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powers granted to the federal government
delegated powers
part of the U.S. constitutional that allows congress to stretch its delegated powers to address issues not otherwise specified in the document
elastic clause
powers retained by the state governments or by citizens
reserved powers
powers that are shared by the federal and state governments
concurrent powers
governments by representatives of the people
representative demoncracy
distribution
apportionment
bring charges against
impeach
cancel
veto
nonlegislative directions that have the force of law
excutive orders
freedom fron punishment
pardons
group that advises the U.S. president made up of the heads of the excutive departments
cabinet
jujde in the supreme court
Sandra Day O' Connor
helped secure the constitutional ratification with the promise that a bill of rights would be added to it
James Madison
make a request
petition
jujde's prder that authorizes the search because the property in question seems likely to contain evidence relating to a crime
search warrent
the fair application of the law
due process
formally accuse the person
indict
be tried again for the same crime
double jeopardy
legl process by which a person becomes a U.S. citizen
naturalization
send back to the country of orgin citizen
deport
requirement of military service
draft
organizations that collect money to distrivute to candidates who support the same issues as the contributors
political action committees