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US Constitution Terms and Definitions
Federal (Government)
Articles of Confederation
bicameral
The Virginia Plan
The national government; the government with jurisdiction (co…
The first governing document of US - created a WEAK central g…
A legislature consisting of two parts (or two houses); in Ame…
Proposed during the Constitutional Convention, this called fo…
Federal (Government)
The national government; the government with jurisdiction (co…
Articles of Confederation
The first governing document of US - created a WEAK central g…
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History US Constitution terms
Bill
Law
Veto
Checks and balances
proposed law
what happens to a bill once it is approved
power of president to reject a bill that has passed through C…
system that protects against one branch of government becomin…
Bill
proposed law
Law
what happens to a bill once it is approved
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History terms us constitution
Amendment
Articles of Confederation
Ratified
Bill of Rights
A change in a document/constitution
The first constitution in the America
Approve to something
A list of rights/amendments that no one or the government can…
Amendment
A change in a document/constitution
Articles of Confederation
The first constitution in the America
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US History: Settlement to Constitution Terms and Definitions; Steven Mansi.
Who is Christopher Colombus?
Why did the Colonist treat the Natives…
Why were Africans enslaved?
How did the Spanish treat the Natives?
Italian Explorer who served the Spanish Crown and 'discovered…
The Natives were seen as inferior and uncivilized to the Colo…
African slaves were worth more and work was cheaper.
The Spanish enslaved, butchered and tortured the Natives.
Who is Christopher Colombus?
Italian Explorer who served the Spanish Crown and 'discovered…
Why did the Colonist treat the Natives…
The Natives were seen as inferior and uncivilized to the Colo…
US History Constitutional Terms
Repulic
Benjamin Franklin
James Madison
Thomas Jefferson
A state in which supreme power is held by the people and thei…
One of the founding fathers of the United States. Renowned po…
Considered the "Father of the Constitution" Madison was the o…
an Americal lawyer, a Founding Father and principal author of…
Repulic
A state in which supreme power is held by the people and thei…
Benjamin Franklin
One of the founding fathers of the United States. Renowned po…
38 terms
US history Constitutional terms
Repulic
Benjamin Franklin
James Madison
Thomas Jefferson
A state in which supreme power is held by the people and thei…
one of the founding fathers of the us : Leading author, print…
Considered the "Father of the Constitution" Madison was the o…
an american lawyer, founding father and principal author of t…
Repulic
A state in which supreme power is held by the people and thei…
Benjamin Franklin
one of the founding fathers of the us : Leading author, print…
38 terms
Us history Constitutional terms
Republic
Benjamin Franklin
James Madison
Thomas Jefferson
a state in which supreme power is held by the people and thei…
one of the Founding Fathers of the United States, renowned po…
Considered the "Father of the Constitution" Madison was the o…
An American lawyer, a Founding Father and principal author of…
Republic
a state in which supreme power is held by the people and thei…
Benjamin Franklin
one of the Founding Fathers of the United States, renowned po…
32 terms
US History: Constitutional Terms
Repulic
Benjamin Franklin
James Madison
Thomas Jefferson
a state in which supreme power is held by the people and thei…
one of the Founding fathers of the United States. reowned pol…
Considered the "Father of the Constitution" was the only memb…
an American lawyer, a Founding Father, and a principal author…
Repulic
a state in which supreme power is held by the people and thei…
Benjamin Franklin
one of the Founding fathers of the United States. reowned pol…
38 terms
US History Constitutional Terms
amendment
constitution
executive branch
legislative branch
formal changes made to the constitution: repealed, added, or…
a document stating the rules under which a government will op…
branch of government: president carries out laws
branch of government: congress makes laws
amendment
formal changes made to the constitution: repealed, added, or…
constitution
a document stating the rules under which a government will op…
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US History Foundations - The Constitution and Amendments
10th Amendment
13th Amendment
14th Amendment
15th Amendment
Powers not expressly given to federal government by the Const…
Abolished slavery. First of three "Reconstruction Amendments"…
(1) All persons born in the U.S. are citizens; (2) no person…
States cannot deny any person the right to vote because of ra…
10th Amendment
Powers not expressly given to federal government by the Const…
13th Amendment
Abolished slavery. First of three "Reconstruction Amendments"…
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Honor US History-Constitution Terms
Admendment
treason
Bicameral
Bill of Rights
a minor change in a document.
the crime of betraying one's country, especially by attemptin…
(of a legislative body) having two branches or chambers.
the first ten amendments to the US Constitution, ratified in…
Admendment
a minor change in a document.
treason
the crime of betraying one's country, especially by attemptin…
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US History Unit 2: The Constitution
Delegate
Federalist
Anti-Federalist
The New Jersey Plan
A person who is authorized to act as a representative for oth…
A supporter of the Constitution that created a federal system.
Someone who opposed the Constitution and feared a supreme cen…
A plan that proposed the States would have equal representati…
Delegate
A person who is authorized to act as a representative for oth…
Federalist
A supporter of the Constitution that created a federal system.
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Constitution Review Terms- Grade 8 US History
separation of powers
Magna Carta
English Bill of Rights
checks and balances
-principle of government that divides the roles and responsib…
-limited the power of the English monarch... -signed by King Joh…
-act declaring the rights and liberties of English subjects... -…
principle of government where each branch affirms or vetoes t…
separation of powers
-principle of government that divides the roles and responsib…
Magna Carta
-limited the power of the English monarch... -signed by King Joh…
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US History: The US Constitution
Articles of Confederation
The Preamble
The Articles
Amendments
The first governing proposal for the US, adopted by the Secon…
Mission statement: "We the People of the United States, in or…
Define the sections of the federal government and their atten…
Twenty-seven amendments in the US Constitution, the first ten…
Articles of Confederation
The first governing proposal for the US, adopted by the Secon…
The Preamble
Mission statement: "We the People of the United States, in or…
9 terms
AP US History Constitution
Shays' Rebellion (1786-87)
Annapolis Convention (1786)
Great (Connecticut) Compromise
Commerce Compromise
An armed uprising that took place in central and western Mass…
Held to discuss the barriers that limited trade or commerce b…
Provisions:... 1) A state's representation in the House of Repre…
Provisions:... The South agreed to federal control over foreign…
Shays' Rebellion (1786-87)
An armed uprising that took place in central and western Mass…
Annapolis Convention (1786)
Held to discuss the barriers that limited trade or commerce b…
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US History: Chapter 8- The Constitution
popular sovereignty
limited government
enumerated power
reserved power
the belief that government is subject to the will of the people
government with limited powers strictly defined by law
power specifically given Congress in the Constitution
power belonging only to the states
popular sovereignty
the belief that government is subject to the will of the people
limited government
government with limited powers strictly defined by law
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US History Terms and Definitions
House of Burgesses
Great Awakening
Mercantilism
Stamp Act
Virginia legislature formed in 1619. First example of self--g…
Religious revival in the American colonies during the 1730s a…
Economic theory that argues that a country should try to incr…
A law passed in 1765 by the British Parliament that taxed new…
House of Burgesses
Virginia legislature formed in 1619. First example of self--g…
Great Awakening
Religious revival in the American colonies during the 1730s a…
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US History- Constitution
Legislative
Federalists
Checks and Balances
Articles of Confederation
This branch makes the laws
Those who favored a strong central government and thought tha…
This prevents any one branch of government from becoming too…
characterized by a weak central government that did not have…
Legislative
This branch makes the laws
Federalists
Those who favored a strong central government and thought tha…
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US History Constitution Unit Terms
Initiative
Referendum
Recall
Republic
A measure that allows voters to propose legislation. If a gro…
A measure that permits voters to reject a measure adopted by…
A measure that allows voters to remove an elected official fr…
a form of government in which political leaders receive from…
Initiative
A measure that allows voters to propose legislation. If a gro…
Referendum
A measure that permits voters to reject a measure adopted by…
20 terms
ELL US History: Constitution
1789
preamble
articles
amendments
Year the 13 states ratified the constitution.
Name for the introduction of the constitution.
Name for the main sections of the constitution. There are 7 a…
Name for the formal changes made to the constitution after it…
1789
Year the 13 states ratified the constitution.
preamble
Name for the introduction of the constitution.
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us history constitution and government. 8th grade vocab
b. Reserved powers
b. U.S. Constitution
a. Concurrent Powers (power shared by…
b. Division of power between the state…
States establishing a public school system is an example of:…
The division of powers between the national and state levels…
What power enforces laws, establishes courts and prisons and…
Federalism is the:... a. Division of power between the federal a…
b. Reserved powers
States establishing a public school system is an example of:…
b. U.S. Constitution
The division of powers between the national and state levels…
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Us History terms and definitions
Patronage
Merit
Civil Service
Interstate Commerce
Givng jobs to followers
or ability not politics
includes all federal jobs except offices and the military
business that crossed state lines
Patronage
Givng jobs to followers
Merit
or ability not politics
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US History Review: Constitution
1st Amendment
2nd Amendment
3rd Amendment
4th Amendment
(RAPPS) Freedom of Religion, Assembly, Petition, Press, and S…
Right to Bear Arms
Freedom from Quartering soldiers
Freedom from warrantless searches
1st Amendment
(RAPPS) Freedom of Religion, Assembly, Petition, Press, and S…
2nd Amendment
Right to Bear Arms
21 terms
US History term and definition
Tutelage
Militarist
Totaliarianism
Quarantine
The condition of being under the guardianship of another.
someone who glorifies military values or institutions and ext…
A political system of absolute control, in which all social,…
In politics, isolating a nation by refusing to have economic…
Tutelage
The condition of being under the guardianship of another.
Militarist
someone who glorifies military values or institutions and ext…
12 terms
us history term definition
homestead act
exoduster
social darwinism
Sherman antitrust act
offering 160 acres of free land to any citizen that is the he…
African Americans who moved from post- reconstruction south t…
an economic and social philosophy holding that a system of un…
a law, enacted in 1890, that was intended to prevent the crea…
homestead act
offering 160 acres of free land to any citizen that is the he…
exoduster
African Americans who moved from post- reconstruction south t…
51 terms
US History Confederation to Constitution
Land Ordinance of 1785
Articles of Confederation
New Jersey Plan
Northwest Ordinance
Law that established a plan for dividing the federally owned…
a document, adopted by the Continental Congress in 1777 and f…
a plan of government proposed at the Constitutional Conventio…
it described how the Northwest Territory was to be governed a…
Land Ordinance of 1785
Law that established a plan for dividing the federally owned…
Articles of Confederation
a document, adopted by the Continental Congress in 1777 and f…
44 terms
Honor US History-Constitution Terms
Admendment
treason
Bicameral
Bill of Rights
a minor change in a document.
the crime of betraying one's country, especially by attemptin…
(of a legislative body) having two branches or chambers.
the first ten amendments to the US Constitution, ratified in…
Admendment
a minor change in a document.
treason
the crime of betraying one's country, especially by attemptin…
18 terms
Prep US History - Unit 3A (Constitution)
Constitution
James Madison
Philadelphia
Preamble
A document that creates a plan of government
Father of the Constitution.
City that hosted the Constitutional Convention where the Cons…
Introduction of the Constitution that outlined the goals of t…
Constitution
A document that creates a plan of government
James Madison
Father of the Constitution.
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US History: Constitutional Principles
Federalism
Delegated Powers
Reserved Powers
Concurrent Powers
division of power between national and state governments
National powers- foreign affairs, money, interstate trade and…
State powers- education, marriage laws, trade within state
Both powers- right to tax borrow money- establish courts
Federalism
division of power between national and state governments
Delegated Powers
National powers- foreign affairs, money, interstate trade and…
32 terms
Us constitution and early us history
ordinace
ratify
democracy
Bill of Rights
law
to approve
a government in which the citizens have the power to make pol…
amendments to the US constitution which protects the US citiz…
ordinace
law
ratify
to approve
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US History: Constitution and Constitutional Compromises
Articles of Confederation
Shay's Rebellion
Virginia Plan
New Jersey Plan
The first form of government drafted by the Founders that fai…
An uprising led by a former militia officer, Daniel Shays, wh…
proposed a federal government made up of 3 branches and 2 leg…
proposed a federal government made up of 3 branches and a one…
Articles of Confederation
The first form of government drafted by the Founders that fai…
Shay's Rebellion
An uprising led by a former militia officer, Daniel Shays, wh…
14 terms
US History Chapter 9: The Constitution
Popular Sovereignty
Legislative branch
Executive branch
Judicial branch
The idea the government recieves its power from the people
Branch of government that passes laws
Branch of government that enforces the laws
Branch of government that decides if laws are carried out fai…
Popular Sovereignty
The idea the government recieves its power from the people
Legislative branch
Branch of government that passes laws
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US History - Constitution Vocab
Popular Sovereignty
Separation of Powers
Checks and Balances
The Elastic Clause
People are the source of the government's power; people get t…
The process of giving the power to make, enforces, and interp…
A system that allows branches of government to ensure one bra…
A section of the constitutions that allows changes that the g…
Popular Sovereignty
People are the source of the government's power; people get t…
Separation of Powers
The process of giving the power to make, enforces, and interp…
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US Constitution definitions chapter 3
Due Process of Laws
Reserved Powers
Slander
Libel
All the procedures for fair treatment that must be carried ou…
Powers not specifically granted to the federal government or…
A false statement which harms the reputation of others and gi…
A written defamation of a person's character, reputation, bus…
Due Process of Laws
All the procedures for fair treatment that must be carried ou…
Reserved Powers
Powers not specifically granted to the federal government or…
10 terms
US History and the Constitution
In what century was the Jamestown colo…
The 1st permanent English settlement i…
The colonial trend of having local gov…
The economic activities of the English…
the 17th century
Jamestown
practical necessity of having to care for their daily needs
agricultural in both north and south
In what century was the Jamestown colo…
the 17th century
The 1st permanent English settlement i…
Jamestown
25 terms
US History Confederation to Constitution
Confederation Congress
Articles of Confederation
Northwest Territory
Northwest Ordinance
national legislative body created by the Articles of Confeder…
plan for national government in the US ratified in 1781... Estab…
lands northwest of the Appalachian Mountains
law that described how the NW Territory would be governed
Confederation Congress
national legislative body created by the Articles of Confeder…
Articles of Confederation
plan for national government in the US ratified in 1781... Estab…
10 terms
US History and the Constitution
In what century was the Jamestown colo…
The 1st permanent English settlement i…
The colonial trend of having local gov…
The economic activities of the English…
the 17th century
Jamestown
practical necessity of having to care for their daily needs
agricultural in both north and south
In what century was the Jamestown colo…
the 17th century
The 1st permanent English settlement i…
Jamestown
18 terms
Review Sheet US History Constitution
Articles of Confederation
Constitutional Directions
Executive Branch
Legislative Branch
1st Constitution of the U.S. 1781-1788 (weaknesses-no executi…
...The Constitution is set up as follows: Article, Section,Cl…
Carries out the laws... Article II... Enforces laws
Makes laws... Article 1
Articles of Confederation
1st Constitution of the U.S. 1781-1788 (weaknesses-no executi…
Constitutional Directions
...The Constitution is set up as follows: Article, Section,Cl…
14 terms
US History Constitution in Effect
Implied powers
Washington's Farewell Address
Cabinet
Louisiana Purchase
...
...
A group of people who advise the President of the United States
Jefferson bought the territory from France
Implied powers
...
Washington's Farewell Address
...
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US History Voc. Constitution
1. Conquistador
2. Joint Stock Company
3. Separation of powers
4. Enumerated powers
*A conquistador is a person who is out to conquer new territo…
*A company whose stock is owned jointly by the shareholders.…
An act of vesting the legislative, executive, and judicial po…
*Found in Article I, Section 8 of the U.S. Constitution that…
1. Conquistador
*A conquistador is a person who is out to conquer new territo…
2. Joint Stock Company
*A company whose stock is owned jointly by the shareholders.…
34 terms
Constitution Terms plus US History #3
Republic
Articles of Confederation
Confederation
Constitutional Convention
form of government in which officials are elected by the people
original federal constitution drafted by the Continental Cong…
when a group of people or nations form an alliance
took place May 25 to September 17, 1787 in Philadelphia, Penn…
Republic
form of government in which officials are elected by the people
Articles of Confederation
original federal constitution drafted by the Continental Cong…
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US History 1 Constitution Vocab Terms.
Bill
caucus
concurrent powers
delegated powers
a draft of a proposed law presented for approval to a legisla…
A. meeting of the local members of a political party especial…
A. powers that are shared by the federal and state government…
A. powers GIVEN or ISSUED to the deferral by the state govern…
Bill
a draft of a proposed law presented for approval to a legisla…
caucus
A. meeting of the local members of a political party especial…
29 terms
US History Constitution Test
Articles of Confederation
Shay's Rebellion
Northwest Ordinance
Northwest Territory
1777: Documents that served as the principles of the federal…
1786: A group of farmers revolted against the state governmen…
1787: Divided new land into 6 square miles per township, and…
A territory of the US including all the land west of Pennsylv…
Articles of Confederation
1777: Documents that served as the principles of the federal…
Shay's Rebellion
1786: A group of farmers revolted against the state governmen…
20 terms
Constitutional Vocab US History
Elastic Clause
Quorum
Impeachment
Naturalization
U.S. Constitution (Article I, Section 8) granting Congress th…
minimum number of members of an assembly or society that must…
removed only for "treason, bribery, or other high crimes and…
process by which U.S. citizenship is granted to a foreign cit…
Elastic Clause
U.S. Constitution (Article I, Section 8) granting Congress th…
Quorum
minimum number of members of an assembly or society that must…
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US History Constitution Numbers
20
7
3
19
Minimum dollar value of property dispute that guarantees the…
Number of years a representative must have been a citizen
The minimum number of presidential electors from any state
This amendment gave women the right to vote
20
Minimum dollar value of property dispute that guarantees the…
7
Number of years a representative must have been a citizen
109 terms
US History: The US Constitution
Which answer best describes the Articl…
More power to the states and the peopl…
Changing the articles requires 100% ap…
Limited the power of the central gover…
A constitution
For
Against
For
Which answer best describes the Articl…
A constitution
More power to the states and the peopl…
For
76 terms
AP US History ID Terms: Revolution-Constitution
King George III
Salutary Neglect
French and Indian War
Albany Plan of Union
ruled England from 1760-1820, strong influence on British pol…
Prime Minister Robert Walpole's policy in dealing with the Am…
(1754-1763) also called Seven Years War... fought in the colonie…
During the French and Indian War, Benjamin Franklin wrote thi…
King George III
ruled England from 1760-1820, strong influence on British pol…
Salutary Neglect
Prime Minister Robert Walpole's policy in dealing with the Am…
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US History-Articles of Confederation and the Constitution
Background of the Articles of Confeder…
The Articles of Confederation
Powers given to Congress under the A o…
Powers denied to Congress under the A…
-US needed a functioning national government during the revol…
-1st constitution of US... -agreed upon set of rules the nation…
-can determine peace/war... -treaties... -ambassadors... -regulate tra…
-cannot grant titles of nobility... -cannot tax
Background of the Articles of Confeder…
-US needed a functioning national government during the revol…
The Articles of Confederation
-1st constitution of US... -agreed upon set of rules the nation…
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US History, Townshend Acts to the Constitution
Revolutionary War
Patriots
Loyalists
Townshend Acts 1767
1775 to 1783 War between Great Britain and the new United Sta…
American colonists who favored independence from Great Britain.
Colonists who remained loyal to Great Britain and opposed ind…
Tax on many common products the colonists imported from Brita…
Revolutionary War
1775 to 1783 War between Great Britain and the new United Sta…
Patriots
American colonists who favored independence from Great Britain.
29 terms
US History - The Constitution
Federalism
Delegated Powers
Reserved Powers
Elastic Clause
Division of Power between national and state governments
Powers that belong only to the national government
Powers that belong only to the state government
"Necessary and Proper Clause"; allows Constitution to expand…
Federalism
Division of Power between national and state governments
Delegated Powers
Powers that belong only to the national government
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