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US Government
Reserved Powers
Amendments
Federalism
Concurrent powers
powers that the constitution neither gives to Congress nor de…
changes to constitution that require 3/4 vote
division of power between the states and national government
powers shared by the federal and state governments
Reserved Powers
powers that the constitution neither gives to Congress nor de…
Amendments
changes to constitution that require 3/4 vote
20 terms
US Government
elect
enforce
law
supreme
Decide who will be in the government.
Make people follow laws.
Rules made and enforced by the government.
highest
elect
Decide who will be in the government.
enforce
Make people follow laws.
Us Government
confederacy
federal
autocracy
dictatorship
a group of people, countries, organizations, etc., that are j…
of or relating to a form of government in which power is shar…
a form of government in which a country is ruled by a person…
rule by a dictator : rule, control, or leadership by one pers…
confederacy
a group of people, countries, organizations, etc., that are j…
federal
of or relating to a form of government in which power is shar…
138 terms
US Government
Unitary System
Federal System
Confederal System
Major Principles of the Constitution
Gives all key powers to the national or central government
Divides powers of government between the national government…
(Confederacy) A union of independent sovereign states, joined…
Popular Sovereignty, Federalism, Separation of Powers, Checks…
Unitary System
Gives all key powers to the national or central government
Federal System
Divides powers of government between the national government…
25 terms
US Government
Delegated Powers
Expressed Powers
Implied Powers
Inherent Powers
Constitutional powers granted solely to the federal government.
Powers specifically granted to the federal government by the…
Powers inferred from the express powers that allow Congress t…
Powers that grow out of the very existence of government.
Delegated Powers
Constitutional powers granted solely to the federal government.
Expressed Powers
Powers specifically granted to the federal government by the…
31 terms
US Government Unit 3
expressed powers
concurrent powers
reserved powers
"full faith and credit"
synonym for enumerated powers
powers shared by federal and state governments
Amendment 10 covers powers reserved to states and people
states have to respect the laws of other states
expressed powers
synonym for enumerated powers
concurrent powers
powers shared by federal and state governments
10 terms
US Government Chapter 1
government
public policy
legislative power
executive power
A group of people who keep law and order and make laws.
A specific course of action taken by government to achieve a…
The power to make laws
the power to execute, enforce, and administer laws
government
A group of people who keep law and order and make laws.
public policy
A specific course of action taken by government to achieve a…
10 terms
US Government
22nd Amendment
25th Amendment
Executive Office of the President
Electoral College
No person shall be elected to the office of the President mor…
an effort to resolve some of the continuing issues revolving…
The branch of federal and state government that is broadly re…
a body of electors chosen by the voters in each state to elec…
22nd Amendment
No person shall be elected to the office of the President mor…
25th Amendment
an effort to resolve some of the continuing issues revolving…
24 terms
US Government
cultures
patriotism
immigrate
population
ways of life
love of country
to come to a country to make a new life
the total number of people who live in a place
cultures
ways of life
patriotism
love of country
10 terms
US Government Chapter 1
government
public policy
legislative power
executive power
A group of people who keep law and order and make laws.
A specific course of action taken by government to achieve a…
The power to make laws
the power to execute, enforce, and administer laws
government
A group of people who keep law and order and make laws.
public policy
A specific course of action taken by government to achieve a…
30 terms
US Government
What is the constitution?
What is the preamble?
What are the first five bills of the B…
What are the second five bills of the…
The Constitution created America's Federal government and gua…
We the people of the United States in order to form a more pe…
endowed freedoms, right to bear arms, quartering soldiers, se…
speedy & public trial, trial by jury, fair punishment, other…
What is the constitution?
The Constitution created America's Federal government and gua…
What is the preamble?
We the people of the United States in order to form a more pe…
30 terms
US Government
What is the constitution?
What is the preamble?
What are the first five bills of the B…
What are the second five bills of the…
The Constitution created America's Federal government and gua…
We the people of the United States in order to form a more pe…
endowed freedoms, right to bear arms, quartering soldiers, se…
speedy & public trial, trial by jury, fair punishment, other…
What is the constitution?
The Constitution created America's Federal government and gua…
What is the preamble?
We the people of the United States in order to form a more pe…
13 terms
US Government Chapter 1
government
public policy
legislative power
executive power
A group of people who keep law and order and make laws.
A specific course of action taken by government to achieve a…
The power to make laws
the power to execute, enforce, and administer laws
government
A group of people who keep law and order and make laws.
public policy
A specific course of action taken by government to achieve a…
12 terms
US Constitution Principles of Government
government
Constitution
vote
law
An organization that creates laws to govern a country.
a document that is the plan for the government of the United…
To express your opinion or cast a ballot
A rule or set of rules
government
An organization that creates laws to govern a country.
Constitution
a document that is the plan for the government of the United…
15 terms
US Government
veto
executive branch
legislative branch
judicial branch
(n.) the power to forbid or prevent; (v.) to prohibit, reject
Carries out the laws, includes the president, vice-president…
Makes the laws
Branch of government that decides if laws are carried out fai…
veto
(n.) the power to forbid or prevent; (v.) to prohibit, reject
executive branch
Carries out the laws, includes the president, vice-president…
5 terms
US Government
House of Representatives
US Senate
checks and balances
separation of powers
...
...
...
...
House of Representatives
...
US Senate
...
11 terms
US Government
Congress
President
9 Justices
can veto laws
Legislative
Executive
Judicial
Executive
Congress
Legislative
President
Executive
11 terms
US Government
constitution
ratify
veto
impeach
a plan for government
to approve and adopt an official document
to reject a bill
to put an official on trial for wrongdoing
constitution
a plan for government
ratify
to approve and adopt an official document
20 terms
US Government
elect
enforce
law
supreme
Decide who will be in the government.
Make people follow laws.
Rules made and enforced by the government.
highest
elect
Decide who will be in the government.
enforce
Make people follow laws.
US Government
U.S. Constitution
Amendments
Federalism
Judicial Branch
the supreme law of the United States of America.
changes to constitution that require 3/4 vote
division of power between the states and national government
the part of the U.S. government that interprets the law and a…
U.S. Constitution
the supreme law of the United States of America.
Amendments
changes to constitution that require 3/4 vote
10 terms
US Government
legislative branch
executive branch
judicial branch
Cabinet
The branch that writes the laws of the government (Congress)
The branch that makes plans for the government and carries ou…
The branch that is made up of the courts. (Supreme Court)
A special group of people in the executive branch. Each membe…
legislative branch
The branch that writes the laws of the government (Congress)
executive branch
The branch that makes plans for the government and carries ou…
20 terms
US Government
elect
enforce
law
supreme
Decide who will be in the government.
Make people follow laws.
Rules made and enforced by the government.
highest
elect
Decide who will be in the government.
enforce
Make people follow laws.
20 terms
US government and citizenship
candidate
ballot
voting booth
citizen
candidate
ballot
12 terms
US Government
Reserved Powers
Amendments
Federalism
Concurrent powers
powers that the constitution neither gives to Congress nor de…
changes to constitution that require 3/4 vote
division of power between the states and national government
powers shared by the federal and state governments
Reserved Powers
powers that the constitution neither gives to Congress nor de…
Amendments
changes to constitution that require 3/4 vote
11 terms
US Government
Legislative
Executive
Judicial
Population
to make a law
Enforce/carry out law
interpret the law, decide what they mean , how they apply in…
people
Legislative
to make a law
Executive
Enforce/carry out law
20 terms
US Government - 1.1 The Purposes of Government
government
power
policy
state
It is the formal institutions and processes that are set up t…
This is the ability of the government to get things done. The…
A plan made by government in order to reach a goal
A political unit which has power, more like a country not one…
government
It is the formal institutions and processes that are set up t…
power
This is the ability of the government to get things done. The…
23 terms
US Government
government
Bill of Rights
amendment
Supreme Court
the people that run a country
the first ten amendments to the United States Constitution ;…
a change to the United States Constitution
the highest court of the United States
government
the people that run a country
Bill of Rights
the first ten amendments to the United States Constitution ;…
19 terms
US Government
Responsibilities- National
Responsibilities- State
Responsibilities- City
Responsibilities- School
Jury Duty
Property taxes
No Barking Dogs
Behave in Class
Responsibilities- National
Jury Duty
Responsibilities- State
Property taxes
75 terms
US Government
Confederation
Despotism
Liberty
Tyranny
A confederation is an association of sovereign states. Confed…
government with a single entity having absolute power
Free—individuals have control over their own actions
cruel and oppressive government or rule
Confederation
A confederation is an association of sovereign states. Confed…
Despotism
government with a single entity having absolute power
36 terms
US Government
minimum age for a Representative
minimum age for a President
minimum age for a Senator
Vice President's only constitutional r…
25
35
30
President of the Senate
minimum age for a Representative
25
minimum age for a President
35
222 terms
US Government
Government
Monarchy
Theocracy
Oligarchy
the system or institutions in operation, the group of people…
a king or queen holds supreme power over his or her nation
a type of government ruled by a deity, whose representatives…
controlled by a group of wealthy, powerful aristocrats
Government
the system or institutions in operation, the group of people…
Monarchy
a king or queen holds supreme power over his or her nation
42 terms
US Government
Americans saw themselves as citizens o…
Continental Congress completed the Art…
2. Each State had one vote in Congress
3. Congress could declare war, appoint…
Articles of Confederation
1777
Continental Congress- Articles of Confederation
Powers given to Congress by Articles of Confederation
Americans saw themselves as citizens o…
Articles of Confederation
Continental Congress completed the Art…
1777
37 terms
US Government
Bill of rights
Separation of powers
Checks and balances
Congress
The First 10 Amendments
The idea that limits the powers vested/given to any person or…
A system of government in which one branch does not have more…
is made up of the senate and the house of representatives
Bill of rights
The First 10 Amendments
Separation of powers
The idea that limits the powers vested/given to any person or…
27 terms
US Government
government
Two fundamental questions about govern…
public goods
5 functions of government
The institutions and processes through which public policies…
How should we govern?... What should the government do?
Goods, such as clear air and clean water, that everyone must…
Maintain a national defense, provide public services, preserv…
government
The institutions and processes through which public policies…
Two fundamental questions about govern…
How should we govern?... What should the government do?
US Government Vocabulary - Unit 1
limited government
representative government
ratify
unicameral
a government that has been limited in power by a constitution…
A system of government in which voters elect representatives…
To approve
one house legislature
limited government
a government that has been limited in power by a constitution…
representative government
A system of government in which voters elect representatives…
20 terms
US and VA Government - Philosophy of Government
Athens
Rome
Anarchy
Federal system
established a direct democracy
established a representative democracy
No functioning government
A system in which power is shared by the national government…
Athens
established a direct democracy
Rome
established a representative democracy
27 terms
US government Chapter 1
government
power
policy
state
(government) the system or form by which a community or other…
government's authority and ability to get things done
any decision made by government in pursuit of a particular goal
a political unit with the power to make and enforce laws over…
government
(government) the system or form by which a community or other…
power
government's authority and ability to get things done
23 terms
US Government
Branch that makes laws
Branch that enforces laws
Branch that evaluates laws
Has 435 members
Legislative
Executive
Judicial
House of Representatives
Branch that makes laws
Legislative
Branch that enforces laws
Executive
16 terms
US Government Chapter 1
Government
Public Policy
Constitution
Dictatorship
The institution through which a society makes and enforces it…
All the things the government decides to do
The body of fundamental laws setting out principles, structur…
Ultimate responsibility for the exercise of power may be held…
Government
The institution through which a society makes and enforces it…
Public Policy
All the things the government decides to do
19 terms
US Government Unit 1
Montesquieu
Locke
Declaration of Independence
Bill of Rights
separation of powers prevents tyranny
the purpose of government is to protect the natural rights of…
"We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are cr…
First 10 amendments of the constitution
Montesquieu
separation of powers prevents tyranny
Locke
the purpose of government is to protect the natural rights of…
17 terms
US Government - Unit 1
Primary Source
Secondary Source
Bias
Propaganda
Original records of the political, economic, artistic, scient…
Information gathered by someone who did not take part in or w…
An opinion or perspective of a person to leads to be in favor…
A form of communication that influences people's attitude to…
Primary Source
Original records of the political, economic, artistic, scient…
Secondary Source
Information gathered by someone who did not take part in or w…
11 terms
US Government
Authority
Bill of Rights
Consitution
Constitutional Principles:... 1. Respect…
autoridad
Declaración de Derechos. Las primeras 10 enmiendas a la Const…
la constitución
Principios constitucionales:... 1. Respeto por el individuo... 2. L…
Authority
autoridad
Bill of Rights
Declaración de Derechos. Las primeras 10 enmiendas a la Const…
38 terms
US Government - Chapter 3 : The Constitution
constitution
bicameral
confederation
Articles of Confederation
a detailed, written plan for government
a legislature consisting of two parts, or houses
a group of individuals or state governments
the first constitution of the United States
constitution
a detailed, written plan for government
bicameral
a legislature consisting of two parts, or houses
26 terms
US Government Unit 5
George Washington
Andrei Sakharov
Monroe Doctrine
neutrality
Could have been king if he wanted it.
symbol of freedom against Soviet tyranny
no European nation would be permitted to colonize Central and…
President George Washington's policy of not taking sides in w…
George Washington
Could have been king if he wanted it.
Andrei Sakharov
symbol of freedom against Soviet tyranny
30 terms
Final Exam Review US Government
amendment
domestic
free trade zones
tariffs
an addition to the Constitution.
within one's home country.
a port or special section of a port where goods may be unload…
a tax on imported goods.
amendment
an addition to the Constitution.
domestic
within one's home country.
24 terms
Unit 4 US Government
amend
appeal
bill
censorship
To change
(law) a legal proceeding in which the appellant resorts to a…
proposed for a new law
the power to review, change, or prevent the publication of news
amend
To change
appeal
(law) a legal proceeding in which the appellant resorts to a…
US Government Chapter 1
constitution
democracy
replublic
liberty
a written set of laws, the rules of government
government of a country by its people
a government in which power is held by representatives electe…
freedom
constitution
a written set of laws, the rules of government
democracy
government of a country by its people
21 terms
US Government Unit 2
monarchy
dictatorship
standing committees
filibuster
all power belongs to a ruler and his or her family who earned…
all power belongs to a single ruler who seizes power by milit…
permanent committees in both the House and the Senate that de…
one of two ways that a bill can be stopped in Congress
monarchy
all power belongs to a ruler and his or her family who earned…
dictatorship
all power belongs to a single ruler who seizes power by milit…
31 terms
US Government Unit 1: Foundations of Government Review
4 Essential Features of the State
4 purposes of government
John Locke/Thomas Jefferson
Autocracy
1. Population... 2. Territory... 3. Sovereignty... 4. government
1. Maintain Social Order... 2. Provide National Security... 3. Make…
Life, Liberty, and Property... Life, Liberty, and pursuit and ha…
Rule by one, usually totalitarian dictatorship
4 Essential Features of the State
1. Population... 2. Territory... 3. Sovereignty... 4. government
4 purposes of government
1. Maintain Social Order... 2. Provide National Security... 3. Make…
17 terms
US Government Ch. 3
popular sovereignty
limited government
separation of powers
checks and balances
the people establish government and are the source of its power
government powers are restricted to protect individual riights
the power to govern is divided among executive, legislative,…
each branch of government has the authority to check, or rest…
popular sovereignty
the people establish government and are the source of its power
limited government
government powers are restricted to protect individual riights
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