S.S. words and definitions
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The branch that decides if laws are fair and constitutional.
A form of government in which people elect representatives to run the government.
Checks and Balances
This system keeps any one branch from becoming to powerful.
The love of one's country.
A form of government in which people rule and are free to make choices about thier lives and government.
This branch of government makes laws for the nation.
The sharing of power between state and federal governments.
People who work without pay.
This branch of government enforces the nation's laws.
Separation of Power
The purpose of this plan is to keep any one brach from controlling the government.
Bill of Rights
the name given to the first ten amendments of the constitution.
Additions to the constitution.
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