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Creskill Middle School (CMS) history quiz 10/3. study guide
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Checks and balances
A system in which no one government has too much power
A tool the legaslative branch has to remove the president or a supreme court justice
-Made up of the President, Vice President, and heads of government agencies and departments.
-The government branch that carries out laws and directs foreign policy and nationa defense.
-Has the power to nagotiate treaties with foreign countries.
Made up of 100 members-two from each state
The document that established U.S government branches.
-The name given to the House of Representatives and Senate together
-Has the power to introduce government spending bills
Made up of nine justices who review and rule on court cases.
The government branch with the job of writing new laws
House of representatives
The members of this group are determinedly the population of each state
The government branch that interprets the constitution and shapes the law
Advises the president, and it's members must be approved by the legislative branch
Title the President has over the milatary
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