Political Science Vocabulary

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

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