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Body representing the Judicial Branch of The U.S. Gov’t
What is the Supreme Court?
The first time the Supreme Court declared a Federal law unconstitutional establishing “JUDICIAL REVIEW”
What is Marbury v. Madison?
Supreme Court declared that slaves were not citizens but private property
What was the Dred Scott v. Sanford Case?
Supreme Court declared a state could not require school children to say specific prayers in school
What was Engle v. Vitale?
Supreme Court said the Gov’t could jail a socialist for encouraging soldiers not to fight during WWI
What was Schenck v. United States?
The first ten Amendments to the United States Constitution
What are the Bill of Rights?
Document that stated that Congress shall have two houses…one based on populationone based on equal representation
What is the U.S. Constitution?
Agreement the Pilgrims signed that gave them the beginning of self government
What is the Mayflower Compact?
First written form of American Government
What are the Articles of Confederation
Series of papers written to support the new federal gov’t
What were the Federalist Papers?
What is the 13th Amendment
Guaranteed the right of freedom of speech, press, and religion
What is the First Amendment?
Voting rights are granted to women
What is the 19th Amendment?
Guarantees the right of a trial by jury of peers in criminal cases
What is the 6th Amendment?
Lowered the voting age to eighteen
What is the 26th Amendment?
Head of the Supreme Court
Who is the Chief Justice?
Person who heads the United States Senate
Who is the Vice-President?
Commander in Chief of the Armed Forces
Who is the President of the United States of America?
Person who tries to be elected and is supported by Political Parties
What is a candidate?
People who are appointed to represent the voters in presidential elections
Who are electors(Electoral College)
System in which one branch of gov’t limits the power of the other two
What is system of checks and balances?
Person who tries to influence the votes of lawmakers
Who are lobbyist?
Being installed as president of the U. S. on January 20th
What is the inauguration?
Supporter of Alexander Hamilton’s ideas
Who were Federalist?
The trial to remove an elected official from office