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14 terms

Chapter 13, 14, & 15

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bill
a proposed law given to the legislative for approval
congress
the national legislature of the US Congress, it is divided into two houses; the Senate and the House of Representative
Unconstitutional
not allowed by the US constitution; illegal
veto
power of the president to refuse to approve a bill passed by congress
appoint
to choose or name someone for an office or duty
budget
a plan for how to spend the nation's money. Congress must approve the budget
commander in chief
highest leader of the military forces. In the US it is the President
Impeach
to accuse a public official of committing a crime while he or she is in office
treaty
an official agreement between two or more governments or rulers
appeal
the bringing of a court case from a lower court to a higher court to be heard again
associate
to join with others as a partner, member, or friend
federal courts
the courts of the national government. They deal with problems between states, with the constitution, and with laws made by congress.
interpret
to explain the meaning of something
judicial review
the power of the courts to say that the Constitution does not allow the government to do something