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Unit 5 words review!
a recap of all the words
Terms in this set (19)
Amendment (last unit)
A change in, or addition to, a constitution or law
Preamble (last unit)
it starts with WE THE PEOPLE...
Supremacy Clause (last unit)
the clause in Article VI of the Constitution that says if a federal law and a state law come into conflict with one another, the federal law will be followed
a plan made by citizens to influence the government about a specific issue
The law making body (legislative branch) of a City
volunteer programs whose goal is to improve the community and the life of its residents example: Team Trees by: Mr. beast
powers shared by the state and federal governments
Serves on county commissioners court, they vote or pass on law
Declaration of Rights
the list of rights of citizens in the Florida constitution
expressed powers (enumerated powers)
powers directly stated in the constitution
is similar to the US constitution because they both established three branches of government and lists basic rights
the leader of the state executive branch. In Florida, you must be be at least 30 years old and have been a resident and registered voter of Florida for at least seven years to be elected.
the elected head of a city
Laws enacted by local government bodies such as cities and municipalities, counties, school districts, and water districts.
A declaration of forgiveness and freedom from punishment
a way for the people to participate in the political process and provide multiple perspectives on an issue for decision makers
A choice that government makes in response to a political issue. A policy is a course of action taken with regard to some problem.
a legislative act is referred for final approval to a popular vote by the electorate
powers that the Constitution does not give to the national government that are kept by the states
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