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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…
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…
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…
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…
8 terms
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…
33 terms
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…
10 terms
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
33 terms
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,…
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
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…
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…
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…
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…
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…
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…
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…
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
contemp issues unit 1
government
public policies
legislative
executive
institutions through which a society makes and enforces its p…
all of those things a government decides to do
makes the laws
enforces the laws
government
institutions through which a society makes and enforces its p…
public policies
all of those things a government decides to do
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…
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…
8 terms
Government Unit 1
Legislative Power
Executive Power
Judicial Power
Government
the power to make laws
the power to enforce and administer laws
the power to interpret laws
the institution through which a society makes and enforces pu…
Legislative Power
the power to make laws
Executive Power
the power to enforce and administer laws
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
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…
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…
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
6 terms
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…
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…
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
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…
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
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
10 terms
Government
Government
Public policies
Legislative power
Executive power
The institution through which a society makes & enforces publ…
All the things a government decides to do
Power to make laws
Power to enforce & administrate laws
Government
The institution through which a society makes & enforces publ…
Public policies
All the things a government decides to do
10 terms
u1c1s1 government and the state
judicial power
constitution
dictatortarship
demoracy
the power to interpret laws to settle disputes within the soc…
the body of fundamental laws setting out the princples struct…
a form of government in which the leader his absolute
at form of government in which the suprem authority with the…
judicial power
the power to interpret laws to settle disputes within the soc…
constitution
the body of fundamental laws setting out the princples struct…
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…
33 terms
TERMS TO UNDERSTAND
Founders
Subject
Government
Indentured Servants
The political leaders of the Thirteen original colonies. They…
Someone who owes allegiance to a government or ruler.
The people and institutions with authority to make and enforc…
A person who voluntarily sold his or her labor for a set peri…
Founders
The political leaders of the Thirteen original colonies. They…
Subject
Someone who owes allegiance to a government or ruler.
20 terms
We The People Lessons 1+2+3
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…
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…
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…
8 terms
We the People; Unit 1; Lsn 1
subject
government
self-sufficient
indentured servant
being under the rule of a monarch
the people and institutions with authority to make and enforc…
people that provide for their own needs
a man or woman who sold his/her labor in exchange for the cos…
subject
being under the rule of a monarch
government
the people and institutions with authority to make and enforc…
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
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…
10 terms
U1C1S1: Government and State; pg. 4
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…
21 terms
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…
22 terms
Government
Family (clan system)
Direct Democracy
Representative Democracy
Constitution
The earliest form of government. A group of one or more relat…
All voters in a small community meet in a place to make laws…
The people elect representatives to carry out government acti…
A written document outlining the basic laws or principles in…
Family (clan system)
The earliest form of government. A group of one or more relat…
Direct Democracy
All voters in a small community meet in a place to make laws…
16 terms
Chp. 1.1 & 1.2 terms
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
the power to make laws and to frame public policies
executive power
government
the institution through which a society makes and enforces it…
public policies
all of the things a government decides to do
9 terms
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…
8 terms
Unit 1 Vocab
Legislative Power
Executive Power
Judicial Power
Government
the power to make laws
the power to enforce and administer laws
the power to interpret laws
The institution through which a society makes and enforces pu…
Legislative Power
the power to make laws
Executive Power
the power to enforce and administer laws
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…
12 terms
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 that 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 it…
Public Policies
all of those things that 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
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