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Govet (part 3) 2nd grade

Terms

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legislature
group of elected citizens that makes laws for a state
President
elected leader of the Country's government; carries out the laws
ballot
a piece of paper used in voting
governor
the leader of the state; carries out the state's laws
Supreme Court
highest court in the U.S.
appointed
people who are given their jobs by leaders. they are not elected.
Constitution
written set of rules that exzplains how our government works
court
decides whether a person has broken a law and what the consequence should be
majority rule
more than half of the voters make the decision
rights
freedoms that all citizens have
judge
a person in charge of a court
government services
something that the government provides for all the citizens in a community. Examples: library, fire department, police
election
a time when people vote for their leaders
Congress
the lawmaking branch of the Country's government
anthem
official song of a country (Star Spangled Banner)

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