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Civics

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What is Enumerated? Powers given to the Federal Government only.
What is Concurrent? Powers shared by Nation and the State Government
What is the Executive Branch? Part that enforces the law
What is the Preamble? The introduction to the Constitution that states the goals of the goverment
What is an amendment A change to Constitotion
What is the Seperation of Powers? The idea of there being three branches of government so no one abuses power
What is the Elastic Clause? Gives Congress the powers to make all the laws necessary to carry out its duties
What is the Charters of VA Company? It establishes the rights of English men would be made colonists
What is the Reserved? The powers given to the State government only
What Virginia Declaration of Rights Served as a model for the Bill of Rights of the US Constitution
What is the Legislative Branch? Congress makes the laws
What is Ratification? To approve
What is the Declaration of Independence? Unalienable rights, grievances of the King, eqality under the law and indepencdnce from GB
What is the Judicial Branch? Government that interprets the law
What are the Articles of Confederation ? established the first form of government for the independent states and allowed the states to keep the major powers of government.
What are the Articles? The 7 sections of the Constitution following the Preamble
What is the Constitution? The structure of the present national government Living Document Supreme Law of the Land
What is the VA Statue for Religious Freedom? established freedom of religious beliefs and opinions Model for the First Amendment to the Constitution
What are Checks and Balances? A system in which each branch if governments is able to limit the power of the other 2 branches
What was Shay's Rebellion? One of the final events proving the weakness of the Articles of Confederation Lead to the convention to revise the Articles
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