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5th Grade Social Studies

amendment a change or addition to the Constitution
Antifederalist a person who was against the new U.S. Constitution and strong government
Articles of Confederation the first plan of government in the U.S.
Bill of Rights first 10 amendments to the Constitution
cabinet officials chosen by the president as advisors and leaders
Checks and Balances each branch of government the power to limit the power of the other branches
compromise a settlement of a disagreement in which each side agrees to give up their demands
Constitution a written plan of government and plan for the national government
Constitutional Convention meeting where the Articles of Confederation was replaced by the Constitution
delegate a person who is chosen to present others
Executive Branch carries out the laws and lead by the president
federal refers to the national government
Federalist a person who supported a strong national government
Judicial Branch decides the meaning of the laws
Legislative Branch part of the government that passes laws
ratify to officially approve
separation of powers division of power among 3 branches of the federal government
Three-Fifths Compromise an agreement that only 3/5 of slaves count for representation and taxes
veto the power of the president to reject a bill passed by Congress
Created by: jharvey09