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Social Studies Vocabulary: Constitution
Articles of Confederation
Ratification
Levy
Founders [or Farmers]
The first attempt by the U.S. to set up a government separate…
Confirming a law passed by the government.
To give a tax, fee, or fine.
The people who provided ideas or wrote some sort of a legal d…
Articles of Confederation
The first attempt by the U.S. to set up a government separate…
Ratification
Confirming a law passed by the government.
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Social Studies Constitution Vocabulary
Constitutional Convention
Virginia Plan
New Jersey Plan
Great Compromise
a meeting held in Philadelphia at which delegates from the st…
the plan for government proposed at the Constitutional Conven…
a proposal to create a unicameral legislature with equal repr…
an agreement worked out at the Constitutional Convention esta…
Constitutional Convention
a meeting held in Philadelphia at which delegates from the st…
Virginia Plan
the plan for government proposed at the Constitutional Conven…
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Social Studies Vocabulary Constitution
Articles of Confederation
Ratification
Levy
Founders (or Framers)
The first attempt by the U.S to set up a government separate…
Agreement from the legislative branch that verifies governmen…
forcing taxes, fines
authorized people took a share in drafting the official U.S c…
Articles of Confederation
The first attempt by the U.S to set up a government separate…
Ratification
Agreement from the legislative branch that verifies governmen…
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Social Studies Constitution Vocabulary
3/5 Compromise
Alexander Hamilton
Amend
Amendment
Every 5 slaves would count as 3 people
1789-1795; First Secretary of the Treasury. He advocated crea…
to change
A change to the constitution.
3/5 Compromise
Every 5 slaves would count as 3 people
Alexander Hamilton
1789-1795; First Secretary of the Treasury. He advocated crea…
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Social Studies Vocabulary Constitution
Articles of Confederation
Ratification
Levy
Founders(or Framers)
The first attempt by the US to set up a government separate f…
Process in which agreements are decided to be kept or booted…
A required payment of money
A group of people who delt with the constitutional convention…
Articles of Confederation
The first attempt by the US to set up a government separate f…
Ratification
Process in which agreements are decided to be kept or booted…
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Social Studies Constitution Vocabulary
Amend
Convention
Union
Congress
To modify or change something
A large meeting or conference.
States that have the same central government
A national legislative group of a country.
Amend
To modify or change something
Convention
A large meeting or conference.
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Social Studies Constitution Vocabulary
Constitution
Electoral Vote
Republic
Census
The system of beliefs and laws by which a country, state, or…
The vote cast in the electoral college of the U.S. by the rep…
A country that is governed by elected representatives and by…
The official count of the population every 10 years
Constitution
The system of beliefs and laws by which a country, state, or…
Electoral Vote
The vote cast in the electoral college of the U.S. by the rep…
Constitution Vocabulary for Social Studies
Checks and Balances
Popular soverenighty
Veto
Inaugurate
System that prevents any one branch of government from becomi…
The idea that government power is in the hands of the people
To reject or refuse to accept
To swear into office
Checks and Balances
System that prevents any one branch of government from becomi…
Popular soverenighty
The idea that government power is in the hands of the people
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Social Studies-constitution vocabulary
What is separation of power
What is the definition of Judicial bra…
What is Checks and balances
What is Federalism
Powers and responsibilities are divided among the 3 branches…
Courts can declare acts of the executive branch or the legisl…
A system that prevents any one branch from exerting too much…
A system of government in which power is divided between a na…
What is separation of power
Powers and responsibilities are divided among the 3 branches…
What is the definition of Judicial bra…
Courts can declare acts of the executive branch or the legisl…
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Social Studies Constitutional Vocabulary
Elector
Enumeration
impeachment
quorum
a voter
an official count, such as a census
process of accusing a public official of wrongdoing
minimum number of members that must be present for official b…
Elector
a voter
Enumeration
an official count, such as a census
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Social Studies Vocabulary- Constitution
Bill of Rights-
Constitution-
Checks and Balances-
Separation of Powers-
The first ten amendments to the U.S. Constitution that are me…
This is what all of the main institutions of the government a…
The system that allows all three branches (executive, judicia…
The principle from the Constitution that the lawmaking, execu…
Bill of Rights-
The first ten amendments to the U.S. Constitution that are me…
Constitution-
This is what all of the main institutions of the government a…
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Social Studies Constitution Vocabulary
Checks and Balances
Separation of Powers
Federalism
Popular Sovereignty
The ability of one branch to check or monitor another branch…
When the roles of Government are divided into different branc…
A system of Government in which power is divided between stat…
A Government in which the people rule.
Checks and Balances
The ability of one branch to check or monitor another branch…
Separation of Powers
When the roles of Government are divided into different branc…
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Constitution Vocabulary Social Studies
Continental Congress
Articles of Confederation
Federalists
Anti-federalists
A meeting of delegates from each of the thirteen American col…
Established a national government. Granted independence to ea…
Believed in a strong central government with a Constitution (…
Believed in stronger state governments, a more powerful Legis…
Continental Congress
A meeting of delegates from each of the thirteen American col…
Articles of Confederation
Established a national government. Granted independence to ea…
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Social Studies Vocabulary (Constitution)
Establish
National
Government
Fundamental
Achieve permanent acceptance or recognition for
Maintained by a nation of an organized group
The group of people who control and make decisions for a coun…
Forming a necessary base or core
Establish
Achieve permanent acceptance or recognition for
National
Maintained by a nation of an organized group
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Social Studies Constitution Vocabulary
due process
executive branch
judicial branch
separation of powers
Following certain legal steps, usually in a court of law.
The branch of government that carries out laws.
The branch of government consisting of Supreme Court and lowe…
The division of governmental powers into legislative, executi…
due process
Following certain legal steps, usually in a court of law.
executive branch
The branch of government that carries out laws.
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Social Studies Constitution Vocabulary
Great Compromise
Virginia Plan
New Jersey Plan
3/5 Compromise
an agreement that large and small states reached during the C…
was a proposal by Virginia delegates for a bicameral legislat…
The plan was created in response to the Virginia Plan, which…
The Three-Fifths Compromise was a compromise reached between…
Great Compromise
an agreement that large and small states reached during the C…
Virginia Plan
was a proposal by Virginia delegates for a bicameral legislat…
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Social studies vocabulary the constitution
Bicameral
Checks and balence
Concurrent powers
Constitution
A legislature consisting of 2 houses
A system where each branch of the gov can check and restrain…
Powers shared by state and federal gov
A written plan for gov
Bicameral
A legislature consisting of 2 houses
Checks and balence
A system where each branch of the gov can check and restrain…
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social studies constitution vocabulary
revenue
impeach
term
cabinet
income
to charge the holder of a public office with misconduct.
a persons time as presedent
a body of advisers to the president
revenue
income
impeach
to charge the holder of a public office with misconduct.
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Social Studies Constitution Vocabulary
Articles of Confederation
Antifederalist
Amendment
Amnesty
The first permanent national government in the United States.
People in the 1780's who were opposed to the idea of a federa…
Official changes, additions, or corrections to the Constituti…
General pardon for a group of people.
Articles of Confederation
The first permanent national government in the United States.
Antifederalist
People in the 1780's who were opposed to the idea of a federa…
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vocabulary- social studies constitution
popular sovereignty
limited government
enumerated power
reserved power
the belief that government is subject to the will of the people
government with limited powers strictly defined by law
power specifically given congress in the constitution
power belonging only to the states
popular sovereignty
the belief that government is subject to the will of the people
limited government
government with limited powers strictly defined by law
Social studies vocabulary the constitution
Articles of confederation
cabinet
checks and balances
compromise
the document that set up the first government in the united s…
a group advisors to the president including the heads of impo…
the system under which each branch limits or checks the power…
an agreement in which each side gives up some of what it wants
Articles of confederation
the document that set up the first government in the united s…
cabinet
a group advisors to the president including the heads of impo…
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Social Studies Constitution Vocabulary
Legislative
Executive
Constitution
Preamble
Branch of government that makes the laws.
Branch of government that enforces the laws.
A document which spells out the principles by which a governm…
An introduction to a speech or piece of writing.
Legislative
Branch of government that makes the laws.
Executive
Branch of government that enforces the laws.
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Social Studies Constitution Vocabulary
Petition (noun)
Militia (noun)
Quartering (noun)
Bail (noun)
A written request signed by many people against authority.
An emergency military force to help the government protect ci…
The act of giving soldiers a proper shelter, food and clothing.
The temporary release of an accused person awaiting trial, so…
Petition (noun)
A written request signed by many people against authority.
Militia (noun)
An emergency military force to help the government protect ci…
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Social Studies vocabulary constitution
veto
ratify
appropriate
impeach
reject
to approve
"dishout" set aside decides where something should go
to officially charge with crime
veto
reject
ratify
to approve
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Social Studies: Constitution Vocabulary
preamble
domestic tranquility
popular sovereignty
judicial review
the introduction to a formal document, especially the constit…
maintaining peace within the nation
political theory that the government is subject to the will o…
the right of the Supreme Court to determine if a law violates…
preamble
the introduction to a formal document, especially the constit…
domestic tranquility
maintaining peace within the nation
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Constitution Vocabulary Social Studies
Constitution
Constitutional Government
Private Domain
Checks and Balances
A set of customs, traditions, rules, and laws that set forth…
A government in which the powers of the ruler or rulers are l…
Areas of a person's life that are not subject to government i…
The distribution and balancing of power among different branc…
Constitution
A set of customs, traditions, rules, and laws that set forth…
Constitutional Government
A government in which the powers of the ruler or rulers are l…
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Social Studies Vocabulary - Constitution
feudal system
magna carta
parliament
english bill of rights
the system created by William the Conqueror in 1066 that sepa…
the agreement signed by King John in 1215 that said the noble…
in 1258, the Parliament was created by King Henry the 3rd to…
in 1689 this important law was passed by the Parliament. it g…
feudal system
the system created by William the Conqueror in 1066 that sepa…
magna carta
the agreement signed by King John in 1215 that said the noble…
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Social Studies Vocabulary for the Constitution
Apportion
Ballot
Census
Compensation
Divide and allocate (distribute for a particular purpose.) Ve…
A process of voting, in writing and typically in secret. Noun.
An official count or survey of a population, typically record…
Something, typically money, awarded to someone as a recompens…
Apportion
Divide and allocate (distribute for a particular purpose.) Ve…
Ballot
A process of voting, in writing and typically in secret. Noun.
Social Studies Vocabulary- Constitution
confederation
inflation
compromise
principle
a union of states in which each member state retains some ind…
a continuous rise in the price of goods
settlement in which each side gives up some of its demands
a basic truth, law, or assumption
confederation
a union of states in which each member state retains some ind…
inflation
a continuous rise in the price of goods
social studies constitution vocabulary
continental congress
articles of confederation
federalists
anti-federalists
a meeting of delegates from each of the thirteen american col…
established a national government. Granted independence to ea…
believed in a strong central government with a constitution (…
believed in stronger state governments, a more powerful legis…
continental congress
a meeting of delegates from each of the thirteen american col…
articles of confederation
established a national government. Granted independence to ea…
Social Studies Vocabulary for the constitution
Interpret
selection process
separation of powers
Justice
Explain the meaning of
method of choosing
division of national goverment into 3 branches, each with its…
Just treatment, fairness
Interpret
Explain the meaning of
selection process
method of choosing
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Social Studies Constitution Vocabulary
The opening statement.
The House of Representatives estimate…
The current speaker, most powerful mem…
Senators serve for how long of a term?
Preamble
600,000
John Boehner
Six
The opening statement.
Preamble
The House of Representatives estimate…
600,000
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Constitutions Vocabulary- Social Studies
Constitution
Bill of Rights
Articles of Confederation
Land Ordinance of 1785
The composition of something; a body of fundamental principal…
the first ten amendments to the US Constitution, ratified in…
1777-1781; served as the written document that established th…
the effort of a five-person committee led by Thomas Jefferson…
Constitution
The composition of something; a body of fundamental principal…
Bill of Rights
the first ten amendments to the US Constitution, ratified in…
Social Studies constitutional vocabulary
Constitution
Amendment
Ratify
Constitutional Convention
document in which the laws, principles, organization, and pro…
revision or addition to a bill, law, or constitution ......th…
To approve
1787 meeting in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania that attempted to…
Constitution
document in which the laws, principles, organization, and pro…
Amendment
revision or addition to a bill, law, or constitution ......th…
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Creating the Constitution Vocabulary {Social Studies}
Confederation
Articles of Confederation
Congress
Constitution
when a group of people form an alliance.
the first written plan of central government for the United S…
the lawmaking body of a country.
a written plan of government, stating the rules under which a…
Confederation
when a group of people form an alliance.
Articles of Confederation
the first written plan of central government for the United S…
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Social Studies Vocabulary Words (Constitution)
Articles of Confederation
Ratification
Levy
Founders (or Framers)
The first attempt by the U.S. to set up a government separate…
When the legislative branch a government decision.
To extract money for the government.
The people who helped make the rough outline of the Constitut…
Articles of Confederation
The first attempt by the U.S. to set up a government separate…
Ratification
When the legislative branch a government decision.
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Social Studies- The Constitution
Amendment 1
Amendment 2
Amendment 3
Amendment 4
Freedoms of religion, assembly, press, petitions, and speech.…
Right to bear arms. (You have arms that you have the right to…
Lodging troops in private homes. (Three`s a crowd)
Search and Seizure
Amendment 1
Freedoms of religion, assembly, press, petitions, and speech.…
Amendment 2
Right to bear arms. (You have arms that you have the right to…
36 terms
8th Grade Social Studies-Constitution
ordain
common defense
Union
posterity
to select for an office/make official
one national army
a group of states or nations united into one political body
future generations
ordain
to select for an office/make official
common defense
one national army
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Social Studies- SQ Preamble of the Constitution Vocabulary
aspiration
benevolent
constitution
ordain
a desire for achievement
organized to do good thing; charitable
the system of basic laws and principles that establishes the…
to order by virtue of a supreme authority; enact
aspiration
a desire for achievement
benevolent
organized to do good thing; charitable
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Constitution vocabulary words for social studies
Constitution
Suffrage
Articles of confederation
Inflation
A set of basic principals that determines the powers and duti…
Voting rights
(1777)document that created the first central government for…
Increased prices for goods and services combined with the red…
Constitution
A set of basic principals that determines the powers and duti…
Suffrage
Voting rights
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Social Studies Vocabulary Us Constitution
Republic
Veto
Unconstitutional
Ratify
A nation where citizens elect representatives to run the gove…
"I forbid"
Against the constitution
To approve
Republic
A nation where citizens elect representatives to run the gove…
Veto
"I forbid"
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Social Studies Vocabulary: History
Revolution
Imperialism
Decade
Century
A forcible overthrow of a government or social order for a ne…
A policy in which a strong nation seeks to dominate other cou…
A period of ten years
A period of 100 years
Revolution
A forcible overthrow of a government or social order for a ne…
Imperialism
A policy in which a strong nation seeks to dominate other cou…
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Social Studies 8 Vocabulary-Constitution
Revenue
Impeach
Term
Cabinet
The total amount of money the government have
To charge a government official with a crime
How many years spent in office
A body of advisors for the president
Revenue
The total amount of money the government have
Impeach
To charge a government official with a crime
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Social Studies - History Vocabulary
history
perspective
artifact
primary source
an account of the past, which may differ depending on one's p…
the way you look at something; a point of view
an object made by a human being; of historical or cultural in…
document or physical object which was written or created duri…
history
an account of the past, which may differ depending on one's p…
perspective
the way you look at something; a point of view
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Constitutional History- social studies- sm.1
Salutary Neglect
Mercantilism
Stamp Act
First Continental Congress
An English policy of not strictly enforcing laws in its colon…
An economic policy under which nations sought to increase the…
An act passed by the British parliament that raised revenue f…
September 1774, delegates from twelve colonies sent represent…
Salutary Neglect
An English policy of not strictly enforcing laws in its colon…
Mercantilism
An economic policy under which nations sought to increase the…
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Social Studies Constitution Vocabulary Test
Constitution
Executive
James Madison
Legislative branch
A document stating the rules under which a government will op…
A person who runs the government and sees that the laws are c…
He was a influential delegate of Virginia who took notes on t…
Congress is the legislative branch (make laws)
Constitution
A document stating the rules under which a government will op…
Executive
A person who runs the government and sees that the laws are c…
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Social Studies: Constitution Test Vocabulary
amend
appeal
bill
censorship
to formally modify a legal document of bill
a formal change or accusation.
an idea that has no become a law
the power to review, change, or prevent the publication of th…
amend
to formally modify a legal document of bill
appeal
a formal change or accusation.
13 terms
Social Studies - Constitution
citizen
law
Bill Of Rights
Declaration of Independence
a person who is born in or has followed the law to become a m…
a rule that people must follow
First 10 Amendments to the Constitution that gives rights and…
Document that says the 13 Colonies of America were to be free…
citizen
a person who is born in or has followed the law to become a m…
law
a rule that people must follow
14 terms
Social Studies Constitutional Convention Vocabulary
Constitution
Executive
James Madison
Legislative branch
A document stating the rules in which a government will follow
The person who runs the government and sees that laws are car…
An influential delegate from Virginia who took careful notes
The branch that makes the laws
Constitution
A document stating the rules in which a government will follow
Executive
The person who runs the government and sees that laws are car…
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