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LSN Unit 1: Government Basics
Anarchy
Government
Constitution
Unitary System
no government exists, causing chaos
an organization that has power to make and enforce laws
a document that limits what the government can & cannot do
Powerful national govt. & Weak state/local govt.'s
Anarchy
no government exists, causing chaos
Government
an organization that has power to make and enforce laws
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Lsn government
Article
Jurisdiction
Supremacy clause
Amendments
The constitution contains seven division
Or the authority of the Supreme Court
Laws passed by congress
Changes
Article
The constitution contains seven division
Jurisdiction
Or the authority of the Supreme Court
LSN Government
State
Government
Social Contract
Unitary System
A political community that occupies a definite territory and…
The institution through which the state maintains social orde…
theory that by contracts, people surrender to the state the p…
A government that gives all key power to the national or cent…
State
A political community that occupies a definite territory and…
Government
The institution through which the state maintains social orde…
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LSN Government
State
Nation
territory
Nation-State
a political community that occupies a definite territory and…
a group pf people who share the same race, language, customs,…
state has boundaries
a country in which the territory of both the nation and the s…
State
a political community that occupies a definite territory and…
Nation
a group pf people who share the same race, language, customs,…
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Lsn government
Political party
Theocracy
Ideologies
Coalition government
Who organize to win elections control government.
A goverment dominated by religion
Basic beliefs about government
Combine forces to obtain a majority and from a coliltion gove…
Political party
Who organize to win elections control government.
Theocracy
A goverment dominated by religion
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Lsn government
Incumbents win election
14th admendment
Jus sanguinus
Jus soli
90% of the time
Makes states citizenship a result of national citizenship
Law of blood
Law of blood
Incumbents win election
90% of the time
14th admendment
Makes states citizenship a result of national citizenship
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Unit 4: Legislative Branch (LSN Government)
Civil Rights Act of 1964
Voting Rights Act of 1965
Title IX (9)
Americans with Disabilities Act
Banned segregation in all Public Facilities and discriminatio…
Banned literacy tests and other practices that discouraged Bl…
Forbids gender discrimination in federally-funded education a…
Bans discrimination against the disabled in employment and ma…
Civil Rights Act of 1964
Banned segregation in all Public Facilities and discriminatio…
Voting Rights Act of 1965
Banned literacy tests and other practices that discouraged Bl…
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LSN Government Unit 1 Terms
General Welfare
Protecting Consumers
Federal System
Consent of the governed
The Government "looking out" for everyone. Promoting the "com…
Ensure citizens are not being taken advantage of from busines…
Type of government in the United States. Local, State, and Na…
People in a democratic society allow themselves to have a gov…
General Welfare
The Government "looking out" for everyone. Promoting the "com…
Protecting Consumers
Ensure citizens are not being taken advantage of from busines…
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LSN Government Unit 3
apportionment
bicameral
census
constituent
the division of the 435 representatives to reflect the shifts…
two chambers
a periodic count of the population that takes place every 10…
a person represented by a legislator or other elected official
apportionment
the division of the 435 representatives to reflect the shifts…
bicameral
two chambers
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Unit 7 Quest Prep for Foreign Policy (LSN Government)
Foreign Policy
Sanction
Foreign Aid
International Red Cross
A nation's overall plan for dealing with other nations.
A punishment tool used by countries or international organiza…
Economic, humanitarian, or military assistance to other count…
Organization that aids victims of natural disasters and armed…
Foreign Policy
A nation's overall plan for dealing with other nations.
Sanction
A punishment tool used by countries or international organiza…
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Unit 7 Quest Prep for Domestic Policy (LSN Government)
Domestic Policy
Entitlements
Welfare
Medicaid
A nation's plan for dealing with issues inside its borders.
Programs such as unemployment insurance, disaster relief, or…
Government aid to the poor.
Federal program that provides medical benefits for low-income…
Domestic Policy
A nation's plan for dealing with issues inside its borders.
Entitlements
Programs such as unemployment insurance, disaster relief, or…
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Unit 7 Quest Prep for Economic Policy (LSN Government)
Mixed Economy
Business Cycle
Economic Recession
Economic Expansion
An economic system where economic decisions are shared by the…
Changes in economic activity such as employment and production.
A period of reduced business and economic activity.
The situation that occurs when an economy is growing and peop…
Mixed Economy
An economic system where economic decisions are shared by the…
Business Cycle
Changes in economic activity such as employment and production.
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Unit 7: Domestic, Foreign, and Economic Policy (LSN Government)
Domestic Policy
Entitlements
Welfare
Medicaid
A nation's plan for dealing with issues inside its borders.
Programs such as unemployment insurance, disaster relief, or…
Government aid to the poor.
Federal program that provides medical benefits for low-income…
Domestic Policy
A nation's plan for dealing with issues inside its borders.
Entitlements
Programs such as unemployment insurance, disaster relief, or…
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LSN Government Unit 1 Vocabulary
Unitary Government
Federal Government
Direct Democracy
Separation of Powers
A system of government that gives all key powers to the natio…
A system of government that divides the power of government b…
A form of government in which citizens rule directly and not…
Principle by which the powers of government are divided among…
Unitary Government
A system of government that gives all key powers to the natio…
Federal Government
A system of government that divides the power of government b…
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Quiz 8: Domestic, Foreign, and Economic Policy (LSN Government)
Domestic Policy
Welfare
Medicaid
Social Security
A nation's plan for dealing with issues inside its borders.
Government aid to the poor.
Federal program that provides medical benefits for low-income…
Provides payments to people over 65 and disabled people.
Domestic Policy
A nation's plan for dealing with issues inside its borders.
Welfare
Government aid to the poor.
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LSN Government Vocabulary Words Unit 2
Amendment
Article
Bicameral
Checks and Balances
allow the US Constitution to change and be update to meet the…
one of the seven main divisions of the body of the Constitution
two houses legislative body
each branch of the government holds some control over the oth…
Amendment
allow the US Constitution to change and be update to meet the…
Article
one of the seven main divisions of the body of the Constitution
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LSN Government Unit 4 (study guide)
Legislative Branch
House of Representatives
Bicameral Legislature
Responsibility of the Senate
Consists of Congress (The Senate and House of Representatives)
435 Members. Number of Representatives from each state is bas…
A 2 House Legislature. Example- United States Congress has tw…
1. Make Laws 2. Confirm Presidential Appointments.
Legislative Branch
Consists of Congress (The Senate and House of Representatives)
House of Representatives
435 Members. Number of Representatives from each state is bas…
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LSN Government HSA Vocab Pt 1
NAFTA(North American Free Trade Agreem…
United Nations
International Red Cross
Foreign Policy
Removed trade restrictions between Canada, U.S,and Mexicio
Maintains peace and security
Helps without involving discrimination on battlefields
Gov's way of dealing with other nations
NAFTA(North American Free Trade Agreem…
Removed trade restrictions between Canada, U.S,and Mexicio
United Nations
Maintains peace and security
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Foundations of American Government (Chapter 1, Lsns 1-2)
State or Country
Nation
Anarchy
Sovereignty
A political community that occupies a definite territory and…
A group of people united by bonds of race, language, custom,…
A state without government or laws
The supreme and absolute authority to make decisions for a na…
State or Country
A political community that occupies a definite territory and…
Nation
A group of people united by bonds of race, language, custom,…
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Ms. Stahl's LSN Government Class Unit 4 Quiz Study Guide Period 2A
Political institution in Maryland most…
Which of these has the most control ov…
Which of these is a power reserved for…
Maryland's Smart Growth Areas Act of 1…
Maryland General Assembly
The House of Representatives
Power to create public schools
To prevent overdevelopment of rural areas
Political institution in Maryland most…
Maryland General Assembly
Which of these has the most control ov…
The House of Representatives
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LSN Unit 5: The Executive Branch
Commander-in-Chief
Veto
Treaties
Executive Orders
The president is the commander of the nation's armed forces
constitutional power of the president to send a bill back to…
formal agreements between nations that require US Senate appr…
A rule or regulation issued by the president that has the eff…
Commander-in-Chief
The president is the commander of the nation's armed forces
Veto
constitutional power of the president to send a bill back to…
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LSN Unit 3: Political Participation
Interest groups
Campaign
Petit jury
lobbyists
Groups of individuals with common interests that organize to…
The strategies and actions a candidate uses to encourage peop…
A jury of 6 to 12 persons who determine guilt or innocence in…
People hired by interest groups to influence government decis…
Interest groups
Groups of individuals with common interests that organize to…
Campaign
The strategies and actions a candidate uses to encourage peop…
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Unit II LSN Vocabulary
English Bill of Rights
Federalist Papers
Popular Sovereignty
Checks and Balances
Document written by Parliament and agreed on by William and M…
a series of 85 essays written by Hamilton, Madison, and Jay (…
The concept that political power rests with the people who ca…
A system that allows each branch of government to limit the p…
English Bill of Rights
Document written by Parliament and agreed on by William and M…
Federalist Papers
a series of 85 essays written by Hamilton, Madison, and Jay (…
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Unit I LSN Vocabulary
opportunity cost
command economy
scarcity
mixed economy
The benefits you could have received by taking an alternative…
an economic system that is controlled by a centralized federa…
a small and inadequate amount; insufficiency or shortness of…
a degree of private economic freedom combined with a degree o…
opportunity cost
The benefits you could have received by taking an alternative…
command economy
an economic system that is controlled by a centralized federa…
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LSN Unit 6 Vocabulary
jurisdiction
judicial review
Necessary & Proper clause
Writ of Habeas Corpus
The authority of a court to rule on certain cases
The power of the Supreme Court to declare actions of governme…
Gives Congress the power to make laws to carry out its duties
Court order to determine if a person has been legally detained
jurisdiction
The authority of a court to rule on certain cases
judicial review
The power of the Supreme Court to declare actions of governme…
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LSN Unit 3 Vocabulary
political party
candidate
influence of the media
constituents
Group with broad interests that nominates candidates, tries t…
A person running for political office
Newspapers, tv, and radio's impact on the public
The people public officials are elected to represent
political party
Group with broad interests that nominates candidates, tries t…
candidate
A person running for political office
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LSN Unit 1 Vocabulary
unitary
federal / federalism
democracy
direct democracy
A system in which the central government has most/all of the…
A system in which powers are divided and shared between the c…
Rule by the people
A system in which the people rule themselves by voting on all…
unitary
A system in which the central government has most/all of the…
federal / federalism
A system in which powers are divided and shared between the c…
21 terms
LSN Unit 2: The US Constitution
Limited Government
Declaration of Independence
Articles of Confederation
Preamble
The government is restricted in what it can do by a written c…
document that in 1776 that proclaimed the right of the Americ…
The first US government that was eventually replaced
The introduction to the US Constitution that lays out the mai…
Limited Government
The government is restricted in what it can do by a written c…
Declaration of Independence
document that in 1776 that proclaimed the right of the Americ…
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Unit 3 LSN Vocabulary
incumbent
gerrymadering
Political Action Committee
interest group
the official who holds an office
practice of drawing district lines that favor a particular po…
committee formed by a special-interest group to raise money f…
a group of people with common goals who organize to influence…
incumbent
the official who holds an office
gerrymadering
practice of drawing district lines that favor a particular po…
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Unit I LSN Notes
Government
Maintain social order
Provide public services
Provide National Security
the system through which the state maintains social order, pr…
A responsibility of the government
A responsibility of the government
A responsibility of the government
Government
the system through which the state maintains social order, pr…
Maintain social order
A responsibility of the government
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LSN Unit 1 Vocabulary
Government
Evolutionary Theory
Force Theory
Divine Right Theory
the system through which the state maintains social order, pr…
state evolved from the family. The head of the family was the…
government emerged when all the people of an area were brough…
ruling power comes from god or gods
Government
the system through which the state maintains social order, pr…
Evolutionary Theory
state evolved from the family. The head of the family was the…
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LSN Unit 2 Vocabulary
popular sovereignty
Declaration of Independence
Articles of Confederation
denied powers
Rule by the people
List of grievences and reasons for wanting to be independent
The first plan for government for the U.S.
Powers prohibited to the U.S. government
popular sovereignty
Rule by the people
Declaration of Independence
List of grievences and reasons for wanting to be independent
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LSN Unit 5 Vocabulary
electoral college
primaries
executive agreement
pardon
Popularly elected representatives (electors) who formally ele…
Means by which a political party nominates candidates for the…
An agreement made between the president and the head of a for…
Legal forgiveness for a crime
electoral college
Popularly elected representatives (electors) who formally ele…
primaries
Means by which a political party nominates candidates for the…
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Unit II LSN Notes
Habeas Corpus
Magna Carta
Magna Carta
Magna Carta
A person will request this if he is being unlawfully imprison…
After 1215, a king had to respect the legal procedures and un…
Punishment must fit the crime
Tried by peers
Habeas Corpus
A person will request this if he is being unlawfully imprison…
Magna Carta
After 1215, a king had to respect the legal procedures and un…
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LSN Quiz 3: Political participation
Interest groups
Campaign
lobbyists
media
Groups of individuals with common interests that organize to…
The strategies and actions a candidate uses to encourage peop…
People hired by interest groups to influence government decis…
Term applied to agencies of mass communication, such as newsp…
Interest groups
Groups of individuals with common interests that organize to…
Campaign
The strategies and actions a candidate uses to encourage peop…
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LSN Quiz 4: Political participation
Interest groups
Campaign
lobbyists
media
Groups of individuals with common interests that organize to…
The strategies and actions a candidate uses to encourage peop…
People hired by interest groups to influence government decis…
Term applied to agencies of mass communication, such as newsp…
Interest groups
Groups of individuals with common interests that organize to…
Campaign
The strategies and actions a candidate uses to encourage peop…
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LSN Unit 7 Vocabulary
inflation
public policy
recession
unemployment rate
A rise in the prices of goods
The course of action government takes in response to an issue…
A brief decline in economic activity
The number of people without a job at any given time
inflation
A rise in the prices of goods
public policy
The course of action government takes in response to an issue…
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LSN Unit 4 Vocabulary
bicameral legislature
constituents
necessary and proper clause
10th Amendment
A legislature with two parts
A person a politician has been elected to represent
Gives Congress powers to carry out their duties
Reserves powers to the states
bicameral legislature
A legislature with two parts
constituents
A person a politician has been elected to represent
15 terms
LSN Study Set
Federalism
Bill of Rights
Totalitarian System
Reserve Powers
National, State, and Local Government share powers to run the…
Anti-Federalist pushed for the Bill of Right to protect citiz…
The Central\National government has complete control over the…
Powers given to the states and the 10th amendment such as mar…
Federalism
National, State, and Local Government share powers to run the…
Bill of Rights
Anti-Federalist pushed for the Bill of Right to protect citiz…
12 terms
LSN Gov Chapter 3, Section 1
articles
jurisdiction
supremacy clause
amendments
the seven divisions of the Constitution
the authority of the Supreme Court and other federal courts t…
Article VI of the Constitution, which establishes that laws p…
changes to the Constitution
articles
the seven divisions of the Constitution
jurisdiction
the authority of the Supreme Court and other federal courts t…
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Unit 3 LSN Vocabulary
gerrymandering
interest group
reapportionment
redistricting
practice of drawing district lines that favor a particular po…
a group of people with common goals who organize to influence…
the process of reallocating seats in the House of Representat…
The redrawing of congressional and other legislative district…
gerrymandering
practice of drawing district lines that favor a particular po…
interest group
a group of people with common goals who organize to influence…
20 terms
LSN Gov - Unit 1 Vocab
unitary system
federal system
confederate
totalitarian dictatorship
a form of government which gives all central powers to the na…
a form of government which divides the powers of government b…
an ally or supporter of the Confederacy
a form of government where the ideas of leaders are glorified…
unitary system
a form of government which gives all central powers to the na…
federal system
a form of government which divides the powers of government b…
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LSN Gov Unit 2 Vocab
denied powers
limited government
popular sovereignty
reserved powers
powers that are denied to all levels of government
a system in which the power of the government is limited, not…
rule by the people
powers that belong strictly to the states
denied powers
powers that are denied to all levels of government
limited government
a system in which the power of the government is limited, not…
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LSN GOV TEST 1
Democracy
Limited Gov
Unlimited Gov
Authoritarian
A form of gov where People rule and control the government an…
A type of gov where People hold all power
A type of gov where one person or a small group of people con…
A form of gov where one person or a small group of people hav…
Democracy
A form of gov where People rule and control the government an…
Limited Gov
A type of gov where People hold all power
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LSN Gov Unit 1 Study Guide
oligarchy
4 purposes of government
republic
force theory
type of government in which a small group holds power
maintain social order, provide public services, provide for n…
a form of government where voters are the source of the gover…
the theory that holds that an individual or group claims cont…
oligarchy
type of government in which a small group holds power
4 purposes of government
maintain social order, provide public services, provide for n…
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LSN Unit 3 Exam
Why do people join third parties?
Why is mass media referred to as the f…
What is a difference between political…
When a law is passed that you disagree…
The other parties do no represent their views
Because it influences public opinion
Political parties address many issues, interest groups focus…
Obey the law
Why do people join third parties?
The other parties do no represent their views
Why is mass media referred to as the f…
Because it influences public opinion
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Unit 2: LSN GOVT. terms
Limited Government
Petition of Right
English Bill of Rights
Representative governments
the powers of the government are limited and not absolute.
severely limited the king's power.
set clear limits on what a ruler could and could not do.
government in which people elected delegates to make laws and…
Limited Government
the powers of the government are limited and not absolute.
Petition of Right
severely limited the king's power.
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LSN Gov Economics Study Guide
federal income taxes (FIT)
witholding
capital gains
excise taxes
largest single source of federal revenue (witholding, capital…
under FIT; deducted from paycheck
under FIT; any money earned or received
aka hidden tax, this tac is included in the cost of certain i…
federal income taxes (FIT)
largest single source of federal revenue (witholding, capital…
witholding
under FIT; deducted from paycheck
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LSN Gov Unit 3 Study Guide
political party
political party systems
advantages of political party systems
disadvantages of political party systems
an organization of people who share similar ideas about the w…
one party system, multi-party system, and two party system
- Only one party... - Provides voters with choice... - Continuity
- No competing ideas... - Makes it difficult for one party to ge…
political party
an organization of people who share similar ideas about the w…
political party systems
one party system, multi-party system, and two party system
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Basic LSN Facts
Legislative Branch
Executive Branch
Judicial Branch
United States Congress
make laws
enforce laws
interpret laws
U.S. Senate, House of Representatives
Legislative Branch
make laws
Executive Branch
enforce laws
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