when a group of people gathers together
money paid by a person accused of a crime to stay out jail until the trial.
a proposal for a new law
checks and balance
each branch of the government has ways to limit the power of the other branches which keeps the power equal among all the branches.
the part of the national government that makes the laws and that is made up of the House Representatives and the Senate.
a paper that lists the rules of a government.
the part of a government that carries out the laws.
the part of a government that interprets the laws.
the power of the courts to decide if laws and other government actions are allowed by the constitution.
a group of people that listens to the facts in a curt case and makes a decision about the case.
the part of a government that makes the laws.
to ask for something
separation of powers
the powers of the national government of the United States is divided among three branches.
actions or laws not allowed by the U.S. Constitution.
to reject and send back