Articles of the Confederation
the first attempt to set up a national government
a meeting in 1787 held to improve upon the Articles of Confederation
parts of the US government, each with its own powers and resonsibitilities
checks and balances
a system which limited the powers of each branch of government
the branch of government that makes laws
the branch of government that carries out laws
the branch of government that interprets laws and settles disagreements about them
a group of advisors to the president
the act of accusing a government official or serious crimes, as definied by the Constitution
to reject a bill and prevent it from becoming a law - presidential power
something, such as a law, that is in conflict with the constitution
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