Chapter 6
Download
1 / 33

Chapter 6 - PowerPoint PPT Presentation


  • 85 Views
  • Uploaded on

Chapter 6 . Vocabulary. powers shared by the national and state governments. concurrent powers. the introductory part of a document; a statement of purpose. preamble. the act of distributing something according to a plan. apportionment. an actual count of the people. census.

loader
I am the owner, or an agent authorized to act on behalf of the owner, of the copyrighted work described.
capcha
Download Presentation

PowerPoint Slideshow about ' Chapter 6 ' - lihua


An Image/Link below is provided (as is) to download presentation

Download Policy: Content on the Website is provided to you AS IS for your information and personal use and may not be sold / licensed / shared on other websites without getting consent from its author.While downloading, if for some reason you are not able to download a presentation, the publisher may have deleted the file from their server.


- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - E N D - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Presentation Transcript
Chapter 6

Chapter 6

Vocabulary


Powers shared by the national and state governments

powers shared by the national and state governments

concurrent powers






Board of public works

group composed of the governor, secretary of state, state auditor, attorney general, statetreasurer, commissioner of agriculture, and state superintendent of schools

board of public works


The highest court in the state

the highest court in the state auditor, attorney general, state

supreme court of appeals


West virginia s trial court of record

West Virginia’s trial court of record auditor, attorney general, state

circuit court




State court that has jurisdiction over most misdemeanors

state court that has jurisdiction over most misdemeanors, sentence in a local jail

magistrate court


Family court

state court that hears cases involving divorce, annulment, separate maintenance, family support, paternity, child custody, visitation, and domestic violence

family court


Spending more money than one has

spending more money than one has separate maintenance, family

deficit spending


Income from taxes and other sources

income from taxes and other sources separate maintenance, family

revenue


Amount spent

amount spent separate maintenance, family

expenditure


a tax structure that divides income into brackets and taxes each bracket at a different rateWest Virginia

graduated income tax


A tax imposed on almost all retail sales

a tax imposed on almost all retail sales each bracket at a different rate

sales tax


a tax for items residents purchase from other states through mail-order firms, catalogs, and televisionshopping networks

use tax


tax levied on specific products such as gasoline, beer, liquor, firearms, and cigarettes; sometimescalled a luxury tax

excise tax


A tax on the amount and value of the minerals and materials severed taken from the earth

a tax on the amount and value of the minerals and materials severed (taken) from the earth

severance tax


The center of a county government

the center of a county government severed (taken) from the earth

county seat


Land and permanent structures on land

land and permanent structures on land severed (taken) from the earth

real property


Movable items such as automobiles

movable items such as automobiles severed (taken) from the earth

personal property


The form of government for the state s counties commission has at least three members

the form of government for the state’s counties; commission has at least three members

county commission


The estimated worth of property

the estimated worth of property commission has at least three members

property assessment


law commission has at least three members

statute


A political unit smaller than the county may be classified as a city town or village

a political unit smaller than the county; may be classified as a city, town, or village

municipality


Charter

similar to the state or federal constitution; includes the city’s official name, boundaries, and powers; official permission to operate something, such as a colony

charter


council form-a form of municipal government in which the people elect both the mayor and councilmembers;

mayor


Council

manager form-a form of municipal government in which voters elect council members who set policyand pass ordinances and who hire a professional city manager to handle the city’s daily operation

council


a form of municipal government in which voters elect individuals to specific administrativepositions,

commission form



ad