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Government Kay's mom

Government

TermDefinition
Constitution The law and ideas that people follow
Legislative branch National branch that Makes the laws
Congress the national government made up of the senate and House of Representatives
Executive branch National branch that Signs and carries out the laws
President Head of the national executive branch
Judicial branch National branch that Decides what laws mean and whether they obey the Constitution
Supreme Court Nine judges the form the highest court
Separation of powers Power divided between 3 branches of government
Monument A building or statue to help remember a person or event
General assembly Legislative branch of state government that is made up of the senate and House of Representatives
Governor Head of state executive branch
Capitol The building where leaders of government meet to make laws
Council A group of people elected to make rules or laws in local government
Mayor Head of local executive branch
Taxes Money paid to local, state, and national government
Election Process where citizens vote for people to represent them
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