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14 terms
Civics unit 5 vocab
congress
first amendment
interest group
lobbying
the national legislative bod of the us, consisting of the sen…
amendment prohibiting congress from establishing a religion,…
people who are concerned with some particular issue or part o…
to conduct activities in order to influence public officials
congress
the national legislative bod of the us, consisting of the sen…
first amendment
amendment prohibiting congress from establishing a religion,…
24 terms
Civics Unit 5
22nd amendment
25th amendment
Impeachment and Conviction
Watergate
limits president to two terms
Presidential Disability and Vice Presidential Vacancies... Vice…
-Impeachment is caused by treason, bribery, or other high cri…
Series of political scandals that almost led the to impeachme…
22nd amendment
limits president to two terms
25th amendment
Presidential Disability and Vice Presidential Vacancies... Vice…
15 terms
Civics Unit 5
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
19 terms
civics | unit 5 vocab
incumbent
caucus
absentee ballot
primary election
a politician who has already been elected to office; the pers…
a meeting of political party members to conduct party business
a way for voters to cast a ballot without going to the polls…
an election held before the general election where political…
incumbent
a politician who has already been elected to office; the pers…
caucus
a meeting of political party members to conduct party business
15 terms
Civics unit 5
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 comstitution
Common Law
A system based on precedent and tradition
Legal Code
The system of laws
24 terms
Civics unit 5
Renewable resource
Nonrenewable
Land
Capital
Dont run out
Using faster than they reproduce
Natural resources
Human made resources to produce goods
Renewable resource
Dont run out
Nonrenewable
Using faster than they reproduce
20 terms
Civics Unit 5
Presidential Succession
State of the Union Address
Commander in Chief
Foreign Policy - Department of State
President dies then the Vice President becomes president, if…
A speech given by the president to Congreve every year, which…
Military officers must answer to the president
Governments plan for interacting with foreign countries
Presidential Succession
President dies then the Vice President becomes president, if…
State of the Union Address
A speech given by the president to Congreve every year, which…
14 terms
civics unit 5
apportionment
bicameral
apporopiations
bill
dividing seats in the house of representatives based on each…
two-chambered- house of rep. and senate
a bill that authorize the government money to be spent
rough draft of a law or proposed law
apportionment
dividing seats in the house of representatives based on each…
bicameral
two-chambered- house of rep. and senate
83 terms
Civics unit 5 vocab
U.S President
U.S Vice president
Presidential cabinet
The white house
The elected head of state and the head of government of the u…
An officer next in tank to a president and usually empowered…
A board to advise the president, members are secretaries of f…
The mansion where the president of U.S resides during his ter…
U.S President
The elected head of state and the head of government of the u…
U.S Vice president
An officer next in tank to a president and usually empowered…
16 terms
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…
15 terms
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…
15 terms
Civics Unit 5 Vocabulary
Appoint
Bureaucracy
Cabinet
Checks and Balances
To assign to a role or job
A complex system made up of a group of people who are not ele…
A group of advisors to the president that includes the heads…
A system in which each branch of the national government is a…
Appoint
To assign to a role or job
Bureaucracy
A complex system made up of a group of people who are not ele…
22 terms
Civics Unit 5 Terms
voter apathy
recount
returns
goal of caucuses and primaries
causes less people to go to the polls
if a vote is close, the loser can call a recount
results of an election
narrow down candidates
voter apathy
causes less people to go to the polls
recount
if a vote is close, the loser can call a recount
35 terms
Civics unit 5
Civil Liberties
Censorship
Libel
Slander
Freedom to think an act without government interference or fe…
Banning of printed materials or films due to alarming or offe…
Written lies harmful to someone's reputation
Spoken lies harmful to someone's reputation
Civil Liberties
Freedom to think an act without government interference or fe…
Censorship
Banning of printed materials or films due to alarming or offe…
25 terms
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…
57 terms
Unit 5 Civics Vocabulary
15
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…
15
NC Electoral College votes
Anti-federalist
Opponents of a strong central government who campaigned again…
26 terms
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…
26 terms
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…
38 terms
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…
13 terms
Civics Unit 5 Vocab.
referendum
recall
propaganda
political action committee (PAC)
a proposed law at the state or local level
a type of special election to vote to remove a public officia…
an attempt to promote a particular person or idea
organizations set up by interest groups especially to collect…
referendum
a proposed law at the state or local level
recall
a type of special election to vote to remove a public officia…
15 terms
Unit 5 Vocab Civics
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
28 terms
Unit 5 civics
Federalism
Delegated
Reserved
Concurrent
Division of powers
National
State
Local/ shared powers
Federalism
Division of powers
Delegated
National
25 terms
unit 5 civics
what would john locke never say
this economic policy stated that colon…
the colonists and the English governme…
given by the king, this allowed coloni…
people cannot abolish the government
mercantilism
trade, taxation, and representation
charter
what would john locke never say
people cannot abolish the government
this economic policy stated that colon…
mercantilism
38 terms
Unit 5 Civics Vocabulary
factors of production
capital
consumption
opportunity cost
the resources people have for producing goods and services to…
anything produced in an economy that is saved to be used to p…
the act of buying or using goods or services
the benefit given up when scarce resources are used for one p…
factors of production
the resources people have for producing goods and services to…
capital
anything produced in an economy that is saved to be used to p…
5 terms
Civics Unit 5 Vocabulary
Bill of Rights
Petition
Trial by jury
Civil Rights Movement
First 10 amendments of the Constitution
A written request signed by any people to oppose an idea
Part of the 6th (Criminal) or 7th (Civil) Amendments that gua…
A movement to try and have everyone have equal right
Bill of Rights
First 10 amendments of the Constitution
Petition
A written request signed by any people to oppose an idea
UNIT 5 VOCABULARY CIVICS
Appeal
Bench Trial
Civil
Common Law
The right of a convicted person to ask a higher court to revi…
When there is no jury.
The body of law that governs relationships among individual a…
Customary law that develops from judges , followed in certain…
Appeal
The right of a convicted person to ask a higher court to revi…
Bench Trial
When there is no jury.
15 terms
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
57 terms
Unit 5 Civics Vocabulary
15
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…
15
NC Electoral College votes
Anti-federalist
Opponents of a strong central government who campaigned again…
57 terms
Unit 5 Civics Vocabulary
15
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…
15
NC Electoral College votes
Anti-federalist
Opponents of a strong central government who campaigned again…
20 terms
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…
46 terms
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
16 terms
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
47 terms
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
6 terms
Civics Unit 5 Vocabulary
Diplomacy
Humanitarian
United Nations
Citizen
The practice of managing relationships between nations withou…
To have compassion and show concern for the pain and sufferin…
An international organization created in 1945 to maintain pea…
A person who is a member of a nation.
Diplomacy
The practice of managing relationships between nations withou…
Humanitarian
To have compassion and show concern for the pain and sufferin…
10 terms
Civics Unit 5
How long is the length of term for a U…
What is the age requirement for a pers…
The Constitution requires that a perso…
Who administered the presidential Oath…
Four years
Twenty-five years old
Nine years
his father
How long is the length of term for a U…
Four years
What is the age requirement for a pers…
Twenty-five years old
42 terms
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
15 terms
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
26 terms
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.
18 terms
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…
15 terms
Civics Unit 5
common law
legal code
moral code
constitutional law
a system based in precedent and tradition
a 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 in precedent and tradition
legal code
a system of laws
62 terms
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
21 terms
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…
21 terms
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…
15 terms
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…
15 terms
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
23 terms
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…
21 terms
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…
18 terms
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…
70 terms
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.
77 terms
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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