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Government Chapter 2.1-2.2
Democracy
Monarchy
Dictatorship
Market Economy
A system of government in which citizens exercise supreme pow…
A system of government in which a single ruler exercises supr…
A system of government in which a single person or group exer…
An economic system that relies mainly on markets to determine…
Democracy
A system of government in which citizens exercise supreme pow…
Monarchy
A system of government in which a single ruler exercises supr…
20 terms
American Government- Chapter 2
Anti-Federalists
Articles of Confederation
Bicameral
Charter
Those persons who opposed the ratification of the Constitutio…
Plan of government adopted by the continental congress after…
An adjective describing a legislative body composed of two br…
A city's basic law, its constitution; a written grant of auth…
Anti-Federalists
Those persons who opposed the ratification of the Constitutio…
Articles of Confederation
Plan of government adopted by the continental congress after…
25 terms
AP Government Chapter 2
Unalienable
Articles of Confederation
Constitutional Convention
Shays' Rebellion
A human right based on nature or God
A weak constitution that governed America during the Revoluti…
A meeting in Philadelphia in 1787 that produced a new constit…
A 1787 rebellion in which ex-Revolutionary War soldiers attem…
Unalienable
A human right based on nature or God
Articles of Confederation
A weak constitution that governed America during the Revoluti…
25 terms
AP Government Chapter 2
Unalienable
Articles of Confederation
Constitutional Convention
Shay's Rebellion
A human right based on nature or God
A weak constitution that governed America during the Revoluti…
A meeting in Philadelphia in 1787 that produced a new constit…
A 1787 rebellion in which ex-Revolutionary War soldiers attem…
Unalienable
A human right based on nature or God
Articles of Confederation
A weak constitution that governed America during the Revoluti…
23 terms
AP Government Chapter 2
Unalienable
Articles of Confederation
Constitutional Convention
Shays' Rebellion
A human right based on nature or God
A weak constitution that governed America during the Revoluti…
A meeting in Philadelphia in 1787 that produced a new constit…
A 1787 rebellion in which ex-Revolutionary War soldiers attem…
Unalienable
A human right based on nature or God
Articles of Confederation
A weak constitution that governed America during the Revoluti…
12 terms
Government Chapter 2
unicameral
revenue
ordinance
embargo
a single-chamber legislature
money a government collects from taxes or other sources
a law
an agreement prohibiting trade
unicameral
a single-chamber legislature
revenue
money a government collects from taxes or other sources
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Government Chapter 2 Vocabulary
Limited Government
Representative Government
Separation of Powers
Magna Carta
A system in which the power of government is limited; not abs…
People elect delegates to make the laws and conduct government.
Divided power between government, king's agent in the colonie…
Great Charter; signed by King John and established the princi…
Limited Government
A system in which the power of government is limited; not abs…
Representative Government
People elect delegates to make the laws and conduct government.
29 terms
Government - Chapter 2
Bicameral
Magna Carta
Petition of Right
English Bill of Rights
A two-chamber Legislature.
One of the earliest English efforts toward limited government…
In 1628, England's Legislature forced King Charles I to sign;…
Passed by Parliament; said monarchs would no longer be able t…
Bicameral
A two-chamber Legislature.
Magna Carta
One of the earliest English efforts toward limited government…
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Government Chapter 2 Vocabulary
Bicameral
Magna Carta
Petition of Rights
English Bill of Rights
Two House or two chambers of a legislature or Parliament
The "Great Charter" signed by King John in 1215 securing the…
A document signed by Charles I requiring monarchs to obtain P…
A document signed by William and Mary protecting the rights o…
Bicameral
Two House or two chambers of a legislature or Parliament
Magna Carta
The "Great Charter" signed by King John in 1215 securing the…
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Government Alive! Chapter 2
Democracy
Monarcy
Dictatorship
Market Economy
A system of government in which citizens exercise supreme pow…
A system of government in which a single ruler exercises supr…
A system of government in which a single person or group exer…
An economic system that relies mainly on markets to determine…
Democracy
A system of government in which citizens exercise supreme pow…
Monarcy
A system of government in which a single ruler exercises supr…
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American Government Chapter 2 Terms
Unicameral
Framers
Magna Carta
Federalists
Another name for a one house legislature.
The term used to describe the people who drafted the Constitu…
An agreement that allowed for trial by jury and due process o…
People who favored the ratification of the Constitution.
Unicameral
Another name for a one house legislature.
Framers
The term used to describe the people who drafted the Constitu…
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Government Alive! Chapter 2
Democracy
Monarcy
Dictatorship
Market Economy
A system of government in which citizens exercise supreme pow…
A system of government in which a single ruler exercises supr…
A system of government in which a single person or group exer…
An economic system that relies mainly on markets to determine…
Democracy
A system of government in which citizens exercise supreme pow…
Monarcy
A system of government in which a single ruler exercises supr…
Government Alive! Chapter 2
Monarchy
Dictatorship
Theocracy
Single-party State
A system of government in which a single ruler exercises supr…
A system of government in which a single person or group exer…
A system of government headed by religious leaders
A system of government in which only one political party is a…
Monarchy
A system of government in which a single ruler exercises supr…
Dictatorship
A system of government in which a single person or group exer…
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Government - Chapter 2 Vocabulary
Limited Government
Representative Government
Separation of Powers
Revenue
A system in which the power of the government is limited, not…
A system of government in which people elect delegates to mak…
The division of power among the legislative, executive, and j…
The money a government collects from taxes or other sources
Limited Government
A system in which the power of the government is limited, not…
Representative Government
A system of government in which people elect delegates to mak…
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Chapter 2 Government
limited government
Magna Carta 1215
King John
Representative Government
government's power was not absolute; was accepted in England
English nobles upset with oppressive policies of King John, f…
signed the Magna Carta, but continued to have power struggles…
1776 most colonies in America were this, where people elected…
limited government
government's power was not absolute; was accepted in England
Magna Carta 1215
English nobles upset with oppressive policies of King John, f…
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Chapter 2: Origins of American Government
bicameral
Magna Carta
Petition of Right
Proprietary
two-chamber, legislature
Moved from rule of man to rule of law; Outlined individual ri…
Required monarchs to obtain Parliamentary approval before lev…
based on land grant to individual or group
bicameral
two-chamber, legislature
Magna Carta
Moved from rule of man to rule of law; Outlined individual ri…
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American Government Chapter 2
Revenue
Two Treatises onGovernment
Embargo
Fundamental Orders of Connecticut
Money a government collects from taxes or other sources.
"Textbook of American Revolution"
Agreement prohibiting trade
First formal constitution
Revenue
Money a government collects from taxes or other sources.
Two Treatises onGovernment
"Textbook of American Revolution"
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Chapter 2 American Government
limited government
representative government
separation of powers
revenue
a system in which the power of the government is limited, not…
a system of government in which people elect delegates to mak…
the division of power among legislative, executive, and judic…
the money a government collects from taxes or other sources
limited government
a system in which the power of the government is limited, not…
representative government
a system of government in which people elect delegates to mak…
27 terms
Government - Chapter 2
Bicameral
Magna Carta
Petition of Right
English Bill of Rights
Consisting of two houses.
This document was signed by King John in 1215. It was the fir…
A document signed by Charles I of England that limited the po…
King William and Queen Mary accepted this document in 1689. I…
Bicameral
Consisting of two houses.
Magna Carta
This document was signed by King John in 1215. It was the fir…
27 terms
Government Chapter 2 Vocabulary
Limited Government
Representative Government
Magna Carta
Petition of Right
Basic principle of American government which states that gove…
System of government in which public polices are made by offi…
Great Charter forced upon King John of England by his barons…
Document prepared by Parliament and signed by King Charles 1…
Limited Government
Basic principle of American government which states that gove…
Representative Government
System of government in which public polices are made by offi…
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A Beka American Government Chapter 2
government
sovereign
capital punishment
laws
the authority and power to control, to direct, and to rule th…
having both the supreme power and the right to govern all nat…
the death penalty - the first foundational civil ordinance
rules of human action or conduct
government
the authority and power to control, to direct, and to rule th…
sovereign
having both the supreme power and the right to govern all nat…
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Chapter 2 Vocabulary - Origins of American Government
Limited Government
Representative Government
Separation of Powers
Revenue
A system in which the power of the government is limited, not…
A system of government in which people elect delegates to mak…
The division of power among the legislative, executive, and j…
The money a government collects from taxes or other sources
Limited Government
A system in which the power of the government is limited, not…
Representative Government
A system of government in which people elect delegates to mak…
27 terms
Government Alive! Chapter 2
Democracy
Monarcy
Dictatorship
Market Economy
A system of government in which citizens exercise supreme pow…
A system of government in which a single ruler exercises supr…
A system of government in which a single person or group exer…
An economic system that relies mainly on markets to determine…
Democracy
A system of government in which citizens exercise supreme pow…
Monarcy
A system of government in which a single ruler exercises supr…
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Government Chapter 2
boycott
federalism
repeal
federalist
refusal to buy or sell certain goods
powers are divided between the national and 50 states
to withdraw or cancel a law or regulation
group that was in favor of the ratification of the US constit…
boycott
refusal to buy or sell certain goods
federalism
powers are divided between the national and 50 states
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Magruder's American Government Chapter 2 - Origins of American Government
Limited GovernmentImage
Representative Government
Magna Carta
Petition of Right
government is restricted in what it may do and each individua…
system of government in which public policies are made by off…
the great charter--at Runnymede in 1215. The power of monarch…
limited the King's power. Monarch was subject to the law of t…
Limited GovernmentImage
government is restricted in what it may do and each individua…
Representative Government
system of government in which public policies are made by off…
23 terms
Government Chapter 2
Unalienable
Articles of Confederation
Constitutional Convention
Shays' Rebellion
A human right based on nature or God
A weak constitution that governed America during the Revoluti…
A meeting in Philadelphia in 1787 that produced a new constit…
A 1787 rebellion in which ex-Revolutionary War soldiers attem…
Unalienable
A human right based on nature or God
Articles of Confederation
A weak constitution that governed America during the Revoluti…
Government Chapter 2 Review
Which compromise enabled writers of th…
Early American concepts of government…
What does the middle section of the De…
Who supported ratification of the Cons…
3/5 Compromise
A combination of:... ~limited government... ~representative governm…
violations of colonists political, civil, and economic libert…
Federalists
Which compromise enabled writers of th…
3/5 Compromise
Early American concepts of government…
A combination of:... ~limited government... ~representative governm…
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Chapter 2 Forms of Government
monarchy
monarch
constitutional monarchies
dynasty
one supreme authority who rules for life
the authority in a monarchy, usually a king or queen
government is run by a parliament; monarch is the ceremonial…
a ruling family
monarchy
one supreme authority who rules for life
monarch
the authority in a monarchy, usually a king or queen
10 terms
Government Chapter 2
Popular Sovereignty
judicial review
federalism
supremacy clause
A government in which the people rule by their own consent.
Allows the court to determine the constitutionality of laws
A system in which power is divided between the national and s…
Article VI of the Constitution, which makes the Constitution,…
Popular Sovereignty
A government in which the people rule by their own consent.
judicial review
Allows the court to determine the constitutionality of laws
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Chapter 2 - Origins of American Government
Antifederalists
Articles of Confederation
Assembly
Bicameral
Those who opposed the creation of the new federal system of g…
The original plan of unification and government of the United…
A group or body of lawmakers in some state governments of the…
Having two legislative houses
Antifederalists
Those who opposed the creation of the new federal system of g…
Articles of Confederation
The original plan of unification and government of the United…
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American Government & Citizenship Chapter 2
Enlightenment
Monarch
Legislature
Precedent
A movement in the 18th century that advocated the use of reas…
A government ruled by a king or queen
A group of people who have the power to make laws
An example that may serve as a basis for imitation or later a…
Enlightenment
A movement in the 18th century that advocated the use of reas…
Monarch
A government ruled by a king or queen
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Government - Chapter 2
Signed by King John
A regulated government
Allowed the Parlament to approve all t…
a written agreement
Magna Carta
ordered Government
English Bill of Rights
charter
Signed by King John
Magna Carta
A regulated government
ordered Government
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CHAPTER 2 GOVERNMENT
LIMITED GOVERNMENT
ESTABLISHED
LEVYING
REPRESENTATIVE GOVERNMENT
A SYSTEM IN WHICH THE POWER OF THE GOVERNMENT IS NOT ABSOLUTE
TO INSTITUTE PERMANENTLY BY ENACTMENT OR AGREEMENT
TO IMPOSE A TAX
A STSTEM OF GOVERNMENT IN WHICH PEOPLE ELECT DELEGATES TO MAK…
LIMITED GOVERNMENT
A SYSTEM IN WHICH THE POWER OF THE GOVERNMENT IS NOT ABSOLUTE
ESTABLISHED
TO INSTITUTE PERMANENTLY BY ENACTMENT OR AGREEMENT
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AP Government Chapter 2
Articles of Confederation
Constitutional Convention
Shay's Rebellion
Virginia Plan
A weak constitution that governed America during the Revoluti…
A meeting in Philadelphia in 1787 that produced a new constit…
A 1787 rebellion in which ex-Revolutionary War soldiers attem…
Proposal to create a strong national government
Articles of Confederation
A weak constitution that governed America during the Revoluti…
Constitutional Convention
A meeting in Philadelphia in 1787 that produced a new constit…
45 terms
AP Government Chapter 2
Unalienable
Articles of Confederation
Constitutional Convention
Shays' Rebellion
A human right based on nature or God
The first constitution of the United States, adopted by Congr…
A meeting in Philadelphia in 1787 that produced a new constit…
a series of attacks on courthouses by a small band of farmers…
Unalienable
A human right based on nature or God
Articles of Confederation
The first constitution of the United States, adopted by Congr…
8 terms
Government Chapter 2 C
British
Federalists
lawmaking
Antifederalists
governed the 13 colonies
were FOR a strong national government
purpose of Congress
were FOR a Bill of Rights
British
governed the 13 colonies
Federalists
were FOR a strong national government
27 terms
Government Chapter 2
Bicameral
Charter
Limited Government
Magna Carter
A legislative body composed of two chambers
A city's basic law, it's constitution a written grant of auth…
States that government is restricted in what it maydo and eac…
Established that the power of the monarchy was not absolute a…
Bicameral
A legislative body composed of two chambers
Charter
A city's basic law, it's constitution a written grant of auth…
20 terms
American Government- Chapter 2
Anti-Federalists
Articles of Confederation
Bicameral
Charter
Those persons who opposed the ratification of the Constitutio…
Plan of government adopted by the continental congress after…
An adjective describing a legislative body composed of two br…
A city's basic law, its constitution; a written grant of auth…
Anti-Federalists
Those persons who opposed the ratification of the Constitutio…
Articles of Confederation
Plan of government adopted by the continental congress after…
46 terms
Chapter 2 American Government
Anti-Federalists
Articles of Confederation
Bicameral
Charter
Those persons who opposed the ratification of the Constitutio…
Plan of government adopted by the continental congress after…
An adjective describing a legislative body composed of two br…
A city's basic law, its constitution; a written grant of auth…
Anti-Federalists
Those persons who opposed the ratification of the Constitutio…
Articles of Confederation
Plan of government adopted by the continental congress after…
51 terms
Government- Chapter 2
bicameral
Magna Carta
Petition of Right
English Bill of Rights
two-chamber legislature called Parliment
"Great Charter" - a charter agreed to by King John of England…
a document signed by Charles I of England that limited the po…
document signed by King William that stated that English mona…
bicameral
two-chamber legislature called Parliment
Magna Carta
"Great Charter" - a charter agreed to by King John of England…
Government Alive! Chapter 2
Democracy
Monarcy
Dictatorship
Market Economy
A system of government in which citizens exercise supreme pow…
A system of government in which a single ruler exercises supr…
A system of government in which a single person or group exer…
An economic system that relies mainly on markets to determine…
Democracy
A system of government in which citizens exercise supreme pow…
Monarcy
A system of government in which a single ruler exercises supr…
24 terms
Government Chapter 2 Vocab
limited government
representative government
Magna Carta
due process
A principle of constitutional government; a government whose…
Power is held by the people and exercised through the efforts…
A charter of liberty and political rights obtained from King…
Established rules and regulations that restrain government of…
limited government
A principle of constitutional government; a government whose…
representative government
Power is held by the people and exercised through the efforts…
20 terms
American Government- Chapter 2
Anti-Federalists
Articles of Confederation
Bicameral
Charter
Those persons who opposed the ratification of the Constitutio…
Plan of government adopted by the continental congress after…
An adjective describing a legislative body composed of two br…
A city's basic law, its constitution; a written grant of auth…
Anti-Federalists
Those persons who opposed the ratification of the Constitutio…
Articles of Confederation
Plan of government adopted by the continental congress after…
17 terms
Government - Chapter 2
limited government
representative government
Magna Carta
Petition of Right
This is when government is restricted in what it may do, and…
This is the idea that government should serve the will of the…
was a charter forced upon King John of England by his barons…
limited the king's power; the document demanded that the king…
limited government
This is when government is restricted in what it may do, and…
representative government
This is the idea that government should serve the will of the…
9 terms
AP Government Chapter 2
Natural Rights
Factions
Writ of Habeas Corpus
Separation of Powers
the idea that all humans are born with rights, which include…
Political groups that agree on objectives and policies; the o…
A court order that requires police to bring a prisoner to cou…
an act of vesting the legislative, executive, and judicial po…
Natural Rights
the idea that all humans are born with rights, which include…
Factions
Political groups that agree on objectives and policies; the o…
23 terms
AP Government Chapter 2
Constitution
Declaration of Independence
Natural Rights
Consent of the Governed
Nation's basic law. Creates political institutions, allocates…
Written by Jefferson and adopted on July 4th, 1776. Colonies…
Rights inherited in human beings, not dependent on government…
People must agree on who their rulers will be
Constitution
Nation's basic law. Creates political institutions, allocates…
Declaration of Independence
Written by Jefferson and adopted on July 4th, 1776. Colonies…
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Government Chapter 2
Charter
Bicameral
Unicameral
Confederation
A written grant of authority from the king
Consisting of two houses
Consisting of one house
A joining of several groups for a common purpose
Charter
A written grant of authority from the king
Bicameral
Consisting of two houses
26 terms
American Government and Politics Today Chapter 2 - The Constitution
Anti-Federalist
Amendment requirements
Articles of Confederation
Bill of Rights
An individual who opposed the ratification of the new Constit…
1) Propose: 2/3 House+2/3 Senate... Ratify: 3/4 state legislatur…
America's 1st constitution from 1781-1789. it provided a weak…
The first 10 Amendments to the Constitution. They provide for…
Anti-Federalist
An individual who opposed the ratification of the new Constit…
Amendment requirements
1) Propose: 2/3 House+2/3 Senate... Ratify: 3/4 state legislatur…
35 terms
Government-Chapter2
Magna Carta
Petition of Rights
Articles of Confederation
Publius
Intended to protect the rights of the nobles by limiting gove…
Resulted from a conflict between Charles I and Parliament
Weakness-Congress lacked the power to tax ... States had most o…
The pen name of the Federalist Papers... Alexander Hamilton, Jo…
Magna Carta
Intended to protect the rights of the nobles by limiting gove…
Petition of Rights
Resulted from a conflict between Charles I and Parliament
26 terms
Chapter 2 - Origins of American Government
Limited Government
Representative Government
Magna Carta
Petition of Right
Basic principle of American government which states that gove…
System of government in which public policies are made by off…
Great Charter forced upon King John of England by his barons…
Document prepared by Parliament and signed by King Charles I…
Limited Government
Basic principle of American government which states that gove…
Representative Government
System of government in which public policies are made by off…
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