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Government words

Quehl government chapt.8

governor the person elected as head of a state
capitol the building where leaders of government meet to make laws
legislature the lawmaking body of state or national government
executive branch the part of national government headed by the President
judicial branch the part of government that decides what laws mean and whether laws obey the Constitution
right a freedom
responsibility a duty
tax a fee citizens and others pay to the government
mayor the leader of a city's government
council a group of officials who make rules or laws - found in a town or village
county area of a state that includes several communities
citizen someone who has the right to liver in a country
democracy a government in which people choose their leaders
U.S. Constitution the plan for how our government works
amendment a change to the U.S. Constitution
bills written plans for new laws
monument a building or statue that helps us remember a person or event
vote to make an official choice
Created by: wildflower