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Govt Terms/Amendment


government ruled by religious leaders. Theocracy
a system that is characterized by separation of powers of three branches: executive, judicial, and legislative. Presidential Democracy
Dictatorship leader has absolute power and authority and takes power by force through a revolution or power struggle.
Absolute monarchy a hereditary leader controls all of the functions of the government.
the first 10 amendments to the Constitution that protect citizens rights. Bill of Rights
there are three branches of the government that work together. Separation of Powers
a system of government where executive leaders such as a prime minister or cabinet are chosen by the parliament. Parliamentary Democracy
What branch is headed by the Supreme Court Judicial
The President heads what branch Executive
Congress heads what branch Legislative
Checks and balances each branch of the government can check the power of the other branches. For example: the veto
Women gained the right to vote with what Amendment 19th
What amendment allows for freedom of speech, religion, the press, right to assemble peacefully. 1st Amendment
The 14th Amendment allowed for equal protection under the law.
prohibition of alcohol. Manufacturing, transport, and sale of alcohol is prohibited. 18th Amendment
What amendment overturned the 18th and made alcohol legal? 21st Amendment
establishes the right to vote at the age of 18. 26th Amendment
24th Amendment prohibits limiting voting rights due to poll taxes or literacy tests.
What Amendment limits a presidential terms at two terms (8 years) 22nd
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