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Govt. Voc Assignment

Get your govt. vocab checked here

TermDefinition
constitution a plan of rules for how the government will work
judicial having to do with courts and justice
executive having to do with carrying out/enforcing rules or laws
preamble a document’s introduction which states its purpose
founding fathers individuals whose actions resulted in starting our nation
congress a meeting of representatives
article a part of a larger piece of writing
founding documents the written documents that form the basis of our nation
primary source source that comes from a first hand account of an event
declaration an official announcement
ratification the process that makes a document official
confederation a group that works together with common interests
delegate representative who to speaks for a group
legislature having to do with the making of laws
amendments official fixes to a document
judicial (JUDge) having to do with courts and justice
executive (EXECUTE - carry out, like carry out the execution sentence) having to do with carrying out/enforcing rules or laws
preamble (PRE - before, like the introduction before) a document’s introduction which states its purpose
founding fathers (fathers are INDIVIDUALS , FOUND -to start individuals whose actions resulted in starting our nation
congress (the House of Rep and Senate who REPRESENT us) a meeting of representatives
founding documents (DOCUMENTS, FOUND - to start our nation) the written documents that form the basis of our nation
primary source (PRIMARY - first) source that comes from a first hand account of an event
declaration (WELL I DECLARE - I say or announce) an official announcement
ratification (picture a RAT with an OFFICIAL stamp in his hand) the process that makes a document official
legislative (picture a LEG writing out laws) having to do with the making of laws
amendments (MEND - to fix) official fixes to a document
Created by: ldmsrooney