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know what determines a country's sovereignty
the ability to creat your own destiny(right to vote)
know what John Locke argued regarding the people of a country and when they have the right to overthrow the government
social contract theory (what you can take with your own force will belong to you)(people can overthrow the government)
know what form of government is most common in the world today
democracy
know what unitary governments are and how common they are
the power is centralized in unitary government, they are very common.
know what "frederalism" is and what types of countries are best suited for federal government
three levels of government
know what happenes in a totalitarian political system
its a dictatorship
know what was the used as a model when the U.S. constition was writen
Greece, rome, and england
know what the purposes of laws are
to deal with problemes (orderd government)
know what happens in a confederate government
all states must agree on everything
know why the U.S. has a federal government
it limites the governments power
know what sovereignty is
the ability to creat your own destiny (right to vote)
know what a republic is
representitive cameral legislater
know what an authoritarian style of government is like
the government has full authority
know about the theory of "laissez-faire"
government will keep out of buisness trade
know some examples of government regulations over private buisnesses
breaking up manopolies, ect
know what socialism is
socialism alow for some economic system, comunisun alows for nothing.
know what makess up a parliamentary democracy.
parliament are of royal blood, that is the only reason they're part of parliament, only they can vote on who is to be the prime minister
know several examples of sources of a governmental authority
executive branch, representitary branck, and legislative branch.
know which type of government has elected reperesentatives
demorecy
know which economic philosophies make up the U.S. economy
capitalism go hand in hand with democrect
know what the ultimate political system is
equality government takes care of everyone and everything (including all buisness)
know what controls a unitary government sysem has over all subdivisions
power is in one person in the government
know the charateristics of parlimentary democracy and presidential democracy.
its still a democracy
know what area of influence the Magna Carta had when the constitution was written
the right to due prosess (inocent utill provrn guilty)
know what John Locke's belifs are reaflected in reflected in the decalaration of independendence
he believed that the king was interfearing with the colonistes cival rights

(social contract theory)
know what "goal setting" has to do with the basic functions of goverenmt
to deal with what th country hopes to achive and to deal with war
know what Benjamin Franklin originally proposed regarding the uniting of the colonies.
he said "we must hang together, or assuredly we shall all hang separately"
know hy the second continental congress met
to sing the declaration of independene
know what the colonial loer houses somtimes did untill their demands were met.
protest walkouts
know when british taxation and governent control of the colonies got out of control
the bosten tea parety (intolerable acces)
know what document the original 13 states sed as basis for developing thier state constitution.
Greece, Rome, and England
know what delegates to he congress in the 1780s were most concerned with
the rights of the states (people) vs. the rights of the government
know how members of the upper house and governors of the royal colonies, royal colonies were selected
they were of royal blood lines
know which coloies hd more independence, charter colonies, royal colonies, or propritary colonies
Royal colonies
know what methods the colonists used to protest british policies
boycotted english goods (Bosten Tea Party)
know what the stamp act of 1765 led to
the colonies saying enough and renouncig englandand declaring independence.
know what the virginia Plan proposed regrding a new government.
it called for a new government with three different branches: legislative, executive, and judicial.
know what the New Jersey Plan proposed regarding a new government.
the New Jersey Plan retained the unicameralCongress of the confederation
know what the Articles of confederation DID NOT provide for
Taxes
know what the committees of Correspondence were
group of delegates that would show up and talk
now how mercantilism was used by great britain.
going to a forin land and taking the goods and profiits home
know what Benjamin Franklin originally proposed regarding the uniting of the colonies.
he said "we must hang together, or assuredly we shall all hang separately"
know hy the second continental congress met
to sing the declaration of independene
know what the colonial loer houses somtimes did untill their demands were met.
protest walkouts
know when british taxation and governent control of the colonies got out of control
the bosten tea parety (intolerable acces)
know what document the original 13 states sed as basis for developing thier state constitution.
Greece, Rome, and England
know what delegates to he congress in the 1780s were most concerned with
the rights of the states (people) vs. the rights of the government
know how members of the upper house and governors of the royal colonies, royal colonies were selected
they were of royal blood lines
know which coloies hd more independence, charter colonies, royal colonies, or propritary colonies
Royal colonies
know what methods the colonists used to protest british policies
boycotted english goods (Bosten Tea Party)
know what the stamp act of 1765 led to
the colonies saying enough and renouncig englandand declaring independence.
know what the virginia Plan proposed regrding a new government.
it called for a new government with three different branches: legislative, executive, and judicial.
know what the New Jersey Plan proposed regarding a new government.
the New Jersey Plan retained the unicameralCongress of the confederation
know what the Articles of confederation DID NOT provide for
Taxes
know what the committees of Correspondence were
group of delegates that would show up and talk
now how mercantilism was used by great britain.
going to a forin land and taking the goods and profiits home