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10 Cards in this Set

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a principle of the United States Constitution that states that the people have the right to create, alter, and abolish their government.
popular sovereignty
principle of the U.S. Constitution that safegaurds against abuse of power by giving each branch of government the power to check the other branches
checks and balances
division of power between the federal government and the states
laws start as proposals
a bill
Give a definition for veto
Give a definition for citizen
person who owes loyalty to a particular nation and is entitled to all its rights and protections
Give a definition for naturalize
you have completed the official legal process for becoming a citizen
Give a definition for civic virtue
the willingness to work for the good of the nation or community even at great sacrifice
Give a definition for patriotism
a feeling of love and devotion towards one's country