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veto
refuse to approve
House of Representatives
house of Congress in which representation is based on population
Senate
house of Congress in which each state has two representatives
Articles of Confederation
Document that set up our country's first central government
Constitutional Convention
Meeting at which delegates from the 13 states wrote the U.S. Constitution
New Jersey Plan
plan that gave small and large states an equal number of representatives
preamble
introduction to a document
Cabinet
government body made up of secretaries of departments
legislative branch
lawmaking branch of government
Federalists
supporters of the ratification of the Constitution