S. Studies 12/06/2010

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Ch. 3 - Lesson 4 - Branches and Levels of Government
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  1. legislative
    legislative

    The branch of government that makes new laws.
  2. executive
    executive

    The branch of government, led by a mayor, governor, or President, that sees that the laws are obeyed.
  3. judicial
    judicial

    The branch of government that decides whether laws are fair and whether they have been fairly carried out.
  4. county
    county

    Part of a state.
  5. county seat
    county seat

    The city or town in which the county's leaders meet.
  6. parish
    parish

    The name given to local governments in the state of Louisiana by the Roman Catholic Church while the region was under Spanish rule.
  7. governor
    governor

    The elected leader of a state's government.
  8. capital
    capital

    The building in a capital city in which lawmakers meet.

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