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Declaration of Independence Protects your natural rights, the right to life, and the pursuit of happiness.
We The People Means EVERYONE in the United States (because the bill of rights).
Executive Branch Enforces the laws(President).
Legislative Branch Makes the laws (Congress).
Judicial Branch Interprets the laws (Judges).
How a bill becomes a law Congress ideas, Congress votes(goes to the president),President can sign/veto,President vetoes it, Congress can overturn the veto with 2/3 vote.
Checks and Balances, President The President can veto a Congress bill/law.
Checks and Balances, New Judges The President can nominate new judges.
Checks and Balances, Judicial Branch The Judicial branch can say a law from Congress is unconstitutional (bad ect).
Smallest to largest forms of the government to largest, local Local(Atlanta)- keeps streets looking good, provides police and firemen, public schools and libraries, public transportation.
Smallest to largest forms of the government to largest, state State (Georgia)- issues driver's licenses, run election, set up local governments.
Smallest to largest forms of the government to largest, federal Federal (United States)- protection from other countries; prints money, collects income tax.
Freedom of Expression Means you can do what you want to do; but if you do things illegal, or bad, there will be consequences (jail ect).
The Articles of Confederation Written before the Constitution- it changed because it gave the states too much power, and made the federal government weak.
Republic A goverment in whitch citizens elect leaders (like the U.S.).
Compromise Both sides give up something to come to an agreement.
Ratify Means to accept it.
Amendment Means to change it.
We live in a Democracy People have the power to make decisions.
Amendment 1 You can worship who/what you want; freedom of speech; freedom of expression.
Amendment 2 Right to own guns (when you are 18 years old).
Amendment 3 You don't have to keep soldiers in our house if you don't want to.
Amendment 4 The police need a warrant (reason) to search your home.
Amendment 5 You don't have to speak in a trail (tell on yourself).
Amendment 6 You have the right to a speedy trail (so you don't sit in jail for years waiting for a trail-go to court.
Amendment 7 If you go to trail, and the problem is worth more than $20, you have a right to a jury (where people say if you are guilty/not guilty; and NOT the judge).
Amendment 8 You have the right to bail if you go to jail (pay to get out of jail until you go to court).
Amendment 9
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