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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…
5 terms
Civics & Government 4-2 Terms
Revenue Sharing
Grants-In-Aid
Categorical Grants
Block Grants
The sharing of revenue between states
Money or other resources that the Federal Government provides…
Payments by the Federal Government to carry out specific acti…
Federal Funds used by a state or locality in a broadly define…
Revenue Sharing
The sharing of revenue between states
Grants-In-Aid
Money or other resources that the Federal Government provides…
6 terms
Civics & Government 4-1 Terms
Expressed Powers
Implied Powers
Elastic Clause
Inherent Powers
The powers that the Constitution specifically grants to the F…
Powers the Federal Government has that are implied by the exp…
Article 1 Section 8 of the Constitution -- Gives Congress the…
Powers that naturally belong to any government
Expressed Powers
The powers that the Constitution specifically grants to the F…
Implied Powers
Powers the Federal Government has that are implied by the exp…
5 terms
Civics & Government 5-2 Terms
Census
Gerrymandering
Apportion
Franking Privelege
An official population count, performed every 10 years in the…
The practice of establishing district lines that favor one po…
The distribution of the 435 seats in Congress
Allows representatives to send official mail for free
Census
An official population count, performed every 10 years in the…
Gerrymandering
The practice of establishing district lines that favor one po…
6 terms
Civics & Government 1-3 Terms
Anarchy
Majority Rule
Liberal Democracy
Minority Rights
A state of political disorder resulting from the absence of r…
When decisions are based on the desire of more than half of t…
A form of democracy that protects the rights of the minority
Political rights that cannot be abolished in a democracy even…
Anarchy
A state of political disorder resulting from the absence of r…
Majority Rule
When decisions are based on the desire of more than half of t…
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.
Government/Civics Term
Unitary System
Confederation
Autocratic system
federal system
A government that gives all key powers to the national or cen…
A loose association of states
one leader holds all the power and citizens have no participa…
A government that divides the powers of government between th…
Unitary System
A government that gives all key powers to the national or cen…
Confederation
A loose association of 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 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.
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.
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
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
7 terms
Civics and Government 3-1 Terms
Republicanism
Popular Sovereignty
Separation of Powers
Checks and Balances
The belief that the citizens of a state, bound under a social…
The idea that a government's authority comes from its people
Separating the branches of government in a presidential syste…
Gives each branch of a presidential system powers that can li…
Republicanism
The belief that the citizens of a state, bound under a social…
Popular Sovereignty
The idea that a government's authority comes from its people
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
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
5 terms
Civics and Government
Ways for American Citizens to Particip…
Totalitarian Government
Authoritarian Government
Diplomats (Ambassadors)
Voting; participating in local government; participating in c…
A system that believes everything should be under the control…
Practices widespread state authority, but do not necessarily…
Individuals who reside in foreign countries in order to maint…
Ways for American Citizens to Particip…
Voting; participating in local government; participating in c…
Totalitarian Government
A system that believes everything should be under the control…
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
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
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.
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
Civics Government Key Terms
Absolute Monarchy
Anarchy
Aristocracy
Autocracy
A government ruled by a king or queen whose power is not limi…
A government where no authority exists.
A government in which power rests in the hands of the upper c…
A government in which power is rested in the hands of a singl…
Absolute Monarchy
A government ruled by a king or queen whose power is not limi…
Anarchy
A government where no authority exists.
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