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Political Science- Constitution
Constitution
Preamble
Articles
Amendments
Set of rules by which power is distributed among the offices…
lays out purpose and introduces the constitution
the substance of government law
laws and editions to the constitution
Constitution
Set of rules by which power is distributed among the offices…
Preamble
lays out purpose and introduces the constitution
28 terms
Political Science - Constitution I
Colonial Period
Colonies
Colonial Government
British Mercantilism
1607-1776
Thirteen... Belonged to Great Britain
Governor and judges appointed by British King... Legislatures ha…
Great Britain controlled trade between itself and colonies... Co…
Colonial Period
1607-1776
Colonies
Thirteen... Belonged to Great Britain
30 terms
Constitution and Amendments- Political Science
U.S. Constitution
Representative Government/ Democracy
Unalienable Rights
Three Branches of Government
written set of laws for the United States of America; the fra…
system of government in which voters elect representatives to…
rights that cannot be given up, taken away or transferred. (L…
Executive, Judicial, Legislative
U.S. Constitution
written set of laws for the United States of America; the fra…
Representative Government/ Democracy
system of government in which voters elect representatives to…
14 terms
Political Science - Constitution II
Bill of Rights
Separation of Powers
Congress
Congress: Enumerated Powers
First 10 amendments... Not created in Philadelphia
Creation of three branches (legislative, executive, judicial)
Article I... Primary branch (not today)... Most enumerated powers... M…
Power to tax... Power to regulate trade... Coin and borrow money... De…
Bill of Rights
First 10 amendments... Not created in Philadelphia
Separation of Powers
Creation of three branches (legislative, executive, judicial)
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Political Science Constitution Quiz
Congress
True
First
Two
The power to make laws is granted to
True or false, a person who commits a crime in Wyoming must b…
The right of free speech in the freedoms of religion are stat…
A US representative is elected for terms of how many years
Congress
The power to make laws is granted to
True
True or false, a person who commits a crime in Wyoming must b…
31 terms
Political Science: Constitution and Congress
Baron Montesquieu
Constitution
Article I
Article II
tried to change the governement by writing the "Spirit of the…
contains a preamble and seven articles
Legislative Branch (US Congress) debates and passes laws
Executive Branch (Pres., VP, and Cabinet) enforces laws
Baron Montesquieu
tried to change the governement by writing the "Spirit of the…
Constitution
contains a preamble and seven articles
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Political Science- Constitution
Article 1
Article 2
Article 3
Article 4
Legislative Branch
Executive Branch
Judicial Branch
Federalism
Article 1
Legislative Branch
Article 2
Executive Branch
51 terms
Political Science: Constitution
Preamble
Article 1
Article 2
Article 3
States that the constitution's purpose is for the government…
Describes the powers, responsibilities, and the frame work of…
Talks about the executive branch or president's frame work, p…
Describes the responsibilities, powers, and duties of the jud…
Preamble
States that the constitution's purpose is for the government…
Article 1
Describes the powers, responsibilities, and the frame work of…
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Political Science - Kinds of Constitution
Political Science
Polis
Scire
Scope of Political science
The systematic study of the state and government .
A Greek word meaning city or what today would be the equivale…
A Latin word means "to know"
Political Theory... Public Law ... Public Administration
Political Science
The systematic study of the state and government .
Polis
A Greek word meaning city or what today would be the equivale…
25 terms
Political Science 21A - The Constitution
main concern of founding fathers when…
The Articles of Confederation
Problem with Articles of Confederation
The Constitutional Convention
getting a representative that served the peoples interest
a) every state for itself except for wars, mail, and money.…
Inaction (No action when necessary)... Infighting (fighting wit…
(February 21, 1787) ... Philielphia... Congress passes resolution f…
main concern of founding fathers when…
getting a representative that served the peoples interest
The Articles of Confederation
a) every state for itself except for wars, mail, and money.…
Political Science- The Constitution
What did they all agree on?
What three problems needed to addressed?
What is Sovereignty?
How was the problem of 'representation…
Central govt. needed more power... Republican govt. necessary
1. Representation in national govt. ... 2. Slavery... 3. State Sove…
Supreme power or authority
Connecticut Compromise
What did they all agree on?
Central govt. needed more power... Republican govt. necessary
What three problems needed to addressed?
1. Representation in national govt. ... 2. Slavery... 3. State Sove…
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Political Science Founding and Constitution
The United States Democratic has what…
How many elected officials do the US h…
First form of Government that was foun…
What was the 1st legislature branch ca…
Representative Democracy, indirect, and citizens elect repres…
c. 435 members of US house, 100 higher offices (President/Vic…
Colonial Government
House of burgesses
The United States Democratic has what…
Representative Democracy, indirect, and citizens elect repres…
How many elected officials do the US h…
c. 435 members of US house, 100 higher offices (President/Vic…
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Political Science - Constitution
Article 1 Section 1
Article 1 Section 2a
Article 1 Section 2b
Article 1 Section 2c
states what the Legislative branch/congress will be. Bi-cameral
states qualifications to be a Representative
States a census every 10 years based on total population (not…
states the Legislative branch has sole power of impeachment
Article 1 Section 1
states what the Legislative branch/congress will be. Bi-cameral
Article 1 Section 2a
states qualifications to be a Representative
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Political Science: The Constitution
1780
Benjamin Harrison
Franklins plan of the union
French and Indian war
Disaster for military
I shall have a great advantage over you, Mr. Gerry, when we a…
Called for an American army to provide for the colonies' defe…
bankrupted the British. British asserted taxes over the colon…
1780
Disaster for military
Benjamin Harrison
I shall have a great advantage over you, Mr. Gerry, when we a…
10 terms
Political Science: Why Constitution?
Checks and Balances
Limited Government
Separation of Powers
Rule of Law
A system that allows each branch of government to limit the p…
A principle of constitutional government; a government whose…
Constitutional division of powers among the legislative, exec…
a concept that those who govern are bound by the laws; no one…
Checks and Balances
A system that allows each branch of government to limit the p…
Limited Government
A principle of constitutional government; a government whose…
28 terms
Political Science- Constitution
Articles of Confederation
Problems with the articles of confeder…
Constitution Convention
Virginia Plan
Unicameral legislature. 1 State 1 Vote... Power of Courts... Free S…
Could not levy taxes... No executive... took 9 states to make any a…
Federalist vs. Anti Federalists... Big Government vs small liber…
Bicameral Legislature... * Upper Chamber - Nominated by State//E…
Articles of Confederation
Unicameral legislature. 1 State 1 Vote... Power of Courts... Free S…
Problems with the articles of confeder…
Could not levy taxes... No executive... took 9 states to make any a…
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Political Science: Constitution
Article I
Article II
Article III
Article IV
Legislative Branch: delegtes law making to congress and outli…
Executive Branch: Authority to ensure laws are faithfully exe…
Judicial Branch: judicial review
State to State relations: must respect citizens rights and li…
Article I
Legislative Branch: delegtes law making to congress and outli…
Article II
Executive Branch: Authority to ensure laws are faithfully exe…
Political Science- Constitution
Weaknesses of the Articles of Confeder…
Who attended the Constitutional Conven…
Virginia Plan
New Jersey Plan
weak federal government, congress had no power to regulate tr…
delegates, federalists and antifederalists, the original stat…
Representation based on population
Equal representation (Two per each state)
Weaknesses of the Articles of Confeder…
weak federal government, congress had no power to regulate tr…
Who attended the Constitutional Conven…
delegates, federalists and antifederalists, the original stat…
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Political Science2- The Constitution
Articles Of Conferation
Quorum
What are the three forms of government?
Mercantilism
The first form of government
The minimum number of people needed for a vote to count
Unitary- Nation have
Trade in order to increase a nations wealth.
Articles Of Conferation
The first form of government
Quorum
The minimum number of people needed for a vote to count
25 terms
Political Science 1 The Constitution
We...do
Mayflower Compact (1620)
British taxes
The First Continental Congress (1774)
The constitution is like a marriage contract
a majority of the mayflower passengers were strangers who con…
Sugar Act, Stamp Act, Quartering Act, Townshend Acts, Teas Ac…
the focus of the meeting was to restore normal relations with…
We...do
The constitution is like a marriage contract
Mayflower Compact (1620)
a majority of the mayflower passengers were strangers who con…
Political Science The Constitution
What is the purpose of the Constitutio…
The goal of the framers of the constit…
What did the Connecticut/ Great compro…
Issue 1: Representation
To revise articles of confederation
representation of a republic based system !
Support for strong national gov. from small and large states
Conflict : Large vs. small states ... Solution: Equal and propor…
What is the purpose of the Constitutio…
To revise articles of confederation
The goal of the framers of the constit…
representation of a republic based system !
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Political Science: The Constitution and Federalism
Federalism
Judicial Review
Popular sovereignty
Separation of powers
The division of power between a central government and state…
Courts power to test the constitutionality of government action
Supreme power rests with and only with the people
Each branch has its own powers and responsibilities
Federalism
The division of power between a central government and state…
Judicial Review
Courts power to test the constitutionality of government action
31 terms
Political Science Constitution Notes
What is the System Approach of Governm…
What are the Forms of Gov.?
What is Unitary?
What is an example of Unitary?
1.Input-Public Voters, Interest Groups, Political Parties, an…
Unitary, Confederation, Federation
Strong Central Gov. Weak parts
Japan
What is the System Approach of Governm…
1.Input-Public Voters, Interest Groups, Political Parties, an…
What are the Forms of Gov.?
Unitary, Confederation, Federation
40 terms
Political Science: The Constitution
How many Articles?
How many times has the Constitution be…
What is Article I of the Constitution?
What is Article II of the Constitution?
Seven
Twenty-seven
Legislative Branch
Executive Branch
How many Articles?
Seven
How many times has the Constitution be…
Twenty-seven
32 terms
Political Science, Chapter 3, The Constitution
constituiton
bicameral
confederation
Articles of Confederation
a detailed, written plan for government
a legislature consisting of two parts, or houses
a group of state governments or individuals
The first constitution of the United States
constituiton
a detailed, written plan for government
bicameral
a legislature consisting of two parts, or houses
11 terms
Political science 1(The constitution) Vocabulary
Direct Democracy
Representative Democracy
The Declaration of Independence
The Articles of Confederation
Governing decisions come directly from all the people
Governing decisions come indirectly through elected represent…
On fourth of July 1776 was when people were declared to have…
The articles of confederation were between (1777-1789)... >> The…
Direct Democracy
Governing decisions come directly from all the people
Representative Democracy
Governing decisions come indirectly through elected represent…
42 terms
Political Science Final - Texas Constitution
How many?
constitution (1)
Constitution of republic. result of...
Const. of Rep. creation
6
Constitution of the republic -- 1836
war for independence from Mexico.
March 1836. 15 day period. September 1836 -- ratified.
How many?
6
constitution (1)
Constitution of the republic -- 1836
44 terms
Political Science Chapter 2 (constitution)
What two examples (in the powerpoint)…
Sugar act
currency act
What two examples (in the powerpoint)…
sugar act, currency act
The act increased duties on non-British goods shipped to the…
This act prohibited American colonies from issuing their own…
Quartering Act, Stamp Act
What two examples (in the powerpoint)…
sugar act, currency act
Sugar act
The act increased duties on non-British goods shipped to the…
31 terms
Political Science Chapter Two (The Constitution)
Rule of Law
"The Skeleton"
Colonial Charters
The Revolution
A system in which all people in a society, including governin…
The constitution is the skeleton of our society, and the back…
Colonial governments typically consisted of a lower chamber (…
(1775-1783) The colonies declared themselves independent of B…
Rule of Law
A system in which all people in a society, including governin…
"The Skeleton"
The constitution is the skeleton of our society, and the back…
23 terms
Political Science: Chapter 2: The Constitution
Constitution
Natural Rights
Republic
Bicameral Legislature
the fundamental principles of a government and the basic stru…
(also called unalienable rights), the rights possessed by all…
a government that derives its authority from the people and i…
legislature comprising two parts, called chambers
Constitution
the fundamental principles of a government and the basic stru…
Natural Rights
(also called unalienable rights), the rights possessed by all…
8 terms
Political Science: Framers, Declaration, Constitution
Federalists
Checks and Balances
Great Compromise
Natural Rights
Supported Constitution, proposed Constitution Convention of 1…
Each branch of gov is able to participate and influence activ…
The House of Representatives is apportioned by population whe…
Rights that are shown through the Bill of Right, include priv…
Federalists
Supported Constitution, proposed Constitution Convention of 1…
Checks and Balances
Each branch of gov is able to participate and influence activ…
18 terms
POLITICAL SCIENCE - Ch. 2: The Constitution
Articles of Confederation
The Great Compromise
Separation of powers
Checks and Balances
The first government of the United States was based on the Ar…
The debate over the New Jersey Plan and the Virginia Plan tha…
the division of the powers of government among separate insti…
The elaborate system of divided spheres of authority provided…
Articles of Confederation
The first government of the United States was based on the Ar…
The Great Compromise
The debate over the New Jersey Plan and the Virginia Plan tha…
14 terms
Political Science: Unit 3: The Constitution
Why does the Constitution matter?
How is the constitution organized?
What does the preamble do?
What are the articles?
It's the body of fundamental laws which say how a government…
1st: Preamble... 2nd: Articles... 3rd: Amendments
It lays out the purpose and introduces the constitution.... "We…
The substance of gov't law (main body)
Why does the Constitution matter?
It's the body of fundamental laws which say how a government…
How is the constitution organized?
1st: Preamble... 2nd: Articles... 3rd: Amendments
25 terms
Political Science 1000: Constitution Quiz
The right of free speech and the freed…
A U.S. Representative is elected for a…
The right of people eighteen years old…
True or False: A person can be a U.S.…
First
Two
26th
False
The right of free speech and the freed…
First
A U.S. Representative is elected for a…
Two
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Political Science- Ideas leading to the Constitution
Thomas Hobbes believes people are inhe…
Thomas Hobbes called ____ in ____
Hobbes lived during the ____
Hobbes believes a strong government is…
Bad
Leviathan 1651
English Civil War
T
Thomas Hobbes believes people are inhe…
Bad
Thomas Hobbes called ____ in ____
Leviathan 1651
28 terms
CONSTITUTION QUIZ LEACH POLITICAL SCIENCE
Preamble
Article I
Article III
Article VI
common security and welfare
Legislative Powers; necessary and proper clause
Supreme & Federal Courts
"supremacy clause"
Preamble
common security and welfare
Article I
Legislative Powers; necessary and proper clause
56 terms
Political Science Constitution and Congress Test
What is the first written plan of gove…
When were the articles of confederatio…
Could each state print money under the…
Was the governement under the aritcles…
Articles of confederation
American revolution and first few years of independence
Yes
Weak
What is the first written plan of gove…
Articles of confederation
When were the articles of confederatio…
American revolution and first few years of independence
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Political Science: Test 2- The Constitution
Where is the elastic clause found?
Define Federalism
What and where is Republicanism?
How does federalism relate to pluralism?
article 1 section 8
a form of government dividing power between a central, nation…
citizens elect officials to represent their interests in gove…
-Federalism recognizes legitimacy of states as political unit…
Where is the elastic clause found?
article 1 section 8
Define Federalism
a form of government dividing power between a central, nation…
68 terms
AP Political Science: Constitutional Underpinnings
Articles of Confederation
Northwest Ordinance
Federalism
Shay's Rebellion
This was a document that detailed the new structure/framework…
This was a law that provided the basis for governing much of…
This is a form of government in which power is divided betwee…
This a series of armed attacks on courthouses to prevent judg…
Articles of Confederation
This was a document that detailed the new structure/framework…
Northwest Ordinance
This was a law that provided the basis for governing much of…
52 terms
Political Science Midterm - Constitutional Amendments
Bill of Rights
Constitutional Amendment - When it is…
Ways to Amend the Constitution
First Amendment Provisions
The first 10 amendments in the constitution
An article that is added to the U.S. constitution
- Proposed by U.S. of representatives and senate - Must be ap…
- Freedom of Speech... - Freedom of Religion... - Freedom of Press…
Bill of Rights
The first 10 amendments in the constitution
Constitutional Amendment - When it is…
An article that is added to the U.S. constitution
68 terms
AP Political Science: Constitutional Underpinnings
Articles of Confederation
Northwest Ordinance
Federalism
Shay's Rebellion
This was a document that detailed the new structure/framework…
This was a law that provided the basis for governing much of…
This is a form of government in which power is divided betwee…
This a series of armed attacks on courthouses to prevent judg…
Articles of Confederation
This was a document that detailed the new structure/framework…
Northwest Ordinance
This was a law that provided the basis for governing much of…
32 terms
POLITICAL SCIENCE CHAPTER 4 CONSTITUTIONAL DEMOCRACY
Direct Democracy
Republic
Constitutional Democracy
Majority Rule
A form of government in which political decisions are made di…
A form of government in which sovereignty resides in the peop…
A system of limited government based on majority rule, in whi…
The principle that any candidate or program that receives at…
Direct Democracy
A form of government in which political decisions are made di…
Republic
A form of government in which sovereignty resides in the peop…
20 terms
Social Science : Political Science (The Constitution of the United States)
, president and the Supreme Court
Judicial
Marbury vs Madison
Checks and balances
Who are so subordinate to the Constitution of the United Stat…
___ review can test the constitutionality of laws passed by t…
In what case of 1803 was the right of the Supreme Court to de…
The writers of the Constitution were well aware of the need f…
, president and the Supreme Court
Who are so subordinate to the Constitution of the United Stat…
Judicial
___ review can test the constitutionality of laws passed by t…
15 terms
Political Science Unit 2: The Constitution and Federalism
Articles of the Constitution
Amendments
Rule of Law
Veto
The major sections of the Constitution tat cover seven major…
A change in, or additon to, the constituion or a law
The concept that the government and its officials are always…
The presidents power to reject a bill passed by the legislature
Articles of the Constitution
The major sections of the Constitution tat cover seven major…
Amendments
A change in, or additon to, the constituion or a law
30 terms
Social Science : Political Science (Amendments to the Constitution)
Free exercise of religion, freedom of…
Bill of Rights
Right to keep and bear arms
In time of peace, consent is required…
Amendment I
The first 10 amendments to the Constitution, known as the ___…
Amendment II
Amendment III
Free exercise of religion, freedom of…
Amendment I
Bill of Rights
The first 10 amendments to the Constitution, known as the ___…
32 terms
Political Science 1 Intro Key people/Constitution
John Hancock
Baron Montesquieu
John Locke
James Madison
A merchant, statesman, and prominent Patriot of the American…
French aristocrat who wanted to limit royal absolutism; Wrote…
17th century English philosopher who opposed the Divine Right…
1809-1817... "Father of the Constitution"... "Father of the Consti…
John Hancock
A merchant, statesman, and prominent Patriot of the American…
Baron Montesquieu
French aristocrat who wanted to limit royal absolutism; Wrote…
39 terms
Political Science- Religion Clauses/Religion and the Constitution
Constitutional Foundations of Religion…
Constitutional Foundations of Religion…
Constitutional Foundations of Religion…
Drafting the Religion Clauses (1)
> Preamble speaks generally of "Blessings of Liberty"... >Articl…
> Article VI: ... "........., both of the United States and of t…
>First Amendment:... "Congress shall make no law respecting an e…
>Congress considered 19 drafts of the religion clauses before…
Constitutional Foundations of Religion…
> Preamble speaks generally of "Blessings of Liberty"... >Articl…
Constitutional Foundations of Religion…
> Article VI: ... "........., both of the United States and of t…
42 terms
Political Science 150 Chapter 2 The Constitution
1215
King John
Runny Mead
It was the first document created and…
The date The Magna Carta was signed?
Who signed The Magna Carta?
Where was The Magna Carta signed?
Why is The Magna Carta such an important document?
1215
The date The Magna Carta was signed?
King John
Who signed The Magna Carta?
70 terms
AP Political Science Constitution and Its Amendments
2 Years
25
6 year
State legislature
How often are Representatives to be elected?
How old must a Representative be to be elected?
How long is the term for a senator?
Senators were originally chosen by _________________.
2 Years
How often are Representatives to be elected?
25
How old must a Representative be to be elected?
67 terms
Political Science Test 2- The Constitution Notes
It is the introduction and it states w…
1st Article
2nd Article
3rd Article
What did the Preamble say?
Establishes the legislative branch
Creates an executive branch to carry out laws passed by Congr…
Establishes a Supreme Court to head the judicial branch
It is the introduction and it states w…
What did the Preamble say?
1st Article
Establishes the legislative branch
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