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American Government and Politics Today Chapter 2
Anti-Federalist
Amendment requirements
Articles of Confederation
Bill of Rights
An individual who opposed the ratification of the new Constit…
1) Propose: 2/3 House+2/3 Senate... Ratify: 3/4 state legislatur…
America's 1st constitution from 1781-1789. it provided a weak…
The first 10 Amendments to the Constitution. They provide for…
Anti-Federalist
An individual who opposed the ratification of the new Constit…
Amendment requirements
1) Propose: 2/3 House+2/3 Senate... Ratify: 3/4 state legislatur…
18 terms
American Government and Politics Today Chapter 2 terms
Representative Assembly
Natural Rights
Social Contract
Unicameral Legislature
a legislature composed of individuals who represent the popul…
Rights held to be inherent in natural law, not dependent on g…
A voluntary agreement among individuals to secure their right…
A legislature with only one legislative chamber, as opposed t…
Representative Assembly
a legislature composed of individuals who represent the popul…
Natural Rights
Rights held to be inherent in natural law, not dependent on g…
28 terms
American Government & Politics Terms Chapter 2
French and Indian War
Declaration of Independence
Constitution
Articles of Confederation
Britain was deeply in debt, having won the French and Indian…
The Declaration of Independence is first and foremost a polit…
a framework that established the rules for the new government
the first constitution, created the kind of government that t…
French and Indian War
Britain was deeply in debt, having won the French and Indian…
Declaration of Independence
The Declaration of Independence is first and foremost a polit…
26 terms
American Government and Politics Today Chapter 2 - The Constitution
Anti-Federalist
Amendment requirements
Articles of Confederation
Bill of Rights
An individual who opposed the ratification of the new Constit…
1) Propose: 2/3 House+2/3 Senate... Ratify: 3/4 state legislatur…
America's 1st constitution from 1781-1789. it provided a weak…
The first 10 Amendments to the Constitution. They provide for…
Anti-Federalist
An individual who opposed the ratification of the new Constit…
Amendment requirements
1) Propose: 2/3 House+2/3 Senate... Ratify: 3/4 state legislatur…
26 terms
American Government and Politics Today Chapter 2 - The Constitution
Anti-Federalist
Amendment requirements
Articles of Confederation
Bill of Rights
An individual who opposed the ratification of the new Constit…
1) Propose: 2/3 House+2/3 Senate... Ratify: 3/4 state legislatur…
America's 1st constitution from 1781-1789. it provided a weak…
The first 10 Amendments to the Constitution. They provide for…
Anti-Federalist
An individual who opposed the ratification of the new Constit…
Amendment requirements
1) Propose: 2/3 House+2/3 Senate... Ratify: 3/4 state legislatur…
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Understanding American Politics and Government Chapter 2 Terms
political culture
American creed
equality
individualism
the values and beliefs of citizens toward the political syste…
the dominant political culture in the United States, marked b…
the value that all Americans should be treated the same under…
a belief that all individuals should be able to succeed to th…
political culture
the values and beliefs of citizens toward the political syste…
American creed
the dominant political culture in the United States, marked b…
26 terms
American Government and Politics Today Chapter 2
Anti-Federalist
Amendment requirements
Articles of Confederation
Bill of Rights
An individual who opposed the ratification of the new Constit…
1) Propose: 2/3 House+2/3 Senate... Ratify: 3/4 state legislatur…
America's 1st constitution from 1781-1789. it provided a weak…
The first 10 Amendments to the Constitution. They provide for…
Anti-Federalist
An individual who opposed the ratification of the new Constit…
Amendment requirements
1) Propose: 2/3 House+2/3 Senate... Ratify: 3/4 state legislatur…
26 terms
American Government and Politics Today Chapter 2 - The Constitution
Anti-Federalist
Amendment requirements
Articles of Confederation
Bill of Rights
An individual who opposed the ratification of the new Constit…
1) Propose: 2/3 House+2/3 Senate... Ratify: 3/4 state legislatur…
America's 1st constitution from 1781-1789. it provided a weak…
The first 10 Amendments to the Constitution. They provide for…
Anti-Federalist
An individual who opposed the ratification of the new Constit…
Amendment requirements
1) Propose: 2/3 House+2/3 Senate... Ratify: 3/4 state legislatur…
32 terms
American Government and Politics Today Chapter 2
bicameral legislature
checks and balances
electoral college
federal system
A legislature made up of two parts, called chambers; the US C…
A major principle of the American system of government whereb…
A group of people named by each state legislature to select t…
A system of government in which power is divided between a ce…
bicameral legislature
A legislature made up of two parts, called chambers; the US C…
checks and balances
A major principle of the American system of government whereb…
20 terms
American Politics and Government Chapter 2
Bicameral
Bill of Rights
Classical Republicanism
Compact
Having two legislative houses or chambers - like the House an…
The first ten amendments to the Constitution, listing the rig…
A democratic ideal, rooted in ancient Greece and Rome, that r…
A mutual agreement that provides for joint action to achieve…
Bicameral
Having two legislative houses or chambers - like the House an…
Bill of Rights
The first ten amendments to the Constitution, listing the rig…
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American Government Chapter 2 Terms
Unicameral
Framers
Magna Carta
Federalists
Another name for a one house legislature.
The term used to describe the people who drafted the Constitu…
An agreement that allowed for trial by jury and due process o…
People who favored the ratification of the Constitution.
Unicameral
Another name for a one house legislature.
Framers
The term used to describe the people who drafted the Constitu…
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American Government and Politics Today, Chapter 2 - The Constitution
bicameral legislature
checks and balances
electoral college
federal system
A legislature made up of two parts, called chambers; the US C…
A major principle of the American system of government whereb…
A group of people named by each state legislature to select t…
A system of government in which power is divided between a ce…
bicameral legislature
A legislature made up of two parts, called chambers; the US C…
checks and balances
A major principle of the American system of government whereb…
52 terms
American Government and Politics Today Chapter 2
Anti-Federalist
Amendment requirements
Articles of Confederation
The 1st Continental Congress? A meetin…
An individual who opposed the ratification of the new Constit…
1) Propose: 2/3 House+2/3 Senate... Ratify: 3/4 state legislatur…
America's 1st constitution from 1781-1789. it provided a weak…
*Passed a resolution for colonies to send a petition to Great…
Anti-Federalist
An individual who opposed the ratification of the new Constit…
Amendment requirements
1) Propose: 2/3 House+2/3 Senate... Ratify: 3/4 state legislatur…
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American Government- Chapter 2 Political Beginnings
Anti-Federalists
Articles of Confederation
Bicameral
Charter
Those persons who opposed the ratification of the Constitutio…
Plan of government adopted by the continental congress after…
An adjective describing a legislative body composed of two br…
A city's basic law, its constitution; a written grant of auth…
Anti-Federalists
Those persons who opposed the ratification of the Constitutio…
Articles of Confederation
Plan of government adopted by the continental congress after…
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American Politics and Government - Chapter 2
NCAAP
Indentured Servants
Salutary Neglect
Compacts
National Association for the Advancement of Colored People
A colonial American settler contracted to work for a fixed pe…
The English policy ignoring colonies, it permitted the coloni…
A mutual agreement that provides for joint action to achieve…
NCAAP
National Association for the Advancement of Colored People
Indentured Servants
A colonial American settler contracted to work for a fixed pe…
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American Government & Politics Today chapter 2
1st Continental Congress
Second Continental Congress
Confederation
State
12 of 13 colonies no GA show up... send list of grievances to th…
all 13 colonies present... met to establish an army, ... establish…
A political system in which states or regional government ret…
a group of people occupying a specific area and organized und…
1st Continental Congress
12 of 13 colonies no GA show up... send list of grievances to th…
Second Continental Congress
all 13 colonies present... met to establish an army, ... establish…
16 terms
American Government and Politics: Chapter 2
Representative Assembly
Natural Rights
Social Contract
Unicameral Legislatures
A legislature composed of individuals who represent the popul…
Rights held to be inherent in natural law, not dependent on g…
A voluntary agreement among individuals to secure their right…
A legislature with only one legislative chamber, as opposed t…
Representative Assembly
A legislature composed of individuals who represent the popul…
Natural Rights
Rights held to be inherent in natural law, not dependent on g…
29 terms
American Government and Politics Today Chapter 2
Anti-Federalist
Amendment requirements
Articles of Confederation
Bill of Rights
An individual who opposed the ratification of the new Constit…
1) Propose: 2/3 House+2/3 Senate... Ratify: 3/4 state legislatur…
America's 1st constitution from 1781-1789. it provided a weak…
The first 10 Amendments to the Constitution. They provide for…
Anti-Federalist
An individual who opposed the ratification of the new Constit…
Amendment requirements
1) Propose: 2/3 House+2/3 Senate... Ratify: 3/4 state legislatur…
14 terms
Understanding American Politics and Government (chapter 2)
American Creed
political culture
equality
individualism
The set of core values that define America's political cultur…
basic values, beliefs, attitudes, predispositions, and expect…
every persons being treated the same under law, being able to…
all individuals should be able to succeed to the maximum exte…
American Creed
The set of core values that define America's political cultur…
political culture
basic values, beliefs, attitudes, predispositions, and expect…
41 terms
American Government & Politics Today chapter 2
1st Continental Congress
Second Continental Congress
Confederation
State
12 of 13 colonies no GA show up... send list of grievances to th…
all 13 colonies present... met to establish an army, ... establish…
A political system in which states or regional government ret…
a group of people occupying a specific area and organized und…
1st Continental Congress
12 of 13 colonies no GA show up... send list of grievances to th…
Second Continental Congress
all 13 colonies present... met to establish an army, ... establish…
34 terms
American Government & Politics Today chapter 2
Separatists
Mayflower Compact
Second Continental Congress
Confederation
group who wished to break with the Church of England, coming…
political statement in which the signers agreed to create and…
met to establish an army, create a Declaration of Independenc…
A political system in which states or regional government ret…
Separatists
group who wished to break with the Church of England, coming…
Mayflower Compact
political statement in which the signers agreed to create and…
34 terms
American Government & Politics Today chapter 2
Separatists
Mayflower Compact
Second Continental Congress
Confederation
group who wished to break with the Church of England, coming…
political statement in which the signers agreed to create and…
met to establish an army, create a Declaration of Independenc…
A political system in which states or regional government ret…
Separatists
group who wished to break with the Church of England, coming…
Mayflower Compact
political statement in which the signers agreed to create and…
American Government and Politics Today Chapter 2
Anti-Federalist
bicameral legislation
checks and balances
confederation
An individual who opposed the ratification of the new contitu…
A legislature made up of two parts, called chambers; the US C…
A major principle of the American system of government whereb…
A political system in which states or regional government ret…
Anti-Federalist
An individual who opposed the ratification of the new contitu…
bicameral legislation
A legislature made up of two parts, called chambers; the US C…
43 terms
American Government & Politics Today chapter 2
1st Continental Congress
Second Continental Congress
Confederation
State
12 of 13 colonies no GA show up... send list of grievances to th…
all 13 colonies present... met to establish an army, ... establish…
A political system in which states or regional government ret…
a group of people occupying a specific area and organized und…
1st Continental Congress
12 of 13 colonies no GA show up... send list of grievances to th…
Second Continental Congress
all 13 colonies present... met to establish an army, ... establish…
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American Government Chapter 2: Politics of the American Founding
Amendability
Anti-Federalist
Anti-Federalist
Articles of Confederation
The provision for the constitution to be changed, so as to ad…
Advocates of state's right who opposed the Constitution.
Advocates of state's rights who opposed the Constitution.
The first constitution of the United States (1777) creating a…
Amendability
The provision for the constitution to be changed, so as to ad…
Anti-Federalist
Advocates of state's right who opposed the Constitution.
45 terms
American Government & Politics Today chapter 2
1st Continental Congress
Second Continental Congress
Confederation
State
12 of 13 colonies no GA show up... send list of grievances to th…
all 13 colonies present... met to establish an army, ... establish…
A political system in which states or regional government ret…
a group of people occupying a specific area and organized und…
1st Continental Congress
12 of 13 colonies no GA show up... send list of grievances to th…
Second Continental Congress
all 13 colonies present... met to establish an army, ... establish…
18 terms
American Government and Politics today - Chapter 2 - The Constitution
Representative Assembly
Natural Rights
Social Contract
Unicameral Legislature
A legislature composed of individuals who represent the popul…
Rights to be inherent in natural law, not dependent on govern…
A voluntary agreement among individuals to secure their right…
A legislature with only one legislative chamber, as opposed t…
Representative Assembly
A legislature composed of individuals who represent the popul…
Natural Rights
Rights to be inherent in natural law, not dependent on govern…
28 terms
Government Chapter 2 - The Politics of the American Founding
French and Indian War
Declaration of Independence
constitution
Articles of Confederation
a war fought between France and England, and allied Indians,…
the political document that dissolved the colonial ties betwe…
the rules that establish a government
the first constitution of the United States (1777) creating a…
French and Indian War
a war fought between France and England, and allied Indians,…
Declaration of Independence
the political document that dissolved the colonial ties betwe…
17 terms
American Government and Politics Today Chapter 2
Anti-Federalist
bicameral legislation
checks and balances
confederation
An individual who opposed the ratification of the new contitu…
A legislature made up of two parts, called chambers; the US C…
A major principle of the American system of government whereb…
A political system in which states or regional government ret…
Anti-Federalist
An individual who opposed the ratification of the new contitu…
bicameral legislation
A legislature made up of two parts, called chambers; the US C…
24 terms
American Government Institution & Politics 15E Chapter 2
unalienable
Articles of Confederations
Constitutional Convention
Shay's Rebellion
a human right based on nature or God
a weak constitution that governed America during the Revoluti…
a meeting in Philadelphia in 1787 that produced a new constit…
a 1787 rebellion in which ex-Revolutionary War soldiers attem…
unalienable
a human right based on nature or God
Articles of Confederations
a weak constitution that governed America during the Revoluti…
34 terms
American Government & Politics Today chapter 2
Separatists
Mayflower Compact
Second Continental Congress
Confederation
group who wished to break with the Church of England, coming…
political statement in which the signers agreed to create and…
met to establish an army, create a Declaration of Independenc…
A political system in which states or regional government ret…
Separatists
group who wished to break with the Church of England, coming…
Mayflower Compact
political statement in which the signers agreed to create and…
43 terms
American Government & Politics Today chapter 2
1st Continental Congress
Second Continental Congress
Confederation
State
12 of 13 colonies no GA show up... send list of grievances to th…
all 13 colonies present... met to establish an army, ... establish…
A political system in which states or regional government ret…
a group of people occupying a specific area and organized und…
1st Continental Congress
12 of 13 colonies no GA show up... send list of grievances to th…
Second Continental Congress
all 13 colonies present... met to establish an army, ... establish…
25 terms
American Government: Chapter 2 - Terms
Feudalism
charters
Magna Carta
Petition of Right
a rigid social and political hierarchy based on the ownership…
official written agreements giving companies the right to set…
document that declared that people could not be deprived of t…
document signed by King Charles that warned him that he is su…
Feudalism
a rigid social and political hierarchy based on the ownership…
charters
official written agreements giving companies the right to set…
19 terms
American Government and Politics Today Chapter 2
Representative Democracy
Natural Rights
Social Contract
Unicameral Legislature
A legislature composed of individuals who represent the popul…
Rights held to be inherent in natural law, not dependent on g…
A voluntary agreement among individuals to secure their right…
A legislature with only one legislative chamber, as opposed t…
Representative Democracy
A legislature composed of individuals who represent the popul…
Natural Rights
Rights held to be inherent in natural law, not dependent on g…
19 terms
American Government and Politics Today Chapter 2
Anti-Federalist
bicameral legislation
checks and balances
confederation
An individual who opposed the ratification of the new contitu…
A legislature made up of two parts, called chambers; the US C…
A major principle of the American system of government whereb…
A political system in which states or regional government ret…
Anti-Federalist
An individual who opposed the ratification of the new contitu…
bicameral legislation
A legislature made up of two parts, called chambers; the US C…
43 terms
American Government & Politics Today chapter 2
1st Continental Congress
Second Continental Congress
Confederation
State
12 of 13 colonies no GA show up... send list of grievances to th…
all 13 colonies present... met to establish an army, ... establish…
A political system in which states or regional government ret…
a group of people occupying a specific area and organized und…
1st Continental Congress
12 of 13 colonies no GA show up... send list of grievances to th…
Second Continental Congress
all 13 colonies present... met to establish an army, ... establish…
69 terms
American Government and Politics Chapters 2-4 Terms
French and Indian War
Declaration of Independence
constitution
Articles of Confederation
a war fought between France and England, and allied Indians,…
the political document that dissolved the colonial ties betwe…
the rules that establish a government
the first constitution of the United States (1777) creating a…
French and Indian War
a war fought between France and England, and allied Indians,…
Declaration of Independence
the political document that dissolved the colonial ties betwe…
32 terms
American Politics Chapter 2 Terms
Boston Massacre
Boston Tea Party
Confederation Congress
Annapolis Convention
A clash on March 5, 1770 between British troops and a Boston…
Boston patriots oppose British attempts to tax the colonies b…
The Congress served under the Articles of Confederation from…
Held in Annapolis, Maryland, in September 1786 to discuss pro…
Boston Massacre
A clash on March 5, 1770 between British troops and a Boston…
Boston Tea Party
Boston patriots oppose British attempts to tax the colonies b…
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American Government Chapter 2 Terms
Limited Government
Representative Government
Magna Carta
Petition of Right
government is restricted in what it may do and each individua…
system of government in which public policies are made by off…
The Great Charter. The power of monarchy was not absolute and…
Limited the King's power. Monarch was subject to the law of t…
Limited Government
government is restricted in what it may do and each individua…
Representative Government
system of government in which public policies are made by off…
34 terms
American Government & Politics Today chapter 2
Separatists
Mayflower Compact
Second Continental Congress
Confederation
group who wished to break with the Church of England, coming…
political statement in which the signers agreed to create and…
met to establish an army, create a Declaration of Independenc…
A political system in which states or regional government ret…
Separatists
group who wished to break with the Church of England, coming…
Mayflower Compact
political statement in which the signers agreed to create and…
17 terms
American Government and Politics - Chapter 2 Vocab
Representative Assembly
Natural Rights
Social Contract
Unicameral Legislature
A legislature composed of individuals who represent the popul…
Rights held to be inherent in natural law, not dependent on g…
A voluntary agreement among individuals to secure their right…
A legislature with only one legislature chamber, as opposed t…
Representative Assembly
A legislature composed of individuals who represent the popul…
Natural Rights
Rights held to be inherent in natural law, not dependent on g…
20 terms
American Government and Politics Today Chapter 2
Anti-Federalist
bicameral legislature
checks and balances
confederation
An individual who opposed the ratification of the new contitu…
A legislature made up of two parts, called chambers; the US C…
A major principle of the American system of government whereb…
A political system in which states or regional government ret…
Anti-Federalist
An individual who opposed the ratification of the new contitu…
bicameral legislature
A legislature made up of two parts, called chambers; the US C…
41 terms
American Government: Chapter 2 Political Culture
Political Culture
Values
Beliefs
Subcultures
widely shared views about who should govern, for what ends, a…
shared ideas about what is good and desirable
shared ideas about what is true
variations on the prevailing values and beliefs in a society
Political Culture
widely shared views about who should govern, for what ends, a…
Values
shared ideas about what is good and desirable
43 terms
American Government & Politics Today chapter 2
1st Continental Congress
Second Continental Congress
Confederation
State
12 of 13 colonies no GA show up... send list of grievances to th…
all 13 colonies present... met to establish an army, ... establish…
A political system in which states or regional government ret…
a group of people occupying a specific area and organized und…
1st Continental Congress
12 of 13 colonies no GA show up... send list of grievances to th…
Second Continental Congress
all 13 colonies present... met to establish an army, ... establish…
34 terms
American Government & Politics Today chapter 2
Separatists
Mayflower Compact
Second Continental Congress
Confederation
group who wished to break with the Church of England, coming…
political statement in which the signers agreed to create and…
met to establish an army, create a Declaration of Independenc…
A political system in which states or regional government ret…
Separatists
group who wished to break with the Church of England, coming…
Mayflower Compact
political statement in which the signers agreed to create and…
28 terms
AP Government American Politics Today-Chapter 2
Antifederalists
Articles of Confederation
Bill of Rights
Commerce Clause
Those at the Constitutional Convention who favored strong sta…
Sent to the states for ratification in 1777, these were the f…
The first 10 amendments to the Constitution; they protecting…
Part of Article I, Section 8 of the Constitution that gives C…
Antifederalists
Those at the Constitutional Convention who favored strong sta…
Articles of Confederation
Sent to the states for ratification in 1777, these were the f…
26 terms
American Government and Politics Today Chapter 2 - The Constitution
Anti-Federalist
Amendment requirements
Articles of Confederation
Bill of Rights
An individual who opposed the ratification of the new Constit…
1) Propose: 2/3 House+2/3 Senate... Ratify: 3/4 state legislatur…
America's 1st constitution from 1781-1789. it provided a weak…
The first 10 Amendments to the Constitution. They provide for…
Anti-Federalist
An individual who opposed the ratification of the new Constit…
Amendment requirements
1) Propose: 2/3 House+2/3 Senate... Ratify: 3/4 state legislatur…
43 terms
American Government & Politics Today chapter 2
1st Continental Congress
Second Continental Congress
Confederation
State
12 of 13 colonies no GA show up... send list of grievances to th…
all 13 colonies present... met to establish an army, ... establish…
A political system in which states or regional government ret…
a group of people occupying a specific area and organized und…
1st Continental Congress
12 of 13 colonies no GA show up... send list of grievances to th…
Second Continental Congress
all 13 colonies present... met to establish an army, ... establish…
17 terms
American Government and Politics Today Chapter 2
Anti-Federalist
bicameral legislation
checks and balances
confederation
An individual who opposed the ratification of the new contitu…
A legislature made up of two parts, called chambers; the US C…
A major principle of the American system of government whereb…
A political system in which states or regional government ret…
Anti-Federalist
An individual who opposed the ratification of the new contitu…
bicameral legislation
A legislature made up of two parts, called chambers; the US C…
18 terms
Government: Chapter 2 Vocab: Politics of American Founding
Confederation
Articles of Confederation
Shay's Rebellion
Popular Tyranny
an organization that consists of a number of parties or group…
First governing document of US - created a WEAK central gover…
Rebellion led by Daniel Shays of farmers in western Massachus…
unrestrained power of the people
Confederation
an organization that consists of a number of parties or group…
Articles of Confederation
First governing document of US - created a WEAK central gover…
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