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4th Grade U.S. Constitution
Terms in this set (11)
The Executive branch carries out the laws.
Executive Branch is the President and the President's Cabinet.
The Legislative branch creates (makes) laws.
Including laws governing federal income taxes, stocks and bonds.
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
The Executive branch interprets the laws.
A sum of money demanded by a government for its support or for specific facilities or services, levied upon incomes, property, sales, etc.
A constitutional right to reject a decision or proposal made by a law-making body.
The President has the power to "veto", or cancel, any bill
passed by Congress.
The opening section of a document, such as the U.S. Constitution.
Basic rights, which belong to a person by virtue of his or her
Framers of the Constitution
The men who attended the meeting and wrote the Constitution were known as the Framers of the Constitution, such as Benjamin Franklin, George Washington and James Madison.
Rights that cannot be taken from a citizen.
Where power rests with the body of citizens entitled to vote and is exercised by representatives chosen directly or indirectly by them.
Articles of Confederation
1) Major powers held by individual states.
2) National government had no power to tax, no power to enforce laws.
3) At the national level - one house legislature, no executive, no court system.
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