Political Science Vocabulary

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a system of government in which two parties compete for power
king or queen
a form of democracy in which people vote firsthand
the opening section of the constitution
to vote approval of
a detailed, written plan for the government
each individual part of political party’s platform
the first ten amendments to the Constitution
a government in which citizens hold the power to rule
a group of people named by each state legislature to select the president and vice president
the nation that power lies with the people
the study of rights and duties of citizens
the branch of government that interprets laws
any change in the constitution
a group of people that makes laws
a representative to a meeting
the lawmaking branch of government
the branch of government that carries out laws
an association of rulers with broad common interests who want to influence or control decision making in government by electing the party’s candidates to the public office
to change
the coarse of action the government takes in response to an issue or problem
principle that the law applies to everyone, even those who govern
a system in which each branch of government is able to check, or restrain, the power of others
self-reliance and freedom from outside control
the split authority amount the legislative, executive and judicial branches
a government in which citizens choose a smaller group to govern on their behalf
the British legislature
a legislature consisting of two parts, or houses
the love for ones country
political principle providing that a majority of the members of a community has the power to make laws building upon all the people

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