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American Government & Citizenship: The Constitution
Constitutional Convention
Legislative branch
Executive branch
Judicial branch
Meeting in 1787 of the elected representatives of the thirtee…
Makes laws
Carries out the laws
Branch of government that decides if laws are carried out fai…
Constitutional Convention
Meeting in 1787 of the elected representatives of the thirtee…
Legislative branch
Makes laws
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American Government : The Constitution
principle
articles
popular sovereignty
limited government
a basic truth, law, or ideal of behavior
a numbered section of a document such as the constitution
a basic principles of american government in which the people…
the principle that government has only those powers given to…
principle
a basic truth, law, or ideal of behavior
articles
a numbered section of a document such as the constitution
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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…
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American Government Constitution
Amendment 1
Amendment 2
Amendment 3
Amendment 4
Guarantees the freedom of religion, speech, press, assembly a…
Guarantees the right to bear arms.
No lodging of troops in private homes. Prohibits the quarteri…
No illegal search and seizure. Prohibits unreasonable searche…
Amendment 1
Guarantees the freedom of religion, speech, press, assembly a…
Amendment 2
Guarantees the right to bear arms.
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American Government & Citizenship: The Constitution
Constitutional Convention
Legislative branch
Executive branch
Judicial branch
Meeting in 1787 of the elected representatives of the thirtee…
Makes laws
Carries out the laws
Branch of government that decides if laws are carried out fai…
Constitutional Convention
Meeting in 1787 of the elected representatives of the thirtee…
Legislative branch
Makes laws
American Government & Citizenship: The Constitution
Legislative branch
Executive branch
Judicial branch
Electoral college
Makes laws
Carries out the laws
Branch of government that decides if laws are carried out fai…
A group of people named by each state legislature to select t…
Legislative branch
Makes laws
Executive branch
Carries out the laws
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American Government & Citizenship: The Constitution
Constitutional Convention
Legislative branch
Executive branch
Judicial branch
Meeting in 1787 of the elected representatives of the thirtee…
Makes laws
Carries out the laws
Branch of government that decides if laws are carried out fai…
Constitutional Convention
Meeting in 1787 of the elected representatives of the thirtee…
Legislative branch
Makes laws
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American Government Constitution Outline
Preamble
Article One
Article One, Section 1
Article One, Section 2
We, the People of the United States, in Order to form a more…
Legislative Branch, 3 Branches
Legislative Powers
House of Representatives (Lower house)
Preamble
We, the People of the United States, in Order to form a more…
Article One
Legislative Branch, 3 Branches
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American government...Foundations, Federalism, & Constitution
Who is Sovereign in a Democracy?
Direct Democracy
Representative Democracy
Republic
The People
A system of rule that permits citizens to vote directly on la…
A system of government in which citizens elect representative…
A form of government in which citizens choose their leaders b…
Who is Sovereign in a Democracy?
The People
Direct Democracy
A system of rule that permits citizens to vote directly on la…
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American Government Chapter 3 - The Constitution
Constitution
Preamble
Article I
Article II
Sets out the basic principles upon which government in the U.…
States the purpose of the constitution
Legislative Branch
Executive Branch
Constitution
Sets out the basic principles upon which government in the U.…
Preamble
States the purpose of the constitution
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American Government & Citizenship: The Constitution
Constitutional Convention
Legislative branch
Executive branch
Judicial branch
Meeting in 1787 of the elected representatives of the thirtee…
Makes laws
Carries out the laws
Branch of government that decides if laws are carried out fai…
Constitutional Convention
Meeting in 1787 of the elected representatives of the thirtee…
Legislative branch
Makes laws
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The American Government and the Constitution
Article 1
Article 2
Article 3
Article 4
established the legislative branch
established the executive branch
established the judicial branch
defines relationships between the states
Article 1
established the legislative branch
Article 2
established the executive branch
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American government- The constitution
Article 1
Article 2
Article 3
Article 4
Legislative branch , 10 sections, Largest article. Creates la…
Executive branch
Judicial branch
The states create rules to get along with other states
Article 1
Legislative branch , 10 sections, Largest article. Creates la…
Article 2
Executive branch
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Magruder's American Government Chapter 3 - The Constitution
U.S. Constitution
Preamble
Article I
Article II
written plan of government for the U.S.; organized into a Pre…
Introduction to the US Constitution
sets up the Legislative Branch
sets up the Executive Branch
U.S. Constitution
written plan of government for the U.S.; organized into a Pre…
Preamble
Introduction to the US Constitution
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Magruder's American Government Chapter 3 - The Constitution
Constitution
Preamble
Article I
Article II
Sets out the basic principles upon which government in the U.…
States the purpose of the constitution
Legislative Branch
Executive Branch
Constitution
Sets out the basic principles upon which government in the U.…
Preamble
States the purpose of the constitution
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American Government Chapter 3 - The Constitution
Constitution
Preamble
Article I
Article II
Sets out the basic principles upon which government in the U.…
States the purpose of the constitution
Legislative Branch
Executive Branch
Constitution
Sets out the basic principles upon which government in the U.…
Preamble
States the purpose of the constitution
American Government & Citizenship: The Constitution
Constitutional Convention
Legislative branch
Executive branch
Judicial branch
Meeting in 1787 of the elected representatives of the thirtee…
Makes laws
Carries out the laws
Branch of government that decides if laws are carried out fai…
Constitutional Convention
Meeting in 1787 of the elected representatives of the thirtee…
Legislative branch
Makes laws
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American Government & Citizenship: The Constitution
Constitutional Convention
Legislative branch
Executive branch
Judicial branch
Meeting in 1787 of the elected representatives of the thirtee…
Makes laws
Carries out the laws
Branch of government that decides if laws are carried out fai…
Constitutional Convention
Meeting in 1787 of the elected representatives of the thirtee…
Legislative branch
Makes laws
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The Constitution -- AMERICAN GOVERNMENT
bicameral
bill of rights
classical republicanism
compact
having two legislative houses or chambers--like the House and…
the first ten amendments to the constitution, listing the rig…
a democratic ideal, rooted in ancient Greece and Rome, that r…
a mutual agreement that provides for joint action to achieve…
bicameral
having two legislative houses or chambers--like the House and…
bill of rights
the first ten amendments to the constitution, listing the rig…
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American Government Review- The constitution
Federal
Confederacy
Democracy
Autocracy
Divides powers between national and provincial gov. Has sover…
Loose union of independent states. Weak gov. State has more p…
Rule by ppl, representatives or direct.
System in gov where 1 person has all authority and power.
Federal
Divides powers between national and provincial gov. Has sover…
Confederacy
Loose union of independent states. Weak gov. State has more p…
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American Government and Politics Today Chapter 2 - The Constitution
Anti-Federalist
Amendment requirements
Articles of Confederation
Bill of Rights
An individual who opposed the ratification of the new Constit…
1) Propose: 2/3 House+2/3 Senate... Ratify: 3/4 state legislatur…
America's 1st constitution from 1781-1789. it provided a weak…
The first 10 Amendments to the Constitution. They provide for…
Anti-Federalist
An individual who opposed the ratification of the new Constit…
Amendment requirements
1) Propose: 2/3 House+2/3 Senate... Ratify: 3/4 state legislatur…
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Magruder's American Government - Chapter 3: The Constitution
Constitution
Preamble
Article I
Article II
Sets out the basic principles upon which government in the U.…
States the purpose of the constitution
Legislative Branch
Executive Branch
Constitution
Sets out the basic principles upon which government in the U.…
Preamble
States the purpose of the constitution
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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…
39 terms
Magruder's American Government Chapter 3 - The Constitution
Constitution
Preamble
Article I
Article II
Sets out the basic principles upon which government in the U.…
States the purpose of the constitution
Legislative Branch
Executive Branch
Constitution
Sets out the basic principles upon which government in the U.…
Preamble
States the purpose of the constitution
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American Government Constitution
1
2
3
4
Guarantees the freedom of religion, speech, press, assembly a…
Guarantees the right to bear arms.
No lodging of troops in private homes. Prohibits the quarteri…
No illegal search and seizure. Prohibits unreasonable searche…
1
Guarantees the freedom of religion, speech, press, assembly a…
2
Guarantees the right to bear arms.
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American government...Foundations, Federalism, & Constitution
Who is Sovereign in a Democracy?
Direct Democracy
Representative Democracy
Republic
The People
A system of rule that permits citizens to vote directly on la…
A system of government in which citizens elect representative…
A form of government in which citizens choose their leaders b…
Who is Sovereign in a Democracy?
The People
Direct Democracy
A system of rule that permits citizens to vote directly on la…
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American Government: The Constitution/Intro
Behavioralism
Rational Choice
Historical Institutionalism
Experimental
A Methods of American Politics Research that Emphasizes quant…
A Methods of American Politics Research... • Uses formal logic t…
A Methods of American Politics Research... • Uses history to gen…
A Methods of American Politics Research... • Aims to be the most…
Behavioralism
A Methods of American Politics Research that Emphasizes quant…
Rational Choice
A Methods of American Politics Research... • Uses formal logic t…
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American Government before the Constitution
What had the colonists had as their fo…
What was the first-ever written docume…
Which North American colony created th…
Prior to the Revolutionary War, what w…
Parliament, a form of Representative Government
The Mayflower-Compact, written aboard the Mayflower ship by t…
Connecticut. It was called The Fundamental Orders of Connecti…
They were still subject (under obedience) to the English king…
What had the colonists had as their fo…
Parliament, a form of Representative Government
What was the first-ever written docume…
The Mayflower-Compact, written aboard the Mayflower ship by t…
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Vocabulary American Government and Constitution
government
democracy
sovereign... sovereignty
liberty
A system that controls and manages a state, country, or city.
A form of leadership where everyone votes and has power or is…
The state of being self sufficient and under your own rule.
Being free within a society.
government
A system that controls and manages a state, country, or city.
democracy
A form of leadership where everyone votes and has power or is…
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US Constitution and American Government
Civics
Rights
Duties
Citizens
study of the rights and duties of citizens
something a person is able to do. example: go to school
something a person needs to do whether they want to or not. e…
people who live in a country and are recognized as people who…
Civics
study of the rights and duties of citizens
Rights
something a person is able to do. example: go to school
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american government: constitution
constitution
preamble
articles
Bill of rights
The division of government into three branches ... based on... 1. p…
THE INTRO OF THE 6 GOALS OF THE CONSTITUTION IS CALLED THIS
The 7 major divisions of the constitution
The first ten amendments are called this
constitution
The division of government into three branches ... based on... 1. p…
preamble
THE INTRO OF THE 6 GOALS OF THE CONSTITUTION IS CALLED THIS
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American Government and Politics Today Chapter 2 - The Constitution
Anti-Federalist
Amendment requirements
Articles of Confederation
Bill of Rights
An individual who opposed the ratification of the new Constit…
1) Propose: 2/3 House+2/3 Senate... Ratify: 3/4 state legislatur…
America's 1st constitution from 1781-1789. it provided a weak…
The first 10 Amendments to the Constitution. They provide for…
Anti-Federalist
An individual who opposed the ratification of the new Constit…
Amendment requirements
1) Propose: 2/3 House+2/3 Senate... Ratify: 3/4 state legislatur…
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American Government: Constitution Test
According to the 14th Amendment, what…
How are laws created in a statutory la…
Who wrote The Second Treatise of Gover…
Who wrote Common Sense? Declaration of…
Naturalized Citizen or born in the U.S.
Statutory Law- written laws... Common Law- precedents from othe…
The Second Treatise of Government- John Locke... The Leviathan-…
Common Sense- Thomas Paine Declaration of Independence- the S…
According to the 14th Amendment, what…
Naturalized Citizen or born in the U.S.
How are laws created in a statutory la…
Statutory Law- written laws... Common Law- precedents from othe…
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American Government: Principles of the Constitution
Unitary Government
Parliamentary Government
Prime Minister
Dictatorship
Government in which all of the power lays in the hands of one…
Made up of a Prime Minister and his or her cabinet.
Stays in power until the majority votes him or her our. The P…
Most common and probably oldest form of government in the wor…
Unitary Government
Government in which all of the power lays in the hands of one…
Parliamentary Government
Made up of a Prime Minister and his or her cabinet.
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American Government: The Constitution and Federalism
Federalism
Delegated powers
Concurrent powers
Reserved powers
A system in which power is divided between the national and s…
the powers specifically named and assigned to the federal gov…
Powers that the Constitution gives to both the national and s…
Powers not specifically granted to the national government or…
Federalism
A system in which power is divided between the national and s…
Delegated powers
the powers specifically named and assigned to the federal gov…
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American government: US constitution
Amendment?
Bill of rights
Amendment one
Amendment two
Correction or excrption to constitution
First 10 amendments
Speech,press religion petition and assembly
Right to bear arms
Amendment?
Correction or excrption to constitution
Bill of rights
First 10 amendments
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American Government Ga constitution
What year was Ga founded
Who founded Ga?
Who was Ga named after
The Constitution of 1777
1732
James E Oglethorp
King George II
Georgia's first attempt at constitutional government was init…
What year was Ga founded
1732
Who founded Ga?
James E Oglethorp
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American Government Constitution principles
List 3 parts of the constitution
List 6 principles of the constitution
Define popular sovereignty
Define federalism
Preamble, seven articles, 27 ammendments
Popular Soverignty... Federalism... Separation of Power... Judicial Re…
People are the source of the governments power
Power is divided between the national and state governments
List 3 parts of the constitution
Preamble, seven articles, 27 ammendments
List 6 principles of the constitution
Popular Soverignty... Federalism... Separation of Power... Judicial Re…
50 terms
American Government Constitution Test
Magna Carta
Mayflower Compact
James Madison
Thomas Jefferson
Earliest written declaration of rights in English history...…
Earliest written form of gov't in America, Pilgrims in ... 1620,…
Intellectual leader at Const Convention, "Father of the ... Cons…
Primary author of the Dec of Ind, establishing equality, ... inh…
Magna Carta
Earliest written declaration of rights in English history...…
Mayflower Compact
Earliest written form of gov't in America, Pilgrims in ... 1620,…
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American Government, Constitution
Federalist #10
Federalist #28
Federalist #41
Federalist #47
control factions
need a strong central army
need for national supremacy
seperation of powers
Federalist #10
control factions
Federalist #28
need a strong central army
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American Government Constitution Test
Constitutional Convention
Virginia Plan vs New Jersey Plan
Compromises
what house benefits states with large…
May 1787, Independence Hall Philadelphia, 55 delegates
Two plans debated at constitutional convention
The Great Compromise (Connecticut Compromise)... Three-Fifths Co…
Representatives
Constitutional Convention
May 1787, Independence Hall Philadelphia, 55 delegates
Virginia Plan vs New Jersey Plan
Two plans debated at constitutional convention
American Government - Constitution
Preamble
Briefly describe Article 1, Section 1
Who has the power to make laws?
How is congress "bicameral"?
We the People of the United States, in Order to form a more p…
All legislative Powers herein granted shall be vested in a Co…
Congress, and only Congress, has the power to make laws.
And the Congress is a bicameral legislative body - that is, i…
Preamble
We the People of the United States, in Order to form a more p…
Briefly describe Article 1, Section 1
All legislative Powers herein granted shall be vested in a Co…
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American Government Constitution Notecards
What English document protected civil…
What established the concept of habeas…
What established the earliest form of…
What political ideas did the colonists…
Magna Carta
English Bill of Right's in 1689
Mayflower Compact
Common Law, Bill of Right's (Civil Right's), Bicameral Legisl…
What English document protected civil…
Magna Carta
What established the concept of habeas…
English Bill of Right's in 1689
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Constitution and American Government Test
True or False: Under the Articles of C…
True or False: Under the Articles of C…
True or False: The Articles of Confede…
True or False: Under the Articles of C…
False
True
False
True
True or False: Under the Articles of C…
False
True or False: Under the Articles of C…
True
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Foundations of American Constitutional Government
Fundamental Political Principles
Consent of the Governed
Limited Government
Rule of Law
The pillars of democracy. The things that ensure that the gov…
The people are the source of any and all governmental power.
Government is not all-powerful and may do only those things t…
The government and those who govern are bound by the law, as…
Fundamental Political Principles
The pillars of democracy. The things that ensure that the gov…
Consent of the Governed
The people are the source of any and all governmental power.
50 terms
American Constitutional Government
The Constitution of the United States
1787
democracy
vote for their leaders and help write…
When the US became a new country, the new laws for the countr…
The Constitution of the United States was written in
the laws were a plan for a government that would be a _______…
In a democracy, people do what?
The Constitution of the United States
When the US became a new country, the new laws for the countr…
1787
The Constitution of the United States was written in
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american government constitution test
defense
state
tresury
interior
includes operation of armed forces
charged with foreign affairs, including participating in the…
manages nations finance and is responsible for coining and pr…
charged with all natural resources of the nation, scenic an h…
defense
includes operation of armed forces
state
charged with foreign affairs, including participating in the…
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Origin of American Constitutional Government
rule of law
charter
Magna Carta
English Bill of Rights
the idea that people should live according to a set of agreed…
A legal document giving certain rights to a person or company
1215 document that listed the rights of English citizens and…
(1689) created a limited or constitutional monarchy; guarante…
rule of law
the idea that people should live according to a set of agreed…
charter
A legal document giving certain rights to a person or company
21 terms
American Government Constitution and Dahl
No Taxation Without Representation
Sugar Act of 1764
Stamp Act of 1765
Common Sense 1776
One of the causes of the American Revolution. The lack of rep…
Taxed molasses, raw sugar, other imported goods
Tax on every piece of printed paper they used.
Thomas Paine's pamphlet, helped inspire the idea of revolutio…
No Taxation Without Representation
One of the causes of the American Revolution. The lack of rep…
Sugar Act of 1764
Taxed molasses, raw sugar, other imported goods
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amending the constitution; american government
speech, religion, press, assembly, and…
warrant, exclusionary rule
probable cause, specific address, spec…
indict, double jeopardy, due process o…
five parts to freedom of expression
two parts to no unreasonable search and seizure
three parts to getting a warrant
five parts to the suspected criminal law
speech, religion, press, assembly, and…
five parts to freedom of expression
warrant, exclusionary rule
two parts to no unreasonable search and seizure
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