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History Ch. 5 Voc

History Ch. 5 Vocabulary

Federal System A system that divides powers between the states and the federal government.
Impeach A vote to bring charges of serious crimes against a president.
Veto When a president cancels a law passed by congress.
Executive orders Issued by the president and have the power of law.
Pardons May be issued by the president to grant freedom from punishment.
Majority rule The idea that the great number of people in society can make policies for everyone.
Petition To make a request of the govenment.
Search warrant Order that gives the authority to seach someones property.
Due Process Means that the law must be faily applied.
Indict To be formally accused.
Double jeopardy He or she cannot be tried again for the same crime.
Eminent domain The power to take personal property benefit the public.
Naturalized citizens When foreign born people of non-citizen parents become a citizen.
Deport To be returned to the country of origin.
Draft A required military service.
Political Action Committees A group that collects money for canadiates that support certain issues.
Interest Groups A group of people that share a common interest that motivates them to take political action.
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