articles of confederation
the plan of government approved by the continental congress
a law that provided a way to settle this area
a person chosen by people to represent them
a plan of government
law making branch
carry out laws and run the government
branch that decides the meaning of the law
the person elected to run the country
type of government in which teh people ellect representatives to run the country
the interduction of the constitution
power is shared between the national government and the state governments
checks and balances
keeps any branch of the government from becoming too powerful
Bill of Rights
the first ten amendments
government officials chosen by the president to be advisors and to head government departments
a group of people who share similar ideas about government
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