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US History

QuestionAnswer
a person who comes from a foreign country Alien
take a court case to a higher court for review Appeal
a statement that is added to or revises or improves a proposal or document (a bill or constitution) Amendment
a statute in draft before it becomes law Bill
safeguards against abuse of power by giving each branch the power to check the other branches Checks and balances
to give up Cede
money Currency
a body of electors that choose the president and vice president of the United States Electoral College
carry out Execute
division of power between federal (national) and state governments Federalism
someone who leaves their country or origin to take up permanent residence in another country Immigrant
bring an accusation against Impeach
the government only has the powers that the Constitution gives it Limited Government
to grant full citizenship to one of foreign birth Naturalize
to overturn a veto Override
people have the right to alter or abolish their government Popular Sovereignty
system of government in which citizens choose representatives to govern them Republicanism
powers of the government are divided among the three branches Separation of Powers
not consistent with or according to a constitution Unconstitutional
vote against Veto
Created by: MsHigginbotham