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a written plan for a government Constitution
not permitted by the Constitution Unconstitutional
to change Amend
approval Ratification
agreement where each side involved gives up something Compromise
fairness Justice
freedom to live as you please, as long as you obey the law and respect others Liberty
a nation in which voters elect representatives to govern them Republic
list of freedoms that a government promises to protect Bill of Rights
a proposed law Bill
branch of government that makes the law Legislative Branch
branch of government that enforces the law Executive Branch
branch of government that interprets the law Judicial Branch
a system in which each branch of government can limit the power of the other two branches Checks and Balances
to reject Veto
to reverse or over rule Override
division of power between state and national government Federalism
a dispute that is a crime (theft, murder, etc.) Criminal case
a dispute that is not a crime (divorce, child support, etc.) Civil case
the seat of government (Atlanta, Washington, D.C., Oslo) Capital
the building that houses government offices Capitol
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