Florida EOC Civics – 15 Words


diagram

a drawing intended to explain how something works

The diagram below shows that the colonists formed some of their political views from some historical documents.
political

involving or characteristic of governing or social power

The diagram below shows that the colonists formed some of their political views from some historical documents.
representative

a member of the lower body of the United States Congress

How did the U.S. Constitution solve a problem created by the Articles of Confederation?
A possible answer: It allowed the states to elect representatives.
federal

of a government with central and regional authorities

How did the U.S. Constitution solve a problem created by the Articles of Confederation?
A possible answer: It prevented the amendment of federal laws.
citizen

a native or naturalized member of a state

Why are citizens obligated to respond to such documents?
obligated

caused by law or conscience to follow a certain course

Why are citizens obligated to respond to such documents?
constitutional

sanctioned by or consistent with or operating under the law

Why are citizens obligated to respond to such documents?
A possible answer: To protect the constitutional right to be tried by one’s peers.
minority

a group of people who differ from a larger group

What has been one long-term result of the constitutional protection of free speech?
A possible answer: Fewer laws limiting minority rights.
biased

favoring one person or side over another

Which type of communication is shown in this poster?
A possible answer: Biased.
absolute

complete and without restriction or qualification

What do an absolute monarchy and an autocracy have in common?
monarchy

autocracy governed by a ruler who usually inherits authority

What do an absolute monarchy and an autocracy have in common?
autocracy

a theory favoring unlimited authority by an individual

What do an absolute monarchy and an autocracy have in common?
regulate

fix or adjust the time, amount, degree, or rate of

What service completes the Venn diagram?
A possible answer: Regulating savings banks.
amendment

a statement that is added to a proposal or document

How did the U.S. Constitution solve a problem created by the Articles of Confederation?
A possible answer: It prevented the amendment of federal laws.
legislative

relating to a lawmaking assembly

What do an absolute monarchy and an autocracy have in common?
A possible answer: A single legislative house.



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