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a postponement in the carrying out of a prison sentence.
reprieve
the making or distributing of fake money.
counterfeiting
a yearly report by the president to congress describing the nation's condition and recommended programs and policies.
State of the Union Address
an offical who heads an executive department in the federal gov.
secretary
the art of dealing with foreign gov.
diplomacy
making a convicted person's sentence less severe.
commutation
the order in which the office of president is to be filled if it becomes vacant.
Presidential Succession
an offical act by the pres. or by govener forgiving a person convicted of a crime and feeling that person from serving out his or her sentence.
pardon
a nations plan for dealing with other nations of the world.
foreign policy
the office of a consul.
consulate
a written agreement between nations.
treaty
an independent agency created by Congress that can make rules concerning certain activities and bring violaters to court.
regulatory commission
a written communication between leaders of different govs.
diplomatic note
the official residence of the ambassador in a foreign country.
embassy
a non-military person.
civilian
the highest ranking offical representing a gov. in a foreign country.
ambassador
a official sent to a small country to represent the US government
minister
a department in the executive branch of the federal gov.
executive department
the group made up of the highest ranking officials from the Army, Navy, and Air Force that advises the president on military affairs.
Joint Chiefs of Staff
the chief legal officer of the nation or the state.
attorney general
an official who works to promote US trade in a foreign country.
consul
an agency in the executive branch of the federal gov. formed by congress to help enforce laws and regulations noT covered by the executive departments.
Independent agency
a document that allows U.S. citizens to travel abord.
passport
a plan of income and spending.
budget
a document that allows people from one country to vist another country.
visa
the many departments and agencies at all levels of gov.
bureaucracy