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Social Studies Government Unit
Government
Oligarchy
Dictator
Monarcy
System of Rules and the people who make and enforce the rules
Ruling power is in the hands of just a few people
A person who rules with total authority and often in a cruel…
Ruling power is in the hands of one person, usually a king or…
Government
System of Rules and the people who make and enforce the rules
Oligarchy
Ruling power is in the hands of just a few people
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Social Studies Government Unit
Community
Laws
Rule of law
Government
A place where people work, live and play.
Rules people must live by.
Laws are made so people know what they should and should not…
A group of people who make rules and laws, carry out rules an…
Community
A place where people work, live and play.
Laws
Rules people must live by.
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social studies//government unit
provides framework, functions, and lim…
10; different groups change it so they…
to in force laws
to make laws
what 3 things does a state constituion do?
how many state constitutions had La. had? Why so many?
responsibilities of the executive branch
responsibilities of the legislative branch
provides framework, functions, and lim…
what 3 things does a state constituion do?
10; different groups change it so they…
how many state constitutions had La. had? Why so many?
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Social Studies Unit: Government
A ______________ is a group of people…
Government:
A ______________ is a member of a comm…
A _____________ is the leader of a ___…
Government
*Services... *Makes Laws... *Helps people stay safe... *Settles disagr…
Citizen
Mayor,... Town or City
A ______________ is a group of people…
Government
Government:
*Services... *Makes Laws... *Helps people stay safe... *Settles disagr…
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Social Studies Chapter 3: Government in the United States
republic
citizen
democracy
sovereignty
type of government in which people elect leaders to represent…
a member of a city, state, or town who has legal rights and r…
a government in which citizens have the power to make politic…
the right to rule
republic
type of government in which people elect leaders to represent…
citizen
a member of a city, state, or town who has legal rights and r…
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government unit-social studies
Explain how America met the challenges…
Explain how debate, compromise, and ne…
Explain how the democratic ideas withi…
Explain how the inability to reach a c…
They made the constitution and "broke up" with Great Britain.…
The people (leaders) voiced their opinions on what they wante…
They set up the checks and balances and other systems were ev…
People had different wants it all depended on where you lived…
Explain how America met the challenges…
They made the constitution and "broke up" with Great Britain.…
Explain how debate, compromise, and ne…
The people (leaders) voiced their opinions on what they wante…
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Social Studies Government Unit
Direct Democracy
Republic
Responsibility
Amendment
Government run by the people who live under it
A government in which citizens elect representatives to speak…
A duty, something that must be done
Change to the U.S. Constitution
Direct Democracy
Government run by the people who live under it
Republic
A government in which citizens elect representatives to speak…
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Social Studies Government Unit
Representative
Electorol College
Bill
Legislative Branch
consisting of people chosen to act and speak on behalf... of a w…
a body of people representing the states of the US,... who forma…
A draft of a proposed law presented to a legislative group fo…
The branch of United States government tasked... with the creati…
Representative
consisting of people chosen to act and speak on behalf... of a w…
Electorol College
a body of people representing the states of the US,... who forma…
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Social Studies unit:government
Separation of power
Responsibilities
Checks and balances
legislative
model for governance where each branch of government have dif…
paying taxes, serving on a jury when called. protecting your…
System created so that each branch of govt. can limit the pow…
MAKES laws
Separation of power
model for governance where each branch of government have dif…
Responsibilities
paying taxes, serving on a jury when called. protecting your…
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Social Studies Government Unit
constitution
government
reapportionment
felonies
document that explains the purpose, organization, and powers…
system through which a community is organized;it is empowered…
revising legislative district boundaries
serious crimes
constitution
document that explains the purpose, organization, and powers…
government
system through which a community is organized;it is empowered…
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Social Studies Government Unit
Municipal
Municipal
Provincial
Provincial
Garbage Collection
Fire Services
Fishing Licences
Drivers' Licences
Municipal
Garbage Collection
Municipal
Fire Services
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Social Studies Government Unit
constitution
democracy
citizen
rights
the basic rules or laws of a country or state
a system of government that is run, directly or indirectly, b…
a member of a state or nation who owes allegiance to its gove…
things the law says you can or have to do
constitution
the basic rules or laws of a country or state
democracy
a system of government that is run, directly or indirectly, b…
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Social Studies: Government Unit
Government
Citizen
limited government
Unlimited government
an organization that keeps order, sets rules, and provides se…
a person who lives within the territory of a government and i…
Does not have complete control over its citizens; citizens ha…
Government controls basically everything.
Government
an organization that keeps order, sets rules, and provides se…
Citizen
a person who lives within the territory of a government and i…
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Social Studies Government Unit
precedent
Articles of cofederation
judicial review
compromise
An example to be followed by others in the future
1st constitution
Review by a court of law of actions of a government official…
A settlement in which each side gives up some of its demands…
precedent
An example to be followed by others in the future
Articles of cofederation
1st constitution
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social studies government unit
dictatorship
anarchy
oligarchy
limited government
A form of government in which the leader has absolute power a…
(n) a lack of government and law; confusion
A government in which the ruling power is in the hands of a f…
A principle of constitutional government; a government whose…
dictatorship
A form of government in which the leader has absolute power a…
anarchy
(n) a lack of government and law; confusion
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Social studies (Government Unit)
Legislative
Executive
Judical
Federal
Power to make laws
Power to make descisions
Power to interrupt and apply the law
All of Canada
Legislative
Power to make laws
Executive
Power to make descisions
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Social Studies Unit 6 Government
Taxes
Government
Capital
Mayor
Money that the government collects.
A group of people who work together to run a community.
A city where the government works.
Who is in charge of a local government?
Taxes
Money that the government collects.
Government
A group of people who work together to run a community.
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Social Studies Government Unit
Who pays town taxes?
Who pays state taxes?
Who pays federal taxes?
State of nature
anyone who owns a home, land, or business
anyone who works in that states + sales tax
everyone who works and makes a certain amount of money
life without any ruler or laws
Who pays town taxes?
anyone who owns a home, land, or business
Who pays state taxes?
anyone who works in that states + sales tax
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Social Studies Government Unit
What are the three branches of the Fed…
In Federal Branch of the Legislative..…
How many Senates are there in the fede…
How many House of Representatives are…
Legislative, Executive, and Judicial.
Legislative Branch ... makes the laws... IT is made up of Congress:…
There are 100 members, 2 per state and they are elected every…
There are 435 and is based on the state population... They are e…
What are the three branches of the Fed…
Legislative, Executive, and Judicial.
In Federal Branch of the Legislative..…
Legislative Branch ... makes the laws... IT is made up of Congress:…
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Social Studies Unit 4 Government Vocabulary
Federalism
Republic
Bill of Rights
Articles of Confederation
The powers of government are shared between a central governm…
A system of government in which the citizens elect the repres…
First ten amendments to the Constitution protecting our indiv…
3 Parts:... 1) Confederation Congress is central to the national…
Federalism
The powers of government are shared between a central governm…
Republic
A system of government in which the citizens elect the repres…
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Social Studies Unit 6: Government
Love for one's country is called_____.
_____ means treating all people fairly.
A person who belongs to a country.
Life, liberty, and the pursuit of happ…
patriotism
equality
citizen
democratic
Love for one's country is called_____.
patriotism
_____ means treating all people fairly.
equality
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Social Studies Unit One: Government
Community
Citizen
Right
responsibility
a group of people who live and work together
a person who lives in and belongs to a community
a freedom *U.S. citizens have rights that are given to them i…
something you should take care or do
Community
a group of people who live and work together
Citizen
a person who lives in and belongs to a community
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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…
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Grade 6 Social Studies Government Unit
Democracy
Government
Executive Branch
President
System of government that allows its citizens to vote on laws…
The body that can make and enforce (carry out) the laws of a…
One of the three branches of government. ... Branch of governmen…
Chief Executive (the head) of the government of the United St…
Democracy
System of government that allows its citizens to vote on laws…
Government
The body that can make and enforce (carry out) the laws of a…
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Social Studies United States Government
Government
Constitution
Democracy
Republic
A system of leaders and laws for making decisions for a commu…
Plan of government
People can elect leaders to govern them
A government that gets its power from the people
Government
A system of leaders and laws for making decisions for a commu…
Constitution
Plan of government
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Social Studies-unit 5 Government
3 levels of the government
our state government
in the capital, Baton Rouge
the state government
National, State, Local
helps run public schools in New Orleans and throughout Louisi…
Louisiana's state government meets where?
makes laws that provide for education, transportation, and re…
3 levels of the government
National, State, Local
our state government
helps run public schools in New Orleans and throughout Louisi…
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Social studies Unit 2- Government
electoral college
electoral vote numbers
The Electoral College
Preamble
part of the election process
100 people is equal to one electoral vote. the number of sena…
Who elects the President and Vice President
explains the reasons that the constitution is written... 1. crea…
electoral college
part of the election process
electoral vote numbers
100 people is equal to one electoral vote. the number of sena…
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Social Studies Unit 1: Government
Democracy
Representative Democracy
Constitutional Monarchy
Constitution
"rule by the people"
Elected individuals represent the wishes of a certain number…
Head of state is a monarch, but the actual governing of the s…
The highest law of the land that both the government and citi…
Democracy
"rule by the people"
Representative Democracy
Elected individuals represent the wishes of a certain number…
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Social Studies Unit 1 government
patient, brave and dependable
government
public policy
defense, economy, education, health ca…
What makes a good leader? (three traits)
an institution through which a society makes and enforces pub…
anything a government decides to do
what are some public policies?... (11 in total, in alphabetical…
patient, brave and dependable
What makes a good leader? (three traits)
government
an institution through which a society makes and enforces pub…
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GED 2014 - Social Studies - Structure and design of United States government.
Judicial Branch
Executive Branch
Legislative Branch
Powers of Federal Government
Interprets laws, punishes criminals, and settles disputes bet…
Enforces the law and controls the Military.
Make laws, can declare war, can override presidential vetoes…
Collect taxes, regulate interstate commerce, coin money, decl…
Judicial Branch
Interprets laws, punishes criminals, and settles disputes bet…
Executive Branch
Enforces the law and controls the Military.
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Unit 2 - Social Studies 11 - Government
Abolish (the senate)
Authoritarian
Bloc Quebecois party
Cabinet shuffle
-the idea that the Senate should no longer exist ... -could only…
-adjective ... -describes a government has absolute control over…
-a federal political party, which is devoted to the protectio…
-event that occurs when a head of government (Prime Minister)…
Abolish (the senate)
-the idea that the Senate should no longer exist ... -could only…
Authoritarian
-adjective ... -describes a government has absolute control over…
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Grade 6 Social Studies Government Unit modified
Democracy
Government
Executive Branch
President
System of government that allows its citizens to vote on laws…
The body that can make and enforce (carry out) the laws of a…
One of the three branches of government. ... Branch of governmen…
Chief Executive (the head) of the government of the United St…
Democracy
System of government that allows its citizens to vote on laws…
Government
The body that can make and enforce (carry out) the laws of a…
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Social Studies -- United States Government
The United States government divided i…
If a bill starts in the House of Repre…
When the President receives a bill fro…
Who is the current speaker of the house?
The government has three branches.
The bill goes to the Senate. Then after that it goes to the P…
It is called a veto.
...
The United States government divided i…
The government has three branches.
If a bill starts in the House of Repre…
The bill goes to the Senate. Then after that it goes to the P…
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Social Studies: Government GA 6th grade-Unit 3
Autocratic
Democracy
Confederation
Oligarchic
A government with a single ruler with unlimited power. Would…
A democratic form of a government requiring a vote by all cit…
A form of government based on a voluntary agreement under whi…
A government that is ruled by a few
Autocratic
A government with a single ruler with unlimited power. Would…
Democracy
A democratic form of a government requiring a vote by all cit…
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Government and Economy (Social Studies Government and Economy Unit)
Democracy
Democracy
Monarchy
Monarchy
Government where people elect leaders and rule by majority.
America is a __________.
Oldest form of government.
Government ruled directly by a King or Queen.
Democracy
Government where people elect leaders and rule by majority.
Democracy
America is a __________.
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Social studies Unit 4 Government
government
President
Constitution
mayor
all the people who run a community, state, or country.
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 country.
President
the leader of our country.
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Social Studies Government Unit 1
Autocracy
Oligarchy
Democracy
Constitutional (Government)
a single individual ruling a government
an elite group of individuals ruling the government
eligible members of the population rule participate in the go…
Limits are placed on the powers of the government
Autocracy
a single individual ruling a government
Oligarchy
an elite group of individuals ruling the government
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Government Social Studies Unit Yadon
Principle 1
Principle 2
Principle 3
Principle 4
Popular Sovereignty... "We the People" people hold the ultimate…
Republicanism... - People have a voice in government through ele…
Federalism... - the division of power between state and national…
Separation of Powers... - no one holds "too much power"
Principle 1
Popular Sovereignty... "We the People" people hold the ultimate…
Principle 2
Republicanism... - People have a voice in government through ele…
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Government - Social Studies Unit 1
council
legislature
Congress
capital
A group of citizens chosen to make decisions for all the peop…
A group of citizens chosen to make decisions for a state
The group of citizens chosen to make decisions for our country.
A city in which a state's or country's government meets and w…
council
A group of citizens chosen to make decisions for all the peop…
legislature
A group of citizens chosen to make decisions for a state
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Social Studies Unit 4 Government
government
president
governor
mayor
all the people who run a community, state or country
the elected leader of our country (USA)... Federal government
the elected leader of our state (FL)... State government
the elected leader of our city (Orlando)... Local government
government
all the people who run a community, state or country
president
the elected leader of our country (USA)... Federal government
Unit 1 Social Studies Government
Citizen
government
empire
unitary
legal member of a country
The people or groups in a country that makes laws, makes sure…
a nation or group of nations ruled by an emperor or a king
a form of government where the power is held by one central a…
Citizen
legal member of a country
government
The people or groups in a country that makes laws, makes sure…
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Social Studies Government Unit Vocab.
Articles of the confederation
Constitutional convention
Compromise
New Jersey plans
First plan of government for the U.S. In effect from 1781 ( d…
A meeting of delegates who met in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania…
Settlement of a disagreement in which one side agrees to give…
Said that each state large or small would have the same numbe…
Articles of the confederation
First plan of government for the U.S. In effect from 1781 ( d…
Constitutional convention
A meeting of delegates who met in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania…
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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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Social Studies Unit 4 - Government
Confederacy
Rebellion
Compromise
Ratify
A group that is joined together in the same activity or goals.
Many people try to change the government of a country by prot…
Two different sides decide to stay in the middle so they can…
To make something official by signing it.
Confederacy
A group that is joined together in the same activity or goals.
Rebellion
Many people try to change the government of a country by prot…
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Social Studies Civics and Government Unit
Bail ... 😍😍
Capital punishment... 😍😍
Contempt of court
Cruel and Unusual Punishment
Some form of property deposited ir pledged to a court to pers…
Legal process whereby a person is put to death by the state a…
Offense of being disobedient to or disrespectful towards a co…
Punishment that is considered unacceptable due to the sufferi…
Bail ... 😍😍
Some form of property deposited ir pledged to a court to pers…
Capital punishment... 😍😍
Legal process whereby a person is put to death by the state a…
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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
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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…
20 terms
Social Studies Government Unit 6
ratify
constitution
impeach
veto
to approve and adopt an official document
plan for government consists of a set of laws
to put an official on trial for wrong doing
when a bill goes back to congress
ratify
to approve and adopt an official document
constitution
plan for government consists of a set of laws
22 terms
Social Studies Unit 1- Our Government
government
popular sovereignty
Constitution
Preamble
A system of elected or appointed citizens who make, enforce,…
The power and authority of the government comes from the people
The document that describes the authority and organization of…
The introductory section to the United States Constitution th…
government
A system of elected or appointed citizens who make, enforce,…
popular sovereignty
The power and authority of the government comes from the people
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Social Studies 1: Unit 1 Lesson 4 The Government Helps Us
tax
volunteers
police officer
firefighter
money that citizens pay to the government
people that do work with no pay
people that keep us safe by making sure we follow laws
people that save us when there is a fire
tax
money that citizens pay to the government
volunteers
people that do work with no pay
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