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Unit 4 Lesson 1 SS

Unit 4 Lesson 1-2 SS

democracy A form of government in which the people rule by making decisions themselves and by electing leaders to make decision for them.
federal system A system of government in which the power to govern is shared by the national and state governments.
legislative branch The part of government the makes the laws.
judicial branch The part of government that make sure the laws agree with the Constitution.
appoint To choose.
bill A plan for new laws
district A area of the state set apart by the government for a special purpose
veto To reject
jury A group of citizens who decide whether a law has been broken
appeal To ask a higher court to change a lower courts decision
county A part of a state, usually larger than a city, which has its own government
municipal Relating to government at the town or city level
citizenship Recognition as a legal member of a country
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