Unit TWO: The Policy Makers
Chapter 12 Study Guide: The Presidency
-Ratified in 1951, this amendment limits presidents to two terms of office.
-Ratified in 1967, this amendment permits the vice pre
Civil Rights Chapter 5 Study Guides
-Policies designed to protect people against arbitrary or discriminatory treatment by government
officials or individuals.
Equality of opportunity
-The idea that everyone should have the same cha
Chapter Four Civil Liberties Study Guide
-The constitutional and other legal protections against government actions. Our civil liberties are
formally set down in the Bill of Rights.
Bill of Rights
-The first 10 amendments to the
Chapter 2: The Constitution Study Guide
-It is a nations basic law. It creates political institutions, assigns or divides powers in
government, and often provides certain guarantees to citizens. Constitutions can either be
Chapter 3: Federalism Study Guide
-It is a way or organizing a nation so that two or more levels of government have formal authority over
the same land and people. It is a system of shared power between units of government.
Kiara and Hunter
Grab a partner and together work through the constitution today is the only day in class to work on
this info the rest is on your own.
The first portion of the Constitution is known as the PREAMBLE it st
The ideology of the US government
Topics in this chapter:
The origins of the United States
The debates of the Constitutional
Congress the ones who wrote it
The triumph of the Constitution
The failed first gov
The Journey to Civil Rights in
Intro to Civil Rights:
In your notes, BY YOURSELF, answer the
1. What are some groups that have
historically had to fight for equality?
2. How were these groups treated in
Unit 1: Ideology - Civil
What are Civil Liberties?
Individual freedoms that are protected
by the Constitution
Most found in the Bill of Rights
Most deal with things the govt. cannot
do (limitations on govt)
The Specific Free
document that is the
foundation of our
document where we
Natural rights: Human
rights that people are born
with that the govt should
Consent of the go