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

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