Rosonow Chp.3 test
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what is the introduction to the constitution called?
each branch of the federal government can limit the power of the 2 other branches
checks and balances
the bill of rights in a list of ...
basic freedoms and rights
why did the framers leave any mention of the political parties out of the constitution?
they wanted to discourge political parties
articles one of the constitution creates
article VII of the constitution deals with
ratifying the constituion
currently there are ______ Amendments in the constitution
government has only those powers that the people give it
the powers of govern are split among the legislative judicial and executive branches
separation of powers
the courts have the power to determine if the government actions violate the constitution
the powers of government are divided between the federal govern and state s
the legislative branch deals with ...
judicial branch deals with ...
change to the written words of the constitution
act of approving a proposed amendment
how may an amendment to the constitution be proposed ?
a 2/3 vote of congress
which article of the constitution describes the amendment process ?
What was established by congress but not stated in the constitution ?
federal court system
formal agreement between 2 or more states
who can declare war?
what is an example of an unwritten custom?