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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 feelings of severe despondency and dejection.
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 government
Executive Branch branch of government that executes, or carries out, the law; headed by the president
Electoral College in the US a body of people representing the states of the US, who formally cast votes for the election of the president and vice president.
Judicial Branch the branch of government that includes the courts that settle disputes and questions of the law
Check and Balances A system by which each branch of government limits power of other branches
Amendment a minor change or addition designed to improve a text, piece of legislation, etc.
Federalism the federal principle or system of government.
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