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revolution
a sudden radical or complete change
federal
a form of government in which power is distributed between a central authority and constituent territorial units
national
an organization having local units throughout a nation.
justice
the quality of being fair, impartial, or just.
legislature
an organized body of persons having the authority to make laws for a political unit
ambassador
an authorized representative or messenger who speaks on behalf of his own sovereign or government.
negotiations
wpeaking with others to arrive at the settlement of some matter.
commerce
the exchange or buying and selling of commodities on a large scale involving transportation from place to place
secession
the withdrawal of the 11 southern states from the Union at the start of the Civial War
tariff
a schedule of duties imposed by a government on imported and sometimes exported goods
ratify
to confirm or to approve and sanction formally.
unconstitutional
to according to or consistent with the constitution of a state or society
implied
something suggested rather than stated plainly
sedition
an overt act aiming at overthrow of government or betrayal to the enemy
nullify
to stop completely the force, effectiveness, or value of something
compromise
a settlement of a dispute by mutual concessions
sole
functioning independently and without assistance or interference
regulate
to govern or direct according to rule
amendment
a modification, addition, or deletion as to a law, bill, or motion made or proposed
delegate
a person sent with power to act for another at places such as an assembly, convention, or conference