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chapter 12

unicameral One-House Legislature
bicameral Two-House Legislature
federal system Government that divides powers between the national government and the states
preamble introduction
popular sovereignty people are the ultimate source of any power given to the government
separation of powers Divides the powers among the legislative, executive and judicial branches
checks and balances System that states each branch of government exercises some control over the other
amend change
suffrage the right to vote
segregation separation
civil rights Protections granted in the Constitution that recognize that all citizens must be treated equally under the law.
boycotts Refusal to purchase certain goods
Created by: ashlyndowler