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Unit 4 Vocabulary

TermDefinition
Administration Officials in the Executive Branch.
Ambassador A diplomat from a country that stays in another country as a representative of their country.
Biennial Something taking place every two years.
Budget
Bureaucracy A system where state officials make important decisions instead of representatives that are elected.
Cabinet A specific amount of people chosen to protect the President.
Checks and Balances A system where two governmental branches could limit the power of another governmental branch.
Commision A group that usually has one purpose to fulfill and will accomplish just that.
Commute Decrease the power of a punishment.
Diplomacy The ability to manage with a country's problems.
Electoral College A Group of People who represent the states of the United States.
Electors People who can vote.
Embassy An office for a Ambassador.
Executive Agencies A part of an governmental department that is used for executive exclusive functions, or problems.
Executive Departments The branch of Federal/State government that helps let the laws interpreted and made by Judicial/Legislative branch get used.
Federalism System of Government
Government A body that controls a country and listens to people.
Impeach To accuse a person in office of a wrong-doing.
Order of Succesion A sequence for important people to pass on important titles.
Pardon The ability to let someone(or something) to get away from something(such as going through a whole line, or not getting eaten on Thanksgiving.
Regulatory Commission A Governmental Commission that sets standards for a certain area.
Reprieve To cancel or postpone a punishment.
State of the Union A yearly address made by the president to tell what will happen in the future with them as the president.
Separation of Powers A way to have all the three branches of government to have equal power in what they do.
Veto The ability to deny a Bill or Law, which the Executive Branch has the power to do to a bill that was given to him by the Legislative Branch
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