set of fundamental principles or established precedents according to which a state or other organization is governed
a form of government in which all citizens have an equal say in the decisions that affect their lives
is an economic system in which the means of production are privately owned and operated for profit
a form of governance in which people collectively make decisions for themselves, rather than having their political affairs decided by representatives.
a form of government founded on the principle of elected individuals representing the people,
constituents elect their representatives as delegates for the constituency
no autonomy, cannot act in favor
constituents elect their representatives as trustees for their constituency
autonomy, can act in favor
Where are inalienable or natural rights mentioned? What are they?
Fundamental rights, including the right to practice religion, freedom of speech, due process, and equal protection of the laws, that cannot be transferred to another nor surrendered except by the person possessing them.
Grants and denials of power to the legislative branch
Passes bills, has sole power to declare war, oversees rules for govt, ratification of treaties, sole power of impeachment
When was Bill of Rights added to constitution?
December 15, 1791
Debate about adding Bill of Rights
Federalists were opposed to adding BOR
Right of Privacy
Privacy law is the area of law concerned with the protection and preservation of the privacy rights of individuals
ofor relating to a system of government or organization in which the powers of the separate constituent parts are vested in a central body
Having or relating to a system of government in which several states form a unity but remain independent in internal affairs.
Of, relating to, or involving the activities of two or more nations
belief that the United States consists of two separate and co-sovereign branches of government.
describes an environment in which transactions between private parties are free fromstate intervention,
severe worldwide economic depression in the decade preceding World War II.
isaseriesof economic programs implemented in the United States between 1933 and 1936.
field of economics concerned with cooperatives(jointly owned organization)
Of or relating to government expenditures, revenues, and debt:
Types of Federal Grants
block, project, formula, earmark
are rights and freedoms that provide an individual specific rights
when such rights are held in common by all citizens of a nation
the part of the Bill of Rights which guards against unreasonable searches and seizures,
Seneca Falls Convention
early and influential women's rights convention
Plessy vs Ferguson
case about racial segregation
prohibits any United States citizen to be denied the right to vote based on sex.
Brown v board of education
case about establishing black and white schools
Civil Disobedience, non-violence
the active, professed refusal to obey certain laws, demands, and commands of a government, or of an occupying international power
Civil Rights Act of 1964
a landmark piece of legislation in the United States that outlawed major forms of discrimination against blacks and women
percentage of eligible voters who cast a ballot in an election.
a political organization that typically seeks to influence government policy, usually by nominating their own candidates and trying to seat them in political office.
use various forms of advocacy to influence public opinion and/or polic
Democrat and relationship to 4 idealogies(and shifts), origins,
one of two major contemporary political parties in the United States, along with the Republican Party. The party's social liberal and progressive platform is largely considered center-left in the U.S. political spectrum.
Republican and relationship to 4 idealogies(and shifts), origins
one of the two major contemporary political parties in the United States, along with the Democratic Party. The party's platform generally reflects American conservatismin the U.S. political spectrum and is considered center-right
a dramatic change in the political system.
private group organized to elect or defeat political candidates
Journalism is mainly defined as reporting news.
a committed member of a political party
the aggregate of individual attitudes or beliefs
is a concept concerning the “study of the developmental processes by which children and adolescents acquire political cognition, attitudes and behaviors
is a set of ideas that constitutes one's goals, expectations, and actions
political ideology of reform, often associated with left-leaning movements
A policy of checking the expansion or influence of a hostile power or ideology, as by the creation of strategic alliances or support of client states in areas of conflict or unrest.
Bipolar balance of power
Distribution of power in which no single nation is able to dominate or interfere with others.
multiple countries working in concert on a given issue.
any doctrine or agenda that supports one-sided action.
is the application of deterrence theory to nuclear weapons,
a treaty to limit the spread (proliferation) of nuclear weapons.
arms deals between two countries
generally refers to weapons that are in relatively wide use and that are not weapons of mass destruction, such as nuclear, chemical, and biological weapons.
sa form of irregular warfare and refers to conflicts in which a small group ofcombatants including, but not limited to, armed civilians use military tactics
used to exclude speaker
is a concept commonly used to refer to policy and monetary relationships between legislators, national armed forces, and the industrial sector that supports them.
describes the process by which regional economies, societies, and cultures have become integrated through communication, transportation, and trade
system of trade policy that allows traders to trade across national boundaries without interference from the respective governments.
economic policy of restraining trade between states through methods such as tariffs on imported goods, restrictive quotas
an agreement signed by the governments of Canada, Mexico, and the United States, creating a trilateral trade bloc in North America.
an organization that intends to supervise andliberalize international trade
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