Political Science Vocabulary

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

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