8 terms

Constitutional Vocabulary

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Executive Branch
the branch of government that carries out laws
Legislative Branch
the branch of government that makes the laws
Judicial Branch
the branch of government that interprets laws
compromise
an agreement or a settlement of a dispute that is reached by each side giving something up.
Sovereignty
Ability of a state to govern its territory free from control of its internal affairs by other states.
Electoral College
the body of electors who formally elect the United States president and vice-president
faction
A group with a distinct political interest
amend
to change for the better

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