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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…
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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…
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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"
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…
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…
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…
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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…
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…
US History Government structures
democracy
totalism
republican
monarchy
power to the people
power to state
people elect power in legislation
king or queen
democracy
power to the people
totalism
power to state
US History Government Foundations
Articles of Confederation
Constitution
Senate
House of Representatives
first gov, strong state gov/weak federal gov, couldn't have a…
wanted equal representation= great compromise
2 senators per state, legislative branch
total= 435 based on state population
Articles of Confederation
first gov, strong state gov/weak federal gov, couldn't have a…
Constitution
wanted equal representation= great compromise
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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
Early Government - US History
republic
bicameral
checks and balences
separation of powers
government with elected leaders
two house congress/ house and senate
3 branches of government minister eachother
state and federal government have different powers
republic
government with elected leaders
bicameral
two house congress/ house and senate
US History Government Foundations
Articles of Confederation
Constitution
Senate
House of Representatives
first gov, strong state gov/weak federal gov, couldn't have a…
wanted equal representation= great compromise
2 senators per state, legislative branch
total= 435 based on state population
Articles of Confederation
first gov, strong state gov/weak federal gov, couldn't have a…
Constitution
wanted equal representation= great compromise
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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
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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
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
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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 Government Vocab
Rule of Law
Limited Goverment
Democracy
Consent of the Governed
The goverment and those who govern are bound by law.
Government is not all powerful and may only do the things peo…
The people rule the government.
People are the source of any and all power.
Rule of Law
The goverment and those who govern are bound by law.
Limited Goverment
Government is not all powerful and may only do the things peo…
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: Foundations of US Government
Magna Carta
Parliament
Bi-cameral (two house legislature)
English Common Law
the king is not an absolute ruler but is subject to the laws…
...
...
...
Magna Carta
the king is not an absolute ruler but is subject to the laws…
Parliament
...
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
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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…
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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
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
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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
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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.
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, 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.
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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
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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…
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…
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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…
History US Government
purpose of preamble
popular sovereignty
checks & balances
separation of powers
introduces values and how they will be structred in law
people have power to vote on issues, rule & elect people to r…
each branch checks power of other branches
roles of government separated into branches
purpose of preamble
introduces values and how they will be structred in law
popular sovereignty
people have power to vote on issues, rule & elect people to r…
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…
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…
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 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
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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 History Exam Government
Maine Representative(R)
Maine Representative(D)
Maine Senator(R)
Maine Senator
Bruce Poliquin
Chellie Pingree
Susan Collins
Angus King
Maine Representative(R)
Bruce Poliquin
Maine Representative(D)
Chellie Pingree
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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…
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…
us history and government
social contract
state of nature
dictatorship
democracy
some rights are given up for protection from the government
a time before government and it was everyone for themselves
one person in charge
fair all people make decisions
social contract
some rights are given up for protection from the government
state of nature
a time before government and it was everyone for themselves
US History and Government
Representative Government
Virginia House of Burgesses
Mayflower Compact
Indentured Servants
The right to elect the people who would represent them in imp…
1st representative government. Founded in Jamestown.
Another representative government where they agreed to act by…
Used to bring slaves to the New World. The person would work…
Representative Government
The right to elect the people who would represent them in imp…
Virginia House of Burgesses
1st representative government. Founded in Jamestown.
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
16 terms
US Government and history
Republicanism
Federalism
Popular Sovereignty
Separation Of Powers
People vote for political representatives
Power is divides between a central government, and smaller po…
Government where the people rule
Division of government rolls into branches
Republicanism
People vote for political representatives
Federalism
Power is divides between a central government, and smaller po…
US History and Government
Subsistence Economy
Industrial Revolution
Capitalism
Corporation
an economy that does not use money. people rely on natural re…
the change from small hand-made or hand-grown production to m…
an economic and political system in which a country's industr…
a large company owned by a group of people instead of a singl…
Subsistence Economy
an economy that does not use money. people rely on natural re…
Industrial Revolution
the change from small hand-made or hand-grown production to m…
US History Government Vocabulary
republic
a federal government
state governments
constitution
A political system in which people elect representatives to g…
a government that conducts the business of the nation
a government that conducts the business of the state
a document stating the rule under which a government operates
republic
A political system in which people elect representatives to g…
a federal government
a government that conducts the business of the nation
Us history government
Constitution
Articles of confederation
Land ordinance of 1785
Northwest ordinance of 1787
A document stating the the rules under which a government wil…
Adopted by the continental congress in 1777 it was the new na…
A system for land sales and settlement public land was divide…
Outlined how to govern western lands {northwest territory} by…
Constitution
A document stating the the rules under which a government wil…
Articles of confederation
Adopted by the continental congress in 1777 it was the new na…
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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