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Ch. 9 Vocab

TermDefinition
Checks & Balances The system that allows each branch of government to limit the powers of the other two branches
Discriminate To treat a person or a group unfairly
Diverse A group of people or things with obvious differences among them
Domestic Relating to issues within a country
Executive Branch The part of government that carries out, or executes laws
Federalsim The constitutional system that shares power between the national and state governments
Function The use or purpose of something
Ingenious an especially original, intelligent, or clever idea
Interest Group An organization that actively promotes the view of some part of the public on specific issues in order to influence government policy
Created by: Tracy_HS