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The group established by the constitution to elect the president and vice president. Voters in each state choose their electors.
A two house congress. In the house of representatives, representation is based on population. In the senate each state is represented by two senators.
Three Fifths Compromise
An agreement that slaves will be counted as three fifths as a person when determining a states population from representation.
Checks and Balances
The ability of each branch to exercise checks or controls over the other branches.
Consists of two houses (house of representatives and senate) and makes laws. Also checks on judicial and executive branches.
Consists of the role of the president and carrying out of laws. Also checks on Judicial and Legislative branch.
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