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Chapter 1: People and Government
state
nation
nation-state
consensus
political community in a specific place that has an organized…
group of people united by 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
political community in a specific place that has an organized…
nation
group of people united by bonds of race, language, custom, tr…
government Koehler
government
state of nature
autocracy
oligarchy
institutions and procedures through which a territory and its…
imagine the world before the culture even existed
ruled by one ruler
ruled by small group of rich people
government
institutions and procedures through which a territory and its…
state of nature
imagine the world before the culture even existed
I. Government & American Ideals
Government
Democracy
Constitutional government
Capitalism
Institutions and procedures through which a territory and its…
A system of rule that permits citizens to play a significant…
(Norm) A system of rule in which formal and effective limits…
An economic system that features private ownership of the mea…
Government
Institutions and procedures through which a territory and its…
Democracy
A system of rule that permits citizens to play a significant…
29 terms
Chapter 1: People and Government
State
Nation
Nation-state
Consensus
A political community that occupies a definite territory and…
Any sizable group of people who are united by common bonds of…
The territories where both the nation and state coincide
Agreement about basic beliefs
State
A political community that occupies a definite territory and…
Nation
Any sizable group of people who are united by common bonds of…
Chapter 1 - People and Government
state
nation
nation-state
consensus
A political community that occupies a definite territory and…
A group of people who share the same race, language, customs,…
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
A group of people who share the same race, language, customs,…
Chapter 1: People and Government
state
sovereignty
nation
nation-state
a political community that occupies a definite territory and…
the supreme and absolute authority within territorial boundar…
group of people united by bonds of race, language, custom, tr…
a country in which the territory of both the nation and the s…
state
a political community that occupies a definite territory and…
sovereignty
the supreme and absolute authority within territorial boundar…
18 terms
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,…
38 terms
Government Ch. 1 Foundations of Government
philosopher
theory
anarchy
government
one who engages in the pursuit of knowledge
...
a state without government and laws
an institution through which leaders exercise power to make a…
philosopher
one who engages in the pursuit of knowledge
theory
...
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
31 terms
Government Topic 1: Foundations of Government and Citizenship
Government
public policy
legislative power
executive power
institution through which society makes and enforces public p…
all the things a government decides to do
power to make laws and frame public policy
power to execute, enforce, and administer laws
Government
institution through which society makes and enforces public p…
public policy
all the things a government decides to do
We the People
government
politics
political efficacy
citizenship
institutions and procedures through which a territory and its…
conflict over the leadership, structure, and policies of gove…
the ability to influence government and politics
informed and active membership in a political community
government
institutions and procedures through which a territory and its…
politics
conflict over the leadership, structure, and policies of gove…
U.S. Government Ch. 1-1
government
power
policy
state
formal structures and institutions through which a territory…
government's authority to make and enforce policies and laws
any decision made by government in pursuit of a particular goal
a political unit made up by a group of people that lives with…
government
formal structures and institutions through which a territory…
power
government's authority to make and enforce policies and laws
Social Studies Civics/Government
community
constitution
culture
democracy
any group living in the same area or having interests, or wor…
a document containing the system of fundamental laws of a nat…
learned behavior of people, which includes belief systems, la…
a government run by the people, in which the citizens make th…
community
any group living in the same area or having interests, or wor…
constitution
a document containing the system of fundamental laws of a nat…
36 terms
civics
pursuit of happiness
consent of the governed
order and security
legitamacy
It is the right of Americans to pursue personal fulfillment i…
The people are the source of any and all governmental power.
Citizens feel safe during daily activities, police have proce…
the popular acceptance of an authority, usually a governing l…
pursuit of happiness
It is the right of Americans to pursue personal fulfillment i…
consent of the governed
The people are the source of any and all governmental power.
43 terms
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…
41 terms
American Government and Politics Today Chapter 1 - One Republic-Two Americas?
politics
institution
government
order
The struggle over power or influence within organizations or…
an ongoing organization that performs certain functions for s…
the institution in which decisions are made that resolve conf…
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…
43 terms
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 institution in which decisions are made that resolve conf…
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…
Foundations of Government
power
policy
state
sovereignty
influence over others
any decision made by government in pursuit of a particular goal
a political unit made up by a group of people that lives with…
the ultimate, supreme power rest within a state
power
influence over others
policy
any decision made by government in pursuit of a particular goal
25 terms
Chapter 1: American Political Culture
Government
Politics
Political Efficacy
Citizenship
Institutions and procedures through which a territory and its…
Conflict over the leadership, structure, and policies of gove…
The ability to influence government and politics.
Informed and active membership in a political community.
Government
Institutions and procedures through which a territory and its…
Politics
Conflict over the leadership, structure, and policies of gove…
15 terms
Chapter 1 Section 1 and 2 - Principles of Government Vocab
confederacy
constitution
developing nation
divine right
a loose union of independent states
a plan that provides the rules for government
a nation only beginning to develop industrially
the notion that the gods have chosen people to rule
confederacy
a loose union of independent states
constitution
a plan that provides the rules for government
Social Studies Civics/Government
Community
Constitution
Culture
Democracy
Any group living in the same area or having interests, work,…
A document containing the system of fundamental laws of a nat…
Learned behavior of people, which includes belief systems, la…
A government run by the people, in which the citizens make th…
Community
Any group living in the same area or having interests, work,…
Constitution
A document containing the system of fundamental laws of a nat…
22 terms
PHCPrep AP US Government and Politics Vocabulary
government
autocracy
oligarchy
democracy
the institutions and procedures through which a land and its…
a form of government in which a single individual rules
a form of government in which a small group of landowners, mi…
a system of rule that permits citizens to play a significant…
government
the institutions and procedures through which a land and its…
autocracy
a form of government in which a single individual rules
Government Review
state
sovereignty
social contract theory
monarchy
a political unit made up by a group of people that lives with…
the ultimate, supreme power rest within a state
a theory of society in which government is a contract between…
a form of government in which political power is used by a si…
state
a political unit made up by a group of people that lives with…
sovereignty
the ultimate, supreme power rest within a state
20 terms
We The People Chapter 1
Political Efficacy
Government
Autocracy
oligarchy
The belief that citizens have the ability to affect governmen…
The formal institutions and procedures through which a territ…
A form of government in which a single individual-a king, que…
A form of government in which a small group-landowners, milit…
Political Efficacy
The belief that citizens have the ability to affect governmen…
Government
The formal institutions and procedures through which a territ…
Gov Chp 1 terms
Government
Politics
Political Efficiency
Citizenship
Institutions and procedures through which a territory and its…
Conflict over the leadership, structure, and politics of the…
Ability to influence gov. and politics.
Informed and active membership in a political community
Government
Institutions and procedures through which a territory and its…
Politics
Conflict over the leadership, structure, and politics of the…
GOVT, Ch. 1 Vocab.- People and Government
Sovereignty
Government
Social Contract Theory
Constitution
The supreme and absolute authority within territorial boundar…
The institution through which the state maintains social orde…
Theory that by contract, people surrender to the state the po…
A plan that provides the rules for government. Can be written…
Sovereignty
The supreme and absolute authority within territorial boundar…
Government
The institution through which the state maintains social orde…
11 terms
Politics 1
Government
Politics
Political Efficacy
Citizenship
Institutions and procedures through which a territory and its…
Conflict over the leadership, structure, and policies of gove…
The ability of an individual to influence government
Informed and active membership in a political community
Government
Institutions and procedures through which a territory and its…
Politics
Conflict over the leadership, structure, and policies of gove…
53 terms
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…
Magruder's American Government Chapter 1 Definitions
Government
Legislative Power
Executive Power
Judicial Power
the institution through which a society makes and enforces it…
the power to make law and to frame public policies
the power to execute, enforce, and administer law
the power to interpret laws, determine their meaning and to s…
Government
the institution through which a society makes and enforces it…
Legislative Power
the power to make law and to frame public policies
Chp. 1.1 & 1.2 terms
government
public policies
legislative power
executive power
the institution through which a society makes and enforces it…
all of the things a government decides to do
the power to make laws and to frame public policies
executive power
government
the institution through which a society makes and enforces it…
public policies
all of the things a government decides to do
Government Vocabulary
Government
Sovereignty
Divine right
Autocracy
The institution through which a society makes and enforces it…
The ability of a country to govern its territory or control i…
belief that a ruler's authority comes directly from God
a system of government by one person with absolute power
Government
The institution through which a society makes and enforces it…
Sovereignty
The ability of a country to govern its territory or control i…
41 terms
GOVT, Ch. 1 Vocab.(Blue Book)- People and Government
Sovereignty
Government
Social Contract Theory
Constitution
The supreme and absolute authority within territorial boundar…
The institution through which the state maintains social orde…
Theory that by contract, people surrender to the state the po…
A plan that provides the rules for government. Can be written…
Sovereignty
The supreme and absolute authority within territorial boundar…
Government
The institution through which the state maintains social orde…
25 terms
Magruder's American Government Chapter 1 Definitions
Government
Legislative Power
Executive Power
Judicial Power
the institution through which a society makes and enforces it…
the power to make law and to frame public policies
the power to execute, enforce, and administer law
the power to interpret laws, determine their meaning and to s…
Government
the institution through which a society makes and enforces it…
Legislative Power
the power to make law and to frame public policies
Ch 1- Foundations of Govern vocab
Anarchy
Government
Nation
State
a state without government and laws
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…
Anarchy
a state without government and laws
Government
an institution through which leaders exercise power to make a…
Unit 1: Foundations of Government
Government
Thomas Hobbes
Social Contract
Sovereign
made up of the formal institutions and processes through whic…
English scholar and philosopher; wrote about many topics incl…
People agree to give up some rights and power in exchange for…
A term of multiple meanings, of which one usage is synonymous…
Government
made up of the formal institutions and processes through whic…
Thomas Hobbes
English scholar and philosopher; wrote about many topics incl…
26 terms
State and Its Institutions (Review)
State
Sovereignty
Legitimacy
Autonomy
Totality of a governments institutions; has a monopoly on the…
Exclusive legal authority of a government over its population…
Governments right to rule as determined by its people
Relative independence of state authorities from population (h…
State
Totality of a governments institutions; has a monopoly on the…
Sovereignty
Exclusive legal authority of a government over its population…
US GOV
government
politics
political efficacy
citizenship
institutions and procedures through which a territory and its…
conflict over the leadership, structure, and policies of gove…
the ability to influence government and politics
informed and active membership in a political community
government
institutions and procedures through which a territory and its…
politics
conflict over the leadership, structure, and policies of gove…
Government terms 1
Government
Politics
Political efficacy
Citizenship
Institutions and procedures through which a territory and its…
Conflict over the leadership, structure, and policies of gove…
The ability to influence government and politics
Informed and active membership in a political community
Government
Institutions and procedures through which a territory and its…
Politics
Conflict over the leadership, structure, and policies of gove…
54 terms
Unit 1: Foundations of Government and Types of Government
Government
Preamble
Democracy
Direct Democracy
The formal structures and institutions through which a territ…
An introductory statement. In terms of the Constitution, it e…
"rule by the people" via majority rule (pg. 15-17)
Form of govt in which citizens met regularly in popular assem…
Government
The formal structures and institutions through which a territ…
Preamble
An introductory statement. In terms of the Constitution, it e…
20 terms
We The People Chapter 1
Political Efficacy
Government
Autocracy
oligarchy
The belief that citizens have the ability to affect governmen…
The formal institutions and procedures through which a territ…
A form of government in which a single individual-a king, que…
A form of government in which a small group-landowners, milit…
Political Efficacy
The belief that citizens have the ability to affect governmen…
Government
The formal institutions and procedures through which a territ…
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…
12 terms
American Federal Government Chapter 1
Political Efficacy
Citizenship
Government
Autocracy
the ability to influence government and politics
informed and active membership in a political community
institutions and procedures through which a territory and its…
a form of government in which a single individual-a king,quee…
Political Efficacy
the ability to influence government and politics
Citizenship
informed and active membership in a political community
21 terms
Government Vocab Chapter 1
Government
Limited Government
Pluralism
Constitutional Government
Institutions and procedures through which a territory and its…
A principle of Constitutional Government; a government whose…
The theory that all interests are and should be free to compe…
A system of rule in which formal and effective limits are pla…
Government
Institutions and procedures through which a territory and its…
Limited Government
A principle of Constitutional Government; a government whose…
Unit 1: Foundations of Government
Government
Preamble
Democracy
Direct Democracy
The formal structures and institutions through which a territ…
An introductory statement. In terms of the Constitution, it e…
"rule by the people" via majority rule (pg. 15-17)
Form of govt in which citizens met regularly in popular assem…
Government
The formal structures and institutions through which a territ…
Preamble
An introductory statement. In terms of the Constitution, it e…
31 terms
Foundations of Government and Citizenship-Topic 1
Government
public policy
legislative power
executive power
institution through which society makes and enforces public p…
all the things a government decides to do
power to make laws and frame public policy
power to execute, enforce, and administer laws
Government
institution through which society makes and enforces public p…
public policy
all the things a government decides to do
42 terms
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 institution in which decisions are made that resolve conf…
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…
9 terms
Government Ch. 1 Section 1
government
Power
policy
state
the formal structures... and institutions through... which a territ…
a government's... authority to make and... enforce policies and... laws
any decision made by a... government in pursuit... of a particular…
a political unit made up... by a group of people... that lives with…
government
the formal structures... and institutions through... which a territ…
Power
a government's... authority to make and... enforce policies and... laws
1- The Citizen and Government Vocab
authoritarian government
citizenship
constitutional government
democracy
a system of rule in which the government recognizes no formal…
informed and active membership in a political community
a system of rule in which formal and effective limits are pla…
a system of rule that permits citizens to play a significant…
authoritarian government
a system of rule in which the government recognizes no formal…
citizenship
informed and active membership in a political community
34 terms
Chp 1. United States Our Government Our Democracy Mc Graw Hill
Anarchy
Government
Nation
State/Country
A state without government and laws
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…
Anarchy
A state without government and laws
Government
An institution through which leaders exercise power to make a…
20 terms
Magruder's American Government Chapter 1 Definitions
Government
Legislative Power
Executive Power
Judicial Power
the institution through which a society makes and enforces it…
the power to make law and to frame public policies
the power to execute, enforce, and administer law
the power to interpret laws, determine their meaning and to s…
Government
the institution through which a society makes and enforces it…
Legislative Power
the power to make law and to frame public policies
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