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Government chapter 2 vocab words


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executive branch
the pwer to execute, enforce, and administer law
political alliance
an alliance between the political parties
general agreement among various groups on fundamental matters
civil laws
the portion of the law relating to human conduct, to disputes between private patries and government not covered by criminal law
judicial branch
have the power to interpret laws, to determine the constitutionality of a governmental action
activities by which group pressures are brought to bear on legislators, the legislative process and all aspects of the public policy making process
the non-legislative pwer of constitution making and the constutitional amendment process
as a nominating device, a group of like minded people who meet to select the cnadidates they will support in an upcoming election
legislative branch
have the power to make a law and to frame public policies
to bring formal charges against public official
chief exectuive's power to reject a bill passed by a legislature
the body of fundamental laws setting out principles, structures, and processes of government
a member of a state or nation who owes allegiance to it by birht of naturalization and is entitled to full cvivil rights
a body of persons selected according to law who hear evidence and decide questions of fact in a court case
the institution through which society makes and enforces its public policies

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