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Tresor week of December 7th
Democracy
Eclipses
Solar System
Compromise
A form of government in which citizens govern themselves
____ are caused when either the moon or earth casts a shadow.
sun, planets, and all the other objects that revolve around t…
a settlement of differences in which each side gives up somet…
Democracy
A form of government in which citizens govern themselves
Eclipses
____ are caused when either the moon or earth casts a shadow.
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
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
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
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 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
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…
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
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
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
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
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…
28 terms
USG - Unit 1 - Principles of Government
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.
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…
44 terms
American Government and Politics Today Chapter 1
politics
institution
Social Contract
government
The struggle over power or influence within organizations or…
an ongoing organization that performs certain functions for s…
A theory of politics that asserts that individuals form polit…
the institution in which decisions are made that resolve conf…
politics
The struggle over power or influence within organizations or…
institution
an ongoing organization that performs certain functions for s…
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…
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
Chapter 1 Vocabulary US Government
government
public policies
legislative power
executive powers
the institution through which a society makes and enforces pu…
all of those things a government decides to do
the power to make laws and to frame public policies
the power to execute, enforce, and administer laws
government
the institution through which a society makes and enforces pu…
public policies
all of those things a government decides to do
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
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…
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…
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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…
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…
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…
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
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.
11 terms
Government Vocab Set #6
Government
Constitution
amendment
bill
The system of rules and the people who make and enforce them.
A written plan for how the government should work.
Any change made to the Constitution.
A proposed law in Congress.
Government
The system of rules and the people who make and enforce them.
Constitution
A written plan for how the government should work.
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…
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…
12 terms
Forms of Government
unitary
federal
confederation
presidential government
all the power is concentrated in a single central body (locat…
power divided between 2 levels of government; national and st…
alliance of independent states who only come together for a r…
people elect the legislature separately from the executive an…
unitary
all the power is concentrated in a single central body (locat…
federal
power divided between 2 levels of government; national and st…
25 terms
US Government #02 - Principles of Government
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
Government
Government
Citizen
Representative Democracy
Monarchy
an organization set up to make and enforce rules for a society
a person who owes loyalty to a country and receives its prote…
a type of government in which citizens hold political power t…
a type of government in which a ruling family headed by a kin…
Government
an organization set up to make and enforce rules for a society
Citizen
a person who owes loyalty to a country and receives its prote…
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…
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 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
31 terms
Government
Federalism
Republicanism
Ratification
Limited Government
shared powers between the national and state governments... http…
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... http…
Republicanism
voting for representatives
26 terms
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…
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…
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
The Government and The Branches of The United States
Government
Legislative
Senate
House of Representatives
Organization set up to make and enforce rules for a society.
The division of the government that proposes bills and passes…
100 members, 2 members for each state. Members are elected ev…
One of the two parts of Congress, considered the "lower house…
Government
Organization set up to make and enforce rules for a society.
Legislative
The division of the government that proposes bills and passes…
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.
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