GLOSSARY


Vocabulary Term
Definition
A
amendment
Changes made to the constitution.

assemble

B
Bill of Rights
The first 10 amendments added to the constitution they guarantee certain freedoms and rights, so they are known as the Bill of Rights.

bear arms
The right to have guns and weopons in united states.
C
Constitution
The document which establishes the basic principals of law and Americans.

constitutional
In agreement with the constatution.

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

citizenship
If you belong to a diffrent country.

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

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


ratify
Afficailly aproved or confirmed.

rights


religion

S
Supreme Court


separation of powers


Senate


speech


secure


symbol

T
tranquility


trial


taxes

U
union
A union is 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
Stopping a bill from becoming a law.



W
welfare




X





Y





Z