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A way to study for the constitution Quiz on Friday

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Ratify To formally approve a plan or agreement.
Enumerated powers specific powers granted to Congress by the United States Constitution.
Reserved Power a political power that is not enumerated or prohibited by a constitution, but instead is reserved by the constitution for a specified political authority, such as a state government.
Federalism The constitutional system that shares power between the national government and state government.
Federalists a person who advocates or supports a system of government in which several states unite under a central authority.
Anti-Federalists a diverse coalition of people who opposed ratification of the Constitution.
Checks and balances The system that allows all of the branches of government to have equal power and limit the power of other branches.
Popular Sovereignty The idea the the ideas of the government's authority comes from the people.
Ratification The process of agreeing to a plan or agreement.
"insure domestic tranquility" to ensure that peace, calm, and law and order coexist in the country.
impeach call into question the integrity or validity of (a practice)
republic a state in which supreme power is held by the people and their elected representatives, and which has an elected or nominated president rather than a monarch.
constituents a member of a constituency.
the process of how a bill is passed in the legislature
the great compromise
the preamble
the branches of government and their responsibilities
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