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US constitution and Government Definitions
Articles of confederation
Dictatorship
Executive branch
Extradition
A document that sets up loose allies of the 13th state
A system of government where one person or small group has co…
Carries out the law
The act of returning criminals back where he/she committed a…
Articles of confederation
A document that sets up loose allies of the 13th state
Dictatorship
A system of government where one person or small group has co…
21 terms
US Constitution and government
states
articles of confederation
Northwest Ordinance
northwest ordinance
The Articles of confederation gave too much power to the ____…
Shays rebellion highlighted the weaknesses of the _____________
One positive impact of the articles of confederation
establishes how to admit a state into the union
states
The Articles of confederation gave too much power to the ____…
articles of confederation
Shays rebellion highlighted the weaknesses of the _____________
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US Constitution and Government
1st Amendment Freedoms
Constitution
Popular Sovereignty
Limited Government
Freedom of speech, religion, press, assembly, and petition
a document that sets out laws and principles of a government
The people hold the final power through their right to vote.
Things the government can't do
1st Amendment Freedoms
Freedom of speech, religion, press, assembly, and petition
Constitution
a document that sets out laws and principles of a government
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American Government US Constitution
Approves or rejects treaties
Starts all revenue bills
Passes bills they hope will become laws
Has 100 members
Senate
House
Both
Senate
Approves or rejects treaties
Senate
Starts all revenue bills
House
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Constitutional Underpinnings of US Government
Federalist #10:
Federalist #51:
Preamble to the Constitution:
Legislative powers:
James Madison. Centered on the "tyranny of the majority". Fac…
James Madison. Defines the relationship among the three branc…
introduction to the Constitution which states its purposes; f…
defined in Article 1 Section 8. Collect taxes, pay debts, bor…
Federalist #10:
James Madison. Centered on the "tyranny of the majority". Fac…
Federalist #51:
James Madison. Defines the relationship among the three branc…
23 terms
US Government Constitution
Civics
Principles of the Constitution
Limited gov
Popular Sovereignty
study of citizenship; what it means to be a citizen
popular sovereignty; limited gov; majority rule w/ minority r…
prevent gov from being too powerful; reflect on our Magna Car…
gov is created by and are subject to the will of the people
Civics
study of citizenship; what it means to be a citizen
Principles of the Constitution
popular sovereignty; limited gov; majority rule w/ minority r…
23 terms
US Government Constitution
Civics
Principles of the Constitution
Limited gov
Popular Sovereignty
study of citizenship; what it means to be a citizen
popular sovereignty; limited gov; majority rule w/ minority r…
prevent gov from being too powerful; reflect on our Magna Car…
gov is created by and are subject to the will of the people
Civics
study of citizenship; what it means to be a citizen
Principles of the Constitution
popular sovereignty; limited gov; majority rule w/ minority r…
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US Constitution and Government Review
legislative
executive
judicial
President
to make laws
execution of laws
enforces laws
whom is the executive power vested?
legislative
to make laws
executive
execution of laws
15 terms
US Government & Constitution
Legislative Branch
Executive Branch
Judicial Branch
6 years
This branch of government makes the laws.
This branch of government enforces the laws.
This branch of government interprets the laws.
Term length for US Senators.
Legislative Branch
This branch of government makes the laws.
Executive Branch
This branch of government enforces the laws.
US Government Constitution Articles
Article 1
the Legislative Branch
Article 1
the Legislative Branch
2 terms
US Constitution and Government
30 terms
US CONSTITUTION GOVERNMENT
Senate and the House of Representatives
There are 100 (2 for each state)
6 years, can be reelected no limit
435 (allocated by population)
What are the 2 houses in Congress?
How many Senators are there?
What is term length for Senators?
How many people are in The House of Representatives?
Senate and the House of Representatives
What are the 2 houses in Congress?
There are 100 (2 for each state)
How many Senators are there?
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US Constitution American Government
Preamble
Article 1, Section 1
Article 1, Section 2
Article 1, Section 3
We the People of the United States, in Order to form a more p…
All legislative Powers herein granted shall be vested in a Co…
The House of Representatives shall be composed of Members cho…
The Senate of the United States shall be composed of two Sena…
Preamble
We the People of the United States, in Order to form a more p…
Article 1, Section 1
All legislative Powers herein granted shall be vested in a Co…
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AP Government US Constitution
Article 1
Article 1, Section 8
Elastic Clause
Article 1, Section 9
Legislative branch of power
Exposed and Enumerated Powers of Congress:... 1. To collect and…
Article 1, Section 8, Clause 18- all laws shall be necessary…
Powers denied to Congress
Article 1
Legislative branch of power
Article 1, Section 8
Exposed and Enumerated Powers of Congress:... 1. To collect and…
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US Constitution(Government)
city of the convention
federalist
federalist arguments
anti-federalist
phildelphia
-a member of federalism who is a part of a system of governme…
-support the Constitution... -better articles... -federalist papers
- someone against the federalist
city of the convention
phildelphia
federalist
-a member of federalism who is a part of a system of governme…
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Government US Constitution
Power of the monarch not absolute; tri…
Stresses Parliament's power over the m…
Aimed to join colonies into trade/mili…
Protects Cherokee in French and Indian…
Magna Carta
English Bill of Rights
Albany Plan
Fort Loudon
Power of the monarch not absolute; tri…
Magna Carta
Stresses Parliament's power over the m…
English Bill of Rights
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US government and Constitution
Constitution
Federalism
Republicanism
Separation of powers
Lays out how the government wlrks and how people fit into it
A way of governing that shares power between individual state…
The US is a republic. The people exercise there power by voti…
Divides powers among the tree branches of government
Constitution
Lays out how the government wlrks and how people fit into it
Federalism
A way of governing that shares power between individual state…
29 terms
US Constitution and Government
Secretary of State
Secretary of Treasury
Secretary of War
Attorney General
Thomas Jefferson
Alexander Hamilton
Henry Knox
Edmund Randolph
Secretary of State
Thomas Jefferson
Secretary of Treasury
Alexander Hamilton
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US. Government and Constitution
amendment
Bill of Rights
Checks and Balances
Constitution
change; a change to the Constitution
The first 10 amendments
a system established to ensure that no branch controls too mu…
the document that outlines our laws; the nation's most import…
amendment
change; a change to the Constitution
Bill of Rights
The first 10 amendments
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Us constitution government
Articles of confederation
Dictatorship
Executive branch
Extradition
A document that set up a loose alliance of the 13 states
A system of government where one person or small group has co…
Carries out laws
The act of turning in a criminal back to he/she committed the…
Articles of confederation
A document that set up a loose alliance of the 13 states
Dictatorship
A system of government where one person or small group has co…
9 terms
US constitution government
Articles of confederation
Dictatorship
Executive branch
Extradition
A document that set uo a loose alliance of the 13 states
a system of government where one person ... or small group has c…
carries out the laws
the act of returning a criminal to the state ... where he/she co…
Articles of confederation
A document that set uo a loose alliance of the 13 states
Dictatorship
a system of government where one person ... or small group has c…
9 terms
US Constitution government definition
Articles of Confederation
dictatorship
Executive Branch
extradition
a document that set up a loose alliance of the 13 states
a system of government where one person or small group has co…
carries out the laws
the act of returning a criminal to the state where he\she com…
Articles of Confederation
a document that set up a loose alliance of the 13 states
dictatorship
a system of government where one person or small group has co…
US Constitution and Government Vocab
Natural rights
Government
Democracy
Republic
The rights of all in the US, life, liberty, and the pursuit o…
The politically controlling system of a nation, state, or ter…
A system of government where the citizens have a say on how t…
Where political power is held by citizens and their represent…
Natural rights
The rights of all in the US, life, liberty, and the pursuit o…
Government
The politically controlling system of a nation, state, or ter…
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Government US Constitution Terms
Anti-Federalists
Articles of Confederation
Authoritarian Regimes
Bill of Rights
...
...
...
...
Anti-Federalists
...
Articles of Confederation
...
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US government and Constitution review
articles of Confederation
natural rights
New Jersey plan
Virginia plan
The first form of government for the United States. The found…
The rights to life, liberty and pursuit of happiness
A plan unsuccessful proposed at the Constitutional convention…
A plan unsuccessful proposal at the Constitutional convention…
articles of Confederation
The first form of government for the United States. The found…
natural rights
The rights to life, liberty and pursuit of happiness
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AP US Government: US Constitution
What is the structure of the constitut…
What are the 6 main principles of the…
What are the 2 ways an amendment can b…
What are 2 ways an amendment can be ra…
1. Preamble... 2.Articles... 3.Amendments
1. Limited Government... 2. Popular Sovereignty... 3. Federalism... 4.…
1. 2/3 vote in each house... 2. Proposed at a national conventio…
1. 3/4 vote of state legislature ... 2. 3/4 of states in state c…
What is the structure of the constitut…
1. Preamble... 2.Articles... 3.Amendments
What are the 6 main principles of the…
1. Limited Government... 2. Popular Sovereignty... 3. Federalism... 4.…
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US Constitution and Government
Checks and Balances
Popular Sovereignty
Limited Government
Enumerated powers
The system of distribution of power between branches of Gover…
The idea that the Government must follow the will of the citi…
The rule that no one is above the law, even the Government. A…
The powers of the Federal Government
Checks and Balances
The system of distribution of power between branches of Gover…
Popular Sovereignty
The idea that the Government must follow the will of the citi…
19 terms
US Constitution and Government
Ratify
Federalist
Parliament
Republicanism
To give consent or permission to do something
A person who supports the national government
A group of people who are responsible for making laws
When citizens elect officials to represent their beliefs
Ratify
To give consent or permission to do something
Federalist
A person who supports the national government
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US government/constitution 3
cabinet
veto
spoils system
impeach
a group of advisors for the president
action by which the president can reject a bill submitted by…
largely started by President Jackson by giving governmental j…
to bring formal charges against a federal or state public off…
cabinet
a group of advisors for the president
veto
action by which the president can reject a bill submitted by…
Constitution & The US Government
Preamble
Constitution
Article III
Federalism
Introduction that explains the reasons for a document or law.
Establish the rule of law in our county.
Part of Constitution establishing judicial powers including t…
Shared power between the states and federal or natural power.
Preamble
Introduction that explains the reasons for a document or law.
Constitution
Establish the rule of law in our county.
49 terms
AP Government: US Constitution
Articles of Confederation
Why was the Constitutional Convention…
Conclusion of Constitutional Convention
Virginia Plan
•weak national government ... •Confederal system: weak central g…
It was held in order to revise the articles of confederation…
•established national govt of US... •goal: to create a republic…
Each state would be represented in proportion to population (…
Articles of Confederation
•weak national government ... •Confederal system: weak central g…
Why was the Constitutional Convention…
It was held in order to revise the articles of confederation…
26 terms
Constitution & US Government
The articles of Confederation failed b…
Three-Fifths Compromise
Slave Trade Clause
Fugitive Slave Clause
1) Lacked power to enforce laws... 2) Lacked power to levy taxes…
Allowed slaves to be counted as 3/5 a free white person
Forbade Congress from voting against the international slave…
Forced all states to return fugitive slaves to their owner
The articles of Confederation failed b…
1) Lacked power to enforce laws... 2) Lacked power to levy taxes…
Three-Fifths Compromise
Allowed slaves to be counted as 3/5 a free white person
26 terms
US Government & Constitution
Legislative Branch
Executive Branch
Judicial Branch
Introduce Bill
Congress; Approves Annual Budget; Raises Revenue with taxes a…
President; Executes laws; Prepares annual budget; Appoints ca…
Supreme Court; Conducts judicial review of laws passed; inter…
1st Step in Lawmaking Process
Legislative Branch
Congress; Approves Annual Budget; Raises Revenue with taxes a…
Executive Branch
President; Executes laws; Prepares annual budget; Appoints ca…
23 terms
US Government Constitution
Civics
Principles of the Constitution
Limited gov
Popular Sovereignty
study of citizenship; what it means to be a citizen
popular sovereignty; limited gov; majority rule w/ minority r…
prevent gov from being too powerful; reflect on our Magna Car…
gov is created by and are subject to the will of the people
Civics
study of citizenship; what it means to be a citizen
Principles of the Constitution
popular sovereignty; limited gov; majority rule w/ minority r…
26 terms
US Government & Constitution
What are the 4 Characteristics of a st…
An institution that maintains social o…
To have the supreme and absolute autho…
A government in which the people rule.
a. Government... b. Territory... c. Population ... d. Sovereignty
Government
...
Democracy
What are the 4 Characteristics of a st…
a. Government... b. Territory... c. Population ... d. Sovereignty
An institution that maintains social o…
Government
35 terms
US Government Constitution
What document, which became the United…
The Articles of Confederation set up "…
Under the Articles of Confederation, t…
How many states were needed for ratifi…
Articles of Confederation
league, friendship
Their common defense, security of their liberties, mutual and…
13
What document, which became the United…
Articles of Confederation
The Articles of Confederation set up "…
league, friendship
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US Government and Politics: CONSTITUTION
Federalism
Federal gov't
Enumerated power
Implied power
Power is divided between national + state gov't
National gov't
Federal power specifically mentioned in the constitution i.e.…
Not specifically in the constitution — but links to specific…
Federalism
Power is divided between national + state gov't
Federal gov't
National gov't
35 terms
Government US Constitution Test
enlightenment
enlightenment thinker: Hobbes
Baron de Montesquieu
Alexis de Tocqueville
a philosophical movement which began in France and England in…
the social contract; "the good of the many outweighs the good…
separation of powers and balance of power; his ideas are grea…
people should actively participate in their society- this hel…
enlightenment
a philosophical movement which began in France and England in…
enlightenment thinker: Hobbes
the social contract; "the good of the many outweighs the good…
AP US Government: Constitutional Underpinnings
Bicameral Legislature
Block Grant
Categorical Grant
Project Grants
two house legislature
money granted by the federal government to the states for a b…
money granted by the federal government to the states for a n…
Federal categorical grants given for specific purposes and aw…
Bicameral Legislature
two house legislature
Block Grant
money granted by the federal government to the states for a b…
34 terms
US Government: The Constitution
Supremacy clause in the Constitution
Executive branch information found in…
Relationship among the states, and rel…
Method of ratifying the US Constitutio…
Article 6
Article 2
Article 4
Article 7
Supremacy clause in the Constitution
Article 6
Executive branch information found in…
Article 2
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US Constitution: Branches of Government
Legislative
Executive
Judicial
President
branch that MAKES law
branch that ENFORCES the law
branch that INTERPRETS the law
Head of the Executive branch
Legislative
branch that MAKES law
Executive
branch that ENFORCES the law
35 terms
US History Constitution and Government
election laws
limits
licenses
regualting education
reserved/state
reserved/state
reserved/state
reserved/state
election laws
reserved/state
limits
reserved/state
52 terms
Us government/ constitution test
1st amendment
2nd amendment
3rd amendment
4th amendment
Religious and Political freedoms ... - speech ... - religion ... - pre…
The right to bear arms ... Citizens can own guns
Quartering of troops ... Cannot be forced to house soldiers duri…
Searches and seizures ... No sts w/ out valid warrant probable c…
1st amendment
Religious and Political freedoms ... - speech ... - religion ... - pre…
2nd amendment
The right to bear arms ... Citizens can own guns
Us Government Constitution
Articles of Confederation
Three branches of current US government
legislative government
executive government
Government has one branch: legislative makes laws
Legislative, executive, judicial
makes laws
carries out laws
Articles of Confederation
Government has one branch: legislative makes laws
Three branches of current US government
Legislative, executive, judicial
16 terms
US Constitution and Government
Define constitution
Why did Americans want written constit…
State government = ?
What did most governments have?
a written document that sets out the laws of principles of th…
1) would clearly spell out rights of citizens 2)limit the pow…
Colonial government
Upper and lower body
Define constitution
a written document that sets out the laws of principles of th…
Why did Americans want written constit…
1) would clearly spell out rights of citizens 2)limit the pow…
66 terms
The Constitution and US Government
Confederation
Constitution
What was the first form of our nationa…
When did our first form of government…
union of all states
a set of fundamental principles
The Articles of Confederation
1781
Confederation
union of all states
Constitution
a set of fundamental principles
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Government: The US Constitutional Amendments
1st Amendment
2nd Amendment
3rd Amendment
4th Amendment
The right to freedom of religion, speech, press, and assembly.
The right to keep and bear arms.(weapons)
The right to not quarter troops in any house without the cons…
The right of the people to be secure individually, houses, pa…
1st Amendment
The right to freedom of religion, speech, press, and assembly.
2nd Amendment
The right to keep and bear arms.(weapons)
78 terms
Constitutional Underpinnings of the US Government
Democracy
direct democracy
representative democracy
constitutional democracy
A political system in which the supreme power lies in a body…
A form of government in which citizens rule directly and not…
A system of government in which citizens elect representative…
A government that enforces recognized limits on those who gov…
Democracy
A political system in which the supreme power lies in a body…
direct democracy
A form of government in which citizens rule directly and not…
86 terms
Constitutional Underpinnings of the US Government
Authority
Bureaucrats
Democracy
Democratic centralism
The right to use power
Appointed officials who operate government agencies and large…
A word used to describe at least three different political sy…
A form of democracy in which the interests of the masses were…
Authority
The right to use power
Bureaucrats
Appointed officials who operate government agencies and large…
33 terms
The Constitution and government of the US
bicameral
Number of US Senators
Number of Representatives in the Unite…
Georgia US Senators
2 chambers; Congress has the Senate and the House of Represen…
100
435
Johnny Isaakson, David Purdue
bicameral
2 chambers; Congress has the Senate and the House of Represen…
Number of US Senators
100
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