Social Studies Flashcards

  1. This branch of government decides whether laws are fair and constitutional.

    •                  Judicial Branch
  2. A form of government in which people elect representatives to run the government.


  3. This system keeps any one branch from becoming to powerful.

    •                  Checks and Balances
  4. The love of the country.

  5. A form of government in which people rule and are free to make choices about their lives and government.

  6. This branch of government makes laws for the nation.

                  Legislative Branch
  7. The sharing of power between state and federal government.
                     Federal system
  8. People who work without pay.
  9. This branch of government enforces the nation's laws.
                     Executive Branch
  10. The purpose of this plan is to keep any one branch from controlling the government.
                   Separation of Powers
  11. The name given to the first ten amendments of the Constitution.
                       Bill of Rights
  12. Additions to the Constitution.
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Social Studies Flashcards
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