Political Science Vocabulary

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

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