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Creating A Republic

constitution document that sets out the laws and principles of a government
confederation alliance of independent states
ordinance law
compromise settlement in which each side gives up some of its demands in order to reach an agreement
separation of powers principle by which the powers of government are divided among separate branches
federalism division of power between the states and the national government
Checks and balances system by which each branch of government can check, or control, the actions of the other branches
veto reject
override to overrule or set aside
impeach to bring a formal charge of wrongdoing against the President or another public official
bill proposed law
amend to change
due process principle that government must follow the same fair rules in all cases brought to trial
legislative branch branch of government that passes laws
executive branch branch of government that carries out laws
judicial branch branch of government that decides if laws are carried out fairly
Created by: KRago