We The People: Government Vocab Lesson 11, 12, 13, 14

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The power of the president to say no to a bill

Veto

Not allowed by the constitution

Unconstitutional

The branch of government that carries out laws

Executive Branch

The division among the branches of government

Separation of Power

A bill passed by both legislature and even executive

Law

The power of the court to do something illegal

Judicial Review

To explain something

Interpret

Members of the supreme court

Justices

The balance of power between the government

Checks and Balances

To make people obey the law

Enforce

A group made from the executive branch. They advise the president.

Cabinet

The head of the supreme court

Chief Justice

A law sent to the legislature

Bill

To accuse a person of crime

Impeach

The branch of government that makes laws

Legislative Branch

The highest court in the U.S.

Supreme Court

The heads in the three branches of the government

Secretaries

The branch that settles problems

Judicial Branch

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