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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
majority rule
compromise
citizen
free enterprise system
a decision role that selects alternitives which have a majori…
process of blending and adjusting competing views and interest
a legally recognized subject or national of a state or common…
the american economic system
majority rule
a decision role that selects alternitives which have a majori…
compromise
process of blending and adjusting competing views and interest
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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 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…
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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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
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;…
american government chp 2 section 3
annapolis convention
Mount Vernon Confrence
Critical period
Articles of confederation
september 11, 1786. twelve delegates of five states(New york,…
March 28, 1785. a meeting of nominated delegates from VA to M…
1781-1789. The period from the adoption of the Articles to th…
Plan of govt adopted by the continental congress after the Am…
annapolis convention
september 11, 1786. twelve delegates of five states(New york,…
Mount Vernon Confrence
March 28, 1785. a meeting of nominated delegates from VA to M…
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
MacGruders American Government Chapter 18 section 3 and 4
Writ of Certiorari
Certificate
Majority Opinion
Precedent
The order of the Supreme Court directing a lower court to sen…
Method of putting a case before the Supreme Court; when a low…
Officially called the opinion of the Supreme Court
Court decision that stands as an example to be followed in fu…
Writ of Certiorari
The order of the Supreme Court directing a lower court to sen…
Certificate
Method of putting a case before the Supreme Court; when a low…
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 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…
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…
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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Ch 1 Americans, Citizenship, and Governments Section 3
responsibilities
duties
register
draft
Responsibilities are things we should do. They are obligation…
Duties are actions that we are required to perform.
to record or enroll formally
to call for military service
responsibilities
Responsibilities are things we should do. They are obligation…
duties
Duties are actions that we are required to perform.
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,…
American Government Terms Chapter 1 Section 3
autocracy
monarchy
oligarchy
democracy
government by one person having unlimited power
state ruled over by a single person, as a king or queen
government by a few
government by the people
autocracy
government by one person having unlimited power
monarchy
state ruled over by a single person, as a king or queen
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 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…
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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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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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.
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…
AMERICAN GOVERNMENT CHAPTER 3 SECTION 3
Why did the Framers of the Constitutio…
What is federalism?
What does the Constitution provide for?
What are the strengths of federalism?
They were convinced... 1. that governmental power poses a threat…
A system of government in which a written constitution divide…
The division of powers
1. local control on local matters and national control on nat…
Why did the Framers of the Constitutio…
They were convinced... 1. that governmental power poses a threat…
What is federalism?
A system of government in which a written constitution divide…
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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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 National Government Section 3 (2)
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
American Government: Chapter 8: Section 3
# of Justices on the Supreme Court
Supreme Court Building
Original Jurisdiction in the Supreme C…
Judicial Review
8 associate justices in addition to the chief justice
Completed in 1935; its replacement cost for the building has…
Those cases involving ambassador and other diplomats, and tho…
the right of the court to declare a law, or action based upon…
# of Justices on the Supreme Court
8 associate justices in addition to the chief justice
Supreme Court Building
Completed in 1935; its replacement cost for the building has…
13 terms
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…
American Government: Chapter 9: Section 3
2 Dominant Ideas of Second Amendment
Amendment 3
The most "Human" Right of all
Amendment 5
1) Militias are necessary to the security of a security of a…
No Soldier shall, in time of peace, be quartered in any house…
according to journalist Walter Williams, "no society can guar…
No ordinary citizen can be accused of a capital or other seri…
2 Dominant Ideas of Second Amendment
1) Militias are necessary to the security of a security of a…
Amendment 3
No Soldier shall, in time of peace, be quartered in any house…
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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…
31 terms
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…
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…
American Government Ch. 1 Section 3 terms
autocracy
monarchy
oligarchy
democracy
a system of government in which the power to rule is in the h…
autocracy in which a king, queen, or emperor execises supreme…
a system of government in which a small group holds power
government in which the people rule
autocracy
a system of government in which the power to rule is in the h…
monarchy
autocracy in which a king, queen, or emperor execises supreme…
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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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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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chapter 18 section 3 american government
a constitutional question
supreme court
senate
judicial review
What is required for a case to come before the Supreme Court?
created by Article II, Section 1 of the Constitution
approves appointments to the Supreme Court
allows the Supreme Court to declare laws unconstitutional
a constitutional question
What is required for a case to come before the Supreme Court?
supreme court
created by Article II, Section 1 of the Constitution
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American Government. Chapter 18 Section 3
Writ of Certiorari
Certificate
Majority Opinion
Precedent
An order by a higher court direction a lower court to send up…
A method of putting a case before the Supreme Court; used whe…
Officially called the Opinion of the Court; announces the Cou…
Court decision that stands as an example to be followed in th…
Writ of Certiorari
An order by a higher court direction a lower court to send up…
Certificate
A method of putting a case before the Supreme Court; used whe…
12 terms
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 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
American Government Chapter 1 Section 3
Autocracy
Monarchy
Oligarchy
Democracy
A system of government in which the power to rule is in the h…
Autocracy in which a king, queen, or emperor exercises suprem…
A system of government in which a small group holds power
Government in which the people rule
Autocracy
A system of government in which the power to rule is in the h…
Monarchy
Autocracy in which a king, queen, or emperor exercises suprem…
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Magruder's American Government Chapter 3 Section 3 Vocabulary
Executive agreement
Treaty
Electoral college
Cabinet
A pact made by the President directly with the head of a fore…
On the other hand, is a formal agreement between two or more…
The body that makes the formal selection of the nation's Pres…
The heads of the 15 executive departments that are the adviso…
Executive agreement
A pact made by the President directly with the head of a fore…
Treaty
On the other hand, is a formal agreement between two or more…
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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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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 19 section 3 american government
symbolic speech
slander
espionage
libel
communicating without words
false or harsh statements in speech
spying or other disloyalty
false or harsh statements in writing
symbolic speech
communicating without words
slander
false or harsh statements in speech
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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