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AMERICAN GOVERNMENT SECTION 3
ratification
electoral college
federalists
anti-federalists
approval of an agreement, treaty, or constitution.
A body of elector from each state who cast votes to elect the…
Supporters of ratification of the U.S. Constitution, who favo…
Opponents of ratification of the U.S. Constitution, who favor…
ratification
approval of an agreement, treaty, or constitution.
electoral college
A body of elector from each state who cast votes to elect the…
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American government section 3
Interstate compacts
Full faith and credit clause
Public acts
Records
Agreements in response to shared problems
Each state must honor the laws, records and court decisions o…
The laws of a state
Documents like birth certificates, marriage licenses, and dee…
Interstate compacts
Agreements in response to shared problems
Full faith and credit clause
Each state must honor the laws, records and court decisions o…
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American Government Section 3
congressional districts
gerrymandering
baker v carr 1962
apportionment
geographic area served by one member in the house of represen…
redrawing district lines to maximize influence of a certain g…
apportionment is justiciable , federal courts have jurisdiction
distribution of house of representative seats among states ba…
congressional districts
geographic area served by one member in the house of represen…
gerrymandering
redrawing district lines to maximize influence of a certain g…
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American Government Chapter 1 Section 3
Majority Rule
Compromise
Citizen
Free Enterprise System
in a democracy, the majority of people will be right more oft…
process of blending and adjusting competing views and interest
one who holds both rights and responsibilities in a state
an economic system characterized by the private ownership of…
Majority Rule
in a democracy, the majority of people will be right more oft…
Compromise
process of blending and adjusting competing views and interest
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American Government Section 3 Review
Civil Law
Changing interest rates at which banks…
EPA passing a congressional mandate to…
Stare Decisis
Disputes between individuals or between individuals and the g…
Federal Funds Rate
Rule Making
"Let the decision stand" The doctrine whereby a previous deci…
Civil Law
Disputes between individuals or between individuals and the g…
Changing interest rates at which banks…
Federal Funds Rate
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American National Government Section 3
Separation of Powers
Checks and Balances
Standing Committee
Select Committee
the allocation of constitutional authority to each of 3 branc…
each branch has a role in the actions of the others
permanent committee which meets regularly about public policies
a small legislative committee appointed for a special purpose…
Separation of Powers
the allocation of constitutional authority to each of 3 branc…
Checks and Balances
each branch has a role in the actions of the others
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American government section 3 and 4
Cheif administrator
Cabinet
Commander in chief
Chief foreign policy maker
the constitutional designation of the president as chief exec…
the group of presidential appointees who head the departments…
the constitutional designation of the president as head of th…
the constitutional designation of the president granting the…
Cheif administrator
the constitutional designation of the president as chief exec…
Cabinet
the group of presidential appointees who head the departments…
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Macgruders American Government Chapter 10 section 3 and 4
Continuous Body
Constituency
Trustee
Partisan
When only 1/3 of the Senate's seats are up for election at th…
The people and interests the representatives speak for
People who act on independent judgments rather than the views…
Lawmakers who owe their first allegiance to their political p…
Continuous Body
When only 1/3 of the Senate's seats are up for election at th…
Constituency
The people and interests the representatives speak for
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Macgruders American Government Chapter 11 section 3, 4, and 5
Naturalization
Copyright
Patent
Eminent Domain
The governmental acquisition of private industry for public use
The exclusive, legal right of a person to reproduce, publish…
A license issued to an inventor granting the exclusive right…
Power of a government to take private property for public use
Naturalization
The governmental acquisition of private industry for public use
Copyright
The exclusive, legal right of a person to reproduce, publish…
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Macgruders American Government Chapter 12 section 3 and 4
Bill
Joint Resolution
Concurrent Resolution
Resolution
A proposed law, presented to the House or Senate for consider…
A proposal for action that has the force of law when passed;…
An expression of opinion without the force of law that requir…
Deals with matters concerning either house alone and taken up…
Bill
A proposed law, presented to the House or Senate for consider…
Joint Resolution
A proposal for action that has the force of law when passed;…
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American Government Section3 chpt 14
chief diplomat in words in constitution?
president have come to dominate the fi…
with the help of the president's secre…
treaty
the constitution does not say, in so many words, that the pre…
foreign affairs through the use of the powers of the president
the president negotiates international affairs called treaties
formal agreement between two or more sovereign states
chief diplomat in words in constitution?
the constitution does not say, in so many words, that the pre…
president have come to dominate the fi…
foreign affairs through the use of the powers of the president
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Macgruders American Government Chapter 13 section 3, 4, and 5
Presidential Electors
Electoral Votes
Electoral College
Presidential Primary
A person elected by voters to represent them in making a form…
Votes cast by electors in the electoral college
Group of people chosen in each State and the District of Colu…
An election in which a party's voters choose State party orga…
Presidential Electors
A person elected by voters to represent them in making a form…
Electoral Votes
Votes cast by electors in the electoral college
American Government Unit 1 Section 3
Ratification
Electoral College
Federalists
Anti-Federalists
A formal approval of an agreement, treaty, or constitution.
A body of elector from each state who cast votes to elect the…
Supporters of ratification of the U.S. Constitution, who favo…
Opponents of ratification of the U.S. Constitution, who favor…
Ratification
A formal approval of an agreement, treaty, or constitution.
Electoral College
A body of elector from each state who cast votes to elect the…
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American Government Chapter 12 Section 3
Bill
Joint solution
Concurrent resolution
Resolution
A proposed law presented to the House or Senate for considera…
Similar to bills when passed they have the force of law... Usual…
Deal with matter in which the House and Senate must act joint…
Often called "simple resolutions," deal with matters concerni…
Bill
A proposed law presented to the House or Senate for considera…
Joint solution
Similar to bills when passed they have the force of law... Usual…
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Native American Section 3 & 4
Settlement
Civilization
Maya
Inca
A village in a new area.
A culture with organized systems of government, religion, and…
Central America civilization that created the first calendar.
Native Americans that lived in the Andes Mountains in South A…
Settlement
A village in a new area.
Civilization
A culture with organized systems of government, religion, and…
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TOPIC 1 SECTION 3 AMERICAN GOVERNMENT
When did Greek civilization begin to d…
When Greece was developing, what was i…
Where was the concept of democracy born?
What type of government did Athens hav…
Began to develop 700 to 800 years before the birth of Christ…
It was a loose collection of small, independent, and somewhat…
In city states, most notably Athens
Monarchy
When did Greek civilization begin to d…
Began to develop 700 to 800 years before the birth of Christ…
When Greece was developing, what was i…
It was a loose collection of small, independent, and somewhat…
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American Government Chapter 1 Section 3
Constitution
Constitution's Outline
6 Basic principles of the Constitution
proposal
supreme law of the land
principles of government, provides procedures for government,…
Popular sovereignty, limited government, separation of powers…
by a 2/3 of the members of both the house of representatives…
Constitution
supreme law of the land
Constitution's Outline
principles of government, provides procedures for government,…
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American government chapter 20 section 3 vocab
Writ of Habeas Corpus
Bill of Attainder
Ex Post Facto Law
Grand Jury
a court order which prevents unjust arrests and imprisonments
a legislative act that inflicts punishment without a court tr…
a law applied to an act committed before its passage
the formal device by which a person can be accused of a serio…
Writ of Habeas Corpus
a court order which prevents unjust arrests and imprisonments
Bill of Attainder
a legislative act that inflicts punishment without a court tr…
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American Government Chapter 3 Section 3
Basic Legislation
Executive Action
Court Decision
Party Practices
Two ways in which Congress may informally amend the Constitut…
Presidents have used their powers to delineate unclear consti…
The nation's courts interpret and apply the Constitution as t…
By holding political conventions, organizing Congress along p…
Basic Legislation
Two ways in which Congress may informally amend the Constitut…
Executive Action
Presidents have used their powers to delineate unclear consti…
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American government section 3 ch4
Interstate compacts
Full faith and credit clause
Public acts
Records
Agreements in response to shared problems
Each state must honor the laws, records and court decisions o…
The laws of a state
Documents like birth certificates, marriage licenses, and dee…
Interstate compacts
Agreements in response to shared problems
Full faith and credit clause
Each state must honor the laws, records and court decisions o…
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Chapter 12 Section 3 American Government
President that have been impeached
Taxation
War Powers
Regulate Commerce
Bill Clinton and Andrew Johnson.
Power to set taxing guidelines and regulations.
Congress has the power to declare war which they share with t…
For example, break up monopolies, protect labor unions, and s…
President that have been impeached
Bill Clinton and Andrew Johnson.
Taxation
Power to set taxing guidelines and regulations.
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American Government Chapter 2. Section 3&4
Salutary neglect
The Proclamation of 1763
Molasses Act of 1733
Sugar Act of 1764
Great Britain had 4 wars with France, a civil war, plague and…
By limiting the colonists to the Atlantic seaboard, the polic…
A high tax on non-British sugar and molasses. Never been stri…
Reduced tax, but British enforced. To raise revenue and end t…
Salutary neglect
Great Britain had 4 wars with France, a civil war, plague and…
The Proclamation of 1763
By limiting the colonists to the Atlantic seaboard, the polic…
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American Government Chapter 19 Section 3 Vocabulary
Libel
Slander
Sedition
Seditious speech
The false and malicious use of printed words
The false and malicious use of spoken words
The crime of attempting to overthrow the government by force…
The advocating, or urging, of sedition
Libel
The false and malicious use of printed words
Slander
The false and malicious use of spoken words
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American Government chapter 2 - section 3
the Articles of Confederation establis…
congress was given the power to...
the states promised what?
weakness of the Articles of Confederat…
ä firm league of friendship¨ among the states
declare war, deal with national finances issues, and settle d…
to obey congress and to respect the laws of the other states.…
* one vote for each state, regardless of the size... * congress…
the Articles of Confederation establis…
ä firm league of friendship¨ among the states
congress was given the power to...
declare war, deal with national finances issues, and settle d…
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Origins of American Government - Chapter 2, Section 3
Define Constitution
What does a constitution establish?
The Articles of Confederation establis…
Why were the Articles replaced?
A establishment of rules that "constitutes" a government
A formal government
Yes, because they are working together.
We needed a stronger federal government.
Define Constitution
A establishment of rules that "constitutes" a government
What does a constitution establish?
A formal government
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Chapters 9+10 American Government Section 3
Electoral College
Redistricting
Gerrymandering
Federal Election Companion Act (1971)
(in the US) a body of people representing the states of the U…
To divide or organize (an area) into new political or school…
To manipulate the boundaries of (an electoral constituency) s…
Requires candidates and political parties to disclose their c…
Electoral College
(in the US) a body of people representing the states of the U…
Redistricting
To divide or organize (an area) into new political or school…
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Chapter 5 Section 3 - American Government
president pro tempore ("pro tem" for s…
filibuster
cloture
vice president
the Senate member, elected by the Senate, who stands in as pr…
a method of defeating a bill in the Senate by stalling the le…
a procedure that allows each senator to speak only 1 hour on…
president of the senate
president pro tempore ("pro tem" for s…
the Senate member, elected by the Senate, who stands in as pr…
filibuster
a method of defeating a bill in the Senate by stalling the le…
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American Government Chapter 3 Section 3
Basic Legislation
Executive Action
Court Decision
Party Practices
Two ways in which Congress may informally amend the Constitut…
Presidents have used their powers to delineate unclear consti…
The nation's courts interpret and apply the Constitution as t…
By holding political conventions, organizing Congress along p…
Basic Legislation
Two ways in which Congress may informally amend the Constitut…
Executive Action
Presidents have used their powers to delineate unclear consti…
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American Revolution Section 3
American Indians
Battle of Trenton
Deborah Sampson
Friedrich Von Steuben
controlled the land west of the Appalachians
On Christmas day at night, Washington's soldiers began crossi…
Patriot who disguised herself as a man and served in the Cont…
Military officer from Germany who trained American soldiers d…
American Indians
controlled the land west of the Appalachians
Battle of Trenton
On Christmas day at night, Washington's soldiers began crossi…
American Government Chapter 13 Section 3
Framers
Presidential electors
Electoral votes
Electoral college
--People who were against choosing the commander in chief by…
Members of the electoral college
Votes casted in pairs by the electors
The body of presidential electors.... They choose the people rfr…
Framers
--People who were against choosing the commander in chief by…
Presidential electors
Members of the electoral college
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EOC: Section 3- the Historical Foundations of American Government
When was the Manga Carta?
Magna Carta
What did the Magna Carta establish?
Rule of Law
1215
Document signed in by King John in England. This was the firs…
Established the Rule of Law
Everyone even the King is subject to the laws of the land
When was the Manga Carta?
1215
Magna Carta
Document signed in by King John in England. This was the firs…
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American Government - Chapter 3 Section 3 - Flashcards
Executive agreement
Treaty
Electoral college
Cabinet
a pact made by the President directly with the head of a fore…
a formal agreement between two or more sovereign states
group of persons chosen in each State and the District of Col…
presidential advisory body, traditionally made up of the head…
Executive agreement
a pact made by the President directly with the head of a fore…
Treaty
a formal agreement between two or more sovereign states
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Ch.2 Origins of American Government section 3
ratified
unicameral
congressional powers
ceded
approved, the articles of confederation
single-chamber, congress from which executive positions were…
1. make war and peace 2. send & receive ambassadors 3. enter…
yielded, their claims to these territories to the central gov…
ratified
approved, the articles of confederation
unicameral
single-chamber, congress from which executive positions were…
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chapter 9 section 3 American government
amendment 2
brady law
amendment 3
property rights
right to keep and bear arms
restricts the sale of hanguns by requiring a waiting period
no soldier shall in time of peace be quartered in any house w…
what amendment 3 affirmed
amendment 2
right to keep and bear arms
brady law
restricts the sale of hanguns by requiring a waiting period
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chapter 8 section 3 American government
supreme court
the supreme court has
supreme court building
the supreme court possesses
the highest tribunal of the united states
eight associate justices in addition to the chief justice
has an estimated replacement cause of about 125 million dollars
both original and appellate jurisdiction
supreme court
the highest tribunal of the united states
the supreme court has
eight associate justices in addition to the chief justice
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American Government Section 3 4 political dictionary aaron v
affirmative action
quota
reverse discrimination
Section 4 vvv
A policy in educational admissions or job hiring that gives s…
A limit on the quantity of a good that may be imported in a g…
Discrimination against a majority group such as whites or mal…
Section 4 vvv
affirmative action
A policy in educational admissions or job hiring that gives s…
quota
A limit on the quantity of a good that may be imported in a g…
American Government Chapter 11 Section 3
Tax
Direct Tax
Indirect Tax
Deficit Financing
A charge levied by government on persons or property to meet…
A tax that must be paid by the person on whom it is levied; s…
A tax levied on one party but passed on to another
Practice of funding government by borrowing to make up the di…
Tax
A charge levied by government on persons or property to meet…
Direct Tax
A tax that must be paid by the person on whom it is levied; s…
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American Government Chapter 12 Section 3
Bill
Joint Resolution
Concurrent Resolution
Resolution
A proposed law presented to a legislative body for conseration
A proposal for action that has the force of law when passed
A statement of position on an issue used by the House and Sen…
A measure relating to the business of either house, or expres…
Bill
A proposed law presented to a legislative body for conseration
Joint Resolution
A proposal for action that has the force of law when passed
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American Government: Chapter 6 Section 3
15th Amendment was ratified in _______.
15th Amendment states that no citizen…
Although this amendment was intended t…
The Civil Rights Act of 1957 set up th…
1870
race, color, previous condition of servitude
African-American
U.S. Civil Rights Commission; injunction
15th Amendment was ratified in _______.
1870
15th Amendment states that no citizen…
race, color, previous condition of servitude
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American Government Chapter 2 Section 3
ratify
unicameral
cede
ordinance
to approve
a single-chamber legislature
to yeild
a law
ratify
to approve
unicameral
a single-chamber legislature
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Magruder's American Government Chapter 11 Section 3 Vocabulary
Necessary and Proper Clause
Strict constructionist
Liberal constructionist
Consensus
Gives Congress it's expressed powers
Led by Thomas Jefferson (Anti-federalist)... Congress should be…
Led by Alexander Hamilton (Federalist)... Favored a liberal inte…
General agrrement
Necessary and Proper Clause
Gives Congress it's expressed powers
Strict constructionist
Led by Thomas Jefferson (Anti-federalist)... Congress should be…
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American Government Chapter 3 Section 3
How have the three branches of governm…
How Have political parties, customs, a…
executive agreements
political party
the legislative branch passes laws, ... the executive branch exe…
political parties determine who is elected to the supreme cou…
arrangements or compacts the U.S. president makes with foreig…
organized group that seeks to win elections in order to influ…
How have the three branches of governm…
the legislative branch passes laws, ... the executive branch exe…
How Have political parties, customs, a…
political parties determine who is elected to the supreme cou…
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American Government Final Exam Section 3
World Bank
International Monetary Fund
Peace Corps
Diplomacy
A bank that offered long term loans for reconstruction and de…
An organization that provided short term loans.
U.S government funded organization that send Individuals on e…
Plays a major role in American foreign policy.
World Bank
A bank that offered long term loans for reconstruction and de…
International Monetary Fund
An organization that provided short term loans.
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American Government Chapter 4: Section 3-4
States' rights position
nationalist position
income tax
Sunset law
A position that favors state and local action in dealing with…
A position that favors national action in dealing with problems
The tax levied on individual and corporate earnings
A law that requires periodic checks of government agencies to…
States' rights position
A position that favors state and local action in dealing with…
nationalist position
A position that favors national action in dealing with problems
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Chapter 12 section 3 & 4 American government
Bill
Discharge petition
Filibuster
Rule committee
A proposed law
a procedure enabling members to force a bill that has been pi…
Various tactics (usually long speeches) aimed at defeating a…
This is the House Committee to which a bill usually goes afte…
Bill
A proposed law
Discharge petition
a procedure enabling members to force a bill that has been pi…
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Chapter 12 section 3 & 4 American government
Bill
Discharge petition
Filibuster
Rule committee
A proposed law
a procedure enabling members to force a bill that has been pi…
Various tactics (usually long speeches) aimed at defeating a…
This is the House Committee to which a bill usually goes afte…
Bill
A proposed law
Discharge petition
a procedure enabling members to force a bill that has been pi…
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19 The American Revolution (Section 3)
1) cheap land... 2) no class system... 3) op…
The British began to be more controlli…
The French & Indian War (a.k.a. Seven…
The Stamp Act
What features about settling in America encouraged British ci…
How did British policy toward its colonies change during the…
What conflict between France & Britain in America resulted in…
To pay for an expensive war, Parliament passed this act: whic…
1) cheap land... 2) no class system... 3) op…
What features about settling in America encouraged British ci…
The British began to be more controlli…
How did British policy toward its colonies change during the…
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American and WWII Section 3
A symbol of campaign to hire women wor…
The__was the 1st civil rights agency s…
The__arranged for Mexican farm workers…
The__was an overstuffed jacket with wi…
Rosie the Riveter
Fair Employment Practices Act
Bracero Program
zoot suit
A symbol of campaign to hire women wor…
Rosie the Riveter
The__was the 1st civil rights agency s…
Fair Employment Practices Act
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American Government Chapter 2 - Section 3
Popular Sovereignty
Limited Government
Seperation of Powers
Checks and Balances
principle that the authority of the government is created and…
Gives citizens more control on how they shape their local env…
The powers of the national government are divided into three…
This system gives each of the three branches of government wa…
Popular Sovereignty
principle that the authority of the government is created and…
Limited Government
Gives citizens more control on how they shape their local env…
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American gov section 3
enabling act
act of admission
civil law
criminal law
a federal law that allows the residents of a territory to dra…
an act of congress that when signed by the president makes a…
the body of law that governs relationships among individuals…
the body of law that regulates the conduct of individuals as…
enabling act
a federal law that allows the residents of a territory to dra…
act of admission
an act of congress that when signed by the president makes a…
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