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Social Studies- Government History
Where is Washington, DC?
Who designed Washington, DC?
What river goes through DC
Which president picked the place for t…
South of Maryland and North of Virginia
Pierre Charles Le'Enfant
Potomac River
George Washington
Where is Washington, DC?
South of Maryland and North of Virginia
Who designed Washington, DC?
Pierre Charles Le'Enfant
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Social Studies History and Government test
Why did the colonists fight the British?
Who wrote the Declaration Of Independe…
What did the Declaration Of Independen…
When was the Declaration Of Independen…
The colonists were being used as a bank for England
Thomas Jefferson
The Declaration Of Independence gave all people the right to…
July 4, 1776
Why did the colonists fight the British?
The colonists were being used as a bank for England
Who wrote the Declaration Of Independe…
Thomas Jefferson
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Social Studies - History, Government, Economics
History
Geography
Push/Pull Factors
Push Factors
is the most accurate perception of past events through multip…
is the study of the earth and what is on it.
are the reasons for immigration/migration.
are the reasons why an individual was forced to or chose to l…
History
is the most accurate perception of past events through multip…
Geography
is the study of the earth and what is on it.
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Social Studies Government
Unitary Government System
Confederation Government System
Federal Government System
Examples of Unitary
the central government holds nearly all of the power.
the local government holds all of the power, central gov. dep…
power is shared among different levels of gov.
Saudi Arabia
Unitary Government System
the central government holds nearly all of the power.
Confederation Government System
the local government holds all of the power, central gov. dep…
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Social Studies: American History and Government
Define Republicanism and explain its c…
Define Federalism and explain its conn…
Describe what the Articles of Confeder…
What states were carved out of the nor…
Republicanism is where the government is a republic: a type o…
Federalism is a type of government the Articles created in wh…
The Articles of Confederation were our first attempt at a nat…
Ohio, Indiana, Illinois, Michigan, Wisconsin, and Part of Min…
Define Republicanism and explain its c…
Republicanism is where the government is a republic: a type o…
Define Federalism and explain its conn…
Federalism is a type of government the Articles created in wh…
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Government and History for Social Studies Final
What type of government does North Kor…
What type of government does India have?
What type of government does China have?
What type of government does Saudi Ara…
communist with command economy
federal republic with a parliament (democracy)
communist with partial privatization of the economy
monarchy
What type of government does North Kor…
communist with command economy
What type of government does India have?
federal republic with a parliament (democracy)
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TExES Social Studies 7-12 (232) Texas History & Government
Comanche, Apache, Kiowa
Comanches
Lipans
Kiowas
These Native American tribes lived on the plains
They migrated to Texas from Wyoming during the 1600s. By the…
They were one of the most important subgroups of the Apaches…
Known as the "main people", migrated from western Montana to…
Comanche, Apache, Kiowa
These Native American tribes lived on the plains
Comanches
They migrated to Texas from Wyoming during the 1600s. By the…
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Social Studies Citizens/Government
tax
community
citizen
urban
money paid to the government to run a city, state or country
a place where people live, work and play
a person who is a member of a community
...
tax
money paid to the government to run a city, state or country
community
a place where people live, work and play
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Social Studies-Government Quiz
Mayor
President
Governor
President of the United States is
is the leader of a town or city
is the leader of a country
is the leader of a state
Barack Obama
Mayor
is the leader of a town or city
President
is the leader of a country
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Social Studies - Government
Governor Morris
Thomas Jefferson
executive branch
legislative branch
A gifted writer, was largely responsible for writing the Prea…
3rd President of the United States , He was a delegate from V…
Branch of government that enforces the laws
Branch of government that passes laws
Governor Morris
A gifted writer, was largely responsible for writing the Prea…
Thomas Jefferson
3rd President of the United States , He was a delegate from V…
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Third Grade Social Studies-GOVERNMENT
Representative Democracy
Governor
Citizen
mayor
Government in US today in which citizens choose others to rep…
The leader of a state
an official member of a community, state or country
The leader of a city
Representative Democracy
Government in US today in which citizens choose others to rep…
Governor
The leader of a state
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UIL Social Studies Government
3 branches of government
What does the Legislative Branch do?
What does the Executive Branch do?
What does the Judicial Branch do?
Executive, Legislative, Judicial
Creates laws. Is made of the Senate & House of Representative…
Enforces the laws passed by Congress.... President, Governor.
Interprets (explains) the laws.... Supreme Court
3 branches of government
Executive, Legislative, Judicial
What does the Legislative Branch do?
Creates laws. Is made of the Senate & House of Representative…
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Government and Civics Social Studies
government
president
Constitution
mayor
all the people who run a community, state, or conutry
the leader of our country
the plan for our nation's government
the leader of a local government
government
all the people who run a community, state, or conutry
president
the leader of our country
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Chapter 12 Social Studies Government
sheriff
municipal
mayor
county
person that makes sure the laws of the county are obeyed
name for our local/city government-running of it to provide s…
head or our local city government
section our state is divided into
sheriff
person that makes sure the laws of the county are obeyed
municipal
name for our local/city government-running of it to provide s…
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Social Studies - bill of rights/government history
Daniel Shays
Constitutional Convention
James Madison
The New Jersey Plan
Revolutionary War officer who led Shays's Rebellion, an upris…
a meeting held in Philadelphia at which delegates from the st…
was a delegate at the constitutional convection, a federalist…
a proposal to create a unicameral legislature with equal repr…
Daniel Shays
Revolutionary War officer who led Shays's Rebellion, an upris…
Constitutional Convention
a meeting held in Philadelphia at which delegates from the st…
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social studies Geography/Culture/History/Government/Economy
Human Environment Interaction
1 Ways in Which We Interact with the E…
2 Ways in Which We Interact with the E…
3 Ways in Which We Interact with the E…
the relationship between people and their environment, or how…
A - Adapt - People change themselves or how they do things be…
M - Modify - People change the environment to meet their needs
D - Depend/Use - People use the environment around them to me…
Human Environment Interaction
the relationship between people and their environment, or how…
1 Ways in Which We Interact with the E…
A - Adapt - People change themselves or how they do things be…
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Social Studies - Government Vocabulary
rule of law
Governor's branch of government (synon…
What branch of government enforces the…
What branch of government works with t…
requires the people in government follow what is written in t…
Executive Branch
Executive Branch
Executive Branch
rule of law
requires the people in government follow what is written in t…
Governor's branch of government (synon…
Executive Branch
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Social Studies / History Vocab: Government and Ancient Athens
Collective rights
Common good
Accommodation
Rule of law
Rights held by a group.
The benefit or interests of all.
A convenient arrangement or addition.
The legal principle that law should govern a nation.
Collective rights
Rights held by a group.
Common good
The benefit or interests of all.
23 terms
Social studies government
democracy
constitution
executive branch
legislative branch
A government controlled by its citizens, either directly or t…
A document which spells out the principles by which a governm…
the branch of government that carries out laws
Branch of government that makes the laws
democracy
A government controlled by its citizens, either directly or t…
constitution
A document which spells out the principles by which a governm…
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Government/History Quiz - 6th Grade Social Studies
Monarchy
Democracy
Autocracy
Oligarchy
A king or queen whose right to rule is passed on to children
power to the people; people have full and equal rights to par…
one leader controls power; no citizen participation
Small group controls power; they are the only citizens who pa…
Monarchy
A king or queen whose right to rule is passed on to children
Democracy
power to the people; people have full and equal rights to par…
9 terms
social studies government
nation
Constitution
Preamble
republic
a group of people united by government, history, and traditions
a plan for our nation's government
the introduction to the United States Constitution
a type of government in which people elect leaders
nation
a group of people united by government, history, and traditions
Constitution
a plan for our nation's government
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Social Studies / Government
community
defend
delegate
document
a group of people living in the same place
stand up for something
someone who is chosen to act for others
a statement that contains official information
community
a group of people living in the same place
defend
stand up for something
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Social Studies-Government
government
republic
represent
democracy
rules or laws that we follow, and the people who run our coun…
Government in which leaders are ELECTED
when leaders make decisions for the people who elected them.
Every citizen has a right to take part in government.
government
rules or laws that we follow, and the people who run our coun…
republic
Government in which leaders are ELECTED
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Social Studies Government
The Charter Of Rights and Freedom
Rights and Responsibilities... And The…
What are the three levels of government.
Federal
It is an Important documentary Found Inside Canada's Constitu…
Rights... Education... Right to be silent when arrested... know what y…
Federal, provincial and Municipal.
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau.... He is in charge of North amer…
The Charter Of Rights and Freedom
It is an Important documentary Found Inside Canada's Constitu…
Rights and Responsibilities... And The…
Rights... Education... Right to be silent when arrested... know what y…
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Social Studies Government Functions
Govern
Urgent
Directing
Valuable
To control the actions or behavior of someone or something
compelling immediate action; pressing; persistent; importunat…
the combined processes of leading and motivating
Very useful or important
Govern
To control the actions or behavior of someone or something
Urgent
compelling immediate action; pressing; persistent; importunat…
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social studies Asia government
Unitary
Confederation
Federal
Autocracy
One single power with the central power holding it
A group of countries that join together to form one government
A system of government that has multiple layers of government.
One powerful ruler, citizens do not have many rights.
Unitary
One single power with the central power holding it
Confederation
A group of countries that join together to form one government
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TExES Social Studies 7-12 (232) Texas History & Government
Comanche, Apache, Kiowa
Comanches
Lipans
Kiowas
These Native American tribes lived on the plains
They migrated to Texas from Wyoming during the 1600s. By the…
They were one of the most important subgroups of the Apaches…
Known as the "main people", migrated from western Montana to…
Comanche, Apache, Kiowa
These Native American tribes lived on the plains
Comanches
They migrated to Texas from Wyoming during the 1600s. By the…
11 terms
Social Studies Government Unit
Government
Oligarchy
Dictator
Monarcy
System of Rules and the people who make and enforce the rules
Ruling power is in the hands of just a few people
A person who rules with total authority and often in a cruel…
Ruling power is in the hands of one person, usually a king or…
Government
System of Rules and the people who make and enforce the rules
Oligarchy
Ruling power is in the hands of just a few people
6 terms
Social Studies Government 1
Bill of Rights
constitution
three branches of government
amendment
the first ten amendments to the Constitution that gives citiz…
a document that describes how government is set up (a plan).…
legislative branch, executive branch, judicial branch
a change made to the US Constitution
Bill of Rights
the first ten amendments to the Constitution that gives citiz…
constitution
a document that describes how government is set up (a plan).…
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Social Studies (Greek Government)
What type of government do we have in…
In Athens, Greece the citizens chose t…
In a democracy, people vote to make de…
DIRECT DEMOCRACY
Democratic Government
In Athens, Greece the citizens chose their leaders and voted…
In a democracy, people vote to make decisions.
decisions are made directly by the citizens
What type of government do we have in…
Democratic Government
In Athens, Greece the citizens chose t…
In Athens, Greece the citizens chose their leaders and voted…
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Social Studies--- Government
A written plan telling us how our gove…
This branch helps decide what laws mea…
This branch is the part of our governm…
This branch of government makes the laws
Constitution
Judicial
Executive
Legislative
A written plan telling us how our gove…
Constitution
This branch helps decide what laws mea…
Judicial
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Government Words - Social Studies
Executive
Judicial
President
Vice President
This is the part of the government that contains the Presiden…
This branch of government decides if laws are fair. They work…
This person leads the USA. He is also known as the Commander…
This person is part of the Executive Branch and would take ov…
Executive
This is the part of the government that contains the Presiden…
Judicial
This branch of government decides if laws are fair. They work…
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social studies early government
legislature
House of burgesses
burgess
representative government
lawmaking body elected by the people.
the legislature of the Virginia colony
old English word meaning representative.
when voters elect people to make laws from them. during colon…
legislature
lawmaking body elected by the people.
House of burgesses
the legislature of the Virginia colony
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Nathan Social Studies Government
How do governments divide power?
What is a unitary government?
What are examples of a unitary governm…
What is a federal government?
Central government = national government... Regional government…
The clue here is uni, which means one. One central government…
Israel, Saudi Arabia, and Iran (all 3)
This is our government...a government in which the power is d…
How do governments divide power?
Central government = national government... Regional government…
What is a unitary government?
The clue here is uni, which means one. One central government…
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Social Studies Government
Patriotism
Equality
Democratic
Justice
The love for one's country
Treating all people fairly
Life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness are our core ____…
Another word for fair treatment. It is important for our laws.
Patriotism
The love for one's country
Equality
Treating all people fairly
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Social Studies Government Vocabulary
Cabinet
Foreign policy
Veto
State of the Union Address
Heads of the departments of the government, they help advise…
The way a government interacts with other nations.
Refuse approval of a bill
Once a year when the president gives a speech to Congress and…
Cabinet
Heads of the departments of the government, they help advise…
Foreign policy
The way a government interacts with other nations.
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Social Studies Government 2
bill
Congress
Senate
House of Representatives
made by Congress with intent to become a law, has to be passe…
creates bills, made up of the two parts of the legislative br…
part of the legislative branch, creates bills
part of the legislative branch, creates bills
bill
made by Congress with intent to become a law, has to be passe…
Congress
creates bills, made up of the two parts of the legislative br…
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Social studies government
Representative Democracy
Direct Democracy
Democracy
Aristocracy
Form of government where citizens choose representatives to d…
Form of democracy in which all citizens directly participate…
Government in which the people rule
Upper class of a society; in ancient Greece they often contro…
Representative Democracy
Form of government where citizens choose representatives to d…
Direct Democracy
Form of democracy in which all citizens directly participate…
16 terms
Social Studies - Government
AMENDMENT
VOTING
EXECUTIVE BRANCH
LEGISLATIVE BRANCH
a change
allows citizens to have a voice in their government
enforces laws
makes laws
AMENDMENT
a change
VOTING
allows citizens to have a voice in their government
Social Studies Government Vocabulary
affirmation
bail
capital crimes
compelled
an active effort to improve educational and employment opport…
temporary release of an accused person awaiting trial
espionage treason and death resulting from aircraft hijacking.
brought about (something) by the use of force or pressure
affirmation
an active effort to improve educational and employment opport…
bail
temporary release of an accused person awaiting trial
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Third Grade Social Studies-GOVERNMENT
Representative Democracy
Governor
Citizen
mayor
Government in US today in which citizens choose others to rep…
The leader of a state
an official member of a community, state or country
The leader of a city
Representative Democracy
Government in US today in which citizens choose others to rep…
Governor
The leader of a state
8 terms
Social Studies-Government
government
services
document
Constitution
a group of people that works together to make laws and provid…
help that is provided for all citizens (example: police and f…
an official paper that provides information or evidence
a document containing the beliefs and laws that will help a s…
government
a group of people that works together to make laws and provid…
services
help that is provided for all citizens (example: police and f…
9 terms
Social Studies Civics/Government
community
constitution
culture
democracy
any group living in the same area or having interests, or wor…
a document containing the system of fundamental laws of a nat…
learned behavior of people, which includes belief systems, la…
a government run by the people, in which the citizens make th…
community
any group living in the same area or having interests, or wor…
constitution
a document containing the system of fundamental laws of a nat…
15 terms
Social Studies Government
Legislative Branch
Supreme Court
Constitution
culture
part of the government that makes laws
Highest court of the Unites States
written plan of government
way of life followed by a group of people
Legislative Branch
part of the government that makes laws
Supreme Court
Highest court of the Unites States
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Social Studies Review- Government
veto
congress
constitutional
governor
prevents a bill from becoming a law
legislative branch-made up of the senate and house of represe…
does not violate any rights
head of North Carolina's executive branch
veto
prevents a bill from becoming a law
congress
legislative branch-made up of the senate and house of represe…
31 terms
Social Studies- Forms of Government
Absolute monarchy
Anarchy
Authoritarian
Commonwealth
a form of government where the monarch rules unhindered witho…
a condition of lawlessness or political disorder brought by t…
a form of government in which state authority is imposed onto…
a nation, state, or political entity founded on law or united…
Absolute monarchy
a form of government where the monarch rules unhindered witho…
Anarchy
a condition of lawlessness or political disorder brought by t…
Social Studies - Government Quiz
Unitary
Confederation
Federal
Autocratic
power is held by one central authority
sections of a country have their own government and the decis…
power is divided between one central and several regional aut…
one person possesses unlimited power and the citizens have li…
Unitary
power is held by one central authority
Confederation
sections of a country have their own government and the decis…
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6th Grade Social Studies Vocab Academic, History, Geography, Government, Economics
classify
compare
conclusion
describe
arrange by assigning things into groups or categories based o…
to examine (two or more objects, ideas, people, etc.) in orde…
a reasoned deduction or inference
to tell or depict in written or spoken words; give an account…
classify
arrange by assigning things into groups or categories based o…
compare
to examine (two or more objects, ideas, people, etc.) in orde…
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Government - Who Rules - 6th Grade Social Studies
autocracy
monarchy
dictatorship
democracy
A government where one person has all the power. (There are t…
A king or queen rule the country.
One ruler has power over all the people.
A government where citizens hold political power.
autocracy
A government where one person has all the power. (There are t…
monarchy
A king or queen rule the country.
16 terms
Social Studies|Rome Government
Republic
Patrician
Plebeians
Senate
a type of govt. in which the people elect representatives to…
Upper class of citizens wealthy landowners who had the power
common citizens; mainly poor farmers who had limited say in t…
officials that governed Rome; had the most power; only Patric…
Republic
a type of govt. in which the people elect representatives to…
Patrician
Upper class of citizens wealthy landowners who had the power
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