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356 terms
US History and Government Review
abolitionist
affirmative action
Allies
al-Qaeda
a person seeking the legal end of slavery
steps taken to increase the representation of women and minor…
the WWI alliance of Britain, France, Russia, and later the US…
world terrorist organization responsible for September 11, 20…
abolitionist
a person seeking the legal end of slavery
affirmative action
steps taken to increase the representation of women and minor…
24 terms
US History Government/Civics
Legislative Branch
Judicial Branch
Executive Branch
Federalism
The branch of the United States government that has the power…
The branch of the U.S. government that explains the law and o…
The branch of the government responsible for carrying out the…
A system of government in which bodies such as states or prov…
Legislative Branch
The branch of the United States government that has the power…
Judicial Branch
The branch of the U.S. government that explains the law and o…
58 terms
US History & Government
Federalism
Checks and Balances
Separation of Power
Veto
A system in which power is divided between the national and s…
A system that allows each branch of government to limit the p…
Constitutional division of powers among the legislative, exec…
Chief executive's power to reject a bill passed by a legislat…
Federalism
A system in which power is divided between the national and s…
Checks and Balances
A system that allows each branch of government to limit the p…
20 terms
US History Terms: Government
Congress
Ratified
Republic
Demoncracy
Part of the legislative branch made up of the Senate and the…
Voted to put in place; voted "yes"
A form of government in which citizens choose their leaders b…
a government ruled by the people
Congress
Part of the legislative branch made up of the Senate and the…
Ratified
Voted to put in place; voted "yes"
24 terms
US History Government/Civics
Legislative Branch
Judicial Branch
Executive Branch
Federalism
The branch of the United States government that has the power…
The branch of the U.S. government that explains the law and o…
The branch of the government responsible for carrying out the…
A system of government in which bodies such as states or prov…
Legislative Branch
The branch of the United States government that has the power…
Judicial Branch
The branch of the U.S. government that explains the law and o…
12 terms
US History: Civics & Government
Representative Democracy
Legislative Branch
Judicial Branch
Executive Branch
A form of government in which the citizens elect officials to…
Established in Article One of the Constitution. Comprised of…
Established in Article Three. Judges are appointed by the Exe…
Established in Article Two. Calls for the election of Pres an…
Representative Democracy
A form of government in which the citizens elect officials to…
Legislative Branch
Established in Article One of the Constitution. Comprised of…
22 terms
Government (US History)
Impeachment
Judicial Review (by the Supreme Court)
Who has the authority to call a specia…
U.S. Constitution
the action of removing a political figure from office; one wa…
Allows Supreme Court to declare acts by the Executive and Leg…
The President of the United States
document explaining how the U.S. government was to be set up,…
Impeachment
the action of removing a political figure from office; one wa…
Judicial Review (by the Supreme Court)
Allows Supreme Court to declare acts by the Executive and Leg…
29 terms
US History Government/Civics ELL
Legislative Branch
Judicial Branch
Executive Branch
Federalism
The branch of the United States government that has the power…
The branch of the U.S. government that explains the law and o…
The branch of the government responsible for carrying out the…
A system of government in which bodies such as states or prov…
Legislative Branch
The branch of the United States government that has the power…
Judicial Branch
The branch of the U.S. government that explains the law and o…
15 terms
US History- Government
Mayflower Compact
Articles of Confederation
Biggest problem(s) with Articles of Co…
Best thing about the Articles of Confe…
Agreements and rules made on the Mayflower as colonists came…
Replaced Mayflower Compact. New government but it had problems.
Weak Central Government. States had all the power.
How to divide land in the Northwest Territory (Ohio, Indiana,…
Mayflower Compact
Agreements and rules made on the Mayflower as colonists came…
Articles of Confederation
Replaced Mayflower Compact. New government but it had problems.
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…
18 terms
US History: Forming a Government
Articles of Confederation
Magna Carta
English Bill of Rights
Federalist Papers
Created 10 years before the Constitution
signed in 1215, declared that kings and queens were not above…
passed in 1689, stated that the monarchy could not pass taxes…
series of anonymously written essays that reassured Americans…
Articles of Confederation
Created 10 years before the Constitution
Magna Carta
signed in 1215, declared that kings and queens were not above…
43 terms
US History and Government NYS Regents
Mayflower compact
Columbian Exchange
New England Town Meetings
Mercantilism
Agreement among people on the Pilgrim ship Mayflower, early f…
mercantilist exchange between South American colonies and Eur…
early form of representative, self government/democracy in Ne…
colonies set up in foreign lands to provide the home country…
Mayflower compact
Agreement among people on the Pilgrim ship Mayflower, early f…
Columbian Exchange
mercantilist exchange between South American colonies and Eur…
25 terms
US History Terms (Government)
Amendments
anti-federalists
articles of confederation
bill of rights
changes added to the Constitution
people who did not like the Constitution
First written constitution of the US; ratified in 1781
the first 10 amendements of the Constitution
Amendments
changes added to the Constitution
anti-federalists
people who did not like the Constitution
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US History - Post-American Revolution Early Government
Federal Government
Articles of Confederation
Weaknesses of the Articles of Confeder…
Northwest Ordinance
The government that rules all the states together.... The Centr…
First form of government used by the U.S.A. after Independenc…
Gave states all the power to collect taxes and control trade.…
Part of the Article of Confederation that established the pro…
Federal Government
The government that rules all the states together.... The Centr…
Articles of Confederation
First form of government used by the U.S.A. after Independenc…
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US HISTORY AND GOVERNMENT SIGNS
AMNESTY
ANARCHY
ANTI-FEDERALISM
ANTISEMITISM
EXCUSE
GOVT + NONE + UPHEAVAL
AGAINST + CENTRAL + GOVT
AGAINST + JEW
AMNESTY
EXCUSE
ANARCHY
GOVT + NONE + UPHEAVAL
16 terms
US History - Post-American Revolution Early Government
Federal Government
Articles of Confederation
Weaknesses of the Articles of Confeder…
Northwest Ordinance
The government that rules all the states together.... The Centr…
First form of government used by the U.S.A. after Independenc…
Gave states all the power to collect taxes and control trade.…
Part of the Article of Confederation that established the pro…
Federal Government
The government that rules all the states together.... The Centr…
Articles of Confederation
First form of government used by the U.S.A. after Independenc…
US History Government Officials
Secretary of State
Secretary of Defense
Secretary of the Treasury
Attorney General
John Kerry
Ashton B. Carter
Jack Lew
Loretta Lynch
Secretary of State
John Kerry
Secretary of Defense
Ashton B. Carter
58 terms
US History & Government
Federalism
Checks and Balances
Separation of Power
Veto
A system in which power is divided between the national and s…
A system that allows each branch of government to limit the p…
Constitutional division of powers among the legislative, exec…
Chief executive's power to reject a bill passed by a legislat…
Federalism
A system in which power is divided between the national and s…
Checks and Balances
A system that allows each branch of government to limit the p…
32 terms
US History: self-government
greece
rome
monarchy
common law
developed democracy, each individual had a vote. direct direc…
developed republican form of govt. people elect representatives
ruled by a king or queen who has absolute power
legal principal based on custom
greece
developed democracy, each individual had a vote. direct direc…
rome
developed republican form of govt. people elect representatives
118 terms
US history, Government and Citizenship
Federalism
The Us constitution established federa…
Which of the following exemplifies the…
action performed by the federal govern…
term that means division of power between national and state…
10th amendment (division of power between national and state…
10th amendment (division of power between national and state…
establishing trade agreements with other nations
Federalism
term that means division of power between national and state…
The Us constitution established federa…
10th amendment (division of power between national and state…
26 terms
US1 History Government
process of making treaties
war in the constitution
leaders of congress (house and senate)
pro tempore
president makes them, senate approves them, has to be 2/3 of…
congress declares war
house; speaker of the house... senate; vice president
if vice president is absent, the president pro tempore temper…
process of making treaties
president makes them, senate approves them, has to be 2/3 of…
war in the constitution
congress declares war
30 terms
US History - Early Challenges to American Government
Alexander Hamilton
Cabinet
Tariff
Secretary of Treasury
First Secretary of the Treasury. ... LOOSE Constructionist.... Advo…
ADVISORS to the President
A TAX on imported goods
Cabinet member in charge of MONEY.
Alexander Hamilton
First Secretary of the Treasury. ... LOOSE Constructionist.... Advo…
Cabinet
ADVISORS to the President
10 terms
US History: New Government
Unaliendable
Partisanship
Tax
Compromise
Impossible to take away or give up
Prejudice in favor of a particular cause
A compulsory contribution made by inhabitants of a place impo…
A settle of differences in which each side makes concessions
Unaliendable
Impossible to take away or give up
Partisanship
Prejudice in favor of a particular cause
58 terms
AP US Government History
Gitlow vs New York
Near vs Minnesota
Powell v Alabama
When is it constitutional for our gove…
Freedom of speech...... Incorporation ... First case to use to use…
Freedom of Press... Incorporation Cases... the state were no longer…
Right to counsel in capital cases (death penalty cases)... Incor…
1. it has to have a secular purpose and cannot have a religio…
Gitlow vs New York
Freedom of speech...... Incorporation ... First case to use to use…
Near vs Minnesota
Freedom of Press... Incorporation Cases... the state were no longer…
31 terms
US History Government Activity
Executive
Senate
House of Representatives
Judicial
Troops Ordered to Middle East
New Chief Justice Approved
Impeachment charges brought against president
Spy Sentenced to Life
Executive
Troops Ordered to Middle East
Senate
New Chief Justice Approved
8 terms
AP US History Government
Legislative Branch
House of Representatives
Senate
Executive Branch
-Makes laws... -Congress (House of Representatives and Senate)
-Serve a term of 2 years... -435 members... -Chuck Fleischmann
-Serve a term of 6 years... -2 members from each state for a tot…
-Carries out the law... -President, Vice President, Cabinet
Legislative Branch
-Makes laws... -Congress (House of Representatives and Senate)
House of Representatives
-Serve a term of 2 years... -435 members... -Chuck Fleischmann
9 terms
US History-- Federal Government
legislative officers 2
executive officers 3
judicial officers 2
legislative primary duties 4
house of representatives, senate
president, vice president, cabinet
supreme court, other federal courts
makes laws, collects taxes, borrows money, declares war
legislative officers 2
house of representatives, senate
executive officers 3
president, vice president, cabinet
66 terms
US History 1: Government
Cabinet
First Cabinet Members
Tariff of 1789
Hamilton's Financial Plan
The department heads, and advisers to the president
Washington wanted people who thought about all of the states,…
Law taxed imported goods from other countries ... -angered South…
-government needs the ability to borrow money... -Congress accep…
Cabinet
The department heads, and advisers to the president
First Cabinet Members
Washington wanted people who thought about all of the states,…
US History / Government
Which of the following describes an ac…
What impact did the spoils system have…
In exchange for manufactured goods, Am…
What was one effect of settlers bringi…
Jackson's veto of the charter extension for the Second Nation…
The spoils system was debated long after Jackson's presidency…
Furs
Native grasses were destroyed.
Which of the following describes an ac…
Jackson's veto of the charter extension for the Second Nation…
What impact did the spoils system have…
The spoils system was debated long after Jackson's presidency…
30 terms
US History, Government and Citizenship
where did christopher columbus come fr…
What was Christopher Columbus looking…
what did Christopher Columbus find?
What were the spanish explorers in sea…
spain
route to asia and the indies
New World
Northwest passage... search of mineral wealth,... looking for El D…
where did christopher columbus come fr…
spain
What was Christopher Columbus looking…
route to asia and the indies
20 terms
US History and Government#2
Improved transportation between the Hu…
New York City became the nation's comm…
Warm and wet growing seasons
Freedom of the press
— Douglass C. North, the Economic Growth of the United States…
One major result of the completion of the Erie Canal was that
Which factor most influenced the economic development of the…
... The jury withdrew, and in a small time returned, and bein…
Improved transportation between the Hu…
— Douglass C. North, the Economic Growth of the United States…
New York City became the nation's comm…
One major result of the completion of the Erie Canal was that
28 terms
US History Final Government
Open Door Policy
Camp David Accords
16th Amendment
17th Amendment
1900, US policy to ensure Chinese independence/equal access t…
Peace agreement between Egypt and Israel
Income tax
Direct election of senators
Open Door Policy
1900, US policy to ensure Chinese independence/equal access t…
Camp David Accords
Peace agreement between Egypt and Israel
68 terms
US History, Government, and Citizenship
The three main motivations for explora…
The british established how many colon…
What were the three main regions withi…
New England Colonies
Glory, God, and Gold.
13
New England, Middle Atlantic, and the Southern Colonies.
New Hampshire, Massachusetts, Rhode Island, and Connecticut.…
The three main motivations for explora…
Glory, God, and Gold.
The british established how many colon…
13
18 terms
Early Government US History
Declaration of Independence
The Constitution
Federalism
1st Amendment
Formal statement written by Tomas Jefferson , declaring the f…
Embodies the fundamental laws and principles by which the US…
A system of government in which entities such as states or pr…
Freedom of religion, speech, press, assembly and to petition…
Declaration of Independence
Formal statement written by Tomas Jefferson , declaring the f…
The Constitution
Embodies the fundamental laws and principles by which the US…
31 terms
US government History 1
what is the supreme law of the land?
what does the constitution do?
what five freedoms are listed in the f…
what is the name of our economic system?
US Constitution
explains powers and qualifications of the 3 branches of natio…
speech, religion, press, petition, assembly
capitalism
what is the supreme law of the land?
US Constitution
what does the constitution do?
explains powers and qualifications of the 3 branches of natio…
US Government
Reserved Powers
Amendments
Federalism
Concurrent powers
powers that the constitution neither gives to Congress nor de…
changes to constitution that require 3/4 vote
division of power between the states and national government
powers shared by the federal and state governments
Reserved Powers
powers that the constitution neither gives to Congress nor de…
Amendments
changes to constitution that require 3/4 vote
35 terms
Formation of American Government (US History)
Republicanism
Northwest Ordinance of 1787
Shay's Rebellion
Great Compromise
Belief that government should be based on the consent of the…
a law that established new states to the union
Massachusetts Farmers who were in debt and they protested tax…
Agreement to have two house system (all states having equal r…
Republicanism
Belief that government should be based on the consent of the…
Northwest Ordinance of 1787
a law that established new states to the union
66 terms
US history and Government Regent Exam
abolitionists
affirmative action
Berlin Airlift
ally
anti slavery activists who demanded the immediate end of slav…
programs intended to make up for past discrimination by helpi…
airlift in 1948 that supplied food and fuel to citizens of we…
nation that works with another nation for a common purpose
abolitionists
anti slavery activists who demanded the immediate end of slav…
affirmative action
programs intended to make up for past discrimination by helpi…
15 terms
US government history
james madison
georgia constitution 1777
articles of confederation
five freedoms
4th US president and political theorist
outlines the three branches and is a governing document
original constitution ratified in 1781
give the freedom of speech, religion, press, assembly, and pe…
james madison
4th US president and political theorist
georgia constitution 1777
outlines the three branches and is a governing document
30 terms
US Government History
James Madison
Georgia Constitution 1777
Articles of Confederation
Philadelphia Convention
Author of the US Constitution, also the 4th President of the…
First attempt of a Constitutional Government called by the Ge…
The original Constitution, replaced with the US Constitution…
The convention in which the Constitution was drafted, and pub…
James Madison
Author of the US Constitution, also the 4th President of the…
Georgia Constitution 1777
First attempt of a Constitutional Government called by the Ge…
29 terms
US HIstory Government
Interest
Paycheck
Federal Government
IRA
amount $$$ bank gives you for putting money into bank
deductation:... check account... how much you make ... good paying job…
Congress votes on how much money is spent
Individual Retirement account (voluntary deduction)... take out…
Interest
amount $$$ bank gives you for putting money into bank
Paycheck
deductation:... check account... how much you make ... good paying job…
21 terms
US History (Government)
Executive branch
Legislative branch
Judicial branch
Checks and balances
The branch that enforces the laws. headed by the president.
The branch that makes the laws. Upper house headed by senate.…
The branch that judges laws. Headed by the Supreme Court.
A system in which the three branches of government have the p…
Executive branch
The branch that enforces the laws. headed by the president.
Legislative branch
The branch that makes the laws. Upper house headed by senate.…
13 terms
us history and government
colony
mercantlism
salutary
mayflower compact
land controlled by distant nation
purpose of colony is to benefit the motherland
england relaxed enforcement in america
"justice and equality rules"
colony
land controlled by distant nation
mercantlism
purpose of colony is to benefit the motherland
US History & Government
Colony
Mercantalism
Salutary Neglect
Mayflower Compact
a land controled by a distant nation
the purpose of a colony is to benefit the motherland
england relaxes its enforcement in colonial america
(democracy) agreement created for plimith colony
Colony
a land controled by a distant nation
Mercantalism
the purpose of a colony is to benefit the motherland
16 terms
Us history and government
House of burgees
Republic
Mayflower
Mercantilism
first assembly of elected representatives in North America
A form of government in which citizens choose their leaders b…
1620 - The first agreement for self-government in America. It…
An economic policy under which nations sought to increase the…
House of burgees
first assembly of elected representatives in North America
Republic
A form of government in which citizens choose their leaders b…
73 terms
US history and government
government
why have a government?
private v public action
market failures
the institutions and procedures through which a territory and…
mutual defense against outside enemies, peace and safety with…
market failures
private relationships and business enterprises based on self-…
government
the institutions and procedures through which a territory and…
why have a government?
mutual defense against outside enemies, peace and safety with…
30 terms
US History and Government
Abolitionist Movement
Abstinence
Adams-Onís Treaty
AFDC
Movement to end slavery.
Refrain from some activity, such as drinking alcohol.
1819 treaty between the United States and Spain in which Spai…
Aid to Families with Dependent Children, a public assistance…
Abolitionist Movement
Movement to end slavery.
Abstinence
Refrain from some activity, such as drinking alcohol.
31 terms
8th Grade US History, Government
veto
impeach
majority rule
due process
President's right to cancel a law
vote to bring charges of serious crimes against a president
idea that the greatest number of people in society can make p…
the fair application of the law
veto
President's right to cancel a law
impeach
vote to bring charges of serious crimes against a president
40 terms
US Government History Review
Who/what does the Legislative branch c…
What are the requirements to serve in…
What are the requirements to serve in…
Where does Congress meet?
The House of Representatives & the Senate
1) Have to be at least 25 years old... 2) Resident of the state…
1) Have to be at least 30 years old... 2) Resident of the state…
The US Capitol Building
Who/what does the Legislative branch c…
The House of Representatives & the Senate
What are the requirements to serve in…
1) Have to be at least 25 years old... 2) Resident of the state…
24 terms
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
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