Busy. Please wait.
Log in with Clever

show password
Forgot Password?

Don't have an account?  Sign up 
Sign up using Clever

Username is available taken
show password

Make sure to remember your password. If you forget it there is no way for StudyStack to send you a reset link. You would need to create a new account.
Your email address is only used to allow you to reset your password. See our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service.

Already a StudyStack user? Log In

Reset Password
Enter the associated with your account, and we'll email you a link to reset your password.
Didn't know it?
click below
Knew it?
click below
Don't know
Remaining cards (0)
Embed Code - If you would like this activity on your web page, copy the script below and paste it into your web page.

  Normal Size     Small Size show me how


government and civics nderstanding

How many articles are in Georgia's state constitution? 11
What was the purpose of the Georgia Constitution? To make and enforce laws and to collect revenue for Georgia's citizens.
What are naturalized citizens? People who were born in other countries who chose to become American citizens and give up their citizenship in those other countries.
How old must a person be to vote in Georgia? 18 yearsold
When is a general election held? In November in at least every even-numbered year.
Which age group had the highest voter turnout in the 2000 general election in Georgia? Age 60-64
Which group by race and gender had the highest participation in he 2000 election? White females
What is the definition of sovereignty? The concept that power and authority rest with the citizens.
Whats the definition of federalism? A system where the national,state,and local governments share power over the same land and people.
What is it called when a person comes from another country and wants to become an american citizen? Immigration
How long is the term for a member of the GGA? 2 years
Whats an example of a permanent legislative committee? Standing
What are the 2 parts of Georgia's legislative branch? The Senate and House of Representatives
What is a bill? A proposed law that affects how the state raises or spends money
How many rights are included in GA's bill of rights? 28
Whats are the main purposes of the legislative, executive, and judicial branch? executive~ veto bills legislative~ impeach officials judicial~ determine whether or not laws are constitutional
What financial responsibility does a citizen have toward the government? paying taxes
What are 3 requirements to vote in GA? You must be at least 18 -A resident of GA and the county you vote in -A citizen of the US
What type of legislation must begin in House of Reps? appropriation bills
To which legislative committee are tax bills assigned? Ways and Means Committee
Created by: diamond...



Use these flashcards to help memorize information. Look at the large card and try to recall what is on the other side. Then click the card to flip it. If you knew the answer, click the green Know box. Otherwise, click the red Don't know box.

When you've placed seven or more cards in the Don't know box, click "retry" to try those cards again.

If you've accidentally put the card in the wrong box, just click on the card to take it out of the box.

You can also use your keyboard to move the cards as follows:

If you are logged in to your account, this website will remember which cards you know and don't know so that they are in the same box the next time you log in.

When you need a break, try one of the other activities listed below the flashcards like Matching, Snowman, or Hungry Bug. Although it may feel like you're playing a game, your brain is still making more connections with the information to help you out.

To see how well you know the information, try the Quiz or Test activity.

Pass complete!
"Know" box contains:
Time elapsed:
restart all cards