Busy. Please wait.

show password
Forgot Password?

Don't have an account?  Sign up 

Username is available taken
show password


Make sure to remember your password. If you forget it there is no way for StudyStack to send you a reset link. You would need to create a new account.
We do not share your email address with others. It is only used to allow you to reset your password. For details read our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service.

Already a StudyStack user? Log In

Reset Password
Enter the associated with your account, and we'll email you a link to reset your password.
Don't know (0)
Remaining cards (0)
Know (0)
Embed Code - If you would like this activity on your web page, copy the script below and paste it into your web page.

  Normal Size     Small Size show me how

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


Use these flashcards to help memorize information. Look at the large card and try to recall what is on the other side. Then tap the card to flip it. If you knew the answer, tap the green Know box. Otherwise, tap the red Don't know box.

When you've placed seven or more cards in the Don't know box, tap "retry" to try those cards again.

If you've accidentally put the card in the wrong box, just tap on the card to take it out of the box.

You can also use your keyboard to move the cards as follows:

If you are logged in to your account, this website will remember which cards you know and don't know so that they are in the same box the next time you log in.

When you need a break, try one of the other activities listed below the flashcards like Matching, Snowman, or Hungry Bug. Although it may feel like you're playing a game, your brain is still making more connections with the information to help you out.

To see how well you know the information, try the Quiz or Test activity.

Pass complete!

"Know" box contains:
Time elapsed:
restart all cards