Unit 1 Review Sheet Bloxham Chapters 1,2,3 What is a government? Federal/Federalism Unitary Confederacy Democracy What two governments established the roots of Democracy? Parliamentary Government Constitution Presidential Government The 4 characteristics of a state 6 Purposes of Government and what the preamble states Dictatorship Sovereign Bill of Rights Historical documents – why was each important to the formation of the U.S. government? Articles of Confederation – What was its weakness? Declaration of Independence Code of Hammurabi Mayflower Compact Magna Carta Philosophers who influenced the U.S. Government, including which one Jefferson and Madison the most Natural Rights/Natural Law Rule of Law Social Contract Theory Divine Right Force Theory Evolution Theory Virginia Plan New Jersey Plan Connecticut Plan (Great Compromise) Father of the Constitution Father of the Declaration of Independence Equal Protection Amend Ratify Representative Government Separation of Powers Due Process Popular Sovereignty Limited Government Checks and Balances What do articles 1,2,3 talk about (in order) How many senators per state? How many total? How many House of Representatives per state? How many total? Total membership of Congress? What are the 3 branches of the U.S. Federal government? Proportional Government What are the five Concepts of Democracy?