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Honors American Government Terms
constitution
founders
social contract
John Locke
a set of customs, traditions, rules, and laws that set forth…
people who establish an institution or settlement
an implicit agreement among the members of a society to coope…
English philosopher; wrote the 2 Treatises, believed people h…
constitution
a set of customs, traditions, rules, and laws that set forth…
founders
people who establish an institution or settlement
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Honors American History & Government Final study guide
Where did the first humans in America…
When did the first humans arrive in Am…
What was the name of the land bridge t…
Why do we not know more about this per…
Asia
38,000-10,000 BC
Beringia
there are no written records
Where did the first humans in America…
Asia
When did the first humans arrive in Am…
38,000-10,000 BC
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Honors American Government and History Ch. 3
Where did pilgrims get their name?
Why were pilgrims also called Seperati…
What king split England from the Catho…
Why did pilgrims take issue with the A…
Saw the similarity between themselves and exiles in the Bible
They separated themselves from the Anglican Church
Henry VIII
Henry VIII kept most Catholic traditions
Where did pilgrims get their name?
Saw the similarity between themselves and exiles in the Bible
Why were pilgrims also called Seperati…
They separated themselves from the Anglican Church
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Honors History Important People
Alexander the Great
Julius Caeser
Charlemagne
Richard the Lionheart
Between 334 and 323 B.C.E. he conquered the Persian Empire, r…
Roman general, he was one of the greatest military leaders in…
800 AD crowned by the Pope as the head of the Holy Roman Empi…
An English king who lead the Crusaders in an attempt to regai…
Alexander the Great
Between 334 and 323 B.C.E. he conquered the Persian Empire, r…
Julius Caeser
Roman general, he was one of the greatest military leaders in…
Important Events in American History
1607 Jamestown founded
1620 Mayflower Compact
1675-1676 King's Philips War
1676 Bacon's Rebellion
First Permanent English Settlement in the Americas
Helps establish idea of self-government and majority rule
War between New England colonist and Native Americans allow s…
Earliest rebellion of colonist against English colonial control
1607 Jamestown founded
First Permanent English Settlement in the Americas
1620 Mayflower Compact
Helps establish idea of self-government and majority rule
Important Events: Honors 20th Century American History Final Exam
Vietnam War (1945-1975)
Korean War (1950-1953)
Bay of Pigs (1961)
Cuban Missile Crisis (1962)
Attempt of the United States to combat communism in North Vie…
Conflict between North and South Korea; China and the USSR fo…
American military invasion of Cuba - failed attempt to overth…
The USSR positioned nuclear missiles in Cuba to get even with…
Vietnam War (1945-1975)
Attempt of the United States to combat communism in North Vie…
Korean War (1950-1953)
Conflict between North and South Korea; China and the USSR fo…
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Honors American Government: Unit 4
Definition of a political party
why don't we have an alternative vote?
Ultimate goal of a political party
Radical beliefs
a team of men seeking to control government by gaining office…
- republicans and democrats want to keep themselves in power…
to control the government (all about power)
WANT RAPID CHANGE TO TRADITION GOVERNMENT. EXTREME AMOUNTS OF…
Definition of a political party
a team of men seeking to control government by gaining office…
why don't we have an alternative vote?
- republicans and democrats want to keep themselves in power…
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American government honors class
Unitary gov.
Confederate gov .
Federalist gov.
Dictatorship
A strong national government (has tight control over ALL loca…
Local governmentS have far more power than the weak nationaal…
National government,state governments,and local governments h…
Ruled by one personwho holds all of the power in a government…
Unitary gov.
A strong national government (has tight control over ALL loca…
Confederate gov .
Local governmentS have far more power than the weak nationaal…
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Honors American Government
Soverignty
Government
Nation State
Democracy
The right to exercise supreme authority over a geographic reg…
Institutions and organizations to establish and carry out pub…
An independent stte, especially one in which people sharte a…
A system of government in which citizens exercise supreme pow…
Soverignty
The right to exercise supreme authority over a geographic reg…
Government
Institutions and organizations to establish and carry out pub…
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Honors American Government
power
policy
state
sovereignty
ability and authority to get things done
decision made by government for a goal
political unit, population, territory
independent
power
ability and authority to get things done
policy
decision made by government for a goal
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American Government Honors SG
autocracy
citizen
confederate government
executive power
a form of government in which a single person holds unlimited…
a member born in a state or nation and is entitled to full ci…
A group of nations or states where the states retain consider…
binding international agreements made by the president direct…
autocracy
a form of government in which a single person holds unlimited…
citizen
a member born in a state or nation and is entitled to full ci…
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American Government Important Dates
Magna Carta
English Bill of Rights
Glorious Revolution
'Two Treaties of Government'
1215
1689
1689
1690
Magna Carta
1215
English Bill of Rights
1689
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Honors American Government
In an oligarchy who runs the government?
the power to carry out; enforce; admin…
The supreme power of a state to act wi…
Which system of government is an indir…
a dictatorship led by a small group of people
Executive Power
Sovereignty
Republic
In an oligarchy who runs the government?
a dictatorship led by a small group of people
the power to carry out; enforce; admin…
Executive Power
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American Government - Important Dates
1607
1754 - 1763
1775 - 1781
1776
Jamestown is established
French and Indian War
The American Revolution
America declares independence
1607
Jamestown is established
1754 - 1763
French and Indian War
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Honors American Government- Economy
What is Fiscal Policy?
What is Monetary Policy?
What is Trade Policy?
What was the total GDP of the U.S. at…
The use of the federal government's taxing and spending powers.
Controlling the amount of money in circulation. The Federal R…
Trade policy including promoting exports, restricting imports…
$17.7 trillion
What is Fiscal Policy?
The use of the federal government's taxing and spending powers.
What is Monetary Policy?
Controlling the amount of money in circulation. The Federal R…
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Honors History Important People
Gilgamesh
Sargon of Akkad
Hammurabi
Moses
Star of the Mesopotamian legend "The Epic of Gilgamesh"
Created the Mesopotamian empire through conquering neighbors
Mesopotamian famous for creating a set of laws named after hi…
Unified the Hebrews and brought the Ten Commandments
Gilgamesh
Star of the Mesopotamian legend "The Epic of Gilgamesh"
Sargon of Akkad
Created the Mesopotamian empire through conquering neighbors
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Honors American Government: Immigration
How many illegal immigrants are curren…
As of 2014 how many people were waitin…
How many states offer in-state college…
What immigrants get special privilege…
11.2 million
4.4 million
18 states
Refugees and Asylees. Also those who have relatives of U.S. c…
How many illegal immigrants are curren…
11.2 million
As of 2014 how many people were waitin…
4.4 million
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Important Treaties in American History
Treaty of Paris (1763)
Treaty of Paris (1783)
Jay's Treaty (1794)
Pickney's Treaty (1795)
ended the French-Indian War between England and France
ended the American Revolution with England
British agreed to leave the forts they occupied on the U.S. f…
Spain allowed Americans to travel freely along the Mississipp…
Treaty of Paris (1763)
ended the French-Indian War between England and France
Treaty of Paris (1783)
ended the American Revolution with England
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Important Documents in American History
Magna Carta (1215)
Mayflower Compact (1620)
English Bill of Rights (1689)
Common Sense (1776)
English agreement that guaranteed certain rights; influenced…
signed by many Pilgrims on their way to New World; they agree…
English agreement that guaranteed certain rights; influenced…
influential pamphlet written by Thomas Paine; urged Americans…
Magna Carta (1215)
English agreement that guaranteed certain rights; influenced…
Mayflower Compact (1620)
signed by many Pilgrims on their way to New World; they agree…
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Important Events in American History
1492
1607
1620
1754-1763
Columbus first lands in America
founding of Jamestown, Virgina
Pilgrims at Plymouth
French and Indian War
1492
Columbus first lands in America
1607
founding of Jamestown, Virgina
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American History 1 honors
The Articles of Confederation
The Land Ordinance of 1787
The Northwest Ordinance
Shay's Rebellion
Original federal constitution drafted by the Continental Cong…
Organization distribution of land into townships, setting asi…
Describes how the land north of Ohio River could become secti…
Daniel Shay's led a group of farmers to stop the courts from…
The Articles of Confederation
Original federal constitution drafted by the Continental Cong…
The Land Ordinance of 1787
Organization distribution of land into townships, setting asi…
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Important Dates History Honors
1565
1608
1624
1664
St. Augustine first permanent european settlement
Quebec first permanent french settlement
New netherland dutch settlement created
new netherlands is seized and new york is created
1565
St. Augustine first permanent european settlement
1608
Quebec first permanent french settlement
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American History Honors Midterm
Chapter 1
1492
God, gold and glory
Reconquista
...
Columbus sailed the ocean blue/Reconquista of Spain
The motives for colonization
reestablished Spanish Christian rule on the Iberian Peninsula…
Chapter 1
...
1492
Columbus sailed the ocean blue/Reconquista of Spain
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Honors American History and Government Chapter 2 Section 1 and 2
Encomienda
Christopher Columbus
Taino
Bartoleme de la Casas
A system where colonists received the right to have a certain…
A sailor who set sail from Spain on the first in a series of…
The name that the American Indians, that Christopher Columbus…
A Spaniard who protested against the treatment of American In…
Encomienda
A system where colonists received the right to have a certain…
Christopher Columbus
A sailor who set sail from Spain on the first in a series of…
Honors American Government EOC
Principles of Democracy
Checks and Balances
Separation of Powers
Did the Articles of Confederation have…
Checks and Balances... Separation of Powers... Representation... Popul…
branches keep others from dominating by checking them... The Enl…
the division of powers among different branches of government…
No- only a weak legislative branch
Principles of Democracy
Checks and Balances... Separation of Powers... Representation... Popul…
Checks and Balances
branches keep others from dominating by checking them... The Enl…
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Honors American Government Economics
Externality
Deficit
Fiscal Policy
Fiscal year
economic side effect of producing or consuming a good or serv…
the yearly shortfall between revenue and spending of the fede…
Pres. and Congress use of gov't spending and taxation to stab…
any 12-month period; for federal gov't, it is Oct. 1 - Sept. 30
Externality
economic side effect of producing or consuming a good or serv…
Deficit
the yearly shortfall between revenue and spending of the fede…
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American Government Honors
Authority divided between National, or…
Central government has authority over…
All citizens participate in the govern…
Rules share power with elected legisla…
Federalism
Unitary Government
Direct Democracy
Constitutional Monarchy
Authority divided between National, or…
Federalism
Central government has authority over…
Unitary Government
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W. Honors American Government
Origins of Government
Evolution Theory:
Devine Right Theory:
Evolution theory:
...
Someone decides that they can make others do what they want
God appointed the person that is supposed to be the king
Governments evoke out family relationships
Origins of Government
...
Evolution Theory:
Someone decides that they can make others do what they want
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American Government Honors Vocab
Government
Public policies
Legislative power
Executive power
Is the institution through which a society makes and enforces…
All the things a government decides to do.
Make laws and frame public polices
The power to execute, enforce, and administer laws
Government
Is the institution through which a society makes and enforces…
Public policies
All the things a government decides to do.
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Honors American Government Review
Government
Democracy
Policy agenda
Politics
Institutions that create and implement public policies for a…
System of selecting policymakers and organizing government so…
Issues that get the most attention
Process of electing our leaders
Government
Institutions that create and implement public policies for a…
Democracy
System of selecting policymakers and organizing government so…
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Honors American Government Review
Government
Linkage Institutions
Policy Agenda
Politics
Institutions that create and implement public policies for so…
They connect the people to the government such as political p…
Issues that get the most attention, then officials work to ad…
Determines who makes the decisions about policies, process of…
Government
Institutions that create and implement public policies for so…
Linkage Institutions
They connect the people to the government such as political p…
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Honors American Government
jus soli
jus sanguinis
virginia plan
new jersey plan
law of the soil- people born here are citizens
law of blood- offspring are citizens if born on foreign soil…
representatives based on population, bicameral legislature
one vote per state, unicameral
jus soli
law of the soil- people born here are citizens
jus sanguinis
law of blood- offspring are citizens if born on foreign soil…
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American History Important Vocabulary
Three Branches Of Government
Checks and Balances
Free Enterprise
Federalism
Are the Legislative Branch, the Judicial Branch, and the Exec…
is a system set up by the Constitution in which each branch o…
is the freedom of private businesses to operate competitively…
is sharing of power between states and the national government
Three Branches Of Government
Are the Legislative Branch, the Judicial Branch, and the Exec…
Checks and Balances
is a system set up by the Constitution in which each branch o…
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Honors American Government
Section 1
Government and the State
What is government
What are Public Policies
Our Political Beginning
...
Government is the institution through which a society makes a…
Public Policies are the laws and things the Government decide…
Section 1
Our Political Beginning
Government and the State
...
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Honors american government final
How the U.S. feels about the federal g…
Purposes of government
Representative democracy
New Jersey plan
Attitude toward the government has become increasingly negati…
1. Protect... 2. Preserve order and stability... 3. Establish and m…
Citizens elect leaders to represent themselves
Unicameral legislature; representation would be equal amount…
How the U.S. feels about the federal g…
Attitude toward the government has become increasingly negati…
Purposes of government
1. Protect... 2. Preserve order and stability... 3. Establish and m…
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college honors american government
what's the order in caucuses and prima…
what happens at party conventions the…
Pomper's research on platforms
how many electors?
out-party first, in-party second
1. ticket... 2. rules committee... 3. platform
1. parties are 180 degrees opposite in platforms... 2. 66% of th…
538
what's the order in caucuses and prima…
out-party first, in-party second
what happens at party conventions the…
1. ticket... 2. rules committee... 3. platform
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American Government - Important Dates
1607
1754 - 1763
1775 - 1781
1776
Jamestown is established
French and Indian War
The American Revolution
America declares independence
1607
Jamestown is established
1754 - 1763
French and Indian War
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important dates for honors history
1607
1619
1688
1692
Jamestown
Virginia House of Burgesses, more people come to America (fem…
Glorious Revolution in England- William and Mary take over
salem witchcraft trials
1607
Jamestown
1619
Virginia House of Burgesses, more people come to America (fem…
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Honors American Government
In an oligarchy who runs the government?
the power to carry out; enforce; admin…
The supreme power of a state to act wi…
Which system of government is an indir…
a dictatorship led by a small group of people
Executive Power
Sovereignty
Republic
In an oligarchy who runs the government?
a dictatorship led by a small group of people
the power to carry out; enforce; admin…
Executive Power
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Honors American Government
In an oligarchy who runs the government?
the power to carry out; enforce; admin…
The supreme power of a state to act wi…
Which system of government is an indir…
a dictatorship led by a small group of people
Executive Power
Sovereignty
Republic
In an oligarchy who runs the government?
a dictatorship led by a small group of people
the power to carry out; enforce; admin…
Executive Power
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Honors American Government
A constitution
In which type of government does one p…
By definition, a state must have a bod…
All dictatorships are
Sets out the process, structure and principles of a government.
A dictatorship
A sovereign government
authoritarian
A constitution
Sets out the process, structure and principles of a government.
In which type of government does one p…
A dictatorship
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Honors American Government- Government Test
Democracy
Direct Democracy
Representative Democracy
Democratic Capitalism
A form of government in which citizens govern themselves
People who govern themselves by voting on issues individually…
People elect representatives and give them responsibility and…
No legal limit on the accumulation of property. No government…
Democracy
A form of government in which citizens govern themselves
Direct Democracy
People who govern themselves by voting on issues individually…
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American government honors test
Economic decisions
Social order
Public services
National security
Government choices about taxes and spending
Rules/regulations&laws inforced by the law or police/government
The essential services needed in daily life
Provides citizen with protection
Economic decisions
Government choices about taxes and spending
Social order
Rules/regulations&laws inforced by the law or police/government
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Honors American Government
legislative branch
executive branch
judicial branch
expressed powers
congress, makes laws, mentioned in article 1 in the constitut…
president, carries out the law, mention in article 2 of the c…
supreme court, interprets laws, mention in article 3 of the c…
powers that are written down
legislative branch
congress, makes laws, mentioned in article 1 in the constitut…
executive branch
president, carries out the law, mention in article 2 of the c…
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Honors history 25 important people
Sigmund Freud
Otto von Bismarck
Dante Alighieri
Joan of Arc
father of psychoanalysis, neurologist
conservative Prussian politician who was leader of Germany
Italian poet who wrote the greatest literary work composed in…
French heroine during the 100 years war. Became a Saint after…
Sigmund Freud
father of psychoanalysis, neurologist
Otto von Bismarck
conservative Prussian politician who was leader of Germany
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Honors American government final
True or False: Third parties have neve…
True or False: The Constitution names…
True or False: The Major political par…
True or False: Nominating political ca…
False
False
True
True
True or False: Third parties have neve…
False
True or False: The Constitution names…
False
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Honors American Government
What are the English colonies?
Who were the puritans?
Triangle Trade
Where was the Mayflower Compact made?
NH, Mass, Rhode Island, Conneticut, New York, Penn, New Jerse…
A group of English Reformed Protestants who separated from th…
Colonies {sugar, tobacco, cotton, lumber} > England {textiles…
Onboard the Mayflower in Virginia
What are the English colonies?
NH, Mass, Rhode Island, Conneticut, New York, Penn, New Jerse…
Who were the puritans?
A group of English Reformed Protestants who separated from th…
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American government Honors
Where was the Constitutional Convention
Why didn't Rhode Island go right away…
At the convention what decisions were…
At the convention what were the reason…
Philadelphia
They were a smaller state and they were afraid that they woul…
Each state would have one vote and it was majority rule
It made delegates to speak freely
Where was the Constitutional Convention
Philadelphia
Why didn't Rhode Island go right away…
They were a smaller state and they were afraid that they woul…
86 terms
important events in american history
1492
1607
1620
1754-1763
Event: Columbus first lands in America.... Significance: Begins…
Event: Founding of Jamestown, Va.... Significance: First perman…
Event: Pilgrims at Plymouth.... Significance: Beginning of perm…
Event: French and Indian War... Significance: Britain ends Fren…
1492
Event: Columbus first lands in America.... Significance: Begins…
1607
Event: Founding of Jamestown, Va.... Significance: First perman…
American History II Honors
Adolf Hitler
Benito Mussolini
Winston Churchill
Joseph Stalin
Dictator of Germany during WWII
Dictator of Italy during WWII
Prime Minister of Great Britain during WWII
Dictator of the Soviet Union during WWII
Adolf Hitler
Dictator of Germany during WWII
Benito Mussolini
Dictator of Italy during WWII
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