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unit 2 vocab words

unit 2 vocabulary words

vocab worddefinition
Enumerated powers given to federal government only
connurrent those powers shared by the national (federal) and state governments (both)
executive branch of government that enforces the law
preamble the introduction to the constitution that states the goals for the government.
amendmant any change to the constitution
separation of powers the idea that the government should be separated into 3 branches to avoid abuse of power
the charters of the VA company established he rights of Englishmen would be guaranteed to colonist
elastic clause gives congress the power to make all laws necessary and proper to carry out its duties
reserved powers given to the state governments only
the Virginia declaration of rights served as a model for the bill of rights of the US constitution
legislative branch branch of government that makes laws
ratification to approve of something
declaration of independance established and listed the unalienable rights of all men
judicial branch the branch of government that interprets the law
articles of confederation established the first form of government for the independent states
articles the seven sections of the constitution following the preamble
constitution establishes the structure of the present national government
Virginia statute for religious freedom established freedom of religious beliefs and opinions
checks and balances the system in which each branch of gov. is able to limit the power of the other two branches
shays rebellion one of the final events proving the weakness of the articles of confederation.
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