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SEGREGATED means:
seperated on the basis of race
SEPERATION OR POWERS
delegates in the constitutional convention revived this principle which was once proposed by French Baron de Montesquieu in "The Spirit of Laws"
INALIENABLE RIGHTS means:
rights that governments could never take away
UNCONSTITUTIONAL
violating the constitution
CONFEDERATION means:
alliance of independent states
FEDERALISM
for of government in which governmental authority was divided between national and state governments
RATIFY means:
to approve
CONCURRENT POWERS
powers that the constitution granted to both the state and national government
POPULAR SOVEREIGNTY means:
people are the source of the governments power or authority
RESERVED POWERS are:
powers that the constitution did not grant directly to the national government - and were given to the states
DELEGATED POWERS
the rights that the constitution gave specifically to the national government
IMPEACH
accuse
MANUMISSION means:
freeing of slaves
BICAMERAL LEGISLATURE means:
a legislature with two houses, lower and upper. making the power split between the two
SQUATTERS are:
people who had moved into the new territory and established homesteads without complyin with the ordinance