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Civics Unit 2 Vocab

Enumerate powers given to the federal government only
Concurrent those powers shared by the national and state government
Executive branch of government that enforces the laws
Amendment any changes to the Constitution
Separation of powers the idea that government should be divided into 3
elastic Clause gives congress the powers to make all laws necessary and proper to carry to carry out its duties
reserved powers given to state goverment that makes the laws
the va declaration of rights served as the model for the Bill of Rights of the US constitution
Legislative Branch branch of government that makes laws
Ratification to approve the Constitution ratified June 1788
Declaration of Independence established and listed the unalienable rights of all men colonial grievance against the king the idea of equality under the law and the colonies independence form great Britiain.
Judicial branch the branch of government that interprets the laws
articles of confederation establish the first for of national goverment for the independent states allowing the states to keep the major powers of goverment.
articles the 7 sections of the constitution following the preamble
constitution established structure of the present national goverment of the United States
Va statute of religious freedom establish freedom of religious beliefs and opinions servings as the basis for part of the First amendment to the constitution
checks and balances a system in which each branch of government is able to limit the power of the other branches.
shays rebelion one of the final events proving the weakness of the articles of confederation and leading to the convention to revise the articles of confederation and leading to the convention to revise the convention revise the articles.
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