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Vocab Cards-May,2018

Compromise Settlement of disagreement in which each side agrees to give up part of it's commands.
Reserved Powers 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.
Federal Refers to the National Government.
Amendment A change, or addition, to the Constitution.
Judicial Branch Part of the government that decides the meaning of laws.
Delegate Person chosen to represent others.
Veto Power of the President to reject a bill passed by Congress.
Ratify To officially approve.
Legislative Branch Part of the government that passes laws.
Executive Branch Part of the government headed by the President that carried out the laws.