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Seperation of powers
Seperation of powers makes sure all branches of goverment has the same amount of powers as the other two.

(equel power)
checks and balances
makes each branch watch the other so one doesn't become to strong.

(checking out, watching)
without this system there could be dictatorship.
veto
to rufuse a document.

The president vetos a bill if he thinks it will not be a good law.

(refuse,dont accept)
Bill of Rights
the first 10 amendments of the constitution.

(made up of laws and amendments)
it is at the ____ of a document.
Amendment
To change or to add

(a law or rule)

The amendments are part of the constitution. it states laws and or freedoms.
Due process
Fair treatment under the law,
given by the Bill of Rights

(equel, fair)
Cabinet
The president selects certin representatives to make up the cabinet, they are his top advisors.
Constitution
Supreme law of our land
"a living document"

(americas laws and freedoms)
3 branches of goverment
Juditual - judjes
Executive - president
Ledgeslative - Supreme Courts
Democracy
goverment by the people
(our goverment)
Bill
Draft of a law, if approved it becomes a law.

Senete writes them
execute
to carryout
(administer)
you execute a plan.
over ride
to over rule -

senete can over ride a veto of a law


(over turn, Over right)