Government Test Vocab
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This branch of government decides whether the law is 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 to powerful.
The love of the 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 the 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 first 10 amendments of the Constitution.
Additions to the Constitution.
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