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8 terms
Key issue3
Europe
Unitary state
Federal state
Gerrymandering
Where are unitary states most common
Places most power in the hands of central government officials
Allocates strong power to units of local government within th…
Wasted vote, excess vote, stacked vote
Europe
Where are unitary states most common
Unitary state
Places most power in the hands of central government officials
8 terms
goverment
unitary
federal
confederation
autocratic
An internal organization of a state that places most power in…
A system in which power is divided between the national and s…
A joining of several groups for a common purpose.
absolute in power or authority
unitary
An internal organization of a state that places most power in…
federal
A system in which power is divided between the national and s…
10 terms
Debate Vocabulary
Autocratic
Democratic
Oligarchic
Federal
Tyrannical
ruled by the people. In a democracy, citizens elect represent…
(Citizen participation) -- Power is in the hands of a few peo…
A system in which power is divided between the national and s…
Autocratic
Tyrannical
Democratic
ruled by the people. In a democracy, citizens elect represent…
19 terms
AP HuG: Chapter 8 - Political Geography
balance of power
boundary
city-state
colonialism
condition of roughly equal strength between opposing countrie…
invisible line that marks the extent of a state's territory
a sovereign state comprising a city and its immediate hinterl…
attempt by one country to establish settlements and to impose…
balance of power
condition of roughly equal strength between opposing countrie…
boundary
invisible line that marks the extent of a state's territory
8 terms
F_Pol - Week 3
federalist state
sovereignty
state
internal sovereignty
A state where powers and responsibilities are constitutionall…
ultimate, supreme power in a state
A politically organized territory that is administered by a s…
the sole authority within a territory capable of making and e…
federalist state
A state where powers and responsibilities are constitutionall…
sovereignty
ultimate, supreme power in a state
8 terms
Government term
Unitary
Confederation
Federal
Autocratic
An internal organization of a state that places most power in…
A form of an international organization that brings several a…
A system in which power is divided between the national and s…
adjective: characteristic of an absolute ruler or absolute ru…
Unitary
An internal organization of a state that places most power in…
Confederation
A form of an international organization that brings several a…
8 terms
11/1/2016-11/4/2016
unitary
federal
confederation
Autocracy
An internal organization of a state that places most power in…
A system in which power is divided between the national and s…
A joining of several groups for a common purpose.
a system of government by one person with absolute power
unitary
An internal organization of a state that places most power in…
federal
A system in which power is divided between the national and s…
6 terms
Geo vocab red
Colonialism
Federal state
Nation state
Sovereignty
An attempt By one country to establish settlements and to imp…
An internal organization of a state that allocates most power…
A state whose territory corresponds to that occupied by a par…
Ability of a state to govern its territory free from control…
Colonialism
An attempt By one country to establish settlements and to imp…
Federal state
An internal organization of a state that allocates most power…
16 terms
am gov
Anarchy
Confederacy
Constitution
Democracy
a state of disorder
a league of alliance
a composition of something
government ran by the people
Anarchy
a state of disorder
Confederacy
a league of alliance
6 terms
unit 3 vocabulary (Social Studies)
autocratic
confederation
democracy
federal
(adj.) absolute in power
A joining of several groups for a common purpose.
A form of government in which citizens govern themselves
A system in which power is divided between the national and s…
autocratic
(adj.) absolute in power
confederation
A joining of several groups for a common purpose.
8 terms
social studies 7th grade government
democratic
autocratic
unitary
oligarchic
rule by all
rule by one
An internal organization of a state that places most power in…
ruled by few
democratic
rule by all
autocratic
rule by one
8 terms
AP vocab (types of states)
compact state
prorupted state
perforated state
fragmented state
the distance from the center to any boundary does not vary si…
compact state with a large projecting extension
a state that completely surrounds another one
includes several discontinuous pieces of territory
compact state
the distance from the center to any boundary does not vary si…
prorupted state
compact state with a large projecting extension
12 terms
3.1
federalism
unitary governments
intergovernmental relations
central government of unitary
a way of organizing a nation so that two or more levels of go…
a central government that holds supreme power in a nation. mo…
the entire set of interactions among national, state and loca…
holds primary authority regulates activities of states
federalism
a way of organizing a nation so that two or more levels of go…
unitary governments
a central government that holds supreme power in a nation. mo…
F_Pol - Week 3
federalist state
sovereignty
state
internal sovereignty
A state where powers and responsibilities are constitutionall…
ultimate, supreme power in a state
A politically organized territory that is administered by a s…
the sole authority within a territory capable of making and e…
federalist state
A state where powers and responsibilities are constitutionall…
sovereignty
ultimate, supreme power in a state
16 terms
World Geography Vocab#1
Frontier
Unitary State
Microstates
Perforated States
A zone where no state exercises complete political control
Places most power in the hands of central government officials
States with small land area
A state that completely surrounds another
Frontier
A zone where no state exercises complete political control
Unitary State
Places most power in the hands of central government officials
government vocab
unitary
Theocracy
confederation
federal
places most power in the hands of central government officials
Type of government in which religion and religious law dictat…
Constitutional arrangement in which sovereign nations or stat…
A system of government in which power is distributed among ce…
unitary
places most power in the hands of central government officials
Theocracy
Type of government in which religion and religious law dictat…
13 terms
CH.8 Political Geography
City-state
Colonialism
Compact state
Elongated state
A sovereign state comprising a city and its immediate hinterl…
Attempt by one country to establish settlements and to impose…
A state in which the distance from the center to any boundary…
A state with a long, narrow shape.
City-state
A sovereign state comprising a city and its immediate hinterl…
Colonialism
Attempt by one country to establish settlements and to impose…
10 terms
Forms of Government
Type of government where one person or…
oligarchy
unitary
confederation
Autocracy/Dictatorship
A form of government in which all power is vested in a few pe…
An internal organization of a state that places most power in…
an alliance of independent states... an organization that consis…
Type of government where one person or…
Autocracy/Dictatorship
oligarchy
A form of government in which all power is vested in a few pe…
11 terms
6th Ga Government
Federal
Unitary
Confederation
Government Continuum
A system in which power is divided between the national and s…
An internal organization of a state that places most power in…
A joining of several groups for a common purpose. (distributi…
an instrument for sh owing how government systems relate to e…
Federal
A system in which power is divided between the national and s…
Unitary
An internal organization of a state that places most power in…
10 terms
States
compact state
elongated state
prorupted state
perforated state
equal distance state
states with a long, narrow shape
an otherwise compact state with a large projecting extension
a state that completely surrounds another
compact state
equal distance state
elongated state
states with a long, narrow shape
13 terms
SS Vocab
Presidential Democracy
Parliamentary Democaracy
Autocracy
Oligarchy
A form of government in which the citizens directly elect a p…
A form of government in which the party (or a coalition of pa…
A system of government in which the power to rule is in the h…
A government ruled by a few powerful people
Presidential Democracy
A form of government in which the citizens directly elect a p…
Parliamentary Democaracy
A form of government in which the party (or a coalition of pa…
12 terms
EOC study set 3 Trevor Browning
Social contract
Natural law
Separation of powers
Assent
An agreement for mutual benefit between an individual or grou…
a rule or body of rules of conduct inherent in human nature a…
Constitutional division of powers among the legislative, exec…
To agree to something especially after thoughtful consideration
Social contract
An agreement for mutual benefit between an individual or grou…
Natural law
a rule or body of rules of conduct inherent in human nature a…
14 terms
Chapter 11 State Government
Public Policy
Unitary System
Apportioned
Initiative
Government response to public issues.
System in which most power is held by a central government.
Description of the way in which seats in state legislatures a…
A process by which citizens can propose laws.
Public Policy
Government response to public issues.
Unitary System
System in which most power is held by a central government.
15 terms
Ap human chapter 8
City state
Colonialism
Compact state
Devolution
Sovereign state comprising a city and its immediate hinterland
Attempt by one country to establish settlements and impose pr…
State in which the distance from the center to any boundary d…
Process of going from a unitary to a more local govt
City state
Sovereign state comprising a city and its immediate hinterland
Colonialism
Attempt by one country to establish settlements and impose pr…
9 terms
Chapter 8 Key Issue 2 Vocabulary
Compact State
Elongated State
Prorupted State
Fragmented State
The distance from the center to any boundary does not vary si…
Long and narrow shape
Compact state with a large projecting extension
A state that completely surrounds another one
Compact State
The distance from the center to any boundary does not vary si…
Elongated State
Long and narrow shape
9 terms
Yup
Unitary state
Federal state
Territoriality
Legitimacy
Places most power in hands of central government officials
Allocates strong power to units lf local government within a…
Effort to control peices of earth for personal political or s…
Lawfullness or authenticity of something
Unitary state
Places most power in hands of central government officials
Federal state
Allocates strong power to units lf local government within a…
23 terms
Ethnicity & Politics
stateless nation
gerrymandering
landlocked state
unitary state
a group with the ethnic and cultural qualities of a country t…
the process of redrawing legislative boundaries for the purpo…
a state that does not have a direct outlet to the sea
an internal organization of a state that places most power in…
stateless nation
a group with the ethnic and cultural qualities of a country t…
gerrymandering
the process of redrawing legislative boundaries for the purpo…
12 terms
APHG Chapter 8 Vocab
boundary
compact state
elongated state
federal state
invisible line that marks the extent of a state's territory
a state in which the distance from the center to any boundary…
a state with a long, narrow shape
an internal organization of a state that allocates most power…
boundary
invisible line that marks the extent of a state's territory
compact state
a state in which the distance from the center to any boundary…
19 terms
AP Human Geography chapter 8 Political Geography Vocabulary
balance of power
boundary
city-state
colonialism
condition of roughly equal strength between opposing countrie…
invisible line that marks the extent of a state's territory
a sovereign state comprising a city and its immediate hinterl…
attempt by one country to establish settlements and to impose…
balance of power
condition of roughly equal strength between opposing countrie…
boundary
invisible line that marks the extent of a state's territory
30 terms
AP Government Ch. 3
way of organizing a nation so that two…
way of organizing a nation so that all…
American states are unitary government…
In American states, the local governme…
federalism
unitary governments
local governments
the states
way of organizing a nation so that two…
federalism
way of organizing a nation so that all…
unitary governments
12 terms
Unit 4 Geography Vocabulary 3
Federal state
Fragmented state
Frontier
Gerrymandering
An internal organization of a state that allocates most power…
A state that includes several discontinuous pieces of territory
A zone separating two states in which neither state exercises…
Process by redrawing legislative boundaries for the purpose o…
Federal state
An internal organization of a state that allocates most power…
Fragmented state
A state that includes several discontinuous pieces of territory
22 terms
Political Geography
City-state
Colonialism
Compact state definition
Elongated state definition
A sovereign state comprising a city and its immediate hinterl…
Attempt by one country to establish settlements and to impose…
A state in which the distance from the center to any boundary…
A state with a long, narrow shape.
City-state
A sovereign state comprising a city and its immediate hinterl…
Colonialism
Attempt by one country to establish settlements and to impose…
12 terms
eoc study set 3
social contract
natural law
separation of powers
assent
An agreement between the people and their government signifyi…
God's or nature's law that defines right from wrong and is hi…
Constitutional division of powers among the legislative, exec…
agreement
social contract
An agreement between the people and their government signifyi…
natural law
God's or nature's law that defines right from wrong and is hi…
11 terms
Unit 4 Test - Unit 4 (Part 1)
Antecedent
Subsequent
Superimposed
Relic
Boundary created before people moved there and influenced the…
Created after people have moved there and influenced the land…
Boundary placed by powerful outsiders on an established lands…
A boundary that no longer exists or functions
Antecedent
Boundary created before people moved there and influenced the…
Subsequent
Created after people have moved there and influenced the land…
10 terms
AP Human geo chapter 8 vocab
Colonialism
City-state
Imperialism
Fragmented state
effort by one country to establish settlements and to impose…
sovereign state that comprises a town and the surrounding cou…
control of territory already occupied and organized by an ind…
includes several discontinuous pieces of territory
Colonialism
effort by one country to establish settlements and to impose…
City-state
sovereign state that comprises a town and the surrounding cou…
14 terms
ap human geography unit 8 key issue 3
compact state
elongated state
propupted state
fragmented state
a state in which the distance from the center to any boundary…
a state with a long narrow shape
compact state with a large projecting extension
state that includes several discontinuous peices of territory
compact state
a state in which the distance from the center to any boundary…
elongated state
a state with a long narrow shape
9 terms
Types of Government
Unitary
Confederation
alliance
Federal
Most power in the hands of central government officials
an alliance of independent states
A union of two or more groups
A system in which power is divided between the national and s…
Unitary
Most power in the hands of central government officials
Confederation
an alliance of independent states
22 terms
ap hug vocab
anocracy
autocracy
balance of power
city-state
a régime type featuring inherent qualities of political insta…
One possesses unlimited power. Oldest form of government. Min…
Roughly equal strength between opposing countries or alliance…
a city that with its surrounding territory forms an independe…
anocracy
a régime type featuring inherent qualities of political insta…
autocracy
One possesses unlimited power. Oldest form of government. Min…
19 terms
Origins of Government
Anarchy
Confederacy
Constitution
Democracy
political disorder
a loose union of independent states
a plan that provides rules for government
government in which people rule
Anarchy
political disorder
Confederacy
a loose union of independent states
12 terms
eoc
social contract
natural law
separation of powers
assent
A voluntary agreement among individuals to secure their right…
God's or nature's law that defines right from wrong and is hi…
Constitutional division of powers among the legislative, exec…
agreement
social contract
A voluntary agreement among individuals to secure their right…
natural law
God's or nature's law that defines right from wrong and is hi…
11 terms
Ch. 8 Vocab
Sovereignty
Microstate
City-state
Colony
Independence from control of its internal affairs by other st…
States with very small land area
Is a sovereign state that comprises a town and the surroundin…
Is a territory legally tied to a sovereign state rather that…
Sovereignty
Independence from control of its internal affairs by other st…
Microstate
States with very small land area
12 terms
EOC Study Set 3 J.Simon
social contract
natural law
separation of power
assent
A voluntary agreement among individuals to secure their right…
Rules of conduct discoverable by reason
Constitutional division of powers among the legislative, exec…
agreement
social contract
A voluntary agreement among individuals to secure their right…
natural law
Rules of conduct discoverable by reason
12 terms
Ap human 8
boundary
frontier
sovereignty
unitary state
invisible line that marks the extent of a state's territory
a zone separating two states in which neither state exercises…
ability of a state to govern it's territory free from control…
An internal organization of a state that places most power in…
boundary
invisible line that marks the extent of a state's territory
frontier
a zone separating two states in which neither state exercises…
25 terms
Foundations of American Government, Unit 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. Covering matt…
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. Covering matt…
11 terms
Ch 8 KI 2 Vocabulary
boundary
compact state
elongated state
prorupted state
invisible line that marks the extent of a state's territory
a state in which the distance from the center to any boundary…
a state with a long, narrow shape
an otherwise compact state with a large projecting extension
boundary
invisible line that marks the extent of a state's territory
compact state
a state in which the distance from the center to any boundary…
25 terms
Human Geo. Ch. 8
Anocracy
Autocracy
Balance of power
Boundary
A mix between democracy and autocracy
The ruler chooses what's best for the country
Equal strength between two countries
An invisible line that separates countries
Anocracy
A mix between democracy and autocracy
Autocracy
The ruler chooses what's best for the country
11 terms
Ch 8 KI 2
Boundary
Compact state
Elongated state
Federal state
Invisible line that marks the extent of a state's territory
A state in which the distance from the center to any boundary…
A state with a long narrow shape
An internal organization of a state that allocates most power…
Boundary
Invisible line that marks the extent of a state's territory
Compact state
A state in which the distance from the center to any boundary…
21 terms
Political geography voc 1
Treaty of Antarctica
Imperialism
Frontier
Confederation
Signed in 1954 provides legal framework for managing Antarctica
Control of territory already occupied and organized by an ind…
A zone separating two states in which neither state exercises…
The act of forming an alliance
Treaty of Antarctica
Signed in 1954 provides legal framework for managing Antarctica
Imperialism
Control of territory already occupied and organized by an ind…
11 terms
Chapter 8 Key Issue 2
Boundary
Compact State
Elongated State
Prorupted State
Invisible line that marks the extent of a state's territory
A state in which the distance from the center to any boundary…
A state with a long, narrow shape
An otherwise compact state with a large projecting extension
Boundary
Invisible line that marks the extent of a state's territory
Compact State
A state in which the distance from the center to any boundary…
8 terms
SS6CG1 Types of Government
Unitary System
Federal System
Confederation
Separation of Powers
A system of government in which all power is held at by a cen…
A government that divides the powers of government between th…
A political system in which a weak central government and str…
The division of powers among branches of government.
Unitary System
A system of government in which all power is held at by a cen…
Federal System
A government that divides the powers of government between th…
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