Govt - Constitution Part 1

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Govt - Constitution Part 1
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2010-09-21 19:15:52
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Part one of Govt .
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  1. Suspend business for a time
    Adjourn
  2. Official representative of a government in a foreign country
    Ambassador
  3. Change in, or addition to, a written constitution
    Amendment
  4. To take a case to a higher court for a review, uusually done by the losers in a trial
    Appeal
  5. Authority of a court to review the decisions of a lower court
    Appellate jurisdiction
  6. the distribution and assignment of seats in the House of Reps
    Apportionment
  7. Permission given by the legislature to another branch of government to spend money
    Appropriations
  8. When charges are made against a person in court
    Arraignment
  9. Money or other property given to the court to secure the release of an accused person until the time of a trial
    bail
  10. A legislature with two houses
    Bicameral
  11. A document presented to Congress for adoption into law
    Bill
  12. A law declaring a person guilty of a crime without trial
    Bill of attainder
  13. The group of executive department heads who advise the President
    Cabinet
  14. A crime in which the death penalty may be given
    Capital crime
  15. Official count of the population
    Census
  16. When each branch of the govt has the means to check the actions of the other branches
    Checks and balances
  17. the presiding of head judge of the Supreme court
    cheif justice
  18. rights or freedoms that belong to every citizen
    Civil rights
  19. person with supreme control over military forces of a nation
    commander in chief
  20. buying, selling, and transportation products and services between places
    commerce
  21. the laws that come from court decisions rather than those made by the legislatures
    Common law
  22. a loose alliance of independent staes where the individual states do not give up the power to act independently
    confederation

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