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Examples: Dictatorship, Communism, Fascism, Absolute Monarchy
Define Republic & identify if it is a limited or unlimited form of government
A form of government in which the people elect representatives to carry on the work of the government for them.
What are the five sources of power for governments? representatives to carry on the work of the government for them.
*Which is most common for unlimited governments?
Constitution, Rule of Law, Military Strength, Divine/Natural Law, International Law
What is the purpose of all governments to some degree? Law, International Law
To provide order and necessities for a people – the extent depends on who is valued by that government!
What is the specific purpose of a democratic government such as the United States?
To empower the citizens by protecting rights/freedoms, promoting economic independence
Identify a constitutional right and a general freedom Americans have.
Answers will vary: Americans have.
Speech, religion, bear arms
Choose job, travel
Identify a Constitutional responsibility & general responsibility of American citizens
Pay Taxes, follow laws, serve jury duty, sign up for draft responsibility of American citizens
Attend school, pay bills, take care of family
What is a citizen? responsibility of American citizens
A member of a nation responsibility of American citizens
Each is guaranteed by the other – for instance we want the right of a fair trial by jury, but must be willing to serve jury duty to protect that right for others
Why are rights & responsibilities important in a democracy? right of a fair trial by jury, but must be willing to serve jury duty to protect that right for others
Having/exercising rights ensures the idea of popular sovereignty where the people have the power.
Exercising responsibilities fulfills the citizens’ end of the social contract – when we don’t fulfill responsibilities the gov’t will take more power to fill in the gaps
Common Law – one created by a court decision
What are the main jobs of eac law?h branch of government?
Executive – “execute” or carry out/enforce laws
Judicial – “adjudicate” or interpret laws
Who are the members of the branch of government (select by team who just took a turn)?
Legislative: House & Senate team who just took a turn)?
Executive: President, VP, Cabinet
Judicial: Supreme Court, & lower courts
DAILY DOUBLE team who just took a turn)?
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What is the Writ of Habeas Corpus (more than the literal translation)?
“you may have the body;” an order to have a person to be brought before a court so that the court may ascertain whether the detention/arrest is lawful
What is jurisdiction? brought before a court so that the court may ascertain whether the detention/arrest is lawful
the right, power, or authority to administer justice by hearing and determining controversies.
What is the difference between partisanship and bipartisanship?
Partisan – firmly supporting one party’s beliefs and resisting compromise, often without respect to the affect on the public
Bi-Partisan – supported by two political parties; politicians compromised for the best decision for society
Primary elections race?
National Conventions (of political party)
Electoral College vote
Explain two major campaign techniques employed by politicians.
Stumping politicians.– traveling to give speeches to persuade audiences to support a candidate, through voting and campaign donations.
Mudslinging - the practice of trying to discredit political opponents by spreading lies, distortions, and innuendo about them.
Propaganda - Any technique that attempts to influence mass public opinion. Frequently considered to use manipulation.
What is the Electoral College & how does it work? politicians.
The final vote politicians.for president by having a representative vote from each state based on the popular vote; each state’s # of votes based on population
Why is the U.S. considered a 2 party system even though there are many parties?
The Republicans and Democrats have been able to be broad enough to appeal to most people & raise money so they are the only really successful parties.
What is the difference between civil & criminal cases? enough to appeal to most people & raise money so they are the only really successful parties.
A civil case involves injuries between two people/groups.
4 government.th – Investigation (privacy)
5th – Arrest (self-incrimination)
6th – Trial (fair, speedy, jury)
7th – Trial for civil cases
8th – Punishment (bail & cruel/ unusual punishment)
What type of court is the Supreme Court? government.
Court of Appeals government.
How many cases appeal to the Supreme Court? government.
How many cases get chosen for plenary review?
10,000 & 100 government.
Expanded the 5 government.th & 6th amendment rights by requiring police to inform people of their rights or evidence cannot be used at trial.
What is the common good? government.
The good of government.the community as a whole
Define separation of powers. government.
The division of powers among the different branches of government. In the United States, powers are divided among the legislative, executive, and judicial branches.
What are checks & balances? Give an example. government. In the United States, powers are divided among the legislative, executive, and judicial branches.
The distribution and balancing of power among different branches of government so that no one branch is able to dominate the others.
What is popular sovereignty and how is it key to democracy? branches of government so that no one branch is able to dominate the others.
The branches of government so that no one branch is able to dominate the others. idea that all power is given to the people and that those elected must follow the will of the people.
This is key because democracy is centered on the people.
Explain the social contract and how it is related to the Preamble of the Constitution
An agreement between Preamble of the Constitutiongov’t & people where the gov’t is given power as long as they provide for the people – including “establish justice, provide for the common defense, promote general welfare, secure blessings of liberty”
The Final Jeopardy Category is: Preamble of the Constitution
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