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US GOVERNMENT 6.4
CIVILIAN
COSMETICS
DISABLED
ECONOMICAL
A person not in the military or naval service
Materials containing chemicals people use to improve their ap…
To be physically or mentally handicapped
Operating with little waste of money
CIVILIAN
A person not in the military or naval service
COSMETICS
Materials containing chemicals people use to improve their ap…
70 terms
US Government Chapter 6
Majority
Minority
Racism
Segregate
more than half
A racial or ethnic group smaller than and differing from the…
Belief that one race is superior to another
to separate
Majority
more than half
Minority
A racial or ethnic group smaller than and differing from the…
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US Government Chapter 6
Majority
Minority
Racism
Segregate
more than half
A racial or ethnic group smaller than and differing from the…
Belief that one race is superior to another
to separate
Majority
more than half
Minority
A racial or ethnic group smaller than and differing from the…
20 terms
US Government Ch. 6
Chief Executive
Commander in Chief
Foreign Policy
Diplomacy
The President, (I.e) power to execute laws
Another Name for the President as the head of the nation's mi…
Plans and dealings with other countries
The art of negotiating with foreign governments
Chief Executive
The President, (I.e) power to execute laws
Commander in Chief
Another Name for the President as the head of the nation's mi…
11 terms
US Government Chapter 6
Majority
Minority
Racism
Segregate
more than half
A racial or ethnic group smaller than and differing from the…
Belief that one race is superior to another
to separate
Majority
more than half
Minority
A racial or ethnic group smaller than and differing from the…
23 terms
Chapter 6 US Government
Suffrage
Franchise
Electorate
Disenfranchised
Right to vote
Synonym for the right to vote
The potential voting population
citizens, or citizens denied the right to vote, in the nation…
Suffrage
Right to vote
Franchise
Synonym for the right to vote
8 terms
Ch. 6 US Government: The Presidency
Chief executive
Commander in Chief
Foreign policy
Diplomacy
Decides how the laws of the US are to be enforced and choosin…
The role of the president as supreme commander of the militar…
The job of the President of formulating the nation's plans an…
The practice of conducting negotiations between countries
Chief executive
Decides how the laws of the US are to be enforced and choosin…
Commander in Chief
The role of the president as supreme commander of the militar…
18 terms
US Government Chapter 6
electorate
transients
registration
purging
potential voting population
persons living in the state for only a short time, so they do…
procedure of voter identification intended to prevent fraudul…
state law directs local election officials to review the list…
electorate
potential voting population
transients
persons living in the state for only a short time, so they do…
18 terms
US Government Ch. 6
agenda setting
consensus
divisive opinion
gender gap
Determining which public policy questions will be debated or…
General agreement among the citizenry on an issue.
Public opinion that is polarized between two quite different…
The difference between the percentage of women who vote for a…
agenda setting
Determining which public policy questions will be debated or…
consensus
General agreement among the citizenry on an issue.
28 terms
US Government unit #6
Constitutional
Due process
Appeal
Jurisdiction
Does not go against/break the constitution.
Fair treatment through a normal judicial system trial by jury…
When a person asks higher court to review the results of thei…
To have the power to make legal decisions.
Constitutional
Does not go against/break the constitution.
Due process
Fair treatment through a normal judicial system trial by jury…
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Chapter 6 us government
Civil Rights
Suspect classification
Strict scrutiny
The black predicament
The rights of people to be treated without unreasonable or un…
Classifications of people without unreasonable or unconstitut…
A Supreme Court test to see if a law denies equal protection…
-Could not vote... -attend integrated schools... -ride in front of…
Civil Rights
The rights of people to be treated without unreasonable or un…
Suspect classification
Classifications of people without unreasonable or unconstitut…
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
22 terms
US Government Unit 6
foreign policy
national interest
deterrence
containment
A country's plan for dealing with other countries of the world.
All the things a country believes would be for its benefit
Basic feature of American foreign policy to maintain massive…
American policy of resisting further expansion of communism a…
foreign policy
A country's plan for dealing with other countries of the world.
national interest
All the things a country believes would be for its benefit
67 terms
US Government Unit 6
jurisdiction
original jurisdiction
appellate jurisdiction
precedent
court's authority to hear cases of a particular type
authority to be the first court to hear a case
authority to review cases that have already been heard in low…
a judicial decision that serves as a rule for settling cases…
jurisdiction
court's authority to hear cases of a particular type
original jurisdiction
authority to be the first court to hear a case
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US Government Chapter 6
Necessary and Proper Clause
Revenue Bill
Appropriations Bill
Impeachment
Constitutional clause that gives congress the power to make a…
Laws for raising money.
Laws proposd to authorize spending money.
The formal accusation of misconduct in office.
Necessary and Proper Clause
Constitutional clause that gives congress the power to make a…
Revenue Bill
Laws for raising money.
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US Government- Sec. 6
What must happen after 72 hours?
How many judges must want to hear a ca…
Opinion that disagrees with the majority
Who always goes last?
Charge
Rule of 4
Dissenting opinion
Defense
What must happen after 72 hours?
Charge
How many judges must want to hear a ca…
Rule of 4
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Us government unit 6
Constitutinal
Due process
Appeal
Jurisdiction
Does not go against/break the constitution
Fair treatment through a normal judicial system trial by jury…
When a person asks a higher court to review the result of the…
To have the power to make legal decisions
Constitutinal
Does not go against/break the constitution
Due process
Fair treatment through a normal judicial system trial by jury…
36 terms
US Government chapter 6
Elites
Public Opinion
Political Culture
Straw Poll
Individuals in a position of authority, often those with a hi…
Opinions held by private individuals that governments find it…
The dominant values and beliefs of a political community
An unscientific survey of popular views
Elites
Individuals in a position of authority, often those with a hi…
Public Opinion
Opinions held by private individuals that governments find it…
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Chapter 6 US Government
Expressed Powers
Necessary & Proper Clause
Implied Powers
Revenue Bill
Article I Section 8 Clauses 1-18 sometimes called Enumerated…
elastic clause... implies that congress has powers beyond those…
powers the congress has which are implied. not directly state…
laws for raising money, start in the house and then go to the…
Expressed Powers
Article I Section 8 Clauses 1-18 sometimes called Enumerated…
Necessary & Proper Clause
elastic clause... implies that congress has powers beyond those…
42 terms
US Government Ch. 6
War Powers Act
Conservative Justices
Liberal Justices
Impeachment
...
...
...
...
War Powers Act
...
Conservative Justices
...
US Government Vocab. #6
chief executive
supremacy clause
commander in chief
bill
The President of the United States has many different jobs as…
There are many governments in the United States,One federal g…
The President of the United States has many different jobs, a…
The legislative branch of the United States votes to make the…
chief executive
The President of the United States has many different jobs as…
supremacy clause
There are many governments in the United States,One federal g…
41 terms
US Government Chapter 6
WASP
American Revolution
War of 1812
Mexican War
white, ango-saxon protestant
Washington, Adams, Jefferson
Jackson
Taylor
WASP
white, ango-saxon protestant
American Revolution
Washington, Adams, Jefferson
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US Government 6.1
15th amendment
19th amendment
Voting rights act
24th amendment
gave African Americans the right to vote
Women were allowed to vote
It banned literacy tests and other laws that kept blacks from…
no poll tax to vote
15th amendment
gave African Americans the right to vote
19th amendment
Women were allowed to vote
18 terms
Ch. 6 US Government
public opinion
demography
census
melting pot
the distribution of the population's beliefs about politics a…
the science of population changes
a valuable tool for understanding demographic changes. the co…
the mixing of cultures, ideas, and peoples that has changed t…
public opinion
the distribution of the population's beliefs about politics a…
demography
the science of population changes
29 terms
US Government: Chapter 6
apportionment
bill
impeachment
incumbency
the process of allotting congressional seats to each state ac…
a proposed law
the power delegate to the house of representatives to charge…
already holding office & seeking reelection
apportionment
the process of allotting congressional seats to each state ac…
bill
a proposed law
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US Government: Chapter 6
apportionment
bill
impeachment
incumbency
the process of allotting congressional seats to each state ac…
a proposed law
the presentation of formal charges against a public official…
already holding a political office
apportionment
the process of allotting congressional seats to each state ac…
bill
a proposed law
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US government chapter 6
What is the role of public opinion in…
What were the founders views on public…
In what ways might public opinion be u…
How informed is the public?
Public opinion is to guide government and 3 conditions must b…
public opinion was not as influential then as it is now, more…
not educated on issues, polls might not have good sampling fr…
there are 2 groups of public (ignorant masses, rational publi…
What is the role of public opinion in…
Public opinion is to guide government and 3 conditions must b…
What were the founders views on public…
public opinion was not as influential then as it is now, more…
US Government 5-6
closed primary
coalition
conservative
county committee
an election in which registered members of a political party…
a union of cooperating parties
a political viewpoint that believes in limiting the role of g…
the basic party unit below the state level; survey the politi…
closed primary
an election in which registered members of a political party…
coalition
a union of cooperating parties
13 terms
US Government units 6
Constitutional
Due process
Appeal
Jurisdiction
Does not go againt/break the constitution
Fair treatment through a normal judicial system trial by jury…
When a person asks a higher court to review the result of the…
To have the power to make legal decisions.
Constitutional
Does not go againt/break the constitution
Due process
Fair treatment through a normal judicial system trial by jury…
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.
33 terms
US Government Chapter 6
Who did the founding fathers originall…
Expressed Powers
Implied Powers
Strict vs Loose Constructionists
Congress
Powers explicitly granted to Congress in the Constitution
Powers related to carrying out expressed powers; the ability…
People who believe in a strict interpretation of the constitu…
Who did the founding fathers originall…
Congress
Expressed Powers
Powers explicitly granted to Congress in the Constitution
18 terms
US Government 5 and 6
House Rules Committe
Select Committee
Bicameral Legislature
Gerrymandering
~Can move bills quickly through or can hold them back... ~Has gr…
Temporary committee formed to study one specific issue and re…
House of representatives and senates
Drawing boundaries to purposely benefit a political party
House Rules Committe
~Can move bills quickly through or can hold them back... ~Has gr…
Select Committee
Temporary committee formed to study one specific issue and re…
6 terms
6 Principles of US Government
Popular Sovereignty
Limited Government
Separation of Powers
Checks and Balances
Political power resides in the people, the people woth the po…
No government is all-powerful, the people's rights.
Separate branches for judicial, executive, and legislative po…
The three branches are subject to constitutional checks. Each…
Popular Sovereignty
Political power resides in the people, the people woth the po…
Limited Government
No government is all-powerful, the people's rights.
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US Government Ch 6
Chief Excutive
Commander in Chief
Foreign Policy
Diplomacy
The head of All workers in the Executive Branch
The role of the president as supreme commander of the militar…
A nation's overall plan for dealing with other nations
Negotiation between nations
Chief Excutive
The head of All workers in the Executive Branch
Commander in Chief
The role of the president as supreme commander of the militar…
18 terms
US Government Chapter 6
electorate
transients
registration
purging
potential voting population
persons living in the state for only a short time, so they do…
procedure of voter identification intended to prevent fraudul…
state law directs local election officials to review the list…
electorate
potential voting population
transients
persons living in the state for only a short time, so they do…
21 terms
Chapter 6. -us government-
chief executive
commander in chief
foreign policy
diplomacy
highest ranking executive in a company & their primary respon…
a head of state or officer in supreme command of a country's…
a government's strategy in dealing with other nations.
the profession, activity, or skill of managing international…
chief executive
highest ranking executive in a company & their primary respon…
commander in chief
a head of state or officer in supreme command of a country's…
15 terms
US/VA Government Chapter 6
Suffrage
Electorate
Disenfranchised
Transient
The right to vote
All the people that may vote
Not allowed to vote
Person living in a state for only a short time, without legal…
Suffrage
The right to vote
Electorate
All the people that may vote
25 terms
US Government Chapter 6
What does Suffrage mean?
What is the electorate?
What are the 5 stages of extending Suf…
What is a poll tax?
the right to vote (also known as Franchise)
the potential voting population
1. early 1800s - removal of religious, property and tax quali…
A tax imposed by several states as a qualification for voting.
What does Suffrage mean?
the right to vote (also known as Franchise)
What is the electorate?
the potential voting population
30 terms
US government lesson 6
The authority to hear certain cases is…
When both the state court and the fede…
The celebrated decision in this case g…
That no state may deprive any person o…
Jurisdiction
Concurrent jurisdiction
Marbury v. Madison
The due process clause
The authority to hear certain cases is…
Jurisdiction
When both the state court and the fede…
Concurrent jurisdiction
23 terms
Chapter 6 US Government
Suffrage
Franchise
Electorate
Disenfranchised
The right to vote
A synonym for suffrage; the right to vote
All the people that may vote
Not allowed to vote
Suffrage
The right to vote
Franchise
A synonym for suffrage; the right to vote
12 terms
Us government Chapter 6
Political Socialization
Political learning over a lifetime tho…
Public opinion: in a democracy, govern…
Opinion Polling
complex process by which people acquire their political value…
...
...
estimate public opinion as a whole on any given issue or ques…
Political Socialization
complex process by which people acquire their political value…
Political learning over a lifetime tho…
...
23 terms
US Government Chapter 6
Suffrage
Franchise
electorate
disenfranchised
the right to vote
a synonym for suffrage; the right to vote
all the people that may vote
not allowed to vote
Suffrage
the right to vote
Franchise
a synonym for suffrage; the right to vote
24 terms
US Government Unit 6
requirements for SCOTUS
original juristiction
appellate jurisdiction
bill of rights
(1) Case involves a federal question (matter of fed law);
the power of a court to hear a case when it is first brought…
Authority of court to review a decision of a lower court or a…
a statement of fundamental rights and privileges (especially…
requirements for SCOTUS
(1) Case involves a federal question (matter of fed law);
original juristiction
the power of a court to hear a case when it is first brought…
23 terms
US Government: Chapter 6
Suffrage
franchise
electorate
disenfranchised
the right to vote
a synonym for suffrage; the right to vote
all the people that may vote
not allowed to vote
Suffrage
the right to vote
franchise
a synonym for suffrage; the right to vote
23 terms
US government ch.6
Suffrage
Franchise
Electorate
Disenfranchised
right to vote
synonym for the right to vote
all people in a country or area who are entitled to vote
citizens denied the right to vote, in nation's population
Suffrage
right to vote
Franchise
synonym for the right to vote
34 terms
US Government Ch. 6
What limits were once placed on the ri…
what is franchise?
how many people were eligible to vote…
during the 1940s there were many cases…
1. property ownership... 2. religious belief... 3. poll tax... 4. sex…
the right to vote
1/15
voter fraud (LBJ winning by 87 votes)
What limits were once placed on the ri…
1. property ownership... 2. religious belief... 3. poll tax... 4. sex…
what is franchise?
the right to vote
15 terms
Quiz #6: US Government
Who offered the Virginia Plan?
Who offered the New Jersey Plan?
Why did the Smaller States hate the Vi…
Why did the New Jersey plan lose suppo…
Edmund Randolph
William Paterson
They thought the larger states would end up ruling the smalle…
It was similar to the Articles of Confederation
Who offered the Virginia Plan?
Edmund Randolph
Who offered the New Jersey Plan?
William Paterson
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US Government Ch 6
Chief Excutive
Commander in Chief
Foreign Policy
Diplomacy
The head of All workers in the Executive Branch
The role of the president as supreme commander of the militar…
A nation's overall plan for dealing with other nations
Negotiation between nations
Chief Excutive
The head of All workers in the Executive Branch
Commander in Chief
The role of the president as supreme commander of the militar…
32 terms
Us Government chapter 6
suffrage
Franchise
electorate
disenfranchised
The right to vote
a synonym for the right to vote
the potential voting population
denied the right to vote
suffrage
The right to vote
Franchise
a synonym for the right to vote
18 terms
US Government Chapter 6
Public Opinion
Demography
Census
Melting Pot
The distribution of the population's ... beliefs about politics…
The science of population changes
An "actual enumerat ion" of the ... population, which the Consti…
A term often used to characterize ... the United States, with it…
Public Opinion
The distribution of the population's ... beliefs about politics…
Demography
The science of population changes
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