Civics Ch. 1 Vocabulary

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Civic ch. 1 terms

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civics study of citizenship (rights & responsibilities) and government c381ecef-a420-4f33-b1e5-97bcaa8a93fc.jpg (image/jpg)
responsibilities things you OUGHT to do Ex. Be informed 163f48db-9630-46e9-999a-9768633557a0.jpg (image/jpg)
Duties things we are required by law to do Ex. obey laws, serve on a jury or as a witness in court, pay taxes, serve in the armed forces if called, attend school
government authority that rules a country
autocracy "rule by one or self" Ex. monarchy, dictatorship 853e7fd6-f7b8-4a43-adea-32619dc5f7ef.jpg (image/jpg)
25f090f3-944b-43ab-9a83-e06dbf911991.jpg (image/jpg) Oligarchy Govt. ruled by a few, a small group of people
democracy 1ecffe04-9d36-4616-a773-ed1a56ccb2f1.png (image/png) a form of government in which the supreme authority rests with the people
direct democracy in this type of democracy EVERY citizen votes 432876fc-d210-4d42-96a1-62ddc0933a15.gif (image/gif)
representative democracy aka indirect democracy. Ex. US; type of democracy where citizens vote for representatives who govern on their behalf
totalitarianism 1da09731-b664-4375-ae9a-7dae10176581.jpg (image/jpg) aka dictatorships; dictator has "total" control over people's lives
E Pluribus Unum 42b24a96-ab43-4264-b1e0-9c75dc7541a2.png (image/png) "Out of many, one"
immigrants people who move permanently to a new country 8a801b3f-3e06-45e0-bb83-71e49b364243.jpg (image/jpg)
6e73074d-d986-44a7-93bb-046be21d782f.jpg (image/jpg) Refugees- people who flee their own country because of war, famine, or oppression
Naturalization legal process to become a citizen
1f005f3f-7e3c-4f84-8230-a8acfb143dcd.jpg (image/jpg) A New US Citizen
US Citizenship and Immigration Services agency responsible for overseeing immigration in US
deport to send someone here illegally back to their own country
quotas the numerical limit placed on the number of immigrants to the US
df11884d-b055-4faf-af17-9842b3178330.gif (image/gif) "salad bowl theory" aka pluralism; theory recognizes the cultural diversity of citizens in the US
c6cc5fdf-f79f-4d15-824b-fd88094cedf7.gif (image/gif) "melting pot theory"refers to immigration during the 1700's & 1800's when groups gave up their cultural heritage
41d8ccff-40bb-455e-bf61-3fa3e4935ba7.jpg (image/jpg) What do you think?
expatriation giving up your citizenship to become a citizen of another country
Popular Sovereignty 337b6d6c-5597-4644-af39-f34465d6130d.png (image/png)
Rule of Law basic principle of a democracy; means NO ONE is ABOVE the law! the law applies to everyone the same
Federalism Layer Cake 2 (binary/octet-stream) Federalism AKA federal system; A LAYER CAKE; division of power between LEVELS of government; Founding Fathers created a strong national government.
Federal System (aka Federalism) govt. in which power is divided between national, state , and local govt. 68efd9bc-f922-4e5e-827c-4bb7a72a8f25.jpg (image/jpg)
separation of powers cc058587-d59f-488e-b033-07457ef9648e.jpg (image/jpg)
system of checks and balances each branch of govt. has a "check" or limit on the power of the other 2 branches. Ex. The President can veto a law passed by Congress 909d4662-1a3c-41db-b1d2-91184a4bcbb0.png (image/png)
English philosopher who came up with natural rights philosophy 25599901-d229-4eb4-905d-a2af33dc8371.jpg (image/jpg) John Locke
5 Functions/Purposes of Govenment 1. provides services 2. make & enforce laws 3. keep order 4. provide stability & security 5. provide for the future
a483a2c3-7ad9-41ad-b920-0aead255ed1e.jpg (image/jpg) Which government function is shown in the picture? 1. provides services 2. make & enforce laws 3. keep order 4. provide stability & security 5. provide for the future
a781c60a-8804-4702-83ea-9d83d8a87b00.jpg (image/jpg) Government function? 1. provides services 2. make & enforce laws 3. keep order 4. provide stability & security 5. provide for the future
3ee9d411-28a7-4f64-b9af-0b784b76c15f.jpg (image/jpg) Which government function is shown here? 1. provides services 2. make & enforce laws 3. keep order 4. provide stability & security 5. provide for the future
7fbdb4d7-6ad8-4576-8db1-d62e827c300a.jpg (image/jpg) Government function? 1. provides services 2. make & enforce laws 3. keep order 4. provide stability & security 5. provide for the future
dd1e4c1b-ed6d-4b43-aa06-a02c43514e1e.jpg (image/jpg) Government function? 1. provides services 2. make & enforce laws 3. keep order 4. provide stability & security 5. provide for the future
Fourteenth Amendment 3fcd04ed-1018-4f53-b7a1-a4e9b165caca.jpg (image/jpg)
Supremacy Clause Article 6 of the Constitution states the Constitution & federal law= supreme law of the land 49089f12-d12f-4c92-9122-e38573d78047.jpg (image/jpg)
The introduction of the US Constitution begins with the words WE THE PEOPLE 311fd269-e8cb-4e5d-983a-81d77cc801ae.jpg (image/jpg)
MOTD Learning Formula for 4 types of government Ancient Greece had M-Monarchy O-Oligarchy T-Tyranny D-Democracy
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