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5 terms
Government
Reprieves
Pardons
Amnesty
Cabinet
A postponement of punishment for a crime. A person convicted…
A decree that frees a person from punishment for a crime. A p…
A general pardon usually granted to a group of people.
The heads of the executive departments. The president appoint…
Reprieves
A postponement of punishment for a crime. A person convicted…
Pardons
A decree that frees a person from punishment for a crime. A p…
59 terms
Government
Engel v. Vitale (1962)
Gideon v. Florida (1963)
Marbury v. Madison (1803)
Barron v. Baltimore (1833)
(1st Amendment) No prayers in public schools
(6th amendment) right to counselor. You have the right to an…
created the concept of judicial review
Bill of Rights does not apply to the states.
Engel v. Vitale (1962)
(1st Amendment) No prayers in public schools
Gideon v. Florida (1963)
(6th amendment) right to counselor. You have the right to an…
25 terms
Government
rights of citizenship
civic responsibilities and duties
civic participation
main idea
freedom of religion, speech, press,... petition and assembly pro…
obeying the law, respecting the rights... of others, paying taxe…
actively engaging in the community... by using information effec…
tells the topic of the paragraph
rights of citizenship
freedom of religion, speech, press,... petition and assembly pro…
civic responsibilities and duties
obeying the law, respecting the rights... of others, paying taxe…
8 terms
Government
Oligarchy
Democracy
Autocracy
Parliamentary Democracy
A government ruled by a few powerful people; Communist countr…
"The rule of the many". The citizens get to participate in th…
A system of government in which the power to rule is in the h…
Form of government in which people vote for the legislative b…
Oligarchy
A government ruled by a few powerful people; Communist countr…
Democracy
"The rule of the many". The citizens get to participate in th…
29 terms
Government
Land ordinance of 1785
Articles of Confederation
Northwest Ordinance
Representative Government(A Republic)
The Articles of Confederation, Orderly growth
First Constitution, Very Weak
Changes territories to states
Elects Representatives
Land ordinance of 1785
The Articles of Confederation, Orderly growth
Articles of Confederation
First Constitution, Very Weak
24 terms
Government
What are the 3 branches of government?
Executive Branch is held by?
Legislative Branch is made up of ?
Judicial Branch is made up of?
Judicial, Executive and Legislative
President, Vice President and cabinet
Senate and House of Representatives
Supreme Court and all lower federal courts
What are the 3 branches of government?
Judicial, Executive and Legislative
Executive Branch is held by?
President, Vice President and cabinet
9 terms
Government
Legislative Branch
Judicial Branch
Executive Branch
Government
is made up of the two houses of Congress—the Senate and the H…
interprets the meaning of laws, applies laws to individual ca…
The leader of this branch is the president. They help carry o…
the governing body of the nation, state, or community
Legislative Branch
is made up of the two houses of Congress—the Senate and the H…
Judicial Branch
interprets the meaning of laws, applies laws to individual ca…
28 terms
Government
Federalism
Republicanism
Ratification
Limited Government
shared powers between the national and state governments
voting for representatives
formal approval
no one is above the law. Everyone must obey the law
Federalism
shared powers between the national and state governments
Republicanism
voting for representatives
24 terms
Government
GOVERNMENT
LIMITED Government
UNLIMITED Government
JUSTICE
The group of people who control and make decisions for a coun…
1. EVERYONE, including those in charge, must obey the laws.…
1. Rulers can do whatever they want without regard to the law…
Using LAWS to PUNISH criminals.
GOVERNMENT
The group of people who control and make decisions for a coun…
LIMITED Government
1. EVERYONE, including those in charge, must obey the laws.…
10 terms
Government
amendment
Bill of Rights
citizen
Constitution
a change to the constitution
first 10 amendments to the Constitution that gives rights and…
a person who was born in or has followed the law to become a…
the set of laws that says how the U.S. government works
amendment
a change to the constitution
Bill of Rights
first 10 amendments to the Constitution that gives rights and…
5 terms
Government
Democracy
Oligarchy
Theocracy
Monarchy
Government in which power rests with the people. Examples: In…
Government in which ruling power belongs to an elite group of…
Government run by religious leaders. Examples: Islamic Republ…
Government in which a king or queen exercises central power.…
Democracy
Government in which power rests with the people. Examples: In…
Oligarchy
Government in which ruling power belongs to an elite group of…
17 terms
Government
idea for a law
The part of the Constitution that prot…
The building where the state or nation…
A person who lives in a community and…
bill
Bill of Rights
capitol
citizen
idea for a law
bill
The part of the Constitution that prot…
Bill of Rights
26 terms
Government
Articles of Confederation
Constitutional Convention
Constitution
branches
Americans first attempt to set up a national government.
A meeting held in hopes to improve the Articles of Confederat…
A document describing how America's government will work.
The different parts of the government.
Articles of Confederation
Americans first attempt to set up a national government.
Constitutional Convention
A meeting held in hopes to improve the Articles of Confederat…
23 terms
Government
government
local goverment
state government
Constitution
a system of laws and leaders that helps keep people safe and…
...
the government of one of the fifty states
a written plan for government
government
a system of laws and leaders that helps keep people safe and…
local goverment
...
9 terms
Government
citizen
naturalized citizen
sovereignty
federalism
the status of a citizen with rights and duties. It is guarant…
a citizen who acquires citizenship versus a natural born citi…
supreme or independent power to govern your own organization
the sharing of power between state and federal governments
citizen
the status of a citizen with rights and duties. It is guarant…
naturalized citizen
a citizen who acquires citizenship versus a natural born citi…
22 terms
Government
Family (clan system)
Direct Democracy
Representative Democracy
Constitution
The earliest form of government. A group of one or more relat…
All voters in a small community meet in a place to make laws…
The people elect representatives to carry out government acti…
A written document outlining the basic laws or principles in…
Family (clan system)
The earliest form of government. A group of one or more relat…
Direct Democracy
All voters in a small community meet in a place to make laws…
93 terms
Government
The Magna Carta
House of Representatives
House of Representatives
Line item veto
historical precedent written in 1215, an agreement between Ki…
checks president by approving/or not his treaties
elect a president if no one wins by the majority of electoral…
the power of an executive to cancel specific parts of a bill,…
The Magna Carta
historical precedent written in 1215, an agreement between Ki…
House of Representatives
checks president by approving/or not his treaties
24 terms
government
thomas jefferson
soft campaign money
hard campaign money
illegal aliens
3rd President of the United States
...
...
noncitizens who are living in the U.S against the law
thomas jefferson
3rd President of the United States
soft campaign money
...
9 terms
Government
Public Policy
Sovereignty
Democracy
Representative Democracy
A government plan that solves a problem for most people.
The final power of the people in a state to make decisions wi…
System of government where people hold the power.
Citizens vote on representatives to vote on government offici…
Public Policy
A government plan that solves a problem for most people.
Sovereignty
The final power of the people in a state to make decisions wi…
22 terms
Government
Representative Government
Federalism
Senate
Supreme Court
A government that chooses its own leaders.
The distribution of power in a government between a central g…
Par of the Legislative Branch. The same number of representat…
Reviews laws and judges whether the laws follow the constitut…
Representative Government
A government that chooses its own leaders.
Federalism
The distribution of power in a government between a central g…
25 terms
Government
republicanism
federalism
limited government
individual rights
A form of government in which people elect representatives to…
A system in which power is divided between the national and s…
A principle of constitutional government; a government whose…
Basic liberties and rights of all citizens are guaranteed in…
republicanism
A form of government in which people elect representatives to…
federalism
A system in which power is divided between the national and s…
20 terms
Government
Government
Limited Government
Unlimited Government
Constitutional Monarchy
The system that sets and enforces a society's laws
Government in which government leaders are held accountable b…
Governments that have total control over their citizens
A government with a monarch as head of state and a parliament…
Government
The system that sets and enforces a society's laws
Limited Government
Government in which government leaders are held accountable b…
13 terms
government
government
democracy
constitutional monarchy
dictatorship
A group of people who keep law and order, make laws and prote…
A government by the rule of the people living under its rule.
A King or Queen is the official head of state but power is li…
A government controlled by one person or a small group of peo…
government
A group of people who keep law and order, make laws and prote…
democracy
A government by the rule of the people living under its rule.
18 terms
Government
Proportional
Republic
Infrastructure
Conservative
representation in legislative branch based on POPULATION
govt. where all powers are given to the people who elect repr…
Basic facilities such as roads, bridges, ports, etc..
favoring traditional values; strict interpretation of constit…
Proportional
representation in legislative branch based on POPULATION
Republic
govt. where all powers are given to the people who elect repr…
16 terms
Government
democracy
liberty
legislative branch
executive branch
a system in which people hold the power of the government
freedom
authority, or power, to make laws
authority to enforce the laws and make sure they are carried…
democracy
a system in which people hold the power of the government
liberty
freedom
9 terms
Government
authoritarian
democratic
Rule of Law
Individual Rights
A government in which one leader or group of people holds the…
(Citizen participation) -- Power is in the hands of the peopl…
You must follow the rules no matter who you are.
Basic liberties or freedoms and rights guaranteed to all citi…
authoritarian
A government in which one leader or group of people holds the…
democratic
(Citizen participation) -- Power is in the hands of the peopl…
27 terms
Government
Preamble
Domestic Tranquillity
Civilian
General Welfare
Introduction.
Peace and order at home.
Nonmilitary.
Well-being of all the citizens of a nation.
Preamble
Introduction.
Domestic Tranquillity
Peace and order at home.
39 terms
Government
GOVERNMENT
LIMITED Government
UNLIMITED Government
JUSTICE
The group of people who control and make decisions for a coun…
1. EVERYONE, including those in charge, must obey the laws.…
1. Rulers can do whatever they want without regard to the law…
Using LAWS to PUNISH criminals.
GOVERNMENT
The group of people who control and make decisions for a coun…
LIMITED Government
1. EVERYONE, including those in charge, must obey the laws.…
18 terms
Government
executive branch
legislative branch
judicial branch
President
Led by the President, carries out laws, heads the military, h…
Branch of government that makes the nation's laws. Consists o…
Branch of government that decides if laws are carried out fai…
Chief Executive of the United States, Head of State and Comma…
executive branch
Led by the President, carries out laws, heads the military, h…
legislative branch
Branch of government that makes the nation's laws. Consists o…
17 terms
Government
Theocracy
Republic
Autocratic
Oligarchic
Government controlled by religious leaders.
System in which citizens elect leaders to represent them.
Gov't in which 1 person possesses unlimited power. Limited ci…
Ruled by few. System in which an unelected powerful group hol…
Theocracy
Government controlled by religious leaders.
Republic
System in which citizens elect leaders to represent them.
22 terms
Government
Family (clan system)
Direct Democracy
Representative Democracy
Constitution
The earliest form of government. A group of one or more relat…
All voters in a small community meet in a place to make laws…
The people elect representatives to carry out government acti…
A written document outlining the basic laws or principles in…
Family (clan system)
The earliest form of government. A group of one or more relat…
Direct Democracy
All voters in a small community meet in a place to make laws…
21 terms
Government
3 branches of government
legislative
executive
judicial
legislative, executive, judicial
makes the laws
carries out the laws
settles differences about the meaning of laws
3 branches of government
legislative, executive, judicial
legislative
makes the laws
15 terms
Government
Democracy
Autocracy
Monarchy
Dictatorship
Any form of government in which political power is exercised…
Political power is control by one person
Rule by Kings,queen s
Power by force
Democracy
Any form of government in which political power is exercised…
Autocracy
Political power is control by one person
8 terms
Government
direct democracy
representative democracy
legislative branch
executive branch
a type of government in which citizens vote on all issues
a type of government in which citizens vote for leaders
the branch of government that creates laws
the branch of government that carries out the laws
direct democracy
a type of government in which citizens vote on all issues
representative democracy
a type of government in which citizens vote for leaders
8 terms
Government
Government
Prime Minister
Premier
Mayor
Justin Trudeau
Kathleen Wynn
Bonnie Crombie
Government
Prime Minister
Justin Trudeau
18 terms
Government
government
state government
Constitution
legislative branch
a system of laws and leaders that helps keep people safe and…
the government of one of the fifty states
a written plan for government
the branch of government that makes laws
government
a system of laws and leaders that helps keep people safe and…
state government
the government of one of the fifty states
20 terms
Government
Democracy
Vote
Legislate
Law
Type of government in which the citizens make the decisions b…
To make a choice that is counted
Make laws
Government rule which people must follow
Democracy
Type of government in which the citizens make the decisions b…
Vote
To make a choice that is counted
Government
government
democracy
monarchy
authoritarian
A group of people who keep law and order and make laws.
A government controlled by its citizens, either directly or t…
A form of government in which power is vested in hereditary k…
A government in which one leader or group of people holds abs…
government
A group of people who keep law and order and make laws.
democracy
A government controlled by its citizens, either directly or t…
31 terms
Government
Amendment
Article
Bill
Bill of Rights
A correction or a revision to the original content of the Con…
A separate part of a document that deals with a single subject
A proposed law under consideration by a legislature
The first ten amendments of the Constitution
Amendment
A correction or a revision to the original content of the Con…
Article
A separate part of a document that deals with a single subject
17 terms
Government
Autocracy
Dictator or Absolute Monarch
Communism
Confederation
a type of citizen participation where one leader holds comple…
Leaders of Autocratic Governments
a political theory that all goods and property should be owne…
a loose alliance of countries, states and other political uni…
Autocracy
a type of citizen participation where one leader holds comple…
Dictator or Absolute Monarch
Leaders of Autocratic Governments
19 terms
Government
Federalism
Depression
Legislative Branch
Executive Branch
Shared Power between federal and state governments
Economic activity slows and unemployment increases
Branch that makes laws
Branch that carries out the laws
Federalism
Shared Power between federal and state governments
Depression
Economic activity slows and unemployment increases
Government
citizen
Constitution
Election
Government
a member of a community, state, or country.
a plan for making rules for the United States government
a time when people vote.
a group of people who make and carry out laws
citizen
a member of a community, state, or country.
Constitution
a plan for making rules for the United States government
40 terms
Government
Mayflower Compact
Mayflower Compact
Compact
Virginia House of Burgesses
1620 - The first agreement for self-government in America. It…
a formal agreement or contract between two or more parties/pe…
the first representative government in the American colonies
Mayflower Compact
1620 - The first agreement for self-government in America. It…
Mayflower Compact
15 terms
Government
monarchy
oligarchy
tyranny
democracy
Ruled by 1 king or queen
Ruled by a small group of people
1 very cruel and unfair leader
people choose the leader
monarchy
Ruled by 1 king or queen
oligarchy
Ruled by a small group of people
9 terms
Government
Legislative Branch
Judicial Branch
Executive Branch
Government
is made up of the two houses of Congress—the Senate and the H…
interprets the meaning of laws, applies laws to individual ca…
The leader of this branch is the president. They help carry o…
the governing body of the nation, state, or community
Legislative Branch
is made up of the two houses of Congress—the Senate and the H…
Judicial Branch
interprets the meaning of laws, applies laws to individual ca…
25 terms
Government
rights of citizenship
civic responsibilities and duties
civic participation
main idea
freedom of religion, speech, press,... petition and assembly pro…
obeying the law, respecting the rights... of others, paying taxe…
actively engaging in the community... by using information effec…
tells the topic of the paragraph
rights of citizenship
freedom of religion, speech, press,... petition and assembly pro…
civic responsibilities and duties
obeying the law, respecting the rights... of others, paying taxe…
25 terms
Government
Citizen
Law
Government
President
a person who lives and belongs to a community
a rule that citizens must follow
a group of citizens that runs a community, state, or country
the leader of the United States
Citizen
a person who lives and belongs to a community
Law
a rule that citizens must follow
24 terms
Government
In charge of laws for each state
what the government makes for the people
It comes from taxes that people pay. I…
a leader who works for the people and…
state government
services
Where does the money come from and what is it used for?
appointed official
In charge of laws for each state
state government
what the government makes for the people
services
14 terms
government
Knesset
Monarchy
Prime minister
Theocratic republic
The parliament of Israel.
A government ruled by a king or queen.
The leader of a parliamentary democracy.
The government of Iran
Knesset
The parliament of Israel.
Monarchy
A government ruled by a king or queen.
8 terms
Government
announced
candidates
convince
decision
You told people about it.
People who seek an office or honor.
To cause someone to believe or do something
You make a choice
announced
You told people about it.
candidates
People who seek an office or honor.
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