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Unit 3 Term
Terms for unit 3
|What is Bill of Rights?
|The collective name for the first ten amendments to the United States Constitution.
|What is federalism?
|The federal system of the government.
|What is a confederacy?
|A league or alliance of confederate states.
|What is the Articles of Confederation?
|The original Constitution of the United States
|What is a Monarchy?
|A form of government in which sovereignty is actually of normally embodied in a single individual.
|What is Unitarianism?
|A religious theological movement named for its understanding of God as one person.
|What is the Constitution?
|A body of fundamental principles or established precedents according to which a state or other organization is acknowledged to be governed.
|What is the Separation of Powers?
|A model for the governance of both the democratic and federative states.
|What are the checks and balances?
|Counterbalancing influences by which an orginization or system is regulated.
|What is Legislative?
|Having the power to make laws.
|What is Bicameral?
|Having two branches or characters.
|What is Judicial?
|Appropriate to court or judge.
|What is the Supreme Court?
|The highest Judicial court in U.S states.
|What is Executive?
|Having the power to put plans, actions, or laws into affect.
|What is Citizenship?
|The status of a citizen with rights, and duties.
|What are the Amendments?
|A minor change in documents.
|What is Congress?
|The national legislative body of a country.
|What is the Senate?
|Any of various legislative or governing bodies, in particular.
|What is the House of Representatives?
|The lower house of the U.S congress.
|What are the Founders?
|A person who establishes an institution or settlement.
|What are Framers?
|Delegates to the Philadelphia Convention held in 1787 and those who wrote and ratified the Bill of Rights.
|What is a Democrat?
|An advocate or supporter of democracy.
|What is a Republican?
|A person advocating or supporting republican government.
|What is an electoral college?
|A body of people representing the states of the U.S, who formally cast votes of the president and vice president.
|What is media bias?
|Refers to the bias of journalists and news producers within the mass media, in the selection of events and stories that are reported and how they are covered.
|Who is Obama?
|The 44th president of the U.S, he was part of the democratic party, he was the first African American president.
|Who is Biden?
|The vice president of Obama.
|Who is Romney?
|An American businessman, Republican party politician, and was the 70th Governor of Massachusetts.
|Who is Ryan?
|A U.S Congressman also, Mitt Romney's vice president.
|WHat are the state issues?
|Anything provided by the state.
|What are the national platforms?
|An Irish Eurosceptic lobby group which campaigns against greater European Union integration.
|What are the third parties?
|A person or group besides the two primarily involved in a situation.