 - Influences on American Government
Magna Carta
Magna Carta
Magna Carta
English Bill of Rights
1215
King must obey the law. Signed by King John of England
Took power from King and gave to nobility. Nobility must agre…
1689
Magna Carta
1215
Magna Carta
King must obey the law. Signed by King John of England
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Social Studies - Government Test - 3/8
Under the Articles of Confederation, w…
The Confederation Congress (the centra…
Small states ratified the Articles of…
What did the LAND Ordinance of 1785 do?
The States
1. Collect taxes... 2. Regulate foreign trade
Larger states
Surveyed new lands acquired during the American Revolution
Under the Articles of Confederation, w…
The States
The Confederation Congress (the centra…
1. Collect taxes... 2. Regulate foreign trade
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5th Social Studies: Government and Citizenship 8.1-8.5
citizen
civic life
civic participation
political party
legal member of a country
activities having to do with ones's society and community
taking part in government
group that supports candidates for public offices
citizen
legal member of a country
civic life
activities having to do with ones's society and community
13 terms
Third Grade Social Studies-GOVERNMENT
Representative Democracy
Governor
Citizen
mayor
Government in US today in which citizens choose others to rep…
The leader of a state
an official member of a community, state or country
The leader of a city
Representative Democracy
Government in US today in which citizens choose others to rep…
Governor
The leader of a state
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UIL Social Studies Government
3 branches of government
What does the Legislative Branch do?
What does the Executive Branch do?
What does the Judicial Branch do?
Executive, Legislative, Judicial
Creates laws. Is made of the Senate & House of Representative…
Enforces the laws passed by Congress.... President, Governor.
Interprets (explains) the laws.... Supreme Court
3 branches of government
Executive, Legislative, Judicial
What does the Legislative Branch do?
Creates laws. Is made of the Senate & House of Representative…
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Social Studies Chapter 8: Government definitions
Authority
Government service
Legislative
Judicial
Power from the people
The work that the government does for everyone in its area
Having to do with branches that make up the law
Having to do with the branch of the government that decides w…
Authority
Power from the people
Government service
The work that the government does for everyone in its area
8 terms
Government and Civics Social Studies
government
president
Constitution
mayor
all the people who run a community, state, or conutry
the leader of our country
the plan for our nation's government
the leader of a local government
government
all the people who run a community, state, or conutry
president
the leader of our country
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Chapter 12 Social Studies Government
sheriff
municipal
mayor
county
person that makes sure the laws of the county are obeyed
name for our local/city government-running of it to provide s…
head or our local city government
section our state is divided into
sheriff
person that makes sure the laws of the county are obeyed
municipal
name for our local/city government-running of it to provide s…
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Social studies grade 8 forms of government
Democracy
Republic
Communism
Nazism
The people vote on all issues and the majority rules
The people elect officials to make decisions for them, power…
The government owns all property and shares it equally with e…
All decisions are made for the benefit of one group
Democracy
The people vote on all issues and the majority rules
Republic
The people elect officials to make decisions for them, power…
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Social Studies Test Unit 8 Government and Citizenship
government
constitution
limited government
unlimited government
a group of people who have the power to make and enforce laws…
a system of basic rules and principles by which a government…
a government structure in which government actions are limite…
a government structure which there are no effective limits on…
government
a group of people who have the power to make and enforce laws…
constitution
a system of basic rules and principles by which a government…
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Social Studies Weekly - Week 8 - Our 3 Government Branches
Northwest Ordinance
delegate
executive branch
legislative branch
A land agreement of 1787 that created the Northwest Territory…
a person appointed or elected to represent others
the branch of the United States government that is responsibl…
The Legislative Branch is also called the Congress. There are…
Northwest Ordinance
A land agreement of 1787 that created the Northwest Territory…
delegate
a person appointed or elected to represent others
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Social Studies Government Chapter 8.1
George Washington's age?
George Washington's plan after Constit…
The vice president when George Washing…
George Washington's fears?
57
to retire.
John Adams
the president would try to become king
George Washington's age?
57
George Washington's plan after Constit…
to retire.
19 terms
Government Chapter 8 Harcourt 3rd grade social studies
authority
Government services
three branches of National Government
legislative
power
work the government does for the people in the area
Legislative, executive, judicial
makes laws
authority
power
Government services
work the government does for the people in the area
19 terms
Social Studies - Government Vocabulary
rule of law
Governor's branch of government (synon…
What branch of government enforces the…
What branch of government works with t…
requires the people in government follow what is written in t…
Executive Branch
Executive Branch
Executive Branch
rule of law
requires the people in government follow what is written in t…
Governor's branch of government (synon…
Executive Branch
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Social studies government
democracy
constitution
executive branch
legislative branch
A government controlled by its citizens, either directly or t…
A document which spells out the principles by which a governm…
the branch of government that carries out laws
Branch of government that makes the laws
democracy
A government controlled by its citizens, either directly or t…
constitution
A document which spells out the principles by which a governm…
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Economics and Government Vocab- Social Studies 8
Economic System
Opportunity Cost
Scarcity
4 Economic Systems
a society answers 3 basic questions: wants/needs, make it, wh…
Loss of potential gain, when another alternative is picked
A problem for all societies
Traditional, Command, Market & Mixed
Economic System
a society answers 3 basic questions: wants/needs, make it, wh…
Opportunity Cost
Loss of potential gain, when another alternative is picked
15 terms
Chapter 8 "Government" 3rd grade social studies
authority
legislative, judicial, executive
governor
mayor-council form of government
Right given to leaders by the voters to give orders, make dec…
3 branches of government
leader of the state's executive branch; suggests laws that ar…
voters in a city elect the mayor and council
authority
Right given to leaders by the voters to give orders, make dec…
legislative, judicial, executive
3 branches of government
78 terms
us government and slavery- social studies 8
revolutionary war dates
paul revers ride date
paul revers ride
battle of lexington and concord date
1775-1783
1775
warned the colonists
1775
revolutionary war dates
1775-1783
paul revers ride date
1775
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Chapter 8 social studies "new government"
3 departments in the executive branch?
Judiciary branch :
Federalist reaction to French Revolution
Republican reaction to French Revolution
Treasury,state,war
Judiciary act of 1789
Thought the violence was too extreme
Expected the violence
3 departments in the executive branch?
Treasury,state,war
Judiciary branch :
Judiciary act of 1789
26 terms
Social Studies Local Government and Working in Communities Ch. 7-8
local government
mayor
city council
capital
A group of people who run a community.
The head of the local government elected by the community.
A group of elected officials who make decision and laws for a…
The location of a state's or country's government.
local government
A group of people who run a community.
mayor
The head of the local government elected by the community.
9 terms
social studies government
nation
Constitution
Preamble
republic
a group of people united by government, history, and traditions
a plan for our nation's government
the introduction to the United States Constitution
a type of government in which people elect leaders
nation
a group of people united by government, history, and traditions
Constitution
a plan for our nation's government
13 terms
Government Chapter 8 Harcourt 3rd grade social studies
authority
Government services
legislative
executive
power
work the government does for the people in the area
makes laws
the President of the U.S. approves or rejects laws that are m…
authority
power
Government services
work the government does for the people in the area
10 terms
Social Studies / Government
community
defend
delegate
document
a group of people living in the same place
stand up for something
someone who is chosen to act for others
a statement that contains official information
community
a group of people living in the same place
defend
stand up for something
19 terms
Social Studies-Government
government
republic
represent
democracy
rules or laws that we follow, and the people who run our coun…
Government in which leaders are ELECTED
when leaders make decisions for the people who elected them.
Every citizen has a right to take part in government.
government
rules or laws that we follow, and the people who run our coun…
republic
Government in which leaders are ELECTED
16 terms
Social Studies Government
The Charter Of Rights and Freedom
Rights and Responsibilities... And The…
What are the three levels of government.
Federal
It is an Important documentary Found Inside Canada's Constitu…
Rights... Education... Right to be silent when arrested... know what y…
Federal, provincial and Municipal.
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau.... He is in charge of North amer…
The Charter Of Rights and Freedom
It is an Important documentary Found Inside Canada's Constitu…
Rights and Responsibilities... And The…
Rights... Education... Right to be silent when arrested... know what y…
86 terms
TExES Social Studies 4-8 (Government and Citizenship Section)
Civic Responsibilities
Monarchy
Hammurabi of Babylon
Divine Right of Kings
__________ include serving on juries, voting, becoming inform…
The oldest form of govt is __________ - the rule of a king or…
He is the oldest known king. Best known for his code of law.…
This accompanied monarchy. The belief that kings were God's r…
Civic Responsibilities
__________ include serving on juries, voting, becoming inform…
Monarchy
The oldest form of govt is __________ - the rule of a king or…
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Social Studies 7- Chapter 7 and 8 Government
constitution
execute
confederation
ordinance
a document that sets out the laws and priciples of government…
to carry out laws; to enforce the laws
alliance of independent states
law
constitution
a document that sets out the laws and priciples of government…
execute
to carry out laws; to enforce the laws
11 terms
Social Studies Government Functions
Govern
Urgent
Directing
Valuable
To control the actions or behavior of someone or something
compelling immediate action; pressing; persistent; importunat…
the combined processes of leading and motivating
Very useful or important
Govern
To control the actions or behavior of someone or something
Urgent
compelling immediate action; pressing; persistent; importunat…
24 terms
social studies Asia government
Unitary
Confederation
Federal
Autocracy
One single power with the central power holding it
A group of countries that join together to form one government
A system of government that has multiple layers of government.
One powerful ruler, citizens do not have many rights.
Unitary
One single power with the central power holding it
Confederation
A group of countries that join together to form one government
Chapter 8 Social Studies - Our government
Election
Tax
Council
Mayor
The process by which citizens vote for people to represent them
A fee citizens and others pay to the governement
A group of officials who make rules or laws
A leader of a community's governement
Election
The process by which citizens vote for people to represent them
Tax
A fee citizens and others pay to the governement
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