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Honors US Government- Unit 1
U.S. Government
Politics
State Characteristics
Polictical Legitimacy
Institution that enforces policies
Process that decides how power and resources are distrubuted
Population, territory, Sovereignty, Government
Contsitution
U.S. Government
Institution that enforces policies
Politics
Process that decides how power and resources are distrubuted
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Government US Constitution Test
Reprieve
Commutation
Amnesty
Pardon
Postponement of a sentence
Shortening of a sentence
Blanket pardon to a group of people
Lea gal forgiveness
Reprieve
Postponement of a sentence
Commutation
Shortening of a sentence
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US Constitution and Government
What is a federal system of government…
What role does the Constitution assign…
Based on the Powers Chart, which of th…
Based on the Powers Chart, concurrent…
divide powers between the states and the national government
interpreting the law
the power to conduct elections
shared by state and federal governments
What is a federal system of government…
divide powers between the states and the national government
What role does the Constitution assign…
interpreting the law
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Constitution Test-US Government
original jurisdiction
appellate jurisdiction
expressed/enumerated powers
implied powers
highest court; hears first cases
power of the court to hear/review another courts decision
clearly stated powers in the constitution
powers that are not listed directly in the constitution, but…
original jurisdiction
highest court; hears first cases
appellate jurisdiction
power of the court to hear/review another courts decision
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US Government Constitution Test
Amendment 14
State which doesn't show up at the con…
How many terms for the supreme justices?
Popular sovereignty
Birth right citizenship
Rhode Island
As long as they want
Power to the people
Amendment 14
Birth right citizenship
State which doesn't show up at the con…
Rhode Island
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Constitutional Underpinnings of the US Government
Government
Democracy
Majority Rule
Pluralist Theory
The institutions and processes through which public policies…
It is a means of selecting policy makers and of organizing go…
In a democracy, choosing among alternatives requires that the…
A theory of government and politics emphasizing that politics…
Government
The institutions and processes through which public policies…
Democracy
It is a means of selecting policy makers and of organizing go…
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US constitution and government exam
Parliment
Federalist
Ratify
Republicanism
A group of people that helps make laws in the british governm…
A person for the constitution.
To approve
A form of government where representatives are elected to rep…
Parliment
A group of people that helps make laws in the british governm…
Federalist
A person for the constitution.
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Constitution/US Government Review
What are the three basic rights and de…
What is the main purpose of our govern…
What is the constitution?
What is a dictator?
1. Life - The right to live without the fear of being killed…
The main purpose of government is to protect people's rights…
A set of rules and laws that tell us how government is organi…
A dictator is a person running government who has unlimited p…
What are the three basic rights and de…
1. Life - The right to live without the fear of being killed…
What is the main purpose of our govern…
The main purpose of government is to protect people's rights…
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US Constitution/ Government
What is the major job of the legislati…
What are the two sections of congress?
Each state has how many senators?
Each state has how many representatives?
Make Laws
Senate and House of Representatives
2
The number is determined by population.
What is the major job of the legislati…
Make Laws
What are the two sections of congress?
Senate and House of Representatives
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Government US Constitution Test
When and where was the US Constitution…
Article I outlines?
Article II outlines?
Article III outlines?
1787 in Philadelphia
Legislative Branch
Executive Branch
Judicial Branch
When and where was the US Constitution…
1787 in Philadelphia
Article I outlines?
Legislative Branch
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Constitutional Underpinnings of US Government
Confederate
Articles of Confederation
Virginia Plan
New Jersey Plan
type of government where the national (federal) government de…
the first constitution of the United States; gave more power…
called for a bicameral legislature and representation based o…
a framework for the Constitution proposed by a group of small…
Confederate
type of government where the national (federal) government de…
Articles of Confederation
the first constitution of the United States; gave more power…
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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
AP US Government: Constitutional Underpinnings
Bicameral Legislature
Block Grant
Categorical Grant
Project Grants
two house legislature
money granted by the federal government to the states for a b…
money granted by the federal government to the states for a n…
Federal categorical grants given for specific purposes and aw…
Bicameral Legislature
two house legislature
Block Grant
money granted by the federal government to the states for a b…
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US Constitution and Foundations of Government
What is the acronym for the 1st amendm…
What does the R in RAPPS stand for?
What does the A stand for in RAPPS?
What does the 1st P in RAPPS stand for?
RAPPS
freedom of Religion
freedom to Assemble
freedom of the Press
What is the acronym for the 1st amendm…
RAPPS
What does the R in RAPPS stand for?
freedom of Religion
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The Constitutional Framework of US government
Importance of the Constitution
Principles of the US Constitution
Why a separation of Powers?
Incomplete Separation of Powers
-Constitution is fundamental law (rules that govern the gover…
-Representative and Accountable government: fixed tern electi…
-Need to avoid tyranny ... -Each of the branches of government…
Richard Neustadt described the system as "separate institutio…
Importance of the Constitution
-Constitution is fundamental law (rules that govern the gover…
Principles of the US Constitution
-Representative and Accountable government: fixed tern electi…
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US Government & Politics- The Constitution
Describe the process of constitutional…
Describe the 'Bill of Rights'.
What is the most recent history of ame…
Why is the constitution amended so rar…
The founding fathers wanted to make the amendment process a d…
These 10 amendments were the first to be proposed by congress…
During the presidency of Bill Clinton, there were 18 votes on…
> The founding fathers made it a difficult process with super…
Describe the process of constitutional…
The founding fathers wanted to make the amendment process a d…
Describe the 'Bill of Rights'.
These 10 amendments were the first to be proposed by congress…
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US Government - Constitutional Powers
What article of the Constitution deals…
Which court case stated that the feder…
What part of the Constitution did the…
What is Writ of Habeas Corpus
Article 1
McCulloch V. Maryland
Elastic clause
right that states that people can not be put in prison unless…
What article of the Constitution deals…
Article 1
Which court case stated that the feder…
McCulloch V. Maryland
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US Government - Organization of the Constitution
States the broad purposes of the Const…
- To form a more perfect Union ... - Esta…
Article I: ... 1. Establishes the _______…
Article II:... 1. Establishes the ___ bra…
Preamble
The 6 goals of the Constitution
1. Legislative ... 2. Senate and House of Representatives ... 3. __…
1. Executive ... 2. President, 4, US citizen by birth, 35, 14... 3.…
States the broad purposes of the Const…
Preamble
- To form a more perfect Union ... - Esta…
The 6 goals of the Constitution
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Honors US Government Midterm Exam
what are the three powers of governmen…
what is the constitution
what four elements are essential to al…
what are the four theories of orgin of…
Legislative: the power to make laws... Executive: the power to e…
written document that contains the fundamental laws setting o…
population, government, territory, sovereignty
The Force Theory: The force theory says that one person or a…
what are the three powers of governmen…
Legislative: the power to make laws... Executive: the power to e…
what is the constitution
written document that contains the fundamental laws setting o…
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Constitutional Underpinnings of US Government
Social contract theory
Thomas Hobbes
John Locke
direct democracy
an agreement among the people satisfying their consent to be…
believed man needs a strong monarch to survive, and without o…
influenced Jefferson in writing the declaration of independen…
a system of government were members of the policy meet and di…
Social contract theory
an agreement among the people satisfying their consent to be…
Thomas Hobbes
believed man needs a strong monarch to survive, and without o…
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Constitutional Underpinnings of US Government
Direct democracy
Elite and class theory
Government
Hyperpluralism
type of government characterized by citizens attending a town…
The theory that the rich and powerful control US politics and…
the institutions that create public policy
the theory that there are so many groups competing for govern…
Direct democracy
type of government characterized by citizens attending a town…
Elite and class theory
The theory that the rich and powerful control US politics and…
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Honors US Constitution Lesson 13-14
How many powers were delegated to the…
How did the founders describe the diff…
What are the three functions of govern…
Describe the problem-solving process i…
20
States have reserved and indefinite powers and the federal go…
Legislative branch-makes laws... Executive branch-enforces laws…
One wing of compassion and one wing of conservation
How many powers were delegated to the…
20
How did the founders describe the diff…
States have reserved and indefinite powers and the federal go…
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Honors US Constitution Lesson 9-12
Even though Americans had won their li…
What did England do to show that it ex…
What did Spain do to show it expected…
Describe the restlessness of American…
They had not learned how to govern themselves as a united Rep…
It had British forces waiting nearby to conquer American when…
It began claiming land and waited in the south to conquer Ame…
1) 2400 soldiers mutinied and killed an officer... 2) NJ soldier…
Even though Americans had won their li…
They had not learned how to govern themselves as a united Rep…
What did England do to show that it ex…
It had British forces waiting nearby to conquer American when…
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Constitutional Underpinnings of the US Government
Government
Democracy
Majority Rule
Minority Rights
The institutions and processes through which public policies…
A system of selecting policymakers and of organizing governme…
A fundamental principle of traditional democratic theory. in…
A principle of traditional democratic theory that guarantees…
Government
The institutions and processes through which public policies…
Democracy
A system of selecting policymakers and of organizing governme…
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Honors US Constitution Lesson 17-18
What right is given to every American…
How many federal laws did the founders…
By whom did they want proposed legisla…
Describe the methods that the federal…
The right not to be subject to any law unless its reviewed or…
Few and well defined
By the three branches. So that they can guard the right of th…
Congress passed laws about state matters that preempted state…
What right is given to every American…
The right not to be subject to any law unless its reviewed or…
How many federal laws did the founders…
Few and well defined
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Honors US Government Midterm 2015
political party
political spectrum
"Bonding Agent"
partisanship
a group of persons who seek to control the government through…
the range of political views
ensure good performance of candidates/officeholders; tries to…
strong support of a party and its policy stands
political party
a group of persons who seek to control the government through…
political spectrum
the range of political views
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Constitution & Government Vocab- US Studies
union
justice
domestic
tranquility
to join together
rightfulness or lawfulness
at home/in our country
Peaceful, calm
union
to join together
justice
rightfulness or lawfulness
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The constitutional framework of US government
When was the constitution written?
Which political theorists was it influ…
What is a constitution?
Why is the American constitution so im…
1787
Locke and Montesquieu
An authoritative set of rules that seeks to establish the rol…
-It is the supreme law of the USA. Constitutional law is fund…
When was the constitution written?
1787
Which political theorists was it influ…
Locke and Montesquieu
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New Government (Honors US History)
Shay's Rebellion
Daniel Shay
Constitutional Convention
Articles of Confederation
A rebellion lead by farmers and revolutionaries to protest ta…
Leader of the rebellion of Farmers against tax increases
Meeting in 1787 of the elected representatives of the thirtee…
A weak constitution that governed America during the Revoluti…
Shay's Rebellion
A rebellion lead by farmers and revolutionaries to protest ta…
Daniel Shay
Leader of the rebellion of Farmers against tax increases
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US Government and Constitution Study Set
Executive Branch
Judicial Branch
Legislative Branch
Citizens elect people to represent the…
enforces laws
interprets laws
makes laws
representative democracy
Executive Branch
enforces laws
Judicial Branch
interprets laws
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Constitutional Underpinnings of the US government
What is the constitutional basis of se…
what does Article VI of the Constituti…
What are John Locke's arguments in... the…
What are the provisions of the New... Jer…
It can be found in several principals such as the separation…
Article VI states that the Constitution and the... laws of the U…
Locke argued that humans, in the state of... nature, were born e…
The plan proposed a unicameral legislature... with one vote for…
What is the constitutional basis of se…
It can be found in several principals such as the separation…
what does Article VI of the Constituti…
Article VI states that the Constitution and the... laws of the U…
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The Constitutional Framework of US Government
What is the Histroical backround of th…
What are the Confederate States of Ame…
Why did arguemnt break out over the Co…
Four Foundation of the American consti…
In the 1770s, Europeans settled in colonies in the New World…
The Confederate States of Amereica were made of complete dece…
Arguemnts broke out over:... Import tariffs-thqt is, taxes that…
Republicanism, the fact thqt there will never be a monarch or…
What is the Histroical backround of th…
In the 1770s, Europeans settled in colonies in the New World…
What are the Confederate States of Ame…
The Confederate States of Amereica were made of complete dece…
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US Constitution & Government Key Terms
US Constitution
Preamble
Article I
Legislative Branch
"The supreme law of the land." Written in 1787 at the constit…
Beginning of the US Constitution that sets forth the goals an…
Defines the powers of the Legislative Branch
Branch of government that makes the laws
US Constitution
"The supreme law of the land." Written in 1787 at the constit…
Preamble
Beginning of the US Constitution that sets forth the goals an…
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Constitutional Foundations of US government
what is a constitution?
how do constitutions differ across cou…
how does the constitution structure ou…
federalism
the document or documents that define the basic structure of…
1. length and specificity ... 2. written or "unwritten"
1. national government ... 2. recognized the authority of state…
system where the national government and state government sha…
what is a constitution?
the document or documents that define the basic structure of…
how do constitutions differ across cou…
1. length and specificity ... 2. written or "unwritten"
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Unit 1: Honors US Government
Constitution
Constitutional government
Democracy
Limited government
A plan of government that sets forth the structures and power…
Limited government; the rule of law. A form of government in…
Literally defined as "rule of the people," democracy is a for…
In natural rights philosophy, a system restricted to protect…
Constitution
A plan of government that sets forth the structures and power…
Constitutional government
Limited government; the rule of law. A form of government in…
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Unit 2: Honors US Government
Bill of attainder
Ex post facto
Secede
Supremacy clause
An act of legislature that inflicts punishment on an individu…
A law that criminalizes an act that was not a crime when comm…
Formal withdrawal by a constituent member from an alliance, f…
Article VI, Section 2 of the Constitution, which stated that…
Bill of attainder
An act of legislature that inflicts punishment on an individu…
Ex post facto
A law that criminalizes an act that was not a crime when comm…
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Honors US Constitution Lesson 15-16
The Constitution went from the ______…
Why did the people react with alarm up…
What promise did George Washington mak…
Newspaper articles written to explain…
Convention; Congress; States
They had expected a few simple amendments to the Articles but…
That the Bill of Rights would be made in the 1st session of t…
Federalist Papers
The Constitution went from the ______…
Convention; Congress; States
Why did the people react with alarm up…
They had expected a few simple amendments to the Articles but…
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US government honors Immigration
Immigration
Immigrant
Emigrant
Migrant
Process of coming to a foreign country
Person who moves to a foreign country
A person exiting a country
A person who moves from country to country frequently
Immigration
Process of coming to a foreign country
Immigrant
Person who moves to a foreign country
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Honors US Constitution Lesson 43-44
Alexander Hamilton gave three reasons…
Why did George Mason insist on a bill…
Explain two unique features of the Bil…
Does the Bill of Rights have a preambl…
1) the constitution itself is a declaration of rights... 2) the…
because he believed the government would manipulate and misco…
1) was not a declaration of rights but a prohibition on the g…
it does; that it was added to clarify the constitution to pre…
Alexander Hamilton gave three reasons…
1) the constitution itself is a declaration of rights... 2) the…
Why did George Mason insist on a bill…
because he believed the government would manipulate and misco…
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US Government - Constitutional Convention
When was the Constitutional Convention…
Where was the Constitutional Conventio…
What state did not send a delegate to…
"Father of the Constitution"/ why?
May 1787
Philadelphia in the Independence Hall
Rhode Island
James Madison / he was the chief author
When was the Constitutional Convention…
May 1787
Where was the Constitutional Conventio…
Philadelphia in the Independence Hall
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US Government - Honors Study Guide
Presidential Test (Chapter 8, 9, 10, a…
1. A president cannot exceed this numb…
2. This is often called a winner-take-…
3. This group is chosen by the preside…
...
B. 10 years
A. the Electoral College
C. Cabinet
Presidential Test (Chapter 8, 9, 10, a…
...
1. A president cannot exceed this numb…
B. 10 years
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Unit 5 US Constitution and Government
Constitutional Convention
Articles of Confederation
Virginia Plan
Great Compromise
A meeting held in 1787 to consider changes to the Articles of…
A document, adopted by the Continental Congress in 1777 and f…
States are represented by the number of people in their state.
establishes two houses (Senate and House of Representatives),…
Constitutional Convention
A meeting held in 1787 to consider changes to the Articles of…
Articles of Confederation
A document, adopted by the Continental Congress in 1777 and f…
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Constitutional Foundations of the US Government
How does the Constitution control fact…
What is the underlying cause of factio…
What is the most important purpose of…
Congressional Powers
The effects of factions are controlled by the Constitution, b…
the unequal division of property
protect property
Declare war, override a veto, impeach a judge or president, a…
How does the Constitution control fact…
The effects of factions are controlled by the Constitution, b…
What is the underlying cause of factio…
the unequal division of property
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AP US Government: Constitution Quiz
Preamble
Article I
Article I Section 1
Article I Section 2
We the People of the United States, in order to form a more p…
The Legislative Branch
The Congress
The House of Representatives
Preamble
We the People of the United States, in order to form a more p…
Article I
The Legislative Branch
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AP Government US Constitutional Underpinings
government
public goods
politics
political participation
d: the institutions and processes through which public polici…
d: goods, such as clean air and clean water, that everyone mu…
d: the process by which we select our governmental leaders an…
d: all the activities used by citizens to influence the selec…
government
d: the institutions and processes through which public polici…
public goods
d: goods, such as clean air and clean water, that everyone mu…
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Honors US Constitution Lesson 9-12 Test
Even though the Americans had won thei…
Who expected the United States to coll…
Describe the restlessness of American…
How did depression, taxes, and rioting…
They had not learned to govern themselves as a united republic
Britain and Spain
They were just released to go home without getting paid
1. They put people with debts in jail ... 2. They're rioting aga…
Even though the Americans had won thei…
They had not learned to govern themselves as a united republic
Who expected the United States to coll…
Britain and Spain
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US Government Honors Study Guide
Chapter 1: The Study of American Gover…
Legitimacy
Authority
Democracy
...
political authority conferred by law or by a state or nationa…
the power or right to give orders or make decisions
a political system in which the supreme power lies in a body…
Chapter 1: The Study of American Gover…
...
Legitimacy
political authority conferred by law or by a state or nationa…
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Honors American Government Chapter 2: Creating the Constitution
Framers
*Organization and Procedure
Virginia Plan concepts
Virginia Plan powers given to Congress
-George Washington... -Roger Sherman... -Alexander Hamilton... -James…
...... (momentous decision)
-3 branches... -bicameral... -lower house elected by popular vote... -…
can take control of individual states
Framers
-George Washington... -Roger Sherman... -Alexander Hamilton... -James…
*Organization and Procedure
...... (momentous decision)
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US Government Chapter 3 : The Constitution
Popular sovereignty
Federalism
Separation of powers
Checks and balances
Rule by the people
Power divided between national and state governments
Each branch has its responsibilities
Each branch of government exercises some control over the oth…
Popular sovereignty
Rule by the people
Federalism
Power divided between national and state governments
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US Government Honors: Chapter 14
Isolationism
Internationalist
Idealism
Liberalism
Foreign policy avoiding involvement in public affairs
A foreign policy that promotes cooperation with other nations
An internationalist approach to foreign policy, the interests…
Defense of human rights, the guiding light of idealism
Isolationism
Foreign policy avoiding involvement in public affairs
Internationalist
A foreign policy that promotes cooperation with other nations
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