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US Government Honors - Midterm
What is the reserve clause?
Amendment Ten
What does Federalist #10 address?
Who wrote Federalist #10?
The Tenth Amendment in the US Constitution
The powers not delegated to the US Federal Government by the…
The question of how to guard against "factions", or groups of…
James Madison
What is the reserve clause?
The Tenth Amendment in the US Constitution
Amendment Ten
The powers not delegated to the US Federal Government by the…
14 terms
US Government Constitution Test
6 principles of the Constitution
Federalism
Checks and Balances
Separation of Power
Federalism, Checks and Balances, Separation of Powers, Judici…
Division of Power between state and national
The power each branch has over each other so none is too powe…
power split between 3 branches: Legislative, Executive, Judic…
6 principles of the Constitution
Federalism, Checks and Balances, Separation of Powers, Judici…
Federalism
Division of Power between state and national
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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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Government US constitution test
Declaration of Independance
Articles of Confederation
US Constitution
Federalism
To announce and explain separation from Great Britain
Written document that established the functions of the nation…
Replaced the articles of confederation and creates a central…
Dividing power between the states and national government
Declaration of Independance
To announce and explain separation from Great Britain
Articles of Confederation
Written document that established the functions of the nation…
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American Government: US Constitution
What is the supreme law of the land
What are the first three words of the…
What is one right or freedom of the fi…
What do we call the first ten amendmen…
The Constitution
We the People
Religion
The Bill of Rights
What is the supreme law of the land
The Constitution
What are the first three words of the…
We the People
44 terms
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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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
40 terms
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
23 terms
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…
Government test US constitution
What is the main purpose of the preamble
What is the main job of the president
Which branch of government interprets…
How long is a supreme court judges term
Outlines the General goals of the government
Enforce laws
Judicial
Until death
What is the main purpose of the preamble
Outlines the General goals of the government
What is the main job of the president
Enforce laws
38 terms
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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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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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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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…
US Government Constitution Articles
Article 1
the Legislative Branch
Article 1
the Legislative Branch
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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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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…
18 terms
Foundations of US Constitutional Government
colony
colonist
charter
declaration
Territory (land) politically controlled by another country
A person living in a settlement/colony
Written document granting land and authority to set up coloni…
A powerful statement that is official
colony
Territory (land) politically controlled by another country
colonist
A person living in a settlement/colony
US Constitution and Government
19 terms
honors civics and government: constitutional amendments
1st amendment
2nd amendment
27 amendments
4th amendment
freedom of speech, religion, press, petition, and assembly
right to bear arms
how many amendments are there?
protection against unreasonable searches and seizures; warrants
1st amendment
freedom of speech, religion, press, petition, and assembly
2nd amendment
right to bear arms
40 terms
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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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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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…
US Constitution(Government)
city of the convention
federalist
federalist arguments
anti-federalist
phildelphia
-a member of federalism who is a part of a system of governme…
-support the Constitution... -better articles... -federalist papers
- someone against the federalist
city of the convention
phildelphia
federalist
-a member of federalism who is a part of a system of governme…
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US1 Honors Constitution Test
has the power to collect taxes, duties…
can borrow money on credit of the US
Commerce Clause: regulate commerce wit…
establish laws of naturalization and b…
Congress
Congress
Congress
Congress
has the power to collect taxes, duties…
Congress
can borrow money on credit of the US
Congress
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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
US Constitutional Government Vocab
Commerce
Foreign Policy
Interstate
Regulate
Having to do with business or trade
Guidelines for dealing with other countries
Between states
To set rules for or manage
Commerce
Having to do with business or trade
Foreign Policy
Guidelines for dealing with other countries
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Honors US Government Final
According to John Locke, the governmen…
A government or ruler must have ______…
Which of the following is not a major…
The "people" portion of government is…
A
B
B
B
According to John Locke, the governmen…
A
A government or ruler must have ______…
B
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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
5 terms
Honors American Government Chapter 2: Ratifying the Constitution
Federalists
Anti-Federalists
Ratification
The Federalist written by (3)
-3 branches... -checks and balances... -separation of powers... -favor…
-too much power to national gov't at expense of state gov'ts…
-NH is 9/13... -must have approval of VA and NY
-Alexander Hamilton... -James Madison... -John Jay
Federalists
-3 branches... -checks and balances... -separation of powers... -favor…
Anti-Federalists
-too much power to national gov't at expense of state gov'ts…
9 terms
US Government and Politics: CONSTITUTION
Federalism
Federal gov't
Enumerated power
Implied power
Power is divided between national + state gov't
National gov't
Federal power specifically mentioned in the constitution i.e.…
Not specifically in the constitution — but links to specific…
Federalism
Power is divided between national + state gov't
Federal gov't
National gov't
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
12 terms
Honors US Constitution Lesson 5
Why were students of history, includin…
What were the governmental units in An…
Summarize some of the institutes of An…
Name the event that led to the eventua…
Their government setup was very similar to the ancient Isreal…
Head of 10 families = tithing-man... Head of 50 families = vil-m…
Jury system... Slavery - had laws to protect them... Witen - Parlim…
William Duke of Normandy took over England in the battle of H…
Why were students of history, includin…
Their government setup was very similar to the ancient Isreal…
What were the governmental units in An…
Head of 10 families = tithing-man... Head of 50 families = vil-m…
214 terms
US Constitution and Government
Say the Preamble.
What were the two groups that compromi…
What did the two groups want in the co…
What is the great compromise?
We the People of the United States of America, in Order to fo…
large states and small states (pop. wise)
large states wanted proportional rep. while small states want…
the compromise between small and large states --> Senate has…
Say the Preamble.
We the People of the United States of America, in Order to fo…
What were the two groups that compromi…
large states and small states (pop. wise)
86 terms
Constitutional Underpinnings of the US Government
Authority
Bureaucrats
Democracy
Democratic centralism
The right to use power
Appointed officials who operate government agencies and large…
A word used to describe at least three different political sy…
A form of democracy in which the interests of the masses were…
Authority
The right to use power
Bureaucrats
Appointed officials who operate government agencies and large…
50 terms
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…
7 terms
US Government Honors (Essay One)
Litigation
Campaign Contributions
Grassroots Lobbying
AMA
- Lack broad popular support (numbers or pub opinion) and/or…
- Financial resources.... - Groups that need access.... - Buy can…
- Popular support but lack funds.... - Popular support is stren…
Campaign Contributions
Litigation
- Lack broad popular support (numbers or pub opinion) and/or…
Campaign Contributions
- Financial resources.... - Groups that need access.... - Buy can…
14 terms
Honors US Constitution Lesson 1
Who are the founding fathers of our co…
Who was the oldest, wisest man at the…
What are three things all people want?
How much land did we start off with an…
White, male, highly educated, leaders (military or government)
Benjamin Franklin
1. Freedom... 2. Prosperity ... 3. Peace
6% of land; a little over a century
Who are the founding fathers of our co…
White, male, highly educated, leaders (military or government)
Who was the oldest, wisest man at the…
Benjamin Franklin
25 terms
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…
61 terms
US Government Unit 2: The Constitution
what does the constitution begin with?
What comes after the preamble in the c…
what do the first 3 articles have to d…
what does article 4 have to deal with?
the preamble- a short introduction
seven numbered sections called articles
the 3 branches of the national government
deals with the place of the states in America union and their…
what does the constitution begin with?
the preamble- a short introduction
What comes after the preamble in the c…
seven numbered sections called articles
26 terms
AP US Government The US Constitution Study Guide
Article 1
Article 2
Article 3
Article 4
This article created a legislative branch.
This article created an executive branch.
This article created a judicial branch.
This article includes the process of admitting new states to…
Article 1
This article created a legislative branch.
Article 2
This article created an executive branch.
12 terms
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…
US Constitution Test (Government)
What are the qualifications to be a se…
How long is a senators term?
How long is of representatives term?
What are the qualifications to be a re…
30 years old, citizen of the us for 9 years, and live in the…
6 years
2 years
25 years old, citizen of the US for at least seven years, and…
What are the qualifications to be a se…
30 years old, citizen of the us for 9 years, and live in the…
How long is a senators term?
6 years
10 terms
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 Honors Test 1
Dictatorship
Democracy
Government
Public policies
When power is held by a single person or small group
When responsibility for the exercise of these powers rest wit…
Institution through which a society makes and enforces its pu…
All the things a government decides to do
Dictatorship
When power is held by a single person or small group
Democracy
When responsibility for the exercise of these powers rest wit…
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…
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…
US Government Unit 2: The Constitution
what does the constitution begin with?
What comes after the preamble in the c…
what do the first 3 articles have to d…
what does article 4 have to deal with?
the preamble- a short introduction
seven numbered sections called articles
the 3 branches of the national government
deals with the place of the states in America union and their…
what does the constitution begin with?
the preamble- a short introduction
What comes after the preamble in the c…
seven numbered sections called articles
AP US Government The US Constitution Study Guide
Article 1
Article 2
Article 3
Article 4
This article created a legislative branch.
This article created an executive branch.
This article created a judicial branch.
This article includes the process of admitting new states to…
Article 1
This article created a legislative branch.
Article 2
This article created an executive branch.
12 terms
Honors US History-Constitution Names to Know
Barack Obama
Joe Biden
Eric Holder
John Kerry
President of the United States
Vice President of the United States
Attorney General
Secretary of State
Barack Obama
President of the United States
Joe Biden
Vice President of the United States
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