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TermDefinition
Legislative Branch Part of the government responsible for making laws
Judicial Branch Part of the government responsible for evaluating laws
Executive Branch Part of government responsible for making sure laws are carried out & for managing affairs of the nation.
Appeal a request that a higher court hear a case. An appeal is made after one has lost a case in a lower court.
Nomination the act of choosing a person to run for office.
Veto the power of a government official or group to keep something from taking effect.
Chambers a large room or meeting hall used by people in government to make and discuss laws.
Bicameral having two legislative chambers or branches.
Congress the branch of the U.S. government that is elected to make laws. Congress is made up of the Senate and the House of Representatives
Term a set period of time during which something happens.
Preside to act as the one in charge.
Federal Government having to do with the central government of a country.
Justices a person whose job is to decide questions brought before a court; judge.
Budget a plan for how much money will be spent and earned during a certain period.
Commander in Chief the person in charge of all the armed forces of a nation.
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