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Eoc goal review

EOC Goal Review

Civics and Econ.

Goal 1

Goal one
Goal One

  • What was the 1st representative government in the 13 colonies ?

  • Answer: House of Burgesses

  • What was the Mayflower Compact?

  • Answer: gov’t of the Pilgrims and it provided a direct democracy

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Goal One

  • This was a economic system used by England where the British used the American colonies for resources?

  • Answer: Mercantilism

  • To help pay huge war debts of the French and Indian War, what did the English do to the colonies?

  • Answer: place high taxes on them

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Goal One

  • What was a major cause of the American Revolution?

  • Answer: taxation without representation

  • Why did the Puritans leave England?

  • Answer: they came to America to worship as they saw fit

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Goal One

  • To protest a tea tax what did the colonists do in Boston?

  • Answer: dumped the tea in the Boston Harbor it became known as the Boston Tea Party

  • After the Boston Tea Party, what did the British pass, and what did it cause the colonist to think about?

  • Answer: Intolerable Acts/ caused the colonists to consider independence

Goal one4
Goal One

  • What did Thomas Paine write and what did it call for?

  • Answer: Common Sense/ called for the Americans to declare independence from England

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Goal One

  • What were each of the following colonies known for?

  • New England- shipbuilding and factories

  • Middle Colonies- grain and wheat

  • Southern colonies- huge plantations, slavery, cotton, tobacco, and rice

  • What is triangular trade?

  • Answer: trade between the West Indies, the Colonies, and England

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Goal One

  • Document written in 1215 limiting the King’s power?

  • Answer:Magna Carta

  • The Second Continental Congress signed this on 07-04-1776?

  • Answer:Declaration of Independence

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Goal One

  • This describes the idea that the British had not paid enough attention to the colonies which allowed them to become politically independent?

  • Answer: Salatary Neglect

  • According to the Declaration of Independence what was the purpose of gov’t?

  • Answer:to protect people’s rights

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Goal One

  • Where was the 1st battle of the American Revolution?

  • Answer: Lexington/Concord Ma.

  • What battle was the turning point of the American Revolution?

  • Answer: Saratoga

  • Were did Cornwallis surrender to Washington at?

  • Answer: Yorktown

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Goal One

  • What was the 1st written plan to govern the country?

  • Answer: Articles of Confederation

  • What were the weak points of the AC?

  • Answer: Est. a weak national gov’t, states had more power, the national gov’t could not tax, and no leader or national courts

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Goal One

  • Why was the Treaty of Paris important to America?

  • Answer: provided France as an ally

  • Under the AC what did the Northwest Ordinance of 1787 do?

  • Answer: provided a method for new states to be admitted to the US

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Goal One

  • The uprising known as Shay’s Rebellion was in protest of?

  • Answer:high state taxes that forced farmers into debt

  • As a result of Shay’s Rebellion what did it demonstrate about the national gov’t?

  • Answer: weak national gov’t, and led to another meeting of state reps. In Philadelphia to revise the AC, and the gov’t was to weak to protect the people

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Goal One

  • What was a major issue at the Constitution Convention?

  • Answer:representation of states in the national gov’t

  • Large states favored the Virginia Plan why?

  • Answer: based on Population

  • Smaller populated states favored the New Jersey Plan why?

  • Answer: equal representation to all states

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Goal One

  • What was the Great Compromise?

  • Answer:called for two houses House of Reps. Based on population and the Senate based on two reps. From each state (equal)

  • What was the 3/5 Compromise?

  • Answer: decided how slaves would be counted as population

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Goal One

  • What had to happen to make the Constitution official?

  • Answer: passed or ratified by ¾ of the states

  • Who were the Federalist and what did they support?

  • Answer: supported passing the Constitution, wrote a series of articles called the Federalist Papers which helped to explain the changes to the Constitution, their leaders were Madison and Hamilton

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Goal One

  • Who were the Anti-federalists and what did they believe?

  • Answer:they believed that the Constitution had sacrificed too many states rights in favor of National Gov’t. They also said the Constitution needed a Bill of Rights, leaders were Patrick Henry and Samuel Adams

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Goal One

  • Thomas Jefferson wrote the Declaration of Independence, who inspired him?

  • Answer: English philosopher John Locke

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Goal 2 (Constitution)

Goal 2
Goal 2

  • What part of the Constitution explains the goals of our gov’t?

  • Answer: The Preamble

  • What divides the national gov’t into 3 branches?

  • Answer:Separation of powers

Goal 21
Goal 2

  • What are the three branches of gov’t?

  • Answer: Legislative, Executive, and Judicial

  • This is a system of gov’t where the power is divided between the national gov’t and the state gov’t?

  • Answer: Federalism

Goal 22
Goal 2

  • In the Federalist system the nation gov’t law is supreme, what is this called?

  • Answer: The Supremacy Clause

  • Who heads the Legislative Branch, and what is it’s main job?

  • Answer:Congress/ makes the laws

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Goal 2

  • Who heads the Executive Branch and what is it’s main job?

  • Answer:The President/ enforce or carry out the laws

  • Who heads up the Judicial Branch and what is it’s main job?

  • Answer: The Supreme Court/ interprets the law

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Goal 2

  • What is the system that each branch uses to check the power of another branch?

  • Answer: Checks and Balances

  • What are the 1st 10 Amendments to the Constitution called?

  • Answer: The Bill of Rights

Goal 25
Goal 2

  • What do our Bill of Rights contain?

  • Answer: Civil liberties

  • Powers of Congress listed in the Constitution are called?

  • Answer: Enumerated Powers (declare war, coin money, regulate trade, and est. a military)

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Goal 2

  • What gives Congress wide use of implied power (powers not found in the Constitution)?

  • Answer: Necessary and Proper Clause

  • Powers that all level of gov’t may use are called?

  • Answer: Concurrent Powers

Goal 27
Goal 2

  • What powers belong to the states?

  • Answer: Reserved Powers

  • What Constitutional Amendment gives states reserved powers?

  • Answer: 10th Amendment

Goal 28
Goal 2

  • Freedom of Religion, Speech, Press, Assembly, and Petition are rights granted by what amendment?

  • Answer: 1st Amendment

  • What amendment protects you from unlawful searches and seizures?

  • Answer: 4th Amendment

Goal 29
Goal 2

  • This provides for no self incrimination or testifying against oneself in a court of law

  • Answer: 5th Amendment

  • This provides a lawyer for people who can’t afford one

  • Answer: 6th Amendment

  • This gives citizens equal protection and due process

  • Answer: 14th Amendment

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Goal 2

  • What is a bill of attainder

  • Answer: Congress can make no law that takes away citizens right to a trial

  • What are the Amendments that affect voting

  • Answer: 15th-former male slaves, 19th women’s suffrage, 24th no poll tax to vote, and 26th gave 18 years olds the right to vote

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Goal 2

  • This Indian Nation gov’t is similar to the US because it has a central gov’t

  • Answer: Iriquois Indian Nation

  • According to the Constitution no person can be put on trial twice for the same offense. What is this called

  • Answer: double jeopardy

  • A restaurant refusing to serve minorities is a violation of what amendment

  • Answer: 14th Amendment

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Goal 2

  • What was the original purpose of the 14th Amendment

  • Answer: gave former slaves citizenship and equality within the law

  • What is the two step process needed to add an amendment

  • Answer: 2/3 vote in Congress then being passed by ¾ of the states

  • What two Amendments deal with presidential proceedings

  • Answer: 22nd Amendment limits the president to two terms and the 25th est. presidential succession

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Goal 2

  • What is the only Amendment ever repealed

  • Answer: 18th Amendment (Prohibition of Alcohol)

  • What Amendment called for its appeal

  • Answer: 21st Amendment

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Goal 2

Branches of Government

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Goal 2

  • Members of Congress serve _____________ terms?

  • Answer: Unlimited terms

  • A term for a member of the House of Reps. Is

  • Answer: two years

  • A term for a Senator is

  • Answer: six years

  • The House of Reps. Is based on

  • Answer: Population for each state (or every 10 years by the Census)

  • In the Senate it is based on

  • Answer: Equality (2 per each state)

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Goal 2

  • What is Reapportionment?

  • Answer: it the redrawing of the House of Reps. Based on the Census to see if states lose or gain reps.

  • What are special powers of the House of Reps.?

  • Answer: If the electoral college can support a winner for the House of Reps. Pick, tax, appropriation, or bills of revenue must start here, and the HR starts impeachment charges against federal officials

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Goal 2

  • What are the special powers of the Senate?

  • Answer: approve all treaties, confirm presidential appointees, and impeachment trial are held in the senate

  • A bill is a proposed law. Who can propose one?

  • Answer: any member of Congress

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Goal 2

  • What happens when a bill differs in the HR and Senate?

  • Answer: a conference committee must work out a compromise in the bill

  • What is a filibuster?

  • Answer: a long speech in the senate to delay action on a bill

  • How do you end a filibuster?

  • Answer: calling for a cloture vote (3/5 of the senators must vote to end the filibuster)

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Goal 2

  • How are members of Congress punished for violations?

  • Answer: Censure- warning in front of other members and expulsion- kicked out by 2/3 vote

  • What are the qualifications for Senator

  • Answer: 30 years of age, live in the US for 9 years, and live in the state where elected

  • Congress has the power to est. what kind of courts?

  • Answer: special courts called inferior courts

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Goal 2

  • What is the Franking Privilege?

  • Answer: it is the free mail service for members of Congress

  • Who is the commander in chief of the military?

  • Answer: the president

  • The president serves a _________ and may serve only ___________

  • Answer: four year term/ two terms

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Goal 2

  • What are the qualification for president?

  • Answer: 35 years of age, a citizen at birth, and lived in the US for 14 years.

  • Who assists the president in his executive duties?

  • Answer: his cabinet which are a group of advisors of each executive department.

  • What is the only duty listed for the vice-president in the Constitution?

  • Answer: leader of the senate (can only vote if there is a tie.)

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Goal 2

  • Who appoints federal judges?

  • Answer: President appoints and the Senate confirms

  • What are other roles of the president?

  • Answer: chief diplomat, chief of state, chief executive, and party leader.

  • What is an example of a executive agency that helps the president carry out the law?

  • Answer: FBI

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Goal 2

  • What are the three levels of federal courts?

  • Answer: District, US Court of Appeals, and US Supreme Court

  • How many justices sit on the US Supreme Court, and who heads it?

  • Answer: nine/ Chief Justice

  • What is the rule of four?

  • Answer: only 4 justices are needed to decide whether or not to hear a case

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Goal 2

  • What is a dissenting opinion by the Supreme Court?

  • Answer: Judges that disagree with court ruling and it could provide fuel for future arguments on other cases.

  • What type of cases do federal courts have jurisdiction?

  • Answer: bank robbery and espionage (spying)

  • What are the qualifications to be a senator?

  • Answer: must be 30yoa, live in the US for 9 yrs., live in the state where he is elected.

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Goals 3&4

  • The NC Constitution is organized like what other constitution?

  • Answer: The US Constitution

  • In NC the Legislature is called the _________, and is made up of the ___________ and the _________.

  • Answer: General Assembly, House of Reps., & Senate

  • In NCwho is the head of the executive branch?

  • Answer: The Governor

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Goals 3&4

  • In NC there are four levels of court what are they and what do they do?

  • Answer: District-handles misdemeanors, Superior- handles felonies, NC Courts of Appeals, & NC Supreme Court

  • What was NC Supreme Court Case (Leandro v. NC) about?

  • Answer: all children must be given an equal access to education in every county in NC.

  • What is the largest expenditure at the state and local levels?

  • Answer: Education

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Goals 3&4

  • What is the main source of revenue at the state level?

  • Answer: income tax & sales tax

  • What is the main source of revenue at the local level?

  • Answer: Property Tax

  • Where are zoning laws enforced & what do they do?

  • Answer: They are enforced at the local level

  • They protect property owners, tell how land is to be used, & control growth in a community.

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Goals 3&4

  • What is Annexation?

  • Answer: when a city wants to grow they can annex or take in land from the county

  • What is Eminent Domain?

  • Answer: The right of local and state gov’ts to condemn private property for public use.

  • In NC what did giving the power of veto to the governor do?

  • Answer: strengthen the power of the executive branch.

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Goals 3&4

  • What are local ordinances and who passes them?

  • Answer: they cover laws on the local levels, and are passed by city councils, and boards of county commissioners.

  • Who is in-charge of the county law enforcement, courthouse, & jail?

  • Answer: Sheriff

  • The NC Constitution contains a declaration of rights which can be compared to?

  • Answer: The Bill of Rights

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Goals 3&4

  • A proof of ownership to a car in NC is?

  • Answer: Possessing a title to the car

  • As a result of longer sessions in NC General Assembly, what has this done for the average citizen?

  • Answer: made it harder for them to serve on the legislator because they are only paid a part-time wage.

Goal 4
Goal 4

  • What are the two main parties in the US two party system?

  • Answer: Democrats and Republicans

  • The main purpose of a political party is?

  • Answer: get their candidate elected to office

  • What is a grassroots movement?

  • Answer: a political movement that starts at the local level.

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Goal 4

  • What is mudslinging?

  • Answer: political term used to describe harmful insults that are directed at a candidate running for office.

  • What is a party’s platform?

  • Answer: it tells what the party stand for on the issues or plank.

  • What term is used to describe letting the people rule?

  • Answer: Popular Sovereignty (we do this by voting)

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Goal 4

  • What is the purpose of the primary election?

  • Answer: to pick a candidate to run in the final election.

  • What type of votes elect the president?

  • Answer: electoral votes

  • How do we determine how many each states gets?

  • Answer: # of senators + # of Reps. in congress.

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Goal 4

  • What is the winner take all system in elections for president?

  • Answer: each citizen cast a popular vote which ever candidate wins the popular vote wins all the electoral votes for that state.

  • There are 538 electoral votes, how many does a candidate need to be elected president?

  • Answer: 270 votes

  • What happens if neither candidate receives 270 electoral votes?

  • Answer: the HR selects the president.

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Goal 4

  • What is meant by a split ticket?

  • Answer: the voter has voted for candidates from both parties.

  • What is a referendum?

  • Answer: voters can vote to approve laws at election time.

  • What is a recall election?

  • Answer: voters can vote to remove a elected official from office.

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Goal 4

  • What is a watch dog group?

  • Answer: they expose wrong or unethical doing of elected officials in office.

  • What is canvassing?

  • Answer: candidates and helpers can go door to door searching for votes.

  • What is one way the private sector can have an effect on public safety?

  • Answer: neighborhood watch programs.

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Goal 4

  • What is a way a citizen can express concerns on government’s handling of public issues is __________________

  • Answer: contact a member of Congress

  • What is an advantage that interest groups and PAC’s have over individual citizens

  • Answer; politicians will listen to them more because there is strength in number.

  • _________ is unfairly drawing up of an election district with a preconceived result in mind.

  • Answer: Gerrymandering

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Goal 4

  • A ________ can be described as a strong party organization that helps to use its influence to get party members elected.

  • Answer: Political Machine

  • ________ can not pay for a representative’s living expenses.

  • Answer: lobbyists

  • _______ may attend a hearing at the local level to either contest or support a zoning request.

  • Answer: citizens

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Goal 4

  • One advantage of living in a democracy is that ______________________________

  • Answer: a citizen has the right to express their concerns and opinions without fear of retaliation from the government.

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Goal 5

Goal 5
Goal 5

  • The act of ________ is needed in gov’t to make it work successfully.

  • Answer: compromising, many bills would not have passed without this process.

  • What are the four types of negotiation methods that can peacefully settle a conflict?

  • Answer: debate, consensus, arbitration, and mediation

  • A public hearing is an example of a ______

  • Answer: debate

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Goal 5

  • A ______ is an agreement that may come as a result of the debate at a public hearing.

  • Answer: Consensus ( this is a resolution that would end the conflict).

  • ________ is the method of a third party listening to both sides and then hands down a decision to settle the dispute.

  • Answer: Arbitration

  • _______ is the method of both sides together coming to a agreement that will solve the issue.

  • Answer: Mediation

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Goal 5

  • A _______ would be an example of a person charged with a crime opts to plead guilty for a lesser punishment.

  • Answer: Plea Bargain

  • When a resolution can not be reached this leads to a ______.

  • Answer: Conflict (war between nations, a domestic dispute, or a prison sentence).

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Goal 6

Goal 6
Goal 6

  • What are the two types of law?

  • Answer: Criminal law and Civil Law

  • Our system of criminal law is modeled after _________.

  • Answer: English system of common law

  • In Common Law, the judges tries to make the punishment fit the crime by using a _______ or a decision in an earlier court case.

  • Answer: precedent

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Goal 6

  • In a civil case the ______ brings the charges against the other party, and must prove damages in order to receive a settlement.

  • Answer: plaintiff

  • All citizens have the right to a trial by jury according to the ________

  • Answer: 6th and 7th Amendments.

  • ________ is when the government must follow certain procedures in the process of arrest and trial.

  • Answer: Due Process

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Goal 6

  • Due Process is guaranteed in the ______.

  • Answer: 14th Amendment

  • ______ means that a person must be told of the charges of the arrest, and must be charges within 48 hours of their custody.

  • Answer: Habeas Corpus

  • _______ means that everyone has the right to a trail by jury.

  • Answer: Bill of Attainder.

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Goal 6

  • ______ means that no law can be retroactive or made after the fact that someone did something wrong.

  • Answer: Ex Post Facto

  • The _______ allows no self incrimination.

  • Answer: 5th Amendment

  • The ________ allows no cruel or unusual punishment.

  • Answer: 8th Amendment.

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Goal 6

  • _______ is the death penalty.

  • Answer: Capital Punishment

  • At the ______ a plea is entered, a trial date is set, and the amount of the bail is decided.

  • Answer: arraignment

  • ______ is money posted to assure appearance in court.

  • Answer: Bail

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Goal 6

  • ______ is an early release from prison.

  • Answer: Parole.

  • _______ provides protection from unreasonable searches and seizures.

  • Answer: 4th Amendment

  • A _______ is a pre-trial jury that examines the evidence to see whether an indictment is needed.

  • Answer: Grand Jury.

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Goal 6

  • Examples of enforcement agencies are?

  • Answer: FBI & State Police

  • When a jury can not reach a verdict it is called?

  • Answer: A Hung Jury and a mistrial is declared.

  • What is the rule of justice is American Courtrooms?

  • Answer: guilty must be proven beyond a reasonable doubt and the defendant is innocent until proven guilty.

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Goal 6

  • A disturbance at a urban night club would be handled by?

  • Answer: Local Police.

  • Divorce is an example of?

  • Answer: Civil Case another ex. would be a customer slips on a wet floor in a business and no wet floor warning signs posted.

  • Who has the burden of proof in a criminal case?

  • Answer: The prosecution or the government’s lawyer.

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Goal 6

  • The __________ proposed a system of civil law for the city of Rome.

  • Answer: Emperor Justinian (Justin tine Code)

  • _______ is needed to secure a search warrant.

  • Answer: Probable Cause.

  • _______ is the right to a speedy trial.

  • Answer: Due Process

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Goal 6

  • ______ when lawyers cross examine witnesses to test their reliability.

  • Answer: Adversarial System.

  • To ______ means to arrange laws systematically.

  • Answer: Codify Laws.

Goal 7
Goal 7

  • What are the four factors of production?

  • Answer: Land, Labor, Capital,& Entrepreneurship.

  • An _____ takes risk in money, time, and planning to start a business.

  • Answer: Entrepreneur.

  • ___ is the natural resource or materials that products are made from.

  • Answer: Land (most natural resources are scarce in supply)

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Goal 7

  • _____ is the tools and machines used in making products.

  • Answer: Capital ( Automation and Technology helps this factor).

  • ____ is the worker.

  • Answer: Labor (workers need specialized training to increase productivity).

  • ____ is the basic economic problem.

  • Answer: Scarcity ( the more scarce resources are the higher the cost).

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Goal 7

  • ______ is what you give up when you make an economic choice.

  • Answer: Opportunity Cost

  • To increase productivity entrepreneurs use______.

  • Answer: Division of Labor and Specialization (workers trained at specific tasks make them experts and speed up productivity).

  • What are the four economic system in the world today?

  • Answer: Traditional- economic decisions are based on customs and is used in less primitive societies. Command System- the gov’t makes all the decisions. Free Market System- decisions are made by the interaction between buyer and seller. Mixed Economic System- the gov’t owns major industries (nationalization) for the good of the people and producers.

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Goal 7

  • Example of a ____ would be the state increasing spending on more prisons and not increasing money for health care.

  • Answer: Trade off

  • A direct positive influence on productivity would be the use of _______.

  • Answer: New Technology.

  • Sewing Machines owned by business is an example of a _______.

  • Answer: Capital Good.

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Goal 7

  • If a product become scare in supply what happens to the price?

  • Answer: the price will increase on that product.

  • Investment in human capital (workers) will ______

  • Answer: improve Productivity (job training).

  • _______ will cause a decrease in demand for human capital.

  • Answer: Robotics.

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EOC Goal 8 Review

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  • ____ is type of economic system used in the US.

  • Answer: Capitalism or Free Market System.

  • Capitalism was developed by _____.

  • Answer: Adam Smith.

  • According to Smith what are the key factors to capitalism?

  • Answer; Laissez faire (no government control of business), Self interest (search for profit), Free enterprise (right to start your own business), & Competition (controls prices and private ownership of property).

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  • Why does the US government regulates business, why?

  • Answer: for the safety of the workers and consumers.

  • Capitalism is controlled by the free market forces of ______.

  • Answer: Supply and Demand (surpluses lead to lower prices and shortages lead to higher prices).

  • The _____ states that added more of any one of the factors of production will not always lead to more productivity.

  • Answer: Law of Diminishing Return.

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  • ____ happens when prices rise faster than your income.

  • Answer: Inflation

  • A ___ is a business owned by one person.

  • Answer: Sole Proprietorship

  • ___ is a business that is owned by two or more people.

  • Answer: Partnership.

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  • ____ is a business that is owned by stockholders.

  • Answer: Corporation.

  • ___ is when workers and management work out agreements on working conditions and pay. (workers can strike if the company does not met their demands).

  • Answer: Collective Bargaining.

  • If a country can produce goods that no other country can produce it is said that country has a ___.

  • Answer: Comparative advantage.

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EOC Goal 8 Review

  • ___ are allowed to operate under strict government guidelines.

  • Answer: Public Monopolies.

  • The major advantage of a corporation is that ____ have limited liability.

  • Answer: Stockholders.

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  • In a capitalistic economic system prices are set by the interaction between ___ in a market place.

  • Answer: buyers and sellers.

  • A decrease in demand or consumer spending will cause what to fall for businesses?

  • Answer: profits.

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EOC Review Goal 9

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EOC Review Goal 9

  • The cost of buying on credit is called?

  • Answer: interest.

  • The ___ protects bank investments up to 100 thousand dollars.

  • Answer: FDIC

  • ___ occurs when the gov’t opens up an industry to competition to all businesses.

  • Answer: deregulation.

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EOC Review Goal 9

  • Who regulates interest rates that banks charge?

  • Answer: Federal Reserve (if the Fed. Raises rates then less money is available for consumers. If the Fed. Lowers rates consumers will borrow more money-cheaper rate).

  • ____ refers to the paper and coin money our country uses.

  • Answer: Legal Tender

  • What are ways individuals can invest their money to make a profit?

  • Answer: Stocks, Mutual Funds, IRA’s (individual retirement accounts, & CD’s (Certificate of Deposits).

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EOC Review Goal 9

  • The ___ is the total amount of all goods and services produced in the US in a year.

  • Answer: GDP (Gross Domestic Product)

  • What are other ways we measure our economy?

  • Answer: Unempolyment Rate, CPI (consumer price index), & Stock Market (Dow-Jones).

  • The Business Cycle helps to explain how our economy is performing. What are the four phases of the Business Cycle?

  • Answer: expansion, peak, contraction, & Recession (trough).

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EOC Review Goal 9

  • ___ is used by some US Companies where they send jobs to be done in other countries. (causes loss of American jobs because jobs can be done for cheaper labor).

  • Answer: Out-sourcing

  • ___ was a trade agreement signed by the US, Latin American Countries, & Canada

  • Answer: NAFTA (sent many jobs and factories to these countries in exchange for cheaper products).

  • The US has a unfavorable balance of trade with China and Japan. What does this mean?

  • Answer: Import more than we export.

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EOC Review Goal 9

  • The President is responsible for submitting a budget to Congress. Who writes the budget?

  • Answer: OMB (Office of Management and Budget) then it is submitted to Congress.

  • What are the largest expenditures for our national gov’t?

  • Answer: Defense and Social Welfare Programs.

  • What is a major source of revenue for our national gov’t ?

  • Answer: Federal Income Taxes.

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EOC Review Goal 9

  • A ___ hurts low income earners the most because it taxes people at the same rate of tax.

  • Answer: regressive tax (ex. Sales tax)

  • A ___ tax is based on the ability to pay. The rate is based on what you earn.

  • Answer: progressive tax (income tax)

  • A special tax on alcohol and gasoline is called ___.

  • Answer: excise tax

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EOC Review Goal 9

  • In a ___ economy, the gov’t often est. price controls.

  • Answer: command

  • The effect of ____ would cause a decrease in consumer spending.

  • Answer: high unemployment

  • Personal checks, debit cards, and currency are all equal to ___

  • Answer: money (credit cards are not)

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  • ___ can give incentives such as tax breaks to lure new businesses into our community.

  • Answer: Local governments

  • A ___ may cause the government to reduce taxes to encourage more consumer spending.

  • Answer: Recession

  • A business owner would consider the following elements before he would ___ his business: increase in population, increase in income levels, and how many similar businesses are in the area.

  • Answer: expand

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EOC Review Goal 9

  • ___ on foreign products help to make US products more competitive in price.

  • Answer: Protective Tariff

  • A ___ means that two businesses have join together to operate as one.

  • Answer: merger

  • During times of ___, the most negative action the gov’t can take is to increase interest rates.

  • Answer: Inflation

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EOC Review Goal 9

  • The US dollar is often used around the world because it is a ___.

  • Answer: Stable Currency

  • The ___ describes the interdependence between factories, workers earning an income, and then workers spending that income on goods produced by factories.

  • Answer: Circular flow of goods

  • The federal Reserve can help fight inflation by ___.

  • Answer: lowering interest rates

Civics econ

Civics & Econ.

EOC Review Goal 10

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EOC Review Goal 10

  • ___ is a phrase printed on our money. It means out of many one. A violation of this concept would be laws that favored segregation.

  • Answer: E Pluribus Unum

  • Most Americans are ___ at birth because their parents already are.

  • Answer: Citizens

  • Aliens may gain citizenship thru a process called ___

  • Answer: Naturalization

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  • What duties are required by all citizens?

  • Answer: obey the law, pay taxes, defend the nation, serve on a jury, and attend school

  • The most important civic responsibility is ___.

  • Answer: voting

  • ___ is a government program that is designed to help give minorities and women equal opportunities in the job market.

  • Answer: Affirmative Action

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EOC Review Goal 10

  • The key to the Civil Rights Movement in the US was the use of ___.

  • Answer: non-violent protest

  • Volunteering to help in the community helps to ___.

  • Answer: Save Money (ex. Adopt a highway)

  • An ___ is a court order to stop an action from taking place.

  • Answer: Injunction

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Civics & Econ.EOC Review

Important Supreme Court Cases

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Important Supreme Court Cases

  • ______ est. judicial review

  • Answer: Marbury v. Madison

  • ______ est. the national supremacy of federal law over state law.

  • Answer: McCullough v. Maryland

  • ______ juveniles have due process rights under Juvenile Law.

  • Answer: In Re Gault

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Important Supreme Court Cases

  • _____ Legalized segregation (separate but equal).

  • Answer: Plessy v. Ferguson

  • _____ students can wear black arm bands as symbolic expression of speech.

  • Answer: Tinker v. Des Moines

  • ____ limited free speech in time of war.

  • Answer: Schenck v. US

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Important Supreme Court Cases

  • _____ religious groups have the right to home school children.

  • Answer: Wisconsin v. Yoder

  • _____ relocated Japanese- American citizens to interment camps during WWII.

  • Answer: Korematsu v. US

  • ____ school officials have the right to censor the school newspaper.

  • Answer: Hazelwood School District v. Kulhmeier

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Important Supreme Court Cases

  • ____ ended gov’t sponsored segregation. Started intergration.

  • Answer: Brown v. Board of Ed.

  • ____ moment of silence for prayer was ruled unconstitutional in schools.

  • Answer: Wallace v. Jaffree

  • ____ school officials may search without a search warrant.

  • Answer: New Jersey v. TLO

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Important Supreme Court Cases

  • _____ police must have a search warrant to search.

  • Answer: Mapp v. Ohio

  • ____ limited affirmative action programs.

  • Answer: University of Calif. V. Bakke

  • _____ ruled that mandatory Bible reading is unconstitutional.

  • Answer: Abbington School District v. Schempp

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Important Supreme Court Cases

  • _____ President must turn over White House tapes to Watergate investigators.

  • Answer: US v. Nixon

  • _____ provided a court appointed lawyer for poor people.

  • Answer: Gideon v. Wainwright

  • _____ made abortion legal in the US

  • Answer: Roe v. Wade

  • _____ suspect must be informed of rights at time of arrest (questioning).

  • Answer: Miranda v. Arizona