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Which branch of government decides whether laws are fair and Constitutional?
Form of government in which people elect representatives to run the government?
Which system keeps any one branch from becoming too powerful?
Checks and balances
What is "love of the country" called?
Form of government in which people rule and are free to make choices about their lives and government?
Branch of government that makes laws for the nation?
What is the sharing of power between states and federal government called?
What do you call the people who work without pay?
Which branch of government enforces the nation's laws?
What is the purpose of the plan to keep one branch from controlling the government?
Separation of powers
What is the name given to the first ten amendments of the Constitution?
The Bill of Rights
What are the Additions to the Constitution?