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4th history test 12

government by the people democracy
representative democracy indirect democracy
protects the rights of all citizens Constitution
only branch of government divided into two smaller parts legislative branch
made up of 435 members House of representative
made up of two people from each state Senate
changes amendments
names of the rights of the people that the government cannot take away Bill of Rights
money paid by citizens to keep the government working Taxes
the right to vote Suffrage
when voting for a law or a leader in united states majority rules
a wealthy person has the same voting power as a poor person
the word freedom describes a democratic government
by dividing up the authority of the government no one person or group can get power over the whole country
all US citizens who are at least 18 years old have the right to vote
the legislative branch Writes the laws, Congress, House of Representatives and Senate
the executive branch is the president of United States ,enforces laws
the judicial branch is the Supreme Court, has nine judges, makes sure laws do not take away any of the freedoms promised in the Constitution
a system of rules and authority government
Created by: calbright