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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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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
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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*
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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
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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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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American People Lesson 1-2 vocabulary
immigrant
ethnic group
culture
constitution
a person who leaves a country to go live in another
people who share customs and language
the way of life of a group of people
written plan of government
immigrant
a person who leaves a country to go live in another
ethnic group
people who share customs and language
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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
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Rule of Law 1.9 LIVE
citizen
law
rule of law
democracy
a legal member of a state and/or country
a rule established by government or other source of authority…
a concept that those who govern are bound by the laws; no one…
a form of government, in which people choose leaders by voting
citizen
a legal member of a state and/or country
law
a rule established by government or other source of authority…
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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
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
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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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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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AS 9 Vocab and People Mix
pop culture
nuclear family
icons
conformity
popular culture
1 mother, 1 father, and children (no grandparents, aunts, unc…
Elvis Presley, Marilyn Monroe, James Dean
acting the same way as other people around you
pop culture
popular culture
nuclear family
1 mother, 1 father, and children (no grandparents, aunts, unc…
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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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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
10 terms
Government List #1
Articles of Confederation
Bill of Rights
Constitution
Declaration of Independence
first plan of government, too weak due to states having to mu…
first ten amendments, protects individual rights
law of the land, 2nd form of government we still have today
freedom from Great Britain, sets up democracy
Articles of Confederation
first plan of government, too weak due to states having to mu…
Bill of Rights
first ten amendments, protects individual rights
10 terms
Government List #1
Articles of Confederation
Bill of Rights
Constitution
Declaration of Independence
first plan of government, too weak due to states having to mu…
first ten amendments, protects individual rights
law of the land, 2nd form of government we still have today
freedom from Great Britain, sets up democracy
Articles of Confederation
first plan of government, too weak due to states having to mu…
Bill of Rights
first ten amendments, protects individual rights
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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…
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Ch. 1 Vocabulary Terms
community
government
political
democracy
the people living together in an area
laws and customs people live by
having to do with government or the actions of the government
a form of government in which citizens take part
community
the people living together in an area
government
laws and customs people live by
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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…
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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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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
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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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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
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
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Chapter 3 Vocabulary: Branches of Government
branch
branches of government
the legislative branch
the executive branch
part
the three parts of our government
the part of the government that makes the laws
the part of the government that enforces the laws
branch
part
branches of government
the three parts of our government
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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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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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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
20 terms
Government
Democracy
Vote
Legislate
Law
Type of government in which the citizens make the decisions b…
To make a choice that is counted
Make laws
Government rule which people must follow
Democracy
Type of government in which the citizens make the decisions b…
Vote
To make a choice that is counted
9 terms
Vocabulary for rules and laws Elrod
Governor
Laws
Government
Rules
A ruler of a province or state
Enforceable rules of conduct in a society
(government) the system or form by which a community or other…
guidelines
Governor
A ruler of a province or state
Laws
Enforceable rules of conduct in a society
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Vocabulary for rules and laws Elrod
Governor
Laws
Government
Rules
A ruler of a province or state
Enforceable rules of conduct in a society
(government) the system or form by which a community or other…
guidelines
Governor
A ruler of a province or state
Laws
Enforceable rules of conduct in a society
18 terms
Citizenship and Government
Anarchy
communism
Democracy
Dictatorship
Type of government with the absence of any governmental autho…
The system of government in which the government plans, busin…
The people hold the power to rule.
One person holds all power. Usually this person is backed by…
Anarchy
Type of government with the absence of any governmental autho…
communism
The system of government in which the government plans, busin…
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
22 terms
Government
Family (clan system)
Direct Democracy
Representative Democracy
Constitution
The earliest form of government. A group of one or more relat…
All voters in a small community meet in a place to make laws…
The people elect representatives to carry out government acti…
A written document outlining the basic laws or principles in…
Family (clan system)
The earliest form of government. A group of one or more relat…
Direct Democracy
All voters in a small community meet in a place to make laws…
17 terms
Government
idea for a law
The part of the Constitution that prot…
The building where the state or nation…
A person who lives in a community and…
bill
Bill of Rights
capitol
citizen
idea for a law
bill
The part of the Constitution that prot…
Bill of Rights
13 terms
government
government
democracy
constitutional monarchy
dictatorship
A group of people who keep law and order, make laws and prote…
A government by the rule of the people living under its rule.
A King or Queen is the official head of state but power is li…
A government controlled by one person or a small group of peo…
government
A group of people who keep law and order, make laws and prote…
democracy
A government by the rule of the people living under its rule.
30 terms
Chapter 1 Beginnings of American Government
ancient
colonist
combination
community
many years ago; belonging to early history
person that settles in a new country
a grouping of people, things, or ideas that are joined togeth…
the people living together in an area; a group of people who…
ancient
many years ago; belonging to early history
colonist
person that settles in a new country
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We The People
government
republic
represent
democracy
the system made up of rules or laws that we follow and the pe…
A form of government in which citizens choose their leaders b…
A system of government in which citizens elect representative…
A political system in which every citizen has the right to ta…
government
the system made up of rules or laws that we follow and the pe…
republic
A form of government in which citizens choose their leaders b…
12 terms
Government Study Guide
purpose of government
democracy
taxes
Constitution
to make laws and provide services to help keep communities sa…
a form of government in which all people have an equal say in…
money the government uses to pay for things that the citizens…
gives the citizens rights and freedoms; tells how our governm…
purpose of government
to make laws and provide services to help keep communities sa…
democracy
a form of government in which all people have an equal say in…
24 terms
Government
In charge of laws for each state
what the government makes for the people
It comes from taxes that people pay. I…
a leader who works for the people and…
state government
services
Where does the money come from and what is it used for?
appointed official
In charge of laws for each state
state government
what the government makes for the people
services
Economics, Government, Culture Vocabulary Words
Cultural borrowing
Cultural diffusion
Customs
Ethnic group
absorbing ideas or customs from other cultures
spread of cultural traits from one culture to another
a group pattern of habitual activity usually transmitted from…
pertaining to or characteristic of a people, especially a gro…
Cultural borrowing
absorbing ideas or customs from other cultures
Cultural diffusion
spread of cultural traits from one culture to another
27 terms
Land and People of the United States
Rocky Mountains
environment
renewable resource
nonrenewable resource
America's longest mountain range, it stretches from Alaska to…
all the surroundings in which people, plants, and animals live.
can be replaced, an example is trees
cannot be replaced, an example is minerals
Rocky Mountains
America's longest mountain range, it stretches from Alaska to…
environment
all the surroundings in which people, plants, and animals live.
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Unit 1-Philosophy of Government
State of Nature
Power
Authority
Sovereignty
A (fictional?) place where govt does not exist; people are co…
The ability to control someone or something's actions
The right to use power; usually comes from law, trust/caregiv…
The supreme (top, ultimate) authority to control a certain ar…
State of Nature
A (fictional?) place where govt does not exist; people are co…
Power
The ability to control someone or something's actions
22 terms
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…
21 terms
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…
American Government Chapter 1
Ancient
Colonist
Combination
Community
Many years ago; belonging to early history
Person that settles in a new country
A grouping of people, things, or ideas that are joined togeth…
The people living together in an area; a group of people who…
Ancient
Many years ago; belonging to early history
Colonist
Person that settles in a new country
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