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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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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
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US history: Us constitution/Government
Why is government necessary
Popular Sovereignty
Civic Virtue
Natural Rights
laws to protect citizens; military protection; economic relief
Government is reflected by the people
making decisions for the good of the country
rights everyone is born with
Why is government necessary
laws to protect citizens; military protection; economic relief
Popular Sovereignty
Government is reflected by the people
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…
34 terms
us history : constitution and American government
what is federalism?
why did the framers of the constitutio…
(innumerated) delegates powers
reserved powers
the system by which the constitution divides power between th…
to keep national government from becoming too powerful
given to national government
kept by the states
what is federalism?
the system by which the constitution divides power between th…
why did the framers of the constitutio…
to keep national government from becoming too powerful
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…
38 terms
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
32 terms
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
75 terms
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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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).
Chapter 8 US History: The Constitution and Government
incriminate
naturalize
override
impeach
to give evidence against
to complete the official process for becoming a citizen
to overrule, as when Congress overrules a presidential veto
to bring charges of serious wrongdoing against a public offic…
incriminate
to give evidence against
naturalize
to complete the official process for becoming a citizen
30 terms
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
59 terms
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 History and Government: Constitutional Foundations Vocab.
Articles of Confederation
Federalism
Ratify
James Madison
1st Constitution of the U.S. 1781-1788 (weaknesses-no executi…
A system in which power is divided between the national and s…
To approve
"Father of the Constitution"
Articles of Confederation
1st Constitution of the U.S. 1781-1788 (weaknesses-no executi…
Federalism
A system in which power is divided between the national and s…
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…
22 terms
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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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
47 terms
YW US HISTORY CONSTITUTION AND GOVERNMENT TEST
Federalism
What are the first three articles of t…
How many ARTICLES of the constitution…
What is the sixth article of the const…
shared power between the government and state
1. Legislative... 2. Executive... 3. Judicial
7
The supremacy Clause
Federalism
shared power between the government and state
What are the first three articles of t…
1. Legislative... 2. Executive... 3. Judicial
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History Mid Term Exam// Constitution & Government of the US
How may representatives are there in t…
How many Senators are there?
What is the length of one term in the…
What is the length of a Senate term?
435 Representatives
100 Senators
2 Years
6 Years
How may representatives are there in t…
435 Representatives
How many Senators are there?
100 Senators
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OGT History Study Guide; US Constitution/Government
What is the Constitution known as?
What is the only way to change to Cons…
What are the factors that the governme…
What are the three branches of Governm…
The Supreme Law of the Land
Through the Amendment Process
Clear and present danger, public safety, national security, l…
Executive, legislative, and judicial... Operates on a system of…
What is the Constitution known as?
The Supreme Law of the Land
What is the only way to change to Cons…
Through the Amendment Process
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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Founding of America and Constitution/ Government US History Test
4 interesting facts on makeup of 2015 US
Who was appointed to draft the Declara…
Who was the head writer for the Declar…
Who were the intended audiences of the…
more than 1/2 are protestant, 77.7% white, 28.8% have bachelo…
Committee
Thomas Jefferson
reconciliationists, soliders
4 interesting facts on makeup of 2015 US
more than 1/2 are protestant, 77.7% white, 28.8% have bachelo…
Who was appointed to draft the Declara…
Committee
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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
22 terms
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…
15 terms
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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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
20 terms
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…
8 terms
US History: The US Constitution
Articles of Confederation
The Preamble
The Articles
Amendments
The first governing proposal for the US, adopted by the Secon…
Mission statement: "We the People of the United States, in or…
Define the sections of the federal government and their atten…
Twenty-seven amendments in the US Constitution, the first ten…
Articles of Confederation
The first governing proposal for the US, adopted by the Secon…
The Preamble
Mission statement: "We the People of the United States, in or…
30 terms
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
24 terms
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
73 terms
The Constitution and US Government
Congress
make laws
Senate
six
The Legislative Branch is also called ____________.
The primary purpose of the legislative branch is to ...
Congress is the House of Representatives and the ______.
Senators serve for _______ year terms.
Congress
The Legislative Branch is also called ____________.
make laws
The primary purpose of the legislative branch is to ...
43 terms
US History Unit 2: The Constitution
Delegate
Federalist
Anti-Federalist
The New Jersey Plan
A person who is authorized to act as a representative for oth…
A supporter of the Constitution that created a federal system.
Someone who opposed the Constitution and feared a supreme cen…
A plan that proposed the States would have equal representati…
Delegate
A person who is authorized to act as a representative for oth…
Federalist
A supporter of the Constitution that created a federal system.
18 terms
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
21 terms
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
32 terms
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…
9 terms
AP US History Constitution
Shays' Rebellion (1786-87)
Annapolis Convention (1786)
Great (Connecticut) Compromise
Commerce Compromise
An armed uprising that took place in central and western Mass…
Held to discuss the barriers that limited trade or commerce b…
Provisions:... 1) A state's representation in the House of Repre…
Provisions:... The South agreed to federal control over foreign…
Shays' Rebellion (1786-87)
An armed uprising that took place in central and western Mass…
Annapolis Convention (1786)
Held to discuss the barriers that limited trade or commerce b…
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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…
35 terms
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
28 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).
23 terms
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…
15 terms
US History- Constitution
Legislative
Federalists
Checks and Balances
Articles of Confederation
This branch makes the laws
Those who favored a strong central government and thought tha…
This prevents any one branch of government from becoming too…
characterized by a weak central government that did not have…
Legislative
This branch makes the laws
Federalists
Those who favored a strong central government and thought tha…
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
20 terms
ELL US History: Constitution
1789
preamble
articles
amendments
Year the 13 states ratified the constitution.
Name for the introduction of the constitution.
Name for the main sections of the constitution. There are 7 a…
Name for the formal changes made to the constitution after it…
1789
Year the 13 states ratified the constitution.
preamble
Name for the introduction of the constitution.
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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…
13 terms
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
12 terms
US History: Constitutional Principles
Federalism
Delegated Powers
Reserved Powers
Concurrent Powers
division of power between national and state governments
National powers- foreign affairs, money, interstate trade and…
State powers- education, marriage laws, trade within state
Both powers- right to tax borrow money- establish courts
Federalism
division of power between national and state governments
Delegated Powers
National powers- foreign affairs, money, interstate trade and…
14 terms
US History: Chapter 8- The Constitution
popular sovereignty
limited government
enumerated power
reserved power
the belief that government is subject to the will of the people
government with limited powers strictly defined by law
power specifically given Congress in the Constitution
power belonging only to the states
popular sovereignty
the belief that government is subject to the will of the people
limited government
government with limited powers strictly defined by law
51 terms
US History Confederation to Constitution
Land Ordinance of 1785
Articles of Confederation
New Jersey Plan
Northwest Ordinance
Law that established a plan for dividing the federally owned…
a document, adopted by the Continental Congress in 1777 and f…
a plan of government proposed at the Constitutional Conventio…
it described how the Northwest Territory was to be governed a…
Land Ordinance of 1785
Law that established a plan for dividing the federally owned…
Articles of Confederation
a document, adopted by the Continental Congress in 1777 and f…
52 terms
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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