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labor
the work that people do to provide goods and services
each branch of government can either stop or help the actions of the other branches
checks and balances
land (natural resources)
anything that is found in nature or is from the land.
the basic principles and laws of a nation
constitution
services
work done for others
something that is added to change or improve
amendment
goods
items for sale
the branch of government that conisists of the court system, decides if laws have been broken
Judicial Branch
entrepreneur
a person who opens and runs his/her own business
a community
society
profit
money earned after costs are paid
a person sent with the power to act for another
delegate
free enterprise
a system by which anyone can start a business
the people elected to make laws for the whole state or the whole country
Congress
Name one amendment and explain
:
The ten amendments
Bill of Rights
for the whole United States
federal
the branch of government that makes the laws (Congress)
Legislative Branch
where the government offices for your county are located.
county seat
the branch of government headed by the president, makes sure the laws are carried out
Executive Branch
an organization that provides services for people, such as welfare, health, education, and road repair
agency
a paper on which a vote is marked
ballot
someone running for an office
candidate
a person who votes for someone else
representative
Name three state agencies:
1.

2.

3.
the most votes
majority
Name three local agencies
1.

2.

3.
Name three federal agencies:
1.

2.

3.
close to home
local