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Government By the People: Chapter 2 The Living Constitution
Natural Law
Seperation of powers
Checks and Balances
Divided government
God's or nature's law that defines right from wrong and is hi…
Constitutional division of powers among the legislative, exec…
Constitutional grant of powers that enables each of the three…
Governance divided between the parties, especially when one h…
Natural Law
God's or nature's law that defines right from wrong and is hi…
Seperation of powers
Constitutional division of powers among the legislative, exec…
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People should follow the customs and traditions when people start to live in a new country.
the norms of social behaviour
host country... host community
blend into
an entrepreneur
[noun phrase] - standards of behaviour that are typical of an…
[noun phrase] - a country which receives visitors or new resi…
[phrasal verb] - to look very similar to the surrounding peop…
[n] - a person who makes money by starting or running a busin…
the norms of social behaviour
[noun phrase] - standards of behaviour that are typical of an…
host country... host community
[noun phrase] - a country which receives visitors or new resi…
Exceptional Lives Exam 1 (laws, people, and abbreviations)
Smith-Hughes Act (Vocational Act)
Smith-Fees Act (Civilian Vocational Re…
Public Law 565
Social Security Act
1917... Returning veterans were subsidized for training to get…
1920... Civilians funded for retraining
Sheltered workshops/training facilities that allowed the disa…
1935... Help for every individual with a disability
Smith-Hughes Act (Vocational Act)
1917... Returning veterans were subsidized for training to get…
Smith-Fees Act (Civilian Vocational Re…
1920... Civilians funded for retraining
OUR COUNTRY - Regions of the United States, Our Government, Our Constitution, We the People, Our Cultures and Customs
regions
interdependent
transportation
southwest
an area with common features that set it apart from other areas
relying on one another to meet needs and wants
the moving of goods or people from one place to another
a region of the United States made up of Arizona, New Mexico,…
regions
an area with common features that set it apart from other areas
interdependent
relying on one another to meet needs and wants
AP Law and Gov Key People in Government
President*
Vice President*
John Kerry*
Jacob Lew*
Barack Obama*
Joe Biden*
Secretary of State*
Secretary of the Treasury*
President*
Barack Obama*
Vice President*
Joe Biden*
3. People should follow the customs and traditions when people start to live in a new country. To what extent do you agree or disagree?
the norm of social behavior
host country (nước sở tại)
blend into (hòa nhập)
an entrepreneur (doanh nhân)
...
...
...
...
the norm of social behavior
...
host country (nước sở tại)
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Writing: peple should follow the customs and traditions when people start to live in a new country. To what extent do you agree or disagree
To Commence sth
To face a dilemma
To adhere to
To live up to the standards
Bắt đầu cái gì đó
Đối mặt với tình huống khó xử
Tuân theo cái gì
Sống theo chuẩn mực nào đó
To Commence sth
Bắt đầu cái gì đó
To face a dilemma
Đối mặt với tình huống khó xử
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Unit 2: Independent Living; Consumer Rights, Government Agencies, Laws, & Smart Shopping
consumer
goods
services
economic roles
someone who uses goods and services
physical objects that are produced
actions that are performed for someone
the roles in your economic life- the part of life concerned w…
consumer
someone who uses goods and services
goods
physical objects that are produced
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(Combo) Places, Governments, People, Events, Documents and Laws, and Terms - PreAP US History Bressler 8th Semester 1 Exam Review
turning point in the Revolution
final battle of the Revolution, won wi…
colony established by James Oglethorpe…
colony established by Pilgrims seeking…
Saratoga
Yorktown
Georgia
Plymouth
turning point in the Revolution
Saratoga
final battle of the Revolution, won wi…
Yorktown
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Preamble Purpose -The opening part of the Constitution that explains why our government is a republic. We the People. Article I- Legislative branch makes laws Section 1- All laws should be dealt with congress and the members in Congress like th
Preamble Purpose
Article I
Section 1-
Section 2/House of Reps -
The opening part of the Constitution that explains why our go…
Legislative branch makes laws
All laws should be dealt with congress and the members in Con…
Every two years a new member of the House will be inducted. T…
Preamble Purpose
The opening part of the Constitution that explains why our go…
Article I
Legislative branch makes laws
More and more people are migrating to cities in search of a better life, but city life can be extremely difficult. Explain some of the difficulties of living in a city. How can governments make urban life better for everyone?
Cities are often seen as places of opp…
In my opinion, governments could do mu…
The main problem for anyone who hopes…
Inhabitants of cities have to pay high…
a
a
a
a
Cities are often seen as places of opp…
a
In my opinion, governments could do mu…
a
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Laws and Government-Shaw Civics
Community
Equality
Government
Laws
A place where people live, work, and play.
Treating all people the same way.
A group of people who make laws, enforce laws, and decide if…
Important rules that are written and carried out by the gover…
Community
A place where people live, work, and play.
Equality
Treating all people the same way.
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Government
government
local goverment
state government
Constitution
a system of laws and leaders that helps keep people safe and…
...
the government of one of the fifty states
a written plan for government
government
a system of laws and leaders that helps keep people safe and…
local goverment
...
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Government Chapter 3
Popular Sovereignty
limited government
constitutionalism
rule of law
A belief that ultimate power resides in the people.
A principle of constitutional government; a government whose…
The theory developed in early modern England and spread elsew…
principle that the law applies to everyone, even those who go…
Popular Sovereignty
A belief that ultimate power resides in the people.
limited government
A principle of constitutional government; a government whose…
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Florida's People, Economy and Government
unique
refugee
heritage
ethnic groups
One of a kind
A person who has been forced to leave their country in order…
A set of values and traditions handed down from those who liv…
Large groups of people who share ancestral, language cultural…
unique
One of a kind
refugee
A person who has been forced to leave their country in order…
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Government by the People- Chapter 15
Writ of habeas corpus
Ex post facto law
Bill of attainder
Due process clause
A court order requiring explanation to a judge why a prisoner…
Retroactive criminal law that works to the disadvantage of a…
Legislative act inflicting punishment, including deprivation…
Clause in the Fifth Amendment limiting the power of the natio…
Writ of habeas corpus
A court order requiring explanation to a judge why a prisoner…
Ex post facto law
Retroactive criminal law that works to the disadvantage of a…
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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
25 terms
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
What is Government?
government
anarchy
laws
public policy
The institutions and processes through which public policies…
Absence of law or government; chaos, disorder
Enforceable rules of conduct in a society
the course of action the government takes in response to an i…
government
The institutions and processes through which public policies…
anarchy
Absence of law or government; chaos, disorder
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Government by the People- Chapter 4
Social capital
Natural rights
Democratic consensus
Majority rule
Democratic and civic habits of discussion, compromise, and re…
The rights of all people to dignity and worth; also called hu…
Widespread agreement on fundamental principles of democratic…
Governance according to the expressed preferences of the majo…
Social capital
Democratic and civic habits of discussion, compromise, and re…
Natural rights
The rights of all people to dignity and worth; also called hu…
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Government
Federalism
Republicanism
Ratification
Limited Government
shared powers between the national and state governments
voting for representatives
formal approval
no one is above the law. Everyone must obey the law
Federalism
shared powers between the national and state governments
Republicanism
voting for representatives
Rules and Laws
rule
law
government
citizen
a guide or principle for conduct or action
a rule of conduct or action written down and enforced by thos…
the system or form by which a community or other political un…
a person who lives in a city, state or country and is protect…
rule
a guide or principle for conduct or action
law
a rule of conduct or action written down and enforced by thos…
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Government by the People- Chapter 14
Judicial review
Adversary system
Criminal law
Civil law
The power of a court to refuse to enforce a law or government…
A judicial system in which the court of law is a neutral aren…
A law that defines crimes against the public order.
A law that governs relationships between individuals and defi…
Judicial review
The power of a court to refuse to enforce a law or government…
Adversary system
A judicial system in which the court of law is a neutral aren…
Government
immigrant
democracy
monarchy
literacy rate
a person that goes to a foreign country to live
government where power comes from the people
king or queen rules a country
the number of people who read
immigrant
a person that goes to a foreign country to live
democracy
government where power comes from the people
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Government by the People
democracy (p.15)
citizen (p. 15)
republic (p.15)
constitution (p.16)
people have the power to make decisions about government.
a person that lives in a community who has rights and respons…
the people elect representatives to make laws and run the gov…
is a written plan of government.
democracy (p.15)
people have the power to make decisions about government.
citizen (p. 15)
a person that lives in a community who has rights and respons…
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Government by the people
Abraham Lincoln
J.F.K
democracy
republic
16 president of the united states and president during the ci…
35 president of the united states and youngest and first pres…
government that is run by the people
form of government in which people elect representatives to m…
Abraham Lincoln
16 president of the united states and president during the ci…
J.F.K
35 president of the united states and youngest and first pres…
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Government Unit 1 Vocabulary
constitution
preamble
founding fathers
Thomas Hobbes
A document which spells out the principles by which a governm…
Introduction to the Constitution
leaders who laid the groundwork for the United States
English philosopher who believed people were naturally evil
constitution
A document which spells out the principles by which a governm…
preamble
Introduction to the Constitution
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1- Beginnings of American Government
community
Government
Combination
Custom
The people living together in an area; a group of people who…
is a combination of laws and customs that people live by
a grouping of people, things, or ideas that are joined togeth…
a common practice observed by human people
community
The people living together in an area; a group of people who…
Government
is a combination of laws and customs that people live by
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Branches of Government
Executive branch
Judicial Branch
The President
Supreme Court
The president is the head of this branch along with his/her c…
made up of nine Justices who have their job for life, makes d…
in charge of the US military, can veto bills he/she does not…
Court that makes sure our nation's laws follow the Constituti…
Executive branch
The president is the head of this branch along with his/her c…
Judicial Branch
made up of nine Justices who have their job for life, makes d…
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US Government Chapter 1
government
public policy
legislative power
executive power
A group of people who keep law and order and make laws.
A specific course of action taken by government to achieve a…
The power to make laws
the power to execute, enforce, and administer laws
government
A group of people who keep law and order and make laws.
public policy
A specific course of action taken by government to achieve a…
We the People Lesson 2 and more
Life
Liberty
Natural rights
Property
The right to live without fear of being injured or killed by…
The right to be free.
A right you have because you are born a human. Life, Liberty,…
Things you own: house, land, your labor and work
Life
The right to live without fear of being injured or killed by…
Liberty
The right to be free.
US Government Chapter 1
government
public policy
legislative power
executive power
A group of people who keep law and order and make laws.
A specific course of action taken by government to achieve a…
The power to make laws
the power to execute, enforce, and administer laws
government
A group of people who keep law and order and make laws.
public policy
A specific course of action taken by government to achieve a…
Texas Government
Republicanism
Popular Sovereignty
Federalism
Separation of Powers
The people exercise their power by voting for their political…
a government in which the people rule
a system of government in which power is divided between the…
The division of basic government roles into branches
Republicanism
The people exercise their power by voting for their political…
Popular Sovereignty
a government in which the people rule
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Essentials Government Semester 1
constitution
preamble
founding fathers
Thomas Hobbes
A document which spells out the principles by which a governm…
Introduction to the Constitution
leaders who laid the groundwork for the United States
English philosopher who believed people were naturally evil
constitution
A document which spells out the principles by which a governm…
preamble
Introduction to the Constitution
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Government by the People- Chapter 3
Devolution revolution
Federalism
Dual federalism (layer cake federalism)
Cooperative federalism
The effort to slow the growth of the federal government by re…
Constitutional arrangement in which power is distributed betw…
Views the Constitution as giving a limited list of powers—pri…
Stresses federalism as a system of intergovernmental relation…
Devolution revolution
The effort to slow the growth of the federal government by re…
Federalism
Constitutional arrangement in which power is distributed betw…
Government
GOVERNMENT
LIMITED Government
UNLIMITED Government
JUSTICE
The group of people who control and make decisions for a coun…
1. EVERYONE, including those in charge, must obey the laws.…
1. Rulers can do whatever they want without regard to the law…
Using LAWS to PUNISH criminals.
GOVERNMENT
The group of people who control and make decisions for a coun…
LIMITED Government
1. EVERYONE, including those in charge, must obey the laws.…
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Government by the People: Chapter 3
federalism
unitary system
confederation
delegated (express) powers
A constitutional arrangement in which power is distributed be…
A constitutional arrangement that concentrates power in a cen…
A constitutional arrangement in which sovereign nations or st…
Powers given explicitly to the national government and listed…
federalism
A constitutional arrangement in which power is distributed be…
unitary system
A constitutional arrangement that concentrates power in a cen…
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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…
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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Unit 1 Governing the People
government
rights
community
election
all the things on our pictionary that help run our communitie…
freedoms
a group of people who live or work together
a time when people vote
government
all the things on our pictionary that help run our communitie…
rights
freedoms
Government
government
state government
Constitution
legislative branch
a system of laws and leaders that helps keep people safe and…
the government of one of the fifty states
a written plan for government
the branch of government that makes laws
government
a system of laws and leaders that helps keep people safe and…
state government
the government of one of the fifty states
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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.
Forms of government
Monarchy
Absolute Monarchy
Constitutional Monarchy
Democracy
King or queen rules and makes laws
King or queen rules and makes laws - No one else has any input
King or queen does not make laws - people have more rights an…
Citizens get to vote on laws and elect their leaders
Monarchy
King or queen rules and makes laws
Absolute Monarchy
King or queen rules and makes laws - No one else has any input
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Magruder's American Government Chapter 1 LIVE
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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Forms of Government
Absolute Monarchy
Parliamentary Democracy
Authoritarian Government
Dictatorship
Form of government in which the leader is a hereditary (passe…
Form of government in which citizens elect representatives to…
A government in which one leader or group of people holds abs…
Form of government controlled by one ruler who has absolute p…
Absolute Monarchy
Form of government in which the leader is a hereditary (passe…
Parliamentary Democracy
Form of government in which citizens elect representatives to…
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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 1 Government and the People (Government)
Social Conflict
Politics
Government
Political Participation
The idea that people in society disagree over beliefs, values…
Can be defind as a way to reslove social conflict.
Institution through which a society makes and enforces its pu…
Occurs whenever a person says or does something that affects…
Social Conflict
The idea that people in society disagree over beliefs, values…
Politics
Can be defind as a way to reslove social conflict.
Truman's Governing the People
President
tax
judge
right
Leader of the United States government
money paid to the government that is used to pay for services
the leader of a court
a freedom
President
Leader of the United States government
tax
money paid to the government that is used to pay for services
33 terms
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…
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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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