Government Vocab

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  1. Judicial Branch
    This branch of government decides whether laws are fair and Constitutional.
  2. Republic

    A form of government in which people elect representatives to run the government.
  3. Separation of Powers
    This system keeps any one branch from becoming too powerful.
  4. Patriotic
    The love of country
  5. Democracy
    A form of government in which people rule and are free to make choices about their lives and government.
  6. Legislative Branch
    This branch of government makes laws for the nation
  7. Checks and balances
    The sharing of power between state and federal governments.
  8. Volunteers
    People who work without pay
  9. Executive Branch
    This branch of government enforces the nation's laws
  10. Constitution
    The purpose of this plan is to keep any one branch from controlling the government
  11. Bill of Rights
    The name given to the 1st ten amendments of the Constitution
  12. Amendments
    Additions to the Constitution
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Government Vocab
2013-09-17 20:40:47
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