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History Constitution Vocabulary
Thomas Jefferson
Alexander Hamilton
John Jay
Edmond Randolph
Author of the declaration of independence and third president…
Federalist who created the first National Bank.
Author of many Federalist papers and supporter of the new Con…
Proposed the Virginia plan creating a strong national governm…
Thomas Jefferson
Author of the declaration of independence and third president…
Alexander Hamilton
Federalist who created the first National Bank.
22 terms
History Constitution Vocabulary
tyranny
limited government
constitution
rule of law
Government in which a single person has complete power.
Idea that government is limited in what it may do and each ci…
Principle that government and its officials are bound by fund…
Refers to constitutionalism, the principle that government is…
tyranny
Government in which a single person has complete power.
limited government
Idea that government is limited in what it may do and each ci…
18 terms
Georgia History: Constitution Vocabulary
Unalienable Rights
Consent of the Governed
Social Contract
Popular Sovereignty
Natural rights such as life, liberty, property
belief that people give their permission to be ruled by their…
John Locke's idea that there is an agreement between a govern…
"Let the people decide" if an issue (like slavery) should be…
Unalienable Rights
Natural rights such as life, liberty, property
Consent of the Governed
belief that people give their permission to be ruled by their…
13 terms
history constitution vocabulary
Articles of confederation
Constitutional Convention
ratification
ordinance
The nation's first constitution, drafted in 1777 and created…
The convention held in philadelphia in 1787 to draft the cons…
the approval of a plan of government or of a constitutional a…
A law that sets local regulations
Articles of confederation
The nation's first constitution, drafted in 1777 and created…
Constitutional Convention
The convention held in philadelphia in 1787 to draft the cons…
24 terms
History the Constitution and Civics vocabulary
republic
dictatorship
habeas corpus
private property
government in which citizens rule themselves through elected…
a government in which one person or a small group holds compl…
meaning no person may be held prison without being charged wi…
property owned by an individual
republic
government in which citizens rule themselves through elected…
dictatorship
a government in which one person or a small group holds compl…
24 terms
History Constitution Vocabulary
Amendment
Antifederalist
Article
Bicameral
an addition to a formal document such as the Constitution
individuals who opposed ratification of the Constitution
a part of a document, such as the Constitution, that deals wi…
consisting of two houses, or chambers, especially in a legisl…
Amendment
an addition to a formal document such as the Constitution
Antifederalist
individuals who opposed ratification of the Constitution
37 terms
History Constitution Test Vocabulary
Albany
Philadelphia
Philadelphia
Great Britain (England)
Benjamin Franklin proposed the ______ Plan in 1754 to get the…
In what city did the First Continental Congress and Second Co…
In what city did the Declaration of Independence and Constitu…
Which country did the United States fight in the Revolutionar…
Albany
Benjamin Franklin proposed the ______ Plan in 1754 to get the…
Philadelphia
In what city did the First Continental Congress and Second Co…
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History Vocabulary (constitution terms)
Allegiance
Amend
Amendments
Bill
Loyal to ones country
To change
Formal written changes to the us constitution
Proposed law
Allegiance
Loyal to ones country
Amend
To change
46 terms
History Constitution Vocabulary
Federalism
Separation of Powers
Confederation
Democracy
The distribution or govt. power between a central authority a…
Splits authority among the legislative executive and judicial…
A written plan of govt. establishing the rules structure and…
A govt. by the people and for the people
Federalism
The distribution or govt. power between a central authority a…
Separation of Powers
Splits authority among the legislative executive and judicial…
20 terms
History Vocabulary- Constitution
constitution
confederation
ordinance
compromise
a document that sets out laws and principles of a goverment
alliance of independent states
a law
an agreement reached by opposing sides
constitution
a document that sets out laws and principles of a goverment
confederation
alliance of independent states
46 terms
Constitution Vocabulary (History)
Federalism
Separation of Powers
Confederation
Constitution
The distribution of govt. power between a central authortity…
Splits authority among the legislative, executive, and judici…
Organization of loosely united states where the states hold t…
A written plan of govt.
Federalism
The distribution of govt. power between a central authortity…
Separation of Powers
Splits authority among the legislative, executive, and judici…
38 terms
Grade 5 History: The US Constitution Vocabulary
New Jersey Plan
Virginia Plan
Great Compromise
checks and balances
proposed by small states; representation based on statehood-…
proposed by big states; representation based on population
proposed by Connecticut: two houses- one based on population;…
powers over different branches assuring no one branch is too…
New Jersey Plan
proposed by small states; representation based on statehood-…
Virginia Plan
proposed by big states; representation based on population
12 terms
History Test-Constitution Vocabulary
Constitution
bicameral
Articles of Confederation
New Jersey Plan
Framework of government
2 house legislation
First written form of government
Small states. Wanted equal representation
Constitution
Framework of government
bicameral
2 house legislation
History Government and Constitution Vocabulary
Limited goverment
Federalisim
Separation of powers
Checks and balances
Idea that government is limited in what it may do and each ci…
System of government in which power is divided between the na…
Duties and responsibilities of government are divided into th…
Each branch of government is subject to certain restraints by…
Limited goverment
Idea that government is limited in what it may do and each ci…
Federalisim
System of government in which power is divided between the na…
10 terms
History ( constitution week vocabulary )
Republicanism
Limited government
Checks and balances
Federalism
A belief that government shout be based on the consent of the…
In a limited government led by the citizens , everyone includ…
The ability of each branch of government to exercise checks o…
A system of government where power is shared among the centra…
Republicanism
A belief that government shout be based on the consent of the…
Limited government
In a limited government led by the citizens , everyone includ…
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American History Vocabulary Constitution
Gibbons vs. Ogden
Federalist papers
Scott vs. Sanford
Virginia statute
the "steamboat" case. It determined that the federal governme…
was a group of 85 essays by Alexander Hamilton, James Madison…
court case involving slavery
for religious freedom in a statement of conscience and of the…
Gibbons vs. Ogden
the "steamboat" case. It determined that the federal governme…
Federalist papers
was a group of 85 essays by Alexander Hamilton, James Madison…
20 terms
US History Constitution Vocabulary
Constitution
Confederation
Ordinance
Compromise
Document that sets out the law and principles of a governemt
Alliance of independent states
A law
An agreement reached by opposing sides
Constitution
Document that sets out the law and principles of a governemt
Confederation
Alliance of independent states
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History Constitution Vocabulary
Constitution
Articles of Confederation
Ratification
The Virginia Statute for Religious Fre…
A document that is written to state the obligations and power…
This was the document that was the first attempt at writing a…
This means to get official approval from an official body of…
A document that made it a law that in the State of Virginia n…
Constitution
A document that is written to state the obligations and power…
Articles of Confederation
This was the document that was the first attempt at writing a…
21 terms
History Constitution Vocabulary
Bipartisan
Constituents
Incumbent
Treason
Representing, characterized by, or including members from two…
Having power to frame or alter a political constitution or fu…
Holding an indicated position, role, office, etc, currently.
The offense of acting to overthrow one's government or to har…
Bipartisan
Representing, characterized by, or including members from two…
Constituents
Having power to frame or alter a political constitution or fu…
30 terms
History Constitution vocabulary
those bound to service
all other persons
enumeration
pro tempore
indentured servants
slaves
census or official population count
temporarily
those bound to service
indentured servants
all other persons
slaves
24 terms
History the Constitution and Civics vocabulary
republic
dictatorship
habeas corpus
private property
government in which citizens rule themselves through elected…
a government in which one person or a small group holds compl…
meaning no person may be held prison without being charged wi…
property owned by an individual
republic
government in which citizens rule themselves through elected…
dictatorship
a government in which one person or a small group holds compl…
20 terms
History Constitution Vocabulary
Constitution
Confederation
Ordinance
Compromise
N. document that sets out the laws and principles of a govern…
N. alliance of independent states
N. a law
N. an agreement reached by opposing sides
Constitution
N. document that sets out the laws and principles of a govern…
Confederation
N. alliance of independent states
24 terms
History Constitution Vocabulary
1st Amendment
2nd Amendment
3rd Amendment
4TH Amendment
Guarantees Freedom of speech, press, religion, petition, and…
Guarantees the right of individual Americans to keep and bear…
Prohibits quartering troops in civilian homes
Prohibits illegal searches and seizures
1st Amendment
Guarantees Freedom of speech, press, religion, petition, and…
2nd Amendment
Guarantees the right of individual Americans to keep and bear…
22 terms
Constitution History Vocabulary
Thomas Jeffereson
Alexander Hamilton
John Jay
Edmond Randolph
author of the declaration of independence and third... president…
federalist who created the first National Bank
author of many Federalist papers and supporter of the... new Con…
proposed the Virginia plan creating a strong national governm…
Thomas Jeffereson
author of the declaration of independence and third... president…
Alexander Hamilton
federalist who created the first National Bank
40 terms
History: Constitution Vocabulary
Federalism
Seperation of Powers
Confederation
Constitution
The distribution of government power between a central author…
splits authority among the legislative, executive, and judici…
Organization of loosely United States, where the states hold…
A written plan of government- establishing the structure rule…
Federalism
The distribution of government power between a central author…
Seperation of Powers
splits authority among the legislative, executive, and judici…
24 terms
history constitution vocabulary
amend
appeal
bill
censorship
changing the Constitution.
ask that the decision be reviewed by a higher court.
proposed for a new law.
the power to review, change, or prevent the publication of ne…
amend
changing the Constitution.
appeal
ask that the decision be reviewed by a higher court.
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History: Constitution Vocabulary
Legislative Branch
Congress
House of Representative requirements
Senate requirements
first article of the Constitution-makes laws
combination of House of Representatives and Senate
25 yrs.old, 7 years a citizen, 2 year term
30 yrs. old, 9 years a citizen, 6 year term
Legislative Branch
first article of the Constitution-makes laws
Congress
combination of House of Representatives and Senate
46 terms
History: The Constitution
Articles of Confederation
Land Ordinance of 1785
Northwest Ordinance of 1787
Shays' Rebellion
the original US constitution written by John Dickinson (PA) t…
under the Articles of Confederation; established a systematic…
under the Articles of Confederation; banned slavery and mad p…
a farmers rebellion led by Daniel Shays because when farmers…
Articles of Confederation
the original US constitution written by John Dickinson (PA) t…
Land Ordinance of 1785
under the Articles of Confederation; established a systematic…
30 terms
History constitution vocabulary
Preamble
Checks and Balances
Elastic Clause/Necessary & Proper Clause
Judicial Review
expresses the reasons the Constitution was written; purposes:…
a system in which each branch of the government is able to ch…
a statement in the U.S. Constitution (Article I, Section 8) g…
Power of Supreme Court of the constitutional validity of a le…
Preamble
expresses the reasons the Constitution was written; purposes:…
Checks and Balances
a system in which each branch of the government is able to ch…
History Constitution Vocabulary
Popular sovereignty
Federalism
Separation of powers
Impeach
people are the source of government's power
governmental authority divided between national and state gov…
government is divided into branches which act as checks on th…
accuse
Popular sovereignty
people are the source of government's power
Federalism
governmental authority divided between national and state gov…
34 terms
History vocabulary: constitution
Constitution
Preamble
Order of the constitution
Article One
Was written in 1787 and set up the current government
The introduction to the constitution
Preamble, article one, article two, article three, article fo…
Establishes the Legislative Branch
Constitution
Was written in 1787 and set up the current government
Preamble
The introduction to the constitution
26 terms
History Vocabulary for Constitution
Political action committee
Elastic clause
Another name for elastic clause
Republic
Organizations collecting money to distribute to candidates wh…
Allows Congress to expand delegated powers to address issues…
Necessary and Proper clause
Type of government that head of state is elected and the peop…
Political action committee
Organizations collecting money to distribute to candidates wh…
Elastic clause
Allows Congress to expand delegated powers to address issues…
34 terms
History- The Constitution Vocabulary
Albany
Philadelphia
Philadelphia
Great Britain (England)
Benjamin Franklin proposed the _________ Plan in 1754 to get…
In what city did the First Continental Congress and Second Co…
In what city did the Declaration of Independence and Constitu…
Which country did the United States fight in the Revolutionar…
Albany
Benjamin Franklin proposed the _________ Plan in 1754 to get…
Philadelphia
In what city did the First Continental Congress and Second Co…
Vocabulary: Constitution History and Preamble
3/5ths Compromise (Clause)
Articles of Confederation
Bicameral
Checks and Balances
Agreement where slaves counted as 3/5 a white person when det…
1st written form of government for the US
2 house legislature
The powers of the different branches of government are balanced
3/5ths Compromise (Clause)
Agreement where slaves counted as 3/5 a white person when det…
Articles of Confederation
1st written form of government for the US
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History Vocabulary- the Constitution
federalism
legislative branch
executive branch
judicial branch
the sharing of power between federal and state governments
branch of government that makes the nation's laws
branch of government that carries out the nation's laws and p…
branch of government that interprets the nation's laws (inclu…
federalism
the sharing of power between federal and state governments
legislative branch
branch of government that makes the nation's laws
18 terms
Georgia History: Constitution Vocabulary
Unalienable Rights
Consent of the Governed
Social Contract
Popular Sovereignty
Natural rights such as life, liberty, property
belief that people give their permission to be ruled by their…
John Locke's idea that there is an agreement between a govern…
"Let the people decide" if an issue (like slavery) should be…
Unalienable Rights
Natural rights such as life, liberty, property
Consent of the Governed
belief that people give their permission to be ruled by their…
13 terms
History Constitution Test Vocabulary
Popular Sovereignty
limited government
federalism
separation of powers
people hold the final authority of power
government is not all powerful. it can only do what the the p…
division of power between the national government and the sat…
division of operations of the national government into three…
Popular Sovereignty
people hold the final authority of power
limited government
government is not all powerful. it can only do what the the p…
16 terms
Constitution Handbook Vocabulary (History)
Debt
Deficit
Preamble
Popular Sovereignty
Amount of money you owe to another person or government
Amount of money you spend over your budget per year
An introduction
Authority of the people
Debt
Amount of money you owe to another person or government
Deficit
Amount of money you spend over your budget per year
24 terms
History the Constitution and Civics vocabulary
republic
dictatorship
habeas corpus
private property
government in which citizens rule themselves through elected…
a government in which one person or a small group holds compl…
meaning no person may be held prison without being charged wi…
property owned by an individual
republic
government in which citizens rule themselves through elected…
dictatorship
a government in which one person or a small group holds compl…
34 terms
History Constitution Vocabulary
Expenditure
Annexation
Cabinet
Archive
Money paid out
To incorporate a country or territory with another country or…
The heads of department of the exclusive branch appointed by…
Official government documents
Expenditure
Money paid out
Annexation
To incorporate a country or territory with another country or…
16 terms
history constitution test vocabulary
bill
bill of attainder
census
commerce
a proposed law
an act passed by a legislature to punish without a trial
a count of the people
trade or business
bill
a proposed law
bill of attainder
an act passed by a legislature to punish without a trial
19 terms
History Midterm Vocabulary- Constitution
Declaration of Independence
Inalienable (natural) rights
Constitution
Separation of Powers
Signed in 1776... Short Term-public announcement to world and Br…
The rights that you are born with, personal rights to life an…
Three branches... -create laws/order... ensure peace... -fund military…
No one person holds all of the power in government- 3 branche…
Declaration of Independence
Signed in 1776... Short Term-public announcement to world and Br…
Inalienable (natural) rights
The rights that you are born with, personal rights to life an…
34 terms
History Constitution Vocabulary
Benjamin Franklin proposed the ______…
In what city did the First Continental…
In what city did the Declaration of In…
Which Country did the United States fi…
Albany
Philadelphia
Philadelphia
Great Britain (England) a.k.a. United Kingdom
Benjamin Franklin proposed the ______…
Albany
In what city did the First Continental…
Philadelphia
59 terms
History- Constitution test Vocabulary
electors
executive authority
impeach
vacancies
refers to voters
the governor of a state
accuse of wrongdoing
empty seats
electors
refers to voters
executive authority
the governor of a state
19 terms
Constitution Test History - Vocabulary
Broad interpretation/loose construction
Strict constitution
Elastic clause
Direct democracy
Interpretation of the Constitution that it can be interpreted…
Narrow interpretation of the Constitution that it can only be…
Government may enact laws that are not provided in the Consti…
Every citizen can debate and vote
Broad interpretation/loose construction
Interpretation of the Constitution that it can be interpreted…
Strict constitution
Narrow interpretation of the Constitution that it can only be…
10 terms
History of the Constitution
Establish
Colony
Harbor
Explore
to begin or create something that is meant to last for a long…
A colony is a settlement set up by people far from their home…
a part of the ocean, a lake, etc., that is next to land and t…
to travel over (new territory) for adventure or discovery
Establish
to begin or create something that is meant to last for a long…
Colony
A colony is a settlement set up by people far from their home…
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.
29 terms
American History - Constitutional Vocabulary
enumerated powers
reserved powers
concurrent powers
implied powers
powers that are specifically given to Congress (mainly in Art…
powers that belong to the states (based on Amendment X)
powers that are exercised by both federal and state governments
powers that are suggested but not specifically listed in the…
enumerated powers
powers that are specifically given to Congress (mainly in Art…
reserved powers
powers that belong to the states (based on Amendment X)
11 terms
History: Constitutional Handbook Vocabulary
Preamble
Popular Sovereignty
Republicanism
Federalism
The introduction to a formal document, especially the constit…
Political theory that government is subject to the will of th…
Favoring a republic, or representative democracy, as the best…
The sharing of power between federal and state governments.
Preamble
The introduction to a formal document, especially the constit…
Popular Sovereignty
Political theory that government is subject to the will of th…
15 terms
Constitutional History Vocabulary
Federalism
Bicameral
Electors
Virginia Plan
A system of governing in which power is divided between a str…
A legislature made up of two houses
Delegates selected by state legislatures to represent the pop…
Plan drafted by James Madison at the Constitutional Conventio…
Federalism
A system of governing in which power is divided between a str…
Bicameral
A legislature made up of two houses
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