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Vocab Words Study Guide
Vocab cards for my government test
This branch of government decides whether laws are fair and Constitutional.
A form of government in which people elect representatives to run the government.
Separation of Powers
This system keeps any one branch from becoming too powerful.
The love of country
A form of government in which people rule and are free to make choices about their lives and government.
This branch of government makes laws for the nation
Checks and balances
The sharing of power between state and federal governments.
People who work without pay
This branch of government enforces the nation's laws
The purpose of this plan is to keep any one branch from controlling the government
Bill of Rights
The name given to the 1st ten amendments of the Constitution
Additions to the Constitution