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Bipartisan
A two-party system or government (e.g. Democrat or Republican)
too bash gov
Three branches of government
The Executives who enforce the law, the Judicial which interprets the law, and the Legislative which makes the law.
E, J, L.
anti-federalists
A movement in the 1780s that opposed a strong central government and the un-amended Constitution.
18 and 81 minus one
opposed middle and un- c
federalists
A group in the 1780's that supported a federal government which would include shared power between a central government and the states, with check and balances.
Bipartisan
A two-party system or government (e.g. Democrat or Republican)
too bash gov
Three branches of government
The Executives who enforce the law, the Judicial which interprets the law, and the Legislative which makes the law.
E, J, L.
anti-federalists
A movement in the 1780s that opposed a strong central government and the un-amended Constitution.
18 and 81 minus one
opposed middle and un- c
federalists
A group in the 1780's that supported a federal government which would include shared power between a central government and the states, with check and balances.
federalism
A system of government which power is shared between central of local governments.
Bipartisan
A two-party system or government (e.g. Democrat or Republican)
too bash gov
Three branches of government
The Executives who enforce the law, the Judicial which interprets the law, and the Legislative which makes the law.
E, J, L.
anti-federalists
A movement in the 1780s that opposed a strong central government and the un-amended Constitution.
18 and 81 minus one
opposed middle and un- c
federalists
A group in the 1780's that supported a federal government which would include shared power between a central government and the states, with check and balances.
federalism
A system of government which power is shared between central of local governments.
The US Constitution was...
finally ratified and took effect in 1789.
The Bill of Rights
The first ten amendments to the Constitution, added because the Anti-Federalists in the 1780s were afraid that the new Constitution would not protect citizen's basic rights.
A1
Freedom of speech, press religion, peaceable assembly, and to petition the government.
A2
Right to bear and keep arms, and maintain a militia.
A3
No soldiers in own homes.
A4
Protection from unreasonable search and seizure.
A5
Protecting due process, private property, double jeopardy, self-incrimination, and private property.
Due Process
Individuals cannot be deprived of their unalienable rights without fair and reasonable court processes.
double jeopardy
Subjecting a suspect to more that one trial for the same offense.
self-incrimination
Testimony against ones self.
A6
Trial by jury and other rights of the accused.
A7
Civil trial by jury.
Civil trial
A dispute between to private parties as opposed to criminal trial.
Criminal trial
Government pursues an accuse party because they have violated a law.
A8
Protection from excessive bail and c & u punishment.
A9
Protection of rights even if not specifically enumerated in the Bill of Rights.
A10
Powers not specifically delegated to the United States are reserved for states of the people.