ch.8 vocab.list vocab

January 20, 2018 Off By admin
Term Definition
1. bicameral having two separate law making bodies
2. amendment a change or improvement ,an addition to the constitution
3. depreciate to fall in value
4. manumission the freeing of a slave
5. ordinance a law
6. judicial branch branch of government that includes the courts
7. federalism sharing of power between state and federal governments
8. constitutional republic citizens rule through elected representatives
9.checks and balances each branch of government limits the power of the other branches
10.depression economic activity slows (people lose jobs)
11. compromise when each side gives in just a little in order to reach an agreement
12. electoral college a group of people who represent the states and vote for the people in presidential elections
13. excusive branch branch of government that carries out the laws witch includes the president
14. proportional having the proper size in the relationship to other objects or items
15.legislative branch the branch of government that makes laws