7 - Birth of the Constitution Flashcards
A type of government in which power is divided between the national and state governments.
A legislature that has two chambers or parts.
The branch of government that makes the laws.
The branch of government that carries or enforces laws.
Branch of government that decides if laws are carried out fairly.
A document that says how a government will be structured and how it will operate.
To change something for the better.
A settlement of differences in which each side gives up something.
Bill of Rights
A list of freedoms that the government promises to protect.