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Government - The US Constitution Vocabulary
constitution
constitutional government
preamble
article
a plan that provides the rules for government
a government in which a constitution has authority to place c…
a statement in a constitution that sets forth the goals and p…
one of seven main divisions of the body of the Constitution
constitution
a plan that provides the rules for government
constitutional government
a government in which a constitution has authority to place c…
12 terms
US Constitution Principles of Government
government
Constitution
vote
law
An organization that creates laws to govern a country.
a document that is the plan for the government of the United…
To express your opinion or cast a ballot
A rule or set of rules
government
An organization that creates laws to govern a country.
Constitution
a document that is the plan for the government of the United…
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US Government - Chapter 3 : The Constitution
constitution
bicameral
confederation
Articles of Confederation
a detailed, written plan for government
a legislature consisting of two parts, or houses
a group of individuals or state governments
the first constitution of the United States
constitution
a detailed, written plan for government
bicameral
a legislature consisting of two parts, or houses
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US Constitution & Government
unconstitutional
unanimous
George Mason
economics
what the Supreme Court rules if something is against the Cons…
in complete agreement
father of the "Bill of Rights"
how a nation decide who gets what RESOURCES; $$
unconstitutional
what the Supreme Court rules if something is against the Cons…
unanimous
in complete agreement
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US Government: Chapter 3 The Constitution Vocabulary
Principle
Article
Popular Sovereignty
Limited Government
A basic truth, law, or ideal of behavior
A numbered section of a document such as the Constitution
A basic principle of American government in which the people…
The principle that government has only those powers given to…
Principle
A basic truth, law, or ideal of behavior
Article
A numbered section of a document such as the Constitution
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Government Amendments to the US Constitution
Amendment 1
Amendment 2
Amendment 3
Amendment 4
Freedom of religion, speech, press, assembly, and petition.
Right to bear arms (guns).
No lodging of troops in private homes.
No illegal search and seizure. Police must have search warrant.
Amendment 1
Freedom of religion, speech, press, assembly, and petition.
Amendment 2
Right to bear arms (guns).
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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
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US Constitution and government
judicial branch
legislative branch
checks and balances
federalism
the branch of government that interprets the laws made by the…
the branch of government that creates laws
the sharing and balancing of power so that one branch cannot…
a form of government in which power is distributed between a…
judicial branch
the branch of government that interprets the laws made by the…
legislative branch
the branch of government that creates laws
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US Government - Chapter 3 : The Constitution
a written plan for government un plan…
the legislature consisting of two part…
a group of individuals or state govern…
the first constitution of the United S…
constitution
bicameral
confederation
Articles of Confederation
a written plan for government un plan…
constitution
the legislature consisting of two part…
bicameral
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US Constitution Principles of Government
government
Constitution
vote
law
An organization that creates laws to govern a country.
a document that is the plan for the government of the United…
To express your opinion or cast a ballot
A rule or set of rules
government
An organization that creates laws to govern a country.
Constitution
a document that is the plan for the government of the United…
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US & VA Government - The Constitution
Limited Government
The Virginia Plan
Federalists
Anti-Federalists
The government's powers are limited to those granted by the p…
James Madison's plan of a national government with three bran…
Those who wanted a strong national government and supported t…
Those who opposed the Constitution fearing it would endanger…
Limited Government
The government's powers are limited to those granted by the p…
The Virginia Plan
James Madison's plan of a national government with three bran…
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US Government: US Constitution
Article 1
Article 1.1
Article 1.2
Article 1.3
Forming of the legislative branch
Gives congress powers to make laws
Requirements for House of Representatives
Requirements for Senate
Article 1
Forming of the legislative branch
Article 1.1
Gives congress powers to make laws
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US Government-Vocabulary Lesson 3 The Constitution
Articles of Confederation
Amendments
Supreme Court
Concurrent powers
were replaced by the Consitution
27 of these have been added to the Constitution
has the final say in explaining the Constitution
powers which belong to both federal and state government
Articles of Confederation
were replaced by the Consitution
Amendments
27 of these have been added to the Constitution
US Constitution and Government
preamble
separation of powers
federal system
checks and balances
first paragraph of the Constitution, it provides purpose for…
power is divided among three branches and three levels of gov…
government within a government, three levels of government
each branch has the ability to control the actions of the oth…
preamble
first paragraph of the Constitution, it provides purpose for…
separation of powers
power is divided among three branches and three levels of gov…
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US & VA Government - The Constitution
Limited Government
The Virginia Plan
Federalists
Anti-Federalists
The government's powers are limited to those granted by the p…
James Madison's plan of a national government with three bran…
Those who wanted a strong national government and supported t…
Those who opposed the Constitution fearing it would endanger…
Limited Government
The government's powers are limited to those granted by the p…
The Virginia Plan
James Madison's plan of a national government with three bran…
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US Government - 3.3 Applying the Constitution
executive agreements
political party
cabinet
gridlock
This is a compact or agreement that is made by a president wi…
An organized group of people with the same ideals with the go…
A group of people that advise the President on matters of gov…
Refers to the inability of the government to get things done…
executive agreements
This is a compact or agreement that is made by a president wi…
political party
An organized group of people with the same ideals with the go…
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US government & Constitution Review
The purpose of the Checks & Balance sy…
Which branch of government can declare…
One way the Executive branch checks th…
The main job of the Legislative branch…
to prevent any branch from getting too much power
Legislative Branch
to veto a bill
to make the laws
The purpose of the Checks & Balance sy…
to prevent any branch from getting too much power
Which branch of government can declare…
Legislative Branch
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Constitution and Beginning of US Government
debate
disapprove
Daniel Shay
executive branch
a discussion or talk between people with different opinions.…
not agree... The legislative branch can disapprove of the people…
Person who lived during the Revolutionary War... Farmers were an…
The president... The executive branch has the power to manage th…
debate
a discussion or talk between people with different opinions.…
disapprove
not agree... The legislative branch can disapprove of the people…
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Foundations of US Constitutional Government
COLONY
COLONIST
CHARTER
DECLARATION
Territory (land) politically controlled by another country
A person living in a settlement/colony
Written document granting land and authority to set up coloni…
A powerful statement that is official
COLONY
Territory (land) politically controlled by another country
COLONIST
A person living in a settlement/colony
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AP US Government: Chapter 2 The Constitution Vocabulary
advice and consent
Anti-Federalists
bicameral legislature
Bill of Rights
The senate's authority to approve or reject the president's a…
Individuals who opposed ratification of the constitution beca…
Legislature compromising two parts, called chambers.
The first 10 amendments to The Constitution, which were ratif…
advice and consent
The senate's authority to approve or reject the president's a…
Anti-Federalists
Individuals who opposed ratification of the constitution beca…
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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
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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
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
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US Government/Civics/Constitution Test
Constitution
Constitution's purpose
We the People
amendment
the supreme law of the land
it sets up the government, defines the government and protect…
The idea of self-government is in the first three words of th…
a change or addition to the Constitution
Constitution
the supreme law of the land
Constitution's purpose
it sets up the government, defines the government and protect…
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US Government 2305- Constitution
US Constitution
Supremacy Clause
Necessary and Proper Clause Clause
Bill of Rights
Basic national law creating institutions for governing while…
Article VI, section 2, of the US Constitution is known as the…
The congress shall have power to make laws which shall be nec…
The first 10 amendments
US Constitution
Basic national law creating institutions for governing while…
Supremacy Clause
Article VI, section 2, of the US Constitution is known as the…
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HCHS AP US Government- (The Constitution)
Delegated Powers
Reserved Powers
Enumerated or Expressed Powers
Concurrent Powers
only do what you have permission (creating an army-national g…
can do anything they want unless they are told not to (state'…
listed or written (national government)
joint (held by both-taxing, making laws-state government)
Delegated Powers
only do what you have permission (creating an army-national g…
Reserved Powers
can do anything they want unless they are told not to (state'…
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US Constitution and Government
Bill of Rights
Nine
Thirty (30)
435
First 10 amendments to the Constitution that protect the righ…
The number of Justices that sit on the Supreme Court
age a person must be to run for the Senate
Number of representatives in the House of Representatives
Bill of Rights
First 10 amendments to the Constitution that protect the righ…
Nine
The number of Justices that sit on the Supreme Court
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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 Government - Chapter 3 : The Constitution
constitution
bicameral
confederation
Articles of Confederation
a detailed, written plan for government
a legislature consisting of two parts, or houses
a group of individuals or state governments
the first constitution of the United States
constitution
a detailed, written plan for government
bicameral
a legislature consisting of two parts, or houses
54 terms
us history constitution and government. 8th grade vocab
b. Reserved powers
b. U.S. Constitution
a. Concurrent Powers (power shared by…
b. Division of power between the state…
States establishing a public school system is an example of:…
The division of powers between the national and state levels…
What power enforces laws, establishes courts and prisons and…
Federalism is the:... a. Division of power between the federal a…
b. Reserved powers
States establishing a public school system is an example of:…
b. U.S. Constitution
The division of powers between the national and state levels…
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Vocabulary Flashcards on US Constitution and Government
Amendment
Bill of Rights
checks and balances
impeach
A change in, or addition to, a constitution or law
a statement of fundamental rights and privileges (especially…
A system that allows each branch of government to limit the p…
To accuse government officials of misconduct in office
Amendment
A change in, or addition to, a constitution or law
Bill of Rights
a statement of fundamental rights and privileges (especially…
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US Constitution and American Government
Civics
Rights
Duties
Citizens
study of the rights and duties of citizens
something a person is able to do. example: go to school
something a person needs to do whether they want to or not. e…
people who live in a country and are recognized as people who…
Civics
study of the rights and duties of citizens
Rights
something a person is able to do. example: go to school
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Foundations of US Constitutional Government
colony
colonist
charter
declaration
Territory (land) politically controlled by another country
A person living in a settlement/colony
Written document granting land and authority to set up coloni…
A powerful statement that is official
colony
Territory (land) politically controlled by another country
colonist
A person living in a settlement/colony
10 terms
US Government And Constitution
President
Executive
Legislative
Judicial
Leader of US
Enforces Laws
Makes Laws
Judges Laws
President
Leader of US
Executive
Enforces Laws
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US Government - Chapter 3 - The Constitution
Article I of the Constitution
Article II of the Constitution
Article III of the Constitution
"necessary and proper" laws
describes the legislative branch
describes the executive branch
describes the Supreme Court
elastic clause
Article I of the Constitution
describes the legislative branch
Article II of the Constitution
describes the executive branch
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Government Amendments to the US Constitution
Amendment 1
Amendment 2
Amendment 3
Amendment 4
Freedom of religion, speech, press, assembly, and petition.
Right to bear arms (guns).
No lodging of troops in private homes.
No illegal search and seizure. Police must have search warrant.
Amendment 1
Freedom of religion, speech, press, assembly, and petition.
Amendment 2
Right to bear arms (guns).
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US Constitution and the Government
Constitution
Preamble
reserved powers
separation of powers
the U.S. written plan of government, adopted in 1789
introduction to the Constitution, beginning with "We the Peop…
powers in the Constitution that are left to the individual st…
division of power among the three branches of federal governm…
Constitution
the U.S. written plan of government, adopted in 1789
Preamble
introduction to the Constitution, beginning with "We the Peop…
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American government: US constitution
Amendment?
Bill of rights
Amendment one
Amendment two
Correction or excrption to constitution
First 10 amendments
Speech,press religion petition and assembly
Right to bear arms
Amendment?
Correction or excrption to constitution
Bill of rights
First 10 amendments
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Chapter 01: US Constitution and Government
Articles of Confederation
Goals of the Articles of Confederation
Weaknesses of the Articles of Confeder…
US Constitution
The continental Congress wrote the articles of the confederat…
assure freedom for citizens, ensure states individual liberti…
"not enough national government interference, the national go…
established America's national government and fundamental law…
Articles of Confederation
The continental Congress wrote the articles of the confederat…
Goals of the Articles of Confederation
assure freedom for citizens, ensure states individual liberti…
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Foundations of Government & US Constitutional Underpinnings Vocabulary
Amendment
Anti-Federalists
Federalists
Articles of Confederation
a change or addition to a legal document; (of the constitution)
opponents of the American Constitution at the time when the s…
supporters of the US Constitution at the time the states were…
The first constitution of the United States, adopted by Congr…
Amendment
a change or addition to a legal document; (of the constitution)
Anti-Federalists
opponents of the American Constitution at the time when the s…
44 terms
US Government: Constitution
Preamble
Article 1
Article 2
Article 3
Introduction
Legislative Branch; powers of Congress. Section 8: enumerated…
Executive Branch
Judicial Branch (Supreme Court). Government power to create f…
Preamble
Introduction
Article 1
Legislative Branch; powers of Congress. Section 8: enumerated…
15 terms
Quiz 4 - US Government & Constitution
It did not give the federal gov't enou…
It advocated a legislative branch in w…
It called for one house based on popul…
5th
The Articles of Confederation proved ineffective as a nationa…
Why did smaller states oppose Virginia Plan?
How did the Great Compromise help ease the fears of smaller s…
Due process of law, protection from double jeopardy, and prot…
It did not give the federal gov't enou…
The Articles of Confederation proved ineffective as a nationa…
It advocated a legislative branch in w…
Why did smaller states oppose Virginia Plan?
16 terms
US Constitution Branches of Government
Executive Branch
Legislative Branch
Judicial Branch
Powers Granted to the Executive Branch
The President, the Vice President, and the President's Cabine…
The 435 Representatives in the House of Representatives, and…
The Supreme Court, the Nine Justices, and lower federal court…
Commander in Chief of Armed Forces... Grant Pardons ... Make Treati…
Executive Branch
The President, the Vice President, and the President's Cabine…
Legislative Branch
The 435 Representatives in the House of Representatives, and…
27 terms
Government Amendments to the US Constitution
Amendment 1
Amendment 2
Amendment 3
Amendment 4
Freedom of religion, speech, press, assembly, and petition.
Right to bear arms (guns).
No lodging of troops in private homes.
No illegal search and seizure. Police must have search warrant.
Amendment 1
Freedom of religion, speech, press, assembly, and petition.
Amendment 2
Right to bear arms (guns).
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US Government Constitution Admendments
1st Amendment
2nd Amendment
3rd Amendment
4th Amendment
Freedom of Speech, Religion, Press, Assembly, and Petition
Bear Arms
Quartering Troops
Search and Seziures
1st Amendment
Freedom of Speech, Religion, Press, Assembly, and Petition
2nd Amendment
Bear Arms
45 terms
AP Government US Constitution
1st Amendment
2nd Amendment
3rd Amendment
4th Amendment
Freedom of religion (establishment & free exercise clauses),…
Right to arm bears. Supported by National Rifle Association i…
Restricts quartering of troops in private homes.
No "unreasonable" searches and seizures. Exclusionary rule (W…
1st Amendment
Freedom of religion (establishment & free exercise clauses),…
2nd Amendment
Right to arm bears. Supported by National Rifle Association i…
192 terms
US constitution and government WGU
Enumerated powers
Supremacy clause
Bill of rights
Articles of confederation
The powers explicitly granted to Congress by the constitution.
The clause in article VI Of the constitution that asserts tha…
The first 10 amendments to the constitution. They prevent the…
The compact among the 13 original states that established the…
Enumerated powers
The powers explicitly granted to Congress by the constitution.
Supremacy clause
The clause in article VI Of the constitution that asserts tha…
29 terms
US Government Constitution Test
Amendment 4
Amendment 5
Amendment 1
Amendment 2
protection against unreasonable search and seizure
federal due process
freedom of speech and religion
right to bear arms
Amendment 4
protection against unreasonable search and seizure
Amendment 5
federal due process
80 terms
Government - US Constitution
If the president should die, who would…
The president's official in charge of…
The constitution says that a prisoner…
Which amendment deals with the voting…
Vice President
Secretary of Interior
Habeas corpus
26th
If the president should die, who would…
Vice President
The president's official in charge of…
Secretary of Interior
31 terms
Government - US Constitution
What were two weaknesses in Congress u…
What event showed the inability of the…
In what year was the constitutional co…
In what city was the constitutional co…
1. no judiciary ... 2. couldn't enforce laws
Shays rebellion
1787
Philadelphia
What were two weaknesses in Congress u…
1. no judiciary ... 2. couldn't enforce laws
What event showed the inability of the…
Shays rebellion
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