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Chapter 1: People and Government
state
nation
nation-state
consensus
political community in a specific place that has an organized…
group of people united by bonds of race, language, custom, tr…
a country in which the territory of both the nation and the s…
an agreement about basic beliefs
state
political community in a specific place that has an organized…
nation
group of people united by bonds of race, language, custom, tr…
5 terms
Civics Lesson 1
Founders
government
indentured servants
self-sufficient
the political leaders of the thirteen colonies; key figures i…
the people and institutions with the authority to make and en…
a person who voluntarily sold their labor for a set period of…
able to provide for most of one's needs
Founders
the political leaders of the thirteen colonies; key figures i…
government
the people and institutions with the authority to make and en…
Chapter 1 - People and Government
state
nation
nation-state
consensus
A political community that occupies a definite territory and…
A group of people who share the same race, language, customs,…
A country in which the territory of both the nation and the s…
An agreement about basic beliefs
state
A political community that occupies a definite territory and…
nation
A group of people who share the same race, language, customs,…
Chapter 1 Vocabulary
Founders
Government
Indentured Servants
Self-Sufficient
The political leaders of the colonies
The people and institutions with authority to make and enforc…
Men and women who sold their labor in exchange for the cost o…
People had to provide for their own needs
Founders
The political leaders of the colonies
Government
The people and institutions with authority to make and enforc…
Chapter 1: People and Government
state
sovereignty
nation
nation-state
a political community that occupies a definite territory and…
the supreme and absolute authority within territorial boundar…
group of people united by bonds of race, language, custom, tr…
a country in which the territory of both the nation and the s…
state
a political community that occupies a definite territory and…
sovereignty
the supreme and absolute authority within territorial boundar…
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…
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 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…
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…
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…
10 terms
UC1S1 Government and State
Government
Public policies
Legislative power
Judicial power
the institution through which a society makes and enforces pu…
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 interpret laws
Government
the institution through which a society makes and enforces pu…
Public policies
all of the many goals that a government pursues in all of the…
5 terms
unit 1 WTP
subject
government
self-sufficient
indentured servants
being under a rule of a monarch.
the people and institution with authority to make and enforce…
the people had to provide for their own needs
People who could not afford passage to the colonies could bec…
subject
being under a rule of a monarch.
government
the people and institution with authority to make and enforce…
We the People Lesson 1a
Founders
government
indentured servants
self-sufficient
The political leaders of the colonies who developed their own…
The people and institutions with authority to make and enforc…
Men and women who sold their labor in exchange for the cost o…
Able to provide for one's own needs.
Founders
The political leaders of the colonies who developed their own…
government
The people and institutions with authority to make and enforc…
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…
10 terms
1.1 Government and the State
government
public policy
legislative power
executive power
the institution through which a society makes and enforces it…
all of those things a government decides to do. (i.e. taxatio…
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 policy
all of those things a government decides to do. (i.e. taxatio…
6 terms
WTP Chapter 1
subject
monarch
government
indentued servants
under the rule of a monarch
a type of government in which the political power is held by…
the people and institutions with authority to make and enforc…
man and women who sold their labor in exchange for the cost o…
subject
under the rule of a monarch
monarch
a type of government in which the political power is held by…
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
Principles and Origins of American Government
Government
Public policies
Legislative power
Executive power
the institution through which a society makes and enforces it…
All things 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 it…
Public policies
All things government decides to do
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
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…
We the People Unit One
Founders
government
Indentured servants
Self-sufficient
the political leaders of the thirteen original colonies. They…
The people and institutions with authority to make and enforc…
A person who voluntarily sold his or her labor for a set peri…
Able to provide for most of one's own needs.
Founders
the political leaders of the thirteen original colonies. They…
government
The people and institutions with authority to make and enforc…
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…
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…
10 terms
We The People Lessons 1+2
Founders
government
indentured-servants
self-sufficient
The political leaders of the colonies who developed their own…
People and institutions with the authority to make and enforc…
Men and women who sold their labor in exchange for the cost o…
People had to provide for their own needs
Founders
The political leaders of the colonies who developed their own…
government
People and institutions with the authority to make and enforc…
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…
19 terms
Chapter 1 - Section 1 - Government and the State
Government
public policies
legislative power
executive power
the institution through which a society makes and enforces it…
all of the things a government decides to do: including taxat…
the power to make laws
the power to enforce the law
Government
the institution through which a society makes and enforces it…
public policies
all of the things a government decides to do: including taxat…
7 terms
Lesson 1 Vocabulary
Founders
government
indentured servants
self-sufficient
The political leaders of the thirteen original colonies. They…
The people and institutions with authority to make and enforc…
A person who voluntarily sold his or her labor for a set peri…
Able to provide for most of one's own needs.
Founders
The political leaders of the thirteen original colonies. They…
government
The people and institutions with authority to make and enforc…
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…
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
16 terms
1.1 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 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 policies
All of the many goals that a government pursues in all of the…
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…
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
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
35 terms
Power, Authority and Government REVIEW SET
Democracy
Direct Democracy
Representative Democracy
Parliamentary Government
any form of government in which political power is exercised…
Individual citizens participate in decision making of country
Individuals elect a person to represent them, and those repre…
A government that is elected and dismissed by a council of re…
Democracy
any form of government in which political power is exercised…
Direct Democracy
Individual citizens participate in decision making of country
21 terms
Government Alive! 1. The Nature of Power, Politics and Government
abuse of power
authority
civil
civil disobedience
the misuse of authority for harmful, unethical, or illegal ends
the legal right and power to give orders and enforce rules
having to do with citizens, as in ___ rights
a form of protest in which people openly refuse a law they co…
abuse of power
the misuse of authority for harmful, unethical, or illegal ends
authority
the legal right and power to give orders and enforce rules
Government and civics ch.1 section-1
Government
State
Power
Policy
Made up of the formal institutions and processes through whic…
A political unit with the power to make and enforce laws over…
Refers to the governments authority and ability to get things…
Any decision made by government in pursuit of a particular goal
Government
Made up of the formal institutions and processes through whic…
State
A political unit with the power to make and enforce laws over…
M1: topic 1 and 2.1
Public policies
State
Democracy
Government
all the things a government decides to do
a body of people, living in a defined territory, organized po…
form of government in which supreme authority rests with the…
institution through which a society makes and enforces its pu…
Public policies
all the things a government decides to do
State
a body of people, living in a defined territory, organized po…
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…
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…
45 terms
Combo with Magruder's American Government Chapter 1 Section 1 Vocabulary and 2 others
1. Government
2. Public Policies
3. Legislative Power
4. Executive Power
the institution through which a society makes and enforces it…
all of those things a government decides to do: taxation, def…
Power to make laws and to frame public policies
the power to execute, enforce, and administer laws
1. Government
the institution through which a society makes and enforces it…
2. Public Policies
all of those things a government decides to do: taxation, def…
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
8 terms
Government Ch.1 Sec.1
Government
Legislators
Executives
Judges
The institution through which a society makes and enforces it…
Makes laws
Enforces laws
Apply laws to court cases
Government
The institution through which a society makes and enforces it…
Legislators
Makes laws
33 terms
U.S. Government Ch. 1 People and Government
state
nation
nation-state
consensus
A political community that occupies a definite territory and…
A group of people who share the same race, language, customs,…
A country in which the territory of both the nation and the s…
An agreement about basic beliefs
state
A political community that occupies a definite territory and…
nation
A group of people who share the same race, language, customs,…
10 terms
Government and the State
Government
Legislative Power
Public Policies
Executive Power
Institution through which a society makes and enforces its pu…
The power to make a law and to frame public policies
All of the many goals that a government pursues in all of the…
The power to execute, enforce, and administer law
Government
Institution through which a society makes and enforces its pu…
Legislative Power
The power to make a law and to frame public policies
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…
5 terms
We The People Chapter 1
Founders
government
indentured servants
self-sufficient
The political leaders of the thirteen original colonies. They…
The people and institutions with authority to make and enforc…
A person who voluntarily sold his or her labor for a set peri…
Able to provide for most o f one's own needs.
Founders
The political leaders of the thirteen original colonies. They…
government
The people and institutions with authority to make and enforc…
Government Chapter 1 Terms and Vocabulary
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…
Topic 1.1, 1.2 Terms
Judicial power
Sovereignty
Government
Executive power
the power to judge laws
when a state has supreme and absolute power within its own te…
the institution through which a society makes and enforces it…
the power to enforce laws
Judicial power
the power to judge laws
Sovereignty
when a state has supreme and absolute power within its own te…
Ch.1 Sect. 1 Government and the State
government
public policy
legislative power
executive power
the institution through which a society makes and enforces it…
all of the 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 policy
all of the things a government decides to do
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…
17 terms
Ch. 1 - Government and the State
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; covers taxati…
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 it…
public policies
all of those things a government decides to do; covers taxati…
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