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3rd grade SS Vocab - Ch. 8: Government
the right given to leaders to give orders, make decisions, and take action for a community
the work that the government does for everyone in its area
having to do with the branch of government that makes laws
having to do with the branch of government that sees that laws are obeyed
having to do with the branch of government that decides whethre laws are fair or are based on the Constitution
a section of a state, including cities and towns, in an area
a group of people chosen to make laws
a leader of a community government
the city or town in which the main government offices of the county are located
a place where a judge or a jury decide if someone has broken the law
any activity done just for enjoyment
a department of a community government that provides services to meet the daily needs of citizens, such as repairing streets and collecting trash
The elected leader of a state's government
the government building in a capitol city where lawmakers meet
the highest court in any state. The United States Supreme Court is the most important court in the nation.
the legislative branch of the national government
a person who is elected by a group of people to speak or act for them
a symbol such as a flag, that stands for pride in a nation
something that is built to honor or remember a person or an event in history
something that keeps alive the memory of a person or event
the head of an executive branch of the government of some countries, such as Canada
a kind of government that has both a monarch and a government elected by the people