GLOSSARY


Vocabulary Term
Definition
A
amendment
Changes made to the Constitution.

assemble


abused

B
Bill of Rights
A bill listing the freedoms and rights of the
american citizens.

bear arms

C
Constitution


constitutional
In agreement with the Constitution.

checks and balances


citizenship


Congress


Common Good

D
domestic


defense


democracy

E
Executive Branch


election


Electoral College


equality

F
freedoms




G





H
House of Representatives




I





J
Judicial Branch


justice


jury


judge


juror

K





L
Legislative Branch


law


liberty

M





N





O
ordain




P
President


Preamble


promote


posterity


press


primary

Q





R
responsibility


relevent
Having to do with what it being considered.

revolutionary
Being or bringing about a large and important
change.

ratify/ratified
Officially confirmed or approved.

rights


religion

S
Supreme Court


separation of powers


Senate


speech


secure


symbol

T
tranquility


trial


taxes

U
union
A joining together of two or more things or people
to form a larger group. Here, "Union" refers to the
United States-the union of states.



V
veto




W
welfare




X





Y





Z