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|The branch of government responsible for executing (implementing) the law. The makes sure all laws passed by the legislature are carried out and enforced.
|The branch of government responsible for creating the law. The is the body of elected representatives that debates proposed laws/changes to the law and then votes to enact them.
|The branch of the government responsible for interpreting the law. The branch decides what a law actually means and administers justice to those accused of breaking a law.
|A legislature that has two separate bodies of representatives (House of Representatives / Senate)
|Checks and Balances
|A principle of government wherein each branch of government is able to keep the other two branches from becoming too powerful through a set of counterbalancing powers.
|A principle of government that states that each individual has certain inherent rights that