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Cards (43)

Section 1

(43 cards)

veto

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the right to reject a law made by a law-making body

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Great compromise

Front

combined both plans, representatives from each state but each state gets the same number of votes

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natural-born citizen

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people born in the U.S. or born to U.S. citizens

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executive branch

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branch of government, in control of laws lead by the president

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supreme court

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highest court in the U.S.

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revenue

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the total amount of earnings

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suffrage

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right to vote

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federalists

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support the government

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new jersey plan

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population does not affect that each state only has one vote, a plan

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electoral college

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process where people elect candidates instead of choosing

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house of representatives

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1/2 houses of congress each state is represented according to population

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impeachment

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when a official is removed from office

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three- fifths compromise

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the southern and northern states made a compromise and established the number of slaves and the number of representatives per state based on population

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separation of powers

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legislative, judicial, executive, split powers so one cannot over rule the others

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legislative branch

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in charge of making laws, including congress

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judicial review

Front

government policy on legislative and executive actions

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limited government

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the government is limited to take action

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congress

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part of the legislative branch, includes senate and house of representatives federal legislation

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antifederalists

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don't support the government

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senate

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1/2 houses of congress each state is represented by two senators

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virginia plan

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a plan for representatives for each state, bigger, more populated states had more representatives

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bureaucracy

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A large complex administrative structure that helps carry out the law at the local level.

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lobbying

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Activities by which a group pressures are brought to bear on legislators and the legislative process.

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checks and balances

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system to keep the government from getting to powerful in one branch

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judicial branch

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decides if the law is broken, parts include supreme court and other federal courts

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popular sovereignty

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the idea that the government is run by the people

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due process of law

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one deserves life, liberty, or property without legal procedures

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Bill

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An idea for a law

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articles of confederation

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the first attempt by the U.S. to set up a government separate from Britain. The states had more power than the national government

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federalism

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government that splits power or authority and is between central government and constituent political units

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elastic clause

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law in the constitution that gives congress power to pass laws

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bicameralism

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two houses or representatives

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naturalization

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when a foreign person becomes a U.S. citizen after completing requirements

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republicanism

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an ideal government where power is held by the people and representatives

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majority rule

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at least 50% of people have to approve

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political socialization

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money paid to release from jail but must retu

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amendment

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something that was added or changed to the constitution

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quorum

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minimum number of representatives needed to conduct a meeting

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ratification

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when the legislative branch approves government agreements, its required

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bill of rights

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popular name for the first 10 amendments of the constitution

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constitution

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rules of the government

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cabinet

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A group of 15 executive departments who help the President by giving advice and helping to carry our the law.

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Direct Primary

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An election held within a party to pick a candidate for the general election in November.

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