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Adkins' Vocab ACOS9

ACOS 9 Vocab

ratify officially accept
democracy a governmnet in which the people make political decision by voting and the majority rules
checks and balances a system of separating government so each part keeps others from taking too much power
veto to refuse to approve
constitution a written plan of how a country's government will work
citizen an official member of a city, state or nation
compromise an agreement in which each side of an argument gives up something it wants
unconstitutional not in agreement with the US Constitution
amendment a change made to the constitution
Bill of Rights the first ten amendments to the constitution
Legislative Branch Makes the laws ( Congress- Senate and House of Representatives)
Executive Branch Makes sure the laws are enforced ( President)
Judicial Branch Interprets the laws ( court system)
inauguration the ceremony at which a government official is sworn in to office
interest the fee that a borrower pays to a lender
capitol the city where a state or a national government officially meets
Created by: SSAdkins