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Week 25: An Organized Government
heads
branches
checks and balances
Constitution
leaders of a group
main parts of our government
a system that allows each branch of government to limit the p…
a document that lists beliefs and laws by which a country, st…
heads
leaders of a group
branches
main parts of our government
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Government
government
constitution
limited government
unlimited government
a group of people who have the power to make and enforce laws
a system of basic rules and principles by which a government…
a government structure in which government actions are limite…
a government structure in which there are no effective limits…
government
a group of people who have the power to make and enforce laws
constitution
a system of basic rules and principles by which a government…
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Types of Government
government
indirect democracy
direct democracy
oligarchy
organizes, makes laws, and protects the people
elect a few individuals to represent us as a group
everyone gets a vote on every major decision
small group of leaders make decision for the whole group
government
organizes, makes laws, and protects the people
indirect democracy
elect a few individuals to represent us as a group
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LSN Unit 1: Government Basics
Anarchy
Government
Constitution
Unitary System
no government exists, causing chaos
an organization that has power to make and enforce laws
a document that limits what the government can & cannot do
Powerful national govt. & Weak state/local govt.'s
Anarchy
no government exists, causing chaos
Government
an organization that has power to make and enforce laws
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American Government and Politics Today Chapter 1
politics
institution
government
order
The struggle over power or influence within organizations or…
an ongoing organization that performs certain functions for s…
the preeminent institution in which decisions are made that r…
a state of peace and security. Maintaining order by protectin…
politics
The struggle over power or influence within organizations or…
institution
an ongoing organization that performs certain functions for s…
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Government - Unit 1 Test (Chapter 1 - 4) Review
State
Nation
Nation-state
Sovereignty
A political community that occupies a definite territory and…
Group of people united by bonds of race, language, custom, tr…
A group of people united by something significant that occupi…
The supreme and absolute authority within territorial boundar…
State
A political community that occupies a definite territory and…
Nation
Group of people united by bonds of race, language, custom, tr…
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Government Alive! Chapter 8
Political Party
Interest Group
Platform
Precinct
An organization that seeks to achieve power by electing its m…
Any organized group whose members share a common goal and try…
A political party's statement of principles and objectives.
A local voting district of a city or town.
Political Party
An organization that seeks to achieve power by electing its m…
Interest Group
Any organized group whose members share a common goal and try…
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Government 8.1-8.2
Political party
Interest group
Platform
Two-party system
An organization that seeks to achieve power by electing its m…
Any organized group whose members share a common goal and try…
A political party's statement of principles and objectives. T…
A political system in which two parties dominate the electora…
Political party
An organization that seeks to achieve power by electing its m…
Interest group
Any organized group whose members share a common goal and try…
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Law for Business and Personal Use Vocabulary
Administrative Agency
Business Ethics
Business law
Case Law
Governmental body formed to carry out particular laws
Ethical principles used in making business decisions
Group of laws that governs business situations and transactions
Made when an appellate court endorses a rule to be used in de…
Administrative Agency
Governmental body formed to carry out particular laws
Business Ethics
Ethical principles used in making business decisions
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Government Alive! Chapter 2
Democracy
Monarcy
Dictatorship
Market Economy
A system of government in which citizens exercise supreme pow…
A system of government in which a single ruler exercises supr…
A system of government in which a single person or group exer…
An economic system that relies mainly on markets to determine…
Democracy
A system of government in which citizens exercise supreme pow…
Monarcy
A system of government in which a single ruler exercises supr…
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Different types of Government and Economic Systems
Representative Democracy
Direct Democracy
Republic
Monarchy
A type of government where citizens elect people to represent…
A type of government where all citizens participate in the de…
A system of government in which the written law (constitution…
A type of government where a King & Queen hand power down thr…
Representative Democracy
A type of government where citizens elect people to represent…
Direct Democracy
A type of government where all citizens participate in the de…
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Government - "The Government Quizlet" (2016)
State
Nation
Nation-state
Sovereignty
A political community that occupies a definite territory and…
Group of people united by bonds of race, language, custom, tr…
A group of people united by something significant that occupi…
The supreme and absolute authority within territorial boundar…
State
A political community that occupies a definite territory and…
Nation
Group of people united by bonds of race, language, custom, tr…
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Foundations of Government
Thomas Hobbes
John Locke
state of nature
social contract
An English philosopher born in 1588. Viewed humans as short,…
An English philosopher born in 1632. Known for his view of hu…
In a state of nature, everyone had a right to everything. In…
The idea that people agree to give up some rights or freedoms…
Thomas Hobbes
An English philosopher born in 1588. Viewed humans as short,…
John Locke
An English philosopher born in 1632. Known for his view of hu…
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Foundations of Government
government
nation
state
soverignty
an institution through which leaders exercise power to make a…
a group of people united by bonds of race, language, custom,…
a political community that occupies a definite territory and…
the supreme and absolute authority within territorial boundar…
government
an institution through which leaders exercise power to make a…
nation
a group of people united by bonds of race, language, custom,…
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Chapter 8 government and citizenship
government
constitution
limited government
unlimited government
a group of people who have the power to make and enforce laws…
a system of basic rules and principles by which a government…
government actions are limited by law; United States
there are no effective limits on government actions;China
government
a group of people who have the power to make and enforce laws…
constitution
a system of basic rules and principles by which a government…
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RULE BY THE PEOPLE FOR THE PEOPLE!
democracy
government
civilisation
community
Government by the people; the citizens elect their representa…
A group of people who keep law and order and make laws.
societies that have town and a government
A group of populations living and interacting with each other…
democracy
Government by the people; the citizens elect their representa…
government
A group of people who keep law and order and make laws.
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Class System & Government Systems
Democracy
Aristocracy
Monarchy
Oligarchy
All of the people in a country can vote during elections for…
A government by the "best" people. A few or many bloodlines w…
A government ruled by a king or a queen who inherits their po…
A government ruled by a small group of powerful people. Does…
Democracy
All of the people in a country can vote during elections for…
Aristocracy
A government by the "best" people. A few or many bloodlines w…
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Government Alive! Chapter 1
Authority
Government
Power
Coercion
The legal right and power to give orders and enforce rules.
Institutions and officals organized to establish and carry ou…
The ability to cause others to behave as they might not other…
The use of force or threats to make people do things against…
Authority
The legal right and power to give orders and enforce rules.
Government
Institutions and officals organized to establish and carry ou…
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ALL Government Vocabulary
rights
republic
democracy
election
freedoms given to all people
A form of government with elected leaders for work towards th…
A system of government by the whole population or all the eli…
organized process of choosing representatives
rights
freedoms given to all people
republic
A form of government with elected leaders for work towards th…
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Government and Economic Systems
Representative Democracy
Direct Democracy
Republic
Monarchy
A type of government where citizens elect people to represent…
A type of government where all citizens participate in the de…
A system of government in which the written law (constitution…
A type of government where a King & Queen hand power down thr…
Representative Democracy
A type of government where citizens elect people to represent…
Direct Democracy
A type of government where all citizens participate in the de…
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US government Chapter 1
government
power
policy
state
(government) the system or form by which a community or other…
government's authority and ability to get things done
any decision made by government in pursuit of a particular goal
a political unit with the power to make and enforce laws over…
government
(government) the system or form by which a community or other…
power
government's authority and ability to get things done
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Principles of American Government and the Constitution
Popular Sovereignty
Rule of Law
Separation of Powers
Judicial Review
A belief that ultimate power resides in the people.
The principle that every member of a society, even a ruler, m…
The distribution of power and authority among the legislative…
The power of the courts to determine the constitutionality of…
Popular Sovereignty
A belief that ultimate power resides in the people.
Rule of Law
The principle that every member of a society, even a ruler, m…
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CH 7 (Part 1) American Government and Politics Today - Interest Groups
Interest Groups
Lobbyist
Social Movement
Social movements are often the first e…
An organized group of individuals sharing common objectives w…
An organization or individual who attempts to influence legis…
A movement that represents the demands of a large segment of…
Latent discontent with a current system
Interest Groups
An organized group of individuals sharing common objectives w…
Lobbyist
An organization or individual who attempts to influence legis…
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Chapter 3: Sections 1 & 2 (Government)
government
constitution
limited government
unlimited government
a group of people who have the power to make and enforce laws…
a system of basic rules and principles by which a government…
a government structure in which government actions are limite…
a government structure in which there are no effective limits…
government
a group of people who have the power to make and enforce laws…
constitution
a system of basic rules and principles by which a government…
42 terms
Government Unit 1
Democracy
Monarcy
Dictatorship
Market Economy
A system of government in which citizens exercise supreme pow…
A system of government in which a single ruler exercises supr…
A system of government in which a single person or group exer…
An economic system that relies mainly on markets to determine…
Democracy
A system of government in which citizens exercise supreme pow…
Monarcy
A system of government in which a single ruler exercises supr…
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AP Government Chapter 2
Unalienable
Articles of Confederation
Constitutional Convention
Shay's Rebellion
A human right based on nature or God
A weak constitution that governed America during the Revoluti…
A meeting in Philadelphia in 1787 that produced a new constit…
A 1787 rebellion in which ex-Revolutionary War soldiers attem…
Unalienable
A human right based on nature or God
Articles of Confederation
A weak constitution that governed America during the Revoluti…
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Sovereign State, Government Systems
State
Population
Territory
Sovereignty
a body of people, living in a defined space, with the power t…
the group of people who are the members or citizens of a state.
the area in which a state's rule applies. A state must have s…
the ability to rule absolutely within a territory
State
a body of people, living in a defined space, with the power t…
Population
the group of people who are the members or citizens of a state.
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6th grade - Government (2016-2017)
unlimited government
unitary system
tyranny
monarchy
government structure in which there are no effective limits o…
system of government in which a central government has the au…
unjust use of power
form of government in which the state is ruled by a monarch
unlimited government
government structure in which there are no effective limits o…
unitary system
system of government in which a central government has the au…
17 terms
Government Types and Economic Systems
autocracy
monarchy
dictatorship
democracy
a government in which one person has all the power.
a government in which a king or queen rules.
a form of government where one leader has absolute control ov…
citizens hold the political power.
autocracy
a government in which one person has all the power.
monarchy
a government in which a king or queen rules.
19 terms
7th Grade Civics- Forms of Government
Direct Democracy
Representative democracy
Monarchy
Republic
Everyone votes on major decisions (majority rules). No repres…
Citizens elect leaders to REPRESENT their rights and interest…
A form of government where a KING or QUEEN makes the decision…
Another name for a representative democracy.... People select re…
Direct Democracy
Everyone votes on major decisions (majority rules). No repres…
Representative democracy
Citizens elect leaders to REPRESENT their rights and interest…
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Government Types and Economic Systems
autocracy
monarchy
dictatorship
democracy
a government in which one person has all the power.
a government in which a king or queen rules.
a form of government where one leader has absolute control ov…
citizens hold the political power.
autocracy
a government in which one person has all the power.
monarchy
a government in which a king or queen rules.
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Chapter 4, Section 1-3
Budget
Bicameral
Bill
Census
A plan for receiving and spending money
describes a legislative body made up of two bodies or houses
A proposed law
To remove or suppress
Budget
A plan for receiving and spending money
Bicameral
describes a legislative body made up of two bodies or houses
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Government and Economic Systems
Representative Democracy
Direct Democracy
Republic
Monarchy
A type of government where citizens elect people to represent…
A type of government where all citizens participate in the de…
A system of government in which the written law (constitution…
A type of government where a King & Queen hand power down thr…
Representative Democracy
A type of government where citizens elect people to represent…
Direct Democracy
A type of government where all citizens participate in the de…
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Types and Systems of Government
government
direct democracy
oligarchy
autocracy
organizes, makes laws, and protects the people
everyone gets a vote on every major decision
small group of leaders make decision for the whole group
one person runs the government and makes all the decisions
government
organizes, makes laws, and protects the people
direct democracy
everyone gets a vote on every major decision
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Constitution
constitution
confederation
amendment
ratify
a written plan for government
a group of individuals or state governments that make decisio…
any change made to the Constitution
to confirm a decision (make an amendment to the Constitution…
constitution
a written plan for government
confederation
a group of individuals or state governments that make decisio…
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US Government - Chapter 3 : The Constitution
constitution
bicameral
confederation
Articles of Confederation
a detailed, written plan for government
a legislature consisting of two parts, or houses
a group of individuals or state governments
the first constitution of the United States
constitution
a detailed, written plan for government
bicameral
a legislature consisting of two parts, or houses
44 terms
American Government Chapter 1
Politics
Power
Government
Thomas Hobbes
the study of government of states and other political units
one possessing or exercising power or influence or authority
the system or form by which a community or other political un…
wrote "Leviathan" and believed people were naturally cruel, g…
Politics
the study of government of states and other political units
Power
one possessing or exercising power or influence or authority
8 terms
Government Systems
Representative Democracy
Direct Democracy
Junta
Monarchy
A type of government where citizens elect people to represent…
A type of government where all citizens participate in the de…
a small group of military officers rule a country after takin…
A type of government where a King & Queen hand power down thr…
Representative Democracy
A type of government where citizens elect people to represent…
Direct Democracy
A type of government where all citizens participate in the de…
24 terms
Core concepts Part 2- Government
government
constitution
limited government
unlimited government
a group of people who have the power to make and enforce laws…
system of basic rules and principles by which a government is…
government structure in which government actions are limited…
government structure in which there are no effective limits o…
government
a group of people who have the power to make and enforce laws…
constitution
system of basic rules and principles by which a government is…
17 terms
Types of Government and Nations
Monarchy
Constitutional Monarchy
Republic
Direct Democracy
A government ruled by a king or queen
A King or Queen is the official head of state but power is li…
A government in which citizens rule through elected represent…
A form of government in which citizens rule directly and not…
Monarchy
A government ruled by a king or queen
Constitutional Monarchy
A King or Queen is the official head of state but power is li…
20 terms
Government Alive! Chapter 3
Natural Law
Representative Government
Charter
Rule of Law
A universal set of moral principles believed to come from hum…
A political system in which power is exercised by elected lea…
A written grant of authority.
The principle that government is based on clear and fairly en…
Natural Law
A universal set of moral principles believed to come from hum…
Representative Government
A political system in which power is exercised by elected lea…
73 terms
American government...Foundations, Federalism, & Constitution
Who is Sovereign in a Democracy?
Direct Democracy
Representative Democracy
Republic
The People
A system of rule that permits citizens to vote directly on la…
A system of government in which citizens elect representative…
A form of government in which citizens choose their leaders b…
Who is Sovereign in a Democracy?
The People
Direct Democracy
A system of rule that permits citizens to vote directly on la…
226 terms
AP government and politics Presidency and Bureaucracy
independent Regulatory Agencies
Federal Communications Commissions
Central Intelligence Agency
thickening
agencies that are quasi-legislative and quasi-judicial in nat…
1. Regulates airways.... 2. Regulates interstate and internation…
an independent agency of the United States government respons…
becoming more intricate or complex
independent Regulatory Agencies
agencies that are quasi-legislative and quasi-judicial in nat…
Federal Communications Commissions
1. Regulates airways.... 2. Regulates interstate and internation…
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Chapter 1 American Government
state
nation
nation-state
consensus
a political community that occupies a definite territory and…
group of people united in bonds of race, language, custom, tr…
a country in which the territory of both the nation and the s…
an agreement about basic beliefs
state
a political community that occupies a definite territory and…
nation
group of people united in bonds of race, language, custom, tr…
38 terms
AMERICAN GOVERNMENT CH 1 VOCAB FOUNDATONS OF GOVERNMENT
THEORY
PHILOSOPHER
ASSEMBLY
INSTITUTION
SPECULATION BASED ON STUDY
ONE WHO ENGAGES IN THE PURSUIT OF WISDOM
A GATHERING
ESTABLISHMENT, PRACTICE, OR SOCIAL ORGANIZATION
THEORY
SPECULATION BASED ON STUDY
PHILOSOPHER
ONE WHO ENGAGES IN THE PURSUIT OF WISDOM
28 terms
Political System
political system
government
power
structure
a system of politics and government
a group of people who control and make decisions for a countr…
a right to control people or things
the way something built, arranged or organized
political system
a system of politics and government
government
a group of people who control and make decisions for a countr…
37 terms
Chapter 1 - Principles of Government
State (Nation, Nation-State)
Sovereignty
Government
Public Policy
An independent political unity characterized by population, t…
A characteristic of a legitimate state; A state's right to ru…
A characteristic of a legitimate state; The people and instit…
Any course of government action directed toward achieving a n…
State (Nation, Nation-State)
An independent political unity characterized by population, t…
Sovereignty
A characteristic of a legitimate state; A state's right to ru…
28 terms
Ohio & US Government
participation
citizen
national
federal government
Actions through which ordinary members of a political system…
A person with certain rights and responsibilities in his or h…
relating to a country
level of government that makes decisions for the nation
participation
Actions through which ordinary members of a political system…
citizen
A person with certain rights and responsibilities in his or h…
21 terms
Unit 1 - Political(Forms of Government) and Economic Systems
Autocracy
Oligarchy
Democracy
Communism
A system of government in which the power to rule is in the h…
In an oligarchy political power is held by a small group of p…
A government controlled by its citizens, either directly or t…
A political system in which the government owns all property…
Autocracy
A system of government in which the power to rule is in the h…
Oligarchy
In an oligarchy political power is held by a small group of p…
12 terms
Government and Economic Systems
Representative Democracy
Direct Democracy
Republic
Monarchy
A type of government where citizens elect people to represent…
A type of government where all citizens participate in the de…
A system of government in which the written law (constitution…
A type of government where a King & Queen hand power down thr…
Representative Democracy
A type of government where citizens elect people to represent…
Direct Democracy
A type of government where all citizens participate in the de…
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