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


What is the term for a written plan of government containing the basic laws of a nation? constitution
What is the term for a government that has elected representatives act for the people? republic
What is the term for the sharing of power between national and state governments? federalism
What is the term for a formal agreement made between nations? treaty
What is the term for an addition or change to a document? amendment
What is the term for a settlement of dispute where each side gives up some demands to arrive at an agreement? compromise
What is the term for a legislature that consists of two parts? bicameral
What is the term for when each branch of government has power over the others which keeps any one branch from having more power than the others? checks and balances
What is the term for powers given to state government? reserved
What is the term for a proposal for a law? Bill
What word means to approve or accept a law? ratify
What term means to charge a public official with a crime? impeach
What is the term for powers that both the state and federal governments have? concurrent
What is the term for land that is pert of a county but not a state? territory
What term means to reject, as in a bill passed by Congress? veto
What is the word for a loose organization or league of states? confederation
What is the term for dividing government into branches each with defined duties? separation of power
What is the term for when there are increased prices for goods and services combined with a reduced value of money? inflamation
How do citizens pay for services that governments provide? taxes
What is the term for a severely decreased economic activity and increased unemployment? depression
Created by: AneesaReid
Popular History sets




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