The 3 Branches of Government. (4)
Ch. 4 Exam 1
Terms in this set (11)
(The 3 branches of government)
The body of government that makes laws.
Legislature with 2 chambers.
A government in which decisions are made through representatives of the people.
A legislature with one chamber.
The branch of government responsible for putting laws into effect.
A intermediary body that elects the president.
Government in which the executive is chose independently of the legislature and the two branches are separate.
Government in which the executive is chosen by the legislature from among its members and the two branches are merged.
The power to interpret laws and judge whether a law has been broken.
The power of the Supreme Court to rule on the constitutionality of laws.
An alternative to judicial review, the acceptance of legislative acts as the final law of the land.
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