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Term Definition
13th Amendment prohibit slavery
14th Amendment born national citizen of the United States.
15th Amendment Giving african american men the right to vote.
19th Amendment Prohibit states/federal government from denying the right to vote because of their sex.
22th Amendment Limits elected president to two terms on office.
25th Amendment Succession Of presidency and establishes producer for filling vacancy in office.
Amendments 1-10 (bill of Rights) freedom of speech, Press,Religion. bar arms, quartering, unnecessary searches, double jury, speedy trial, trial by jury, unusual crimes, powers not given,
Caucuses Meeting with the people with the same political party.
Checks/Balances 3 branches, Legislative, Executive, Judicial,
Chief Diplomat Recognize foreign government.
Chief Executive Highest rank, executive in company, corporate decisions,managing the overall operation and resources.
Chief legislator President, reviews each bill. describes if it becomes a law or they veto it.
Chief of State The titular head of a nation as district from head of the government.
City Where Declaration of Independence was written ? Philadelphia
Closed Primary Direct primary limited to registered party members.
Commander in Chief Head of state, officer in supreme command of a country's armed forces.
Date of the Declaration of Independents 1819
Democracy A government in which the supreme power is held by the people.
Disqualifications of voting fines, five years in prison, felony convictions, murders, sexual offenses
Elastic Clause Congress the power to pass all laws that's necessary for carrying.
Electoral college Veto, reject, proposal for a law, to appoint federal posts negotiate foreign treaties.
Executive branch powers A body of people that representing the state of the U.S.
Federal Supreme Court 1 man distict court
Federalism The disruption of power in an organization.
General Assembly Principal deliberative body of U.S. nation. has 1 vote
Governor roles/powers signing, vetoing bills and serving as a commander in chief.
How a bill becomes a law ? proposal passed to the House and the Senate, then it gets approved by the president.
Impeachment The act or calling into question the integrity or validity of something.
Interests Groups Group of people that seeks to influence public policy on basis particular common interest.
Judicial Branch powers determines which laws / policies are constitutional.
Judicial Review Powers in courts to see if the laws are compliance with the constitution.
Laws Of voting Prohibits discrimination based on race, color, and membership also your language.
Legislative branch powers Head of congress, passing laws, impeaching officials and approving treaties.
Limited Government Restricted powers by law
Line of Succession When person becomes president
Magistrate Civil officer or lay judge who administers the law.
Mayors and Councils relating to constitutional a method of municipal government.
Naturalization The admittance of a foreigner to the citizenship of a country.
NewJersey Plan Proposal for the structure of U.S. government.
Original Jurisdiction Courts in power to hear a case for the first time
Pa. Supreme Court Run on party tickets continuous service on the court.
Party symbols standardised
political spectrum classifying different political positions upon one or more
Polling Place A building where voting take place during election
Population's role in congress two terms representing the people of a single constitution
Powers of Congress Authority over financial budgets
Powers of Local Government 3 branches for the state
President of the state Vice President
President Qualifications Born citizen and 35 years old. also 14 years a residents
Presidential Powers sign, veto legislation and commander in chief
Primaries Election that narrows the field of candidates
Purpose of the Article of Confederation Declare independence from Great Britain
Purpose of the Constitution National government constituting of a legislative
Purpose of the Declaration of Independence Explain foreign nations why the column separated theirs
purpose of the Legislative Branch Make new laws
Ratification of the Constitution When the Bill of Rights was proposed in congress
Representative Democracy Democracy founded on the principle of elected officials.
Rights of Accused Having a speedy trail with an important jury
Rights of Legal Immigrants Traveling outside the state
Separation of Powers Given certain powers by checks and balances
Speaker of the House Pressing officer of the United States House of the representative
Sate of the Union Annual speech and represented by the president
Supremacy Clause Federal Laws made pursuant to it
The entire preamble to the constitution We the people of the United States, in order to perform the more perfect union, establish justice ……….
Voter Motor Act Enchanting voting opportunities
Voting Regulations Requirements that a person otherwise eligible to vote.
Ways to Lose Citizenship Nationalize foreign countries and making allegiance to a foreign country
Weakness of the Articles of Confederation Enforce laws and borrow money and then repay back the money
What the Article of Confederation did Raise money and borrowed from foreign countries
Writer of the Declaration of Independence Thomas Jefferson

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