Government Test Vocab

  1. Judicial Branch
    This branch of government decides whether the law is Constitutional.
  2. Republic
    A form of government in which people elect representatives to run the government.
  3. Separation of Powers
    This system keeps any one branch from becoming to powerful.
  4. Patriotism
    The love of the country.
  5. Democracy
    A form of government in which people rule and are free to make choices about their lives and government.
  6. Legislative Branch
    This branch of government makes laws for the nation.
  7. Checks and Balances
    The sharing of power between state and federal governments.
  8. Volunteers
    People who work without pay.
  9. Executive Branch
    This branch of the government enforces the nation's laws.
  10. Constitution
    The purpose of this plan is to keep any one branch from controlling the government.
  11. Bill of Rights
    The name given to the first 10 amendments of the Constitution.
  12. Amendments
    Additions to the Constitution.
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Government Test Vocab
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