CENTRAL SUPREME GOVERNMENT WHICH HOLD AUTHORITY AND MAKES DECISIONS
GOV IN WHICH SOVEREIGN STATES DELEGATES POWER TO A CENTRAL GOV FOR SPECIFIC PURPOSES
A SYSTEM THAT DIVIDES UP POWER BETWEEN A STRONG NATIONAL GOVERNMENT AND SMALLER LOCAL GOVERNMENTS
ONE PERSON WITH ABSOLUTE POWER
SMALL GROUPS OF PEOPLE HAVING CONTROL OF A COUNTRY
POWER VESTED IN THE PEOPLE WHO RULE DIRECTLY OR THROUGH FREELY ELECTED REPRESENTATIVES
PEOPLE DECIDE POLICY INITIATIVES DIRECTLY
TYPE OF DEMOCRACY THAT ELECTED OFFICIALS REPRESENTING GROUP OF PEOPLE
TYPE OF DEMOCRACY WHERE ITS CITIZENS ENTITLED TO VOTE AND ELECT
DEMOCRATIC AND REPUBILICAN SYSTEM OF GOV WHERE A HEAD OF GOV LEADS THE EXECUTIVE BRANCH
THE PARTY WITH THE MOST REPRESENTATIVES IN THE PARLIAMENT FORMS THE GOVERNMENT AND LEADERS BECOME PRIME MINISTERS OR CHANCELLOR
The governing body of a nation, state, or community
A body of fundamental principles or established precedents according to which a state or other organization is acknowledged to be governed.
government by a dictator
A system of government by the whole population or all the eligible members of a state, typically through elected representatives:
A nation or territory considered as an organized political community under one government
Supreme power or authority
A form of government in which the powers of all provincial and local governments are specified by a single national government.
pertaining to or of the nature of a union of states under a central government distinct from the individual governments of the separate states, as in federal government; federal system.
the principle that sovereignty should be divided between the federal government and the states especially as expressed by the Constitution of the U.S.
the principle that the greater number should exercise greater power.
freedom of private business to organize and operate for profit in a competitive system without interference by government beyond regulation necessary to protect public interest and keep the national economy in balance
the original constitution of the US, ratified in 1781, which was replaced by the US constitution in 1789
To approve and give formal sanction to; confirm:
a compromise reached between the northern and southern states of the U.S. in 1787.
a doctrine in political theory that government is created by and subject to the will of the people
Government. restricted with reference to governing powers by limitations prescribed in laws and in a constitution, as in limited monarchy; limited government.
the principle or system of vesting in separate branches the executive, legislative, and judicial powers of a government.
counterbalancing influences by which an organization or system is regulated, typically those ensuring that political power is not concentrated in the hands of individuals or groups.
a constitutional right to reject a decision or proposal made by a law-making body
a constitutional doctrine that gives to a court system the power to annul legislative or executive acts which the judges declare to be unconstitutional
a often capitalized :the distribution of power in an organization (such as a government) between a central authority and the constituent
a :the process of altering or amending a law or document (such as a constitution) by parliamentary or constitutional procedure rights that were granted by amendment of the Constitution
a formal statement of the fundamental rights of the people of the United States, incorporated in the Constitution as Amendments 1–10, and in all state constitutions.
powers that Congress has that are specifically listed in
a power that is not specifically authorized in writing, but is assumed because of similar powers which have already been granted in writing
The clause in United States Constitution’s Article VI, stating that all laws made furthering the Constitution and all treaties made under the authority of the United States are the “supreme law of the land.” Chief Justice John Marshall interpreted the clause to mean that the states may not interfere with the functioning of the federal government and that federal law prevails over an inconsistent state law.
Any of several agreements, comparable to treaties, between states of the United States
the central government has all the power
a group of countries/states join together to serve a purpose
power is divided between the cental and regional government
ONE RULER who has umlimite power, citizens have no choice in ruler -no elections are held
small group of people/leaders only answer to each other/no one outside the selected group can be a ruler -no citizen participation
citizens(voters)of the country have the power because they vote for the ruler -citizens can be elected
a country ruled by the people
all people vote on all laws
a democracy where the people vote direcly for the leader
a democracy where the people vote for legislaturs
a government based on religion
form of government that is autocratic;government makes all the decisions;people have no freedom or rights(CUBA)
a country ruled by a king or queen
one ruler has power over all the people
has no government at all
law making body
a member of a community that has political rights and responsibilities
a document setting out the structure and main principles of a government
the ability to get things done
is an opinion to do so
English bill of rights
King Charles I
The ______ Is the United States leader
Leader of Australia
Two types of this government: direct and representative
Hitler belived in ______
From the greek word oligarkhia
Central government has most power
Shares power equally between City, State, Country, etc.
God is considered highest ruler
Citizens have the rights to elect and impeach anyone
States citizen's freedoms
Figurehead/ King, Queen, Etc.
Legislative body of a parlimentary democracy.
Ruled by one
Government controls citizen's lives through force
Monarch has unlimited power
territory is defined by this
a recognized organization
makes laws and frames Public Policy
ability and prevent action
number of characteristics in the State
what is the basis of government and politics
everything the government decides to do
what three things do the three Government Branches have in common
One person hold ultimate political power
System based on religious laws
Body of people
how many steps are involved in the process of politics
the power and make and enforce without the consent of higher authority
How many things are the government responsible to do
What does the government establishes
government insures domestic
what type of democracy did the founding father institution
"Government of the people, by the people"
"we the people"
government conducted only by the people
theory that God created the state sovereign
might makes right
one person or small group claimed control over territory
distribution of power
head of state
Type of democracy where citizens elect leaders to represent them in government
A small group that rules a country after taking it by force
One person has all the power
Type of democracy where citizens are involved in day-to-day government
Recognizes God as the ultimate authority in government and law
One leader has absolute control over citizens' lives
Citizens hold the political power
A small group of people has all the power
People are not subject to any nation or government
A king or queen rules the country