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Figure out the Vocabulary Words. Government The system or institution that controls a country.

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1 Figure out the Vocabulary Words

2 Government The system or institution that controls a country.

3 Purposes of government Keep order, security, services, and economic decisions

4 Legislative Branch Branch of government that makes laws Rama del gobierno que aprueba las leyes

5 Executive Branch Branch of government that carries out laws Rama del gobierno que hace cumplir las leyes

6 Judicial Branch Interprets the law Branch of government that decides if laws are carried out fairly Rama del gobierno que decide si las leyes se practican de manera justa

7 Democracy A government where the people have the power to make decisions. Two types: direct and indirect

8 Federalism A government where the power is divided between a national and state governments. The National government is stronger than (or supreme over) the states

9 Confederation Government where power is divided between the states and a national government. The states are stronger than the national government.

10 Constitution Document that sets out the laws, principles organization and process of a government. documento que establece las leyes principios y organizacion y sistema de un gobierno

11 bill of rights Written list of freedoms that protect people from government power Lista escrita de las libertades que protegen a la gente de poder del gobierno

12 Now play the game: Intro to Government Game


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