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  1. government
    institution & procedures through which a territory & its people are ruled
  2. political culture
    shared values, beliefs, & attitudes about how gov shud function
  3. bicameralism
    having a legislative assembly of TWO CHAMBERS or houses
  4. constitution includes:
    right to life liberty & the pursuit of happiness
  5. 3 branches of gov are an illistration of what principle
    seperation of powers
  6. presidents ability to veto bill already passed by congress equals:
    Checks and balances
  7. Bill of Rights was created because
    fed gov was violating too many indv rights
  8. fed system defined as
    SHARING power among lower & higher levels
  9. substantive constraints...
    what gov shall and shall not do
  10. procedural restraints
    how the gov can act
  11. supreme crt expanded parts of B O R to protect citizens against states as well as federal action is called
    selected incorporation
  12. amendment that guaratees right to petition & assembly also guarantees...
    freedom of religionh, speech, & press
  13. 4th, 5th, 6th, and 8th amendments are about...
    crime related
  14. Roe vs. Wade is about
    privacy

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