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Social studies

Bicameral (of a legislative body) having two branches or chambers.
Republic a group with a certain equality between its members.
Ordinance an authoritative order; a decree.
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 sharing power between the federal and state governments
Legislative Branch lawmaking branch of government
Executive Branch branch of government headed by the president
Electoral College group chosen by each state to vote for president and vice president
Judicial Branch branch of government made up of courts that settle questions of law and disagreements
Check and Balances system in which the branches of government can limit each others’ powers
Amendment a change, correction, or improvement added to a document
Federalist someone who supports federalism
Anti-Federalist: someone who is against federalism
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