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patton- vocab quiz

quiz for patton on friday about the constitution

Constitution a body of fundamental principles or established precedents according to which a state or other organization is acknowledged to be governed.
Tyranny power in the hands of one individual or small group
Frame the structure, constitution, or nature of something
Compound made up of or consisting of several parts
Delegate person to act for/ represent others
Concurrent occurring simultaneously or side by side
Confederation an organized union that consists of a number of parties or groups united in an alliance
Precedent an earlier event in time
Levy to impost a tax, fee, or fine
Legislative in charge of making laws
Judicial judgement in courts of justice or administration of justice
Bicameral having two branches/ chambers (a legislative body)
Commerce the activity of buying and selling especially on a large scale
Interstate existing or carried between states
Ratify to sign or give formal consent to (a treaty, contract, or agreement,) making it officially valid
Popular intended for/ suited to the taste, understanding, or means of the general public rather than specialists
Jurisdiction the official power to make legal decisions and judgments
State (noun) a nation or territory considered as an organized political community under a single government
Democracy a system of government by the whole population or members of a state, typically communicated through elected representatives
Sovereign a supreme ruler, especially a monarch
Republic a state in which supreme power is held by the people and their elected representatives, also has an elected president
Federalism the federal system or principle of a government
Amendment a minor change to a document; an article of the constitution
Executive branch or part of government that executes and enforces laws and policies and administration of public affairs
Reserve (verb) to keep back for future use
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