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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
22 terms
American Government and Politics Today Chapter 13 - The Bureaucracy
acquisitive model
administrative agency
bureaucracy
cabinet department
A model of bureaucracy that views top-level bureaucrats as se…
A federal, state, or local government unit established to per…
A large organization that is structured hierarchically to car…
One of the 15 departments of the executive branch (State, Tre…
acquisitive model
A model of bureaucracy that views top-level bureaucrats as se…
administrative agency
A federal, state, or local government unit established to per…
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…
13 terms
A Beka American Government Chapter 7
bureaucracy
patronage
New Deal
Cabinet
a large, complex organization made up of appointed officials
swapping political support for a government job
a collection of legislative proposals that were aimed at prov…
the 15 heads of the executive departments
bureaucracy
a large, complex organization made up of appointed officials
patronage
swapping political support for a government job
12 terms
Forms of Government
Autocracy
Dictator
Monarchy
Absolute Monarchy
• A system of government that one person has absolute power.…
A ruler who wields absolute power. Receives power by taking i…
Post is inherited and lasts until death or abdication.
The king or queen has complete or total power among his or he…
Autocracy
• A system of government that one person has absolute power.…
Dictator
A ruler who wields absolute power. Receives power by taking i…
16 terms
Different types of Government and Economic Systems
Representative Democracy
Direct Democracy
Republic
Monarchy
A type of government where citizens elect people to represent…
A type of government where all citizens participate in the de…
A system of government in which the written law (constitution…
A type of government where a King & Queen hand power down thr…
Representative Democracy
A type of government where citizens elect people to represent…
Direct Democracy
A type of government where all citizens participate in the de…
15 terms
Types and Systems of Government
government
direct democracy
oligarchy
autocracy
organizes, makes laws, and protects the people
everyone gets a vote on every major decision
small group of leaders make decision for the whole group
one person runs the government and makes all the decisions
government
organizes, makes laws, and protects the people
direct democracy
everyone gets a vote on every major decision
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…
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Organization and Legislation in Healthcare
Patient Protection and Affordability Act
Health Insurance Portability and Accou…
Uniform Anatomical Gift Act
The Drug Enforcement Administration (D…
a bill passed in 2010 intended to expand access to health ins…
HIPAA legislation is intended to limit health administration…
Allows living individuals to indicate their desire for their…
which is part of the U.S. Department of Justice, works with a…
Patient Protection and Affordability Act
a bill passed in 2010 intended to expand access to health ins…
Health Insurance Portability and Accou…
HIPAA legislation is intended to limit health administration…
14 terms
Week of Oct 5: Types and Forms of Government
monarchy
unitary
parliamentary
prime minister
A government ruled by a king or queen
A nation-state that has a centralized government and administ…
a system of government where power lies with the legislative…
the leader of the majority party in Parliament who leads
monarchy
A government ruled by a king or queen
unitary
A nation-state that has a centralized government and administ…
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…
13 terms
Types of Government
Autocracy
Dictator
Monarchy
Absolute Monarchy
• A system of government that one person has absolute power.…
A ruler who wields absolute power. Receives power by taking i…
Post is inherited and lasts until death or abdication.
The king or queen has complete or total power among his or he…
Autocracy
• A system of government that one person has absolute power.…
Dictator
A ruler who wields absolute power. Receives power by taking i…
21 terms
Foundations of Government
direct democracy
John Locke
Socrates
Ancient Greece
A form of democracy in which the people vote firsthand
English philosopher who advocated the idea of a "social contr…
Athenian philosopher (ca. 470-399 B.C.E.) who shifted the emp…
birth place of the western civilization...made great advances…
direct democracy
A form of democracy in which the people vote firsthand
John Locke
English philosopher who advocated the idea of a "social contr…
24 terms
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.…
14 terms
Types of Government
government
indirect democracy
direct democracy
oligarchy
organizes, makes laws, and protects the people
elect a few individuals to represent us as a group
everyone gets a vote on every major decision
small group of leaders make decision for the whole group
government
organizes, makes laws, and protects the people
indirect democracy
elect a few individuals to represent us as a group
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…
25 terms
Types of Government
Anarchy
communism
Democracy
Dictatorship
The absence of any governmental authority leading to disorder…
The system of government in which the government plans and co…
The people hold the power to rule. The people meet to make al…
One person holds all power (dictator). Usually this person is…
Anarchy
The absence of any governmental authority leading to disorder…
communism
The system of government in which the government plans and co…
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
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…
14 terms
Government at Work: The Bureaucracy
bureaucracy
bureaucrat
administration
Executive Office of the President
a large, complex administrative structure that handles the ev…
a person who works for a bureaucratice orginazation
the officials in the executive branch of a government ad thei…
an organization of several agencies staffed by the President'…
bureaucracy
a large, complex administrative structure that handles the ev…
bureaucrat
a person who works for a bureaucratice orginazation
Ch. 1 - Foundations of Government
government
collective goods
politics
political participation
the institutions through which public policies are made for a…
goods and services, such as clean air and clean water, that c…
the process of determining the leaders we select and the poli…
all the activities by which citizens attempt to influence the…
government
the institutions through which public policies are made for a…
collective goods
goods and services, such as clean air and clean water, that c…
21 terms
Foundations of Government
direct democracy
John Locke
Socrates
Ancient Greece
A form of democracy in which the people vote firsthand
English philosopher who advocated the idea of a "social contr…
Athenian philosopher (ca. 470-399 B.C.E.) who shifted the emp…
birth place of the western civilization...made great advances…
direct democracy
A form of democracy in which the people vote firsthand
John Locke
English philosopher who advocated the idea of a "social contr…
12 terms
Government
public policy
representative democracy
constitutional monarchy
direct democracy
The actions government take to make decisions.
People choose a group of people to represent them.
A government where the rule is born into their role of Kink o…
People vote to make decisions.
public policy
The actions government take to make decisions.
representative democracy
People choose a group of people to represent them.
14 terms
Types and Forms of Government
monarchy
unitary
parliamentary
prime minister
A government ruled by a king or queen
A nation-state that has a centralized government and administ…
a system of government where power lies with the legislative…
the leader of the majority party in Parliament who leads
monarchy
A government ruled by a king or queen
unitary
A nation-state that has a centralized government and administ…
29 terms
Origins of Government
Checks and Balances
Consent of the Governed
Natural Law
Natural Rights
a principle of the federal government, according to the U.S.…
an agreement made by the people to establish a government and…
laws passed by government to protect natural rights
the belief that individuals are born with basic rights that c…
Checks and Balances
a principle of the federal government, according to the U.S.…
Consent of the Governed
an agreement made by the people to establish a government and…
17 terms
Types of Government and Nations
Monarchy
Constitutional Monarchy
Republic
Direct Democracy
A government ruled by a king or queen
A King or Queen is the official head of state but power is li…
A government in which citizens rule through elected represent…
A form of government in which citizens rule directly and not…
Monarchy
A government ruled by a king or queen
Constitutional Monarchy
A King or Queen is the official head of state but power is li…
10 terms
Government Vocabulary
Common Law
Monarchy
Democracy
Direct Democracy
System of law created by judges through their decisions in pr…
Rule by person or persons that have inherited their power and…
A form of government in which citizens govern themselves.
A form of government in which citizens rule directly and not…
Common Law
System of law created by judges through their decisions in pr…
Monarchy
Rule by person or persons that have inherited their power and…
21 terms
World History Review -- Economic Systems and Government
economic systems
command economy
socialism
market
organized way a society provides for the wants and needs of i…
economic system characterized by a central authority that mak…
economic system in which government owns some factors of prod…
meeting place or arrangement through which buyers and sellers…
economic systems
organized way a society provides for the wants and needs of i…
command economy
economic system characterized by a central authority that mak…
22 terms
Gov Ch 1 Basic Theories of Government
bureaucrat
capitalism
communism
confederate government
the nonelected officials who work for a government and carry…
an economic system based on private ownership of property and…
a system of economics and government based on state ownership…
a system of government in which most of the power is held by…
bureaucrat
the nonelected officials who work for a government and carry…
capitalism
an economic system based on private ownership of property and…
20 terms
Unit 2: Forms and Systems of Government
absolute monarchy
anarchy
autocracy
communism
a form of autocracy where a person becomes the sole leader of…
the absence of any form of government
a form of government where one person has unlimited power
a form of government in which a single ruling party owns and…
absolute monarchy
a form of autocracy where a person becomes the sole leader of…
anarchy
the absence of any form of government
24 terms
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.…
743 terms
Government - "The Government Quizlet" (2016)
State
Nation
Nation-state
Sovereignty
A political community that occupies a definite territory and…
Group of people united by bonds of race, language, custom, tr…
A group of people united by something significant that occupi…
The supreme and absolute authority within territorial boundar…
State
A political community that occupies a definite territory and…
Nation
Group of people united by bonds of race, language, custom, tr…
15 terms
General SS Chapter 1 Topics - Definitions
direct democracy
representative democracy
dictatorship
anarchy
A form of government in which citizens rule directly and not…
A system of government in which citizens elect representative…
A government controlled by one person or a small group of peo…
Absence of government
direct democracy
A form of government in which citizens rule directly and not…
representative democracy
A system of government in which citizens elect representative…
12 terms
Types of Government
Democracy
Monarchy
Dictatorship
Theocracy
Citizens hold the political power. Citizens can vote.
A king or queen rules.
Form of government where one leader has absolute control over…
a government that recognizes God or a divine being as the ult…
Democracy
Citizens hold the political power. Citizens can vote.
Monarchy
A king or queen rules.
319 terms
AP Government Terms Review
Government
Public Goods
Single Issue Group
Linkage Institutions
The institutions and processes through which public policies…
Goods, Like Clean Air, that every one must share.
Groups that have a narrow interest, dislike compromise, and d…
Political channels through which people's concerns become pol…
Government
The institutions and processes through which public policies…
Public Goods
Goods, Like Clean Air, that every one must share.
16 terms
Origins of Government
Consent of the Governed
Natural Law
Natural Rights
Separation of Powers
an agreement made by the people to establish a government and…
laws passed by government to protect natural rights
the belief that individuals are born with basic rights that c…
the structure of the federal government, according to the U.S…
Consent of the Governed
an agreement made by the people to establish a government and…
Natural Law
laws passed by government to protect natural rights
57 terms
Chapter 3- United States Government: Our Democracy
Preamble
Article 1
Article 2
Article 3
a statement in the constitution that sets forth the goals and…
establishes the United States Congress; House of Representati…
creates and executive branch to carry out laws passed by cong…
Establishes a Supreme Court to head the judicial branch, outl…
Preamble
a statement in the constitution that sets forth the goals and…
Article 1
establishes the United States Congress; House of Representati…
10 terms
Types of Government: Interactive Notebook Entries
dictatorship
totalitarian
Theocracy
Republic
A form of government in which the ruler is an absolute dictat…
Government ruled by a single party and/or person that exerts…
A state whose government is either believed to be divinely gu…
A form of government in which the people select representativ…
dictatorship
A form of government in which the ruler is an absolute dictat…
totalitarian
Government ruled by a single party and/or person that exerts…
10 terms
Types of Government: Interactive Notebook Entries
dictatorship
totalitarian
Theocracy
Republic
A form of government in which the ruler is an absolute dictat…
Government ruled by a single party and/or person that exerts…
A state whose government is either believed to be divinely gu…
A form of government in which the people select representativ…
dictatorship
A form of government in which the ruler is an absolute dictat…
totalitarian
Government ruled by a single party and/or person that exerts…
12 terms
Government and Economic Systems
Representative Democracy
Direct Democracy
Republic
Monarchy
A type of government where citizens elect people to represent…
A type of government where all citizens participate in the de…
A system of government in which the written law (constitution…
A type of government where a King & Queen hand power down thr…
Representative Democracy
A type of government where citizens elect people to represent…
Direct Democracy
A type of government where all citizens participate in the de…
23 terms
Government at Work: The Bureaucracy
bureaucracy
bureaucrat
administration
staff agency
a large, complex administrative structure that handles the ev…
a person who works for a bureaucratice orginazation
the officials in the executive branch of a government ad thei…
an agency which supports the chief executive and other admini…
bureaucracy
a large, complex administrative structure that handles the ev…
bureaucrat
a person who works for a bureaucratice orginazation
26 terms
Topic 1: Foundations of Government
Declaration of Independence
Democracy
Free enterprise system
What are the characteristics of a state
A statement adopted by the Continental Congress meeting at Ph…
Government for and by the people; government based on individ…
economic system that promotes private ownership, individual f…
Population, Territory, Sovereignty, and Government.
Declaration of Independence
A statement adopted by the Continental Congress meeting at Ph…
Democracy
Government for and by the people; government based on individ…
25 terms
WORLD HISTORY:CORE CONCEPTS-CITIZENSHIP
GOVERNMENT
CONSTITUTION
CONSTITUTIONAL DEMOCRACY
LIMITED GOVERNMENT
A group of people who keep law and order and make laws.
A document which spells out the principles by which a governm…
A type of government characterized by limitations on governme…
A principle of constitutional government; a government whose…
GOVERNMENT
A group of people who keep law and order and make laws.
CONSTITUTION
A document which spells out the principles by which a governm…
26 terms
Types of Government and Geopolitics
government
indirect democracy
direct democracy
oligarchy
organizes, makes laws, and protects the people
elect a few individuals to represent us as a group
everyone gets a vote on every major decision
small group of leaders make decision for the whole group
government
organizes, makes laws, and protects the people
indirect democracy
elect a few individuals to represent us as a group
109 terms
Government - Unit 1 Test (Chapter 1 - 4) Review
State
Nation
Nation-state
Sovereignty
A political community that occupies a definite territory and…
Group of people united by bonds of race, language, custom, tr…
A group of people united by something significant that occupi…
The supreme and absolute authority within territorial boundar…
State
A political community that occupies a definite territory and…
Nation
Group of people united by bonds of race, language, custom, tr…
28 terms
2 IB Business Management BUSINESS ORGANIZATION AND ENVIRONMENT 1.2 Types of Organization SEK EL CASTILLO
Private Sector
Public Sector
Mixed economy
Free-market economy
Comprises businesses owned and controlled by individuals or g…
Comprises organizations accountable to and controlled by cent…
Economic resources are owned and controlled by both private a…
Economic resources are owned largely by the private sector wi…
Private Sector
Comprises businesses owned and controlled by individuals or g…
Public Sector
Comprises organizations accountable to and controlled by cent…
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,…
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…
321 terms
AP Government Terms Review
Government
Public Goods
Single Issue Group
Linkage Institutions
The institutions and processes through which public policies…
Goods, Like Clean Air, that every one must share.
Groups that have a narrow interest, dislike compromise, and d…
Political channels through which people's concerns become pol…
Government
The institutions and processes through which public policies…
Public Goods
Goods, Like Clean Air, that every one must share.
17 terms
Constitutions and Government: CH 13
Bureaucracy
bureaucrats
departments
independent agencies
A large, complex organization in which employees have specifi…
Employees of a bureaucracy, usually meaning a government bure…
The biggest units of the executive branch, covering a broad a…
Executive agencies that are not part of a cabinet department.
Bureaucracy
A large, complex organization in which employees have specifi…
bureaucrats
Employees of a bureaucracy, usually meaning a government bure…
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