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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
7 terms
distribution of power
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…
absolute in power or authority
unitary
An internal organization of a state that places most power in…
confederation
a form of an international organization that brings several a…
government
confederation
unitary
citizen participation
voting rights
A form of an international organization that brings several a…
An internal organization of a state that places most power in…
citizens participate in government
gives the right to vote
confederation
A form of an international organization that brings several a…
unitary
An internal organization of a state that places most power in…
APHUG 2-11
Land locked state
Frontier
Unitary state
Federal state
A state that does not have a direct outlet to the sea
A zone separating two states in which neither state exercises…
An internal organization of a state that places most power in…
On internal organization of a state that allocates most power…
Land locked state
A state that does not have a direct outlet to the sea
Frontier
A zone separating two states in which neither state exercises…
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.
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…
6 terms
Human Geography UNIT 5 (6 words)
prorupted state
self
elongated state
gerrymandering
An otherwise compact state with a large projecting extension
determination- The concept that ethnicities have the right to…
A state with a long, narrow shape
The process of redrawing legislative boundaries for the purpo…
prorupted state
An otherwise compact state with a large projecting extension
self
determination- The concept that ethnicities have the right to…
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…
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…
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
Boundary
Micro state
Nationstate
Unitary state
An invisible line that marks the extent of a states territory
A state that encompasses a very small land area
A state whose territory corresponds to that occupied by a par…
And internal organization of a state that places most power i…
Boundary
An invisible line that marks the extent of a states territory
Micro state
A state that encompasses a very small land area
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…
26 terms
Chapter 8-Political Geography
Anocracy
Autocracy
Balance of Power
Boundary
A country that is not fully democratic or fully autocratic, b…
A country that is run according to the interests of the ruler…
A condition of roughly equal strength between opposing countr…
An invisible line that marks the extent of a state's territory
Anocracy
A country that is not fully democratic or fully autocratic, b…
Autocracy
A country that is run according to the interests of the ruler…
10 terms
Period 6, Unit 4 Vocab, Set 7
State
Stateless Nation
Supranationalism
Territorial Seas
A state is an area organized into a political unit and ruled…
Nation that does not have a state
Trend toward creation of associations of three or more states…
Waters that are within a country's varying levels of control.
State
A state is an area organized into a political unit and ruled…
Stateless Nation
Nation that does not have a state
6 terms
Political comparisons
electoral geography
Gerrymandering
Federal state
Unitary state
The study of the interactions among space, place and region a…
process of redrawing legislative boundaries for the purpose o…
allocates strong power to units of local government with in a…
places most power in the hands of central government officials
electoral geography
The study of the interactions among space, place and region a…
Gerrymandering
process of redrawing legislative boundaries for the purpose o…
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
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…
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
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
13 terms
US Government Quiz 1-13
Confederacy
Federal System
Constitution
Constitutional Government
A loose union of independent states
a government that divides powers of government between the na…
A plan that provides the rules for government.
a government in which a constitution has authority to place c…
Confederacy
A loose union of independent states
Federal System
a government that divides powers of government between the na…
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…
Governing States
democracy
autocracy
anocracy
unitary state
a country in which citizens elect leaders and can run for off…
a country that is run according to the interests of the ruler…
a country that is not fully democratic or fully autocratic, b…
places most power in the hands of central government officials.
democracy
a country in which citizens elect leaders and can run for off…
autocracy
a country that is run according to the interests of the ruler…
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
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
20 terms
AP Human Geography (Rubenstien) ch.8
State
sovereignty
Colony
Frontier
a nation or territory considered as an organized political co…
independence from control of its internal affairs by other st…
territory legally tied to a sovereign state
a zone where no state exercises complete political control
State
a nation or territory considered as an organized political co…
sovereignty
independence from control of its internal affairs by other st…
BALANCE OF POWER BOUNDARY CITY-STATE COLONIALISM COLONY COMPACT STATE ELONGATED STATE FEDERAL STATE FRAGMENTED STATE FRONTIER GERRYMANDERING IMPERIALISM LANDLOCKED STATE MICROSTATE PERFORATED STATE PRORUPTED STATE SOVEREIGNTY STATE UNITARY STATE PHYSICAL
BALANCE OF POWER
BOUNDARY
CITY-STATE
COLONIALISM
distribution of military and economic power that prevents any…
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
distribution of military and economic power that prevents any…
BOUNDARY
invisible line that marks the extent of a state's territory
Unit 4 vocab James Schoff
Political Geography
Boundary
Nation
State
A subdivision of human geography focused on the nature and im…
an invisible line that completely surrounds a state, marks th…
Belief that a nation consists of a group of people who share…
An internationally recognized political unit with a permanent…
Political Geography
A subdivision of human geography focused on the nature and im…
Boundary
an invisible line that completely surrounds a state, marks th…
Unit 5 red words
Colonialism
Federal state
Nation
Nation-state
An attempt by one country to establish settlements and to imp…
An internal organization of a state that allocates most power…
A term encompassing all the citizens of a state. Most definit…
A state whose territory corresponds to that occupied by a par…
Colonialism
An attempt by one country to establish settlements and to imp…
Federal state
An internal organization of a state that allocates most power…
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
33 terms
GOVERNMENT & THE STATE, FORMS OF GOVERNMENT & BASIC IDEAS OF DEMOCRACY
government
State
sovereignty
force theory
The institution through which a society makes and enforces it…
A body of people living in a defined territory who have a gov…
Ability of a state to govern its territory free from control…
Government emerged when all the people of an area were brough…
government
The institution through which a society makes and enforces it…
State
A body of people living in a defined territory who have a gov…
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…
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…
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…
18 terms
Foundations of Government
government
nation
state
soverignty
an institution through which leaders exercise power to make a…
a group of people united by bonds of race, language, custom,…
a political community that occupies a definite territory and…
the supreme and absolute authority within territorial boundar…
government
an institution through which leaders exercise power to make a…
nation
a group of people united by bonds of race, language, custom,…
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…
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
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
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
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.
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
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
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…
15 terms
unit 8 human geography vocab
fragmented state
frontier
gerrymandering
landlocked state
state that includes several discontinuous pieces of territory
zone separating two states in which neither state exercises p…
the process of redrawing legislative boundaries for the purpo…
state without direct outlet to the sea
fragmented state
state that includes several discontinuous pieces of territory
frontier
zone separating two states in which neither state exercises p…
AP Human Geography Chapter 8 Vocabulary
city-state
colony
gerrymandering
microstate
a sovereign state comprising a city and its immediately surro…
a territory that is legally tied to a sovereign state rather…
the process of redrawing legislative boundaries for the purpo…
a state that encompasses a very small land area
city-state
a sovereign state comprising a city and its immediately surro…
colony
a territory that is legally tied to a sovereign state rather…
7 terms
ap human geography ch 8 vocab
Landlocked state
Microstate
Perforated state
Prorupted state
lacks a direct outlet to sea because it is completely surroun…
A state that encompasses a very small land area.
a state that completely surrounds another one
an otherwise compact state with a large projecting extension
Landlocked state
lacks a direct outlet to sea because it is completely surroun…
Microstate
A state that encompasses a very small land area.
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…
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…
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
743 terms
Government - "The Government Quizlet" (2016)
State
Nation
Nation-state
Sovereignty
A political community that occupies a definite territory and…
Group of people united by bonds of race, language, custom, tr…
A group of people united by something significant that occupi…
The supreme and absolute authority within territorial boundar…
State
A political community that occupies a definite territory and…
Nation
Group of people united by bonds of race, language, custom, tr…
8 terms
Unit 8: AP Geography
balance of power
boundary
Unitary State
city-state
condition of roughly equal strength between opposing countrie…
an invisible line that marks the extent of the states territory
An internal organization of a state that place is most power…
a sovereign state comprising a city and its immediately surro…
balance of power
condition of roughly equal strength between opposing countrie…
boundary
an invisible line that marks the extent of the states territory
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