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Bicameral of a legislative body having two branches or chambers.
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.
Ordinance a piece of legislation enacted by a municipal authority.
Depreciate: diminish in value over a period of time.
depression a long and severe recession in an economy or market.
manumission release from slavery.
proportional corresponding in size or amount to something else
compromise an agreement or a settlement of a dispute that is reached by each side making concessions
federalism the federal principle or system of government.
Legislative Branch Lawmaking branch of the government.
Executive Branch Branch of government that executes, or carries out the law, headed by the president.
Electoral College Special group of electors chosen to vote for president and vice president
Judicial Branch The branch of government that includes the courts that settle disputes and questions of the lat
Check and Balances A system by which each branch of government limits the power of other branches.
Amendment A change, correction, or improvement added to a document
Created by: silije