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explains the goal of the constiution
to keep peace among the people
a person who is not in the military
well being of all the citizens of a nation
freedom of choice
numbered sections of a document
rule by the people
the government has only the powers that the constitution gives it
checks and balances
type of ways for currency
a system in which power is divided between the national and state governments
house of representatives
the lower legislative house of the United States Congress
the upper house of the United States Congress
a piece of paper money
Electors chosen by the states to elect the present and vice-president.
a court that the government uses
a legal proceeding in which the appellant resorts to a higher court
something that takes away your individual rigth or freedom.
to go agianst a law
to overrule, as when Congress overrules a presidential veto
bring an accusation against
freedom of speech, freedom of religion, freedom of the press, right of assembly, right to petition
the right to bear arms
suggest that someone is guilty
of or in a condition of social order
civil war amendment
13th,14th, and 15th amendments
Guarenteed women the right to vote in 1920
twenty six amendment
says that a stare cannot deny someone the right to vote if they are eighteen and otherwise eligible
sponsors of an amendment gather signatures on a petition
factor that supports international trade in industialized countires
the government of a local area
A person with certain rights and responsibilities in his or her country or community
make into a citizen
non-citizen living in a country
putting the common good above individual interests.
love of country and willingness to sacrifice for it
the civic duty to serve on a jury