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Cards (29)

Section 1

(29 cards)

Veto

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Chief executive's power to reject a bill passed by a legislature

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Election Day

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The first Tuesday after the first Monday in November

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The White House

Front

The personal office and home of the president.

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Democracy

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A political system in which the supreme power lies in a body of citizens who can elect people to represent them

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House of Representatives

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435 members. 1 part of the US Congress.

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Senate

Front

100 members. 1 part of the US Congress.

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Representative

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There are 435 of these people to represent citizens in Congress.

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soldier

Front

a person who serves in an army

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Judicial Branch

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Interprets the laws

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Supreme Court

Front

where the 9 justices work

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govern

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to be in charge of; to control or rule

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Legislative Branch

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Makes laws

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Democratic Party

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One of the two major U.S political party;founded in 1828 by Andrew Jackson to support a decentralized government and state's rights

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elect

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to choose by voting

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Congress

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the legislature of the United States government. There are 2 parts to Congress: "The House" and "The Senate"

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branch (of government)

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a part of government. There are 3 "branches" or parts of the US government

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Executive Branch

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Enforces laws

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The Capitol Building

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Where Congress meets

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Constitution

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A written plan of government

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Vice President

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Takes over if the President dies or is unable to work

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Justices

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judges on the Supreme Court: there are 9 of them

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governor

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the head of a state government. The governor of NY is Andrew Cuomo

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Washington, D.C.

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Capital of the United States

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Senator

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There are 2 of these people to represent each state. Chuck Schumer is a senator of NY

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veteran

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a person who has served in the armed forces

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political party

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a group that seeks to elect candidates to public office

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enforce

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to make people obey a rule or law

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Republican Party

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Antislavery political party that formed in the 1850's.

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election

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a vote to select the winner of a position or political office

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