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Civics Unit 5
State of the Union Address
Diplomacy
Treaties
Pardon
The pews addresses congress about his opinions on priorities…
The profession/activity/skill of arranging international rela…
A formally concluded and ratified agreement between countries
The action of forgiving/ being forgiven for a criminal offens…
State of the Union Address
The pews addresses congress about his opinions on priorities…
Diplomacy
The profession/activity/skill of arranging international rela…
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Civics Vocab Unit 5
Appeal
Appellate Jurisdiction
Arraignment
Civil
Apply to a higher court for a reversal of the decision of a l…
The power to review a court case that was decided in a lower…
A formal document informing someone of the charges against hi…
A branch of law that deals with disputes between individuals…
Appeal
Apply to a higher court for a reversal of the decision of a l…
Appellate Jurisdiction
The power to review a court case that was decided in a lower…
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Civics Unit 5
22nd Amendment
25th Amendment
Impeachment and conviction
Watergate
limits the number of terms a president can have to 2
deals with presidential disability and Vice Presidential vaca…
treason, bribery, or other high crimes and misdemeanors; inve…
Nixon resigned before he could be impeached
22nd Amendment
limits the number of terms a president can have to 2
25th Amendment
deals with presidential disability and Vice Presidential vaca…
Unit 5 Civics Vocabulary
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Anti-federalist
Bandwagon
Closed Primary
NC Electoral College votes
Opponents of a strong central government who campaigned again…
An activity or cause that has suddenly become fashionable or…
An election in which only the declared members of a party are…
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NC Electoral College votes
Anti-federalist
Opponents of a strong central government who campaigned again…
Civics Unit 5 Vocabulary
Court Docket
Prosecutor
Complaint
Defendant
A calendar of cases awaiting action in court.
A person, especially a public official, who institutes legal…
A statement that a situation is unsatisfactory or unacceptable.
An individual, company, or institution sued or accused in a c…
Court Docket
A calendar of cases awaiting action in court.
Prosecutor
A person, especially a public official, who institutes legal…
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Unit 5 Vocabulary Civics
Court Docket
Prosecutor
Complaint
Defendant
The United states in the officail summary of proceedings in a…
A person, especially a public officail, who institutes legal…
A statement that a situation is unsatisfactory or unacceptable.
An individual, company, or institution sued or accused in a c…
Court Docket
The United states in the officail summary of proceedings in a…
Prosecutor
A person, especially a public officail, who institutes legal…
Civics Unit 5
Voter apathy
Interest Groups
Act as spoilers- takes votes away from…
Either radical or reactionary
not caring to vote
organizations of people with common interests who try to infl…
How do strong third party candidates affect an election?
What term describes a candidate that stands on the extreme le…
Voter apathy
not caring to vote
Interest Groups
organizations of people with common interests who try to infl…
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Civics Unit 5 Study Guide
Sumerians
ziggurat
Sargon the Great
Hammurabi
first ancient civilization of Sumer located in the Fertile Cr…
great mound close by the main temple to emphasize its importa…
Akkadian conqueror who defeated the city-states of Sumer and…
Amorites(nomadic warriors) who invaded Mesopotamia establishi…
Sumerians
first ancient civilization of Sumer located in the Fertile Cr…
ziggurat
great mound close by the main temple to emphasize its importa…
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Unit 5 Civics
Blue State
Conservative
Dark Horse
Edmund Pettus Bridge
The states that vote more for a democratic candidate... Example…
...
a candidate who is unexpectedly nominated... James Polk... Jimmy C…
Where Bloody Sunday took place on March 7, 1965, when armed p…
Blue State
The states that vote more for a democratic candidate... Example…
Conservative
...
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Unit 5 civics
citizenship
Tribal and state government
Federally revelation tribes
Tribes
this was not granted to Americans Indians until 1924
more than 500 tribal government are recognized by the Untied…
federally revelation tribes are self government
They have the inherent right to operate under own governmenta…
citizenship
this was not granted to Americans Indians until 1924
Tribal and state government
more than 500 tribal government are recognized by the Untied…
Unit 5 civics
Federalism
Delegated
Reserved
Concurrent
Division of powers
National
State
Local/ shared powers
Federalism
Division of powers
Delegated
National
Civics Unit 5 Vocabulary
Bill of Rights
Petition
Trial by Jury
Civil Rights Movement
The first 10 amendments to the U.S. Constitution, which set f…
a formal written request, typically one signed by many people…
Part of the 6th (Criminal) or 7th (Civil) Amendments that gua…
The civil rights movement was a mass popular movement to secu…
Bill of Rights
The first 10 amendments to the U.S. Constitution, which set f…
Petition
a formal written request, typically one signed by many people…
Unit 5 Civics Vocabulary
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Anti-federalist
Bandwagon
Closed Primary
NC Electoral College votes
Opponents of a strong central government who campaigned again…
An activity or cause that has suddenly become fashionable or…
An election in which only the declared members of a party are…
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NC Electoral College votes
Anti-federalist
Opponents of a strong central government who campaigned again…
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civics vocab unit 5
joint resolutions
filibuster
standing committee
roll call vote
resolution passes by both houses of congress
talking until the bill closes/withdraws
committee that continue its work session to session
members voice their vote
joint resolutions
resolution passes by both houses of congress
filibuster
talking until the bill closes/withdraws
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Civics Unit 5 Vocabulary
Property
Arrest
Warrant
Testimony
thing or things owned
to seize a person and keep in custody by legal authority
a written order giving authority to do something
evidence given in court by a witness
Property
thing or things owned
Arrest
to seize a person and keep in custody by legal authority
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Civics Unit 5
What is a Tort?
Plaintiff/Defendant
Wrongful Act
Settlement vs No Settlement
Civil wrongs recognized by law as grounds for a lawsuit
Injured person
Not supposed to do, didnt know what you were supposed to do,…
Settlement: agreement between two parties. No Settlement: Sue
What is a Tort?
Civil wrongs recognized by law as grounds for a lawsuit
Plaintiff/Defendant
Injured person
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Unit 5 Vocab. civics
Administrative law
Constitutional law
Criminal law
English common law
regulations created by the executive branch
System of law that deals with separation of powers and violat…
System of law punishing acts that harm property, individuals,…
unwritten system of law based on customs and precedent
Administrative law
regulations created by the executive branch
Constitutional law
System of law that deals with separation of powers and violat…
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Civics Unit 5
Framers of the Constitution
suffrage and franchise
electorate
religious, property and tax
_ purposely left the power to set suffrage qualifications to…
_ and _ mean the right to vote
_ is all of the people entitled to vote in a given election
During the early 1800's, _, _ and _ payment qualifications we…
Framers of the Constitution
_ purposely left the power to set suffrage qualifications to…
suffrage and franchise
_ and _ mean the right to vote
Civics unit 5 vocabulary
Common law
Legal code
Moral code
Constitutional law
A system based on precedent and tradition
The system of laws
A system of rules based on what we should and should not do
Laws recorded in the us constitution
Common law
A system based on precedent and tradition
Legal code
The system of laws
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Civics Unit 5
Supreme Court
District courts
Writ of Certiorari
When the S. C. Will refuse to hear a c…
Highest court in the land
Original jurisdiction over national law- 94 d. Courts
Lawyers petition the court for a "cert" calls a case before t…
When the person is unharmed ... When it will not cause any chang…
Supreme Court
Highest court in the land
District courts
Original jurisdiction over national law- 94 d. Courts
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Civics Unit 5
Bicameral
Term of Congress
Joint Sessions
House of Representatives
2 houses of congress - Senate - 2 reps per state - House of R…
- starts on Jan. 3 of odd-numbered years and lasts for 2 year…
when the H of R and Senate meet together to do business as a…
- 435 members... - 2 year term
Bicameral
2 houses of congress - Senate - 2 reps per state - House of R…
Term of Congress
- starts on Jan. 3 of odd-numbered years and lasts for 2 year…
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Civics Unit 5 Vocab
Statute
Precedent
Criminal Law
Civil Law
a law enacted by a legislature; federal and state law
A court decision that is cited as an example or analogy to re…
Ensures people's rights to remain free from bodily harm or un…
The body of laws regulating ordinary private matters and disp…
Statute
a law enacted by a legislature; federal and state law
Precedent
A court decision that is cited as an example or analogy to re…
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Civics Unit 5
Administrative Law
Civil Law
constitutional law
criminal law
Regulations created by the executive branch to implement or e…
System of law that deals with disputes between two or more pa…
System of law that deals with separation of powers and violat…
System of law punishing acts that harm property, individuals,…
Administrative Law
Regulations created by the executive branch to implement or e…
Civil Law
System of law that deals with disputes between two or more pa…
Unit 5 Vocabulary Civics
Court Docket
Prosecuter
Complaint
Defendant
A calendar of the cases awaiting action in court.
A person who institutes legal proceedings against someone.
A statement or opinion that is unacceptable.
A person who defends a person that did something wrong.
Court Docket
A calendar of the cases awaiting action in court.
Prosecuter
A person who institutes legal proceedings against someone.
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civics unit 5
jurisdiction
original
appellate
criminal
a court's authority to hear and try cases
first time
hearing a case on appeal(next time a case is heard)
breaking the law
jurisdiction
a court's authority to hear and try cases
original
first time
Civics--Unit 5
Common Law
Legal Code
Moral Code
Constitutional Law
A system based off precedent and tradition
The system of laws
A system of rules based on what we should and should not do
Laws recorded in the US Constitution
Common Law
A system based off precedent and tradition
Legal Code
The system of laws
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unit 5: vocab civics
administrative law
civil law
constitutional law
criminal law
regulations created by executive branch to enforce other law
system of law dealing with dispute between 2 or more parties…
rights protected by the constitution
system of laws are punishable acts that harm property individ…
administrative law
regulations created by executive branch to enforce other law
civil law
system of law dealing with dispute between 2 or more parties…
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Unit 5 Civics Vocabulary
Plaintiff
Appeal
Opinions
Defendant
An individual or a group of people who bring a complaint agai…
To ask a higher court to review a decision and determine the…
Written statements by a court explaining the reasons for a de…
The party who answers a complaint and defends against it in a…
Plaintiff
An individual or a group of people who bring a complaint agai…
Appeal
To ask a higher court to review a decision and determine the…
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Unit 5 Civics Vocab
Nominating
Electorate
Office Holder
Two-party system
selecting candidates to run for public office
all the people in a country or area who are entitled to vote…
a person who holds public office
A political system with two strong political parties
Nominating
selecting candidates to run for public office
Electorate
all the people in a country or area who are entitled to vote…
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Unit 5 Vocabulary Civics
ELECTORAL COLLEGE
TWO-PARTY SYSTEM
COALITION
POLITICAL MACHINE
This group officially elects the president of the United States
The US has this type of party system.
Political parties in multi-party systems must form these to g…
A single political party dominates a government.
ELECTORAL COLLEGE
This group officially elects the president of the United States
TWO-PARTY SYSTEM
The US has this type of party system.
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Civics Unit 5 Vocab
administrative law
civil law
constitutional law
criminal law
the body of law that regulates the operation and procedures o…
the system of law concerned with private relations between me…
rights carved out in the federal and state constitutions
a system of law concerned with the punishment of those who co…
administrative law
the body of law that regulates the operation and procedures o…
civil law
the system of law concerned with private relations between me…
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Civics - Unit 5
Legislative Branch
Executive Branch
Judicial Branch
This person is in charge of the Execut…
The branch of the government that is responsible for making l…
The branch of the government that is responsible for enforcin…
The branch of government that is responsible for interpreting…
The President
Legislative Branch
The branch of the government that is responsible for making l…
Executive Branch
The branch of the government that is responsible for enforcin…
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Unit 5 Civics Vocabulary
macroeconomics
microeconomics
economic system
resource
study behavior and decision making by large units such as gov…
study behavior and decision making by small units such as ind…
a country's way of producing the things that its people want…
things used in making goods and providing services
macroeconomics
study behavior and decision making by large units such as gov…
microeconomics
study behavior and decision making by small units such as ind…
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Unit 5 Vocab (Civics)
Statutes
Precedent
Criminal Law
Civil Law
A law enacted by a legislature; federal and state law.
A court decision that is cited as an example or analogy to re…
Ensures people's rights to remain free from bodily harm or un…
The body of laws regulating ordinary private matters and disp…
Statutes
A law enacted by a legislature; federal and state law.
Precedent
A court decision that is cited as an example or analogy to re…
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civics unit 5
Personal Property
Real Property
Intellectual Property
Profit
is the property other than real-estate- also know as chattel…
is property that comprises land, the air above, the ground be…
is intangible creations of the mind that are then used to pro…
is the difference between the money that comes in from the sa…
Personal Property
is the property other than real-estate- also know as chattel…
Real Property
is property that comprises land, the air above, the ground be…
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Civics unit 5 test
Seats in senate
Seats in house of representatives
Average congressmen
Senator terms
100 seats
435
Older white male
6 year term (no limit)
Seats in senate
100 seats
Seats in house of representatives
435
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Civics - Unit 5
Administration
Cabinet
Executive Departments/Agencies
Pentagon
The executive branch under the current President.
Department and Agency heads that the president chooses as adv…
Groups to focus on different areas of societal well-being.
Department of Defense - their office building
Administration
The executive branch under the current President.
Cabinet
Department and Agency heads that the president chooses as adv…
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Civics Unit 5 Test
Bill of Rights
Petition
Trial by jury
Civil Rights Movement
The first 10 amendments to the U.S. Constitution, which set f…
Expressing your ideas to the government in writing or in speech
Part of the 6th (Criminal) or 7th (Civil) Amendments that gua…
A mass popular movement to secure for African Americans equal…
Bill of Rights
The first 10 amendments to the U.S. Constitution, which set f…
Petition
Expressing your ideas to the government in writing or in speech
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civics unit 5 vocab
administrative law
civil law
constitutional law
Criminal law
regulations created by the executive branch to implement or e…
system of law that deals with disputes between two or more pa…
System of law that deals with separation of powers and violat…
System of law punishing acts that harm property, individuals,…
administrative law
regulations created by the executive branch to implement or e…
civil law
system of law that deals with disputes between two or more pa…
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Unit 5 Civics
Define cert
Attributes that make it more likely fo…
Attributes that make it less likely fo…
Court Hierarchy
A decision by the Supreme Court to hear a case appealed from…
- Circuit conflict... - Importance... - Areas of interest to judges…
- Absurd claims... - Frivolous issues... - "clear denials" (ie the…
SCOTUS... Circuit Courts/Special courts/state supreme courts... US…
Define cert
A decision by the Supreme Court to hear a case appealed from…
Attributes that make it more likely fo…
- Circuit conflict... - Importance... - Areas of interest to judges…
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Civics Unit 5
A courts authority to hear and try cases
First time
Hearing a case on appeal (second or ne…
Breaking the law
Jurisdiction
Original
Appellate
Criminal
A courts authority to hear and try cases
Jurisdiction
First time
Original
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Civics Unit 5
savings
compound interest
principal
FDIC (Federal Deposit Insurance Corpor…
to not spend income at the present so that it may be spent in…
figured on the original funds PLUS the interest those funds h…
the amount of money deposited
a corporation that provides deposit insurance, which guarante…
savings
to not spend income at the present so that it may be spent in…
compound interest
figured on the original funds PLUS the interest those funds h…
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Civics unit 5
Probucts control act
Anti gang mambers act
Three e's
What is the primary purpose of the sen…
Wanted to ban tobacco advitissing. Was shut down becasue it i…
Wanted to ban gatherings of individuals identified. Pas membe…
Elected, effective and equal... They should be elected not appoi…
The provide a sober second thought and make and amend laws
Probucts control act
Wanted to ban tobacco advitissing. Was shut down becasue it i…
Anti gang mambers act
Wanted to ban gatherings of individuals identified. Pas membe…
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Civics Unit 5 Review
Citizenship
Naturalization
Treason
Patriotism
Being a member of a country and having full rights and respon…
Process by which US citizenship is granted to a non-US citizen.
The act of betraying your country.
Feeling a deep bond with your country.
Citizenship
Being a member of a country and having full rights and respon…
Naturalization
Process by which US citizenship is granted to a non-US citizen.
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civics unit 5
bicameral
senate
house of representative
joint session
2 bodies of government
the upper house of congress consisting of two reps from each…
the lower house of congress consisting of a different number…
when both the house of reps and senate are meeting
bicameral
2 bodies of government
senate
the upper house of congress consisting of two reps from each…
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Unit 5 Civics
1. Who officially nominates a party ca…
2. Where do most Americans fall on the…
3. Acting as a "watchdog" is the most…
4. How do strong third party candidate…
POLITICAL PARTIES
MODERATE
PARTY NOT IN OFFICE
SPOILER SYSTEM
1. Who officially nominates a party ca…
POLITICAL PARTIES
2. Where do most Americans fall on the…
MODERATE
Civics Study Guide Unit 5
bill of rights
petition
trial by jury
civil rights movement
1st 10 amendments to the constitution
Written requests to the government
The right of a person to be tried by a jury, or a group of ci…
Social movements to end segregation
bill of rights
1st 10 amendments to the constitution
petition
Written requests to the government
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Civics Unit 5
What are the hats of the President?
Chief Diplomat
Executive Agreements
Commander In Chief
1. Chief executive... 2. Chief legislator... 3. Commander in chief…
• Negotiates treaties with other countries... • Treaties require…
Like treaties but do not require Senate approval
• Founders wanted civilian control of military.... • Commander o…
What are the hats of the President?
1. Chief executive... 2. Chief legislator... 3. Commander in chief…
Chief Diplomat
• Negotiates treaties with other countries... • Treaties require…
Unit 5 civics vocab
Common law
Legal code
Moral code
Constitutional law
A system based on precedent and tradition
A system of laws
A system of rules based on what we should do and not do
Laws recorded in the us constitution
Common law
A system based on precedent and tradition
Legal code
A system of laws
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Civics Unit 5
Who officially nominates a party candi…
Where do most Americans fall on the po…
Acting as a "watchdog" is the most imp…
How do strong third party candidates a…
political parties at the national convention
moderate
Party not in office
spoiler system
Who officially nominates a party candi…
political parties at the national convention
Where do most Americans fall on the po…
moderate
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