Government Chapter 24 – Flashcards

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what displaces people in city neighborhoods
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zoning regulations
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what is associated with homelessness and gangs
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drug abuse
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this problem often involves alcoholism or mental illness
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homelessness
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that bars discrimination in housing
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open housing act
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what is the federal government program for housing
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urban renewal
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who is responsible for school policy
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school board
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subways, trains, and buses
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mass transit
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what does the state do once incorporation is done
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issue a charter
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what event is held to determine incorperation
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referendum
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local government in new england and midwest
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township
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local school district
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special district
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local citizens participate in lawmaking
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new england township meetings
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governs counties
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county board
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largest political subdivision of a state
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county
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establishes local governments
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state government
question
city's charter
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incorporation
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land and building regulations
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zoning
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displacement changes an area's characteristics
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gentrification
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reorganization of city governments
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metropolitan government
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selling price of real property
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market value
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list the 6 elected county officials in the state of Iowa
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-recorder -auditor -attorney -sheriff -supervisors -treasurer
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recorder
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keep records of official document affecting real estate to preserve property
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auditor
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keeper of courthouse and commissioner of elections
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attorney
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prosecutes state laws and county ordinances
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sheriff
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keeping peace and care of prisoners
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supervisors
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executive and legislative branch of county
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treasurer
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handles investment functions
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explain how the relationship between stand and local govs and how it demonstrates the principles of federalism
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the state helps control the local government and the federal helps the state balance power between the state and natural power
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list the 4 main functions of county government
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-county -township -municipality -special district
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county
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largest territory and political subdivision of a state
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township
answer
units of local government in 20 states
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municipality
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urban unit of government legal rights granted by the state
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special district
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education, water supply
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list the 5 departments of municipal government
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-education -zoning -police and fire protection -water supply -transportation
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education
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government has to provide education
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zoning
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regulation land and building are used
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police and fire protection
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local function that varies with size of the community
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water supply
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provides water services
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transportation
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government provides taxis and subways
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compare the mayor council and council manager of city governments
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mayor council= what we have; voters elect the mayor and city council; separation of power council manager= works as the voters elect city council and council hires city manager and mayor
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question
what displaces people in city neighborhoods
answer
zoning regulations
question
what is associated with homelessness and gangs
answer
drug abuse
question
this problem often involves alcoholism or mental illness
answer
homelessness
question
that bars discrimination in housing
answer
open housing act
question
what is the federal government program for housing
answer
urban renewal
question
who is responsible for school policy
answer
school board
question
subways, trains, and buses
answer
mass transit
question
what does the state do once incorporation is done
answer
issue a charter
question
what event is held to determine incorperation
answer
referendum
question
local government in new england and midwest
answer
township
question
local school district
answer
special district
question
local citizens participate in lawmaking
answer
new england township meetings
question
governs counties
answer
county board
question
largest political subdivision of a state
answer
county
question
establishes local governments
answer
state government
question
city's charter
answer
incorporation
question
land and building regulations
answer
zoning
question
displacement changes an area's characteristics
answer
gentrification
question
reorganization of city governments
answer
metropolitan government
question
selling price of real property
answer
market value
question
list the 6 elected county officials in the state of Iowa
answer
-recorder -auditor -attorney -sheriff -supervisors -treasurer
question
recorder
answer
keep records of official document affecting real estate to preserve property
question
auditor
answer
keeper of courthouse and commissioner of elections
question
attorney
answer
prosecutes state laws and county ordinances
question
sheriff
answer
keeping peace and care of prisoners
question
supervisors
answer
executive and legislative branch of county
question
treasurer
answer
handles investment functions
question
explain how the relationship between stand and local govs and how it demonstrates the principles of federalism
answer
the state helps control the local government and the federal helps the state balance power between the state and natural power
question
list the 4 main functions of county government
answer
-county -township -municipality -special district
question
county
answer
largest territory and political subdivision of a state
question
township
answer
units of local government in 20 states
question
municipality
answer
urban unit of government legal rights granted by the state
question
special district
answer
education, water supply
question
list the 5 departments of municipal government
answer
-education -zoning -police and fire protection -water supply -transportation
question
education
answer
government has to provide education
question
zoning
answer
regulation land and building are used
question
police and fire protection
answer
local function that varies with size of the community
question
water supply
answer
provides water services
question
transportation
answer
government provides taxis and subways
question
compare the mayor council and council manager of city governments
answer
mayor council= what we have; voters elect the mayor and city council; separation of power council manager= works as the voters elect city council and council hires city manager and mayor