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Chapter 1 Foundations of Government
government
power
policy
state
the formal system used to rule and control a group of people
a government's right or ability to control its people
a decision made by a government
a group of people that live within an area with clear boundries
government
the formal system used to rule and control a group of people
power
a government's right or ability to control its people
12 terms
Chapter 1 Terms: Foundations of Government
government
power
policy
state
the formal structures and institutions through which a territ…
refers to the government's authority and ability to get thing…
any decision made by government in pursuit of a particular goal
a political unit with the power to make and enforce laws over…
government
the formal structures and institutions through which a territ…
power
refers to the government's authority and ability to get thing…
28 terms
Chapter 1: Foundations of Government
Legislative Power
Executive Power
Judicial Power
State
Makes laws
Carry out, enforce, & administer laws
Interpret laws and settle disputes
Political unit with the power to make and enforce laws over a…
Legislative Power
Makes laws
Executive Power
Carry out, enforce, & administer laws
33 terms
Government Chapter 1 Foundations
The leader is elected by the people
The leader is a member of the majority…
The leader is a member of the legislat…
The leader is the head of the executiv…
Presidential System
Parliamentary System
Parliamentary System
Presidential System
The leader is elected by the people
Presidential System
The leader is a member of the majority…
Parliamentary System
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Chapter 1: Foundations of Government
federal system
monarchy
sovereignty
legitimacy
divides power between federal and state govt.
rule by king; most common in history
supreme power to act within a territory
right to rule according to important segments of a population
federal system
divides power between federal and state govt.
monarchy
rule by king; most common in history
27 terms
Chapter 1: Foundations of Government
government
power
policy
state
the formal structures and institutions through which a territ…
the government's authority and ability to get things done
any decision made by government in pursuit of a particular goal
a political unit made up by a group of people that lives with…
government
the formal structures and institutions through which a territ…
power
the government's authority and ability to get things done
33 terms
US Government - Chapter 1: Foundations of American Government
State
Nation
Nation-State
Consensus
A political community that occupies a definite territory and…
A group of people united by bonds of race, language, custom,…
A country in which the territory of both the nation and the s…
An agreement about basic beliefs.
State
A political community that occupies a definite territory and…
Nation
A group of people united by bonds of race, language, custom,…
32 terms
Chapter 1- Foundations of Government
anarchy
government
nation
state
Absence of law or government
The institution and process through which public policies are…
a group of people united by bonds of race, language, custom,…
a political community that occupies a definite territory and…
anarchy
Absence of law or government
government
The institution and process through which public policies are…
25 terms
Chapter 1: Foundation of Government
People
Power
Policy
Core ideals of American democracy
Elected officials with authority and control over others; pub…
Legislative to make laws; executive to carry out, enforce, an…
Decision made by government in pursuit of a goal; can be a la…
Liberty, equality, self-government
People
Elected officials with authority and control over others; pub…
Power
Legislative to make laws; executive to carry out, enforce, an…
12 terms
Chapter 1 Terms: Foundations of Government
government
power
policy
state
the formal structures and institutions through which a territ…
refers to the government's authority and ability to get thing…
any decision made by government in pursuit of a particular goal
a political unit with the power to make and enforce laws over…
government
the formal structures and institutions through which a territ…
power
refers to the government's authority and ability to get thing…
12 terms
Chapter 1 Terms: Foundations of Government
government
power
policy
state
made up of the formal institutions and processes through whic…
refers to the governments authority and ability to get things…
any decision made by government in pursuit of a particular goal
political unit with the power to make and enforce laws over a…
government
made up of the formal institutions and processes through whic…
power
refers to the governments authority and ability to get things…
12 terms
Chapter 1 terms: Foundations of Government
Government
Power
Policy
State
the formal institutions and processes through which decisions…
refers to the government's authority and ability to get thing…
any decision made by government in pursuit of a particular goal
a political unit with the power to make and enforce laws over…
Government
the formal institutions and processes through which decisions…
Power
refers to the government's authority and ability to get thing…
12 terms
Chapter 1 Terms: Foundations of Government
Government
Power
Policy
State
the formal structures and institutions through which territor…
the ability to make laws and rules for its people
any decision made by government in pursuit of a particular goal
a political unit made up by a group of people that lives with…
Government
the formal structures and institutions through which territor…
Power
the ability to make laws and rules for its people
12 terms
Chapter 1 Term Foundations of Government
Government
Power
Policy
State
The formal structures and institutions through which a territ…
Refers to the governments authority and ability to get things…
Is any decision made by government in pursuit if a particular…
Is a political unit with the power to make and enforce laws o…
Government
The formal structures and institutions through which a territ…
Power
Refers to the governments authority and ability to get things…
12 terms
Chapter 1 Terms: Foundations of Government
Government
Power
Policy
State
the system by which a state or nation is governed
the ability to make someone do something they do not want to
a course or principle of action adopted or proposed by a gove…
a nation or territory considered as an organized political co…
Government
the system by which a state or nation is governed
Power
the ability to make someone do something they do not want to
12 terms
Chapter 1 Terms: Foundations of Government
Government
Power
Policy
State
The formal institutions and processes through which decisions…
the ability to influence or outright control the behavior of…
Any decision made by government in pursuit of a particular goal
A political unit with the power to make it enforce laws over…
Government
The formal institutions and processes through which decisions…
Power
the ability to influence or outright control the behavior of…
12 terms
Chapter 1 Terms: Foundations Of Government
Government
Power
Policy
State
The formal structures and institutions through which a territ…
Influence over a government's leadership, organization, or po…
Any decision made by government in pursuit of a particular go…
a political unit made up by a group of people that lives with…
Government
The formal structures and institutions through which a territ…
Power
Influence over a government's leadership, organization, or po…
12 terms
Chapter 1 Terms: Foundations of Government
government
power
policy
state
the formal structures and institutions through which a territ…
refers to the government's authority and ability to get thing…
any decision made by government in pursuit of a particular goal
a political unit with the power to make and enforce laws over…
government
the formal structures and institutions through which a territ…
power
refers to the government's authority and ability to get thing…
36 terms
Foundations Of Government Chapter 1 terms
Anarchy
Government
Nation
State
A state without government and laws
An institution through which leaders exercise powers to make…
A group of people united by bonds of race, language, custom,…
A political community that occupies a definite territory and…
Anarchy
A state without government and laws
Government
An institution through which leaders exercise powers to make…
12 terms
Chapter 1 Terms: Foundations of Government
government
power
policy
state
the formal structures and institutions through which a territ…
refers to the government's authority and ability to get thing…
any decision made by government in pursuit of a particular goal
a political unit with the power to make and enforce laws over…
government
the formal structures and institutions through which a territ…
power
refers to the government's authority and ability to get thing…
12 terms
Chapter 1 Terms: Foundations of Government
government
power
policy
state
the formal structures and institutions through which a territ…
refers to the government's authority and ability to get thing…
any decision made by government in pursuit of a particular goal
a political unit made up by a group of people that loves with…
government
the formal structures and institutions through which a territ…
power
refers to the government's authority and ability to get thing…
26 terms
Chapter 1: Foundations of Government
government
people of government
power of government
policy of government
the formal institutions and processes through which decisions…
officials who have authority and control over others
authority to get things done (executive, legislative, judicial)
decision made by government to achieve its goals
government
the formal institutions and processes through which decisions…
people of government
officials who have authority and control over others
29 terms
Foundations of Government (Chapter 1)
conservative
democracy
direct democracy
indirect democracy
One thought to believe that a government is best that governs…
A system of government that gives power to the people, whethe…
A system of government in which members of the polity meet to…
A system of government that gives citizens the opportunity to…
conservative
One thought to believe that a government is best that governs…
democracy
A system of government that gives power to the people, whethe…
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Chapter 1 foundations of government
Power
Coercion
Abuse of Power
Formal Authority
The ability to cause others to behave as they might not other…
The use of force or threats to make people do things against…
The misuse of authority for harmful, unethical, or illegal en…
Power to give orders and enforce rules that has been defined…
Power
The ability to cause others to behave as they might not other…
Coercion
The use of force or threats to make people do things against…
55 terms
Foundations of Government (Chapter 1)
Thomas Hobbes
Thomas Hobbes' state of nature
What would Thomas Hobbes' ideal govern…
Thomas Hobbes's social contract
English political thinker... Thought humans were naturally evil…
In a state of nature life would be "nasty, brutish, and short…
Monarchy or dictatorship (didn't trust the people)
Government gets power from the consent of those who are gover…
Thomas Hobbes
English political thinker... Thought humans were naturally evil…
Thomas Hobbes' state of nature
In a state of nature life would be "nasty, brutish, and short…
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Chapter 1: "Foundations of Government" Vocabulary Terms
Government
Power
Policy
State
the formal structures and institutions through which a territ…
a government's authority to make and enforce policies and laws
any decision made by government in pursuit of of a particular…
a political unit made up by a group of people that lives with…
Government
the formal structures and institutions through which a territ…
Power
a government's authority to make and enforce policies and laws
32 terms
Chapter 1: Foundations of Government
Anarchy
Authoritarian
Bourgeoisie
Capitalism
Absence of law or government; chaos, disorder
A government in which one leader or group of people holds abs…
The middle class
An economic and political system in which a country's trade a…
Anarchy
Absence of law or government; chaos, disorder
Authoritarian
A government in which one leader or group of people holds abs…
24 terms
Foundations of Government- Chapter 1
Democracy
Direct Democracy
Representative Democracy
Constitutional Democracy
A government by the people, either direct or indirectly, with…
A government in which citizens vote on laws and select offici…
A government in which the people elect those who will govern
A government that limits those who govern and allow the peopl…
Democracy
A government by the people, either direct or indirectly, with…
Direct Democracy
A government in which citizens vote on laws and select offici…
12 terms
Chapter 1 Terms: Foundation of Government
Government
Power
Policy
State
government made up of the formal institutions and processes t…
refers to the governments authority and ability to get things…
any decision made by government in pursuit of a particular goal
Political unit with the power to make and enforce laws over a…
Government
government made up of the formal institutions and processes t…
Power
refers to the governments authority and ability to get things…
26 terms
Chapter 1 Foundations of Government
government
power
policy
state
is made up of the formal institutions and processes through w…
refers to the government's authority and ability to get thing…
is any decision made by government in pursuit of a particular…
is a political unit with the power to make and enforce laws o…
government
is made up of the formal institutions and processes through w…
power
refers to the government's authority and ability to get thing…
14 terms
Chapter 1: Foundations of Government
Government [1.1]
Three main components of most governme…
Power [1.1]
Types of power(3) [1.1]
is made up of the formal institutions and processes through w…
people, powers, and policies
refers to the government's authority and ability to get thing…
legislative power-- power to make laws... executive power-- carr…
Government [1.1]
is made up of the formal institutions and processes through w…
Three main components of most governme…
people, powers, and policies
23 terms
Chapter 1: Foundations of Government
democracy
direct democracy
representative democracy
constitutional democracy
government by the people, either directly or indirectly, with…
government in which citizens vote on laws and select official…
government that derives its powers indirectly from the people…
government that enforces recognized limits on those who gover…
democracy
government by the people, either directly or indirectly, with…
direct democracy
government in which citizens vote on laws and select official…
27 terms
Chapter 1: Foundations of Government
government
power
policy
state
the formal structures and institutions through which a territ…
a government's authority to make and enforce policies and laws
any decision made by government in pursuit of a particular goal
a political unit made up by a group of people that lives with…
government
the formal structures and institutions through which a territ…
power
a government's authority to make and enforce policies and laws
39 terms
Foundations of Government Chapter 1
Government
Power
Policy
State
Made up of the formal institutions and processes through whic…
The government's authority and ability to get things done
Any decision made by government in pursuit of a particular goal
A political unit with the power to make and enforce laws over…
Government
Made up of the formal institutions and processes through whic…
Power
The government's authority and ability to get things done
43 terms
Chapter 1: The Foundations of Government
Legitimacy
Oligarchy
Unitary System
Liberty
rulers are seen as right and proper by important segments of…
rule by a few small groups of people, usually members of the…
form of government in which all authority is vested in a cent…
the ability of people to act and think as they choose, so lon…
Legitimacy
rulers are seen as right and proper by important segments of…
Oligarchy
rule by a few small groups of people, usually members of the…
27 terms
Foundations of Government (Chapter 1)
government
power
policy
state
made up of the formal institutions and processes through whic…
refers to the governments authority and ability to get things…
any decision made by government in pursuit of a particular goal
political unit with the power to make and enforce laws over a…
government
made up of the formal institutions and processes through whic…
power
refers to the governments authority and ability to get things…
46 terms
Chapter 1: Foundations of Government
anarchy
government
what are the functions of the governme…
nation
a state without government or laws
is an institution through which leaders exercise power to mak…
1. maintaning order ... 2. public services... 3. national security…
a group of people united by bonds of race, language, custom,…
anarchy
a state without government or laws
government
is an institution through which leaders exercise power to mak…
27 terms
Foundations of Government (Chapter 1)
government
power
policy
state
made up of the formal institutions and processes through whic…
refers to the governments authority and ability to get things…
any decision made by government in pursuit of a particular goal
political unit with the power to make and enforce laws over a…
government
made up of the formal institutions and processes through whic…
power
refers to the governments authority and ability to get things…
23 terms
AP Government Chapter 1- Foundations of Government
Government
Citizen
Politics
Monarchy
Many individuals and institutions through which policies are…
Member of the political community to whom certain rights and…
The study of who gets what,when and how-or how policy decisio…
A form of government in which power is vested in hereditary k…
Government
Many individuals and institutions through which policies are…
Citizen
Member of the political community to whom certain rights and…
30 terms
chapter 1: foundations of government
which theory holds that the first gove…
people under the control of the state…
which of the following is another name…
which principle of american democracy…
social contract theory
government
public good
compromise
which theory holds that the first gove…
social contract theory
people under the control of the state…
government
77 terms
Chapter 1 Foundations of Government
Government:
Power:
Policy:
State:
The formal structures and institutions through which a territ…
The government's ability to get things done.
Any decision made by government is pursuit of a particular go…
A political unit made up by a group of people that lives with…
Government:
The formal structures and institutions through which a territ…
Power:
The government's ability to get things done.
32 terms
Chapter 1: Foundations of the American Government
Government...
4 Characteristics of the State
Population
Territory
creates order; is an institution through which a society make…
-Population... -Territory... -Sovereignty... -Government
Characteristic of a state; most of the people don't directly…
Characteristic of a state; known and recognized boundaries
Government...
creates order; is an institution through which a society make…
4 Characteristics of the State
-Population... -Territory... -Sovereignty... -Government
33 terms
Government Chapter 1 Foundations of American Government
State
Nation
Nation-State
Consensus
A political community that occupies a definite territory and…
A group of people united by bonds of race, language, custom,…
A country in which the territory of both the nation and the s…
An agreement about basic beliefs.
State
A political community that occupies a definite territory and…
Nation
A group of people united by bonds of race, language, custom,…
11 terms
Government Chapter 1-Foundations of American Government
Government
State
unitary government
parliamentary government
an institution through which society makes an enforces public…
a body of people living in a defined territory under governme…
described as a centralized government, is one in which all po…
A prime minister or premier is also a member of the legislati…
Government
an institution through which society makes an enforces public…
State
a body of people living in a defined territory under governme…
24 terms
Honors US Government Chapter 1 "Foundations of Government" Vocabulary Terms
Government
Power
Policy
State
The formal structures and institutions through which a territ…
A governments authority to make and enforce policies and laws.
Any decision made by government in pursuit of a particular go…
A political unit made up by a group of people that lives with…
Government
The formal structures and institutions through which a territ…
Power
A governments authority to make and enforce policies and laws.
40 terms
Chapter 1 Foundations of Government
Which system of government is an indir…
Which type of governmental system did…
What does an authoritarian regime beco…
Which system of government is largely…
republic
Confederal
totalitarian
federal
Which system of government is an indir…
republic
Which type of governmental system did…
Confederal
61 terms
Government Chapter 1 (Foundations of Government)
Government
Power
Policy
State
Made up of formal institutions and processes through which de…
The governments authority and ability to get things done
Any decision made by government in pursuit of a particular goal
Political unit with the power to make and enforce laws over a…
Government
Made up of formal institutions and processes through which de…
Power
The governments authority and ability to get things done
18 terms
POD - Chapter 1 - Foundations of Government
Government
politics
public policy
legislative power
the institution through which a society makes and enforces it…
activities associated with the governance of a country
all the goals the government sets and the various courses of…
the power to make law and to frame public policies
Government
the institution through which a society makes and enforces it…
politics
activities associated with the governance of a country
Foundations of Government Chapter 1.
Government
Power
Policy
State
(government) the system or form by which a community or other…
Government´s authority and ability to get things done
a plan for action, a governing principle
An area organized into a political unit and ruled by an estab…
Government
(government) the system or form by which a community or other…
Power
Government´s authority and ability to get things done
12 terms
Chapter 1 Foundations of Government
Government
Power
Policy
State
the formal structures and institutions through which a territ…
the ability to do something or act in a particular way
any decision made by government in pursuit of a particular goal
a political unit made up by a group of people that lives with…
Government
the formal structures and institutions through which a territ…
Power
the ability to do something or act in a particular way
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