Study about the legislative powers in the United States government with these flash cards
There are 12 flash cards in this set (2 pages to print.)
1. Print out the cards.
2. Cut along the dashed lines.
3. Fold along the solid lines.
Sample flash cards in this set:
|Popular Sovereignty||Principle of government that all political power comes from the people|
|Federalism||System of government that balances powers by distributing them between one central (National) and many regional governments (states)|
|Amendment||additions, changes, or corrections to a constitution|
|Bill of Rights||Government document that outlines the civil liberties, or individual, that a government promises to protect|
|Executive Branch||Branch of government that enforces, or carries out the law.|
|Judicial Branch||Branch of government in which courts decide legal cases and interpret laws.|
|Legislative Branch||Branch of government that makes the laws.|
|Checks and Balances||Governmental arrangement made by which each government has the power to check, or restrict, the power of the other branches.|
|Republicanism||Government in which authority comes from the people and power is exercised by elected officials according to a set of laws.|
|Bill||a proposed law.|
|Separation of Powers||Principle of government in which powers are divided among different government branches.|
|Limited Government||Principle of government in which power is limited by set laws, such as those in a constitution.|