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US Government - Chapter 2: Origins of American Government
feudalism
charters
Magna Carta
Petition of Right
a rigid social and political hierarchy based on land ownership
official written agreements by which the English government g…
a document barons forced King John to sign in 1215, declaring…
a document that Parliament forced King Charles to sign in 162…
feudalism
a rigid social and political hierarchy based on land ownership
charters
official written agreements by which the English government g…
26 terms
AP US Government Chapter 2
amendment
Antifederalists
Articles of Confederation
bill of attainder
A new provision in the Constitution that has been ratified by…
Those who favored a weaker national government.
A weak constitution that governed America during and immediat…
A law that declares a person, without trial, to be guilty of…
amendment
A new provision in the Constitution that has been ratified by…
Antifederalists
Those who favored a weaker national government.
23 terms
AP US Government - Chapter 2
Constitution
Declaration of Independence:
Natural Rights:
Consent of the Governed:
Basically the overall broad rules the U.S. should semi try to…
A document written in 1776 that declared the U.S. independent…
Rights that every human should be entitled to: life, liberty,…
The idea of people must agree on who their rulers will be.
Constitution
Basically the overall broad rules the U.S. should semi try to…
Declaration of Independence:
A document written in 1776 that declared the U.S. independent…
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US Government Chapter 2
Declaration of Independence
Enlightenment
colonies
Founders
Signed in 1776 by US revolutionaries; it declared the United…
A movement in the 18th century that advocated the use of reas…
a group of people who leave their native country to form in a…
People who helped create the U.S. Constitution
Declaration of Independence
Signed in 1776 by US revolutionaries; it declared the United…
Enlightenment
A movement in the 18th century that advocated the use of reas…
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Chapter 2, US Government
civic virtue
classical republicanism
common good
consent of the governed
Dedication of citizens to the common welfare of their country…
The ideals and practices of ancient Greek or Roman city-state…
The good of the community as a whole as opposed to the privat…
agreement by citizens to obey the laws and the government the…
civic virtue
Dedication of citizens to the common welfare of their country…
classical republicanism
The ideals and practices of ancient Greek or Roman city-state…
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US Government Vocabulary chapter 2
constitution
natural rights
republic
bicameral legislature
the fundamental principles of a government and basic structur…
(also called unalienable rights) the rights possessed by all…
a government that derives its authority from the people and i…
legislature comprising two parts, called chambers.
constitution
the fundamental principles of a government and basic structur…
natural rights
(also called unalienable rights) the rights possessed by all…
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Chapter 2- Origins of US Government
limited government
representative government
magna carta
due process
Government is limited in what it may do and each individual h…
System of Government where public policies are determined by…
Charter that forced King John II to accept that the monarchy…
the government must act fairly and follow rules when someone…
limited government
Government is limited in what it may do and each individual h…
representative government
System of Government where public policies are determined by…
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Us government chapter 2
american exceptionalism
freedom
two sides of liberty
negative liberty
view that the usa is unique , marked by distinct set of ideas…
ability to pursue one sown desire without interference from o…
negative & positive liberty
freedom from constraints or interference from others
american exceptionalism
view that the usa is unique , marked by distinct set of ideas…
freedom
ability to pursue one sown desire without interference from o…
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US Government: Chapter 2
Anti-Federalists
Articles of Confederation
Bill of Rights
Checks and Balances
those who favored strong state gov. and a weak national gov;…
The compact between the 13 original colonies that created a l…
first 10 amendments to the constitution, guaranteed specific…
a constitutionally mandated structure that gives each of the…
Anti-Federalists
those who favored strong state gov. and a weak national gov;…
Articles of Confederation
The compact between the 13 original colonies that created a l…
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US Government Chapter 2
representative assembly
Declaration of Independence (date?)
natural rights
social contract
a legislature composed of individuals who represent the popul…
July 4, 1776
rights held to be inherent in natural law, not dependent on g…
a voluntary agreement among individuals to secure their right…
representative assembly
a legislature composed of individuals who represent the popul…
Declaration of Independence (date?)
July 4, 1776
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US Government Chapter 2
Amendment 1
Amendment 1
Amendment 1
Amendment 1
cannot establish official religion
cannot favor one religion over the other
Free exercise of religion
Freedom of Speech
Amendment 1
cannot establish official religion
Amendment 1
cannot favor one religion over the other
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US Government Chapter 2
Plymouth colony
Mayflower Compact
Bill of Rights
Stamp Act of 1765
First New England colony founded by the Plymouth Company
stated that laws were to be made for the general good of the…
-first 10 Amendments to the US Constitution... -includes freedom…
-imposed the first direct tax on the colonists... -generated str…
Plymouth colony
First New England colony founded by the Plymouth Company
Mayflower Compact
stated that laws were to be made for the general good of the…
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US Government chapter 2
Government
Capital Punishment
Laws
Revealed law
The authority or power to control, direct, and to rule the ac…
Death penalty
Rules of human action or conduct
"Revealed" in the bible by God
Government
The authority or power to control, direct, and to rule the ac…
Capital Punishment
Death penalty
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US Government Chapter 2
Colonists
Political
Ancient
Ordered Government
a person who lives in a new land that keeps ties with home co…
having to do with government or the actions of the government
many years ago belonging to early history
a regulated government that consists of specific offices and…
Colonists
a person who lives in a new land that keeps ties with home co…
Political
having to do with government or the actions of the government
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US government chapter 2
Representative assembly
Natural rights
Social contract
Unicameral legislature
A legislation composed of individuals who represent the popul…
Rights held to be inherent in natural law, not dependent on g…
A voluntary agreement among individuals to secure they rights…
A legislature with only one legislative chamber, as opposed t…
Representative assembly
A legislation composed of individuals who represent the popul…
Natural rights
Rights held to be inherent in natural law, not dependent on g…
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Chapter 2 US Government
Limited Government
Representative Government
Separation of Powers
Magna Carta
the idea that government was not all-powerful had become an a…
A government in which people elect delegates to make laws and…
colonial charters divided the power of government... o The gover…
Great charter which king john was forced to sign. Provided th…
Limited Government
the idea that government was not all-powerful had become an a…
Representative Government
A government in which people elect delegates to make laws and…
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US Government Chapter 2
What is the cradle of American democra…
What were the names of the three small…
What was the birthplace of American de…
The representative government gave ris…
Virginia
Susan Constant... Godspeed... The Discovery
Jamestown
House of Burgesses
What is the cradle of American democra…
Virginia
What were the names of the three small…
Susan Constant... Godspeed... The Discovery
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US Government Chapter 2 Vocabulary
Magna Carta
Limited Government
Petition of Right
English Bill of Rights
established the concept of due process of law, including the…
means that there are limits or checks on the power of the gov…
limited the king's authority to tax without the consent of Pa…
signed in 1689 and firmly established Parliament as a partner…
Magna Carta
established the concept of due process of law, including the…
Limited Government
means that there are limits or checks on the power of the gov…
32 terms
US Government: Chapter 2
Colonists
Political
Ancient
Ordered government
person who lives in a new land that keeps ties with the home…
having to do with government or the action the government
many years ago; belonging to early history
a regulated government that consists of specific offices and…
Colonists
person who lives in a new land that keeps ties with the home…
Political
having to do with government or the action the government
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US government Chapter 2
Sovereign
Bicameral
Unicameral
Great Compromise
Independent
Having two branches or chambers
Single body legislature
Agreement at the cConstitutional Convention splitting the leg…
Sovereign
Independent
Bicameral
Having two branches or chambers
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US Government Chapter 2
limited government
representative government
magna carta
due process
gov that believes every individual has certain rights that th…
idea that gov should serve the will of the people
(1215) a charter of liberties (freedoms) that King John "Lack…
protection against the arbitrary taking of life liberty and p…
limited government
gov that believes every individual has certain rights that th…
representative government
idea that gov should serve the will of the people
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US/VA Government Chapter 2
Limited Government
Representative Government
Magna Carta
Petition of Right
A government that has certain restrictions and gives certain…
A government in which the people have a say
Great Charter; a document that grants rights (1215)
A written document asking for a limit to the king's power (16…
Limited Government
A government that has certain restrictions and gives certain…
Representative Government
A government in which the people have a say
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US Government Chapter 2
Articles of Confederation and Perpetua…
Great Compromise
Three-Fifths Compromise
bicameralism
America's first written constitution. Adopted by the Continen…
An agreement reached at the Constitutional Convention of 1787…
An agreement reached at the Constitutional Convention of 1787…
the division of a legislative assembly into two chamber or ho…
Articles of Confederation and Perpetua…
America's first written constitution. Adopted by the Continen…
Great Compromise
An agreement reached at the Constitutional Convention of 1787…
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US government chapter 2
Articles of Confederations
Confederation
Virginia Plan
New Jersey Plan
Americas first written consitution served as a basis for amer…
A system of government in which states retain sovereign autho…
Framework for the constitution, introduced by Edmund Randolph…
Framework for the new constitution, introduced by William Pat…
Articles of Confederations
Americas first written consitution served as a basis for amer…
Confederation
A system of government in which states retain sovereign autho…
21 terms
US Government Chapter 2
Magna Carta
English Bill of Rights
Mayflower Compact
Stamp Act
(1215) a charter of liberties (freedoms) that King John "Lack…
King William and Queen Mary accepted this document in 1689. I…
1620 - The first agreement for self-government in America. It…
1765; law that taxed printed goods, including: playing cards,…
Magna Carta
(1215) a charter of liberties (freedoms) that King John "Lack…
English Bill of Rights
King William and Queen Mary accepted this document in 1689. I…
26 terms
AP US Government Chapter 2
anti-federalists
articles of confederation
bill of rights
system of checks and balances
people who favored strong state governments and a weak nation…
compact among thirteen colonies creating a loose friendship w…
gauruntees specific rights and liberties
constitutionally mandated structure that gives each of the th…
anti-federalists
people who favored strong state governments and a weak nation…
articles of confederation
compact among thirteen colonies creating a loose friendship w…
23 terms
US government chapter 2
amendment
Antifederalists
bicameral
amending process
a change added to a bill, law or constitution
those who favored a strong state governments and a weak natio…
having a legislative assembly composed of two chambers or hou…
must get 2/3 the votes to move on
amendment
a change added to a bill, law or constitution
Antifederalists
those who favored a strong state governments and a weak natio…
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Chapter 2 Vocabulary (US Government)
limited government
representative government
separation of powers
contract
a system in which the power of the government is limited, not…
a system of government in which people elect delegates to mak…
the division of power among the legislative, executive, and j…
a set of voluntary promises, enforceable by the law, between…
limited government
a system in which the power of the government is limited, not…
representative government
a system of government in which people elect delegates to mak…
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US Government Chapter 2 Vocab
Feudalism
Charters
Magna Carta
Petition of Right
a rigid social and political hierarchy based on land ownership
official written agreements by which the English government g…
a document that barons forced King John to sign in 1215, decl…
a document that Parliament forced King Charles to sign in 162…
Feudalism
a rigid social and political hierarchy based on land ownership
Charters
official written agreements by which the English government g…
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US Government Vocabulary - Chapter 2
Bicameral
Magna Carta
Petition of Right
English Bill of Rights
Bi meaning two; this is a system containing two houses in gov…
King John of England agreed to this charter which favored giv…
Charles I signed this document to limit powers in the English…
A document further limiting the power of the British monarchy…
Bicameral
Bi meaning two; this is a system containing two houses in gov…
Magna Carta
King John of England agreed to this charter which favored giv…
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US Government Chapter 2
What is Political Ideology?
How do you acquire political ideology?
What is liberal ideology?
What is conservative ideology?
A more or less consistent set of views as to the policies gov…
#1 way is through family... Peers... Media... Teachers/school... Socio ec…
favors a more active federal govt for regulating business, su…
limited and local govt, less govt regulations of markets, mor…
What is Political Ideology?
A more or less consistent set of views as to the policies gov…
How do you acquire political ideology?
#1 way is through family... Peers... Media... Teachers/school... Socio ec…
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US Government Chapter 2 Terms
Magna Carta
Petition of Right
Charter
Bicameral
Great Charter - Can't be prosecuted without due right; must h…
Can't house troops without consent of home owner; limited the…
Written grant of authority from the king.
2 house legislature.
Magna Carta
Great Charter - Can't be prosecuted without due right; must h…
Petition of Right
Can't house troops without consent of home owner; limited the…
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US government Chapter 2
Articles of Confederation
Confederation
Shays' Rebellion
Civil Discourse
First governing document of US - created a WEAK central gover…
A form of an international organization that brings several a…
Rebellion led by Daniel Shays of farmers in western Massachus…
Consists of courteous, reasoned discussion as opposed to impo…
Articles of Confederation
First governing document of US - created a WEAK central gover…
Confederation
A form of an international organization that brings several a…
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Chapter 2 US Government
Limited government
Representative Government
Separation of Powers
revenue
the power of the... monarch, or government, was limited, not abs…
a government... in which people elect delegates... to make laws and…
an act of vesting the legislative, executive, and judicial po…
the money a government... collects from taxes or other sources
Limited government
the power of the... monarch, or government, was limited, not abs…
Representative Government
a government... in which people elect delegates... to make laws and…
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Government - Ch.2, Early Governments in the US
colonists
legislature
executive
governor
people living in colonies
lawmaking body of people
leader
leader of a colony or state
colonists
people living in colonies
legislature
lawmaking body of people
22 terms
us government chapter 2
limited power
representitive gov
seperation of powers
revenue
power of monarch or leaded is not absolute but limited
people elect delegates to make laws and conduct gov
power is split up between the 3 branches. leg ex and jud
money collected by the gov through taxes and other sources
limited power
power of monarch or leaded is not absolute but limited
representitive gov
people elect delegates to make laws and conduct gov
29 terms
US Government Chapter 2
Bicameral
Magna Carta
Petition of right
English bill of rights
Two chamber legislature called parliment
English efforts toward limited government, 1215
Document required monarchs to obtain parliaments approval bef…
A pro into govern the people of this kingdom according to the…
Bicameral
Two chamber legislature called parliment
Magna Carta
English efforts toward limited government, 1215
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US Government: Chapter 2 Origins of American Government Vocabulary
Colonists
Political
Ancient
Ordered Government
a person who lives in a new land that keeps ties with the hom…
Having to do with government or the actions of the government
Many years ago; belonging to early history
a regulated government that consists of specific offices and…
Colonists
a person who lives in a new land that keeps ties with the hom…
Political
Having to do with government or the actions of the government
47 terms
AP US Government and Politics: Chapter 2- The Constitution
Anti-Federalist
Bicameral Legislature
Checks and Balances
Confederation
An individual who opposed the ratification of the new Constit…
A legislature made up of two chambers, or parts. The U.S. Con…
A major principle of the American system of government whereb…
A political system in which states or regional governments re…
Anti-Federalist
An individual who opposed the ratification of the new Constit…
Bicameral Legislature
A legislature made up of two chambers, or parts. The U.S. Con…
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US government chapter 2
unitary system
confederal system
federal system
VT plan
national government has full power
states have all the power and tell the national government wh…
equally split powers
bigger the state the more representatives
unitary system
national government has full power
confederal system
states have all the power and tell the national government wh…
32 terms
US Government: Chapter 2
Colonist
Political
Ancient
Ordered Government
Person who lives in a new land that keeps ties w/ the home co…
Having to do w/ government or the actions of the government
Many years ago; belonging to early history
A regulated government that consists of specific offices and…
Colonist
Person who lives in a new land that keeps ties w/ the home co…
Political
Having to do w/ government or the actions of the government
37 terms
US Government: Chapter 2
salutary neglect
Parliament
revolutionary
popular sovereignty
British policy that allowed American colonists to rule themse…
British law-making body
drastic, radical change to approach an issue
governments are subject to the will of the people
salutary neglect
British policy that allowed American colonists to rule themse…
Parliament
British law-making body
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US Government Chapter 2
limited government
due process
proprietary
Albany Plan of Union
basic principal of American government which states that gove…
the government must act fairly and in accord with established…
organized by a proprietor
Franklin proposed creation of an annual congress of delegates…
limited government
basic principal of American government which states that gove…
due process
the government must act fairly and in accord with established…
30 terms
US Government Chapter 2
constitution
Magna Carta
Rule of Law
Bicameral
a basic set of laws and principles establishing the nations g…
a document prepared by English nobles that granted certain ri…
a system in which government leaders most act according to se…
having 2 houses. Were designed to represent the both elite an…
constitution
a basic set of laws and principles establishing the nations g…
Magna Carta
a document prepared by English nobles that granted certain ri…
32 terms
US Government Chapter 2
colonists
political
ancient
ordered government
person who lives in a new land that keeps ties with the home…
having to do with govt. or the actions of the govt.
many years ago; belonging to early history
the regulated govt. that consists of specific offices and units
colonists
person who lives in a new land that keeps ties with the home…
political
having to do with govt. or the actions of the govt.
23 terms
US Government Chapter 2 Vocabulary
Constitution
Declaration of Independence
National Rights
Consent of governed
the country's basic laws
a document written in 1776 which declared their independence
rights as a human being, includes life, liberty, and property
the government gets its power and rights by sanction of the p…
Constitution
the country's basic laws
Declaration of Independence
a document written in 1776 which declared their independence
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US Government: Chapter 2
Parliament
Precedent
Mercantilism
Townshend Acts
What was the legislative body that drew up the English Bill o…
When English judges we're asked to try a case, they would loo…
According to the theory of ___, a country should sell more go…
The ___ levied taxes on basic goods imported to the colonies…
Parliament
What was the legislative body that drew up the English Bill o…
Precedent
When English judges we're asked to try a case, they would loo…
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Us government chapter 2
bicameral
Magna carta
petition of right
English bill of rights
having two branches or chambers.
is a charter agreed to by King John of England at Runnymede,…
a major English constitutional document that sets out specifi…
The English Bill of Rights is an act that the Parliament of E…
bicameral
having two branches or chambers.
Magna carta
is a charter agreed to by King John of England at Runnymede,…
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US Government: Chapter 2
Treaty
Unicameral
Human Rights
Interstate Commerce
A formally concluded and ratified agreement between countries
Relative to a single-chamber legislature
Rights regarded as belonging fundamentally to all persons
Trade among states
Treaty
A formally concluded and ratified agreement between countries
Unicameral
Relative to a single-chamber legislature
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US Government Chapter 2
Bicameral
Magna Carta
Petition of Right
English Bill of Rights
Two-chamber
A charter of liberty and political rights obtained from King…
Document prepared by Parliament and signed by King Charles I…
King William and Queen Mary accepted this document in 1689. I…
Bicameral
Two-chamber
Magna Carta
A charter of liberty and political rights obtained from King…
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