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Government Bobbi 1

What are the four characteristics of state body of power, defined territory, organized political power, serviegn power
What are the four theories about how government forms force theory, evolutionary theory, divine rights theory, social contract theory
what ere the 6 documents that led to the Constitution Magna Carta, english Bill of Rights, Mayflower Compact, thomas Paines Common Sense, the declaration of independence, articles of confederation
Definition of a democracy a government that has been elected by the people and serves to protects its people and their rights
2 examples of democracy Sweden and America
Force theory claiming control by force winning a battle or war and gaining land
evolutionary theory evolved naturally from a family unit one person as a head of a group - a tribe
Divine rights theory god created state and god gave certain people the divine right to rule kings and queens
social contract theory thomas hobbs and john locke and others contends that a state arises because the people of free will give powers to a government unit to protect
magna carta led to the constitution by gave people rights government has no absolute power
bill of rights rights to the people, right to bear arms, no excessive bail or fines, no cruel punishment, right to petition
mayflower compact first social contract of the constitution
thomas paints common sense inspired declaration of independence
declaration of independence thing that separated america from Britain
articles of confederation the failed draft of american society
magna carta 1215, protects private property and won't delay justice, and trial by jury
James Madison #10 mischief of functions, representative form of government, strong central gov
James Madison #51 checks and balances
Alexander Hamilton independent judiciary, more powerful, justice for life, right to judicial review
Federalist paper writers James Madison 29, John Jay 5, Alexander Hamilton 51
Virginia Plan Big states, 3 separate branches, bicameral house and senate, representation based on state population/money given gov
Popular Sovereignty people source of analytical gov power, we the people preamble,
checks and balances each branch subject to constitutional checks, a I sec I a 2 sec 2 a 3, president veto and congress refuse funds
judicial review constitutionality of laws and exec orders, not in constitution marbury and madison, court case decide how to interpret condition
federalism state gov divide power of central gov, article 6
New jersey Plan state equally represented compromise = senate equal rep small states
how many plans 2
Hoe many principles of the constitution 6
separation of powers 3 equal branches, articles I II III, branches independent
Limited government Government 27 expressed power; gov restricted what it can do, article I section 8 clause 1-18
Who are the US representatives and senators rep: Bill Huizenga Senators: Gary Peters and Debbie Stabenow
what are the constitutional requirements to be a US Representative 25 and older 7 years resident
what are the constitutional requirements to be a senator 30 and older 9 years resident
what are the requirements to be a president 35 or older born citizen and resident fr 14 years
how many states did it take to ratify the constitution 9 out of 13
how many reps are there in the house and how many does Michigan has 435 in house Michigan has 14
what are the lower and upper house lower is rep upper is senate
what article sets up the legsilative, executive and judicial branch a I, a II, a III
how many amendments are there to the constitution 27
which branch of power has the purse legislative
which is the difference between liberal and conservative justice l = loose interpretations c= strict interpretations
who has the power to declare war congress
who is the commander in chief and which article states this executive branch and article II sec 2
how long is a house reps term 2
how long is the senators term 6
why did the founding fathers give judges life tenure to be independent from the others
why is A I the largest portion of the constitution the ff wanted it to be the most powerful
what powers do the legsislative branch have that make it so powerful supreme law of land
why did the founding fathers make a supermajority needed to amend the constitution and what is the supermajority needed to amend it difficult but plausible, 2/3 fed 3/4 state
what were the antifederalists 5 reasons why they were against the constitution lack bill of rights, less states, tyranny, illegal document, favored wealthy
who were the federalist papers written for new yorkers
what was the 3/5ths compromise slaves 3/5 a person and south has to pay for them
what does article IV do supremacy clause
what is the diff between dual and cooperative federalism dual= no overlap cooperative = overlap
where is federalism in the consitution supremacy clause and 10th amendment
expressed powers powers stated in article I sec 8 27 expressed powers
implied powers clause 18, talked expressed and stretch meaning to make new power
inherent powers given national gov because they are national gov citizen/border control
diff between virginia plan and new jersey plan representation in congress
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