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11 terms
Government
Government
legislative
senate
house of representative
Organization set up to make and enforce rules for a society
having power to make laws
A council of representatives
Leader is called the Speaker of the House
Government
Organization set up to make and enforce rules for a society
legislative
having power to make laws
Vocabulary#3
goverment
self-goverment
representative
governor
Organization set up to make and enforce rules for a society
a system of government in which people make their own laws
A system of government in which citizens elect representative…
The elected leader of a state's government
goverment
Organization set up to make and enforce rules for a society
self-goverment
a system of government in which people make their own laws
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
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
12 terms
3.4 Why We Need Government
Democracy
Monarchy
Dictatorship
Theocracy
When the government involves the citizens VOTING.
a type of government in which a ruling family headed by a kin…
a government in which an individual holds complete political…
The government is built upon the ideas of a particular religi…
Democracy
When the government involves the citizens VOTING.
Monarchy
a type of government in which a ruling family headed by a kin…
8 terms
Aidan's ss unit 1 vocabulary
responsibility
laws
President
mayor
Being responsible for one's actions
Enforceable rules of conduct in a society
Executive Branch
the head of a city government
responsibility
Being responsible for one's actions
laws
Enforceable rules of conduct in a society
21 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
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…
39 terms
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
20 terms
Ch. 1 Magruder's American Government (TEST Part A)
Government
Constitution
Dictatorship
Democracy
the institution through which a society makes and enforces it…
the body of fundamental laws setting out the principles, stru…
exercise power by a single person or a small group.
the power rest with a majority of the people. Supreme authori…
Government
the institution through which a society makes and enforces it…
Constitution
the body of fundamental laws setting out the principles, stru…
23 terms
Magruder's American Government Chapter 1 Definitions
Government
Public Policies
Legislative Power
Executive Power
the institution through which a society makes and enforces it…
all those things a government decides to do such as tax, defe…
the power to make law and to frame public policies
the power to execute, enforce, and administer law
Government
the institution through which a society makes and enforces it…
Public Policies
all those things a government decides to do such as tax, defe…
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
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
25 terms
Unit 1Chapter 1 American Government
Government
Legislative Power
Executive Power
Judicial Power
the institution through which a society makes and enforces it…
Power to make laws and to frame public policies
the power to execute, enforce, and administer laws
the power to interpret laws, to determine their meaning and t…
Government
the institution through which a society makes and enforces it…
Legislative Power
Power to make laws and to frame public policies
24 terms
Unit 1Chapter 1 American Government
Government
Legislative Power
Executive Power
Judicial Power
the institution through which a society makes and enforces it…
Power to make laws and to frame public policies
the power to execute, enforce, and administer laws
the power to interpret laws, to determine their meaning and t…
Government
the institution through which a society makes and enforces it…
Legislative Power
Power to make laws and to frame public policies
8 Traits Of Culture
Religon
Government
Art
Language
The worship of a god, gods or spirits.
organization set up to make and enforce rules for a society
the products of human creativity
the mental faculty or power of vocal communication
Religon
The worship of a god, gods or spirits.
Government
organization set up to make and enforce rules for a society
12 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…
13 terms
U.S. Government by Za'kariya sims
government
self government
Organization set up to make and enforce rules for a society
The right of people to rule themselves independently
government
Organization set up to make and enforce rules for a society
self government
The right of people to rule themselves independently
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
12 terms
SS Ch.2, Sections 1 and 2
cultural hearths
surplus
cultural diffusion
civilization
places where new ideas, practices, and technology began
extra
process by which cultures interact and spread from one area t…
an advanced and complex society
cultural hearths
places where new ideas, practices, and technology began
surplus
extra
25 terms
Unit 1Chapter 1 American Government
Government
Legislative Power
Executive Power
Judicial Power
the institution through which a society makes and enforces it…
Power to make laws and to frame public policies
the power to execute, enforce, and administer laws
the power to interpret laws, to determine their meaning and t…
Government
the institution through which a society makes and enforces it…
Legislative Power
Power to make laws and to frame public policies
22 terms
American Government Chapter One
government
public policy
legislative power
executive power
the institution through which a society makes and enforces it…
all of the many goals that a government pursues in all of the…
the power to make a law and to frame public policies
the power to execute, enforce, and administer law
government
the institution through which a society makes and enforces it…
public policy
all of the many goals that a government pursues in all of the…
Week 12
Government
Self-Government
Representatives
Goveror
Organization set up to make and enforce rules for a society
A system of government in which people make their own laws.
People who are chosen to speak and act for their fellow citiz…
...
Government
Organization set up to make and enforce rules for a society
Self-Government
A system of government in which people make their own laws.
23 terms
American Government Chapter 1
Government
Public Policies
Legislative Power
executive power
the institution through which a society makes and enforces it…
all of those things a government decides to do.
the power to make law and to frame public policies.
the power to execute, enforce, and administer law
Government
the institution through which a society makes and enforces it…
Public Policies
all of those things a government decides to do.
43 terms
American Government Chapter 1, American Government- Chapter 2
Government
Public Policies
Legislative Power
executive power
the institution through which a society makes and enforces it…
all of those things a government decides to do.
the power to make law and to frame public policies.
the power to execute, enforce, and administer law
Government
the institution through which a society makes and enforces it…
Public Policies
all of those things a government decides to do.
85 terms
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
25 terms
Unit 1Chapter 1 American Government
Government
Legislative Power
Executive Power
Judicial Power
the institution through which a society makes and enforces it…
Power to make laws and to frame public policies
the power to execute, enforce, and administer laws
the power to interpret laws, to determine their meaning and t…
Government
the institution through which a society makes and enforces it…
Legislative Power
Power to make laws and to frame public policies
25 terms
Unit 1Chapter 1 American Government
Government
Legislative Power
Executive Power
Judicial Power
the institution through which a society makes and enforces it…
Power to make laws and to frame public policies
the power to execute, enforce, and administer laws
the power to interpret laws, to determine their meaning and t…
Government
the institution through which a society makes and enforces it…
Legislative Power
Power to make laws and to frame public policies
42 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…
11 terms
Government for ESOL
nation
authority
enforce
law
a large area of land; a country
the right to use power
to make people obey a rule or law
Rules made by the government to help people live together
nation
a large area of land; a country
authority
the right to use power
23 terms
American Government Chapter 1
Government
Public Policies
Legislative Power
executive power
the institution through which a society makes and enforces it…
all of those things a government decides to do.
the power to make law and to frame public policies.
the power to execute, enforce, and administer law
Government
the institution through which a society makes and enforces it…
Public Policies
all of those things a government decides to do.
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…
24 terms
Unit 1 Origins of Government PLSAS
Constitution
Executive Power
Judicial Power
Legislative Power
sets out principles, structures, and processes of a government
Enforces laws
Interprets laws
Makes laws
Constitution
sets out principles, structures, and processes of a government
Executive Power
Enforces laws
22 terms
Principles of Government
government
public policy
legislative power
executive power
the institution through which a society makes and enforces it…
all of the many goals that a government pursues in all of the…
the power to make a law and to frame public policies
the power to execute, enforce, and administer law
government
the institution through which a society makes and enforces it…
public policy
all of the many goals that a government pursues in all of the…
24 terms
Mini Society Vocabulary
community
laws
government
natural resources
A place where people live, work, and play.
Enforceable rules of conduct in a society
A group of people who makes laws, carries out laws, and ... deci…
Materials that come directly from nature (e.g., water, soil,…
community
A place where people live, work, and play.
laws
Enforceable rules of conduct in a society
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…
8 terms
Government 3.1-3.2
Representative government
Rule of Law
Limited government
Individual rights
A political system in which power is exercised by elected lea…
The principle that government is based on clear and fairly en…
A political system in which the powers exercised by the gover…
The rights and liberties that can be claimed by individuals b…
Representative government
A political system in which power is exercised by elected lea…
Rule of Law
The principle that government is based on clear and fairly en…
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…
22 terms
Abernethy Chapter 1: Principles of Government
Government
Public Policies
Legislative Power
Executive Power
The institution through which a society makes and enforces it…
all of the many goals that a government pursues in all of the…
the power to make laws and to frame public policies
The power to execute, enforce, and administer law
Government
The institution through which a society makes and enforces it…
Public Policies
all of the many goals that a government pursues in all of the…
something
taxes
goverment
federal taxes
state taxes
Fees for the support of government required to be paid by peo…
Organization set up to make and enforce rules for a society
an amount of money that you must pay to the U.S. government a…
state taxes: many individual states in the U.S charge a state…
taxes
Fees for the support of government required to be paid by peo…
goverment
Organization set up to make and enforce rules for a society
Characteristics of Civilizations
geographic features
religion
government
economic system
Landforms, climates, and resources make up an areas what? The…
a set of beliefs about god or gods. Most religions have templ…
an organization that sets and enforces rules and laws for a s…
how people use their resources to meet their needs. It is how…
geographic features
Landforms, climates, and resources make up an areas what? The…
religion
a set of beliefs about god or gods. Most religions have templ…
7 terms
santiago
migration
immigrant
push factor
pull factor
the of relocating to a new region
a person who leaves one area to settle in anthoer
A reason that causes people to leave an area
a reason that attracts people to another area
migration
the of relocating to a new region
immigrant
a person who leaves one area to settle in anthoer
8 terms
Chapter 1 section #2
Irrigation
Surplus
Specilization
Artisans
Watering dry land by using ditches, pipes, or streams
Amount produced in excess of what is needed (extra)
Skill in one type of work
People trained in a particular skill or craft
Irrigation
Watering dry land by using ditches, pipes, or streams
Surplus
Amount produced in excess of what is needed (extra)
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…
11 terms
vocabulary #3
goverment
self-goverment
representative
governor
Organization set up to make and enforce rules for a society
a system of government in which people make their own laws
A system of government in which citizens elect representative…
A ruler of a province or state
goverment
Organization set up to make and enforce rules for a society
self-goverment
a system of government in which people make their own laws
11 terms
Vocabulary #3
goverment
self goverment
representative
governor
Organization set up to make and enforce rules for a society
right of the people to rule themeselves freely
A system of government in which citizens elect representative…
The elected leader of a state's government
goverment
Organization set up to make and enforce rules for a society
self goverment
right of the people to rule themeselves freely
24 terms
Chapter 1 Review
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
8 terms
Society M-B
society
utopia
community
laws
a group of people living together who share a common culture
an ideally perfect place - opposite of dystopia
a group of living and interacting in the same area
a rule of conduct made by a government body
society
a group of people living together who share a common culture
utopia
an ideally perfect place - opposite of dystopia
23 terms
American Government Chapter 1
Government
Public Policies
Legislative Power
executive power
the institution through which a society makes and enforces it…
all of those things a government decides to do.
the power to make law and to frame public policies.
the power to execute, enforce, and administer law
Government
the institution through which a society makes and enforces it…
Public Policies
all of those things a government decides to do.
10 terms
Government & Citizenship
government
constitution
state
monarchy
a group of people who have the power to make and enforce laws…
system of basic rules and principles by which a government is…
a region that shares a common government
form of government which ruled by a monarch (king or queen, U…
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…
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