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24 terms
Civics- Government Terms
Nation
Nation-State
Consensus
State
A group of people who share the same race, language, customs,…
A country in which the territory of both the nation and the s…
A government about basic beliefs
A political community that occupies a definite territory and…
Nation
A group of people who share the same race, language, customs,…
Nation-State
A country in which the territory of both the nation and the s…
23 terms
Government/Civics Terms
Unitary System
Confederation
Federal System
Autocratic system
A government that gives all key powers to the national or cen…
A loose association of counties or states.
A government that divides the powers of government between th…
One leader holds ALL the power and citizens have no participa…
Unitary System
A government that gives all key powers to the national or cen…
Confederation
A loose association of counties or states.
19 terms
Government/ Civics Terms
Unitary System
Confederation
Federal System
Autocratic System
A government that gives all key powers to the national or cen…
A loose alliance of countries or states.
A government that divides the powers of government between th…
one leader holds complete power.
Unitary System
A government that gives all key powers to the national or cen…
Confederation
A loose alliance of countries or states.
10 terms
Government/Civics Terms
Unitary System
Confederation
Federal System
Autocratic System
A government that gives all key powers to the national or cen…
A loose alliance of countries or states.
A government that divides the powers of government between th…
One leader holds ALL the power and citizens have no participa…
Unitary System
A government that gives all key powers to the national or cen…
Confederation
A loose alliance of countries or states.
10 terms
Government/Civics Terms
Unitary System
Confederation
Federal System
Autocratic System
A government that gives all key powers to the national or cen…
A loose alliance of countries or states.
A government that divides the powers of government between th…
One leader holds ALL the power and citizens have no participa…
Unitary System
A government that gives all key powers to the national or cen…
Confederation
A loose alliance of countries or states.
23 terms
Government/Civics Terms
Unitary System
Confederation
Federal System
Autocratic System
A government that gives all key powers to the national or cen…
A loose alliance of countries or states.
A government that divides the powers of government between th…
One leader holds ALL the power and citizens have no participa…
Unitary System
A government that gives all key powers to the national or cen…
Confederation
A loose alliance of countries or states.
10 terms
Government/Civics Terms
Unitary System
Confederation
Federal System
Autocratic System
A government that gives all key powers to the national or cen…
A loose alliance of countries or states.
A government that divides the powers of government between th…
One leader holds ALL the power and citizens have no participa…
Unitary System
A government that gives all key powers to the national or cen…
Confederation
A loose alliance of countries or states.
14 terms
Government/Civics Terms
Unitary System
Confederation
Federal System
Autocratic System
A government that gives all key powers to the national or cen…
A loose alliance of countries or states.
A government that divides the powers of government between th…
One leader holds ALL the power and citizens have no participa…
Unitary System
A government that gives all key powers to the national or cen…
Confederation
A loose alliance of countries or states.
24 terms
Government/Civics terms
Unitary
Confederation
Federal
Autocratic
a form of government in which power is held by one central au…
Voluntary association of independent states that often only d…
a form of government in which power is divided between one ce…
a type of government in which one person possesses unlimited…
Unitary
a form of government in which power is held by one central au…
Confederation
Voluntary association of independent states that often only d…
24 terms
Government/Civics term
unitary system
confederation
federal system
autocratic system
A government that gives all key powers to the national or cen…
A loose alliance of states and countries
A government that divides the powers of government between th…
one leader holds complete power
unitary system
A government that gives all key powers to the national or cen…
confederation
A loose alliance of states and countries
23 terms
Government/Civics Terms
Unitary System
Confederation
Federal System
Autocratic System
A government that gives all key powers to the national or cen…
A loose alliance of countries or states.
A government that divides the powers of government between th…
One leader holds ALL the power and citizens have no participa…
Unitary System
A government that gives all key powers to the national or cen…
Confederation
A loose alliance of countries or states.
17 terms
Government/Civics Terms
Unitary System
Confederation
Federal System
Autocratic System
A government that gives all key powers to the national or cen…
A loose association of countries and states.
A government that divides the powers of government between th…
One leader holds ALL the power and citizens have no participa…
Unitary System
A government that gives all key powers to the national or cen…
Confederation
A loose association of countries and states.
10 terms
Government/Civics Terms
Unitary System
Confederation
Federal System
Autocratic System
A government that gives all key powers to the national or cen…
A loose alliance of countries or states.
A government that divides the powers of government between th…
One leader holds ALL the power and citizens have no participa…
Unitary System
A government that gives all key powers to the national or cen…
Confederation
A loose alliance of countries or states.
Government/Civics Terms
Unitary System
Confederation
Federal System
Autocratic System
A government that gives all key powers to the national or cen…
A loose alliance of countries or states.
A government that divides the powers of government between th…
One leader holds ALL the power and citizens have no participa…
Unitary System
A government that gives all key powers to the national or cen…
Confederation
A loose alliance of countries or states.
23 terms
Government/Civics Terms
Unitary System
Confederation
Federal System
Autocratic System
A government that gives all key powers to the national or cen…
A loose alliance of countries or states.
A government that divides the powers of government between th…
One leader holds ALL the power and citizens have no participa…
Unitary System
A government that gives all key powers to the national or cen…
Confederation
A loose alliance of countries or states.
23 terms
Government/Civics Terms
Unitary System
Confederation
Federal System
Autocratic System
A government that gives all key powers to the national or cen…
A loose alliance of countries or states.
A government that divides the powers of government between th…
One leader holds ALL the power and citizens have no participa…
Unitary System
A government that gives all key powers to the national or cen…
Confederation
A loose alliance of countries or states.
10 terms
Government/Civics Terms
Unitary System
Confederation
Federal System
Autocratic System
A government that gives all key powers to the national or cen…
A loose alliance of countries or states.
A government that divides the powers of government between th…
One leader holds ALL the power and citizens have no participa…
Unitary System
A government that gives all key powers to the national or cen…
Confederation
A loose alliance of countries or states.
23 terms
government/civics term
Unitary System
confederation
federal system
Autocratic system
A government that gives all key powers to the national or cen…
A loose alliance of countries or states.
A government that divides the powers of government between th…
one leader holds complete power{german nazi regime}
Unitary System
A government that gives all key powers to the national or cen…
confederation
A loose alliance of countries or states.
10 terms
Government/Civics Terms
Unitary System
Confederation
Federal
Autocratic System
A government that gives all key powers to the national or cen…
A loose association of countries states.
A system in which power is divided between the national and s…
In this system, on leader holds ALL the power and citizens ha…
Unitary System
A government that gives all key powers to the national or cen…
Confederation
A loose association of countries states.
19 terms
Government/Civics Terms
Unitary System
Confederation
Federal System
Autocratic System
A government that gives all key powers to the national or cen…
A loose alliance of countries or states.
A government that divides the powers of government between th…
One leader holds ALL the power and citizens have no participa…
Unitary System
A government that gives all key powers to the national or cen…
Confederation
A loose alliance of countries or states.
10 terms
Government/Civics Terms
Unitary System
Confederation
Federal System
Autocratic System
A government that gives all key powers to the national or cen…
A loose alliance of countries or states.
A government that divides the powers of government between th…
One leader holds ALL the power and citizens have no participa…
Unitary System
A government that gives all key powers to the national or cen…
Confederation
A loose alliance of countries or states.
10 terms
Government/Civics Terms
Unitary System
Confederation
Federal System
Autocratic System
A government that gives all key powers to the national or cen…
A loose association of countries or states.
A government that divides the powers of government between th…
One leader holds ALL the power and citizens have no participa…
Unitary System
A government that gives all key powers to the national or cen…
Confederation
A loose association of countries or states.
23 terms
Government/Civics Terms
Unitary System
Confederation
Federal System
Autocratic System
A government that gives all key powers to the national or cen…
A loose association of counties and states.
A government that divides the powers of government between th…
One leader holds ALL the power and citizens have no participa…
Unitary System
A government that gives all key powers to the national or cen…
Confederation
A loose association of counties and states.
23 terms
Government/Civics Terms
Unitary System
Confederation
Federal System
AUTOcratic System
A government SYSTEM that gives all key powers to ONE national…
A loose alliance of countries or states.
A government SYSTEM that divides the powers of government bet…
SYSTEM where a leader holds ALL the power and citizens have n…
Unitary System
A government SYSTEM that gives all key powers to ONE national…
Confederation
A loose alliance of countries or states.
23 terms
Government/Civics Terms
Unitary System
Confederation
Federal System
Autocratic System
A government that gives all key powers to the national or cen…
A loose alliance of countries or states.
A government that divides the powers of government between th…
One leader holds ALL the power and citizens have no participa…
Unitary System
A government that gives all key powers to the national or cen…
Confederation
A loose alliance of countries or states.
23 terms
Government/Civics/Economic Terms
Unitary System
Confederation
Federal System
Autocratic System
A government that gives all key powers to the national or cen…
A loose association of countries or states
A government that divides the powers of government between th…
One leader holds ALL the power and citizens have no participa…
Unitary System
A government that gives all key powers to the national or cen…
Confederation
A loose association of countries or states
23 terms
Government/Civics/Economic Terms
Unitary System
Confederation
Federal System
Autocratic System
A government that gives all key powers to the national or cen…
A loose alliance of countries or states.
A government that divides the powers of government between th…
One leader holds ALL the power and citizens have no participa…
Unitary System
A government that gives all key powers to the national or cen…
Confederation
A loose alliance of countries or states.
23 terms
Government/Civics/Economic Terms
Unitary System
Confederation
Federal System
Autocratic System
A government that gives all key powers to the national or cen…
A loose alliance of countries or states.
A government that divides the powers of government between th…
One leader holds ALL the power and citizens have no participa…
Unitary System
A government that gives all key powers to the national or cen…
Confederation
A loose alliance of countries or states.
23 terms
Government/Civics/Economic Terms
Unitary System
Confederation
Federal System
Autocratic System
A government that gives all key powers to the national or cen…
A loose alliance of countries or states.
A government that divides the powers of government between th…
One leader holds ALL the power and citizens have no participa…
Unitary System
A government that gives all key powers to the national or cen…
Confederation
A loose alliance of countries or states.
23 terms
Government/Civics/Economic Terms
Unitary System
Confederation
Federal System
Autocratic System
A government that gives all key powers to the national or cen…
A loose alliance of countries or states.
A government that divides the powers of government between th…
One leader holds ALL the power and citizens have no participa…
Unitary System
A government that gives all key powers to the national or cen…
Confederation
A loose alliance of countries or states.
23 terms
Government/Civics/ Economic Terms
Unitary System
Confederation
Federal System
Autocratic System
A government that gives all key powers to the national or cen…
A loose alliance of countries or states.
A government that divides the powers of government between th…
One leader holds ALL the power and citizens have no participa…
Unitary System
A government that gives all key powers to the national or cen…
Confederation
A loose alliance of countries or states.
23 terms
Government/Civics/Economic Terms
Unitary System
Confederation
Federal System
Autocratic System
A government that gives all key powers to the national or cen…
A loose alliance of countries or states.
A government that divides the powers of government between th…
One leader holds ALL the power and citizens have no participa…
Unitary System
A government that gives all key powers to the national or cen…
Confederation
A loose alliance of countries or states.
23 terms
Government/Civics/Economic Terms
Unitary System
Confederation
Federal System
Autocratic System
A government that gives all key powers to the national or cen…
A loose alliance of countries or states.
A government that divides the powers of government between th…
One leader holds ALL the power and citizens have no participa…
Unitary System
A government that gives all key powers to the national or cen…
Confederation
A loose alliance of countries or states.
23 terms
Government/Civics/Economic Terms
Unitary System
Confederation
Federal System
Autocratic System
A government that gives all key powers to the national or cen…
A loose alliance of countries or states.
A government that divides the powers of government between th…
One leader holds ALL the power and citizens have no participa…
Unitary System
A government that gives all key powers to the national or cen…
Confederation
A loose alliance of countries or states.
23 terms
Government/Civics/Economic Terms
Unitary System
Confederation
Federal System
Autocratic System
A government that gives all key powers to the national or cen…
A loose alliance of countries or states.
A government that divides the powers of government between th…
One leader holds ALL the power and citizens have no participa…
Unitary System
A government that gives all key powers to the national or cen…
Confederation
A loose alliance of countries or states.
23 terms
Government/Civics/Economic Terms
Unitary System
Confederation
Federal System
Autocratic System
A government that gives all key powers to the national or cen…
A loose alliance of countries or states.
A government that divides the powers of government between th…
One leader holds ALL the power and citizens have no participa…
Unitary System
A government that gives all key powers to the national or cen…
Confederation
A loose alliance of countries or states.
23 terms
Government/Civics/Economic Terms
Unitary System
Confederation
Federal System
Autocratic System
A government that gives all key powers to the national or cen…
A loose alliance of countries or states.
A government that divides the powers of government between th…
One leader holds ALL the power and citizens have no participa…
Unitary System
A government that gives all key powers to the national or cen…
Confederation
A loose alliance of countries or states.
35 terms
Government and Civics
Constitution
sovereign
Founding fathers
Iroquois Confederacy
A document which spells out the principles by which a governm…
Ability of a state to govern its territory free from control…
Delegates to the Constitutional Convention in 1787
-Deganawidah and Hiawatha's took Wampum to the five Iroquois…
Constitution
A document which spells out the principles by which a governm…
sovereign
Ability of a state to govern its territory free from control…
37 terms
AP Government And Civics Terms
Power
Authority
Legitimacy
Majoritarian Politics
The ability of one person to get another person to act in acc…
The right to use power
Political authority conferred by law or by a state or nationa…
A policy in which almost everybody benefits and almost everyb…
Power
The ability of one person to get another person to act in acc…
Authority
The right to use power
14 terms
Civics and Government
naturalization
guarantee
due process
Constitution
the legal process of becoming a citizen
to promise that something will take place
procedures the government must follow that are established by…
a detailed written plan for a government; a list of basic law…
naturalization
the legal process of becoming a citizen
guarantee
to promise that something will take place
39 terms
Civics Government Vocab Terms
General Election
registration
direct mail
media
election in which voters can make final decisions about the c…
the process of signing up to be a voter
way of sending messages to large groups of people through the…
television, radio, newspapers, magazines, and the internet
General Election
election in which voters can make final decisions about the c…
registration
the process of signing up to be a voter
11 terms
Civics: government terms
Aristocracy
Autocracy
Constitutional Monarchy
Democracy
Ruled by the wealthy or upper calss
Ruled by one person who has total control over all other; dic…
Government in which powers of the monarchy are limited and de…
Political power is retained by all the people. In a represent…
Aristocracy
Ruled by the wealthy or upper calss
Autocracy
Ruled by one person who has total control over all other; dic…
14 terms
Government/Civics Key Terms
Citizen
Alien
Rule of Law
Direct Democracy
A person with certain rights, responsibilities, and duties un…
A citizen of one country who lives in another
Says all citizens must be treated equally
Form of government in which laws are made directly by the cit…
Citizen
A person with certain rights, responsibilities, and duties un…
Alien
A citizen of one country who lives in another
25 terms
Civics Government Terms:
Public Service
Maintain order
Security
Maintaining other institutions
Roads, social security, parks, postal service, schools
Laws, courts, jails, police (local)
Agencies, alliances, military, United Nations (national/global)
Religion, family, marriage, college
Public Service
Roads, social security, parks, postal service, schools
Maintain order
Laws, courts, jails, police (local)
Civics Government Terms
Incorporate
City Charter
Home rule
Ordinance
to receive a state charter, officially recognizing the govern…
a document granting power to a local government
allows cities to write their own charters, choose their own t…
a law, usually of a city or county
Incorporate
to receive a state charter, officially recognizing the govern…
City Charter
a document granting power to a local government
14 terms
Government/Civics Terms
Unitary Ststem
Confederation
Federal System
Autocratic System
A government that gives all powers to national or central gov…
A loose alliance of counties or states.
A government that divides the powers of government between th…
One leader holds ALL the power and citizens have no participa…
Unitary Ststem
A government that gives all powers to national or central gov…
Confederation
A loose alliance of counties or states.
5 terms
Civic government terms
Rule of Law
Limited government
Charter
Individual/Natural rights
The principle that government is based on clear and fairly en…
A political system in which the powers exercised by the gover…
A written grant of authority
The rights & liberties that can be claimed by individuals by…
Rule of Law
The principle that government is based on clear and fairly en…
Limited government
A political system in which the powers exercised by the gover…
11 terms
Civics Terms-State Government
Delegated Powers
Reserved Powers
Concurrent Powers
Full Faith and Credit Clause
Powers given to the Federal Government... -foreign policy... -makin…
Powers given to the State Government... -marriage laws... -educatio…
Powers shared between the Federal and State Government... -taxat…
States have to accept the decisions of civil courts in other…
Delegated Powers
Powers given to the Federal Government... -foreign policy... -makin…
Reserved Powers
Powers given to the State Government... -marriage laws... -educatio…
30 terms
Civics/ Government Terms and Review
Representative Democracy
Democracy
Monarchy
Aristocracy
What is the type of democracy in which citizens vote for peop…
Which form of government is known as Rule of the People?
Which form of government is known as Rule of One person?
Which form of government is known as Rule of an Elite Class?
Representative Democracy
What is the type of democracy in which citizens vote for peop…
Democracy
Which form of government is known as Rule of the People?
45 terms
Civics Essential Government Terms
Government
Liberal
Conservative
Bipartisan
The institution through which society makes and enforces its…
open to new behavior or opinions and willing to discard tradi…
holding to traditional attitudes and values and cautious abou…
Supported by two parties
Government
The institution through which society makes and enforces its…
Liberal
open to new behavior or opinions and willing to discard tradi…
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