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15 Cards in this Set

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autocracy
one person holds unlimited political power
oligarchy
a small elite holds power to rule
presidential government
divides power between the branches
free enterprise system
based on private ownership, individual initiative, profit, and competition
Supply and demand
more goods, prices drop, less goods, prices rise
The Virginia Plan
called for three branches of articles
The New Jersey Plan
without separate branches and a unicameral legislature
The Connecticut Compromise
Called for two houses in Congress
quorum
majority of members
Federalism
The system of government in which a written constitution divides of government
delegated powers
powers given by the Constitution
exectutive
power to carry out the law
exclusive powers
those listed in the Constitution
Legislature
power to establish law
judicial
the power to interpret laws and settle disputes