GLOSSARY


Vocabulary Term
Definition
A
amendment


assemble

B
Bill of Rights


bear arms

C
Constitution
The document which establishes the basics of the American government.

constitutional


checks and balances
Limits imposed on all branches of government by giving each the right to amend acts of the other branches.

citizenship


Congress


Common Good

D
domestic


defense


democracy

E
Executive Branch
the main branch that encludes the president of the united states.

election
when you vot for a new president, mayor, or govenar.

Electoral College


equality

F
freedoms




G





H
House of Representatives
One house of the U.S. Congress, members are granted to each state based upon its population.



I





J
Judicial Branch
the judeges of the supreme court.

justice


jury
people that help decide in coart if someone is gilty or inocent.

judge


juror

K





L
Legislative Branch
the senate and the house of representitives are t.he people in that branch.

law
the big rules that every citisen of the united states need to fallow.

liberty

M





N





O
ordain




P
President
the man (or women) that we (the united states) vote for to run the United States.

Preamble


promote


posterity


press


primary

Q





R
responsibility
If you have a

ratify


rights


religion

S
Supreme Court


separation of powers


Senate


speech


secure


symbol

T
tranquility


trial


taxes

U
union




V
veto




W
welfare




X





Y





Z