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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…
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The Preamble to the U.S. Constitution
The Preamble
We the People
to form a more perfect union
to establish justice
Serves as an introduction to the U.S. Constitution and establ…
Means that government depends on the people for its power and…
The new government should be better united than it was under…
The government should make laws and establish a system of cou…
The Preamble
Serves as an introduction to the U.S. Constitution and establ…
We the People
Means that government depends on the people for its power and…
11 terms
The Constitution
U.S. Constitution is many things to pe…
The preamble
The preamble
The preamble
1. a written plan of the us government 2. the basic law of th…
this is the introduction of the U.S. Constitution
it gives the purpose of the US. Constitution and states what…
It mentions that people have the right to govern themselves.
U.S. Constitution is many things to pe…
1. a written plan of the us government 2. the basic law of th…
The preamble
this is the introduction of the U.S. Constitution
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America's Fundamental Principles of Government / Purposes of the United State Government / Preamble CE.2c
Preamble
Preamble
Preamble
To create a better and stronger form o…
The first paragraph to the United States Constitution
States the reason the constitution was written
established the goals and purposes of the U.S. Constitution
To form a more perfect union
Preamble
The first paragraph to the United States Constitution
Preamble
States the reason the constitution was written
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The Purposes of Government
Preamble
Framers
We the People
Establish Justice
a preliminary introduction to a statute or constitution (usua…
Group of delegates who drafted the United States Constitution…
Popular sovereignty principle that the government is ruled by…
create laws that are reasonable, fair, and impartial
Preamble
a preliminary introduction to a statute or constitution (usua…
Framers
Group of delegates who drafted the United States Constitution…
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An Introduction to the Study of American Government
the ability of individuals and groups…
the ability to influence and direct th…
Exists because people have differing o…
The ability of a first person to cause…
political power
power
politics
power
the ability of individuals and groups…
political power
the ability to influence and direct th…
power
11 terms
Chapter 8 Section 1: Goals and Principles of the Constitution
Preamble
domestic tranquility
civilian
general welfare
An introduction to a speech or piece of writing
peace and order at home
nonmilitary; example: someone not in the army or navy is cons…
the common good or what is good for all the people
Preamble
An introduction to a speech or piece of writing
domestic tranquility
peace and order at home
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Forms of Government
Monarchy
Dictatorship
Representative democracy
Direct democracy
government ruled by a king or queen
government where one leader has absolute control over citizen…
citizens elect leaders to represent their views
Citizens vote directly on day-to-day issues of government
Monarchy
government ruled by a king or queen
Dictatorship
government where one leader has absolute control over citizen…
16 terms
Ch.2: Introduction to the Constitution
amendment
article
authority
Bill of Rights
a change to a constitution (e.g., U.S. Constitution, Florida…
a numbered chapter or section of a contract, treaty, or const…
the power to direct the actions of people or to make decisions
the first ten amendments of the U.S. Constitution
amendment
a change to a constitution (e.g., U.S. Constitution, Florida…
article
a numbered chapter or section of a contract, treaty, or const…
113 terms
Intro to U.S. Government Exam Review
Politics
Public Opinion
Political Spectrum
Radical
Government is an institution...... Politics is a process.
can be described as those attitudes held by a significant num…
People who have similar opinions on political issues are gene…
Favors extreme change to create an altered or entirely new so…
Politics
Government is an institution...... Politics is a process.
Public Opinion
can be described as those attitudes held by a significant num…
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Introduction to the Constitution Study Guide GR. 8 (Fall 2016)
Legislative Branch
Judicial Branch
Executive Branch
separation of power
Make Laws
Interpret Laws
Enforce Laws
Concept that prevents too much power being concentrated in on…
Legislative Branch
Make Laws
Judicial Branch
Interpret Laws
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Government Introduction
State
Nation
Population, Territory, Government, Sov…
Stable
A political community that occupies a definite territory and…
Any sizable group of people united by common bonds of face, l…
List the four essential features of a state (What makes a sta…
States with social and political consensus have the most ? Go…
State
A political community that occupies a definite territory and…
Nation
Any sizable group of people united by common bonds of face, l…
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The Preamble to the U.S. Constitution
The Preamble
We the People
to form a more perfect union
to establish justice
Serves as an introduction to the U.S. Constitution and establ…
Means that government depends on the people for its power and…
The new government should be better united than it was under…
The government should make laws and establish a system of cou…
The Preamble
Serves as an introduction to the U.S. Constitution and establ…
We the People
Means that government depends on the people for its power and…
10 terms
The Purposes of Government
Preamble
Framers
We the People
Establish Justice
a preliminary introduction to a statute or constitution (usua…
Group of delegates who drafted the United States Constitution…
Popular sovereignty principle that the government is ruled by…
create laws that are reasonable, fair, and impartial
Preamble
a preliminary introduction to a statute or constitution (usua…
Framers
Group of delegates who drafted the United States Constitution…
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UNIT 1: INTRODUCTION to AMERICAN GOVERNMENT
government
Social Contract Theory
Hobbes (Leviathan)
Locke (Second Treatise on Government)
institution through which the state maintains social order, p…
theory that by contract, people surrender to the state the po…
Thomas Hobbes in England was one of the first to theorize on…
John Locke took the social contract a step further. 1688- Bri…
government
institution through which the state maintains social order, p…
Social Contract Theory
theory that by contract, people surrender to the state the po…
10 terms
Am Government Support Quiz #1
Preamble
Republic
Minority Rights
Articles of Confederation
The first part of the Constitution that states the purpose of…
A government where the power comes from the people who have e…
Equal rights for those who are not in the majority
A document that created a loose friendship between the states…
Preamble
The first part of the Constitution that states the purpose of…
Republic
A government where the power comes from the people who have e…
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Chapter 4 Vocabulary: Goals of the Constitution
preamble
popular sovereignty
republicanism
federalism
(n.) an introduction to a speech or piece of writing
A belief that ultimate power resides in the people.
A philosophy of limited government with elected representativ…
A system in which power is divided between the national and s…
preamble
(n.) an introduction to a speech or piece of writing
popular sovereignty
A belief that ultimate power resides in the people.
8 terms
Constitution of the United States
constitution
Federalists
Preamble
legislature
the system of fundamental laws and principles that prescribes…
supporters of the ratification for the U.S Constitution
an introduction that states the goals and purposes of the gov…
elected lawmaking body
constitution
the system of fundamental laws and principles that prescribes…
Federalists
supporters of the ratification for the U.S Constitution
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AG - Unit 2B Review: The Constitution
Preamble
Form a more perfect union
Establish justice
Insure domestic tranquility
The introductory part of a constitution or statute that usual…
To join together in order to protect and further the rights a…
To ensure fair treatment for everyone
To make sure there is peace among the States
Preamble
The introductory part of a constitution or statute that usual…
Form a more perfect union
To join together in order to protect and further the rights a…
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The American Government
John Locke
Natural rights
Due process
Declaration of Independence
English philospher who came up with natural rights
rights people automatically have at birth
a citizen's entitlement to fair treatment through the normal…
document that declared america was free from British rule
John Locke
English philospher who came up with natural rights
Natural rights
rights people automatically have at birth
61 terms
Introduction to Government
Aristotle
State
Nation
Nation-State
Scholar in ancient Greece, one of the first students of gover…
Political community occupying a definite territory, organized…
Any sizable group of people who are united by common bonds of…
When the territories of both a nation and a state coincide.
Aristotle
Scholar in ancient Greece, one of the first students of gover…
State
Political community occupying a definite territory, organized…
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Intro Exam 1
Permanent Campaign
Aristocracy
Oligarchy
Direct Democracy
The disappearance of the line between campaigning and governing
A government of the few that is functional: the leaders are l…
A government of the few that is dysfunctional: the leaders ar…
System of government in which citizens make laws for themselv…
Permanent Campaign
The disappearance of the line between campaigning and governing
Aristocracy
A government of the few that is functional: the leaders are l…
10 terms
Origins and Purposes of Government
Preamble
Articles
Amendments
Bill of Rights
Introduction to the Constitution; establishes the six goals a…
This section of the Constitution describes how our government…
Changes or additions to the Constitution
The first 10 Amendments to the Constitution
Preamble
Introduction to the Constitution; establishes the six goals a…
Articles
This section of the Constitution describes how our government…
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The Cultural Landscape: An Introduction to Human Geography Chapter 8 Key Terms
balance of power
Berlin Conference
boundary
city-state
Condition of roughly equal strength between opposing countrie…
The meeting of European powers in 1884-85 resulting in the Be…
Invisible line that marks the extent of a state's territory.
A sovereign state comprising a city and its immediate hinterl…
balance of power
Condition of roughly equal strength between opposing countrie…
Berlin Conference
The meeting of European powers in 1884-85 resulting in the Be…
25 terms
Introduction to Business-Chapter 13-The Promotion Strategy: Developing and Managing Sales
Personal Selling
Prospect
Sales Force
Order Getting
a direct person-to-person presentation to help a prospect mak…
a potential customer
the group of employees involved in the selling process
seeking out buyers and giving them a well-organized presentat…
Personal Selling
a direct person-to-person presentation to help a prospect mak…
Prospect
a potential customer
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CE.2 Foundations of American Gov't Matching
consent of the governed
limited government
rule of law
democracy
the people are the source of any and all governmental power
government is not all-powerful and may do things the people h…
the government is bound by the law
in a democratic system of government, the people rule.
consent of the governed
the people are the source of any and all governmental power
limited government
government is not all-powerful and may do things the people h…
12 terms
Colonization
What unemployed farmers in England for…
Provided merchants a chance to invest…
Sold to colonists at high prices which…
Ruled by "Divine right" which stated t…
land
East India Company
manufactured goods
Kings
What unemployed farmers in England for…
land
Provided merchants a chance to invest…
East India Company
31 terms
The Cultural Landscape: An Introduction to Human Geography Chapter 8 Key Terms
balance of power
Berlin Conference
boundary
city-state
Condition of roughly equal strength between opposing countrie…
The meeting of European powers in 1884-85 resulting in the Be…
Invisible line that marks the extent of a state's territory.
A sovereign state comprising a city and its immediate hinterl…
balance of power
Condition of roughly equal strength between opposing countrie…
Berlin Conference
The meeting of European powers in 1884-85 resulting in the Be…
8 terms
The Preamble
Preamble
Form a more perfect Union
Establish justice
Ensure domestic tranquility
short intro that explains goals and purpose of Constitution
...to make our government as perfect as can be by making stat…
...to provide law and courts
...ensure peace in country
Preamble
short intro that explains goals and purpose of Constitution
Form a more perfect Union
...to make our government as perfect as can be by making stat…
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3.5 American Indians of the Plateau
plateau
plain
gorge
coast
A plain in the mountains or at a height above the sea.
A large flat stretch of land.
A narrow, deep valley with steep sides.
Land along the sea; the seashore.
plateau
A plain in the mountains or at a height above the sea.
plain
A large flat stretch of land.
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benchmark 1.6 the preamble to the US Constitution
defense
domestic
establish justice
form a more perfect union
method of protecting oneself
referring to something at home, not foreign
make a fair and honest system for all
create an even better government that will make life tolerable
defense
method of protecting oneself
domestic
referring to something at home, not foreign
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Preamble to the Constitution
defense
domestic
insure
justice
method of protecting oneself
referring to something at home, not foreign
ensure, to make sure
a system of establishing what is legal and illegal by fair ru…
defense
method of protecting oneself
domestic
referring to something at home, not foreign
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OHS The Cultural Landscape: An Introduction to Human Geography Chapter Eight Key Terms
Association of South Eastern Asian Nat…
autonomous nationalism
boundary
buffer state
an association of nations dedicated to economic and political…
Movement by a dissident minority intent to achieve partial or…
Invisible line that marks the extent of a state's territory.
A relatively small country sandwiched between two larger powe…
Association of South Eastern Asian Nat…
an association of nations dedicated to economic and political…
autonomous nationalism
Movement by a dissident minority intent to achieve partial or…
20 terms
The Preamble
The Preamble lists
The first goal is
The second goal is
The third goal is
six goals & purposes of US government
form a more perfect union
establish justice
insure domestic tranquility
The Preamble lists
six goals & purposes of US government
The first goal is
form a more perfect union
25 terms
Ralston Introduction to BMM Ch. 4
Business Ethics
Code of Ethics
Conflict of Interest
Conservation
Rules about how businesses and their employees ought to behave.
A set of rules for guiding the action of employees or members…
Choosing to advance his or her own interest over those of the…
The consideration of saving scarce natural resources.
Business Ethics
Rules about how businesses and their employees ought to behave.
Code of Ethics
A set of rules for guiding the action of employees or members…
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Gov_1.1 Preamble to the United States Consitution
We the people of the United States
In order to form a more perfect union
Establish justice
Insure domestic tranquility
all citizens of the US
to make everything in our country as perfect as possible by u…
begin fairness for all
promise that everything in our country will be peaceful
We the people of the United States
all citizens of the US
In order to form a more perfect union
to make everything in our country as perfect as possible by u…
15 terms
Criminal Justice
consensus model
conflict model
defintion of crime
definition of deviance
memberof society come together and agree what should be again…
the most powerful members of society determine what is agains…
an act commiotted against society as a whole prosecuted by th…
behavior that does not conform to society's norms but not nec…
consensus model
memberof society come together and agree what should be again…
conflict model
the most powerful members of society determine what is agains…
25 terms
Comparative Gov't & Politics Vocabulary - Introduction
accountability
authority
bureaucracy
civil society
the concept that public officials serve at the pleasure of th…
the legal right to exercise power
a hierarchical organization charged with carrying out the dec…
all those organizations that provide opportunities for partic…
accountability
the concept that public officials serve at the pleasure of th…
authority
the legal right to exercise power
20 terms
Week 1 - Introduction and Theories of Government
Civics
Citizen
Population
Territory
study of the rights and duties of citizens and the reciprocal…
a person's membership into a political community share common…
the people living within a nation, state or town
known and recognized boundaries of a nation, state or town
Civics
study of the rights and duties of citizens and the reciprocal…
Citizen
a person's membership into a political community share common…
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Chapter 9: An Introduction to Basic Macroeconomic Markets
Fiscal Policy
Monetary Policy
Money Supply
Resource Market
The use of government taxation and expenditure policies for t…
The deliberate control of the money supply, and, in some case…
The supply of currency, checking account funds, and traveler'…
A highly aggregated market encompassing all resources contrib…
Fiscal Policy
The use of government taxation and expenditure policies for t…
Monetary Policy
The deliberate control of the money supply, and, in some case…
15 terms
Constitution Introduction
Constitutional Convention
James Madison
Amendment
Preamble
A meeting in Philadelphia in 1787 that produced a new constit…
"Father of the Constitution"
A change in, or addition to, a constitution or law
explains the purpose of the Constitution
Constitutional Convention
A meeting in Philadelphia in 1787 that produced a new constit…
James Madison
"Father of the Constitution"
30 terms
Civics
Preamble
Legislative
Executive
Judicial
Introduction that states the goals and purposes of the govern…
Congress
Law enforcing branch of government
Part of the government that interprets the government
Preamble
Introduction that states the goals and purposes of the govern…
Legislative
Congress
24 terms
Introduction to Criminal Justice - Chapter 8
Arrest
Arrest warrant
Booking
Bus sweep
occurs when a police officer takes a person into custody or d…
an order, issued by a judge, directing officers to arrest a p…
the administrative record of an arrest listing the offender's…
police investigation technique in which officers board a bus…
Arrest
occurs when a police officer takes a person into custody or d…
Arrest warrant
an order, issued by a judge, directing officers to arrest a p…
34 terms
Principles of American Government and the Constitution
Popular Sovereignty
Rule of Law
Separation of Powers
Judicial Review
A belief that ultimate power resides in the people.
The principle that every member of a society, even a ruler, m…
The distribution of power and authority among the legislative…
The power of the courts to determine the constitutionality of…
Popular Sovereignty
A belief that ultimate power resides in the people.
Rule of Law
The principle that every member of a society, even a ruler, m…
18 terms
Preamble to the Constitution
preamble
union
justice
domestic
the first part of something; an introduction that comes befor…
the act of joining; a political unit made up of several state…
the quality of being fair, reasonable, and honest
relating to one's home or family; occurring inside one's own…
preamble
the first part of something; an introduction that comes befor…
union
the act of joining; a political unit made up of several state…
39 terms
UNIT 1: INTRODUCTION to AMERICAN GOVERNMENT
government
Social Contract Theory
Hobbes (Leviathan)
Locke (Second Treatise on Government)
institution through which the state maintains social order, p…
theory that by contract, people surrender to the state the po…
Thomas Hobbes in England was one of the first to theorize on…
John Locke took the social contract a step further. 1688- Bri…
government
institution through which the state maintains social order, p…
Social Contract Theory
theory that by contract, people surrender to the state the po…
13 terms
introduction to american government
Government
Veto
Compromise
Amendment
a group that has authority over others in a community
to officially refuse to approve a porposal
a way to settle differences by each side giving up some of wh…
an addition to a formal document
Government
a group that has authority over others in a community
Veto
to officially refuse to approve a porposal
Constitution Week 3rd Grade TEKS
constitution
republic
compromise
delegate
a formal, written, plan of government
form of government in which the power rests with representati…
an agreement between two or more sides in which each side giv…
a member of a convention, a representative
constitution
a formal, written, plan of government
republic
form of government in which the power rests with representati…
16 terms
checklist: INTRODUCTION TO AMERICAN GOVERNMENT
Government:
Federal Government:
State Government:
Local Government:
A group that has authority over others in a community.
Has weak powers and problems in the Articles of Confederation.
Government of a state in the United States.
The government of a local area.
Government:
A group that has authority over others in a community.
Federal Government:
Has weak powers and problems in the Articles of Confederation.
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Chapter 2.1: Goals and Principles of the Constitution
popular sovereignty
Preamble
limited government
majority rule
government by consent of the people
the introduction to the Constitution
a government that has specific restrictions on its power
a principle that in a disagreement, everyone will accept the…
popular sovereignty
government by consent of the people
Preamble
the introduction to the Constitution
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