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|Settlement of disagreement in which each side agrees to give up part of it's commands.
|Powers in the Constitution that are left to the individual states.
|Checks and Balances
|System set up by the Constitution that gives each branch of government the branch of government the power to check, or limit, the power of the other branches.
|Separation of Powers
|Division of Power among the three branches of the federal government under the Constitution.
|Refers to the National Government.
|A change, or addition, to the Constitution.
|Part of the government that decides the meaning of laws.
|Person chosen to represent others.
|Power of the President to reject a bill passed by Congress.
|To officially approve.
|Part of the government that passes laws.
|Part of the government headed by the President that carried out the laws.