Keely government study guide

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Keely government study guide
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  1. A system in which no one government branch has to much power
    Checks and balances
  2. A tool the legislative branch has to remove the president or a Supreme Court justice
    Impeachment
  3. Made out of the president, vice president, and heads of government agencies and departments
    Executive branch
  4. Made-up of 100 members. Two from each state.
    Senate
  5. The document that established US government branches
    Constitution
  6. The name given to the House of Representatives and Senate together
    Congress
  7. Made up of nine justices who review and rule on court cases
    Supreme Court
  8. The government branch with the job of writing
    new laws
    Legislative branch
  9. The government branch that carries out laws and directs foreign-policy and national defense
    Executive branch
  10. The members of this group are determined by the population of each state
    House of Representatives
  11. The government branch that interprets the Constitution and shapes the law
    Judicial branch
  12. Advises the president, and its members must be approved by the legislative branch
    Cabinet
  13. Has the power to consider treaties with foreign countries
    Senate
  14. The title the president has over the military
    Commander-in-Chief
  15. Has the power to introduce government spending bills
    House of Representatives

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