Test #1 Study Guide- Chapters 1,2, and 3

Test #1 Study Guide- Chapters 1,2, and 3 - Heaton Mitchell...

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Heaton Mitchell T. Heaton Mr. Newport American Government 1 September 2009 T or F Government affects people in every way: past, present, and future. ______________________________ What is known as, “the institution through which a society makes and enforces its public policies”? _____________________ What are known as, “all of those things a government decides to do”? Name seven different areas that are covered by Public Policies. - ____________________________ - ____________________________ - ____________________________ - ____________________________ - ____________________________ - ____________________________ - ____________________________ __________________________________ What is known as, “the ability to command or prevent action, the ability to achieve a desired end”? Name the three basic powers of government. 1)______________________________ 2)______________________________ 3)______________________________ Match the branch of government with its power. _____ Legislative a. the power to interpret laws, to determine their meaning and to settle disputes that arise within society _____ Executive b. the power to make laws and to frame public policies _____ Judicial c. the power to execute, enforce, and administer laws
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Heaton __________________________ What is known as, “the body of fundamental laws setting out the principles, structures, and processes of government”? _________________________ What is known as, “those who rule cannot be held responsible to the will of the people”? _________________________ What is known as, “supreme authority (of the government) rests with the people”? ____________ ____________ In what century and country was the earliest form of government? T or F Politics is a process, government is an institution. _________________ What is known as, “the means by which government is conducted”? _________________ What is known as, “a body of people, living in a defined territory, organized politically and with the power to make and enforce law without the consent of higher authority”? Name the four characteristics of a state. 1)_____________________________ 2)_____________________________ 3)_____________________________ 4)_____________________________ _________________ What type of state, “has supreme and absolute power within its own territory and can decide its own foreign and domestic policies”? T
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Test #1 Study Guide- Chapters 1,2, and 3 - Heaton Mitchell...

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