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the highest authority in the nation is:
the Constitution
the system of checks and balances:
keeps any one branch from becoming too powerful
the Judicial branch is:
the court system
a preamble is:
an introduction
the Preamble to the Constitution explains that:
people have the right and power to govern themselves
Congress does not have the power:
to tax exports
the Legislative branch:
makes laws
veto means:
to reject
the President is part of:
the Executive branch
Federal judges are appointed by:
the President and approved by the Senate