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candidate
a person running for a government office
elector
a delegate chosen from the states to be part of the electoral college
electoral college
a group of delegates who choose the US President and Vice President
unconstitutional
a law that says something other than what the Constitution says
foreign minister
a person in some governments who handles problems and creates treaties with other nations
political party
a group of people who work together to get people elected who agree with their ideas
foreign affairs
a nation's relationships with other nations
rebel
a person who fights the government and refuses to obey its laws
appoint
to chose a person for a job or government office
precedent
an action that sets an example for others to follow
anthem
a song that praises a country
War Hawks
Americans who wanted to fight a war
Embargo Act
a law that stopped Americans from trading with other countries
impress
to force a person to serve in the navy
judicial review
the power of the US Supreme Court to decide if a state or federal law is unconstituional
repeal
to end or to remove a law
Cabinet
the group of people that advises the President and leads the executive departments of the government