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Chapter 2 Vocabulary US Government
limited government
representative government
Magna Carta
due process
government is restricted in what it may do, and every individ…
system of government in which public policies are made by off…
Great Charter forced upon King John of England by his barons…
government must act fairly and in accord with established rul…
limited government
government is restricted in what it may do, and every individ…
representative government
system of government in which public policies are made by off…
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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…
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US Government - Chapter 2
direct democracy
governor (in the colonies)
contract
charter
government in which each person in a group votes on ALL matters
someone chosen by the king to rule over a colony
written agreement between two or more people
any written statement of rights or permissions granted by a r…
direct democracy
government in which each person in a group votes on ALL matters
governor (in the colonies)
someone chosen by the king to rule over a colony
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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.
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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: 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…
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
Identify and explain principles of Ame…
Recognize the roots of American democr…
Magna Carta(1215)
Petition of Rights(1628)
Worth of the Individual... Rule of Law: Gov't and its officials…
Magna Carta... Petition of Rights... Bill of Rights
English nobels forced king John to sign it,... even king and que…
Required monarchs to gain parliament's approval before levyin…
Identify and explain principles of Ame…
Worth of the Individual... Rule of Law: Gov't and its officials…
Recognize the roots of American democr…
Magna Carta... Petition of Rights... Bill of Rights
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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…
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
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
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
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
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
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
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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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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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
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
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…
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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 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…
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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…
38 terms
AP US Government Chapter 2
power
authority
legitimacy
democracy
the ability of one person to get another person to act in acc…
The right to use power
political authority conferred by law or by a state or nationa…
rule of the many
power
the ability of one person to get another person to act in acc…
authority
The right to use power
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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
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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Chapter 2 US Government
Importance of Shay's Rebellion
The Great Compromise
Virginia Plan and the New Jersey plan
Connecticut Compromise
• (1786-1787)- Unfair taxes placed on farmers. Daniel Shay le…
The agreement to create a two-house Legislature
The combined elements that made up the Great Compromise
Another name for the Great Compromise
Importance of Shay's Rebellion
• (1786-1787)- Unfair taxes placed on farmers. Daniel Shay le…
The Great Compromise
The agreement to create a two-house Legislature
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…
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 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…
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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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 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
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
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…
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…
Chapter 2 US Government
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 actions of the government
many years ago; belonging to early history
the regulated government that consists of specific offices an…
Colonists
person who lives in a new land that keeps ties with the home…
political
Having to do with government or the actions of the government
US Government Chapter 2
Colonists
Political
Ancient
Ordered Government
Wanted to make rules and laws that were fair
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
Wanted to make rules and laws that were fair
Political
Having to do with government or the actions of the government
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US Government Chapter 2
Limited Government
Representative Government
Magna Carta
Due Process
The idea that government is restricted in what it may do and…
The idea that government should both serve and be guided by t…
The Great Charter signed in 1215 that limited the powers of t…
Protection against the unjust taking of life, liberty, or pro…
Limited Government
The idea that government is restricted in what it may do and…
Representative Government
The idea that government should both serve and be guided by t…
US. Government Chapter 2
Magna Carta
Rule of Law
Monarch could no longer ____
Bicameral
Limited the gov. with the rule of law
Government leaders must act according to state laws
Demand certain people pay higher taxes/imprison people
Two chamber legislature (parliament)
Magna Carta
Limited the gov. with the rule of law
Rule of Law
Government leaders must act according to state laws
AP US Government Chapter 2 Key Terms
unalienable
Articles of Confederation
Constitutional Convention
Shay's Rebellion
a human right based on nature or God
a weak constitution that governed America during the Revoluti…
a meeting in Philadelphia in 1787 that produced a new constit…
a 1787 rebellion in which ex-Revolutionary War soldiers attem…
unalienable
a human right based on nature or God
Articles of Confederation
a weak constitution that governed America during the Revoluti…
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US Government Chapter 2
King George III
John Adams
Thomas Jefferson
John Jay
King of England; angered colonists after restricting freedom
On declaration committee; founding father
writer of the declaration of independence
first chief justice of the US; writer of the Federalist papers
King George III
King of England; angered colonists after restricting freedom
John Adams
On declaration committee; founding father
Chapter 2: US government
Mayflower Compact
John Locke
Lexington and Concord
Virginia House of Burgesses
Signed in 1620 by the Pilgrims, this colonial plan for self-r…
This man wrote the "textbook of the American Revolution."
The first battles of the Revolutionary War were fought at
The first legislature in what became the United States was the
Mayflower Compact
Signed in 1620 by the Pilgrims, this colonial plan for self-r…
John Locke
This man wrote the "textbook of the American Revolution."
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US Government Chapter 2
colonists
politcal
ancient
ordered government
in America wanted to make rules and laws that were fair
or government, ideas used by the settlers had their roots in…
civilizations such as those in Greece and Rome had an influence
based on what they know
colonists
in America wanted to make rules and laws that were fair
politcal
or government, ideas used by the settlers had their roots in…
US government chapter 2
Petition of rights
English bill of rights
Albany plan of union
Declaration of independence
A written document asking for a limited the Kings power
Document written by parliament to purred Brent abuse of power…
Plan made by Ben Franklin that would unite counties for trade…
Which said that all people have the right to life, liberty, a…
Petition of rights
A written document asking for a limited the Kings power
English bill of rights
Document written by parliament to purred Brent abuse of power…
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